News for Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Mary Jane Hiestand walked off the 18th green at the Country Club of Orlando grumbling about her 80. But, the 54-year-old Florida alumna qualified on the number, snatching the last spot out of steamy central Florida.
Dave Thomas, a Welshman who played on four British Ryder Cup teams before designing more than 100 courses, died Aug. 27 at his home in Spain, according to the European Tour. He was 79.
Gary Christian, PGA Tour: Due to a knee injury his season has come to an end early; looks for an April return.
Gary Christian was looking forward to some time off from golf after a disappointing year, just not like this. His season came to a premature end in late July when he made an awkward step and injured his right knee and required surgery.
Martin Kaymer goes back in time, seeking top form for FedEx
Martin Kaymer is a major championship winner (2010 PGA) who delivered a Ryder Cup-clinching putt last fall -- yet 90th is where he stands in FedEx Cup points.
Rickie Fowler plays detective in new Farmers Insurance videos
Rickie Fowler stars as Dick Fowler, P.I. in two new ad campaigns for Farmers Insurance.
Tiger Woods' website lists Deutsche Bank on his schedule
The leader in FedEx Cup points this season on the PGA Tour, Tiger Woods fought back pain and spasms during last weeks' playoff opener. But all indications are that he will play this week at TPC Boston.
Florida Southern seeks same strength, higher finish
Florida Southern comes back with three of its five performers, including Tim Crouch, who won the individual national championship last season.
Bobby Jones, 2014 Spring Collection: The XH2O performance knit polos for the 2014 spring collection have been revealed.
Bobby Jones, celebrating its 25-year anniversary of the apparel brand in 2014, revealed its spring 2014 collection of performance knit polos, the XH2O.
Chip Lutz prevails on day one at Canadian Senior Amateur
Chip Lutz prevailed on day one of the Canadian Men’s Senior Amateur Championship after posting an opening round of 4-under par 67.
Closing stretches of golf's majors offer differing looks, strategies
The venues for golf's majors in 2013 – Augusta National, Merion, Muirfield and Oak Hill – offered stretches of closing holes that differed, being extraordinarily tough or offering a challenge but with a chance to score.
Notes: Adam Scott upholds playoff trend; Tiger Woods' floor; more
To get hung up on the word 'playoffs' is to overlook the heart of the FedEx Cup: getting the best players teeing it up at a time of year that traditionally was quiet. Turns out, they tend to win, too.
Women's college golf preview, Oklahoma State: A look at No. 7 Oklahoma State before fall women's college golf season
We are counting down the top 30 women's teams heading into the fall college season. Today's story: No. 7 Oklahoma State.
Men's college golf preview, Washington: A look at No. 7 Washington before fall men's college golf season
We are counting down the top 30 men's teams heading into the fall college season. Today's story: No. 7 Washington.
Aaron Baddeley quickly finds playoff-exit perspective
Being polite, professional, and the consummate stand-up guy gets you a lot of admiration, but no FedEx Cup points. Thus is Aaron Baddeley done for the 2013 PGA Tour season.
Deutsche Bank tourney stresses 'Boston Strong,' One Fund
Folks at the Deutsche Bank Championship want to make sure “Boston Strong” resonates even louder and that the One Fund Boston grows richer.