| Oct 13, 2008
SENIOR PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP
Final round, par 70
D.A. Weibring, $390,000
67-70-66-68 - 271
Fred Funk, $228,800
66-68-72-66 - 272
Ben Crenshaw, $156,000
67-66-74-66 - 273
Nick Price, $156,000
70-66-66-71 - 273
Jeff Sluman, $156,...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 3:23 PM
Pity Peter Hanson and Paul Lawrie. The European duo got railroaded Friday afternoon by Bubba Watson and Webb Simpson.
“The train left on the front nine,” Hanson noted.
The Americans took the express car to victory with one of the greatest...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 8:36 PM
Hot-tea concessions and an on-site betting parlor. Waterproof fans and riveting competition. A bagpipe’s hymn and a bishop’s prayer.
Ten years ago this month, courtesy of my gracious editors, I chronicled one of sport’s grandest events:...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 11:20 AM
The reaction of Champions Tour members to Augusta National’s decision to admit women can be summed up in one word: bravo.
“That’s terrific,” Hinsdale resident Jeff Sluman said of the announcement Monday that former Secretary of...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 11:28 PM
Past Toshiba Classic champions, and the top 30 players on the Champions Tour, amassing hundreds of wins combined, will tee it up at the 19th annual tournament, set to tee off March 11-17 at Newport Beach Country Club, the Toshiba Classic announced...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 10:55 AM
It was the type of a tournament that could change a career, define a player.
The 2008 U.S. Open stabilized Tiger Woods as an icon. The Open made Rocco Mediate everyone's favorite underdog.
Mediate is well aware the tournament was a unique experience....
| Mar 15, 2013
| 12:38 AM
NEWPORT BEACH — As if John Cook needed more of an advantage at the Toshiba Classic this week.
The 11-time PGA Tour winner, who grabbed his ninth victory on the Champions Tour in January, doesn't totally have an edge on the Newport Beach Country...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 2:31 PM
Loren Roberts, an eight-time PGA Tour champion and a 13-time Champions Tour winner, was inducted into the Toshiba Classic Hall of Fame at Newport Beach Country Club on Monday.
Roberts, who won the 18th annual Toshiba Classic by two strokes, joined the...
| May 8, 2011
Seve Ballesteros, the dashing, audacious force of golfing nature who zoomed from a fishing village in northern Spain to five major titles, No. 1 in the world and a pioneer's role in golf's European surge of the 1980s, died early Saturday. He was 54....
| Mar 2, 2012
| 4:45 PM
When the week began, Brian Harman wasn’t sure he’d even have a place in the Honda Classic field. After a windblown first day, the PGA Tour rookie couldn’t fathom Davis Love III matching the course record. “How did he shoot 64 out...
| May 7, 2012
| 9:46 PM
Add new Hall of Famers Peter Alliss and Dan Jenkins to those who don’t understand the rationale behind Tiger Woods embarking on another swing. “It’s like Pavarotti saying, ‘I’m fed up being a tenor; I think I’m going to...
| May 31, 2011
| 4:39 AM
Another travel day, plus a little pre-travel Memorial Day tasks, brings us another late-day edition of Monday Niblicks. Let’s face it, you probably read this during office hours anyway. It’s OK with us if it’s OK with your boss. And...