| Jul 18, 2013
| 7:45 AM
GULLANE, SCOTLAND---Zach Johnson has sure figured out how to play the first round of the British Open.
Tiger Woods must prove he still knows how to finish a major.
Bouncing back from a tough loss last weekend, Johnson opened with a 5-under 66 on a...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 4:29 PM
Phil Mickelson set the early pace with an eight-under-par 63 at the Deutsche Bank Championship on Friday in Norton, Mass., then Brian Davis tied him for the first-round lead by equaling that total in the afternoon.
Also marching up the leaderboard in...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 11:24 AM
Phil Mickelson flirted with history on Friday in the opening round of the Deutsche Bank Championship before slowing down on his second nine to finish with an eight-under-par 63 at TPC Boston in Norton, Mass.
Tiger Woods, playing in the same group with...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 1:02 PM
Writers from around the Tribune Co. offer their predictions as to who will win this week's British Open. Feel free to join the conversation by leaving a comment of your own.
Bill Dwyre, Los Angeles Times
Brandt Snedeker will win the British Open for...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 5:35 PM
Teeing off on the final hole at the U.S. Open, Justin Rose figured he needed par to seal a victory.
The direction and trajectory of his shot looked good, but not until he walked up the fairway did Rose see that his ball had landed right beside a...
| 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 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 11, 2013
| 7:54 PM
ARDMORE, Pa. — There were no priests in black robes, no curtained booth to slip into, no screened window to talk through.
But Sergio Garcia, star golfer currently suffering the aftereffects of foot-in-the-mouth disease, had it different than those...
| 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 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,...
| May 31, 2013
| 5:13 PM
It could have been worse for Tiger Woods on a stormy Friday at the Memorial in Dublin, Ohio. But not much worse.
The world's No. 1 golfer flirted with missing the cut, finishing at one over par to sneak into weekend play. He stands 10 strokes behind...