Bernhard Langer had a busy weekend. He won the wind-swept Constellation Energy Senior Players Championship in Philadelphia on Sunday, then joined 11 other members of the PGA Champions Tour for an outing Monday at Caves Valley Golf Club.
The rust — not to mention his lack of pliability — was painfully evident when he put three straight shots with a sand wedge Monday into a pond by the 10th green at Congressional Country Club, where Woods made an appearance to publicize next month's Quickens Loans National, which he hosts each year.
On July 13, Clifton Park will celebrate its 100-year anniversary with a reunion outing -- replete with hickory-shafted clubs and replica turn-of-the-20th-century golf balls -- the first of three commemorative events over the next three months
South Korea's International Crown golf team wants to lift a country that's in mourning after a ferry accident that took the lives of more than 300 — most of them high school students — after the MV Sewol capsized and sank in April.
Lexi Thompson first asked her parents the question when she was 12 and had become the youngest player ever to qualify for the U.S. Women's Open. She wanted to know when she could play regularly on the LPGA Tour.
Rich Thomas has run more than two dozen professional golf events over the past 14 years, but from its inception more than year ago the LPGA's International Crown at Caves Valley Golf Club in Owings Mills has felt different to its tournament director. "It's not even close," Thomas said.
Tiger Woods never felt so good after playing so badly. Taking two shots to escape a plugged lie in a bunker put him a hole. Four straight bogeys on the back nine Friday in the Quicken Loans National buried his chances of making it to the weekend. Over two rounds at Congressional, he missed 16 greens and managed to save par only three times. Woods was back ¿ just not for very long.
No round of professional golf can be played on the Blue Course at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda 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.
Baltimore's homegrown all-time Olympic hero was willing to serve his golf apprenticeship in front of a cable television audience as part of the Golf Channel series "The Haney Project." Now Michael Phelps is ready to take his new avocation to another level.