For 25 years, they have been host family for junior golfers from Nevada PORTLAND — In 1973, when he was a 17-year-old junior at Clackamas High School, Jerry Minor qualified for the Eddie Hogan Cup, the prestigious annual juniors golf tournament at Riverside Golf & Country Club. Alas, a summer job reduced his practice time […]
I’ve actually been here before, sort of. In the early 1970s, as a young sportswriter working for the now-defunct Sacramento Union, I took a vacation to Europe with a backpack, and spent a couple of days hitch-hiking through Wales. I remember staying in a youth hostel, where my job was to sweep the floor before […]
UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. — Five years ago, Blaine Newnham began writing a book about the history and development of Chambers Bay, the publicly owned links golf course south of Tacoma that opened in 2007 and will host the U.S. Open next June.
BANDON — Before he started play Sunday in the second Speedgolf World Championships, first-day leader Rob Hogan stood quietly on the first tee at Bandon Dunes and spent a minute or more with his arms folded, simply looking down the first fairway, alone with his thoughts.