Sports: Golf

Jun. 20, 2014 @ 09:24 AM

Golfers with Duke, UNC ties struggle through 1st round of Open

Brittany Lang felt good about her putts, just not their outcomes, as she navigated rugged Pinehurst No. 2 on Thursday. ... Lewis leads Wie by a stroke after first round ... Complete first-round scoring ...

Jun. 19, 2014 @ 08:44 PM

H-S Classic: The Long Blue Line meets the little white ball

Monday and Tuesday at The Herald-Sun Golf Classic were kind of rough on Darrell Brown and Clark Green. Ashley Berry came from Cary and wore them out. He shot 7-under-par 135 during those two days of qualifying. Brown and Green both came in at 33-over 175. Now Brown and Green, both law enforcement veterans, get to beat up on each other.

Jun. 19, 2014 @ 07:48 PM

UNC's O'Donnell shares U.S. Open spotlight with Li

Catherine O’Donnell and 11-year-old Lucy Li shoot identical 8-over-par 78s Thursday in opening round of U.S. Women's Open.

Jun. 18, 2014 @ 04:37 PM

Herald-Sun Classic: Pairings, tee times set for Thursday

Organizers announce pairings, tee times for opening round of match play at annual Herald-Sun Golf Classic. Play begins at 7:30 a.m. Thursday, June 19 with Seniors Championship and Presidents flights. Open tournament Championship/Presidents Flight play to get underway at 12:16 p.m.

Jun. 17, 2014 @ 11:00 PM

'Mr. Irrelevant' likes his chances headed into match play

Chapel Hill's Bill Birken shot 100 Tuesday on Day 2 of The Herald-Sun Golf Classic at Hillandale Golf Course. He came in at 99 on Monday. But he likes his chances in match play on Thursday. Birken said, "I’m naturally optimistic.”

Jun. 18, 2014 @ 03:31 PM

Arresting performance by Berry locks up No. 1 H-S Classic seed

Cary’s Ashley Berry  outdid the 68 he shot Monday with a 67 on the final day of stroke-play competition Tuesday to determine pairings for match play that begins Thursday.

Jun. 17, 2014 @ 02:08 AM

Berry bolts into lead after day one of Herald-Sun Classic

Three-under-par 68 has Berry on top of Open Division heading into today's final round of qualifying

Jun. 15, 2014 @ 11:46 PM

Kaymer closes out wire-to-wire US Open win

Over four days at Pinehurst No. 2, Martin Kaymer dusted the field in a performance that ranks among the best.

Jun. 16, 2014 @ 12:05 AM

Classic golf returns to Hillandale

The 68th Herald-Sun Golf Classic has some format changes.

Jun. 14, 2014 @ 09:48 PM

‘Decent’ round keeps golfer ahead by five

A relatively tougher day for Martin Kaymer at the U.S. Open.

Jun. 16, 2014 @ 12:09 AM

Tee times announced for Herald-Sun Golf Classic

Play gets underway today in the 68th Herald-Sun Golf Classic.

Jun. 13, 2014 @ 10:31 PM

Two and done at the Open

Major winners like Bubba Watson, Jason Dufner, Angel Cabrera, Charl Schwartzel and Darren Clarke will not participate the rest of the weekend, casualties of a tough golf course that has only allowed 13 players to shoot under-par scores through two rounds, just over eight percent of the field of 156 players.

Jun. 13, 2014 @ 08:48 PM

Duke, UNC products miss cut at U.S. Open

Pinehurst No. 2’s back nine turned out to be the place where this year’s U.S. Open ended for golfers with Duke and North Carolina ties.

Former Blue Devils Joe Ogilvie and Ryan Blaum, as well as ex-UNC golfer Mark Wilson, misfired far too often on their final nine holes on Friday causing all three to miss the cut.

Jun. 11, 2014 @ 08:21 PM

Simpson sees shot to capitalize on a home game

A Raleigh native, Webb Simpson has plenty of Pinehurst experience for this week's U.S. Open


Jun. 11, 2014 @ 08:06 PM

Duke, UNC blues dot the Pinehurst greens

Three Blue Devils and a Tar Heel are in the field for the U.S. Open, which begins today at Pinehurst.