Along with victories, money and scoring average, another way to measure the strength of a golf season is total world ranking points. Tiger Woods won that category, too, but just barely over Henrik Stenson. A closer look reveals it was not really that close.
Sandra Gal pulled away with three birdies on the back nine to build a three-shot lead after two rounds at the LPGA Titleholders.
Dustin Johnson tied the course record with a 9-under 63, four shots better than anyone else Friday, and built a five-shot lead in the HSBC Champions.
The HSBC Champions embarks on a new era as a World Golf Championship that finally is treated the same as the other three — an official PGA Tour event. So, where is Tiger?
Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano called it the perfect win, even though his final hole Sunday to win the BMW Masters was anything but perfect.
Luke Guthrie is the first-round leader at the BMW Masters, by three shots over John Daly with Peter Uihlein another shot back -- as Americans topped the leaderboard in Shanghai.
Tiger Woods sat in a cart with a squirrel, Louis Oosthuizen and Charl Schwartzel walked onto the first tee wearing wigs, Fred Couples was given cupcakes for his birthday: Welcome to Day 1 at the Presidents Cup.
Muirfield has the greatest collection of winners of any major championship -- only two of its 16 champions aren't in the Hall of Fame. Every great course is due to have a dud for a major champion. There was no way that was going to happen at Muirfield.
Muirfield has seen it all in the 15 times it has hosted the Open Championship through the years. This year's defending champion, Ernie Els, stood tall in 2002 at Muirfield.
A capsule look at 20 contenders for the British Open golf championship, to be played July 18-21 at Muirfield (listed in predicted order of finish):
Ten things to know about the British Open, to be played this week at Muirfield, where the tournament has taken place 15 times before, from 1892 to 2002.
Here's a look at some of the anniversaries this year at the 142nd British Open, which brings its rich history to light when it starts this week at Muirfield.
Ernie Els will defend his British Open title -- here are a few facts and figures about golf's only major outside the United States, beginning this week at the 7,192-yard Muirfield golf links.
The Masters trophy Sam Snead won in 1954 after the epic playoff with Ben Hogan is among 14 lots from the Sam Snead Collection that will be the centerpiece of Heritage Auctions' offerings next month in Chicago.
A look at the four previous U.S. Opens held at Merion Golf Club in Ardmore, Pa., won by Olin Dutra, Ben Hogan, Lee Trevino and David Graham
Even as he approaches the prime of his career, the best times for Sergio Garcia seem to be so far behind him. How will he handle the pressure in the city of Brotherly Love? It will depend on how thick his skin is, which hasn't been his strong suit.
Jason Day could have sent Tianlang Guan home early with a birdie from just off the front of the green on the 18th hole. But the Australian was wide left and tapped in for par, giving him a 4-under 68 and a one-shot lead.
Rory McIlroy, coming off a runner-up finish in the Valero Texas Open for his best finish this year, is the latest brand ambassador for Swiss watchmaker Omega, joining Greg Norman, Sergio Garcia and Stacy Lewis.
Perenially the toughest hole at the Masters, No. 10 has claimed many a victim. Defending champ Bubba Watson eluded its grasp – famously, because so many others have been caught in it.
From defending champ Bubba Watson to a Super Bowl comparison by Brandt Snedeker, here are facts and figures for the 2013 Masters at Augusta National:
From anchoring to azaleas, here are 10 facts about the 77th Masters, to be played April 11-14 at Augusta National Golf Club:
You're right, it's not as simple as Tiger vs. the field. Here's a capsule look at 20 potential contenders and the case for each:
Three weeks after they were on stage together for the closing ceremony at the Ryder Cup, Davis Love III and Jim Furyk wound up together in a place few people would have imagined — in the final pairing at the McGladrey Classic.
Lost in the opening round of the British Open was an announcement from the All England Club that will make it even more difficult for golf to devise a busy summer schedule in an Olympic year.
K.J. Choi led the charge and now it is much easier for the likes of Seung-yul Noh, Sang-Moon Bae and Sunghoon Kang, who are among eight Korean-born players on the PGA Tour.
Ben Crane will take a chance and make the trip to Royal Lytham and hope that he gets in as the first alternate at the Open Championship.
Brendon de Jonge had more birdies than people in his gallery Saturday at the AT&T National to take a one-shot lead over Tiger Woods and two others.
Hunter Mahan finally got a good score to match a flawless swing.
Bo Van Pelt holed out from the fairway for eagle and kept bogeys off his card for a 4-under 67.
U.S. Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III has selected Fred Couples and Mike Hulbert to be two of his assistant captains.
Stacy Lewis and Mika Miyazato are tied for the lead after the opening round of the ShopRite LPGA Classic.
Rory McIlroy went from the bunker to the water, walked across the pond to the drop area, then hit into another bunker. When he was done making a mess of the 12th hole at Muirfield Village, he had a quadruple-bogey 7 on his card and wondered if this was going to be another short week.
Notebook: Two weeks after the best Europeans came to Florida for the PGA Tour's premier tournament, the favor is not being returned at the European Tour's flagship event, the BMW PGA Championship.
Kevin Na rolled in a 15-foot birdie putt on the final hole Saturday for a 4-under 68 and a one-shot lead at The Players Championship.
Zach Johnson, Matt Kuchar and Kevin Na share the lead going into the weekend at The Players Championship.
Ian Poulter ran off four birdies around the turn. Martin Laird was the only player without a bogey on his card.
Tiger Woods is about the only person not in a panic about his game. But these remain curious times for the guy trying to show he can still dominate golf as he once did.
In a three-way playoff that featured U.S. Open champion Rory McIlroy, the 23-year-old Rickie Fowler gambled with a 51-degree wedge that had to be perfect on an 18th hole at Quail Hollow that had yielded only four birdies all day. And it was.
The cheers Webb Simpson heard Saturday at Quail Hollow were all for him.
Phil Mickelson will be inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame on Monday evening along with four others, taking an undisputed place among the best who ever played this game.
Nick Watney answered what he referred to as a wake-up call at the Wells Fargo Championship by taking the lead.
Ryan Moore noticed his ball move ever so slightly as he went to tap in a 10-inch putt for par on the 11th hole. He didn’t think it was a penalty because the rule had changed for this year.
Webb Simpson was nervous playing in the same group with Tiger Woods. It sure didn't show Thursday in the Wells Fargo Championship.
Tiger Woods is taking a three-week break before returning to golf at the Wells Fargo Championship.
Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy passed each other on Sunday at Augusta National last year, two players from different generations who appeared headed in opposite directions. Now, headed into Masters 2012, they’re on a collision course — each taking a path over the last 12 months that would have been difficult for anyone to chart.
The appointment of a female CEO at IBM has revived the debate over Augusta National’s all-male membership just one week before the Masters, as the last four CEOs of IBM have been members of Augusta.
Tiger Woods putted for birdie on every hole at Bay Hill on Friday. He shares the lead with Charlie Wi, while Graeme McDowell and Jason Dufner trail by one shot.
Notes: Arnold Palmer declared Bay Hill to be the best it has ever been in the 34-year history of the tournament. But he was disappointed not to have the best two players who are PGA Tour members.
In his upcoming book, "The Big Miss," former coach Hank Haney shows Tiger Woods to be a complicated person who sought change to keep stimulated, who was rarely satisfied and was self-centered in his pursuit of greatness.
It was a wild day at Doral, with Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods making appearances on the leaderboard. But it's Bubba Watson who will take a three-shot lead into Sunday's final round.