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Today’s Long Hitters Have Changed The Way Famed Masters Hole Plays

In 40 years at the Masters, the course hasn’t changed much, but the players have. Every time Ken Venturi looks at fabled No. 13, he is reminded of that fact. …


Golden Bear, King Heap Praise On Young Tiger

Tiger Woods awes golf legends Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus during practice round. Photo by Associated Press


Absorbing The Atmosphere Masters Rookie, The Last Qualifier, In Golfers’ Heaven

Paul Stankowski can see Augusta from here. Photo by Associated Press


Ex-CV Star Kirk Will Attend Ewu

Tanya Kirk, a member of Central Valley’s undefeated 1993 State AAA championship team, gave an oral committment to Eastern Washington for women’s basketball. Kirk, who played at North Idaho College …


Irwin Bites Bullet After Nicklaus Lands Double Eagle

Hale Irwin responded to Jack Nicklaus’ first double eagle in 31 years with a 7-under-par 65 Saturday and took a one-stroke lead after the third round of The Tradition. Irwin, …


Duval, Tolles Have Couples On Tails Again In Bellsouth

PGA/LPGA For the second week in a row, David Duval and Tommy Tolles will begin the final round of a golf tournament atop the leader board. And once again, Fred …


Snead Leads Tradition

J.C. Snead hit a 403-yard drive on the par-4, 450-yard 14th hole of the Cochise Course at Desert Mountain in Scottsdale, Ariz., beginning a string of three birdies in the …


Pavin Leads Bellsouth

Corey Pavin, seeking his first victory since last year’s U.S. Open, shot a 6-under-par 66 to share the first-round lead in the BellSouth Classic with Jim Gallagher and John Wilson. …


The Players Deserves Better Play

The Players Championship is the next best thing to a major. The field is as good as it gets. The money is better. The event always produces a quality winner. …


Imagine That: Hanson Leads Shore After Second Round

Hanson


Leonard, Perry Lead Players Championship; Triplett 2 Strokes Back

Triplett


Titan Girls Plan To Make Move In Gsl Golfing Ranks This Year

With the best of last year’s Greater Spokane League girls golfers returned, University and Central Valley are looking to the future. Last year CV finished in the middle of the …


The Players At The Players Promise To Outclass No-Names

Lee Janzen orchestrated a fulfilling win in The Players Championship last year. Photo by Associated Press


Gardner’s Front Nine Earns Win

Mark Gardner from the Creek at Qualchan shot a 29 over the front nine en route to a 6-under-par 65 and victory in the first Washington Trust Pro-Am of the …


Mccarron Nabs First Pga Title

Scott McCarron, displaying steady nerves and hitting solid shots in the heavy wind, became the third straight first-time PGA winner, beating Tom Watson by five strokes in the $1.2 million …


Mccarron, Tolles Pass Watson

Scott McCarron, with one top 10 finish during two years on the tour, and fellow sophomore Tommy Tolles moved past Tom Watson in the third round of the PGA’s Freeport-McDermott …


Furyk Holds Lead

Jim Furyk, his game sizzling in the morning frost, shot a 6-under-par 66 for a one-stroke lead after the opening round of the PGA’s $1.2 million Freeport-McDermott Classic at New …


Cheap Seats

Harding


Unknown Shoots Flawless 65 To Capture Bay Hill Invitational

Goydos


Boros, Burke Share Lead At Bay Hill Invitational

Boros


Burke, Maggert Share Lead

Fast-rolling greens brought out the best in Patrick Burke and Jeff Maggert, who shared the lead after the second round of the Bay Hill Invitational at Orlando, Fla. Burke shot …


Three Share Bay Hill Lead

Despite the changes Arnold Palmer ordered on the course, Mark O’Meara, Paul Goydos and Glen Day showed why the Bay Hill Invitational in Orlando, Fla., usually comes down to good …


Rookie Takes Honda Classic

Tim Herron shot a 3-under-par 69 to win the Honda Classic by four strokes at Coral Springs, Fla., and become the first PGA rookie to win wire-to-wire in 13 years. …


Pga Rookie Retains Lead

About the time rookie nerves were getting the best of Tim Herron, he birdied two of the last three holes to shoot an even-par 72 and take a three-stroke lead …


Herron Stays On Top

A northwest wind that made the TPC at Eagle Trace play tougher and reduced the number of low scores didn’t seem to faze rookie Tim Herron in the second round …


Herron Leads Honda Classic

Without much wind, TPC Eagle Trace wasn’t much of a match for Tim Herron, who tied the course record with a 10-under-par 62 and took a two-stroke lead after the …


Sports People

Sheryl Swoopes suffered a concussion during USA Basketball Women’s National Team practice in Honolulu and won’t travel with the team to compete in China. The injury happened Monday during a …


Miscellany

At Indian Wells, Calif., Steffi Graf, sidelined with a foot injury since winning the season-ending Women’s Tennis Association Tour Championships in November, has entered next week’s State Farm Evert Cup. …


Norman Holds Off Challengers With Sensational Short Game

Norman


Norman, Singh Lead Doral Open

Greg Norman and Vijay Singh, playing head-to-head, matched each other putt-for-putt and shared the lead at the Doral-Ryder Open at Miami when darkness halted third-round play. The co-leaders at 12-under …