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  • Late-night text may have landed Webb Simpson on Ryder Cup team

    Late-night text may have landed Webb Simpson on Ryder Cup team
    Now the story can be told -- Webb Simpson may have talked his way onto the U.S. Ryder Cup team by way of a post-midnight text to captain Tom Watson. Speaking to reporters on Thursday, Simpson discussed failing to qualify for one of the first nine...
  • Ryder Cup teams announce pairings for Friday morning matches

    The captains of the U.S. and European teams announced Thursday their initial pairings for the 2014 Ryder Cup. The fourball sessions Friday morning will begin with Bubba Watson and Webb Simpson facing Justin Rose and Henrik Stenson. The second match...
  • MARY JACQUELINE HAMMOND WATSON

    MARY JACQUELINE HAMMOND WATSON April 8, 1921 – December 28, 2012 Mary Jacqueline (Jackie) Hammond Watson of Corona Del Mar passed away peacefully on December 28, 2012 after a short bout with lung cancer.  She was determined to celebrate Christmas...
  • Toshiba announces talented field

    Toshiba announces talented field
    Past Toshiba Classic champions, and the top 30 players on the Champions Tour, amassing hundreds of wins combined, will tee it up at the 19th annual tournament, set to tee off March 11-17 at Newport Beach Country Club, the Toshiba Classic announced...
  • Here comes Rocco

    Here comes Rocco
    It was the type of a tournament that could change a career, define a player. The 2008 U.S. Open stabilized Tiger Woods as an icon. The Open made Rocco Mediate everyone's favorite underdog. Mediate is well aware the tournament was a unique experience....
  • Toshiba Classic first round groupings and starting times

    Toshiba Classic first round groupings and starting times
    2013 Toshiba Classic Newport Beach Country Club Friday TEE No. 1 10:30 – Tom Pernice Jr., Craig Stadler, Peter Senior. 10:39 – Tom Purtzer, Tommy Armour III, Steve Jones. 10:49 – Wayne Levi, Bob Tway, Duffy Waldorf. 10:58...
  • Toshiba Classic Second-Round Groupings and Tee Times

    Newport Beach Country Club Tee No. 1 10:30 a.m. – Scott Hoch, John Huston, Larry Nelson 10:39 – Tom Purtzer, Scott Simpson, Steve Pate 10:49 – Jay Don Blake, Fred Funk, Steve Lowery 10:58 – Russ Cochran, Tom Watson,...
  • Everybody loves Watson

    NEWPORT BEACH — Tom Watson, the Hall of Famer with 39 PGA Tour victories, is not just a fan favorite, but loved just as much by the golfers on the Champions Tour. Rocco Mediate and Steve Elkington, both making their debuts at the Toshiba Classic,...
  • Frost-Couples battle continues at Toshiba Classic

     Frost-Couples battle continues at Toshiba Classic
    NEWPORT BEACH — If the second round is any indication of what to expect from David Frost and Fred Couples on Sunday, then the final round at the 19th Toshiba Classic should be one to watch. Or as Frost said, "it will be a fun day." Frost sank a...
  • Frost finishes strong for Toshiba Classic victory

    Frost finishes strong for Toshiba Classic victory
    The par-three, 185-yard 17th is known as the signature hole at Newport Beach Country Club. It also became David Frost's as he sank a sensational 50-foot putt on his way to victory Sunday. The birdie was the highlight of his wire-to-wire win at the...
  • Fred Couples, Jason Dufner stand atop crowded Masters leaderboard

    Fred Couples, Jason Dufner stand atop crowded Masters leaderboard
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – When Fred Couples cruises the fairways, golf fans see the essence of carefree cool. Jason Dufner exudes a lot of that same laid-back demeanor, too – though that’s pretty much where the comparisons end. Couples, 52, is a...