| Apr 4, 2014
| 5:35 PM
HUMBLE, Texas -- Sergio Garcia surged to the top of the leaderboard by shooting a seven-under-par 65 in the second round of the Houston Open on Friday.
The Spaniard's overall score of 12-under 132 matches the 36-hole low at the 7,441-yard Golf Club of...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 6:01 PM
AUGUSTA, Ga. — The slow and awkward decay of the powerful aura of Tiger Woods continued here Tuesday on a rain-soaked golfing cathedral that smelled like a damp towel.
For the first time in 20 years, Woods will not be here for the Masters, a...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 5:04 PM
AUGUSTA, Ga. — The echoes amid the pines at Augusta National provided evidence Wednesday that the excitement of the 78th Masters was kicking up. The annual par-three tournament produced its usual crowd-pleasing theatrics — from the aces...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 6:59 PM
AUGUSTA, Ga. — It was a quiet, nondescript moment deep in the pine trees at the end of a sunny practice round. It was a moment unspoiled by smartphones or smart alecks. It was the perfect Masters moment.
At a spot where fans could cross the 18th...
| 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 11, 2014
| 8:29 PM
AUGUSTA, Ga. — The last time Phil Mickelson missed a cut at the Masters, he was 26, sputtering out of the 1997 tournament as Tiger Woods was lapping the field. But after stumbling to a 36-hole total of five over par, Mickelson missed this year's cut...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 7:38 PM
— Say this for Bubba Watson: He has a positive attitude.
Despite shooting a two-over-par 74 in Saturday's third round of the Masters, the 2012 champion called it "all in all, a good day."
"The greens were the firmest I'd seen in years," Watson...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 12:27 PM
First came Augusta National. Then the Royal & Ancient Golf Club.
Now it seems that another landmark, males-only course might join the movement to admit women.
Officials at Muirfield in Scotland, which is one of nine sites in the regular rotation for...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 3:35 PM
Phil Mickelson has become the latest golf star to withdraw from a tournament due to injury, leaving the Valero Texas Open on Saturday during the third round of play because of a pulled muscle.
Mickelson, who birdied his final hole on Friday to make...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 6:35 PM
With Tiger Woods recuperating from back surgery, the Masters could suffer from a shortage of star power when first-round play begins next week.
The world's No. 1-ranked golfer might be joined on the sideline by two colleagues in the top five —...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 7:37 PM
ORLANDO, Fla. — Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson weren't on the grounds, and then Bubba Watson exited in mid-sneeze with allergies. Short eight Masters green jackets and losing substantial star power by the hole, the Arnold Palmer Invitational...