Monthly Archives: April 2011

Tim Madigan Exempt from Local Qualifying

(ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.) April 29, 2011 — Rio Rancho’s Tim Madigan can skip U.S. Open local qualifying this year by virtue of a No. 43 world amateur ranking. He was also one of five finalists for the Byron Nelson award.

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Pro Putt-Putt Tour Draws Obsessives

(NEW YORK) April 23, 2011 — Think you’re a good putter? Maybe you can qualify for the Professional Putters Association, a professional mini-golf tour that has eight “majors” with purses up to $10,000 per event, according to the Columbia News … Continue reading

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Acushnet Wins Pro V1 Patent Case

(WILMINGTON, Del.) April 22, 2011 — Acushnet, owner of the Titleist brand, won a victory over Callaway, which had charged five years ago that Titleist had infringed on its patent to produce the ProV1 ball, South Coast Today reports. More.

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Rory McIlroy: A Mensch After Collapse

(ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.) April 22, 2011 — There are plenty of reasons for the world to turn away from Tiger Woods — swearing, spitting, farting, club slamming, losing, to name a few — and plenty to turn toward Rory McIlroy.

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Remembering the LULAC Country Club

(ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.) April 20, 2011 — It’s been five years since sports journalist Frank Maestas died, and not much has changed at his beloved Ladera Golf Course, where they erected a plaque near the hazard on the 16th hole that … Continue reading

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