| Jul 2, 2014
| 5:38 AM
(Reuters) - After the euphoria of his U.S. Open victory and a hectic return to his native Germany, Martin Kaymer is relishing the chance for some quiet time on the driving range ahead of Thursday's French Open.
The world number 12 won the second major of...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 10:03 AM
(Reuters) - Tom Watson has been given an exemption to play in the 2015 British Open at St. Andrews to mark the 40th anniversary of his first appearance and victory in the championship, the Royal and Ancient (R&A) said on Tuesday.
The R&A made the...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 1:41 AM
The Sports Xchange
By Tom LaMarre, The Sports Xchange
Watson makes himself at home at Greenbrier
Life is good for Bubba Watson, and it keeps getting better.
Watson, 35, claimed his second Green Jacket by winning the Masters in April. He and his wife,...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 6:51 PM
Let's play word association, Chicago golf fans.
Cog Hill? Western Open.
Conway Farms? Luke Donald.
Butler National? Men.
"Excellence," said Chris Collins, the Northwestern basketball coach and 7-handicap who played in the pro-am at last...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 4:34 PM
As Germany's Martin Kaymer finished off his eight-stroke U.S. Open victory Sunday, one of his mentors and countrymen, Bernhard Langer, was holed up in a fishing cabin in Alaska, able to watch only on a television the entire compound shared.
| Jun 18, 2014
| 8:53 PM
An exemption would have allowed Brad Faxon to play in this week's Travelers Championship, the PGA Tour event in Connecticut he won in 2005.
But after passing on the Encompass Championship last year, he decided to join the 50-and-over set this week....
| Jun 15, 2014
| 8:26 PM
Sunday's final round of the U.S. Open golf tournament was a long afternoon march to the obvious.
Martin Kaymer of Germany won. Golf fans had probably figured that out by Friday. Rounds three and four Saturday and Sunday were merely exercises in...
| May 14, 2014
| 4:38 PM
WILLIAMSBURG — When she was 18, Jessica Korda was put on a plane to Taiwan by her accomplished former pro-tennis playing father and told to do her best in the last LPGA tournament of her rookie season.
It might've been a pro athlete's version of...
| May 18, 2014
WILLIAMSBURG — United States Golf Association suits are either marketing geniuses or delusional mad scientists. We'll know which in about a month, when their grand experiment produces either unprecedented exposure for their signature championships...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 6:15 PM
| May 24, 2014
| 4:31 AM