Ricky Barnes

Tour players recall Balicki's 'passion for college golf'

Rickie Fowler chose to break the news about going pro with a simple phone call to one man – Ron Balicki. That's the impact he had on the game's brightest, up-and-coming stars – they knew he cared about their stories.

Barnes WDs from Hope with recurring back pain

Ricky Barnes withdrew in the middle of Friday’s third round of the Bob Hope Classic because of a recurring back injury. His agent, Dennis Blake, described the injury as a fatigued lower-back, the result of an increased off-season regiment. Barnes is coming off a career year, during which he finished 43rd on the PGA Tour money list.

Wilson keeps Barnes in the fold with new deal

Wilson Golf renewed its endorsement deal with PGA Tour player Ricky Barnes, hoping it will help bridge a younger generation of golfers with its storied past.

Barnes leads Asia Pacific Classic with 63

Ricky Barnes shot an 8-under 63 Thursday to take the lead after the first round of the inaugural Asia Pacific Classic, the first PGA Tour-sanctioned event in Southeast Asia.

Toms, Kim out of British; Love, Barnes in

David Toms has withdrawn from the British Open to rest an ailing right shoulder, and Anthony Kim formally pulled out as he recovers from thumb surgery.

Barnes, Holmes win CVS Charity Classic

Ricky Barnes and J.B. Holmes combined for a string of seven consecutive birdies on the back nine Tuesday and won the CVS Charity Classic with a final score of 21-under 121.

Which Rickie/Ricky do you prefer?

You didn’t have to be watching the PGA Tour coverage of The Memorial Tournament long to notice the young guns in their flamboyant clothes. Especially Rickie and Ricky. Not only were they battling for a win, but they were showing off their love for flair, too.

Fowler leads Memorial by 3; Barnes fires 62

Rickie Fowler is one round closer to joining the youth movement on the PGA Tour. Fowler, 21, shot 69 on Saturday to maintain his three-stroke lead entering the final round of the Memorial.

What took you so long, Ricky?

The guy who finished atop the leaderboard at the last major – one Y.E. Yang – made the turn on Friday still on the board at the Masters as well, standing at 4 under par through 27 holes.

Kuchar, Barnes put on a show of their own

Matt Kuchar and Ricky Barnes both authored memorable performances as amateurs here at the Masters. They returned to Augusta National this year after long absences, and played well Thursday in the shadow of Tiger Woods.

Barnes wins British Open qualifying tournament

Kurt Barnes shot a second-round 64 at Kingston Heath on Friday to win the 36-hole British Open Australasian qualifying tournament.

Ricky Barnes: From Open contender to Q-School?

It’s not often, if ever, that the U.S. Open runner-up also plays a Nationwide Tour event in the same season, but that’s what Ricky Barnes is doing at this week’s Albertsons Boise Open.

Barnes upbeat after Bethpage meltdown

Ricky Barnes needed only a few words to perfectly summarize his week – make that, week and one day – at the U.S. Open.

Win for Barnes would be historic

explains why Ricky Barnes winning the U.S. Open would put him in a select group.

Back-to-back bogeys for Barnes

Ricky Barnes appears to be feeling the pressure of leading the U.S. Open. Barnes has made back-to-back bogeys – the final hole of the third round and the first hole of the fourth round.

2002: U.S. Amateur - On top of the world

If Ricky Barnes had any doubts about his talent as a golfer before, they can be dismissed.