News for Wednesday, May 9, 2012
Next 100 Modern Courses
Take a look at the Next 100 Modern Courses, exclusively built for Golfweek.com.
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.
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.
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.
Golfweek's Best Classic Courses
Take a look at the Next 100 Classic Courses, exclusively built for Golfweek.com.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
Tee times for Players
Check out the first- and second-round tee times and pairings at the Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass.