News for Tuesday, January 17, 2012


News 2012 January 17


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Martin: Dramatic N'wide Tour changes needed

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.

Ex-Tour pro arrested in child sex sting

A former PGA Tour golfer is among 40 suspects arrested in central Florida as part of an underage sex sting operation.

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Clinton to play with Norman Saturday at Humana

Former President Bill Clinton’s participation in the 2012 Humana Challenge will extend to the golf course.

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Baek leaves San Diego State to turn pro

The San Diego State men’s team will finish its season with a diminished lineup.

Notes: Interest in Pebble about Tiger and the QBs

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 reveals new players, courses for Tiger 13

EA Sports revealed five new players Tuesday that will be in its upcoming release Tiger Woods PGA Tour 13.

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This week in the world of golf . . .

This week in the world of golf . . .

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McCabe: McGirt can't get enough of the Tour life

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.

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Pfeil, Smith win Gateway titles on postcard day

For the first time in three years, the Gateway Senior Invitational, a January Swing event, was blessed with warm, sunny weather and little wind.

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Wildman's Corner: Gray plays bigger than his size

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.

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Maginnes on Tap: Clinton Foundation brings new hope

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.

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Women's preview: Big South Conference

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?

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Men's preview: Big South Conference

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.

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Fantasy Tip Sheet: Humana Challenge

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.