Eleven-year-old Lucy Li became my favorite golfer this week. Not for her performance. For the outfits and ice cream and attitude.
The man who drove NBC Sports analyst Roger Maltbie’s golf cart during the third round of the U.S. Open is facing four charges after an incident with a state trooper on the course, a North Carolina State Police spokeswoman said Sunday.
The U.S. Open trophy Martin Kaymer won Sunday was all he needed to prove he was anything but a one-hit wonder in the majors, and that the two years he spent trying to build a complete game were worth all the doubt that followed him.
With the final round falling on Father’s Day, and especially because he has played second fiddle six times in the U.S. Open, Phil Mickelson will be the sentimental favorite of most fans and media this week.
Former LPGA golfer Stephanie Louden, amateur star Frank Acker, PGA teaching pro Mike Davis and the late John Difloure, a former vice president of the PGA of America, will be inducted into the Las Vegas Golf Hall of Fame on Oct. 10 at TPC Summerlin..
In a world of $4.5 million Super Bowl TV spots and nine-figure stadium naming rights deals, a $50,000 sponsorship at a Las Vegas professional golf tournament might not seem like a megadeal. But it is for Todd Shanholtzer, owner of TREW Financial and Benefits Group.