| Apr 15, 2014
| 5:55 PM
During a media session prior to the February 2009 Super Bowl between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Arizona Cardinals, Steelers coach Mike Tomlin pointed at me and said, "You owe me for getting you a week's vacation in Tampa."
Tomlin was right. Sort of....
| Apr 23, 2014
| 9:06 AM
The upcoming U.S. Open in Pinehurst, N.C., will feature a nostalgic kind of golf course -- and perhaps a glimpse at the future of the sport.
Pinehurst Resort officials have removed acre upon acre of rough that used to line the fairways of their No. 2...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 5:04 PM
AUGUSTA, Ga. — The echoes amid the pines at Augusta National provided evidence Wednesday that the excitement of the 78th Masters was kicking up. The annual par-three tournament produced its usual crowd-pleasing theatrics — from the aces...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 7:50 PM
AUGUSTA, Ga. — Craig and Kevin Stadler ("Walrus" and "Smallrus") became the first father-son combo to play in the same Masters, but perhaps they're not the first family of this week's festivities.
Check out the Haas household.
Bill Haas overcome...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 6:35 PM
With Tiger Woods recuperating from back surgery, the Masters could suffer from a shortage of star power when first-round play begins next week.
The world's No. 1-ranked golfer might be joined on the sideline by two colleagues in the top five —...
| 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...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 7:32 PM
After a long time in the rough, Callaway Golf Co. may be back on the putting green.
The Carlsbad, Calif., maker of golf clubs, golf balls and related accessories recently reported strong first-quarter results, but Callaway Chief Executive Oliver G....
| 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...
| 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...
| May 13, 2014
| 4:16 PM
WILLIAMSBURG — Lydia Ko's cell phone rang the other day, from an unknown number. The New Zealand teenager thought about letting it go to voicemail, but decided to answer.
On the other end was countryman and professional golfer Michael Campbell,...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 8:38 PM
Tiger Woods showed signs of a positive recovery Thursday at the Bridgestone Invitational.
Not just from back surgery, but from making bogeys.
Woods bounced back with birdies all three times that he made mistakes, opening with a two-under-par 68 on a...