News for Monday, September 24, 2012


News 2012 September 24


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Nebraska's Deeg excels in maiden season

Freshman Cassie Deeg continues to excel on the Nebraska roster. She trails by one at the Golfweek Conference Challenge after a first-round 69.

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Temple transitioning smoothly at UC Davis

Anna Temple's transition from California to UC Davis has been seamless with the help of two senior leaders.

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Europe will play as one, even if arrival is disjointed

Notebook: The European team has arrived at Medinah from all corners of the world, while Dustin Johnson continues to monitor his caddie's health.

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U.S. takes two-point lead at Junior Ryder Cup

Behind a dramatic comeback from Casie Cathrea and Cameron Champ, the U.S. took a 6.5-4.5 lead in the Junior Ryder Cup.

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UCLA takes 36-hole lead at Ping/Golfweek Preview

UCLA gets through an up-and-down day with a one-shot advantage over UNLV as teams prepare for final round of Ping/Golfweek Preview.

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The 5 greatest Ryder Cups of all time

When the 39th Ryder Cup gets under way on Friday, new memories will be made. We can only hope the drama at Medinah compares favorably with the five greatest Ryder Cups of all time.

Q&A: Tom Alter, PGA Tour executive

By his own admission, Tom Alter is not a statistics expert. Yet a big part of his role as the Tour’s vice president of communications is helping make sense of the FedEx Cup playoffs formula.

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Ping renews deals with top Tour players

In a major move keeping the core of its Tour staff intact, Ping announced Sept. 19 the re-signing of three marquee endorsers: Lee Westwood, Bubba Watson and Louis Oosthuizen.

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Winner's Circle: Sept. 17-23, 2012

Winner’s Circle: Sept. 17-23, 2012

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Jr. Ryder Cup: Comeback helps U.S. to early lead

Beau Hossler and Cameron Champ's comeback foursomes win has the United States up by a point after the opening session of the Junior Ryder Cup.

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Team of the week: Arizona

Arizona won the Mason Rudolph Championship on Sept. 23 for its first victory since winning last spring’s UNLV Invitational.

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Player of the week: Emilie Burger, Georgia

Emilie Burger birdied three of her final four holes to win the Mason Rudolph Championship on Sept. 23 by three shots.

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Player of the week: Cheng-Tsung Pan, Washington

Pan, a sophomore, won his second career title at the Kikkor Golf Husky Invitational, shooting 5-under 211 (69-66-76) to win by four shots.

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Team of the week: Washington

Washington, No. 6 in Golfweek’s preseason rankings, won its own Kikkor Golf Husky Invitational by nine shots Sept. 18.

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Tough Crabapple course draws great reviews

The Capital City Club's Crabapple course drew great reviews Sunday during the Ping/Golfweek Preview and should be a good test for the NCAA Championship.

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Shoe Month: The man behind Tiger's TW '13

Tobie Hatfield may not have been schooled as a shoe designer, but his innate ability to understand athletes' needs has made him one of Nike's top inventors. His latest project: Creating the TW '13 for Tiger Woods.

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Miller leads New York to Men's State Team title

Mike Miller led New York to its first-ever victory in the USGA Men's State Team Championship on Sept. 21 at Galloway (N.J.) National Golf Club.