| Jul 31, 2014
| 1:54 PM
Dustin Johnson, the 16th-ranked golfer in the world, announced Thursday that he is taking leave from the PGA Tour to "seek professional help for personal challenges I have faced."
The eight-time Tour winner has made headlines in the past for more than...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 4:26 PM
SILVIS, Ill. -- Brian Harman fired a 5-under 66 on Sunday as he hung on for a 1-stroke victory at the John Deere Classic.
Harman collected his first career win on the PGA Tour at 22-under-par 262. With the victory, Harman earned the final spot up for...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 6:50 PM
The Boo Williams AAU program's top boys team, the 17-and-under group, earned a spot in Sunday morning's semifinals of the Nike Elite Youth Basketball League's Peach Jam -- which are televised on ESPNU -- with a pair of victories Saturday in...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 12:46 PM
Some athletes take to a sport after watching a memorable performance. Others simply are born to play it.
Hall of Fame golfer Carol Mann's career path was set when she couldn't see her head in a mirror made for young ballerinas to study their movements....
| Jul 23, 2014
| 11:30 AM
Raymond Knoll is having a great month.
The 18-year-old Naperville North graduate, who is about to start his sophomore year at the University of Iowa, qualified for his first PGA tour event and played in the John Deere Classic in Silva, Ill., on July...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 9:33 AM
From the tee box -- 279 yards away -- Tyler Raber watched his 3-wood drive bounce onto the green. He thought he heard it hit the flag stick.
But as he walked up the fairway, his ball was nowhere to be seen.
After scanning the green, Raber finally...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 9:00 PM
If dad is into golf or the outdoors, it will be easy to make sure he has a happy Father’s Day with gifts he’ll cherish.
Socks might seem like a trite gift, but Kentwool golf socks (kentwoolsocks.com) will make dad’s day. They are...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 4:20 PM
Jordan Spieth was gassed.
After playing four straight PGA Tour events and shooting a disheartening final-round 75 at the Memorial, Spieth flew from central Ohio to eastern Iowa, dodging thunderstorms along the way. Over breakfast the next day, the...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 4:00 PM
Justin Rose set up a chance to capture back-to-back titles by shooting a five-under-par 66 in the Scottish Open at Royal Aberdeen on Saturday to move into a share of the lead with Marc Warren after three rounds.
Rose and Warren, who had a 67, are at...
| 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 23, 2014
| 12:18 PM
For the second consecutive year, UCF men's golfer Greg Eason was named to the All-Nicklaus team by the Golf Coaches Association of America. The GCAA announced its 24 student-athletes from Division I, II, III, the NAIA and the NJCAA Monday, June 23....