News for Tuesday, March 11, 2014
USC, SDSU’s Schauffele win San Diego Classic titles
USC claimed its first victory of the season at the Lamkin Grips San Diego Classic on Tuesday.
UC Santa Barbara sweeps titles at Fresno State Classic
UC Santa Barbara won the Fresno State Classic on Tuesday after a 3-over 287 in the final round at San Joaquin Country Club in Fresno, Calif.
Missouri holds on to win Bandon Dunes Championship
Despite a final-round, 14-over 298, Missouri held on for a two-shot victory at the Bandon Dunes Championship Tuesday at Bandon Dunes Resort's Pacific Dunes Course.
Nelly Korda, 15, calms nerves to win Kathy Whitworth title
Nelly Korda, 15, drew upon her made cut at last year's U.S. Women's Open, calming her nerves to win the Kathy Whitworth Invitational in a playoff.
Q&A: Shintaro Ban, UNLV signee and San Fran City Amateur winner
Shintaro Ban picked up the biggest victory of his young career as the 18-year-old UNLV signee from San Jose, Calif., won the San Fancisco City Men's Amateur on March 9 at Presidio Golf Course. Golfweek caught up with Ban a day after his win in San Francisco.
Middle Tennessee State rallies past Kent State at General Hackler Championship
Brett Patterson, Payne Denman and Lucas Armstrong all birdied their final hole to help Middle Tennessee State rally for a two-shot victory Tuesday at the General Hackler Championship.
Auburn wins Tiger Invitational for 2nd victory of spring
Auburn notched its second victory of the spring, capturing the Tiger Invitational on Tuesday at Grand National Lake Course in Opelika, Ala. Jacksonville State's Tomasz Anderson took medalist honors.
Illinois, LSU's Myles Lewis victorious at Louisiana Classics
LSU's Myles Lewis carded a final-round, 6-under 66 to claim medalist honors Tuesday at the Louisiana Classics while Illinois won the team title by six shots.
North Carolina-Greensboro captures Pinehurst Intercollegiate
North Carolina-Greensboro posted a final-round, 18-over 302 Tuesday at Pinehurst No. 8 to secure a six-shot victory at the Pinehurst Intercollegiate.
Valspar Championship: Tee times, Friday's second rounds at Innisbrook
Here are the tee times and pairings for the first and second rounds of the Valspar Championship at Innisbrook Resort's Copperhead Course in Palm Harbor, Fla.
Robert Morris men, Fairleigh Dickinson women capture Lonnie Barton titles
Robert Morris and Fairleigh Dickinson claimed the men’s and women’s titles, respectively, at the Lonnie Barton Invitational held at LPGA International on Tuesday.
Renovated Trump National Doral by the numbers: WGC-Cadillac Championship
Future changes to the new and improved Blue Monster could be aided by ShotLink, the PGA Tour’s statistical source for where balls landed on greens, how many players hit particular fairways and much more. Here's a look at the numbers.
Expert picks: Matt Kuchar, Jason Dufner headline Valspar favorites
A week after Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Rory McIlroy and Adam Scott registered on the radars of many, it'll be Jason Dufner, Matt Kuchar and Graham DeLaet that receive the love at the Valspar Championship.
Justin Thomas joins former Tide teammates to celebrate title with President Obama
Justin Thomas joined his former Alabama teammates to celebrate their national championship with President Barack Obama at the White House on Monday.
Kraft's spring recipe: Kid Korda among 9 amateurs to mix with LPGA's best
Nine amateurs will compete on sponsor exemptions at the Kraft Nabisco Championship on April 3-6 in Rancho Mirage, Calif., including 15-year-old Nelly Korda, who made the cut at last year’s U.S. Women’s Open.
Report: USGA targeting 2021 for U.S. Open return to Torrey Pines
Torrey Pines' South course in San Diego is the USGA's choice to host the U.S. Open in 2021, according to a local report – which could return Tiger Woods at age 45 to the site of his 14th (and most recent) win in a major.
Hawaii hosts Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational
Sixteen teams will tee off at the Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational Tuesday and Wednesday at the Kaneohe (Hawaii) Klipper Golf Course.
Robin Wang, 15, plays beyond his age group
Robin Wang, of Florida, is excelling early in his junior career and plans on playing more AJGA events this year.
Nevada in front of UCSB, San Francisco at Fresno State Classic
Nevada used a second-round, 10-over 294 to move past first-round leader UC Santa Barbara Monday at the Fresno State Classic.
San Diego State leads USC by 2 shots at Lamkin Grips San Diego Classic
San Diego State and USC are the highest-ranked teams in the field for this week's Lamkin Grips San Diego Classic at Nos. 36 and 23, respectively. But after Monday's first two rounds, it's the Aztecs who hold the two-shot lead over the Trojans.