News for Tuesday, May 8, 2012
Notebook: Tiger Woods got a free drop after a ball mysteriously disappeared during the second round at the Wells Fargo. In 2004, Meg Mallon won the U.S. Women's Open after a similar situation.
Tiger at Sawgrass
Tiger Woods is about the only person not in a panic about his game. But these remain curious times for the guy trying to show he can still dominate golf as he once did.
Russo into Regionals
CSU-Northridge junior Chris Russo got a pleasant surprise Tuesday when he was extended an invitation to NCAA regionals. Ron Balicki explains.
Central Florida senior Brad Schneider has been named winner of the David Toms Award, which recognizes the men’s college golfer who has overcome adversity to achieve collegiate excellence.
Rickie Fowler earned his long-awaited first PGA Tour victory with an assorted bag of clubs.
Fantasy Tip Sheet: Players
Fantasy Tip Sheet: In the back-and-forth world of the World Golf Rankings, at least two of our panelists think that Luke Donald will get back to No. 1 with a win at TPC Sawgrass this weekend.
Women's regional picks
NCAA women's regional play begins May 10, and only 24 teams can move on to the NCAA Championship. Golfweek's college gurus made their annual predictions.
John Harris, the former Minnesota director of golf who was a defendant in a sexual-discrimination lawsuit, won a significant legal decision this week.
Hate To Be Rude
With wit, wisdom and a little something extra for a grade-school teacher, Peter Alliss stole the show at Monday night's Hall of Fame induction says our Jeff Rude.
The NCAA has announced a field of 41 teams and five individuals for this year's NCAA Division III National Championship, to be played May 15-18. The championship will be hosted by Oglethorpe and the Central Florida Sports Commission at the Mission Inn Resort, in Howey-in-the-Hills, Fla.
Miceli on The Players
Rory McIlroy skipped the Players Championship in 2011. This year, plenty of Euros are choosing to skip TPC Sawgrass. Our Alex Miceli says the tournament might be losing its unofficial "fifth major" status.
has given a verbal commitment to Wake Forest.
Woody Woodward has given a verbal commitment to play college golf for Wake Forest beginning in the fall of 2013.
This week in the world of golf includes the PGA Tour's Players Championship.