News for Monday, March 5, 2012


News 2012 March 5


Brewer is perfect fit for Callaway CEO

says Callaway hired the right man for the job when it selected Chip Brewer for CEO.

says Callaway hired the right man for the job when it selected Chip Brewer for CEO.

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Woods commits to Arnold Palmer Invitational

Tiger Woods announced on his website Monday that he has committed to play the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill Club in Orlando, Fla. It will be his third consecutive PGA Tour event in March.

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Winner’s Circle: Feb. 27-March 4, 2012

See what the winners had in their bags this week.

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Callaway hires Adams' Brewer as CEO

Chip Brewer at Callaway

Hoping to regain its leadership position in the equipment marketplace, Callaway Golf Co. announced Feb. 27 the appointment of Chip Brewer as president and chief executive officer.

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Decker (No. 37, 2013) commits to Vanderbilt

has given a verbal commitment to Vanderbilt.

Michael Decker has verbally committed to play college golf at Vanderbilt. Decker, of Pebble Beach, Calif., almost made unofficial visits to Stanford, UCLA, USC, Georgia Tech, Texas, Wake Forest, Duke and Arizona State.

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Carter honored as Superintendent of the Year

Carter honored by Turfnet

Paul Carter, who has overseen a transformation at The Bear Trace at Harrison Bay in Harrison, Tenn., received the 2011 TurfNet Superintendent of the Year Award on March 1 at the Golf Industry Show.

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Honda TV coverage hints at the future

Golf Channel-NBC TV coverage

With simultaneous weekend coverage of the Honda Classic, golf fans finally got a taste of the Golf Channel-NBC combination - which led to several observations. Martin Kaufmann

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Player of the week: Julien Brun, TCU

The Horned Frogs freshman won medalist honors at the John Hayt Invitational, shooting 68-71-72 to finish at 5-under 211, one shot ahead of teammate Johan de Beer, in leading TCU to a tie for fifth place as a team.

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Player of the week: Alex Stewart, Colorado

The Buffaloes sophomore shot a final-round 67 to jump from fifth place to first in the final round of the Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate.

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Team of the week: Arkansas

The Razorbacks captured the John Hayt Invitational with a final-round-best, 7-under 281 on Feb. 28, giving them an 8-over 872 total over 54 holes and a four-shot victory over Central Florida at Sawgrass Country Club in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.

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Team of the week: Duke

The Blue Devils ended a winless streak that was nearing two years, winning the Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate on Feb. 28 for their first team title since the 2010 Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic.

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Tide women capture Darius Rucker title

Led by a 1-2 individual finish from Stephanie Meadow and Brooke Pancake, second-ranked Alabama rolled to an 11-stroke victory March 4 at the inaugural Darius Rucker Intercollegiate on Hilton Head Island, S.C.