Stories tagged: golf
UPDATED: Wed., July 5, 2017, 2:21 p.m.
With brother as caddie, Phil Mickelson set for Greenbrier Classic
Phil Mickelson heads into the next phase of his career with a new caddie on a course marking its comeback from devastating floods in West Virginia. Mickelson will have brother …
Tue., July 4, 2017, 5:17 p.m.
Jordan Spieth wants reputation as being a good closer
The club throw. The body bump. Those are the indelible images from Jordan Spieth’s victory in the Travelers Championship, where he holed a 60-foot bunker shot in a playoff to …
Mon., July 3, 2017, 6:26 p.m.
Tiger Woods says he has completed medication program
Tiger Woods says he’s checked out of the clinic where he went to get help dealing with pain medications, adding he will “continue to tackle this going forward.”
UPDATED: Sun., July 2, 2017, 10:31 p.m.
Kenny Perry wins US Senior Open by 2 strokes over Kirk Triplett
Kenny Perry withdrew from the U.S. Senior Open last year after two rounds with a swollen knee and doubts about whether he would ever play again.
UPDATED: Sun., July 2, 2017, 11:05 p.m.
Kyle Stanley notches emotional win at Quicken Loans National
Kyle Stanley was in tears on the 18th green after he holed a 5-foot par putt to win the Quicken Loans National in a playoff over Charles Howell III.
Sun., July 2, 2017, 6:50 p.m.
Danielle Kang wins KPMG Women’s PGA Championship
OLYMPIA FIELDS, Ill. – From a young age, Danielle Kang’s parents instilled in her the belief that anything was possible. Even major championships.
Sat., July 1, 2017, 8:47 p.m.
Kirk Triplett takes lead into final round of U.S. Senior Open
Starting the day tied at a record 11 under and playing together in the final group, Kirk Triplett and Kenny Perry turned a two-stroke edge into a five-shot advantage over …
Sat., July 1, 2017, 6:30 p.m.
David Lingmerth struggles but maintains lead at Quicken Loans
David Lingmerth lost his way off the tee but scrambled well enough to stay in the lead at the Quicken Loans National. The Swede shot a 3-over 73 on Saturday …
Sat., July 1, 2017, 4:19 p.m.
Chella Choi, Danielle Kang tied for lead at KPMG Women’s PGA Championship
Chella Choi shot a 4-under 67 on Saturday for a share of the lead with Danielle Kang heading into the final round of the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship. Kang birdied …
Fri., June 30, 2017, 6:15 p.m.
Kirk Triplett, Kenny Perry tied at record 11 under in U.S. Senior Open
Kenny Perry’s three-stroke deficit after the first day of the U.S. Senior Open had turned to six by the time he teed off in the second round Friday. Two holes …
UPDATED: Fri., June 30, 2017, 6:14 p.m.
Danielle Kang zeroes in on first pro win – and it would be major
Danielle Kang won back-to-back majors as an amateur yet she’s never cracked the winner’s circle in her half-dozen years as a pro. The 24-year-old Californian took a big step in …
UPDATED: Fri., June 30, 2017, 4:19 p.m.
David Lingmerth shoots another 65, leads Quicken Loans by 2 shots
David Lingmerth knows he won’t have to shoot 20-under par for the week to win at tricky TPC Potomac. After two near-flawless rounds in the Quicken Loans National, he was …
Fri., June 30, 2017, 7:42 a.m.
Grip on Sports: There are lots of ways to enjoy summer evenings but few better than watching a baseball game
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s summer. The calendar says so. So does the thermometer. And our sporting preferences. Read on.
UPDATED: Thu., June 29, 2017, 8:45 p.m.
Kirk Triplett shoots 62 in U.S. Senior Open to tie major record
On a day that saw 40 players break par, Kirk Triplett matched the PGA Champions Tour major record with an 8-under 62 on Thursday to take a one-stroke leader over …
UPDATED: Wed., June 28, 2017, 6:28 p.m.
