Golf
December 8, 2020

Column: A little effort from men could do a lot for LPGA

The USGA is promoting a smart social media campaign with the hashtag "Women Worth Watching," and already some PGA Tour players have weighed in that they'll be tuning in this week to the U.S. Women's Open.
Golf
December 7, 2020

Minnesota Scene: Simley's Isabella McCauley leads junior golf tournament in Louisiana

Simley junior Isabella McCauley fired a 4-under-par 68 to take the first-round lead in the Notah Begay III Junior Golf National Championship on Monday at…
Golf
December 6, 2020
Viktor Hovland holds up the trophy after winning the Mayakoba Golf Classic in Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Hovland birdies the last hole to win Mayakoba Classic

Viktor Hovland says his nerves are a jangled mess when he gets into contention. It sure didn't look that way at the Mayakoba Golf Classic, where he captured another PGA Tour title with another big putt at the end.
Golf
December 6, 2020

Peter Alliss, the 'Voice of Golf' on British TV, dies at 89

Peter Alliss, who became the eccentric "Voice of Golf" on British television after a playing career in which he competed in eight Ryder Cups and…
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
December 5, 2020

Emiliano Grillo holds on for 1-shot lead at Mayakoba Classic

Emiliano Grillo steadied himself with a pair of birdies over the last six holes Saturday for a 3-under 68, giving the Argentine a one-shot lead going into the final round of the Mayakoba Classic.
Golf
December 4, 2020
Emiliano Grillo

Grillo shoot 63 to build 4-shot lead at Mayakoba Classic

Emiliano Grillo made birdie on half of the holes Friday on his way to an 8-under 63 that gave him a four-shot lead going into the weekend at the Mayakoba Golf Classic.
Golf
December 4, 2020

Korda, Nordqvist, Noh share LPGA Tour lead in North Texas

Jessica Korda was prepared for another bone-chilling round at Old American Golf Club. Maybe, a bit too prepared.
Golf
December 3, 2020
Russell Knox, in 2019.

Russell Knox takes 1st-round lead in Mayakoba Golf Classic

Russell Knox shot a 6-under 65 on Thursday at breezy and wet El Camaleon Golf Club to take the first-round lead in the PGA Tour's Mayakoba Golf Classic.
Golf
December 3, 2020

Charley Hull takes LPGA Tour lead in chilly North Texas

Charley Hull fought through cold and windy conditions to take the first-round lead Thursday in the LPGA Tour's Volunteers of America Classic.
Golf
December 3, 2020
Michael Thompson watches his tee shot on the 14th hole during the final round of the 3M Open golf tournament in Blaine, Minn., Sunday, July 26, 2020.

3M champion Michael Thompson talks about life as a golf 'late bloomer'

The victory in Minnesota opened some doors for the 35-year-old Georgian.
Golf
December 1, 2020

Column: Year on PGA Tour reviewed by every club in the bag

A big drive gave Collin Morikawa his first major. A big putt gave Viktor Hovland his first win. And a big iron — in Bryson DeChambeau's case, a really big iron — allowed players to consider an unconventional approach to the game.
Golf
December 1, 2020
Eddie Manderville was a beloved member of the Minneapolis golf community.

Reusse: The tale of Shorty, Fast Eddie and putting for quarters — lots of them

The old time 'WPA' characters of Theodore Wirth golf course refined their short games in calculating ways.
Golf
November 27, 2020

PGA Tour gets share of European Tour TV as part of alliance

The PGA Tour has acquired a minority stake in the European Tour's media production company as part of an alliance announced Friday, a big first…
Golf
November 26, 2020
Haley Moore tees off on the first hole during the first round of the LPGA Pelican Women's Championship on Nov. 19

From bullied to birdies: Haley Moore's LPGA story resonates

Haley Moore will never forget the shot. It was in April 2019 when she stood on the 16th tee at Augusta National, home of the Masters, 156 yards from the flag with a short iron in her hands and watched the ball take flight.
Golf
November 24, 2020
Robert Streb held the trophy after winning the RSM Classic on Sunday, his first PGA Tour victory since his initial Tour win six years ago.

Fall shows winning on PGA Tour is never as far away as it seems

Robert Streb and Stewart Cink are but two examples of golfers who ended long droughts with titles as the calendar nears 2021.
Golf
November 23, 2020
Robert Streb, right, fist-bumps Kevin Kisner after winning a second hole playoff at the RSM Classic golf tournament, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in St. Sim

Streb nearly holes out in a playoff to win at Sea Island

Robert Streb now has two PGA Tour victories, both at Sea Island, both times winning in a playoff.
Golf
November 23, 2020

Reusse: Eddie and Harvey were golfing legends -- from Wirth to K.C.

