News for Friday, February 24, 2012
Nearly every electronic scoreboard flashed numbers and bits of information that told fans a story that might have been deemed cute or insightful. To Mark Wilson, though, it’s an old story and one that he pays very little attention to.
Walter “Yippy” Rankin, husband of LPGA Hall of Famer and golf analyst Judy Rankin, died Feb. 24 after an extended illness.
Westwood at Match Play
There have been a lot of comments about Lee Westwood's poor record at the Match Play, but plenty of them have come from the World No. 3 himself. Jeff Rude
Jim McCabe offers his predictions for the quarterfinals of the WGC-Match Play Championship
Round 3 of Match Play
While the rest of the day's action was nothing to write home about, Lee Westwood was flawless Friday in dismantling Nick Watney at the WGC-Match Play. Jim McCabe
Daniel Summerhays birdied the final hole Friday for a 6-under 65 and a share of the second-round lead with Will Claxton and Greg Owen in the wind-swept Mayakoba Golf Classic.
Trump purchasing Doral Resort
Donald Trump is finalizing the purchase of the 50-year-old, 650-acre Doral Resort and Spa near Miami for $150 million, two sources close to the deal told Golfweek.
says Lauren Taylor took the high road after having her U.S. Women's Open exemption rescinded.
Kudos to Lauren Taylor for taking the high road on a colossal USGA error.
Women's preview: WAC
Western Athletic Conference women's preview: Idaho's Kayla Mortellaro has helped put the Vandals on the map, and will leave a lasting mark on the program as a whole.
Round of 16
Nick Watney has bounced Lee Westwood from the Match Play Championship each of the past two years, but Westwood got his revenge Friday, moving into the quarterfinals.
Women's preview: WCC
West Coast Conference women's preview: Behind Grace Na, Pepperdine is the heavy favorite heading into the spring season.
On a recent trip to Los Cabos, Mexico, our Travel Editor Martin Kaufmann decided to see what Mexico had to offer on the tequila front. Let's just say it was a good experience.
Travel: Los Cabos, Mexico
In Los Cabos, the golf and the views form a perfect pairing says Travel Editor Martin Kaufmann.
Keep an eye on Chirapat Jao-Javanil. The Oklahoma sophomore won the Central District Invitational on Feb. 21 for her second collegiate title. College notebook
Kaufmann on Feherty
David Feherty's wit is undeniable, but sometimes he simply tries too hard on his Golf Channel show.
Katie Futcher and Jenny Shin shot 5-under 67s in the HSBC Women's Champions on Friday to join first-round leader Angela Stanford at the top of the leaderboard.