News for Wednesday, February 8, 2012
Catching up with Lydia Ko
Fresh off a professional win at the New South Wales Open, New Zealand’s Lydia Ko, 14, displays a golf game and a demeanor mature beyond her years.
sat down with Sam Baker, founder of Haversham & Baker Golfing Expeditions, to discuss the state of golf travel.
Sam Baker founded Cincinnati-based Haversham & Baker Golfing Expeditions in 1991, and in the past 21 years has sent more than 10,000 golfers on trips to Great Britain and Ireland. Ninety-seven percent of Haversham’s customers are members of private clubs, and the company has provided travel services for more than 1,200 golf clubs.
Men's preview: Southern Conference
Southern Conference men's preview: Chattanooga senior Stephan Jaeger has moved into the spotlight behind his drive to fix his short game.
Macpherson leaves UGA
Bryden Macpherson, the reigning British Amateur champion, has withdrawn from the University of Georgia to prepare for the Masters.
Hate to Be Rude
Recent final-round collapses underscore just how difficult it can be to wrap up a victory on Tour. For years, gutsy frontrunner Tiger Woods had spoiled us. Hate to Be Rude
says John Catlin and the New Mexico Lobos have exceeded expectations this year.
When the 2011-12 season began, not many college men’s golf observers gave much thought to New Mexico or Lobos junior John Catlin.
Inside this issue: Feb. 10, 2012
Odds: AT&T National Pro-Am
It's been a while since Tiger Woods has won at Pebble, but that's not stopping the oddsmakers from projecting him as the heavy favorite this week. Alex Miceli
has given verbal commitment to N.C. State.
Jake McBride of Hartville, Ohio, has given a verbal commitment to play college golf at North Carolina State.
Women's preview: SEC
SEC women's preview: Georgia has ridden the coattails of Marta Silva Zamora in season's past, but will need to rely on the rest of the squad as Zamora tries to find her form.
Baldry on Lexi Thompson
Beth Ann Baldry: While she might not be the LPGA's savior, Lexi Thompson will add plenty of intrigue to the expanded 2012 season.