Stories tagged: golf
Sun., June 18, 2017, 9:18 p.m.
Teddy Greenstein: ‘Awesome’ Erin Hills deserves another US Open
The words commonly associated with U.S. Opens didn’t apply at Erin Hills.
Sun., June 18, 2017, 6:49 p.m.
Brooke Henderson takes Meijer LPGA Classic
Brooke Henderson made it a special Father’s Day. With father and coach Dave Henderson and other family members watching, the 19-year-old Canadian won the Meijer LPGA Classic on Sunday for …
Sun., June 18, 2017, 8:20 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Father’s Day is a perfect day to catch up on fishing stories
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s Father’s Day. For all you fathers out there, have a good one. Maybe take your kids fishing. If that’s your preference. It certainly was …
UPDATED: Sat., June 17, 2017, 7:56 p.m.
Justin Thomas shoots 63, trails Brian Harman by 1 at U.S. Open
Justin Thomas landed a 3-wood on the 18th green where some players couldn’t land a wedge, leaving him an 8-foot eagle putt that he calmly made for a 9-under 63 …
Fri., June 16, 2017, 8:36 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Money, it’s a gas – and the fuel for college athletics
A GRIP ON SPORTS • No matter what the NCAA tries to sell us, college sports is a big business, with thousands of employees, including the athletes. And like any …
Thu., June 15, 2017, 8:10 p.m.
Rickie Fowler leads U.S. Open after day of highs and lows
Erin Hills played like a pushover for a U.S. Open. Check out the score of Rickie Fowler, who matched the U.S. Open scoring record to par for the opening round …
Thu., June 15, 2017, 6:10 p.m.
North Idaho coach Russell Grove wins PNW PGA’s Oregon Open Invitational
PGA Professional Russell Grove of North Idaho College won the Oregon Open Invitational by 6 strokes at Juniper GC in Redmond, Oregon on Thursday.
Thu., June 15, 2017, 5:32 p.m.
NIC golf coach Russell Grove wins Oregon Open
North Idaho College golf coach Russell Grove shot a 1-under 73 Thursday to wrap up a six-shot victory at the Oregon Open.
Thu., June 15, 2017, 11:10 a.m.
Blimp goes down at U.S. Open golf tournament in Wisconsin
The pilot of a blimp is “OK” after the aircraft crashed near the U.S. Open in Wisconsin during the opening round of the golf tournament, a representative for the company …
Thu., June 15, 2017, 7:52 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Another era in golf ends as Mickelson withdraws from U.S. Open
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The U.S. Open golf tournament begins today in Wisconsin. And, for the first time since 1994, a major won’t have either Phil Mickelson or Tiger …
Wed., June 14, 2017, 7:12 p.m.
Dustin Johnson hopes timing is right for another U.S. Open title
Dustin Johnson wrapped up his final practice round for the U.S. Open just as the sky began to rumble and the horn sounded to stop play at Erin Hills.
Tue., June 13, 2017, 11:57 a.m.
Waiting game: Long day on tap for Mickelson’s potential sub
Alternate Roberto Diaz has a better-than-average chance of taking the U.S. Open tee time that currently belongs to Phil Mickelson. Mickelson will attend his daughter’s graduation and, barring a weather …
Mon., June 12, 2017, 6:08 p.m.
Steve Stricker proud of his Wisconsin grit to get into U.S. Open
Steve Stricker was missing a critical piece of equipment when he finished a practice round for the U.S. Open.
Mon., June 12, 2017, 6:30 a.m.
For Davis Love III, a father-son outing at the U.S. Open
Davis Love III is making his 24th appearance in the U.S. Open, with one big difference.
Sun., June 11, 2017, 6 p.m.
Brandt Jobe wins senior event in Iowa by 1 shot
Brandt Jobe won the PGA Tour Champions event Sunday by one shot, finishing at 14-under 202 for his first victory in 19 years.
Sun., June 11, 2017, 4:42 p.m.
Daniel Berger wins at St. Jude Classic for second straight year
Daniel Berger shot a 4-under 66 to erase a three-shot deficit and win the St. Jude Classic for a second straight year.
