News for Wednesday, January 9, 2013


News 2013 January 9


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Russ Cochran, 54, embraces familiarity of Waialae

54-year-old left-hander Russ Cochran, who Monday-qualified for the Sony Open, will be making his first PGA Tour start in nearly four years.

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Notes: Harmon says Johnson best when he 'rips it'

Coach Butch Harmon says he loves it when Dustin Johnson hits driver nearly everywhere. "Best club in his bag," says Tiger Woods' former coach. Johnson agrees, saying he gets in trouble when he tries to "steer it."

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Woods announces first 2 events of 2013

Tiger Woods announced the first two events of his 2013 season on Wednesday with trips to Abu Dhabi and Torrey Pines on the early-season agenda.

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Feng looking to capture first amateur title

Yueer “Cindy” Feng is one of those players who seemingly has been around forever, yet is only 16. Early success tends to prematurely age players.

2013 Japan Golf Tour schedule

A look at the 2013 Japan Golf Tour schedule

2013 Asian Tour schedule

A look at 2013 Asian Tour schedule

2013 Champions Tour schedule

A look at the 2013 Champions Tour schedule

2013 LPGA tour schedule

A look at the 2013 LPGA tour schedule

2013 European Tour schedule

A look at the 2013 European Tour schedule

2013 Tour schedule

A look at the 2013 Tour schedule

2013 PGA Tour schedule

A look at the 2013 PGA Tour schedule.

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Johnson wins with new TaylorMade, Fujikura gear

Toy Box: Dustin Johnson wins with new TaylorMade, Fujikura products

Dustin Johnson debuts new TaylorMade and Fujikura products, while Webb Simpson shows off new Titleist clubs and Bubba Watson adds a Ping G25.

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Snedeker moves to career-best 8th in OWGR

Brandt Snedeker didn’t win the Hyundai Tournament of Champions, but he did reach a new benchmark in his career. Snedeker rose to a career-best eighth in the Official World Golf Ranking after his third-place finish at Kapalua.

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In this issue: Jan. 11, 2013

Inside the Jan. 11, 2013 issue of Golfweek

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Roig will not play for UCLA this spring

Sophomore Kyle Roig has decided not to play for the UCLA women this spring. The former Harder Hall champ will remain on campus as a student and plans to turn professional.

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Fantasy Tip Sheet: Sony Open

Keegan Bradley, Dustin Johnson and Zach Johnson are on the respective radars of our fantasy experts for this week's Sony Open.

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Guan 9 shots back at Australian Master of the Amateurs

Tianlang Guan shot a second-round 76 to fall off the pace at the Australian Master of the Amateurs. The 14-year-old is nine shots back of 36-hole leader Brady Watt, the 16th-ranked player in the R&A World Amateur Golf Ranking.

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Men's spring preview: Big East

Louisville might have one of its deepest squads in head coach Mark Crabtree’s 13 seasons as the Cardinals’ coach. Six players finished the fall with a scoring average in the 73s. Two more posted scoring averages in the 74s.

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Women's spring preview: Big South

As a team, Coastal Carolina has its eyes on taking down conference power Campbell. As individuals, it is trying to win its third consecutive conference individual title.

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Beyond the course: Sandra Gal shows off her painting skills

On Day 8 of Tracy Wilcox's multimedia project going behind the scenes with eight LPGA stars, Sandra Gal shows off her incredible painting skills.

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GW Senior Amateur 2013 - LaQuinta

La Quinta Resort hosts Golfweek's Senior Amateur in April.

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My Year in Golf: Andy Zhang

Andy Zhang played in the U.S. Open, U.S. Amateur and U.S. Junior. He also made appearances in Switzerland, Korea and Australia. Needless to say, the 15-year-old had plenty to reflect on when it came to 2012.