Artist-golfer Loyal (Bud) Chapman posed in front of paintings of his fantasy golf course in 1978. Chapman, a Minnesota Golf Hall of Famer, died at age

Golf legend Bud Chapman dies at 97

He was a member of the Minnesota Golf Hall of Fame and the artist of the "Infamous Golf Holes."
Golf
July 10
Collin Morikawa walked to the 18th tee during the second round of the Workday Charity Open in Dublin, Ohio, on Friday.

Morikawa builds big lead at Muirfield Village before storms

Among the lessons Collin Morikawa took away from missing his first cut as a pro was that his reliable cut shot had left him. He found at it Muirfield Village, and it sent him to a three-shot lead going into the weekend at the Workday Charity Open.
Golf
July 10
Gophers golfer Flanagan wins Minn. State Open, gets invite to 3M Open

Gophers golfer Flanagan wins Minn. State Open, gets invite to 3M Open

Two Eagles — one early, one late — enabled the golfer from England to rally for the championship with a record round. Afterward, he got a surprise.
Golf
July 9

Morikawa back from missed cut with strong debut at Muirfield

Collin Morikawa didn't get rattled by his first missed cut as a pro or his first time playing Muirfield Village.
Golf
July 9

Still testing positive, Frittelli among 3 back to work

Dylan Frittelli says it was hard not to feel like an outcast Thursday at the Workday Charity Open in a group of three players who tested positive for the coronavirus and keep doing so.
Martin Kaymer, of Germany, looks at his name on top of the leaderboard on the second hole during the second round of the U.S. Open golf tournament in
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Golf
July 9

Tiger Woods to return next week at Muirfield Village

The PGA Tour returned five weeks ago with some of its strongest fields. Now it gets its biggest star.
Golf
July 8
The return of the Ryder Cup to Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska will also be delayed a year, to 2029.

Ryder Cup postponed; return to Hazeltine pushed to 2029

The coronavirus pandemic claims another sporting event, this one the marquee team golf event headed for Kohler, Wis.
Golf
July 8

Sorenson's second 67 gives him one-shot lead in Minnesota State Open

Jeff Sorenson of the Minikahda Club shot a second straight 5-under 67 on Wednesday to take a one-shot lead at the Minnesota State Open at Royal Golf Club in Lake Elmo.
Coronavirus
July 8
President Ted Marti said his PPP loan enabled Schell Brewing to retain 95 jobs; it “means the difference between a not-very-good year and a disastro

Minn. breweries, golf courses, law firms get $1M-plus in loan help

The forgivable loans from the federal Paycheck Protection Program can mean "the difference between a not-very-good year and a disastrous year," a brewery leader says.
Golf
July 7

Simley's Isabella McCauley wins second tournament in two weeks

Isabella McCauley shot a closing 3-under 69 to beat Kathryn VanArragon by two shots after the final round of the 45th Minnesota Girls' Junior PGA Championship at Rush Creek
Golf
July 7

Column: The measure of DeChambeau is if anyone copies him

He reduced the golf course to a pitch-and-putt with power that got everyone's attention.That was John Daly at Crooked Stick in 1991 when he followed…
Golf
July 6
Bryson DeChambeau slapped hands with fans as he walked to the third hole during the second round of the 2019 Memorial Tournament at Muirfield Village

PGA Tour, Memorial scrap plans to have limited spectators

The Memorial, hosted by Jack Nicklaus at his Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio, was in line to be the first tournament with spectators since golf resumed its schedule on June 11 in Texas.
Golf
July 6

Virus diary: Pro golf without fans in an eerie green expanse

Birds. Generators. Golf carts.
Golf
July 6

What Would Have Been: Close MLB interleague play, Wimbledon

There would have been a lot of close MLB rivalry games this week if not for the coronavirus pandemic, with five interleague series matching teams…
Golf
July 5
Bryson DeChambeau won the Rocket Mortgage Classic on Sunday at Detroit Golf Club.He shot a 7-under 65, birdieing four of the first seven holes and clo

DeChambeau wins Rocket Mortgage Classic by three shots

Bryson DeChambeau pounded protein shakes and lifted iron to transform his body, adding 40 pounds of mass, and changed his game to put a premium on power.
Golf
July 4
Matthew Wolff reacted after missing a birdie on the 11th green during the third round of the Rocket Mortgage Classic in Detroit on Saturday.

