News for Thursday, April 26, 2012
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.
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.
has given a verbal commitment to USC.
Danny Ochoa of San Diego has given a verbal commitment to play college golf at USC.
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.
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.
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.
has a few ideas to jumpstart the game
A self-appointed 'czar of golf' tosses out some ideas to jumpstart growth of the game.
Sorry, coaches: A former U.S. Junior champion has made his college decision.
Masters champ Watson
Being a Masters champion comes with plenty of obligations, which leaves Bubba Watson a tired defending champion in New Orleans.
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.
Golf Life Canada
Golf across the Canadian Rockies is worth the hike. Martin Kaufmann explains.
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.
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.
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.