Golf


Treesdale's Boros qualifies for U.S. Senior Open

Boros grabbed the only qualifying spot when he shot a 1-under 70 in an 18-hole sectional qualifier at Wildwood Country Club.

1 day ago


Golf notebook: Winter weather unkind to some top local courses

It’s not always easy to undo some of the problems caused by winter on golf courses in the area.

5 days ago


Two share medalists honors at U.S. Open qualifier

Two players who have careers other than golf are only two to break par at Willowbrook in Apollo to advance to sectional qualifying.

1 week ago


 Golf Channel analyst David Feherty is sure to bring entertainment next month at Byham Theater.

Golf notebook: Feherty might be 'Off Tour' but his wit is on point

Golf Channel personality and former pro David Feherty is coming to Pittsburgh for a stand-up comedy show June 5 at Byham Theater.

1 week ago


 The U.S. Open trophy is displayed on Mt. Washington. The U.S. Open Championship Trophy Tour will involve a cross-country journey from the original home of the USGA in New York City to this year’s host site at Chambers Bay in Tacoma, Wash. The 2016 U.S. Open will be played at Oakmont Country Club.

Golf notebook: U.S. Open headed to ‘one-of-a-kind site'

The best players in the world will face all kinds of challenges in June at the U.S. Open at Chambers Bay in Tacoma, Wash.

2 weeks ago


Golf notebook: Local pro soaks up his Big Break

Waynesburg native and former Penn State player Robert Rohanna’s secret is finally out.

3 weeks ago


 A Jason Day swing last week at Augusta reveals the twists, torque and pressure on a golfer’s feet.

Golf notebook: Jason Day jumping feet first into shoe technology

Jason Day could lead the revolution of a new golf shoe made to help players with comfort, balance and stability.

1 month ago


 Jordan Spieth reacts to making his par putt on the 16th green closing in on the green jacket winning the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club on Sunday, April 12, 2015, in Augusta, Ga.

Masters: Spieth appears to have punched his ticket to greatness

He appears headed in that direction after what he did at Augusta National Golf Club, winning the Masters and his first major by four shots.

1 month ago


 Phil Mickelson proved he still has some good golf in him.

Masters: Mickelson proves he still has what it takes

Lefty finishes second in consecutive major championships

1 month ago


 Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland hits a putt in the rain during a practice round prior to the start of the 2015 Masters Tournament .

The top contenders hit it farther, attack aggressively and are as young as ever

Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson, golf's two biggest stars, are slowly fading from the competitive landscape.

1 month ago


 The view of the clubhouse at Mystic Rock at Nemacolin Woodlands from the 18th green.

Some of the top golf resort courses in Western Pennsylvania

Bedford Springs, Nemacolin Woodlands, Oglebay, Stonewall Resort and Wisp are some of the best in the region.

1 month ago


 Washington native Steve Wheatcroft, 37, is back on the fourth time after winning twice on the Web.com Tour.

Many pro golfers have Western Pennsylvania connections

Pennsylvania has had its share of stars and champions on the PGA Tour, none bigger, of course, than Latrobe's native son, Arnold Palmer.

1 month ago


Gerry Dulac: New shirt designed to aid posture at work, at play

Posture shirts, designed by a California company are medically approved garment worn by golfers, baseball and basketball players,

1 month ago


 The 18th hole hole at Oakmont Country Club, site of the 2007 US Open.

Oakmont Country Club puts focus on 2016 U.S. Open

Oakmont's biggest project is deciding to flatten the property beyond the second green and third fairway that once was Oakmont East.

1 month ago


 Jordan Spieth dons the Green Jacket after winning the 79th Masters Sunday at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga.

Jordan Spieth becomes second-youngest Masters champion

Jordan Spieth tied the 72-hole Masters scoring record and became the second youngest player to win the green jacket.

1 month ago


 Jordan Spieth watches his tee shot on the 14th hole at the Masters in Augusta, Ga.

Masters: Spieth stumbles, but leads by four shots

Young Texan led by as many as seven strokes but a late double bogey brought him back to the field.

1 month ago


 Phil Mickelson celebrates a long birdie putt on the 16th hole in third round play of the Masters at Augusta, Ga.

Masters: Stars make themselves heard

Woods, Mickelson, McIlroy climb back into the picture despite Spieth setting 54-hole scoring record.

1 month ago


China rules golf courses out of bounds

Two-thirds of its fairways were allegedly built in violation of a moratorium, and Beijing is no longer willing to look the other way.

1 month ago


 Jordan Spieth holds up his ball after putting out on the 18th hole after his second round of the Masters golf tournament Friday in Augusta, Ga. Spieth shot a 6-under 66 in the second round and is 14-under after two rounds.

Gerry Dulac: It's hard not to like Jordan Spieth

The best part about the 21-year-old, who is carving up the competition at the Masters, has nothing to do with his game.

