News for Tuesday, November 5, 2013
Brandt Snedeker withdrew from the Australian PGA Championship earlier this week is a result of a bruised tibia and a strained ACL in his left knee.
With its national championship-winning fivesome back in place for the final tournament of the fall, USC took its winning streak to seven events on Tuesday. The Trojans edged UCLA by one shot to win the Pac-12 Preview.
labama closed the door on a flawless fall season Tuesday with a fourth and final victory at the Gifford Collegiate. With that title, the Tide take their winning streak to 10 events, dating back to the Schenkel Invitational in March.
South Carolina extended its second-round lead at the Wendy’s Kiawah Classic on Tuesday to win the event by 22 shots. It’s the second consecutive victory for the Gamecocks.
James Mishoe IV has given a verbal commitment to play college golf for North Carolina-Greensboro. Mishoe, of Cary, N.C., also visited North Carolina, UNC-Charlotte, Virginia, Virginia Tech, Elon and South Carolina.
Mai Dechathipat has given a verbal commitment to play golf at Auburn beginning in 2015. Dechathipat also considered Duke and Florida, among other schools.
Tee times, pairings: McGladrey Classic, Rounds 1-2
Here are the complete tee times and pairings for the first two rounds of the McGladrey Classic at Sea Island Golf Club's Seaside Course in St. Simons Island, Ga. (all times local):
Callaway Apex Pro irons produce height, distance from rough
Callaway Golf’s new Apex Pro iron, available Jan. 17, is a thought-provoking iron that surely will generate plenty of discussion among skilled golfers.
Tardy won the Golfweek Junior Invitational on Nov. 3 by two shots. Her first-round 3-under 69 at Shingle Creek gave her a three-shot cushion entering the final round.
One of TaylorMade’s goals is to convert golfers – touring pros and amateurs – to higher lofts with the SLDR driver. The most recent example: Dustin Johnson won the WGC-HSBC Champions with a 10.5-degree SLDR driver.
Lindsey Vonn: Tiger Woods is "dorky-goofy"
In an interview with Katie Couric, Lindsey Vonn talked about her relationship with Tiger Woods, calling the golfer competitive, laid-back and dorky-goofy.
Alabama's Emma Talley chronicles the Crimson Tide's final tournament of the fall and first victory of the season.
Tiger Woods hits golf ball across two continents on Bosphorus Bridge in Istanbul
Tiger Woods hit balls across two continents on Tuesday in Istanbul as part of a promotional event leading up to this week's Turkish Airlines Open.
Davis Love III talks PGA Tour plans, McGladrey in Google Hangout
Davis Love III sat down with PGATour.com for a Google+ Hangout before he plays in his host event, the McGladrey Classic.
Tiger Woods paired with Justin Rose, Henrik Stenson for Round 1 in Turkey
Tiger Woods will make his first start since the Presidents Cup when he tees it up at the European Tour's Turkish Airlines Open, which begins Thursday at The Montgomerie Maxx Royal in Antalya, Turkey.
Phil Mickelson to open '14 with Abu Dhabi, not Humana Challenge
Phil Mickelson will begin 2014 by playing in the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship instead of the Humana Challenge.