News for Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Chip Brewer, the new chief executive of Callaway Golf, called a 12 percent reduction in the company’s workforce “a lousy part of the process but a necessary one.”
Stricker at John Deere
Steve Stricker has owned TPC Deere Run since 2009, and his three straight wins at the John Deere Classic is proof. No wonder folks jokingly call it the Steve Stricker Invitational. Beth Ann Baldry
U.S. Amateur Public Links
Alex Williams pulled off the biggest upset of the day Wednesday at the U.S. Amateur Public Links, defeating Chris Williams, the world's No. 2 amateur, 2 and 1.
Tseng, caddie split
In the midst of a mini-slump, Yani Tseng parted ways with caddie Jason Hamilton this week, two days after she tied for 50th in the U.S. Women's Open.
U.S. Senior Open
So what if the course for the U.S. Senior Open is a mere 6,891 yards? Driving the ball well is still quite the task at Indianwood Golf and Country Club writes James Achenbach.
Martin on Zac Blair
BYU senior Zac Blair gives Utah a rooting interest in Public Links after beating Pacific's Byron Meth in the first round of match play.
Ben Crane will take a chance and make the trip to Royal Lytham and hope that he gets in as the first alternate at the Open Championship.
Jason Day has withdrawn from the Open Championship, choosing instead to stay home with his newborn son.
Balicki on Tim Jackson
Tim Jackson circles the U.S. Senior Open on his calendar each year, and the 53-year-old amateur has made a name for himself with his performance on the USGA's biggest senior stage.
Fantasy Tip Sheet: John Deere
Welcome to the Steve Stricker Invitational, or so have a few people on Twitter coined this week's John Deere Classic. And he's our obvious favorite this week.
Tait on Martin Kaymer
Martin Kaymer did something unconventional to try and put his recent struggles behind him: gardening at his grandmother's house.
Achenbach on Rick Vershure
Rick Vershure didn't have a chance to play the U.S. Senior Open - held at his home course Indianwood near Detroit - because he called himself out for non-conforming grooves.
has given a verbal commitment to Louisville
Robert Geibel has given a verbal commitment to play college golf at the University of Louisville.