Stories tagged: golf
Tue., April 25, 2017, 9:14 p.m.
Area roundup: WSU falls to last with one round left in Pac-12 women’s golf championship
Alivia Brown tied for 26th place as Washington State dropped three spots to last after the second round of the Pac-12 Women’s Championship at the Sewailo Golf Club in Tucson, …
Mon., April 24, 2017, 8:33 p.m.
Holocaust survivors hail Allianz golf tourney sponsor end
Holocaust survivors say termination of German insurance giant Allianz’s sponsorship of a Florida golf tournament may boost survivors’ efforts to collect some $2.5 billion in World War II-era Jewish policies.
Mon., April 24, 2017, 6:56 p.m.
Rory McIlroy has gone and done it now
Rory McIlroy, championship golfer, now is Rory McIlroy, newly-wed husband. Talk about an unplayable lie.
Sun., April 23, 2017, 9 p.m.
Kevin Chappell edges Brooks Koepka by 1 stroke to win Texas Open
Kevin Chappell made an 8-foot putt on the final hole to win the Valero Texas Open by one stroke on Sunday.
Sun., April 23, 2017, 7:39 p.m.
Carlos Franco, Vijay Singh shoot course record to win Legends of Golf
Carlos Franco and Vijay Singh teamed to shoot a course-record 12-under par on Sunday to rally from seven shots behind and win the PGA Tour Champions’ Bass Pro Shops Legends …
Sat., April 22, 2017, 10:45 p.m.
Kevin Chappell leads by one stroke after 3 rounds of Texas Open
Kevin Chappell birdied three of his final five holes and took a step closer to his first PGA Tour victory with a 1-under 71 on Saturday, giving him a one-stroke …
Sat., April 22, 2017, 9:45 p.m.
Fred Funk, Jeff Sluman take Legends lead at 10-under par
Fred Funk and Jeff Sluman teamed to shoot a course-record 10-under par on Saturday to take the opening-round lead in the PGA Tour Champions’ Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf …
Fri., April 21, 2017, 6:12 p.m.
Tony Finau, Bud Cauley tied for lead at Texas Open
Tony Finau arrived at the 18th tee with a chance at a course record, but his approach splashed in the water and his bogey dropped him into a second-round tie …
Fri., April 21, 2017, 9:04 a.m.
Bernd Wiesberger fires 65 at rain-hit Shenzhen International
Bernd Wiesberger of Austria fired a bogey-free 7-under 65 to lead by four shots when the second round of the Shenzhen International was suspended due to storms on Friday. Wiesberger …
Thu., April 20, 2017, 6:28 p.m.
Branden Grace leads Texas Open by 1
South African Branden Grace had a 6-under 66 and leads by a stroke after the Valero Texas Open’s opening round.
Thu., April 20, 2017, 1:28 p.m.
Tiger Woods has 4th back surgery; likely to miss majors this year
Two days after Tiger Woods said his back was progressing, he has announced on his website that he has had a fourth back surgery to alleviate pain. Typical recovery is …
Thu., April 20, 2017, 9:01 a.m.
Bubba Watson fires 66 to take lead at Shenzhen International
Bubba Watson fired a 6-under 66 in the first round to take a one-stroke lead at the weather-delayed Shenzhen International on Thursday. Starting on the 10th hole, Watson bogeyed the …
Wed., April 19, 2017, 10:57 a.m.
Curtis Luck trying to cash a check in pro debut
Curtis Luck is making his pro debut in the Valero Texas Open, and at least he knows what to expect. His last nine tournaments over the past six months have …
Tue., April 18, 2017, 2:23 p.m.
Golf notes: Big changes pay major dividends for So Yeon Ryu
It’s easy to forget that So Yeon Ryu won the LPGA Tour’s first major championship of the year. The strongest memory from the ANA Inspiration was the four-shot penalty assessed …
Tue., April 18, 2017, 9:01 a.m.
On The Fringe: Cristie Kerr compiling an impressive career, 1 trophy at a time
Cristie Kerr always talked bigger than her game, and she might last long enough on the LPGA Tour to back it up.
