Stories by D.J.
Arkansas wins John Hayt
Ethan Tracy and his Razorback teammates endured gusting winds Tuesday at the John Hayt Collegiate to mount a heroic charge for the title. D.J. Piehowski was there.
Proveaux leads HP Boys
After winning the Polo Junior last year, Cody Proveaux made a bold statement about his place in junior golf. In his first round of 2011, he took a five-shot lead at the HP Boys Championship.
Spotlight on Aree Song
After battling illness and injury the past three years, Aree Song's game is looking up at LPGA Q-School. D.J. Piehowski explains.
says Jessica Korda lit up LPGA Q-School on Friday with a 6-under 66.
Entering the week, amateur Jessica Korda was one of the most popular names on the list of LPGA Q-School finalists. On Friday, the 17-year-old from Bradenton, Fla., showed why.
says there is no shortage of storylines this week at PGA Tour Q-School.
If any players at the final stage of PGA Tour Qualifying School are looking for ways to occupy their time off the course this week, Chris Tidland probably could offer some ideas. He’s been through the drill a few times.
Garrigus fights for card
At Disney, with a Tour card on the line, Robert Garrigus can change the way his 2010 season will be remembered. D.J. Piehowski reports.
explains why MLB players were on the course Thursday at Disney.
It’s been quite a month for Aaron Rowand.
Odds are, caddie Doug Long didn’t have to read many putts for his boss this week at the first stage of Champions Tour Q-School.
Cal finding its stride
After a bumpy start to the year, California has fought back with consecutive wins behind the solid play of freshman Ben An.
Led by the duo of Josh Anderson and Andrew Putnam, Pepperdine is off to a quick start this fall. D.J. Piehowski reports.
While the competitors at this week’s Ryder Cup won’t be getting paid for their efforts, that doesn’t mean they won’t be contributing to charity.
Last year, Michael Furci was playing for the DePaul Blue Demons, who finished No. 160 in the Golfweek/Sagarin College Rankings. His scoring average was 74.0.
Greensboro wins D-III Invite
The Greensboro Pride had a record-setting week en route to winning Golfweek’s Division III Fall Invitational. D.J. Piehowski reports.
explains why Skidmore College skipped its annual event to play in Florida.
This week was the Skidmore Fall Invitational, which was won by SUNY Farmingdale. The host Thoroughbreds didn’t finish in the top 3 or even the top 5 because, well, they weren’t there.
Five players suited up for Methodist Tuesday at the Golfweek Division III Fall Invitational. There are countless others back in Fayetteville, N.C., that didn’t get the chance.
Golfweek Div. III Fall Invite
For Matt Canavan, hydration has been the key to success at the Golfweek Division III Fall Invitational in Haines City, Fla. D.J. Piehowski explains.
says Duane Siverson’s roots at Concordia College run deeper than golf.
If there’s a coaching record at Concordia College, odds are Duane Siverson is somehow associated with it.
Golfweek Div. III Fall Invite
Led by senior Brock Elder, Greensboro took an eight-shot lead after Round 1 of Golfweek’s Division III Fall Invitational. D.J. Piehowski reports.
Golfweek D-III Fall Invitational
The Golfweek Division III Fall Invitational kicks off Sept. 12-14 at Southern Dunes Golf & Country Club, in Haines City, Fla. D.J. Piehowski has a preview.
Johnson playing for brother
Four years ago Michael Johnson lost his older brother in a car accident. As D.J. Piehowski writes, Johnson is chasing an AJGA Junior Players title with a heavy heart.
Spieth contends for Jr. Players
Jordan Spieth made a move Saturday at the Junior Players Championship, shooting a second-round 69 to trail leader Michael Johnson by two shots at TPC Sawgrass. D.J. Piehowski reports.
explains who is making a move Saturday at the Junior Players.
With the way Emiliano Grillo hit the ball on Friday, it was only a matter of time before he reached the top of the leaderboard at the Junior Players Championship.
details Gavin Hall’s up-and-down round at the Junior Players.
Mary Ellen Hall was unable to see most of her son Gavin’s opening round at the Junior Players Championship, thanks to a faulty GPS system that took her all over northern Florida.
Johnson leads Junior Players
Michael Johnson was the last player in the field for the AJGA Junior Players Championship. He wasted little time making a move Friday at TPC Sawgrass. D.J. Piehowski reports.
explains why the opening round of the Junior Players Championship has been a colorful one.
PGA Tour players aren’t the only players celebrating College Colors Day today.
Junior Players preview
The AJGA Junior Players Championship starts Friday at TPC Sawgrass. D.J. Piehowski previews the event, which features the country’s best juniors.
explains what amateur event Tour pros Steve Stricker and Zach Johnson have pledged their support to.
With help from Midwestern PGA Tour professionals Steve Stricker, Zach Johnson and Mark Wilson, Eric Hjortness has put together quite an event.
New Special Olympics record
Scott Rohrer shot 71 on Monday to set a new Special Olympics scoring record. He didn't stop there – Rohrer went on to shatter the 54-hole record by 15 shots. D.J. Piehowski reports.
Underdogs at U.S. Juniors
Not every player that makes a run at the U.S. Juniors is ranked in Golfweek's top 20. D.J. Piehowski provides a list of underdogs to keep an eye on when match play rolls around this week.
with the story of Ray Ping, who made two aces in two days... on the same hole.
When the members of “Weber’s Group” started playing golf in Onalaska, Wis., the handful of players pledged $50 each to anyone who dropped a hole-in-one while playing in the group. Ray Ping may have forced them to reconsider that policy.
Corey Pavin hasn’t played in the U.S. Open since 2006, and thanks to a shaky putter, he’s going to have to keep waiting.