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  • Northern Ireland now a hot spot

    The biggest winner in Northern Ireland's parade of major champions might turn out to be Royal Portrush. The scenic club overlooking the country's northern coast is getting a renewed look to bring back the British Open for the first time in more than...
  • Lola Baxter

    Lola Baxter
    Lola M. Baxter, a retired telephone operator and receptionist who greeted guests at the WMAR television studios, died of complications from a broken hip Aug. 26 at Gilchrist Hospice Care of Howard County. She was 101 and had lived in Towson. Born Lola...
  • Backers win right to fight for Prop. 8

    Backers win right to fight for Prop. 8
    Reporting from San Francisco -- The California Supreme Court ruled that the sponsors of Proposition 8 have the right to defend the measure, clearing the way for federal courts to decide the constitutionality of same-sex marriage bans. Thursday's...
  • With win at PGA Championship, Rory McIlroy shows he's a true successor to Tiger Woods

    With win at PGA Championship, Rory McIlroy shows he's a true successor to Tiger Woods
    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. Woods...
  • Champions Tour players applaud Augusta's admission of women

    Champions Tour players applaud Augusta's admission of women
    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...
  • ESPN's Strange likes Hunter Mahan's chances of breakthrough victory at U.S. Open

    ESPN's Strange likes Hunter Mahan's chances of breakthrough victory at U.S. Open
    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,...
  • 60 Years Of Memories For The Travelers Championship

    60 Years Of Memories For The Travelers Championship
    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. But for...
  • Jeff Jacobs: Never A Doubt Webb Simpson Was Coming To Travelers

    Jeff Jacobs: Never A Doubt Webb Simpson Was Coming To Travelers
    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...
  • Analysis: Romney fails to deliver knockout blow on Super Tuesday

    Analysis: Romney fails to deliver knockout blow on Super Tuesday
    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...
  • Hall of Famer Irwin to be key speaker

    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. The annual...
  • Spotlight back on Irwin

    Spotlight back on Irwin
    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...