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  • Does Woods belong in Presidents Cup?

    Tiger still more talented Bill Kline The Morning Call Sure, the field has caught and even trampled Tiger Woods in stroke-play tournaments. But Tiger still has more talent than the bottom third of the U.S. Presidents Cup team combined. In match play,...
  • Defending champion Jonas Blixt leads the Greenbrier Classic

    Defending champion Jonas Blixt leads the Greenbrier Classic
    Defending champion Jonas Blixt shot a six-under-par 64 on Thursday to take a one-stroke lead after the first round of the Greenbrier Classic in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. Six of Blixt's eight birdies came on putts of 10 feet or less on the Old White...
  • The back nine: Mickelson's quest, Pinehurst's tricks, Simpson's homecoming

    The back nine: Mickelson's quest, Pinehurst's tricks, Simpson's homecoming
    PINEHURST, N.C.  -- The 114th U.S. Open begins Thursday morning at Pinehurst No. 2 in the sand hills of North Carolina. A 156-player field will attack a par-70 course that has so many unique challenges throughout. As a primer for the start of the...
  • Phil Mickelson ready to play Houston Open as a tuneup to Masters

    Phil Mickelson ready to play Houston Open as a tuneup to Masters
    HUMBLE, Texas -- Phil Mickelson has never shied away from suspense, though it's usually limited to his play. The four-time major winner, who withdrew from last week's Texas Open after pulling a muscle in his right side, waited as long as possible to end...
  • Sergio Garcia shoots second-round 65 to take lead at Houston Open

    Sergio Garcia shoots second-round 65 to take lead at Houston Open
    HUMBLE, Texas -- Sergio Garcia surged to the top of the leaderboard by shooting a seven-under-par 65 in the second round of the Houston Open on Friday. The Spaniard's overall score of 12-under 132 matches the 36-hole low at the 7,441-yard Golf Club of...
  • PGA Tour Pick-4: Byron Nelson Championship

     
    One can't help but wonder if the folks at the Byron Nelson Championship knew what they were getting into when they agreed to swap places with the Colonial this year. Agreed, the slot after The Players Championship isn't ideal for attracting some of the...
  • Arnold Palmer’s grandson set for U.S. Open debut as qualifying spots finalized

     
    It’s been 17 years since Arnold Palmer last teed it up at the U.S. Open, taking a graceful exit following the 1994 edition at Oakmont in his home territory. Now it’s the next generation’s turn. Or to be more precise, the next-next...
  • PGA Tour Pick-4: St. Jude Classic

     
    You may need a scorecard to keep track of who got scorecards. The St. Jude Classic's spot one week before the U.S. Open brings a funny little game of liar's poker to Memphis. Players have to sign up by the usual PGA Tour deadline of Friday afternoon...
  • Would you have picked Tiger Woods for Presidents Cup team?

     
    Writers from around the Tribune Co. discuss the topic. Weigh in with a comment of your own. Tom Yantz, Hartford Courant Absolutely not. U.S. captain Fred Couples says Woods “is the best player in the world forever.” In the past,......
  • PGA Tour Pick-4: Farmers Insurance Open

     
    Phil Mickelson is back, teeing it up for the 23rd time not far from his back yard. Dustin Johnson and Bubba Watson are around, too. And Ernie Els and Vijay Singh and Nick Watney and Hunter Mahan. Not bad for a “lackluster” event. That’...
  • PGA Tour Pick-4: Phoenix Open

     
    Kyle Stanley is wasting no time getting back on the horse. A mere 3 1/2 days after his march to a first PGA Tour victory took a damp side trip into Devlin’s Billabong, last week’s hard-luck runner-up found himself drawn in the third tee time...
  • Pro golfers, celebrities come together for AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am

     
    If you are a fan of celebrities and golf, then the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am was tailor-made — no pun intended — for you. Kicking off today from Pebble Beach, Calif., Golf Channel and CBS viewers will be treated over the next four days...