News for Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Watson's pink driver
Even before Bubba Watson won the Masters with a pink Ping driver, there was demand for the club. Soon a limited number will be available to the public, with a portion of the proceeds going to charity.
Call it a lucky seventh for the Arkansas men's team.
The Central Florida women’s team shot a final-round 4-over 292 to rally from a four-shot deficit at the start of the day and edge Texas Tech at the Knights and Pirates Invitational, a victory that virtually assures that UCF will earn its first NCAA postseason berth in three years.
remembers Bubba Watson from his days on the Nationwide Tour and the University of Georgia roster.
A number of years ago, before he made his way to the PGA Tour, Bubba Watson was playing the Nationwide Tour’s Rheem Classic at Hardscrabble Country Club in Fort Smith, Ark.
Speeding between the Masters and his next tournament cost Jose Maria Olazabal $621 when a Georgia deputy sheriff clocked the golfer at 97 mph on a rural highway.
The Masters playoff matched two longtime Ping staff players – Bubba Watson and Louis Oosthuizen.
2013 Tour changes
The Shell Houston Open won’t have its coveted spot on the PGA Tour calendar as the lead-in to the Masters, something that’s been in place since 2007.
Maginnes on Sergio Garcia
Maginnes On Tap: Sergio Garcia's major frustrations bubbled up this week at Augusta National. But the Spaniard still has plenty of time to pick up his first major title.
"The Bashful Prince" has found a princess.