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The People Await their Open

The People Await their Open

SCOTTSDALE, AZ –The chalets have been carpeted.  The beer is chilling. And the field is set for the 84th Waste Management Phoenix Open Presented by the Ak-Chin Indian Community. It’s the calm before the swarm. Nicknamed [...]

Cool Rose holds on for victory,  over Scott

Cool Rose holds on for victory, over Scott

SAN DIEGO — Justin Rose overcame a few nervous moments early in the final round with enough key putts down the stretch for a 3-under 69 to hold off Adam Scott and win the Farmers Insurance [...]

Users cheated the spirit of the game

Users cheated the spirit of the game

(Editor’s note: Golferswest.com has three writers on staff who also were every-day baseball writers, in a previous writing life. They have a combined newspaper experience of more than 100 years, mostly covering baseball and the Seattle [...]

Rookie Long perseveres for first victory

Rookie Long perseveres for first victory

LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) — Adam Long made a 14-foot birdie putt on the final hole Sunday to win the Desert Classic for his first PGA TOUR title. Making his sixth career start on TOUR, Long [...]

Kuchar rallies late for 4-shot victory

Kuchar rallies late for 4-shot victory

HONOLULU — Matt Kuchar overcame three early bogeys that cost him the lead with flawless golf and two key birdies on the back nine to close with a 4-under 66 and win the Sony Open for [...]

Bowl picks – The winner is … a tie!

Bowl picks – The winner is … a tie!

History was made Monday night in the College Football National Championship game between Alabama and Clemson. For the first time in five years, there is a two-way tie for Golferswest.com’s mythical College Football Post-season prognostication. Yep, [...]

Schauffele ties record, wins tourney

Schauffele ties record, wins tourney

KAPALUA, Hawaii — Xander Schauffele tied the Plantation course record at Kapalua with an 11-under 62 on Sunday, and he needed every shot to beat Gary Woodland by one shot and win the Sentry Tournament of [...]

Chambers’ roots for another U.S. Open

Chambers’ roots for another U.S. Open

UNIVERSITY PLACE – When Chambers Bay golf course was conceived in the early 2000s, built and opened in 2008 and hosted the U.S. Amateur in 2010 and the U.S. Open in 2015, there was and continues [...]