| Jun 12, 2013
| 8:11 PM
Champion golfer with unusual swing
Miller Barber, 82, a golfer with a unique swing who made the most combined starts on the PGA and Champions tours, died Tuesday. The PGA Tour announced his death but did not provide details.
| Jun 13, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Get ready for the new rage in sports.
Got a big game coming up? A national championship? An international competition?
A few days beforehand, jump on a plane and fly cross-country. Wait awhile, then fly back. That’s what Phil Mickelson did,...
| 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...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 5:40 PM
Not too many times do you see a PGA Tour player make quadruple bogey ... and move into the lead.
But that's what happened at the St. Jude Classic on Saturday in Memphis, where Shawn Stefani sits atop the leaderboard at 12 under par after the third...
| 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...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 4:25 PM
Matt Kuchar survived a brief challenge Sunday afternoon to win the Memorial Tournament and collect his second victory of the PGA Tour season.
Things did not go so well for Tiger Woods at Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio.
While Kuchar shot a...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 11:48 PM
The sun may have risen on the career of Bio Kim and set on the career of Chris Riley on Monday.
They were just two of the 102 who played at Newport Beach and Big Canyon country clubs in one of 11 qualifying events for next week's U.S. Open golf...
| May 17, 2013
| 5:05 PM
Ken Venturi, a San Francisco native and the 1964 U.S. Open golf champion, has died. He was 82.
Matt Venturi says his father died Friday afternoon at a hospital in Rancho Mirage, Calif., after a two-month battle with a spinal infection, pneumonia and...
| May 21, 2013
| 6:39 AM
The Royal & Ancient Golf Club and the U.S. Golf Assn. approved a rule Tuesday that outlaws the "anchor putting stroke" that was used by four of the last six major champions. The new rule goes into effect in 2016.
''We strongly believe that this rule...
| May 12, 2013
| 11:06 AM
Tiger Woods versus Sergio Garcia: There is nothing better than a knock-down, drag-out fight in golf. And this is a war of words and etiquette rather than fisticuffs on the hockey rink, a benches-clearing brawl in baseball or a shot-for-shot showdown on...
| May 14, 2013
We had a great development in sports over the weekend. Tiger Woods and Sergio Garcia did for golf what Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan once did for figure skating.
Images can change so fast. The PGA Tour is no longer merely a parade of boring...