News for Monday, November 7, 2011
Annika Sorenstam won the short iron competition in the Skills Challenge on Monday in her first professional competition in three years.
Woods: Williams not a racist
Speaking from the Australian Open, Tiger Woods says his former caddie Steve Williams is not a racist and that he has apologized to Woods for a slur. Woods said they are "moving forward."
See what the winners had in their bags this week.
Vandermade posted a final-round 69 to win the Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invitational by a stroke over teammate Madison Pressel.
UTSA scored an impressive victory at its own The Alamo Invitational, a three-shot win over Baylor and finishing 14 shots clear of third-place Texas A&M.
Lim, a senior, posted rounds of 66-67-69 for an 11-under 202 total at the Gifford Collegiate to finish one shot ahead of last year’s college golf player of the year, UCLA sophomore Patrick Cantlay.
The Trojans won for the first time this season in convincing fashion
has given a verbal commitment to Georgia Tech.
Michael Pisciotta of Alpharetta, Ga., has given a verbal commitment to play college golf at Georgia Tech. Pisciotta is the ninth-ranked golfer in the 2014 class and ranked No. 47 overall.
Rounds played in September fell 4.4 percent, continuing a steady string of year-over-year monthly declines and almost ensuring a participation drop for 2011.
Yani turns down offer
It appears that Yani Tseng, the top-ranked player in women’s golf, will not play the Puerto Rico Open, or any other men’s event, in 2012. Sean Martin explains why.
Maginnes on Tap
Last year’s Ryder Cup was pretty memorable, but in his weekly column John Maginnes explains why this year’s Presidents Cup could be even more special.
2011 Presidents Cup
Golfweek staffers will be on the ground at Royal Melbourne, bringing you all the coverage from the Presidents Cup. COMPLETE COVERAGE
The Southern Golf Association is reviving the elite Southern States Four-Ball Championship after more than a half-century of dormancy.
Greg Norman defended caddie Steve Williams over his racial slur about Tiger Woods, and does not believe Williams is racist.