TUESDAY  | MAY 28, 2019
by Adam Schupak

When Kevin Na arrived at the first tee of the final round of the Charles Schwab Championship on Sunday, he looked at the illustrious names on the Wall of Champions at Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth, Texas, and focused on the spot just below that of Justin Rose, the 2018 winner.

"In my head, I engraved my name in it," Na said.

 


i

Taking a world view of the game
John Hawkins' attempt at banter and points scoring before the 2020 Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits in Friday’s Morning Read is so wide of the mark that it would need a Tiger Woods drop ruling of classic PGA Tour leniency to go unanswered (“Euro Tour plays games amid bleak reality,” May 24).

Firstly, let's discuss dates. The old European Tour (Europe only) spanned April to October, for climate reasons more than anything else. That, apart from major championships and WGC events in America, is still the case (all fixtures are still in Europe, apart from one Chinese WGC date during the last week in October). The only reason Europe has majors and WGCs on its schedule is because so many of our players are good enough to play in, and win, them.

 


1st

Player off the first tee, American Emma Talley, who will strike the opening shot in the U.S. Women’s Open at 7 a.m. EDT Thursday at Country Club of Charleston (S.C.). Talley won the 2013 U.S. Women’s Amateur at CCC (tee times).

 


i


FROM THE INDUSTRY

Arkansas’ Maria Fassi and Duke’s Virginia Elena Carta accepted exemptions to play in the LPGA’s Marathon Classic on July 11-14 in Sylvania, Ohio. Fassi won the NCAA individual title recently, and Carta led the Blue Devils to the team championship.

 

To mark his 50th birthday, Ohio golfer Pete Crozier will attempt to play 50 courses in 50 states and raise $50,000 for research into a cure for type 1 diabetes. Crozier, whose 15-year-old son was diagnosed with the disease at age 4, began his Fifty for Father odyssey Monday at The Founders Club at St. James Plantation in Southport, N.C.

 

In less than four years, Dormie Network has bought six golf clubs in its bid to create a network of a dozen or so destination private clubs aimed at golf traditionalists. Dormie Network’s portfolio features courses designed by the team of Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw, Tom Fazio, Arnold Palmer and Lester George.

 

Lexi Thompson will be wearing Puma Golf’s Spring Summer ’19 Collection during this week’s U.S. Women’s Open, the company announced. The tournament begins Thursday at Country Club of Charleston (S.C.).

 


CALENDAR
May 24-29
Men’s college: NCAA Division I Championship

Blessings GC, Fayetteville, Ark.

May 25-29
Men’s amateur: U.S. Amateur Four-Ball

Bandon (Ore.) Dunes Golf Resort (Old Macdonald, Pacific Dunes)

May 30 - June 2
European: Belgian Knockout

Rinkven International GC, Antwerp, Belgium

Web.com: Rex Hospital Open

CC at Wakefield Plantation, Raleigh, N.C.

LPGA: U.S. Women’s Open

CC of Charleston (S.C.)

PGA Tour: Memorial Tournament

Muirfield Village GC, Dublin, Ohio

May 31 - June 2
Champions: Principal Charity Classic

Wakonda Club, Des Moines, Iowa

Symetra: Valley Forge Invitational

Raven’s Claw GC, Pottstown, Pa.


      
SUBSCRIBE  |  ARCHIVES  |  ABOUT US  |  PRIVACY  |  TERMS OF SERVICE  |  CONTACT
12700 Sunrise Valley Dr, Suite 300, Reston, Virginia 20191
Copyright © 2019 - MorningRead.com