Brendan Steele earned $49,300 in prize money last week. His three-over-par 69-74-74-66 — 283 tied him with Phil Michelson and three others for 48th place in the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational at Akron, Ohio. Prior to the tournament, the native Idyllwilder played a practice round with Michelson during which the older pro graciously imparted much […]
Shane Fender, Town Crier Advertising sales representative, took first place at the annual American Legion Post 800 Horseshoe Tournament for the second year in a row. Fender took first-place honors with randomly chosen partner Chad Marler. According to tournament rules, all partners are chosen randomly. Thirty-two players competed.
Brendan Steele did not fare well in the RBC Canadian Open in Vancouver, British Columbia two weeks ago. His 76-72 — 148 did not qualify him for the cut and weekend play. His driving accuracy was low, which led to a low percentage of greens in regulation. The Idyllwild native had last week off, but […]
Idyllwild’s Emma Klingaman traveled to Sun Valley, Idaho to participate in the National Mountain Bike Championships. On July 14, she finished fifth in the women’s 15-18 Category 2 cross-country race (a 15.25 kilometer course) and earned her medal.
Sunday, July 24, was a beautiful day to be outside, and Idyllwild runner Bill Whitman went to the beach. “I had a pretty good race Sunday,” he said modestly. Whitman participated in the Solana Beach Triathlon along with more than 1,100 other athletes. Overall, he finished 28th. Within his age group (men 45 to 49) […]
The Idyllwild Skate Park (ISP) Games brought dozens of youngsters from throughout Riverside County to the Hill on Saturday, July 23.
Many golfers turned out for Sandii Castleberry’s fundraising golf tournament on the 18-hole course at the Castle Berry Country Club
In a rain-plagued Barclays Scottish Open, played on the Castle Stuart Golf Links in Inverness, Scotland, Brendan Steele’s one-over-par 73-72 — 145 was not good enough to make the cut. Steele’s two weeks in Europe were highlighted by a fine 7th place performance in the French Open in Paris at Le Golf National, which some […]
In a dramatic turnaround of events, Brendan Steele came from the cut number to finish tied for seventh in the Alstom Open de France — the French Open — on the Le Golf National course in Paris last week. Steele’s 74-70-67-71 — 282 earned 77,400 euros or nearly $112,400, which will not count toward his […]