News for Wednesday, October 2, 2013
Though many modern golf fans might associate Jack Nicklaus with Muirfield Village, his roots in the game actually are about 15 minutes south of here, at Scioto Country Club.
Rude: Format change more important than Day 1 pairings
The six Thursday matchups for the Presidents Cup have been determined. But, for the sake of the International team’s chances and cup growth, the pairings are not as important as the opening-day format itself.
Presidents Cup: Day 1 staff predictions
Here's a look at our staff predictions for Day 1 four-balls at the Presidents Cup, set to begin at 11:45 a.m. EDT at Muirfield Village in Dublin, Ohio.
Babineau: Southern Africa contingent key for Internationals
If captain Nick Price and his International squad are really, truly – and finally – going to get their Charlie Brown-like fortunes reversed, and make this biennial event competitive, then it’s likely a contingent from southern Africa that provides the key to opening the door.
Raul Hernandez has given a verbal commitment to Houston Baptist for the fall of 2014. The Venezuela native resides in League City, Texas.
Here's a list of Tiger Woods’ partners in Ryder and Presidents cups.
Presidents Cup: Tiger Woods' 19th different partner? Matt Kuchar
And for his eighth Presidents Cup, 15th international competition and 69th session team match since 1997, Tiger Woods gets a 19th different partner – Matt Kuchar.
Antigua, golf shirts, golf fashion: Antigua announces its spring 2014 women's collection
Antigua has announced its Spring 2014 women’s golf collection on Wednesday.
Presidents Cup, Keegan Bradley, Jumpman golf shoes: Bradley's new Jumpman golf shoes
Keegan Bradley was supporting a new pair of golf shoes during Wednesday’s practice round at the Presidents Cup: Nike Jumpman golf shoes.
PGA Tour players can be harsh when grading themselves
Despite winning the PGA Championship, Jason Dufner gives himself a B-plus for a season-long grade. He is just one of many who are self-critical despite plenty of success.
U.S. players showing prowess in Euro Q-School
Chalk it up to a combination of reasons – the new landscape for PGA Tour Q-School or impressive success enjoyed by Peter Uihlein and Brooks Koepka – but leaderboards throughout Europe have a distinctive red, white and blue feel to them this fall.
Notes: Clearly No. 1, Tiger Woods still struggled in final rounds
Tiger Woods had a 71.13 scoring average in the final rounds this year, the third-worst of his career -- yet he still won five times, showing he clearly belongs as No. 1 in the world, but has room for improvement.
Presidents Cup: Day 1 pairings and matches
International captain Nick Price and U.S. captain Fred Couples announced their Day 1 four-ball pairings at the Presidents Cup early Wednesday afternoon.
College Men's Golf, Army Men's Golf, Government shutdown: ll scheduled college competitions at Army, Navy and Air Force are suspended until further notice
Due to the government shutdown, all scheduled college competitions at Army, Navy and Air Force are suspended until further notice.
Men's College Golf, Men's Midweek Report: New Mexico sweep at the William H. Tucker Intercollegiate
Welcome to Golfweek’s Men's Midweek Report. We wanted to use this hump day to update you on all the latest men's college news.
USC, Windy City, Annie Park, Women's Midweek Report: USC uses depth at Windy City
Welcome to Golfweek’s Women’s Midweek Report. We wanted to use this hump day to update you on all the latest women’s college news and give you a quick glance at what to look ahead to this weekend.
SPECIAL EDITION: Presidents Cup Preview
From player-by-player capsules to Bradley S. Klein's breakdown of Muirfield to Jeff Rude's take on the Internationals to our very own Forecaddie, we offer up this extensive and easy-to-read preview of the Presidents Cup.
Clemson freshman Ashlan Ramsey joins the Golfweek.com staff as a player blogger for the 2013-14 college golf season.
It started as a normal Google+ Hangout with Matt Kuchar Tuesday at the Presidents Cup, but then Jason Dufner showed up.
USGA, "While We're Young", Pace Of Play: USGA announced that it is introducing a series of educational tools for pace of play
Pace of play has been a long standing issue at every level of golf. The USGA announced that it is introducing a series of educational tools designed to educate the golfing community on the factors that influence the time it takes to play the game.
Tom Clancy, 66, likens writing novels to learning golf
Author Tom Clancy died in Baltimore on Wednesday at the age of 66, once likening writing novels to the art of learning to play golf.
Presidents Cup can do without the comparisons
The Presidents Cup is a lot like The Players Championship. No one really talks about it until it's time to play. And too much time is spent comparing it with something it will never be instead of enjoying it for what it is.