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In deserts thousands of miles apart, two golfers seeking to recapture past glory found more heartache. At the Waste Management Phoenix Open, 2012 Masters champ Bubba Watson, largely missing from leaderboards since donning the green jacket, saw a...
Rob Doster
9 months ago
Scott Stallings (pictured above in a photo tweeted by the PGA Tour) narrowly averted a cumbersome six-man playoff when he two-putted for birdie on the 72nd hole at Torrey Pines to win the Farmers Insurance Open by a single shot over five fellow...
Rob Doster
10 months ago
Phil Mickelson played three largely brilliant rounds of golf to finish second at the European Tour's Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship, one shot behind winner Pablo Larrazabal, leaving Lefty with plenty of positives heading into his PGA Tour...
Rob Doster
10 months ago
Tiger Woods makes his 2014 season debut at the Farmers Insurance Open at a course he loves, Torrey Pines. At this point in Tiger's career, every non-major tournament is merely a step toward his goal of peaking for the majors. You've heard...
Rob Doster
10 months ago
It's time to give Zach Johnson his due. The diminutive Iowan is on his way to building a Hall of Fame resume that added another entry yesterday with his win in the Hyundai Tournament of Champions. Johnson fended off a strong field of 2013...
Rob Doster
10 months ago
The adjusted golf calendar means that the 2014 PGA Tour season is already underway. So for fantasy die-hards, that means another draft. So it's time to dust off the dumb, dirty and/or tasteless puns and come up with a team name. Here’s...
Rob Doster
10 months ago
It might be golf's Silly Season, but there was nothing lighthearted about the intensity Zach Johnson brought to the final few holes of the Northwestern Mutual World Challenge. Trailing tournament host Tiger Woods by four shots with eight holes...
Rob Doster
11 months ago
Mid-November is historically a part of golf's Silly Season, but the adjusted PGA Tour schedule and the global nature of the game have combined to add significance to the sport's holiday schedule. This weekend saw the climax of the European...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Tiger Woods Just Hit A Golf Ball from Europe to Asia (VIDEO)
Tiger Woods was positioned on a platform on the Bosphorus Bridge in Istanbul on Tuesday and hit a drive from Europe to Asia. Why? We're guessing it was to promote the Turkish Airlines Open this week. The publicity stunt required shutting down...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Halfway around the world, while you were enjoying your extra hour of sleep on Saturday night, Dustin Johnson was busy earning what he called "the biggest win I've had in my career so far" — a three-shot triumph at the World Golf...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Comparing anyone to Tiger Woods is typically a fool's errand and will do nothing but humiliate the individual being compared. Woods' numbers — 14 majors, 79 wins, a career winning percentage of .257 — dwarf anything any other...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Jason Dufner Wins PGA Championship
Jason Dufner looks more like the guy who drives the cage cart at your local driving range than a major champion. He greets clutch birdies like a guy who just found a quarter in the couch cushions.  With a hangdog expression, a slight...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
More Bang for Your BuckWhen selecting the best holes you can play, price is usually no object, but not this year. We have chosen golf holes that are just as spectacular as some of their famous contemporaries but come at half the price. All the...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
7 Amazing Stats from the WGC-Bridgestone
With his eighth Bridgestone win in his 14th appearance at the prestigious World Golf Championship event at storied Firestone Country Club, Tiger Woods added to what might be the greatest record by any single golfer at any single tournament. Woods...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Tiger Woods Tames Firestone with 61
The one missing accomplishment on Tiger Woods' resume remains elusive. Woods flirted with a 59 on Friday before settling for a 9-under par 61 to take a seven-shot lead into the weekend at the WGC Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone Country...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
The next round of Molsons is on Sneds.An intriguing weekend at Ontario's Glen Abbey Golf Club concluded with the World's No. 7 player, Brandt Snedeker, outlasting Dustin Johnson and Matt Kuchar, among others, to win the RBC Canadian Open,...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Phil Mickelson Thrills with British Open Win
So Phil Mickelson has finally won an Open. Just not the one we thought he’d win.  One of the greatest rounds in major championship history gave Mickelson his fifth career major, and perhaps the most unlikely: Before Sunday,...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Can Phil Mickelson win?Shockingly, given Mickelson's creativity and brilliant wedge play, the Open Championship is historically his weakest major. He has contended only twice and missed the cut last year at Royal Lytham. But his Scottish Open...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Here's what some possible contenders are saying leading up to this week's Open Championship at Muirfield Golf Course: • Tiger Woods: "I feel very good about my game. I felt very, very good going into major championships. I...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
It may have turned into the Snore by the Shore, but it was a weekend of milestones for Rory McIlroy, who's out-Tigering Tiger Woods at the same point in their respective careers. In 27 holes of rain-delayed Sunday golf at the formidable Ocean...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
A roundup of the amazing numbers that have the golf world abuzz: 19 Jordan Spieth, a 19-year-old phenom who seems to have already been around awhile, became the first teenager to win a PGA Tour event since Ralph Guldahl in 1931 when his par...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
A few highlights of an interesting holiday weekend in golf:• Has anyone had a stranger season than Graeme McDowell? His last eight appearances on the PGA and European Tours go something like this: missed cut, win, missed cut, win, missed cut,...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
The PGA Tour has acknowledged that the USGA ban on anchored putting strokes will apply to Tour events as of Jan. 1, 2016.“In making its decision, the Policy Board recognized that there are still varying opinions among our membership, but...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Even while winning 78 PGA Tour events and 14 majors, Tiger Woods has suffered an alarming litany of injuries, to the point that we have to wonder whether he’ll ever be truly healthy again. On the occasion of his latest malady (a strained left...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
He wasn't the people's choice, but Justin Rose, an overnight success 15 years in the making, grabbed the 2013 U.S. Open by the throat with a clutch final-round 70 — the only score among the leaders to equal par. His 1-over finish gave him an...
Rob Doster
1 year ago

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