Eddie Manderville died last week at 88 in Golden Valley. He teed up a fun tribute for me to pal/rival Harvey Borseth on occasion of Harvey's death in 2001.
Golf
November 21, 2020

A tearful Niemann aiming toward help for month-old relative

One week after Joaquin Niemann had to miss the Masters because of the coronavirus, his motivation goes well beyond golf to trying to help cousins in Chile with a month-old baby diagnosed with a deadly genetic disorder.
Golf
November 21, 2020

Sei Young Kim answers Ally McDonald's ace with birdie run

Sei Young Kim answered Ally McDonald's ace with a late birdie run to open a five-stroke lead Saturday in the Pelican Women's Championship, the South Korean's first event since winning the KPMG Women's PGA a month and half ago.
Golf
November 21, 2020
Robert Streb watches his drive down the 10th fairway during third round of the RSM Classic

Streb leads at Sea Island as Zach Johnson closes the gap

Robert Streb kept his game from coming undone over the first hour Saturday, and then pieced together enough birdies for a 3-under 67 to build a three-shot lead going into the final round of the RSM Classic.
Golf
November 20, 2020
Robert Streb, in 2016

Streb shoots 63 to lead Villegas by 2 shot at Sea Island

Robert Streb birdied his last two holes on the Plantation course at Seal Island and matched his career low with a 9-under 63, giving him a two-shot lead over Camilo Villegas on Friday in the RSM Classic.
Golf
November 19, 2020
Camilo Villegas,in 2016

Camilo Villegas, Matt Wallace tied for lead at Sea Island

Moving on from a devastating summer of losing his child, Camilo Villegas made a 10-foot birdie putt on his final hole Thursday for a 6-under 64 and a share of the lead with Matt Wallace in the RSM Classic.
Golf
November 19, 2020

Tiger Woods to play with 11-year-old Charlie in Father-Son

Tiger Woods still has one tournament left this year that might feel as big as any to him. The PNC Championship announced Thursday that Woods…
Golf
November 19, 2020

Sophia Popov shoots 64 to lead Pelican Women's Championship

Women's British Open winner Sophia Popov left top-ranked playing partner Jin Young Ko and everyone else behind Thursday in the Pelican Women's Championship.
Golf
November 17, 2020
Dustin Johnson celebrated winning his first green jacket in front of the Eisenhower Cabin after winning the Masters on Sunday.

Column: Majors summed up by the young, the bold, the best

Lowest score in Masters history. Fewest bogeys for the tournament. First player to reach 20-under par. Dustin Johnson can add one more distinction to his historic week at Augusta National, even if this one won't show up in the record book.
Golf
November 16, 2020
Masters champion Dustin Johnson wipes away a tear while being interviewed following his victory Sunday

Johnson's tears for a green jacket and major validation

For someone with a reputation of lacking a pulse and fist pumps, the raw emotion from Masters champion Dustin Johnson was as startling as a virtually vacant Augusta National.
November 16, 2020

Dustin Johnson paints a by-the-numbers Masters-piece

Breaking the scoring record was on his mind, because, of course it was. Dustin Johnson wanted it, too. He just hadn't bothered to look the…
Golf
November 16, 2020
New Masters champion Dustin Johnson got his first green jacket from 2019 winner Tiger Woods after Johnson's record-setting performance at Augusta Nati

Souhan: Johnson closes out record-setting performance at Masters

The world's No. 1-ranked player won his second career major and his first green jacket.
Golf
November 15, 2020

Recap of Dustin Johnson's 2020 Masters

DJ at his bestDustin Johnson took the 84th Masters by storm:• Set the tournament scoring record at 20 under par, two strokes better than Tiger Woods…
November 15, 2020
Dustin Johnson walks with his wife, Paulina Gretzky, after winning the Masters golf tournament Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Chris

Dustin Johnson buries some major memories, wins the Masters

In this one-of-a-kind Masters that had no fans and no roars, Dustin Johnson made sure it had no drama. And when he polished off his five-shot victory Sunday with lowest score in tournament history, he had no words.
Golf
November 15, 2020

Masters was a runaway but it still had terrific subplots

Cameron Smith achieved an Augusta first and Tiger Woods kept grinding after the first 10 of his career.
November 15, 2020

Amen Coroner: 10 on Augusta's No. 12 kills Woods' Masters

This was a very imperfect 10 for Tiger Woods.
November 15, 2020

Column: Green jacket fits as well in November as in April

Like last year, it happened during breakfast at the Masters. Like last year, everyone was talking about Tiger Woods and the 12th hole.Everything else was…
November 15, 2020

Not good enough: Smith runner-up despite four rounds in 60s

Cameron Smith pulled off a feat that had never been done before at the Masters.
Golf
November 15, 2020
Dustin Johnson tees off on the third hole during the final round of the Masters golf tournament Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, in Augusta, Ga.

The Latest: DJ coasts to 5-shot win and 1st Masters title

The Latest on the Masters, the final golf major of the year (all times EST):
Golf
November 15, 2020
Justin Thomas tees off on the first hole during the final round of the Masters golf tournament Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, in Augusta, Ga.

Sunday at the Masters: Can Justin Thomas make Dustin Johnson nervous?

The leaders are teeing off at Augusta National for the final round of the Masters.
Golf
November 15, 2020

Final round: Johnson's toughest opponent could be himself

Watching Dustin Johnson play, it's hard to tell whether he's four shots ahead or behind. He doesn't anguish over bad shots and rarely celebrates good…
Golf
November 14, 2020
Dustin Johnson looks over his shot on the 18th green during the third round of the Masters

Souhan: For DJ, it's easy does it heading into Masters Sunday

Dustin Johnson, the leader by four after three rounds of the Masters, plays golf in a strangely casual way. He takes little time before he swings, then launches line drives, making golf look effortless.
Golf
November 14, 2020

Masters Round 3 recap

Day 3 at AugustaKeEP that cardDylan Frittelli: Making his second Masters start, the bespectacled South African didn't let a poor Round 2 affect moving day.…
November 14, 2020

Tiger's quest for sixth Masters title will have to wait

Tiger Woods got off to a brilliant start at the Masters.