News for Tuesday, October 8, 2013
Julia Potter, Meghan Stasi keep winning at U.S. Women's Mid-Am
Trying to become the first medalist to win the U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur since 2000, Julia Potter won two tough matches Tuesday to advance to the quarterfinals in Asheville, N.C.
Kevin Marsh knocks off 4-time U.S. Mid-Am champ Nathan Smith
2005 champion Kevin Marsh took out four-time winner Nathan Smith on Tuesday at the U.S. Mid-Amateur, then went on to edge Keith Unikel to reach the quarterfinals in Birmingham, Ala.
Alabama, Trey Mullinax, Jerry Pate Intercollegiate, college golf: Alabama goes wire-to-wire for Jerry Pate title
Alabama won its own Jerry Pate Intercollegiate on Tuesday in wire-to-wire fashion. It’s the second tournament title of the season for the Crimson Tide.
Patrick Rodgers, Stanford, Erin Hills Intercollegiate, college golf: Rodgers leads Stanford to Erin Hills victory
Stanford's Patrick Rodgers shot 7-under 209 to win the inaugural Erin Hills Intercollegiate and pace the Cardinal to an eight-stroke victory Tuesday.
Julie Yang, Oklahoma State, LPGA Q-School, college golf: OSU's Yang tries to fast-track her golf education
Julie Yang looks at this week’s LPGA Q-School adventure as a win-win situation. Finish in the top 80 to advance to the final stage, and she’s one step closer to her dream. Go bust, and she’s back in Stillwater, Okla., for the weekend, soaking up college life.
East Tennessee State, Wolfpack Intercollegiate, college golf: Bucs rally for 11-shot Wolfpack victory
East Tennessee State won the Wolfpack Intercollegiate by double digits on Tuesday after a final-round rally.
Toy Box: Phil Mickelson experiments at Presidents Cup
Phil Mickelson has no qualms switching clubs. Case in point: At the Presidents Cup he carried no driver on the first day, using a Callaway X Hot 3Deep off the tee, then on Day 2 played the TaylorMade SLDR.
Long-drive legends: Flexibility, versatility fuel Sadlowski's power
In recent decades, two dominant figures have emerged in long driving, both from Alberta, Canada, and both bombers of the highest order.
The second stage of LPGA Q-School begins todayat Plantation Golf and Country Club in Venice, Fla. The field consists of 195 LPGA Tour hopefuls.
Brandt Snedeker, Matt Kuchar test Bridgestone ball prototypes
Bridgestone staff players Brandt Snedeker and Matt Kuchar used unnamed prototype golf balls at the Presidents Cup; the manufacturer didn’t try to hide their identity.