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Woodland eager to claim U. S. Open title

Woodland eager to claim U. S. Open title

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Gary Woodland hit a shank and a chunk and both times made par, and he made a birdie from a deep divot in the fairway. Such moments, even on a Saturday, can [...]

Chambers Bay ‘on the radar’ for USGA

Chambers Bay ‘on the radar’ for USGA

The Golf Channel PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. – Although it ranks far below more pressing matters for the USGA, the association did address one future venue on Wednesday at Pebble Beach. The USGA has booked the U.S. [...]

McIlroy wins Canadian Open with a 61

McIlroy wins Canadian Open with a 61

LANCASTER, Ontario — Call it the zone, call it the flow. Rory McIlroy is familiar with the feeling that golf is easy, that he can swing freely and nothing bad will happen. He first felt it [...]

Inkster wins Legends Cup by 4 shots

Inkster wins Legends Cup by 4 shots

KINGSTON, Wa. — Californian Juli Inkster was a wire-to-wire winner at the second annual Suquamish Clearwater Legends Cup presented by Boeing. The LPGA and World Golf Hall of Fame member posted a final-round score of 7-under [...]

Legends: A tournament of their own

Legends: A tournament of their own

(Editor’s Note: This is a Cascade Golfer magazine article published a year ago when the professional women’s golfing legends (45-over) showed up at White Horse Golf Course for the Suquamish Clearwater Legends Cup. The tournament returns [...]

Kaymer poised to end 5-year  drought

Kaymer poised to end 5-year drought

DUBLIN, Ohio — Martin Kaymer is 18 holes away from ending five years without a victory. He is mildly surprised. He is not the least bit stressed. And he has plenty of company among contenders at [...]

Na stays steady to win  Colonial

Na stays steady to win Colonial

FORT WORTH, Texas – The worst car that veteran caddie Kenny Harms ever owned was a green 1973 Chevy Camaro. He paid $200 for it and soon nicknamed it the Putty Box because that’s the material [...]

Koepka sets course record; leads PGA

Koepka sets course record; leads PGA

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. – It was fitting that Brooks Koepka was paired with Tiger Woods in the opening round at the PGA Championship. Especially considering the last player to dominate major championship golf like Koepka has been [...]

Kang comes ‘home’ for first PGA title

Kang comes ‘home’ for first PGA title

DALLAS — Sung Kang was a teenager when his father started sending him from South Korea to North Texas in the winters and summers to work on his golf game. The 31-year-old Kang, who now lives [...]

Max Homa wins first PGA title

Max Homa wins first PGA title

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Two years after Max Homa played only one Sunday in an entire PGA TOUR season, he showed his mettle at Quail Hollow by closing with a 4-under 67 to pull away from the [...]