Summer is coming to an end, and so are the WCCO summer road trips to the lakes! Our final stop on our tour across Minnesota is in Perham, a three-hour drive northwest of the cities. Liz Collin and Mike Binkley went to the Perham Lakeside Golf Club Friday. It is a beautiful facility with 27 holes to play. They have had great weather all summer, and Friday is no exception.
Shane Lowry of Ireland struck several gusty shots down the stretch to claim the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational by two strokes over Bubba Watson.
Local favorite Tom Lehman shot an 8-under 64 on Friday to take a three-stroke lead in the Champions Tour’s windy 3M Championship.
Minnesota golfers are taking a swing at new type of golf game. Three courses around the state now offer FlingGolf. It can be played alongside the traditional game, but there are some big differences.
Executive Tournament Director Hollis Cavner said Palmer called him Thursday and said he needed extra rest because he was tired and not feeling well after spending a few weeks in England. Cavner said Palmer’s absence is nothing serious.
From Hollywood to Maine, from the U.S. to Scotland, here’s a look at the four stories you need to know about for Thursday, July 16, 2015.
There are hundreds of golf courses with thousands of golf holes. We went looking for the best hole in Minnesota.
Three local entrepreneurs hope to convince golfers to trade in the traditional golf shoe for a more laid-back option. The University of Minnesota grads started “Swannies.” Their main product is a soft spike golf sandal they call comfortable, casual and practical.
Jordan Spieth won the John Deere Classic this weekend, making history seems to come easy to the young golfer.
Players didn’t hold back in sounding off about Chambers Bay
Former Vikings Star Greg Jennings hosted his eighth annual golf classic in Maple Grove Monday. Some of Jennings’ celebrity friends battled each other in a golf shootout before the tournament.
School is out, the sun is out and summer is here. It officially starts on Father’s Day, but for high school athletes, the spring came to an end both late last week and on Monday as the state’s spring champions were crowned across various sports.
A Minnesota Vikings player is using his athleticism to help raise money for Veterans, but it’s not football. Viking’s Punter Jeff Locke is playing the “Longest Day of Golf” Friday to help raise money for Tee It Up For the Troops.
Need gift ideas for Father’s Day? View the best Father’s Day gift ideas for the sports fan.
With Golf’s Second Major coming, DraftKings is offering the biggest fantasy golf challenge ever. This infographic compares Rory McIlroy and Rickie Fowler.
With Golf’s Second Major coming, DraftKings is offering the biggest fantasy golf challenge ever. Scott Gramling And Marc Malusis pick the perfect lineup.
The Twin Cities is known as one of the most bike-friendly areas in the country. Cycling enthusiasts now have one more spot where they have the chance to ride around on two wheels — a golf course.
Tom Lehman shot a 5-under 67 on Friday on the difficult Pete Dye Course at French Lick Resort to take the second-round lead in the Senior PGA Championship. The 56-year-old Lehman birdied three of his first four holes and finished with six birdies and a bogey to reach 4 under. He had a one-stroke lead over playing partner Colin Montgomerie and Brian Henninger.
Golf and soccer are two of the most popular sports in Minnesota, and FootGolf combines the best of both. Just like regular golf, you start on the tee box and attempt to get the soccer ball into the cup in the least amount of kicks.
The new footgolf course at Afton Alps just opened. Nestled alongside the fairways and bunkers lay 18 super-sized cups, just waiting for a soccer ball to be kicked in.
Jim Furyk showed nerves of steel in capturing the RBC Heritage, his first PGA Tour win in four years.
It’s a little early to predict who will be the best of the best in various high school sports around the Twin Cities, but it should be a competitive spring when you look at last year’s spring state champions and what they bring back this year.
This time of year is an exciting one for golfers, and maybe those thinking about picking up a club. Natalie Nyhus and Mike Augustyniak hung out with the University of Minnesota Women’s golf team for so much-needed pointers.
Natalie Nyhus and Mike Augustyniak got to hang out with the University of Minnesota Women’s golf team to talk about the sport that is really anybody’s game. Speaking of golf, The Masters Tournament is back — and you can catch it on WCCO.
Every Friday, we tackle a bunch of viewers’ burning questions. This week, Heather Brown explores golf terms, summer gas and the David Letterman show.