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  • Did Roberto De Vicenzo lose The Masters because of an error on his scorecard?

     
    GOLF URBAN LEGEND: A golfer lost the Masters because of an error on his scorecard. Roberto De Vicenzo celebrated his 45th birthday on April 14th, 1968, which also happened to be the final day of The Masters Tournament. On the......
  • Yani Tseng clinches LPGA Player of the Year a month early

     
    A year ago, six players went to the LPGA's season finale at Grand Cypress Resort with a chance to walk off as the tour's Player of the Year. Yani Tseng held off her challengers to take home the trophy. This time, the Lake Nona pro swamped the field. Tseng...
  • Welcome change as rules eliminate penalty for windblown ‘putts’

     
    The move comes too late to help Webb Simpson or Rory McIlroy, but any future golfer who finds gusty winds moving their ball on the green doesn’t have to worry about a penalty. That’s the biggest revision in the updated Rules of Golf set to...
  • J.B. Holmes set for return from brain surgery at Shark Shootout

     
    Isleworth’s J.B. Holmes will make his return from brain surgery in a low-key atmosphere, paired with fellow Kentucky native Kenny Perry as one of the 12 teams for next month’s Shark Shootout in Naples. Holmes had surgery Sept. 1 to alleviate...
  • Nick Faldo hopes Olympian vision makes design cut

     
    Bid finalists to design the venue for golf’s return to the Olympics in 2016 are to be named today in Rio de Janeiro, with such high-wattage teams as Jack Nicklaus/Annika Sorenstam and Greg Norman/Lorena Ochoa expected to head the list. For intrigue,...
  • Taking a swim through Q-School’s sea of names

     
    Some are familiar names you'd never think would wind up back on this stage. Some you'll hear about soon enough. Others bring a backstory that makes them worth pulling for in one of golf's most pressurized crucibles. The final test of Q-School takes them...
  • Golfer’s dozen: Yani Tseng picks up 12th win in chilly homeland

     
    Rain and cold winds did little to dampen Yani Tseng's pursuit of a 12th victory to cap her spectacular season, running off to a seven-shot romp at the Swinging Skirts Invitational in her native Taiwan. The Lake Nona pro took a one-stroke lead into the...
  • Orlando’s Peter Uihlein turns pro, will sample European fare first

     
    Leaving college to turn pro in the middle of the school year is unusual enough. What makes former U.S. Amateur champion Peter Uihlein's case truly unique, though, is where he’s chosen to enter the waters – the European circuit. The Lake Nona...
  • Phil Mickelson, Greg Norman to play Humana Challenge

     
    Phil Mickelson, Greg Norman join Humana Challenge golf tournament field....
  • Greg Norman enters Humana Challenge – is Bill Clinton next?

     
    Absent from even a Champions Tour start since the summer of 2009, Greg Norman will make his return to tournament competition in two weeks at the Humana Challenge. Now the question is whether former President Bill Clinton will dust off his clubs, too,...
  • Kingsmill is final addition as LPGA unveils 2012 schedule

     
    The LPGA came up with one more addition before unveiling its full 2012 schedule, returning to another former stronghold with a new deal at the Kingsmill Resort near Williamsburg, Va. The $1.3 million Kingsmill Championship becomes the 27th event on the...
  • Like old times, Tiger Woods has share of 54-hole lead

     
    From half a world away, Saturday dawned with the most definitive sign yet that Tiger Woods’ lost two years are wholly behind him: A share of the third-round lead. A 6-under-par 66 at the Abu Dhabi Championship produced none of the fireworks that...