News for Tuesday, June 26, 2012


News 2012 June 26


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At the PNC: Coston, 56, still not showing his age

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.'

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NeSmith, Chung among leaders at Rolex TOC

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.

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Martin: PGA Tour correct on FedEx points decision

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.

Runion resigns from Nova, will return to LSU

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.

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Boutier, Molinaro break par to lead Ladies British

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.

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Broce to take the reins at Toledo

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.

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Johnson (No. 53, 2013) commits to Virginia Tech

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.

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Fall events to award full FedEx points

Players who compete in the PGA Tour’s Fall Series events will receive full FedEx Cup points beginning with the 2013-14 season.

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Toy Box: Leishman carries mostly Titleist in win

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.

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Toy Box: Tour players get look at Titleist 913

As PGA Tour players arrived June 25 for the AT&T National, they were greeted by the new Titleist 913 driver line.

Porvasnik, DeRoche win AJGA Cleveland Junior

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.

Reeves, Schubert win AJGA Music City Junior

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.