Brandt Snedeker, who won the Farmers Insurance Open last weekend, hit rock bottom in December when he shot an 84 during the Australian PGA Championship. Shortly after the tournament, Snedeker headed to see Butch Harmon.
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It starts to feel like golf season when the PGA Tour hits the West Coast swing as it does this weekend with the Farmers Insurance Open in San Diego.
A breakthrough season for Jason Day started on an oceanside golf course north of San Diego. Torrey Pines is one of the most scenic stops on the PGA Tour, and it was memorable last year for two reasons.
In the past year, Jordan Spieth has gone from a promising young gun to the top gun in golf. If he's in a tournament, he's atop the odds board.
The Summit, a new Summerlin community being developed by Discovery Land that will feature a Tom Fazio golf course, is proof that parts of the golf industry are thriving, despite recent reports that the sport is struggling.
British golfer Jamie Donaldson, who won the point that secured the 2014 Ryder Cup for Europe, faces a couple of weeks out of the sport after cutting his hand in an accident involving a chainsaw.
Here we go. The first official golf notebook of 2016, and it marks the return of a weekly golf column.
The Review-Journal Sports will unveil some new features beginning this week. Those changes began in Sunday's print edition with columnist Ron Kantowski debuting his Las Vegas Insider. He will report on the sports people that make up the city.
Let's get the essentials out of the way. The day of golf started at 8 a.m.
Royal Links — the 18-hole golf course on Vegas Valley Drive east of Boulder Highway — could become the fourth Las Vegas Valley course offered up for sale or redevelopment over the past several months.
Tiger Woods' return from back surgery remains uncertain.
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — Rain at the Old Course at St. Andrews delayed British Open play for three hours Friday morning, but it couldn't stop Adam Scott from shooting one of the best rounds of the tournament.
You've probably heard that Badlands Golf Course in Summerlin could soon become Badlands Housing Development. And you probably know that Silverstone Golf Course in northwest Las Vegas could soon suffer the same fate.
Tiger Woods' former caddie defended his use of the word "slave" in describing his working relationship with the former No. 1 player in the world.
Tiger Woods has had some bitter breakups with his swing coaches, as Hank Haney wrote a tell-all book following their split and Woods has barely spoken with Butch Harmon in more than a decade.
Smylie Kaufman can start making plans for defense of his Shriners Hospitals for Children Open title. But he won't have to show up in Las Vegas until November.
The first-year tournament director of the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open was a bit bleary-eyed Monday morning but he was still smiling.
He signed the scorecard and then stopped at his golf bag for a quick check of things, and when William McGirt noticed there were only 20 messages awaiting on his cellphone, he was a bit surprised.
While many players lick their chops about the hole after the par-4 12th, the par-5 13th, in looking to make birdie or eagle, this tricky par 4 can get them in a foul mood if they don't play it right. It plays long with its narrow fairway and water that protects the right side of the fairway as well as the front of the green. Add a tough pin placement, as was the case Sunday, when it was tucked in the left front corner, and this hole was more about maintenance than scoring.
How much heartbreak can one man endure?
The puns on his first name undoubtedly have been used countless times. So let's just say Smylie Kaufman had a lot to smile about Sunday. The PGA Tour rookie had the best day of his brief professional career, tearing up TPC Summerlin with a final-round 10-under-par 61 and holding off six pursuers to win the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.
Summerlin resident Kevin Na and former UNLV golfer Chad Campbell were in the hunt, but fell short of winner Smylie Kaufman.
Former UNLV Rebel Chad Campbell and Summerlin resident Kevin Na stand just two strokes behind tournament leader Brett Stegmaier heading into Sunday's final round at the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.
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