So Yeon Ryu seeks 2nd straight LPGA major to confirm new No. 1 perch
So Yeon Ryu wants to halt what has resembled a game of musical chairs on the LPGA Tour this season. The newly minted world No. 1 will be going for …
UPDATED: Wed., June 28, 2017, 3:28 p.m.
Kurt Van Hees makes journey from swimsuit model to U.S. Senior Open
Former swimsuit model Kurt Van Hees recovered from a near-death experience to make it to the U.S. Senior Open. The 51-year-old Californian is in the field for this year’s tournament …
UPDATED: Wed., June 28, 2017, 1:38 p.m.
Rickie Fowler is top draw at Quicken Loans event in Tiger’s absence
Tiger Woods’ extended absence from golf isn’t being felt just on the course. Woods can bring excitement to a tournament even if he isn’t playing, as he’s shown over the …
UPDATED: Wed., June 28, 2017, 3:02 p.m.
Warriors’ Stephen Curry to play Web.com Tour’s Ellie Mae Classic
Two-time NBA MVP Stephen Curry is set to test his golf game against the pros. The Web.com Tour said Curry, coming off his second NBA championship with the Golden State …
Wed., June 28, 2017, 7:57 a.m.
Grip on Sports: So what will we argue about next?
A GRIP ON SPORTS • This is the best links-based sports column in Spokane. But among other linked-based sports columns in the world, it’s probably ranked around 700. Then again, …
Tue., June 27, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
Lilac City Invitational champ will take home $10,000
The 54th Lilac City Invitational is offering its biggest first-place check in decades. The winner will pocket $10,000, a bump from the $8,000 collected by 2016 champion Derek Barron.
Tue., June 27, 2017, 2:34 p.m.
Golf notes: Jon Rahm has instant success and scheduling conflicts
One year and one week ago, Jon Rahm of Spain made his professional debut at the Quicken Loans National. He opened with a 64 at Congressional and tied for third, …
Tue., June 27, 2017, 1:07 p.m.
Doug Ferguson: Travelers had atmosphere the U.S. Open was lacking
A sure sign that the USGA needs to take a closer look at how it sets up the U.S. Open is when it draws comparisons with the Travelers Championship a …
Sun., June 25, 2017, 7 p.m.
Jordan Spieth sinks bunker shot to win Travelers in playoff
Jordan Spieth needed an extra hole, a little bit of luck and an amazing final shot to finish off a wire-to-wire victory in the Travelers Championship.
Sun., June 25, 2017, 6:56 p.m.
So Yeon Ryu cruises to win in Arkansas
This time, So Yeon Ryu was able to celebrate – without any hint of drama or suspense.
UPDATED: Sun., June 25, 2017, 6:55 p.m.
Fred Couples rallies for victory at American Family Open
Fred Couples rallied to win the American Family Insurance Open on Sunday for his second PGA Tour Champions title of the year and 13th overall.
Sat., June 24, 2017, 8:10 p.m.
Jordan Spieth birdies 18th to keep Travelers lead
Jordan Spieth continues to play just a little better than anyone else at the Travelers Championship.
Sat., June 24, 2017, 7:29 p.m.
So Yeon Ryu shoots course-record 61 at NW Arkansas Championship
A few weeks off was all So Yeon Ryu needed to kick-start what is shaping up to be possibly the best year of her LPGA Tour career.
Sat., June 24, 2017, 7:23 p.m.
Paul Broadhurst maintains lead at Am Fam Open
Paul Broadhurst shot a 3-under 69 in windy conditions Saturday at University Ridge to maintain a two-stroke lead in the PGA Tour Champions’ American Family Insurance Open.
UPDATED: Tue., June 20, 2017, 8:18 p.m.
Agent: Tiger Woods in a clinic for handling pain medication
Tiger Woods has checked into a clinic to get help dealing with prescription medication for pain and a sleep disorder. His agent, Mark Steinberg, says he cannot disclose the location …
Mon., June 19, 2017, 8:33 p.m.
Tiger Woods receiving professional help to manage medications
Tiger Woods is receiving help to manage his medications.