Stories tagged: golf
Sun., Jan. 21, 2018, 8:27 p.m.
Jon Rahm outlasts Andrew Landry in CareerBuilder playoff
Jon Rahm headed over the hill to San Diego for his Torrey Pines title defense with a playoff victory in the CareerBuilder Challenge and the No. 2 spot in the …
Sun., Jan. 21, 2018, 8:25 p.m.
Tommy Fleetwood retains Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship title
Tommy Fleetwood successfully defended his Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship title on Sunday after a sensational back nine to clinch the win.
Sat., Jan. 20, 2018, 10:14 p.m.
Jerry Kelly birdies 18th for comeback win on PGA Tour Champions
Jerry Kelly bounced back from an inexplicable miss off the tee to stun Colin Montgomerie in the season opener on the PGA Tour Champions.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 20, 2018, 5:45 p.m.
Rory McIlroy 1 shot behind leaders Ross Fisher, Thomas Pieters in Abu Dhabi
Rory McIlroy fired a 7-under 65 Saturday in the third round of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship to sit one shot behind leaders Ross Fisher and Thomas Pieters.
Sat., Jan. 20, 2018, 5:35 p.m.
Austin Cook shoots 64 to take CareerBuilder Challenge lead
Austin Cook played a six-hole stretch in 6 under and shot an 8-under 64 in breezy conditions Saturday to take the lead at the CareerBuilder Challenge.
Fri., Jan. 19, 2018, 7:40 p.m.
Colin Montgomerie takes 2-shot lead in PGA Tour Champions opener
Colin Montgomerie shot a second straight 7-under 65 to take a two-shot lead into the final round of the Mitsubishi Electric Championship, the season opener on the PGA Tour Champions. …
Fri., Jan. 19, 2018, 6:01 p.m.
Andrew Landry tops crowded CareerBuilder leaderboard
Andrew Landry topped the crowded CareerBuilder Challenge leaderboard after another low-scoring day in the sunny Coachella Valley. Landry shot a 7-under 65 on PGA West’s Jack Nicklaus Tournament Course to …
Fri., Jan. 19, 2018, 5:18 p.m.
Thomas Pieters leads in Abu Dhabi as Dusting Johnson, Rory McIlroy lurk
Thomas Pieters shot a second-round 65 to take a one-stroke lead at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship as top-ranked Dustin Johnson and Rory McIlroy moved into contention. Johnson followed up …
Wed., Jan. 17, 2018, 3:59 p.m.
Charlie Reiter skipping classes, getting schooled by Jon Rahm at CareerBuilder
Charlie Reiter is skipping classes at Palm Desert High to play in the CareerBuilder Challenge. He’s still getting schooled, too, by the likes of Jon Rahm. The 18-year-old Reiter recently …
Sun., Jan. 14, 2018, 10:29 p.m.
Patton Kizzire outlasts James Hahn on 6th hole of Sony Open playoff
Patton Kizzire figured he was in for a long day when his putting stroke wasn’t up to his standards. He just wasn’t expecting the Sony Open to go this long.
Sun., Jan. 14, 2018, 10:14 p.m.
Scott Parel wins Diamond Resorts Invitational, Brooke Henderson finishes 7th
Scott Parel beat fellow PGA Tour Champions player Scott Dunlap on the first hole of a playoff Sunday to complete a wire-to-wire victory in the Diamond Resorts Invitational.
Sun., Jan. 14, 2018, 7:23 p.m.
Golf Channel cameramen walk out on coverage amid Sony Open
Union workers for video and audio production at Golf Channel events walked out Sunday over stalled contract negotiations, leading to limited coverage of the final round at the Sony Open …
Sat., Jan. 13, 2018, 7:38 p.m.
False alarm on missile creates uneasy moment at Sony Open
Charles Howell III was eating breakfast in his hotel when the restaurant at the Kahala started buzzing.
Wed., Jan. 10, 2018, 8:49 a.m.
Jonathan Byrd back in big leagues and thrilled to be at Sony Open
Jonathan Byrd resisted the urge to pout about his predicament. A five-time winner on the PGA Tour, he spent 14 years competing against the best. He vowed not to complain …
Sun., Jan. 7, 2018, 8:34 p.m.
