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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
  • 4 months, 2 weeks 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
  • 2 days, 22 hours 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
  • 2 days, 22 hours 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
  • 1 week 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
  • 5 days, 14 hours ago
Golf

Toledo packs a wallop on first day of Ally Challenge

Toledo packs a wallop on first day of Ally ChallengeFormer boxer throws a few punches in the air after sinking a 60-foot putt to finish 6-under 60, one shot off the lead, after Day 1 at the Champions Tour event.
  • Golf
  • 5 days, 14 hours ago
Golf

Video: Take a walk with Tom Gillis up the 18th fairway at Warwick Hills

Video: Take a walk with Tom Gillis up the 18th fairway at WarwickDuring Thursday's pro-am, Gillis welcomed a Champions Tour reporter and videographer to join him on the 18th hole. The conversation was interesting.
  • Golf
  • 6 days, 2 hours ago
Golf

Warwick Hills lures Fred Couples, John Daly back, despite aches and pain

Warwick Hills lures Couples, Daly back, despite aches and painFred Couples and John Daly are hurting, but not enough to keep them to returning to one of their favorite spots, Warwick Hills.
  • Golf
  • 6 days, 18 hours 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
  • 1 week ago
Golf

Two-time Buick Open champ Kenny Perry returns to the scene of the 'crime'

2-time Buick champ Perry returns to the scene of ‘crime’In 2007, a wayward shot by Perry struck a woman square in the nose, breaking her nose and sending blood everywhere. He signed an autograph for her, and sent her flowers.
  • Golf
  • 1 week ago
Golf

As golf returns to Warwick Hills, here are our favorite memories from the Buick Open

Our favorite memories from the old Buick OpenThis week's inaugural Ally Challenge, a Champinos Tour event, is the first touring-pro tournament at Warwick Hills since the Buick Open went belly-up in 2009 amid the automobile-industry collapse.
  • Golf
  • 1 week ago
Golf

Saturday's golf: Olson grabs two-shot lead, closes in on first major

Saturday’s golf: Olson grabs two-shot lead, closes in on majorChasing a first major title for herself, and a first for American women this season, Amy Olson fired a bogey-free 65 to take a two-shot lead after the Evian Championship third round.
  • Golf
  • 4 days, 18 hours ago
Golf

Friday's golf: Rookie Torres in four-way tie at Evian

Friday’s golf: Rookie Torres in four-way tie at EvianMaria Torres, the first Puerto Rican to earn an LPGA Tour card, shot a 2-under 69 before Amy Olson (65), Mo Martin (66) and Mi Hyang Lee (66) matched her 8-under 134 total.
  • Golf
  • 5 days, 15 hours ago
Golf

Check out featured pairings for first round of Ally Challenge at Warwick Hills

Check out pairings for first round of Ally ChallengeVijay Singh (three), Kenny Perry (two) and Tom Pernice (one), who won a combined six Buick Open championships when Warwick Hills hosted the PGA Tour stop, will tee off at 1:10 Friday, on the first hole.
  • Golf
  • 1 week ago
Golf

Fred Couples on being back at Warwick Hills

Fred Couples on being back at Warwick HillsFred Couples talks about returning to Warwick Hills to play in the inaugural Ally Challenge
  • Golf
  • 6 days, 18 hours ago
Golf

John Daly talks about playing at Warwick Hills

John Daly talks about playing at Warwick HillsJohn Daly talks about returning to play at Warwick Hills in the Ally Challenge
  • Golf
  • 6 days, 18 hours ago
Golf

Kenny Perry talks about his return to Warwick Hills

Kenny Perry talks about his return to Warwick HillsKenny Perry talks about his memories of playing in the Buick Open as he prepares for this week's Ally Challenge.
  • Golf
  • 1 week ago
Golf

Warwick Hills hosts Ally Challenge Pro-Am

Warwick Hills hosts Ally Challenge Pro-AmThe inaugural Ally Challenge tees off Friday at Warwick Hills Golf & Country Club in Grand Blanc, a stop on the Champions Tour.
  • Golf
  • 6 days, 17 hours ago
Golf

