News for Monday, September 5, 2011


News 2011 September 5


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Player of the Week: Emma Talley

Emma Talley, of Princeton, Ky., shot 4-under 212 (67-71-74) at Furman Golf Club in Greenville, S.C., to win the AJGA Girls Championship by four shots.

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Player of the Week: Gavin Hall

Gavin Hall, of Pittsford, N.Y., shot 3-under 211 (72-64-75) at TPC Sawgrass (Dye’s Valley and Stadium Courses) in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., to win the AJGA Junior Players by one shot.

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Els, Stroud, Ogilvy move on in FedEx playoffs

FedEx Cup playoffs

For Ernie Els, Geoff Ogilvy and Chris Stroud, the 18th hole provided something different than anyone else on Monday: A chance to advance in the FedEx Cup playoffs. And they did.

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5 Things: Simpson outlasts Reavie in DBC playoff

Simpson wins in playoff

Webb Simpson took advantage of Chez Reavie's late blunder in regulation and won the Deutsche Bank Championship on the second hole of a playoff. 5 Things to take away from TPC Boston:

Baylor wins season opener at Turning Stone by 11

Despite rainy conditions, Baylor expanded on a three-shot lead entering Monday’s final round of the Turning Stone Tiger Intercollegiate and won by 11 shots. Baylor last won its season opener in 2008 at the Shoal Creek Intercollegiate.

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Webb Simpson rallies to win Deutsche Bank

Webb Simpson made three big putts, the last one giving him an unlikely playoff win over Chez Reavie on Monday in the Deutsche Bank Championship.

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Balicki: Walker Cup is amateur golf at its best

2011 Walker Cup

For longtime Golfweek writer Ron Balicki, the Walker Cup is amateur golf at its best. And this week's showdown between the U.S. and GB&I promises to show it off.

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Talley wins record fourth consecutive AJGA event

says Emma Talley has put her name in the AJGA record books once again.

Emma Talley’s junior golf days may be waning, but she hasn’t slowed in her collection of accolades. The Alabama commit won her fourth consecutive AJGA event Monday at the AJGA Girls Championship, setting the record for most victories in succession on the elite junior circuit.

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Watney takes an 11 at Deutsche Bank

Nick Watney took an 11 on the second hole of the Deutsche Bank Championship. He started only three shots out of the lead and quickly was out of contention.

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Commentary: Bjorn's rise comes after a deep fall

Thomas Bjorn has won two Euro events in a row - not too shabby for a guy who lost his mojo just two years ago.

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Storms batter courses from south to north

Hurricane batters courses

The Quechee Club in Vermont is an extreme example of the damage to golf courses up and down the Eastern Seaboard, mainly due to Hurricane Irene.

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Kollin (No. 63, 2012) commits to Indiana

has given a verbal commitment to Indiana.

Max Kollin of Farmington Hills, Mich., has given a verbal commitment to play college golf at Indiana.

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Federer on Tiger: ‘It’s been hard to watch’

Roger Federer says “it’s been hard to watch” his pal Tiger Woods struggle lately.

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No. 8: Augusta State men, Duke women

College golf is just a few short weeks away. To get you ready, Asher Wildman is breaking down the top 60 men's and women's teams from last year's Golfweek/Sagarin rankings. Today, it's No. 8 on the board with the Augusta State men and Duke women.

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Maginnes on Tap: More than a title on the line

Players feeling the heat

Ernie Els is among the stars who need a high finish Monday at the Deutsche Bank Championship to advance to the third leg of the FedEx Cup playoffs. Maginnes on Tap