Sun., June 11, 2017, 4:34 p.m.
Ariya Jutanugarn beats Lexi Thompson, In Gee Chun in playoff at LPGA Classic
Ariya Jutanugarn of Thailand won the Manulife LPGA Classic on Sunday with a birdie on the first playoff hole to beat American Lexi Thompson and South Korea’s In Gee Chun.
Wed., June 7, 2017, 5:11 p.m.
Ryan Moore withdraws from U.S. Open with shoulder injury
Ryan Moore has withdrawn from the U.S. Open with a shoulder injury that will keep him out for three to four weeks. Moore was replaced by Michael Putnam, the first …
Wed., June 7, 2017, 2:51 p.m.
Phil Mickelson, Rickie Fowler among top names at St. Jude Classic
It’s a tournament Phil Mickelson has come so close to winning so many times, only to agonizingly fall short. Not the U.S. Open – that’s next week – but the …
Tue., June 6, 2017, 1:51 p.m.
Golf notes: U.S. Open alternates have better chance of playing this year
Alternates from U.S. Open sectional qualifiers were never more important as they were this year.
Tue., June 6, 2017, 12:39 p.m.
Peter Uihlein, 4 others earn U.S. Open spots in playoffs
Peter Uihlein birdied the first hole and was among three players to earn a spot in the U.S. Open in a playoff. There was a 4-for-3 playoff in Ohio to …
Sun., June 4, 2017, 8:30 p.m.
South Korea’s In-Kyung Kim wins ShopRite LPGA Classic
In-Kyung Kim held off two-time defending champion Anna Nordqvist on Sunday in the ShopRite LPGA Classic for her fifth tour title.
Sun., June 4, 2017, 7:35 p.m.
Jason Dufner bounces back to win the Memorial
Jason Dufner never lost sight of the big picture even after losing a big lead. It paid off for him Sunday when he rallied from a four-shot deficit and holed …
UPDATED: Sat., June 3, 2017, 4:48 p.m.
Daniel Summerhays takes advantage of Jason Dufner collapse at Memorial
Daniel Summerhays shot a 4-under 68 that took him from a five-shot deficit to a three-shot lead in the Memorial. More than his solid round was a meltdown by Jason …
UPDATED: Sat., June 3, 2017, 5:32 p.m.
Ariya Jutanugarn takes No. 1 spot; Paula Creamer, In-Kyung Kim lead in New Jersey
Ariya Jutanugarn took the No. 1 spot in the world ranking without hitting a shot, and Paula Creamer and In-Kyung Kim topped the ShopRite LPGA Classic leaderboard. Taking the week …
Sat., June 3, 2017, 3:33 p.m.
Rickie Fowler in contention at Memorial
Rickie Fowler remained in contention in the Memorial Tournament, shooting an even-par 72 that left him five strokes behind leader Daniel Summerhays. Fowler picked up some momentum at the end, …
UPDATED: Sat., June 3, 2017, 2:04 p.m.
Phil Mickelson to miss U.S. Open for daughter’s graduation
Phil Mickelson plans to miss the U.S. Open to attend his oldest daughter’s high school graduation. Mickelson says being at the ceremony for Amanda is something he will cherish forever. …
Sat., June 3, 2017, 7:56 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Revenge is a dish best served with a side of grand salami
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Ever change jobs? And then had the opportunity to poke your old boss in the eye, metaphorically? Must be nice. Read on.
UPDATED: Fri., June 2, 2017, 4:58 p.m.
2-time defending champ Anna Nordqvist leads ShopRite LPGA Classic
Anna Nordqvist knows how to get around Stockton Seaview – and likes the view from atop the ShopRite LPGA Classic leaderboard. The two-time defending champion shot a 7-under 64 to …
UPDATED: Fri., June 2, 2017, 5:26 p.m.
Jason Dufner has another 65 and opens big lead at Memorial
Jason Dufner wants to put together more than just a few good rounds at the Memorial this week. The first two rounds put him in the record book with a …