News for Monday, May 12, 2014
Royal & Ancient will allow mail vote on female membership, source says
Royal & Ancient Golf Club members will be allowed a postal vote on whether women can join the male-only club, Golfweek has learned.
Jeff Parks resigns Louisiana Tech men's post, effective at season's end
Jeff Parks has announced his resignation as head golf coach effective at the end of Louisiana Tech's season, ending a six-year tenure in the post and 11 at the school.
Fun with numbers: A look at 2014 Tour winners and Golfweek rankings
Martin Kaymer became the 14th PGA Tour winner in 20 tournaments in 2014 to have entered the week in which they won ranked higher in the Golfweek/Sagarin rankings than the Official World Golf Ranking.
OWGR: Adam Scott set to pass Tiger Woods as No. 1; Martin Kaymer to 28th
Tiger Woods' No. 1 world ranking remained safe for another week, but Adam Scott will likely supplant Woods next week. Also, Martin Kaymer rose to 28th after his Players victory.
Team of the week: Vanderbilt
Vanderbilt won the NCAA East Regional on May 10 with a 24-under 840 total at the SouthWood Golf Course in Tallahassee, Fla., by 14.
Player of the week: Wad Phaewchimplee, Kent State
Freshman Wad Phaewchimplee won the NCAA Central Regional on May 10 with a 7-under 209 total.
Players victory moves Martin Kaymer into projected Ryder Cup spot
Martin Kaymer's victory at the Players Championship moved him into position to make the European Ryder Cup team.
In this issue: May 9, 2014
Inside the May 9, 2014 issue of Golfweek.
5 Things, women's regionals: Jayhawks bond; Flashes' leader; more
Kansas, Kent State and Iowa State represented the heartland well while Clemson and South Carolina brought interesting angles from the southeast during 2014 NCAA women's golf regionals. Here are 5 Things to know.