SITE

SEARCH

GOLF COURSE SEARCH:

February 2010

COURSES

A welcome return

Following a two-year closure, Escena Golf Club in Palm Springs returns to the Southern California scene in fine form.

Published Feb 2010

Eclectic eight

From high-end facilities to affordable layouts, there’s something for every golfer at these Los Angeles area courses.

Published Feb 2010
INSTRUCTION

Mike Miles

The assistant PGA professional at Virginia Country Club makes it a point to instill trust when teaching his students.

Published Feb 2010

Better with age

Turning 50 doesn’t mean your game has to take a turn for the worse.

Published Feb 2010

Keep your eyes on the prize

Visualizing your shots will go a long way toward helping you stay focused on the big picture and shoot better scores.

Published Feb 2010

Swing shifts

Move your weight back on the backswing and forward on the downswing to avoid the dreaded reverse pivot.

Published Feb 2010
PEOPLE

Youth movement

The success that Cindy and John Warren have had with the JAGS Tour proves that young golfers are willing to work hard on the course and in the classroom.

Published Feb 2010

Jason Taylor

The SCPGA’s new president makes it a point to have a good time, but he won’t have a problem taking his new role seriously.

Published Feb 2010

John Cook

One of the Champions Tour’s top players is ready for 2010.

Published Feb 2010

Old-time fun

Chris McIntyre has found his calling — introducing others to hickory golf.

Published Feb 2010

Roller model

A Southland inventor and entrepreneur has adapted a painting device to make golf accessible for players with physical limitations.

Published Feb 2010
TRAVEL

Get on a roll

It’s a safe bet that a memorable Las Vegas golf experience will be had by all who take a trip to the Strip and play these venues.

Published Feb 2010

Comfort zone

The Riviera Resort & Spa is a heavenly place to relax and unwind after a round at Escena.

Published Feb 2010
NEWS

Round 3 Photos

Scenes from the PGA Tour's annual stop at Torrey Pines Golf Course.

Published Feb 2010

Final round photos

Scenes from the PGA Tour's annual stop at Torrey Pines Golf Course.

Published Feb 2010

Tournament Scenery

Taking in the beauty of Torrey Pines Golf Course during tournament week.

Published Feb 2010

Back to the future

Rancho Bernardo Inn’s Jason Egnatz hopes that a league using hickory clubs will help players embrace golf’s simpler times.

Published Feb 2010

10 ideas for your best tournament ever

'The Mulligan Man' shares his secrets.

Published Feb 2010

Up and down

Champions Tour’s Toshiba Classic thrives, but Valencia event folds — for now.

Published Feb 2010

Local pros, amateurs enjoy Vista Del Verde O.C. Pro-Am

Fourth annual event won by Greg Knight at Yorba Linda's Black Gold Golf Club.

Published Feb 2010

Experience matters

Organizers of the new West Coast Tour are confident their expertise will pay off for players.

Published Feb 2010

Cox Communications event benefits injured Marines

Charity tournament to be held Monday, March 8 at Coto de Caza Golf & Racquet Club.

Published Feb 2010

Southern Californians Couples, Pavin commit to play

Event scheduled for March 1-7 at Newport Beach Country Club.

Published Feb 2010

Goydos named assistant captain for the U.S. Ryder Cup team

Long Beach native has never played in biennial competition.

Published Feb 2010

USC alum Stadler one behind Johnson's lead

Mickelson fizzles after solid start.

Published Feb 2010

Stricker, Johnson tied for lead as rain soaks Riviera

Southland natives Mickelson, Kim ascend leaderboard with 5-under 66s.

Published Feb 2010

Stricker leads by five heading to Sunday

Win could move him ahead of Mickelson to No. 2 in Official World Golf Rankings.

Published Feb 2010

Steady Stricker wins Northern Trust Open

Mickelson, Kim fade down stretch while Goydos picks up top-five finish.

Published Feb 2010

Final round photos

Sunday scenes from the PGA Tour's annual stop at Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades.

Published Feb 2010

Steve Stricker photos

Shots of the 2010 tournament champion from Sunday's final round at Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades.

Published Feb 2010

Mallinger hosts clinic for First Tee of South Los Angeles

Program for 25 inner-city kids included instruction and putting contest.

Published Feb 2010

Tickets for LPGA Tour's annual stop in Rancho Mirage now on sale

Charities to benefit from advanced ticket sales.

Published Feb 2010

Kia Motors to be title sponsor of LPGA Tour event at La Costa

Auto manufacturer also signs agreement with LPGA superstar Michelle Wie.

Published Feb 2010

Tournament to hold open pre-qualifying

Players with two lowest scores will be eligible to compete in Monday qualifier.

Published Feb 2010

Woods to speak publicly Friday at 8 a.m.

News conference at PGA Tour headquarters will mark first live statement since late November car accident.

Published Feb 2010

2010 L.A. Golf Show returns to Long Beach

Attendees receive goody bag with tremendous value.

Published Feb 2010
COLUMNS

Oldies but goodies

Our appreciation of golf seems to be increasing as we age. That’s apparent on the course and in our regard for the Champions Tour.

Published Feb 2010

Senior moments

Playing golf after the age of 50 takes a number of adjustments, but not all of them require the helping hands of a chiropractor.

Published Feb 2010

Damage control

The best way for Tiger Woods to repair his tarnished image and not hurt the game any more is by returning to competition.

Published Feb 2010

Mickelson goes for unprecedented three-peat at Northern Trust Open

Two-time defending champion heads most intriguing PGA Tour field of 2010 thus far.

Published Feb 2010

Local winners and losers from Southern California portion of PGA Tour’s West Coast Swing

Mickelson, Kim in the news for wrong reasons; Na starts year with two top 10s.

Published Feb 2010

Picking up the slack

Without Woods and Mickelson, a trio of Southern Californians will look to step up at Match Play Championship.

Published Feb 2010

Apology comes with no return in sight

Woods speaks for first time in wake of car accident and transgressions but offers no timetable on when he will be back on a golf course.

Published Feb 2010

Tiger Woods' apology a necessary step

His influence on Southern California children makes him more than world's best golfer.

Published Feb 2010