News for Tuesday, January 17, 2012
says the Nationwide Tour could stand a few radical changes to make it more accessible and exciting.
With a mandatory players meeting set next week, the PGA Tour will be talking about Q-School changes and how the Tour will use its junior circuit, the Nationwide Tour. Our Sean Martin has three dramatic proposals that would make it more appealing to play on the Nationwide Tour.
A former PGA Tour golfer is among 40 suspects arrested in central Florida as part of an underage sex sting operation.
Former President Bill Clinton’s participation in the 2012 Humana Challenge will extend to the golf course.
The San Diego State men’s team will finish its season with a diminished lineup.
Notes: Tiger to play with Romo
PGA Tour notebook: Tiger Woods is set to play with Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo, although the pro-am pairings aren't set until Feb. 7, the Tuesday of tournament week.
EA Sports revealed five new players Tuesday that will be in its upcoming release Tiger Woods PGA Tour 13.
This week in the world of golf . . .
McGirt's life on Tour
Jim McCabe: William McGirt might not be a household name, or even a guy who has brought home a PGA Tour title as of yet. But he loves his life on Tour and isn't taking any of it for granted.
For the first time in three years, the Gateway Senior Invitational, a January Swing event, was blessed with warm, sunny weather and little wind.
Wildman's Corner: Kristopher Gray
Wildman's Corner: At 5-foot-8, Kristopher Gray doesn't have size on his size. But his short game and consistency more than make up for anything that the Gardner-Webb star lacks in size.
Maginnes on Tap: Humana
Maginnes on Tap: Bill Clinton and his Clinton Foundation have revolutionized the way the once-great Bob Hope Classic is viewed, restoring an PGA Tour event that was near death.
Women's preview: Big South
Big South Conference women's preview: Campbell, led by senior Michelle Koh, overcame a rash of injuries and sickness to lead the conference in the fall. Will the Fighting Camels continue their stellar play?
Big South Conference men
Big South Conference men's golf preview: LIberty and senior Robert Karlsson are looking to start their own streak in a conference once dominated by Coastal Carolina.
Fantasy Tip Sheet: Humana
Fantasy Tip Sheet: Bill Haas is a popular Humana Challenge pick for our panel of fantasy experts, as they think the defending FedEx Cup champ will start the season where he left off in 2011.