News for Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Deal extends Sony Open sponsorship on PGA Tour through 2018
Extending a sponsorship agreement that began in 1999 and is one of the PGA Tour's longest running, the deal takes effect after the 2014 Sony Open to be held Jan. 9-12 at Waialae Country Club in Honolulu.
Closing birdies put Wes Short Jr. in front at Champions Tour Q-School
Wes Short Jr. leads Doug Garwood and Bill Glasson by a shot through the second round of the Champions Tour's Q-School.
NGA Tour partners with Great Lakes Tour
The NGA Tour said the Ontario-based Great Lakes Tour will be rebranded and offer points leaders status on the NGA Tour Pro Series.
Jason Bohn pleased with unusual early-season success
Jason Bohn is excited about his strong start to the 2013-14 PGA Tour season, having found an unusually productive early pace.
PGA Tour pros adjust to grind of new 2013-14 schedule
As the PGA Tour takes a 44-day break from official rounds, early returns on the new wraparound schedule are mixed – as are opinions on the USGA and R&A's changes in rules decisions.
On eve of pro debut, teen Lydia Ko holds steady
Not much has changed for Lydia Ko the LPGA pro, who went through media interviews Wednesday before her CME Group Titleholders debut and thought of her potential long-term place in the game.
Adam Scott, Matt Kuchar top players in World Cup
World Cup host Australia will feature reigning Masters champion Adam Scott, while Matt Kuchar will strive to win again as he helped the U.S. do in 2011. Here are capsules of top teams and a complete field list:
NCAA Regional Championship 2015, Notre Dame: Set to host the fourth and final Regional at Warren Golf Course
The NCAA Division I Women’s Golf Committee announced on Nov. 20 that the committee has selected the University of Notre Dame to host the 2015 South Bend, Ind., Regional at Warren Golf Course, May 7-9, 2015.
4 share lead at Champions Tour Q-School
Wes Short, Jr., Jeff Freeman, Doug Garwood and Bill Glasson all carded 7-under 64s to share the first-round lead at the Champions Tour national qualifying tournament at TPC Scottsdale.