News for Thursday, November 21, 2013
Wes Short Jr. remains Champions Tour Q-School leader through 54
Despite a rocky start, Wes Short Jr. remains in the lead at Champions Tour Q-School after three rounds at TPC Scottsdale in Arizona.
Morgan Hoffmann's 65 leads way at Pebble Beach
Morgan Hoffmann had a one-stroke lead on fellow PGA Tour players Chesson Hadley, Ted Potter Jr., Scott Brown and defending champion Tommy Gainey.
LPGA notes: Lydia Ko cards 71 in pro debut at CME Titleholders; Sandra Gal leads; more
Lydia Ko shot 1-under 71 in her pro debut Thursday at the CME Titleholders Championship. Ko, 16, is seven shots back of first-round leader Sandra Gal, who carded a course-record 64.
National Signing Day: 3 questions following the early signing period
With college golf signing day wrapped up, Golfweek staffers Lance Ringler, Cassie Stein and Brentley Romine take a look back on the signing period.
USGA obtains archive of late Sports Illustrated photographer Hy Peskin
The U.S. Golf Association has obtained the rights to 1,700 historical golf images taken by late Sports Illustrated photographer Hy Peskin, it was announced Thursday.
Thomas Johnson (No. 32, 2015) commits to Oklahoma
Thomas Johnson (No. 32, Class of 2015) has committed to Oklahoma.
2013-14 European Tour schedule
Here is the complete schedule for the 2013-14 European Tour season.
LPGA announces 2014 schedule, more tournaments on the slate
The LPGA 2014 schedule, announced Friday, carries good news: The number of tournaments will increase significantly, including those played in the United States, with TV growing even more.
Nike introduces new lines of drivers, irons, fairway woods, hybrids
Nike Golf on Thursday introduced a wide array of clubs that includes drivers, fairway woods, hybrids, irons and wedges, highlighted by the VRS Covert 2.0 line.
Nike's new RZN golf ball line includes 4 models
The new Nike RZN golf balls come in four models: Black and Platinum are four-piece balls, while Red and White are three-piece balls.
Western Amateur raised $150,000 in 2013
The 2013 Western Amateur raised $150,000 for the Evans Scholars Foundation, it was announced Wednesday.
Rookie John Hahn ready for new adventure on European Tour
John Hahn secured his European Tour card for next season last week at the European Tour Qualifying Tournament. Now, the 24-year-old rookie is ready for his global adventure.
Notes: Big business even without Tiger; rankings shuffle; more
The PGA Tour signs two big sponsorship extensions despite the fact Tiger Woods tends to skip those events; Masters invitations are at stake amid shuffles around the top 50 in the world rankings; plus more in senior writer Jim McCabe's weekly notes.
Ian Poulter, Henrik Stenson to host own radio shows on Sirius XM in 2014
Henrik Stenson and Ian Poulter will host their own radio shows on Sirius XM in 2014.
Too early to outline players on bubble for 2016 Olympics
History shows there's too much volatility in the Official World Golf Ranking to say two years ahead of time who will qualify for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
Kevin Streelman, Thomas Bjorn tied for lead at World Cup
Kevin Streelman birdied five of the first six holes on the back nine before bogeying two of the final three to share the first-round lead at golf's World Cup with Thomas Bjorn at 5 under.