News for Monday, February 27, 2012
If USGA executive director Mike Davis has his way, the record-low scores at last year's U.S. Open at Congressional are unlikely to travel to the West Coast.
See what the winners had in their bags this week.
Maginnes: West coast swing
The West Coast swing seemed to be put together by a wedding planner: Uncle Phil renewed his vow to greatness and Bill Haas' win at Riviera made everyone else feel like they were sitting at the kids' table.
Huh and Q-School changes
PGA Tour rookie John Huh won in just his fifth start. But under the PGA Tour's proposed Q-School changes, instant PGA Tour success may become a thing of the past. Sean Martin
Based on research indicating that golfers want different attire to suit different occasions, Nike has introduced its Sport Collection – its most casual apparel line yet.
has given a verbal commitment to Notre Dame.
Jordan Ferreira has given a verbal commitment to play college golf for Notre Dame. Ferriera also made unofficial visits to Wake Forest, Northwestern, North Carolina, California, Virginia, Ohio State and Vanderbilt. Her final decision was between Notre Dame and Wake Forest.
Kraft amateur exemptions
Ariya and Moriya Jutanugarn are among the five amateurs who have received sponsor exemptions into the Kraft Nabisco Championship, the first LPGA major of the season.
The Horned Frogs won their first title of the season Feb. 21 at the Central District Invitational, finishing at 18-over 296 to edge Oklahoma by one shot.
The Crimson Tide shot 30-under 284 in an 18-stroke victory over Clemson on Feb. 21 at the Puerto Rico Invitational.
The Sooners sophomore won the Central District Invitational, posting a 4-under 212 total (68-70-74) to win by two shots over LSU’s Tessa Teachman.
The Crimson Tide freshman earned his second title in five college starts, notching five birdies in a seven-hole stretch on the back nine (Nos. 11-17) at the Puerto Rico Invitational.