News for Wednesday, October 5, 2011
Q&A with Mark Steinberg
Golfweek exclusive: Jeff Rude sat down with Tiger Woods' agent, Mark Steinberg, to talk about Tiger's new Rolex endorsement deal and how the market might be returning for the former No. 1.
Hate to be Rude
Tiger Woods claims he has ‘turned the corner’ on his off-and-on comeback. Jeff Rude says we’ll find out this week at the Frys.com Open.
Colorado broke out of a tie with California during Wednesday’s final round of the Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational to win its first tournament since last fall’s Heather Farr/CU Memorial.
The UCLA women’s team or the Texas men: Which is the more intimidating team?
The AJGA has named 24 players to its HP Scholastic All-America Team. The teams include 12 young men and 12 young women who have displayed excellence both on and off the course.
5 hit/miss seasons
As the PGA Tour season begins to wind down, Jim McCabe takes a look at five players who blossomed in 2011 and five who bottomed out.
has given a verbal commitment to Clemson.
McKenzie Talbert has become the first player to verbally commit to Clemson. Talbert, the top-ranked player in South Carolina, will join the team in the fall of 2013 for the first season of competition.
Woods deal with Rolex
Gene Yasuda: The golf cognoscenti may not be willing yet to restore their faith in Tiger Woods, but at least one major marketer is backing him – and putting its brand reputation on the line.
says San Jose State is blazing through the college season so far undefeated.
There’s always a few teams that surprise us early in each college season. San Jose State so far is one of those teams. The Spartans won the Wolfpack Intercollegiate on Tuesday for their third consecutive victory to start 2011-12.
Can we judge Tiger?
Anticipation is high for Tiger Woods’ return this week at the Frys.com Open. He hasn’t played in seven weeks, and he won’t compete again for a full month. What can we expect?
Rocco Mediate caused a stir in golf circles when he said he was “disgusted” with what’s going on with Tiger Woods’ swing, saying his physical motion is strong criticism of Woods’ most recent coaches, Sean Foley and Hank Haney.
Rory McIlroy finished third at the Korean Open in 2009 and says his iron play will be the key to improving on that this weekend.