News for Thursday, October 13, 2011
Simpson, Miller lead with 63
McGladrey Classic co-leaders Zack Miller and Webb Simpson are at opposite ends of the PGA Tour money list, but a winner's check at Sea Island would mean a lot for each.
Kuchar joins Excel Sports
Matt Kuchar, a three-time PGA Tour winner, has joined the Excel Sports Management roster, and will be represented by Excel partner Mark Steinberg.
says all signs point to another successful season from Oregon (and Texas and Georgia Tech, too).
In Casey Martin’s tenure at Oregon, the Ducks have risen quickly. Martin’s teams often have competed at the elite level and just two years ago the Ducks mentioned as a favorite heading to The Honors Course for the 2010 NCAA Championship.
has given a verbal commitment to Iowa.
Nate Yankovich, who is from Blacklick, Ohio and ranked the No. 8 in the Buckeye state, has decided to play college golf at the University of Iowa.
James Kingston shot an 8-under 64 to take a one-shot lead over five players after the opening round of the Portugal Masters on Thursday.
Two good college tournaments are on the schedule for the weekend, so let’s break them down.
says the Nationwide Tour’s Chile Classic fleshes out a Latin American swing and should fuel golf’s growth in the region.
The Nationwide Tour announced the creation of the Chile Classic presented by Pacific Rubiales, the first official PGA Tour event in the South American country.
has given a verbal commitment to Kentucky.
Sarah Harris of Hermitage, Tenn., has given a verbal commitment to play college golf at Kentucky. Harris also made unofficial visits to Vanderbilt, Mississippi State, Rollins, Auburn and Memphis.
Rickie Fowler's focus on wedges paid off last week as he earned his first professional victory at the Korea Open.
American Brittany Lang shot a 5-under 66 to tie three others for the lead after the opening round at the LPGA Malaysia on Thursday.
College notebook: SJSU
San Jose State, on the strength of three consecutive victories, rises to No. 18 in the rankings and taps into its rich history. Ryan Lavner reports.
PGA Tour players banded together this week to contribute to a cause near and dear to one of their own.