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Stricker named captain for U.S. Ryder Cup team

Feb 19, 2019 12:08 PM EDT

Steve Stricker was named the U.S. Ryder Cup captain on Wednesday, becoming the first American to serve in the role despite never having won a major championship.


Spieth to use father as fill-in caddie in Mexico

Feb 20, 2019 09:59 PM EDT

Michael Greller, Jordan Spieth's regular caddie, left the WGC Mexico Championship because of the death of his father. Spieth's dad, Shawn, will fill in and carry his bag.


Healthy Tiger trying to juggle busy schedule

Feb 20, 2019 01:14 PM EDT

Tiger Woods is finally healthy and has a number of events to choose from leading up to the Masters.


Tiger adjusting to altitude ahead of Mexico start

Feb 19, 2019 05:33 PM EDT

Tiger Woods arrived Tuesday afternoon for his first look at the Club de Golf Chapultepec for the WGC-Mexico Championship, and he had his first range session and nine-hole practice round ahead of Thursday's opening round.


Romo to compete in PGA Tour's Byron Nelson

Feb 20, 2019 11:36 AM EDT

Former Cowboys QB Tony Romo, who missed the cut last year in his only PGA Tour start, has received a sponsor's exemption into the AT&T Byron Nelson in May.


PGA Tour OKs shorts in practice, pro-am rounds

Feb 18, 2019 07:05 PM EDT

The PGA Tour has relaxed its player attire guidelines and will allow players to wear shorts during practice and pro-am rounds at its events, starting with this week's WGC-Mexico Championship and Puerto Rico Open.


J.B. Holmes rallies to win marathon at Riviera

Feb 17, 2019 09:42 PM EDT

J.B. Holmes rallied from a four-shot deficit in the final round and won a marathon finish Sunday in the Genesis Open for his first victory in three years and a trip back to the Masters.


Jimenez wins Chubb Classic in playoff after 66

Feb 17, 2019 06:00 PM EDT

Miguel Angel Jimenez won the Chubb Classic on Sunday for his seventh PGA Tour Champions title, beating Bernhard Langer and Olin Browne with a 5-foot par putt on the first hole of a playoff.


Learning the game of golf, one public course at a time

Feb 18, 2019 11:15 AM EDT

Fifteen year-old Daniela Catalán is a student at First Tee Mexico, a program that aims to spur the development of future golfers in Mexico by bringing public golf spaces to youth in economically disadvantaged areas.


How slow play, bad play and foul weather made for a long week at the Genesis Open

Feb 17, 2019 09:41 PM EDT

J.B Holmes won, but he certainly took his time doing it. Plus, Jordan Spieth melted down and Justin Thomas let one slip away. It was a weird week in L.A.


Inside Tiger Woods' 2018-19 season

Feb 17, 2019 06:08 PM EDT

Tiger Woods had some good and bad mixed together over a long four days at the Genesis Open.


Kuchar: 'Stubborn, hard-headed' on caddie pay

Feb 16, 2019 01:30 PM EDT

Matt Kuchar again expressed regret for the way he handled payment of a fill-in caddie at the Mayakoba Classic in November, a controversy that has enveloped him for the past several days.


Answering every big Tiger question as he starts Year 2 of the comeback

Feb 14, 2019 12:06 PM EDT

Did we see the best of the new Tiger last year or should we expect even more this year? Our experts predict whether he will win again and whether this is the year he adds another major.


Will Phil Mickelson's win at Pebble Beach mean anything come June?

Feb 11, 2019 11:35 AM EDT

There's one major missing for Phil Mickelson. He has never won the U.S. Open. Guess where it is this year? The same Pebble Beach course on which he just won.


At 100, the photos, people and moments that helped make Pebble Beach famous

Feb 04, 2019 10:16 AM EDT

Words can tell the story of Pebble Beach as it enters its 100th year. But photos do a better job.


Fowler wins Phoenix Open despite triple-bogey

Feb 03, 2019 06:36 PM EDT

Rickie Fowler birdied two of his final four holes and overcame a bizarre triple-bogey on the 11th hole at TPC Scottsdale to win the Phoenix Open on Sunday.


Jarrod Lyle's ace will never be forgotten at TPC Scottsdale

Feb 02, 2019 10:12 AM EDT

A monument honoring all the aces at golf's loudest hole will pay special tribute to Lyle, who died of leukemia in August.


Place your bets: Life at the 16th hole at the Waste Management Phoenix Open

Jan 30, 2019 02:53 PM EDT

Players hear the fans at the loudest hole in golf wagering. Sometimes they even get in on the act.


Why Torrey Pines was just a step in Tiger's bigger plan

Jan 28, 2019 09:02 AM EDT

Tiger never really had a chance at Torrey Pines. But that's fine, because it was nothing more than a tuneup for what lies ahead in 2019.


