The Puyallup Tribe of Indians is buying the 54-year-old North Shore Golf Course in Northeast Tacoma, the tribe announced Tuesday. Effective Sept. 9, the tribe and Marine View Ventures, its economic development arm, will acquire the 18-hole public course. Daily operations will be handled by Columbia Hospitality and local professional golfer Ryan Moore’s company Ryan Moore Golf.
Pierce County is reviewing two plans to develop resort-style hotels overlooking Chambers Bay golf course. One proposal includes plans to partner with Seattle restaurant icon Tom Douglas to build a 200-seat restaurant; the other incorporates natural features to help the building blend into the hillside.
Darren Clarke got an extra week to start mulling over his three captain's picks for Europe in the Ryder Cup because the top nine already are set. Matthew Fitzpatrick finished fifth in the Czech Masters and locked up no worse than the final spot.
Brock Mackenzie won the National Capital Open in the longest playoff in the Mackenzie Tour's PGA Tour Canada-era Sunday, beating Spain's Samuel Del Val with a birdie on the seventh extra hole at rainy and windy Hylands Golf Club.
Adilson da Silva of Brazil hit the first shot that put golf back in the Olympics for the first time in more than a century. Inbee Park hit the final putt that capped off two weeks that could not have gone much better for a sport trying to make a good impression.
Salsbury, a 22-year-old recent University of Washington graduate, fired Sunday’s only under-par round — a 3-under 68 — to chase down three-time Tacoma City Amateur winner and overnight leader Sean Packer (72).
Tyler Salsbury wins Tacoma City Amateur golf tournament
Puyallup golfer Chase Carlson wins 90th WA State Men's Am
Puyallup's Chase Carlson leads Washington State Men's Amateur
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