Advertisement

Get the news

RIGHT NOW

sports

Headlines

Updated 12:19 a.m. EDT

The Big Page
  • Grid
  • List
Golf

Video: Detroit to host PGA Tour event in 2019

Video: Detroit to host PGA Tour event in 2019The Detroit News' Bob Wojnowski and Tony Paul discuss the PGA Tour coming to the Detroit Golf Club in 2019.
  • Golf
  • 5 months, 2 weeks ago
Golf

Pro golf in Michigan: Here are 150-plus champions

Pro golf in Michigan: Here are 150-plus championsArnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods are among the legends who’ve won tournaments in Michigan.
  • Golf
  • 1 month ago
Golf

Pro golf in Michigan: Scenes through the years

Pro golf in Michigan: Scenes through the yearsPro golf in Michigan: Scenes through the years
  • Golf
  • 1 month ago
Golf

Detroit News / GAM Hole In One Contest results

Detroit News / GAM Hole In One Contest resultsHere are distance results from Monday's Detroit News / Golf Association of Michigan Hole In One Contest on the No. 7 hole at Whispering Willows Golf Course in Livonia.
  • Golf
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Golf

Detroit Golf Club to play at 7,300 yards for PGA Tour stop; here are complete renovation details

DGC to play 7,300 yards for PGA Tour stop after upgradesDGC president Pat Flynn spoke to The News recently and laid out all the renovations the club is expecting to oversee, before the PGA Tour players arrive in June 20198.
  • Golf
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Golf

Paul Broadhurst talks about winning the Ally Challenge

Paul Broadhurst talks about winning the Ally ChallengePaul Broadhurst birdied the final hole on his way to winning the inaugural Ally Challenge
  • Golf
  • 1 month ago
Golf

Outspoken golf analyst Johnny Miller will retire early in 2019

Outspoken golf analyst Johnny Miller will retire early in 2019Miller said Monday he will make his last call from the Phoenix Open in February, ending a career as the lead golf analyst for NBC Sports that made him as famous as the 63 he shot at Oakmont to win the 1973 U.S. Open.
  • Golf
  • 5 days, 11 hours ago
Golf

Tom Gillis torn between going for broke, playing it safe on Champions Tour

Tom Gillis battles inner tug-of-war on Champions TourThe Lake Orion native has four top-10 finishes in five tournaments on the Champions Tour. Still, he's torn between going for the win and playing it safe, to preserve full-time tour status.
  • Golf
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Golf

Team USA's Brooks Koepka denies fight with Dustin Johnson at Ryder Cup

Team USA’s Brooks Koepka denies fight with Dustin Johnson at Ryder CupThe 28-year-old American, the U.S. Open and PGA Championship winner, also said Wednesday he was heartbroken to hear a woman struck by his tee shot at the Ryder Cup last week might lose vision in her right eye.
  • Golf
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Golf

Reports: Team USA's Dustin Johnson, Brooks Koepka fought at Ryder Cup

Reports: U.S. teammates nearly fought at Ryder CupThe news comes as quick a shock as Johnson, 34, and Koepka, 28, are considered good friends, even regularly working out together.
  • Golf
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Golf

'Incredible' Europe defeats United States to claim Ryder Cup

Incredible’ Europe defeats USA to claim Ryder CupThe home team secured the victory when Phil Mickelson knocked one in the water at the par-3 16th hole, conceding his match to Francesco Molinari right on the tee box.
  • Golf
  • 3 weeks ago
Golf

Tanigawa eagles for Champions win; Gillis finishes fifth

Tanigawa eagles for Champions win; Gillis finishes fifthLake Orion’s Tom Gillis, making his fifth Champions Tour start, shot 73 and finished 7 under to tie for fifth place.
  • Golf
  • 3 weeks ago
Golf

Grand Rapids' Bradley Smith, Windsor's Jasmine Ly win GAM junior titles

Bradley Smith, Jasmine Ly win GAM junior titlesSmith finished 1-over 73 to couple with his first round leading 69 for 142. Ly, who has committed to play golf at Northern Illinois, closed with a 74 after shooting 70 Saturday for 144.
  • Golf
  • 4 weeks ago
Lynn Henning

Henning: Warwick Hills back as golf destination

Henning: Warwick Hills back as golf destinationCrowds were smaller but fans welcomed Tour event back to Michigan.
  • Lynn Henning
  • 1 month ago
Golf

