Bill Haas http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/33512/all en Golf-Charging Haas takes control at Riviera http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130216/golf-charging-haas-takes-control-at-riviera <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Mark Lamport-Stokes</p> <p>PACIFIC PALISADES, California, Feb 16 (Reuters) - Defending champion Bill Haas, lifted by a spectacular eagle at the par-four 10th, burst out into a three-shot lead in the third round of the Northern Trust Open on Saturday.</p> <p>On a tricky day for scoring at a sun-baked Riviera Country Club, American Haas fired a sizzling seven-under-par 64 to take a firm grip on the tournament.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130216/golf-charging-haas-takes-control-at-riviera" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bill Haas Golf Professional golf tours U.S. Open Thomson Reuters Sun, 17 Feb 2013 01:00:29 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5757881 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Defending champ Haas heats up at Riviera http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130216/golf-defending-champ-haas-heats-at-riviera <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Defending champion Bill Haas fired a seven-under par 64 on Saturday to seize a three-stroke lead after the third round at the $6.6 million US PGA Tour Northern Trust Open.</p> <p>Haas, vying to become the first player since Phil Mickelson in 2008 and 2009 to post back-to-back victories at Riviera Country Club, started the day four shots off the lead.</p> <p>But he avoided any bogeys on the classic par-71 course despite the challenging firm conditions produced by warm, sunny weather.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130216/golf-defending-champ-haas-heats-at-riviera" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bill Haas Golf Professional golf tours U.S. Open AFP Sun, 17 Feb 2013 01:00:53 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5757886 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Defending champ Haas turns up heat at Riviera http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130216/golf-defending-champ-haas-turns-heat-at-riviera <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Bill Haas positioned himself for a run at a Riviera repeat on Saturday, firing a superb seven-under par 64 to seize a three-stroke lead after the third round at the US PGA Tour Northern Trust Open.</p> <p>Haas, vying to become the first player since Phil Mickelson in 2008 and 2009 to post back-to-back victories at Riviera Country Club, started the day four shots off the lead.</p> <p>But he avoided any bogeys on the classic par-71 course despite the challenging firm conditions produced by warm, sunny California weather.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130216/golf-defending-champ-haas-turns-heat-at-riviera" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bill Haas Golf Professional golf tours U.S. Open AFP Sun, 17 Feb 2013 01:15:46 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5757896 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf-Pacesetting Haas sticks to successful Riviera recipe http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130216/golf-pacesetting-haas-sticks-successful-riviera-recipe <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Mark Lamport-Stokes</p> <p>PACIFIC PALISADES, California, Feb 16 (Reuters) - It took Bill Haas a long time to work out how to play Riviera Country Club effectively at the Northern Trust Open, but for the past two years he has certainly come up with the right formula.</p> <p>Twelve months ago, he edged out fellow Americans Phil Mickelson and Keegan Bradley to win the prestigious title at the second extra hole and this week he will take a commanding three-shot lead into Sunday's final round.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130216/golf-pacesetting-haas-sticks-successful-riviera-recipe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bill Haas Golf Phil Mickelson Riviera Country Club Thomson Reuters Sun, 17 Feb 2013 01:30:23 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5757901 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf-Haas falls out of comfort zone at Riviera http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130217/golf-haas-falls-out-comfort-zone-at-riviera <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Mark Lamport-Stokes</p> <p>PACIFIC PALISADES, California, Feb 17 (Reuters) - Defending champion Bill Haas was left reeling after five bogeys in seven holes around the turn effectively derailed his victory bid at the Northern Trust Open on Sunday.</p> <p>Aiming to become the eighth player to win back-to-back titles at the PGA Tour event, Haas squandered a three-shot overnight lead and ended up one stroke shy of joining a playoff for the tournament as he tied for third place.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130217/golf-haas-falls-out-comfort-zone-at-riviera" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bill Haas Golf Phil Mickelson Professional golf tours Thomson Reuters Mon, 18 Feb 2013 02:45:33 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5758616 at http://www.globalpost.com Fatherhood gives Memorial leader Haas better perspective http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130531/fatherhood-gives-memorial-leader-haas-better-perspective <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Mark Lamport-Stokes</p> <p>DUBLIN, Ohio (Reuters) - Bill Haas readily admits that changing diapers is more difficult than facing a tricky putt on a slick green but the American's game has clearly benefited from the recent birth of his first child.</p> <p>A four-times winner on the PGA Tour, Haas had missed the cut on his previous two starts on the U.S. circuit this month before returning home to spend welcome time with his young family.