Dustin Johnson powers his way to win at Kapalua
A new year brought out the best in Dustin Johnson, who powered his way to an 8-under 65 and an eight-shot victory Sunday in the Sentry Tournament of Champions.
Fri., Jan. 5, 2018, 8:27 p.m.
Brian Harman, Marc Leishman share lead at windy Kapalua
Brian Harman made good on his second chip at the par-5 15th hole for an unlikely birdie, and a long two-putt birdie on the closing par 5 at Kapalua gave …
Wed., Jan. 3, 2018, 5:38 p.m.
Kapalua notes: PGA Tour starts fund for Jarrod Lyle in leukemia recovery
Australian golfer Jarrod Lyle has gone through a third round of bone marrow transplant, and the PGA Tour wants to help Lyle and his family cope with the medical bills. …
Wed., Jan. 3, 2018, 6:43 a.m.
New year on PGA Tour can’t start soon enough for players
Dustin Johnson sat outside the Honolua Store on the first day of the new year, scarfing down the “Hobo Breakfast” of steamed rice and eggs. He abruptly closed the lid …
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 26, 2017, 8:40 p.m.
By the way, Ernie Els invited to Augusta National, but not to play Masters
Ernie Els says he received an invitation to Augusta National for the first week in April. It just wasn’t an invitation to play in the Masters.
Tue., Dec. 26, 2017, 6:09 p.m.
Column: Golf delivers plenty of tales from the tour in 2017
Brooks Koepka is tweaking his schedule next year to play Pebble Beach, which only makes sense.
Fri., Dec. 22, 2017, 12:33 p.m.
Tiger Woods decides to be his own swing coach
Tiger Woods is embarking on his latest comeback without a swing coach. Woods says he has worked hard to relearn his body and his golf swing. Chris Como has helped …
Mon., Dec. 18, 2017, 5:12 p.m.
Proposed cross country ski trails on Spokane golf course approved
A proposal to put two cross country ski trails on the Indian Canyon Golf Course will move forward.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 16, 2017, 6:31 p.m.
Local briefs: NIC’s Russell Grove named PGA Northwest player of year
Russell Grove, a PGA professional and head golf coach at North Idaho College the last four years, was named the Omega Player of the Year for 2017 by the Pacific …
Sun., Dec. 10, 2017, 8:40 p.m.
Steve Stricker, Sean O’Hair team to win QBE Shootout
Steve Stricker provided the pep talk and Sean O’Hair delivered the shot to secure victory Sunday in the QBE Shootout.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 9, 2017, 4:41 p.m.
Graeme McDowell and Shane Lowry tie Steve Stricker and Sean O’Hair for Shootout lead
Graeme McDowell and Shane Lowry shot an 8-under 64 in modified alternate shot and shared the lead with Steve Stricker and Sean O’Hair going into the final round of the …
Tue., Dec. 5, 2017, 10:54 p.m.
Morgan Hoffmann says he’s playing PGA Tour with muscular dystrophy
PGA Tour player Morgan Hoffmann says he has been diagnosed with muscular dystrophy and that his right pectoral muscle is nearly gone.
Tue., Dec. 5, 2017, 10:51 p.m.
Column: PGA Tour gets a new version of Tigermania
The latest comeback by Tiger Woods, this one following a 10-month absence from a fourth back surgery in three years, was sure to cause some disruption in the workforce with …
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 4, 2017, 5:38 p.m.
Column: A strong Tiger Woods is a good starting point
It wasn’t the best shot Tiger Woods hit all week. It might have been the most telling.
Sun., Dec. 3, 2017, 11:03 p.m.
Rickie Fowler rallies with 61 to win in Tiger Woods’ return
Rickie Fowler was the first player to offer a scouting report on Tiger Woods ahead of his celebrated return to golf, hinting that Woods was hitting it “way by” him …
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 2, 2017, 3:49 p.m.
Charley Hoffman builds 5-shot lead as Woods fades in Bahamas
Charley Hoffman handled the blustery conditions with a 2-under 70 and a five-shot lead in the Hero World Challenge as Tiger Woods fell 10 shots behind. The wind was the …