Golf


McKeesport native gets 'Big Break' in golf

McKeesport native Brian Cooper, a mini-tour professional in Phoenix, was selected as a competitor for the Golf Channel's "Big Break

2 days ago


Sweet finish lifts Tam O’ Shanter’s Dolci in Tri-State PGA Championship

Dennis Dolci birdied the final two holes to finish 7-under 137 at St. Clair Country Club and win his first TSPGA championship.

2 days ago


John Aber of Allegheny Country Club leads Tri-State PGA

He takes a one-shot advantage into final day, hopes to win this event for the first time in 13 years.

3 days ago


 Golf legend Arnold Palmer gives the thumbs up in April while he reminisces about his Masters experiences on the 50th anniversary of claiming his fourth and final green jacket at Augusta National Golf Club.

Arnold Palmer recovering at home in Latrobe after heart procedure

Palmer, 84, had a pacemaker implanted Monday to correct an irregular heartbeat. He remained in the hospital overnight for observation.

3 days ago


 Golf legend Arnold Palmer gives the thumbs up while he reminisces about his Masters experiences during a press conference on the 50th anniversary of claiming his fourth and final green jacket at Augusta National Golf Club on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, in Augusta.

Arnold Palmer has successful heart surgery

The golfing legend had surgery today in Pittsburgh to implant a pacemaker to correct an abnormal heartbeat, according to his website.

4 days ago


Allison Park's Nathan Smith advances in U.S. Amateur

Local standout Nathan Smith, 36, is the oldest golfer to reach the quarterfinals.

1 week ago


South Xtra: Baldwin senior enjoying standing out on links

Alexx Suchy becoming more consistent as he sharpens his skills for golf team.

2 weeks ago


 The U.S. Open is coming back to Oakmont Country Club in 2016, and the environment should be a tad more comfortable for spectators.

Dulac on golf: Oakmont to be more roomy for 2016 Open

With the always-popular U.S. Open returning in 2016, Oakmont Country Club has taken measures to give spectators a bit more space.

2 weeks ago


Far putt on 18th nets win at Pennsylvania Amateur

John Sawin sank a long putt on the 18th green Wednesday at Oakmont Country Club that helped him to a title in the PAGA Amateur Championship.

3 weeks ago


West Xtra: Montour teacher from West View shows his class on links

West View resident Trent Karlik, a Montour graduate and current teacher, is having a productive summer on the golf course.

3 weeks ago


Dulac on Golf: Stellar performance just in time for local pro

Just when he needed it most, Trinity High School graduate Steve Wheatcroft nabbed a victory on the Web.com Tour in dominant fashion --

3 weeks ago


 Golf pro Sean Parees, practicing an iron shot at Quicksilver Golf Club, recommends getting help from a professional when buying new clubs.

North/South/East/West Xtra: Get help from a pro when taking up golf -- for your swing or your equipment

The sport of golf seems to come to the forefront in the summer, but it takes time to learn how to play and where to start with the game.

1 week ago


North Xtra: Fox Chapel golfer eyeing shot at Junior Ryder Cup

Patrick Sheerer qualifies for the Junior PGA Championship in Texas, with a Ryder Cup exemption on the line.

4 weeks ago


South Xtra: Seton-LaSalle golfer returns to Peters Township

Joe Deegan moves up in class, but first must make golf team roster.

4 weeks ago


 Dick's Sporting Goods at The Mall at Robinson.

Dick's Sporting Goods lays off 478 golf pros nationwide

The Findlay-based retailer missed its golf sales projection by $34 million in the first quarter alone.

4 weeks ago



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