Thursday's golf: Torres, Ciganda out front in Evian event

Thursday’s golf: Torres, Ciganda out front in Evian eventAiming to stylishly cap a rookie season that Hurricane Maria almost denied her, Maria Torres shared the first-round lead on 6 under at the final women’s golf major.
  • Golf
  • 6 days, 12 hours ago
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West Michigan's Tom Werkmeister trades storied amateur career for shot on Champions Tour

W. Mich. man trades storied amateur career for shot on Champions TourHe's played in three Champions Tour events this season, and will attempt to qualify for The Ally Challenge, set for this week in Grand Blanc.
  • Golf
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Golf

Detroit News/GAM Hole In One Contest

Detroit News/GAM Hole In One ContestThe Detroit News/GAM Hole In One Contest was Monday at Whispering Willows in Livonia.
  • Golf
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Golf

Michigan's Tom Gillis, Tom Werkmeister teeing it up in Ally Challenge

Michigan’s Gillis, Werkmeister in Ally ChallengeGillis earned a sponsor's exemption into the Champions Tour event in Grand Blanc, while Werkmeister earned a spot during a Tuesday qualifier in Linden.
  • Golf
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Golf

Early bird gets prize in Detroit News/GAM Hole In One Contest

Early bird gets prize in Detroit News/GAM contestThe early bird gets the worm. Or, in this case, the prize.
  • Golf
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Golf

Fred Couples to play in Grand Blanc; Ally Challenge field finalized

Fred Couples to play in Grand Blanc; Ally Challenge field finalizedA roster of 78 players is in the field for the Champions Tour's debut in Grand Blanc, including nine of the top 10 players in the Charles Schwab Cup standings. Four more players will be added via Tuesday qualifying.
  • Golf
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Golf

John Daly, Bernhard Langer among early commitments for Champions Tour event in Grand Blanc

Daly, Langer will play Champions Tour event in Grand BlancThe field for the inaugural Ally Challenge is starting to take shape — and so far so good for the Champions Tour's debut at Warwick Hills Golf & County Club.
  • Golf
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Golf

Detroit Golf Club tells members it won't lose money on PGA Tour tournament

Detroit Golf Club tells members it won’t lose money on PGA TourThe finalized contract between Detroit Golf Club, the PGA Tour and Rocket Giving Fund was announced this week in a memo to Detroit Golf Club members, obtained by The Detroit News.
  • Golf
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
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Tiger Woods: Nike Colin Kaepernick ad a 'beautiful spot'

Tiger Woods: Nike Kaepernick ad a ‘beautiful spot’Tiger Woods endorsed Nike’s latest “Just Do It” ad narrated by Colin Kaepernick with a message nearly as succinct.
  • Sports
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Lynn Henning

Henning: PGA Tour event will add to Michigan golf luster

Henning: PGA Tour event will add to Michigan golf lusterFrom the days of Donald Ross and Walter Hagen, to Palmer, Nicklaus, and Player, to world-famous courses, next year's DGC event adds to the luster.
  • Lynn Henning
  • 2 months ago
Golf

Michigan's Tom Gillis, now 50, takes aim at Champions Tour

Michigan’s Tom Gillis, now 50, takes aim at Champions TourThe Lake Orion professional golfer has been eyeing the 50-and-older circuit for several months, and could make his debut early next month.
  • Golf
  • 2 months ago
Golf

Woods, Mickelson, DeChambeau added to Ryder Cup squad

Woods, Mickelson, DeChambeau added to Ryder Cup squadFor Tiger Woods, it’s the culmination of a comeback that began in January after a fourth surgery on his lower back.
  • Golf
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Golf

Europe goes with experience with Ryder Cup wild-card picks

Europe goes with experience with Ryder Cup wild-card picksSergio Garcia, Ian Poulter, Henrik Stenson and Paul Casey were selected Wednesday as Europe’s wild cards for the Ryder Cup.
  • Golf
  • 2 weeks ago
Golf

Vijay Singh, Tom Lehman, Colin Montgomerie join Ally Challenge field

Vijay Singh, Tom Lehman, Colin Montgomerie join Ally Challenge fieldSingh won the now-defunct Buick Open three times, in 1997, 2004 and 2005. So it's no surprise he's returning to Warwick Hills Golf & Country Club.
  • Golf
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Golf

Why didn't lowest scorer win the Michigan PGA Championship?

Why didn’t lowest scorer win the Michigan PGA Championship?This week at Flint Golf Club, Ben Cook was declared ineligible to be the official champion. Let's try to explain why.
  • Golf
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Sports

Sports celebrities at annual Jalen Rose Golf Classic

Sports celebrities at annual Jalen Rose Golf ClassicThe eighth annual Jalen Rose Golf Classic, which benefits the Jalen Rose Leadership Academy, took place at the Detroit Golf Club on Monday.
  • Sports
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Golf

Petoskey's Joey Garber weathers 'dark days,' earns PGA Tour card

Petoskey’s Joey Garber weathers ‘dark days,’ earns PGA Tour cardGarber, a former Michigan golfer who finished his collegiate career at Georgia, finished in the top 25 on the Web.com Tour money list, thanks to a June victory.
  • Golf
  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Golf

Rocco Mediate expects Tiger Woods to win more majors

Rocco Mediate expects Tiger Woods to win more majorsRocco Mediate expects Tiger Woods to be a major contender for major golf championships in the future
  • Golf
  • 1 month ago
Golf

Lake Orion's Tom Gillis 'pleased' with third-place finish

Lake Orion’s Tom Gillis ‘pleased’ with third-place finishTom Gillis shot a 5-under 67 to finish tied for third at the Dick’s Sporting Goods Open. It was his second third-place tie in two Champions Tour events since turning 50 in July.
  • Golf
  • 1 month ago
Golf

GVSU's Alex Scott eliminated on 18th green in U.S. Amateur match

GVSU’s Alex Scott eliminated on 18th green in U.S. Amateur matchAlex Scott, 21, of Traverse City, had a 3-up lead at the turn and a 1-up lead with three to play before some loose swings cost him late in his match Wednesday.
  • Golf
  • 1 month ago
Golf

PGA Tour makes '19 tourney official, calls Detroit a 'perfect fit'

PGA Tour makes ‘19 tourney official, calls Detroit a ‘perfect fit’The PGA Tour will make its first-ever stop in the city limits starting in 2019, with Quicken Loans as the title sponsor. The tournament will be played in June.
  • Golf
  • 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Golf

It's official: Detroit Golf Club to host PGA Tour stop

It’s official: Detroit Golf Club to host PGA Tour stopThe 2018-19 PGA Tour schedule was released Tuesday, and the Detroit tournament, called the Rocket Mortgage Classic, will be played in late June.
  • Golf
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Golf

Detroit Golf Club members approve pursuing PGA Tour event

Detroit Golf Club members approve pursuing PGA Tour eventDGC members, by a 248 to 20 vote, have allowed their board of directors to pursue plans with the Tour.
  • Golf
  • 4 months ago
Golf

Detroit Golf Club tells members to expect PGA Tour vote in ‘near future’

Detroit Golf Club tells members to expect PGA Tour vote in ‘near future’The PGA Tour and Quicken Loans are likely this week to finalize an agreement to bring a tournament to Detroit.
  • Golf
  • 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Golf

PGA Tour poised to play in city of Detroit for first time

PGA Tour poised to play in city of Detroit for first timeThe tournament will be the last week of June, starting in 2019, at Detroit Golf Club, with Quicken Loans sponsoring.
  • Golf
  • 4 months, 2 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
  • 3 days, 11 hours ago
Golf

Tom Lehman talks about missed opportunities at the Ally Challenge

Tom Lehman talks about missed opportunities at the Ally ChallengeTom Lehman finished three shots behind Paul Broadhurst after missing some crucial putts on the back nine
  • Golf
  • 3 days, 12 hours ago
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