Stories tagged: golf
UPDATED: Fri., May 25, 2018, 5:52 p.m.
Nasa Hataoka leads LPGA Tour event in Michigan
Nasa Hataoka shot a 4-under 68, and the Japanese teenager leads by one stroke over Minjee Lee after the second round of the LPGA Volvik Championship in Michigan. Hataoka made …
UPDATED: Fri., May 25, 2018, 5:19 p.m.
Childhood rivals Kevin Sutherland, Scott McCarron tied for Sr. PGA lead
Kevin Sutherland birdied his last two holes for a 5-under 66 and a share of the Senior PGA Championship lead with California childhood rival Scott McCarron. Sutherland played in the …
UPDATED: Fri., May 25, 2018, 5:11 p.m.
Justin Rose has 2nd-round Colonial lead; up-and-down Emiliano Grillo 1 back
Justin Rose shot a 6-under 64 in the second round at Colonial, getting to 10 under for a one-stroke lead over Emiliano Grillo in the Fort Worth Invitational. Rose had …
Fri., May 25, 2018, 10:45 a.m.
Rory McIlroy shoots 65, leads by 3 at Wentworth
Rory McIlroy shot a 7-under 65 to move into the second-round lead at the BMW PGA Championship. So good was McIlroy’s bogey-free round at Wentworth that playing partner Alex Noren, …
Fri., May 25, 2018, 6 a.m.
Building the region’s ‘Dream 18’ golf course
It measures 7,055 yards, but that’s not the tough part. It’s roughly a 460-mile road trip, an odyssey that crisscrosses the Washington-Idaho border 10 times if you reside in Spokane …
Fri., May 25, 2018, 5:59 a.m.
2018 course guide for Spokane-area golf courses
2018 course guide for Spokane-area golf courses
Fri., May 25, 2018, 5:59 a.m.
Putting through the Palouse: Trio of nine-hole golf courses in Whitman County makes for a memorable day trip
When it comes to desirable golf road trips, a three-course, 27-hole stretch between St. John, Colfax and Tekoa may not be the thing that comes to mind – but it …
UPDATED: Thu., May 24, 2018, 5:34 p.m.
Four share share LPGA Tour lead
Moriya Jutanugarn, Caroline Masson, Danielle Kang and Amy Olson shot 6-under 66 to share the first-round lead in the LPGA Tour’s Volvik Championship. Jessica Korda, Minjee Lee, Nasa Hataoka, Lindy …
UPDATED: Thu., May 24, 2018, 4:59 p.m.
Kevin Na’s ending 90-foot chip to lead Colonial after first again
Kevin Na chipped in from the rough more than 90 feet away for a closing birdie for another first-round lead at Colonial. The incredible birdie ended a round of 8-under …
UPDATED: Thu., May 24, 2018, 5:06 p.m.
Nevada club pro tied for Senior PGA Championship lead
Nevada club professional Stuart Smith shot a 5-under 66 for a share of the first-round lead in the Senior PGA Championship. Smith closed his morning round with a double bogey …
Sun., May 20, 2018, 7:54 p.m.
Aaron Wise wins AT&T Byron Nelson for first PGA Tour title
Aaron Wise cruised to his first PGA Tour victory Sunday, shattering the AT&T Byron Nelson record at 23 under on a new course in a race to finish before nightfall …
Sat., May 19, 2018, 7:32 p.m.
Rain shortens LPGA tournament in Virginia to 54 holes
Heavy rain has forced postponement of play in the Kingsmill Championship. The LPGA tournament in Williamsburg, Virginia, has been reduced to 54 holes. Sixty players failed to finish the second …
Sat., May 19, 2018, 7:25 p.m.
Seeking first major, Miguel Angel Jimenez grabs 3-shot lead at Regions
Miguel Angel Jimenez shot a 6-under 66 to take a three-stroke lead into the final round of the Regions Tradition. Jimenez birdied the final hole to reach 17-under 199 at …
Sat., May 19, 2018, 7:13 p.m.
Rookie Aaron Wise joins Marc Leishman for lead as wind blows at Byron Nelson
Aaron Wise shot a 3-under 68 in much windier conditions on the new Trinity Forest course, pulling even with Marc Leishman for the third-round lead at the AT&T Byron Nelson. …
Wed., May 16, 2018, 4:30 a.m.
