| Jul 20, 2013
| 1:33 PM
GULLANE, Scotland — Lee Westwood is positioned to win the first major title of his career.
Boy, does that sound familiar.
Long considered one of the best players without a signature win on his resume, the Englishman curled in a 60-foot eagle...
| Jul 21, 2013
GULLANE, Scotland — Sunday at the British Open could bring one of the great three-way matchups in golf history: Tiger Woods versus British favorite son Lee Westwood versus a nightmare named Muirfield.
Westwood smiled his way around the rough and...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 8:50 PM
ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Put Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods in the same room and they'd compete for oxygen.
That's why Saturday looked so strange for the two uber-competitors, who played separately but stumbled similarly.
Mickelson blew up with an...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 8:53 PM
ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Throughout the week, Jim Furyk had gently chided reporters for asking about his flameout at last year's U.S. Open.
Not making cuts at this year's U.S. and British Opens only added to the story line.
So after bogeys on Nos. 17...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 9:46 AM
Ian Poulter found certain fans at the PGA Championship pretty annoying.
You know, the ones who were yelling things like "Chewbacca!" and "Baba Booey!" as well as various varieties of potatoes (mashed and scalloped seemed to be the preferences) after...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 7:05 PM
ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Early in his rain-soaked round, Phil Mickelson added a second black golf glove to combat the conditions.
With gloves on both hands, he looked a bit like a boxer. That seemed fitting, given the British Open champion has only a...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 4:19 PM
Jim Furyk shot a two-under-par 68 on Saturday in the third round of the PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club in Rochester, N.Y, and will take a one-shot lead over Jason Dufner into the final round.
So far this year, none of the 54-hole leaders at...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 5:26 PM
After bogeying No. 17, Rory McIlroy slipped in a six-foot putt to save par on the 18th that led to the Northern Irishman giving a small fist pump for a grinding one-under-par 69, a round that could have been worse and that leaves him with a realistic...
| Jul 21, 2013
GULLANE, Scotland — You could argue that Fred Couples found what Ponce de Leon couldn't. He is 53, still hitting it a mile and still in the occasional mix at major golf tournaments.
Mr. Fountain of Youth shot two-over 73 in the British Open on...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 8:09 AM
GULLANE, Scotland — The stretching routine that Miguel Angel Jimenez goes through before each round may look a bit ridiculous.
It's sure working out, though.
The fun-loving Spaniard, again showing how much experience matters at golf's oldest...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 10:22 AM
Monday's Pictures in the News starts out with demonstrators on the streets near the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum protesting the Treyvon Martin verdict. In Florida, people attended a rally for Trayvon Martin at Fort Mellon park in downtown Sanford....