News for Thursday, November 3, 2011
U.S. Presidents Cup captain Fred Couples shot a 3-under 68 on Thursday for a share of the lead with assistant captain Jay Haas after the first round of the Champions Tour's season-ending Charles Schwab Championship.
Canada maintained its first-round lead Thursday at the Spirit International Amateur, posting a 2-under 142 in the best-ball stroke play tournament that features 80 of the top amateurs from 20 countries, playing in two-man, two-woman teams.
Discovery Land CEO Michael Meldman discusses selling luxury golf real estate in a lagging economy. Martin Kaufmann.
Golf architecture is unique in the artistic realm, a subtle mixture of skill and imagination, intuition and science. Adam Schupak
recaps a week in college golf that saw the end of Oregon's perfect season and the Texas women mirroring the men.
It has to be tough for a coach to watch a player win an event playing as an individual.
The 23rd annual Shark Shootout will be played at Tiburon Golf Club at the Ritz-Carlton Resort in Naples, Fla., on Dec. 7-11. The pairings were released Thursday.
says Dorado Beach's East course should soar back up the rankings after a much-needed renovation.
The East Course at Dorado Beach arguably is the most historic course in the Caribbean, and for decades was considered one of the best.
has given a verbal commitment to Arkansas.
Summar Roachell of Conway, Ark., has given a verbal commitment to play for Arkansas. Roachell also made unofficial visits to Ole Miss, LSU and TCU, and considered Oklahoma State.
Preview: GW Junior Invite
Shingle Creek GC will play host to some of the nation's top juniors this week at the Golfweek Junior Invitational. D.J. Piehowski and Julie Williams preview the field.
Brandt Snedeker underwent surgery Tuesday to fix a degenerative issue in his right hip and will miss the next six to eight weeks.
Wilson Golf has re-signed longtime tour staff member Padraig Harrington, keeping its most marketable endorser in the fold.
Note: Jimmy Lee, 14, is a Golfweek reader from Hinsdale, Ill. He submitted this poem after completing it as a project for school.
College notebook: Sean Dale
After redshirting last season, North Florida junior Sean Dale has re-emerged as one of the top players in college golf. Ryan Lavner explains how it happened.
Seven celebrated members of the golf industry were inducted Wednesday night into the PGA Golf Professional Hall of Fame.
Keegan Bradley took a two-shot lead after Round 1 of the HSBC Champions in Shanghai. This might complicate things.
Less than two months ago, Tom Lewis was helping his Great Britain & Ireland teammates upset the Americans in the biennual Walker Cup matches at Royal Aberdeen Golf Club.
Even as young stars at all corners of the globe have emerged on the pro golf landscape this year, it’s not easy for the veterans simply to walk away without answering the challenge.
Tiger Woods believes he's ready to return to top form after shaking off injuries that have undermined his performance for the past two years.
Van Pelt excels in Asia
HSBC Champions notes: Bo Van Pelt is 28 under over his past five rounds, including a win at the Asia Pacific. The reason? A new putter and rekindling swing keys.
Bradley in early lead
Keegan Bradley's breakthrough season may not be over just yet, as he holds a two-shot lead after the first round of the HSBC Champions in Shanghai.