Stories for April 2014
Wednesday, April 30
Phil Mickelson applauds Quail Hollow changes on eve of Wells Fargo Championship on PGA Tour
Count Phil Mickelson among the many players who have applauded the significant course changes at Quail Hollow Club, site of this week’s Wells Fargo Championship.
Since Wells Fargo win on PGA Tour, Derek Ernst has changed it all
What did Derek Ernst do after winning last year's Wells Fargo Championship? For better or worse with exemption in hand, the young PGA Tour player changed everything: swing coach, swing, trainer, caddie, etc.
Donald Trump buys Turnberry, adds British Open host to lineup
Donald Trump's 17th golf property will be among his most famous -- Turnberry will cost him a reported $63 million and add an Open Championship host to the developer's stable.
Toy Box Extra e-magazine: April 30, 2014
Check out this week's Toy Box Extra, including our focus on wedge shafts, as well as winning bags from Seung-Yul Noh, Lydia Ko and Scottie Scheffler.
Niclas Carlsson's strong play leads Auburn to dominant spring
Led by senior Niclas Carlsson, the Auburn Tigers have flown under the radar for a good portion of the spring season but figure to continue their strong play heading into NCAA regional competition.
North Texas LPGA Shootout: Tee times, second round
Complete tee times and pairings for the second round of the North Texas LPGA Shootout at Las Colinas CC in Irving, Texas
Rory McIlroy, Rickie Fowler headline expert picks for Wells Fargo Championship on PGA Tour
Rory McIlroy and Rickie Fowler are among the PGA Tour players in this week's Wells Fargo Championship earning multiple mentions among our expert picks. See the rest right here.
Tiger Woods lands course-design project in Texas
Tiger Woods will design Bluejack National, which will be built on the site of Blaketree National Golf Club and anchor a 755-acre private community in Montgomery, Texas, northwest of Houston.
Cobra BiO Cell Pro Driver
With the May 1 release of its new BIO CELL Pro driver, Cobra expands the BIO Cell family to three clubs. Each is intended for a specific level of play.
With attitude adjustment, Jorge Garcia finds success on course
Over the last year and a half, Jorge Garcia has changed his attitude for the better. With his adjustment, the junior's golf game has subsequently followed suit.
Notes: Zurich's latest 1st-time winner; Billy Horschel's drop; more
The seventh player in 10 years to make the Zurich Classic his first Tour win, Seung-Yul Noh now must avoid being the fifth to have a second victory elude him; plus more news and notes from PGA Tour.
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Paul Casey improvs way to T-11 in Zurich Classic of New Orleans
It wouldn’t be considered sound strategy to play a tournament without having gone around for a practice round. But for Paul Casey, circumstances forced a change of plans before finishing T-11 at New Orleans.
Mike Miller tries many doors in quest for PGA Tour opening
When the door shut on Mike Miller's bid to win an exemption into a recent Web.com Tour event, he could have returned to the eGolf Tour. Instead, coming close made him determined to Monday qualify.
PGA Tour season shows shakeup at top of FedEx Cup points standings
Nos. 1, 2 and 3 from last year's final FedEx Cup points standings -- Henrik Stenson, Tiger Woods and Steve Stricker, respectively -- sit 91st, 204th and 164th, respectively, with only nine of the top 30 intact.
Fox to air Greg Norman’s Franklin Templeton Shootout
Greg Norman and Fox Sports are expected to announce today that Norman’s event, the three-day Franklin Templeton Shootout at Tiburon Golf Club in Naples, Fla., is moving to Fox this December.
Tuesday, April 29
Wichita State wins seventh straight Missouri Valley title
Wichita State won its seventh consecutive Missouri Valley Championship Tuesday at TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Ill.
Rude: Webb Simpson builds on year with plenty of positives
Mind games are in play every week on the PGA Tour, probably every minute. So it goes for Webb Simpson these days.
Winds cancel Big West final round; CSU-Fullerton wins team title
High winds cancelled the final round of the Big West Conference Championship Tuesday at the Country Club at Soboba Springs in San Jacinto, Calif., giving Cal State-Fullerton the team title.
St. John's wins Big East, its 1st league title since '89
St. John's victory Tuesday at the Big East Championship marked the school's 10th league title in its history. But it was also the first since 1989.
Rice rallies for 1st conference title at C-USA Championship
Rice made history Tuesday by capturing the school's first men's golf conference title with a one-shot victory at the Conference USA Championship.
Bryson Dechambeau keys SMU's comeback win at AAC Championship
SMU won the inaugural American Athletic Conference Championship Tuesday at Innisbrook Resort's Copperhead Course in Palm Harbor, Fla.
Wells Fargo Championship: Tee times, second round on PGA Tour
Here are the second-round tee times and pairings for the Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, N.C.
Click here for results from the inaugural Golfweek Senior National Match Play Championship.
Registration is open for Golfweek’s Midwest Junior Invitational. The 2014 tournament will be played July 29-30 at Cog Hill Golf Club in Lemont, Ill. Keep track of the field here.
'Worse than Athens': Rio delays mount, Aussie Olympic chief says
It turns out that the Olympic golf course in Rio de Janeiro is not the only project behind schedule for the 2016 Games.
Titleist releases two new Vokey Design TVD wedges
Unique sole grinds and larger-volume grooves make the new Titleist Vokey Design TVD wedges special short-game tools.
Registration now open
Registration now open.
Oakley's G30 lenses designed for the active golfer
Oakley's golf-specific eyewear is designed for the active golfer to see the course and his or her surroundings.
Monday, April 28
Duke, UCLA, USC draw women's NCAA Division I top regional seeds
The NCAA announced its Division I women's regional lineups April 28, and while the No. 1 seeds Duke (East), UCLA (Central) and USC (West) are familiar, parity will drive excitement.
Winner's Style: Seung-Yul Noh, Zurich Classic
Seung-Yul Noh notched his first PGA Tour victory at the Zurich Classic on April 27. See what he wore on three of the four days at TPC Louisiana in New Orleans.
Sage Valley experience heightens in Junior Invitational's 4th year
The Sage Valley experience was again in full-force this year at the Junior Invitational, which finally got its premier champion in top-ranked junior player Scottie Scheffler.
Lynn, Nova Southeastern headline D-II regional fields
Defending champion Lynn and 2013 runner-up Nova Southeastern headline the field for four women’s Division II super regionals May 4-7, competing for 12 team and 12 individual spots in the championships.
NCAA women prepare for final stroke-play championship
Today, 72 teams will learn where they are headed for NCAA regional competition. Later this month, 24 teams and six individuals will make up the NCAA Championship field to be played at Tulsa (Okla.) Country Club.
Teen prodigy Ko makes believers out of her LPGA rivals
At 17, Lydia Ko exudes maturity, gaining the respect and admiration of her older counterparts on the LPGA tour.
Brooks Koepka locks up special temporary status at Zurich Classic
Brooks Koepka's tie for 21st at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans earned the former Florida State standout special temporary status on the PGA Tour.
Seung-Yul Noh cracks OWGR top 100; Rory McIlroy drops out of top 10
Coming off his first PGA Tour victory Sunday at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans, Seung-Yul Noh moved into the top 100 in the latest Official World Golf Ranking while Rory McIlroy dropped out of the top 10 for the first time since 2011.
Sunday, April 27
Lydia Ko, 17, wins Swinging Skirts behind final-hole birdie
Lydia Ko outdueled former World No. 1 Stacy Lewis to win the inaugural Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic, using a birdie on the 72nd hole from 5 feet to win by a single stroke.
Winner's Bag: Seung-Yul Noh, Zurich Classic
Here is a complete list of the clubs Seung-Yul Noh used to win the Zurich Classic of New Orleans on Sunday.
5 Things: Seung-Yul Noh steadies himself for win; Keegan Bradley falters; more
Seung-Yul Noh fought off early jitters and an early birdie from Keegan Bradley to take control of the Zurich Classic on Sunday, securing his first PGA Tour victory in the process.
Stanford seals Pac-12 title on final stretch
The Stanford women's golf surpassed Arizona on the final stretch to win the Pac-12 Championship.
Detroit wins Horizon League for 2nd straight year
Detroit won its second straight Horizon League Championship Sunday at the Mission Inn Resort.
Harvard Crimson take Ivy League Championship
Anne Cheng led the Harvard Crimson to the Ivy League Women's Championship Sunday at the Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, New Jersey.
New Mexico State secures WAC Championship
New Mexico State shot the only sub-300 round of the tournament Sunday en route to winning the Western Athletic Conference Championship.
New Mexico, Gavin Green win Mountain West titles
Gavin Green led the New Mexico Lobos to a Mountain West Championship, taking medalist honors on the first playoff hole.
Stanford, Rodgers roll at Pac-12 Championship
Sunday was a momentous day in Stanford golf history as the Cardinal won their first Pac-12 Championship in the past 20 years.
LIU-Brooklyn takes Northeast Conference title
LIU-Brooklyn wrapped up the Northeast Conference Championship at LPGA International's Champions Course in Daytona Beach with a 26-stroke victory.
Tracker: Seung-Yul Noh wins Zurich Classic
Keegan Bradley is still giving chase and climbing the Zurich Classic of New Orleans leaderboard, but Sunday will start with Seung-Yul Noh's and his bogey-free week in the lead for the final round. Follow the highlights here!
Georgia Tech, Schniederjans win ACC titles
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets finished at 25-under 839 Sunday, fending off Florida State and winning its seventh conference title in nine years.
VCU holds off Richmond for Atlantic 10 title
Virginia Commonwealth held off Richmond by one stroke, winning the Atlantic 10 Championship Sunday.
Oklahoma dominates Big 12 Championship
The Oklahoma Sooners shot the tournament's low round on Sunday, running away with the Big 12 Women's Championship by 17 strokes.
Michigan State, Ohio State share Big Ten title
Ohio State and Michigan State shared the Big Ten title after tying through 54 holes.
Florida's Buddy Alexander gets emotional sendoff at SEC Championship
Sunday's final round of the SEC Championship likely marked the end of Florida head coach Buddy Alexander's career, and it was an emotional sendoff for the coaching legend.
Columbia wins Ivy League Championship
Columbia claimed the Ivy League title for the first time since 2010 with a 41-over 881 showing Sunday.
Baylor's final-round surge nets NCCGA title
After outscoring every other team in the field by at least nine shots in the final round of the NCCGA Spring National Championship on Sunday, Baylor claimed an overdue victory.
Alabama, Bobby Wyatt dominate at SEC Championship
Alabama and Bobby Wyatt both came away victories at the SEC Championship at Sea Island's Seaside course in Georgia. It's the Tide's third consecutive SEC title.
College of Charleston becomes Colonial champion
College of Charleston won the Colonial Athletic Association Championship by seven strokes over runner-up Towson.
Loyola-Maryland wins 1st Patriot League trophy
Loyola-Maryland seized its first Patriot League title in its first year as a member, topping runner-up Army by 10 strokes.
Texas takes Big 12 for 2nd straight year
TCU's Julien Brun surged on the final two days of the Big 12 Men's Championship, but it was Beau Hossler and the Texas Longhorns that took the title.
Cleveland State claims Horizon League title
The Cleveland State Vikings won the Horizon League Championship for the fifth time in nine years Sunday, beating out Detroit.
Bethune-Cookman wins MEAC Conference by 15 shots
Bethune-Cookman won the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Championship with a three-round total of 3-under 861 on Sunday.
Siena wins MAAC Championship
Siena was back to its winning ways at the MAAC Championship on Sunday en route to a 27-shot victory.
Kent State, Jennifer Ha sweep MAC titles
Kent State won the Mid-American Conference Championship on Sunday at The Hawthorns Country Club in Fishers, Ind.
Jacksonville State claims Ohio Valley Conference title
Jacksonville State claimed the Ohio Valley Conference Championship after a 9-under 567 total at the two-day tournament at Shoals Creek.
Northern Colorado wins big at American Sky Conference Championship
Northern Colorado won the America Sky Conference Championship on April 27 with a 11-over 875 total.
Saint Peter's wins MAAC Championship
Saint Peter’s won the MAAC Championship on Sunday at Disney’s Palm Golf Club in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.
5 Things: Alexander Levy takes China Open; Alvaro Quiros rebounds; more
The Volvo China Open was the second leg of a three-tournament stint for the European Tour in the Far East. Here are 5 Things you need to know about Alexander Levy's win.
Happy mindset: Cameron Champ shows maturity in Sage Valley defeat
Still a long hitter as a year ago, a smarter, more focused and more mature Cameron Champ showed up at Sage Valley this week and came away with a runner-up finish in the Junior Invitational.
Saturday, April 26
Christovich goes wire-to-wire to win Coleman Invitational
Patrick Christovich closed a masterful performance at the George L. Coleman Invitational with a final-round 72 to seal a wire-to-wire victory at Seminole Golf Club in Juno Beach, Fla.
Rodgers, Stanford running away at Pac-12 Championships
Stanford is firmly in the driver's seat at the Pac-12 Championship, using a 7-over 367 on Saturday to take an eye-opening 21-shot lead over Cal heading into Sunday's final round at The Gallery at Dove Mountain in Marana, Ariz.
5 Things: Stacy Lewis edges Lydia Ko in duel for Saturday lead at Swinging Skirts LPGA
A fantastic closing-stretch duel worthy of a final round ended Saturday's third round of the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic with Stacy Lewis in the lead by a shot over Lydia Ko.
N.C. State leads NCCGA nationals by one shot in college club golf championship
North Carolina State opened up a slim lead Saturday at the NCCGA Spring National Championship. The Wolfpack sits atop the 25-team field after a 20-over 380 in the play-eight-count-five format.
UCLA maintains lead at Pac-12 Championship
UCLA maintained its one-shot advantage at the Pac-12 Championship, with Arizona using a 1-under 287 to climb into second place at the Trysting Tree GC in Corvallis, Ore.
Ohio State, Michigan State tied at Big Ten Championships
Michigan State and Ohio State will enter the final round at the Big Ten Women's Championship all knotted up at 22-over 598 at the par-72 Pete Dye Course at French Lick Resort in French Lick, Ind.
Molle's par hands New Mexico the Mountain West title
New Mexico used a final-round, 24-over 312 to squeak out a 1-shot victory over San Jose State in the Mountain West Women's Championship on Saturday at the Dinah Shore Course at Mission Hills CC in Rancho Mirage, Calif.
Winner's Bag: Scottie Scheffler, 2014 Junior Invitational
Scottie Scheffler secured a one-shot victory over Cameron Champ to win the 2014 Junior Invitational at Sage Valley Golf Club on April 26. Here is a complete list of the club Scheffler used.
Texas cuts into Oklahoma's Big 12 Championship lead
Texas fired a 1-over 289 on Saturday to trim Oklahoma's lead to three shots heading into the final round of the Big 12 Women's Championship at the University of Texas Golf Club.
New Mexico takes command at Mountain West
New Mexico fired a 3-under 281 – the only team to break par on Saturday – and will take a nine-shot lead over San Diego State into the final round of the Mountain West Championship.
Zurich Classic: Tee times, final round Sunday on PGA Tour
Leader Seung-Yul Noh and 2011 PGA Championship winner Keegan Bradley will bring up the rear Sunday at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans, just one of the pairings worthy of the spotlight.
Scottie Scheffler captures 2014 Junior Invitational at Sage Valley title
Scottie Scheffler won the 2014 Junior Invitational with a final-round, 1-under 71 on Saturday at Sage Valley Golf Club in Graniteville, S.C.
5 Things: Noh avoids bogeys; Bradley's boost; more from Zurich Classic of New Orleans on PGA Tour
Even winners make bogeys, right? Seung-Yul Noh will put that idea to the test after taking the lead with a 65 Saturday at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans -- and remaining bogey-free through 54 holes. Here are 5 Things to know.
Schniederjans, Ga. Tech take lead at ACC Championship
All five of its players shot par or better as Georgia Tech took a two-shot lead over Florida State after 36 holes at the ACC Championship.
Bobby Wyatt, Alabama in complete control at SEC
Top-ranked Alabama fired a school-record, 14-under 266 on Saturday to take a 17-shot lead at the SEC Championship at Sea Island Golf Club in St. Simons Island, Ga.
Texas Tech takes lead at Big 12 Championships
Texas Tech used a 1-over 289 on Saturday to take a one-shot lead over Texas at the Big 12 Championships in Trinity, Texas.
Tracker: Bogey-free after 54, Seung-Yul Noh leads Zurich
Bogey-free for 54 holes, South Korea's Seung-Yul Noh took a two-shot lead over Keegan Bradley during Saturday's third round of the PGA Tour's Zurich Classic of New Orleans. Recap the highlights right here!
Barry, Lynn headline D-II men's regional lineups
The 2014 NCAA Division II men's tournament regionals field is set, with 80 teams and 32 individual qualifiers competing at four sites May 5-7 for a trip to the championships.
Alexander Levy still leads in China; Ian Poulter gains ground
A 2-under 70 Saturday in pelting rain with gusting winds was solid enough for Alexander Levy to maintain a three-stroke lead over Alvaro Quiros heading into the Volvo China Open's final round.
Marco Penge changes drivers before final round at Sage Valley
It's not often a golfer switches equipment in the middle of a big tournament. Saturday at the Junior Invitational, Marco Penge was the exception -- changing drivers before his final round at Sage Valley.
Laura Davies: Goal is to play, not captain, for European Solheim team
Laura Davies has appeared in more Solheim Cups than any other player, but don’t expect the English player to captain future European teams.
Sage Valley poses bigger challenge in Junior Invitational's 4th year
Four years ago, Nicholas Reach blistered Sage Valley Golf Club and left town the first victor in Junior Invitational history after a smoking 20-under 196 total. That may never happen again.
Friday, April 25
Texas takes Big 12 lead through 36 holes
The Texas Longhorns were the only team to remain under par through 36 holes Friday at the Big 12 Men's Championship, leading Texas Tech by five.
Consistent Stacy Lewis moves to Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic second-round lead
Stacy Lewis' second straight 3-under-par 69 moved her to the lead of the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic on Friday in Daly City, Calif., one shot ahead of Lydia Ko and first-round leader Karine Icher.
Patrick Christovich extends lead at Coleman Invitational
Patrick Christovich fired a second-round 69 and extended his lead at the George L. Coleman Invitational at Seminole Golf Club in Juno Beach, Fla.
Zurich Classic of New Orleans: Tee times, third round
Zurich Classic of New Orleans leader Ben Martin will share a tee time with Andrew Svoboda and Seung-Yul Noh, with Keegan Bradley two groups ahead and looking to keep gaining ground in the third round.
5 Things: Ben Martin maintains Zurich Classic lead; Keegan Bradley climbs; more
A day after setting the course record at TPC Avondale, Zurich Classic of New Orleans leader Ben Martin shot 67 to maintain a healthy second-round margin as Keegan Bradley made a move. Here are 5 Things to know.
UCLA women take lead in Pac-12 Championship
UCLA took a slight lead over No. 4 Stanford and No. 10 Arizona in the first round of the Pac-12 Championship.
Tee times: Junior Invitational at Sage Valley, Round 3
There is plenty of firepower that will tee off over the final hour at the 2014 Junior Invitational at Sage Valley on Saturday, including a stellar final pairing.
Tracker: Ben Martin holds onto Zurich Classic lead
Ben Martin, a day after a TPC Avondale course-record 62 in the first round, shot 67 Friday to remain atop the leaderboard -- by three shots over Andrew Svoboda. Recap the highlights right here!
Stanford men lead field at Pac-12 Championship
Stanford took a four-stroke lead over Arizona in the first round of the Pac-12 Men's Golf Championship, with Cal and Washington tied for third.
Humphrey will need to chase down Scheffler at Sage Valley
Theo Humphrey held the lead for most of the day at the Junior Invitational, but a late stumble put U.S. Junior champ Scottie Scheffler in the lead at Sage Valley.
New Mexico men edge UNLV for Mountain West lead
New Mexico is leading UNLV by one stroke at the Mountain West Conference Championship after the first round.
Florida commit Kristian Caparros to turn pro after high school
Kristian Caparros, a 2015 Florida commit, plans to turn pro after high school, the South Florida native told Golfweek Friday at the Junior Invitational at Sage Valley.
Italy's Renato Paratore has similar game of countryman Matteo Manassero
Italy's Renato Paratore plays a similar game to fellow countryman Matteo Manassero, and he plans on trying to use that to his advantage tomorrow in Saturday's final round.
New Mexico moves into 1st in Mountain West tourney
New Mexico played to a 7-over 295 in the second round of the Mountain West Conference Championship, moving into first place.
Oklahoma seizes Big 12 Championship lead
Oklahoma earned a two-stroke lead over Kansas State through one round at the Big 12 Women's Championship.
Florida State takes ACC lead over Georgia Tech
Hank Lebioda's 4-under 68 helped Florida State gain a four-shot edge over Georgia Tech through the first 18 holes of the ACC Men's Golf Championship.
Ohio State leads Big Ten women through 1st round
Ohio State placed three golfers in the top five in the first round of the Big Ten Championship, seizing the lead by a shot over Nebraska.
Alabama grabs lead at men's SEC Championship
Alabama, the No. 1 team in the Golfweek/Sagarin Rankings, ran out in front in the first round of the Southeastern Conference Championship, shooting an 8-under 272.
Dominic Foos feeling a bit tired at Sage Valley after long month in Georgia
It's been a strange couple of days for Dominic Foos, who is 13 over through two rounds of the Junior Invitational at Sage Valley. The unusually poor performance has left the 16-year-old German a little tired after a busy month.
rickie-fowler-topped-tee-shot-video-zurich-classic Top this: Rickie Fowler's pro-am chicanery
You might think there's no difference between your game and Rickie Fowler's after he topped this shot during the recent pro-am for the Zurich Classic of New Orleans. But there's still a distinction to be made.
Pepperdine wins West Coast title for 13th straight year
Pepperdine's women made it 13 West Coast Conference titles in a row on April 16, notching a 17-shot victory at Gold Mountain Golf Club in Bremerton, Wash.
UC Davis wins 5th straight Big West title
UC Davis won its fifth straight Big West Conference women's title April 15 at San Luis Obispo (Calif.) Country Club.
Alexander Levy's record 62 leads in China; Ian Poulter errs on European Tour
The second course-record 62 of the week among the ranks of top pros came Friday via Alexander Levy in the European Tour's China Open, where Ian Poulter drew a penalty then took to Twitter for self-critiquing.
Karine Icher impresses in cold Day 1 at Swinging Skirts
Karine Icher birdied four of her first seven holes and finished with a 6-under 66 on Thursday to take the lead, two strokes ahead of Lydia Ko and several others.
Keenan Huskey making the most of his unexpected opportunity
Keenan Huskey wasn't even a part of the Junior Invitational field a week ago, but a bit of good fortune and an opening-round 72 have the South Carolina native in the thick of things at Sage Valley.
VIDEO: Keegan Bradley takes out GoPro drone with shot
PGA Tour pro Keegan Bradley hits GoPro drone with iron shot.
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Thursday, April 24
Tee times: Junior Invitational at Sage Valley, Round 2
Here are the tee times and pairings for Friday's second round of the Junior Invitational at Sage Valley Golf Club in Graniteville, S.C.
5 Things: Ben Martin breaks course record; David Duval shines; more
Ben Martin, 10-under 62, broke the TPC Louisiana course record by two shots in taking a two-shot lead at the Zurich Classic on Thursday.
Looser Georgia gun laws? Not at Augusta National
Despite a new bill being signed into law that expands where licensed guns can be carried in Georgia, a spokesman says that Augusta National will not be shifting its policy from a strict ban on all firearms.
Patrick Christovich takes lead at George L. Coleman Amateur Invitational
Patrick Christovich shot an even-par 72 and leads all players in the Mid-Amateur Division of the 2014 George L. Coleman Amateur Invitational at famed Seminole Golf Club in Juno Beach, Fla.
Tracker: Ben Martin fires 62 to take Zurich lead
On a day that saw most of the field's stars struggle, it was Ben Martin that set the pace at the Zurich Classic behind a bogey-free, 10-under 62.
Dalke, Horsfield trail Humphrey by one at Sage Valley
On a course that can be highly penal, Sage Valley veterans Brad Dalke and Sam Horsfield held steady with 2-under 70s, two shots back of 18-hole Junior Invitational leader Theo Humphrey.
Notes: Kyle Sterbinsky holds his own in featured pairing; No. 2 wreaks havoc; more
Kyle Sterbinsky played with Brad Dalke and Sam Burns in the first round and held his own by shooting a 1-over 73 during the first round of the Junior Invitational at Sage Valley.
Alvaro Quiros, Simon Dyson share lead at China Open
Alvaro Quiros and Simon Dyson each shot a 5-under 67 to share the lead after the first round of the China Open on Thursday.
Mental errors cost Scottie Scheffler, Andy Zhang lead at Sage Valley
Scottie Scheffler and Andy Zhang each held at least a share of the lead at one point Thursday at the Junior Invitational at Sage Valley, but mistakes down the stretch cost both players.
17-year-old Lydia Ko has been named one of Time’s 100 most influential people in the world. Ko is the only golfer to make the list.
17-year-old Lydia Ko has been named one of Time’s 100 most influential people in the world. Ko is the only golfer to make the list.
Video: Fallon and Cameron Diaz play 'Roller Golf'
Jimmy Fallon and Cameron Diaz play a game of 'Roller Golf' on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.
Alabama State women run away with SWAC title
The Alabama State Lady Hornets placed six golfers in the top eight en route to a 50-stroke win at the SWAC Championship.
Alabama State wins 3rd straight SWAC title
Alabama State won its third Southwestern Athletic Conference Men's Championship in as many years Wednesday, beating out runner-up Jackson State by 43 strokes.
Video: Rickie Fowler takes aerobatic plane ride
Rickie Fowler goes on an aerobatic plane ride with Red Bull athlete Kirby Chambliss.
SCORES: Zurich Classic, Round 4
Follow the Round 2 leaderboard from the PGA Tour's Zurich Classic.
Texas A&M sees SEC Championship as springboard
The Texas A&M Aggies hopes to gain momentum from a strong showing at the Southeastern Conference Championship.
Florida making its mark with the NCCGA
Laura Kanouse was just looking for an opportunity to play competitive golf, and she's found her outlet with the NCCGA, putting together a quality team at the University of Florida.
LIVE SCORES: Junior Invitational, Round 3
Follow the third-round leaderboard from the 2014 Junior Invitational at Sage Valley.
Fresh off win, Michelle Wie revisits Stanford years
For those who think Michelle Wie made a mistake when she chose to juggle five years at Stanford while playing the LPGA, well, you’re mistaken – she calls that time the best years of her life.
After George Cunningham's WD, Keenan Huskey gets spot in Sage Valley field
Keenan Huskey of Greenville, S.C., received an invite to play in the Junior Invitational at Sage Valley Golf Club on Sunday. Now, he's trying to become the second straight South Carolina native to win the premier junior tournament.
Full coverage: Women's Conference Championships
A complete list of all the 2014 women's conference championships, including scores and stories.
Full coverage: Men's Conference Championships
A complete list of the 2014 men's conference championships, including scores and stories.
Wednesday, April 23
Murray State rallies to capture 9th Ohio Valley Conference title
Murray State posted a final-round, 22-over 915 to notch a come-from-behind victory at the Ohio Valley Conference Championship Wednesday in Muscle Shoals, Ala.
Denver comes from behind to win Summit League
In its first year in the Summit League, Denver came from behind to win the title over tournament favorite IUPUI.
Denver rolls to Summit League title for 11th straight conference crown
Denver won its 11th straight conference title by capturing the Summit League Championship Wednesday in Keller, Texas.
Gary Player speaks of humility, gratitude to Sage Valley participants
During a week when junior golfers are made to feel like princes, Gary Player delivered a message of humility and gratitude Tuesday night at the Junior Invitational at Sage Valley.
Sam Houston State, Cabra sweep Southland titles
Although the team shot 8-over 296 in the final round, Sam Houston state won the Southland Conference title by six shots on Wednesday.
Tulane defends title in final Conference USA Championship
Tulane won its final Conference USA women's title Wednesday, notching a successful title defense with a 10-shot victory over Texas-San Antonio at the Peninsula Golf and Racquet Club in Gulf Shores, Ala.
Georgia State claims Sun Belt Conference
Georgia State won its third straight tournament to claim the Sun Belt Conference Championship in Saucier, Miss.
Rude: Joe Buck says golf fans will be 'blown away' by Fox's coverage
Joe Buck says people will “totally be blown away” by Fox Sports' golf coverage as Greg Norman, Buck’s sidekick in the tower, gives the impression he will be provocative and a coordinating producer touts the network's tech thinking.
Liberty wins Big South Championship
Liberty won the 2014 Big South Championship with a 3-over 867 total over Charleston Southern.
Nike Covert 2.0 Matte Black Edition driver
Nike's new VR_S Covert 2.0 Matte Black Edition driver will cost $299 and be available only in right-handed versions when it arrives in stores May 15.
Expert picks: Zurich Classic of New Orleans
Keegan Bradley, Patrick Reed and Andrew Loupe are earning multiple mentions among our experts' favorites for the 2014 Zurich Classic of New Orleans on PGA Tour -- read more picks here!
Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic: Tee times, Rounds 1-2 at Lake Merced GC
Michelle Wie will play alongside Lydia Ko and Stacy Lewis in the first two rounds of the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic -- check out complete first- and second-round tee times right here.
Staff predictions for the 2014 Junior Invitational at Sage Valley
The fourth annual Junior Invitational at Sage Valley begins on Thursday, and Golfweek staffers made predictions for the 2014 tournament.
In three years of the Junior Invitational at Sage Valley Golf Club, only rookies have come away victorious. Could this be the year a returnee breaks through in South Carolina?
In three years of the Junior Invitational at Sage Valley Golf Club, only rookies have come away victorious. Could this be the year a returnee breaks through in South Carolina?
Toy Box Extra e-magazine: April 23, 2014 (click to read)
In this week's Toy Box Extra, we take a deeper look at colored balls from the likes of Volvik, Titleist and Bridgestone Golf.
Notes: Players' playoff; golf's 'adult spring break;' more
Two players who have lost the Players Championship in playoffs have mixed feelings about its new format; a PGA Tour player says the tournament after the Masters feels like 'adult spring break;' plus more news and notes.
Sam Horsfield, Jorge Garcia remain committed to Florida
Buddy Alexander's announcement Tuesday that he would retire as Florida men's head coach at the end of the season surprised much of the college golf world, including the four commits from the Gators' 2015 recruiting class.
Expect familiar Royal Liverpool for British Open in 2014
Hoylake's Royal Liverpool has a few changes in store for playing host to the 2014 Open Championship -- where Tiger Woods won the last edition played there.
Matt Kuchar, Luke Donald find top 10 often on PGA Tour
Matt Kuchar's RBC Heritage win was his eighth top 10 of the season and 45th since 2010 -- outpacing Luke Donald, who has 37 in that span on PGA Tour, and Dustin Johnson, who has 33.
Some numbers say don't 'Bubba-proof' Augusta National after Watson's second win
If it sounds a bit extreme to suggest that alterations need to be made to Augusta National to combat Bubba Watson after he won his second Masters, plenty of numbers suggest such measures might be an overreaction.
2014 Junior Invitational at Sage Valley: Tee times, Round 1
Many of the top junior players from around the world are set to being play on Thursday for the fourth annual Junior Invitational at Sage Valley. See complete tee times.
After 21 years, will Tom Watson's Ryder Cup thinking change?
As 1993 U.S. Ryder Cup captain, Tom Watson chose two players low on points but high on past victories. As the 2014 roster takes shape, it remains to be seen what Watson's priority will be.
Player diary: Alabama's Emma Talley (Part 9)
Alabama's Emma Talley talks about her play at the LPGA's first major of the year -- the Kraft Nabisco Championship -- as well as Curtis Cup practice and the Crimson Tide's outlook for NCAA regionals.
Tuesday, April 22
Portland State wins Big Sky title by 15 shots
Portland State cruised to a seventh Big Sky women's title Tuesday at Octillo Golf Resort in Chandler, Ariz.
Wichita State wins 1st Missouri Valley title
Wichita State won its first Missouri Valley Conference women's title Tuesday at Panther Creek Golf Course in Springfield, Ill.
In this issue: April 18, 2014
Inside the April 18, 2014 issue of Golfweek:
Another deep field takes aim at Junior Invitational at Sage Valley
The Junior Invitational, relatively young in golf history, has drawn the strongest field according to Golfweek’s rankings since its inception in 2011. Count Corey Shaun among those who validate that reputation.
Georgia Southern narrowly wins Southern Conference
Georgia Southern managed to take the Southern Conference Championship by one stroke over Chattanooga.
Jordan Niebrugge to defend U.S. Amateur Public Links title
Jordan Niebrugge will go for back-to-back titles in the final U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship.
Mercer, Trey Rule take Atlantic Sun titles
The Atlantic Sun Championship turned into a battle of top-50 teams as the Mercer Bears beat out Kennesaw State on Tuesday to claim the crown.
Louisville comes back for 1st AAC Championship
The Louisville Cardinals won the first American Athletic Conference Championship despite trailing the UCF Knights by four strokes heading into the final round.
Zurich Classic of New Orleans: Tee times, first and second rounds on PGA Tour
Rickie Fowler and Patrick Reed will share a tee time with defending champion Billy Horschel in one of the top groups to watch in Thursday and Friday's first and second round at this week's Zurich Classic of New Orleans on PGA Tour.
Florida coach Buddy Alexander to retire after season
After 27 years, Florida Gators head coach Buddy Alexander has announced that he will retire at the end of this season.
Message of 2014 U.S. Opens: Scruffy is the new neat
A good story to be told by the USGA about its forthcoming national championships is the different look at Pinehurst -- scruffier, less green, less manicured, and also firmer and faster. Luck will play more than a small role.
Player Diary: California's Joel Stalter (Part 8)
Second-team All American Joel Staler will blog for Golfweek during the 2013-14 season and take you behind the scenes at college golf tournaments, on and off the course.
R&A CEO Peter Dawson to retire in September 2015
Peter Dawson has announced his retirement as chief executive of the R&A and secretary of the Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews, the R&A announced today. Dawson will leave his post in September 2015.
Izod's Schiffli Flag Pant is all about patriotism
Feeling a little patriotic? Here’s an alternative for the traditional golf pant – the Izod Schiffli Flag Pant.
Monday, April 21
Winner's Style: Matt Kuchar's apparel, RBC Heritage
Matt Kuchar secured his first victory of the season on Sunday at the RBC Heritage in Hilton Head, S.C. See what he wore at Harbour Town Golf Links.
Player of the week: Anna Newell
Anna Newell, a Tennessee signee from Tampa, Fla., shot 72-71-70 to finish at 3-over 213 and win the AJGA TaylorMade-adidas Golf Junior at Innisbrook Resort April 18-20 in Palm Harbor, Fla.
Player of the week: K.K. Limbhasut
K.K. Limbhasut of Loma Linda, Calif., birdied his final hole to win the AJGA Winn Grips Heather Farr Classic April 18-20 at Longbow Golf Club in Mesa, Ariz.
Player of the week: Steven Ihm, Iowa
Iowa's Steven Ihm capped a 7-under 209 total with a final-round, 8-under 64 to earn medalist honors at the Boilermaker Invitational April 20 at Kampen Golf Course in West Lafayette, Ind.
Player of the week: Simin Feng, Vanderbilt
Vanderbilt freshman Simin Feng won her third tournament title, claiming medalist honors at the SEC Championship April 20 at Greystone Golf and Country Cub in Birmingham, Ala.
Team of the week: Vanderbilt
Vanderbilt's women won the program's second conference title, and first since 2004, by capturing the SEC Championship April 20 at Greystone Golf and Country Cub in Birmingham, Ala.
Team of the week: Iowa
Iowa's men carded a final-round, 14-under 274 to secure a victory at the Boilermaker Invitational April 20 at Kampen Golf Course in West Lafayette, Ind.
Adidas Golf unveils new gripmore footwear
Adidas Golf announced two new footwear models featuring proprietary gripmore technology – the adicross gripmore and the pure 360 gripmore sport.
Northwestern enters postseason with confidence
The Northwestern Wildcats enter Big Ten Championship with confidence that they are a top team.
OWGR: Matt Kuchar to 5th after RBC Heritage win
Matt Kuchar moved up one spot to sixth in the latest Official World Golf Ranking following his victory Sunday at the RBC Heritage.
Sunday, April 20
Winner's Bag: Matt Kuchar, RBC Heritage
Here is a complete list of the clubs Matt Kuchar used to win the 2014 RBC Heritage.
Georgia Tech tops Georgia in match play event
Georgia Tech, the No. 3 team in the Golfweek/Sagarin Rankings, notched two wins over the weekend at the Capital City Match Play Championship.
College of Charleston takes 1st Colonial title
College of Charleston placed two golfers in the top three individually en route to winning the Colonial Athletic Association Championship.
5 Things: Matt Kuchar's hole-out secures RBC Heritage win
Matt Kuchar improbably holed out for birdie from a greenside bunker on the 72nd hole to take a one-shot lead that would hold up down the stretch, securing his first victory of the 2014 season.
Jimenez outlasts Langer to win Champions Tour debut
Miguel Angel Jimenez held off Bernhard Langer to win the Greater Gwinnett Championship on Sunday, becoming only the third player to lead from start to finish in his Champions Tour debut.
Virginia wins shortened Wolfpack Spring Open
Virginia won the rain-shortened Wolfpack Spring Open in Raleigh, N.C.
Tour Tracker: Matt Kuchar (64) wins RBC Heritage
Matt Kuchar fired a 7-under 64 on Sunday to capture his first title of 2014, overcoming Luke Donald to win the RBC Heritage by a single shot.
Feng leads Vanderbilt to SEC championship
Freshman Simin Feng led the Vanderbilt Commodores to an 11-stroke victory at the Southeastern Conference Championship Sunday.
Bucknell takes Patriot League title
Bucknell held off Boston on Sunday to win the Patriot League Championship at Saucon Valley Country Club in Bethlehem, Pa.
Host Ohio State wins Lady Buckeye Invitational
Ohio State seized its second win of the year, winning the Lady Buckeye Invitational at The Ohio State University Golf Club's Scarlet Course in Columbus.
UCF grabs lead at AAC Championship
The UCF Knights took the lead after the first round of the American Athletic Association Championship at the Hammock Beach Ocean Course in Palm Coast, Fla.
Iowa surges to win at Boilermaker Invitational
The Iowa Hawkeyes' final-round 14-under 274 helped it surge to a win at the Boilermaker Invitational Sunday.
Minami Katsu, 15, becomes youngest Japan LPGA winner
Japanese 15-year-old Minami Katsu became the youngest winner in the history of the Japan LPGA tour by shooting a 4-under 68 on Sunday to take out the Vantelin Ladies Open.
Lee Westwood ends two-year winless drought in Malaysia
Lee Westwood ended a two-year winless drought with a seven-shot victory at the Malaysian Open on Sunday.
Saturday, April 19
Northern golf course operators talk 'winter kill'
Masters week typically signals the start of spring for millions of golfers around the U.S. -- but the northern tier of the north-central U.S. is still in the grasp of an angry Mother Nature.
Miguel Angel Jimenez leads Bernhard Langer by 1 in Greater Gwinnett
Miguel Angel Jimenez, continuing his impressive Champions Tour debut, shot a 2-under 70 on Saturday and leads Bernhard Langer by one stroke after two days at TPC Sugarloaf in the Greater Gwinnett Championship.
Michelle Wie wins LPGA Lotte Championship in Hawaii for third career victory
With six birdies in a final-round 67, Michelle Wie charged to the top of the leaderboard Saturday at the LPGA Lotte Championship and claimed her third win on the tour.
Medalist Celine Boutier leads Duke to 3rd straight ACC Championship crown
Duke took home its third straight ACC women's golf title and 19th in school history Saturday, winning the ACC Championship by 27 shots at Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, N.C.
RBC Heritage: Tee times, Sunday's final round
Luke Donald and John Huh will play in Sunday's final group at the RBC Heritage, but they won't be the only twosome worth watching -- see complete final-round tee times and pairings here.
5 Things: Luke Donald, John Huh move up in third round of RBC Heritage
Overcoming three front-nine bogeys, Luke Donald's unsurpassed 5-under 66 Saturday took command of the RBC Heritage in Hilton Head Island, S.C. Here are 5 Things to know from Harbour Town Golf Links.
Vanderbilt takes SEC lead with low round
The Vanderbilt Commodores built a six-stroke lead Saturday at the Southeastern Conference Championship, leading Arkansas and LSU.
Tracker: Luke Donald takes RBC Heritage third-round lead on PGA Tour
Luke Donald made the most of a "moving day" third round that got started late because half the field needed to complete a rain delayed second round. Recap the highlights here!
Seniors help Forsyth (N.C.) Country Day to 2nd straight Palmetto Championship title
Forsyth Country Day School and senior Ben Schlottman swept the team and individual titles at the Palmetto High School Championship for the second straight year, a bounce-back final round by senior Eric Mitchell propelling the Furies to victory.
Seton Hall, Harin Lee secure Big East titles
Seton Hall won the Big East tournament by seven strokes and St. John's senior Harin Lee won the individual title.
Lee Westwood remains atop Malaysian Open leaderboard on European Tour
Lee Westwood shot 71 in Saturday's third round of the Maybank Malaysian Open, as his lead was cut to one shot while Andy Sullivan shot 66 in Kuala Lumpur.
RBC Heritage: Tee times, Saturday's third round on PGA Tour
With rallies Saturday, Jim Furyk and Ben Martin played their way into the final group of the third round at the RBC Heritage with fellow co-leader K.J. Choi. See complete tee times and threesomes right here.
Duke, Celine Boutier stretch leads at ACC Championship
Third-ranked Duke stretched its lead to three shots Friday at the ACC Championship, recording a 1-over 285 to move to 8-over 576 at Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, N.C.
Friday, April 18
Angela Stanford boosts lead to 4 shots at LPGA Lotte Championship
Angela Stanford followed her take-charge 64 with a 67 in Friday's third round to maintain the lead over Michelle Wie and Hyo Joo Kim at the LPGA Lotte Championship in Hawaii.
Ben Schlottman (65) breaks Rickie Fowler's record, leads Palmetto Championship
Defending champion Ben Schlottman of Forsyth Country Day School fired a 7-under 65 Friday at the Palmetto High School Championship, breaking Rickie Fowler's tournament record, while Edison High took the first-round team lead.
Gene Fieger wins 25th Senior PGA Professional National Championship
With 35 spots at stake for next month's Senior PGA Championship, Gene Fieger shot 69 Friday to close out a six-shot win in the Senior PGA Professional National Championship in Port St. Lucie, Fla.
Miguel Angel Jimenez charges to 65 in Champions Tour debut
Miguel Angel Jimenez, perhaps still riding his Masters momentum, fired off a tournament-record 65 in his debut on the tour to take the first-round lead of the Greater Gwinnett Championship.
5 Things: K.J. Choi leads RBC Heritage; Matt Fitzpatrick even; more
Before the rain got to the point that RBC Heritage play had to be halted Friday, K.J. Choi rose to 5 under while a trio of first-round co-leaders fell off the mark. Here are 5 Things to know.
Tracker: K.J. Choi leads suspended RBC Heritage
Matt Kuchar, who headed into Friday's second round of the RBC Heritage Open in Hilton Head Island, S.C., tied for the lead, has been caught by K.J. Choi in the early going. Follow the highlights here!
Indiana’s Ron Carter, Ted Smith top Golfweek Senior Amateur
When the last putt dropped on the Stadium course at the Golfweek Senior Amateur, Ron Carter and Ted Smith found themselves in a familiar position: atop of their respective divisions' leaderboards, earning wins.
Annika Academy aligns with Junior National Team
The Annika Academy has been certified as the first USA Junior National Team Training Center in Florida.
From California to North Carolina, Edison High's Kevin Steinfeld enjoys stellar start at Palmetto
Kevin Steinfeld, a senior at Edison High in Huntington Beach, Calif., made the cross-country trip to the North Carolina coast and shot 2-under 70 to tie for the round of the day in Thursday's qualifying round of the Palmetto High School Championship.
ANNIKA Award Watch List: April 18, 2014
As the spring season progresses, Golfweek is monitoring the race for the inaugural ANNIKA Award presented by 3M to the best female college golfer. Here are 10 notable players to watch.
Pablo Larrazabal swarmed by hornets as Lee Westwood leads in Malaysia
In Friday's second round of the European Tour's Maybank Malaysian Open, Lee Westwood opened up a four-shot lead – while a swarm of hornets stole the show, attacking Pablo Larrazabal.
Haskins Award Watch List: April 18, 2014
Another week where Stanford's Patrick Rodgers holds the top spot on the Watch List, but Georgia Tech's Ollie Schniederjans is right on his heels after his win this week.
Eighth-grader Carson Ownbey big for Christ School at Palmetto Championship
Eighth-grader Carson Ownbey helped Christ School overcome the absence of Clemson commit Jonathan Rector by carding a 3-over 75 Thursday and helping his team qualify for the championship flight at the Palmetto High School Invitational
Thursday, April 17
Lamar repeats as Southland Conference champion
Lamar successfully defended its Southland Conference Championship title with a six-shot victory Thursday at High Meadow Ranch Golf Club in Magnolia, Texas.
Achenbach: Mark King leaves big shoes to fill at TaylorMade
Mark King became president of TaylorMade in 1999 and quickly launched a series of decisions and mandates that raised TaylorMade's visibility and profitability.
Defending champion Forsyth Country Day ties for third in Palmetto qualifying round, 10 shots behind Charlotte Christian
Defending champion Forsyth Country Day School tied for third in Thursday's qualifying round for the Palmetto High School Championship, finishing 10 shots behind Charlotte Christian.
5 Things: Kuchar co-leads; lefty Langley goes low; more
Despite cool weather and tough conditions, Matt Kuchar manages bogey-free 66 and is joined in the RBC Heritage lead by William McGirt and Scott Langley.
RBC Heritage: Tee Times, Round 2
The afternoon's feature group of Graeme McDowell, Bill Haas and Brandt Snedeker will need to do some work to make sure they stick around for the weekend at the RBC Heritage. Here is a look at the second round tee times and pairings at Harbour Town.
Tour Tracker: Kuchar (66) shares RBC Heritage lead
From Jordan Spieth to Matt Kuchar, follow all the Round 1 action from the RBC Heritage at Harbour Town.
McCullen keeps Moore from history at McEvoy Trophy
No one has ever won the McEvoy Trophy in consecutive years, and that record will remain for another year after Haydn McCullen held off defending champ Bradley Moore on Thursday in England.
TaylorMade Limited Edition SLDR White driver
On Thursday, TaylorMade announced that the Limited Edition SLDR White would begin shipping May 2.
After Furman release, recruit Gray Townsend opts to walk on at SMU
Forsyth Country Day School's Gray Townsend decided to walk on at SMU after being granted a release from his national letter of intent with Furman in February. Now, his focus is back on helping his high school team to another state title.
Oglethorpe's Anthony Maccaglia relishes Palmer Cup opportunity
Oglethorpe junior Anthony Maccaglia is the first Division III player to join the U.S. Palmer Cup team – an opportunity he's happy to seize.
Trio tied for lead in LPGA LOTTE tournament
South Korea's Se Ri Pak, Hyo Joo Kim and So Yeon Ryu each shot a 4-under 68 on Wednesday for a three-way tie atop the leaderboard after a breezy first round of the LPGA LOTTE Championship.
Westwood takes early lead at Malaysian Open
Determined to end a two-year title drought, Lee Westwood shot a 7-under 65 Thursday to take the lead at storm-affected Malaysian Open.
Achenbach: Watson's growth transcends his rise as a golfer
Our James Achenbach on Bubba Watson: At 35, Watson has reached a point in his life where he can clearly and thoroughly explain his feelings and emotions. He can talk about his principles and beliefs. He has joined hands with a world far beyond golf.
TaylorMade appoints new CEO; Mark King promoted
In a pair of moves on Thursday morning, current TaylorMade CEO Mark King was promoted to president of the Adidas Group North America, while Ben Sharpe will take over as CEO for TaylorMade.
Campbell's John Crooks wins 120th collegiate title
After a 30-stroke victory at the Big South Conference women's championship, Campbell coach John Crooks now has 120 collegiate wins – 75 on the women's side and 45 for the men's program.
College men's preview: Conference championships
Golfweek offers a tournament-by-tournament look at the upcoming slate of men's college golf conference championships.
Expert picks: Spieth, Kuchar, Haas headline Heritage picks
An impressive field has been put together this week for the RBC Heritage, with many players making the two-hour jaunt from Augusta to take on Harbour Town. Here's our staff picks for the week.
Boilermaker Invitational hosts 6 top-50 teams
It will be a competitive and familiar field at the Boilermaker Invitational Saturday and Sunday at the Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex's Kampen Course, with seven Big Ten teams set to compete.
Troy takes Sun Belt title for 1st time
The Troy Trojans became Sun Belt champions after finishing six strokes ahead of Texas State at 32-over 896 in Loxley, Ala.
Ringler: Use match play in conference championships
There is no denying that match play has created buzz at the men's NCAA Championships during the past five years, so why haven't more conference championships adopted the style of play? Our Lance Ringler says they should.
Player-by-player look at Europe's Palmer Cup squad
Here's a player-by-player look at the 2014 European Palmer Cup squad, which includes plenty of college talent from the U.S.
U.S. Palmer Cup team features 'Bama duo, D3 player
The 2014 U.S. Palmer Cup team was announced on Thursday morning, and it features some of the best talent in college golf.
SCORES: RBC Heritage, Round 4
Follow the leaderboard from Round 3 of the RBC Heritage.
Taylor, Marino looking to follow Stefani's Tour path
Vaughn Taylor has traveled the globe in 2014, but a two-hour drive to Hilton Head for the RBC Heritage has been the highlight of his year. Meanwhile, Steve Marino is using this week to reintroduce himself to the Tour.
Wednesday, April 16
BYU holds on for West Coast Conference title
BYU out played Santa Clara in the final round to win the West Coast Conference Championship Tuesday.
Rude: Augusta National should Bubba-proof golf course
Senior writer Jeff Rude believes Augusta National should Bubba-proof the golf course, just as it did for Tiger Woods.
East Tennessee State repeats as Atlantic Sun champion
East Tennessee State successfully defended its Atlantic Sun Conference title Wednesday at Jekyll Island (Ga.) Golf Club.
Maura Nolan offers answers to questions about her Safari Golf Tour, which includes trips from America to South Africa for golf and an overall experience of South African culture.
Maura Nolan offers answers to questions about her Safari Golf Tour, which includes trips from America to South Africa for golf and an overall experience of South African culture.
Toy Box Extra e-magazine: April 16, 2014
From a look at Bubba Watson's equipment to his apparel, as well as David Dusek's take on Watson's unique bag and James Achenbach's story on the rise of the mini-woods, here's our Toy Box Extra for April 16, 2014.
Jordan Spieth hit by ball during pro-am at RBC Heritage
Jordan Spieth, fresh off a T-2 finish at the Masters, was hit by a wedge shot from his amateur playing partner during the pro-am at the RBC Heritage.
Meal allowances for athletes could be expanded with NCAA approval
The NCAA’s legislative council approved a proposal earlier this week to expand meal allowances for all athletes. It would allow Division I schools to provide unlimited meals and snacks to all athletes, including walk-ons.
Ben Hogan Award semifinalists announced
The 10 semifinalists for the 2014 Ben Hogan Award were announced Wednesday.
Ageless master Toski settles into the right position again
Bob Toski continues to have an amazing effect on the golf world.
Jeff Clause, the CEO and director of golf at St. Francis Links in South Africa talks things South Africa (golf, moving to a foreign country, etc.) in this Q&A.
Jeff Clause, the CEO and director of golf at St. Francis Links in South Africa talks things South Africa (golf, moving to a foreign country, etc.) in this Q&A.
Masters 2014: A look back through the numbers
There were plenty of interesting numbers to dissect at the conclusion of play at the 2014 Masters, including who showed the most prowess on the four par 5s for the week.
Notes: Defending title at Masters nearly impossible task
Much was made of Adam Scott’s tough task of successfully defending his Masters title – and for good reason. Statistics shows that it’s the toughest of the majors to defend.
Men's Midweek Report: Stanford, Wilson sweep titles at Western
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, April 9-15.
Player diary: Eckstein learns leadership through his teammates
Todd Eckstein learns about leadership through his teammates and hopes to make a run to a national title this May.
Oliver Goss moves in top 10 of WAGR after Masters finish
Oliver Goss, who earned low amateur honors at the Masters on April 13, cracked the top 10 of the World Amateur Golf Ranking on Wednesday.
Jason Day out 3 weeks with thumb injury
Jason Day has a cast on his left hand to immobilize his injured thumb and isn't expected to return to competition until The Players Championship in three weeks.
The Players moving to three-hole aggregate playoff
PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem announced on April 16 that beginning this year The Players Championship will go into a three-hole, aggregate playoff in an event of a tie.
Women's Midweek Report: Washington tops USC at Silverado Showdown
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.
Campbell captures Big South title in record-breaking fashion
Entering the season, Campbell had finished either first or second in conference championships 20 times in 22 seasons under head coach John Crooks.
Tuesday, April 15
Clemson's Ashlan Ramsey to turn pro after Curtis Cup
Clemson's Ashlan Ramsey is ready for the next step in her golf career. The freshman will not return to school in the fall, instead opting to turn professional after the Curtis Cup in June.
Mississippi State wins rain-shortened Reunion Intercollegiate
Mississippi State won the Reunion Intercollegiate at Reunion Golf and Country Club in Madison, Miss., on Tuesday.
No. 7 Washington, No. 1 USC finish 1-2 at Silverado Showdown
Washington turned in a final-round, 8-under 280 to pull away from top-ranked USC and win the Silverado Showdown Tuesday at Silverado Resort and Spa in Napa, Calif.
Chattanooga wins 5th straight Southern Conference women's title
Chattanooga rallied to win its fifth straight Southern Conference Championship Tuesday at Moss Creek Golf Club in Hilton Head Island, S.C.
Report: Joe Buck, Greg Norman to broadcast '15 U.S. Open for Fox
Anchor Joe Buck will be paired with Greg Norman in the 18th tower when Fox Sports broadcasts its first U.S. Open in 2015, according to media reports and other sources.
Golfweek’s Best: Canadian Classic 2014
A look at our Golfweek's Best Canadian Classic courses for 2014, topped by Jasper Park Lodge GC.
Golfweek’s Best: Canadian Modern 2014
A look at the Golfweek's Best 2014 Canadian Modern courses, topped by Cabot Links.
Masters ratings suffer despite Bubba Watson's comeback win
Enthralling as Bubba Watson's shotmaking was Sunday during his Masters victory, it couldn't overcome several factors that led to a ratings drop on CBS and ESPN.
Monday, April 14
Report: Tiger Woods' recovery might rule out U.S. Open at Pinehurst
Tiger Woods, who underwent surgery last month and withdrew from the Masters on April 1, reportedly will be in recuperation mode "past the U.S. Open," his friend Notah Begay III said in an interview.
Player of the week: Alexa Popowitz
Alexa Popowitz of Boca Raton, Fla., won in her first career AJGA start, at the AJGA Preseason Junior at Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club March 13 in Palm Harbor, Fla.
Player of the week: Rodrigo Sanchez
Rodrigo Sanchez of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, won the AJGA Preseason Junior at Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club March 13 in Palm Harbor, Fla.
Player of the week: Matilda Castren, Florida State
Freshman Matilda Castren captured medalist honors for Florida State at the Web.com Intercollegiate March 8 at Marsh Landing Country Club in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., finishing at 12-under 204.
Team of the week: Florida State
Florida State closed with a 5-under 283 to notch a 24-shot victory at the Web.com Intercollegiate March 8 at Marsh Landing Country Club in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
Player of the week: Cameron Wilson, Stanford
Stanford's Cameron Wilson won the Western Intercollegiate April 13 in Santa Cruz, Calif., winning by two shots over teammate Patrick Rodgers.
Team of the week: Stanford
Stanford was the only team to finish under par in its victory at the Western Intercollegiate April 13 in Santa Cruz, Calif.
Ron Carter's 68 leads senior division of Golfweek Senior Amateur
Ron Carter of Monticello, Ind., took advantage of perfect scoring conditions at PGA West in La Quinta, Calif., leading the senior division of the Golfweek Senior Amateur.
Winner's Style: Bubba Watson's apparel, Masters
Bubba Watson secured his second green jacket in three years on April 13 with a 3-under 69 in the final round of the Masters at Augusta National. See what Oakley gear he wore Thursday through Sunday.
Bubba Watson replaces Jimmy Walker as No. 1 in U.S. Ryder Cup standings
Bubba Watson's second Masters victory vaulted him to first in the latest U.S. Ryder Cup standings.
Masters musings: Bubba Watson congratulated on Twitter
Monday's musings from the world of golf focused largely on Bubba Watson's Masters win. Here are a few highlights from the Twitter feeds of top pros and figures of the game:
OWGR: Tiger Woods remains No. 1; Bubba Watson to 4th; Jordan Spieth to 9th
Despite talk that he could lose his No. 1 ranking following the Masters, Tiger Woods remained in the top spot of the Official World Golf Ranking Sunday.
After Masters win, Bubba Watson hits Waffle House in Augusta
The first Masters champions dinner for Bubba Watson after his 2014 victory? Waffle House. (Hold all your victory-hangover jokes, please.)
Sunday, April 13
Achie's Awards: Mayor, fan club and more at Masters
The Masters championship edition of Achie's Awards, closing out a dramatic week at Augusta National, include a mayoral honor, a fan-club fete and a newcomer's notation.
Notes: Bernhard Langer lingers longer; Bubba Watson's approach; more
Bernhard Langer talks about a top-10 Masters finish after 50; a past champ tells what he saw in Bubba Watson's performance to claim his 2nd green jacket; plus more news and notes from Augusta National.
Nichols: Freak-show play? Sure, but this Bubba has matured
Two years ago, Bubba Watson won a green jacket, but was more focused on trying to become a dad to his newly adopted son. Fast forward to Sunday, the now two-time Masters champ is everything he wanted to be -- and more.
Carlos Ortiz edges Justin Thomas in Mexico for 2nd Web.com Tour victory
Carlos Ortiz notched his second Web.com Tour victory of the season, capturing the El Bosque Mexico Championship April 13 at El Bosque Country Club in Leon, Mexico.
Klein: Bubba Watson's Masters win, view from the couch
Sunday was left to a sort of rivalry between youth and experience to make something memorable of the Masters. Notice we didn’t say wisdom, not the way Bubba Watson plays, though it earned him the championship.
Medalist Cameron Wilson leads Stanford to Western Intercollegiate title
Stanford's Cameron Wilson made a 30-foot birdie putt on the 18th hole to win medalist honors by two shots over teammate Patrick Rodgers during the Cardinal's victory Sunday at the Western Intercollegiate.
5 Things: It's Bubba Watson at Masters again; Jordan Spieth fieds; more
Back-to-back two-shot swings to end the front nine and a bogey by Jordan Spieth in Amen Corner put Bubba Watson on a course for his second Masters championship. Here are 5 Things to know from Augusta.
'Passion project:' Golf Channel debuts 'Arnie' Sunday night
It's not easy to capture the life of the legendary Arnold Palmer. Golf Channel tells his story in three episodes fit for the King.
Adam Scott struggles with putter, grinds his way to 72
Adam Scott struggled with his putter all weekend and grinded his way to a T-14 finish after an even-par 72 on Sunday at the Masters.
Tracker: Bubba Watson wins 2nd Masters in 3 years at Augusta National
Taking the lead at the turn, then full control in Amen Corner, Watson – who had led by three after Friday's second round – earned his second Masters victory in three years. Recap the highlights here!
Rory McIlroy (69) secures career-best finish at Masters
Rory McIlroy set a goal for himself on Saturday to secure his career-best finish at the Masters. Behind a 3-under 69, the World No. 9 was able to accomplish that.
USC headlines field at Silverado Invitational
Southern California will look for its fourth straight win at the Silverado Invitational Monday and Tuesday.
Masters 2014: The official prize money
The purse at the Masters is undisclosed for much of the week, but on Sunday at Augusta National, the tournament released the details of what players will take home this week.
College women's preview: Conference championships
A look at the women's college golf conference championships on tap.
Schniederjans, Georgia Tech win at Robert Kepler
Ollie Schniederjans and Seth Reeves led Georgia Tech to a convincing victory at the Robert Kepler Invitational Sunday.
Ihm repeats, Iowa wins Hawkeye Invitational
Iowa senior Steven Ihm took medalist honors after shooting a 3-under 69 at the Finkbine Golf Course in Iowa City, leading the Hawkeyes took a team win as well.
Host Indiana pulls away at Hoosier Invitational
With three golfers in the top five, host Indiana won the NYX Hoosier Invitational by 12 strokes over runner-up Michigan.
Larry Mize offers insight on course, makes Masters pick
Larry Mize offers up early insight on Augusta National's Sunday setup and makes his green-jacket pick after his 7-over 79 on Sunday at the Masters.
Cody Blick has attainable goals for his time at San Jose State
As he closes in on the first half of his collegiate career, Cody Blick has completed 20 percent of his ultimate goal – as in, two victories down and eight remaining.
Masters: 10 Things to watch on Sunday at Augusta National
From the lack of major championships to how the players in the red stack up against each other, we take a look at 10 Things you need to know before the leaders tee off on Sunday at the Masters.
Masters Sunday: Our staff predictions
From Rickie Fowler to Adam Scott to Matt Kuchar, our staff takes a look at whom they believe will be wearing a green jacket on Sunday night.
New TPA XVIII putter nearing production
Nick Faldo used the TPA XVIII putter to win the 1989 Masters, and TPA Golf Clubs' Tee McCabe says a new version of the putter is nearing production.
Watson, Fowler friendship a match made in wackiness
Rickie Fowler and Bubba Watson were a match made in Golf Boys heaven, but their relationship goes a lot deeper than music videos and bold apparel choices.
Leader's bag: Jordan Spieth at 2014 Masters
Here is a complete list of the clubs that Jordan Spieth is using at the Masters.
Masters Musings: Sunday's thoughts on final round at Augusta National
A few players at Augusta got their Twitter fix before their Masters final round, while others (whether on or off the grounds) shared some well wishes for their favorites taking to the course later. Here's another smattering of player quotes.
SCORES: The Masters, Round 4
Follow the Masters final-round leaderboard at Augusta National.
Saturday, April 12
Jordan Spieth's cool, Bubba Watson's flair lead Masters after third round at Augusta on Saturday
Jordan Spieth, playing a brand of big-time golf that belies his 20 years, kept his cool amid the chaos of Saturday to tie Bubba Watson for the third-round Masters lead at Augusta National.
Rude: Bubba falters and opens the gates to wild Masters Sunday
Bubba Watson failed to put his foot on the collective throats of his Masters competition, letting back in the likes of Jordan Spieth, Rickie Fowler and Matt Kuchar. We're in for a wild ride on Sunday at Augusta National.
Short games lift Washington in contention at Western
Washington’s 2-over 702 total through 36 holes of the Transamerica/WFG Western Intercollegiate is a testament to the Huskies' collective short games. That and mental fortitude.
Nichols: Spieth, 20, strives for normalcy as his star status rises
Jordan Spieth simply wanted to feel the pressures of contending at a major on Sunday, but he'll be thrown into the pressure cooker at the Masters as the co-leader. His upbringing and circle of family and friends show why he is ready for this moment.
Matt Kuchar's Saturday 68 at Masters lifts hope of 1st major win
With three consecutive birdies at Augusta National's Nos. 13-15 to cap off a 68 in the third round of the Masters, Matt Kuchar has lifted his hopes of winning his first major title.
Rickie Fowler's swing changes paying off at Augusta National
When Rickie Fowler began to work with Butch Harmon in December, their goal was to be able to compete in the majors. After a 5-under 67 Saturday, consider it mission accomplished.
Ringler's walk: Rahm's 1st birdie comes after 8 holes at Pasatiempo
Golfweek writer Lance Ringler wanted to see how long it would take Arizona State's Jon Rahm to make a birdie at Pasatiemp during the Western Intercollegiate on Saturday.
Jonas Blixt's roller-coaster ride ends smoothly at Augusta
Jonas Blixt is not a big fan of actual roller coasters, but his up-and-down play on Saturday showed that he can withstand the turbulence to stay in contention.
5 Things: Ian Poulter frustrated at Masters third round; par 3 unbeaten; more from Augusta
Difficulties during the third round left Ian Poulter, Steve Stricker, Bill Haas and Darren Clarke searching for answers – not to mention the entire Masters field at the day's unbeatable hole. Here are 5 Things to know from Augusta.
Achie's Awards: From Mr. Elastic to Mr. Polite
Our James Achenbach gives a tip of the cap to Miguel Angel Jimenez, Jordan Spieth, Brandt Snedeker, Thomas Bjorn and Matt Kuchar – most for reasons you would never know by simply watching this tournament on television.
Masters: Tee times, final round at Augusta National
Here are the complete tee times and pairings for Sunday's final round of the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club.
Tracker: Jordan Spieth, Bubba Watson lead Masters after third round at Augusta National
Bubba Watson will be out to uphold his three-shot lead in Saturday's third round of the Masters, while players from Adam Scott to Jordan Spieth to Fred Couples and more will give chase. Follow the action at Augusta here!
Carlos Ortiz, Nathan Green share lead at Mexico Championship
Carlos Ortiz closed birdie-eagle to cap a 6-under 66 and grab a share of the third-round lead Saturday at the Web.com Tour's El Bosque Mexico Championship.
Gary Woodland's wild ride captivates Masters in third round at Augusta National
With a record-tying front-nine 30 at Augusta National, Gary Woodland sure took advantage of "moving day" at the Masters -- "He put a rush into this place," as his father put it.
Cal grabs lead halfway through Day 1 at Western Intercollegiate
All eight Cal players shot 73 or better as the Golden Bears took a two-shot lead after the first round of the Transamerica/WFG Western Intercollegiate Saturday in Santa Cruz, Calif.
Jimenez leads the charge for 50-somethings at Augusta National
Miguel Angel Jimenez is one of six players over 50 who made the cut at the Masters -- his tournament-best 66 vaulted the Spaniard up the leaderboard and into contention for his first major title.
Rory McIlroy on 'marker' Jeff Knox: 'He beat me by one'
Rory McIlroy played with a nameless man Saturday at the Masters. But that mystery man's play had people buzzing to figure out who he was -- none other than Augusta National course-record holder Jeff Knox.
Masters Musings: Saturday's thoughts on Augusta
Plenty of pros took to Twitter early Saturday – there was even a trivia contest via leader Bubba Watson's account – to talk about the Masters. Here is a smattering of the chattering.
SCORES: The Masters, Round 3
Follow the Round 3 leaderboard at the 2014 Masters at Augusta National.
Fowler identifies Watson's secret weapon – and he's pretty cute
Rickie Fowler is well aware of Bubba Watson's secret weapon when it comes to his rise on the course since his 2012 Masters victory -- his 2-year-old son, Caleb.
Vegas installs Bubba Watson as 3-2 pick to win 2nd Masters
After shooting 4-under 68 at Augusta National and taking a three-stroke lead into Saturday’s third round of the Masters, Bubba Watson has been installed as a 3-2 favorite in Las Vegas to win his second green jacket.
Friday, April 11
Bubba Watson leads John Senden by 3 after Masters second round
"It's not science here. It's try to hit the greens," Bubba Watson said Friday after taking the second-round Masters lead with a 68 to get three shots clear of John Senden.
Justin Thomas leads Web.com Tour event in Mexico
Former Alabama All-American Justin Thomas leads at the Web.com Tour’s El Bosque Mexico Championship.
Winner's bag: Bubba Watson during 2014 Masters at Augusta National
Going into the 2014 season, Bubba Watson made the most extensive changes of his professional career -- switching to Ping S55 irons, leaving behind a model he had used for almost 10 years. This week he won his second Masters.
Achie's Awards: From a magic caddie to the losing spirit
Brian Tam caddied for amateur Tianlang Guan and led him to making the cut in 2013. What does he do for an encore? He leads another amateur, Oliver Goss, to the weekend as well.
Masters tee times: Round 3, Augusta National
Adam Scott and Jordan Spieth make the marquee pairing Saturday at the Masters, while a handful of others are well worth watching. Take a look at the third-round tee times and pairings.
Jordan Spieth benefits from Gentle Ben's advice at Masters
Jordan Spieth is a rookie at Augusta National in name only. The 20-year-old, who is tied for third after the second round of the Masters, is running the playbook handed down by two-time Masters champion Ben Crenshaw.
Rory McIlroy shaky in making cut on the number
Rory McIlroy struggled to a 5-over 77 on Friday at Augusta National, barely making the cut and grabbing Saturday's first tee time with a marker.
5 Things: Bubba Watson's left-hand man; Lee Westwood's rise; more from Masters at Augusta
Some can debate the value of a caddie, but Bubba Watson constantly works with his trusted assistant while taking the lead; meanwhile, Lee Westwood found some polish for his game. Here are 5 Things to know Friday from the Masters.
Matt Fitzpatrick misses cut after chance on 18
Matt Fitzpatrick missed the cut by one after a 10-foot birdie putt on the 18th hole at Augusta National slid past the cup.
Left out: Mickelson, Garcia headline shocking Masters cuts
Three-time champ Phil Mickelson can blame three blow-up holes for his absence this weekend at Augusta National, while the likes of Keegan Bradley, Sergio Garcia and Dustin Johnson are shockingly heading home as well.
Been here, seen this: Fred Couples, 54, in contention at Augusta
Behind a second consecutive 71, Fred Couples continues to defy the odds and is once again inside the top 10 heading into Masters weekend.
Tracker: Bubba Watson conquers Augusta National's back nine for Masters lead
Emerging from a who's who of recent Masters, Bubba Watson conquered the back nine to take the second-round Masters lead. the highlights from Augusta National here!
At Yellow Jasmine comes golden swing insight during Masters
For the past dozen years, PGA pro Carl Lohren drops anchor in the front row at Augusta National's eighth hole, Yellow Jasmine, and analyzes every golf swing he sees during Masters play.
Rude: Bubba Watson mixes, matches birdies on way to Masters lead at Augusta
Four of Masters leader Bubba Watson’s six birdies Friday at Augusta National came from 4 feet and in, a testament to his length and short-iron accuracy -- as well as a willingness to mix up his approach.
Pasatiempo's rich history reflects one of the Masters
A bright cobalt letterman’s jacket hangs in the golf office at San Jose State, but only until April each year. Sounds familiar right? This is the jacket the winner receives for the Western Intercollegiate at Pasatiempo Golf Club.
Fortunes at Masters can turn on one bad hole at Augusta National
The beauty of Augusta National, from the standpoint of excitement, is that danger lurks everywhere -- and intervenes when one least expects it. Just ask Louis Oosthuizan, Matt Kuchar or Gary Player.
Amateur Oliver Goss shows clutch ability Friday at Masters
Amateur Oliver Goss scrambled to shoot 1-under 71 in the swirling wind on Friday at the Masters, and will now have a tee time on Saturday – his 20th birthday – at Augusta National.
Thomas Bjorn's second-round Masters prowess continues at Augusta National
There's something about the second round at Augusta National that seems to resonate with Thomas Bjorn. The Dane fired a 4-under 68 -- currently the best round of the day -- to vault from 1 over to 3 under and is firmly in contention.
Masuda's Masters Mind: Friday from Augusta National
Digital director Nick Masuda has the privilege of covering the 78th Masters, and is determined to bring you inside the gates of Augusta National to be your eyes and ears throughout the day.
Georgia Tech headlines Kepler Intercollegiate
Georgia Tech headlines a field that includes six top-50 teams in the Golfweek/Sagarin Rankings at The 2014 Robert Kepler Intercollegiate Tournament.
Leader's Bag at Masters: Bill Haas, first round at Augusta National
Here is a complete list of the clubs that Bill Haas used to shoot 68 and take the first-round lead at the 2014 Masters.
In-state rivals face off at Hawkeye Invitational
Iowa and Iowa State might be the teams to beat in the Hawkeye-Great River Entertainment Invitational at Finkbine Golf Course in Iowa City.
Duke's Celine Boutier grows accustomed to U.S., winning
Celine Boutier, a sophomore at Duke, is one of the leaders of the No. 3 Blue Devils this year, and she has proved that she is accustomed to winning.
ANNIKA Award Watch List: April 11, 2014
Arizona State's Noemi Jimenez may not have a victory this season, but five to-five finishes helps boost her resume for the 2014 ANNIKA Award.
Carin Koch to captain Europe's Solheim Cup team
Carin Koch will spearhead Europe’s defense of the Solheim Cup in Germany next year, the Ladies’ European Tour announced today. Koch becomes the fifth Swede to captain the European side.
Cal, Stanford headline at Western Intercollegiate
The 68th Annual Western Intercollegiate brings in some of the nation's top teams and storylines this weekend. See a breakdown of all 14 teams in the tournament at Pasatiempo Golf Club in Santa Cruz, Calif.
Haskins Award Watch List: April 11, 2014
Stanford's Patrick Rodgers remains on the top of the list, but two other Watch List members win and move up a few spots.
SCORES: The Masters, Round 2
Follow the leaderboard from the second round of the 2014 Masters at Augusta National.
Thursday, April 10
Masters rookies enjoy good rounds, endure bad at Augusta National
Jonas Blixt wasn’t the only one one of a record 24 first-time Masters competitors to get off to a good start in his debut as Jimmy Walker and Kevin Stadler joined him -- but some endured high numbers Thursday at Augusta.
Donald's 'pretty dumb mistake' highlights stars' woeful opening rounds
Luke Donald's "pretty dumb mistake" on the par-4 ninth hole sent him from bad to worse, but he wasn't the only star to struggle on Thursday at the Masters.
Achie's Awards: From a 'moron' to brutal honesty
Our James Achenbach reflects on the day that was on Thursday at Augusta National, handing out awards to the likes of Mike Davis, Fred Couples, Craig Stadler and Jonas Blixt.
Wobbly wedge play leads Phil Mickelson to 4-over 76
Phil Mickelson shot 76, one off his high in 21 previous Masters. He made a short-game triple bogey on a hole (No. 7) where he had never made worse than bogey. He made a double bogey at 15, where his third shot spun back into the pond.
5 Things: Bill Haas' new caddie; Patrick Reed's rough Masters day; more
As Bill Haas found the top of the Masters leaderboard, he had a new source of help. He also avoided the trouble that struck several notables Thursday at Augusta National. Here are 5 Things to know from the first round of the Masters.
Amateur Mike McCoy, 51, shoots 78, but still hopes to make Masters cut
Mike McCoy isn't just satisfied to be at Augusta National. He set a goal of making the cut and knows he'll need to be more aggressive on Friday if he hopes to accomplish that after a first-round 6-over 78.
Tracker: Bill Haas leads Masters after first round at Augusta national
Defending champion Adam Scott and 2012 winner Bubba Watson looked good with 3-under 69s at Augusta National, but they trail Bill Haas by a shot after the opening round of the Masters. Recap the highlights here.
He's back? Injury-prone Oosthuizen fires 69 at Augusta National
Only hours after tweaking his bad back, Louis Oosthuizen feared that he wouldn't be able to tee it up Thursday. But the South African woke up feeling fine and managed to post a 3-under 69 and sit one shot off the lead.
Young stars survive Augusta National's wild Thursday ride
Rory McIlroy was the elder statesman in his first-round group with Jordan Spieth and Patrick Reed. And while that provided an advantage at different points, the entire group gave us a glimpse of golf's future, and it looks pretty good.
Augusta National's 12th hole proves to be a gigantic pain
Augusta National's par-3 12th looks like a cupcake on paper. So why was it the second-toughest hole Thursday at the Masters? You can ask Brandt Snedeker, Adam Scott, Charl Schwartzel and . . . well the list keeps going.
Despite rare penalty, Brandt Snedeker in contention at Augusta
Instead of letting a trio of stumbles at Amen Corner derail his round, Brandt Snedeker remained patient at Augusta National and fired a 2-under 70 to be in the thick of things heading into the second round.
Bill Haas charts own path to early Masters lead
Jay Haas, a 16-time winner on the Champions Tour, only gets to see his son Bill play a handful of times each year. Thursday, father watched son take the early first-round Masters lead.
