News for Wednesday, October 30, 2013
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Pairings are set for Saturday's first round of the Golfweek East Coast Junior Invitational at Orlando's Shingle Creek Golf Club.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.