| Jul 20, 2014
| 4:45 PM
On a closing Sunday of great golf at the 143rd British Open, played over the picturesque Royal Liverpool links near the Irish Sea, champion Rory McIlroy did what he had to while everybody else went low.
McIlroy shot 71 and it was low enough.
| Jul 20, 2014
| 2:43 PM
HOYLAKE, England — On a closing Sunday of great golf at the 143rd British Open, played over the picturesque Royal Liverpool links near the Irish Sea, champion Rory McIlroy did what he had to while everybody else went low.
McIlroy shot 71, and it...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 12:32 PM
Rory McIlroy’s father won 100,000 pounds ($170,000) when his son captured the British Open for his third major golf title Sunday.
Gerry McIlroy placed a 200-pound bet at 500-1 odds in 2004 on his son, then 15, winning the golf tournament within 10...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 10:36 AM
“Golf is dead.” – Friedrich Nietzsche
Forgive me for being pretentious enough to quote Nietzsche. Actually, I’m misquoting the German philosopher, who in 1882 went on a famous “God is Dead” tangent. The point is the...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 6:13 PM
CROMWELL — There is an old line about how there are two Olympics. The one you see on NBC and the one that's actually happening.
That thought crossed my mind in the past 48 hours of the Travelers Championship as one golf name kept popping up and...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 7:03 PM
CROMWELL — After golf history had been made, after little Sophie had charmed the lens off the CBS cameras, Kevin Streelman's caddie, A.J. Monticinos, said, yeah, Streelman is a talker.
"Walking from the green on nine, after his birdie, going to...
| May 10, 2014
| 10:23 PM
Jordan Spieth couldn't see any of the 240 yards to the green on the toughest hole at the TPC Sawgrass. He was in the rough so far right of the 14th fairway that he was closer to a water hazard on No. 12 that he didn't know even existed. His ball was on...
| May 15, 2014
| 5:55 PM
Peter Hanson made his only birdie on the back nine with a six-foot putt at the 18th hole Thursday, closing out a five-under-par 65 for a one-stroke lead over David Duval and two others after the first round of the Byron Nelson Championship in Irving,...
| May 16, 2014
| 8:05 PM
Brendon Todd birdied his final two holes Friday to take a two-stroke lead after two rounds at the Byron Nelson Championship in Irving, Texas.
The birdies at Nos. 17 and 18 wrapped up a 6-under 64 and put Todd alone atop the crowded leaderboard at 8-...
| May 9, 2014
| 5:30 PM
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. -- Martin Kaymer and Jordan Spieth are having a blast at The Players Championship -- one because he's playing good golf again, the other because that's all he's been doing.
Kaymer followed his record-tying 63 on the Stadium...
| May 8, 2014
| 9:00 PM
PONTE VEDRA BEACH — Once golfer Martin Kaymer stopped trying to be perfect, he set a standard for excellence at the Players Championship.
Kaymer played free and easy to tie the course record with an opening-round 63 at TPC Sawgrass.
It was a...