Louis Oosthuizen may have entered the British Open an unknown, but he showed no doubt Sunday in claiming the Claret Jug. As Dan Mirocha writes, this South African has just hit the world stage in a big way.
Tiger Woods’ new Nike putter hasn’t been hurled into the Firth of Tay yet, but it soon might be.
Phil Mickelson is not out of the running at the Open Championship, but he’s going to need some help.
I haven’t read “Gone with the Wind,” but the sequel could have been written Friday afternoon at “the loop” – Nos. 7-11 on the Old Course at St. Andrews, the most exposed part of the links that hugs the Eden Estuary.
There’s a new name atop the leaderboard midway through the second round at St. Andrews: Louis Oosthuizen. Haven’t heard of him? Dan Mirocha provides an introduction.
I arrived at the Home of Golf Monday morning and walked 18 holes Tuesday. Here are some impressions from an Old Course first-timer.
Tyrrell Hatton stood next to the Royal & Ancient Clubhouse on Tuesday afternoon, looked out toward the massive combined fairways of the 18th and first holes at the Old Course and smiled.
Pablo Martin was the first player to tee off on U.S. Open Sunday and breezed around Pebble Beach in 2 hours, 39 minutes. He left the 18th green to cheers of, “Pablo! Pablo!” after shooting 79 to finish at 27-over 311.
Dustin Johnson may have a three-shot lead, but don’t overlook the star power at Pebble Beach. As Dan Mirocha writes, it’s going to be a wild U.S. Open Sunday.
Ryo Ishikawa showed up to Pebble Beach on Thursday dressed as pink as a bottle of Pepto-Bismol. On Friday, he must have had candy canes on his mind.
Ian Poulter has the game and the right frame of mind to make a statement at Pebble Beach – and not just with his wardrobe. As Dan Mirocha writes, Poulter may be poised for a major breakthrough.
Let’s be honest: The real attraction this week at the U.S. Open is these beautiful seaside links on the Monterey Peninsula.
The U.S. Women’s Open may be without a Southern sparkplug next month at Oakmont. Jean Reynolds, who grabbed headlines at Saucon Valley last year when she was one of just three players under par after 36 holes, withdrew June 2 from Women’s Open Sectional Qualifying after finding out her grandfather died.
Mark this down: The third round of the 73rd Masters will be known as the day Tiger Wood nearly lost control of his emotions.
I hope you have a comfortable seat on the couch. If the play of the leaders in their first 30 minutes of action Saturday at the Masters is any indication, we’re in for a fantastic day.
Shadows started to creep over the 18th fairway Friday evening at Augusta National as Nathan Smith and his father, Larry, walked towards the green.
Tom Watson will not go quietly this time around at Augusta National. Even after tapping in for bogey on the 18th hole to conclude his second round at the Masters, Watson’s eyes twinkled when asked if it was time to get realistic about a 60-year-old man winning the Masters.
Fred Couples made history Thursday at the Masters by shooting a career-low round and grabbing the first-round lead. Friday was a lot less fun, writes Dan Mirocha.
From the stats department, some numbers to chew on as you settle in to watch the Masters on Friday:
The scene began very presidential. Five Georgia State Sheriffs cleared a path leading from the back of the clubhouse, past the big oak tree and onto the putting green just behind the first tee box.
Golfweek is in Bethlehem, Pa., for the U.S. Women's Open this week. We begin our coverage with a walk down the sixth hole, a 559-yard par 5, with LPGA standout Kristy McPherson.