| Sep 11, 2014
| 8:22 PM
Like most golfers, Don DuBois would love to play more but can't because he has a job and other commitments. So the acclaimed Newport Beach amateur has decided for quality over quantity, playing in select tournaments this summer.
The event he has circled...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 11:47 PM
Warren Caves has been a member at Big Canyon Country Club for 40 years. He has seen many events take place at the private Newport Beach golf course known for also hosting such players/celebrities as Tiger Woods and Michael Jordan.
But the event this...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 9:51 PM
It's easy for Colin Montgomerie to remember his first event on the PGA European Tour — and not because of some fabulous highlight. His mind actually goes to a rare embarrassing moment.
His golf clubs went missing. They were shipped elsewhere after...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 4:21 PM
As Rick Reilly talked about his dreams to be a pro golfer or someone like Derek Jeter, it was difficult to ignore the sign near where he stood at the Newport Beach Library Saturday afternoon.
The sign read, "The Witte Lectures: A forum for ideas with...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 5:20 PM
The Newport-Mesa Unified School District has selected a new principal for Rea Elementary School, pending final approval from the school board.
Administrators selected Kalim Rayburn, director of alumni engagement at USC, for the campus' top job, the...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 7:28 PM
It was a love story for the ages, and America was transfixed.
Superstar Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o meets a beautiful Stanford coed after a game there and over the succeeding years they fall in love. There are reports of her visiting his family...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 6:29 PM
Going into the CIF Southern Section Division 1 girls' water polo championship match, of course Corona del Mar High senior Erica Weed wanted to win.
But the thoughts of Weed, the senior goalkeeper, went a bit deeper than that.
Corona del Mar had...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 10:51 AM
It's always fun to pick a winner. It's more fun when the pick is right.
Every year, I try to pick the winner of the Toshiba Classic. I've been doing it for the past six years. Only once did I get it right: Fred Couples in 2010.
This year, I've decided...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 10:55 AM
It was the type of a tournament that could change a career, define a player.
The 2008 U.S. Open stabilized Tiger Woods as an icon. The Open made Rocco Mediate everyone's favorite underdog.
Mediate is well aware the tournament was a unique experience....
| Apr 16, 2013
| 11:38 PM
The Bird. Turtle. The Backstroke King.
They are known as three of Newport Harbor High's greatest athletes. Newport Harbor's "Big Three" can also be known as among the best in CIF Southern Section history.
George Yardley (basketball), Misty May-Treanor...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 11:48 PM
Alyaa Abdulghany has heard plenty of compliments about her game and her great potential in golf. She'll smile and say, "thank you," but in no way does that indicate she is content with the praise.
"People will say that I'm good when I'm out there, but...
| 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...