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Webb Simpson separates from field

Webb Simpson separates from field

FORT WORTH, Texas — Webb Simpson felt almost as if he had just played a round in a major after a steamy Saturday at the DEAN & DELUCA Invitational. For the 2012 U.S. Open champion, and [...]

Golf bag: Singh challenges Langer

Golf bag: Singh challenges Langer

STERLING, Va. — Vijay Singh used his power to take advantage of rain-softened conditions, shooting a 5-under 67 to move one shot ahead of Bernhard Langer in the third round of the KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship. [...]

Horschel works OT for Nelson victory

Horschel works OT for Nelson victory

IRVING, Texas — Billy Horschel had missed four straight cuts when he arrived at TPC Four Seasons, a course he was never particularly fond of. After winning the last AT&T Byron Nelson scheduled at the Irving [...]

Golf and wine: Winning combination

Golf and wine: Winning combination

LEWISTON, Id. — Things are changing here, almost imperceptively, but it’s becoming clear to folks in the Lewis-Clark Valley that this is not merely ”the gateway to Hells Canyon” anymore. The twin cities – Lewiston (Idaho) [...]

A place to get into the swing of things

A place to get into the swing of things

CLARKSTON, Wa. — It was a late Sunday afternoon and the sound of golf balls being hit drew attention to an area between the Quality Inn Conference Center and the Snake River, which separates Washington and Idaho. At first [...]

Si Woo Kim pulls off ‘greatest upset’

Si Woo Kim pulls off ‘greatest upset’

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – The birdie putt on the seventh hole Sunday was from 24 1/2 feet. When it dropped, Si Woo Kim knew he stood alone atop THE PLAYERS Championship leaderboard. Then something unexpected [...]

Golf Bag: FedEx extends PGA contract

Golf Bag: FedEx extends PGA contract

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — Having celebrated the first decade of the FedExCup last September with Rory McIlroy’s memorable charge to the championship, the PGA Tour and FedEx Corp. have announced a long-term extension of the [...]

Golf provides help for military warriors

Golf provides help for military warriors

KENT, Wa. — It has been nearly 13 years since Major Ed Puido sustained extensive physical injuries and emotional pain after his Humvee rolled over a improvised bomb in Iraq. To get back to a ‘new [...]

A Great Northwest golf-wine bonanza

A Great Northwest golf-wine bonanza

By Alfie Lau   Golf and wine are a winning combination in some of the best areas to operate wineries, and a group of writers-broadcasters from the Great Northwest can now attest to that claim. The group from [...]

UW seeded fifth at NCAA Golf Regional

UW seeded fifth at NCAA Golf Regional

SEATTLE — The nation’s top-ranked men’s college golf team is coming to the Great Northwest next week to strut its top-dog ranking during the three-day NCAA Washington National Regional at Aldarra Golf Club in Sammamish, WA. But [...]