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Love returns as Ryder Cup captain

Davis Love III was on his porch in Sea Island taking part in a conference call for the first Ryder Cup Task Force meeting, and he was shocked by what he heard. First, the PGA of America really was going to let the players have a voice. And then it ...

Mar 3, 2015

Olsen retracts comments on Tiger

Former PGA Tour player Dan Olsen on Monday retracted a claim that Tiger Woods has been suspended for a month after Woods’ agent and tour officials strongly denied the statement. “I retract the entire interview. My comments were ill-advised. I want to apologize to ...

Snedeker tied for Pebble Beach lead

Feb 14, 2015

Snedeker tied for Pebble Beach lead

Brandt Snedeker played bogey-free at Spyglass in abundant sunshine and warmth Friday for a 5-under 67 to share the 36-hole lead with Matt Jones in the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. Jones had a 66 at Spyglass Hill. They were at 12-under 131, one ...

Day wins in playoff at Torrey Pines

Feb 9, 2015

Day wins in playoff at Torrey Pines

After nearly chipping into the water, Jason Day turned a good break into a big win Sunday in the Farmers Insurance Open when he won a four-man playoff with a par on the second extra hole at tough Torrey Pines. Day’s gamble in regulation ...

Unheralded English snatches lead

Feb 7, 2015

Unheralded English snatches lead

Tiger Woods is gone from Torrey Pines, and Phil Mickelson joined him Friday by missing the cut. In a tournament that quickly lost a big chunk of its star power, Harris English played another bogey-free round for a 6-under 66 on the North Course ...

Golf trailblazer Sifford passes away at age 92

Feb 4, 2015

Golf trailblazer Sifford passes away at age 92

Charlie Sifford, who only wanted a chance to play and broke the color barrier in golf as the first African-American PGA Tour member, died Tuesday night, the PGA of America said. Sifford, who recently had suffered a stroke, was 92. Details of his death ...

Matsuyama comes up short in bid for second PGA Tour title

Feb 2, 2015

Matsuyama comes up short in bid for second PGA Tour title

Hideki Matsuyama finished in a tie for second at the Phoenix Open on Sunday, one stroke back of 24-year-old American Brooks Koepka, who won for the first time on the PGA tour. Matsuyama, Koepka and fellow American Zach Johnson started the day in second, ...

Feb 1, 2015

Matsuyama closes in on second title

Hideki Matsuyama shot a bogey-free 63 for his best round on the U.S. PGA Tour to surge into second place at the Phoenix Open on Saturday. Matsuyama went from 27th in the second round to moving within three strokes of leader Martin Laird alongside ...

Jan 31, 2015

Tiger shoots 82, misses cut in AZ

Tiger Woods never shot a score this high in his 1,267 official rounds as a pro. He never looked more lost on a golf course. Woods hit wedges fat and thin, but never close. He hit one drive into the water, another into the ...

Jan 18, 2015

Golfer 'kidnapped, beaten' in Hawaii

Australian golfer Robert Allenby was kidnapped from a bar in Hawaii and badly beaten and robbed, the Golf Channel reported on Saturday. Allenby’s caddie Mick Middlemo told the channel’s Steve Sands that Allenby was in a wine bar near Waikiki with Middlemo and another ...

Jan 13, 2015

Matsuyama ties for third in Hawaii

Overnight leader Hideki Matsuyama came up short in his bid for his second career title on the U.S. PGA Tour, finishing one shot back in a tie for third place at the Hyundai Tournament of Champions on Monday. Matsuyama, who shared the lead with ...

Debutant Matsuyama shares lead at Kapalua

Jan 12, 2015

Debutant Matsuyama shares lead at Kapalua

First-timers often struggle to cope with the shifting winds and challenging greens at Kapalua but Hideki Matsuyama has, so far, thrived at the venue on his debut at the Hyundai Tournament of Champions. Charmed by the spectacular views of the Pacific and nearby island ...

Jan 10, 2015

Henley holds slim lead over Bae early

Russell Henley found Kapalua to be a lot more fun the second time around. Henley ran off eight birdies on a gorgeous day with little wind for an 8-under 65 on Friday. That gave him a one-shot lead over Bae Sang-moon in the opening ...