Stories tagged: golf
SUNDAY, NOV. 13, 2016, 6:40 P.M.
Golf roundup: Goydos wins Champions finale, Langer takes season title
Paul Goydos and Bernhard Langer got the big trophies and checks Sunday in the PGA Tour Champions’ season-ending Charles Schwab Cup Championship in Scottsdale, Arizona.
SATURDAY, NOV. 12, 2016, 6:16 P.M.
Golf Capsules: Gary Woodland maintains OHL Classic lead in Mexico
Gary Woodland took a one-stroke lead into the final round of the PGA Tour’s OHL Classic at Mayakoba after dropping two strokes on the par-3 15th Saturday. Woodland finished with …
FRIDAY, NOV. 11, 2016, 6:03 P.M.
Golf Capsules: Gary Woodland shoots 65, leads OHL Classic at Mayakoba
Gary Woodland birdied three of the final four holes Friday for a 6-under 65 and a one-stroke lead in the PGA Tour’s OHL Classic at Mayakoba. Woodland played the first …
THURSDAY, NOV. 10, 2016, 6:40 P.M.
Golf Capsules: Chris Kirk shoots 8-under 63 to take lead at Mayakoba
Chris Kirk shot an 8-under 63 on Thursday to take a one-stroke lead in the OHL Classic at Mayakoba.
MONDAY, NOV. 7, 2016, 5:28 P.M.
Tim Finchem stepping down as PGA Tour commissioner
Tim Finchem officially retires at the end of the year as PGA Tour commissioner, ending more than two decades during which he expanded the tour’s footprint around the world and …
SUNDAY, NOV. 6, 2016, 7:41 P.M.
Shanshan Feng wins Japan Classic for second straight victory
Shanshan Feng needed every bit of the three-stroke lead she took to final hole at chilly Taiheiyo Club to finish off her second straight LPGA Tour victory.
SUNDAY, NOV. 6, 2016, 7:33 P.M.
Scott McCarron wins PGA Tour Champion playoff event in Virginia
Scott McCarron came into the season with a goal of winning the Charles Schwab Cup Championship.
SUNDAY, NOV. 6, 2016, 7:28 P.M.
Rod Pampling wins in Las Vegas for 1st PGA Tour win in 10 years
The birdie putt was still a foot away from the hole when Rod Pampling raised his right arm and thrust it in the air as the ball tumbled into the …
THURSDAY, NOV. 3, 2016, 10:01 P.M.
In Brief: Cavaliers stay unbeaten with 128-122 win over Celtics
For all that LeBron James has accomplished in his glowing career, only once did a season start this well for his team. And it ended in a championship over Kevin …
TUESDAY, NOV. 1, 2016, 7:03 P.M.
Gophers dismiss WR Brian Smith for violating team rules
Suspended Two-time Olympic silver medalist Louis Smith was suspended for two months by the British gymnastics federation on Tuesday after appearing to mock Islam in a video. Dismissed Minnesota has …
TUESDAY, NOV. 1, 2016, 11:52 A.M.
Tiger Woods says he is playing in the Bahamas in December
Tiger Woods said Tuesday he is playing his Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas the first week of December, which would be his first competition in more than 15 months …
SUNDAY, OCT. 30, 2016, 9:48 P.M.
Golf: Hideki Matsuyama of Japan win HSBC Champions
Hideki Matsuyama of Japan never gave anyone a chance Sunday, closing with a 6-under 66 to win the HSBC Champions in Shanghai and become the first Asian winner in the …
SATURDAY, OCT. 29, 2016, 10:20 P.M.
Digest: Montreal beat Toronto for 7th strait win
Shea Weber scored a power-play goal in the third period, lifting the Montreal Canadiens over the Toronto Maple Leafs 2-1 on Saturday night in Montreal, for their seventh straight victory.
SATURDAY, OCT. 29, 2016, 7:15 P.M.
Matt Kuchar makes a hole-in-one and doesn’t get the car
Caddie John Wood nudged pro Matt Kuchar and jokingly told him, “Don’t worry about a hole-in-one today. We don’t get the car.”
THURSDAY, OCT. 27, 2016, 9:18 P.M.
