About Phil Stukenborg
BiographyPhil Stukenborg joined The Commercial Appeal in 1983. He has written about high school, college and professional sports in the Mid-South, spending time as the beat writer for Ole Miss, Arkansas and the University of Memphis athletics. He has directed the coverage of the city's annual Association of Tennis Professionals tournament at The Racquet Club and regularly covered the city's Professional Golf Association event at the Tournament Players Club at Southwind. He was honored by the Memphis Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame in 2004 with its Contribution to Amateur Football Award and by the All-American Football Foundation in 2001 with the Jim Murray Outstanding Sportswriter Award. He is married to the former Rebecca Callicutt and they have three children.
- Tiger football reporter
10/09/2007 - current
University of Memphis notes: Tiger pole vaulters becoming a team strength
Published 04/24/2014 at 5:03 p.m.
The University of Memphis men's and women's track teams are producing leading NCAA pole vaulters.
University of Memphis lefthander Wallingford off to a fast start
Published 04/23/2014 at 9:37 p.m.
From the moment he transferred from a Texas junior college last year, lefthander Caleb Wallingford was destined to become part of the University of Memphis weekend pitching rotation.
University of Memphis tennis adds JUCO standout
Published 04/22/2014 at 8:22 p.m.
Tigers sign nationally ranked JUCO tennis standout.
Memphis Tigers drop AAC men's tennis final to South Florida
Published 04/20/2014 at 7:39 p.m.
Second-seeded South Florida slipped past the U of M, 4-3.
Memphis Tigers' men's tennis team reaches AAC tournament final
Published 04/19/2014 at 9:09 p.m.
The U of M will attempt to repeat as a conference champion after winning last year's Conference USA title, also in Memphis.
Doug Browne elected AutoZone Liberty Bowl president
Published 04/17/2014 at 9:23 p.m.
Browne favors a potential kickoff on Tuesday, Dec. 30, for the AutoZone Liberty Bowl.
U of M men's tennis to open AAC tournament on upswing
Published 04/17/2014 at 7 p.m.
The U of M men's tennis team has risen in the past four years from relative obscurity to a perennial top 25 program.
Memphis loses third baseman Drew Griffin to injury
Published 04/16/2014 at 8:08 p.m.
Griffin was diagnosed with a broken right wrist Monday and his lower arm was placed in a cast.
Phil Mickelson commits to play in FESJC
Published 04/16/2014 at 7:12 p.m.
Five-time majors winner Phil Mickelson, 2012 Memphis champion Dustin Johnson and rising star Patrick Reed have committed to play in June’s FedEx St. Jude Classic.
FESJC tournament director Phil Cannon battling cancer
Published 04/16/2014 at 6:03 p.m.
Phil Cannon, tournament director of the FedEx St. Jude Classic, the city’s annual stop on the PGA Tour, is in the toughest battle of his life.
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