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Stories tagged: golf

Three Shoot 66s In Pro-Am

Par took a beating, and a trio of pros led the way in the MeadowWood stop of the Washington Trust Bank Pro-Am. Steve Prugh of Manito, Gary Lindeblad of Indian …

Jones Captures Pinewild

Rosie Jones sank a 12-foot birdie putt on the same hole where she almost blew the tournament moments earlier, beating Dottie Mochrie in sudden death to capture the inaugural Pinewild …

Colbert Leads Seniors While Jack And Arnie Endure Wild First Rounds


Sauers, Henke Replace Big Names On Pga Leaderboard


Gardner’s Steady Play Too Much For Brown, Pro-Am Field To Catch

Travis Brown was smoking, but it seemed Mark Gardner was on fire. Brown, the assistant pro at Bryden Canyon, used a few puffs on a cigar to ignite a 4-under-par …

Norman Plays Good Enough To Not Choke

Out on Augusta National’s front nine, Greg Norman had birdied the 180-yard sixth hole to go nine under par for the Masters, but his name was not yet on the …

In Clutch, Crenshaw Goes By Book

1. Crenshaw sheds a tear in memory of his mentor, Harvey Penick. Photo by Associated Press

Nicklaus Drops In On History With Second Eagle On No. 5

Ben Crenshaw, tied atop the leaderboard with Brian Henninger, hopes to follow through today with a championship. Photo by Associated Press

Arnie’s Army Doesn’t Care If Its Commander Falters

For 40 years, Augusta National Golf Club has belonged to Arnold Palmer. And 12 straight missed Masters cuts has done nothing to change that. “There’s no place I’d rather be,” …

Woods Stays Cool During Debut, Makes Cut As Premier Amateur

Tiger Woods picked the right pro tournament to finally make his first cut. After eight unsuccessful attempts to play the weekend in pro events he entered as an amateur, Woods …

Watson Wastes Chances Making The Masters’ Cut Isn’t Enough For Veteran

One measure of how cruel a game golf can be is that the shortest stroke sometimes becomes the most difficult to make. The irony is not wasted on Tom Watson. …

Augusta’s Golden Echo Awakens Nicklaus Trails ‘94 Champ Olazabal, Frost, Mickelson By One Shot

Olazabal has his sights on a repeat. Photo by Associated Press

Young Master Entering His First Masters, Woods A Reluctant Trailblazer

U.S. Amateur champ Tiger Woods isn’t afraid to take a few pointers from Greg Norman. Photo by Associated Press

Nearly A Tradition: Nicklaus Outduels ‘Japanese Nicklaus’


Love Rebounds For Victory

Davis Love III swings toward the Freeport McMoRan Classic title and a Masters berth. Photo by Associated Press

Love Iii Leads By One

At New Orleans, Davis Love III fueled by two eagles and three birdies - made a thirdround move at the Freeport McMoRan Classic in hopes of winning a trip to …

Aoki Jumps To Lead

Isao Aoki doesn’t putt like anyone else, and he also doesn’t subscribe to the theory that winning one week leads to a letdown the next. Aoki’s second-round 6-under-par 66 left …

Prep Golfers Focus On Long And Short Of It

West Valley High School’s golf squads swung into Frontier League season openers this week with matches against Clarkston, resulting in a win for the girls and a loss for the …

Journeyman Ferree Leads Nicklaus, Player In First Seniors Major


Rippee Rips Into Drives

Lakeland High School senior golfer Corey Rippee has a modest goal this season. Oh, he’ll contend for league and district medalist honors. In fact, he may even challenge for a …

Lopez Strikes Back

Nancy Lopez, who has watched the tape of her 1981 Dinah Shore victory over and over, hopes to have a 1995 version to view. Lopez shot a 4-under-par 68 to …

Cheap Seats


Tough Green Conquers Mission’s Tough Greens For 2-Shot Lpga Lead

Tammie Green, who came close to winning a couple of the LPGA’s majors championships in 1994, shot a 2-under-par 70 Friday to take the second-round lead in the Nabisco Dinah …

Hammel Time: Golfer Fights Rain, Wind To Take Share Of Shore

Penny Hammel is one of three first-round leaders at the Dinah Shore. Photo by Associated Press

Roberts Moves To Front

Loren Roberts moved to the top of the leaderboard, two shots ahead of Davis Love III, before thunderstorms forced an overnight suspension of play in the second round of the …

Brooks Opens Early Lead

In a tournament expected to be a shootout among golf’s dominant foreign stars, Texan Mark Brooks opened up a two-shot lead - over mostly Americans - in the first round …

O’Meara Victorious

Ian Woosnam wants another try after missing a putt on the 18th hole and settling for third place at the Honda Classic. Mark O’Meara won the tournament. Photo by Associated …

O’Meara Blows Chance To Gain

Mark O’Meara, on the verge of slamming the door on any would-be pursuers, squandered four shots over the last four holes at the Honda Classic in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. As …

Mcgovern Putts To Lead

Journeyman Jim McGovern conquered some long-standing putting problems with a late rush that took him to the lead in the first round of the Honda Classic. McGovern, who ranked 158th …

Book On Hogan Unveils Mystique

Say that Ben Hogan was the greatest golfer ever and you might get an argument. But say he was the greatest student of the game and no one will disagree. …