Paul Turner: Golfers show Spokane’s indomitability of spirit
Spokane’s golfers are among the finer examples of this city’s indomitability of spirit. You think I’m kidding? I am not.
UPDATED: Tue., May 15, 2018, 10:05 p.m.
Idaho state golf: Kellogg boys stay the course, repeat as 3A state champions
The Kellogg boys golf team repeated as 3A State champions Tuesday with the same five players who brought home the hardware a year ago.
Tue., May 15, 2018, 3:34 p.m.
Golf notes: New PGA Tour schedule still has a few moving parts
Jay Monahan might have been overly ambitious when he said he hoped to have next year’s PGA Tour schedule ready to announce at The Players Championship. The commissioner is not …
Tue., May 15, 2018, 1:16 p.m.
Lucas Glover’s wife arrested on domestic violence charges
The wife of former U.S. Open champion Lucas Glover is facing domestic violence charges stemming from an altercation with Glover and his mother after he missed the 54-hole cut at …
Tue., May 15, 2018, 11:10 a.m.
Doug Ferguson: End of an era for The Players Championship in May
Webb Simpson popped the cork on a champagne bottle to celebrate his victory in The Players Championship. Though not by design, the moment also could have signaled the close of …
UPDATED: Mon., May 14, 2018, 10:26 p.m.
Area roundup: Idaho’s Sophie Hausmann qualifies for U.S. Open
Sophie Hausmann of the University of Idaho finished second on Monday in the U.S. Open sectional qualifier at Rainier Golf and Country Club in Seattle.
Sun., May 13, 2018, 8:40 p.m.
Webb Simpson completes a big win at Players Championship
Webb Simpson navigated his way through a few mistakes, but not too much stress in his four-shot victory Sunday at the TPC Sawgrass. Staked to a seven-shot lead, no one …
Sat., May 12, 2018, 5 p.m.
Players notes: Jordan Spieth finishes with flurry, notches best round at Sawgrass
Jordan Spieth finished with a flurry and notched his best score at The Players Championship in 13 rounds. Hardly anyone noticed. Fan favorite Tiger Woods garnered most of the attention …
UPDATED: Sat., May 12, 2018, 6:51 p.m.
Webb Simpson stretches Players lead to 7 shots
Webb Simpson didn’t back off Saturday at The Players Championship with a 4-under 68 that stretched his lead to seven shots. He tied the 54-hole record and has history on …
UPDATED: Sat., May 12, 2018, 6:19 p.m.
Tiger Woods shoots 65, his lowest score ever at Players
Tiger Woods turned in his best round of the season and his lowest score ever at The Players Championship. It propelled him up the leaderboard. Staying there might prove difficult …
UPDATED: Sat., May 12, 2018, 3:15 p.m.
Heat of Tigermania leaves Tiger Woods’ playing partner shivering
Canadian golfer Mackenzie Hughes had not felt this much pressure since he won his first PGA Tour event as a rookie 18 months ago. Hughes has missed 12 of 15 …
UPDATED: Fri., May 11, 2018, 5:53 p.m.
Players notes: Tiger Woods makes cut thanks to Jordan Spieth, Justin Thomas
Tiger Woods got some help from two of the best players in the world to make the cut at The Players Championship. Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas gave Woods a …
UPDATED: Fri., May 11, 2018, 5:57 p.m.
Jim Meehan: Prep golf standouts always prep for success
It’s been a strong year for the 4A/3A boys with 22 averaging in the 70s. That list doesn’t include District 3A champ Gunnar Knutson because his average was 68.25. Players …
UPDATED: Fri., May 11, 2018, 5:36 p.m.
Webb Simpson ties course record, takes 5-shot lead at Players
Webb Simpson didn’t miss anything except the island green at the TPC Sawgrass. Simpson was on the verge of shattering the course record at The Players Championship until he hit …
UPDATED: Fri., May 11, 2018, 2:49 p.m.
Rickie Fowler’s shot lands in tree, leaving his round in pits
Rickie Fowler spent several minutes searching for his ball. He even borrowed binoculars to peer high into a palm tree as several spectators furiously shook it. Fowler’s errant and unlucky …
Thu., May 10, 2018, 6:32 p.m.
Players notes: Jordan Spieth can’t seem to get anything right at Sawgrass
Jordan Spieth couldn’t do anything wrong the first 58 holes he played at The Players Championship. Since then, hardly anything has gone right. He shot a 75 on Thursday and …