Stories by Jeff
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.
Matt Jones plays golf ball from hospitality tent at PGA Championship
PGA Tour golfer Matt Jones plays golf ball from hospitality tent at PGA Championship beer tent at Whistling Straits.
Jason Day, Jordan Spieth set up Sunday showdown at PGA Championship
Jason Day will chase his first major title Sunday at the PGA Championship, but he will have to hold off Jordan Spieth in the final round at Whistling Straits.
PGA Championship tee times, pairings: Saturday's Round 3 with Jordan Spieth and Jason Day
Tee times and pairings for Saturday's third round of the 2015 PGA Championship at Whistling Straits with PGA Tour golfers Jordan Spieth and Jason Day.
Jordan Spieth not razor sharp, but still in major mix at PGA Championship
Jordan Spieth might not have been at the top of his game Friday at Whistling Straits, but he's in contention in yet another major at the PGA Championship.
Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth take center stage at PGA Championship
PGA Tour golfers Rory McIlroy and Jordan Speith shoot 71 at 2015 PGA Championship at Whistling Straits in Round 1.
Brothers Brett and Matt Jones inspire family reunion at PGA Championship
PGA Tour golfer Matt Jones and his brother, club pro Brett Jones, will both tee it up at the 2015 PGA Championship this week at Whistling Straits.
No Slam this year, but Jordan Spieth still has plenty to gain at PGA Championship
Jordan Spieth won't win the Grand Slam this year, but he can still win the PGA Championship and ascend to No. 1 in the world rankings at Whistling Straits.
40 reads: The Pines was my classroom for golf – and life, Babineau, hometown golf course
Golfweek senior writer Jeff Babineau recalls fond memories of playing Dennis Pines, his hometown course in East Dennis, Mass.
Tiger Woods at it again with consistent talk as PGA Championship draws near
These days, the only thing consistent about Tiger Woods is the consistency of which he speaks, not his golf game, writes Jeff Babineau from the 2015 PGA Championship.
Jordan Spieth’s Grand Slam hopes end, new dream begins British Open PGA Championship st. Andrews
Jordan Spieth's Grand Slam hopes ended at the 2015 British Open at St. Andrews but the PGA Tour player has new ones.
Marc Leishman chases Claret Jug at 2015 British Open with newfound outlook on life
PGA Tour golfer Marc Leishman at 2015 British Open at St. Andrews misses out on 62, but appreciates life after wife Audrey Leishman's near-death experience with toxic shock syndrome.
On an off-day at British Open, Matt Kuchar bowls them over in St. Andrews
How PGA Tour golfers and caddies spend day off at 2015 British Open at St. Andrews and wind delay, Matt Kuchar played lawn bowling in St. Andrews.
Dustin Johnson extends edge over Jordan Spieth, British Open field with steely resolve
PGA Tour golfer Dustin Johnson leads 2015 British Open through 36 holes with Jordan Spieth five shots back as he chases Grand Slam and Johnson looking to move past three-putt at U.S. Open.
Auld friends: Tom Watson's last walk at St. Andrews for British Open 2015
Tom Watson bids farewell to the British Open in the St. Andrews dusk as Scots and PGA Tour players alike pay tribute.
Luck of the draw: Timing is everything at the British Open at St. Andrews
The British Open draw, as PGA Tour player Paul Casey knows, has a lot to do with level of success at this major championship.
Jordan Niebrugge's summer golf campaign continues with 67 at St. Andrews for British Open 2015
Amateur Jordan Niebrugge started the 2015 British Open with a 67 at the Old Course at St. Andrews.
Tom Gillis’ consolation prize: Ticket to British Open and shot at new memories of Europe
PGA Tour golfer Tom Gillis golf career earned spot in 2015 British Open and story of Gillis' journeyman career in Europe and on U.S. mini-tours.
Bubba Watson warms up to links golf and the Auld Grey Toon at British Open
Despite not having much success at the British Open, Bubba Watson has embraced links golf as he prepares for this week's championship at St. Andrews.
Davies writes her own postscript to World Golf Hall of Fame ceremony
LPGA great Laura Davies arrived late to the World Golf Hall of Fame ceremony after playing in the U.S. Women's Open.
World Golf Hall of Fame 2015 inductees receive special day at St. Andrews
World Golf Hall of Fame inducts PGA Tour golfers Mark O'Meara and David Graham, LPGA golfer Laura Davies and golf architect A.W. Tillinghast into hall of fame in 2015 class at St. Andrews.
