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  • International Crown's format should make it a winner here, organizers say

    International Crown's format should make it a winner here, organizers say
    Rich Thomas has run more than two dozen professional golf events over the past 14 years, but from its inception more than year ago the LPGA's International Crown at Caves Valley Golf Club in Owings Mills has felt different to its tournament director....
  • Jane O. Emich, championship golfer

    Jane O. Emich, championship golfer
    Jane O. Emich, an outstanding Maryland golfer who during her more than 60-year career won numerous state and regional titles, died May 20 of respiratory failure at her home in the Brightwood retirement community. She was 95. "Jane Emich was not only a...
  • Michael Phelps brings new girlfriend to ESPYs

    Michael Phelps brings new girlfriend to ESPYs
    Michael Phelps looked like he was enjoying himself at the ESPY Awards in Los Angeles this evening. Dressed in a dark suit instead of a swim suit, and with Golf Channel reporter Win McMurry on his arm as he walked the red carpet, retirement seemed to agree...
  • Who will win the PGA Championship?

    Louis Oosthuizen Barry Stavro Los Angeles Times My Ouija board says the PGA champ will emerge from the group of 16 players who have won the last 16 majors and, no, Tiger Woods isn't in that mix. Sunday's winner will be … South Africa's Louis...
  • Castro grabs two-shot lead in first round of AT&T National at Congressional

     Castro grabs two-shot lead in first round of AT&T National at Congressional
    No round of professional golf can be played on the Blue Course at Congressional Country Club without, it seems, comparing it to the events of two years ago, to the 111th U.S. Open in which Rory McIlroy appeared to make a mockery of the place. So here came...
  • Professional golf returning to Baltimore area in 2014

    Professional golf returning to Baltimore area in 2014
    More than a decade after the U.S. Senior Open was played at Caves Valley Golf Club, and five years since both the LPGA Championship at Bulle Rock and the Senior Players Championship at Baltimore Country Club left the area, professional golf will be...
  • How to carve a swan from a watermelon (and other institutional analogies)

    How to carve a swan from a watermelon (and other institutional analogies)
    Tiger Woods, Microsoft and the Tea Party are all reasserting themselves. Welcome to your post-weekend trends report for May 13, 2013. Woods won his 78th PGA event Sunday in Ponte Vedra Beach, showing further recovery from a series of injuries and marital...
  • It's last call for Cup hopefuls

    Tiger Woods, we know, has eliminated himself from the FedEx Cup postseason. Without a good performance in the Wyndham Championship, a few more prominent names could find themselves on the sideline. Hall of Famer Ernie Els, Padraig Harrington and Angel...
  • An upper hand Down Under?

    Greg Norman's final Presidents Cup picks did more than bolster the host nation's representation. He went for a true "home" advantage with his selection of Robert Allenby and Aaron Baddeley. Allenby grew up playing Royal Melbourne, nearly winning the 1991...
  • Democracy reigns in majors these days

    BETHESDA, Md. — The U.S. Open long has billed itself as the most democratic among golf's major championships. The big names get reserved spots, sure — though they share the practice range with up-and-comers, amateurs, club pros and maybe a...
  • His dream takes a little detour

    This week's AT&T National will be Erik Compton's 29th start on the PGA Tour, on which his unique story — twice a heart-transplant recipient — has made him a frequent recipient of sponsor's exemptions over the last decade. There's a...
  • Keeping himself caged

    If he had the chance at a mulligan, Tiger Woods wouldn't have teed it up at The Players Championship. Maybe then his balky left knee would have allowed him to take his usual place at the U.S. Open. And certainly he wouldn't be wavering — again &#...