News for Wednesday, May 9, 2012


News 2012 May 9


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Golfweek's Best: Next 100 Modern Courses

Next 100 Modern Courses

Take a look at the Next 100 Modern Courses, exclusively built for

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Player receives Tour's Lifetime Achievement Award

Player wins Tour award

Gary Player has traveled to all corners of the world and it led him to the Tour's Lifetime Achievement Award.

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Brooks earns another shot at a big loop

Brooks will serve as caddie

Thirty years later, Mark Brooks finds himself back on the bag, this time as the caddie for J.J. Henry at the Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass.

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Augusta National's power forces Finchem to fold

Finchem folds on Masters

Jeff Rude weighs in on Tim Finchem's stance defending the PGA Tour's sanctioning of the Masters, regardless of Augusta National's controversial membership policy.

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Golfweek's Best: Next 100 Classic Courses

Golfweek's Best Classic Courses

Take a look at the Next 100 Classic Courses, exclusively built for

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First-timers have hands full at Players

First-timers at Players

Sang-Moon Bae, Bud Cauley and David Mathis are three of 16 first-time participants at the Players Championship, and each will be challenged by TPC Sawgrass' subtle design says Sean Martin.

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Women's regional tee sheets need an adjustment

offers a suggestion for the final round of NCAA women's regionals, already one of the most exciting days in college golf.

Today, 72 women’s college golf teams will play a practice round at one of three regional sites, each in hopes of being one of the 24 total teams that will earn a ticket to the NCAA Championship.

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For Your Game: Shun Yat Hak

For Your GAme

After an unusual path into golf, Shun Yat Hak has developed into Golfweek's No. 1 junior. Sean Martin spent a day on the range with Hak and swing coach Mike Bender.

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Howard making her way in a grown-up world

Ginger Howard feature

Call Ginger Howard the junior player who isn't. The 18-year-old is playing her way through the Symetra Tour season as a newly-minted pro. Julie Williams

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Junior academies: A life totally focused on golf

Junior academies

Young students from around the world enroll at U.S. golf academies to improve their chances for a college scholarship or pro career, but it all comes at a cost.

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Renovations under way for Gilchrist practice facility

says renovations are well under way for a practice facility at Gary Gilchrist Golf Academy.

For now, Sarabande Golf Club looks more like a motocross track than a golf course. But by the end of August, Ben Pauluhn hopes it will provide students at Gary Gilchrist Golf Academy a one-of-a-kind practice experience.

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Tee times, pairings at Players Championship

Tee times for Players

Check out the first- and second-round tee times and pairings at the Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass.