Stories tagged: meehan golf column
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 9, 2019
Travis Fulton’s affiliation with golf didn’t end after the 1995 Idaho State Class B Tournament. It was just beginning.
Fri., May 4, 2018
It turns out there is a pretty simple answer to an interesting question. How exactly did German native Sophie Hausmann end up playing golf – really good golf – for …
UPDATED: Fri., July 7, 2017
Kirk Triplett’s sustained, rock-solid play indicates he’s a long way from hanging up his clubs. He’s in the midst of another fine season on the Champions Tour, nearly bagging his …
UPDATED: Fri., June 16, 2017
Derek Bayley is teeing it up at the British Amateur. Eric Ansett is playing in the Sunnehanna Amateur in Pennsylvania. Ryan Maine made the cut at the Southwestern Am in …
UPDATED: Fri., June 2, 2017
You’ve missed the fairway for the umpteenth time in a row. Limbs from a towering ponderosa pine demand a special recovery shot to reach the green. What do you do? …
UPDATED: Fri., May 26, 2017
There is no way to officially categorize Kalispel Golf and Country Club assistant pro Nick McCaslin’s accomplishments.
Fri., May 19, 2017
Kathy Gildersleeve-Jensen wasn’t teaching, writing or talking about golf.
UPDATED: Fri., May 12, 2017
The Idaho Club on Monday did what it usually does to me.
Fri., Aug. 12, 2016
Kirk Triplett is putting together another Kirk Triplett-type of season.
Fri., Aug. 5, 2016
For many top amateur golfers, summer is spent playing in tournaments, practicing for tournaments or traveling to and from tournaments.
Fri., July 22, 2016
Alex Prugh and Joel Dahmen have been playing some of their best golf recently, so it figures both are in the mix at the Web.com Tour’s Utah Championship.
Fri., June 24, 2016
The United States Golf Association ran commercials a few years ago with Arnold Palmer, Paula Creamer, Butch Harmon and Annika Sorenstam nudging dawdling golfers to pick up the pace: “While …
Fri., June 17, 2016
I was and I wasn’t the most qualified person for this assignment.
Fri., June 10, 2016
Gary Lindeblad and change are becoming fast friends. After his 31-year tenure at Indian Canyon ended on a sour note, the popular pro was hired earlier this year by the …
Fri., June 3, 2016
It’s the debut of the pros roundtable in 2016 and naturally we discuss Jordan Spieth, tough par 5s, rule changes, coyotes, turkeys and cows.
Fri., May 20, 2016
Derek Siesser was a proponent of the PGA Junior League program long before he saw one of those indelible images only a kid can produce on a golf course.
Fri., May 13, 2016
Downriver turns 100 years old this summer, which gives the stately golf course a five-year head start on Mac McGuire.
Fri., May 6, 2016
Starting to wonder if there’s something in the water, or at least in the putting stroke or clutch gene, around here
Sat., Sept. 19, 2015
Billy Bomar has putted sidesaddle nearly his entire golf career. It’s an unconventional approach, but those who play with or against Bomar quickly learn that the PGA pro and co-owner …
Sat., Sept. 5, 2015
Smoke was so thick in Colville on certain days, Dominion Meadows golf pro Andy Hite couldn’t see the cart shed located about 30 yards away. Hite didn’t need perfect vision …
Sat., Aug. 29, 2015
Wendy Ward’s first Solheim Cup experience was in 2002, teamed with Hall of Famer Beth Daniel in alternate-shot format. No pressure.
Sat., Aug. 1, 2015
Knowing I’m rarely on Facebook, my wife was kind enough to post pictures of my golf ball collection a few weeks ago in advance of a garage sale. Four large …
Sat., July 18, 2015
Eight birdies, three eagles, six pars, one bogey. That’s how one writes 59 – a magic number in golf – on a scorecard.
Sat., July 11, 2015
Work accomplished one recent afternoon, I ventured out to the Coeur d’Alene Golf Club to squeeze in nine holes. I called ahead and was told it was “wide open.” Lathered …
Sat., June 27, 2015
Bubba Watson called the U.S. Open greens at Pinehurst last year “unfriendly.” Zach Johnson said Merion was manipulated in 2013, adding to his disdain for the United States Golf Association. …
Sun., June 21, 2015
UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. – Keith Ross was on the Chambers Bay driving range at 5:45 a.m. Monday, waiting for Tiger Woods to arrive. Instead, Dustin Johnson showed up. For 10 …
Sat., May 9, 2015
There’s the hockey player turned golfer, Mr. Consistency, the shortest golfer in NCAA Division I, Mr. Calm and the overlooked recruit. And there’s the coach with an NCAA title on …
Sun., Sept. 7, 2014
Beth Wrigley took up the game of golf at age 30. “Not very seriously at first when my husband and I started going out,” Wrigley said. “Of course I wanted …
Sat., Aug. 23, 2014
Perhaps you’ve forgotten about The Idaho Club. I tried to make it a point to play the scenic golf course nestled along the Pack River outside Sandpoint at least once …
Fri., July 25, 2014
How many times did you bury a jump shot on the playground as a youngster and imagine it was to win the NBA Finals? Or drain a 10-foot putt to …