News for Wednesday, September 7, 2011
Former Cal player Diane Kwon died Tuesday morning in her hometown of Fremont, Calif., head coach Nancy McDaniel said, citing information from family members.
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.
Greens and Gridirons
The UA-ASU rivalry is heated, but the golf is just plain hot. Martin Kaufmann.
Best Campus Courses
Golfweek's Best Campus Courses list is full of tracks with long, rich histories.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The best college campus courses, according to Golfweek Raters.
Inside the Sept. 9, 2011 issue of Golfweek:
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.