Stories for August 2013
Saturday, August 31
Tee times: Deutsche Bank, third round
Sergio Garcia, Henrik Stenson and Roberto Castro aren't exactly Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and Adam Scott, but they'll have Sunday's final tee time for the third round of the Deutsche Bank Championship.
Yani Tseng (63) takes three-shot Safeway Classic lead
Yani Tseng moved into position to end a long victory drought, shooting a 9-under 63 on Saturday to take a three-stroke lead into the final round of the Safeway Classic.
Sophie Gustafson, LPGA: Gustafson, 39, retires from the LPGA after missing the cut at the Safeway Classic
Sophie Gustafson is not retiring. Let’s clear that up to start. She’s just taking a break from the LPGA and moving back to her European roots.
On Patriot Golf Day weekend, Phil Mickelson gave us his best version of Army golf. He drove left, then right, then left in the Deutsche Bank Championship second round Saturday. He was so wild that he scattered galleries on five of his first six full swings on the bank nine.
William C. Campbell, one of the most accomplished amateur golfers of all time, died Aug. 30 at his home in Lewisburg, W.Va. He was 90.
5 Things: Sergio Garcia, field continue to torch TPC Boston
Sergio Garcia fired a 7-under 64 to take a one-shot lead at the Deutsche Bank Championship on Saturday, as scores continued to go deeper into the red.
Tiger Tracker: Deutsche Bank Championship, Round 2
The superstar grouping of Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and Adam Scott didn't disappoint on Saturday. Neither did Sergio Garcia, as he leads by one over Robert Castro and Henrik Stenson. Check out today's action right here.
Austen Truslow of New Smyrna Beach, Fla., maintains the lead after the second round of the AJGA’s Junior Players Championship.
Austin Ernst, Safeway Classic, LPGA: Fires a 10-under 62 at Columbia Edgewater CC on Moving Day
It was moving day at the LPGA’s Safeway Classic and Austin Ernst took full advantage of it. Ernst, a 2013 LPGA rookie, fired a 10-under 62 on Saturday during the third round at Columbia Edgewater Country Club in Portland, Ore.
Peter Uihlein, European Tour: Uihlein leads by three at the ISPS Handa Wales Open at The Celtic Manor Resort
Peter Uihlein shot a third-round 4-under 67 to take a three-shot lead heading into the final round of the European Tour’s ISPS Handa Wales Open at The Celtic Manor Resort in the City of Newport, Wales.
Canadian Men's Senior Amateur, David Schultz: Schultz won by sinking a birdie putt on the 72nd hole at Briars GC
David Schultz overcame hard charging Chip Lutz to win his first Canadian Men’s Senior Amateur title by sinking a birdie putt on the final hole at the Briars Golf Club.
Luke Donald, Chuch Cook, Pat Goss: Donald starts working with new swing coach.
Luke Donald has begun working with a new swing coach. Donald has started working with Chuck Cook, who coaches PGA champion Jason Dufner.
Georgia Tech men's golf, Season preview, men's college golf: A preview of No. 4 Georgia Tech.
We are counting down the top 30 men's teams heading into the fall college season. Today's story: No. 4 Georgia Tech.
Duke Blue Devils, Women's college golf preview: A look at No.4 Duke.
We are counting down the top 30 women's teams heading into the fall college season. Today's story: No. 4 Duke.
Friday, August 30
Denver provides golfer plenty to choose from, from CommonGround Golf Course to Inverness, the site of this year's Junior Solheim Cup.
While Phil Mickelson flirted with 59 Friday on the PGA Tour, Michael Putnam was challenging that number at the Web.com Tour Finals opener in Fort Wayne, Ind.
Apparently this teen didn't realize riding his bicycle on a green at a California golf course would tick off one of the golfers, who then decided to throw down on the boy.
The second leg of the FedEx Cup playoffs started in earnest with Phil Mickelson making a move early in Norton, Mass., just outside of Boston. Ian Poulter and Chris Kirk were among the others who made noise Friday at the Deutsche Bank Championship.
Tiger Tracker: Deutsche Bank Championship, 1st round
The superstar pairing of Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and Adam Scott lived up to the hype, as Mickelson shot 63 to share the lead with Brian Davis and Woods carded a 68 Friday at the Deutsche Bank Championship.
Phil Mickelson shot 8-under 63 Friday at the Deutsche Bank Championship, outperforming his playing competitors in a superstar grouping – Tiger Woods and Adam Scott – in the process.
After shooting 1-under 72 Friday on the Players Stadium course at TPC Sawgrass, Austen Truslow and Jonathan Hardee share the lead after the first round of the Junior Players Championship.
Scottish hospital admits Gallacher for unknown ailment
Bernard Gallacher, a former Ryder Cup captain, was hospitalized late Thursday in critical condition, according to his family and the regional hospital system, but it's not clear why he has been admitted.
Michael Putnam, the regular-season top earner on the Web.com Tour, shot 7-under 29 on his first nine Friday at the Hotel Fitness Championship.
Phil Mickelson, Deutsche Bank, TPC Boston: With opening 28, Phil Mickelson steals spotlight in marquee group
Third in the world rankings. Third in the FedEx Cup standings. But through nine holes, at least, Phil Mickelson is first on the leaderboard at the Deutsche Bank Championship.
We are counting down the top 30 men's teams heading into the fall college season. Today's story: No. 5 UCLA
David Schultz, Jay Blumenfeld lead Canadian Senior
Canadian David Schultz of Calgary, Alberta and American Jay Blumenfeld of Parsippany, N.J., share the lead heading into the final round of the Canadian Men’s Senior Championship at the Briars Golf Club in Sutton West, Ontario.
We are counting down the top 30 women's teams heading into the fall college season. Today's story: No. 5 Oklahoma.
Follow the fourth-round leaderboard at the Deutsche Bank Championship, the PGA Tour's second FedEx Cup Playoffs event.
LPGA notes: Stacy Lewis recovers; Inbee Park WDs; more
Followers of the LPGA Tour see Stacy Lewis' health in better shape again, while Inbee Park WDs because of illness; plus more.
Thursday, August 29
Scott McCarron took the first-round lead Thursday in the Hotel Fitness Championship, the opening event in the new four-tournament Web.com Tour Finals series.
Thailand's Pornanong Phatlum shot an 8-under 64 on Thursday to take a one-stroke lead over Lexi Thompson after the first round of the Safeway Classic.
Espen Kofstad closes with 3 birdies, eagle to lead in Wales
Espen Kofstad of Norway shot a 7-under 64 Thursday that gave him a two-stroke lead after the first day of the Wales Open.
