News for Wednesday, February 29, 2012


News 2012 February 29


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Hull steadfast in decision, rejects LGU offer

Tait on Hull's decision

After receiving criticism, the LGU extended an accommodation allowing Charley Hull to remain on the GB&I Curtis Cup team. Hull spoke with Golfweek on her decision to turn down the LGU's offer.

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Nicklaus, Norman put Tiger's quest in perspective

Nicklaus, Norman on Tiger

That was a preposterous question only a few years ago. But, on the eve of the Honda Classic, both Jack Nicklaus and Greg Norman addressed the question that everyone seems to be asking.

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Stanford revels in 'away game' success

Baldry on Stanford

Angela Stanford's win in Singapore is the first time this century an American women's player has won in Asia.

NBC promotes Solomon to Golf Channel post

NBC Sports Group promoted producer Molly Solomon to serve as executive producer and senior vice president, production and operations, of its Orlando-based Golf Channel unit.

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Hate to be Rude: A career of off-course omens

Hate to be Rude

A chance meeting with Mark Wilson and Lee Westwood (pictured) on the eve of the WGC-Accenture Match Play semifinals is the latest on a long list of off-course omens for Jeff Rude.

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Woods stares down reporter over Haney book

Tiger Woods had a terse exchange with a reporter - Golfweek senior writer Alex Miceli - over excerpts from former swing coach Hank Haney's book.

Honda Classic: First-round tee times

Tee times for the first round at the Honda Classic, slated to start on Thursday morning.

In this issue: March 2, 2012

Inside the March 2, 2012 issue of Golfweek:

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USC's Kristen Park turns pro; roster down to 5

Kristen Park leaves USC

USC freshman Kristen Park has announced she will turn professional, leaving the Trojans with a roster of just five players.

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Fashion Q&A: Designer John Ashworth

John Ashworth took some time to discuss the merger of Pima Direct LLC and Linksoul and his involvement with the process.

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Balicki: Now UNLV will face its toughest test

Balicki on UNLV men

Ron Balicki: UNLV was a perennial power in the 1990s, but it has mostly been a pretender since the turn of the century. The 2011-12 version has a different story to tell, and they are about to be tested in a big way.

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Tait: LGU's ultimatum to Hull short-sighted

Tait on Ladies Golf Union

Is the Ladies' Golf Union's decision to ban Charley Hull from the GB&I Curtis Cup team short-sighted? Alistair Tait weighs in.

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The Golfer’s Shibboleth

How well would you score on a golf vocabulary test? Ronnie Tumlin examines golf phrases ranging from the well-known to the obscure.

Ronnie Tumlin examines golf phrases ranging from the well-known to the obscure.