Master of the Mitten: Broadhurst's Ally Challenge victory completes state sweep

Broadhurst’s Ally Challenge victory completes state sweepThe 53-year-old British pro shoots 6-under 66 Sunday to finish two shots ahead of first-round leader Brandt Jobe at Warwick Hills Golf and Country Club.
  • Golf
  • 1 month ago
Lynn Henning

Henning: Bernhard Langer is why it's good for golf to be back at Warwick Hills

Henning: Langer pairs persona and challengesA two-time Masters champion shoots 67 to stay within range at Ally Challenge, but a post-round session speaks to golf's ever-present gremlins.
  • Lynn Henning
  • 1 month ago
Sports

Hot day, hot rounds at Warwick Hills as McCarron, Lehman, and Maggert take Ally Challenge lead

McCarron, Lehman, Maggert lead Ally ChallengeMcCarron shoots 63, O'Meara 64 as Warwick Hills, a birdie haven, shows flashes of its old Buick Open heritage
  • Sports
  • 1 month ago
Golf

Jobe knocks off rust, leads in low-scoring round at Warwick Hills

Jobe knocks off rust, leads in low-scoring round at Warwick HillsBrandt Jobe fired a 7-under 65 to hold a one-shot lead over Jeff Maggert, Esteban Toledo and three-time Buick Open champion Vijay Singh, who all shot 6-under 66.
  • Golf
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Golf

Toledo packs a wallop on first day of Ally Challenge

Toledo packs a wallop on first day of Ally ChallengeFormer boxer throws a few punches in the air after sinking a 60-foot putt to finish 6-under 60, one shot off the lead, after Day 1 at the Champions Tour event.
  • Golf
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Golf

Video: Take a walk with Tom Gillis up the 18th fairway at Warwick Hills

Video: Take a walk with Tom Gillis up the 18th fairway at WarwickDuring Thursday's pro-am, Gillis welcomed a Champions Tour reporter and videographer to join him on the 18th hole. The conversation was interesting.
  • Golf
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Golf

Warwick Hills lures Fred Couples, John Daly back, despite aches and pain

Warwick Hills lures Couples, Daly back, despite aches and painFred Couples and John Daly are hurting, but not enough to keep them to returning to one of their favorite spots, Warwick Hills.
  • Golf
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Golf

Two-time Buick Open champ Kenny Perry returns to the scene of the 'crime'

2-time Buick champ Perry returns to the scene of ‘crime’In 2007, a wayward shot by Perry struck a woman square in the nose, breaking her nose and sending blood everywhere. He signed an autograph for her, and sent her flowers.
  • Golf
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Golf

As golf returns to Warwick Hills, here are our favorite memories from the Buick Open

Our favorite memories from the old Buick OpenThis week's inaugural Ally Challenge, a Champinos Tour event, is the first touring-pro tournament at Warwick Hills since the Buick Open went belly-up in 2009 amid the automobile-industry collapse.
  • Golf
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Golf

Fred Couples on being back at Warwick Hills

Fred Couples on being back at Warwick HillsFred Couples talks about returning to Warwick Hills to play in the inaugural Ally Challenge
  • Golf
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Golf

John Daly talks about playing at Warwick Hills

John Daly talks about playing at Warwick HillsJohn Daly talks about returning to play at Warwick Hills in the Ally Challenge
  • Golf
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Golf

Kenny Perry talks about his return to Warwick Hills

Kenny Perry talks about his return to Warwick HillsKenny Perry talks about his memories of playing in the Buick Open as he prepares for this week's Ally Challenge.
  • Golf
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Golf

Warwick Hills hosts Ally Challenge Pro-Am

Warwick Hills hosts Ally Challenge Pro-AmThe inaugural Ally Challenge tees off Friday at Warwick Hills Golf & Country Club in Grand Blanc, a stop on the Champions Tour.
  • Golf
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Golf

West Michigan's Tom Werkmeister trades storied amateur career for shot on Champions Tour

W. Mich. man trades storied amateur career for shot on Champions TourHe's played in three Champions Tour events this season, and will attempt to qualify for The Ally Challenge, set for this week in Grand Blanc.
  • Golf
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Golf

Early bird gets prize in Detroit News/GAM Hole In One Contest

Early bird gets prize in Detroit News/GAM contestThe early bird gets the worm. Or, in this case, the prize.
  • Golf
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Golf

Detroit Golf Club tells members it won't lose money on PGA Tour tournament

Detroit Golf Club tells members it won’t lose money on PGA TourThe finalized contract between Detroit Golf Club, the PGA Tour and Rocket Giving Fund was announced this week in a memo to Detroit Golf Club members, obtained by The Detroit News.
  • Golf
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Lynn Henning

