Democrat caught watching golf during House Judiciary impeachment hearing

U.S. 12/13/19, 19:25

Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-La.) was caught red-handed watching a round of golf during the ongoing House Judiciary Committee impeachment hearing on Tuesday night, Dec 10. “What on earth is Democrat Rep. Cedric Richmond watching on his laptop during this impeachment markup?” GOP Rapid Response Director Steve Guest tweeted at 9:28 pm, ...

Lightning strike at Tour Championship causes 6 injuries

U.S. 08/24/19, 18:15

Six people were injured Saturday when lightning struck a 60-foot pine at the Tour Championship where they were taking cover from rain and showered them with debris, Atlanta police said. The third round of the season-ending PGA Tour event had been suspended for about 30 minutes because of storms in the ...

Woodland denies history with US Open title at Pebble Beach

U.S. 06/16/19, 21:34

Gary Woodland denied Brooks Koepka's bold bid at history and made U.S. Open memories of his own Sunday with two clutch shots, a birdie putt on the final hole and that silver trophy in his hands at Pebble Beach. Yeah, he's got this. Koepka, trying to match a 114-year-old record with his ...

Moore leads by 1 at Memorial as Woods gets off to slow start

Golf 05/30/19, 13:39

Ryan Moore opened with five birdies in seven holes and kept it in play for a 7-under 65 and a one-shot lead over Jordan Spieth among the early starters Thursday at the Memorial.Tiger Woods got off to a slow start. His group was on the clock for most of the ...

Lehman returns to defend Iowa title

Golf 05/30/19, 13:14

Tom Lehman won the PGA Tour Champions event in Iowa last year without swinging a club on Sunday.Lehman will look for a measure of vindication this weekend at Wakonda Club in Des Moines after finding out he'd won in 2018 while waiting out a weather delay in a local mall. ...

Stanford beats Texas to win NCAA golf title

Golf 05/29/19, 13:54

Stanford took control on the back nine of the opening two matches Wednesday and beat Texas to win the NCAA championship for the ninth time.Henry Shrimp rallied from an early 2-down deficit against Spencer Soosman, and Isaiah Salinda won four of five holes to start the back nine with a ...

Defending champ Jutanugarn learns from last US Women’s Open

Golf 05/29/19, 13:40

Ariya Jutanugarn isn't concerned about making history with a second straight U.S. Women's Open. She's more focused on the lessons learned from last year's back-nine collapse that nearly kept her from the championship.Jutanugarn held a seven-shot lead through 63 holes at Shoal Creek on what looked like a romp to ...

Differences in Opens shown through exemptions

Sports 05/28/19, 17:25

The distinction between golf's two oldest championships goes beyond one being played on links courses in the UK and the other being played in the United States. They also have a different reach, which can lead to a different idea of "Open."The U.S. Open likes to consider itself the most ...

Ken Tanigawa rallies to win Senior PGA Championship

Golf 05/26/19, 19:13

In being introduced at the podium as the winner of the 80th Senior PGA Championship, Ken Tanigawa blew out a deep breath still attempting to put into perspective what had just happened.From playing the final round with friend and former UCLA teammate Scott McCarron, to giving up professional golf some ...

Na cruises to stress-free victory at Colonial

Golf 05/26/19, 19:06

Kevin Na birdied four of the first eight holes and shot a 4-under 66 for a four-shot victory over Tony Finau in the Charles Schwab Challenge at Colonial on Sunday.Na opened with a two-shot lead and was in front by at least that many for the final 16 holes after ...

Broadhurst opens 2-shot lead at Senior PGA Championship

Golf 05/25/19, 17:51

Whatever unease Paul Broadhurst felt following a near 2-1/2 hour weather delay quickly evaporated once he hit his first tee shot into the middle of the narrow fairway on the fifth hole at Oak Hill Country Club.The defending champion felt even better to come out of a second weather delay ...

Michelle Wie withdraws from US Women’s Open with injury

Golf 05/24/19, 13:22

Michelle Wie has withdrawn from next week's U.S. Women's Open to continue her recovery from a hand injury.Wie announced her decision Friday on social media , saying that while she's making progress, she needs to take more time off. The 29-year-old Wie says it is a difficult decision because the ...

Tony Finau leads local favorite Spieth by 1 to open Colonial

Sports 05/23/19, 18:40

Tony Finau shot a 6-under 64 to take a one-shot lead over local favorite Jordan Spieth and Roger Sloan at Colonial on Thursday.Defending champion Justin Rose, the highest-ranked player in the field at No. 3, shot 74 as all five of the top 10s playing Hogan's Alley finished over par.Finau ...

Duke wins a thriller for 7th NCAA women’s golf title

Sports 05/22/19, 20:31

Trailing in four of five matches on the back nine, Duke knew there was plenty of time in what became the longest day in the NCAA Women's Golf Championship.Duke sent three of those matches to extra holes, won two of them and walked away with a seventh NCAA title.Miranda Wang ...

Long-running Colonial back on solid footing with new sponsor

Golf 05/22/19, 16:02

Colonial Country Club is the longest-running host of a PGA Tour event played on its original site, a fact that seemed in jeopardy not too long ago.Local companies backed the tournament last year when it was called the Fort Worth Invitational following an upscale grocer's withdrawal as title sponsor two ...

Weather, Oak Hill to test field at Senior PGA Championship

Golf 05/22/19, 15:40

It didn't take long for Jay Haas to be reminded of how gusting winds can wreak havoc on players attempting to navigate the narrow fairways of Oak Hill Country Club's East Course."Got here on Sunday night and played nine holes Monday, and it was blowing, what, 25, 30 (miles per ...

Setbacks motivated Maria Fassi to return, win NCAA title

Sports 05/21/19, 17:31

Nothing drives Maria Fassi of Mexico like failure.Fassi was the Annika Award last year as the best player in women's golf as a junior at Arkansas, only to play some of her worst golf in the NCAA championships. She returned for her senior season, motivated to atone for the way ...

Column: Why it took 4 majors for Koepka to get his due

Sports 05/21/19, 15:59

Majors matter more than any other golf tournament.They are not the sole measure of greatness.And that might be one reason it took Brooks Koepka winning four majors — as many as Rory McIlroy, one more than Jordan Spieth among his contemporaries — for the 29-year-old Floridian to get the kind ...

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