Posts Tagged Akron

New name in Reno, same old aggressive play

Stuart Appleby walks off  18th hole at Montreux Golf & Country Club in Reno during the pro-am Wednesday, July 30, 2014, in preparation for the PGA Tour's Barracuda Championship, formerly known as the Reno-Tahoe Open. (AP Photo/Scott Sonner)

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The 16th edition of Reno’s PGA Tour event has a new sponsor, a new name, no defending champ and a modified Stableford scoring format that encourages aggressive play up and down the edge of the Sierra Nevada.

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Woods hopeful of more good memories at Firestone

Tiger Woods watches his drive on the third hole during practice for the Bridgestone Invitational golf tournament Wednesday, July 30, 2014, in Akron, Ohio. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Tiger Woods finds out over the next two weeks if his season is over or just getting started.

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Ben Crane celebrates a PGA Tour win with a party

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Ben Crane won the St. Jude Classic in June, his first victory in three years and the fifth of his PGA Tour career.

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More tickets offered for LeBron’s homecoming show

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — LeBron James’ Ohio hometown says more tickets are being offered for the homecoming event expected to be his first public appearance in the state since announcing his return to the Cleveland Cavaliers.

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Rory McIlroy ready to get back to work

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland, responds during an interview, at the World Golf Championships, Bridgestone Invitational,Tuesday, July 29, 2014, in Akron, Ohio. Clark won the Canadian Open last week. (AP Photo/Phil Long)

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — The claret jug is not out of sight. Rory McIlroy is just trying to get it out of his mind.

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