| Jun 5, 2014
| 2:51 AM
Jack Nicklaus played in an astonishing 154 consecutive major championships for which he was eligible. Next week’s U.S. Open will be the sixth major Tiger Woods has missed in the last six years.
If Woods is to have any hope of surpassing Nicklaus&...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 6:23 PM
The thing you immediately notice about Jordan Spieth is that you are noticing more than his golf.
Of course, he is a ball-striker supreme. You have to be to be ranked No. 10 in the world before you are old enough to legally have a beer in most states....
| Jun 11, 2014
| 11:21 AM
There seems to be some disagreement about the conditions at Pinehurst No. 2, where the U.S. Open will tee off Thursday.
A day after Bubba Watson described the greens as "unfriendly," a top U.S. Golf Assn. official offered a contrasting opinion.
| May 8, 2014
| 10:20 AM
As the Players Championship teed off Thursday morning, golf wasn't the only topic of discussion at TPC Sawgrass.
It's no secret that some people in the sport believe that the world rankings format should be scrapped. They don't like the two-year...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 8:28 PM
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Like John Travolta's character in “Saturday Night Fever,” Jordan Spieth strutted down the Augusta National practice range, one confident stride after the next.
While onlookers applauded, Spieth high-fived Sean Foley, the swing...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 9:17 AM
Tiger Woods and his surgically repaired back certainly won't be teeing off at Augusta National this week, but it seems the rest of the injury list for the Masters has dwindled considerably.
As recently as a week ago, there had been concern about...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 3:29 PM
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Bill Haas is playing his fifth Masters, but he knows Augusta National almost as well as most members.
Great-uncle Bob Goalby won the 1968 Masters and often tells Bill: “You’re a better player than the scores you shoot.”...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 6:54 PM
AUGUSTA, Ga. — By the time Bubba Watson tapped in for a textbook par on the final hole of his opening round at the Masters, he had that familiar feeling.
Watson felt both a surge of energy and a sense of ease at Augusta National, a satisfaction in...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 2:02 PM
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- After carding an opening-round 69, Bubba Watson didn’t make his first bogey of the tournament until the 9th hole Friday. But he then rebounded by making consecutive birdies at 12, 13, 14, 15 and 16, a surge that pushed him out to a...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 8:17 PM
AUGUSTA, Ga. — Felt good off the club face. Looked good the whole way.
Bubba Watson stood on the 16th tee at the Masters on Friday, eyes wide and zeroed in. His nine-iron at the 170-yard hole was tracking for the flag, then curled toward a...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 7:35 PM
AUGUSTA, Ga. — Adam Scott, the 2013 Masters champion, had already fulfilled his interview obligations behind the Augusta National clubhouse Saturday, his demands smaller than usual with a third-round 76 dropping him into 16th place and bursting...