PGA Tour players Will Wilcox and Brendan Steele argued about music on the driving range Tuesday in a Twitter beef.
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As the No. 1-ranked golfer in the world, Rory McIlroy is the favorite to win the Masters at 6-1. A victory would complete a career Grand Slam (he has won the U.S. Open, British Open and PGA Championship), joining Ben Hogan, Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods in accomplishing the feat.
Under normal circumstances, Rory McIlroy would be the top story. He’s the No. 1 player in the world, he won the past two majors and he’s the favorite in the Masters. But for the first time in two months, Tiger Woods is playing, and guess who is getting all the attention?
His game overhauled, back surgically repaired, Tiger Woods was engaging and energetic in his return to Augusta National Golf Course for the 2015 Masters.
If Tiger Woods can resurrect his game from the astonishing depths he has plunged in recent months, it would be his greatest achievement in a stellar career, says respected swing coach David Leadbetter.
She may have been nervous, but Las Vegas’ Morgan Goldstein managed to keep herself composed long enough to win the 2015 Drive, Chip & Putt skills competition Sunday at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga.
Two local youth golfers, Morgan Goldstein and Avery Lazarski, will compete in a national skills competition at Augusta National on Sunday. The Las Vegans are among the 80 finalists in eight age groups.
Tiger Woods ended weeks of speculation on Friday when he announced he will play in next week’s Masters golf tournament at Augusta National.
Edward Fryatt was a golfing All-American at UNLV and had a nice little run on the PGA Tour. Then he lost his tour card and set aside his clubs for 10 years — until he started playing again recently as an amateur in Southern Nevada Golf Association tourneys.
Tiger Woods, a 14-time major winner who continues his hiatus from the PGA Tour to work on his game, has dropped out of the world’s top 100 golfers to No. 104.
Las Vegas author Re’na L. Garcia surveyed more than 100 pastor’s kids, or PKs as she calls them, for the book “Raised in the Pew.”
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.