Brendan Steele’s golf game did not mesh with the Cog Hill course in the third FedEx Cup playoff tournament last week. He managed only a 16-over-par 78-75-75-72 — 300 that finished near the bottom of the field. The Idyllwild native did show major improvement on the final nine, however, firing a three-under-par 33 that earned […]
Jim Crandall, Palms to Pines handicap chairman, gave this report on last week’s Palms to Pines golf tournament: Idyllwild’s Palms to Pines Golf Association held its regular monthly tournament on Friday, Sept. 16, at Hemet Golf Club. The morning was pleasantly cool under cloudy skies. The sun came out later, accompanied by a light breeze. […]
Idyllwild’s annual fundraiser volleyball tournament this Labor Day weekend took place on the birthday of Idyllwild School Athletic Director Holly Guntermann. A few of her former players gathered to wish her well.
With great anticipation, I wended my way out to West Marion View again for what has become a worthy and most enjoyable fundraiser for local folks who could do with a spot of assistance. I refer to Sandii Castleberry’s Castle Berry Country Club, that beguiling golf Mecca that beckons you forth then cuts you off […]
Brendan Steele shot a nine-under-par 69-67-67-72 — 275 in the Deutsche Bank Championship just outside of Boston last week. He tied for 10th place in the tournament, earning a paycheck of more than $177,000. During the week, the native Idyllwilder posted three eagles and 13 birdies against 10 bogeys, entirely avoiding double bogeys that have […]
Steele’s one-under-par 70-71 — 141 in The Barclay’s last week was not good enough to make the cut in the first tournament of the FedEx Cup playoffs, so he earned no new FedEx cup points. However, he had enough FedEx Cup points built up from regular season play to advance to the second tournament of […]
Beyond the end of August, the future of the Idyllwild Skate Park is uncertain, but it will be open each weekend this month, thanks to a donation from Idyllwild Pines Camp (IPC). While Idyllwild Community Recreation Council Acting Chair (ICRC) Dawn Sonnier was hoping to get financial support from Riverside County to keep the park open, that door seems closed for now.
Idyllwild’s Palms to Pines Golf Association held its regular monthly tournament in conjunction with the first round of match play playoffs for the club championship on Friday, Aug. 19, at the Oak Valley Golf Club in Beaumont. The day was sunny and warm and the course was in good shape with fast greens. In the […]
Playing in his first major golf championship, Brendan Steele tied for 19th place, earning more than $81,000 in prize money at the PGA Championship in Atlanta last week, bringing his total winnings to nearly $1.6 million. The native Idyllwilder gave his hometown a huge thrill when he finished Saturday’s play in a two-way tie for […]
Playing in only his first major championship, Brendan Steele shot a three-under-par 66 in the third round Saturday to go into tomorrow’s final day of play with a share of the lead of the 2011 PGA Championship in the Atlanta Athletic Club in Johns Creek, Ga. Coming from a tie for seventh after Friday’s second […]