News for Monday, March 24, 2014
Monday musings: Week ahead; Jason Dufner's birthday; more
Golfers' posts via Twitter on Monday ranged from looking at the week ahead to Monday's practice time to congratulations for Sunday's winners to travel travails -- and Jason Dufner's birthday. Here's a sample:
Team of the week: Georgia
Led by medalist Michael Cromie, Georgia's men won the Linger Longer Invitational March 23 in Greensboro, Ga.
Player of the week: Jon Rahm, Arizona State
Arizona State sophomore Jon Rahm shot 21-under 192 to win the ASU Thunderbird Invitational by eight shots March 23 at Karsten Golf Course in Tempe, Ariz.
Player of the week: Gabriela Lopez, Arkansas
Arkansas sophomore Gabriela Lopez won medalist honors in a playoff at the LSU Golf Classic March 22 in Baton Rouge, La.
Team of the week: Arkansas
Arkansas' women won the LSU Golf Classic March 22 in Baton Rouge, La., shooting 18-over 882 to win by eight shots over Central Florida.
Player of the week: Anna Newell
Anna Newell of Tampa, Fla., shot 75-68 to finish at 1-under 143 and win the Florida Junior Tour event at Timacuan Golf and Country Club in Lake Mary, Fla.
Player of the week: Jack Comstock
Jack Comstock of Jacksonville, Fla., topped a talented field at the Florida Junior Tour event at Timacuan Golf and Country Club in Lake Mary, Fla.
Golfweek College Series 2014
OWGR: Matt Every to 44th; Masters hopeful Chesson Hadley still outside top 50
Matt Every's victory at the Arnold Palmer Invitational not only secured him a spot in the Masters, but also moved him to a career-high 44th in the Official World Golf Ranking while Chesson Hadley still finds himself outside the top 50.
Tiger Woods on Masters status: 'It's still too soon'
Tiger Woods says that he has been undergoing treatment for his ailing back, but has yet to determine whether that will allow him to play at the Masters on April 10.
Winner's Style: Matt Every's apparel, Arnold Palmer Invitational
Matt Every notched his first PGA Tour victory at the Arnold Palmer Invitational. Take a look at Every’s Callaway Golf apparel from Thursday through Sunday.
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Player Diary: California's Joel Stalter (Part 7)
Second-team All American Joel Staler will blog for Golfweek during the 2013-14 season and take you behind the scenes at college golf tournaments, on and off the course.