News for Saturday, March 1, 2014
Kiawah Island Classic brings 36 teams to South Carolina
Five teams from the Golfweek/Sagarin Rankings' top 100 will compete in the 54-hole Kiawah Island Classic Sunday Through Tuesday at the Kiawah Island (S.C.) Golf Resort.
Illinois looks to bounce back at USF Invitational
The Illinois Fighting Illini headline a strong field that will tee off at the USF Invitational Sunday through Tuesday at the Lake Jovita Golf & Country Club in Dade City, Fla.
5 Things: McIlroy holds on to Honda Classic lead; Henley in final group; more
Rory McIlroy did what he needed to Saturday at the Honda Classic, carding a 1-under 69 in windy afternoon conditions at PGA National to increase his lead from one to two shots.
Tee times: Honda Classic, final round
Complete tee times for Sunday's final round of the PGA Tour's 2014 Honda Classic at PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
Tour Tracker: Honda Classic, Saturday's third round on PGA Tour
Rory McIlroy starts Friday's third round of the PGA Tour's Honda Classic with a one-shot lead -- while Tiger Woods must gain some ground if he is to contend. Follow the highlights right here!
Analytics show putting's importance on PGA Tour overstated
New analytics indicate that for the pros, putting's importance on the PGA Tour has been overstated.
Sergio Garcia on new Trump National Doral: 'More challenging'
His heart was on this week’s Honda Classic, but Sergio Garcia doesn’t deny that he had an eye on next week’s gathering at the famed Trump National Doral.
Ross Fisher leads by 5 at Tshwane Open after 67
England’s Ross Fisher will take a commanding lead into the final round of the Tshwane Open after a third-round 5-under 67 at Copperleaf Golf & Country Estate in Centurion, South Africa.
Will Grimmer (No. 25, Class of 2015) commits to Ohio State
Will Grimmer of Cincinnati has given a verbal commitment to play golf at Ohio State beginning in the fall of 2015.
Tiger Woods closes on Honda leaders with third-round 65
Tiger Woods made sure there wouldn’t be another Sunday off on the PGA Tour. After surviving the 36-hole cut, Woods posted a 5-under 65 in the third round of the Honda Classic to climb within shouting distance of leader Rory McIlroy before he teed off.
Kennesaw State headlines Colleton River Collegiate
Michigan State draws teams from across the country as it prepares to host the Colleton River Collegiate at the Colleton River Dye Course in Bluffton, S.C.
Webb, Stanford set up showdown at HSBC Champions
Karrie Webb and Angela Stanford were so close down the stretch Saturday at the HSBC Women's Champions, matching each other birdie for birdie, they have separated themselves slightly from the rest of the crowded leaderboard.
Querencia Cabo Collegiate features Alabama
The Crimson Tide will be looking to extend its winning streak to 12 Sunday through Tuesday at the Querencia Cabo Collegiate at the Querencia Golf Club in Los Cabos, Mexico.
Second coming of ShotLink: Advanced analytics on PGA Tour
The PGA Tour wants to use advanced analytics to take golf stats to the next level -- with statisticians such as Louis Riccio of Columbia able to work with the Tour's Ken Lovell in mirroring baseball's sabermetrics.