| 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...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 7:30 PM
AUGUSTA, Ga. — Rickie Fowler and the Masters clash. Let us count the ways.
First, there is the color thing. Masters green has a pureness that presents a cooling combination of grass and lime. Fowler green, a shirt-and-pants outfit he wore during...
| 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...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 2:07 PM
Fred Couples wasn’t trying to be cocky Wednesday when he said it: “There are some tournaments where I feel like people deserve to play and I feel like I deserve to be in this field."
Couples has won the Northern Trust twice in his career, in...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 9:42 PM
The keys to playing Riviera Country Club as a PGA Tour pro don't just involve reading the greens and knowing what mid-iron to pull.
Just as important is where you plan to sleep at night.
John Merrick, in the thick of Northern Trust contention at eight...
| 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 ...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 9:00 PM
Bubba Watson won the Masters this year, captured the hearts of millions with his personal story and his golfing style and won the lifetime devotion of Michelle Tesori.
Countless words have been written and broadcast about Watson's...
| 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...
| 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...