| Dec 6, 2011
| 8:54 PM
LaQUINTA, Calif. — After a couple of years of walking under ladders and having black cats cross his path, golfer Bobby Gates took firm hold of a four-leaf clover Monday.
He shot a final-round 66 in the PGA Tour qualifying event at PGA West's Jack...
| Dec 12, 2011
Donald M. Koll, a real estate developer who pioneered high-rise office building in Orange County and among other projects helped turn Los Cabos, Mexico, into a premier resort destination, has died. He was 78.
Koll died Tuesday at Ronald Reagan UCLA...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 1:50 PM
An easy way to make sure that your golf club and your body are aligned on target is to line up to a spot that’s between the target and your golf ball.
According to Dolph Roder, the lead golf instructor at Coral Ridge Country Club, golfing great...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 7:03 PM
The British Open Golf Tournament is one of the sturdiest tests in all of golfdom. It is always played in July on courses in Scotland or England. This year’s battle was set at Royal St. Georges in Kent, England, smack against the English Channel...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 7:42 AM
Win at Pebble Beach, and you can say you’ve mastered American golf’s ultimate location.
Hinsdale resident Jeff Sluman has done it so often, Ben Crenshaw calls him, “The King of Pebble Beach.”
But when Sluman romped in northern...
| Aug 14, 2011
"Mad dogs and Englishmen go out in the midday sun." To that, lyricist Noel Coward could have added bargain-seeking golfers. If you thought Las Vegas hotel prices dropped when the mercury climbs skyward, wait until you see the green fees at nearby courses....
| Aug 22, 2011
| 7:35 PM
David Vobora was born in the Pacific Northwest and he played high school and college football in the region.
Therefore, the former Mr. Irrelevant is not irrelevant in the Pacific Northwest.
Vobora will now get to return home to play for the NFL team...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 2:17 PM
Just a few miles away from the clamor and glamour of the Las Vegas Strip lies the magnificent Ravella at Lake Las Vegas. Giving you the chance to escape your everyday grind — and the option to play when the mood strikes.
| Sep 11, 2011
As I drove away from South Carolina's sea islands, I found myself saying aloud, "If I ever get to heaven, I hope it's a little bit like Kiawah."
It wasn't the golf. I don't play, but I respect the five courses created by master designers, the toughest of...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 11:56 AM
CROMWELL -- Neither Jack Nicklaus, nor Phil Mickelson, nor Tiger Woods ever accomplished as amateurs what Patrick Cantlay did Friday.
Cantlay posted the lowest score by an amateur in PGA Tour history, a TPC River Highlands-record 10-under par 60 in the...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 9:19 AM
Nearly a year ago, I wrote that Tiger Woods could become the next Ken Griffey Jr., a transcendant athlete who turned mortal before rewriting the history books of their respective sports. Instead of breaking their sport’s most sacred record, they...