| Jul 21, 2014
| 9:51 AM
HOYLAKE, England, July 21 (Reuters) - Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods have combined to salute Rory McIlroy's performance in capturing the British Open title for the first time in his career.
The 25-year-old Northern Irishman became the third youngest...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 7:20 PM
Defending champion Jonas Blixt shot a six-under-par 64 on Thursday to take a one-stroke lead after the first round of the Greenbrier Classic in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va.
Six of Blixt's eight birdies came on putts of 10 feet or less on the Old White...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 9:00 PM
If dad is into golf or the outdoors, it will be easy to make sure he has a happy Father’s Day with gifts he’ll cherish.
Socks might seem like a trite gift, but Kentwool golf socks (kentwoolsocks.com) will make dad’s day. They are...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 7:28 PM
Fran Quinn has won in Thailand, Saskatchewan, Panama and Idaho.
He has missed cuts in odd locales too. Hey, he's 49 and he has been at this awhile.
His golf odyssey continued Thursday at Pinehurst No. 2, and he took full advantage by shooting a two-...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 8:34 PM
The official logo of the 2014 U.S. Open features a cartoon mascot the folks at Pinehurst Resort hold dear. His name is Golf Lad.
He wears baggy clothes and a bucket hat. And in the logo commemorating this week's tournament, Golf Lad offers a relaxed...
| 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....
| 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,...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 5:22 PM
Keegan Bradley strolled across the Pinehurst practice green Wednesday and noticed Zach Johnson using a putting aid.
Resting in Johnson's sternum was a rod called the Pendulum Putting Pro, which helps players maintain proper shaft angle and posture....
| Sep 5, 2014
| 9:14 AM
Lou Holtz started playing golf because it was a way for football coaches to glad-hand potential donors. He eventually became good enough at the game to lie about how good he really is.
Still, the best advice the former Notre Dame football coach received...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 8:49 PM
The European team headed for the Ryder Cup later this month will face the U.S. without former top-ranked golfer Luke Donald.
Donald led Europe to victories in four past matches but has struggled with recent swing changes. He was left off the squad ...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 10:52 PM
I.K. Kim birdied the first four holes on the back nine Thursday and finished with a seven-under 65 to take the first-round lead in the Portland Classic in Oregon.
The South Korean player birdied seven of the first 13 holes and closed her afternoon round...