News for Friday, October 12, 2012
Did Camilo Villegas lose his game by tinkering too much with his swing? Is Rory McIlroy's aggressive swing "a train wreck waiting to happen?" Both were topics of discussion at the World Golf Fitness Summit.
The Golfweek Div. III Fall Invitational will take place at the Raven Golf Club at Sandestin in Sandestin, Fla.
The Greenbrier in West Virginia is buying a nearby golf course that is one of the nation's oldest. Oakhurst Links owner Lewis Keller confirmed the acquisition.
Rickie Fowler earned his first professional victory at last year's Korea Open. He won't be able to defend that title, though. Fowler has withdrawn from the Korea Open and CIMB Classic because of back issues.
Ryan Borg, who is ranked 48th in the class of 2013, has given a verbal commitment to play college golf at South Florida.
Max Homa, a senior star at California, will be blogging for Golfweek.com all season long, giving you insight into what goes on behind the scenes with the Golden Bears.
Noah Edmondson of Davidson, N.C., has given a verbal commitment to play college golf for Arkansas in the fall of 2015.
Despite the fact he teaches the world’s most recognizable golfer, Tiger Woods, instructor Sean Foley might be the most humble, self-effacing instructor in golf.
Nick O'Hern shot a career-best 9-under 62 on Thursday in rainy conditions to take a three-stroke lead over European Ryder Cup player Nicolas Colsaerts, Jhonattan Vegas and Derek Ernst in the Frys.com Open.
Defending champion Na Yeon Choi took a two-stroke lead Friday in the LPGA Malaysia, shooting a 4-under 67 to reach 10 under.
Don't underestimate what his dramatic 1-up singles victory at the Ryder Cup has done for the confidence of Justin Rose. The Englishman continued his stellar play, capping an undefeated week with a victory over Lee Westwood to capture the Turkish Airlines World Golf Final on Friday.
The European Tour announced that at the start of the 2013 season, the Ryder Cup, Presidents Cup and Vivendi Seve Trophy will count toward the minimum number of 13 events for membership on the European Tour.