Gary Van Sickle

Gary Van Sickle

All Gary Van Sickle Stories

July 20, 2015

Keystone Keeper

The USGA picked a perfect venue in Lancaster Country Club, and a Korean closer capitalized

Oct. 06, 2008

Surprise Ending

Since Vijay Singh had already locked up the FedEx Cup, conventional wisdom held that the Tour Championship would be a snoozer. Instead, Camilo Villegas and friends turned the event into a riveting glimpse of the future

June 14, 2005


Other than Payne Stewart's clutch play down the stretch, the biggest drama during the 1999 U.S. Open at Pinehurst concerned Phil Mickelson ...

April 05, 2005


When Tiger Woods bogeyed the 18th hole at the end of his second round, he dropped to one under par. At the time it looked as if the cut would ...

June 01, 2015


As other courses are stretched to ridiculous lengths, Colonial serves as a refreshing throwback. With its bending, tree-lined fairways, Hogan ...

June 25, 2007

Little Easy

Charl Schwartzel, a star in the making, is drawing comparisons with another sweet-swinging South African

March 26, 2007

Role Play

Vijay Singh's Sunday surge to victory at Bay Hill was so ruthlessly executed that it could have easily been mistaken for someone else's work

May 15, 2006

Bad Actor

What fans see in a quitter like John Daly is a mystery to me

Feb. 20, 2006

Short Work

Great around the greens, Arron Oberholser gets it done the old-fashioned way

Aug. 22, 2005


Baltusrol saved the best for last with a couple of quirky par-5 closing holes--the monstrous 17th and the eagle-friendly 18th--which combined to ...

April 05, 2005


Last week Tom Pernice was identified as the player who had asked the Tour to test Tiger Woods's driver to make sure it conformed to USGA ...

March 24, 2008

Jump Start

It took dunkin' Dustin Johnson, one of the new, athletic breed of pros on the PGA Tour, only two months to make a case for rookie of the year

Oct. 04, 2010

New Age Awards

Do you get the feeling that 2010 will go down as a transitional year on the PGA Tour, one during which we left the Tiger Woods era and entered ...

May 21, 2007

Change Is Good

When all was said and done, the new and mostly improved Players Championship could be described as a qualified success

Feb. 09, 2009

Best in Show

I wasn'texpecting much from last week's downsized PGA Merchandise Show, with the stateof the U.S. economy, but I left Orlando dazzled by an ...

Oct. 06, 2008

A Simpler Proposition

Ever since Vijay Singh locked up the FedEx Cup playoffs and the $10 million first prize three weeks ago, fans and critics of the FedEx format ...

April 28, 2008

The Perfect Cure

Frazzled after a grueling week in Augusta, Tour players retreated to soothing Hilton Head to recover from their Masters Hangovers

June 15, 2015

The Dark Horse

Patrick Reed, 24, is the rare golfer who has the talent to be awesome and the edge to be interesting—provided he can control himself