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Sevillano Links: A Daly masterpiece

Sevillano Links: A Daly masterpiece

CORNING, Ca. – Developing a links-style golf course within eyesight of Interstate-5 in the middle of the state would seem to make no sense at all – until you tee it up and go for an interesting [...]

Power Rankings: Awards on the horizon

Power Rankings: Awards on the horizon

In addition to having four teams in the MLB playoffs, personnel from the West Divisions are among the leading candidates for post-season awards, including Most Valuable Player, Cy Young, Rookie of the Year, and Manager of the Year. Let’s [...]

Meet the 2015 PGA Tour newbies

Meet the 2015 PGA Tour newbies

The 50 who secured 2014-15 PGA Tour playing privileges and where they finished in terms of ranking (1-50) in the Web.com Tour eligibility category that will be used at the start of the upcoming Tour season [...]

Phil longs for Azinger’s Ryder Cup plan

Phil longs for Azinger’s Ryder Cup plan

GLENEAGLES, Scotland – Second-guessing is always part of the Ryder Cup, but on Sunday in the wake of the U.S. team’s 16 1/2 to 11 1/2 loss the criticism may have reached an all-time high. The [...]

Total Consciousness: Ryder Cup

Total Consciousness: Ryder Cup

9/28 9 p.m. Scroll down this thread and you’ll see I predicted last week that the U.S. would pull off the upset of the year and beat the heavily favored Europeans to win the Ryder Cup.  OK, [...]

European rout in Ryder Cup

European rout in Ryder Cup

AUCHTERARDER, Scotland — After narrow victories each of the past two Ryder Cup, the Europeans left little to chance Sunday at Gleneagles, earning 3 ½ points early to dash any hopes of an American comeback and [...]

Ryder Cup: How Europe did it

Ryder Cup: How Europe did it

Overall score (Europe 16, U.S. 11) Day 3 singles (Europeans 7, U.S. 5) • Graeme McDowell def. Jordan Spieth, 2 and 1: Trailing by three holes at the turn, McDowell ran off five wins in a [...]

Watson benches both Phil, Bradley

Watson benches both Phil, Bradley

GLENEAGLES, Scotland — For the first time in 10 appearances, Phil Mickelson spent an entire day at the Ryder Cup without hitting a single shot. U.S. captain Tom Watson benched Mickelson and Keegan Bradley for both [...]

Phil zings European Ryder Cup team

Phil zings European Ryder Cup team

GLENEAGLES, Scotland — Few in golf can give the needle like Phil Mickelson, and Lefty delivered on Wednesday at Gleneagles. Asked about the perceived lack of chemistry due to infrequent victories for the United States in [...]

Scotland Golf: Kings at Gleneagles

Scotland Golf: Kings at Gleneagles

During the spring of 2012, my son Bobby and I went on a golfing tour of Scotland. One of our stops was Gleneagles, an inland non-links course. There are three courses there, The PGA Centenary course, where [...]