UNLV is 22nd out of 24 teams entering the third round of the NCAA women’s golf championship in Bradenton, Fla. The top 15 teams after Sunday’s round advance to the final round of stroke play Monday. The top eight then advance to match play starting Tuesday.
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Two UNLV seniors were named the Mountain West men’s and women’s golfers of the week.
Take one part “Where’s Waldo,” mix in liberal doses of “Dr. Who” and “Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy,” sprinkle in comic book-style illustrations and you’ve got “The Tall Tales of Talbot Toluca: Quest for the Ore Crystals.”
The UNLV men’s golf team won the Jackrabbit Invitational at Primm Valley Golf Club. The Rebels’ Kurt Kitayama shot a 19-under 197 to earn medalist honors, followed by teammates John Oda and Carl Jonson.
In 1982, at 30, Vickie Franks hit a low point in her life and attempted suicide. Instead of hearing a shot when she pulled the trigger, she is convinced she heard a voice telling her, “Don’t do it, Jesus loves you.”
After a rough start to the final round, UNLV finishes 30 strokes behind winner Texas in the Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters. Senior Kurt Kitayama finishes tied for 11th at 3 under to lead the Rebels.
Only one Rebel managed to break par Tuesday at the Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters, and UNLV is tied for ninth place in the 15-team field. UNLV’s Redford Bobbitt, playing as an individual, has a share of the individual lead with Alabama’s Robby Shelton at 8-under 136.
The way the scores were coming in, someone needed to double-check that Southern Highlands Golf Club was indeed UNLV’s home course. Fortunately, Nicholas Maruri was there to remind everyone the Rebels weren’t strangers on their own turf.
Patrick Lindsey has been selected to replace Adam Sperling as tournament director of the Shriners Hospitals for Children golf tournament. Lindsey, 34, has spent the last 10 years working in golf management, including overseeing the PGA Tour stop at Doral Country Club in Miami.
Las Vegas author Len Kreisler shares his medical adventures starting with his job as a U.S. Army physician in top-secret bacterial warfare research and concluding with his position as medical director for the Nevada Atomic Test Site in the book “The Obligated Volunteer.”
PGA officials and Tiger Woods’ agent denied Monday that Woods has been suspended by the tour. Woods was last seen on the course early in February when he withdrew during the first round of the Farmers Insurance Open. On Feb. 11, he said he needed to take a break to deal with the issues in his game.
Recent Henderson transplant Bill Kuncewicki drew from his parents’ experiences surviving the terror in Eastern Europe during WWII to write the romantic novella “One Day One Moment One Breath.”
A 2006 graduate of Cimarron-Memorial High School, Mackenzie Mack had a stellar junior golf career with experience on several national and international tours.
Tiger Woods said Wednesday that he will not play another PGA tournament until he thinks he can compete “at the highest level.”
Thieves have broken into Paul McGinley’s car and stolen Ryder Cup mementos the triumphant 2014 captain was planning to auction for charity, the San Francisco Chronicle has reported.
Tiger Woods on Monday dropped to No. 62 in the world golf rankings — the lowest spot he has held since his debut on the PGA Tour in 1996.
On one of those postcard Sundays in San Diego, Jason Day got his moment in the sun at the same time it was setting on Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson. Day’s win in the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines is a good story, but it was overshadowed.
The greatest golfer of his generation — and perhaps any — has become more human as his game has become more frightening to watch. He is older, weaker and more vulnerable with each shank. Now 39, his best days are behind him.
Tiger Woods withdrew from the Farmers Insurance Open during Thursday’s first round at Torrey Pines after his back began bothering him.
Tiger Woods, who shot his worst round ever as a pro Friday, has dropped out of the top 50 in the world golf ranking for the first time in three years.
Tiger Woods, his game sliding from bad to worse, shot 11-over-par 82 Friday and failed to make the cut at the Waste Management Phoenix Open.
You knew it was going to be that kind of day when his first tee shot landed closer to a fairway home than the fairway. Bad went to worse, and worse went to awful, and suddenly Tiger Woods was sculling shots off the fringe to 20 feet past the green.
The curious tale of Robert Allenby’s bruising ordeal in Honolulu has taken some unexpected twists but the Australian on Tuesday stuck by his original version of events.