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Articles tagged with 'golf'


No Tiger, no problem: golf is great without him

Published April 15, 2014

Tiger Woods missed the Masters Tournament last week, which was won by Bubba Watson. Waton had to fend off 20-year-old Jordan Spieth to claim his second green jacket, and it proves to me that the game is better off without Woods.


Minus Tiger, Masters lacks drama

Published April 10, 2014

Tiger Woods will miss The Masters this week after back surgery, and while the world's top player hasn't won a major championship since 2008, his drought and aura have made for compelling television. Now, the tournament is up for grabs with no real hook for the causal viewer.


Sorry, Dad, there is no mercy in sports

Published March 19, 2014

University of Oregon Ducks and former Milwaukee Hamilton High School basketball player Elgin Cook admitted he started beating his dad, former Bucks All-Star Alvin Robertson, in one-on-one a couple years ago. He smiled when he talked about it. It's something any child (and parent) can relate to.


Milwaukee golf guide

Published Jan. 8, 2014

There is no better way to take advantage of the spring and summer sun than to tee off at any one of Milwaukee County's golf courses, as well as the dozens of other public venues in the surrounding suburbs.


Erin Hills and Marquette host unique golf event this weekend

Published Oct. 4, 2013

Make no mistake, we're in the heart of football season. Basketball is around the corner. But the Marquette University men's golf team and Erin Hills have teamed to host the nation's best golfers this weekend at the future U.S. Open site.

15bestguides_storyflow's 15 most popular guides

Published Sept. 17, 2013

All this month, we're celebrating the 15th anniversary of the launch of, consistently ranked among our most-viewed articles, our guides of dining, drinking and more catalog the best, most buzzed-about spots in Milwaukee.


Stricker tames unfamiliar course at BMW Championship

Published Sept. 12, 2013

Conway Farms Golf Club in Lake Forest, Ill., is a new PGA Tour venue as the host site of this week's BMW Championship. Despite some favorable weather, many of the top 70 players in the FedEx Cup playoff race struggled. One of those who figured it out quickly was Madison's Steve Stricker, who shot an opening round 66.


Stricker's surprise year continues

Published Sept. 12, 2013

At the start of 2013, Madison resident Steve Stricker said he'd be cutting back on his schedule to spend more time in Wisconsin with his family. As a result, the 46-year-old has turned in a great season.


Lessons from the heart: PGA Tour pros give back

Published Sept. 10, 2013

Jason Dufner won the last major of 2013, the PGA Championship, in August. D.A. Points won on the PGA Tour earlier in the year. Both are competing this week at the BMW Championship in Lake Forest, Ill. But, both took time out on Tuesday to spend time with some truly special golfers.


A major anniversary: Kohler properties celebrate in 2013

Published Aug. 14, 2013

The two golf courses that put Wisconsin on the national golfing radar - Blackwolf Run and Whistling Straits - are celebrating anniversaries this year. Blackwolf Run, site of the 1998 and 2012 U.S. Women's Open turns 25. Whistling Straits, site of the 2004, 2010 and 2015 PGA Championships and 2020 Ryder Cup, along with the 2007 U.S. Senior Open, turns 15. It's been an amazing ride (so far) for Kohler.


WDJT-TV's Kimble has backpack, ready to report

Published Aug. 13, 2013

Lane Kimble is a new multimedia journalist at WDJT-TV CBS 58. The UW-Whitewater graduate often goes out on stories on his own, shooting and editing his video packages for the evening newscasts.


The Summer of Jordan: Mequon's Niebrugge dominating amateur golf

Published Aug. 13, 2013

Mequon native Jordan Niebrugge enters this week's U.S. Amateur at The Country Club in Brookline, Mass., having won three huge amateur tournaments - the U.S. Public Links, the Wisconsin State Amateur and the Western Golf Association. Not only that, he won them in consecutive weeks. The Oklahoma State sophomore is having quite the summer.


Mickelson has given PGA Championship added luster

Published Aug. 8, 2013

Since Tiger Woods' dominance in major championships ended in the summer of 2008, Phil Mickelson had only won one major in that time - until his unexpected breakthrough at the British Open last month. That victory has given the PGA Championship some added luster.