News for Monday, April 30, 2012
NCAA Women's Regionals
The NCAA has announced the three 24-team regional fields to be played May 10-12 at three sites around the country. UCLA, Alabama and USC drew the No. 1 seeds.
Hate To Be Rude on Tiger
Hate To Be Rude: Tiger fielded softball questions from his fans on Monday instead of participating in a typical tournament press conference. Here are some, ahem, questions that were left on the cutting-room floor.
See what the winners had in their bags this week.
McLean closes academy
Teaching professional Jim McLean abruptly closed on April 30 his namesake academy at PGA West Golf Club after 16 years of operation.
has given a verbal commitment to Virginia.
Jimmy Stanger of Tampa, Fla., has given a verbal commitment to play for Virginia in the fall of 2013. Stanger also considered Wake Forest, Auburn, Vanderbilt, Liberty, Harvard and Yale.
Texas A&M proved it can win the Big 12 Championship without one of its best players. Unfortunately for the 13th-ranked Aggies, they won’t have junior Cameron Peck for the rest of the postseason either.
Dartmouth’s Peter Williamson has set a new Ivy League standard. Ryan Lavner with the incredible story.
PGA Tour notebook
PGA Tour notebook: Webb Simpson says he needs to "get a little smarter" to replicate his outstanding 2011 season, while Bubba Watson can't wait to get home.
Shot 5-under 67 in Round 3 on the way to a 5-under 283 total and a four-shot victory at the Big Ten Championship, his second consecutive Big Ten title.
Playing without low scorer Cameron Peck, who was a late scratch because of a back injury, the 13th-ranked Aggies knocked off No. 1 Texas on April 29 to win their first Big 12 Championship in their last try.
Shot a final-round 68, tied for the best round of the tournament, to win the Pac-12 Championship by one shot over a pair of top-10 golfers, UCLA's Tiffany Lua and Arizona State's Giulia Molinaro.
Defeated three of the top 4 teams in the Golfweek/Sagarin College Rankings – No. 1 UCLA, No. 3 USC and No. 4 Arizona State – to win the Pac-12 Championship by a shot over USC on April 29.
Fernandes, Liu win
Rigel Fernandes and Mika Liu, both of Bradenton, Fla. won the AJGA Under Armour®/Vicky Hurst Championship on Sunday at Squire Creek CC in Choudrant, La.