News for Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Nebraska-Omaha wins at Carlton Oaks; San Diego St. individuals lead way
Nebraska-Omaha and DePaul entered the final round of the Carlton Oaks WIU Invitational Tuesday tied for the lead, but it was the Mavericks shooting one shot better than DePaul to close out a narrow victory.
Host San Diego runs away with The Farms Collegiate title
San Diego shot a 3-under 285 on Tuesday to run away with The Farms Collegiate Invite by 14 shots.
Louisiana-Monroe, Alison Knowles win Le Triomphe Collegiate titles
Alison Knowles fired rounds of 71-70 to capture medalist honors at 3-under 141 and help lead Louisiana-Monroe to the team title at the Le Triomphe Collegiate on Monday at Le Triomphe Country Club in Broussard, La.
Tyler Merkel leads Ball State to Mid-American Conference Match Play title
The championship bracket at this year's Mid-American Conference Match Play was named after former Ball State coach Earl Yestingsmeier, who died last month. So it was only fitting that the Cardinals won the title, defeating top-seeded Eastern Michigan, 4-2, in the final match Tuesday at Lake Jovita Golf and Country Club in Dade City, Fla.
Host Cal State Northridge sweeps Matador Invitational titles
Cal State Northridge completed its wire-to-wire victory at the Matador Invitational, carding a final-round 9-over 297 on Tuesday at Wood Ranch Golf Club in Simi Valley, Calif.
USC wins Northrop Grumman title for 8th straight victory
USC didn't close particularly well Tuesday at the Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge, but Golfweek's second-ranked women's team was still able to begin the spring season with a victory and stretch its winning streak to eight.
Justin Rose returns to PGA Tour action at Northern Trust Open
For reigning U.S. Open champ Justin Rose, his return to action at this week's Northern Trust Open on the PGA Tour is a trial for next week's WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship.
Oklahoma takes UTSA/Oak Hills Invitational title by 5 shots
Oklahoma, No. 12 in the Golfweek/Sagarin College Rankings, picked up its second win of the season at the UTSA Oak Hill Invitational in San Antonio on Feb. 11.
Nike Golf releases the Hyperadapt Wind Jacket
Instead of going with the baggie, bulky look on the golf course during a windy day, Nike Golf has introduced the Hyperadapt Wind Jacket.
Northern Trust Open: Tee times, second round
Here are the first- and second-round tee times and pairings for the Northern Trust Open at Riviera Country Club.
Alumni, donors fret about loss of men's golf at Furman
The outcry over Furman University’s decision to eliminate men’s golf after the spring season came in the form of an online petition with more than 1,500 names and scores of emotionally-charged comments.
Colombia Championship: Tee times, Rounds 1-2
Here are the first- and second-round tee times and pairings for the Colombia Championship.
Old Ryder Cup captains never die, they just . . .
We're assuming 2014 U.S. Ryder Cup captain Tom Watson's age hasn't seriously come into question -- but with young PGA Tour players thriving, here are a few ways that could change for any of us.
Fanny Cnops' putt helps Central Florida capture UCF Challenge
Central Florida junior Fanny Cnops made a par putt on her final hole to help the Knights win the UCF Challenge by a shot Tuesday in Orlando, Fla.
Tom Watson taps Floyd's experience for Ryder Cup assistance at Gleneagles in 2014
U.S. Ryder Cup Captain Tom Watson has added Raymond Floyd as an assistant – “It's great to have somebody with experience," Watson said. Indeed, as Floyd has played eight Ryder Cup matches to Watson's four.
Player diary: Alabama's Emma Talley (Part 6)
Alabama sophomore Emma Talley talks about the team's off-season workout and eating habits, and her special weekend in Houston for the Curtis Cup practice session.
Expert picks: Graham DeLaet favored at Northern Trust Open
Graham DeLaet will seek the first win of his PGA Tour career at the 2014 Northern Trust Open against the likes of Dustin Johnson, Jimmy Walker and Jordan Spieth. See the expert picks here.
Donald Trump buys Gren Norman-designed Irish golf course Doonbeg
Donald Trump's golf portfolio is bigger and more prestigious, with today's purchase of the much-acclaimed, if financially beleaguered, Doonbeg Golf Club in County Clare, Ireland.
Women's Australian Open: Tee times, second round
Pure Silk Bahamas LPGA Classic winner Jessica Korda will play with Paula Creamer and Charley Hull while World No. 2 Suzann Pettersen and No. 3 Stacy Lewis will play with Karrie Webb at the 2014 Women’s Australian Open -- see complete tee times and groupings here.
Inside look at Doral's changes for PGA Tour players, fans
Doral's Blue Monster had an inflated reputation that was wearing thin. Enter Donald Trump and Gil Hanse -- and a bevy of improvements for PGA Tour players, course conditions and fans.