One putt gave Bubba Watson a rare sense of calm. One swing reminded Martin Kaymer he finally had all the shots. One pitch proved to Rory McIlroy he could master links golf.
Jordan Spieth flew from Japan to Australia to Dallas the last two weeks, took a day off and then came over to Florida for the Hero World Challenge.
Tiger Woods is a winner again at Torrey Pines, and the only question Monday was how long it would take him to finish.
This much could always be said about Tiger Woods. The richest man in golf played like he didn't have two nickels to rub together.
ST. SIMONS ISLAND -- Jim Furyk is playing his final official tournament of the year at the McGladrey Classic, and even a win at Sea Island might not be enough to chase away such a sour taste from an otherwise solid year.. There are enough indications to give him plenty
Phil Mickelson and Keegan Bradley helped stake the Americans to their biggest lead in the Ryder Cup in more than 30 years. Ian Poulter, eyes bulging and fists shaking with every clutch putt, at least gave Europe some big momentum over the final frantic hour Saturday.
MEDINAH, Ill. -- Keegan Bradley made Friday at the Ryder Cup feel like the best day of his life, and it wasn't too shabby for the rest of the Americans. Bradley led a strong performance by rookies on both teams at Medinah by teaming with Phil Mickelson for two wins
ATLANTA -- Brandt Snedeker gave himself the opportunity he wanted in the FedEx Cup. He also has the company he expected.. Snedeker played one of his best rounds this year at just the right time Saturday, making a collection of tough putts and relying on his short game to pick
Jim Furyk, the only American on the Ryder Cup team without a win this year, put himself in position Friday to join them.
ATLANTA -- In the one week Tiger Woods had away from golf during the FedEx Cup playoffs, Nick Faldo said he had lost his aura, Greg Norman said he was intimidated by Rory McIlroy and Johnny Miller claimed that Woods once wanted lessons from him.. "Nice week, huh?" Woods
With every week, and every win, Rory McIlroy gets a new moniker. Two-time major champion. The world No. 1. Heir apparent. The latest nickname was courtesy of none other than Tiger Woods.
Tiger Woods had his lowest opening round in three years Friday in the Deutsche Bank Championship. It still wasn't enough to be low man in Sean Foley's coaching stable.
23-year-old showed Woods-like dominance at PGA
Rory McIlroy fires a red-hot 6-under 66 on Sunday to win the PGA Championship by a record eight strokes to beat Jack Nicklaus' record set in 1980.
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. -- Five years ago, a leading golf publication chose Kiawah Island as the toughest golf course in America. Some of the best players in the world made it feel like a walk on the beach Thursday in the PGA Championship.. There was no wind in the morning
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. -- The final major of the year, and everyone was cramming for their last big exam.. Ernie Els and Adam Scott walked up to the 18th green at Kiawah Island on Wednesday evening about the time most people in the low country would be going out for
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. -- Tiger Woods gazed up every time he heard thunder crackling in the distance or the rain pounding the tent Tuesday, the kind of weather that could keep Kiawah Island from playing the way he would prefer at the PGA Championship.. Even more of a nuisance were
AKRON, Ohio -- Jim Furyk made a detour to Florida to sit on his back porch and hang out with his kids as he tried to figure out why decent golf was producing ordinary scores. The short break appeared to do him a world of good Thursday in the Bridgestone
The ball tumbled over the edge of a pot bunker and appeared to put Adam Scott in the worst spot he had been all day at the British Open. All he saw was opportunity.
Brandt Snedeker plays fast and talks even faster, and he was on a roll Friday in the British Open. He raced up the leaderboard with five birdies in a seven-hole stretch, tied the 36-hole record for a major championship.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- What makes golf so appealing is that it can be played for a lifetime.. And the dreams that go with it don't expire easily, either.. Such is the case of Tim Thelen. His name might not be familiar outside the PGA of America or southeast Texas. Thelen
Bo Van Pelt kept bogeys off his card and picked up an extra shot when his wedge spun back into the hole for an eagle. It's a formula that would work well at a U.S. Open, which is what Congressional felt like Thursday.
