News for Wednesday, May 16, 2012


News 2012 May 16


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Simson elected to SGA Hall of Fame

SGA Hall of Fame

Paul Simson, 61, of Raleigh, N.C., will be inducted into the Southern Golf Association Hall of Fame in mid-July.

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Wie: ‘I still have a lot left in this year’

Wie discusses her year

Following a rainy practice session, Michelle Wie took a few minutes to discuss the state of her game with Beth Ann Baldry.

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New Jersey natives Stasi, Alex invited to ShopRite

Sponsor exemptions for the ShopRite LPGA Classic have been extended to two top New Jersey-born amateurs.

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NCAA bid goes to top Buff (no, the other one)

Fribbs chosen over Kring

The NCAA Men’s Golf Championship Committee selected Colorado’s Derek Fribbs to take a recently available individual spot; an interesting selection given that Kevin Kring is the Buffaloes' No. 1 player.

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Poulter is match-play specialist to beat in Spain

Ian Poulter looks to be the man to beat when he defends his title at this week's World Match Play Championship in Spain.

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Postseason upsets could begin long before Riviera

NCAA Men's Regionals

The most dramatic upsets generally happen at the NCAA Championship, but that doesn't mean regionals won't produce drama, too. Lance Ringler breaks down each of six regional sites.

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Fantasy Tip Sheet: Byron Nelson

Fantasy picks: Byron Nelson

Fantasy Tip Sheet: Adam Scott hasn't played much on Tour in 2012, but our fantasy panel likes him to be the overwhelming favorite at the Byron Nelson this week.

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WGC-Match Play returns to Dove Mountain in 2013

WGC-Match Play venue

The WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship will return to The Ritz-Carlton at Dove Mountain in 2013, the PGA Tour announced.

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Midflight drama delays Snedeker's 1st trip to Spain

Brandt Snedeker's journey from Miami to Madrid ahead of the World Match Play Championship in Spain was interrupted on Monday when his plane was forced to land after a passenger suffered a heart attack.

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NCAA Div. III Championship: Oglethorpe leads

Led by Anthony Maccaglia’s 4-under 68, Oglethorpe University jumped out to take the first-round lead at the NCAA Division III men’s golf championship on May 15.

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Golf whodunit: Burglary at USGA Museum

The USGA Museum was burglarized early Wednesday morning when two display cases were opened and two artifacts were stolen.

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NCAA Women's Championship: Pairings, tee times

NCAA Women's Championship

Pairings and tee times have been released for the opening two rounds of next week's NCAA Women's Championship. The first tee shot will be launched May 22 at 7:30 a.m. at Vanderbilt Legends Club.

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Hate to be Rude: Vivid memories of Hogan, Nelson

Hate to be Rude

As the Tour makes its annual two-week stop in Dallas/Fort Worth, memories of Ben Hogan (left) and Byron Nelson flow – especially for Jeff Rude.

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NCAA Men's Regional staff predictions

NCAA Men's Regionals

NCAA Men's Regionals: Which teams do our experts think will earn a ticket to Riviera Country Club for the NCAA Championship? Check out our predictions.