To most in the desert, March 27 will be just another warm and lazy Monday. For Al Geiberger, it will be the 40-year anniversary of the unimaginably horrifying. Geiberger is one of many famous residents in the Coachella Valley, a longtime resident of La Quinta. Many days, he can be found giving golf lessons at The Golf Club at La
Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor gloom of night kept Phil Mickelson from his appointed rounds this weekend as new ambassador of the CareerBuilder Challenge golf tournament in La He came, saw and probably won’t win. But he certainly conquered. Mickelson, one of the true attractions on the tour with his five major titles and 42 PGA victories, was
Love is in the air for Phil Mickelson at the CareerBuilder Challenge, the valley’s celebrated January pro golf tournament. Many factors contribute to this heart-shaped state of affairs. “It’s always just about perfect,” Mickelson says. “Sunshine, no wind, great courses. It is the ideal place to get your game in shape, your swing grooved. Some [professional] players come here in
Walking the halls of the same junior high and high school, Tim Bradley and Monica Manzo paid little attention to each other. If love was in the air, their senses were clogged. “He was two years younger,” Monica says, “and we never really had a conversation.” They lived in a Coachella Valley overflowing with haves. Comparatively, they were have-nots. There
Al Geiberger is 81. Time for him to play the O’Donnell golf course in downtown Palm Springs again, 58 years since he first played it. At O’Donnell, he will be returning to the place where he won prestigious amateur titles in 1958 and ’59. He wants to revisit some history. So do we. Palm Springs and golf are Hope and
They come to Palm Springs for the California Winter League, a unique baseball creation that allows them to “chase their dream.”
A marquee moment at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament at Indian Wells, a men’s final that featured superstar Novak Djokovic, turned into an afterthought Sunday.
What should have been the best of times in Sunday’s Indian Wells women’s tennis final turned into the worst of times. Also, perhaps the strangest of days in the history of the BNP Paribas Open.
Raymond Moore, chief executive of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells, has apologized for sexist remarks he made about the Women’s Tennis tour.
Novak Djokovic brought his A game to the desert again Saturday afternoon, and the more he does it, the more he is reducing the rest of the men’s tennis tour to a bunch of B-minuses.