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  • Piller, Stanford in hunt at LPGA North Texas Shootout

    Updated: Fri, May 1, 2015

    Fort Worth residents Gerina Piller and Angela Stanford lead a pack of 10 players within a stroke of the 5-under 66s shot by leaders Cristie Kerr, Juli Inkster and Sydnee Michaels after Thursday’s opening round of the Volunteers of America North Texas Shootout, but Lydia Ko, the world’s...

  • While SC tourism booming, golf lagging

    Updated: Fri, May 1, 2015

    NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — While low gas prices and a brisk economy are expected to mean another record year for South Carolina's $18 billion tourism industry, the golf industry is lagging. The Sun News reports (http://bit.ly/1GNOY8t ) that state Parks Recreation and Tourism director Duane...

  • PGA Championship returning to Ocean Course in 2021

    Updated: Fri, May 1, 2015

    KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — The PGA Championship is returning to the Ocean Course in 2021, three decades after the seaside layout made its debut at the 1991 Ryder Cup. This will be the second time Pete Dye's course has hosted golf's final major — in 2012 Rory McIlroy won by eight shots. The...

  • Putter lets Thompson down; Cubs rally to claim silver

    Updated: Fri, May 1, 2015

    AUSTIN — Tanner Thompson could all but taste a third state title when he started the second round of the Class 2A State Golf Tournament. Then his putter betrayed him. Thompson, who was masterful during a 6-under first round Wednesday, struggled to judge the speed of the greens Thursday,...

  • HIGH SCHOOL GOLF: Longhorns finally get their medals

    Updated: Fri, May 1, 2015

    AUSTIN — It took three trips to the state tournament, but the Bronte boys golf team finally got its state medal. The Longhorns, who have appeared at the state tournament three of the last four years, fired a two-day score of 710 to place third Thursday in the Class 1A tournament held at Lions...

  • The Dallas Morning News Bill Nichols column

    Updated: Fri, May 1, 2015

    IRVING -- As Solheim Cup captain, Juli Inkster is in charge of making at-large picks for the United States. At the Volunteers of America North Texas Shootout On Thursday, she gave potential team members something to shoot for - her. Inkster‘s 5-under 66 at Las Colinas Country Club gave her a...

  • Spieth, McIlroy face elimination in Match Play

    Updated: Fri, May 1, 2015

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jordan Spieth was 2 down early in his match when he rolled in a 15-foot birdie putt on the sixth hole. That was the start of an amazing run in which the Masters champion one-putted the rest of the way until he beat Matt Every for another victory in the Match Play...

  • Austin Country Club members approve PGA event

    Updated: Thu, Apr 30, 2015

    Big-time golf is coming to Austin. Officially. On Thursday, resident members of Austin Country Club approved the club acting as host of the PGA’s World Golf Championship-Dell Match Play Tournament for the next four years, starting in 2016. The tournament, which will run from March 21-27 next...

  • Spieth makes a big adjustment on the greens

    Updated: Thu, Apr 30, 2015

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A chat with his father and a couple of overtime matches that delayed the start of Jordan Spieth's second day at TPC Harding Park might have paid off Thursday in the Match Play Championship. The green are firm when they receive shots and they feel that way under foot....

  • Fowler wins Thursday to secure spot Saturday in Match Play

    Updated: Thu, Apr 30, 2015

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Rickie Fowler made three big putts in a row and won his second straight match Thursday to secure his spot in the round of 16 on the weekend at the Match Play Championship. Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth also won two matches and they still could be going home Friday. Fowler...

  • Match Play Groups

    Updated: Thu, Apr 30, 2015

    Rory McIlroy (1), Northern Ireland def. Jason Dufner (53), United States, 5 and 4. Billy Horschel (18), United States def. Brandt Snedeker (35), United States, 5 and 4. Rory McIlroy (1) def. Brandt Snedeker (35), 2 up. Billy Horschel (18) def. Jason Dufner (53), 3 and 2. Rory McIlroy (1) vs....

  • Steele plans to enjoy final round

    Updated: Thu, Apr 30, 2015

    AUSTIN — London Steele isn’t taking a single shot for granted at the Class 2A State Golf Tournament. That’s because it’s the Archer City senior’s last. She’s in position to bring home her second piece of state hardware after shooting 80 in the first round at Roy Kizer Golf Course. Steele sits...

  • Throckmorton comfortably in first after 1 round

    Updated: Thu, Apr 30, 2015

    AUSTIN — The Throckmorton boys golf team is right around where coach Troy Batts thought they would be after the first round of the Class A State Golf Tournament. The Greyhounds are in first place after shooting a 337 during the first round at Lions Municipal Golf Course. They hold a five-stroke...

  • Girls golf: Long savors final round with Peak to Peak

    Updated: Thu, Apr 30, 2015

    DENVER — Not only was Wednesday's final 4A Metro League golf tournament the final regular season match before regional tournaments begin on Monday, it was a career finale for Peak to Peak senior Emily Long. Though the season is not yet over, Long has an AP exam on Monday that will prevent her...

  • Professional golfer Calvin Peete showed race didn’t matter

    Updated: Thu, Apr 30, 2015

    One of my favorite, low-key professional athletes died earlier this week. Professional golfer Calvin Peete was 71. He was a 12-time winner on the PGA tour and earned over $3 million. He taught himself how to play golf at the age of 24 and within four years earned his tour card. Peete was from...

  • Calvin Peete

    Updated: Thu, Apr 30, 2015

    FILE - In this May 22, 1983, file photo, Calvin Peete holds his arms up in thanks to the gallery as they give him a standing ovation after he made a birdie on the 18th hole to win the Georgia Pacific-Atlanta Classic golf tournament in Atlanta. Peete, the most successful black player on the PGA...

  • New Minot Country Club golf course set to open in June

    Updated: Thu, Apr 30, 2015

    MINOT, N.D. (AP) — After more than two years of work, the Minot Country Club is prepping to open its new course. The club sold its damaged course after the 2011 Souris River flood and began work on the new course in June 2013. Superintendent Chris Strange tells the Minot Daily News...

  • Haskell boys sitting in sixth after first round of Class 2A golf tourney

    Updated: Thu, Apr 30, 2015

    AUSTIN — Haskell shot a 336 to place sixth Wednesday in the opening round of the Class 2A boys golf tournament at Roy Kizer Golf Course. "As a team we put up a score consistent with what we've been putting up," Haskell coach Tate Thompson said. "My No. 3 golfer had a little bit of a trouble...

  • Brown, Throckmorton boys eye big finish at 1A state golf tourney

    Updated: Thu, Apr 30, 2015

    AUSTIN — Entering the opening round of the Class 1A boys state golf tournament Wednesday at Lions Municipal Golf Course, Throckmorton senior Lanham Brown made it a point to provide his teammates with the mindset it takes to contend for a state title. The Greyhounds put those words into action,...

  • Lydia Ko donating earnings to Nepal relief effort

    Updated: Thu, Apr 30, 2015

    IRVING, Texas (AP) — Lydia Ko is donating her earnings this week in the LPGA Tour's North Texas Shootout to the earthquake relief effort in Nepal. "We had a big one in New Zealand, too, a couple years ago, and it affected a lot of people," Ko said Wednesday "Natural disasters you can't do much...



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