News for Wednesday, May 7, 2014
Defending champion Lynn advances to D-II finals
Defending champion Lynn University is among the 12 schools that will compete for the NCAA Division II Women’s Championship next week.
On eve of Players, Vijay Singh seeks one more thing from PGA Tour
Vijay Singh has played in 21 consecutive Players Championships, but that streak is in jeopardy on the eve of the Tour’s flagship event. As third alternate, Singh awaits a call from the Tour while he practices this week at nearby Sawgrass Country Club.
Adam Scott learns to work harder after '04 Players win
Adam Scott won the Players Championship at 23, setting the golf world abuzz. But more success didn't come until Scott learned that getting better wasn't just going to happen, he had to work harder.
Hogan finalists: Stanford’s Rodgers and Wilson, Tech’s Schniederjans
Stanford teammates Patrick Rodgers and Cameron Wilson join Georgia Tech’s Ollie Schniederjans as finalists for the Ben Hogan Award.
Scotty Cameron Newport 2, GoLo 7 Dual Balance putters
Titleist's putter guru Scotty Cameron has introduced two new counterbalance designs – the Scotty Cameron Newport 2 and GoLo 7 Dual Balance – for golfers who want supreme stability.
After flood of '14 woes, John Peterson keeps head above water
John Peterson's professional life was at an all-time high after success at the 2012 U.S. Open and Web.com Finals victory. But then a busted copper pipe at his home put things in perspective, and the outspoken former LSU star has been scrambling to recover ever since.
As Louisville's women raise expectations, results follow
At the outset of the 2013-14 season, the Louisville women's golf team underestimated how much talent it might really have. Heading into the NCAA regionals, the Cardinal will look to apply its new attitude that led to two fall victories.
Toy Box Extra e-magazine: May 7, 2014
A look at the May 7th issue of Golfweek's Toy Box Extra, focusing on grips, as well as J.B. Holmes' winning bag.
WGC-Match Play squeezed out of early '15 slot
Although the future of the WGC-Match Play Championship remains one big question mark, there seems to be one certainty: It won’t be in its traditional spot on the PGA Tour's calendar.
Notes: Absence of top-10s underscores Mickelson's slow start
You can look at it in a number of ways and digest all the curiosities, but the bottom line to each is this: It’s the most unproductive start to a season that Phil Mickelson has had since he turned pro in mid-1992.
Recent PGA Tour winners defy world rankings
J.B. Holmes became the third player in the past six weeks to win from beyond the top 150 in the Official World Golf Ranking.
NCAA regional breakdown: Columbia (Mo.) Regional
Our college golf experts breakdown the 2014 NCAA Columbia (Mo.) Regional from who's going to win, who could be a sleeper and our picks to advance to the NCAA Championship in Hutchinson, Kan.
History offers guide to NCAA women's regionals
Our Lance Ringler breaks down some commonly asked questions about the NCAA women's regionals on the eve of the postseason.
Stewart Cink, Geoff Ogilvy hunger for return among world's elite
With Earth's population in the billions, being ranked in the top 155 golfers isn't awful. But to former top-5 players Stewart Cink and Geoff Ogilvy, "No. 200 sounds pretty bad when you’ve been in the top 10,” as Cink put it.