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Video: Detroit to host PGA Tour event in 2019

Video: Detroit to host PGA Tour event in 2019The Detroit News' Bob Wojnowski and Tony Paul discuss the PGA Tour coming to the Detroit Golf Club in 2019.
  • Golf
  • 8 months, 1 week ago
Golf

Pro golf in Michigan: Here are 150-plus champions

Pro golf in Michigan: Here are 150-plus championsArnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods are among the legends who’ve won tournaments in Michigan.
  • Golf
  • 4 months ago
Golf

Pro golf in Michigan: Scenes through the years

Pro golf in Michigan: Scenes through the yearsPro golf in Michigan: Scenes through the years
  • Golf
  • 4 months ago
Sports

Canadian rookie Svensson has career day to lead Sony Open

Canadian rookie Svensson has career day to lead Sony OpenA year after his victory in the Bahamas that paved his way to the PGA Tour, Svensson capped off a rookie round to remember Thursday with a 10-foot birdie putt on his final hole for a 9-under 61 and a one-shot lead in the Sony Open.
  • Sports
  • 4 days, 19 hours ago
Sports

Rookie, 42, took long road to PGA Tour

Rookie, 42, took long road to PGA TourConsidering the long road he traveled and the setbacks that followed, it’s hard to imagine anyone at the Sony Open who appreciates this island paradise more than Chris Thompson.
  • Sports
  • 5 days, 23 hours ago
Golf

Sunday's golf: Xander Schauffele kicks off 2019 in style

Sunday’s golf: Schauffele ties course record, winsThe 25-year-old San Diego, California resident took another step toward joining the young elite in golf with his second victory this season, and fourth in the last 18 months.
  • Golf
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Sports

Saturday's golf: Woodland stays in front with a big putt at Kapalua

Saturday’s golf: Woodland stays in front with a big puttWoodland broke a tie with Rory McIlroy by making a 65-foot eagle putt on 15th hole, and he closed with one last birdie Saturday for a 5-under 68 that gave him a three-shot lead going into the final round at Kapalua.
  • Sports
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Golf

Friday's golf: Woodland birdies way into lead at Kapalua

Friday’s golf: Woodland birdies way into lead at KapaluaGary Woodland broke away from a five-way tie for the lead by running off five straight birdies, and then finishing with one more for another 6-under 67.
  • Golf
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Sports

Thursday's golf: Tway returns to Kapalua as a tour winner and leads with 66

Thursday’s golf: Tway returns to Kapalua as a tour winner and leadsThe Safeway Open champion made his debut in winners-only field Thursday with a 7-under 66 on the Plantation course to build a one-shot lead over Dustin Johnson, Justin Thomas and Gary Woodland.
  • Sports
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Golf

Wednesday's golf: Pilgrim’s Run a hit among casual golfers

Wednesday’s golf: Pilgrim’s Run a hit among casual golfersWest Michigan golf ranks fifth in the nation on Golf Advisor list.
  • Golf
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Golf

Jason Day eyes return to No. 1, even if it costs him sleep

Day eyes return to No. 1, even if it costs him sleepThe 31-year-old Australian knows the cost of being the best golfer on the planet because he already reached that summit.
  • Golf
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Sports

Top 10 Detroit News sports storylines in 2018

Top 10 sports storylines of 2018Here are the sports storylines that had the biggest impact throughout the year
  • Sports
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Golf

Sunday's golf: Loves set records in Father-Son Challenge win

Sunday’s golf: Loves set records in Father-Son Challenge winDavis Love III and Dru Love closed with a 16-under 56 in a scramble format to set two tournament records and win the PNC Father-Son Challenge by three shots.
  • Golf
  • 1 month ago
Golf

Tickets about to go on sale for Detroit PGA Tour tournament

Tickets about to go on sale for Detroit PGA Tour tournamentTournament officials are holding a holiday pre-sale, Thursday through Dec. 23, for the Rocket Mortgage Classic, set for June 27-30 at Detroit Golf Club.
  • Golf
  • 1 month ago
Golf

West Bloomfield's Mikaela Schulz is state's top girls junior golfer for second straight year

West Bloomfield’s Schulz is state’s top girls junior golfer for second straight yearThe Bloomfield Hills High student plans to attend the University of Michigan on a golf scholarship in the fall.
  • Golf
  • 1 month ago
Sports

Saturday's golf: John and Little John Daly lead

Saturday’s golf: John and Little John Daly leadJohn and Little John Daly birdied the final six-holes for a 13-under 59 and a one-stroke lead Saturday in the PNC Father-Son Challenge.
  • Sports
  • 1 month ago
Golf

