News for Friday, September 9, 2011
Stacy Lewis and Yani Tseng shot 5-under 66s on Friday and were tied for the first-round lead at the LPGA Northwest Arkansas Championship.
offers his picks to win in the first round of the Walker Cup.
Asher Wildman offers his picks to win in the first round of the Walker Cup.
For Sydnee Michaels, timing is everything. The former UCLA player, whose looks befit the Hollywood campus, barreled up the Futures Tour money list with her victory in Georgia two weeks ago. Michaels, a rookie on the developmental circuit, moved from 13th to fifth on the money list, an envious but precarious position going into this week’s season-ender.
After the first round of the Price Chopper Tour Championship, Sarah Brown boasted one of the more colorful scorecards. The 19-year-old turned in 31 after making four birdies on her front nine and immediately birdied the 10th to get to 5 under.
Walker Cup: Issue 2 of 4
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Senior Women's Amateur
If recent history is any indication, a Dallas-Fort Worth player likely will contend in the Senior Women’s Amateur. Credit the Ladies Amateur Golf Association, a ‘prep school for competitive golf.’
Stephen Dodd of Wales shot 6 under for the first 13 holes of his second round to stand 8 under for the tournament Friday before darkness forced 78 players to abandon their rounds at the KLM Open
2011 Walker Cup
Peter Uihlein will get two chances on the opening day of the Walker Cup to exact revenge on Tom Lewis for losing the silver medal to the Englishman in this year’s Open Championship.
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. 4 on the board with the Alabama men and Purdue women.
2011 Walker Cup
Jim Holtgrieve wants to win the Walker Cup, but the U.S. captain is more concerned that his players enjoy the experience of representing their country and how it will help their golf careers.
Golfweek Program Challenge
Twelve NCAA Division I teams (both men’s and women’s) will play in the inaugural Golfweek Program Challenge on Sept. 11-13 in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Ryan Lavner and Julie Williams preview the action.
Call it a good omen or disregard it as a sample of insufficient size. Your choice. Either way, it’s about all we have. The two Walker Cup teams rarely crossed paths in the run-up to this year’s competition.
2011 Walker Cup
Our amateur guru Asher Wildman will be glued to the Walker Cup this weekend, and here are 5 Things he'd like to see play out at Royal Aberdeen in Scotland:
Keep an eye on 2010 Player of the Year Marta Silva Zamora this year as she completes her senior season at Georgia. She tops Beth Ann Baldry's individual preseason rankings.
Don’t expect a sophomore slump from UCLA's Patrick Cantlay. Ron Balicki places Cantlay at the top of Golfweek's preseason individual rankings.