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Whisman Finds A Way Defending Champ Uses Late Flurry, Playoff To Eclipse Carey And Reclaim Rosauers Title

Greg Whisman tries to explain how he rallied from five strokes down to win. Photo by Kristy MacDonald/The Spokesman-Review

Expectant Mom Delivers Minus 2

Dawn Coe-Jones is among the leaders. Photo by Associated Press

Wild Ride At Women’s Open Unknown Briles-Hinton Leads; Cast Of Characters Follows

Another booming drive from Laura Davies” can’t vault her onto the leaderboard. She shot 35-37-72. Photo by Associated Press

Spokane Seeks To Lure Senior Citizens Regular Tour Stop Possible If Seattle Can’t Locate Sponsor

It’s clear that organizers of the Pro Classic, while working hard to promote this year’s Labor Day golf event at MeadowWood, continue to focus beyond that and well into the …

Long Laura Vows She Won’t Back Off At U.S. Women’s Open

Patty Sheehan begins defense today of her title at the venerable Broadmoor East course - the longest layout in U.S. Women’s Open history at 6,398 yards. The Broadmoor plays shorter …

Mayfair Wins By A Stroke

Billy Mayfair broke a five-player logjam by making a birdie on the 18th hole to win the Western Open golf tournament in Lemont, Ill. by one stroke. Mayfair’s second career …

Combs Wins Lilac Needs Every Bit Of His Five-Stroke Lead To Hold Back Fast-Charging Mack Jr.

The perch was wobbly and nearly broke but the eagle landed. Michael Combs used two eagles and a putt of “a million feet” in the dark Sunday evening to win …

Combs Leaves Field Lost In Lilac Rough

1. Mike Combs searches for ball in brush along left side of par-5 fifth green … Photos by Dan McComb/The Spokesman-Review 2… . and blasts out …

Despite Marsh’s 63, Hill Still On Top At Senior Classic


Haas Leads Western, But Look Out For Rejuvenated Azinger


Combs In Front By Hair He Follows Opening 64 With 65, Leads Booth With 2 Rounds Left

If the early arrivials at The Fairways today find Mike Booth sleeping on the 18th green, look out - the 36th annual Washington Trust Bank Lilac Invitational could be over. …

Watson Leads At Western

Tom Watson, a non-winner on the PGA Tour since 1987, returned to the event that produced his first victory and fought through strong winds to take the firstround lead in …

Daddy And Caddy Ready Lindeblad And Son Team Up Again In Taking Shot At Another Lilac Golf Championship

Defending champion Gary Lindeblad, right, will again use his son, Adam, as his caddy. Photo by Shawn Jacobson/The Spokesman-Review

Defending Champ Hobday Thrilled By Mediocre Finish

Simon Hobday is no longer the defending U.S. Senior Open champion, and he’s not the least bit disappointed to lose the title. “In a way this is good. Now I …

Gallagher Nails Putt On Tourney’s Final Hole To Escape With Win


Home Again Ex-Vandal Friesz Thrilled To Be Playing With Hawks

1. John Friesz, whose golf game kept George Blanda’s attention, believes the Seahawks are on course for a playoff run. Photo by Christopher Anderson/The Spokesman-Review

Gallagher Reigns At Pga

At Memphis, Tenn., Jim Gallagher closed out a 3-under-par 68 with a bogey as darkness fell and held a one-stroke lead over Gene Sauers after three rounds of the FedEx-St. …

Darkness Slows Weiskopf, For Now

Tom Weiskopf enters today at 10-under. Photo by Associated Press

Feinstein Goes Golfing Sports Author Gives Engaging Look Behind The Scenes Of Pga Tour

John Daly is one of the players in John Feinstein’s “A Good Walk Spoiled.”

Elway Scrambles To Top He Wins Tourney While Teen Is On Receiving End Of Rypien Gift

Ex-Cougars Jack Thompson, left, and Drew Bledsoe were popular attractions with the gallery. Photo by Christopher Anderson/The Spokesman-Review

Rohde Gets Second In Sunriver Open

Jeff Coston shot a 3-under-par 69 Wednesday and coasted to a sevenstroke victory in the Sunriver Oregon Open golf tournament in Sunriver, Ore. The 39-year-old teaching pro from Blaine, Wash., …

Els Wins Tourney

Ernie Els made a 15-foot putt birdie putt on the first hole of a playoff with Steve Stricker to win the Family House Invitational. Els, who earned $170,000 in the …

Daly’s Life On Track, If Not Game

John Daly’s departure from last year’s Willowbend Children’s Charity Pro-Am was on the abrupt side in his summer of discontent. He went straight from the 18th green to the parking …

Two Share First Place In Pro-Am

Bill Ross, who had a near miss earlier this season, and Dave Christenson shared first place Monday in Washington Trust Bank Pro-Am golf play at Chewelah Golf and Country Club. …

Maggert Leads Field

Jeff Maggert shot a 6-under-par 65 to take a one-stroke lead in the suspended first round of the Family House Invitational. Thirteen players, including Fred Couples and Ernie Els at …

Murphy Holds On

Bob Murphy withstood a 17th-hole bogey to capture his third title of the season, winning the Nationwide Seniors Championship with a 4-under-par 68 on a rainy day in Alpharetta, Ga. …

King Claims Shoprite, Finally Receives Berth In Lpga Hall Of Fame

Betsy King, left, can’t duck a champagne bath from Patty Sheehan after earning a berth in the LPGA Hall of Fame. Photo by Associated Press

Norman Takes Lead By Three

Greg Norman set a tourney record with a 54-hole total of 14-under 196. Photo by Associated Press

Lead Shared At Seniors

At Alpharetta, Ga., Bruce Summerhays and Larry Laoretti, a pair of former club pros, birdied the final hole to share the lead after the second round of the Senior PGA …

Norman Focuses On Triplett They Share Hartford Lead; Torrid Fuzzy Zoeller 2 Back

Kirk Triplett chips onto the fourth green en route to a 9-under-par 131. Photo by Associated Press