Bio: Recorded his first PGA Tour victory at the 2012 Wells Fargo Championship, which was his 72nd career event. Won his first tournament as a professional at the 2011 Kolon Korea Open on the OneAsia Tour. Won PGA Tour Rookie of the Year honors in 2010, beating out Rory McIlroy. Captain's pick for the 2010 United States Ryder Cup team. Two-time All-America at Oklahoma State. Won Ben Hogan Award and Phil Mickelson Award as a freshman. Was unbeaten in four matches and helped the United States defeat Great Britain at the 2009 Walker Cup. Was the top-ranked amateur golfer in the world for 36 weeks in 2007 and 2008. Youngest player on victorious 2007 U.S. Walker Cup team. First-team AJGA All-America in 2005 and 2006. Born in Murrieta , Calif. His younger sister, Taylor, attends Cal State-Fullerton, where she is on the golf team. Started playing golf at age 3. Is one of four members of the "Golf Boys" along with golfers Bubba Watson, Ben Crane and Hunter Mahan. (Bio information from Golfweek research and pgatour.com)
Playing from the middle of Lake Olmstead in Augusta, Ga., LPGA star Lexi Thompson and PGA Tour star Rickie Fowler took aim at a skee-ball target from 150 yards. The two stars were showcasing the Red Bull Off Course as part of Masters Week.
The Presidents Cup is going on and all the guys look sharp. Ashleigh Korzack has the skinny on the company behind the designs, Rickie Fowler’s new apparel company and some up-and-coming brands for women.
Earlier this week, the Jack Nicklaus Award watch list was announced. While I have no real problem with doing this, lets be realistic about how many players can actually win this award. FIVE.
I now give you the Lance Ringler watch list:
1. Rickie Fowler, Oklahoma State
2. Michael Thompson, Alabama
3. Jamie Lovemark, USC
4. Kevin Chappell, UCLA
5. Joel Sjoholm, Georgia St.
Posted April 9
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