News for Tuesday, June 19, 2012


News 2012 June 19


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After near-miss streak, McCloskey medals at WAPL

McCloskey WAPL medalist

If the U.S. Women's Amateur Public Links happens to be Lisa McCloskey's final USGA event as an amateur, she's off to a good start. The former USC player earned medalist honors on Tuesday.

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Jennevret lights up Troon, leads British Am qualifiers

British Am stroke play

Sweden's Daniel Jennevret lit up Royal Troon on Tuesday to finish atop stroke-play qualifying at the British Amateur Championship.

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GCAA names Division II All-American teams

The Golf Coaches Association of America has announced its list of Division II All-Americans.

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GCAA announces NAIA All-Americans

The Golf Coaches Association of America has announced its list of All-Americans for the NAIA.

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Neisen advances to WAPL match play

says stroke-play qualifying at the WAPL provided a mixture of joy and relief for Steffi Neisen.

For Steffi Neisen, stroke-play qualifying at the U.S. Women’s Amateur Public Links provided a mixture of joy and relief. She easily advanced to match play. Beth Ann Baldry.

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Junior Notes: Jutanugarn breaks records

Junior girls notebook

Junior Girls Notebook: Ariya Jutanugarn won the AJGA Rolex Girls Junior Championship in record-breaking fashion.

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Fashion: Q&A With Adrienne Cass of TrendyGolf


Q&A With Adrienne Cass of TrendyGolf USA: Winning with high-quality clothes and service.

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Player of the week: Matthew NeSmith

Matthew NeSmith shot 4-under 276 (70-67-69-70) to win the AJGA FootJoy Invitational on June 15.

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Player of the week: Ariya Jutanugarn

Ariya Jutanugarn of Bangkok, Thailand shot 18-under 270 (70-65-68-67) to win the AJGA Rolex Girls Junior Championship at The Concession GC in Bradenton, Fla. on. June 15.

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Principal in, Glen Oaks out for Champions Tour

The Principal Financial Group will remain the title sponsor of the Champions Tour event in Iowa through 2015, even though it needs to find a new golf course to host the tournament.

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Maginnes: Peterson's game does the talking

Maginnes on John Peterson

John Peterson was frustrated with his game a mere three weeks ago. Now, after a T-4 finish at the U.S. Open, the outspoken former LSU star is on the road to Tour status.

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Toy Box Notes: Simpson carries mostly Titleist

Toy Box notes

Webb Simpson captured his first major championship with a bag full of Titleist clubs.

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This week in the world of golf . . .

This week in the world of golf includes the PGA Tour's Travelers Championship.

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First Links awards grow-the-game grants

First Links

The American Society of Golf Course Architects announced the inaugural group of grant recipients of its First Links program, which helps golf facilities create learning areas for beginners.

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Hilfiger nets sponsorship of Chelsea Piers

Tommy Hilfiger Group

The Tommy Hilfiger Group, which relaunched its golf collection in 2011, has entered into a sponsorship deal with the Golf Club at Chelsea Piers in New York City.

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Nicklaus forms development partnership in China


Nicklaus Cos. announced the creation of Nicklaus-China, a partnership designed to provide "turn-key" assistance to developers building golf course and residential projects in China.

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Winner's Circle: June 11-17, 2012

See what the winners had in their bags this week

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Rose resigns as Charleston Southern head coach

Ernie Rose has resigned as the head golf coach at Charleston Southern to be closer to his family in Minnesota.

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UCLA's Cantlay announces he is turning pro

Cantlay turning pro

UCLA's Patrick Cantlay will not return for his junior season, opting to make his pro debut at the PGA Tour's Travelers Championship.