In a little more than six months, they shared the stage in a playoff, became fast friends through their faith and then partners in the Presidents Cup. Webb Simpson and Bubba Watson are linked again in ways they never imagined. Major champions.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Just when this U.S. Open was starting to look like child's play, Tiger Woods led a trio of tested champions who took it back Friday.. Woods, another round closer to a serious shot at his 15th major, overcame three straight bogeys on the front nine for an
SAN FRANCISCO -- The lead at the U.S. Open belonged to Michael Thompson. The buzz came from Tiger Woods.. And the struggles came from the three players in the world ranking.. Even as Thompson strung together four birdies on the back nine at Olympic Club that carried him to a
SAN FRANCISCO -- Tiger Woods couldn't stop talking Tuesday about how the U.S. Open presents the toughest test of the year.. If that's the case, then how he fares at The Olympic Club could go a long way in helping him figure out how close he is to returning to
SAN FRANCISCO -- Adding a tournament before the U.S. Open turned out to be a great move for Rory McIlroy.. Sure, he squandered a chance to win the St. Jude Classic when he was tied for the lead and hit his tee shot on the 18th hole into the water
Ian Poulter is enjoying his new digs -- his newly built home and his spot atop the leaderboard Thursday in The Players Championship.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- For someone playing so close to his house, Webb Simpson has been on edge all week.. The home crowd. Two rounds with Tiger Woods. His name atop the leaderboard at Quail Hollow alongside Rory McIlroy and so many others late Saturday afternoon. It has caused him to
Wood, McIlroy still share attention as Masters tees off
In the aftermath of his Masters meltdown, one phone call that meant the most to Rory McIlroy was from Greg Norman, the master of the Sunday collapse at Augusta National.
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Tiger Woods might be the only one who doesn't consider his win at Bay Hill the start of a comeback.
Tiger Woods is in a place he hasn't been in 30 months — atop the leaderboard on the PGA Tour going into the weekend.
Charlie Wi felt a lot better walking off the golf course compared with his last round. So did Tiger Woods.
PALM HARBOR, Fla. -- Retief Goosen felt so much pain in his lower back that he decided to pull out of next week's tournament and get treatment. One day later, he found himself atop the leaderboard in the Transitions Championship.. Goosen ran off three straight birdies late in his round
Justin Rose wins at Doral on a day when Bubba Watson comes up just short and Tiger Woods leaves the course with an Achilles injury.
Donald Trump bought the famous golf resort outside Miami for $150 million and said Thursday he plans to invest more than $200 million to revamp the Blue Monster championship course.
Playing only his sixth round of the year, Adam Scott faced a strong test Thursday at Doral and never looked better.
DORAL, Fla. -- Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods are at Doral to build momentum in different ways.. McIlroy is the new No. 1 in golf after winning the Honda Classic. He is not concerned with how long he can stay there as much as he is winning the Cadillac Championship
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- Rory McIlroy is one round away from No. 1 in the world.. McIlroy made two big par saves Saturday on a windy back nine at PGA National and finished with a birdie from the bunker for a 4-under 66, giving him a two-shot
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- The more putts he makes, the more confidence he has over the putts that can turn a decent round into something much better.. That explains why Rory McIlroy opened with a 4-under 66 on Thursday in the Honda Classic, leaving him two shots behind
Two years after his personal life and golf career came crashing down, Tiger Woods is a winner again.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Kevin Chappell was on the Magnolia Course practice range at Disney, his only concern getting in nine holes of practice under gathering clouds and trying to remember which golf cart was his.. It's a relaxing week at the Children's Miracle Network Classic, but not for
The cup is close enough now for Hunter Mahan and Aaron Baddeley to seriously consider how much it's worth to them. Even if they're not thinking about the same cup.
Given the circumstances of a most peculiar year, the slogan of the final major -- ''Glory's Last Shot'' -- might not apply to Tiger Woods. In some respects, the PGA Championship is more like a fresh start.
About the only predictable part of this British Open is the weather. The biggest surprise is the list of contenders for the claret jug.
Only seven shots separate first from worst going into the weekend at the British Open.
SANDWICH, England -- Thomas Bjorn and Tom Lewis have nothing in common except for the unlikely position they shared Thursday atop the leaderboard at the British Open.
Adam Scott and Hunter Haas, who were tied atop the leaderboard at 4-under 66, followed a U.S. Open formula by trying to keep the ball in play off the tee and being cautious on the greens.
NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. -- Erik Compton is among the elite on the PGA Tour this week at the AT&T National, even though he has been in a league of his own for about as long as he's been playing golf.