| Apr 5, 2011
| 8:27 AM
UConn and Butler gave us such a regrettable basketball game that it’s a shock it didn’t involve a Big Ten team.
To think, I missed Kirstie Alley plopping on her “Dancing With The Stars’’ partner for that?
| Apr 9, 2012
| 2:29 PM
Long before Bubba Watson cried as The Masters champion, he cried after winning his first PGA Tour title, the 2010 Travelers Championship. Here's how Courant columnist Jeff Jacobs told the story:
CROMWELL -- If you saw the pitching wedge Bubba Watson...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 7:16 AM
My 29-year-old son, Will, finished preschool nearly three weeks ago.
Preschool is my nickname for "Pre-Qualifying," the 54-holes-three-rounds-of-golf contest that is the first phase of competition for the Professional Golfers' Association...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 1:40 PM
Brittany Lincicome played in five of the seven LPGA tournaments staged at Kingsmill. Never contended. Never cracked the top 20. Never finished under par.
Guess who can't wait for the tour's September return to the Williamsburg resort after a two-year...
| May 24, 2011
| 5:38 PM
EA Tiburon is starting to show its age.
The staff at the Maitland video-game studio still consumed three tons of Captain Crunch and other cereal and 5,000 gallons of milk last year (there's a free cereal bar on every floor), there's still a ball pit in...
| Jun 14, 2011
| 12:59 PM
Five of the last six U.S. Open golf champions were previously 0-for in majors. Curtis Strange believes the trend could well continue this week at Congressional Country Club near Washington, D.C.
A Hampton Roads native and ESPN analyst, Strange...
| Jan 14, 2012
| 9:00 AM
Of course Cristie Kerr loves Kingsmill. She played seven LPGA tournaments at the Williamsburg resort, winning twice, posting three other top-10 finishes and earning $953,610.
Nearly a million bucks for 28 rounds of golf? It's not Tiger-in-his-prime coin,...
| Sep 4, 2012
The ball hung on the right lip of the cup. It refused to drop. Absolutely refused to fall.
"I still don't know why it didn't," Rory McIlroy said of his 20-foot birdie attempt on the final hole of the Deutsche Bank Championship.
So there stood the No. 1-...
| Sep 6, 2012
WILLIAMSBURG — Mike Whan played Augusta National twice during the late 1990s. Shot 80 the second time, from the tips. Not bad for an 8-handicapper.
Will the LPGA Tour that Whan directs ever play a tournament at this country's — the Old Course...
| Sep 11, 2012
Paula Creamer has been here before: club-kicking frustrated and misty-eyed at missing a short par putt to lose a sudden-death playoff.
She can only hope she rebounds as quickly and as well.
Creamer's latest setback transpired Monday morning at the...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 5:35 PM
BMW Championship Release:
Preparation is in full swing at Crooked Stick Golf Club in anticipation of the penultimate event in the PGA TOUR Playoffs for the FedExCup. The BMW Championship will bring the top 70 PGA TOUR players to Crooked Stick Sept. 3-9....