| Aug 12, 2012
| 5:32 PM
The legendary Bobby Jones once remarked about an otherwordly star taking the sport by storm, "Jack Nicklausplays a game with which I'm not familiar."
Decades later, Nicklaus said nearly the same thing about another prodigy named Tiger Woods.
| Aug 20, 2012
| 11:20 AM
The reaction of Champions Tour members to Augusta National’s decision to admit women can be summed up in one word: bravo.
“That’s terrific,” Hinsdale resident Jeff Sluman said of the announcement Monday that former Secretary of...
| Jun 14, 2012
First-time major champions are the rule in golf these days. The last three U.S. Opens, British Opens and PGAs, and last two Masters have welcomed new members to the club.
Curtis Strange suspects more of the same to transpire at this week'sU.S. Open,...
| Jun 17, 2012
| 9:56 AM
CROMWELL — The first PGA Tour stop in Connecticut was 60 years ago with the Insurance City Open at Wethersfield Country Club.
Now called the Travelers Championship, it has gone through some name and sponsor changes through the years.
| Jun 20, 2012
| 6:37 PM
CROMWELL — He passed on Letterman. He passed on Leno. He didn't pass on the Travelers Championship.
Late on Tuesday afternoon, Webb Simpson appeared unobtrusively on the practice tee at TPC River Highands. But believe this much: Nobody stands...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 5:05 AM
After contests in 22 states, Mitt Romney is still the favorite to become the Republican presidential nominee. He's got the money. He's got the machine. And increasingly, and most importantly, he's got the delegates.
But despite a good showing on Super...
| Mar 10, 2012
| 9:37 PM
Hale Irwin is known as the only two-time champion of the Toshiba Classic. During the week of the 18th Toshiba Classic, he'll be known as keynote speaker at the annual Breakfast with a Champion, presented by the Allergan Foundation on March 13.
| Mar 10, 2012
| 9:59 PM
There was a bit of an awkward silence when I delivered the final question to the great Hale Irwin during a phone interview last week.
Irwin was asked when the last time he won on the Champions Tour, for golfers 50 and older.
For a moment I thought he...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 5:56 PM
The 18th Toshiba Classic will be without one of its marquee names and biggest draws.
Hall of Famer Tom Watson has withdrawn from the Toshiba Classic at Newport Beach Country Club because of a wrist injury.
The 39-time PGA Tour winner suffered the injury...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 4:18 PM
NEWPORT BEACH – Many on the Champions Tour say they love to play the Toshiba Classic because it's in Newport Beach.
They enjoy the shops and restaurants nearby, and most of all they enjoy the sunny weather. The latter doesn't look as if it will hold...
| Mar 17, 2012
| 8:20 PM
Jay Haas keeps himself busy, with events on the Champions Tour and three grandchildren. He also does his best to find time to spend with his sons, Bill and Jay Jr.
He says he can at least get a hold of one of them, and it's like talking to both since Jay...