Stories by Jeff
After 3-year slide, PGA Tour golfer Lucas Glover looks to build on top-10 finish at RSM Classic
2009 U.S. Open champion Lucas Glover tied for ninth at the 2015 RSM Classic, and looks to fight back after his first top-10 finish since the 2013 Zurich Classic.
40 reads: The magic of Royal Dornoch golf links in Scotland
Recalling Jeff Babineau's unforgettable experience at the historic Royal Dornoch golf links in Scotland.
Golfweek PostGame: Kevin Kisner cruises to first PGA Tour title at RSM Classic with six-shot win
Kevin Kisner runs away from the field with an emphatic six-shot victory at the RSM Classic.
Kevin Kisner leads, but Graeme McDowell lurks confidently behind at RSM Classic
Kevin Kisner opens three-shot lead at RSM Classic, but Graeme McDowell lurks confidently behind with his swagger back.
Mixed results at RSM Classic for Team Love
Mixed results at the RSM Classic at Sea Island Resort for Team Love as Davis Love III makes the weekend but late mistakes have Dru Love miss the cut.
After the weekend at the RSM Classic, it's anchored putting away on PGA Tour
Following the RSM Classic, anchored putting vanishes from the PGA Tour, as Tim Clark and Carl Pettersson talk about the impending anchored putting ban in January 2016.
Davis Love father-son combo opens with 70s at RSM Classic
Davis Love III and Dru Love father-son combo opens with 70s at the RSM Classic at the Seaside Course at Sea Island Resort in St. Simons Island, Georgia.
For Tiger Woods and U.S. Ryder Cuppers, it’s time to get to work for Hazeltine
Tiger Woods and the American Ryder Cup leadership are getting down to planning for the 2016 Ryder Cup at Hazeltine.
Tiger Woods among 2016 U.S. Ryder Cup assistant captains
Davis Love III, the 2016 U.S. Ryder Cup captain, named Tiger Woods, Steve Stricker and Jim Furyk as assistant captains on Wednesday.
After overhauling game, Jason Bohn finds consistency on PGA Tour
After overhauling his swing and improving his short game under instructor Mike Perpich, Jason Bohn has found more consistency on the PGA Tour, and he's contended three times this fall.
Aaron Baddeley works to improve long game, regain PGA Tour card
Aaron Baddeley, renowned for his superior short game, has put in some work on his ballstriking during recent months that he hopes will help him regain a PGA Tour card.
Now healthy, Bud Cauley makes 1st PGA Tour start in 14 months
Bud Cauley, 14 months removed from his last PGA Tour start, is fully healthy as he returns to the Tour following surgery to repair a torn labrum in his left shoulder.
Boo Weekley: PGA Tour's wraparound season is "stupid"
PGA Tour golfer Boo Weekley isn't a fan of the Tour's wraparound schedule, calling it "stupid," and he's not alone.
PGA Tour, Sanderson Farms Championship agree to 10-year extension
Sanderson Farms announced that it has agreed to a 10-year extension with the PGA Tour to continue its event in Jackson, Miss.
Dicky Pride, Nick Taylor exemplify diverse group chasing Sanderson Farms Championship title
PGA Tour golfers Dicky Pride and Nick Taylor are part of diverse field at PGA Tour's 2015 Sanderson Farms Championship.
After struggling to find his way, Smylie Kaufman joins growing youth movement
After struggling to find his way, 23-year-old Smylie Kaufman joins growing youth movement with maiden PGA Tour victory at the 2015 Shriners Hospitals for Children Open in Las Vegas.
Golfweek PostGame: Smylie Kaufman wins Shriners Hospitals for Children Open in Las Vegas
PGA Tour golfer Smylie Kaufman wins the 2015 Shriners Hospitals for Children Open in Las Vegas with final-round 61, fending off Kevin Na and Brett Stegmaier.
Mid-Am champ Sammy Schmitz finds road to Augusta paved in donors’ green
Sammy Schmitz, the 2015 Mid-Amateur Champion, used a GoFundMe online fundraiser account to raise money to train for the Masters outside of his home in Wisconsin.
