News for Thursday, January 3, 2013
RocketBallz fairway woods and Rescues gained so much popularity in 2012 - their first year of existence - that TaylorMade decided to make Rocketballz Stage 2 its one and only line of fairway woods and Rescues for 2013.
Steve Stricker, a soon-to-be 46 year-old, says he has done almost all he set out to accomplish in the world of golf and his focus going forward is to spend more time with his family and give back to the community of Madison, Wis.
Jaime Ortiz-Patino, who landed the Ryder Cup for continental Europe in 1997 at his Valderrama course in Spain, died Jan. 3 in a hospital in Marbella, according to the European Tour.
"He's a Ryder Cup hero. That defines who he is." Ian Poulter appreciates that notion, but feels that many ignore his success outside the biennial event.
Ryder Cup star Ian Poulter was questioned about Tom Watson as the next U.S. captain: “You're lining me up there to be absolutely crucified. I wasn't expecting it. So I guess it's a little surprise . . .”
Latanna Stone has grown 2 1/2 inches since her historic appearance in the U.S. Women's Amateur. Now 11 and playing the Harder Hall, Stone has her sights set on something bigger: the U.S. Women's Open.
TaylorMade's encore to a highly successful 2012? New adjustability, new graphics, new shafts options and new names. Say hello to R1 and RocketBallz Stage 2.
Chris Williams, the top-ranked amateur in the WAGR, has had an interesting few months: Playing golf in Florida for the first time and battling mono since his trip to Turkey for the World Amateur Team.
Maria Olivero is the oldest player in the Copa de las Americas field at 39, but the Argentina native is holding her own despite limited practice time due to being a wife and mother of two.
Bubba Watson, the 2012 Masters champion, has joined Oakley, Inc. to wear it's performance golf apparel in 2013, the company announced in a press release on Thursday.
The 2013 PGA Tour season is set to kick off Friday at the Hyundai Tournament of Champions, and our crew of fantasy experts lines up Scott Piercy as one of the early favorites in Kapalua, Hawaii.
Hyundai executive: “The way that golf has changed, how many times they need to play . . . there’s not much we can do about that. But there’s a lot we like about this, and the field still is awfully good. So we don’t have any concerns."
Our Tracy Wilcox spent time with eight LPGA stars off the course, including today's installment with Paula Creamer, who shows off her puppy, Studley.
Carl Pettersson thinks the PGA Tour players who use belly or long putters are in this fight by themselves. "If they didn't use a short putter, why would they care?"
The East Tennessee State Buccaneers haven’t been at the top of the Atlantic Sun conference since 2008, but if this fall was any indication, 2013 might be their season.
Men's college golf spring preview: When the time comes for the Atlantic 10 Conference Championship in April, Charlotte will be the team to beat - again.