Sports On TV for Wednesday, July 15

CYCLING4 a.m., NBCSN - Tour de France, stage 11, Pau to CauteretsGOLF7 a.m., ESPN2 - Exhibition, Champion Golfers' Challenge, at St. Andrews, Scotland12 midnight, ESPN - British Open Championship, first round, part I, at St...
Today In Sports History for Aug. 3

...International Trot and Challenge Cup in consecutive years with a 3:03.1 time in the 1½-mile test.1990 - The Professional Golfers Association Tour announces it will not hold tournaments at golf clubs that have all-white memberships or show any other signs...
Park wins Women's Brit Open

...Open is just much more special ... This is definitely the golfer's most-wanted trophy."Ko is just at the start of her...machines," American player Cristie Kerr said of South Korean golfers. "They practice 10 hours a day."The 27-year-old Park...
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Two Juneau athletes in World Games

...and Quick are part of a four-person Alaska contingent along with power lifter Brittany Tregarthen of Kodiak and level five golfer Garrett Stortz and his caddie, Scott Johnson.More than 7,000 athletes from 177 nations will compete in 25 different Olympic...
Today In Sports History for July 26

...record 279 total to win the U.S. Women's Open. Kathy Whitworth, who finishes third, becomes the first million-dollar golfer in LPGA history.1987 - Stephen Roche of Ireland wins the Tour de France by 40 seconds over Spain's Pedro Delgado. Jeannie...
Quick, Umbs return with medals

...duo were half of the four-person Alaskan contingent along with Kodiak power lifter Brittany Tregarthen and Palmer level five golfer Garrett Stortz and his caddie, Scott Johnson on the 304-member USA team.More than 7,000 athletes from 177 nations competed...
Johnson wins at St. Andrews, stops Spieth's Grand Slam

...putt to force sudden death. It touched the left side of the cup and kept going, and Johnson was introduced as the "champion golfer of the year."Spieth showed guts over the final two hours, and class when his bid was over. He stuck around to hug Johnson...
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Beverly Elysee Jones

...headed south to live with her mother and while on a family visit to Los Angeles she met and began dating her first husband, pro golfer Arnold Carl Werner. Beverly was 22 years old when she and Arnold married in 1946 and a year later they were blessed with a...
Park wins third straight Women's PGA title

...title. She ties Annika Sorenstam (2003-2005) as the only golfers who have claimed this championship in three consecutive of the rankings. She was to the No. 1-ranked female golfer in the world for 59 weeks in 2013.Park takes home $525...
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Today In Sports History for July 12

...wins the U.S. Open. Jones, who also won the British Open, the American Amateur and the British Amateur, becomes the only golfer to take all four events in the same year.1954 - The Major League Baseball Players Association is founded.1964 - Mickey Wright...


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