Fitzpatrick, 19, overcomes nerves to hold his own at Augusta
Playing alongside Adam Scott, 19-year-old amateur Matthew Fitzpatrick overcame a nervous start to manage a 4-over 76 – and used the round to learn from the defending Masters champ.
Adam Scott nearly flawless in posting 69 at Augusta National
Adam Scott refused to get upset about any part of his 3-under 69, but he knows he left a couple of birdies out there after three-putting at two back-nine par 5s.
Jonas Blixt solid in Masters debut, with a few slips at Augusta National
Jonas Blixt, a Masters rookie, sought advice from fellow Swede Henrik Stenson, a veteran of eight previous Masters appearances. Other than a few mistakes – notably a drive left at No. 2 – Blixt made a solid debut.
Ben Crenshaw endures tough start to 43rd straight Masters
Ben Crenshaw experienced a tough start to his 43rd consecutive Masters Tournament with an 83, but he doesn't think Friday will be his last Masters start.
Kevin Stadler outshines father with 2-under 70 in 1st round
After all the talk of the first father-son duo to compete in Masters, Kevin Stadler shot a 2-under 70 in the first-round at Augusta National to outshine his father.
Thursday Musings: Players' Masters quotes on Twitter
We'll keep you posted with quotes from players at Augusta National or watching the Masters afar via their Twitter accounts during Thursday's first round.
Big Three offer big thrills to open 2014 Masters
The Masters honors golf's greats, as well as tradition, by having Arnold Palmer, Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus kick off the start of competitive action at Augusta National.
Breakout season continues for South Carolina at Ping/ASU Invite
South Carolina is proving that the 2013-14 season is the team's breakout season and they are willing to take it the distance in the postseason.
Greg Eason's strong play for Central Florida peaks at right time
Central Florida's Greg Eason has 16 top-10 finishes over his last 17 events, and hopes to continue that over his last three tournaments for the Knights.
SCORES: The Masters, Round 1
Follow the leaderboard from the first round of the 2014 Masters.
Wednesday, April 9
Augusta National’s new look: A tree assessment
Our Bradley S. Klein offers up his perspective on the many changes to Augusta National, all seemingly caused by the harsh, cold winter that hit the area in February – felling the Eisenhower Tree and many others.
Is he cursed? Ryan Moore wins Par 3 Contest at Augusta National
Ryan Moore hopes to change history this week after winning the Par 3 Contest on Wednesday, as he is fully aware that no Par 3 winner has ever gone on to triumph in the Masters.
Masuda: Par 3 Contest reveals most important job – being a dad
There are those that prepare the lesson plans, and those that execute on them. On Wednesday, a handful of children at the Par 3 Contest provided the perspective necessary to do both.
What's weirder: No Tiger Woods, or would-be Masters mystery?
Phil Mickelson said it was “weird” without Tiger Woods on the Augusta National premises this week. One can only imagine what a long, strange trip it could have been if Woods had postponed back surgery and tried to play the Masters.
Par-3 Contest Tracker: Masters week at Augusta National 2014
For once, "nobody wants to win this thing" might carry some truth -- no Par-3 Contest winner at Augusta National has gone on to win the Masters that year. But it's the warm-up tourney everyone loves. Follow the highlights here!
Achie's Awards: Metalwoods to milkshakes at Masters
Jim Achenbach's award winners for Wednesday at Augusta National include Gary Player, Jose Maria Olazabal, Billy Payne and more -- dig in for the best in the eyes of a 44-time Masters-week journalist.
Registration is open for Golfweek’s West Coast Junior Invitational. The 2014 tournament will be played May 17-18 at Mesa Country Club in Mesa, Ariz. Keep track of the field here.
Mark O'Meara, Buddy Alexander pick up holes-in-one in Par 3 Contest
Mark O'Meara got the crowd revved up with an early hole-in-one at the second hole, while UF coach Buddy Alexander would match the feat about 90 minutes later.
Rickie Fowler opens Phil Mickelson's eyes in Masters practice
Rickie Fowler has shined during practice at Augusta National for the 2014 Masters -- but he insists his T-6 in Houston is more telling.
Denver's Carty, McIlroy hail from same background
Denver freshman Jessica Carty shares several connections with Rory McIlroy.
Masters rookie Harris English looks to build on Augusta memories
When Harris English won the FedEx St. Jude Classic in June, the first thought that flashed through his mind, he said, was, “I’m going to the Masters.” And he's already building on memories at Augusta National.
Chairman Billy Payne, Augusta find plenty to smile about on eve of Masters
In the afterglow of the Drive, Chip and Putt competition Sunday, Augusta National Golf Club Chairman Billy Payne was in a jovial mood at his annual news conference Wednesday on the eve of the Masters.
Fred Couples comes to Augusta National with contending in mind for Masters
This marks Fred Couples’ 30th Masters appearance – and in his previous 29 starts at Augusta National, he has missed the cut only twice (2008 and ’09).
A different tack on predicting the Masters winner
Why should folks from Australia or Northern Ireland feel a bit better about their chances this week? Our Jim McCabe explains . . .
Jordan Niebrugge's Masters plan: Keep it simple at Augusta National
The goals for Jordan Niebrugge in this week's Masters are simple: Earn low amateur honors and finish in the top 12 and ties to get an invite back to Augusta National.
Notes: '88 loss at Masters still stings for Calcavecchia
Mark Calcavecchia isn't shy about his heartbreak over losing the 1988 Masters after Sandy Lyle somehow managed to birdie the 18th hole to win in dramatic fashion.
Men's Midweek Report: Virginia wins big at Jim West 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, April 2-9.
Oliver Goss looking to ride wave of Aussie success
Adam Scott? Defending champ. Jason Day? A perennial contender in all things majors. Steven Bowditch, John Senden, Matt Jones? All coming off wins on the PGA Tour over the last month. So Aussie Oliver Goss has to be liking his chances at Augusta, right?
Staiano (No. 107, 2015) commits to Colorado State
Jake Staiano, ranked No. 107 by Golfweek in the Class of 2015, has given a verbal commitment to play college golf for Colorado State.
Nick Faldo on first Masters win: 'It felt like destiny'
On this day 25 years ago, Nick Faldo improvised and hit the first of three Masters high notes.
Jordan Spieth’s scripted apparel for 2014 Masters
Jordan Spieth may be heading into this first Masters Tournament this week, but he is certainly one of the players to keep an eye on.
Masters 2014: What's on tap for Wednesday
Wednesday is definitely the calm before the storm, but the Par 3 Contest and Billy Payne's annual address still give plenty to look forward to as players get their final preparation in for the Masters.
Five finalists named for Byron Nelson Award
The Golf Coaches Association of America announced the five finalists of the 2014 Byron Nelson Award April 8.
Toy Box Extra e-magazine: April 9, 2014 (Masters Mania)
We take a deep look at the Masters in this week's Toy Box Extra, from new Masters-related gear, a Q&A with 2007 champ Zach Johnson, a look at the bags of six contenders to David Dusek's take on Phil Mickelson.
Women's Midweek Report: No. 1 USC notches match-play victory
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.
Tuesday, April 8
Matthew Fitzpatrick adds some experience on his bag at Augusta
Matthew Fitzpatrick had to change caddies this week due to some physical ailments for his normal looper, Loren Duncan. Enter Ricky Elliott, who has seen Augusta National plenty of times carrying Ben Curtis' sticks.
Zach Johnson: Learning curve at Augusta is steep
There are 24 first-timers in the field this week at the Masters and Zach Johnson knows exactly how they'll feel come Thursday, as there is plenty to learn by simply playing Augusta National.
Palmer: Tiger's biggest obstacle to majors record is psychological
Arnold Palmer suggested that Tiger Woods' biggest obstacle to winning another major might not be physical, but to overcome the psychological morass that comes with winning so much, so young.
Achie's Awards: Augusta's 16th hole is spectator heaven
In Tuesday's rendition of James Achenbach's daily awards, the 44-year vet of the tournament reveals his love of the spectacle that has become the 16th hole on Masters Tuesday.
New Mexico State wins Wyoming Cowgirl Classic
New Mexico State posted a wire-to-wire victory Tuesday at the Wyoming Cowgirl Classic at Ak-Chin Southern Dunes Golf Club in Maricopa, Ariz.
UCLA claims 1st win of season at Redhawks Invitational
UCLA capped off a victory in University Place, Wash., on Tuesday at the Redhawks Invitational.
Mississippi State edges Cincinnati for Old Waverly title
Mississippi State shot a final-round 7-under 281 for a come from behind victory at the Old Waverly Collegiate Championship Tuesday.
Oklahoma wins Wyoming Cowboy Classic by 7
Oklahoma won its third team title of the season on Tuesday at the Wyoming Cowboy Classic.
Spieth picks Crenshaw's mind about Augusta National
Jordan Spieth is in love with Augusta National just like every other golfer with a pulse, but he has managed to focus enough to lean on a fellow Texas Longhorn, Ben Crenshaw, for some advice on course navigation.
Virginia runs away with Jim West Intercollegiate title
Virginia ran away with the Jim West Intercollegiate title on Tuesday for a 29-shot victory TPC Craig Ranch.
Gonzaga grabs Gold Rush at Yorba Linda
Gonzaga, the 50th-ranked team in the Golfweek/Sagarin rankings, won the Gold Rush Tuesday at Yorba Linda (Calif.) Country Club.
Wichita State posts wire-to-wire win in Kansas City
Wichita State led wire-to-wire in capturing the Gary Crossley Ford Kansas City Shootout Tuesday at Shoal Creek Golf Club in Kansas City, Mo.
Florida State cruises to victory at Web.com Intercollegiate
Florida State closed with a 5-under 283 to notch a 24-shot victory Tuesday at the Web.com Intercollegiate at Marsh Landing Country Club in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
Rory McIlroy: 'It's all there' for Masters win, no excuses at Augusta National this year
Rory McIlroy has pronounced himself fit to win his first green jacket: “Mind, body, equipment, it’s all there,” he said two days before the start of the Masters.
Florida's Eric Banks rediscovers comfort level on course
Florida junior Eric Banks is feeling more comfortable on the golf course after undergoing open-heart surgery in 2012.
Mike Weir holes one on Augusta's 16th during Masters practice, but won't call it an ace
The roar could be heard by the clubhouse. It was a Sunday type of roar, with lasting applause, and Augusta patrons knew it had to be an ace. But Mike Weir’s not counting his 10th hole-in-one, which came on a practice shot.
Phil Mickelson says Augusta National "frees" him up
Phil Mickelson is scuffling a bit coming into the Masters, but there is something about the landscape here at Augusta National that makes him feel that he can accomplish anything.
Reunited after 46 years, veteran credits Casper for saving his life
Clebe McClary was ready to give up, lying in a hospital bed in Japan, having lost his left arm and left eye in Vietnam. And then a visit from PGA Tour great Billy Casper changed the course of McClary's life. On Tuesday, they reunited for the first time in 46 years.
Masters defense, and bugs, on Adam Scott's plate at Augusta National
Yes, Adam Scott is serving up bugs -- fancy that -- at the Champions' Dinner at Augusta National. But his important jobs this week are to chase the World No. 1 ranking and the title of back-to-back Masters winner.
In his prime, Justin Rose says now is the time to win majors
Justin Rose believes the time to win majors is now. Players can qualify their 20s as a learning curve, Rose said. But after that, there’s no excuse.
Jack Nicklaus isn't wavering: Tiger Woods will set majors mark
Long on the record as thinking Tiger Woods will set the all-time record for wins in majors, the man who holds that mark -- Jack Nicklaus -- still thinks it will happen despite Woods' recent back surgery.
Fun-loving Henrik Stenson taking putting seriously at Augusta
Henrik Stenson was a bundle of laughs on Tuesday at Augusta National, but knows that it will take a serious putting display to secure Sweden's first male major championship.
2014 Masters: Upward, downward trends in rankings
Who is trending in the right direction heading into this week’s Masters? Who's moving in the wrong direction? Find out!
Masters: Tee times at Augusta National, Friday's second round
Among the favorites, Rory McIlroy will play in the same group as Patrick Reed and Jordan Spieth as Phil Mickelson shares an Augusta National tee time with Ernie Els and Justin Rose during the opening two rounds of the Masters.
Timeline: Notable Masters through the years at Augusta National
Looking back from 2014, there are several milestone years to observe. They include Arnold Palmer's final Masters victory and some international firsts.
Once low amateur, Matsuyama has lofty Masters goal as pro
Hideki Matsuyama has experienced the winners' ceremony at Augusta National as the low amateur in 2011. The Japanese standout now sees a new status within his reach: Masters champion.
Major Challenge: Play and win a new TaylorMade driver!
Play our Major Challenge and win a new driver from TaylorMade and Fujikura, a stand bag from Ogio, a new putter from SeeMore Putters or a coffeemaker from Keurig!
Hunter Mahan’s scripted apparel for 2014 Masters
Hunter Mahan’s scripted apparel was announced for the upcoming 2014 Masters. Take a look at what he will wear from Under Armour.
A gesture Bob Toski can accept: Revisit Augusta
"He never lets me pay him a dime," Ken Duke says of instructor Bob Toski, 87. But in 2009, when Duke qualified for his first Masters, Toski thought of a gesture he'd accept: "Take me to Augusta," he asked.
Masters 2014: What's on tap for Tuesday
So long as Mother Nature cooperates, Tuesday will mark the opening to Masters week for many, with the likes of Adam Scott, Rory McIlroy and Phil Mickelson also doing their annual press conferences.
Monday, April 7
No. 60 San Diego, UCLA lead Redhawks Invite
San Diego and junior Grant Forrest lead the Redhawks Invitational at Chambers Bay in University Place, Wash.
Oklahoma leads tight race at Wyoming Cowboy Classic
The Oklahoma Sooners lead the Wyoming Cowboy Classic at Talking Stick’s North Course by one.
Virginia leads by 13 at Jim West Intercollegiate
Virginia shot 36-under 540 at the Jim West Intercollegiate in McKinney, Texas on Monday to lead by 13 shots.
FSU, Castren lead Web.com Intercollegiate
Florida State shot a two-round total of 8-under 568 at the Web.com Intercollegiate on Monday to lead by seven at Marsh Land Country Club.
Achie's Awards: From Day to Stricker, a look at Monday's best
James Achenbach is in the midst of covering his 44th Masters and took a few moments to offer up his Monday awards, strictly restricted to the handful of press conferences since play was washed out at Augusta National.
Elder Stadler beams with pride over son's recent success
While their relationship has been strained in recent years, Craig and Kevin Stadler seem to be putting aside any differences to enjoy their making history at the 2014 Masters.
Winner’s Style: Lexi Thompson’s apparel, Kraft Nabisco Championship
Lexi Thompson first major championship victory -- fourth LPGA title -- came Sunday at the Kraft Nabisco Championship. See her Puma Golf apparel from Rancho Mirage, Calif., Thursday to Sunday.
TaylorMade SLDR MiniDriver spotted again at Augusta National before Masters
TaylorMade’s SLDR MiniDriver already has gotten a workout on Tour, and it might find its way into several bags this week at Augusta National. The small-headed wood becomes available to consumers May 2.
Player of the week: Brandon Hagy, Cal
Cal senior Brandon Hagy won his third tournament of the season April 6 at the Aggie Invitational in Bryan, Texas.
Player of the week: Celine Boutier, Duke
Duke sophomore Celine Boutier took medalist honors at the Ping/ASU Invitational April 6 at the Karsten Golf Course in Tempe, Ariz., after finishing at 8-under 208.
