Golf

Delaware Park Golf Course
WBEN Newsroom
May 02, 2020 - 7:01 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Two of Buffalo's three city-run golf courses will be open, though there will be some restrictions.
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FILE - In this May 6, 2015, file photo , LPGA commissioner Mike Whan speaks during a press conference at The Players Championship golf tournament in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. The LPGA Tour is pushing back the restart of its season at least another month. The target now is a tournament in Michigan on July 15-18, and that depends on whether it's safe to return. Even three months away, LPGA commissioner Whan took note that next on the LPGA schedule were events in Michigan, Ohio and New Jersey, and said there would need to be improvement in the coronavirus situation for those tournaments to be played. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
April 29, 2020 - 5:10 pm
The LPGA Tour bought itself an extra month to make sure it's safe to resume playing, releasing a new schedule that could end with two of its biggest events and finish five days before Christmas. The LPGA hopes to restart on July 15-18 at a team event in Michigan and play every week except for the...
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FILE - In this March 26, 2020, file photo, Jason Hackedorn looks into Progressive Field, home of the Cleveland Indians baseball team, in Cleveland. With the distinct possibility of pro sports resuming in empty venues, a recent poll suggests a majority of U.S. fans wouldn't feel safe attending games anyway without a coronavirus vaccine.(AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)
April 29, 2020 - 1:30 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Switzerland’s federal government says professional sports teams can resume training on May 11, with a view to playing games in empty stadiums four weeks later. The government is set to make a final decision on May...
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Grover Cleveland Golf Course
Tom Puckett
April 28, 2020 - 4:06 pm
Erie County's two public golf courses to open Friday.
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FILE In this Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020 a general view of the Camp Nou stadium prior of a Spanish Copa del Rey soccer match between Barcelona and Leganes at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain. (AP Photo/Joan Monfort, File)
April 27, 2020 - 3:23 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ There won’t be any sun or sand for beach volleyball pros amid the coronavirus pandemic. The AVP tour has created a public service announcement to urge its fans to stay home to help fight the spread of the disease...
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FILE - In this May 10, 2018, file photo, Phil Mickelson, left, and Tiger Woods shake hands after the first round of the Players Championship golf tournament in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. Woods and Mickelson are ready for a made-for-TV rematch at a time when fans are craving live action. And this time, they'll have company. Turner Sports says quarterbacks Tom Brady and Peyton Manning will join them for a two-on-two match sometime in May. Missing from the announcement were such details as when and where the match would be played, except that tournament organizers would work with government and health officials to meet safety and health standards. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)
April 23, 2020 - 3:23 am
Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson are ready for a made-for-TV rematch at a time when fans are craving live action. And this time, they'll have company. Turner Sports says quarterbacks Tom Brady and Peyton Manning will join them for a two-on-two match sometime in May. Missing from the announcement were...
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FILE - In this Aug. 4, 2013, file photo, Tiger Woods, right, is congratulated by PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem after Woods won the Bridgestone Invitational golf tournament in Akron, Ohio. Woods and Finchem are part of the 2021 induction class for the World Golf Hall of Fame. (AP Photo/Phil Long, File)
April 21, 2020 - 3:58 pm
Tim Finchem was in his second month as the newly appointed commissioner of the PGA Tour, not paying a great deal of attention to the U.S. Amateur being played down the street from his office at the TPC Sawgrass. It was only when he arrived for the World Series of Golf at Firestone that he first...
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FILE - In this March 12, 2020, file photo, Sungjae Im, of South Korea, left, and his caddie Ki Tank Lee gesture on the 11th tee during the first round of The Players Championship golf tournament in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. Im typically goes from hotel to hotel. He has been saying with a family friend in Tampa while the PGA Tour has shut down. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
April 21, 2020 - 12:14 pm
Sungjae Im has played in nine countries and 19 U.S. states since his rookie season on the PGA Tour, moving from hotel to hotel during the most prolific schedule among top players in golf. Being in one spot for so long because of the coronavirus pandemic is an adjustment. Im has been staying with a...
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FILE - In this Feb. 3, 2010, file photo, PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem gestures at a news conference on the Pro-Am day of the Northern Trust Open golf tournament at Riviera Country Club in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles. Finchem, who expanded the PGA Tour’s footprint around the world and negotiated TV contracts that more than tripled prize money during his two decades as commissioner, has been elected to the World Golf Hall of Fame. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)
April 20, 2020 - 9:05 am
Tim Finchem, who expanded the PGA Tour’s footprint around the world and negotiated TV contracts that more than tripled prize money during his two decades as commissioner, has been elected to the World Golf Hall of Fame. Finchem was elected through the contributor category and will become the ninth...
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FILE - In this July 3, 2002, file photo, Los Angeles Dodgers television play-by-play announcer Vin Scully rehearses before a baseball game between the Dodgers and the Arizona Diamondbacks in Phoenix. To baseball fans, opening day is an annual rite of spring that evokes great anticipation and warm memories. This year's season was scheduled to begin Thursday, March 26, 2020, but there will be no games for a while because of the coronavirus outbreak. (AP Photo/Paul Connors, File)
April 17, 2020 - 8:11 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The Los Angeles Dodgers showed off some of their stadium renovations in a video narrated by retired broadcaster Vin Scully and posted on social media. Construction work has continued during the coronavirus...
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