News for Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Building off its Trusty Rusty wedge heritage, Cobra Golf aims to become a bigger player in the category with an extensive line of Tour Trusty clubs.
Questions about the latest golf gear and gadgets? Our senior equipment writer David Dusek has answers.
It's easy to get a sense of why the great players tread carefully with their schedules - so many great tournaments, so little time. Plus: Players on courses they love and courses they don't, and more in this week's notes.
For Oklahoma's Ryan Hybl, Illinois’ Mike Small and Oregon’s Casey Martin, advancing past their respective local qualifying stages for the 2013 U.S. Open is merely an afterthought compared to moving toward an NCAA Championship.
Heralded and beloved as Merion is, it's becoming quite obvious that the majority of players know very little about the course. Graeme McDowell recently looked back at a preview round he played there.
As Casey Wittenberg's swing coach, Adam Schriber chose to get some work done up close and personal. He caddied for him at The Players Championship.
Tiger Woods didn’t need his driver much at The Players, but to better tackle a tight TPC Sawgrass course, he switched to a heavier driver shaft for greater accuracy.
As his college career at Cal draws to a close, Max Homa continues to play in memory of a close childhood friend. Homa's devotion to that memory makes him a strong "spiritual leader" for the Golden Bears.
Marisa Messana of Plantation, Fla., has given a verbal commitment to play college golf at Clemson when the Tigers' women's program debuts in 2014.
The World Anti-Doping Agency has raised the threshold for a positive marijuana test, significantly reducing the likelihood of detection for athletes who use the drug. What this might mean for the PGA Tour is uncertain.
Greg Robertson has been named head women’s golf coach at Kent State. Robertson becomes the second head coach in program history, replacing Mike Morrow, who started the program in 1997.
The LPGA will return to Prattville, Ala., in 2014 after a one-year hiatus, the tour announced Tuesday.
Royal Liverpool Golf Club, Hoylake has been named the site of the 2019 Walker Cup.
The Golf Coaches Association of America announced NJCAA Division I PING All-America and All-District teams Monday.
Girls First-Round Pairings
Boys First-Round Pairings
The collaboration between five-time PGA Tour winner Matt Kuchar and putter maker Bob Bettinardi yields two models.
The Prairie Club, which reopens for the 2013 season on May 16, has cut its early-week stay-and-play rates 20 percent.
Denny Glass, who has been tournament chairman for the Northeast Amateur in Rumford, R.I., since 1994, announced his retirement from that post last week. But his impact will be felt for years.