Archive for 'July,2012 '

What a year for the Brits

What a year for the Brits

There must be something in the crumpets this year. The English, not particularly renown for the overall athleticism, are having an extraordinary year on the world’s playing fields. Maybe it’s the inspiration of the 2012 Olympics [...]

Golf trail: Reno/Tahoe and beyond

Golf trail: Reno/Tahoe and beyond

(Second of two parts) SOUTH LAKE TAHOE – If there’s one thing golfers love to do – besides exaggerating the length of a birdie putt – it’s playing new courses. As outlined Wednesday, when you venture [...]

Must play destination? Reno/Tahoe

Must play destination? Reno/Tahoe

(First of two parts) RENO, Nev. – As far as golf destinations are concerned, some of the premium areas that initially come to mind are the pricey courses on the scenic Monterey Peninsula or the coastal North [...]

Celebrities take their shots in Tahoe

Celebrities take their shots in Tahoe

(Editor’s Note: With the 23rd Annual American Century Celebrity Golf Championship set to begin Friday, Golferswest takes a closer look at destination golf in the Reno/Tahoe area. That two-part series begins Wednesday). SOUTH LAKE TAHOE – It [...]

Roger Chapman a double major

Roger Chapman a double major

LAKE ORION, Mich. – The U.S. Senior Open seemed all wrapped up and ready for the trophy presentation after third-round leader Bernhard Langer coasted out to a four-stroke lead by Saturday. As one of the game’s [...]

Chambers’ hires fescue specialists

Chambers’ hires fescue specialists

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wa. – Chambers Bay golf course’s vast fields of fescue are in good hands. The course, which will host the 2015 U.S. Open, is pointing to that event with recent changes made to its [...]

GW’s MLB Power Ratings (Week 14)

GW’s MLB Power Ratings (Week 14)

GW’s MLB Power Ratings (Week 14): 1. Rangers (1): The AL West leaders must be scratching their collective heads when they see the numbers All-Star right-hander Yu Darvish has against the offense-challenged Mariners this season: 1-2 [...]

Suzann Pettersen makes a change

Suzann Pettersen makes a change

Suzann Pettersen, the No. 6 ranked women’s player in the world, is a natural golfer. This week, however, she is au naturel for ESPN’s annual ‘Body Issue.’ Pettersen, wearing not even a glove on her left hand, stripped down for a somewhat [...]

Suncadia’s miner reminder

Suncadia’s miner reminder

(Editor’s Note: This story on the new Rope Rider course originally appeared in the August 2011 edition of Pacific Northwest Golfer. This is the first full summer for the Jacobsen-Hardy designed Rope Rider as it has joined [...]

Chambers Bay series begins Saturday

Chambers Bay series begins Saturday

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wa. – If you bring up the Chambers Bay web site, you’ll be able to keep track of the countdown clock before the first tee time of the 2015 U.S. Open at the course. [...]