Jim Souhan | Star Tribune
Columnist | Sports

Jim Souhan is a sports columnist for the Star Tribune. He has worked at the paper since 1990, previously covering the Twins and Vikings.

Souhan was Sports Editor of his high school paper at Vianney in St. Louis. He wrote and edited for the Missourian at the University of Missouri, where he earned a journalism degree with an emphasis on American literature.


The Twins' rock: St. Peter has seen so much change, looks forward to more

In an industry defined by change and with a team that has become willing to fire even its most beloved figures, St. Peter is the rare sports executive who survives franchise slumps.


Two former Gophers finish memorable week with top-10 finish

Erik van Rooyen tied for eighth place in the PGA Championship with former Gophers teammate Alex Gaugert caddying for him.


Souhan: Koepka holds on to win PGA after winds and fans turn unfriendly

Brooks Koepka survived a stretch of four bogeys on the back nine Sunday to win the PGA Championship by two shots over Dustin Johnson and six shots over the rest of the field.


Souhan: Jazz Janewattananond forges unlikely gallery at PGA

Everyone else is playing for second with the way Brooks Koepka is playing at the PGA Championship. But that would be quite an accomplishment for someone like Jazz Janewattananond.


Pairing of van Rooyen and Varner makes run at PGA Championship

Varner shot a 67 to move into a tie for second, seven shots behind Brooks Koepka. Van Rooyen, the former Gopher golfer, shot an even-par 70 and is tied for 12th.


Souhan: Focused Koepka burying PGA field in record-setting fashion

After two of the most nonchalantly exceptional rounds in major history (an opening 63 and a second-round 65), Brooks Koepka will take a seven-shot lead into the weekend.


Former Gopher van Rooyen moves up leaderboard at PGA Championship

Erik van Rooyen trails the leader, Brooks Koepka, by 10 shots. Affable and confident, he's not conceding. "The goal is to win," he said. "... We're not just here to sign up and have a great experience."


Souhan: Confident Koepka shoots course record 63 to open PGA

Earlier this week, Brooks Koepka dismissed the chances of all but about 40 of his competitors. Thursday, he might have cut his serious competition to a handful.


It's Minn-East-sota here in New York at Bethpage Black

Several with state ties are at Bethpage Black, including golfers Alex Beach and Troy Merritt.


Souhan: Minnesota native hopes to make his mark at PGA

Alex Beach -- born in Eden Prairie, former student at Stillwater High, now as assistant club pro on the East Coast -- wants to prove he can be a touring pro with his play in the PGA Championship this week.