| Jun 5, 2014
| 2:51 AM
Jack Nicklaus played in an astonishing 154 consecutive major championships for which he was eligible. Next week’s U.S. Open will be the sixth major Tiger Woods has missed in the last six years.
If Woods is to have any hope of surpassing Nicklaus&...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 4:05 PM
Ben Crane's back is OK, and his putter couldn't be working much better this week at the St. Jude Classic in Memphis, Tenn.
The combination helped him shoot a five-under-par 65 on Friday to open a six-stroke lead in the PGA Tour event before heavy rain...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 9:05 PM
LA JOLLA — On moving day Saturday in the Farmers Insurance Open, the field mostly moved backward. No one distanced himself from the struggling pack in the third round at Torrey Pines South, a golf course with U.S. Open rough and a knack for...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 8:24 PM
Ben Crane went more than 28 hours between competitive shots due to weather delays, and he had a four-stroke lead Saturday when another storm stopped play again at the St. Jude Classic.
Crane birdied his first hole and was 13 under overall through six...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 6:23 PM
The thing you immediately notice about Jordan Spieth is that you are noticing more than his golf.
Of course, he is a ball-striker supreme. You have to be to be ranked No. 10 in the world before you are old enough to legally have a beer in most states....
| Jun 11, 2014
Since Curtis Strange repeated as U.S. Open champion 25 years ago, the first to do so since Ben Hogan in 1951, many of golf's elite have attempted to join their company. Tiger Woods, Hale Irwin, Ernie Els and Payne Stewart headline the 18-strong group,...
| May 31, 2014
| 2:26 PM
If golf star Phil Mickelson is concerned by a federal probe into possible insider trading involving him, billionaire investor Carl Icahn and Las Vegas gambler William Walters, he did not show it on Saturday.
As he hit a few practice balls before his...
| 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...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 4:55 PM
When everyone else wilted, Phil Mickelson hung on.
Coming down Merion Golf Club’s devious home stretch, Mickelson played a nervy game and, despite a finishing bogey, grabbed a one-stroke lead at the U.S. Open heading into Sunday.
The fact that...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 8:27 PM
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GULLANE, Scotland — By the time young pro Jordan Spieth is...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 4:19 PM
Jim Furyk shot a two-under-par 68 on Saturday in the third round of the PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club in Rochester, N.Y, and will take a one-shot lead over Jason Dufner into the final round.
So far this year, none of the 54-hole leaders at...