Yueer "Cindy" Feng, as amateur, starts strong in LPGA Q-School
Purdue grad Laura Gonzalez Escallon leads the field at 9-under 135; other notables include U.S. Women's Amateur runner-up Yueer "Cindy" Feng, Cheyenne Woods and Madison Pressel.
Junior Players Championship, AJGA, TPC Sawgrass: Brad Dalke among those set to compete in Junior Players at TPC Sawgrass.
Brad Dalke, who finished runner-up at the 2012 Junior Players Championship, is among those in the field for this year's event at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
Tiger Woods had planned to only play nine holes during his pro-am on Thursday, but he felt good enough to play 18, claiming that physical therapy on his back is working and he will be a full go for the Deutsche Bank Championship.
Rachel Liu, a 14-year-old who attends the Annika Academy, has earned a sponsor exemption info the Symetra Tour’s 2013 Volvik Championship at Reunion Resort, Sept. 16-22.
Jordan Spieth, Presidents Cup, Hate to be Rude: Jordan Spieth would give Presidents Cup team a spark
U.S. Presidents Cup captain Fred Couples would be wise to select hot hand Jordan Spieth with one of his two wild-card picks Wednesday.
At the Deutsche Bank Championship, PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem shared his thoughts on the Fox Sports-USGA TV deal.
At the Deutsche Bank Championship, PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem shared his thoughts on the Fox Sports-USGA TV deal.
Hank Haney leaves junior academy on Hilton Head; Smeltz takes over
A change of leadership is underway at the International Junior Golf Academy on Hilton Head Island, S.C. Lead instructor Hank Haney, Tiger Woods’ former coach, has parted ways with the academy and will be replaced by Kevin Smeltz.
Ian Hildebrand of Purcellville, Va., has given a verbal commitment to play college golf at Virginia Tech in 2014.
PGA National Resort & Spa hosts 54-hole event for Seniors & Super Seniors.
After the second round of the Canadian Senior Amateur Championship, Chip Lutz is half-way toward becoming only the third player in history to win the title three years in a row.
We are counting down the top 30 women's teams heading into the fall college season. Today's story: No. 6 Stanford.
We are counting down the top 30 men's teams heading into the fall college season. Today's story: No. 6 Texas.
Mike Small, who led Illinois to the final match of the NCAA Championship last spring, won his 10th Illinois PGA Championship title on Wednesday at Olympia Fields.
Wednesday, August 28
Mary Jane Hiestand walked off the 18th green at the Country Club of Orlando grumbling about her 80. But, the 54-year-old Florida alumna qualified on the number, snatching the last spot out of steamy central Florida.
Dave Thomas, a Welshman who played on four British Ryder Cup teams before designing more than 100 courses, died Aug. 27 at his home in Spain, according to the European Tour. He was 79.
Gary Christian, PGA Tour: Due to a knee injury his season has come to an end early; looks for an April return.
Gary Christian was looking forward to some time off from golf after a disappointing year, just not like this. His season came to a premature end in late July when he made an awkward step and injured his right knee and required surgery.
Martin Kaymer goes back in time, seeking top form for FedEx
Martin Kaymer is a major championship winner (2010 PGA) who delivered a Ryder Cup-clinching putt last fall -- yet 90th is where he stands in FedEx Cup points.
Rickie Fowler plays detective in new Farmers Insurance videos
Rickie Fowler stars as Dick Fowler, P.I. in two new ad campaigns for Farmers Insurance.
Tiger Woods' website lists Deutsche Bank on his schedule
The leader in FedEx Cup points this season on the PGA Tour, Tiger Woods fought back pain and spasms during last weeks' playoff opener. But all indications are that he will play this week at TPC Boston.
Florida Southern seeks same strength, higher finish
Florida Southern comes back with three of its five performers, including Tim Crouch, who won the individual national championship last season.
Bobby Jones, 2014 Spring Collection: The XH2O performance knit polos for the 2014 spring collection have been revealed.
Bobby Jones, celebrating its 25-year anniversary of the apparel brand in 2014, revealed its spring 2014 collection of performance knit polos, the XH2O.
Chip Lutz prevails on day one at Canadian Senior Amateur
Chip Lutz prevailed on day one of the Canadian Men’s Senior Amateur Championship after posting an opening round of 4-under par 67.
Closing stretches of golf's majors offer differing looks, strategies
The venues for golf's majors in 2013 – Augusta National, Merion, Muirfield and Oak Hill – offered stretches of closing holes that differed, being extraordinarily tough or offering a challenge but with a chance to score.
Notes: Adam Scott upholds playoff trend; Tiger Woods' floor; more
To get hung up on the word 'playoffs' is to overlook the heart of the FedEx Cup: getting the best players teeing it up at a time of year that traditionally was quiet. Turns out, they tend to win, too.
Men's college golf preview, Washington: A look at No. 7 Washington before fall men's college golf season
We are counting down the top 30 men's teams heading into the fall college season. Today's story: No. 7 Washington.
Women's college golf preview, Oklahoma State: A look at No. 7 Oklahoma State before fall women's college golf season
We are counting down the top 30 women's teams heading into the fall college season. Today's story: No. 7 Oklahoma State.
Aaron Baddeley quickly finds playoff-exit perspective
Being polite, professional, and the consummate stand-up guy gets you a lot of admiration, but no FedEx Cup points. Thus is Aaron Baddeley done for the 2013 PGA Tour season.
Deutsche Bank tourney stresses 'Boston Strong,' One Fund
Folks at the Deutsche Bank Championship want to make sure “Boston Strong” resonates even louder and that the One Fund Boston grows richer.
Tuesday, August 27
Rory McIlroy's long-range plans offer little rest
Rory McIlroy will have either three or four weeks off after the PGA Tour season concludes before he hits the ground running with a busy schedule.
Titleist Performance Institute launches apparel line
The acclaimed resource for golf fitness, Titleist Performance Institute now is offering performance apparel conducive for just about any workout regimen.
Arnold Palmer, Kate Upton: Golf lesson from The King
Apparently, Arnold Palmer still has plenty of game, on and off the course. On Tuesday, Sports Illustrated cover model Kate Upton was given a golf lesson by The King himself, according to her twitter account.
Amateur roundup: Amateurs steal Oklahoma Open spotlight
The Oklahoma Open began Aug. 23 with a high-school junior taking a two-shot lead. It ended with a different amateur taking home the title.
American Chip Lutz goes for 'hat trick' at Canadian Senior
If American senior amateur Chip Lutz successfully defends his Canadian Men's Senior Championship title again, he will join Canadian golfing legends Nick Weslock and Bob Wylie as the only players winning it in three consecutive years.
Phil Mickelson and Rory McIlroy are among four different favorites this week at the Deutsche Bank Championship at TPC Boston. Check out our panel's predictions.
