| 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 13, 2013
| 6:20 PM
ARDMORE, Pa. — Phil Mickelson, who has already wrapped up the father-of-the-year title, was the leader in the clubhouse after the rainy first day of the U.S. Open here Thursday.
It was storybook stuff. The golf wasn't bad, either.
| Jun 14, 2013
| 8:10 PM
ARDMORE, Pa. — Life went on in this leafy Philadelphia suburb Friday, despite near-catastrophic injuries inflicted on the egos of 156 golfers.
They were playing in the U.S. Open. Friday, it was the U.S. Oops.
It was a day featuring men thrashing...
| Jun 11, 2013
The three players who lost playoff majors to Tiger Woods share the bond of taking the world's best golfer to the very brink.
They remain cherished memories for the three…and belt notches for Tiger.
Bob May, Chris DiMarco and Rocco Mediate can go...
| May 17, 2013
| 10:02 PM
Ken Venturi, who won the 1964 U.S. Open golf championship in dramatic fashion and became a longtime television commentator, died Friday in Rancho Mirage. He was 82.
Venturi, who was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame earlier this month, died at...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 4:46 PM
AUGUSTA, Ga. — The most analyzed, dissected athlete of our time is passing the tests with greater ease these days. The people who administer the Rorschach would be proud of Tiger Woods.
It is Masters week, and during Woods' career of golfing...
| 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 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...
| Apr 13, 2013
AUGUSTA, Ga. — In the aftermath of Friday's controversial slow-play penalty at the Masters, there were many dueling opinions. We'll go with "Bravo, John Paramor."
He is the rules official from England, affectionately (or otherwise) known as Big...
| Apr 13, 2013
| 7:41 PM
— Opportunities of magnitude, life-changing moments, should be seized and cherished. Tiger Woods had one Saturday at the Masters, and he shanked it. Same for tournament officials.
This is not so much a golf tournament as it is a monument to...
| 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...