News for Wednesday, July 9, 2014
LIVE SCORES: Players Amateur
Follow the live leaderboard from the 2014 Players Amateur in Bluffton, S.C.
Behind Doug Ghim, East takes five-shot lead at Wyndham Cup
Doug Ghim notched 1.5 points on Wednesday to help the East squad extend its lead to five points at the Wyndham Cup. Play will finish on Thursday with 20 singles matches.
Lowcountry highlight: Players Amateur grooms game's future
One could say that the Players Amateur, conducted by the Heritage Classic Foundation and now sponsored by Nautica, took off so quickly at the turn of this century because of Duke Delcher and Tom McKnight’s insider knowledge.
Changing face of Royal Aberdeen adds intrigue to Scottish Open
Is Royal Aberdeen too tough as a tuneup for the Open Championship? Many in the field for this week's Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open are wondering aloud.
Notes: 2015 schedule could force Tiger Woods to three straight starts
Due to only three weeks between the U.S. Open and British Open, Tiger Woods could play three times in a row and four of five weeks next summer.
Reeling yet rested, Ian Poulter points to Henrik Stenson as inspiration
Henrik Stenson’s success in the later half of the 2013 season, when he swept the PGA Tour's FedEx Cup and the European Tour's Race To Dubai, is something that Ian Poulter would love to duplicate.
Anchored by family life, Billy Hurley finds smoother sailing on Tour
Billy Hurley points to his military training, faith and family as the impetus for a solid 2014 season on the PGA Tour.
From campus to LPGA, Stephanie Meadow aces the toughest tests
Stephanie Meadow was a standout in the classroom at Alabama the last four years, but her game is getting all the attention now after her third-place finish at the U.S. Women's Open and qualifying for this week's Ricoh Women's British Open.
Toy Box Extra e-magazine: July 9, 2014
In this week's Toy Box Extra, we delve into Angel Cabrera's winning bag from the Greenbrier Classic, where he used the new Ping G30 driver and fairway wood. Plus, a look at five new shoes on the market.
With nobility and humor, Laura Davies declares herself ready
Few things on tour are more entertaining than a Laura Davies interview, and on Wednesday she dished out a few gems while being honored as a new member of Royal Birkdale, site of her only Women’s British title, in 1986.
Americans use Solheim Cup loss as major motivation
With the Solheim Cup loss in 2013 fresh in their minds, Americans have taken women's golf by storm, with Lexi Thompson and Michelle Wie winning the year's first two majors.
Now open: Scotty Cameron Gallery in California
Putter designer Scotty Cameron launches retail venture, which is more than just golf.
UW assistant Dan Potter named head coach at Boise State
University of Washington assistant coach Dan Potter has been named head coach at Boise State. Potter spent the past two seasons at Washington, where he played his college golf from 2000-2004.