Golf

Commentary: Palmer's class proved him worthy of 'King' moniker

I was only 4 when the Pirates won the 1960 World Series, so I don't remember any of the excitement that must have generated throughout ...

Palmer always made time for local golf

Nathan Smith, who might be the best amateur golfer not named Arnold Palmer ever to come out of Pennsylvania, got to play two rounds with ...

Reaction to Arnold Palmer's death

Reaction to golf great and Latrobe native Arnold Palmer's death Sunday at age 87 at UMPC Shadyside: Jack Nicklaus, golfing great "At this point ...

One of golf's all-time greats, Palmer's success didn't stop on course

Arnold Palmer wasted little time establishing his winning ways, capturing the Canadian Open during his rookie PGA Tour year in 1955 with a 23-under-par finish, ...

Arnold Palmer, Latrobe legend who reshaped golf, dies at 87

Arnold Palmer, a seven-time major champion who from a humble upbringing in Latrobe transformed professional golf with his charisma and daring style, died Sunday at ...

Latrobe Elks member Bryan wins Westmoreland County Senior championship

Tim Bryan took advantage of a mistake by John Jones Friday to claim his first Westmoreland County Golf Senior Championship. Jones, a Lower Burrell native, was ...

Oakmont pro Devin Gee wins 112th West Penn Open

As Devin Gee approached the final green of the 112th West Penn Open on Wednesday, he trailed Robert Rohanna by two strokes. Girlfriend and caddie ...

Stenson rides strong final round to win British Open 

TROON, Scotland — Henrik Stenson is the champion golfer of the year, thanks to a final round for the ages. He kept hitting the best shots ...

Toronto teacher claims local U.S. Senior Open qualifying spot

When Dave Bunker looked at the leaderboard after finishing nine holes Wednesday at Westmoreland Country Club during the U.S. Senior Open qualifier, he didn't like ...

Playoff hole-in-one gives Bradshaw win at Fuhrer Invitational

David Bradshaw literally walked off with his third Frank B. Fuhrer Jr. Invitational title Wednesday. The Harpers Ferry, W.Va., native had a hole-in-one on the fourth ...

Gligic seizes 1-shot lead at Frank B. Fuhrer Jr. Invitational

Michael Gligic has won numerous tournaments on mini-tours. And while the Frank B. Fuhrer Jr. Invitational isn't a mini-tour event, the $40,000 first-place purse is ...

Johnstown's Thompson wins West Penn Amateur

Dan Thompson picked a good time to straighten out his golf game, particularly his putting stroke. The Johnstown native captured the 116th West Penn Amateur on ...

U.S. Open champion Johnson plans to prove victory wasn't an anomaly

For a brief moment Sunday, Dustin Johnson needed to gather himself. Standing in the 18th fairway at Oakmont Country Club, 191 yards from the pin, ...

USGA issues apology to U.S. Open champ Johnson

Dustin Johnson received plenty of congratulations Sunday for winning the 2016 U.S. Open at Oakmont Country Club. Monday brought an apology. The USGA faced widespread ...

Johnson overcomes 4-shot deficit, wins U.S. Open at Oakmont 

Dustin Johnson had long been faced with the reputation of coming up painfully short, of struggling with 18 holes to play in major tournaments — ...

Gorman: Johnson sticks it to USGA in style 

Dustin Johnson had a major monkey on his back, a U.S. Open debacle on his mind and another USGA ruling hanging over his head. When Johnson ...

Late collapse at Oakmont torments Lowry

No one could blame Shane Lowry if he returned to his native Ireland on Sunday night, put his golf bag in a corner of his ...

Oakmont, USGA staff rise to U.S. Open challenges 

The USGA long has expressed its affection for Oakmont Country Club, with the latest valentine arriving Saturday in the form of the 2025 U.S. Open. ...

Fan favorite Furyk closes with flurry

When Jim Furyk began his final round at the 116th U.S. Open on Sunday at Oakmont Country Club, he was hoping to get to 3-under ...

USGA's debate over penalizing Johnson at U.S. Open angers golf's big names

Because of a rules question, there was no definitive score attributed to Dustin Johnson as he worked his way through the final few holes of ...