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Alvin Davis earned Mr. Mariner tag

Alvin Davis earned Mr. Mariner tag

Former Mariner Alvin Davis turns back the clock to 1991 to find his Most Memorable Game. (As told to Jim Street) Alvin Davis performed so well for the Mariners during an eight-year career with the organization [...]

Tiger’s return set for Hero Challenge

Tiger’s return set for Hero Challenge

Two weeks after posting a video of himself advancing to hitting a driver in his rehab, Tiger Woods is officially coming back. The 14-time major champion announced Monday afternoon that he will make his long-awaited return [...]

Mystic Links of Ireland: Trip Postscript

Mystic Links of Ireland: Trip Postscript

(Last of an 11-part series) It has been a challenge in this two-dimensional space to provide a full appreciation of the spectacular Irish golf links. One needs to experience them in the third dimension, walk the [...]

Mystic Links of Ireland: Ballybunion

Mystic Links of Ireland: Ballybunion

(Tenth of an 11-part series) BALLYBUNION, County Kerry, Ireland — Word of advice, as the Ballybunion starter needs to tell countless first-timers playing the legendary course, stay left of the cemetery on your opening drive. Not [...]

Dustin fades badly; Rose takes win

Dustin fades badly; Rose takes win

SHANGHAI  — Justin Rose posed with the trophy from the balcony high above the 18th green at Sheshan International, a moment that didn’t seem possible. He started the final round eight shots behind Dustin Johnson, the [...]

Langer favored (again) in Schwab Cup

Langer favored (again) in Schwab Cup

The 72-man field is set for this week’s Dominion Energy Charity Classic, the first of three Charles Schwab Cup Playoff events. It will be followed by the PowerShares QQQ Championship, where the field will be cut [...]

Mystic Links of Ireland: Dooks

Mystic Links of Ireland: Dooks

(Ninth of an 11-part series) GLENBEIGH, County Kerry, Ireland — Dooks Golf Links has been a golfing institution around here for 128 years, one of the oldest in all of Ireland. By next summer, the course [...]

Perez claims CIMB Classic title by 4

Perez claims CIMB Classic title by 4

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — American Pat Perez won the PGA Tour’s CIMB Classic, claiming a 4-shot victory over compatriot Keegan Bradley on Sunday at TPC Kuala Lumpur. Perez, 41, sealed his first title in almost a [...]

Mystic Links of Ireland: Dingle

Mystic Links of Ireland: Dingle

(Eighth of an 11-part series) BALLYFERRITER, County Kerry, Ireland — Back in the late 1970s, when acclaimed Irish golf course designer Eddie Hackett added nine more holes to finish off Dingle Golf Links, all he might [...]

Mystic links of Ireland: Waterville

Mystic links of Ireland: Waterville

(Seventh of an 11-part series) WATERVILLE, County Kerry, Ireland — Somewhere under all those unruly dunes, all that rocky terrain and all the wanton grassy underdeveloped property along the Atlantic Ocean was a world-class golf course. [...]