A day after sources close to Tiger Woods indicated that the World No. 1 is likely to play in the Deutsche Bank Championship starting on Friday, Woods did withdraw from the Notah Begay III Foundation Challenge at Turning Stone Resort in Verona, N.Y.
Less than three years ago, Arizona State was entering tournaments with only individuals after head coach Melissa Luellen suddenly found herself with a short roster.
It’s no secret that Stanford will boast one of the top players in the country this fall in junior Patrick Rodgers.
Hole by hole: TPC Boston, Deutsche Bank Championship
If TPC Boston's front nine is a little mundane, the back nine makes up for it thanks to more of everything: elevation, cross hazards, scruffy native elements and increasing drama over the last four holes.
Monday, August 26
Deutsche Bank Championship: Tee times, rounds 1-2
Adam Scott and Tiger Woods played together at the Open Championship, where both eyed the title before Phil Mickelson won; this week, all three are grouped together. Here are complete Deutsche Bank Championship tee times:
After dealing with back spasms at The Barclays, Tiger Woods is feeling better and expects to play in the Deutsche Bank Championship, according to a source close to Woods.
Tour Edge Exotics XCG7 drivers
Tour Edge is unveiling a pair of new drivers – the Exotics XCG7 and XCG7 Beta – to help golfers find optimum spin for maximum distance.
In his bid to revitalize Callaway, CEO Chip Brewer is returning to the company's roots: innovation, the long ball and connecting with the masses.
In his bid to revitalize Callaway, CEO Chip Brewer is returning to the company's roots: innovation, the long ball and connecting with the masses.
Invitations have been extended to the top-100 ranked players.
The Lorena Ochoa Invitational has confirmed that the state government has pulled its financial support from the tournament, according to Guadalajara’s Mural newspaper.
Bryant Odom, a former All-American at the University of Georgia, has been named the head men’s golf coach at Western Carolina. Odum joines the Catamount staff after spending the past two years as an assistant golf coach at Wisconsin.
A new match-play event between Europe and Asia highlights the first part of the 2014 European Tour schedule, which was released Aug. 26.
Adam Scott moved to No. 2 in the Official World Golf Ranking following his victory at The Barclays.
Here is a look at each of the 25 players who earned their 2013-14 PGA Tour cards via the top 25 on the Web.com Tour money list.
When a 16-year-old leaves more than $1 million on the table for the sake of staying amateur, the obvious question must be asked: How long can that last? Lydia Ko grapples with her fast-approaching future.
We are counting down the top 30 men's teams heading into the fall college season. Today: No. 9 LSU
We are counting down the top 30 women's teams heading into the fall college season. Today's story: No. 9 Arizona
Sunday, August 25
Riegger tops Cook, Couples for first Champions win
John Riegger, a two-time winner on the Web.com Tour, is the fifth rookie to win this year -- matching a Champions Tour record.
5 Things: Points ins and outs; Phil's thrill; more
Much of the Sunday-afternoon drama at The Barclays focused on which 100 players would advance to next week's Deutsche Bank Championship; Phil Mickelson provides thrills; more.
Adam Scott takes 'bit of a gift' in Barclays win to start Cup
Adam Scott held the trophy as winner of The Barlcays, the first FedEx Cup playoff of the season, after three different Tour heavyweights came agonizingly close to forcing overtime at the 18th at Liberty National.
Tommy Fleetwood of England birdied the first playoff hole Sunday at the Johnnie Walker Championship to earn his first European Tour victory.
Adam Scott shot a final-round 66 to come from behind and win The Barclays, the first 2013 FedEx Cup Playoff event. Here is a complete list of the clubs he used at Liberty National Golf Club.
If Tiger's healthy, he'll likely play with Scott, Mickelson in Boston
If Tiger Woods is healthy enough to play at the Deutsche Bank Championship, he'll play with Adam Scott and Phil Mickelson in his first two rounds at TPC Boston.
Amateur Lydia Ko wins back-to-back Canadian titles
Amateur Lydia Ko took the lead Sunday at the Canadian Women's Open and pulled away with a 64 to win by five shots and successfully defend her title.
Tiger Tracker: Barclays, FedEx Cup, final round
Adam Scott fired a 5-under 66 on Sunday to claim an improbable victory at the Barclays, holding off the injured Tiger Woods (69), Justin Rose (68), Gary Woodland (73) and Graham DeLaet (65) by a single shot. See how it all happened.
For Puma Golf, the final-round pairing of staff players Rickie Fowler and Jonas Blixt at The Barclays proved serendipitous.
For Puma Golf, the final-round pairing of staff players Rickie Fowler and Jonas Blixt at The Barclays proved serendipitous.
We are counting down the top 30 women's teams heading into the fall college season. Today's story: No. 10 Arkansas
We are counting down the top 30 men's teams heading into the fall college season. Today: No. 10 Arkansas
Saturday, August 24
5 Things: Gary Woodland rises; Tiger Woods hovers; more
Barclays co-leader Gary Woodland is glad his agent pushed him to play in the Reno-Tahoe Classic, where he won, while Tiger Woods endures back pain to move to T-4. Here are 5 Things to Know:
Caroline Hedwall moves to Canadian Women's Open lead
Solheim Cup hero Caroline Hedwall moved to 10 under and took the Canadian Women's Open lead by a shot over defending champion Lydia Ko and Suzann Pettersen.
Barclays: Tee times, Sunday's final round
Finally getting its schedule back on track after two rain delays Thursday, The Barclays will send co-leaders Matt Kuchar and Gary Woodland out in the last group Sunday as the FedEx Cup playoffs' first event is decided.
How it Happened: Barclays, third round
Matt Kuchar moved into the lead during the second round of The Barclays late Friday, as the domino effect of Thursday's weather delays forced another round to be suspended. Catch Saturday's highlights right here!
Kevin Chappell eclipses Keegan Bradley's course record with 62
Kevin Chappell one-upped Keegan Bradley during Saturday's third round at The Barclays, with a 62 to break the course record that had just been set Friday.
We are counting down the top 30 women's teams heading into the fall college season. Today's story: No. 11 North Carolina
We are counting down the top 30 men's teams heading into the fall college season. Today: No. 11 Georgia
Moments after K.J. Choi one-hopped his tee shot at the picturesque par-3 14th into the heart of the cup for a hole-in-one in the third round of the Barclays, Chalmers did the same, spinning back a pitching wedge from just beyond the hole.
Ernie Els is the perfect example of how fickle the 'projected' FedEx Cup standings can mess with one's psyche, as the 2012 Open winner went from potentially seeing his season end to a tee time at the Deutsche Bank Championship next week.
