News for Wednesday, September 14, 2011
Mickelson rips Cog Hill
Phil Mickelson rips Cog Hill’s makeover by Rees Jones - ‘maybe if they just start over,’ he suggests - on the eve of the BMW Championship, says Jeff Rude.
The Texas women’s team fought off a final-round charge from Auburn (296-302-289–887) to win the Texas A&M “Mo”Morial by two shots Sept. 13 at The Traditions Club in Bryan, Texas, giving the Longhorns their second victory in their past three events dating to last spring’s Big 12 Championship.
Alan Bratton, the former Oklahoma State men’s assistant and player led the Cowgirls to a shocking come-from-behind victory Sept. 14 at the Dale McNamara Invitational at The Patriot Golf Club in Owasso, Okla.
Mike Dirks has been hired as the new men’s golf coach at New Mexico State.
Lee brothers square off at Sr. Am
It was a 1,000-mile trip from Heber Springs, Ark., to the U.S. Senior Amateur, but brothers Stan and Louis Lee wound up playing each other Wednesday in the quarterfinals. James Achenbach
O'Toole not bothered by results
Ryann O’Toole, a stunning choice for the Solheim Cup, shrugs off two recent dismal performances: ‘A true champion isn’t afraid of losing.’
Donnie Darr isn't quite ready to proclaim this year's Ohio State men's team on a par with last year's Buckeyes.
Fantasy Tip Sheet: BMW
Encouraged by his recent victory and his past success at Cog Hill, the Golfweek Fantasy Aces are going with Dustin Johnson this week at the BMW Championship. FANTASY TIP SHEET
The first week of tournaments are in the books and it’s time for some reviews. What better way then to give some thumbs up and thumbs down?
says Boise State coach Kevin Burton will be playing in this week's Boise Open on the Nationwide Tour.
Boise State head coach Kevin Burton is in the field for this week’s Boise Open on the Nationwide Tour.
FYG: Jordan Spieth
Cameron McCormick won’t let Jordan Spieth watch video of Spieth’s old swing. It’s a way to block out the bad memories. Spieth’s swing has changed in myriad ways since he and McCormick began working together in 2006.
For some high-achieving freshmen, the PGA Tour has been a steppingstone into the college game. Kids, please remember to respect your elders.