Archive for 'May,2012 '

A plethora of splendid par-3s

A plethora of splendid par-3s

COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho – The Floating Green at The Coeur d’Alene golf course – the only hole on earth surrounded entirely by water — is just a small part of a big family of strikingly beautiful [...]

Coeur d’Alene’s Island Fever

Coeur d’Alene’s Island Fever

COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho – It’s in your head the moment you step into the posh Coeur d’Alene resort hotel. Right there, it’s on display – a gleaming silver miniature replication – as you pass through the [...]

President’s Cup captains named

President’s Cup captains named

The captains for next year’s President’s Cup were introduced during a Tuesday press conference at Muirfield Village Golf Club, site of this week’s Memorial Tournament and the 2013 President’s Cup. PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem announced that [...]

U.S. WAPL qualifying begins

U.S. WAPL qualifying begins

Sectional Qualifying for the 2012 U.S. Women’s Amateur Public Links (WAPL) Championship will take place on Wednesday on the Prospector Course at Suncadia Resort in Cle Elum, Wash. Twelve amateurs will attempt to earn one of [...]

Gaffe costs Johnson two shots, not title

Gaffe costs Johnson two shots, not title

A blunder that would have gone down as one of the biggest gaffes in PGA history did not cost Zach Johnson his first tournament win in almost two years. But it was close to being just [...]

MLB West Power Ratings (Week 7)

MLB West Power Ratings (Week 7)

GW’s MLB West Power Ratings: 1. Dodgers (1): Andre Ethier might not be as good as teammate Matt Kemp, but when it comes to second-best, that isn’t too bad at all on the NL West leaders. [...]

Unsung Chapman champ of Senior PGA

Unsung Chapman champ of Senior PGA

One of the beauties of professional golf is that you just never know what might happen. Take the Senior PGA Championship for example. If anyone had predicted that Roger Chapman of England would win the event [...]

Indy 500 champion? Helio Castroneves

Indy 500 champion? Helio Castroneves

Editor’s Note: Phoenix-based Golferswest staffer Kirby Arnold is not only passionate about golf but he’s also a car nut. He owns a pair of classic Mustangs and each year he and a few relatives pile into [...]

Johnson on his 64 to lead Colonial

Johnson on his 64 to lead Colonial

DOUG MILNE: Zach Johnson off to a great start in round 1 of the 2012 Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial. A bogey free 6-under 64 today. Four straight birdies. And I was looking a little bit up [...]

Golfapalooza: 108 holes in 4 days

Golfapalooza: 108 holes in 4 days

I don’t remember all the scores, and that’s a good thing. The only number that counted was 108 – the number of holes I played in a four-day span a couple of weeks ago here in [...]