Sports: Golf

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.

Jun. 10, 2014 @ 07:47 PM

Honesty costs golfer U.S. Open spot

Jason Millard, who was a two-time All-American golfer at Middle Tennessee State University, called a penalty on himself that disqualified him from the U.S.Open at Pinehurst No. 2.

Jun. 10, 2014 @ 07:50 PM


Imperfect Pinehurst is just right for the U.S. Open.


Jun. 07, 2014 @ 07:24 PM

A look ahead at the 2014 U.S. Open at Pinehurst No. 2

Five years ago, when the USGA announced its radical plan of staging the U.S. Open and the U.S. Women’s Open on the same golf course in consecutive weeks, no one would have imagined that the only player named Woods competing at Pinehurst No. 2 would be Cheyenne, not Tiger.

May. 25, 2014 @ 10:07 PM

Garrett does it again at Durham Amateur

Jason Garrett went to work on the back nine and won the Durham Amateur Tournament, again.

May. 25, 2014 @ 06:32 PM

GALLERY: 41st Annual Durham Amateur Golf Championship

Jason Garrett took home the title in the 41st annual Durham Amateur Golf Championship on Sunday, May 25, 2014 at Hillandale Golf Course. Proceeds from the Durham Amateur go to the H.E.A.R.T.S. Club, a non-profit foundation that supports the Duke Children’s Hospital. The Herald-Sun | Christine T. Nguyen Click here to buy photos!

May. 24, 2014 @ 06:50 PM

Newbie, Pugh, grabs Durham Am lead; past champs in the hunt

An outsider from Asheboro, Gary Pugh, playing in the final grouping who had neither played in the tournament nor shot a single round on the course before Saturday who takes the lead into Sunday’s final round.

May. 20, 2014 @ 08:22 PM

Edmondson wins Durham Senior Am title; Boswell takes Super Srs.

Preson Edmondson's 1-under-par 71 in the tournament’s final round helped him overcome a four-shot lead by Steve Sharpe and win the Durham Senior Amateur golf championship at Croasdaile Country Club. ... Larry Boswell won his third straight Super Senior title.

May. 19, 2014 @ 08:57 PM

Durham Senior Am results, tee times

Scores from Monday's first round and tee times for Tuesday's second round

May. 19, 2014 @ 11:50 PM

Sharpe, Boswell in front at Durham Senior Am

Larry Boswell has made a habit of bringing his best golf to the Durham Senior Amateur.

Monday’s first round of this year’s tournament was no exception.

The winner of the popular tournament’s Super Senior division the last two years, Boswell shot a six-under-par 66 at Croasdaile Country Club.

Boswell, from Jamestown, leads the division by four strokes over Dr. George Leight of Apex entering today’s final round. The Super Senior division is for golfers 65 and older.

Greensboro’s Steve Sharpe leads the Senior Division, where the overall tournament champion is decided, after also firing a 66 on Monday.