| Aug 4, 2013
| 10:08 PM
COSTA MESA — When Andrew Levitt saw his ball about 20 feet out, on the fringe, on No. 2 at Los Lagos, he was thinking two putts could maybe give him victory in the 41st Costa Mesa City Championship.
But then Ricky Owaki chipped to within three...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 9:49 PM
COSTA MESA - Shortly after shooting a sensational round, Ricky Owaki took out his phone to take a photo of his score on the board at Costa Mesa Country Club Saturday.
Owaki, 21, then posted his picture on Twitter.
"Club house leader for now …...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 11:46 PM
There are some prominent local amateurs competing in the 41st annual Costa Mesa City Championship Saturday and Sunday at Costa Mesa Country Club.
Lyon Lazare returns as the defending champion of the tournament also known as the Will Jordan Classic....
| Jul 26, 2013
| 7:57 PM
Heading into the final round of the Lockton Kansas City Junior golf tournament in Raymore, Mo., Amy Matsuoka sent a text message to her father, Denis.
Matsuoka, a 15-year-old who will be a sophomore at Corona del Mar High, was contending in the American...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 11:26 PM
When Alexander Yang was 4 he went to the driving range with his father and mother, and eventually he complained.
Yang didn't whine because he wanted to leave.
"He used to cry and say, 'it's my turn to hit the ball,'" said Nancy Wong, Yang's mother....
| Jun 23, 2013
| 5:13 PM
On the surface it may appear that Santa Ana Country Club would be the underdog team in Wednesday's Jones Cup.
Heading into the 14th annual event, Santa Ana has yet to win the Jones Cup.
However, there can be a strong case made that Santa Ana is the...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 5:01 PM
Pete Fernandez of UC Irvine won the 43rd annual Long Beach Men's City Championship that concluded Sunday.
Fernandez, a Costa Mesa resident who will be a junior with the Anteaters' men's golf program this fall, finished with a 54-hole total of 16-under-...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 9:45 PM
Hank Haney made news a couple weeks ago when he questioned Tiger Woods' preparation via Twitter.
Haney, the renowned golf instructor, wasn't as hard on Woods during a visit at the Omega watch store at South Coast Plaza Thursday night. He was there for...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 1:53 AM
With the demands of two young children and running his own finance company, Ryan Gale said his golf clubs spend more and more time in his closet these days. But his diminished time on the course seems not to have hampered his game.
Even the 33-year-old'...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 11:18 PM
Things were in a bit of a whirlwind at this time last year for Tony Letendre.
The same week that he started as head professional at Newport Beach Country Club, he participated in his first Jones Cup golf tournament.
Letendre remembers it well, despite...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 11:44 PM
SANTA ANA — Santa Ana Country Club orchestrated arguably its finest performance in the 14th Jones Cup golf tournament on its home course Wednesday.
But Big Canyon Country Club was one stroke better in the annual event that features fivesomes...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 11:43 PM
SANTA ANA — Coming off the 12th green on Wednesday, Newport Beach Country Club men's champion Ted Embry spoke for himself as well as his teammates.
"You guys seen enough pars?" Embry asked the small gallery watching Newport Beach play in the...