| 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 13, 2014
| 4:16 PM
WILLIAMSBURG — Lydia Ko's cell phone rang the other day, from an unknown number. The New Zealand teenager thought about letting it go to voicemail, but decided to answer.
On the other end was countryman and professional golfer Michael Campbell,...
| May 18, 2014
WILLIAMSBURG — United States Golf Association suits are either marketing geniuses or delusional mad scientists. We'll know which in about a month, when their grand experiment produces either unprecedented exposure for their signature championships...
| May 20, 2014
| 5:56 PM
Two days later, it seems the golf world is still wondering what to think of Lucy Li.
The 11-year-old girl made history this week, winning a sectional qualifying tournament in Half Moon Bay, Calif., to earn a spot in the upcoming U.S. Women’s Open....
| May 31, 2014
| 2:26 PM
If golf star Phil Mickelson is concerned by a federal probe into possible insider trading involving him, billionaire investor Carl Icahn and Las Vegas gambler William Walters, he did not show it on Saturday.
As he hit a few practice balls before his...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 7:32 PM
After a long time in the rough, Callaway Golf Co. may be back on the putting green.
The Carlsbad, Calif., maker of golf clubs, golf balls and related accessories recently reported strong first-quarter results, but Callaway Chief Executive Oliver G....
| Jun 4, 2014
| 5:15 PM
Phil Mickelson has pushed aside the distraction of a federal probe to warm up for the U.S. Open at this week's FedEx St. Jude Classic in Memphis, Tennessee.
Mickelson has stayed committed to his golf even as reports swirled last week that U.S....
| Jun 5, 2014
| 2:51 AM
Jack Nicklaus played in an astonishing 154 consecutive major championships for which he was eligible. Next week’s U.S. Open will be the sixth major Tiger Woods has missed in the last six years.
If Woods is to have any hope of surpassing Nicklaus&...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 6:44 AM
PINEHURST, N.C. -- Ah, yes. This’ll be great fun. And a great test of a great player’s poise.
The U.S. Open has been throwing everything at Martin Kaymer this week at Pinehurst No. 2 and yet the 29-year-old German has been like Neo from...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 8:24 PM
Ben Crane went more than 28 hours between competitive shots due to weather delays, and he had a four-stroke lead Saturday when another storm stopped play again at the St. Jude Classic.
Crane birdied his first hole and was 13 under overall through six...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 4:24 PM
PINEHURST, N.C. — Sam Love received the phone call Saturday and was in disbelief.
He was about to print plane tickets for a flight to Pittsburgh, where he would compete in the Sunnehanna Amateur beginning Wednesday.
Instead, a reversal of...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 6:23 PM
The thing you immediately notice about Jordan Spieth is that you are noticing more than his golf.
Of course, he is a ball-striker supreme. You have to be to be ranked No. 10 in the world before you are old enough to legally have a beer in most states....