News for Monday, May 5, 2014
Mary Hardin-Baylor set for women's D-III defense
Defending champion Mary Hardin-Baylor will look to win its second NCAA Division III women's championship in program history May 13-16 in Howey-in-the-Hills, Fla.
Peter Dawson leaves R&A poised for future after his retirement
Peter Dawson, a native of Scotland, has presided over radical change in golf's governance on his side of the Atlantic -- his legacy sure to be a Royal & Ancient vote this fall to allow women into the club for the first time.
Phil Mickelson seeks out Dave Stockton to cure putting woes at TPC Sawgrass
You won't typically see Phil Mickelson on the range or a practice green on Mondays, especially after he played the previous week on PGA Tour. But at TPC Sawgrass he was grinding with putting guru Dave Stockton.
Complete coverage: 2014 U.S. Open Local Qualifying
Tis the season of U.S. Open qualifying. From now until May 19, we'll update you on all 111 local qualifiers around the United States as we see who will advance to sectional qualifying.
Team of the week: Minnesota
Minnesota won its first Big Ten men's golf title since 2007 on May 4 at the Pete Dye Course at French Lick (Ind.) Resort.
Player of the week: Bryson Dechambeau, SMU
SMU sophomore Bryson Dechambeau took medalist honors April 29 at the American Athletic Conference Championship at Innisbrook Resort's Copperhead Course in Palm Harbor, Fla.
Dustin Johnson, Sergio Garcia's scripted apparel for The Players
Adidas Golf released Dustin Johnson and Sergio Garcia’s scripted apparel for The Players Championship this week in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
Western Michigan's Cindy Trout announces retirement after 16 years
Cindy Trout, the only women’s head golf coach Western Michigan has had in the program's 16 years, has announced her retirement.
Winner's Style: J.B. Holmes, Wells Fargo Championship
J.B. Holmes won the Wells Fargo Championship on May 4 in Charlotte, N.C., collecting his first win since 2008. See what Holmes wore from adidas Golf apparel for his victory at Quail Hollow.
TaylorMade SLDR irons join already popular lineup of drivers, woods, hybrids
TaylorMade predicts its new SLDR iron will appeal to a wide spectrum of golfers, from touring pros to average amateurs, joining a successful line of drivers, fairway woods and hybrids.
TaylorMade SLDR S drivers, fairway woods and hybrids
TaylorMade has a new version of its SLDR woods on the way to market, called the SLDR S and available in drivers, fairway woods and rescue hybrids.
Texas Longhorns men take road less traveled into postseason golf
The Texas Longhorns hope their experience playing a tough schedule and winning the Big 12 Championship will pay off in the postseason.
Alabama, Cal, Georgia Tech among top regional seeds
Here is the complete list of teams and individuals competing in the NCAA Division I men's golf regionals at six sites May 15-17, with Alabama, Cal and Georgia Tech among the No. 1 seeds.
Cal's Brandon Hagy wins 2014 Byron Nelson Award
Brandon Hagy, a senior at Cal, was awarded the 2014 Byron Nelson Award on Monday.
Tiger Woods on back-surgery rehab: "Very slow process," no timeline
Tiger Woods says his back is still sore from the incision that was part of his microdiscectomy surgery before the Masters, while offering no timeline for his return to the PGA Tour.