News for Tuesday, January 29, 2013


News 2013 January 29


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Vegas installs Woods as 9-2 favorite at Masters

Tiger Woods has been installed as the favorite to win the PGA Tour's first major championship of the 2013 season.

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Dufner enters Phoenix as 12-1 pick by oddsmakers

Jason Dufner, a 12-1 favorite with Las Vegas oddsmakers, has contended in the past two Waste Management Phoenix Opens at TPC at Scottsdale, finishing tied for eighth last year after a runner-up showing in 2011.

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New Mexico ends Cal's perfect season in Arizona

New Mexico opened the season with a victory at the Arizona Intercollegiate, shooting 8-under 844. It halts Cal's perfect season as the Bears finished third, behind TCU.

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HTBR: Tiger's next hurdle? Major weekends

Tiger Woods shows he can win big on Tour again. His next hurdle: weekends at the majors

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Men's spring preview: Ohio Valley Conference

Austin Peay's Anthony Bradley might have won the Ohio Valley individual title in 2012, but he has had a sour taste in his mouth ever since.

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Toy Box: Tiger uses Nike gear for record win

Tiger Woods picked up his eighth victory at Torrey Pines, with a four-shot triumph at the Farmers Insurance Open. He did it with an all-Nike bag.

2013 College spring competition schedule

A look at the Golfweek-ranked college men's and women's events for the 2013 spring season.

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Hossler will not play this spring for the Longhorns

Beau Hossler, who recently enrolled at Texas, will not play for the Longhorns this spring. Hossler will go to class and work out with the team until the fall season starts.

Scottish amateur golfer Green, 80, dies

Scottish golf has lost a true legend with the death of Charlie Green, who has died of cancer at age 80. Green arguably was the best amateur ever to come out of the Home of Golf.

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Player of the week: Jorge Garcia

Jorge Garcia won the AJGA Puerto Rico Junior Open in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico on Jan. 21 at Trump International Golf Club by seven shots.

Player of the week: Bethany Wu

Bethany Wu won the 2013 AJGA Annika Invitational on Jan. 21 at Reunion Resort – Watson course.

Amateur Cameron Smith shares lead at IFQ Australasia

Amateur Cameron Smith is tied for the lead with Stephen Dartnall after the first round of International Final Qualifying at Kingston Heath Golf Club in Melbourne for The Open Championship in 2013.

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Legends will play pro-am to aid Quigley family

Notebook: Forget your four majors, the Players Championship, and all the numbers-crunching gurus who will try and sell you “strength-of-field” data. We have come across what we think will be the most impressive gathering of 2013.