Matthew Wolff shoots 64 to take Rocket Mortgage Classic lead

Matthew Wolff has been working on his mindset, trying to have a good time regardless of results to help him perform closer to his potential.
Golf
July 3

Sarah Burnham wins Michigan PGA Women's Open by 10 shots

The former Wayzata golfer from Maple Grove had rounds of 65, 70 and 63 for an 18-under 198 total in Thompsonville, Mich.
Golf
July 3
Chris Kirk watches his approach shot on the 14th fairway during the second round of the Rocket Mortgage Classic

Chris Kirk, Webb Simpson share Rocket Mortgage Classic lead

Webb Simpson and Bryson DeChambeau were expected to be contenders at the Rocket Mortgage Classic, taking advantage of a relatively weak field and course by PGA Tour standards.
Golf
July 2
Doc Redman is interviewed after the first round of the Rocket Mortgage Classic

Doc Redman in 3-way tie for lead at Rocket Mortgage Classic

Doc Redman is playing his best golf, priming him to perhaps earn his first PGA Tour victory.
Golf
July 1
Cameron Champ

Champ can play under tour's latest coronavirus policy change

Cameron Champ was added to the field in the Rocket Mortgage Classic under a modified PGA Tour policy that allows players who test positive for the coronavirus to be eligible if they had no symptoms and get two negative test results at least 24 hours apart.
Golf
July 1
Webb Simpson

Simpson returning to PGA Tour after family coronavirus scare

Webb Simpson is competing on the PGA Tour again after his family had a coronavirus scare.
Golf
July 1
Isabella Mccauley of Simley tees off last June in the MSHSL state golf tournament.

Isabella McCauley defeats younger sister for Junior State Championship

Isabella and Reese McCauley, who play golf at Simley High School, entered the final day tied atop the leaderboard after spending entire days together practicing.
Golf
June 30

Column: Johnson back to winning now after brief knee concern

It only looks as though Dustin Johnson barely has a pulse on the golf course.One moment made him a little nervous.It wasn't the tee shot…
Golf
June 29
Nick Watney watched a shot in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, in October 2018.

Watney bored in isolation, nervous about how he got virus

Monday marked the 10th day of self-isolation for Nick Watney, the minimum required for PGA Tour players who test positive for the new coronavirus.He said…
Golf
June 29
The USGA flag near the 18th green during the 2019 U.S. Women's Open in Charleston, S.C.

U.S. Open, U.S. Women's Open golf back to NBC from Fox

The USGA is transferring its U.S. media rights from Fox Sports to NBC, which returns the U.S. Open and U.S. Women's Open to NBC this year and for the final seven years of the Fox contract.
Golf
June 29

Ex-South High golfer Bryn wins Twin Cities Golf Championship

After shooting a first-round 66 on Saturday at Theodore Wirth in north Minneapolis, Yarri Bryn wrapped up the victory at Hastings Golf Club.
Golf
June 29
The U.S. Open 18th hole flag at Chambers Bay in Washington. The 2015 U.S. Open at Chambers Bay was the first U.S. Open televised by Fox, but after fiv

Sources: NBC gets US Open golf as Fox gets out of contract

The U.S. Open is returning to NBC starting this year at Winged Foot after Fox Sports has asked to end its 12-year contract with the…
Golf
June 29
Gophers sports information director Otis J. Dypwick watched a fooball game in October 1961.

Reusse: Otis Dypwick, golf author, to be part of 2020 Hall of Fame class

Best known for his role publicizing Gophers sports, he also produced instructional golf books.
Golf
June 28
Dustin Johnson posed with the trophy after winning the Travelers Championship at TPC River Highlands in Connecticut on Sunday.

