"Slow play" has become golf's most bandied-about expletive in recent months, for good reason. A round of golf is supposed to take no more than four hours, but at many public and resort courses, a weekend 18 can take up to six. Adding plenty of fuel to the fire are the recent successful runs of more, say, deliberate PGA Tour players such as Ben Crane, Webb Simpson and Kevin Na. Since their good scores have warranted them more air time on golf telecasts, their hemming and hawing, waggling and...Read Full Story
Azahara Munoz shot a seven-under 65 to take a one-stroke lead at the Bell Micro Classic, the LPGA Tour's first tournament since golfer Erica Blasberg was found dead.Munoz fired a bogey-free round on The Crossings course and has a one stroke lead over Katherine Hull and Jee Young Lee."This morning I couldn't get up," said Munoz. "But once I'm up and I get going, it's fine."American Blasberg died Sunday in Las Vegas and police have not said if they suspect foul play.The coroner said a ruling on...Read Full Story
Azahara Munoz's win at last weekend's Sybase Match Play might've gotten
lost with all the attention focused on the slow-play story.
A 24-year-old from Spain, Munoz won her first LPGA title in the tour's
only match-play event, beating Morgan Pressel with a controversial rules
What you haven't heard much, though, over the last few days, is that
Munoz is a rising start in women's golf.
The native of San Pedro del Alcantara, Spain, who played college golf at
Arizona State University...Read Full Story