News for Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Dobyns wins PGA Professional
Matt Dobyns completed a runaway victory Wednesday in the PGA Professional National Championship, closing with a 2-under 70 on the Bayonet course for an eight-stroke margin.
2012 PGA Championship qualifiers
Twenty golfers qualified for the 94th PGA Championship Wednesday at the PGA Professional National Championship in Seaside, Calif.
NeSmith, Green lead Rolex TOC
Matthew NeSmith and Jaye Marie Green lead after two rounds of the Rolex Tournament of Champions in Alpharetta, Ga.
Former Arkansas golfer Stacy Lewis is donating $100,000 to her alma mater.
Junior boys notes
Junior boys notes: Benjamin Arnett's victory at the HP Byron Nelson Junior gave the Houston native two victories in the past eight days.
Katie Burnett has shot a 3-under final round 69 to win the Michigan Women’s Open by 10 strokes.
Ladies British Amateur
Sally Watson, a Scotland native, claimed the top seed on Wednesday at the Ladies British Amateur. Watson finished at the top of stroke-play qualifying at Carnoustie.
Want to play on the Web.com Tour? Be prepared to go low. Shooting 63 wouldn’t have been enough to guarantee a spot in this week’s United Leasing Championship in Indiana.
Fantasy Tip Sheet: AT&T
Tiger Woods returns to the PGA Tour this week, but it is Hunter Mahan that is a favorite of our fantasy panel at the AT&T National at Congressional.
U.S. Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III has selected Fred Couples and Mike Hulbert to be two of his assistant captains.
Pairings for Thursday’s first round of four-ball matches at the 2012 Palmer Cup:
5 things: AT&T
As the Tour returns to Congressional for the first time since the 2011 U.S. Open, Tiger Woods returns to the AT&T National field for the first time since 2009. Five things
has given a verbal commitment to Oregon State.
Kevin Murphy, the top junior golfer in the state of Oregon, has given a verbal commitment to play college golf at Oregon State.
This week in the world of golf:
Web.com replaces Nationwide
PGA Tour executive Bill Calfee unveiled Web.com as the new umbrella sponsor of the Tour's secondary circuit.
Palmer Cup preview
Our Ryan Lavner offers a preview of the Palmer Cup, a Ryder Cup-style competition that pits the best college players from the U.S. against those from Europe.
Inside the Jun 29, 2012 issue of Golfweek: