News for Wednesday, February 6, 2013
TCU, No. 16 in the Golfweek/Sagarin College Rankings, and seventh-ranked UCLA shot 11-under 277 Wednesday at Waikoloa’s Kings Course to hold the first-round lead at the Amer Ari Invitational.
Our Beth Ann Baldry is in New Zealand on assignment and took a trip down the Avon in Christchurch with Anna Nordqvist on Thursday . . .
The Jones Cup is one of the premiere amateur events of the year. It’s also the first. Here are 5 Things we learned as the amateur season kicked off last weekend at Ocean Forest.
Thadd Obecny II of Wheeling, W.Va., has given a verbal commitment to play college golf at Central Florida in 2014.
It might be 13 years later and a different tournament, but the combination of Lee Westwood and his father, John, will be a pro-am pairing to watch this week at Pebble Beach.
True Temper unveils Project X PXv 39, 'sub-40' steel driver shaft
At the PGA Merchandise Show, which concluded Jan. 26, True Temper made a proclamation: “We have the lightest golf shaft that’s ever been introduced. It weighs 39.5 grams at 46 inches raw length.”
Baylor, No. 28 in the Golfweek/Sagarin college women's team rankings, won the Hurricane Invitational on Feb. 5 shooting 31-over 883 to finish four shots ahead of Texas State.
Here are the tee times and pairings for the first three rounds of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am.
Walton Heath Golf Club in Surrey, England, will play host to the 2014 Palmer Cup. The annual Ryder Cup-style competition will be contested between the top collegiate golfers from the United States and Europe on the club’s Old Course on June 26-28.
Grant Hirschman of Collierville, Tenn., gave a verbal commitment to play college golf at Oklahoma.
reports on a survey of PGA pros, who weigh in with their thoughts on bifurcating the rules of golf.
Alex Miceli reports on a survey of PGA pros, who weigh in with their thoughts on bifurcating the rules of golf.
In Southern California, where golf's equipment industry meets the Pacific, another sport holds a mystic sway. Our Martin Kaufmann took to the shores of Carlsbad to observe . . .
Philip Foster, a tour rep for Mitsubishi Rayon, pines for the days of the late 1950s and 1960s, getting some of his fix on the beaches of Southern California.
Phil Mickelson and Dustin Johnson are co-favorites at 8-1 to win this week's AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am.
Phil Mickelson's 28-under total at TPC Scottsdale last week prompted Las Vegas oddsmakers to shave favorite Tiger Woods from a 9-2 favorite to 5-1 to win the Masters and move Mickelson from 15-1 to 12-1.
Steve Stricker committed Tuesday to return to the PGA Tour in two weeks at the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship in Marana, Ariz.
Phil Mickelson is coming off a dominating performance at TPC Scottsdale, and half of our panel believes he'll defend his title at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am this week. Our predictions . . .