News for Monday, May 13, 2013


News 2013 May 13


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Looking back: Tiger’s U.S. Am win at TPC Sawgrass

With his victory at the 2013 Players Championship, Tiger Woods has now won three times at TPC Sawgrass, adding to his victories at the 2001 Players and 1994 U.S. Amateur. Let's now take a trip down memory lane to 19 years ago and look back at Tiger's first win on Pete Dye's legendary track.

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U.S. rounds played drop 23 percent in March

Poor weather conditions in regions stretching from America's Heartland to the Mid-Atlantic contributed to rounds played in the U.S. falling 23 percent in March, according to an industry report.

Virginia Tech to add women's team for fall 2015

Virginia Tech will add women’s golf to its list of intercollegiate athletics beginning in the fall of 2015.

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Winner's Circle: May 6-12, 2013

Take a look at Tiger Woods' bag from The Players Championship.

Player of the week: Yuanru Yin

Yuanru Yin shot 72-66 to win the girls 13-15 division at Quail Ridge Country Club on May 12.

Player of the week: Tyler Strafaci

Tyler Strafaci won the Florida Junior Tour tournament at Quail Ridge Country Club’s South course on May 12.

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Player of the week: Ally McDonald, Mississippi State

The sophomore tied the best round of her college career with a final-round 68 that helped the Bulldogs cement their place inside the top 8 at the NCAA Central Regional.

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Team of the week: Wisconsin

The Badgers entered the NCAA Central Regional with the No. 20 seed and advanced to the national championship for the first time since 2003.

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Harwell, Pool claim Carlton Woods titles

The low round of the final day and a playoff lifted Colby Harwell to victory at the Carlton Woods Invitational, while Doug Pool won the senior division in another playoff.

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Regional recap: Predictable winners, surprising end

There was little surprise at the top of the three NCAA regional leaderboards on May 11. Top-ranked USC won its ninth regional title, Duke notched its eighth – and first since 2007 – and Alabama, the defending national champion, easily won by eight shots.