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A record victory for DJ at the Masters

A record victory for DJ at the Masters

AUGUSTA, Ga. – All week it wasn’t just the Masters, it was the stripped-down acoustic version of the Masters. You could hear the biophany of bird life chirping, unseen golf carts motoring, the train whistles coming [...]

Tiger makes strong, emotional return

Tiger makes strong, emotional return

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Tiger Woods hasn’t won or contended in over a year, his brittle back is a day-to-day proposition, and he’ll turn 45 next month. He has looked old or human, take your pick. But [...]

C.T. Pan lives his – and his father’s – dream this week in Augusta

C.T. Pan lives his – and his father’s – dream this week in Augusta

Editor’s Note: This article appeared in Cascade Golfer Magazine last May. It was planned to set up the Masters but the tournament was postponed until this week. By Bob Sherwin In the early morning of Mon., [...]

Marathon end to Schwab Cup

Marathon end to Schwab Cup

PHOENIX – (Cover photo credit PGA TOUR Media / Additional info provided by PGA TOUR Champions media staff) Victory came a day late for Kevin Sutherland, but he finally managed to take down Paul Broadhurst on [...]

Rookies Head Up Strong Field

Rookies Head Up Strong Field

PHOENIX – It’s the same …. only different. It’s still the Charles Schwab Cup Championship tournament being contested at Phoenix Country Club Nov. 6-8, but this year, the Cup is missing. The PGA TOUR Champions event [...]

Ortiz earns first hard-fought PGA victory

Ortiz earns first hard-fought PGA victory

HOUSTON –  In its return to the PGA TOUR, Memorial Park provided the setting for someone to earn their first victory in the most satisfying way: by executing demanding shots to hold off some of the world’s [...]

It’s a Gay old time at Bermuda tourney

It’s a Gay old time at Bermuda tourney

SOUTHAMPTON, Bermuda — In the 20-plus years and more than 600 times Brian Gay has played on the PGA TOUR, he realizes the game is still full of surprises. Gay rallied from a three-shot deficit on [...]

Cantlay rallies to capture Zozo title

Cantlay rallies to capture Zozo title

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — Patrick Cantlay rallied from four shots behind and got far enough ahead that Jon Rahm and Justin Thomas couldn’t quite catch him Sunday in the Zozo Championship at Sherwood. Cantlay closed with [...]

Kokrak hits jackpot in 233rd PGA start

Kokrak hits jackpot in 233rd PGA start

LAS VEGAS — Jason Kokrak was playing for the 233rd time in his 10th season on the PGA Tour without ever having won, so he didn’t need any reminders Sunday in the CJ Cup at Shadow [...]

Laird avoids collapse; wins in ‘Vegas OT

Laird avoids collapse; wins in ‘Vegas OT

LAS VEGAS – They say luck’s a fortune in Las Vegas but skill can certainly get you further. Martin Laird showcased a brilliant combination of both as he claimed his second Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, [...]