As his college career at Cal draws to a close, Max Homa continues to play in memory of a close childhood friend. Homa's devotion to that memory makes him a strong "spiritual leader" for the Golden Bears.
A shank and an O.B. ball. We saw both of those on the back nine Saturday at the Wells Fargo Championship, and they came from the co-leaders. Nick Watney and Phil Mickelson are tied at 8-under 208 after the third round at Quail Hollow Club. Here are 5 Things you need to know from the third round.
Rory McIlroy hasn’t played a competitive round since the Masters, but opened with a 7-under 65 to share the first-round lead with six others. Here are 5 Things to Know about the first round of the Wells Fargo Championship.
Angel Cabrera’s thumbs-up to Adam Scott was a highly-visible display of sportsmanship on the second hole of their Masters playoff. It was foreshadowed in 2009 when Cabrera told a slumping Scott, “You’re a great, great player.”
Tiger Woods was tied for the lead when the course that’s been the site of so much success turned on him. Woods finished at 3-under 141, three shots behind 36-hole leader Jason Day, who shot 68 on Friday.
Bernhard Langer had missed the cut in the previous six appearances at Augusta National, and did not play in 2011. "I have a different attitude this year: I'm trying to win, trying to be on the leaderboard."
Many Masters golfers, including Sergio Garcia and Dustin Johnson, found themselves giving strokes back to Augusta National early Friday. “The wind and the pin placements are definitely trickier than yesterday,” said Thorbjorn Olesen.
Take the electricity of the Masters and add a homecoming to his college state, and you can understand why Russell Henley is feeling nerves already – while Matt Kuchar treats the week in special ways as well.
Fourteen-year-old amateur Tianlang Guan got quite the on-course education Monday, playing with two-time Masters champion Ben Crenshaw. He also has practice scheduled with Tom Watson and a Par-3 tee time with Nick Faldo.
The hometown favorites are atop the leaderboard again at the Insperity Augusta State Invitational as they seek an 11th-hour postseason invitation. It’s a familiar storyline here in the shadow of the golf season’s first major. Augusta State shot even-par 576 (283-293) in Saturday’s two rounds at Forest Hills Golf Club to take a two-shot lead over No. 4 Texas (296-282) in this collegiate undercard to the Masters.
Tiger Woods has experienced some of his greatest moments at the Masters, and contended even when his career has been in turmoil. Here’s how Woods has fared in each of his 18 appearances at Augusta National:
Ed Loar has bounced back well from his heartbreak at last year’s Q-School. The lefty from Oklahoma State won the Louisiana Open on Sunday and has taken over the No. 1 position on the Web.com Tour’s money list.
Justin Rose and Bill Haas are your co-leaders halfway through the Arnold Palmer Invitational. The pair is at 9-under 135, one shot ahead of the reigning rookie of the year John Huh. Here’s 5 Things you need to know from the second round at Bay Hill.
Kevin Streelman earned his first PGA Tour victory Sunday at the Tampa Bay Championship, shooting a final-round 67 to finish two shots ahead of Boo Weekley. The win came in Streelman’s 153rd career PGA Tour start.
The Honda Classic began with the world’s top two players in the field. Its final pairing will feature two players chasing their first PGA Tour victory. Luke Guthrie and Michael Thompson are tied for first at 8-under 202, two shots ahead of a major champion (Geoff Ogilvy) and former World No. 1 (Lee Westwood).
The top two players on the leaderboard - Luke Guthrie at 9 under and Michael Thompson at 8 under - play similar games. Both are medium-length hitters who keep the ball in play and rely on strong putting.