| Jul 19, 2014
| 9:08 AM
HOYLAKE, England -- British Open leader Rory McIlroy left the door invitingly ajar for a charging pack led by Rickie Fowler and Sergio Garcia before slamming it shut with a dazzling finish to his third round at soggy Hoylake on Saturday.
| Jul 19, 2014
| 3:30 PM
Making two eagles on the last three holes, Rory McIlroy shot another dazzling round at the British Open here Saturday and threatens to turn this into the second consecutive wire-to-wire affair in a major golf tournament.
German Martin Kaymer won that...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 5:00 PM
The young maestro was coming. Something special was hanging in the air.
And so the fans, thousands of them, squeezed into the stands around the 18th hole at Royal Liverpool on Saturday afternoon. They knew they needed to be there, to embrace it, to be...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 11:07 AM
The unfriendly greens. Sand and clumps of native grass where the rough used to be.
Conditions at the 2014 U.S. Open seem to suit Martin Kaymer just fine.
The German golfer finished the second round on Friday with a 10-under 130, an Open record for the...
| Jun 15, 2014
The inevitable hiccups finally arrived for Martin Kaymer late Saturday afternoon at the U.S. Open. Early in his third round, Kaymer's leisurely championship march veered into dangerous territory.
The 29-year-old German bogeyed his second hole, missed...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 4:36 PM
It's time to take a break from the debate about moving a minor league baseball team from New Britain to Hartford and focus on a truly big-league event in central Connecticut: the Travelers Championship.
The professional golf event is in Cromwell this...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 5:15 PM
Phil Mickelson has pushed aside the distraction of a federal probe to warm up for the U.S. Open at this week's FedEx St. Jude Classic in Memphis, Tennessee.
Mickelson has stayed committed to his golf even as reports swirled last week that U.S....
| Aug 10, 2014
| 8:05 PM
After torrential downpours did their work Sunday at Valhalla Golf Club, course officials and volunteers did theirs.
They moved more water than a filtration plant with squeegees and even towels on tee boxes. After a 1 hour, 51-minute delay thanks to...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 11:18 AM
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — U.S. Ryder Cup captain Tom Watson expects Tiger Woods to give an honest assessment of his fitness before he decides whether to make him one of his three wildcard picks for the Sept. 26-28 event against Europe.
Though Woods missed...
| 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...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 3:31 PM
Tiger Woods said he has assembled "an amazing field" for the 15th version of his charity golf tournament that starts Thursday in Thousand Oaks.
Woods and 17 other players will compete in the Northwestern Mutual World Challenge, a four-round event at...