Golf

Tiger’s Age Catching Him

Tiger Woods bad back Torrey Pines

By: Kayla Mortellaro Tiger Woods hasn’t won a major championship since 2008. Woods’ last regular season victory came in 2013. Instead, the more prevalent numbers are that Woods has withdrawn from three out of his last eight tournament starts. During that stretch, he has missed three cuts, including a last place finish and a career worst 82 on Friday at ... Read More »

Final Numbers and Winners from WM Phoenix Open

Up close 16th hole PHX Open

By: Kayla Mortellaro The story heading in to the week was the start of Tiger Woods’ 2015 season. The story ended with Brooks Koepka, a first time PGA tour winner capturing the title at 15 under par. Woods’ golf game was a struggle from the start. But his attitude was more jovial than past years, even joking with the media. ... Read More »

Marquee Pairings for Thursday at the WM Phoenix Open

Up close 16th hole PHX Open

By: Kayla Mortellaro  The talk of the town has been Tiger Woods’ return to the valley for the first time since 2001. Woods gets a chance to start his 2015 season, Thursday, January 29, in a marquee pairing on hole number one at 12:07 p.m. with young stars Patrick Reed, 24, and Jordan Spieth, 21. Spieth is coming off a ... Read More »

Week of WM Phoenix Open is Finally Here

Ariel View of the 16th hole at TPC of Scottsdale

By: Kayla Mortellaro The week for the greatest show on grass is finally here. The golf season has been well-underway for weeks now but the party officially starts here in Scottsdale, Arizona, for the Waste Management Phoenix Open. With the Super Bowl and its festivities being held in Arizona this week too, tournament organizers are prepared to handle upwards of 600,000 ... Read More »

Woods Joins Star-Studded Phoenix Open

TPC-Scottsdale-Stadium-Course-16th

By: Kayla Mortellaro Tiger Woods has made it official. Woods announced Friday he will begin his 2015 PGA Tour season at the Waste Management Phoenix Open, January 29- Feb. 1, 2015. Starting my year off at Phoenix & Torrey back-to-back weeks. I’m ready to go. Should be a lot of fun. http://t.co/sRnFLf6NvM — Tiger Woods (@TigerWoods) January 9, 2015 Woods ... Read More »

Tiger Woods Back at the Phoenix Open?

Tiger Woods

By: Kayla Mortellaro Tiger Woods. Is he back? This question has loomed large in the golf world for the last five years. But now, the Waste Management Phoenix Open can ask, is he back? And the answer might be yes. According to golf.com who cited two anonymous sources earlier Wednesday, Woods is leaning toward opening his 2015 PGA tour season ... Read More »

Phil Mickelson to Coach at ASU

Phil Mickelson British Open

 By: Kayla Mortellaro Phil Mickelson is expected to compete in his 23rd season on the PGA tour this year, but in the meantime, he has been named the interim assistant men’s golf coach at Arizona State University. Mickelson graduated from ASU in 1992 where he was a stand-out golfer, capturing three NCAA individual titles, 16 tournaments overall and helping the ... Read More »

Task Force is Latest U.S. Idea to Solve Ryder Cup Woes

Phil Mickelson Ryder Cup 2014

By: Kayla Mortellaro As if the 2014 Ryder Cup for the United States squad couldn’t get any worse; it has. The after math is dragging on further with the latest announcement from PGA of America President Ted Bishop about creating a ‘task force’. The task force will consist of 10 to 12 members who have played on past Ryder Cups, ... Read More »

Team Europe Takes the Cup and Glory

Ryder Cup 2014

 By: Kayla Mortellaro The story of the Ryder Cup ended this weekend with the European team hoisting the trophy, smiling, popping champagne bottles and hearing the incessant chants of ‘ole ole ole.’ Going in to Sunday’s singles matches, the European team led the United States 10-6, the exact same margin the Euros came back from two years ago at the ... Read More »

Can the U.S. Take Down the Mighty Europeans?

Ryder Cup 2014

 By: Kayla Mortellaro Every two years, 24 men assemble to compete for their nation’s pride and the right to hoist the Ryder Cup trophy. This year the Ryder Cup scene is set in Gleneagles, Scotland where the members of the United States team look to avenge a heart-breaking defeat to Europe. Since the amazing come from behind victory in 1999 ... Read More »