News for Friday, February 7, 2014
Karen Paolozzi wins PGA Women’s Stroke Play Championship
Karen Paolozzi won the PGA Women’s Stroke Play Championship by three strokes with a final-round 73 that passed Ashley Grier.
D.A. Points DQ'd for illegal device at Pebble Beach
D.A. Points, the 2012 AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am champion, was disqualified Friday after a second-round 75 for violating Rule 14-3 of the Rules of Golf ("Artificial Devices, Unusual Equipment and Unusual Use of Equipment").
5 Things: Jordan Spieth, Jimmy Walker top Pebble Beach Pro-Am
Jordan Spieth and Jimmy Walker seized the second-round lead at the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, while Victor Dubuisson shone. Here are 5 Things to know from Pebble Beach.
McCabe: 'Humming' wind packs heavy punch at Pebble Beach
Forget the beauty that you see on TV. Pebble Beach Golf Links was as tough as nails Friday, with Mother Nature providing enough rain and 'humming' wind to stress the world's best out a bit.
Tour Tracker: Jordan Spieth, Jimmy Walker lead Pebble Beach Pro-Am
Andrew Loupe begins Friday at the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am with a two-shot lead as Phil Mickelson and Graeme McDowell look to make a move. Follow the highlights right here!
Oklahoma State maintains Amer Ari lead; Oregon two back
Oklahoma State led by as many as nine shots midway through the second round at the Amer Ari Invitational, but will start Saturday's final round with just a two-shot lead over Oregon.
Furman to drop men's golf after spring season
Furman will discontinue its men's golf program after the spring season, the university announced Friday after a Board of Trustees vote.
Michael Allen shoots 60 to match Champions Tour record
Michael Allen matched the Champions Tour record with a 12-under 60 on Friday in the Allianz Championship, finishing the first round with an eagle and 10 birdies.
Adam Scott, Justin Rose join Tiger as Bay Hill commits
Five of this week's top six in the Official World Golf Ranking will support the King next month in Orlando, Fla. -- with Adam Scott and Justin Rose committing to the Arnold Palmer Invitational.
Blown coverage: The year’s worst days of televised golf
With the celebrity factor, coverage of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am can be one of the toughest events to watch on TV. That got our Martin Kaufmann thinking about the worst days of televised golf on the PGA Tour calendar.
Payne Stewart named 2014 Bob Jones Award honoree
With a ceremony scheduled as part of this summer's U.S. Open at Pinehurst, the USGA announced Friday that Payne Stewart will be honored posthumously this year with the association's highest honor, the Bob Jones Award.
Report: Clint Eastwood saved Pebble Beach tourney director
Clint Eastwood is a fixture at the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am -- and reportedly saved tournament director Steve John with the Heimlich maneuver on the eve of the 2014 tournament.
Western Amateur will return to Point O'Woods in 2019
With the Western Amateur slated to be in the Chicago area for the next five years, the WGA has announced the 2019 event will return to Point O'Woods in Benton Harbor, Mich.
Zach Johnson wins PGA Tour Player of Month honors
A month that featured a victory, a T-3 and a T-8 was justly rewarded for Zach Johnson on Friday, as he picked up the PGA Tour Player of the Month honors.
The Golfweek Senior Amateur schedule, consisting of Golfweek national ranking tournaments, is listed below with contact information and point values.
Edoardo Molinari, Craig Lee share Joburg lead
Edoardo Molinari and Craig Lee share the halfway lead at the Joburg Open on 11-under par, while David Horsey charged into contention with a 63 to sit a shot off the lead on Friday.
Woods, Bregman lead Aussie Ladies Masters; Webb DQ'd
Eight-time winner and defending champion Karrie Webb was disqualified from the Australian Ladies Masters on Friday for signing an incorrect scorecard after the second round. Meanwhile, American Cheyenne Woods shares the lead.
Oklahoma State takes early Amer Ari lead
Oklahoma State, ranked No. 3 in the Golfweek/Sagarin Rankings, fired a 17-under 271 on Thursday to take the first-round lead at the Amer Ari Invitational in Waikoloa, Hawaii.