| Jun 25, 2014
| 1:28 PM
BETHESDA, Md. - Tiger Woods said he felt “great” after playing the Quicken Loans National Pro-Am on Wednesday at Congressional Country Club where he will return to competition on Thursday following a three-month absence.
“Which is a...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 6:44 AM
PINEHURST, N.C. -- Ah, yes. This’ll be great fun. And a great test of a great player’s poise.
The U.S. Open has been throwing everything at Martin Kaymer this week at Pinehurst No. 2 and yet the 29-year-old German has been like Neo from...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 6:59 PM
Rickie Fowler's charge into contention Saturday at the U.S. Open included five birdies as part of a sparkling 67 that has him in a tie for second with Erik Compton, five shots behind leader Martin Kaymer.
Fowler's final birdie, at the 186-yard par 3...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 6:18 PM
PINEHURST, N.C. – We’ve reached the midway point of the 114th U.S. Open at Pinehurst No. 2 with Martin Kaymer in total control. Kaymer’s second round 65 put him at 10 under par for the tournament and sends him to the weekend with a six-...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 1:30 PM
Glen Ellyn will be looking for a new recreation director and general manager for its golf course.
Matt Pekarek, who has worked for the village for 47 years, plans to retire, Glen Ellyn officials said. His official last day will be June 23.
| 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...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 4:24 PM
PINEHURST, N.C. — Sam Love received the phone call Saturday and was in disbelief.
He was about to print plane tickets for a flight to Pittsburgh, where he would compete in the Sunnehanna Amateur beginning Wednesday.
Instead, a reversal of...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 6:23 PM
The thing you immediately notice about Jordan Spieth is that you are noticing more than his golf.
Of course, he is a ball-striker supreme. You have to be to be ranked No. 10 in the world before you are old enough to legally have a beer in most states....
| Jun 10, 2014
| 9:35 AM
Glen Ellyn's public golf course and banquet facility will be temporarily run by a contractor as the village searches for a new recreation director for the Village Links.
The current director, Matt Pekarek, who has worked for the village for 47 years,...
| Jun 11, 2014
Since Curtis Strange repeated as U.S. Open champion 25 years ago, the first to do so since Ben Hogan in 1951, many of golf's elite have attempted to join their company. Tiger Woods, Hale Irwin, Ernie Els and Payne Stewart headline the 18-strong group,...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 7:39 PM
The most interesting man in the world may not be that guy in the TV beer ads. It may be Phil Mickelson.
Even though he is instantly identifiable in the world of sports merely as "Phil," he is certainly not just plain Phil.
There is nothing plain about...