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130531/fatherhood-gives-memorial-leader-haas-better-perspective" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bill Haas Bill Haas Golf U.S. Open Thomson Reuters Sat, 01 Jun 2013 00:01:00 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5849773 at http://www.globalpost.com Haas once again a long shot to win at East Lake http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130918/haas-once-again-long-shot-win-at-east-lake <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Mark Lamport-Stokes</p> <p>ATLANTA (Reuters) - Bill Haas faces long odds in his bid for FedExCup playoff honors at this week's season-ending Tour Championship but no one in the elite group of 30 players has better experience in knowing what is possible.</p> <p>Two years ago, the unassuming American came into this tournament ranked a lowly 25th in the points standings and yet, helped by the misfortune of a few other players, he went on to complete an astonishing double by winning both titles.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130918/haas-once-again-long-shot-win-at-east-lake" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bill Haas Bill Haas Golf Professional golf tours Thomson Reuters Wed, 18 Sep 2013 23:35:05 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5938110 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: It's all in the family for leader Haas at Masters http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140410/golf-its-all-the-family-leader-haas-at-masters <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Winning the Masters has been a family affair for Bill Haas and his ancestors since his great-uncle, Bob Goalby, captured the green jacket in 1968.</p> <p>"It has been a special place in our family since then," Haas said of Augusta National.</p> <p>So it's no wonder there's a special spark for Haas after firing a four-under par 68 Thursday to seize a one-stroke lead after day one of the 78th Masters -- it's in his blood.</p> <p>"I guess so," Haas said. "We've had a bunch of family play here."</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140410/golf-its-all-the-family-leader-haas-at-masters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bill Haas Bill Haas Golf Jerry Haas AFP Fri, 11 Apr 2014 03:16:53 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6118711 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: It's all in the family for leader Haas at Masters http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140410/golf-its-all-the-family-leader-haas-at-masters-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Winning the Masters has been a family affair for Bill Haas and his ancestors since his great-uncle, Bob Goalby, captured the green jacket in 1968.</p> <p>"It has been a special place in our family since then," Haas said of Augusta National.</p> <p>So it's no wonder there's a special spark for Haas after firing a four-under par 68 Thursday to seize a one-stroke lead after day one of the 78th Masters -- it's in his blood.</p> <p>"I guess so," Haas said. "We've had a bunch of family play here."</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140410/golf-its-all-the-family-leader-haas-at-masters-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bill Haas Bill Haas Golf Jerry Haas AFP Fri, 11 Apr 2014 03:16:53 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6118712 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Haas leads, but charge is on at Masters http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140411/golf-haas-leads-charge-at-masters <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Overnight leader Bill Haas was under attack from a pair of major winners early on in the second round of the Masters on Friday.</p> <p>The 31-year-old American, who had a four-under 68 to open with, was a late starter, enjoying the luxury of being able to sit back and see who could catch him.</p> <p>The 2010 British Open winner Louis Oosthuizen, who was one of three players one stroke back off the lead, dropped one at the tough par-three fourth.</p> <p>Masters champion two years ago Bubba Watson, who also opened with a 69, parred the first to stay at three under.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140411/golf-haas-leads-charge-at-masters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bill Haas Golf Professional golf tours The Open Championship AFP Fri, 11 Apr 2014 14:50:28 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6119231 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Haas holds firm at Masters http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130911/football-fifa-clears-durante-new-zealand-campaign <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Bill Haas was sitting tight atop the leaderboard as he teed off in the second round of the Masters on Friday.</p> <p>The 31-year-old American carded a four-under 68 on Thursday and he had the luxury of being able to sit back and see who could challenge him early on at Augusta National.</p> <p>Several players tried and at one stage Australian Marc Leishman overhauled him at five under, but he promptly bogeyed the next two holes.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130911/football-fifa-clears-durante-new-zealand-campaign" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bill Haas Golf Professional golf tours AFP Wed, 11 Sep 2013 23:47:00 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5931580 at http://www.globalpost.com First-round leader Haas slips down leaderboard http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140412/first-round-leader-haas-slips-down-leaderboard <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Larry Fine</p> <p>AUGUSTA, Georgia (Reuters) - First-round leader Bill Haas went backwards with one of his shots and on the leaderboard in the second round of the Masters on Friday, stumbling to a 78 to stand nine shots off the pace.</p> <p>Haas, who led the field after his opening 68, had seven bogeys along with a double-bogey at the 11th, where his tee shot nestled against a tree on the left side and he was forced to hit the ball backhanded into the fairway.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140412/first-round-leader-haas-slips-down-leaderboard" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bill Haas Golf Professional golf tours U.S. Open Thomson Reuters Sat, 12 Apr 2014 05:47:02 +0000 Thomson Reuters 6119748 at http://www.globalpost.com