Matt Kuchar and Gary Woodland ended the United States' 11-year drought in golf's World Cup by shooting a 5-under 67 on Sunday to win by two strokes.The American pair fired six birdies in the alternate-shot final round at Mission Hills Blackstone course to finish at 24-under, 264 overall, notching the 24th U.S. win in the history of the tournament. Read More
Two perfect teams, and a point for Tiger Woods. That's all the Americans needed to take an 11-6 lead Saturday morning in the Presidents Cup.
Phil Mickelson rolled in a 50-foot birdie putt on the 17th hole as he and Jim Furyk went to 3-0 at Royal Melbourne in the fifth and final foursomes match. In the leadoff match, Bubba Watson and Webb Simpson stayed undefeated for the weekend. Read More
He’s 5,000 miles away in Singapore. Even if he were home in America, the Champions Tour, with its season-ending Charles Schwab Cup Championship underway at TPC Harding Park, is not where Tiger Woods would be competing.
Yet, for better or worse, no matter where, no matter when, Tiger seemingly is the only one who counts in golf.
Even during a tournament for seniors, or if you will Champions. Read More
He was a golfer good enough to finish second in the Masters. A golfer perplexed enough to give up the game to become an insurance salesman. A golfer persistent enough to rework the swing which had defeated him. Read More
Lincoln High School’s Kristi Wong has a chance to do something that has only happened once in Academic Athletic Association girls’ golf history.
After winning her second consecutive AAA championship with a 12-over 82 on Monday at Lincoln Park Golf Course, the junior will be the favorite to win a third title next season.
The AAA’s only three-time champion was Lowell’s Katrina Delen-Briones, who won titles in 2004, 2005 and 2006. Read More
The mantra of golf is “It ain’t how, it’s how many.” Style points aren’t counted, strokes are. And the most important are those on the greens, which can save a round, or for Tiger Woods on Thursday, ruin one.
“This is probably the worst putting round I’ve ever had,” Woods said. Maybe an exaggeration. Maybe not.
A man who at his best could make anything from anywhere, who for nearly a decade was judged the best putter in the game, seemed flummoxed. Read More
Former University of California at Berkeley golfer Diane Kwon, 21, was found dead in a Fremont parking lot late Monday night, and police said they are investigating the “suspicious” death.A passerby spotted the body of the two-time San Francisco City Championship winner in a parking lot behind 3950 Mowry Ave. — a location that formerly housed a Barnes and Noble bookstore — at about 11 p.m. on Labor Day, police said. Read More
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James Back isn’t satisfied. The returning sophomore from the USF men’s golf team isn’t satisfied simply being named West Coast Conference Freshman of the Year last season, and he isn’t satisfied with just qualifying for the 2011 U.S. Amateur Championship, which begins Monday in Wisconsin. He wants to win it. Read More