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Arnold Palmer, the magnetic face of golf in the ’60s, dies at 87

Arnold Palmer, the magnetic face of golf in the ’60s, dies at 87

Arnold Palmer, the champion golfer whose full-bore style of play, dramatic tournament victories and magnetic personality inspired an American golf boom, has died, a close friend said on Sunday. Palmer was 87.

A look back at the top-10 golf stories

A look back at the top-10 golf stories

Autumn officially began this week, and that signals the final stretch of the golf season.

Gifford, Stoffer qualify for USGA 4-Ball Championship

Gifford, Stoffer qualify for USGA 4-Ball Championship

Both Jim Gifford and Chad Stoffer have been around the block a few times when it comes to stellar golf accomplishments.

Shen, Nisky golf show promise (Updated)

CLIFTON PARK

Shen, Nisky golf show promise (Updated)

Bethlehem wins Suburban title

Wentraub gets an albatross

Wentraub gets an albatross

Jay Wentraub didn’t believe his buddies when they told him the ball dropped into the cup.

Age isn't a factor for Russo

Age isn't a factor for Russo

Golf is a game for a lifetime. It’s one of the few sports where excellence can be maintained — even at its pinnacle — over several decades.

Ex-UAlbany SID DePasquale enjoying time at USGA

Ex-UAlbany SID DePasquale enjoying time at USGA

For 17 years, I knew Brian DePasquale as perhaps the hardest working college sports information director in a business full of talented workaholics.

SARATOGA SPRINGS

It was a rough one for Franco, Lull

The Bolton Landing turned into a rough landing for jockey Manny Franco and his mount Lull, the 6-5 favorite, at Saratoga Race Course on Wednesday.

Martin is the king of holes-in-one

Martin is the king of holes-in-one

Holes-in-one are every duffer’s dream shot.

NISKAYUNA

Gifford ties for fourth at state golf amateur

Streak of no local winning continues

Capital Region golfers hope to break NYS Men's Amateur Championship drought

Capital Region golfers hope to break NYS Men's Amateur Championship drought

It’s been 30 years since a Capital Region player won the New York State Men’s Amateur Golf Championship, and even some home cooking hasn’t helped reverse that trend in recent years.

Russo wins another CRAGA Stroke Play title

LOUDONVILLE

Russo wins another CRAGA Stroke Play title

Sooner or later, somebody is going to beat the old guy. Just not any time soon, it appears.

On a roll, Mueller wins Schenectady Senior County Amateur

SCHENECTADY

On a roll, Mueller wins Schenectady Senior County Amateur

Pratico a roll short of winning in regulation

Mueller, Pratico tied in Schenectady Senior County Amateur

SCHENECTADY

Mueller, Pratico tied in Schenectady Senior County Amateur

Both had chances to shave strokes

Rain wins third round of PGA Championship

SPRINGFIELD, N.J.

Rain wins third round of PGA Championship

Thunderstorms and steady rain interrupted the third round of the 2016 PGA Championship on Saturday afternoon, and after a nearly four-hour delay, play was suspended until this morning.

Busy time for area golfers

Busy time for area golfers

As the 98th annual PGA Championship at Baltusrol enters its final round today in Springfield, N.J., to close out a hectic month of major championships, Capital Region golfers prepare for their own busy slate of major events.

Local youth golfers shine at Gazette NIE Junior Golf Championship

SCHENECTADY

Local youth golfers shine at Gazette NIE Junior Golf Championship

High temperatures, low scores

Walker and Streb star among stars at PGA

SPRINGFIELD, N.J.

Walker and Streb star among stars at PGA

Lesser names top the leader board

Walker leads PGA Championship

SPRINGFIELD, N.J.

Walker leads PGA Championship

Jimmy Walker and most of the players on the leaderboard after the first round of the 98th PGA Championship have one apparently good thing in common: They haven’t won a major.

Eagle Crest hosting 4 Ball Shoot-Out

Eagle Crest hosting 4 Ball Shoot-Out

If you are bored with the same old stroke play or match play golf events, how about something different?

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