News for Tuesday, January 24, 2012


News 2012 January 24


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Complete coverage: 2012 PGA Merchandise Show

2012 PGA Show

2012 PGA Merchandise Show: Couldn't get inside the doors at the annual merchandise showcase? No worries, we covered it all for you.

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Golf Cart Solar shows off affordable panels

PGA Merchandise Show

Golf Cart Solar is showing off its affordable stable of solar panels that could potentially revolutionize how golf carts are used.

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Notes: Watson buys original ‘General Lee’ car

Bubba Watson made a deal with his wife that if he ever won a PGA Tour event, he would be allowed to buy the 1969 Dodge Charger made popular in the “Dukes of Hazzard.”

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Seventh heaven: Cabo's Ocean rises with new par 3

caught up with the director of golf at Cabo del Sol to discuss the golf business in Los Cabos.

As director of golf at Cabo del Sol, a 36-hole facility in Los Cabos, Mexico, Greg Tallman has overseen changes to the resort's signature Ocean Course, a Jack Nicklaus design that is ranked No. 6 among Golfweek's Best Courses of the Caribbean and Mexico.

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The week in the world of golf . . .

The week in the world of golf . . .

Golfweek Senior Players of the Year

Meet Golfweek's Players of the Year for 2011:

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Fantasy Tip Sheet: Torrey Pines

Fantasy Tip Sheet: Torrey Pines

Fantasy Tip Sheet: Our panelists are a bit all over the place this week, but there is one guy that received a couple of votes: Nick Watney. Can he win at Torrey Pines again?

Pfeil earns comeback win at Golfweek Senior

Dick Pfeil shot a dominating final-round, bogey-free 66 to overcome a first-round 81 and win the senior division of the Golfweek Senior National Championship at Waterlefe Golf & River Club in Sarasota, Fla.

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Season preview: Will golf start to recover?

Yasuda on the golf industry

Gene Yasuda: Will the golf industry finally gain traction again in 2012? It’s the economy, stupid. It may be the most concise answer, but it only partially explains why golf is far from experiencing a recovery in 2012.

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Toy Box: Wilson wins with new Ping gear

Toy Box notes: Mark Wilson won the Humana Challenge with the newest Ping clubs, while Robert Garrigus showed off a new Scotty Cameron putter.

Wildman's Corner: Horizon finds home at Mission Inn

Wildman's Corner: Horizon

Mission Inn has become the home for the Horizon League championship.

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Men's preview: Horizon League

Men's preview: Horizon

Horizon League men's golf preview: Cleveland State looks to atone for collapse at last year's NCAA Southwest Regional, and coach Steve Weir thinks he has the squad to do it.

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Women's preview: Conference USA

Women's preview: C=USA

Conference USA women's golf preview: Tulsa is looking to return to its glory days of the 1980s, and might just have the team to make a serious run in 2012.

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Uihlein set to make professional debut in India

Uihlein in India

Alistair Tait: Former Oklahoma State standout Peter Uihlein will make his professional debut this week, but not in Abu Dhabi, but on the Challenge Tour in Ahmadabad, India.

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Olazabal to make Ryder Cup picks on Aug. 27

Tait on Ryder Cup

Alistair Tait: European Ryder Cup captain Jose Maria Olazabal has learned from 2010's debacle and says his 2012 team will be selected the day after The Barclays and Johnnie Walker Championship.

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Tait: Tiger plays it too safe at press conference

Tait on Tiger Woods

Alistair Tait: Tiger confirmed that he got appearance money to play in Abu Dhabi this week, but unfortunately, that is about all he revealed in his lackluster press conference on Tuesday.