News for Wednesday, April 30, 2014
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.