News for Wednesday, March 6, 2013


News 2013 March 6


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Price, Els rejected on Presidents Cup changes

Seeking a Presidents Cup format similar to the one used in Ryder Cup while citing differences in the world golf rankings, Nick Price and Ernie Els are among those who see their case rejected.

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Men's Midweek Report: Cal rolls to 7th victory

Welcome to Golfweek’s Midweek Report. We wanted to use this hump day to update you on all the latest college news and give you a quick glance at what to look ahead to this weekend.

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Toy Box: Thompson tames challenges with Ping

Michael Thompson used 13 Ping clubs en route to capturing the Honda Classic, his first career PGA Tour victory.

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Rude: Woods playing well since last year's WD

Tiger Woods has won four PGA Tour starts since he withdrew from last year's WGC-Cadillac Championship at Doral, citing leg pain. It's a winning percentage rivaling that of his career peak.

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For Roberts’ new show, storytelling is ‘In Play’

Ever since the great essayist Jack Whitaker retired, there has been no one to fill that yawning void. Jimmy Roberts will attempt to do so with his new monthly series "In Play."

Ever since the great essayist Jack Whitaker retired after a long career with CBS and ABC, there has been no obvious candidate to fill the yawning void he left behind. Jimmy Roberts will attempt to do so with his new monthly series "In Play."

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Kim, Widegren lead updated Palmer Cup Rankings

Here are the updated Palmer Cup Rankings as of March 6. The top six golfers in the new ranking at season's end from both the United States and Europe shall be among the 10 in the selection for each team.

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5 Things: McIlroy, Woods find different agendas

Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods and Geoff Ogilvy have differing priorities this week at Doral during the WGC-Cadillac Championship.

South African earns first trip to British Open

South Africa’s Justin Harding is one of three players who will be making their debuts in The Open Championship at Muirfield.

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Women's Midweek Report: USC, Stanford roll

The Bruin Wave Invitational makes two consecutive victories for the Trojans, while the Juli Inkster Spartan Invitational is the third consecutive for the Cardinal.

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Watson: Still bouncing back from illness

Bubba Watson says he's repairing his swing while still trying to regain weight and energy after an illness earlier this year.

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No excuse: McIlroy apologizes for WD at Honda

Apologies and regrets offered, Rory McIlroy would like to leave his role as a soap opera actor and return to his position as the world’s top-ranked golfer.

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McIlroy: 'I'm 23 years old. I'm still learning.'

What did Rory McIlroy have to say in his midweek press conference at the WGC-Cadillac Championship? See what he said Wednesday at Trump Doral: