News for Thursday, February 23, 2012
Match Play: Predictions
Match Play predictions: Our Jim McCabe has been on the scene all week and has his picks for who will be advancing to the Elite 8 on Saturday in Arizona.
Notes: Jimenez advances
Match Play notebook: The oldest player in the field, Miguel Angel Jimenez, proved that he can hang with the younger stars by eliminating PGA Championship winner Keegan Bradley on Thursday.
Rude on Tiger's putting
Jeff Rude: Tiger Woods played wonderfully on Thursday - until he got to the green. There he looked like a lost soul. Woods says he can fix his putting woes, but is it really that simple?
Tiger falls at Match Play
In what is becoming a troubling trend for Tiger Woods, he missed a match-extending birdie putt so badly that it never even touched the hole, giving Nick Watney the win at Match Play.
Mayakoba, round 1
Will Claxton shot a 4-under 66 on Thursday to take a one-stroke lead after the first round of the Mayakoba Golf Classic.
Tiget out at Match Play
Tiger Tracker: Even Nick Watney was in shock over this one. Tiger Woods missed a five-foot birdie putt to extend the match, handing Watney a date with Lee Westwood.
Match Play's unpredictability
A potential match between two of golf's youngest and brightest stars, Ryo Ishikawa and Matteo Manassero, didn't come to fruition, instead will see a match between Paul Lawrie and Martin Laird.
discussed the outlook for property development in Los Cabos with Eduardo Sánchez Navarro, CEO of Grupo Questro.
Grupo Questro is a major developer in Mexico, and particularly in Los Cabos, where three of its properties – Puerto Los Cabos, Cabo Real and Club Campestre – encompass 5,500 acres. Eduardo Sánchez Navarro, CEO of Grupo Questro, talked with Golfweek about those properties and the outlook for Los Cabos.
Round 1 analysis
Match Play: Let Jim McCabe catch you up on the first round of Match Play with an analysis of who didn't deserve to go home right away - and who should probably not be (but still is) in the competition.
says the Kraft Nabisco Championship is offering a new sponsor exemption that comes with a marketing twist.
Twenty juniors from Southern California will play alongside LPGA legends in the inaugural fresh&easy-Kraft Foods Legacy Junior Challenge. The winner will receive a sponsor exemption to play in the Kraft Nabisco Championship … two days later.
Teams to watch going into spring
Here are five men’s teams to watch this spring as they make their cases for postseason berths.
Angela Stanford shot a 6-under 66 to take a two-stroke lead after the opening round of the HSBC Women's Champions on Thursday.
Els beats Donald
Ernie Els knows how Luke Donald feels after soundly beating the World No. 1 on Wednesday.