News for Monday, October 3, 2011


News 2011 October 3


Equipment makers step up for Breast Cancer Awareness

says prominent equipment makers are contributing to Breast Cancer Awareness month.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and golf equipment makers are taking steps to raise awareness and provide financial support for the cause.

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Prange named head coach at Jacksonville

Ashley Prange has been named women’s head coach at Jacksonville. Prange is coming off a six-year professional career that included two wins on the LPGA Futures Tour.

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Winner’s Circle: Sept. 26-Oct. 2, 2011

See what the winners had in their bags this week.

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Maginnes on Tap: Opinions abound on Tiger

Nick Faldo, Jack Nicklaus, Greg Norman and Johnny Miller all have opinions on Tiger. Who is right?

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America’s heartland, mid-Atlantic endure rounds decline

Through the peak of summer, America’s heartland and the mid-Atlantic region have endured the biggest percentage declines in rounds played.

Scotland’s Law to make pro debut this month

David Law, one of the most promising amateurs in Scotland, has turned professional.

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Fantasy vs. Reality: How good is Stanford?

The college season may be young, but there are some numbers worth a closer look in Fantasy vs. Reality.

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Player of the week: Felicia Espericueta, SMU

The Mustangs junior was the only player to finish under par at the Badger Invitational in Madison, Wis.

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Player of the week: Julian Suri, Duke

The Blue Devils junior posted a final-round, 4-under 68 to finish at 5-under 211 and win the individual title at the Rod Myers Invitational in Durham, N.C.

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Team of the week: Baylor

The Bears posted a final-round-low, 3-over 292 to win the Branch Law Firm/Dick McGuire Invitational at the University of New Mexico Championship Golf Course.

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Team of the week: Arkansas

The Razorbacks picked up their second victory in as many starts this fall with a seven-shot victory at the Golfweek Conference Challenge.

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Tiger's fall to No. 51 means little on the course

Tiger falls to No. 51

Yes, Tiger dipped to No. 51 in the Official World Golf Ranking. But other than illustrating his dramatic slide, it really means nothing in terms of his schedule on Tour in 2012.

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Fans to pick next cover of Woods’ video game

Fans to pick TW cover

Tiger Woods won’t be alone on the cover of EA Sports’ next release of the “Tiger Woods PGA Tour” video game. Which golfer will join him? That’s up to the fans.