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  • Castro grabs two-shot lead in first round of AT&T National at Congressional

     Castro grabs two-shot lead in first round of AT&T National at Congressional
    No round of professional golf can be played on the Blue Course at Congressional Country Club without, it seems, comparing it to the events of two years ago, to the 111th U.S. Open in which Rory McIlroy appeared to make a mockery of the place. So here came...
  • Should the PGA Tour outlaw belly putter?

    It's fine — for amateurs Chris Dufresne Los Angeles Times The most sleep-inducing word on the PGA Tour this year is "bifurcation," although the issue over whether the tour should break from USGA and R&A is hotter than Dubai. Golf's ruling lords...
  • Tiger Woods doesn't expect putting woes to last

    Tiger Woods doesn't expect putting woes to last
    — When Tiger Woods broke a 2 - 1/2 year drought without an official PGA Tour victory at the Arnold Palmer Invitational in March, it didn't come down to a crucial putt as in 2009. Woods, much like he did when he was the most dominant player on the...
  • Hunter Mahan out front at AT&T National, while Tiger Woods lingers five strokes back

    Hunter Mahan out front at AT&T National, while Tiger Woods lingers five strokes back
    It has taken three years, a stretch of time when their career arcs crisscrossed, when their successes and failures were dissected like frogs in a high school biology class, when they seemed to share little except the same swing coach. Such is the way...
  • His dream takes a little detour

    This week's AT&T National will be Erik Compton's 29th start on the PGA Tour, on which his unique story — twice a heart-transplant recipient — has made him a frequent recipient of sponsor's exemptions over the last decade. There's a...
  • Keeping himself caged

    If he had the chance at a mulligan, Tiger Woods wouldn't have teed it up at The Players Championship. Maybe then his balky left knee would have allowed him to take his usual place at the U.S. Open. And certainly he wouldn't be wavering — again &#...
  • For one immigrant, an American dream comes true

    For one immigrant, an American dream comes true
    The two seemingly unrelated events took place only a day apart. On the 19th of June, a 22-year-old Northern Irishman waved his putter in triumph on the 18th green of the Congressional Country Club in Bethesda. A day later, at the Park Shore Centre...
  • British Open facts

    140th British Open When, where: Thursday-Sunday, Royal St. George's Golf Club, Sandwich, England. Course facts: 7,211 yards, par 70. The Open's first venue outside Scotland has hosted the championship 13 times. Format: 72 holes, stroke play. Field cut...
  • Open venue's pure lunar-see

    In his 1959 novel "Goldfinger," Ian Fleming draws upon the peculiarities of Royal St. George's as a faintly disguised setting for a high-stakes golf match between James Bond and the diabolical Auric Goldfinger. British Open entrants, though, might be...
  • Who is the best golfer in the world today?

    It's still Tiger and Phil Bill Dwyre Los Angeles Times The best golfer in the world is at home in Florida with ice packs on his bad knee. Battling for 1-A are Phil Mickelson, Rory McIlroy, Luke Donald, Lee Westwood and Steve Stricker. We...
  • Bubba Watson talks, plays a good game

    Bubba Watson can't help himself. He knows only one way to answer questions, and that's to utter the first thing that pops into his head. After he completed a morning practice round Monday at Congressional Country Club, he was asked if he had enjoyed...
  • Orlando remains a hot spot for golfers

    Orlando remains a hot spot for golfers
    Historically speaking, Orlando got a late start in golf. The sport didn't arrive in Central Florida until 1893, when English businessman Leslie Pell-Clarke had six holes carved out around the northwest shore of Lake Eola. It only lasted a decade or so,...