News for Thursday, September 27, 2012


News 2012 September 27


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Play suspended at's Chiquita Classic

Play was suspended due to darkness during the first round of the Tour's Chiquita Classic.

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Ryder Cup: That's what he said . . .

A quick collection of quotes from the players taking part in the Ryder Cup’s opening session.

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With pairings announced, Ryder Cup finally will begin

And on the fifth day, finally, there will be golf. Meaningful golf, with national pride at stake, on a global stage.

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Ryder Cup: Las Vegas odds for Friday foursomes

Check out the odds for Friday's foursomes matches at the 2012 Ryder Cup.

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Ryder Cup's money-making evolution

says the Ryder Cup is a money-making machine.

Once an afterthought and perceived money-loser, the Ryder Cup has evolved into money-making gold.

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Ryder Cup: Friday foursomes staff predictions

Our crew of experts has looked over Friday morning's matches and offered these bold predictions as the Ryder Cup gets under way at Medinah.

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Neiman painting on sale at Ryder Cup

Late artist LeRoy Neiman's final large painting – one of the Medinah Country Club – is on sale this week at the Ryder Cup.

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Ryder Cup: Friday's morning foursomes matches

A look at the matchups for the morning foursomes on Friday at the 2012 Ryder Cup at Medinah Country Club.

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PIck the morning matches on Friday and Saturday, and then all 12 singles matches on Sunday! Sign up to play now!

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Notes: Opening with foursomes a positive for U.S.

Notes: The U.S. has had some luck opening with foursomes in recent Ryder Cup history and Davis Love is sticking with the tradition.

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Phelps' new goal - become a scratch golfer

Michael Phelps has won 22 Olympic medals, including 18 golds. But he was never more nervous than on the range prior to his appearance in the Ryder Cup's Past Captains/Celebrity Scramble. We sat down with Phelps to talk about his new-found love of golf.

Former PGA Tour winner Heafner, 58, dies

Vance Heafner, a former PGA Tour winner perhaps best known for an outstanding college and amateur career, died Wednesday at the age of 58.

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Anticipation builds for U.S. on eve of Ryder Cup

The first tee time of the 2012 Ryder Cup is set for 7:20 Friday morning – and Team USA can't wait.

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Former transfer Lopez remains loyal to UCLA

Three years ago, UCLA head coach Carrie Forsyth welcomed a transfer from Long Beach State onto her roster. That player, senior Lee Lopez, had the opportunity to pay back that opportunity this fall.

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Cobra launches AMP Cell driver

Cobra's AMP Cell driver family will offer golfers more loft-adjustment choices than anything currently on the market.

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Toy Box: Snedeker opts for unconventional

Brandt Snedeker opted for the uncoventional in winning the Tour CHampionship with a bag that included a black-head TaylorMade Burner SuperFast driver.

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Ryder Cup success hinges on a 'captain' in each group

Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson. A dream pairing, right? Well, they lost their two matches as a Ryder Cup duo. And our Jim McCabe says that it was because both tried to be the alpha male. Europe doesn't have that problem. Each pair knows who is in charge.

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Rude: It doesn't get any better than Chicago golf

Our Jeff Rude is back home in Chicago and says that one can argue without much stretch that this weather-challenged area rates as the country’s most special golf community.

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Notebook: Co-champs highlight Preview storylines

Notebook: Georgia Tech and California's share of the team title wasn't the only storyline coming out of the Ping/Golfweek Preview.

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Iverson (NR, 2013) commits to Colorado State

Logan Iverson has verbally committed to Colorado State for the fall of 2013. Iverson also made an unofficial visit to Boise State and received an offer from Weber State before committing.