Rory McIlroy injury dampens British Open excitement, but show will go on
After an injury to Rory McIlroy, the British Open at St. Andrews might have lost its blockbuster appeal, but the show will go on, writes Jeff Babineau.
U.S. Open criticism aside, Chambers Bay delivers in quantity (drama) and quality (Spieth)
Chambers Bay garnered plenty of criticism from PGA Tour players during the U.S. Open 2015, but for Jordan Spieth at least, it delivered just the right level of drama.
Jason Day's heroic U.S. Open week ends short of title
The 2015 U.S. Open marked a heroic week for Jason Day even if he did come up short of the title.
Dustin Johnson's three-putt sets up latest major disappointment at U.S. Open
The 2015 U.S. Open at Chambers Bay Golf Course PGA Tour golfer Jordan Spieth won his second major championship while Dustin Johnson three-putted for another major disappointment.
Jason Day (vertigo) digs deep in grabbing share of U.S. Open lead at Chambers Bay
Jason Day battled vertigo to card a 2-under 68 Saturday to grab a share of the lead at the 2015 U.S. Open at Chambers Bay.
Rory McIlroy struggles on fast, firm 2015 U.S. Open setup
PGA Tour player Rory McIlroy has struggled on a fast and firm U.S. Open venue in Chambers Bay.
Chambers Bay unnerves golfers in Round 2 as U.S. Open heats up
Chambers Bay Golf Course at the 2015 U.S. Open Golf Course draws complaints from the likes of Henrik Stenson and Phil Mickelson as the major championship heats up through Round 2.
Homegrown talent struggles on tricky Chambers Bay layout at U.S. Open
Local players Ryan Moore and Michael Putnam struggled with the U.S. Open setup at Chambers Bay and both missed the cut.
At 20, Beau Hossler not quite a veteran in third U.S. Open
Texas men's golfer Beau Hossler at the 2015 U.S. Open at Chambers Bay PGA Tour golf major championship makes third U.S. Open start at age of 20.
Gary Woodland battles at U.S. Open with dehydration, virus issues
Gary Woodland played through Round 2 at the U.S. Open at Chambers Bay after going to hospital with dehydration and has been battling a virus at the PGA Tour golf major championship.
Notes: Brendan Grace, Colin Montgomerie mount charges at U.S. Open
The 2015 U.S. Open at Chambers Bay Golf Course PGA Tour major championship with Branden Grace, Colin Montgomerie and Louis Oosthuizen.
Fun at a U.S. Open? Chambers Bay, field provide just that in Round 1
The 2015 U.S. Open at Chambers Bay PGA Tour golf major championship the golf course delivered in Round 1, giving a fun vibe on a day where Phil Mickelson and Jordan Spieth fared well.
Rory McIlroy's rough opener leaves uphill climb at 2015 U.S. Open at Chambers Bay
Rory McIlroy's slow U.S. Open start leaves an uphill climb at Chambers Bay.
Ollie Schniederjans plays first U.S. Open in waning days as an amateur
Georgia Tech grad Ollie Schniederjans lands at U.S. Open 2015 at Chambers Bay in waning days as an amateur.
Chambers Bay: A U.S. Open site that steals headlines, and for good reason
Chambers Bay is a Robert Trent Jones-designed U.S. Open site that has stolen early week headlines for good reason.
Lee Janzen glad to be back at U.S. Open, 30 years after championship debut
In 1985, Lee Janzen played his first U.S. Open alongside the likes of Jack Nicklaus and Seve Ballesteros. Thirty years later, Janzen is back at the U.S. Open after getting through sectional qualifying.
NCAA Championship match play exciting but not perfect format
Match play has increased excitement at the NCAA Championship, but does it crown college golf's best champion?
Freshman Nick Hardy caps Illinois' NCAA Championship quarterfinal comeback at Concession
Illinois freshman Nick Hardy earned the winning point for Illinois in a comeback victory over UCLA Tuesday in the NCAA Championship quarterfinals.
Georgia channels inner A squad in time to crash NCAA college golf match play
Georgia channeled the best version of itself to advance to NCAA Championship match play on Tuesday at Concession Golf Club.
PGA Tour player Patrick Reed skips European Tour events, plays Colonial after death in family
PGA Tour player Patrick Reed opted to skip the BMW PGA Championship and Irish Open in favor of playing the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial after the death of his wife's cousin.