Sports
March 28

Joel Dahmen wins at windy Punta Cana for 1st PGA Tour title

Joel Dahmen won the Corales Puntacana Resort & Club Championship on Sunday for his first PGA Tour victory, avoiding a playoff when the wind pushed playing partner Rafael Campos' final birdie try to the left.
Sports
March 28

Scheffler and Horschel in all-American final for Match Play

Scottie Scheffler delivered the clutch putt to his win match against Matt Kuchar, who didn't make a putt all day. The result was a third straight all-American final in the Dell Technologies Match Play on Sunday.
Sports
March 27

Scheffler mows down European stalwarts in Match Play

Scottie Scheffler never gets too far ahead of himself, a remarkable trait for a 24-year-old in only his second year on the PGA Tour and particularly helpful in an emotionally charged format like the Dell Technologies Match Play.
Sports
March 26

Garcia comes up aces on a frenetic Friday at Match Play

Needing to win the final hole to advance, Bob MacIntrye drilled a driver to 3 feet of the cup on he 371-yard 18th hole. Moments later, Sergio Garcia ended one of the record eight sudden-death playoffs with a hole-in-one.
Sports
March 26

The Latest: Playoffs are all the rage at Match Play

The Latest on the Dell Technologies Match Play (all times local):
Sports
March 25

Wie West struggles to 9-over 81 in return to LPGA Tour

Michelle Wie West struggled through a round of 9-over 81 in her first tournament in nearly two years, while Inbee Park shot a 6-under 66 to take the first-round lead Thursday in the Kia Classic at Aviara.
Golf
March 25
Dustin Johnson (left) shook hands with Bob MacIntyre after Johnson had to rally late for a tie in the Dell Technologies Match Play in Austin, Texas, o

MacIntyre battles world No. 1 Johnson to a draw in Match Play

Bob MacIntyre grew up playing the rough-and-tumble Scottish sport of shinty, and he had more than enough fight to give Dustin Johnson all he could handle Thursday in the Dell Technologies Match Play.
Sports
March 25

'Hello, friends': Nantz agrees to remain with CBS Sports

Jim Nantz's familiar introduction of "Hello friends" will continue to be heard on CBS for years to come.
Sports
March 25

The Latest: Dustin Johnson, MacIntyre battle to a draw

The Latest on the Dell Technologies Match Play (all times CDT):
Golf
March 24

New mom Michelle Wie West looks forward to first-tee nerves again

It's been nearly two years since Wie West played a competitive round on the LPGA Tour and nine months since she gave birth to daughter Makenna.
Golf
March 24
Antoine Rozner (left) shook hands with Bryson DeChambeau on the 18th hole after his 2-up victory in a first-round match at the Dell Technologies Match

An opening day of emotions and a few surprises at Match Play

The opening round of group play Wednesday featured 16 of the 32 matches going the distance, Rory McIlroy suffering his worst loss in 10 years and some of the best moments belonging to newcomers to this fickle event.
Sports
March 23

The Latest: Astros to allow 50% capacity for games in April

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:
Sports
March 23

Spieth rounding into form for fickle week of Match Play

As much golf as Jordan Spieth likes to play, it took as much discipline as he could muster to not play at all.
Golf
March 23
Antoine Rozner has won twice in his past six starts on the European Tour, rising to No. 63 in the world.

Column: Golf fortunes change quickly for Rozner

Two victories in his past six starts on the European Tour moved Antoine Rozner to No. 63 in the world. That was the cutoff for the top 64 players to get in the Dell Technologies Match Play.
Business
March 22

Detroit to host event to create path for Black golfers

The Rocket Mortgage Classic made its debut on the PGA Tour in 2019 and won the inaugural "Fair Way Award" for diversity and inclusion by leaning on minority-owned vendors at Detroit Golf Club and having a volunteer base that reflected the community.
Golf
March 21
Matt Jones raised his ball after winning the Honda Classic on Sunday in Florida.

Jones wins Honda Classic by 5 shots, earns spot in Masters

When Matt Jones won his first PGA Tour title seven years ago, he needed a 45-foot birdie putt just to get into a playoff and then a 40-yard chip-in to take the victory.
Sports
March 20
Matt Jones, of Australia, hits from a bunker on the 17th hole during the third round of the Honda Classic

Jones survives a challenging day, takes 3-shot lead at Honda

Aaron Wise had a six-shot lead during the third round of The Honda Classic, looking poised to turn the tournament into a rout.
Sports
March 6
The annual preseason rush is upon Stan Steuter at the Golf Club Hospital in Minneapolis. He has been the owner since 1982.

