Golf
April 10
Xander Schauffele during the third round of the Masters

Final group on Masters Sunday 'all part of the process' for Schauffele

Xander Schauffele finished in a tie for second at the Masters in 2019, behind Tiger Woods, and has finished in the top 10 at a major seven times since 2017.
Golf
April 10

Masters final round tee times

The final pairing of Hideki Matsuyama and Xander Schauffele tees off at 1:40 p.m.
Golf
April 10

Day 3 at Augusta

Notes, quotes and anecdotes from Saturday
Golf
April 10
Justin Rose looks over his par putt on the first hole during the second round of the Masters golf tournament at Augusta National, Friday, April 9, 202

Promising golfers lurk below top 10 at Masters as rain threatens third round

The last pairing - Justin Rose and Will Zalatoris - doesn't tee off until 1:20 p.m. Central.
Sports
April 10
Justin Rose looks over his par putt on the first hole during the second round of the Masters golf tournament at Augusta National, Friday, April 9, 202

Souhan: The pack closes in on Justin Rose at the Masters

Jordan Spieth, Justin Thomas and Tony Finau are among those who made moves Friday at Augusta National.
Golf
April 10
Will Zalatoris hits from the fairway on the 13th hole during a practice round for the Masters golf tournament on Monday, April 5, 2021, in Augusta, Ga

Little-known Will Zalatoris surges up Masters leaderboard

The 24-year-old American is in a tie for second, continuing a rise up the golf ranks since last September.
Sports
April 9

Masters Round 3 tee times

The first pairing tees off at 8:40 a.m.
Golf
April 9

Day 2 at Augusta

Notes, quotes and anecdotes from Friday at Augusta
Golf
April 9
Justin Rose at the 13th tee Friday at the Masters.

Midday at the Masters: Justin Rose comes back to the pack

The first-round leader struggled on the front nine Friday, allowing some big names like Jordan Spieth and Tony Finau to gain ground.
Golf
April 9
Rory McIlroy hits out of the rough on the sixth hole during the first round of the Masters

Souhan: So-called favorites stray early at Masters, may not survive cut

Bryson DeChambeau and Rory McIlroy, among other big names, struggled Thursday and might not make it past Friday at Augusta.
Golf
April 9
Justin Rose and his caddie David Clark react to his second shot on the eighteenth hole during the first round of the Masters.

Morning at the Masters: Will Rose keep the lead this time?

Justin Rose built quite a lead in the first round but has led after four first rounds at Augusta without winning.
Golf
April 9

Day 1 at the Masters

Notes, quotes and anecdotes from Friday at Augusta National
Golf
April 8
Justin Rose chips out of the bunker on the 15th hole during round one of the Masters

Rose grabs the lead at the Masters with a 7-under 65

Justin Rose, back under the guidance of his swing coach, birdied seven of his last 10 holes after an eagle at No. 8.
Golf
April 8

Masters Round 2 tee times

The first players hit the tee at 7 a.m.
Golf
April 8
Rory McIlroy on the sixth hole, which he bogeyed in the first round Thursday.

Midday at the Masters: The greens are fast and tricky

The weather is ideal — mostly sunny, with temperatures creeping into the 80s. The biggest names go off late in the day.
Golf
April 8
Lee Elder waves with Gary Player before the ceremonial first tee the first round of the Masters.

Souhan: Seeking to overcome its history, Masters opens by honoring Lee Elder

Elder, 86, was the first Black player to participate in The Masters, in 1975, and his presence is the latest sign that Augusta National is trying to distance itself from its discriminatory past.
Golf
April 8
Bryson DeChambeau, left, talks with Phil Mickelson on the 10th tee during a practice round for the Masters

Souhan: DeChambeau and Mickelson? A great pairing for the Masters

Big-swinging Bryson DeChambeau and sage veteran Phil Mickelson got together Wednesday at Augusta. Their differences are obvious. Their similarities are more interesting.
Golf
April 8
Cameron Champ

Georgia voting law brings mixed reaction from those at the Masters

Some responses were muted, but Black golfer Cameron Champ voiced strong opposition.
Sports
April 7
Jordan Spieth runs across the tributary to Rae’s Creek to the 13th green during his practice round for the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club.

Souhan: Spieth practicing patience to emerge from 4 years of struggles

After youthful success was followed by an extended slump, Jordan Spieth is back at the Masters with a win in hand and surrounded by familiar people.
Golf
April 6
Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland watches his tee shot on the 11th hole during a practice round for the Masters golf tournament on Tuesday.

McIlroy looks to Masters to end majors slump

Rory McIlroy pointed to Tiger Woods' trophy case for perspective.
Golf
April 6

Masters tee times: Round 1

The first group is off the tee at 7 a.m.
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.