| Jun 11, 2014
| 5:16 PM
PINEHURST, N.C. — The 114th U.S. Open begins Thursday with its requisite list of favorites (Rory McIlroy, Bubba Watson, Adam Scott), intriguing upstarts (Jordan Spieth, Hideki Matsuyama) and at least one sentimental pick (Phil Mickelson).
| May 29, 2014
| 9:41 AM
In the often taciturn realm of professional athletes, Rory McIlroy always has been markedly patient and candid with the media.
But it seems the golfer from Northern Ireland has reached his limit when it comes to discussing his split last week with...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 6:20 PM
PINEHURST, N.C. — After two rounds of solid ball-striking on a course where he feels at home, Phil Mickelson left Pinehurst No. 2 on Friday evening satisfied with the shape of his game. Well, most of it.
"I feel like I'm playing well enough to win...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 9:26 AM
PINEHURST, N.C. – Temperatures are rising in the sandhills of North Carolina. Highs for Thursday’s opening round of the U.S. Open at Pinehurst No. 2 are projected to top off at 88 degrees, according to the National Weather Service.
As if the...
| May 23, 2014
| 9:48 AM
On the week when he broke off his star-studded engagement to tennis star Caroline Wozniacki, golfer Rory McIlroy was hoping to find some welcome distraction on the course.
It seems to be working.
Playing at the BMW PGA Championship in Britain, McIlroy...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 6:30 PM
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — When Rory McIlroy teed off Thursday afternoon in the first round of the Honda Classic, he wasn't thinking about his victory here in 2012.
He also wasn't thinking about last year, when he walked off the Champion Course at...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 1:34 PM
This time there was no freaky Friday for Rory McIlroy as a majestic second round gave him a four-shot stranglehold on the British Open at a sweltering Royal Liverpool course.
Several second round blow-outs this season, the most recent at the Scottish...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 5:55 PM
Much has changed in golf since they last played the British Open at Royal Liverpool here in 2006.
Or has it?
If you can harken back, that's the year where rainy, stormy, chilly western England wasn't rainy, stormy and chilly. It was none of the above....
| Jul 10, 2014
| 3:06 PM
Phil Mickelson has been known for taking risks with golf shots, and getting rewarded as often as penalized for his creative play.
During the first round of the Scottish Open on Thursday at Royal Aberdeen, Mickelson hit his drive at relatively short par-...
| May 25, 2014
| 11:17 AM
Rory McIlroy, just days removed from a very public breakup with fiancee and tennis star Caroline Wozniacki, shot a six-under-par 66 to wipe out a seven-stroke deficit and win the BMW PGA Championship in Virginia Water, England, on Sunday.
| Jul 10, 2014
| 7:50 PM
Three years after virtually giving up on links golf, a more mature Rory McIlroy appears ready to give it another chance.
McIlroy tamed blustery conditions in the first round of the Scottish Open in Aberdeen to shoot a seven-under-par 64 on Thursday,...