Henning: PGA Tour event will add to Michigan golf luster

Henning: PGA Tour event will add to Michigan golf lusterFrom the days of Donald Ross and Walter Hagen, to Palmer, Nicklaus, and Player, to world-famous courses, next year's DGC event adds to the luster.
  • Lynn Henning
  • 3 months ago
Golf

Michigan's Tom Gillis, now 50, takes aim at Champions Tour

Michigan’s Tom Gillis, now 50, takes aim at Champions TourThe Lake Orion professional golfer has been eyeing the 50-and-older circuit for several months, and could make his debut early next month.
  • Golf
  • 3 months ago
Golf

Why didn't lowest scorer win the Michigan PGA Championship?

Why didn’t lowest scorer win the Michigan PGA Championship?This week at Flint Golf Club, Ben Cook was declared ineligible to be the official champion. Let's try to explain why.
  • Golf
  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Golf

Petoskey's Joey Garber weathers 'dark days,' earns PGA Tour card

Petoskey’s Joey Garber weathers ‘dark days,’ earns PGA Tour cardGarber, a former Michigan golfer who finished his collegiate career at Georgia, finished in the top 25 on the Web.com Tour money list, thanks to a June victory.
  • Golf
  • 2 months ago
Golf

DGC seeking trademarks ahead of PGA Tour stop

DGC seeking trademarks ahead of PGA Tour stopThe club's name is expected to be stamped on a plethora of souvenir items — like golf balls, tees, shirts, hats, sweaters, jackets flags and pennants
  • Golf
  • 2 months, 4 weeks ago
Golf

PGA Tour makes '19 tourney official, calls Detroit a 'perfect fit'

PGA Tour makes ‘19 tourney official, calls Detroit a ‘perfect fit’The PGA Tour will make its first-ever stop in the city limits starting in 2019, with Quicken Loans as the title sponsor. The tournament will be played in June.
  • Golf
  • 4 months, 3 weeks ago
Golf

It's official: Detroit Golf Club to host PGA Tour stop

It’s official: Detroit Golf Club to host PGA Tour stopThe 2018-19 PGA Tour schedule was released Tuesday, and the Detroit tournament, called the Rocket Mortgage Classic, will be played in late June.
  • Golf
  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Golf

Detroit Golf Club's rich history is idyllic PGA Tour backdrop

Detroit Golf Club’s rich history is idyllic PGA Tour backdropTweaks to storied course aim to secure PGA Tour stop and spin-off.
  • Golf
  • 5 months, 1 week ago
Golf

Detroit Golf Club members approve pursuing PGA Tour event

Detroit Golf Club members approve pursuing PGA Tour eventDGC members, by a 248 to 20 vote, have allowed their board of directors to pursue plans with the Tour.
  • Golf
  • 5 months ago
Golf

PGA Tour close to finalizing Detroit tournament

PGA Tour close to finalizing Detroit tournamentThe PGA Tour has ramped up negotiations in recent weeks on bringing a tournament to the City of Detroit,
  • Golf
  • 6 months ago
Golf

Get to know me: LPGA Tour's Annie Park

Get to know me: LPGA Tour’s Annie ParkIn an occasional Detroit News series, sports figures share "15 Things You Don't Know About Me."
  • Golf
  • 4 months, 1 week ago
Golf

LPGA confident of long stay in Ann Arbor

LPGA confident of long stay in Ann ArborAs professional golf continues its resurgence in Michigan, it appears the Volvik Championship at Travis Pointe Country Club will continue to be part of that revival.
  • Golf
  • 5 months ago
Golf

'I did par the hole': Prep golfer shares tale behind viral goose attack

Prep golfer shares tale behind viral goose attackA high-school golfer from Concord had an unfortunate run-in with a goose during a recent match.
  • Golf
  • 6 months ago
Golf

Saturday's golf: Koepka keeps shot at top spot alive

Saturday’s golf: Koepka keeps shot at top spot aliveBrooks Koepka has improved his chances of taking over as No. 1 golfer in the world, shooting a bogey-free 5-under 67 for a four-stroke lead after three rounds of the CJ Cup.
  • Golf
  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
Golf

Friday's golf: Gillis two shots off lead in Champions playoff opener

Friday’s golf: Gillis two shots off lead in Champions playoff openerLake Orion's Tom Gillis shot a 3-under 69 and is tied for eighth in the PGA Tour Champions’ playoff-opening Dominion Energy Charity Classic.
  • Golf
  • 2 days, 6 hours ago
Columnists
Games and Events