News for Wednesday, October 19, 2011


News 2011 October 19


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Ryder Cup to push back Disney event in 2012

Players worrying about keeping their card next year will have plenty of time to fret while the Tour’s stars are cashing in in Asia.

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Hate To Be Rude: Disney is a big money grab

Hate To Be Rude

Hate To Be Rude: Disney makes dreams come true, and for a handful of golfers, this weekend will be more than just hitting greens. It will be about collecting some of it.

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Jutanugarn ends dominant season with POY

Jutanuran named Rolex POY

It comes as no surprise that Ariya Jutanugarn was named Rolex Junior Player of the Year. Julie Williams says she and sister Moriya bring a new level of competition to the junior golf circuit.

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Confident Proveaux succeeds with unusual swing

explains how Cody Proveaux went from 'average golfer' to AJGA Rolex Player of the Year.

Cody Proveaux isn’t a prototypical AJGA All-American. He’s not a product of a golf academy; the nearest course is 25 miles from his home in Leesville, S.C.

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Players tip caps to helpful fathers at Grand Slam

PGA Grand Slam of Golf

For the four major champions at the Grand Slam of Golf, a tip of the cap to their supporting casts – especially their fathers – made for a family-friendly week in Bermuda. Jim McCabe

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Kent State proves it can compete among the best

Kent State men

In some circles, Kent State might be considered one of those so-called “mid-major” schools, but after two victories this fall, Ron Balicki disagrees.

Thumbs up: Oregon | Thumbs down: Colorado

Asher Wildman doles out his weekly thumbs up and thumbs down awards.

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PGA Tour finale: What's at stake for Tour pros?

explains what's at stake for Tour pros at the PGA Tour finale.

Let’s make one thing clear before we start talking about the pressure surrounding the PGA Tour’s season finale at Walt Disney World.

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Bradley holds off Schwartzel, wins Grand Slam

Keegan Bradley held off a final-round charge from Charl Schwartzel to win the PGA Grand Slam on Wednesday.

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Exclusive: Holmes marvels at his 'second chance'

Holmes on brain surgery

Nearly 50 days after brain surgery, rehabbing J.B. Holmes marvels at his new titanium insert. Plus, check out our new instruction piece with Holmes, courtesy of our partners at ShotVision.

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Fantasy Tip Sheet: Children's Miracle Network

Fantasy Tip Sheet: Disney

Webb Simpson has the PGA Tour money title on the line this weekend at Disney. And one of our expert fantasy panelists likes him to take home another title.

Governors rule at back-to-back events

For the first time in eight years, Austin Peay has won back-to-back tournaments.

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5 Things: Donald, Simpson chase dream at Disney

5 things: PGA Tour finale

It's no secret why Luke Donald showed up at Disney for the PGA Tour finale, but the chase for the money title isn't the only story this week. Ryan Lavner has five things to watch.

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A beastly day keeps Ohio golfers at home

A steady rain and falling temperatures kept golfers away from courses around Zanesville - which was a blessing in disguise, as 51 exotic beasts were on the loose.

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PGA Tour announces its 2012 schedule

PGA Tour's '12 schedule

The PGA Tour announced its 2012 schedule, which includes a few date changes, a couple of new sponsors and some venue changes.

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Proveaux, Jutanugarn earn Rolex POY honors

Rolex Players of the Year

Ariya Jutanugarn and Cody Proveaux have been selected as the AJGA's Rolex Junior Players of the Year after fast-paced summers that left their trophy shelves considerably more crowded.