Golf

The traumatic brain injury that led to a lifelong love for golf

“The doctors said that I was lucky to be alive,” said Deegan Bee, a 13-year-old junior golf phenom who has been traveling the country to compete in high-stakes golf tournaments. Bee’s path to discovering his love for the game of golf was a bit different; he discovered the game after a traumatic brain injury, or TBI, that left him having to re-learn how to walk and write. Read more

Longtime golf coach to retire

After 39 seasons as a head coach at the UA, 34 of which were spent as the men’s golf coach, Rick LaRose will retire at the end of the season, athletic director Greg Byrne announced Tuesday. Read more

Woods adapting as Masters nears

There was that same old final-round confidence that always used to fit Tiger Woods like his custom-made bright red shirt and black pants. Last Sunday, there were the same old roars and the same old big television ratings as Woods won an official PGA Tour event for the first time in 30 months. Read more

Golf wins Arizona Intercollegiate

The Arizona men’s golf team finished its first tournament of the spring season with a one-stroke victory over No. 10 California in the Arizona Intercollegiate, held at Arizona National Golf Club. Read more

New book may shed light on Tiger

ORLANDO, Fla. — From all indications, “The Big Miss” has no juicy tidbits about any young misses who played a supporting role in Tiger Woods’ infamous downward spiral. Read more

Ramos’ summer hints at vast potential

While most Arizona students were graciously embracing the leisure of summer, women’s golf senior leader Margarita Ramos was competing in one of the premier tournaments of her craft. Ramos participated in the 2011 U.S. Women’s Open Championship at the East Golf Course at The Broadmoor Golf Club in Colorado Springs, Colo., one of the major championships in the LPGA Tour. Read more

In the swing of things

Margarita Ramos, a senior on the Arizona women's golf team, stepped onto the LPGA Tour's biggest stage on July 7. Ramos was part of the field at the U.S. Women's Open, at the Broadmoor East Course in Colorado Springs, Colo., along with Arizona alumni Natalie Gulbis, Leta Lindley and Alison Walshe. Read more

Northern Irishman provides ultimate feel-good story

Seventy-three days ago, on April 10, Rory McIlroy finished one of the most shocking collapses in recent PGA Tour memory, finishing 15th at the Masters after entering the final round with a four-stroke lead. Sunday, he turned that misfortune into one of the most dominant U.S. Open performance victory seen in history — an eight-stroke dismantling of a field featuring the best golfers on the planet. Read more

While you were out

The academic year may have wrapped up in early May, but NCAA championships are in full swing through June. Here's a look at how Arizona's sports teams have fared since the end of the semester. Read more