| Jun 23, 2014
| 10:36 AM
“Golf is dead.” – Friedrich Nietzsche
Forgive me for being pretentious enough to quote Nietzsche. Actually, I’m misquoting the German philosopher, who in 1882 went on a famous “God is Dead” tangent. The point is the...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 6:11 PM
The last time a women's professional golf tournament was held in the Baltimore area, the results mirrored the world rankings.
At the 2009 LPGA Championship at Bulle Rock in Havre de Grace, won easily by a 22-year-old Swede named Anna Nordqvist, the...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 6:40 PM
Bits and pieces from the local sports scene.
TUBERT TO MAKE PRO GOLF DEBUT
Former Burroughs High golf standout and recent University of Arkansas graduate Emily Tubert will be joining the professionals with a sponsorship exemption to the 2014 Walmart...
| May 30, 2014
| 3:33 PM
Paul Casey expected to be chasing someone at the Memorial on Friday, figuring it would be Rory McIlroy.
After two holes, Casey had the lead to himself at Muirfield Village in Dublin, Ohio. He went on to another six-under-par 66 to build a three-shot...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 8:24 PM
Ben Crane went more than 28 hours between competitive shots due to weather delays, and he had a four-stroke lead Saturday when another storm stopped play again at the St. Jude Classic.
Crane birdied his first hole and was 13 under overall through six...
| May 11, 2014
Valley fever was Cristie Kerr's self-diagnosis. Months of persistent aches and relentless fatigue. Months of struggling to extract herself from bed, let alone walk 18 holes.
Arizona residents such as Kerr are well-versed in the malady, a lung...
| May 14, 2014
WILLIAMSBURG — Like the LPGA Tour, Suzann Pettersen debuted at Kingsmill in 2003. She was 22, bold and brash, fueled by a sterling amateur career in her native Norway and by instant professional success on the Ladies European Tour.
| May 9, 2014
| 9:31 AM
Officials of the Kingsmill Championship have released the final field for next week's LPGA tournament. One omission from players previously announced is Michelle Wie, who is not on the list of 142 golfers entered.
Two more will be added to the field...
| May 12, 2014
| 3:07 PM
WILLIAMSBURG — Katy Harris and Louise Friberg, a pair of second-chance professionals, earned extended work weeks with solid performances at Kingsmill's River Course.
Harris and Friberg shot the day's low rounds and captured the two available spots...
| May 13, 2014
| 4:16 PM
WILLIAMSBURG — Lydia Ko's cell phone rang the other day, from an unknown number. The New Zealand teenager thought about letting it go to voicemail, but decided to answer.
On the other end was countryman and professional golfer Michael Campbell,...
| May 14, 2014
| 4:38 PM
WILLIAMSBURG — When she was 18, Jessica Korda was put on a plane to Taiwan by her accomplished former pro-tennis playing father and told to do her best in the last LPGA tournament of her rookie season.
It might've been a pro athlete's version of...