| Aug 3, 2012
| 4:47 PM
Davenport teen Sam Horsfield became the first man to break 200 at the City of Orlando Amateur, breaking the tournament record for the second straight year on the way to a 14-stroke romp last weekend at Dubsdread Golf Club. Horsfield opened with a 6-under-...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 9:47 PM
Ted Potter Jr. crossed an ocean to get his first taste of the British Open and links-style golf. Well, the Ocala pro now is part of the British Open’s all-time roster after a 1-under-par 69 on Thursday at Royal Lytham & St. Annes. We’re just...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 4:48 PM
Doug Snoap got to the first tee at the U.S. Senior Open on Thursday and was promptly greeted by one of his playing partners. “Hi, I’m Tom Watson,” the Hall of Famer said, offering a handshake. “I know who you are,” Snoap...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 4:49 PM
Sometimes it’s the little things that start the chain reaction. In this case, it was a spot on the charter flight taking PGA Tour pros from the John Deere Classic to the British Open. Without that little carrot, Steve Stricker probably wouldn’...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 4:50 PM
Not-so-random nugget about The Greenbrier resort: It has a bomb shelter. Seriously. Hidden underneath the massive West Virginia resort is an almost equally massive complex designed to keep every member of the House and Senate housed and fed for six months...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 7:49 PM
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...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 3:54 PM
— 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...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 6:37 PM
CROMWELL — He passed on Letterman. He passed on Leno. He didn't pass on the Travelers Championship.
Late on Tuesday afternoon, Webb Simpson appeared unobtrusively on the practice tee at TPC River Highands. But believe this much: Nobody stands...
| Jun 17, 2012
| 9:56 AM
CROMWELL — The first PGA Tour stop in Connecticut was 60 years ago with the Insurance City Open at Wethersfield Country Club.
Now called the Travelers Championship, it has gone through some name and sponsor changes through the years.
| Jun 14, 2012
First-time major champions are the rule in golf these days. The last three U.S. Opens, British Opens and PGAs, and last two Masters have welcomed new members to the club.
Curtis Strange suspects more of the same to transpire at this week'sU.S. Open,...
| May 22, 2012
| 4:18 PM
There are a lot of big name golfers at this week's Senior PGA Championship.
Names like Fred Couples, Fred Funk, Tom Lehman, Mark Calcavecchia and Tom Kite are all in the field.
However, the biggest name at this week's event isn't playing golf, but he is...
| Apr 7, 2012
The golf course is in pristine condition, there's nary a breeze, and you're about to sink a birdie on the 18th green. But just as the putter is about to meet the ball, your wrist jerks involuntarily — sending your round white nemesis 3 inches too...