Illinois wins Tavistock Collegiate Invitational, seeks to conquer match play in spring
The Illinois Fighting Illini men's golf team wins the 2015 Tavistock Collegiate Invitational at Isleworth behind the play of Charlie Danielson and Thomas Detry.
After restless recuperation, ironman Brian Gay anticipates return to PGA Tour
Brian Gay is planning on playing the PGA Tour this season on a major medical exemption after missing significant action because of thumb and neck injuries.
Happy golf new year! Some predictions as PGA Tour opens season
From twentysomethings to Rory McIlroy, expect another thrilling PGA Tour season in 2015-16, writes Jeff Babineau.
Sammy Schmitz earns dream Masters trip with dad following par-4 ace and U.S. Mid-Am title
Sammy Schmitz scores hole-in-one on par-4 to secure U.S. Mid-Amateur title and Masters invitation over Marc Dull at John's Island West Course in Vero Beach, Florida.
Sammy Schmitz holds 2-up lead on Marc Dull midway through U.S. Mid-Amateur final
Minnesota’s Sammy Schmitz will take a 2-up lead over Florida’s Marc Dull into the final scheduled 18 holes Thursday at the 35th U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship at John’s Island Club’s West Course.
A caddie playing in the Masters? Marc Dull could make it happen with U.S. Mid-Amateur victory
Florida's Marc Dull, a caddie at Streamsong Resort, advanced to Thursday's final of the 2015 U.S. Mid-Amateur in Vero Beach, Fla., where he will face Sammy Schmitz of Minnesota.
Wealth adviser Brad Wilder among semifinalists at U.S. Mid-Amateur
Wealth adviser Brad Wilder of Fort Wright, Ky., was among four players who moved closer to a Masters berth by advancing to the semifinals of the 2015 U.S. Mid-Amateur.
With eye still on Augusta, former pro Jess Daley advances at U.S. Mid-Amateur
Jess Daley, a former pro golfer and college All-American, was among those who advanced to the quarterfinals at the 2015 U.S. Mid-Amateur, where the winner will earn a Masters berth.
Scott Harvey's U.S. Mid-Amateur title defense comes to end in Round of 32
Amateur golfer Scott Harvey's 2015 U.S. Mid-Amateur title defense comes to end in Round of 32 with a loss, while Mike McCoy advances.
With Ryder Cup a year away, U.S. captain Davis Love III faces many challenges
The 2016 Ryder Cup is a year away and that means U.S. captain Davis Love III will have 365 days to figure out a winning formula before the matches at Hazeltine National.
J.B. Holmes contends in Tour Championship debut, and another postseason Presidents Cup prize looms
J.B. Holmes is contending in his 2015 Tour Championship debut, and another FedEx Cup postseason prize looms as $10 million is on the line at East Lake in Atlanta, Ga along with a potential pick to the Presidents Cup team.
Sweden's Henrik Stenson races out to 63, two-shot lead after first round of Tour Championship
Sweden's Henrik Stenson races out to a 7-under 63 at East Lake in Atlanta and a two-shot lead after the first round Tour Championship, the final tournament in the FedEx Cup playoffs.
Ollie Schniederjans motivated for Tour Championship return as more than marker
Ollie Schniederjans plays PGA Tour's 2015 Tour Championship as marker, gains motivation to earn status as a PGA Tour golfer.
South African Louis Oosthuizen withdraws from PGA Tour's Tour Championship with hamstring injury
South African Louis Oosthuizen withdraws from the PGA Tour's Tour Championship with hamstring injury in the final event of the FedEx Cup playoffs at East Lake.
At Fedex Cup Playoffs' Tour Championship, watch out for Sweden's Henrik Stenson
At the Fedex Cup Playoffs' Tour Championship at East Lake in Atlanta, watch out for Sweden's Henrik Stenson to win the $10 million.
PGA Tour's 'Big Four' collide at East Lake for 2015 Tour Championship
PGA Tour's 'Big Four' – Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy, Jason Day and Rickie Fowler – collide at East Lake for 2015 Tour Championship.
