News for Thursday, December 12, 2013
Justin Shin cards 64, grabs 1st-round lead at Q-School
Justin Shin shot an 8-under 64 to take he first-round lead Thursday at Web.com Tour Q-School at PGA West in La Quinta, Calif.
Father/Son Challenge maintains its allure after 16 years
The PNC Father/Son Challenge is set for its 16th edition this weekend at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club in Orlando, Fla., and the event has lost none of its allure.
Golf coaches bet on a sure thing in Vegas: Televised NCAAs
Nearly every conversation at the recent college golf coaches conventions at Planet Hollywood concerned the future of the NCAA Championships and TV.
2014 PGA Tour Canada schedule to include 12 events
Twelve events will make up the 2014 PGA Tour Canada schedule, which was announced Thursday.
Captain of her ship: Karrie Webb prides herself on personal life
Karrie Webb, who has navigated a no-wake zone of privacy, charts her legacy in the game with an excursion into more-open waters.
Lydia Ko, 16, signs with IMG Worldwide for management
Days removed from her fifth professional victory, 16-year-old Lydia Ko has signed with IMG Worldwide for management.
NCAA chooses Div. II, III championship sites
The NCAA announced site selections for its championships for 2014-18. Here are the regional and championships sites awarded for Division II and III golf.
Golfweek's Best: Casino Courses, 2013
Nevada's Shadow Creek holds onto the top spot in the 2013 Golfweek's Best Casino Courses, with Fallen Oak and We-Ko-Pa rounding out the top three.
Alex Cejka shoots 64 to take 1st-round lead in Thailand
Four-time European Tour champion Alex Cejka of Germany upstaged a star-filled field with an 8-under 64 Thursday to take a one-shot lead after the first round of the Thailand Golf Championship.
Rain pushes Round 1 into Friday at Nelson Mandela; Daniel Brooks leads
Players will need a third day to complete the first round at the Nelson Mandela Championship after rain again disrupted the European Tour event's schedule.
Tee times: PNC Father/Son Challenge, Round 1
Here are the first-round tee times and pairings for the PNC Father/Son Challenge, which begins Saturday at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Club in Orlando, Fla.
FootJoy: Introduces the DryJoys Casual as part of the DryJoys spikeless golf shoe line
FootJoy introduced a new performance spikless golf shoe on Dec. 11 – the DryJoys Casual. Part of the DryJoy family footwear line, the Casual shoes feature a soft, waterproof leather and lightweight TPU traction element for traction on and off the course.
Notes: When Woods beat Norman; G-Mac's break; more
Greg Norman says his fearlessness would have enabled him to beat Tiger Woods, but a Presidents Cup match didn't go his way; Graeme McDowell plans an offseason break; plus more in news and notes from pro golf.
Majors' invites in sight as year-end rankings approach
Finishing within the top 50 of the Official World Golf Ranking brings with it exemptions into the Masters, U.S. Open, and Open Championship -- and there's a bubble as the year closes out.
PGA Tour stars' favorite holiday gifts weren't always about golf
Ping-pong paddles to video games to skis, golf's stars easily remember the gifts that lit up their eyes at Christmas when they were younger.
Nelson Mandela Championship radiates nation's loss
Nelson Mandela’s connection to sports was more with World Cup rugby and World Cup soccer, yet he appreciated golf and South Africa’s rich history in the game – and golfers have taken note.
Pro notes recap: Mourning Mandela; G-Mac's break; more
Golfers feel the somberness of South Africa during the Nelson Mandela Championship; Graeme McDowell plans an offseason break; majors' OWGR-based invites are in sight; plus more.