Reusse: Stan Steuter, the golf club doctor, is always in

A farm kid, Stan Steuter was always good with tools. He took to fixing golf clubs and by the early 1980s he bought The Golf Club Hospital on 43rd and Bryant, where it still is today.
Golf
March 1
Some golfers and fans paid tribune to Tiger Woods on Sunday: They included Tommy Fleetwood and Cameron Champ (lower left), Sebastian Munoz (top left),

Souhan: They can wear red, but golf at a loss without Tiger on Sundays

The final round of Sunday's tournament brought back memories of a Tiger Woods moment that was all about stars of his magnitude.
Golf
February 25
Tiger Woods watches his shot on the third hole during the final round of the 2009 PGA Open at Hazeltine National in Chaska.

Will Tiger Woods play golf again? Doctors predict a difficult recovery

After a serious car crash on Tuesday, Woods risks infections, bones that do not heal, and foot and ankle injuries that impede walking.
February 24

Tiger Woods faces difficult recovery after crash

Tuesday's crash caused significant injuries to Woods' right leg and he underwent what was described as a "long surgical procedure" at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center.
Golf
February 24
A vehicle is towed away from the site of a crash involving golfer Tiger Woods, Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021, in the Rancho Palos Verdes suburb of Los Angele

Souhan: Whether star-crossed Woods golfs again is unimportant

If he never plays again, Tiger Woods will remain the most compelling American athlete of the past 20 years for making golf history while bouncing between heroism and villainy.
February 23

Officer: Tiger Woods was 'very fortunate' to survive crash

The golf superstar had to be pulled out through the windshield, and his agent said he was undergoing leg surgery.
February 23

Tiger Woods in surgery after serious car crash

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department says Woods was alone in the vehicle and had to be extricated from it.
Golf
February 22
Hollis Cavner, the executive director of the 3M Open, is expecting fans at the event in July.

3M Open plans to have 10,000 people per day for July tournament

Executive director Hollis Cavner will make his pitch to the governor's office in April. Other PGA tournaments are now including fans.
Gophers
February 18
Angus Flanagan

Gophers golfer Flanagan shoots 75 in Round 1 of Genesis Invitational

Gophers senior Angus Flanagan shot a 4-over par 75 in the opening round of the PGA Tour's Genesis Invitational at the Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades, Calif., on Thursday.
Golf
February 18
A golfer teed off at Hiawatha in October.

Divided Park Board panel OKs cutting Hiawatha course to 9 holes

Weighing ecological and financial balance against preserving the historic Minneapolis 18-hole course, the planning committee narrowly passed a compromise plan.
Politics
February 9
Darwin Dean handed the first-place trophy to Mateo Martinez, winner of the 2019 Junior Bronze tournament for 7- to 10-year-olds at Hiawatha Golf Club.

Brooks: Par for the course as Park Board debate over Hiawatha course continues

For years, the Park Board has reviewed proposals to restore part of the watershed around Hiawatha while still preserving the park for the public to enjoy. Next week, the board will hold the latest of many public hearings on the updated master plan for the site.
Golf
January 31
Patrick Reed won the Farmers Insurance Open by five shots Sunday, but irked golf analysts and many of his peers over a rules interpretation he receive

Souhan: Is Reed a Ryder Cup hero or PGA Tour zero?

Patrick Reed's rule-bending reputation resurfaced over the weekend while he won the Farmers Insurance Open.
Golf
December 16, 2020
Amy Olson, far left, and husband Grant (to Amy’s left) were very close with Lee Olson, in the blue Wayzata football sweatshirt.

Reusse: LPGA's Olson was close to 'The General,' a dear father-in-law

We were rooting for Amy Olson as she tried to win the U.S. Women's Open after the weekend death of father-in-law Lee Olson, a well-known figure in Wayzata's youth sports community.
Golf
December 15, 2020
Amy Olson gave caddie Taneka Sandiford a fist bump after making a birdie on the 18th hole of the final round of the U.S. Women’s Open in Houston.

Playing with grief, NDSU grad Olson ties for 2nd at U.S. Women's Open

Amy Olson was playing in the final threesome in the final round, but her heart was elsewhere following the death of her father-in-law on Saturday.
Gophers
December 14, 2020
University of Minnesota logo

Minnesota Scene: Gophers hire new women's golf coach; former Wild draft pick signs

Rhyll Brinsmead led the Kennesaw State women's golf team for 13 seasons; Shawn Boudrias was the Wild's sixth-round pick in 2018.
Golf
December 10, 2020

Simley's Isabella McCauley places second in girls' national golf meet

Simley junior Isabella McCauley finished second in the Notah Begay III Junior Golf National Championship with a 5-under-par 211 on Wednesday at Koasati Pines at…
Golf
December 7, 2020

Minnesota Scene: Simley's McCauley leads La. junior golf tournament

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.
Golf
December 3, 2020
Michael Thompson watched his tee shot on No. 14 during the final round of the 3M Open at the TPC in Blaine on July 26.

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
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 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.
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.
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…