News for Wednesday, May 8, 2013


News 2013 May 8


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Singh, 'angry and hurt,' suing PGA Tour

In the aftermath of the deer-antler spray controversy, Vijay Singh has filed suit against the PGA Tour, alleging the Tour subjected him to "public humiliation and ridicule for months."

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Golfweek’s Best: Municipal Courses (2013)

Bethpage Black leads the way again.

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A. Jutanugarn gets sponsor exemption into Mobile Bay

Ariya Jutanugarn has secured another sponsor exemption on the LPGA tour. Jutanugarn, the 17-year-old who is leading the LET”s Order of Merit, will play the Mobile Bay LPGA Classic in Mobile, Ala., May 16-19.

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In this issue: May 10, 2013

Inside the May 10, 2013 issue of Golfweek

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Tubert leads eager Razorbacks into postseason

Arkansas is the No. 2 seed in a solid NCAA East Regional field. Junior Emily Tubert, noting the depth of this year’s team, expects to battle at the top of this year’s leaderboard against top-seeded Alabama, the 2012 NCAA champion.

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McDowell succeeds by accepting his own game

Graeme McDowell went nearly two years in between wins on the PGA Tour, making it back to the winner's circle behind accepting the way he needs to play the game and learning how to deal with his fame.

Stacy resigns after 4 seasons leading Michigan women

Cheryl Stacy has announced she will resign as head coach of the Michigan women’s golf team. Stacy is at the end of her fourth season as head coach of the Wolverines, which came after four seasons as an assistant coach.

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Detroit enters postseason with nine season victories

Detroit enters the NCAA Central Regional searching for its 10th victory this season. The Titans are coming off a win at the Horizon League Championship.

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Despite addition of green jacket, Scott sticks to plan

Nearly a month removed from his Masters victory, Adam Scott has managed as gentle a re-entry into the PGA Tour atmosphere as possible.

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Balicki: A long, hot Walker Cup summer

In Walker Cup summers, there’s a lot more grinding, a lot more tension. Every drive, every putt, every shot could mean the difference between being selected to represent your country and being left out.

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Hogan finalists: Brun, Kim, Williams

TCU sophomore Julien Brun, California sophomore Michael Kim and Washington senior Chris Williams are the finalists for the 2013 Ben Hogan Award to be presented May 20.

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Ringler: Regional focus is on the middle of the pack

Women's regional play begins May 9, and Lance Ringler offers some random thoughts to take into the postseason.

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Women's D-II finals feature 4-time defending champ

Nova Southeastern didn't win a Super Regional but still has a shot at NCAA history – a fifth consecutive national title – at next week’s NCAA Division II Women’s Championship in Daytona Beach, Fla.

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Fantasy Tip Sheet: The Players Championship

Luke Donald is the most popular pick, mostly due to his short-game prowess. Lee Westwood and Phil Mickelson also register as favorites at this week's Players Championship.

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WGF: Grow participation to 30 million by '17

In a Q&A with Golfweek's Adam Schupak, Steve Mona, executive director of the World Golf Foundation, outlines the industry's five-year plan to grow participation to 30 million by 2017.