Titans set season-high offensive marks in rout of Jags
NFL: Marcus Mariota threw for 270 yards and two touchdowns to end his home struggles and the Tennessee Titans had their highest point total of the season in a 36-22 …
SUNDAY, OCT. 23, 2016, 7:28 P.M.
Golf: Justin Thomas repeats at PGA tournament in Malaysia
Justin Thomas successfully defended his CIMB Classic title, closing with an 8-under 65 for a three-stroke victory over Hideki Matsuyama.
SUNDAY, OCT. 23, 2016, 6:22 P.M.
College golf: NIC’s Langham, Whitworth men winners at Whitworth Invitational
Sean Langham of North Idaho College took medalist honors at the Whitworth Invitational with a two-round total of 4-under 140 at Gamble Sands GC in Brewster, Washington, while Whitworth won …
SATURDAY, OCT. 22, 2016, 10 P.M.
Digest: Rangers rally for 4-2 win over Capitals
Rookie Jimmy Vesey scored the tying and go-ahead goals 3 minutes apart in the second period to lead the visiting New York Rangers to a 4-2 victory over the Washington …
FRIDAY, OCT. 21, 2016, 9:01 P.M.
In Brief: Blue Jackets pick up first win, beat Blackhawks 3-2
Rookie defenseman Zach Werenski had a goal and an assist, and teammates Nick Foligno and William Karlsson picked up their first goals of the season as the Columbus Blue Jackets …
THURSDAY, OCT. 20, 2016, 9:53 P.M.
In Brief: Los Angeles Sparks steal title from Minnesota Lynx on last-second shot
Nneka Ogwumike’s short jumper with 3.1 seconds left gave the Los Angeles Sparks a 77-76 victory over the defending champion Minnesota Lynx for their first title in 14 years in …
TUESDAY, OCT. 18, 2016, 9:12 P.M.
Long road back to PGA Tour for Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano
The easy road back for Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano would have been to return to the comfort of Spain.
TUESDAY, OCT. 18, 2016, 7:16 P.M.
Selected The World Golf Hall of Fame has selected its 2016 induction class, which includes Ian Woosnam, Davis Love III, Meg Mallon and Lorena Ochoa. Also selected Tuesday for induction …
SUNDAY, OCT. 16, 2016, 7:52 P.M.
Golf: Steele gets his first PGA Tour victory in over five years
Brendan Steele earned redemption at Silverado and won the Safeway Open for his first PGA Tour victory in more than five years.
SATURDAY, OCT. 15, 2016, 9:03 P.M.
In Brief: Phil Kessel, Andre Fleury lead Penguins in 3-2 win over Ducks
Phil Kessel’s power-play goal in the second-period stood as the game-winner in the host Pittsburgh Penguins’ 3-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Saturday night.
SATURDAY, OCT. 15, 2016, 12:16 P.M.
Column: The Tiger comeback becomes the Tiger tease
The Tiger comeback has become the Tiger tease. And not just for golf fans.
THURSDAY, OCT. 13, 2016, 8:38 P.M.
In Brief: Penguins celebrate championship, beat Capitals
NHL: Phil Kessel beat Braden Holtby in the fourth round of a shootout and the Pittsburgh Penguins began the defense of their Stanley Cup with a 3-2 victory over the …
THURSDAY, OCT. 13, 2016, 12:37 P.M.
Without the return of Tiger, a new PGA Tour season begins
Another PGA Tour season begins Thursday at Silverado in what was billed as the return of Tiger Woods, right up until the point that Woods decided his game was “vulnerable” …
THURSDAY, OCT. 13, 2016, 12:31 P.M.
Se Ri Pak ends Hall of Fame career in front of home fans
Se Ri Pak ended her Hall of Fame career in tears Thursday in front of her adoring home fans in the LPGA KEB HanaBank Championship.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 12, 2016, 6:35 P.M.
Newsmakers: Wayne Gretzky named partner, VP of Oilers Entertainment Group
Former NHL player Wayne Gretzky returned to the Edmonton Oilers. The Great One was named partner and vice chairman of Oilers Entertainment Group.
TUESDAY, OCT. 11, 2016, 6:42 P.M.
Dustin Johnson wins PGA Tour player of the year
Dustin Johnson’s first major was only part of a dream season that culminated with the PGA Tour player of the year award on Tuesday.