golf

UNLV’s Smith, Seiler arrive on national scenes

Both Colby Smith and David Seiler have enjoyed fantastic success this summer. However, the two UNLV athletes arrived at their sporting peaks by different means. Smith is the golfe ...

Repetition is key to great putting

OK, we finally got the ball safely onto our virtual green and it’s now time to drain the putt. Here’s where it can get interesting. The way some of these greens are shaped nowa ...

Pitch and chip to score big

Oh nuts, we’ve missed the green! If you have been following our “Tee to Green” series over the last few weeks we started out on the tee box and have been playing shots down ...

Taking an effective approach

If you’ve read the last two articles, you’ll remember we got off the tee and down the fairway. Now we need to approach the green with accurate distance control. How many time ...

Chris Webber joins Matt Barnes at golf invitational

Matt Barnes lost his mother to cancer three years ago. While he still mourns the loss, he also vows to fight the illness that took away his mother at the young age of 50.   ...

Dawson drives to local crown

The irony of a long-drive competitor learning to golf on a tiny pitch-and-putt course isn’t lost on Randall Dawson. In order to practice his specialized craft at Raspberry Hill, ...

Getting it down the fairway

OK, so you’ve read last week’s article and now you’ve beat your golf ball successfully off the tee on a par-5 hole and it’s waaay out there sitting up in the middle of the ...

Let the big dog eat

This week we'll begin a series of golf tips "From Tee to Green." We'll start with the first shot and then discuss many of the subsequent shots you'll need to play any given hole on ...

Works of art found in Journal

Dear Shawn Kelly (golf columnist) or other fine Journal writers: I don’t play golf but admit golf courses certainly add to the beauty of an area. I am glad that the Ridge Golf ...

Pressure relief a must, at any level

I hope you were able to experience this year’s U.S. Open, at the beautiful Pebble Beach Golf Links — my favorite place on the planet. The U.S. Open, hosted by the USGA is the s ...