News for Tuesday, May 6, 2014
PHOTOS: Equipment at PGA Tour's Players Championship, TPC Sawgrass
See the equipment PGA Tour players are using this week at the PGA Tour's 2014 Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
Don't flip, Phil Mickelson says before Players Championship: Game's not a flop
To hear Phil Mickelson tell it, all is well with his game. Yet he's winless since the Open Championship in July with no top-10s, had the weekend off at the Masters and hasn’t posted consecutive rounds in the 60s on Tour this season.
Looking for a hot Players Championship pick? Bubba Watson might not be your man
“Me and the golf course don’t see eye to eye,” Bubba Watson said Tuesday of TPC Sawgrass as he returns from three weeks away from the PGA Tour at the Players Championship.
'Imperfections' at PGA Tour's Players Championship? Believe it or not, yes
PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem didn’t downplay the issues with three damaged greens at TPC Sawgrass, site of this week's Players Championship.
Game in shape, Donald Constable advances in U.S. Open local qualifying
On Monday, just 24 hours after the University of Minnesota men’s golf team clinched a Big Ten title at French Lick, Ind., the good karma flowed to former Gopher Donald Constable in U.S. Open local qualifying.
ClubCorp acquires TPC Piper Glen in N.C., TPC Michigan
ClubCorp has announced the acquisition of two Tournament Players Club facilities: TPC Michigan in Dearborn, Mich., and TPC Piper Glen in Charlotte, N.C.
Stephanie Meadow, Bronte Law top GB&I Curtis Cup roster for 2014
Stephanie Meadow and Bronte Law, both part of the victorious 2012 GB&I team at Nairn, Scotland, will spearhead Great Britain & Ireland’s Curtis Cup defense next month at St. Louis Country Club in Missouri.
Players Championship: Tee times, second round Friday on PGA Tour
Phil Mickelson with Sergio Garcia and Dustin Johnson on Thursday and Friday is just one of several notable groups in a star-studded Players Championship field that often draws the nickname, "fifth major."
NCAA women's regionals: Staff predictions
With the NCAA women's regionals slated for May 8-10, our staff of experts had a meeting of the minds and came up with their predictions for each of the regionals.
Expert picks at PGA Tour's The Players include Adam Scott
Adam Scott and Brandt Snedeker are earning multiple mentions as our experts pick the favorites in The Players this week in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
VIDEO: 3-year-old Riley Adkins has powerful swing
Riley Adkins is just 3-years-old, but she has a swing most adults drool over. Check out this video of the little girl ripping drives at a local driving range.
NCAA regional breakdown: Auburn (Ala.) Regional
Our college golf experts breakdown the 2014 NCAA Auburn (Ala.) Regional from who's going to win, who could be a sleeper and our picks to advance to the NCAA Championship in Hutchinson, Kan.
Junior Invitational players receive Nike Free 5.0 shoes
Participants in the recent Junior Invitational at Sage Valley received a special treat from tournament sponsor Nike Golf – a pair of Nike Free 5.0 shoes.