| Mar 14, 2011
| 11:26 PM
Robert Thompson let his putter carry him from qualifying for the 17th Toshiba Classic to a tie for fifth following Sunday's final round at Newport Beach Country Club.
Thompson scored a bogey-free final round to finish 13-under-par 200 (68-66-66),...
| Feb 15, 2011
| 7:04 PM
Tom Lehman, the current money-list leader on the Champions Tour, is one of five golfing greats who have committed to this year's Toshiba Classic at Newport Beach Country Club.
Hale Irwin, the Champions Tour winningest player and the Classic's only two-...
| Feb 17, 2011
| 11:29 PM
Newport Beach Country Club is reaping the rewards from the December rains as it prepares for the 17th Toshiba Classic March 7 through 13.
"The rain is good for everything but revenue," said Ron Benedict, the club's superintendent. "Salt builds up in...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 7:40 PM
As is often the case in sports, the Newport-Mesa landscape in 2011 offered championship celebrations and near-misses by handfuls of local teams.
Similarly diverse among the top 10 sports stories of the year, as selected by the Daily Pilot sports staff,...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 8:59 PM
There's sure to be several big-time names at the 18th Toshiba Classic March 12-18 at Newport Beach Country Club. Three of those golfers have already committed.
Nick Price, the Toshiba Classic defending champion, along with Hall of Famer Tom Watson and...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 7:22 PM
The Toshiba Classic will return to Newport Beach in just a few weeks, commencing March 12 with major play scheduled for March 16 to 18.
The player field hosts some of the champions of senior golf. Among them: Tom Lehman, Larry Mize, Larry Nelson, Mark O'...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 9:49 PM
The 18th annual Toshiba Classic will have some local flavor, as Southern California natives Mark O'Meara, Craig Stadler, Dave Stockton and 2012 Allianz Championship winner Corey Pavin have committed to play in the event that takes place March 12-18 at...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 9:13 PM
Add another big name to the marquee for the 18th Toshiba Classic. And this name will surely attract a large gallery during the tournament at Newport Beach Country Club.
Couples, a fan favorite and the 2010 Toshiba Classic champion, has committed to be...
| Aug 19, 2011
| 9:37 PM
This column is a mixed bag of sorts.
We'll start with the ownership change at both the Balboa Bay Club & Resort and Newport Beach Country Club. The big news that Delaware-based Seven-One Capital-Business Inc. is buying both properties from International...
| May 16, 2012
| 6:33 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — To say Jake Knapp is in a groove is like saying Jack Nicklaus was and is a successful golfer. Both are understatements.
The Estancia High senior has more work to do to reach "Golden Bear" status, but Knapp is proving he can score...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 10:19 PM
When Nick Price won the Toshiba Classic last year there were two firsts he achieved.
Now he's looking to accomplish another first at the 18th annual Toshiba Classic. Price will try to be the tournament's first repeat winner when the first of three rounds...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 5:56 PM
The 18th Toshiba Classic will be without one of its marquee names and biggest draws.
Hall of Famer Tom Watson has withdrawn from the Toshiba Classic at Newport Beach Country Club because of a wrist injury.
The 39-time PGA Tour winner suffered the injury...