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  • Peter Uihlein advances, Blayne Barber trails at U.S. Amateur

     
    Lake Nona’s Peter Uihlein took a positive first step in defense of his U.S. Amateur crown, beating Canada’s Eugene Wong in a matchup of college players-of-the-year in the opening round of match play. Former UCF golfer Blayne Barber, meanwhile,...
  • 'Titanic Thompson: The Man Who Bet on Everything' by Kevin Cook

    'Titanic Thompson: The Man Who Bet on Everything' by Kevin Cook
    Alvin Clarence Thomas, a.k.a. Titanic Thompson, was a gambler and golf hustler who died at age 82 on May 19, 1974, but whose outlaw career really flourished, as Kevin Cook records with breezy relish in his biography "Titanic Thompson: The Man Who Bet on...
  • Meet the golf-loving "Grandma Groupies" of the PGA Tour

    Meet the golf-loving "Grandma Groupies" of the PGA Tour
    Nancy Tison owns a wardrobe of golf clothes. Not for playing golf. For meeting and following professional golfers, their careers and their families. Tison, who lives in Newport News, and sister, Barbara McNeal, who resides in Florida, call themselves...
  • Nick Taylor Tied for 2nd at U.S. Amateur Championship

    Nick Taylor Tied for 2nd at U.S. Amateur Championship
    Jeff Wilson shot the second lowest score in 110-year history of the U.S. Amateur to take a seven-stroke lead after the first day of play Monday. The 47-year-old Wilson, from Fairfield, Calif., closed his round with a pair of eagles for a course-record 62...
  • Thompson cashes in

    Robert Thompson let his putter carry him from qualifying for the 17th Toshiba Classic to a tie for fifth following Sunday’s final round at Newport Beach Country Club. Thompson scored a bogey-free final round to finish 13-under-par 200 (68-66-66),...
  • Almost like rags to riches

    Robert Thompson let his putter carry him from qualifying for the 17th Toshiba Classic to a tie for fifth following Sunday's final round at Newport Beach Country Club. Thompson scored a bogey-free final round to finish 13-under-par 200 (68-66-66),...
  • Bystanders help cop subdue suspect

    Bystanders help cop subdue suspect
    EL CAJON, Calif. -- Two passers-by helped a police officer subdue a suspect who turned violent when the lawman tried to take him into custody in an East County parking lot early Wednesday, authorities reported. El Cajon police Officer Ben Hogan was...
  • Strange won't be surprised if Open produces another first-time major champion

    Strange won't be surprised if Open produces another first-time major champion
    Five of the last six U.S. Open golf champions were previously 0-for in majors. Curtis Strange believes the trend could well continue this week at Congressional Country Club near Washington, D.C. A Hampton Roads native and ESPN analyst, Strange...
  • Democracy reigns in majors these days

    BETHESDA, Md. — The U.S. Open long has billed itself as the most democratic among golf's major championships. The big names get reserved spots, sure — though they share the practice range with up-and-comers, amateurs, club pros and maybe a...
  • Tiger Woods Apologizes For Spitting In Dubai

    Tiger Woods Apologizes For Spitting In Dubai
    LONDON -- Former world number one Tiger Woods has apologized after being fined for spitting during the Dubai Desert Classic over the weekend. "It was inconsiderate to spit like that and I know better. Just wasn't thinking and want to say I'm sorry,"...
  • Heat, Ice & Tape: Sports Residency Program Kicks Off

    Heat, Ice & Tape: Sports Residency Program Kicks Off
    Amanda Arnold and Mollie Cole are the first two to go through the Texas Health Fort Worth-Ben Hogan Sports Medicine residency program--the only one of its kind in Texas. Amanda is focusing on sports physical therapy and will work closely with the TCU...