Brad Dalke joins the Golfweek.com staff as a player blogger for the 2013 junior golf season. After a busy summer stretch, he shares his experiences at the U.S. Amateur, U.S. Junior Amateur and more!
In the interest of weather and early-week delays, players will be in threesomes today, going off both sets of tees at the Barclays.
Kenny Perry on damaged driver: 'No, not my baby'
Kenny Perry is a long hitter on the Champions Tour, but he continually places a premium on accuracy as well. So when his driver shaft was damaged in travel, it had the veteran pro exclaiming.
Friday, August 23
5 Things: Matt Kuchar leads; Keegan Bradley sets record; more
Matt Kuchar grabbed the lead at The Barclays on Friday before darkness halted play and after Keegan Bradley set a Liberty National record. Here are 5 Things to Know about Friday's play.
Inbee Park, Cristie Kerr take Canadian Women's Open lead
World No. 1 Inbee Park and Cristie Kerr played alongside each other Thursday and Friday to open the Canadian Women's Open – and share the lead after two rounds.
Brooks Koepka's 66 earns contention in Johnnie Walker
A four-time winner on the European Challenge Tour, former Florida State standout Brooks Koepka is chasing a win this week on the premier tour across the pond.
How it happened: Kuchar leads, Woods 5 back as play halted
After another long day at The Barclays on Friday, Matt Kuchar finds himself leading at 10 under while Tiger Woods is five shots back. Both will be among those completing their second rounds early Saturday morning.
Pat Thompson claims prestigious Senior North & South Am
After being disappointed that he failed to qualify for the U.S. Senior Amateur earlier this year, Pat Thompson posted a 5-under total to win the Senior North & South Amateur Championship at Pinehurst (N.C.) Resort.
Rickie Fowler takes plunge into FedEx Cup playoff run; coach next?
From skydiving someday to the possibility of a new swing coach sometime soon, Rickie Fowler has plenty on his mind -- but an attempt to reverse his FedEx Cup playoff fortunes has taken off first.
'Bubble boy' Ben Crane, Lucas Glover WD from Barclays
Ben Crane's playoff bubble has burst in an unfortunate fashion, a back injury prompting him to withdraw from The Barclays; Lucas Glover is out early as well.
The Barclays tee times, second round
Complete tee times and groupings at Liberty National for the second-round of The Barclays, the first event of the FedEx Cup playoffs
Stacy Lewis cites illness, apologizes to fans after WD in Canada
Stacy Lewis withdrew from the CN Canadian Women’s Open after completing a first-round 74. Lewis cited illness, then apologized to fans and explained her decision with a pair of statements on Twitter Friday morning.
College preview, NCAA, Auburn, Men's countdown: No. 12 Auburn
Two of the Tigers’ top three scoring leaders from a year ago – Dominic Bozzelli and Michael Hebert – are gone. Bozzelli and Hebert combined to lead Auburn in scoring in nine of 15 events last season, including all three postseason tournaments.
We are counting down the top 30 women's teams heading into the fall college season. Today's story: No. 12 Vanderbilt.
SCORES: Barclays, Final round
Follow the final round leaderboard at the Barclays, the PGA Tour's first FedEx Cup Playoffs event.
Thursday, August 22
Defending champ Lydia Ko among Canadian Women's Open co-leaders
Amateur Lydia Ko opened her Canadian Women's Open championship defense with a 65 to tie for the lead alongside Christel Boeljon -- who notched an ace down the stretch Thursday -- and Angela Stanford.
After two weather delays, there's still plenty of first-round golf to be played at The Barclays, as Kevin Stadler holds a one-shot lead following a 7-under 64 at Liberty National. Here are 5 Things you need to know.
Tiger Woods, Matt Kuchar and Brandt Snedeker will play early Thursday in the Barclays, kicking off the 2013 FedEx Cup Playoffs. Stay tuned all day long to see who makes a first-round move.
Lang, Barrand win Golfweek New England Junior
Jackson Lang and Katie Barrand won the Golfweek New England Junior on a soggy Thursday in Baltic, Conn.
Lee Westwood switched iron shafts for the first time in 17 years this week, swapping Ping JZ shafts for True Temper X100 shafts. However, the change came in a roundabout way.
Fred Hoiberg, Iowa State's men's basketball coach, had his first ace on Monday, two months after recording a double eagle.
Barclays delay brings out players' cellphone cameras
During the first-round rain delays at the 2013 Barclays, a few cellphone cameras came out in and around the Liberty National clubhouse.
Steve Stricker, Derek Ernst, PGA Tour, winning percentage: Steve Stricker leads Tour in season head-to-head record
Rarely do you hear anyone talk about a player’s head-to-head won-loss-tie record. With the PGA Tour’s version of playoffs beginning today, let’s take a look at those head-to-head records, which mean so much in other sports.
Our David Dusek takes a look at the new Ping S55 irons through photos.
Ever hit yourself with your own drive on the golf course? Well, PGA Tour Canada player J.J. Regan did just that before the Great Waterway Classic.
Charley Hull, Lydia Ko, LPGA, CN Canadian Women's Open: Hull, Ko pairing in Canada offers a glimpse into the future
Charley Hull, the 17-year-old European Solheim Cup darling, is playing her first year of professional golf without any sponsors in an attempt to "prove herself." It's going well so far.
Brian Cairns, carded rounds of 72-68-69 for a 7 under-par 209 total to win the Gilbert A. Currie Trophy at the Michigan PGA Championship on Aug. 21.
Women's college golf preview: No. 13 Washington Huskies
The Huskies return all five starters from a team that was ranked No. 1 at last season's midway point.
We are counting down the top 30 men's teams heading into the fall college season. Today's story: No. 13. Florida State.
Follow the Round 1 leaderboard at the Barclays, the PGA Tour's first FedEx Cup Playoffs event.
Wednesday, August 21
Charley Hull, Lydia Ko, CN Canadian Women's Open, LPGA: Teen phenoms Charley Hull, Lydia Ko paired together in Canada
Lydia Ko will start her title defense at the CN Canadian Women’s Open next to Solheim Cup hero Charley Hull. Ko, 16, and Hull, 17, are two of the best young talents in the game.
Looks like Ben Crane is going solo. One of the four members of the uber-popular "Golf Boys," Crane released a solo rap record, where he gets into being the "Bubble Boy" -- or 125th in the FedEx Cup standings.
Tiger Woods, Adam Scott: Who has had the better 2013 season?
Who has had the better year, Adam Scott – with his only victory, which came at the Masters, or Tiger Woods, who has five wins, but zero of them are majors? You tell us.
