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Dustin Johnson hits from a bunker on the third hole during the third round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at Whistling Straits in Haven, Wis.
Julio Cortez/AP Photo, File
AP News
January 10, 2020 - 7:43 am
Pete Dye never thought golf was meant to be fair, inspiring him to build courses that visually intimidated recreational players to the best in the world. Dye, among the forefront of modern golf architecture, died Thursday morning in the Dominican Republic at age 94. He had been battling Alzheimer's...
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Ashley Grier.
Tom Rickert/KYW Newsradio
1-On-1 with Matt Leon
December 13, 2019 - 3:38 pm
Ashley Grier is an assistant golf pro at Overbook Golf Club in Villanova. She's one of top players in the area and the sport has been a big part of her life for a long time. Read more here.
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Phillies alumni raising money for the Darren Daulton Foundation at Huntingdon Valley Country Club.
Mike DeNardo/KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
October 14, 2019 - 2:44 pm
Two hundred golfers, including alumni from the Phillies pennant-winning 1993 team, teed off Monday at Huntingdon Valley Country Club to support the Darren Daulton Foundation, an organization of a beloved teammate.
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President Trump said that he'll award Woods with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, after Woods won his fifth Masters title over the weekend.
Warren Little/Getty Images via CNN
May 02, 2019 - 6:02 pm
By Devan Cole and Kaitlan Collins, CNN (CNN) -- Tiger Woods will visit the White House next week, where he will be awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Donald Trump, press secretary Sarah Sanders said Thursday. In a tweet, Sanders said that Woods, who won his fifth Masters title...
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Tiger Woods smiles as he wears his green jacket after winning the Masters golf tournament Sunday, April 14, 2019, in Augusta, Ga.
AP Photo/Matt Slocum
April 15, 2019 - 9:50 am
By Doug Ferguson, AP Golf Writer AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — No comeback by Tiger Woods was ever going to be complete without a major. Now the question becomes how many more he can win. So much appeal of that red shirt beneath a green jacket involved looking back at all Woods had to overcome to reach that...
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In this Oct. 19, 1999, file photo, eight founders of the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) pose at a celebration of the association's 50th anniversary in New York.
Stuart Ramson/AP Photo, File
April 09, 2019 - 11:59 am
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Marilynn Smith, one of the 13 founders of the LPGA Tour whose 21 victories, two majors and endless support of her tour led to her induction into the World Golf Hall of Fame, died Tuesday. She was 89. She died in Goodyear, Arizona, surrounded by family and friends, the...
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A golf simulator at Linfield National Golf Club.
Jay Lloyd/KYW Newsradio
January 10, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Technology is everywhere. That includes the world of golf, where foul weather no longer stops the action. There was a time when golfers had two choices on a cold, rainy or snow-bogged day: Go into a funk or go south. Lately, I've driven about three miles for a game,...
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Justin Rose, of England, tosses his club after missing a putt for par on the 18th hole during the BMW Championship golf tournament at the Aronimink Golf Club, Monday, Sept. 10, 2018, in Newtown Square, Pa.
AP Photo/Chris Szagola
September 11, 2018 - 9:11 pm
NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. (AP) — Justin Rose would like to have changed how he reached No. 1 in the world. But not when. Rose felt emotionally conflicted when the BMW Championship ended in a light rain at Aronimink Golf Club. He was going for his third title in the Philadelphia area, including the U.S...
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A group of about a dozen inner city kid were honored Thursday for completing the Health and Athletic Association's Summer Youth Golf Academy.
Kimberly Adams/KYW Newsradio
Kimberly Adams
August 16, 2018 - 8:01 pm
CAMDEN COUNTY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — For some Camden County youngsters, the summer of 2018 has left them with lasting memories. After participating in the first-ever Health and Athletic Association's Summer Youth Golf Academy, they're now one step closer to challenging legends like Tiger Woods. A...
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Brooks Koepka
AP Photo/Brynn Anderson
August 13, 2018 - 4:34 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The roars were unlike anything Brooks Koepka had ever heard, and he knew exactly what they meant. They got louder for each birdie by Tiger Woods that moved him closer to the lead Sunday in the PGA Championship, and Koepka could hear a ripple effect of noise. First, real time...
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