Monthly Archives: February 2014

Cancer-survivor Aken puts bucket-list checks next to radio talk-show host, helping others, good golf

When someone who had no experience hosting a radio show came to Mike Carr at KCWM (1460-AM) in Hondo a few years back and told Carr he’d like to host his own sports-talk show, Carr decided to take a chance … Continue reading

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Sneak peek: Valero Texas Open; TPC San Antonio losing its bite?

“Change” was the operative word at last year’s Valero Texas Open. For the first time, the tournament was played the week before the Masters. One of Greg Norman’s companies was brought in to manage the event. And the infamously difficult … Continue reading

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LeGrand takes second title on 2014 ACGT Tour, even-par wins at Willow Springs GC

Luke LeGrand shot an even-par 72 over Willow Springs Golf Course on Sunday, but it still went to a scorecard playoff before LeGrand got the win over Matt Langlinais in the Alamo City Golf Trail Tour. It’s the event on … Continue reading

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Walker keeps momentum after Pebble, wins first match in WGC Accenture

When anyone starts the PGA Tour season the way Jimmy Walker has, a flip through the record books is appropriate. He’s got three wins in his first eight starts and won his opening-round match over Branden Grace in this week’s … Continue reading

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Patrick Reed goes back to his San Antonio roots, and his own family, to find a fill-in caddy

Maybe there was a loss of momentum when Patrick Reed took a week off after winning the PGA Tour’s Humana Challenge. His caddy doesn’t think so. “It shouldn’t,” said Kessler Karain, who took up the bag for Reed in December. … Continue reading

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Staying warm in near-freezing weather at UTSA’s Oak Hills Invitational? Impossible

As if the temperature readings and ill-lit skies heading into Tuesday’s final round of the UTSA Oak Hills Invitational weren’t enough of a warning, it was clear it was going to be one of those bitter days on the golf … Continue reading

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He’s No. 1 in Ryder Cup standings, but Walker no lock to make U.S. team for Gleneagles in 2014

Jimmy Walker has two PGA Tour wins in the last four months, and that puts him first on the U.S. team’s Ryder Cup Standings. But is he a lock to get one of the nine automatic spots used to determine … Continue reading

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