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  • Aug03

    Park surges to big win

    As Inbee Park hunted down Jin-Young Ko in the final stretch of the Women’s British Open in Turnberry, Scotland, it quickly became clear which South Korean was the rookie and which was the player about to add another chapter in golf’s record book. The top-ranked Park picked up seven shots in her last 12 holes, pressured her 20-year-old protege so much she finally lost her nerve, and completed a 7-under 65 to capture the trophy she thought she might never win.
  • Aug02

    In brief: Ronda Rousey KO’s Correia

    MMA: Ronda Rousey flipped her script but kept the timing the same Saturday night. Using her newly developed punching power instead of her famed armbar, Rousey knocked out challenger Bethe Correia 34 seconds into their Ultimate Fighting Championship bantamweight title bout in Brazil.
  • July31

    In Brief: Donald Trump upstages Hyo-Joo Kim at Women’s British Open in Scotland

    GOLF: Donald Trump’s show-stealing arrival at the Women’s British Open in Turnberry, Scotland, Thursday upstaged Hyo-Joo Kim’s latest strong start in a major championship. The 18-year-old South Korean player was midway through a 7-under 65 in the first round when Trump, the American presidential candidate, landed in a private helicopter to begin a two-day visit at the tournament at his Turnberry resort in western Scotland.
  • July27

    Jason Day denies David Hearn’s bid to win Canadian Open

    Jason Day made himself right at home in the Canadian Open – at David Hearn’s expense. The Australian birdied the final three holes to win the national championship Sunday at Glen Abbey in Oakville, Ontario, spoiling Hearn’s bid to become the first Canadian winner in 61 years.
  • July25

    Meehan: Pros roundtable features Jordan Spieth, amateur’s flaws and cart troubles

    For a column more than a decade ago, I did a ride-along with course marshals to see how they interact with customers and keep pace of play moving at an acceptable level. Somewhere down the line, I’m going to get behind the wheel of the driving range picker and see what it’s like to be a moving target. For now, I asked area pros Bill Ross (Wandermere), Darin Vaughan (Twin Lakes Village) and Kit DeAndre (Liberty Lake) to recount their funniest ventures operating the range picker or the beverage cart.
  • Golf: Chad Campbell shoots 63 to take Canadian Open lead

    Chad Campbell shot a 9-under 63 on Friday in the Canadian Open to take a two-stroke lead over Brian Harman. Campbell birdied all four par 5s at Glen Abbey in Oakville, Ontario, in his bogey-free round to reach 14-under 130. The 41-year-old Texan won the last of his four PGA Tour titles in 2007.
  • July24

    Golf pros discuss Spieth, driving range adventures

    Jim Meehan: I asked area pros Bill Ross (Wandermere), Darin Vaughan (Twin Lakes Village) and Kit DeAndre (Liberty Lake) to recount their funniest ventures operating the range picker or the beverage cart. Their responses, and more, in the latest edition of the pros roundtable.
  • July20

    Zach Johnson wins British Open in playoff

    Jordan Spieth’s spirited bid for a Grand Slam was stopped Monday by Zach Johnson, who is no longer just a normal guy from Iowa. Not with a claret jug to go with that green jacket.
  • He Can Pitch and putt

    Mark Mulder won the American Century Championship on Sunday in Stateline, Nevada, holding off fellow former major league pitcher Eric Gagne by a point. Mulder finished with 82 points at Edgewood Tahoe in the modified Stableford event. Players receive six points for eagle, three for birdie, one for par, none for bogey and minus-2 for double bogey or worse. Mulder had seven birdies and two bogeys for a 67 and a 30-point round. He earned $125,000. Gagne also had a 30-point day, making an eagle on the par-4 10th in a 67. Jacksonville Jaguars kicker Josh Scobee, the second-round leader, was third at 79. Recently retired tennis player Mardy Fish was fourth at 71. Associated Press
  • Piercy wins inaugural event in Alabama

    Scott Piercy won the Barbasol Championship in Opelika, Alabama, on Sunday for his third PGA Tour title, closing with a 6-under 65 for a three-stroke victory. The 36-year-old Las Vegas player made a 57-foot birdie putt on the second hole en route to his first victory since the 2012 Canadian Open. Tied for the third-round lead with Ricky Barnes, Piercy birdied three of four holes starting on No. 13 and finished at 19 under on Grand National’s Lake Course.
  • July19

    After 10-hour wait for wind, Dustin Johnson leads British Open

    ST. ANDREWS, Scotland – Even with 155 years of history, the British Open can still serve up some strange twists at St. Andrews. Dustin Johnson gave Saturday some semblance of order.
  • Derek Barron leads Rosauers Open by two shots

    There’s a nice big leaderboard for the Rosauers Open Invitational near Indian Canyon’s 18th green and once again it will feature many of the Pacific Northwest’s best golfers. Puyallup’s Derek Barron moved to the top of the list with a 9-under-par 62 – Saturday’s low round – for a two-day, 13-under 129. Three-time champion Corey Prugh is two shots back after a bogey-free 64.
  • In brief: Jaguars kicker Josh Scobee leads celebrity golf

    Golf: Jacksonville Jaguars kicker Josh Scobee matched the event record with 33 points Saturday to take a one-point lead in the American Century Championship in Stateline, Nevada. Scobee eagled the par-5 16th and had six birdies and two bogeys for a 6-under 66 at Edgewood Tahoe. He had 57 points after two rounds at Edgewood Tahoe in the modified Stableford event where players receive six points for eagle, three for birdie, one for par, none for bogey and minus-2 for double bogey or worse.
  • Dahlberg: Brooks Koepka’s strong stance ended lunacy at British Open

    ST. ANDREWS, Scotland – Brooks Koepka may not win the British Open, though a lot of people in golf believe he has the kind of talent to win a major championship in the not-so-distant future. On Saturday, though, he may have saved this Open.
  • July18

    Derek Barron leads Rosauers Open by two shots

    There’s a nice big leaderboard for the Rosauers Open Invitational near Indian Canyon’s 18th green and once again it will feature many of the Pacific Northwest’s best golfers.
  • Dahlberg: Some thanks for the player who saved the Open

    ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — Brooks Koepka may not win the British Open, though a lot of people in golf believe he has the kind of talent to win a major championship in the not so distant future. On Saturday, though, he may have saved this Open.
  • Paul Lawrie defies age, ranking to make run at the claret jug

    ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — Paul Lawrie is the oldest guy on the British Open leaderboard, one of the lowest-ranked players left in the field, and his cold putter has turned him into a grouch this season. He may, though, just be the biggest threat to Dustin Johnson heading into the final two rounds at St. Andrews.
  • Bad weather, bad golf: Tiger Woods misses another major cut

    ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — Tiger Woods at least enjoyed that familiar walk over the Swilcan Bridge and up the 18th fairway Saturday at St. Andrews, the gray old town in the background and a crowd six deep lining the road and watching from windows.
  • After 10-hour wait for wind, Dustin Johnson leads British

    ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — Even with 155 years of history, the British Open can still serve up some strange twists at St. Andrews. Dustin Johnson gave Saturday some semblance of order.
  • In brief: Justin Gatlin easily wins; record in women’s 1,500

    Track and field: American sprinter Justin Gatlin continued his fine form by clocking 9.78 seconds to win the 100 meters at the Herculis Diamond League meet in Monaco – and then warned his rivals that he can go even faster at the world championships next month with the right start. Gatlin, undefeated in the 100 since 2013, comfortably beat countryman Tyson Gay and Frenchman Jimmy Vicaut on a hot night at Monaco’s Stade Louis II stadium.