Team of the week: Central Florida
UCF won its second straight tournament and fourth of the season April 6 at the 3M Augusta Invitational at Forest Hills Golf Club in Augusta, Ga.
Team of the week: USC
USC won the Liz Murphey Collegiate April 6 in Athens, Ga. The top-ranked Trojans defeated Arkansas, 3-2, in the match-play final.
Player of the week: Elizabeth Wang
Elizabeth Wang of San Marino, Calif., shot a pair of 2-under 70s to win the AJGA Junior at River Ridge Golf Club's Victoria Lakes Course in Oxnard, Calif., by three shots. It was her second AJGA victory.
Player of the week: Spencer Soosman
Spencer Soosman of Westlake Village, Calif., shot a pair of 4-under 68s to win the AJGA Junior at River Ridge Golf Club's Victoria Lakes Course in Oxnard, Calif., by four shots. It was his first AJGA victory.
John Senden’s scripted apparel for 2014 Masters
John Senden will wear Greg Norman Collection apparel for his fifth Masters start on April 10.
Winner's Style: Matt Jones' apparel, Houston Open
Matt Jones sealed his first PGA Tour victory and a trip to the Masters at the Shell Houston Open. See Jones’ TravisMathew apparel from the Golf Club of Houston.
Lexi Thompson jumps to 6th in Rolex Rankings; Michelle Wie 24th
Lexi Thompson moved to sixth in the latest Rolex Rankings after her victory at the Kraft Nabisco Championship, while runner-up Michelle Wie also made a big move.
Monday musings: Rain at Augusta; Lexi's win; more
With rain setting in at Augusta National and cutting short Masters practice, several players took to Twitter earlier than usual on Monday – not to mention having tweeted Sunday on all things golf as well. Here's a sampling of tweets from players.
Brotherly bond: Maguire brothers post victories on same day
Florida State freshman Jack Maguire won the Mason Rudolph Championship on April 6, the same day that his brother M.J., a junior at North Florida, won the Irish Creek Collegiate.
Patrick Reed taking on history with first Masters trip
Patrick Reed knows that only three first-timers have ever won at Augusta National, but the confident 23-year-old isn't one to back down from a challenge.
Jason Day, Adam Scott or Henrik Stenson could supplant Woods as World No. 1 at Masters
Adam Scott and Henrik Stenson don't even need to win the Masters to have a chance to supplant Tiger Woods as World No. 1, while Jason Day would take the top spot if he were to slip on the green jacket come Sunday at Augusta National.
Heavy rain, thunderstorms force closure of Augusta National
Due to heavy rain and thunderstorms that hit Augusta mid-morning, Augusta National has decided to close the course for the day, with patrons with practice round tickets promised refunds in May.
What's on tap for Monday at Augusta National
We give you a look at what is planned for the day at Augusta National, with patrons and players likely needing to dodge raindrops for most of Monday.
Adidas Golf scripted apparel for 2014 Masters
Adidas Golf announced its three staffers – Dustin Johnson, Sergio Garcia and Jason Day’s scripted apparel for the 2014 Masters.
Masters Roundtable: Predictions for 2014 at Augusta National
Today's Masters Roundtable offer up our staff's picks to win and contend from three groups of players taking aim at Augusta National in 2014.
Humble champ: Adam Scott returns to Augusta 'well-grounded'
Other than adding a splash of green to his wardrobe, Adam Scott returns to Augusta National ‘well grounded.’
Sunday, April 6
Lexi's leap: Thompson, 19, runs away with Kraft Nabisco title
Lexi Thompson’s romp at the Kraft Nabisco Championship on April 6 gives her four LPGA titles at the tender age of 19.
Masters odds: Scott, McIlroy installed as co-favorites
With Tiger Woods on the bench for the first major of the year, Las Vegas has instilled defending champion Adam Scott and Rory McIlroy as co-favorites to win the 2014 Masters.
Tracker: Lexi Thompson wins her first LPGA major at Kraft Nabisco Championship
Lexi Thompson and Michelle Wie share a two-shot lead going into Sunday at the LPGA's first major of 2014, the Kraft Nabisco Championship. Follow the highlights right here!
Wyoming hosts Cowboy, Cowgirl in Arizona
The Wyoming Cowgirl Classic and Wyoming Cowboy Classic will tee off in Arizona this week.
Web.com Intercollegiate brings in solid field
Nineteen teams will play at the Web.com Intercollegiate this week in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
Augusta Influence: Iconic proving ground shapes course design
More than any other U.S. layout and probably second in the world only to the Old Course at St. Andrews, the course has had widespread impact on the game. The layout designed by Bobby Jones and Alister MacKenzie is endlessly fascinating to walk and to see on TV. And it has become a meme for subsequent design.
17th hole not only one at Augusta with changes to tree line
As veterans and youngsters alike took to early practice rounds at Augusta National on Sunday, it wasn't just the lack of the 17th hole's Eisenhower Tree that was noticeable.
Italy's Marco Crespi wins NH Collection Open for 1st European Tour title
Playing in his 25th European Tour event, Marco Crespi of Italy had five birdies during a 3-under 69 to earn his first title on the tour by two shots at the inaugural NH Collection Open.
Davis Riley triumphs at Terra Cotta Invitational
Davis Riley won the Terra Cotta Invitational in Naples, Fla., despite a late charge from Haden Wood and Brad Dalke.
Winner's Bag: Matt Jones, Shell Houston Open
Here is a complete list of the club Matt Jones used to win the 2014 Shell Houston Open.
Eason, UCF hold off Texas at 3M Augusta Invitational
Behind stellar play from standout senior Greg Eason, UCF outlasted Texas to capture the 3M Augusta Invitational at Forest Hills Golf Club on Sunday by a single shot.
South Carolina takes victory at ASU Invitational
The South Carolina Gamecocks sealed a win at the Ping/Arizona State Invitational after going low in the second round.
USC wins match-play title at Liz Murphey Collegiate
USC added another victory in Athens on April 6 after an unusual trip east to the Liz Murphey Collegiate, a long-running tournament transformed to match play this year in lieu of the 2015 format change for the NCAA Women’s Championship.
Texas A&M, LSU share Aggie Invitational title
Texas A&M came back on its home turf to tie LSU and earn a joint win at the Aggie Invitational in Bryan, Texas.
Alabama surges to win at Mason Rudolph Championship
The Alabama Crimson Tide surged on the final day, shooting a 12-under 272 en route to a nine-stroke victory at the Mason Rudolph Championship in Nashville, Tenn.
5 Things: Jones edges Kuchar in Houston for Masters invite
Australian Matt Jones fired a 66 keyed by six birdies in nine holes midway through his Sunday round at the Shell Houston Open, then defeated Matt Kuchar in a playoff to earn an invitation to the Masters. Here are 5 Things to know.
Rory McIlroy finds a spark, fires 65 in Houston
Rory McIlroy said he needed a spark prior to the Masters and he found it on Sunday, firing a 7-under 65 to vault into the top 10 at the Shell Houston Open.
Baylor Bears win shortened SMU Invitational
The third round of play at the SMU/Dallas Athletic Club Invitational was cancelled due to lightning, giving the Baylor Bears a four-stroke victory over runner-up LSU through 36 holes.
Tour Tracker: Shell Houston Open, Sunday's playoff on PGA Tour
See if Matt Kuchar can keep his momentum going in Houston all the way to the winner's circle, while Cameron Tringale and others try to catch him and earn the last invitation to the Masters. Follow the highlights right here!
Georgia State holds on at Irish Creek Collegiate
Scores were high on Sunday, but Georgia State was able to fend off North Florida for a win at the Irish Creek Collegiate.
Hunter Pate, 14, helps make history at Augusta National
Hunter Pate, 14, is an outgoing yet humble star in the making; her considerable golf talent was on display for the world to see at Augusta National, becoming one of the first female champions on these hallowed grounds.
Drive, Chip and Putt final succeeds wildly at Augusta National before 2014 Masters
The inaugural Drive, Chip, and Putt Championship featured 88 youngsters who had advanced through a competition backed by the PGA of America and USGA -- and was turned into a home run by Augusta National’s total support.
Bubba Watson’s scripted apparel 2014 Masters
The scripted apparel for 2012 Masters champion Bubba Watson has been announced by Oakley for his week at Augusta National.
Euros find easier path to Augusta National invitations to Masters than in past
Twenty-eight Europeans will tee it up in the 2014 Masters. Sam Torrance, Ken Brown, Mark James and Howard Clark must wish they’d played in these times when it's easier European Tour players to earn an invitation to Augusta National.
Poor weather en route to Augusta National before Masters
Rain and thunderstorms are on their way to Augusta National, likely to make it a wet start to Masters week in 2014.
Ashworth launches major series collection
Ashworth Golf announced its launch of the Ashworth Major Series Apparel Collection. It’s a set of six limited-edition golf shirts to commemorate the major victories of its six PGA Tour staffers.
Masters Roundtable: Most vivid memories from Augusta National
Today's Masters roundtable offers our senior writers' thoughts on some of the most memorable performances that have taken place at Augusta National -- and where the Masters fits in among the four majors.
The right fit: Angel Cabrera, Augusta National a perfect match
Angel Cabrera, who studied Augusta under the late Seve Ballesteros and always seems to be at his best in the Masters, thinks he has ‘one more’ green jacket in him.
Saturday, April 5
Lexi Thompson, Michelle Wie share Kraft Nabisco Championship lead on LPGA
Sunday's final round of the first major of the LPGA season could produce quite the one-on-one matchup, as Lexi Thompson and Michelle Wie will begin the day tied for the lead at 10 under and two shots clear of the field.
Kraft Nabisco Championship: Tee times, final round
Co-leaders Lexi Thompson and Michelle Wie will anchor the final round of the first major of the LPGA season, the Kraft Nabisco Championship -- see all the final-round tee times here.
5 Things: Matt Kuchar smiles; Shawn Stefani stays course; plus more from the Shell Houston Open on PGA Tour
Matt Kuchar was all smiles Saturday while opening a four-shot lead; Shawn Stefani stuck to his guns while seeking Tour status; plus more in 5 Things to know from Saturday's third round of the Shell Houston Open.
Shell Houston Open: Tee times, Sunday's final round on PGA Tour
Leader Matt Kuchar will bring up the rear among the tee times and groupings for Sunday's final round of the PGA Tour's Shell Houston Open at the Golf Club of Houston in Humble, Texas.
Tracker: Matt Kuchar pulls away during Shell Houston Open third round on PGA Tour
With the Masters looming next week, Matt Kuchar built a five-shot lead Saturday that he'll try to keep for a Shell Houston Open win that would give him momentum heading to Augusta National.
In sun, Matthew Nixon moves to NH Collection Open lead on European Tour
Matthew Nixon of England will carry a one-shot lead into the NH Collection Open's final round after his 65 moved him to the top of the leaderboard on European Tour, just ahead of Marco Crespi of Italy.
True to his roots, Matt Fitzpatrick takes a pragmatic view of his future
Even Matthew Fitzpatrick, 19, finds it hard to believe he will tee it up in next week’s Masters, plus starts in the U.S. Open and Open Championship, the rewards that go with winning America’s national amateur.
Jimmy Fallon holes out from bunker, caught on tape
Jimmy Fallon, host of NBC's "The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon," should have written a "thank you note" to the golf gods on his April 4 show after he holed out from the bunker.
Amateur records two aces in single round
John Ponter hit two holes-in-one in one round at the Oyster Bay Golf Links in Sunset Beach, N.C.
Bethany Wu discusses the KNC Champions Junior Challenge, her schooling and her upcoming tournament – the AJGA's Thunderbird International Junior.
Bethany Wu discusses the KNC Champions Junior Challenge, her schooling and her upcoming tournament – the AJGA's Thunderbird International Junior.
Masters Roundtable: Surprises on tap at Augusta?
In our Masters preview roundtable for Saturday, our writers offer up thoughts on some surprise performances that could be in store at Augusta National, a course that has yielded drama even if it isn't kind to most first-timers.
Rickie Fowler’s scripted apparel for 2014 Masters
Would you expect anything but bright, fun colors from Puma Golf for Rickie Fowler at the Masters? He his apparel from Wednesday through Sunday at Augusta National.
Amateurs' bios, 2014 Masters at Augusta National
Six amateurs will compete in the 2014 Masters, all of them making their first start at Augusta National. Here is a closer look at each of the six amateur participants.
Facts and figures, Masters 2014 at Augusta National
Facts and figures for the 78th Masters April 10-13 at par-72, 7,435-yard Augusta National Golf Club:
10 storylines, Masters 2014 at Augusta National
Ten storylines during the 78th Masters at Augusta National Golf Club, to be played April 10-13:
By the numbers, Masters 2014 at Augusta National
A look at the Masters and Augusta National by the numbers before the 2014 tournament gets under way.
20 top contenders, Masters 2014 at Augusta National
A look at 20 players expected to contend in the Masters on April 10-13 at Augusta National Golf Club, including Phil Mickelson, Rory McIlroy and defending champion Adam Scott.
Friday, April 4
After losing granddad, Mo Martin forges on at Kraft Nabisco
“He was the most peaceful person I've ever met,” Mo Martin said of her grandfather, Lincoln, who passed away last month at age 102 -- and had admirers in his own right at LPGA events.
Shell Houston Open: Tee times, third round
Here are the tee times and groupings for the third round of the PGA Tour's Shell Houston Open at the Golf Club of Houston in Humble, Texas.
Notes: Padraig Harrington's grip; Phil Mickelson's feel; more
Padraig Harrington lets a group play through as he copes with an injured finger while Phil Mickelson finds his feel and Steve Stricker talks about his new equipment halfway through the Shell Houston Open.
5 Things: Sergio Garcia surges into Houston lead; Matt Kuchar close behind; more
Sergio Garcia came out Friday morning and fired a 7-under 65 to grab the second-round lead at the Shell Houston Open while Matt Kuchar is one shot back entering the weekend.
Tour Tracker: Shell Houston Open, second round on PGA Tour
Sergio Garcia, Jordan Spieth and Steve Stricker will be among the early players taking aim Friday at first-round leaders Bill Haas and Charley Hoffman during the second round of the PGA Tour's 2014 Shell Houston Open.
Bill Williamson grabs 1st-round lead at Terra Cotta Invitational
Bill Williamson carded a bogey-free, 5-under 67 Friday to grab the first-round lead at the Terra Cotta Invitational at Naples (Fla.) National Golf Club.
Marc Warren, David Horsey lead as NH Collection halted again
For the second straight day, play was cut short at the NH Collection Open in Cadiz, Spain, because of Thursday's rain -- but not before Scotland's Marc Warren moved to a share of the lead with a 5-under 67 in the second round.
64 propels Lexi Thompson to share of Kraft Nabisco Championship lead in LPGA's first major of 2014
On a calm, cloudy Friday at the Dinah Shore Course, Lexi Thompson took advantage of easier pin positions and vaulted from a tie for 29th to a share of the lead of the LPGA's Kraft Nabisco Championship during the second round's morning wave.
VIDEO: College Central, Surprise women's teams
Our Lance Ringler and Julie Williams visited with Golf Channel's Steve Burkowski to chat about surprise teams ahead of the NCAA Championship.
VIDEO: College Central, Surprise men's teams
Our Lance Ringler sat down with Golf Channel's Steve Burkowski and Ryan Lavner to discuss surprise men's teams ahead of the NCAA Championship.
