Behind-the-scenes at the Golfweek Conference Challenge, practice round edition.
Iowa junior Vince India already has a leg up on the field when the college golf season starts Sunday at Golfweek’s Conference Challenge.
A father and his two small children stood outside the ropes at Sedgefield Country Club wearing “Saint X” T-shirts, cheering on 16-year-old Justin Thomas as he walked by.
How bad is the second storm of the day here at the Wyndham Championship? Well, you may have seen the lights go off during David Feherty’s interview with Freddie Couples. But, for the record, the television in the media center also went down for a minute or so.
Got to the Wydham Championship this morning only to find the big digital leaderboards announcing a 90-minute delay on all third-round tee times.
Philip Francis told Golfweek June 8 that he is transferring from UCLA after two seasons to enroll at Arizona State, but will have to sit out the 2009-10 season due to Pac-10 regulations.
“Tiger Woods PGA Tour 2010,” clearly the Tiger Woods of home golf video games, hit store shelves and mothers’ wallets around the country Monday, just hours following Woods’ comeback victory at Memorial – or as EA Sports executives are rumored to be calling it, the Promotional.
Bronson Burgoon almost threw away the NCAA Championship, then hit one of the best shots in college golf history to earn Texas A&M its first national title.
Note to NCAA Division I Golf Committee members: With all due respect, take a five-year vacation. Or maybe 10.
The NCAA golf committee added match play to its championship to hopefully stir excitment and emotion; what it got out of Georgia vs. Oklahoma State – Round 1, Match 1, 7 o’clock Friday morning start – may never be duplicated.
Even when things started to look really good for the previously overlooked, 43rd-ranked Michigan Wolverines Thursday afternoon at the NCAA Championship, things actually didn’t look so good.
Reigning U.S. Amateur champion Danny Lee, who is scheduled to make his professional debut this week at the PGA Tour’s Zurich Classic of New Orleans (Golfweek, March 28), has signed a deal to be represented by IMG.
On a heavenly Easter Sunday at Augusta National, golf fans stopped waiting for the roars and the fun to return, stopped waiting for the choir to come back to church; Argentina, meanwhile, stopped waiting for the green jacket it first set eyes on 41 years ago, when Roberto De Vicenzo inadvertently signed for a higher score and finished second by a stroke.
Sunday at the final Masters of the decade will predominantly feature a Battle of Unassuming Men, a bummer to the casual golf fan without even considering the acronym.
Florida State sophomore Drew Kittleson will spend some time Friday evening in the Crow’s Nest with his nose in the books, hoping to take a chunk out of all the homework that has piled up the last few weeks.
Drew Kittleson may have missed the cut at the Masters, but he left with plenty of memories, and some cool prizes. Kittleson earned two pair of crystal goblets for making two eagles in the second round, including on the difficult 11th.
A day before making more birdies in a single round at the Masters than anyone ever born, Anthony Kim walked off the 18th green Thursday evening at Augusta National feeling a big “sense of urgency.” He’d just posted 75 on a day characterized by many as the easiest day in Masters history, and was 10 shots off the lead when he hit his pillow.
Greg Norman said he played better this week than he did at last summer’s British Open and missed the cut by two shots Friday at the Masters.
Tough to blame Jack Newman for having a few first-tee jitters Thursday at the Masters. “I was unbelievably scared on the first tee,” Newman said. “But after a couple bogeys, I got more fired up than nervous.”
Ross Fisher was the first of three players to climb to 5 under on the leaderboard before Tiger Woods even teed off Thursday at the Masters, sticking his tee shot on the par-3 16th to a few feet for birdie.
It was an atypical Thursday at the Masters, especially for fans of red, white and blue – and this has nothing to do with four out of the top five players on the leaderboard being American.
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One of the most popular stories coming out of Augusta National so far this week is that Padraig Harrington and his quest for the PaddySlam is not the most popular story heading into the Masters.
It probably should come as no surprise that Tiger Woods delivered another “unbelievable” – as Arnold Palmer called it – performance Sunday night at Bay Hill. But, Eric Soderstrom asks, was it better than last year’s?
Winner of the most recent two-man race at the Blue Monster, Phil Mickelson, who late Saturday night was hooked into two IV bags, now has two wins this season.
“(College students) have grown up with computers and they do not see threats from computers. They trust computers.”
A day before Luke Donald won the Honda Classic in style, it was still unclear as to whether people had been paying enough attention to the 28-year-old Englishman.
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2006: By Rex Hoggard Bradenton, Fla. Of the 22 juniors who schlepped halfway around the world and arrived at the sprawling IMG Academies bubble-headed, yet
The middle group of boys wasn’t above a little ribbing among themselves.
Michael Buttacavoli walked into an impromptu surprise party June 16 behind the 18th green at the Golden Bear Club at Keene’s Pointe.
A bad shot almost cost Colin Clark the NCAA Division III individual title May 12, and his father was the one who took it.
Disappointment hung around the Honda Classic well before any fans started to.
Roberto Castro sounded a bit confused Feb. 19 as he walked away from the scoring table outside the clubhouse at Ocean Forest Golf Club.
With the Big Ten checked off, Jeff Overton now can look toward a national title.