| Jul 19, 2013
| 8:27 PM
GULLANE, Scotland — By the time young pro Jordan Spieth is able to legally buy a beer, he might be able to buy the whole beer company.
Spieth will turn 20 on July 27, giving him another year (before he can sidle up to the bar) to work on a bank...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 7:59 PM
GULLANE, Scotland — Friday's second round of the British Open was more like a game of king of the mountain than a golf tournament.
Many tried to get there. Only Spain's Miguel Angel Jimenez stayed on top.
He shot even par 71, to go with his 68...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 5:49 PM
GULLANE, Scotland — Could this British Open be the first golf major ever won by an old man who smokes a cigar and has yet to totally recover from a broken leg he got in a skiing accident?
Or by someone who wears his hair in a ponytail, knows and...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 3:40 PM
The significance of the moment was not lost on Inbee Park.
"I don't know what I just did today," she said. "It was great."
It was something that neither Annika Sorenstam nor Lorena Ochoa ever did. Something that Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer never...
| 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 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...
| Jan 20, 2013
| 10:53 PM
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)...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 8:06 PM
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...
| 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...
| Feb 13, 2013
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...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 12:01 PM
Tiger Woods won't be on hand to defend his title at the AT&T National next week, but he plans on being ready in July to continue his quest for his first major championship since 2008.
The world's No. 1-ranked golfer announced on his website Wednesday...