News for Wednesday, October 30, 2013


News 2013 October 30


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Trump applauds setback for Scottish wind farm

Trump applauds setback for wind farm near his Scottish course

U.S. real-estate mogul Donald Trump is one step closer to winning a legal tussle with the Scottish government over the development of a wind farm off the North Sea coast.

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Chamblee attempts to clear air in Woods dustup

Brandel Chamblee attempts to clear air in Tiger Woods dustup

Before making a rare appearance on Golf Channel’s “Golf Central,” analyst Brandel Chamblee told Golfweek, “This back-and-forth needs to stop,” in regard to Tiger Woods.

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Tour Edge Exotics XCG7 irons

Tour Edge Exotics XCG7 irons employ enhanced weighting

An enhanced weighting system and thin face are designed to make the Tour Edge Exotics XCG7 irons perform better.

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Golfweek equipment chat wrap: Oct. 30

Chat wrap: Golfweek's David Dusek on equipment, Oct. 30

Senior writer David Dusek talked equipment with Golfweek readers via Twitter on Oct. 30 -- recap the discussion here.

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Player of the week: Evelyn Arguelles

Arguelles of Morelos, Mexico, shot even-par 72 at the Texas Junior Golf Tour’s Red River Challenge to win the rain-shortened event by a shot.

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Player of the week: Jacob Bishop

Bishop of Edmond, Okla., shot 7-under 63 at the Texas Junior Golf Tour’s Red River Challenge to win the rain-shortened event by three shots

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Fila Golf announces new sweaters for men and women

Fila Golf, Golf Sweaters, Golf Apparel: Fila Golf announces its new Chamonix (men) and Stockholm (women) sweaters

Fila Golf announced its new men’s Chamonix and women’s Stockholm sweater for the fall season.

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Notes: Mixed wrap-around results; Q Schools; more

Notes: Mixed PGA Tour wrap-around results; Q Schools; more

Jimmy Walker leads the FedEx Cup points list after four starts in the PGA Tour's wrap-around events, while Aaron Baddeley also has found success. It’s been a different set of stories for a handful of others, however.

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Slumps find McIlroy, major winners, more

Slumps find Rory McIlroy, Bubba Watson, 2009's major winners, more

Rory McIlroy and Luke Donald began 1-2 in the Official World Golf Ranking, but are now 62 and 61, respectively, while 2009's major winners have struggled since and Bubba Watson also is among those in a funk.

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Brickyard's legacy lives on in its past champions

After a seven-year run as one of the top tournaments in college golf, the Brickyard Collegiate will not return in 2014 due to loss of sponsors and volunteers.

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Uihlein blossoms on European Tour, gives back

Peter Uihlein blossoms on European Tour, gives back abroad

Ninth in the Race To Dubai, Peter Uihlein at the BMW Masters posted his third top-five finish in his last four starts. The American also is giving back to the game abroad.

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Ishikawa steps up game as comfort on Tour rises

Ryo Ishikawa steps up game as comfort on PGA Tour rises

Ryo Ishikawa's maturation process is to be admired – if for no other reason than he's grown to look more comfortable than ever while growing his game amid the most intense pressure one can imagine.

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Heppler among 2013 GCAA Hall of Fame inductees

The Golf Coaches Association of America will induct six coaches into its Hall of Fame on Dec. 9, in addition to a seventh candidate who has made great contributions to the game over the past 25 years.

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Women's Midweek Report: USC keeps streak alive

USC, Alabama, Stanford Intercollegiate, Landfall Tradition, Women's Midweek Report: USC keeps streak alive

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.

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Sun Mountain introduces the new Cumulus rain suit

Sun Mountain, Cumulus, Golf Rain Suit: The 2014 Cumulus golf rain suit is now available and the most breathable suit yet

Sun Mountain’s 2014 Cumulus golf rain suit is now available. According to Sun Mountain, it is the most breathable golf rain suit to date.

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World's top two, Woods and Scott, to skip HSBC

World's top two, Tiger Woods and Adam Scott, to skip HSBC

Six world-class players – including Nos. 1 and 2, Tiger Woods and Adam Scott – have opted to skip this week’s HSBC Champions in China.

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Men's Midweek Report: Cowboys sweep Royal Oaks

Men's Midweek Report, Men's College Golf, Oklahoma State: The Cowboys won its second tournament of the fall at Royal Oaks

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.

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Tour notes recap: Ishikawa to Woods, more

Tour notes recap: Ryo Ishikawa to Tiger Woods, more

Ryo Ishikawa matures, Tiger Woods skips HSBC, Peter Uihlein thrives abroad and much more in a recap of senior writer Jim McCabe's notes from the professional ranks this week.

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East Coast first-round pairings

Pairings are set for Saturday's first round of the Golfweek East Coast Junior Invitational at Orlando's Shingle Creek Golf Club.

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Crouching world championship, hidden Tiger

Tiger Woods, Wold Golf Championship HSBC Champions: Woods isn't playing in Shanghai this week, but he's in China, so why isn't he playing?

The HSBC Champions embarks on a new era as a World Golf Championship that finally is treated the same as the other three — an official PGA Tour event. So, where is Tiger?

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Growing golf in the AF spurred by women's team

The NCCGA has tripled in size over the past year, thanks in large part to student leaders like Deborah Kim who are willing to start club teams on their campus.

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Golf Channel has leverage in Woods-Chamblee tiff

The recent kerfuffle between Tiger Woods and Brandel Chamblee proves one of two things: Either it’s a slow news season, or many news outlets (including this one) are seizing on a non-story because Woods’ name will generate a few more hits for their websites.

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Long Drive Championship favors Miller

RE/MAX Long Drive Championship: To be held Oct. 30 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, favors 2010 champ Joe Miller

The Open Division finals of the RE/MAX World Long Drive Championship will be held this evening, Wednesday, Oct. 30, from 6-8 p.m. PDT.

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Achenbach: 5 myths about long driving

RE/MAX Long Drive Championship: 5 Myths about long driving

The RE/MAX Long Drive Championship begins Oct. 30 in Las Vegas Motor Speedway, and Golfweek Senior Writer James Achenbach explains five myths about long driving.