News for Monday, November 18, 2013
Less than 24 hours after its maiden national title, Michigan’s club golf team was suddenly divided by thousands of miles. Four players piled in a car after Sunday’s NCCGA Fall National Championship victory, but four more stayed behind in Myrtle Beach, S.C.
Men's College Golf, California, Michael Kim: Competing at Q-School this week as an amateur
The 2012-13 Haskins award winner Michael Kim is competing in second stage of Web.com Tour Q-School, Nov. 19-22. The California junior will compete as an amateur at Bear Creek Golf Club in Murrieta, Calif.
Brandt Snedeker withdraws from Tiger Woods' World Challenge
Brandt Snedeker has withdrawn from Tiger Woods' Northwestern Mutual World Challenge next month at Sherwood Country Club in Thousand Oaks, Calif., because of an injury.
As a shoulder injury continues to nag Ariya Jutanugarn, the Thai teen has withdrawn from the final stage of LPGA Q-School, according to a family friend. Jutanugarn underwent surgery for the injury in July, but five months later, can only make half swings.
Pirtle (No. 75, 2015) commits to Purdue
Nathan Pirtle of Sullivan, Ind., who is ranked No. 75 by Golfweek for the Class of 2015, has committed to play college golf at Purdue.
AT&T extends title sponsorship of Pebble Beach event through 2024
The PGA Tour announced Monday that AT&T has renewed its title sponsorship of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am through 2024.
Peter Uihelin, Sir Henry Cotton Rookie of the Year: Uihlein becomes the first American to win the award since its inception in 1960
Peter Uihlein has been awarded the Sir Henry Cotton Rookie of the Year award it was announced by the European Tour on Nov. 18.
Inbee Park, Rolex Player of the Year, LPGA: Park became the first South Korean player to win Rolex Player of the Year honors
World No. 1 Inbee Park became the first South Korean player on the LPGA to wrap up Rolex Player of the Year honors on Nov. 17.
USGA, R&A plan joint rules announcement Tuesday
The USGA and the R&A plan a joint announcement regarding the Rules of Golf on Tuesday, Nov. 19, at 8:30 a.m. EST.
Players' musings via Twitter: Travel, workouts, congratulations, more
Here's a sampling of what Pros and other figures in golf posted via their Twitter accounts to start the week.
Adam Scott, Henrik Stenson stay 2-3 in OWGR; Harris English to 54th
Adam Scott and Henrik Stenson, both coming off big victories Sunday, remained Nos. 2 and 3, respectively, in the latest Official World Golf Ranking.
Andrea Lee shines as West wins 3rd straight Winn Junior Cup
Brad Dalke and Austin Connelly each won a pair of matches while Andrea Lee posted three match victories to help the West capture a third straight Winn Junior Cup title with a 19-12 victory last weekend at Rio Secco Golf Club in Henderson, Nev.
Nielsen twins (NR, 2015) commit to Kent State
Kasey Nielsen and Kelly Nielsen, juniors at Kent Roosevelt High School in Kent, Ohio, have verbally committed to attend Kent State University on a golf scholarship.