1 month ago


 Jordan Spieth and Ben Crenshaw of the United States wait together during a practice round prior to the start of the 2015 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 8, 2015 in Augusta, Georgia.

Masters: Hard not to like Jordan Spieth

He’s a genuinely nice kid. Courteous. Humble. Good-natured. Respectful. Everyone who plays with him says the same thing — a joy to be

1 month ago


 Carol Semple Thompson.

Sewickley's Carol Semple Thompson joining St. Andrews

Thompson is among 14 women who are the first females to be admitted to the Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews in Scotland.

1 month ago


 Tiger Woods watches his approach shot on the 10th hole in the first round of the Masters golf tournament Thursday in Augusta, Ga.

Gerry Dulac: Short-game yips don't trouble Tiger Woods, but problems still linger

A short game that was nothing short of spectacular wasn’t enough to save Tiger Woods from shooting 1-over 73.

1 month ago


 Jordan Spieth tees off on the 18th hole during the second round of the Masters golf tournament Friday.

Spieth’s two-round total of 14-under 130 breaks tournament record

Jordan Spieth shot a bogey-free 6-under 66 and set the Masters’ 36-hole scoring record to take a five-shot lead after two rounds.

1 month ago


 Jordan Spieth walks off a green during the Par 3 Contest prior to the start of the 2015 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club.

Jordan Spieth, 21, steals show in first round at Masters with near-record outing

Jordan Spieth’s opening round of 8-under 64 gave him a three-shot lead on four players that includes four-time major champion Ernie Els.

1 month ago


 Arnold Palmer hits on the first tee for the honorary tee off before the first round of the Masters golf tournament today in Augusta, Ga.

Arnold Palmer starts 79th Masters with opening tee shot

Palmer, a four-time Masters champion, was joined on the first tee by Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player – golf’s Big Three.

1 month ago


 Jordan Spieth of the United States speaks to the media during a practice round prior to the start of the 2015 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 7, 2015 in Augusta, Georgia.

79th Masters: Spieth comes in hotter than Texas sun

Runner-up from a year ago is just 21, but America’s top golfer could keep McIlroy from winning a third consecutive major title.

1 month ago


 Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland hits a putt in the rain during a practice round prior to the start of the 2015 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 7, 2015 in Augusta, Georgia.

Masters notebook: Players find power in training

New generation of players have come to the PGA Tour with strong abs, wider shoulders and ripped biceps.

1 month ago


Gerry Dulac ranks the Masters contenders

Post-Gazette golf writer Gerry Dulac sees young Jordan Spieth winning this year’s Masters.

1 month ago


 While on the practice area for the 2015 Masters at Augusta National Golf Course, golfer Tiger Woods of the U.S. gets a hug from his daughter Sam and son Charlie as girlfriend Lindsey Vonn looks on in Augusta, Georgia in this still image taken from an April 7, 2015 video.

Masters: Woods' return stirs up excitement

“I think everyone is just curious to see how he comes back,” said Rory McIlroy, the No. 1 player in the world..

1 month ago


 Phil Mickelson smiles after making a birdie at the 18th hole, during the second round of the Bridgestone Invitational golf tournament, Friday Aug. 1, 2014, in Akron, Ohio.

Masters notebook: Mickelson hopes he has turned corner

Lefty comes off strong week at Houston Open, eyes fourth green jacket.

1 month ago


 Tiger Woods is not likely to impress this week at Augusta National.

All eyes will be on Tiger Woods this week at Augusta National

It has been 10 years since Tiger Woods won the Masters, an unfathomable drought for a player Jack Nicklaus once said might win more than 10.

1 month ago


 In this Jan. 29, 2015, file photo, Tiger Woods tees off on the 17th hole during the first round of the Phoenix Open golf tournament in Scottsdale, Ariz. Tiger Woods has made up his mind — he will play the Masters.

Tiger Woods to return at the Masters

“I’m playing in the Masters,” Woods said on his website. “It’s obviously very important to me, and I want to be there.”

1 month ago


Let's learn from the past: Arnold Palmer

Latrobe native Arnold Palmer’s victories and charismatic persona captivated TV audiences and elevated the popularity of golf worldwide.

1 month ago


Ireland's golf courses and weather present challenges but also exceed expectations

Last fall, Dan Coyne and some friends made a “once-in-a-lifetime” golfing trip to Ireland.

2 months ago


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GOLF 2015: THE NEW GENERATION

Jordan Spieth speaks to the media after his four-stroke victory at the 2015 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club.
As Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson slip from the top of the leader boards, a new group of golfers in their 20s, who grew up watching Woods, is emerging:

2015 Western Pennsylvania golf course directory

The top contenders hit it farther, attack aggressively and are as young as ever

Many pro golfers have Western Pennsylvania connections

Oakmont Country Club puts focus on 2016 U.S. Open

Jordan Spieth becomes second-youngest Masters champion



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