The Zurich Classic will be played at TPC Louisiana, which is a relatively long course at 7399 yards (Par 72). An interesting stat for this week is that the winner of the Zurich Classic for six of the last nine years has been a 1st time winner of the PGA Tour.
Odds to Win the 2014 Zurich Classic
We’re not looking at that strong of a field this week and that’s normal, which is why many golfers earn their first tour victory in this tournament. Justin Rose is the favorite and the only golfer paying under 10/1 odds in the outright continue
St. Andrews, United Kingdom (SportsNetwork.com) – Royal and Ancient Golf Club
of St. Andrews chief executive and secretary Peter Dawson announced Tuesday he
will retire in September of 2015.
Dawson succeeded Sir Michael Bonallack as secretary of the R&A in 1999 and
has held the position since.
He was also named the joint secretary of the International Golf Federation in
1999 and became president of the IGF in 2010. He was one of the driving forces
in golf returning to the Olympics in 2016.
The IGF has extended his term in office to continue
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – PGA TOUR – ZURICH CLASSIC OF NEW
ORLEANS, TPC Louisiana, Avondale, Louisiana – The PGA Tour moves further south
to Louisiana this week for the Zurich Classic of New Orleans.
Last year, Billy Horschel birdied the 72nd hole of the tournament to hold off
D.A. Points and claim his first PGA Tour victory.
Horschel entered the final hole tied with Points, but the duo would have to
wait a little while to figure out the final result as play was halted for
weather concerns moments after they hit their tee shots.
It was the second continue
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – Michelle Wie earned her first victory
since 2010 at the LPGA LOTTE Championship on Sunday, and that vaulted her to
No. 13 in this week’s world rankings.
Wie, whose last victory came at the 2010 Canadian Women’s Open, jumped up 10
places from No. 23 last week.
Every player ahead of Wie maintained their positions, as Inbee Park held on to
the top spot ahead of Suzann Pettersen, Stacy Lewis, Lydia Ko, Karrie Webb,
Lexi Thompson, So Yeon Ryu, Paula Creamer, Anna Nordqvist, Cristie Kerr and continue
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – Matt Kuchar holed out from a bunker at
the final hole to win the RBC Heritage by a stroke on Sunday, and that victory
inched Kuchar to fifth in this week’s world golf rankings.
Kuchar’s seventh career victory on the PGA Tour moved him up from No. 6 last
The top four players in the rankings remained the same, with Tiger Woods again
being followed by Adam Scott, Henrik Stenson and Masters champion Bubba
Kuchar’s move dropped Jason Day a place continue