Suzann Pettersen, Juli Inkster meet to bury hatchet from thrilling 2015 Solheim Cup
U.S. Solheim Cup captain Juli Inkster met with European golfer Suzann Pettersen in Germany to talk about controversy concerning a non-conceded putt in the matches.
At PGA Tour BMW Championship, young guns are great, but don’t forget the old guys like Jerry Kelly
Much of the attention in FedEx Cup Playoffs is on the PGA Tour's young guns, but as the playoffs continue at the BMW Championship, we can't forget about the older players like Jerry Kelly.
Anirban Lahiri's quest for PGA Tour card goes through Web.com Tour Finals
Anirban Lahiri, of India and the 40th ranked golfer in the world, is the top draw at the Web.com Tour Finals opener in Fort Wayne, Ind., as he tries to earn his PGA Tour card.
Babineau: U.S. Presidents Cup team had better options than Phil Mickelson
U.S. Presidents Cup team had better options, like J.B. Holmes, Charley Hoffman, Billy Horschel, Brandt Snedeker, Webb Simpson, Robert Streb or Kevin Na, than Phil Mickelson for Jay Haas captain's pick.
Matt Lauer takes "Today" gig to Liberty National Golf Course with Jordan Spieth
NBC "Today" morning host Matt Lauer interview PGA Tour golfer Jordan Spieth at Liberty National Golf Course near New York City to discuss career, life and tips.
Jeff Babineau: The FedEx Cup Playoffs on PGA Tour are great, but they could be better
The FedEx Cup Playoffs are good for the PGA Tour, but are they too long? Jeff Babineau asks the question.
SMU college golfer Bryson DeChambeau rises to top of amateur game with a style (and set of clubs) all his own
SMU college golfer Bryson DeChambeau has used his same-length clubs and single-plane swing to win the 2015 U.S. Amateur and 2015 NCAA Championship.
Bryson DeChambeau claims 2015 U.S. Amateur title over Derek Bard
SMU amateur men's golfer Bryson DeChambeau won the 2015 U.S. Amateur final match over Virginia's Derek Bard at Olympia Fields Country Club.
Bryson DeChambeau surges past Sean Crocker to make U.S. Amateur final
Bryson DeChambeau continued his dominant play at the U.S. Amateur by defeating Sean Crocker in Saturday's semifinals to advance to the championship match at Olympia Fields.
Sean Crocker paddles another opponent en route to U.S. Amateur semifinals
USC sophomore Sean Crocker takes emotional and bold personality past Austin James and to semifinals at 2015 U.S. Amateur golf tournament at Olympia Fields.
Comfortable with spotlight, Paul Dunne reaches quarterfinals at U.S. Amateur
Irish amateur golfer Paul Dunne advanced to the quarterfinals at the 2015 U.S. Amateur at Olympia Fields after making a name for himself at the 2015 British Open.
Top ams Rahm, DeChambeau roll into Round of 16 at U.S. Amateur
Top amateur golfers Jon Rahm, Bryson DeChambeau and Maverick McNealy roll into Round of 16 at 2015 U.S. Amateur at Olympia Fields.
Hunter Stewart knocks off the rust and Lee McCoy in U.S. Amateur
After qualifying for match play at the U.S. Amateur via a playoff, Hunter Stewart topped Lee McCoy in the Round of 64 Wednesday at Olympia Fields.
Todd Mitchell’s clutch save on 18th edges Chase Koepka in U.S. Amateur Round of 64
Todd Mitchell has been out of baseball so long that he doesn’t even know how being a former minor-league shortstop influences his golf game anymore.
Mid-am champion Scott Harvey DQ'd for signing incorrect scorecard at U.S. Amateur
For the second consecutive year the reigning U.S. Mid-Amateur champion signed an incorrect scorecard after the second round of stroke play at the U.S. Amateur to be disqualified.
Aussies crowd leaderboard in U.S. Amateur, seeking to extend winning streak abroad
First it was Jason Day at the PGA Championship and now it's fellow Australian Ryan Ruffels at the U.S. Amateur.