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Mcgann Ends Drought

Everywhere Michelle McGann went, someone wanted to know why she had piled up more than $1 million in earnings without one victory on the LPGA Tour. She ended that line …

Eagle, Three Birdies End Long Dry Spell For Calcavecchia

Mark Calcavecchia can’t help but smile after winning the BellSouth Classic. Photo by Associated Press

Club Pro Shares Lead

Stephen Keppler, a local club pro, shot a 5-under-par 67 and gained a share of the lead with Jim Gallagher Jr. after the third round of the BellSouth Classic in …

Nelson Classic Expands Horizons Weather-Plagued Pga Stop Adds Second Venue To The Mix


Skinner Irons Out Victory

Val Skinner salvaged the 18th hole with a great iron shot after a botched drive to beat Kris Tschetter by two strokes and win the $1.2 million Sprint Championship. Skinner …

Hoch Blows Lead, Allows Stewart To Slip By In Houston Playoff

Payne Stewart made a 3-foot par putt on the first playoff hole Sunday to win the Houston Open over Scott Hoch, who blew a six-shot lead with seven holes to …

Hoch Ahead By Five Shots

At The Woodlands, Texas, Scott Hoch scrambled to a 3-under-par 69 to build a five-stroke lead over John Cook and rookie Charlie Rymer heading into the final round of the …

Hoch Guesses Right

Scott Hoch fired an 8-under-par 64 for a two-shot lead after two rounds of the Houston Open at The Woodlands, Texas. Hoch had six birdies and an eagle in getting …

Rintoul Leads Pga

Steve Rintoul birdied the first two holes, giving him confidence to overcome recent putting woes, and he finished with a 6-under par 66 for a one-shot lead after the first …

Gardner Second In Golf

Mark Gardner, golf professional at the Creek at Qualchan, finished second in the Sentry Markets/Al C. Giusti Memorial tournament.

Amateur Leads Pro-Am Field

Amateur Darrell Sherman and some tricky greens shared the spotlight in The Highlands stop of the Washington Trust Bank Pro-Am on Monday. Sherman, who plays out of Downriver, offset one …

Consistent Davies Wins

Laura Davies had an eagle and three birdies on the front nine and pulled away to a record-breaking four-stroke victory over Kelly Robbins in the LPGA Chickfil-A Charity Classic. Davies …

Splashy Comeback Gives Gallagher Title At Greensboro Open


Triplett Falls To Third At Greensboro Open

Kirk Triplett of Pullman, the second-round leader at the Greater Greenboro Open carded a 71 Saturday for a 12-under-par 204 total to fall three shots off the pace. The third …

Triplett Fires His Way To The Top

Kirk Triplett birdied six of his first 10 holes Friday en route to a 7-under-par 65 and a one-shot lead after two rounds of the $1.5 million Greater Greensboro Open. …

Long-Hitting Davies Leads

Laura Davies reached two par-5s in two and a par-4 in one shot, highlighting a 5-under-par 67 that was worth a share of the first-round lead with Kristi Albers and …

Three Shoot 66s In Pro-Am

Par took a beating, and a trio of pros led the way in the MeadowWood stop of the Washington Trust Bank Pro-Am. Steve Prugh of Manito, Gary Lindeblad of Indian …

Jones Captures Pinewild

Rosie Jones sank a 12-foot birdie putt on the same hole where she almost blew the tournament moments earlier, beating Dottie Mochrie in sudden death to capture the inaugural Pinewild …

Colbert Leads Seniors While Jack And Arnie Endure Wild First Rounds


Sauers, Henke Replace Big Names On Pga Leaderboard


Gardner’s Steady Play Too Much For Brown, Pro-Am Field To Catch

Travis Brown was smoking, but it seemed Mark Gardner was on fire. Brown, the assistant pro at Bryden Canyon, used a few puffs on a cigar to ignite a 4-under-par …

Norman Plays Good Enough To Not Choke

Out on Augusta National’s front nine, Greg Norman had birdied the 180-yard sixth hole to go nine under par for the Masters, but his name was not yet on the …

In Clutch, Crenshaw Goes By Book

1. Crenshaw sheds a tear in memory of his mentor, Harvey Penick. Photo by Associated Press

Nicklaus Drops In On History With Second Eagle On No. 5

Ben Crenshaw, tied atop the leaderboard with Brian Henninger, hopes to follow through today with a championship. Photo by Associated Press

Arnie’s Army Doesn’t Care If Its Commander Falters

For 40 years, Augusta National Golf Club has belonged to Arnold Palmer. And 12 straight missed Masters cuts has done nothing to change that. “There’s no place I’d rather be,” …

Woods Stays Cool During Debut, Makes Cut As Premier Amateur

Tiger Woods picked the right pro tournament to finally make his first cut. After eight unsuccessful attempts to play the weekend in pro events he entered as an amateur, Woods …

Watson Wastes Chances Making The Masters’ Cut Isn’t Enough For Veteran

One measure of how cruel a game golf can be is that the shortest stroke sometimes becomes the most difficult to make. The irony is not wasted on Tom Watson. …

Augusta’s Golden Echo Awakens Nicklaus Trails ‘94 Champ Olazabal, Frost, Mickelson By One Shot

Olazabal has his sights on a repeat. Photo by Associated Press

Young Master Entering His First Masters, Woods A Reluctant Trailblazer

U.S. Amateur champ Tiger Woods isn’t afraid to take a few pointers from Greg Norman. Photo by Associated Press

Nearly A Tradition: Nicklaus Outduels ‘Japanese Nicklaus’