NE Boys Leaderboard
NE Girls Leaderboard
The Moles Golfing Society received an invitation to travel to the U.S. Amateur at The Country Club, and members were rewarded by Matt Fitzpatrick's victory that ended a long drought for England at the championship.
NE Boys Second-Round Pairings
NE Girls Second-Round Pairings
Missing the cut in half your starts is not a formula that a lot of players would accept, yet D.A. Points has made it work in 2013. Then again, that’s what happens when you win and finish second in a short span of time.
Jason Dufner, PGA Champion, Barclays: 'Not much has changed' since his first major-championship win
Jason Dufner is playing in his first tournament since winning the PGA Championship two weeks ago at Oak Hill Country Club in Rochester, N.Y.
It is in the books as a fifth straight major-less season for Tiger Woods, but as is the case frequently with him, the negative topics simply make you realize how incredible a legacy he has forged.
Tiger Woods, Barclays: Woods only played nine holes on Wednesday due to a stiff neck, back
Tiger Woods was dealing with a stiff back and neck at Liberty National on Wednesday morning. He only played nine holes of his pro-am.
When Ping staff players win a tournament, the company honors them with a gold-plated putter. Hunter Mahan received one for another special reason: the birth of his daughter.
Mark H. McCormack Medals, Matthew Fitzpatrick, Lydia Ko: No. 1-ranked amateurs win the Medals as top-ranked amateurs.
Recently crowned U.S. Amateur champion Matthew Fitzpatrick and for the third consecutive year Lydia Ko are the No.1-ranked amateurs in the world and have won the 2013 Mark H. McCormack Medals.
Bobby Jones, golf shirts: In honor of their 25th anniversary, Bobby Jones unveils the 2014 spring collection.
Bobby Jones is celebrating the brand’s 25th anniversary in 2014 and what better way to kick thing off then by unveiling the spring 2014 collection of luxury polos.
We are counting down the top 30 women's teams heading into the fall college season. Today's story: No. 14 Florida.
We are counting down the top 30 men's teams heading into the fall college season. Today's story: No. 14 New Mexico.
The Barclays, Keegan Bradley: Bradley's scripted apparel for The 2013 Barclays.
It’s not a major championship, but it's the start of the FedEx Cup playoffs this week on the PGA Tour, and Tommy Hilfiger has come out with a scripted outfit for Keegan Bradley at The Barclays, which is taking place at Liberty National GC in Jersey City, N.J.
Tuesday, August 20
It's been a year since Lydia Ko became the youngest winner in LPGA Tour history, winning the CN Canadian Women's Open at 15 years old. And as she tries to become the LPGA's youngest repeat winner this week in Edmonton, Alberta, Ko had a chance to reflect Tuesday.
Taking a cue from Phil Mickelson's creative set makeups, Patrick Reed won the Wyndham Championship with an unusual bag configuration: He carried neither a fairway wood nor a hybrid.
With array of clubs, Caroline Hedwall sets Solheim Cup mark
At the Solheim Cup, Europe’s Caroline Hedwall accomplished what no other woman had done before at the biennial event: post a 5-0 record. Plus more in our Toy Box notes.
Our David Dusek took to the range at Liberty National to check out the latest equipment before the first FedEx Cup Playoffs event, the Barclays.
Padraig Harrington will get a chance to defend his title at the PGA Grand Slam of Golf after Phil Mickelson withdrew from the event on Tuesday.
Tuesday marked the one-year-anniversary of Augusta National admitting its first female members, Condoleezza Rice and Darla Moore.
Tuesday marked the one-year-anniversary of Augusta National admitting its first female members, Condoleezza Rice and Darla Moore.
Matt Kuchar, Matteo Manassero and Thongchai Jaidee have committed to play in the World Cup Nov. 21-24 at Royal Melbourne.
Tiger Woods? Nope. Phil Mickelson? Nope. Our fantasy panel is liking the chances of Jason Day, Lee Westwood and Dustin Johnson at the Barclays this week. Take a look at all of the predictions here.
Inside the Aug. 23, 2013 issue of Golfweek.
We are counting down the top 30 women's teams heading into the fall college season. Today's story: No. 15 Pepperdine.
We are counting down the top 30 men's teams heading into the fall college season. Today's story: No. 15 USC.
Monday, August 19
Tiger Woods will play with Brandt Snedeker and Matt Kuchar for the first two rounds at the Barclays this week. What other pairings stand out as the FedEx Cup Playoffs get underway?
Hole-by-hole: Liberty National starts FedEx Cup
The leading 125 players on the FedEx Cup points list are eligible to play this week at Liberty National in The Barclays, and they return to a course that was not met with glowing kindness when it first (and last) held the event.
Ping brought its newest iron designed for better players, the S55, to Liberty National Golf Club before the start of the Barclays Championship. The S55 irons will be available to consumers starting Nov. 1.
Patrick Reed rises in OWGR; Webb Simpson cracks Presidents Cup top 10
Patrick Reed jumped 105 spots to No. 64 in the Official World Golf Ranking after his victory at the Wyndham Championship while Webb Simpson entered the top 10 in the United States Presidents Cup standings.
Report: Actor Samuel L. Jackson inserts golf in movie contracts
One way Samuel L. Jackson helps keep his game in shape might be surprising: the actor reportedly has time for the links written into his movie contracts.
Louisiana-Monroe tabs Williams as men's coach
Louisiana-Monroe has hired former Washington State coach Walt Williams as its men's head coach, Warhawks athletics director Brian Wickstrom announced Saturday.
We are counting down the top 30 women's teams heading into the fall college season. Today's story: No. 16 Northwestern.
We are counting down the top 30 men's teams heading into the fall college season. Today's story: No. 16 SMU.
It has been 33 years since the Champions Tour was born, and its newest champion is somebody special: 50-year-old rookie Bart Bryant is the tour's 1,000th winner.
NE Girls First-Round Pairings
NE Boys First-Round Pairings
Christine Meier, from Rochester Hills, Mich., won the 97th Michigan Women’s Amateur yesterday at Walnut Hills Country Club with a 3-and-2 victory over Hailey Hrynewich of Muskegon.
U.S. Amateur champion Matthew Fitzpatrick is the headline act in a Great Britain & Irish Walker Cup team that features another six Englishmen, two Irish players, a Welshman and no Scottish amateurs.
Sunday, August 18
Caroline Hedwall capped a record-breaking week with the clinching putt on Sunday afternoon at the Colorado Golf Club, leading Europe to an 18-10 victory over the U.S. to retain the Solheim Cup.
