News for Tuesday, July 30, 2013
Seth Reeves, Sam Smith and Cameron Wilson all fired 7-under 65s – one off the course record at The Alotian Club – to take the lead at the Western Amateur on Tuesday.
Chris Armstrong, Hunter Mahan's representative, did his best to allow Hunter Mahan have a private moment with his wife despite the cameras rolling at the RBC Canadian Open last Saturday.
Junior PGA Championship, Brad Dalke: Bogey-free 6-under 65 in the first round at Trump National GC.
Sam Stevens of Wichita, Kan., was in with a 5-under 66, only to be outdone by the fourth-ranked junior in the Golfweek Rankings, Brad Dalke. Dalke of Hobart, Okla., fired a bogey-free 6-under 65 in the first round of the Junior PGA Championship at Trump National Golf Club.
Phil Mickelson lugs Claret Jug along to Bridgestone
Phil Mickelson brought the Claret Jug with him to this weeks WGC-Bridgestone Invitational, and intends to do so again for the PGA Championship: 'It's not like I'm going to leave it.'
In this issue: Aug. 2, 2013
Inside the Aug. 2, 2013 issue of Golfweek:
WGC-Bridgestone tee times: Tiger Woods draws Hideki Matsuyama for first round
Tiger Woods has drawn an early tee time for the first round of the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational. Woods will play beside Japanese teen Hideki Matsuyama at Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio.
Short shots: Club switches, gear for 59s, more
A Canadian changed putters for his homeland's open; a driver has won over two converts; some recent 59 shooters have some common equipment; and more in our Toy Box short shots.
Brandt Snedeker wields two TaylorMade drivers
At the RBC Canadian Open, Brandt Snedeker used the new TaylorMade SLDR driver for three rounds and finished off the victory with his old standby, a TaylorMade Burner SuperFast.
Gabriella Then carries TaylorMade in U.S. Girls' Junior win
Gabriella Then, who captured the U.S. Girls’ Junior on July 27 at Sycamore Hills Golf Club in Fort Wayne, Ind., used several TaylorMade clubs in her victory.
Web.com Tour, Mylan Classic: Top collegians/All-Americans to play at Southpointe Golf Club in Canonsberg, Pa.
The Web.com Tour’s Mylan Classic will boast some of the nation’s top collegiate players this week at Southpointe Golf Club in Canonsburg, Pa. Five first-team All-Americans, three second-team All-Americans, the Division II Player of the Year and two 2011 Walker Cup Team USA members are in the field.
Women's British Open, Paula Creamer, Inbee Park: Paula Creamer remains poised, polished in pursuit of Women's British
Paula Creamer, one of the most prominent faces for American women's golf, wants to be the one to stand in the way of Inbee Park's fourth consecutive major victory.
Srixon updates Z-Star and Z-Star XV golf balls
Srixon's updated premium golf balls get a new dimple pattern and outer coating, along with an improved core.
Brinson Paolini, Challenge Tour: Like young Americans, Paolini has success early in professional career in Europe.
Brinson Paolini has done what most young Americans have been doing for the last few years: Going to play on the Challenge Tour. He follows the footsteps of Brooks Koepka and Peter Uilhein to go play and earn a tour card in Europe.
Samantha Wagner, Junior PGA Championship: Wagner leads after competitive course-record 4-under 67 at Trump National.
Samantha Wagner of Windermere, Fla., leads the girls division at the Junior PGA Championship at Trump National Golf Club. Wagner shot a 4-under 67 on Tuesday on the Championship Tournament Course.
Inbee Park chases a first at grand cathedral of golf, St. Andrews
Inbee Park is chasing down the game’s biggest carrot – the elusive Grand Slam. She comes to golf’s greatest cathedral, St. Andrews, with the chance to do something that’s never been done.
College women likely to adopt match play at NCAA Championship
It has been seven years since conversations began about introducing match play at the men’s NCAA Championship. For the women, that should have been the first sign that this might be something coaches should prepare for – or at the very least, think about.
Inbee Park draws early Thursday tee time at Women's British
Inbee Park -- 3-for-3 in majors this season -- renews her quest for a Grand Slam season when she tees off early Thursday morning at St. Andrews. See complete tee times and groupings here.
Brooks Koepka and Peter Uihlein were added to the 2013 PGA Championship field on Monday.
Bulldog's Blog: Coast to Ko, old links courses thrive
From Royal Lytham to Prestwick to St. Andrews' Old Course, there is plenty to see in the British Isles between the Senior and Women's opens; including a chance encounter with a young up-and-comer prepping for the latter.