News for Monday, September 5, 2011
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.
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.
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.
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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Thomas Bjorn has won two Euro events in a row - not too shabby for a guy who lost his mojo just two years ago.
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.
has given a verbal commitment to Indiana.
Max Kollin of Farmington Hills, Mich., has given a verbal commitment to play college golf at Indiana.
Roger Federer says “it’s been hard to watch” his pal Tiger Woods struggle lately.
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.
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