Stories tagged: golf
Sun., Aug. 20, 2017, 7 p.m.
Clemson’s Doc Redman makes big late rally to win US Amateur
Doc Redman rallied from two holes down with two to play and won the U.S. Amateur on Sunday, beating Doug Ghim on the first extra hole.
Sun., Aug. 20, 2017, 5:50 p.m.
Henrik Stenson closed with 64 to win at Wyndham
Henrik Stenson kept making birdies on the back nine Sunday at the Wyndham Championship. They added up to a tournament record – and his first victory of the year.
Sun., Aug. 20, 2017, 5:46 p.m.
US beats Europe in Solheim Cup in Iowa
Lexi Thompson set the tone by rallying from four holes down. The rest of the Americans took it from there and restored their dominance in the Solheim Cup
Sat., Aug. 19, 2017, 7:40 p.m.
Doug Ghim, Doc Redman advance to U.S. Amateur final at Riviera
Doug Ghim and Doc Redman advanced to the 36-hole final of the U.S. Amateur with semifinal victories at Riviera Country Club. Ghim is the Big 12’s Player of the Year …
Sat., Aug. 19, 2017, 7:34 p.m.
Scott McCarron shoots 61, ties Kevin Sutherland at En-Joie
Scott McCarron had two eagles in an 11-under 61 on Saturday to join Kevin Sutherland atop the Dick’s Sporting Goods Open leaderboard. Sutherland, the first-round leader, had a 67 to …
Sat., Aug. 19, 2017, 7:29 p.m.
Henrik Stenson takes 1-stroke lead after 3rd round at Wyndham
Henrik Stenson shot a 4-under 66 to take a one-stroke lead in the Wyndham Championship. The 2013 FedEx Cup champion and 2016 British Open winner was at 16-under 194 at …
Sat., Aug. 19, 2017, 7:06 p.m.
U.S. extends Solheim Cup lead over Europe to 5 points
The United States took a 10
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 18, 2017, 6:14 p.m.
U.S. sweeps Solheim Cup fourball matches, takes 3-point lead
The United States swept the afternoon fourball matches to take a 5 1/2-2 1/2 lead over Europe in the Solheim Cup at Des Moines Golf and Country Club. Lizette Salas …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 4:03 p.m.
Annika Sorenstam leads Europe as Solheim Cup captain
After accomplishing just about everything there is to accomplish in golf, Annika Sorenstam finally got her shot to be a Solheim Cup captain. Leading Team Europe might prove to be …
Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 1:46 p.m.
U.S. star Lexi Thompson fighting virus ahead of Solheim Cup
Star U.S. golfer Lexi Thompson has a virus, and captain Juli Inkster is worried about her status for this weekend’s Solheim Cup. Inkster says Thompson has had a sore throat …
Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 1:45 p.m.
Paula Creamer out to prove in Solheim Cup she’s still got game
For so long, U.S. star Paula Creamer has been a lock to play in the Solheim Cup. But her results have declined and she was told she wouldn’t be on …
Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 1:44 p.m.
European star Suzann Pettersen out of Solheim Cup with back injury
Suzann Pettersen was hoping to move past the furor she fueled at the 2015 Solheim Cup by helping return the trophy to Europe. The 36-year-old Norwegian star’s balky back won’t …
Tue., Aug. 15, 2017, 8:55 p.m.
Report: Tiger Woods had marijuana, painkillers in system at arrest
A toxicology report shows that Tiger Woods had the active ingredient for marijuana, two painkillers and two sleep drugs in his system when he was arrested for driving while intoxicated. …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 15, 2017, 7:04 p.m.
11-year-old sets women’s course record at Chewelah
Anna Davis, 11, shot a 2-under-par 70 over 5,393 yards from Chewelah Golf and Country Club’s red tees to set the women’s course record.
Tue., Aug. 15, 2017, 8:29 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Our oasis has turned into a mirage, though maybe it always was
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Let’s check the sports pages, shall we? What is there to talk about? An anthem protest. OK. Worries about the Winter Olympics in South Korea, …
Mon., Aug. 14, 2017, 7:34 a.m.
