| Feb 17, 2015
| 10:27 AM
Charlie Sifford, an important figure in the world of professional golf, recently died at the age of 92. Just last November he was presented with the nation's highest civilian award, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, by President Obama in a White House...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 5:46 PM
Geoff Akins sees things others don't.
The Newport Beach visual arts entrepreneur, who co-founded advertising agency AkinsParker 10 years ago, has been the creative force behind campaigns for brands like Toyota Racing Development, Tiger Woods...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 12:08 PM
2014 will end in less than a week, and already the year-end lists have started to roll out. As the new year approaches, we asked some of the movers and shakers in the local arts community to name the highlights — and low lights — of the past...
| 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...
| 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
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Aug 6, 2011
| 9:37 PM
Next time they won't overlook the skinny kid.
Ryan O'Connor, who spreads out 145 pounds on his 6-foot frame, might not pose an intimidating presence at first glance, but put a golf club in his hands and everything changes.
O'Connor, who will enter his...
| 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...