Joey Burlison had never broken par. And then the 14-year-old eighth grader shot an 11-under 60.
Historic Sonoma Golf Club, located in Sonoma wine country, has been acquired by golf club operator Escalante. Legend Sam Snead once said that Sonoma Golf Club was his favorite course anywhere.
Junior Tour of Northern California players Lucy Li and Kathleen Scavo and alum Paige Lee all advanced to the U.S. Women’s Open. Li, at age 11, is the youngest qualifier ever.
Local qualifying for this year’s U.S. Open at Pinehurst is in full swing at a number of sites throughout Northern California. Here’s a quick one-stop post to keep you all caught up.
Stanford’s Patrick Rodgers and Cameron Wilson have been named finalists for the Ben Hogan Award. No Cardinal has ever won the award, created in 1990.
Chuck Corica Golf Complex in Alameda, which hosts up to 150,000 rounds per year, is set to take on some new looks, including the Mif Albright par-3 executive course. The Jack Clark South Course will be redone by Rees Jones.
Opening today in San Francisco’s Mission District is Urban Putt, a creatively crafted 14-hole miniature golf course, complete with a restaurant and two bars.
New Zealand has created a beginner-friendly game by making a rugby-shaped golf ball that is hit through uprights.
We take a look at the fascinating history of a tournament that began in 1928, with the winner taking home a keg of nails, and the last-place finisher a sack of manure.
By all accounts, this year’s Swing Skirts Classic has been a great success in a region rich with professional golf. But it’s future in the Bay Area and at Lake Merced is still in question.