News for Tuesday, October 18, 2011
Led by Eugene Wong, Oregon won its third tournament of the year, tying for first with Cal at the Alister Mackenzie Invitational.
Annika Sorenstam and Morgan Pressel will team up to compete against the men for the first time in the ADT Skills Challenge on Nov. 7.
Despite nearly a month away from competition since its first win, Oklahoma has acquired little rust. The Sooners won their second consecutive event Tuesday at the Susie Maxwell Berning Classic. Oklahoma also won the Golfweek Conference Challenge on Sept. 21.
Eastern Mich wins Hoosier
Eastern Michigan made up six shots on Notre Dame during Tuesday's final round of the Hoosier Fall Invitational, leapfrogging the Irish to earn its second win of the season.
The Florida men’s team shot a 3-over 291 in the final round Tuesday to finish off an 11-stroke victory over Alabama-Birmingham at The Invitational at the Ocean Course.
Oklahoma won the David Toms Intercollegiate on Oct. 18, rolling to a convincing 10-shot victory over Lamar.
Grand Slam of Golf
Weather wreaked havoc at the Grand Slam of Golf, but Rory McIlroy and Keegan Bradley managed to fight the driving rain to shoot a pair of 4-under 67s.
Rolex All-America teams
The American Junior Golf Association has announced its list of Rolex Junior All-Americans, recognizing the top 96 junior golfers around the world, like Shun Yat Hak.
Upon seeing the PGA Tour join other tours in trying to stake out a presence in Asia, one high-ranking tournament official said two years ago, “The Far East looks a lot like the Wild, Wild West.”
Check out the five surprise women's teams of college golf.
Ben Crane won the McGladrey with a 53-gram shaft. Why that number is important may surprise you.
Nigel Edwards, the victorious Great Britain & Ireland Walker Cup captain, will be the director of coaching for the English Golf Union.
South Florida amateur events
Top amateurs have another tournament option this year with the South Beach International Amateur. However, it’s being played opposite the long-running Dixie Amateur, and just down the road in South Florida. Something has to give.
Sunrise LPGA Championship
Yani Tseng was named Player of the Year while home in Taiwan for the Sunrise LPGA Championship.
has given a verbal commitment to SMU.
SMU continues to get verbal commitments from top players. This time, it is David Lee, ranked No. 21 in the 2012 class. Lee, of Houston, had offers from California, Texas, Texas A&M and was in contact with Stanford.
Luke Donald should have no trouble figuring out how money leader Webb Simpson stands at the Children’s Miracle Network Classic.
Patrick Reed is the latest example of the Euro influence on the world of golf, as many players are choosing to go to Q-School overseas and in the U.S.
From Europe to Asia to the U.S., a look at this week's professional golf tournaments around the world.
A tale of two paths
Friends since their teen years and now roommates as young touring pros, Jon Curran and Keegan Bradley marvel at their divergent career paths while cheering and challenging each other.