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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...
Tags: Golf, PGA Tour, Dwayne Johnson, Keegan Bradley, Adam Scott
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. -- Sergio Garcia was only 19 when he first challenged Tiger Woods during the final round of the 1999 PGA Championship. Woods nipped the fist-pumping Spaniard — then affectionately known as El Nino — by a shot for a...
Tags: Sergio Garcia, Golf, Henrik Stenson, Matt Kuchar, Lee Westwood
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...
Tags: Golf, Adam Scott, Masters Tournament, Angel Cabrera, Tiger Woods
AUGUSTA, Ga. — In one moment, Adam Scott's fists clenched and his neck tendons went taut and out came forever's worth of frustrations. One ball rolled a long way into a cup across a soggy patch of grass, and he shouted down Australia's enduring...
Tags: Golf, Adam Scott, Jason Day, Marc Leishman, Angel Cabrera
Keegan Bradley, who won the PGA Championship in 2011 to become the first player to win a major while using a belly putter, is tired of people calling him a cheater in the wake of the U.S. Golf Assn. calling for a ban on the putters. "It's been...
Tags: Golf, PGA Tour, Keegan Bradley, Webb Simpson, PGA Championship
The top player in golf isn't in the Northern Trust Open field this week at Riviera Country Club and his name isn't Tiger Woods. Rory Mcllroy, the Northern Ireland four-club clover who is still ahead of No. 2 Woods in the World Golf Rankings, took a...
Scott Stallings, who has an easy smile and a sweet swing, sneaked away with a five-shot lead after three rounds of the Humana Challenge on Saturday. While many were congratulating 39-year-old Stewart Cink on his six-under-par round of 66 that jumped...
Tags: Humana Incorporated, Golf, PGA Tour, Diane Pucin, Phil Mickelson
Golf celebrates its winners and tortures its losers. It isn't a game, it's a giant thumbscrew. At first glance, Sunday presented the opposite. Everything was idyllic in the California desert, where they play the Humana Challenge (formerly the Bob Hope)...
Tags: Bob Hope, Humana Incorporated, Golf, PGA Tour, Brian Gay
LA JOLLA — On a day ideal for ducks and lawns, the most famous Commodore in pro golf kept smiling and kept his head above water. Brandt Snedeker, the pride of Vanderbilt and the defending champion in this week's Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey...
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