Grip on Sports: If the weather gods have anything to say about it, the Seahawks will be in Minneapolis in February
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Have you bought your airline tickets to Minneapolis yet? You may want to beat the rush. Read on.
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 13, 2017, 7:42 p.m.
Justin Thomas wins PGA Championship with final-round 68
Justin Thomas won the PGA Championship for his first major title. The 24-year-old Thomas shot a 3-under 68 in the final round at Quail Hollow for his fourth win of …
Sun., Aug. 13, 2017, 8:24 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Edgar’s number is now on the wall, but will he ever be in the Hall?
A GRIP ON SPORTS • A little cold front is making its way through the Inland Northwest today, bringing with it some change. But before it gets here, let’s do …
Sun., Aug. 13, 2017
Alexandra Petri: ‘I am a millennial … I am sorry’
I cannot look you in the face and say what I have done, because I have slain face-to-face interactions, too.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 12, 2017, 8:12 p.m.
Kevin Kisner’s lucky bounce keeps him atop leaderboard at PGA Championship
Kevin Kisner survived a near-calamitous finish at the PGA Championship thanks to a good bounce off a bridge that allowed him to escape with a bogey and take a one-shot …
Sat., Aug. 12, 2017, 8:51 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Is it a good habit or a bad one to watch the M’s right now?
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Habits are hard to break. It’s why we are here this morning, despite not much sleep. And it’s probably why you pulled your hair out …
Fri., Aug. 11, 2017, 9:10 p.m.
Golf with Jim Meehan: Wendy Ward back for more at Solheim Cup
Still in celebration mode shortly after the U.S. team’s stunning rally to win the 2015 Solheim Cup in Germany, Juli Inkster was asked if she wanted to return as captain …
Fri., Aug. 11, 2017, 7:07 p.m.
Hideki Matsuyama, Kevin Kisner tied for lead at PGA Championship
Hideki Matsuyama never looks satisfied with his shots or his score, no matter how good they look.
Fri., Aug. 11, 2017, 5:19 p.m.
PGA notes: Stever Stricker has eighth straight year without missing cut in major
Steve Stricker had to clean out his locker and head home early after missing the cut in the PGA Championship at Hazeltine. That was in 2009. And it was on …
Thu., Aug. 10, 2017, 7:46 p.m.
Washington State golfer Derek Bayley takes second at state amateur
Washington State University senior Derek Bayley closed with a 2-under 69 Thursday at Tumble Creek in Cle Elum to finish second in the Washington State Men’s Amateur.
Thu., Aug. 10, 2017, 5:34 p.m.
Kevin Kisner, Thorbjorn Olesen open with 67s on fast greens at PGA Championship
Jordan Spieth began his quest for the career Grand Slam by not making a putt longer than 5 feet. What helped was that Quail Hollow punished just about everyone at …
Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 6:49 p.m.
Washington State’s Derek Bayley in second place at Washington State Men’s Amateur
Washington State University senior Derek Bayley dropped into second place at the Washington State Men’s Amateur after a second-round 71 Wednesday at Tumble Creek in Cle Elum.
Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 2:13 p.m.
Jordan Spieth feeling relaxed as he chases history at Quail Hollow
Jordan Spieth already has shown a remarkable sense of the moment. Now he faces the grandest moment of all. By winning the PGA Championship, he can become the youngest player …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 11:50 a.m.
Prosecutor: Tiger Woods to plead guilty to reckless driving
A prosecutor says Tiger Woods has agreed to plead guilty to reckless driving and will enter a diversion program that will allow him to have his record wiped clean if …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 8, 2017, 7:36 p.m.
WSU’s Derek Bayley shares first place at Washington Men’s Amateur
Washington State University senior Derek Bayley shot a 5-under 67 Tuesday for a share of the first-round lead in the 91st Washington State Men’s Amateur.