| Jun 16, 2013
| 9:05 PM
ARDMORE, Pa. — It is hard to know whether this year's U.S. Open golf tournament will be remembered for Justin Rose's victory or Phil Mickelson's defeat.
Rose is 32 years old, an Englishman born in South Africa, who was a prodigy as early as 17...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 5:00 PM
ARDMORE, Pa. — Wednesday was a beautiful day at the Merion Golf Club. Soft clouds, perfect temperature, gently cooling breezes.
It was also the day before the U.S. Golf Assn., the diabolical mastermind of the U.S. Open, hands 150 players...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 7:10 AM
Bubba Watson was just three holes away from winning the Travelers Championship on Sunday when he had a major meltdown.
In more ways than one.
Leading by two strokes going into the par-3 16th hole, Watson immediately proceeded to hit his tee shot...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 5:55 PM
Maybe Phil Mickelson got too much rest, or maybe the course got too hard.
Mickelson had a much better run at Merion Golf Club when he jetted in at 4 a.m. on Thursday and shot a three-under-par 67 on two hours sleep.
The second round featured Mickelson...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 6:00 AM
As you read this early Saturday morning players are finishing up their second rounds at Merion Golf Cub. Sixty-eight golfers had Friday leftover holes to play before the cut could be made atthe top 60 plus ties.
Only then can we move on to moving day at...
| 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...
| Jan 4, 2013
Incredible things happened in the world of pro golf in 2012.
--Bubba Watson won the Masters with a shot on the second playoff hole that only a magician or a contortionist could pull off.
--Brendt Snedeker won $11.13 million in one day by taking the...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 10:51 AM
LA JOLLA -- Torrey Pines lost a heavy hitter Thursday morning when Masters champion Bubba Watson, citing illness, announced he was withdrawing from the Farmers Insurance Open.
Watson pulled out before his 9:30 a.m. tee-time grouping with Phil Mickelson ...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 7:30 PM
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- This time, the putt didn't slip past the hole. This time, Adam Scott's world did not crumble around him by the width of a thumbnail.
Ernie Els was right. It wasn't just lip service back in July, at Royal Lytham & St. Annes, when he...
| Feb 14, 2013
Ben Hogan bought the fairway to heaven, Humphrey Bogart no longer stands pickled and perched beneath the sycamore on No. 12 and member Jim Murray isn't around to describe Riviera Country Club, as he once did, as "like a coquettish woman who winks at you...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 6:42 PM
AUGUSTA, Ga. — Thursday begins the 77th Masters golf tournament. Wednesday was a day to wander and ponder.
The sun shined, the temperature stayed in the mid-70s and the wind that can blow here so relentlessly was doing so somewhere else. Whether...