Justin Rose is the undisputed No. 1 player in golf

Jan 27, 2019 08:51 PM EDT

Somehow Justin Rose seems underrated. His victory at Torrey Pines makes one thing clear: He shouldn't be underrated, because he is undeniably the top player in the world.


Can Tiger Woods get to No. 1 again?

Jan 21, 2019 08:57 AM EDT

The question seems preposterous, given how far Tiger Woods had fallen. It won't be easy, but it's not impossible, either.


Tiger, Rickie, DJ and more tell their own 2019 golf success stories

Jan 23, 2019 09:06 AM EDT

So what will it take for the top players to walk away from this year feeling they were successful? They tell Michael Collins in their own words.


Long downs Mickelson, Hadwin with birdie on 18

Jan 20, 2019 07:16 PM EDT

Adam Long bounced around golf's backwoods for years, winning only a lone Hooters Tour event. Now, he's headed to the Masters as a PGA Tour winner.


Matty & The Caddie

Jan 21, 2019 10:57 AM EDT

Matty and the Caddie talk about the new rules of golf after the first week in play and what to expect from Xander Schauffele after his win. Plus, another epic pronunciation battle.


How golf rules and spike marks started a European Tour Twitter feud

Jan 17, 2019 01:19 PM EDT

Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano has been holding onto a grudge against Simon Dyson for years. He decided it was time to air it out.


Breaking down the crowded field for No. 1 golfer in the world

Jan 14, 2019 01:08 PM EDT

Every week it seems to change. So who can make the move and become No. 1? And who has the best chance to stay there?


Kuchar rallies to win Sony Open by four strokes

Jan 13, 2019 11:02 PM EDT

Matt Kuchar overcame three early bogeys that cost him the lead with flawless golf and two key birdies on the back nine to close with a 4-under 66 and win the Sony Open for his second PGA Tour title this season.


Seeing the future: The next year in golf for Tiger, Rory and so many more

Nov 25, 2018 11:25 AM EDT

Tiger won't win a major. Brooks Koepka will win two more. Tommy Fleetwood will cut his hair. Michael Collins went out on a limb. You want to go with him?


LaCava wouldn't take other jobs with Tiger out

Dec 30, 2018 01:48 PM EDT

Caddie Joe LaCava said he wouldn't take other jobs while Tiger Woods was sidelined, forgoing opportunities to work for other players.


Jordan Spieth, a down year, the yips and what comes next

Jan 08, 2019 12:39 PM EDT

A world-class putter and a reliable swing disappeared on Jordan Spieth in 2018. Now he starts 2019 hoping to find the answers.


Watch Justin Timberlake go all 'Happy Gilmore' with his golf swing

Jan 08, 2019 02:26 PM EDT

There are many ways to swing a golf club. Some good, some bad. Justin Timberlake has another way.


Schauffele ties course record to win at Kapalua

Jan 06, 2019 11:32 PM EDT

Xander Schauffele never had a better round or a more peculiar ending.


The Dominant 20: We rank the best athletes of 2018

Dec 14, 2018 09:21 AM EDT

Comebacks? Records? Those are nice. But Peter Keating says the 20 most dominant athletes of 2018 made our list by redefining the impossible.


Kisner on Reed's former teammates: 'They all hate him'

Dec 13, 2018 11:42 AM EDT

Kevin Kisner was clear to Golf Digest: Patrick Reed doesn't have any friends from his old days at Georgia and Augusta State. Kisner did not hold back.


PGA Tour's first event of 2019 might make sense for Tiger

Dec 02, 2018 06:37 PM EDT

Tiger Woods won't play as much as he did in 2018, which -- considering the schedule -- is why he could be in Hawaii in January.


Woods plans out 2019 after second-to-last finish in Bahamas

Dec 02, 2018 06:35 PM EDT

Tiger Woods wasn't apologizing Sunday after finishing well behind winner Jon Rahm at the Hero World Challenge and barely avoiding last place.


Norman duel, rare loss still fresh in Tiger's mind

Dec 05, 2018 08:36 PM EDT

The United States' one and only Presidents Cup loss to the Internationals 20 years ago still burns for Tiger Woods as he prepares to captain the U.S. team for the first time at the 2019 event in Melbourne.


Tireless Shubhankar Sharma proves he is the real deal

Dec 11, 2018 06:00 AM EDT

Last year, it may have been easy to dismiss Shubhankar Sharma as a fluke. Now, at the end of a hectic 2018, he is the No.1 player in Asia, and will be awarded the Order of Merit.


Rahm pulls away to win World Challenge by 4

Dec 02, 2018 04:44 PM EDT

Jon Rahm turned a potential shootout into a Bahamas breeze on Sunday, closing with a 7-under 65 for a four-shot victory in the Hero World Challenge.


Tiger didn't know he hit ball twice, avoids penalty

Nov 30, 2018 06:03 PM EDT

Instant replay showed that Tiger Woods hit his ball twice during a shot at the Hero World Challenge, but because it wasn't "visible to the naked eye," no penalty was assessed.


 


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