Mon., April 17, 2017, midnight
Then and Now: Liberty Lake Golf Course clubhouse
Liberty Lake, a recreation destination for local residents as early as 1900, was named for Etienne Eduard La Liberte, a mail carrier and guide for the U.S. Army.
Sun., April 16, 2017, 9 p.m.
Cristie Kerr wins LPGA Lotte in Hawaii for 19th tour title
Cristie Kerr won the LPGA Lotte Championship on Saturday for her 19th tour title, closing with a 6-under 66 for a three-stroke victory.
Sun., April 16, 2017, 8 p.m.
Wesley Bryan takes RBC Heritage in South Carolina homecoming
Wesley Bryan rallied to win his home-state RBC Heritage for his first PGA Tour title, closing with a 4-under 67 on Sunday for a one-stroke victory over Luke Donald.
Sun., April 16, 2017, 7:01 p.m.
Stephen Ames wins first PGA Tour Champions title
Stephen Ames hadn’t won a tournament in eight years, so he knew it was critical to keep his cool.
Sat., April 15, 2017, 8:33 p.m.
Cristie Kerr wins LPGA Lotte in Hawaii for 19th tour title
Cristie Kerr won the LPGA Lotte Championship for her 19th tour title, closing with a 6-under 66 for a three-stroke victory. The 39-year-old Kerr broke the tournament record at 20-under …
Sat., April 15, 2017, 3:33 p.m.
Stephen Ames leads Champions’ Mitsubishi Electric Classic
Stephen Ames shot a 4-under 68 to take a one-stroke lead over five players into the final round of the PGA Tour Champions’ Mitsubishi Electric Classic.
Sat., April 15, 2017, 2:50 p.m.
Jason Dufner eagles twice to lead RBC Heritage through 3 rounds.
Jason Dufner eagled both par 5s on the front nine at Harbour Town Golf Links to shoot a 6-under 65 and take a one-shot lead into the final round of …
Sat., April 15, 2017, 12:09 p.m.
Paul Dunne leads by 2 at Trophee Hassan II
Paul Dunne takes a 2-shot lead into the final round of the European Tour’s Trophee Hassan II. His 4-under 69 on Saturday gives him a chance at his first professional …
Wed., April 12, 2017, 2:54 p.m.
Matt Kuchar riding successful Masters into RBC Heritage
Matt Kuchar was happy with his play last week at the Masters and believes it can continue into the RBC Heritage. Kuchar is a past champion at Harbour Town Golf …
Tue., April 11, 2017, 2:37 p.m.
Golf notes: Best without a major? Lee Westwood alone in his class
Lee Westwood already had qualified as the best player to have never won a major even before Sergio Garcia won the Masters. Garcia only made it less of a debate.
Tue., April 11, 2017, 11:03 a.m.
Masters behind him, Dustin Johnson puts short memory to work
Dustin Johnson was back on the stationary bike, moving forward without really going anywhere. The good news for golf’s No. 1 player is that an MRI showed only a deep …
UPDATED: Sun., April 9, 2017, 8:38 p.m.
Sergio Garcia breaks through, wins Masters for first major title
Sergio Garcia finally showed he has what it takes to win a major, and he has a green jacket to prove it.
Sat., April 8, 2017, 8:58 p.m.
Justin Rose, Sergio Garcia tied for lead at Masters in prelude to star-studded finale
Justin Rose had a back-nine charge so common at Augusta National. Sergio Garcia finally caught a good break in a major. Jordan Spieth got his name high on those famous …
Sat., April 8, 2017, 2:07 p.m.
Trump has visited a Trump-branded property every 2.8 days of his presidency
For the tenth weekend in a row, President Donald Trump is visiting a Trump-branded property – every weekend except the first two after his inauguration.
Fri., April 7, 2017, 10:50 p.m.
Rickie Fowler, Sergio Garcia join four-way tie at the top in Masters
Rickie Fowler finally got to the top of the leaderboard in a major and didn’t have much of a view.