| Jul 18, 2014
| 1:34 PM
This time there was no freaky Friday for Rory McIlroy as a majestic second round gave him a four-shot stranglehold on the British Open at a sweltering Royal Liverpool course.
Several second round blow-outs this season, the most recent at the Scottish...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 4:07 PM
An event such as the British Open can create heroes among the unheralded.
There is Bryden Macpherson, for example.
The 23-year-old Australian and former University of Georgia player, exempt into this event because he was fourth at the 2013...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 7:40 PM
Rory McIlroy surrendered the lead at the Scottish Open with his latest second-round meltdown on Friday, leaving three little-known players tied for first place on a day when brutal winds played havoc with the field at Aberdeen.
Kristoffer Broberg of...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 10:36 AM
LONDON (Reuters) - Ryder Cup mainstays Lee Westwood and Graeme McDowell may be on the outside looking in on Europe's team at the moment but vice-captain Sam Torrance has no doubt that both will be in the side come September.
The top nine in the points...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 5:38 AM
(Reuters) - After the euphoria of his U.S. Open victory and a hectic return to his native Germany, Martin Kaymer is relishing the chance for some quiet time on the driving range ahead of Thursday's French Open.
The world number 12 won the second major of...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 6:20 PM
PINEHURST, N.C. — After two rounds of solid ball-striking on a course where he feels at home, Phil Mickelson left Pinehurst No. 2 on Friday evening satisfied with the shape of his game. Well, most of it.
"I feel like I'm playing well enough to win...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 9:29 PM
PINEHURST, N.C. — Every Phil Mickelson pre-major news conference has a “Say what?!” moment.
Before the Masters, Mickelson declared that he almost never has shots of 90-130 yards, so why bother carrying a sand or gap wedge?
| May 8, 2014
| 10:20 AM
As the Players Championship teed off Thursday morning, golf wasn't the only topic of discussion at TPC Sawgrass.
It's no secret that some people in the sport believe that the world rankings format should be scrapped. They don't like the two-year...
| May 8, 2014
| 9:00 PM
PONTE VEDRA BEACH — Once golfer Martin Kaymer stopped trying to be perfect, he set a standard for excellence at the Players Championship.
Kaymer played free and easy to tie the course record with an opening-round 63 at TPC Sawgrass.
It was a...
| May 9, 2014
| 5:30 PM
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. -- Martin Kaymer and Jordan Spieth are having a blast at The Players Championship -- one because he's playing good golf again, the other because that's all he's been doing.
Kaymer followed his record-tying 63 on the Stadium...
| May 28, 2014
| 4:56 PM
What's your strongest memory from the 2013 BMW Championship at Conway Farms?
I have Jim Furyk stuffing a wedge on his final hole Friday, knocking in the 3-footer for a 59 and melting into the arms of caddie Mike "Fluff" Cowan.
| Apr 9, 2014
| 5:04 PM
AUGUSTA, Ga. — The echoes amid the pines at Augusta National provided evidence Wednesday that the excitement of the 78th Masters was kicking up. The annual par-three tournament produced its usual crowd-pleasing theatrics — from the aces...