Johnson wins Travelers to extend career-long season streak

Dustin Johnson won the Travelers Championship on Sunday to end a long drought and extend his career-long season victory streak to 13.
Golf
June 27
Brendon Todd looked at a competitors tee shot while sheltering from the rain with an umbrella on the 18th hole on Saturday.

Todd matches Johnson's 61 to take the lead at Travelers

Brendon Todd and Dustin Johnson each shot career-low 61s at the Travelers Championship on Saturday, leaving Todd with a two-stroke lead over the 2016 U.S. Open champion.
Golf
June 26
Phil Mickelson looked on after putting on the 14th green during the second round of the Travelers Championship on Friday in Cromwell, Conn.

Mickelson leads Travelers in first event since turning 50

Phil Mickelson figures age might be an asset.
Outdoors
June 26
Gail Buhl of The Raptor Center and Luke Herbert worked together June 16 to get two red-tailed hawk chicks back in trees at Island View Golf Course.

Birdie save: Golfers stop to rescue red-tailed hawk chick in Waconia

Luke Herbert and Noah Kandt were putting on the 12th green at Island View Golf Club when their round ended abruptly and their roles as bird rescuers commenced.
Golf
June 26
Phil Mickelson will now be able to play in the U.S. Open after Thursday's ruling.

Mickelson added to field in US Open without qualifying

The USGA is leaning a little more on the world ranking and a lot more on tournament results over the next two months to fill…
Golf
June 25
Mackenzie Hughes teed off the third hole on his way to shooting 60 at the first round of the Travelers Championship golf tournament Thursday in Cromwe

Mackenzie Hughes shoots 60 for 3-shot lead at Travelers

Mackenzie Hughes shot a career-low 60 Thursday to take the first-round at the Travelers Championship as the PGA Tour tried to switch its focus back to golf amid growing concerns about the coronavirus.
Golf
June 24
The clubhouse is visible during a practice round ahead of the Travelers Championship at TPC River Highlands

5 players withdraw, 1 tests positive, nerves frayed on virus

Caddies for Brooks Koepka and Graeme McDowell have tested positive for the coronavirus, leading both major champions to withdraw from the Travelers Championship in Connecticut.
Golf
June 23
Brooks Koepka, left, and Dustin Johnson, shown during the 2017 Presidents Cup, will play in the 3M Open at Blaine next month.

Top golf stars officially commit to play 3M Open in Blaine next month

The tournament in Blaine on July 23-26, to be played without spectators, also has defending champion Matthew Wolff in the field.
Golf
June 23

Paul Casey tuned in for more than golf in PGA Tour's return

Paul Casey was among three players from the top 25 in the world yet to play since the PGA Tour resumed competition amid the COVID-19…
Golf
June 23

Column: Is the rush to play this year really worth it?

Who knew a tennis ball could be so dangerous?Certainly not Novak Djokovic, whose incredibly misguided decision to flout the coronavirus pandemic with a series of…
Golf
June 23

Champ becomes 2nd PGA Tour player to test positive for virus

Cameron Champ tested positive for the coronavirus on Tuesday when he arrived for the Travelers Championship, becoming the second PGA Tour player in five days to have a positive test.
Golf
June 22
Webb Simpson waved as the sun disappeared on the 18th green, on a course with no fans because of the COVID-19 pandemic, as he won the RBC Heritage gol

Simpson celebrates a Father's Day win at Harbour Town

Nothing can top the first time Webb Simpson won on Father's Day, a U.S. Open title eight years ago at Olympic Club and hearing his father's laughter on the phone to share the joy.
Golf
June 22
FILE - In this June 22, 2018, file photo, Rory McIlroy hits out of a bunker on the 18th hole during the second round of the Travelers Championship gol

Top field, no fans for this week's Travelers Championship

The tournament had considered setting up a VIP viewing area so that its top donors could come and watch from a safe social distance.