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  1. George Tanber: Challenges nothing new to Powell family

    George J. Tanber

    Bill Powell's family, including daughter Renee, has been overcoming challenges for decades, writes's George J. Tanber.

    Story | Conversation | February 09, 2010
  2. Augusta National was love at first sight for Billy Casper

    George J. Tanber

    Billy Casper owns 51 career victories, including three majors. So why is one of the 1970 Masters champion's favorite memories at Augusta National of a day when he didn't break 100?'s George J. Tanber explains.

    Story | Conversation | February 18, 2009
  3. At 52, Fred Funk out to prove he can still play on PGA Tour in 20...

    George J. Tanber

    His birth certificate might prove he's 52, but the spunk that comes with Fred Funk makes him appear years younger. The personality that has drawn fans to the former college coach will serve him well as he takes a shot at playing on the PGA Tour full time in 2009, writes's George J. Tanber.

    Story | Conversation | November 14, 2008
  4. Golf Hall of Famer Pete Dye truly a landscaping legend

    George J. Tanber

    Pete Dye stumbled upon a profession that led him to induction into the World Golf Hall of Fame on Monday. A man who has designed some of the game's most famous holes, Dye is just the fourth course architect to earn the honor, which has even Jack Nicklaus questioning why it didn't happen sooner, writes's George J. Tanber

    Story | Conversation | November 10, 2008
  5. Ochoa's lasting legacy may have nothing to do with golf

    George J. Tanber

    Lorena Ochoa's meteoric rise on the LPGA Tour may only be overshadowed by her efforts to change the face of golf in her native Mexico with a goal of bringing the game to the masses, writes's George Tanber.

    Story | Conversation | October 13, 2008
  6. Family roots set strong foundation for Hall of Famer Rodriguez

    George J. Tanber

    Chi Chi Rodriguez -- who started earning 25 cents a day as a caddie in his native Puerto Rico -- now is part of a $100 million golf project in his homeland. But it's his work away from the game that makes him a legend, writes's George Tanber.

    Story | Conversation | October 07, 2008
  7. Fernandez was a hit for UCLA and USA softball

    George J. Tanber

    People told Lisa Fernandez she was too short or didn't have the right build to play softball at the highest level. So she went out to prove to the world that not only could she pitch, she also could hit.

    Story | Conversation | October 06, 2008
  8. Author Carl Hiaasen discusses golf, nerves and the shanks

    George J. Tanber

    Carl Hiaasen, an author and Miami Herald columnist, has a new book, in which he tells the story of his return to golf after a 32-year hiatus. George J. Tanber talks with him about his comeback odyssey.

    Story | Conversation | May 15, 2008
  9. Love guiding light at ASU

    George J. Tanber

    Lisa Love directs 160 employees and oversees a $40 million budget at Arizona State, and knows she'll be measured by the success of the Sun Devils' football and basketball programs.

    Story | Conversation | March 29, 2007
  10. Whitworth wishes Sorenstam well

    George J. Tanber

    Legendary golfer Kathy Whitworth, who holds the LPGA Tour record for wins with 88, talks to about the tour then and now, Michelle Wie, the rise of women's sports and Annika Sorenstam's quest to break her wins mark.

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2007
  11. Cancer survivors share experiences

    George J. Tanber

    Former figure skater Scott Hamilton, Tampa Bay Buccaneers punter Josh Bidwell and PGA tour member Billy Mayfair spoke with about their experiences dealing with testicular cancer.

    Story | Conversation | December 16, 2006