After an impressive 18-10 victory by Europe in the 2013 Solheim Cup at the Colorado Golf Club, here is a player-by-player look at the European squad, including grades and record.
fter a surprising 18-10 defeat at the hands of Europe, the U.S. will need to wait until 2015 to try and regain the Solheim Cup. Here is a player-by-player look at the American squad, including grades and record.
Baylor will be without the services of Lauren Taylor this coming college golf season following the English player’s decision to try to gain a Ladies European Tour card for next year.
A look at Sunday's action at the Colorado Golf Club, where Europe retained the Solheim Cup with an 18-10 win over the U.S.
How it Happened: Europe retains Solheim Cup
With Europe needing just 3 1/2 points to retain the Solheim Cup and notch its first victory on U.S. Soil, the Americans will need a big comeback in Sunday singles. Follow the action now!
U.S. Amateur, Brookline, What's In The Bag: Take a look at Matthew Fitzpatrick's bag from his win at the 2013 U.S. Amateur at The Country Club.
A look inside Matthew Fitzpatrick’s bag, the 2013 U.S. Amateur champion at The Country Club.
Patrick Reed defeated Jordan Spieth by making a birdie on the second hole of a playoff at the Wyndham Championship to earn his first PGA Tour win. Here's a complete list of the clubs he used at Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, N.C.
Nearly a year since his breakout win at the British Boys Championship, Matthew Fitzpatrick put a stamp on American golf with a 4-and-3 victory in the U.S. Amateur championship to set up tickets to the Masters, U.S. Open and Open Championship.
The remainder of the U.S. Walker Cup squad was named on Sunday evening at The Country Club on the final day of the U.S. Amateur. Here's a player-by-player look at Sunday's five picks.
Ewen Ferguson, a 17-year-old from Scotland, ended his country's nine-year drought at the British Boys Amateur Championship with a 10-and-9 thrashing of Germany's Michael Hirmer at Royal Liverpool Golf Club.
Patrick Reed goes from trouble to the shot of his life, securing his first PGA Tour victory in a playoff with fellow youngster Jordan Spieth at the Wyndham Championship.
Tour Tracker: Wyndham Championship, playoff
Jordan Spieth made a statement for a possible Presidents Cup spot, while Patrick Reed broke through for his first career PGA Tour title on Sunday at the Wyndham Championship.
Ted Ray made only one visit to The Country Club, but he left a lasting impression with a third-place finish in the 1913 U.S. Open. Yet, the major winner has yet to be put in the World Golf Hall of Fame. Isn't it about time?
U.S. Amateur, Brookline, Championship Match: Fitzpatrick leads 1 up over Goss after first 18 holes.
The first 18 holes of the 36-hole U.S. Amateur final is completed. Matthew Fitzpatrick, of England, is 1 up over Oliver Goss, of Australia, after being conceded a 12-foot birdie putt on the 15th hole.
We are counting down the top 30 men's teams heading into the fall college season. Today's story: No. 17 Houston.
Women's college golf preview, Virginia: A look at No. 17 Virginia before fall women's college golf season
We are counting down the top 30 women's teams heading into the fall college season. Today's story: No. 17 Virginia.
Dustin Johnson popped the question to Paulina Gretzky on Saturday, and she said yes to the PGA Tour player.
Saturday, August 17
Teenager Charley Hull showcased her fearlessness and indifference to pressure Saturday in helping Europe take a commanding lead Saturday at the Solheim Cup. And she wasn't the only rookie who stepped up for the Europeans.
Check out the final-round tee times and pairings for the Wyndham Championship.
After opening up a two-point lead after Friday, the Europeans stretched their lead to 10 1/2-5 1/2 after Saturday's action at the Solheim Cup. See how it all unfolded on another exciting day in Colorado.
On a rainy, dreary day when the greens remained lightning fast at Sedgefield Country Club, John Huh weathered the kind of jittery passage from which most golfers never recover, and he leads along with Patrick Reed entering Sunday.
Tour Tracker: Wyndham Championship, third round
Rainy conditions dominated the third round of the Wyndham Championship, but despite a weather delay earlier in the morning, the round was completed Saturday in Greensboro, and John Huh and Patrick Reed lead.
U.S. Amateur finalists Matthew Fitzpatrick and Oliver Goss have been invited to throw out first pitch at the Red Sox-Yankees game Saturday afternoon at Fenway Park.
Stacy Lewis and Paula Creamer knew they were in a must-win scenario for the U.S. on Saturday morning, and mustered together an impressive performance to inch the Americans closer at the Solheim Cup.
Anna Nordqvist, Caroline Hedwall, Stacy Lewis, Solheim Cup: Nordqvist aces, America rallies, more
When Anna Nordqvist holed a 7-iron at the par-3 17th, it ended all chances of a comeback from Morgan Pressel and Jessica Korda. The Europeans put their first, and only, full point on the board courtesy of that shot as the Americans rallied to within half a point.
U.S. Amateur, Brookline, Oliver Goss: Goss defeated good mate Brady Watt for chance at Amateur title.
Calm, cool and collective. Oliver Goss can be seen as any one of these descriptions on the golf course. On Saturday, Goss defeated good mate and Australian National Team teammate Brady Watt, 2-up, in the second semifinal match of the U.S. Amateur at The Country Club.
Matthew Fitzpatrick knocked off Canadian Corey Conners 2 and 1 on Saturday at the U.S. Amateur, using incredible touch on and around the greens to advance to the 36-hole finale on Sunday.
The 113th U.S. Amateur championship match is set between Matthew Fitzpatrick and Oliver Goss at The Country Club for Sunday at 9 a.m. Here’s a closer look at both players before the 36-hole finale.
Charles Howell III was disqualified prior to the start of Saturday's third round of the Wyndham Championship for violating Rule 4-1a, using a non-conforming driver, during the second round.
Women's college golf preview, Purdue: A look at No. 18 Purdue before fall women's college golf season
We are counting down the top 30 women's teams heading into the fall college season. Today's story: No. 18 Purdue.
We are counting down the top 30 men's teams heading into the fall college season. Today's story: No. 18 South Carolina
Friday, August 16
A ruling that allowed Carlota Ciganda to take an improper drop -- which came to light after the round and did not change the outcome of the match -- became the post-round focus after Europe took a 5-3 lead after Day 1 at the Solheim Cup.
Cristie Kerr likes playing with Michelle Wie because Wie can putt up with "Kerrisms." Wie enjoys Kerr's company because she isn't affected by the crowds that follow the LPGA's most-recognizable player. On Friday, that led to a crucial point for the U.S.
Solheim Cup Tracker: Day 1, morning foursomes
The U.S. and Europe are set to do battle on the fairways and greens once again -- we'll keep you up to date on all the top highlights from Colorado Golf Club right here!
