News for Monday, May 14, 2012


News 2012 May 14


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Player, agent defections cause IMG upheaval

IMG upheaval

The defections of key agents and pros such as Trevor Immelman and Sean O'Hair sent IMG scrambling to court to protect its business. An injunction hearing is scheduled for June 4.

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Notes: A special Mother's Day for Kuchar's mom

Kuchar's mom finally sees him win

Matt Kuchar's victory at TPC Sawgrass on Sunday was the first "big win" his mother has been there to witness. Jim McCabe

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Balicki: Kuchar provides a trip down memory lane

Balicki on Matt Kuchar

Through the years, 2012 Players champion and former Georgia Tech standout Matt Kuchar has stayed true to his roots, reflects Ron Balicki.

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MetLife set to purchase Reynolds Plantation

MetLife to purchase Reynolds Plantation

MetLife has reached an agreement to acquire Reynolds Plantation, a golf and resort community near Atlanta.

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Play our 2012 LPGA Match Play Challenge and win!

LPGA Match Play Challenge

Ready to compete against the rest of the world? Can Suzann Pettersen repeat as the LPGA Sybase Match Play champion? You tell us by picking your winners in our Match Play Challenge!

Title IX: An empowering transformation

says Title IX has transformed women's college golf, but its full impact on the game has yet to be witnessed.

says Title IX has transformed women's college golf, but its full impact on the game has yet to be witnessed.

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Winner’s Circle: May 7-13, 2012

See what the winners had in their bags this week.

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Canada’s Golf Town to acquire Golfsmith

Golf Town to acquire Golfsmith

Toronto-based Golf Town announced May 14 that it reached an agreement to acquire Golfsmith International Holdings Inc., creating the largest golf specialty retail chain in North America.

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TV notes: Media quick to defend Na's slow play

says the media shouldn't be so quick to defend slow players such as Kevin Na.

TV anchors defended Kevin Na at Sawgrass, but his slow play should have been addressed long ago.

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Greenbrier owner says Tiger will play in Classic

The Greenbrier's owner says Tiger Woods will play in this year's Greenbrier Classic. Jim Justice tells The Register-Herald of Beckley, W.Va., that Woods has committed to play in the tournament.

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'Big Break Atlantis': A cast of determined unknowns

'Big Break Atlantis'

The cast of "Big Break Atlantis" might be full of unknowns, but their stories are worth hearing. Beth Ann Baldry says there is more riding on this season's challenge than ever before.

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Na undeserving of vicious heckling at Players

Heckling of Na uncalled for

No athlete in no sport deserves the lampooning experienced by Kevin Na from hecklers in the gallery at The Players Championship. James Achenbach

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Only a matter of time until List receives Tour card

List eyes Tour card

Luke List, who's paid his dues on the Nationwide Tour, is in close proximity to his first PGA Tour card. Sean Martin

Kansas fires head men's golf coach Kit Grove

Kansas men’s coach Kit Grove was fired May 10 after a five-year run at the helm of the Jayhawks.

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IMG Junior Tour closes season at Concession

The IMG Junior Golf Tour ended May 13 with the tour championship at the challenging Concession Club in Bradenton, Fla. Keagan Cummings, Tzu-Wei Lin, Jordan Lippetz and Newport Laparojkit won their respective divisions.