Archive for 'January,2013 '

Kauai: Waterfalls, chickens and buddy golf

Kauai: Waterfalls, chickens and buddy golf

KAPAA, Hi. – Water, water everywhere, falling here and there, giant waterfalls with dramatic drops over volcanic rock, cascading hundreds of feet into great pools filled with raven-haired native beauties and Iowa tourists. We found the [...]

New Sonics wise to hire ex-GM Presti?

New Sonics wise to hire ex-GM Presti?

Seattle, almost certainly bringing in another NBA franchise ready to play by next season – stolen from Sacramento – can learn much about putting together a successful team from the team that abandoned Seattle five years [...]

Kauai Grand Slam: Makai

Kauai Grand Slam: Makai

PRINCEVILLE, Hi. – The first 180-some-odd swings  (some more odd than others) of golferswest.com’s Kauai Grand Slam occurred at the Makai Golf Club at the St. Regis Princeville Resort, where the wind was howling at between 30- and [...]

Makai’s long, difficult par-3 beauties

Makai’s long, difficult par-3 beauties

PRINCEVILLE, Hi. – The approach to Makai’s picturesque third hole begins well back on the No. 2 tee, the long view down a sublime grassy passage with the churning Pacific, the graceful St. Regis Hotel and [...]

Cook overcomes Frost in Hawaii

Cook overcomes Frost in Hawaii

  KAUPULEHU-KONA, Hawaii — John Cook caught David Frost on the final hole of regulation, then beat him with a birdie on the second playoff hole to win the Mitsubishi Electric Championship on Sunday. Cook closed [...]

Surviving Kauai for journalism sake

Surviving Kauai for journalism sake

KAPAA, Hi. – We live up to our name, golferswest.com. In our efforts to cover golf in 12 western states and British Columbia we’ve had to make sacrifices. We’ve had to travel great distances, wear plant [...]

Gay wins Humana three-player playoff

Gay wins Humana three-player playoff

LA QUINTA, Ca. — Brian Gay made up a six-shot deficit and outlasted Charles Howell III and David Lingmerth in a playoff for his fourth PGA Tour win at the Humana Challenge. Gay dropped in a 5 1/2-foot [...]

Top Five: Wyoming

Top Five: Wyoming

Where’s the best place to play golf on the West Coast? We’ll give you hundreds of choices. Golferswest.com continues its annual assessment of the Top Five courses to play within 12 West Coast states and British Columbia. Today, [...]

Top Five: Washington/Seattle area

Top Five: Washington/Seattle area

Where’s the best place to play golf on the West Coast? We’ll give you hundreds of choices. Golferswest.com continues its annual assessment of the Top Five courses to play within 12 West Coast states and British Columbia. Today, [...]

Rookie Henley wins Sony by 3

Rookie Henley wins Sony by 3

HONOLULU — Russell Henley became the  first PGA Tour rookie to win his debut in 10 years with a record-setting performance Sunday in the Sony Open in Hawaii. Tied for the lead with fellow rookie  Scott [...]