VIDEO: College Central, Faltering women's teams
Our Lance Ringler and Julie Williams visit with Golf Channel's Steve Burkowski to chat about women's teams that are faltering prior to the NCAA Championship.
VIDEO: College Central, Faltering men's teams
Our Lance Ringler joins Golf Channel's Steve Burkowski and Ryan Lavner to discuss teams that are seeing their stock fall before the NCAA Championship.
VIDEO: College Central, Women's sleeper teams
Our Lance Ringler and Julie Williams sat down with Golf Channel's Steve Burkowski to discuss women's sleeper teams to watch out for prior to the NCAA Championship.
VIDEO: College Central, Men's sleeper teams
Our Lance Ringler joins Golf Channel's Steve Burkowski and Ryan Lavner to chat about sleeper teams ahead of the NCAA Championships.
Arnold Palmer's ceremonial Masters tee shot to mark 50 years
Arnold Palmer is celebrating the 50th anniversary of his last of four green jackets at Augusta National, a Masters win that also turned out to be his final of seven major titles.
ANNIKA Award Watch List: April 4, 2014
As the spring season progresses, Golfweek is monitoring the race for the inaugural Annika Award. An award update will be posted each Friday on Golfweek.com.
UCF shares breakout season with biggest fan
The UCF Knights are becoming one of the nation's top teams, sharing their success with Nick Hamel, a close supporter.
Oklahoma State, Cal head to Aggie Invitational
Some of the nation's top teams will look to make a statement in College Station, Texas, Saturday and Sunday at the Aggie Invitational, including California and Oklahoma State.
Haskins Award Watch List: Patrick Rodgers stays in control
Stanford's Patrick Rodgers solidifies his spot atop the Haskins Award Watch List with his fourth win of the season, including three in his last three starts.
Youths target winning putt at Augusta in Drive, Chip and Putt
The Drive, Chip and Putt finals will give youngsters from throughout the U.S. an opportunity this Sunday to feel the sort of magic that allows Masters winner to walk a little taller when they visit Augusta National each spring.
Our Bradley S. Klein offers up what to watch for next week at Augusta National, a course that features 18 distinct personalities.
Our Bradley S. Klein offers up what to watch for next week at Augusta National, a course that features 18 distinct personalities.
Keegan Bradley's scripted apparel for 2014 Masters
Keegan Bradley is going to be wearing a plethora of colors from Tommy Hilfiger for the first major of the year: the Masters at Augusta National.
Bobby Jones Watson Stripe, Stretch Pique polos
Next week's spectators and fans associate Masters with color green, and Bobby Jones has multiple clothing items to satisfy needs.
Nexbelt continues to be creative for golfers
Nexbelt continues to be creative in its designs for golfers. "The belt with no holes" adjust by quarter-inch increments, which allows for a comfortable fits via a ratcheting system (PreciseFit).
Masters Roundtable: What is the best hole at Augusta National?
In what many regard as the crown gem of golf course design, our staff takes a look at Augusta National in today's roundtable, offering up memories, their favorite holes and how the lack of the Eisenhower Tree will affect play this year.
Thursday, April 3
Masters 2014: Odds to win at Augusta National
Odds to win the 2014 Masters at Augusta National
Michelle Wie 'more appreciative' after 67 to open Kraft Nabisco Championship
The LPGA no longer revolves around the comings and goings of Michelle Wie. But her 5-under 67 in Thursday's first round of the Kraft Nabisco Championship showed Wie, 24, still moves the needle like no other.
5 Things: Bill Haas, Charley Hoffman share lead at Shell Houston Open; Phil Mickelson bogey-free; more
Bill Haas and Charley Hoffman each shot 7-under 65 to grab a share of the first-round lead Thursday at the Shell Houston Open while Phil Mickelson went bogey-free en route to a 68.
Tour Tracker: Shell Houston Open, first round on PGA Tour
Phil Mickelson, Rory McIlroy and a strong field will take aim at winning the PGA Tour's Shell Houston Open to build momentum going into next week's Masters -- follow the highlights right here!
Angel Yin, 15, keeps smiling in first-round 68 at Kraft Nabisco Championship
This isn’t Angel Yin’s first time making headlines. At age 13, she qualified for the 2012 U.S. Women’s Open; last year she won a junior qualifier to get into the Kraft Nabisco Championship and went on to make the cut.
Jack Doherty leads as rain delays NH Collection opener
Having earned a spot on European Tour in November thanks to his 12th attempt at Q-School, Scotland's Jack Doherty took the lead after Thursday's rain-shortened opener at the NH Collection Open.
Masters veterans: First-timers must learn on fly
Plenty of big names in golf have failed to bring their "A" game along on their inaugural trip to Augusta National. This year's crop of Masters rookies ranges from PGA Tour winners Jordan Spieth and Kevin Stadler to foreign amateur-title winners Garrick Porteous and Chang-Woo Lee.
Oklahoma State headlines field at SMU Invitational
Oklahoma State and Julie Yang returns to the SMU Invitational to defend its title.
Coastal Carolina to defend at Rebel Intercollegiate
Mississippi will host the Rebel Intercollegiate Friday through Sunday, bringing four top-50 teams to the Ole Miss Golf Course in Oxford, Miss.
LPGA Commissioner Mike Whan: Season-opening major won't leave Dinah Shore Course for new sponsor
LPGA commissioner Mike Whan said the tour will return to Mission Hills in 2015. There will be another leap into Poppie’s Pond.
2014 Masters: Live television schedule
In addition to live scoring and video streaming on Masters.com, as well as a free mobile app, here is the live television schedule for Masters week (April 7-13).
Nike Golf adds the TW'14 Mesh to TW'14 collection
Are you a fan of the TW ’14 golf shoe? On April 3, Nike Golf announced the newest member of the TW ’14 family – the TW ’14 Mesh.
Adam Svensson finds great success at D2-II Barry U.
Adam Svensson was supposed to play D-I golf at UNLV, but after some misfortune, he found himself at Barry University. He has found great success – including six victories with the Bucs.
2014 Masters: Complete field chart, including recent results
A complete look at the 2014 field for the Masters, including results from the past 10 years (if applicable) at Augusta National.
Augusta Invitational draws strong field
Some of the nation's top talent will compete at the 3M Augusta Invitational on Saturday and Sunday at Forest Hills Golf Club in Augusta, Ga.
PGA Tour's Sanderson Farms Championship plans move within Jackson (Miss.) market
The PGA Tour's Sanderson Farms Championship, which moved its date to October when its title sponsor renewed last fall, is planning to change locations as well to Country Club of Jackson.
Masters Roundtable: Will Tiger win another green jacket?
Tiger Woods is still grabbing the bulk of the attention prior to the Masters -- our staff of experts decided to debate a few key questions facing the four-time winner in the future at Augusta National.
UCLA faces loaded ASU Invitational field without Lee
Seven top-10 teams will compete in the Ping/ASU Invitational, but UCLA will do so without freshman Alison Lee.
Alabama refreshed for Mason Rudolph Championship
Vanderbilt will look to repeat as it hosts the Mason Rudolph Championship, but will have to get past the Alabama Crimson Tide, who are coming off of Spring Break.
Garrick Porteous looks to break British Amateur champions' slump in 2014 Masters
A two-time British Amateur winner explains a few keys to Garrick Porteous becoming just the third player to use the champion's invite to the Masters and make the cut during the last 33 years -- despite having history against him.
Liz Murphey Collegiate changed to match play in lieu of NCAAs in '15
Josh Brewer had decided to transform the Liz Murphey Collegiate even before the final word came out last fall that the NCAA Women’s Championship would transition to match play in 2015.
Terra Cotta next up on national circuit
With many of the nation’s top-ranked juniors and an improved mix of highly-ranked mid-amateurs and collegiate stars, the Terra Cotta kicks off Friday from Naples National Golf Club.
Webb Simpson's scripted apparel for 2014 Masters
It’s an All-American look for Webb Simpson at the Masters, April 10-13. At Augusta, he’ll wear different reds, white and blues from Izod for the first major of the year.
SCORES: Shell Houston Open, final round
Follow the leaderboard from the Shell Houston Open in Texas on PGA Tour.
Brandt Snedeker leaves Bay Hill ranked 76th but gains positivity for Masters
Brandt Snedeker gain positive thoughts about his putting in advance of the Masters while improving his ranking to 76th as he left Bay Hill -- where he tied for eighth to earn his first top-10 finish of the season.
Caddie Adam Hayes helps push Russell Henley to Masters via Honda Classic playoff win
Earlier this season, Russell Henley was beginning to feel a same sinking sensation that he couldn't return to Augusta National in April. Now Henley his invitation is in the mail, thanks to a Honda Classic playoff win in March.
Wednesday, April 2
Reports: FSU football's Nick O'Leary, Jack Nicklaus' grandson, again hurt in motorcycle crash
Florida State Seminoles football tight end Nick O'Leary, a grandson of Jack Nicklaus, has again been injured in a motorcycle accident, according to reports.
LPGA creates new Rolex Annika Major Award
On the eve of the year’s first major, the LPGA announced a new Rolex Annika Major Award that recognizes the LPGA player who performs the best in all five major championships.
LPGA's stars come into Kraft Nabisco Championship playing strong
Go ahead, try to pick the Kraft Nabisco Championship winner today -- that one-size-fits-all white robe for the winner's jump into Poppie's Pond could be wrapped around any number of players come Sunday.
Garrick Porteous defeats Matt Fitzpatrick 3 and 2 at Georgia Cup
For the third consecutive year, the British Amateur champion won the 17th annual Georgia Cup, an 18-hole match between amateur champions from the U.S. and United Kingdom.
Brandon Smith has been 'dreaming' about his first AJGA win
Brandon Smith had been dreaming about his first AJGA victory for a long time, and finally broke through on March 30 at the Under Armour/Hunter Mahan Championship.
Toy Box Extra e-magazine: April 2, 2014
In this week's issue of Toy Box Extra, we visit with the Wood Bros., who fondly remember the days of wooden drivers. We also feature new putters from Odyssey and Ping, as well as a new golf ball from TaylorMade.
ECCO launches limited-edition Fred Couples BIOM Hybrid shoe
ECCO Golf has launched a Fred Couples Signature Model of the BIOM Hybrid shoe with a limited-edition of 275 pairs available.
In this issue: April 4, 2014
Inside the April 4, 2014 issue of Golfweek.
Pro notes recap: Mindsets leading up to Masters; more
From Matt Every backing out of two tournaments in Texas to Jim Furyk stressing confidence over numbers, Masters preparations take different mentalities, while the age-50 set earns dual PGA Tour and Champions Tour status; plus more in our pro notes recap.
Notes: Phil Mickelson's audible; David Toms' slump; Stephen Ames' son caddies
Phil Mickelson found himself in a sponsor's "shift" out of a pro-am, while David Toms talks about the core of a slump and Stephen Ames' son does him proud as a 14-year-old caddie.
D.A. Points brings ancient Ping i5 irons Shell Houston Open on PGA Tour
In defending his championship at the Shell Houston Open, D.A. Points is using 5-year-old Ping i5 irons.
Joe Durant sees opportunity, not dilemma, in turning 50
Ah, the perks of reaching age 50 in pro golf. Double the options, for some -- including Joe Durant, who will continue playing the PGA Tour when he can while adding Champions Tour events.
Men's Midweek Report: Patrick Rodgers wins third straight title
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 golf news, March 27-April 2.
PGA Tour players discuss pre-Masters no-shows
Would playing in the Valero Texas Open have hindered Matt Every’s Masters preparation? Perhaps. But to hear at least one PGA Tour veteran's take, it would have enhanced his character.
Freshman Robby Shelton shines as Alabama looks to return to form
Robby Shelton has adjusted to college golf while leading the Alabama Crimson Tide with three shared wins.
Charl Schwartzel's Nike Golf apparel at 2014 Masters
Charl Schwartzel will wear different shades of grey, black and white to play Augusta National, April 10-13.
Adidas Adicross Gripmore golf shoe focuses on traction
Adidas' Adicross Gripmore uses rubber-like cleats that flex and bend to focus on traction.
Jim Furyk leans on 'confidence,' not stats going into Masters
Ask 10 players what “being on form” means going into the Masters and you might get nine different answers. To Jim Furyk, “it’s confidence,” not numbers.
After heart surgery, UF's Eric Banks wins David Toms Award
Eric Banks, the Florida junior who underwent open-heart surgery in 2012 but returned to the Gators lineup, was named April 1 as recipient of the David Toms Overcoming Adversity Award.
Former Bulldogs have earned most money on PGA Tour in 2014
The Rivals Cup is a website that promotes college affiliations of pro athletes by ranking NCAA programs and seeing what university is having the biggest impact in pro sports. Georgia leads the PGA Tour in 2013-14 season.
Rory McIlroy's scripted apparel for 2014 Masters
Rory McIlroy will debut his new Nike Golf Innovation Color polo at the 2014 Masters. Check out all his apparel for April 10-13.
Women's Midweek Report: USC, Duke add to victory totals
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.
Tuesday, April 1
Kraft Nabisco Championship: Tee times, first and second round
Top-ranked Inbee Park, No. 3 Stacy Lewis and two-time 2014 winner Anna Nordqvist will play in Thursday's early feature groups at the LPGA's first major of the year, the Kraft Nabisco Championship.
Memphis captures home event at Colonial Country Club
Memphis closed with a 10-over 298, but it still was able to notch a 15-shot victory Tuesday at the Memphis Intercollegiate at Colonial Country Club.
Campbell wins John Kirk Panther Intercollegiate
Campbell won its fourth tournament of the season Tuesday at the John Kirk Panther Intercollegiate.
LPGA players share strong opinions on future of Kraft Nabisco Championship
The Kraft Nabisco Championship faces a major turning point after the last putt drops Sunday, and marquee players have strong opinions about what comes next.
LPGA players' teams take shape for International Crown
Eight teams have qualified for the inaugural International Crown, with the U.S. having overtaken the top seed from South Korea when Lexi Thompson birdied the 18th hole at the Kia Classic.
Tee times: Shell Houston Open, Rounds 1-2 at GC of Houston
Phil Mickelson is still set to play this week at the Shell Houston Open after withdrawing from last week's Valero Texas Open with a pulled oblique muscle.
Rude: Experts like Tiger Woods' chances after back surgery
The fact that Tiger Woods didn’t defer surgery until after the Masters probably means a couple of things: He’s more interested in long-term health than next week and he wasn’t ready for Augusta National.
Will Murphy hopes to build off Azalea title
South Carolina junior Will Murphy discusses his win at the Azalea Invitational over North Florida's M.J. Maguire.
Other pros, golf notables react quickly to Tiger Woods missing Masters
By all accounts, it wasn't an April Fools joke – Tiger is out of this year's Masters after back surgery. It didn't take other pros and notables long to take to Twitter and react with quotes.
Tiger Woods to miss 2014 Masters after back surgery
Tiger Woods will miss the 2014 Masters after undergoing surgery for a pinched nerve in his back, he announced via his website Tuesday.
Expert picks: Rory McIlroy a heavy favorite at Shell Houston Open
Rory McIlroy receives the majority of the love this week at the Shell Houston Open, while our staff experts also have an eye on Dustin Johnson, Keegan Bradley and Jordan Spieth.
Georgia's Joey Garber overcomes injury for successful senior year
Fully recovered from a rotator-cuff surgery in December 2012, Georgia senior Joey Garber's golf game is back in order -- and he's flying under the radar slightly despite being Golfweek's top-ranked player.