March 11, 2011 |
With pleasant weather and ideal course conditions this week, many predicted low scores for the 17th Toshiba Classic at Newport Beach Country Club. Nick Price made that come true and then some Friday. The 18-time PGA Tour winner, who was No. 1 in the world in his prime, shot an 11-under-par 60, matching a Champions Tour record and setting a career-best for the three-time major winner. Fred Couples, Bernhard Langer and Mark O'Meara created quite a buzz at times during the first round.
May 21, 2003 |
What is 7,080 yards long and can eat you up if you're not careful? It's Colonial Country Club, a par-70 layout with a 609-yard par-five hole, but with only one other par-five hole. According to Nick Price, Annika Sorenstam is going to discover that par is greatly different from what is listed on the Colonial scorecard. "The course is going to play long for her," said Price, who won here last year. "It's probably par 74 for her, so she can make the cut if she plays well, there's no doubt.
May 7, 2003 |
Nick Price no longer has to wonder what it takes to get into the World Golf Hall of Fame. Price, who won three major championships and dominated golf in the early 1990s, was elected Tuesday through the PGA Tour ballot and will be the 99th member of the hall. No other player was elected through the PGA Tour or International ballot. Price will be inducted Oct. 20 at the World Golf Village near St. Augustine, Fla.
May 20, 2002 |
Nick Price no longer has to doubt himself. He can still win on the PGA Tour, and he can do it in a big way. Making big shots late after looking vulnerable, Price shot a three-under-par 67 on Sunday in the Colonial at Fort Worth for his first victory in four years. "It feels like it's been 10 years. I didn't think this day was going to come," Price said. "That self-doubt has been cast away now. There's not pressure any more on me to win because I've proven it to myself."
May 19, 2002 |
Nick Price shot a four-under-par 66 on Saturday to take a five-stroke lead over three players after three rounds of the Colonial at Fort Worth. Price, who is at 10-under 200, had four birdies in seven holes, finishing with birdies at the 383-yard 17th and 427-yard 18th after consecutive bogeys. Phil Tataurangi, Kenny Perry and Steve Flesch were tied for second at five-under 205. * Tiger Woods overcame a double bogey at No.
May 18, 2002 |
Nick Price, long one of the PGA Tour's best ball-strikers, putted his way to a share of the lead in the Colonial at Fort Worth. Price shot a five-under-par 65 Friday in the rain-delayed second round to share the lead at six-under 134 with Esteban Toledo, who overcame eight bunker shots for his second 67. Play was suspended because of darkness with 18 players, including defending champion Sergio Garcia, still on the course. Price needed only 26 putts. "My putting is so much better.