News for Monday, February 20, 2012
has given a verbal commitment to George Washington.
Michael Heda has given a verbal commitment to play college golf for George Washington University
Vandy's Lauren Stratton
Vanderbilt junior Lauren Stratton climbed to the No. 2 spot in Golfweek's rankings without anyone really noticing. Julie Williams provides an overdue introduction.
Hak wins HP Boys
Shun Yat Hak solidified his standing as Golfweek’s top-ranked junior with a final-round comeback Feb. 20 to capture the AJGA’s HP Boys Championship.
See what the winners had in their bags this week.
10 matches we'd like to see
Here’s 10 matches we’d like to see play out this week in the Arizona desert at the World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play Championship.
Grip manufacturer Lamkin Corp. announced Feb. 20 that it completed the acquisition of its European distribution operation.
Grow the Game
Gene Yasuda: Striving to court more golfers and serve them better, the PGA of America’s Golf 2.0 initiative aims to help course operators convert their facilities into centers of hospitality.
Guide to shaft vocabulary
Golf shafts come with their own vocabulary. Understanding the language of shafts is not always easy. Philip Foster and the folks at Mitsubishi Rayon are here to help.
Match Play predictions
2012 Match Play: The brackets are set and the matches confirmed, so it didn't take long for our Jim McCabe and Alex Miceli to weigh in with some first-round predictions.
The California men's team is starting to like Hawaii.
The Bruins won their fourth title of the season at the Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge.
Duncan won her fourth career title at the Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge.
The Blue Devils junior shot rounds of 65-70-70 for an 11-under 205 total and a four-shot victory over Cal’s Max Homa in leading Duke to a runner-up finish at the John Burns Intercollegiate in Hawaii.
The Huskies, led wire to wire at the San Diego Intercollegiate, winning by seven and 14 shots over Pac-10 rivals USC and UCLA, respectively.
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