| Jun 11, 2014
Since Curtis Strange repeated as U.S. Open champion 25 years ago, the first to do so since Ben Hogan in 1951, many of golf's elite have attempted to join their company. Tiger Woods, Hale Irwin, Ernie Els and Payne Stewart headline the 18-strong group,...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 1:20 PM
Heading into third-round play at the Scottish Open, Phil Mickelson stood in a tie for 13th place but liked his chances.
"I'm in position where, if I get a hot round, I can make up ground," he said. "And I'm playing well enough to do it."
| Dec 6, 2013
| 7:44 PM
In thirty years, when Tiger Woods is no longer able to hit it 320 and no longer has to answer questions about winning or not winning majors, he might have a moment of clarity on what golf has given him.
The money will rate high, of course. The fame...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 2:14 PM
Tiger Woods said the back problems that nagged him at the recent Presidents Cup have dissipated as he prepares for the final two events of his season.
"My back feels great," he told reporters on a conference call Tuesday to promote the Northwestern...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 5:49 PM
GULLANE, Scotland — Could this British Open be the first golf major ever won by an old man who smokes a cigar and has yet to totally recover from a broken leg he got in a skiing accident?
Or by someone who wears his hair in a ponytail, knows and...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 5:06 PM
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GULLANE, Scotland — It hasn't always been a walk in the park for Ernie Els, the current toast of the golf world. There have been some...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 4:01 PM
It's fine — for amateurs
Los Angeles Times
The most sleep-inducing word on the PGA Tour this year is "bifurcation," although the issue over whether the tour should break from USGA and R&A is hotter than Dubai. Golf's ruling lords...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 7:05 PM
ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Early in his rain-soaked round, Phil Mickelson added a second black golf glove to combat the conditions.
With gloves on both hands, he looked a bit like a boxer. That seemed fitting, given the British Open champion has only a...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 4:29 PM
Phil Mickelson set the early pace with an eight-under-par 63 at the Deutsche Bank Championship on Friday in Norton, Mass., then Brian Davis tied him for the first-round lead by equaling that total in the afternoon.
Also marching up the leaderboard in...
| 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...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 2:00 PM
I keep forgetting the BMW i3 is a real car.
It's not that my brain can't distinguish between concept and production models, but I was thrown for a loop when I learned this electric car will be on sale in the U.S. in early 2014. After all, we've been...