News for Tuesday, June 26, 2012
PGA Professional National Championship
Jeff Coston started playing professional golf 35 years ago. He's in position to qualify for another PGA Championship and he's doing it by 'just trying to play golf.'
Rolex Tournament of Champions
Matthew NeSmith is tied with four other boys while Marijosse Navarro and Karen Chung share the girls lead after the first round of the Rolex Tournament of Champions.
says the PGA Tour’s decision to award full FedEx Cup points to Fall Series events was the right resolution.
The PGA Tour’s decision to award full FedEx Cup points to Fall Series events was the correct – and only – choice.
Garrett Runion has resigned as head men’s golf coach at Nova Southeastern on the heels of the first NCAA Division II Championship title in program history.
Ladies British Amateur
Giulia Molinaro (pictured) was one of only two players who broke par in the first round of Ladies British Amateur stroke-play qualifying. She and Celine Boutier lead at Carnoustie.
Broce to Toledo
Jamie Broce, a former Indiana assistant, has been named head men’s golf coach at Toledo. Broce will replace Jamie Mauntler, who resigned in May after a nine-year career with the Rockets.
has given a verbal commitment to Virginia Tech.
Drew Johnson has given a verbal commitment to play for Virginia Tech in the fall of 2013. Johnson also made unofficial visits to Duke, North Carolina, Virginia, Georgia Tech and North Carolina State.
Players who compete in the PGA Tour’s Fall Series events will receive full FedEx Cup points beginning with the 2013-14 season.
Toy Box: Leishman carries mostly Titleist in win
Marc Leishman won his first PGA Tour title at the Travelers Championship playing a bag with 13 clubs from Titleist.
As PGA Tour players arrived June 25 for the AT&T National, they were greeted by the new Titleist 913 driver line.
The AJGA’s Cleveland Junior Open finished June 21 at Red Tail Golf Club in Avon, Ohio, with Jessica Porvasnik of Hinckley, Ohio, winning the event for the second consecutive year in the Girls division. Evan DeRoche of Key West, Fla., claimed first-place in the Boys division.
The final round of the AJGA Music City Junior concluded on June 21 at Richland Country Club in Nashville, Tenn. Ben Reeves and Sophia Schubert won the Boys and Girls divisions, respectively.