News for Thursday, April 26, 2012


News 2012 April 26


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4 tied for Mobile Bay LPGA Classic lead

Jennifer Rosales birdied five of the first seven holes on the back nine and finished with a 5-under 67 on Thursday in the Mobile Bay LPGA Classic for a share of the first-round lead with Katie Futcher, Lindsey Wright and Caroline Hedwall.

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Duke, Tringale share Zurich Classic lead

Zurich Classic

Ken Duke and Cameron Tringale went on birdie tears to find the top of the Zurich Classic leaderboard on Thursday. Masters champ Bubba Watson is six strokes back.

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Ochoa (No. 67, 2013) commits to USC

has given a verbal commitment to USC.

Danny Ochoa of San Diego has given a verbal commitment to play college golf at USC.

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Sharp Park granted stay, postponing lawsuit

Sharp Park granted stay

San Francisco's legendary municipal golf course, Sharp Park, averted – for now – legal action that threatens to shut it down. But its battle with environmentalists is hardly over.

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Ranking possible Arizona coach candidates

discusses possible candidates to replace Rick LaRose as Arizona's head coach.

When the Arizona Wildcats’ season comes to an end, the 34-year coaching career for Rick LaRose will draw to a close. If Arizona wishes to get back to where LaRose once had the team, it needs an elite name as a head coach.

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Rosales rekindles upward mobility in Mobile

Mobile Bay notes

Jennifer Rosales is making her first LPGA start of 2012 at the Mobile Bay LPGA Classic. The Filipino, dressed as colorfully as ever, is showing flashes of her former talent.

A fresh approach to jumpstart 'New Golf'

has a few ideas to jumpstart the game

A self-appointed 'czar of golf' tosses out some ideas to jumpstart growth of the game.

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Former U.S. Junior champ Liu picks Stanford

Sorry, coaches: A former U.S. Junior champion has made his college decision.

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Masters obligations make for a worn-out Watson

Masters champ Watson

Being a Masters champion comes with plenty of obligations, which leaves Bubba Watson a tired defending champion in New Orleans.

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The scenic route north to Jasper

says Icefields Parkway is one of Canada's most scenic drives.

Icefields Parkway is a 144-mile road that parallels the Continental Divide, connecting the Canadian national parks in Banff and Jasper.

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Mountain golf trek: The Canadian Rockies

Golf Life Canada

Golf across the Canadian Rockies is worth the hike. Martin Kaufmann explains.

Collegians invited to inaugural Legends Pro-Am

The top-ranked college players in the country will have the opportunity to compete alongside LPGA legends in July at the Judson Collegiate Invitational and Legends Tour Atlanta Pro-Am.

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Dubuisson takes 2-shot lead at Ballantine’s

Victor Dubuisson of France overcame tough scoring conditions to shoot a 4-under 68 and take a two-shot lead after the first-round of the Ballantine’s Championship on Thursday.

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Preview: LPGA's Vicky Hurst hosts AJGA event

AJGA Vicky Hurst Championship

AJGA Under Armour/Vicky Hurst Championship: As the event gets underway in Louisiana, we chat with Vicky Hurst, as well as tip you off to a few players to watch this weekend.