News for Thursday, January 26, 2012
Spencer Levin and Kyle Stanley knew they had to post low scores on the easier North Course at Torrey Pines to get off to a good start Thursday in the Farmers Insurance Open. It went even better than they expected.
Mickelson at Torrey Pines
Jeff Rude: It was a strange day as hometown hero Phil Mickelson opened the Farmers Insurance Open with a 77 on Torrey Pines' South Course.
Player-favorite Meg Mallon, the "ultimate team competitor," has been named the captain of the 2013 U.S. Solheim Cup team.
Nicklaus opens PGA Show
PGA Show 2012 blog: Golf legend Jack Nicklaus joined a panel of industry leaders Thursday at the 2012 PGA Merchandise Show to discuss the Golf 2.0 initiative and the future of the struggling golf industry.
Live from the PGA Show
PGA Show 2012: Wondering what the apparel trends are at the annual PGA Merchandise Show? We'll give you a glimpse at what companies have in store throughout the day.
looks ahead to the first two events of the spring season.
The spring season gets under way next week with two events – one in Tucson, Ariz., and the other across the Pacific Ocean on the Big Island of Hawaii.
McIlroy leads in Abu Dhabi
Rory McIlroy opened his season by outplaying Tiger Woods in the first round of the Abu Dhabi Golf Championship, shooting a 5-under 67 Thursday for a share of the lead.
GB&I Curtis Cup
Alabama’s Stephanie Meadow was among the 12 players named to the Great Britain & Ireland Curtis Cup squad. The eventual eight players to play in the Curtis Cup will come from this squad.
FJ takes on apparel
When FootJoy finally entered the apparel market this year, it did so with a virtually fail-safe plan based on tons of research and a laser focus on its core consumer.
Sean Martin on Rickie Fowler
Sean Martin: Rickie Fowler injects style and color into pro golf. Until Sunday, all he lacked was a PGA Tour win. How did he grow into a Tour winner?
Men's preview: Loyola
MAAC preview: Loyola will look to extend its dominance of the MAAC this spring, having won the previous four conference titles and NCAA automatic qualifying bids.
Women's preview: Ivy
Ivy League women's golf preview: Yale's Seo Hee Moon is a winner to the tune of seven victories in her college career - and she is only a sophomore.