News for Monday, September 26, 2011


News 2011 September 26


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Jaeger, Chattanooga retain Conf. Challenge lead

Golfweek Conference Challenge

Much like Day 1, Stephan Jaeger and Chattanooga are leading at the Golfweek Conference Challenge. That and four other stories from Round 2 at Spirit Hollow.

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Strong freshman crop leads promising Lobos

explains that a strong group of freshmen will lead the way for a promising New Mexico squad.

Looking for a sleeper team this year? Well, I may have one for you. Just a few weeks into the college golf season, I have had a few coaches tell me to keep an eye on New Mexico.

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Horsfield, 14, aiming high after strong summer

Sam Horsfield feature story

He's won seven tournaments in the past two months and defeated Ian Poulter in a nine-hole match. Matt Bernstein offers an introduction to one 14-year-old to keep an eye on.

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Suit against Haney alleges lack of personal instruction

Hank Haney has been sued by a Pennsylvania woman and her son who claim that the instructor did not deliver on promises of personal instruction at his South Carolina academy.

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Player of the week: Lindy Duncan, Duke

The Blue Devils junior defeated Alabama’s Jennifer Kirby on the first hole of a playoff at the Mason Rudolph Fall Preview to win the third individual title of her career.

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Player of the week: Hunter Green, Middle Tennessee State

The Blue Raiders senior closed with a 4-under 67 to finish at 8-under 205, beating Davidson’s John Skeadas by two shots at the Mason Rudolph Championship.

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Team of the week: UCLA

The Bruins opened its season with a six-shot win at the Mason Rudolph Fall Preview.

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Team of the week: Middle Tennessee State

Behind medalist Hunter Green, the Blue Raiders held off Mississippi by a stroke Sept. 25 to win the Mason Rudolph Championship at the Vanderbilt Legends Club in Franklin, Tenn.

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Presidents Cup to be televised live in U.S.

All four rounds of the Presidents Cup in Australia will be televised live in the United States for the first time with the event outside North America.

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Winner’s Circle: Sept. 19-25, 2011

See what the winners had in their bags this week.

Orender to lead women’s initiatives for ‘Golf 2.0’

says the PGA of America has turned to a familiar ally to lead its efforts to boost women's participation in golf.

PGA of America executives want to “reset” the golf industry.

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Top 10 clutch shots of the past 10 years

Top 10 clutch shots

Bill Haas' unlikely escape from the water at the Tour Championship was undoubtedly ‘clutch.’ Let's take a look back at the top 10 clutch shots of the past 10 years. The list

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Yestingsmeier still showing Ball State plenty of love

Golfweek Conference Challenge

Asher Wildman: Earl Yestingsmeier, 78, might have retired 14 years ago, but he still makes it to nearly every Ball State golf tournament.

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Europe wins Golfweek's Fashion Face-Off

Like the Solheim Cup itself, the Europeans squeaked out a victory in the Fashion Face-Off.

Newberry to lose husband, wife coaches

Newberry College is losing its successful men's and women's golf coaches. The school said Monday that Brian McCants is leaving his position with the men's team to take an assistant's job in Kansas. He'll be joined by Newberry's women's coach, wife Lauren McCants, in October.

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Maginnes On Tap: Cup might be tougher than major

Bill Haas basically won the lottery on Sunday, while Webb Simpson showed how hard it is to be a FedEx Cup frontrunner.

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Vanderbilt Legends Club ready for primetime

Women's college golf

The Vanderbilt Legends Club should offer plenty of intrigue come Women's NCAA time. Julie Williams

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Presidents Cup: Bradley likely the odd man out

2011 Presidents Cup

He won the first major he ever played in only a month ago, but Keegan Bradley is likely going to be left off the Presidents Cup team with Bill Haas' big win at the Tour Championship on Sunday.