News for Monday, March 12, 2012


News 2012 March 12


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Callaway calls Brewer’s number

Callaway CEO Chip Brewer

Known for grinding out market-share gains, Chip Brewer, Callaway's new CEO, has been charged to rejuvenate the iconic brand.

Euro Tour announces Jr. Ryder Cup selection criteria

The European Tour has announced how it will select the six boys and six girls who will compete against the Americans in this summer’s Junior Ryder Cup.

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Winner’s Circle: March 5-11, 2012

See what the winners had in their bags this week.

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North Florida wins Hackler for 3rd season title

North Florida won its third event of the season Monday, narrowly clipping East Carolina at the General Hackler Championship.

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College top 5: Entertaining thoughts of postseason

is thinking about postseason ... even if it is still a couple of months away.

So what if postseason is still a couple of months away? Lance Ringler's head already is filled with talk of magic numbers, match-play brackets and the race for Player of the Year.

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Marilynn Smith shines in Founders spotlight

Marilynn Smith: Trailblazer

The first stateside event on the LPGA tour schedule, this week's RR Donnelley Founders Cup, will pay tribute to trailblazers such as Marilynn Smith. Beth Ann Baldry says it's well deserved.

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2012 Golfweek's Best Courses: State by State

The number of courses per state varies based on course supply, population and level of play; includes daily-fee layouts and courses accessible via resorts.

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Player of the week: Christine Wong, San Diego State

The Aztecs junior opened a wire-to-wire victory at the Bruin/Wave Invitational with a 4-under 68 and finished with a 3-over 219 total for a four-shot victory.

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Team of the week: Pepperdine

The Waves held off a charging top-ranked UCLA team at the Bruin/Wave Invitational on March 6 to win its first major tournament title since last spring’s UNLV Spring Invitational.

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Player of the week: Blake Biddle, UNLV

The Rebels senior entered the final 18 holes five shots behind second-round leader Logan McCracken of Texas Tech.

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Team of the week: UNLV

Trailing California by six strokes at the start of the day, the Rebels shot the best final-round team score, a 5-over 293, to edge the Golden Bears, who shot 12-over 300, by a shot March 11 at the Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters.