British Open 2018: The best photos from Thursday at Carnoustie

British Open 2018: The best photos from Thursday at Carnoustie

For one day at least, Carnoustie fell short of its reputation as the most unforgiving test on the Open rota. Which is not to say it was easy—ask Brooks Koepka—but judging by these images from the first round, the feared course occasionally bordered on pleasant. Among some of our favorites: Stan Badz/R&A Russell Knox of […]

Golf: Shot of the day is scant consolation after Garcia's 75

Golf: Shot of the day is scant consolation after Garcia's 75

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (Reuters) – Sergio Garcia all but shot himself out of the title equation with a 75 at the British Open on Thursday but there was some consolation for the 2017 U.S. Masters champion as he conjured one of the strokes of the day. Jul 18, 2018; Carnoustie, Angus, SCT; Sergio Garcia hits out […]

Video: Is This the Best Golf Trick Shot Ever?

Video: Is This the Best Golf Trick Shot Ever?

Golfing legend Phil Mickelson has long been renowned for his short play but took his reputation to a whole new level on Wednesday. Training for the 147th Open Championship in Carnoustie, Scotland, the five-time major winner treated viewers to a sensational stunt as he took a seemingly impossible flop-shot over the head of former European […]

IN DEPTH: Local golf courses see golf gains

It’s a sport in which multi-million dollar business deals have been made. Presidents – from Taft to Trump – have been noted for playing. It’s a near $70 billion industry in the U.S. and is played by more than 24 million Americans. And while Florida boasts the most courses, industry insiders say no other state […]

2 teens run through mini golf course, unlocked home during police pursuit

2 teens run through mini golf course, unlocked home during police pursuit

Dane County Sheriff’s Office Ramogi Carr and Javian White Dane County Sheriff’s Office Ramogi Carr and Javian White More Crime Stories MADISON, Wis. – Two teenagers involved in a crash in a stolen car ran through a mini golf course and an unlocked home on Madison’s west side Monday night, according to a release. A […]

The trusted secrets of a member-guest juggernaut

The trusted secrets of a member-guest juggernaut

Tom McQueeney Jr. is 80 now, his golf in abeyance as he waits to have his right hip replaced. Tall and regal, he likes to give junior golfers lessons on the putting green, and he chips a bit, but his main pastime is keeping the grill room at Race Brook Country Club in Orange, Conn., […]

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