News for Monday, February 18, 2013


News 2013 February 18


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Sources: Player Advisory Council opposes ban

Opposition to the proposed ban on the anchored stroke surfaced Monday night in two key meetings on the PGA Tour.

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Hulwick makes quick move for Denver dream job

Lindsay Hulwick hasn’t yet passed the one-week mark as a head coach. Still, she’s already bonded with her team.

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Familiarity helps MSU contend at Central District

It was a familiar kind of day at River Wilderness Golf Club for Michigan State. The host team has been coming south in early spring to host the event for the past 14 seasons, which is nearly as long as head coach Stacy Slobodnik-Stoll has had the program.

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Shaft Month: Nunchuk touts "one-size-fits-all" shaft

When it comes to shafts, Nunchuk's Bryan Nicholson advocates one weight and one flex for all golfers, regardless of their age, strength, swing speed or ability. It may seem like a radical concept, but Nunchuk has its supporters, including a prominent long-drive champion.

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Dalke outlasts Scheffler, Kim for HP Boys title

Brad Dalke made par on the final hole to edge Scott Scheffler and Peter Kim by a shot and capture the HP Boys Championship on Monday.

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McCabe: Gallacher, Poulter on different golf spectrums

No tournament starts with a bigger bang than this week’s WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship, because 32 of the 64 players will be packing their bags Wednesday afternoon. Take a closer look at Stephen Gallacher, who will be playing Ian Poulter in the first round.

Vossler, 84, watched his golf vision grow in desert

Ernie Vossler, one of the co-founders of PGA West and a man who possessed a grand vision for golf courses surrounded by residential communities, died Feb. 16 at his home in La Quinta, Calif.

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U.S. Open: Amateur Pan plays through the pain

As Washington sophomore Cheng-Tsung Pan plays through the pain after his father's death in February of 2010, Pan is now playing the game he loves all over the world. With the amount of success he has had, its in great part due to his father's teachings.

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Alabama, Oklahoma share Puerto Rico Classic lead

No. 5 Alabama and No. 42 Oklahoma are tied at the top of the leaderboard after the second round of the Puerto Rico Classic in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico, on Monday.

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Q&A: John Solheim, chairman & CEO of Ping

Golfweek's Adam Schupak sits down with the patriarch of Ping, John Solheim, who shares his thoughts on a wide range of topics, from the Solheim Cup to the proposed anchoring ban.

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Match Play: Matchups we'd love to see at Dove Mountain

The WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship gets underway Wednesday. The best part of the tournament is the potential matchups it can create. Here are ones that our Sean Martin would like to see . . .

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Play the Match Play Challenge and win big!!!

You can win Oakley gear, the brand-new EA Sports Tiger Woods PGA Tour '14, a grill from Big Green Egg, grips from Golf Pride and a putter from SeeMore Putters by playing our FREE Match Play Challenge!