Format for LPGA event in Midland to include 72 teams, 4 days

Format for LPGA event in Midland to include 72 teams, 4 daysThe Great Lakes Bay Invitational revealed its format, one that will include 72 two-woman teams and take place over four days with a Saturday finish.
  • Golf
  • 1 month ago
Golf

Sunday's golf: Kizzire-Harman win QBE Shootout

Sunday’s golf: Kizzire-Harman win QBE ShootoutPatton Kizzire and Brian Harman won the QBE Shootout on Sunday, eagling the par-5 17th and closing with a par for a one-stroke victory over Graeme McDowell and Emiliano Grillo.
  • Golf
  • 1 month ago
Golf

Saturday's golf: Woodland, Hoffman share QBE Shootout lead

Saturday’s golf: Woodland, Hoffman share QBE Shootout leadGary Woodland and Charley Hoffman shot an 8-under 64 in modified alternate-shot play Saturday for a share of the lead in the QBE Shootout.
  • Golf
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Golf

LPGA Tour's 2019 schedule doesn't include stop in Ann Arbor

LPGA Tour’s 2019 schedule doesn’t include stop in Ann ArborThe Volvik Championship earlier this year concluded a three-year run at Travis Pointe Country Club. Tournament officials are scrambling to find a new sponsor and keep the tournament alive.
  • Golf
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Golf

Detroit Golf Club to play at 7,300 yards for PGA Tour stop; here are complete renovation details

DGC to play 7,300 yards for PGA Tour stop after upgradesDGC president Pat Flynn spoke to The News recently and laid out all the renovations the club is expecting to oversee, before the PGA Tour players arrive in June 20198.
  • Golf
  • 4 months ago
Oakland County

Check out the new Topgolf in Auburn Hills

Check out the new Topgolf in Auburn HillsThe much-anticipated sports entertainment venue features 102 hitting bays, three bars and 3,000 square feet of event space.
  • Oakland County
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Golf

Friday's golf: Charl Schwartzel carries one-shot lead at South African Open

Friday’s golf: Charl Schwartzel carries one-shot lead at South African OpenThe 2011 Masters champion moved to 12-under overall and replaced overnight leader Louis Oosthuizen at the top of the leaderboard.
  • Golf
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Golf

Golf notes: Tom Werkmeister comes up short at Champions Tour Q-school

Golf notes: Werkmeister comes up short at Champions Tour Q-schoolBut the Grandville resident still will have some conditional status for 2019, meaning he gets into the Monday and Tuesday qualifiers prior to that week's tournament, just as he had in 2018.
  • Golf
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Golf

Sunday's golf: Rahm caps year with win in Bahamas

Sunday’s golf: Rahm caps year with win in BahamasJon Rahm turned a potential shootout into a Bahamas breeze Sunday, closing with a 7-under 65 for a four-shot victory in the Hero World Challenge.
  • Golf
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Golf

Saturday's golf: Finau rallies to share lead in Bahamas with Woods at the bottom

Saturday’s golf: Finau rallies to share lead in BahamasFinau birdied four holes to finish 5-under 67, which draws him even with Henrik Stenson and Jon Rahm.
  • Golf
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Sports

Friday's golf: Stenson, Rahm tied for lead in the Bahamas

Friday’s golf: Stenson, Rahm tied for lead in the BahamasJon Rahm made birdies on half of his holes for a 9-under 63 to share the lead with Henrik Stenson, who had a 66.
  • Sports
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Golf

Detroit News / GAM Hole In One Contest results

Detroit News / GAM Hole In One Contest resultsHere are distance results from Monday's Detroit News / Golf Association of Michigan Hole In One Contest on the No. 7 hole at Whispering Willows Golf Course in Livonia.
  • Golf
  • 4 months ago
Sports

Friday's golf: Mickelson beats Woods with birdie on 22nd hole

Phil Mickelson beats Tiger Woods with birdie on 22nd holePhil Mickelson beat Tiger Woods in overtime Friday in their $9 million pay-per-view match in Las Vegas that ended up free for many viewers because of technical problems.
  • Sports
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Golf

Tom Gillis on cusp of securing Champions Tour card for 2019

Tom Gillis on cusp of securing Champions Tour card for 2019Gillis finished tied for sixth in the Dominion Energy Charity Classic in Richmond, Va., on Sunday, and is 37th on the 50-and-older tour's money list.
  • Golf
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Golf

Paul Broadhurst talks about winning the Ally Challenge

Paul Broadhurst talks about winning the Ally ChallengePaul Broadhurst birdied the final hole on his way to winning the inaugural Ally Challenge
  • Golf
  • 4 months ago
Golf

Champions Tour's 2019 stop at Warwick Hills set for Sept. 13-15

Next year’s Ally Challenge set for Sept. 13-15The inaugural 50-and-older Champions Tour tournament was held last month, and won by England's Paul Broadhurst.
  • Golf
  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Golf

Outspoken golf analyst Johnny Miller will retire early in 2019

Outspoken golf analyst Johnny Miller will retire early in 2019Miller said Monday he will make his last call from the Phoenix Open in February, ending a career as the lead golf analyst for NBC Sports that made him as famous as the 63 he shot at Oakmont to win the 1973 U.S. Open.
  • Golf
  • 3 months ago
Golf

Tom Gillis torn between going for broke, playing it safe on Champions Tour

Tom Gillis battles inner tug-of-war on Champions TourThe Lake Orion native has four top-10 finishes in five tournaments on the Champions Tour. Still, he's torn between going for the win and playing it safe, to preserve full-time tour status.
  • Golf
  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Golf

Team USA's Brooks Koepka denies fight with Dustin Johnson at Ryder Cup

Team USA’s Brooks Koepka denies fight with Dustin Johnson at Ryder CupThe 28-year-old American, the U.S. Open and PGA Championship winner, also said Wednesday he was heartbroken to hear a woman struck by his tee shot at the Ryder Cup last week might lose vision in her right eye.
  • Golf
  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Golf

Reports: Team USA's Dustin Johnson, Brooks Koepka fought at Ryder Cup

Reports: U.S. teammates nearly fought at Ryder CupThe news comes as quick a shock as Johnson, 34, and Koepka, 28, are considered good friends, even regularly working out together.
  • Golf
  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Golf

'Incredible' Europe defeats United States to claim Ryder Cup

Incredible’ Europe defeats USA to claim Ryder CupThe home team secured the victory when Phil Mickelson knocked one in the water at the par-3 16th hole, conceding his match to Francesco Molinari right on the tee box.
  • Golf
  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Golf

Tanigawa eagles for Champions win; Gillis finishes fifth

Tanigawa eagles for Champions win; Gillis finishes fifthLake Orion’s Tom Gillis, making his fifth Champions Tour start, shot 73 and finished 7 under to tie for fifth place.
  • Golf
  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Golf

Grand Rapids' Bradley Smith, Windsor's Jasmine Ly win GAM junior titles

Bradley Smith, Jasmine Ly win GAM junior titlesSmith finished 1-over 73 to couple with his first round leading 69 for 142. Ly, who has committed to play golf at Northern Illinois, closed with a 74 after shooting 70 Saturday for 144.
  • Golf
  • 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Lynn Henning

Henning: Warwick Hills back as golf destination

Henning: Warwick Hills back as golf destinationCrowds were smaller but fans welcomed Tour event back to Michigan.
  • Lynn Henning
  • 4 months ago
Golf

Master of the Mitten: Broadhurst's Ally Challenge victory completes state sweep

Broadhurst’s Ally Challenge victory completes state sweepThe 53-year-old British pro shoots 6-under 66 Sunday to finish two shots ahead of first-round leader Brandt Jobe at Warwick Hills Golf and Country Club.
  • Golf
  • 4 months ago
Lynn Henning

Henning: Bernhard Langer is why it's good for golf to be back at Warwick Hills

Henning: Langer pairs persona and challengesA two-time Masters champion shoots 67 to stay within range at Ally Challenge, but a post-round session speaks to golf's ever-present gremlins.
  • Lynn Henning
  • 4 months ago
Sports

Hot day, hot rounds at Warwick Hills as McCarron, Lehman, and Maggert take Ally Challenge lead

McCarron, Lehman, Maggert lead Ally ChallengeMcCarron shoots 63, O'Meara 64 as Warwick Hills, a birdie haven, shows flashes of its old Buick Open heritage
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  • 4 months ago
Golf

Jobe knocks off rust, leads in low-scoring round at Warwick Hills

Jobe knocks off rust, leads in low-scoring round at Warwick HillsBrandt Jobe fired a 7-under 65 to hold a one-shot lead over Jeff Maggert, Esteban Toledo and three-time Buick Open champion Vijay Singh, who all shot 6-under 66.
  • Golf
  • 4 months ago
Golf

Sunday’s golf: Belgium claims World Cup victory

Sunday’s golf: Belgium claims World Cup victoryThomas Pieters and Thomas Detry of Belgium lifted the World Cup of Golf trophy on Sunday. They may have won it on Friday.
  • Golf
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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