News for Saturday, September 24, 2011
Aaron Baddeley and Hunter Mahan surged into a share of the lead at the Tour Championship on Sunday, but they have plenty of stars nipping at their heels.
says Bubba Watson's superhuman swing speed may have cost him some strokes at East Lake.
Bubba Watson's superhuman swing speed may have cost him some strokes at East Lake.
Invitations for the 2011 Golfweek Conference Challenge were sent to the top-ranked team in a conference at the conclusion of the 2010 fall season and with Kent State unable to participate this year, the next team in line to represent the Mid-American Conference was Ball State. Head coach Mike Fleck quickly accepted.
Possible FedEx Cup outcomes
With Aaron Baddeley and Hunter Mahan leading the Tour Championship, we're flooded with more projections than at 8 o'clock on election night as far as who can win the FedEx Cup. Jeff Rude
details the travel nightmare that Cal faced on the way to the Golfweek Conference Challenge.
The last time it took the Cal men’s golf team so long to arrive at a tournament? The Topy Cup, 11 years ago. That tournament is in Japan, though. This time, the Bears were traveling from the Pacific Coast to Middle America. It was supposed to be an easy trip.
5 Things: Fall Preview
Tiffany Lua and the UCLA Bruins might create fear in the hearts of their opponents, but the defending national champs are as easygoing as they come. UCLA leads the Fall Preview by six shots.
The United States staged a dramatic rally to win the afternoon fourball session 3-1 Saturday and tie Europe 8-all at the Solheim Cup.
Davies breaks Solheim record
Laura Davies, who secured a point for Europe in four-balls to become the leading scorer in Solheim Cup history, scores high marks for originality, too. Beth Ann Baldry
Solheim Cup singles
If the Europeans are going to win the Solheim Cup on home soil, they will need to perform in the singles – a task they have failed to accomplish in recent years. Alistair Tait
Thomas Norret shot a 2-under 70 Saturday to take a two-stroke lead into the final day of the Austrian Open.
Golfweek Conference Challenge
Oklahoma State will be without Peter Uihlein this week, but don't count them out at the Golfweek Conference Challenge at Spirit Hollow. Sean Martin previews the field.
Creamer unbeaten at Solheim
Although she and Cristie Kerr walked away with a halve Saturday morning, Paula Creamer is still without a loss this week at the Solheim Cup. It's not surprising, considering her record.
Euros lead Solheim Cup
Led by Caroline Hedwall and Sophie Gustafson, the Europeans took a two-point lead at the Solheim Cup. But with the Americans' traditional singles dominance, afternoon four-balls will be crucial.