Golf News from The Oklahoman and

  • Herrenbruck qualifies for national event

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    Exactly one week before the champion of the 2015 Masters is crowned at Augusta National, Salina’s Grant Herrenbruck will get an opportunity to compete for a national title of his own on the grounds of the legendary golf course. Herrenbruck, 14, is one of 80 young golfers from across the country...

  • Area resident Jimmy Walker takes lead in Texas Open

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Jimmy Walker enjoyed a neighborly stroll at TPC San Antonio after a 35-minute drive from his suburban home. Walker shot a 5-under 67 on Friday in the Texas Open to take a one-stroke lead in his hometown event. He won the Sony Open in Hawaii in January after winning three...

  • Ryder Cup director: Italy 2022 bid has 'pretty special' view

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    ROME (AP) — Italy's bid for the 2022 Ryder Cup will require overhauling some holes on the Marco Simone club outside Rome. However, the proximity to the Eternal City could prove to be the winning putt in terms of landing golf's biggest team event. "The thoughts of length and some of the angles...

  • Farr in 4-way tie for lead at Hassan II after bogey on 18th

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    AGADIR, Morocco (AP) — Welshman Oliver Farr missed the chance to take the outright lead at the Trophee Hassan II on Friday after making a bogey on the last hole, and was in a four-way tie after a 4-under 68. Farr had four birdies on the back nine to share the lead with Scotsman Richie Ramsay,...

  • COLLEGE GOLF: Wranglers prevail in conference tourney


    SEMINOLE Casey Fowler and Luke Neeley combined to make seven birdies on the last four holes Thursday, helping the Odessa College men’s golf team rally for a two-stroke victory over New Mexico Junior College in the Western Junior College Athletic Conference Invitational at Gaines County Golf...

  • AHS in eighth at 3-6A girls golf tourney


    SAN ANGELO — The Abilene High Lady Eagles shot a 468 Thursday at the San Angelo Country Club and are in eighth place through one round of the District 3-6A girls golf tournament. Odessa High leads the event at 374, followed by Odessa Permian at 377 and Midland Lee at 379. San Angelo Central...

  • Auto review: 2015 Volkswagen Golf is the antidote to small SUVs


    Maybe in our hearts, we will always be colonists. After all, from America’s earliest days, there’s been a lingering belief that because an object was imported, it was somehow better. Back then, that was true of furniture, dishes or silverware; today, it’s cars. Of course, import lovers do not...

  • Charley Hoffman takes lead in wind-swept Texas Open

    Updated: Thu, Mar 26, 2015

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Charley Hoffman took advantage of calmer afternoon conditions to take the first-round lead in the wind-swept Texas Open, shooting a 5-under 67 on Thursday. After wind gusts threatening 40 mph pummeled the morning starters, Hoffman faced steady 15 mph wind in the afternoon at...

  • Tour-Chitimacha Louisiana Open Scores

    Updated: Thu, Mar 26, 2015


  • Frenchman Saddier leads Hassan II after 7-under 65

    Updated: Thu, Mar 26, 2015

    AGADIR, Morocco (AP) — Frenchman Adrien Saddier opened with an eagle and added five birdies in a 7-under round of 65 to lead Englishman Daniel Gaunt by one shot after the first round of the Trophee Hassan II on Thursday. Gaunt could have gone back to the clubhouse level with Saddier, or better,...

  • Graeme McDowell withdraws from Texas Open with injury

    Updated: Thu, Mar 26, 2015

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Graeme McDowell has withdrawn from the Texas Open after nine holes with a left ankle injury. The 2010 U.S. Open winner from Northern Ireland told PGA Tour officials that his ankle had been giving him trouble for the past few weeks. McDowell was at 5-over 41 for nine holes at...

  • Ryder Cup director impressed with Italy's 2022 bid

    Updated: Thu, Mar 26, 2015

    ROME (AP) — European Ryder Cup director Richard Hills appears impressed with Italy's bid for the 2022 event. During an inspection visit at the Marco Simone club northeast of Rome, Hills is quoted by the Italian Golf Federation on Thursday as saying the course designed by Jim Fazio "is very...

  • Tiger Woods helps launch scholarship fund honoring Sifford

    Updated: Thu, Mar 26, 2015

    PRINCESS ANNE, Md. (AP) — Tiger Woods has donated $10,000 to launch a scholarship fund honoring Charlie Sifford, who broke the color barrier in golf as the first black PGA Tour member. The University of Maryland-Eastern Shore announced the gift from Woods on Thursday. The money will go toward...

  • Austin American-Statesman Kirk Bohls column

    Updated: Thu, Mar 26, 2015

    Austin American-Statesman Kirk Bohls column Kirk Bohls Austin American-Statesman SAN ANTONIO -- Jordan Spieth gets around. He especially gets around on a golf course, usually faster than nearly everyone else, including those a decade or more his senior. In the course of just a year, he's...

  • AP Sportlight

    Updated: Thu, Mar 26, 2015

    1939 — Oregon beats Ohio State 46-33 in the NCAA's first national basketball tournament. 1942 — Joe Louis knocks out Abe Simon in the sixth round at Madison Square Garden to retain his world heavyweight title. 1945 — Oklahoma A&M defeats New York University 49-45 for the NCAA basketball...

  • BRIEF: Texas women's golf takes second at Anuenue Classic in Hawaii

    Updated: Thu, Mar 26, 2015

    BRIEF: Texas women's golf takes second at Anuenue Classic in Hawaii Austin American-Statesman The Texas Longhorns women's golf team earned a second-place finish at the Anuenue Spring Break Classic in Kapalua, Hawaii, on Wednesday. The Longhorns, who had rounds of 288, 294 and 289 for a...

  • PGA great Tom Watson no longer Greenbrier's pro emeritus

    Updated: Thu, Mar 26, 2015

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Ten years after he was named golf pro emeritus at The Greenbrier, PGA Tour great Tom Watson and the West Virginia resort are parting ways. Resort owner Jim Justice tells the Charleston Daily Mail ( that Watson's agreement with The Greenbrier has...

  • Advice for Tiger Woods: Eat grapes and tie a double knot

    Updated: Wed, Mar 25, 2015

    When we last saw Tiger Woods he was fleeing from a golf tournament in mid-round, mumbling something about improper activation of his glutes. He's been missing in action for some time now, desperately searching for some of the magic he once took for granted. Woods blamed the glutes, but the...

  • Jordan Spieth right at home in Texas Open

    Updated: Wed, Mar 25, 2015

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Jordan Spieth has a couple of home games before the Masters. "I enjoy being able to drive my own car to these tournaments," said Spieth, the 21-year Texan who lives in suburban Dallas. "I get to see a lot of friends and family who I don't get to see a lot of the year. And...

  • Area golf notepad: Dunahoe bags an albatross at Babe Zaharias

    Updated: Wed, Mar 25, 2015

    CHIP SHOTS: Is it a double eagle or an albatross when a golfer makes a 2 on a par 5? The debate was revived anew in the Arnold Palmer Invitational when Daniel Berger on Saturday and Zach Johnson on Sunday sank their second shots on the par 5, 16th. Two albatross’ in one round — albatross is what...



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