Hilary Watson, wife of golf legend Tom Watson, dies of cancer at 63

U.S. 11/29/19, 05:23

Hilary Watson, the wife of golf legend Tom Watson, died after a two year battle with pancreatic cancer. She was 63, according to Golf Digest's John Feinstein. The report said Hilary was put into hospice care last Saturday at their farm in Stilwell, Kansas. She remained there until she died shortly ...

Column: Masters sometimes offers only 1 chance

Sports 04/09/19, 16:08

Ed Sneed sat on a sofa in Butler Cabin at Augusta National looking as though he didn't know what hit him.He had a three-shot lead with three holes to play in the 1979 Masters and didn't do anything horribly wrong, except nothing went right. He finished with three straight bogeys ...

Stricker appointed US captain for Ryder Cup in home state

Sports 02/20/19, 15:32

Steve Stricker paid his dues to become a Ryder Cup captain, and it had nothing to do with winning a major.He didn't make his first team until he was 41 in the 2008 matches at Valhalla, a rare U.S. victory, and played in two more. He spent the next six ...

Nicklaus-Palmer still the standard in golf rivalries

Golf 11/20/18, 19:29

Jack Nicklaus says if he were in a high-stakes match in Las Vegas in his prime, the most compelling opponent would be Arnold Palmer. Never mind that he considers his toughest rival to be Tom Watson. Or that he finished runner-up to Lee Trevino in majors four times in seven ...

Mickelson gets another day off at Ryder Cup in Europe

Golf 09/29/18, 16:01

Phil Mickelson is used to being a spectator when the Ryder Cup comes to Europe.In a repeat of four years ago, Mickelson didn't play at all Saturday at Le Golf National, reduced to a role of cheerleader and occasional coach while the rest of the team got on the course ...

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