5 Things: Patrick Reed leads Wyndham; Ernie Els edges on; more
Following an opening-round 65 by posting a 64 is a strong way to open a tournament, giving Patrick Reed the Wyndham Championship lead; Ernie Els needed a late birdie to make the cut; plus more in our 5 Things.
Wyndham Championship: Tee times, third round
With bad weather threatening the Greensboro, N.C. area Saturday, tee times for the third round of the PGA Tour's Wyndham Championship are early -- that means no sleeping in for the leader Patrick Reed, or anyone else.
The U.S. Amateur champion will be crowned on Sunday, but Saturday's semifinals promise to be fantastic match-ups between four international amateur stars. We take a closer look.
How it Happened: Patrick Reed takes lead at Wyndham
With opening-round 64s, Ross Fisher and Chris Stroud took a one-shot lead to start the Wyndham Championship in Greensboro, N.C. But their work is far from done -- follow second-round action right here!
Scottie Scheffler revives Brookline history before run ends
Three matches, three crucial birdies at 17 for Scottie Scheffler as he has advanced through the U.S. Amateur at The Country Club in Brookline, Mass. – something to share, perhaps, with fellow Texan Justin Leonard.
A look at the quarterfinal results, as well as the schedule for Saturday's semifinal matches at the U.S. Amateur.
U.S. Amateur, Brookline, Quarterfinals: Semifinalists (Conners, Fitzpatrick, Watt, Goss) are set at The Country Club
On a day where five of the eight quarterfinalists were foreign-born players at the U.S. Amateur at The Country Club, we leave Friday for the first time with an all foreign-born semifinal on Saturday. Here are 5 Things you need to know from Friday’s four matches.
U.S. Amateur, Brookline, Corey Conners, Garrett Rank: Player/Caddie relationship.
Corey Conners, a semifinalist at the U.S. Amateur, and Garrett Rank, his caddie for the week after failing to advance to match play, are keeping it light on the course during these high pressure situations.
Adam Ball falls to Matthew Fitzpatrick, but still believes
Leaving Brookline, Mass., after a 4-and-3 defeat to Matt Fitzpatrick of England in the quarterfinals Friday, Adam Ball still believes he can win the U.S. Amateur -- but must wait until next year.
Jessica Korda, Morgan Pressel, Solheim Cup, America: Rookie Jessica Korda loses her breakfast, wins first Solheim point
As soon as Jessica Korda exited the gauntlet of screaming, costumed fans at No. 1 tee, she popped the first bite of a banana in her mouth. Halfway down the fairway, once partner Morgan Pressel had hit the approach, Korda knew that banana wasn’t staying down.
Notes: Pettersen shines; Creamer/Kerr slip; more
From the first morning's MVP to a U.S. tandem's first loss to a Swede's new role this week, check out news and notes from the opening foursomes at the 2013 Solheim Cup.
Suzann Pettersen, Solheim Cup, Europeans, Americans: Suzann Pettersen leads Europeans into afternoon with 3-1 lead
Twenty-four hours ago, Suzann Pettersen helped carry European team rookie Carlota Ciganda through pre-tournament press conferences. On Friday morning, Pettersen put a European point on the board with another rookie, Beatriz Recari.
Men's college golf preview, Oklahoma: A look at No. 19 Oklahoma before fall men's college golf season.
We are counting down the top 30 men's teams heading into the fall college season. Today's story: No. 19 Oklahoma.
Women's college golf preview, Baylor: A look at No. 19 Baylor before fall women's college golf season
We are counting down the top 30 women's teams heading into the fall college season. Today's story: No. 19 Baylor.
A five-man panel will now select future European Ryder Cup captains rather than the 15-man tournament committee, the European Tour announced today. The system will be in place in time for the 2016 match.
Thursday, August 15
The stage is set at the U.S. Amateur, with a decidedly international flavor as the quarterfinalists take to The Country Club on Friday. We take a closer look at the match-ups, including who will be moving onto Saturday's semifinals.
A look at the Round of 32 and Round of 16 results, as well as the schedule for Friday's quarterfinal matches at the U.S. Amateur.
Australians Brady Watt, Oliver Goss shine at U.S. Amateur
Golf Australia has a headquarters in the United States. Its success showed Thursday at the U.S. Amateur as Oliver Goss, Nathan Holman and Brady Watt played in the round of 16, with two advancing.
Fitzpatrick continues outstanding summer at U.S. Amateur
With an infectious attitude and dominating play all over the world, Matthew Fitzpatrick is quickly winning over fans in the U.S., only weeks before he is set to enroll at Northwestern University.
The Wyndham Championship marks the final opportunity for players to play their way into the FedEx Cup playoffs, which begin next week at the Barclays.
Ross Fisher and Chris Stroud took different routes to opening-round 6-under 64s on Thursday at the Wyndham Championship. Yet both players find themselves tied for the first-round lead at Sedgefield Country Club. Here are 5 Things you need to know.
Take a look at Friday's foursomes matches at the Solheim Cup at the Colorado Golf Club.
How it Happened: Fisher, Stroud lead Wyndham; Garcia chases
Ross Fisher and Chris Stroud lead the Wyndham Championship, but defending champion Sergio Garcia and young upstarts Patrick Reed and Jordan Spieth are among several just a shot back. Recap the first-round action here.
Charley Hull addressed the media at the Solheim Cup with such wide eyes and upright posture that she served as a refreshing reminder not only of youth, but also a blissful mix of inexperience and naivete.
One is comfortable in jeans and flip flops, the other in dresses and high heels. But Stacy Lewis and Paula Creamer have a common bond: the will to win. And they'll attempt to bring the Solheim Cup back to the U.S.
It took 20 holes, but Scottie Scheffler advanced to the Round of 16 at the U.S. Amateur with a simple par to eliminate Cal's Brandon Hagy on Thursday at The Country Club.
Stacy Lewis offered her Twitter following a first look at the team's outfits for Friday's action at the Solheim Cup.
Lucas Glover is playing in the Wyndham Championship this week on a broken toe in his right foot, which he injured Wednesday morning.
Women's college golf preview, South Carolina: A look at No. 20 South Carolina before fall women's college golf season
We are counting down the top 30 women's teams heading into the fall college season. Today's story: No. 20 South Carolina.
Men's college golf preview, Arizona State: A look at No. 20 Arizona State before fall men's college golf season.
We are counting down the top 30 men's teams heading into the fall college season. Today's story: No. 20 Arizona State.
Jarrod Lyle is full of perspective after his battle with acute myeloid leukemia -- which took two rounds of chemo to send into remission -- and will return to golf looking to pick up where he left off.
