Revel with a cause BY AL PETERSEN
Fred Funk understands that golf, especially on the Champions Tour, is equal parts skill and entertainment. The winner of eight events on the PGA Tour and nine on the senior circuit demonstrated that in...
No place like home GARRETT JOHNSTON
Mark O’Meara is coming off what he calls a “B minus” season on the Champions Tour. The two-time major champion hasn’t won on the 50-and-over circuit since his two victories in...
Better with age RANDY YOUNGMAN
Now that Paul Goydos feels at home on the Champions Tour, it seems fitting that he gets to tee it up in a “hometown” tournament as his first full season on the 50-and-over tour draws to a...
Ryan Getzlaf humbled and happy to help with Duchenne fundraisers
The fifth annual Getzlaf Golf Shootout at Monarch Beach Golf Links in Dana Point on Sept. 13 raised $440,000 to help find a cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Since the inaugural Getzlaf shootout, the...
Brendan Steele stays humble in golf spotlight GARRETT JOHNSTON
The term “man of the people” is often used and frequently vague. For a visual, follow Southland native and PGA Tour pro Brendan Steele for a few hours, whether on the course or off.
Golf lover takes write turn into book project AL PETERSEN
It didn’t take long for Miguel Garcia to get hooked on golf. The extreme sport enthusiast and part-time graphic designer was 28 when the bug bit.
U.S. Open play aside, Beau Hossler loves his amateur status GARRETT JOHNSTON
Beau Hossler begins his junior year at Texas this month looking to add to individual and team honors at the storied program. In 12 starts last season in Austin, Hossler played as the Longhorns’ No....
First Tee leader's passion second to none MICHAEL LEDNOVICH
Teal Guion’s career ambitions were crystal clear: become director of golf at a prestigious club in the Palm Spring area.
Tony Manzoni a living legend in the desert JUDD SPICER
College of the Desert men’s golf coach Tony Manzoni has clubs, mementos and photos all over his office. Some of testaments to a life well lived include Manzoni dining with Joe Pesci, another of the...
Warren Moon rarely passes up a shot to help AL PETERSEN
After passing for a combined 73,830 yards in college and as a professional, former quarterback Warren Moon now passes on something less taxing on his right arm and shoulder: Advice.