| Apr 11, 2014
| 2:02 PM
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- After carding an opening-round 69, Bubba Watson didn’t make his first bogey of the tournament until the 9th hole Friday. But he then rebounded by making consecutive birdies at 12, 13, 14, 15 and 16, a surge that pushed him out to a...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 6:54 PM
AUGUSTA, Ga. — By the time Bubba Watson tapped in for a textbook par on the final hole of his opening round at the Masters, he had that familiar feeling.
Watson felt both a surge of energy and a sense of ease at Augusta National, a satisfaction in...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 3:29 PM
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Bill Haas is playing his fifth Masters, but he knows Augusta National almost as well as most members.
Great-uncle Bob Goalby won the 1968 Masters and often tells Bill: “You’re a better player than the scores you shoot.”...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 9:17 AM
Tiger Woods and his surgically repaired back certainly won't be teeing off at Augusta National this week, but it seems the rest of the injury list for the Masters has dwindled considerably.
As recently as a week ago, there had been concern about...
| 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 —...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 7:37 PM
ORLANDO, Fla. — Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson weren't on the grounds, and then Bubba Watson exited in mid-sneeze with allergies. Short eight Masters green jackets and losing substantial star power by the hole, the Arnold Palmer Invitational...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 7:55 PM
Patrick Reed knows what to do with a lead.
The 23-year-old Texan went wire to wire to win the World Golf Championships-Cadillac Championship on Sunday at the Blue Monster at Trump National Doral. It was his third victory in his last 14 starts on the PGA...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 6:40 PM
Dustin Johnson has finished his last two PGA Tour events by shooting a 66 in the final round. That's the kind of gold-medal performance that brings a lot of victories in professional golf.
But for the second consecutive tournament, a closing 66 from one...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 6:06 PM
Growing among the magnolias and azaleas at the Masters this year will be a new story angle. It has two months to take root, so expect television to fertilize it freely.
Kevin Stadler, half of the story, gave it a boost Thursday at Riviera.
He shot a...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 8:35 PM
Kevin Stadler won the Phoenix Open on Sunday for his first PGA Tour title when playing partner Bubba Watson missed a five-footer for par on the final hole.
Stadler, the 33-year-old son of PGA Tour winner Craig Stadler, closed with a three-under-par 68...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 6:56 PM
The brand-name golfers are in short supply in the Northern Trust Open, but one of the few rocketed into contention Saturday.
Bubba Watson shot a 64, tied for the best round of the week. He is tied for sixth, four shots out of the lead.
He has played...