Share/Bookmark Brendan Steele posted a one-over-par 72-72-72-73 — 289 on the TPC San Antonio course last week to tie for 46th place and earn $16,580 in official earnings, bringing this year’s total to $352,695 to date. He also garnered 22 more FedEx Cup points to raise his season sum to 261. For the Idyllwild native, [...]
Share/BookmarkOne week after his first missed cut of the season, Brendan Steele was back in the money. Last week at the Shell Houston Open in Humble, Texas, his five-under-par 70-71-71-71 — 283 was enough to tie for 38th place and $25,420 in official earnings. The native Idyllwilder hit 75 percent of the greens in regulation, [...]
Share/BookmarkJim Crandall, Palms to Pines Golf Association handicap chair, provided this report about the Friday, March 15, golf tournament. The club held its regular monthly tournament at the Temecula Creek Inn Golf Course on the Creeks to Oaks links. The day was sunny and clear, and the course was in excellent shape. The front nine [...]
Share/BookmarkBrendan Steele’s streak of eight consecutive cuts made on the PGA Tour ended last week on the Bay Hill course in Orlando, Fla. The Idyllwild native finished the first two rounds of the Arnold Palmer Invitational at five-over-par (76-73, 149), missing the cut by two strokes. Steele now has missed only one cut on the [...]
Share/BookmarkBill Whitman of Idyllwild participated in the Pasadena Triathlon (all three legs of the race were held at the Rose Bowl) this weekend. He finished fifth in the event of 800 participants and first in his age group (50 to 54). The course was a five-kilometer run, 15-kilometer bike, and 150-meter swim. Since the swimming [...]
Share/BookmarkThe Idyllwild 5K & 10K Run and Fitness Walk needs volunteers to work the course, registration and finish line on June 1. Anyone interested can contact Darren McKay at his email, email@example.com or call his cell number (909) 241-4527.
Share/BookmarkLast weekend, in Lake Placid, N.Y., Idyllwild’s Lauren Salter claimed third place in the U.S. National Skeleton Championships. Salter had an extraordinary finish in the second day of sliding to earn the bronze medal. “I’m really happy with how everything went. I came off of kind of a rough performance at the North American Cup, [...]
Share/BookmarkBrendan Steele went low on the first day of the Tampa Bay Championship in Palm Harbor, Fla., last Thursday, but the tough Copperhead course rose up and bit him on the second and third days. His opening round 68 had him tied for third place at the end of the first round, but the two [...]
Share/BookmarkThe Los Angeles Marathon was Sunday, March 17, and two Hill residents completed the 26-mile jaunt. In her second marathon, Jana Baker’s time was 4:17:19 and Molly Newman, running her first marathon, completed it in 4:31:01. Running with more than 24,000 other marathoners, both women finished ahead of 18,000 other runners.
Share/BookmarkThe 2013 Boston Marathon is only a month away, on April 15. Pine Cove’s Mark Dean has nearly completed his preparation for the premier marathon. He ran the San Diego Half Marathon (13 miles) Sunday, March 10, and plans one more long run before boarding his plane to Boston. In two weeks, he’ll run for [...]