News for Wednesday, September 7, 2011


News 2011 September 7


Ex-Cal player Diane Kwon, 21, dies

Former Cal player Diane Kwon died Tuesday morning in her hometown of Fremont, Calif., head coach Nancy McDaniel said, citing information from family members.

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Watney played DBC finale after grandma’s death

He would never use it as an excuse, but it’s a little clearer that Nick Watney’s final round at the Deutsche Bank Championship perhaps was destined to be a tough one.

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Golf, football rivalries heated in Tucson

Greens and Gridirons

The UA-ASU rivalry is heated, but the golf is just plain hot. Martin Kaufmann.

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Yale, Taconic top Best Campus Courses list

Best Campus Courses

Golfweek's Best Campus Courses list is full of tracks with long, rich histories.

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5 Things: Who will emerge as Walker Cup leaders?

5 Things: Walker Cup

Alistair Tait: Stiggy Hodgson and Peter Uihlein are the best bets to emerge as on-course leaders for their respective sides at the Walker Cup.

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Hate to be Rude: Simpson’s superstar potential

Hate to be Rude

Jeff Rude: Webb Simpson has come a long way since his college days at Wake Forest. But those close to him say the 26-year-old’s ascension is far from unexpected.

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Club-fitting series: Nike Golf’s Rob Burbick

Club-fitting: Rob Burbick

Nike Golf club-fitter Rob Burbick says all golfers should take advantage of a launch monitor when getting fit for clubs. Many don’t achieve maximum distance because they don’t use drivers with enough loft.

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No. 6: Florida men, California 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. 6 on the board with the Florida men and California women.

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2011 Golfweek's Best: Campus Courses

The best college campus courses, according to Golfweek Raters.

In this issue: Sept. 9, 2011

Inside the Sept. 9, 2011 issue of Golfweek:

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Notes: Aussies fight for final Prez Cup spots

McCabe: Aussies/Prez Cup

Jim McCabe: Only one event remains for a three-pack of Australians – Geoff Ogilvy, Aaron Baddeley and Robert Allenby – to clinch their tickets to Melbourne for the Presidents Cup.