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 […]
Brendan Steele turned in a fine top-15 finish at the Travelers Championship on the TPC River Highlands course in Cromwell, Conn., last week. His 13-under-par 68-64-67-68 — 267 earned him a tie for 13th place and a check for $112,500. Steele’s performance was aided by hitting more than 80 percent of the fairways with drives […]
Idyllwild’s triathletes — Brad Rechtfertig amd Bill Whitman — competed last weekend in the San Diego International Triathlon. This event offered both an international and sprint race. The international course included a 1,000 meter swim, a 30K bike ride and ended with a 10K run. The sprint course was composed of a 500 meter swim, […]