Rory McIlroy showed precisely why he is the world’s number one golfer on Sunday, producing a dazzling performance in the final-day singles to spearhead Europe’s victory charge in the 40th Ryder Cup.
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Regina Quintero brought the Boulder City girls golf team to practice one day and noticed the young boy with blond hair off to the side working on his game.
Nicholas Maruri knows his way around a doctor’s office almost as well as he does a golf course.
Shadow Ridge boys golfer Ben Davis thought he had no chance to win after a double bogey on the 11th hole at Wildhorse Golf Club.
The power couple of sports is a rehab unit all its own. Lindsey Vonn is working her way back from a second right knee operation. Tiger Woods is recovering from surgery to relieve pain from a pinched nerve in his back.
The UNLV sophomore advances in his attempt to qualify for next month’s U.S. Open along with seven others. Joe Harrison and Eric McCardle are the only golfers in the 153-man field to break par at the local qualifying.
NIPTON, Calif. — Defending champion Brandon Bauman of Palo Verde shot a 4-under-par 67 at Primm Valley Golf Club’s Lakes Course on Monday and leads by one stroke after the first day of the Division I Sunset Region boys golf tournament.
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — Adam Scott’s wedding was so secret that not even his guests knew about it.
By the mathematical wonder of the world ranking, Adam Scott could have stayed in The Bahamas this week and still moved to No. 1 in the world ranking provided three other players had an ordinary week at The Players Championship.
UNLV opens play today in the NCAA women’s golf Central Regional at Stillwater, Okla. The Rebels, making their 12th consecutive NCAA appearance, are seeded 16th in the 24-team field. The top eight teams advance to the May 20 to 23 NCAA Championships in Tulsa, Okla.
The Rebels, who are coming off a third-place finish at last month’s Mountain West championships, will be the No. 5 seed at next week’s Sugar Grove, Ill., Regional where familiar foe California is the top seed.
Ten days ago there she was, 14-year-old Hunter Pate, a female, a Cinderella story from out of nowhere — an eighth-grader at Grant Sawyer Middle School in Las Vegas. And she was about to become champion at Augusta National.
Former UNLV golfer Ryan Moore did not win the Masters — he failed to make the cut — but he won the annual Par 3 tournament held before it, and he had his picture taken with his 17-month-old son Tucker, which was pretty cool.
Bubba Watson has won the Masters for the second time in three years.
Not long ago, Jordan Spieth was the definition of a long shot. In August, when odds on the Masters opened at Las Vegas sports books, Spieth’s potential was a rumor
A dig into Adam Scott’s closet uncovers no dirt, skeletons or porn stars. The new man to beat in golf is one of the good guys, and he’s a favorite around here because he’s a UNLV guy.
A couple of visitors were chatting with Eric Meeks in the pro shop at the TaylorMade Golf Experience out on Las Vegas Boulevard recently, where he operates the Eric Meeks School of Golf. It was coming up on the 25-year anniversary of Meeks having qualified to play in the Masters.
Adam Scott, Rory McIlroy, Phil Mickelson and Bubba Watson are worth watching if you’re looking to make some money on the Masters.
Watch out for the South Africans this week, and I’ll target four of them. I’m trying to beat Rory McIlroy, Adam Scott and lefties Phil Mickelson and Bubba Watson. Last year, I hit Scott for a $30 wager at 25-1 odds. In this format, I’ll select nine players who could return at least $1,000 by earning the green jacket.
LVH golf oddsmaker Jeff Sherman analyzes several key players in the Masters field.
Adam Scott is relishing every part of being Masters champion. The drive up Magnolia Lane. A couple of practice rounds with his dad. Wearing the green jacket. And certainly, the champions dinner Tuesday night.
Former pro athletes and celebrities brought plenty of lighter moments to the Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational at Shadow Creek, and the image of Jordan golfing with a lit stogie kind of sticks with you.