WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – Juli Inkster did not waste time championing women’s golf and had no problem telling non-believers what annoys her most about those who don’t appreciate the tour she has loved for more than three decades. “We don’t get what credit we’re due,” she said, with Solheim Cup in hand. “If we play well, the courses are too short. If we don’t play well, we’re not good enough. “These ladies behind me, and even the European team, are amazing golfers. They play with power. They play with finesse … I hope people are starting to recognize how good they are.” Inkster, 57, a World Golf Hall of Fame member, was then asked if she thinks a week like this, where well-played golf was on display
LOS ANGELES – Doc Redman and Doug Ghim squared off Sunday at Riviera, but they’ll return to LA in a few weeks as teammates. Both U.S. Amateur finalists were named as part of the 10-man U.S. Walker Cup team that will take on Great Britain and Ireland Sept. 9-10 at Los Angeles Country Club. In the championship match, Redman defeated Ghim in 37 holes. Also named to the Walker Cup team: NCAA champion Braden Thornberry, Hogan Award winner Maverick McNealy, Western Amateur champion Norman Xiong and Cal star Collin Morikawa. Cameron Champ, the long-hitting senior at Texas A&M, and Scottie Scheffler and Will Zalatoris, a pair of USGA champions, also will represent Team USA. Stewart Hagestad, 26, is the
The 2016-17 FedEx Cup Playoffs are finally here, bringing with it mixed emotions as the season comes to a close. On one hand, the playoffs provide excitement as all the game's top names battle it out for season glory and a $10 million bonus. The Northern Trust, formerly known as The Barclays, hosts the first playoff event.