Archive for 'January,2018 '

Landry holding off Rahm at CareerBuilder

Landry holding off Rahm at CareerBuilder

LA QUINTA, Calif. — Andrew Landry topped the crowded CareerBuilder Challenge leaderboard after another low-scoring day in the sunny Coachella Valley. Landry shot a 7-under 65 on Thursday on PGA West’s Jack Nicklaus Tournament Course to reach [...]

From good, to bad, and back to good

From good, to bad, and back to good

PALM DESERT, Calif. — Among the 120-plus golf courses currently operating in the Coachella Valley, Palm Desert Country Club has a special place in history — one of the first courses carved out of dirt, sand, trees and desert plants. [...]

Golf Bag: TV coverage affected by strike

Golf Bag: TV coverage affected by strike

HONOLULU – Union workers for video and audio production at Golf Channel events walked out Sunday over stalled contract negotiations, leading to limited coverage of the final round at the Sony Open and two other events [...]

Kizzire beats Hahn in sixth-hole playoff

Kizzire beats Hahn in sixth-hole playoff

HONOLULU — Patton Kizzire outlasted James Hahn in six extra holes to win the Sony Open to become the first multiple winner on the PGA Tour this season. Kizzire, who won the OHL Classic in Mexico last fall, closed with [...]

Els leads ‘Boys are Back’ in South Africa

Els leads ‘Boys are Back’ in South Africa

Ernie Els has spoken of his excitement about the South African stars who have responded to the apparent ‘Boys are Back’ theme of the 107th playing of the South African Open, which he has won five [...]

HOF: Blend of old with solid new class

HOF: Blend of old with solid new class

(Editor’s note: Three Golferswest.com writers, Jim Street, Bob Sherwin and Kirby Arnold were baseball beat writers for most of their newspaper careers, a troika with at least 100 years of coverage and at least 50 years [...]

Six make final cut on my HOF ballot

Six make final cut on my HOF ballot

Just like every other eligible Hall of Fame voter among the Baseball Writers’ Association of America, I recently received a letter from Joe Morgan (HOF class of 1990) asking me NOT vote for any HOF-eligible players [...]

Steroid users cheated spirit of the game

Steroid users cheated spirit of the game

Confession here. When it came time to put the final check marks to my Hall of Fame ballot, a side of me – albeit a teeny, tiny side – was tempted to vote for the proven [...]

Single deprived Boone of a cycle

Single deprived Boone of a cycle

Former Mariners Infielder Bret Boone turns the clock back to 2001. (As told to Jim Street)      Bret Boone had two stints with the Mariners during his 14-year Major League career and the first year of [...]