Mike Sorensen
Mike Sorensen has covered sports at the Deseret News since 1979. He has covered golf his entire career and nearly every sport you can think of, but for the past 15 years his main beats have been college football and college basketball. He also writes a weekly column that appears on Mondays. Mike has won numerous writing awards both locally and nationally, more than 20 in the past decade alone. He lives in Salt Lake City with his wife, Connie, and they are the parents of four terrific children and have one remarkable grandchild. His father, Parry, was a beloved professor at the University of Utah for more than 40 years.

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The intrigue for Thursday's NBA draft is lessened by the Jazz trade to acquire George Hill for the No. 12 pick, but look for Utah's Jakob Poeltl to go in the Top 10 and Weber State's Joel Bolomboy to perhaps sl...
Utah's Daniel Summerhays finished his third U.S. Open in a tie for 8th place after shooting a final-round 74 at Oakmont Country Club.
Utah native Daniel Summerhays dropped back to a tie for eighth place at 1-over par and stands six shots behind leader Shane Lowry going into Sunday's play a the U.S. Open.
After shooting a first-round 74, Utah's Daniel Summerhays jumped into contention at the U.S. Open Friday with a 5-under-par 65 and stands three shots off the pace set by Dustin Johnson.
Utah's Daniel Summerhays and Tony Finau didn't even play a single hole at the U.S. Open Thursday because of several weather delays for lightning and rain.
Native Utahns Daniel Summerhays and Tony Finau both made it into this week's U.S. Open as alternates and will tee off Thursday at Oakmont CC in Pennsylvania.
The Utah Jazz worked out five more players Monday, including Gonzaga's Domantas Sabonis, who could be in their range for next week's NBA draft.
Utah PGA Tour regulars Daniel Summerhays and Tony Finau both lost in playoffs last week in sectional qualifying for the U.S. Open. However, both golfers will be at Oakmont this week after getting into the tourn...
The First Tee of Utah golf program is designed to help kids get started in golf, but also to teach them life skills such as confidence, sportsmanship and integrity.

PROVO — Jake Ellison hung on to win the Provo Open, defeating amateur Patrick Fishburn by one shot in the 54-hole tournament, which concluded Saturday afternoon at East Bay Golf Course.

Ellison, who le