| May 5, 2014
| 9:00 AM
With only a few days remaining until the Players Championship tees off, TPC Sawgrass is still scrambling to get the course ready.
Three greens at the Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., golf course -- the 4th, 11th and 12th -- were scheduled to be closed for...
| May 7, 2014
| 9:35 AM
The Players Championship begins on Thursday without a recuperating Tiger Woods, and that's just fine with PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem.
Speaking to reporters before the tournament in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., Finchem expressed his belief that the...
| May 8, 2014
| 10:20 AM
As the Players Championship teed off Thursday morning, golf wasn't the only topic of discussion at TPC Sawgrass.
It's no secret that some people in the sport believe that the world rankings format should be scrapped. They don't like the two-year...
| May 9, 2014
| 11:42 AM
It seems that Martin Kaymer's formula for winning golf is fairly simple.
"If you hit the ball very well, if you strike it very well," he said, "you gain confidence."
After tying a course record with a first-round 63 at The Players...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 10:19 PM
Memphis forward Zach Randolph has agreed to a contract extension with the Grizzlies, his agent said Friday.
Raymond Brothers confirmed to the Associated Press in a text message a Yahoo Sports report that Randolph is exercising his $16.5-million option...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 8:34 PM
The official logo of the 2014 U.S. Open features a cartoon mascot the folks at Pinehurst Resort hold dear. His name is Golf Lad.
He wears baggy clothes and a bucket hat. And in the logo commemorating this week's tournament, Golf Lad offers a relaxed...
| Jun 15, 2014
Although it will dominate the news like it dominated the U.S. Open golfers here Sunday, the best story was not the tough-to-play Pinehurst No. 2 course.
The best story, if you watched closely and listened carefully, was the game's emerging star,...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 8:16 PM
Martin Kaymer arrived at Pinehurst No. 2 on Sunday afternoon and ducked into the clubhouse with everything he could have asked for. Three days of masterful golf had given Kaymer a five-shot cushion in the U.S. Open and the needed confidence to close out...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 8:18 AM
If Michael "The Grinder" Mizrachi wasn't already in pantheon of poker greats going into Thursday night, he certainly is now.
Mizrachi, a South Floridian, won his second Poker Players Championship in three years, taking home $1.4 million.
| Apr 6, 2012
| 6:12 PM
AUGUSTA, Ga. – When Fred Couples cruises the fairways, golf fans see the essence of carefree cool.
Jason Dufner exudes a lot of that same laid-back demeanor, too – though that’s pretty much where the comparisons end. Couples, 52, is a...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 12:23 PM
Ponte Vedra Beach is an unincorporated seaside community in St. Johns County, Florida, 18 miles southeast of downtown Jacksonville and 26 miles north of St. Augustine. It is an upmarket tourist resort best known for its association with golf. It is the...