| Jun 14, 2014
After two rounds of solid ball-striking on a course where he feels at home, Phil Mickelson left Pinehurst No. 2 on Friday evening satisfied with the shape of his game. Well, most of it.
"I feel like I'm playing well enough to win the U.S. Open,"...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 4:55 PM
When everyone else wilted, Phil Mickelson hung on.
Coming down Merion Golf Club’s devious home stretch, Mickelson played a nervy game and, despite a finishing bogey, grabbed a one-stroke lead at the U.S. Open heading into Sunday.
The fact that...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 8:16 PM
The stars aligned just a bit more perfectly Sunday at Riviera Country Club. A golf tournament of considerable stature got a champion of the same.
When Bubba Watson walked up the 18th fairway, clearly in charge in the Northern Trust Open, the...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 5:35 PM
Teeing off on the final hole at the U.S. Open, Justin Rose figured he needed par to seal a victory.
The direction and trajectory of his shot looked good, but not until he walked up the fairway did Rose see that his ball had landed right beside a...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 4:50 PM
No round of professional golf can be played on the Blue Course at Congressional Country Club 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. So here came...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 1:08 PM
Fred Couples used his captain's picks to select 20-year-old Jordan Spieth and Webb Simpson to fill out the 12-man American Presidents Cup team. Spieth is the youngest American to play in the Presidents Cup.
Couples chose Spieth over Jim Furyk and Dustin...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 10:27 PM
Jimmy Walker finally won on the PGA Tour in his eighth year and 188th tournament, and with a little help from Brooks Koepka.
Tied for the lead with four holes to play Sunday, Walker rolled in a six-foot birdie putt on the 15th hole to take the lead...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 8:02 PM
Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose is out indefinitely because of torn cartilage in his right knee that will require surgery, team officials said Saturday.
The former NBA most valuable player had an MRI exam in Los Angeles on Saturday and was...
| Oct 2, 2013
Presidents Cup 2013 dates, times and TV channels: NBC Sports Group will provide a total of more than 70 live hours of coverage of The Presidents Cup from Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio. The biennial Presidents Cup has the best golfers in...
| Jun 14, 2011
| 12:59 PM
Five of the last six U.S. Open golf champions were previously 0-for in majors. Curtis Strange believes the trend could well continue this week at Congressional Country Club near Washington, D.C.
A Hampton Roads native and ESPN analyst, Strange...
| Jun 13, 2011
| 4:21 PM
Bubba Watson can't help himself. He knows only one way to answer questions, and that's to utter the first thing that pops into his head.
After he completed a morning practice round Monday at Congressional Country Club, he was asked if he had enjoyed...