Archive for 'October,2017 '

Steele repeats at Safeway; Phil 3 back

Steele repeats at Safeway; Phil 3 back

NAPA, Ca. — Brendan Steele is getting accustomed to fast starts and he likes it. Steele won the PGA Tour’s season-opening Safeway Open for the second straight year, closing with a 3-under 69 in windy conditions [...]

Mystic Links of Ireland: Adare Manor

Mystic Links of Ireland: Adare Manor

(Sixth of an 11-part series) ADARE, County Limerick, Ireland — Three years ago, the Adare Manor golf course, designed by renowned American architect Robert Trent Jones, Sr., was considered the best parkland course in Ireland. The [...]

Golf Bag: Fleetwood tied after 63

Golf Bag: Fleetwood tied after 63

Tommy Fleetwood shot a Carnoustie course-record 63 on Friday to claim a share of the halfway lead with defending champion Tyrrell Hatton at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship. Fleetwood, leader in the Race to Dubai standings, [...]

Mystic Links of Ireland: Trump Doonbeg

Mystic Links of Ireland: Trump Doonbeg

(Fifth of an 11-part series) DOUGHMORE BAY, County Clare, Ireland — To appreciate the essence of Doonbeg Golf Club and understand how it has emerged as one of the world’s great links resorts, credit needs to [...]

Duncan takes solo lead at Safeway Open

Duncan takes solo lead at Safeway Open

NAPA, Ca. — Tyler Duncan may not sleep well and he’ll likely be nervous. But it’s understandable for the PGA Tour rookie and unlikely leader after three rounds of the Safeway Open. Playing in his first [...]

Mystic Links of Ireland: Spanish Point

Mystic Links of Ireland: Spanish Point

(Fourth of an 11-part series) MILLTOWN MALBAY, County Clare, Ireland — For those who have played the hidden and humble gem of a golf course, Spanish Point Golf Club, you should consider yourself fortunate. You survived. [...]