| Mar 30, 2014
| 5:13 PM
(Reuters) - First-time winner Steven Bowditch continued a season of surprises on the PGA Tour, claiming the $6.2 million Texas Open by one stroke on Sunday.
The Australian, who came into the event ranked 339th in the world, survived a windswept final...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 8:49 PM
Kevin Na deserved a good hug.
For the first two days at Bay Hill, he'd been booed like the bad-guy rassler at a WWE match. When he got to the 13th hole Saturday, two guys finally stood up for him.
They were wearing T-shirts emblazoned with five words...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 4:34 PM
Don Donatello always dreamed he'd be on the glamorous side of the golf bag. He didn't envision himself making a living carrying clubs through hill and vale, through rain and rough, through sickness and health of J.J. Henry's swing.
Donatello has never...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 8:57 AM
In a sport that isn't lightning fast to begin with, Kevin Na has earned a reputation as one of the slowest players on the PGA Tour.
His glacial pace at the Valspar Championship over the weekend has revived calls for golf to institute a basketball-like...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 5:26 PM
After bogeying No. 17, Rory McIlroy slipped in a six-foot putt to save par on the 18th that led to the Northern Irishman giving a small fist pump for a grinding one-under-par 69, a round that could have been worse and that leaves him with a realistic...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 4:00 PM
The uphill putt just didn’t have enough steam, stopping a foot short of the cup.
That’s how close Jason Dufner came to setting the record for the lowest round ever in a major golf tournament. Missing birdie at No. 18 was a rare...
| May 3, 2013
| 7:05 PM
Phil Mickelson, who has struggled mightily at times this year, heads a big-name field with some star power on the leaderboard in the Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow.
Mickelson sank a 40-foot birdie putt at No. 9 during a round of five-under-par...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 6:29 AM
And so we come to the final Fall Series – a fresh start for those who weren’t part of the drama provided in the FedEx Cup finale and Ryder Cup. In a way, it feels like starting over.
Which, of course, goes a long way toward explaining why...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 6:01 AM
It’s been four decades now that PGA Tour pros have plied their trade just a long par-5 from the Magic Kingdom, producing some fairly Disney endings along the way.
Larry Nelson sent his family home before the final round in 1987, then had to call...
| Sep 9, 2012
The BMW Championship turned into golf's version of an All-Star game Saturday with Phil Mickelson making 10 birdies to share the lead with Vijay Singh, and a host of other proven players lined up behind them Saturday at Crooked Stick in Carmel, Ind....
| Jun 29, 2012
| 7:49 PM
It has taken three years, a stretch of time when their career arcs crisscrossed, when their successes and failures were dissected like frogs in a high school biology class, when they seemed to share little except the same swing coach.
Such is the way...