News for Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Inside the Sept. 7, 2012 issue of Golfweek:
Notebook: Jaye Marie Green must make 100 putts before she goes to bed each night, and the 18-year-old used some of that practice to open with a 70 at LPGA Q-School on Tuesday.
Junior boys notes: After another close call at the Junior Players, Jim Liu is still searching for his first victory since the 2010 U.S. Junior Amateur.
Cheyenne Woods prepared for this week's LPGA Q-School with a win and a second-place finish in the SunCoast Ladies Series, played on the same courses. A 5-over 77 Tuesday left her searching for answers.
Snubbed Hunter Mahan says he "feels empty right now." Also overlooked, Rickie Fowler says "you really can't argue with" Davis Love III's Ryder Cup picks. Our Jeff Rude says the team is deep, but the "great" label will be determined at Medinah.
has given a verbal commitment to Minnesota.
Matthew Rachey of Waconia, Minn., has given a verbal commitment to play college golf for Minnesota. Rachey also made unofficial visits to Kansas, Iowa State, Colorado, Colorado State, Drake, Creighton, Nebraska, St. Thomas and Denver before making his decision.
Here are the first-round tee times and pairings for the BMW Championship.
Rory McIlroy won his second big title in a month, with his one-shot victory at the Deutsche Bank Championship.
says the partnership between TGA Premier Junior Golf and the Northern Texas PGA promises to build a "pathway" between schools and courses.
Gene Yasuda says the partnership between TGA Premier Junior Golf and the Northern Texas PGA promises to build a "pathway" between schools and courses.
Winner's Circle: Aug. 27-Sept. 3, 2012
Take a look at what captain's picks Dustin Johnson, Steve Stricker, Brandt Snedeker and Jim Furyk had to say about being picked to join the U.S. Ryder Cup squad.
Across the Gulf Coast, golf course operators were relieved to have been spared the sort of widespread damage from Hurricane Isaac that the region had endured exactly seven years earlier with Hurricane Katrina.
Rounds played dipped slightly in July, but maintained a nearly double-digit percentage gain through the first seven months of the year, according to the latest participation report.
Davis Love III's wild-card decision came down to two players: Dustin Johnson and Hunter Mahan. And Love couldn't make a bad choice, says our Jim McCabe.
Captain Davis Love III went with experience for the U.S. Ryder Cup team, picking Jim Furyk, Dustin Johnson and Steve Stricker on Tuesday but adding Brandt Snedeker for his first cup team as a professional.
Crooked Stick Golf Club - site of this week's BMW Championship - is one of Pete Dye’s earliest gems and the course that put him on the map as an iconoclastic genius. Our Bradley S. Klein takes you hole-by-hole.