Wednesday, August 14
Behind legend Kathy Whitworth, the U.S. enjoyed a stellar singles day at the Junior Solheim Cup on Wednesday, pushing it to a 14.5-9.5 victory over Europe.
Michelle Wie was the right pick. No matter what happens this week in Colorado, know that what Wie brings to the table – no matter how unorthodox – is good for Team USA and the LPGA. Wie needs the Solheim Cup as much as the Cup needs her.
U.S. Amateur, Brookline, Round of 64: Orrin, co-medalist advance, Koepka's week, international flavor.
The first round of match play is in the books at the U.S. Amateur at The Country Club. On a sunny, but windy day just outside of Boston, 32 players moved on to Thursday's play. Here are 5 Things you need to know from the U.S. Amateur.
A look at the Round of 64 match-play scores, as well as a schedule for Thursday's Round-of-32 action.
Chuck Cook has coached players to seven major championship victories -- including Jason Dufner's last week at the PGA Championship. Yet, his name isn't on the tip of your tongue when you think of the game's best coaches -- but it should be.
Patrick Rodgers, who got through to the Round of 64 in a playoff on Wednesday morning, ran out to an early 3-up lead over Sean Dale and held on for an opening match-play victory at the U.S. Amateur.
Golfweek's David Dusek zooms in on Tiger Woods' Nike Golf gear. Check out the exclusive photo gallery.
Wyndham Championship: Tee times, second round
Ernie Els will play alongside Tim Clark and Nick Watney early Thursday while defending champ Sergio Garcia tees off later in some of the top groups for the 2013 Wyndham Championship. See the tee times here.
Liz Nagel, Sarah Hoffman share lead in Michigan Women's Am
Liz Nagel and Sarah Hoffman couldn't be much more closely aligned than they are after two rounds of the 97th Michigan Women's Amateur.
U.S. Amateur 2013, Brookline, Chelso Barret: Battle of the freshmen: Barrett defeats Liu in Round of 64
Chelso Barrett seems to have Jim Liu's number. Barrett defeated Liu in 2011 at the U.S. Junior Amateur and Wednesday in the Round of 64 at the U.S. Amateur at Brookline, 3 and 2.
Notes: Harrington on hold; Oak Hill trips Jimenez; more
The FedExCup points bubble and Grand Slam of Golf roster have Padraig Harrington's itinerary up in the air; Oak Hill produced scoring oddities, including for Miguel Angel Jimenez; plus more in our PGA Tour notebook.
Liselotte Neumann grows from torchbearer to Solheim captain
U.S. Solheim Cup captain Meg Mallon referred to counterpart Liselotte Neumann as the “Inbee Park of her time.” Her silky-smooth putting stroke was coupled with a steady long game.
Jeff Klauk seeks balance on road to healthy recovery
Million-dollar PGA Tour earner Jeff Klauk has been sidelined in recent years by epilepsy and by a back injury, but is back on the pro circuits.
Lizette Salas stays grounded while honors such as Solheim mount
Solheim Cup rookie Lizette Salas stays true to her humble upbringing while ascending quickly up the LPGA ladder – showing an ever-more-rare grit in making the Solheim Cup team.
Wyndham adds big names on FedEx points bubble
Ernie Els, Padraig Harrington and Geoff Ogilvy are among those committing late to this week's Wyndham Championship in Greensboro, N.C., looking to shore up their spots in the FedExCup's first event, the Barclays.
Northwestern Mutual bolsters sponsorship of Tiger Woods' event
Elevating its role in Tiger Woods' tournament, Northwestern Mutual announced it will serve as title sponsor of this year's event in Thousand Oaks, Calif. The Northwestern Mutual World Challenge, scheduled for Dec. 5-8, offers a $1 million payout to the champion.
From Sergio Garcia to Hideki Matsuyama, our panel of experts make their picks for this week's Wyndham Championship.
From trouble to triumph, Jason Anthony advances at U.S. Amateur
Jason Anthony had already taken his wallet, watch and money out of his bag, thinking he was eliminated in a 17-for-15 playoff at the U.S. Amateur after a triple-bogey 7. But the golf gods had other plans for the 30-year-old.
Men's college golf preview, Clemson: A look at No. 21 Clemson before fall men's college golf season.
We are counting down the top 30 men's teams heading into the fall college season. Today's story: No. 21 Clemson.
Women's college golf preview, Clemson: A look at No. 21 Clemson before fall women's college golf season
We are counting down the top 30 women's teams heading into the fall college season. Today's story: No. 21 Clemson.
Amateur roundup: Luke Neeley, Tony Soerries win in Texas
Two champions were crowned in Texas over the weekend as Luke Neeley rolled to the Texas North Amateur title while Tony Soerries took the South championship.
Tuesday, August 13
While 17 players will play for 15 spots at 7 a.m. on Wednesday morning at the U.S. Amateur, Georgia Tech coach Bruce Heppler can take solace in the fact that he has three players already having advanced to the Round of 64 -- including a man he left off the 2013 postseason roster, Richy Werenski.
Englishman Neil Raymond and Australian Brady Watt will share medalist honors at the U.S. Amateur, with both players going 6 under during stroke play. Meanwhile, four of five U.S. Walker Cuppers miss the cut.
Published reports in the United Kingdom that the PGA Tour is in talks to buy the European Tour led to denials by both parties.
Published reports in the United Kingdom that the PGA Tour is in talks to buy the European Tour led to denials by both parties.
Both JC Anderson and Bob Sowards were added to the 10-man U.S. team for the upcoming 26th PGA Cup, to be held at the Slaley Hall's Hunting Course in Northumberland, England from Sept. 20-22.
Georgia Tech's Bo Andrews shot a course-record 7-under 63 at Charles River Country Club during the second round of stroke play at the U.S. Amateur on Tuesday morning.
Jim Furyk's recent equipment changes – an Odyssey Versa No. 1 Wide putter and a Callaway FT Optiforce driver – served him well at the PGA Championship.
Inside the Aug. 16, 2013 issue of Golfweek
The Golden Flashes will rely on the experienced senior duo of Corey Conners and Taylor Pendrith, both of whom should be riding the momentum of successful summers.
Recruiting Extra, Iowa, Sam Meuret: Commits to play college golf in 2014.
Sam Meuret has given a verbal commitment to play college golf at Iowa in 2014.
Women's college golf preview, Michigan State: A look at No. 22 Michigan State before fall women's college golf season
We are counting down the top 30 women's teams heading into the fall college season. Today's story: No. 22 Michigan State.
Monday, August 12
U.S. Amateur, Brookline, The Country Club, Charles River: A Vegas family affair as Julio plays and PGA Tour pro Jhonattan is on the bag.
It’s a family affair this week at the U.S. Amateur for the Vegas family as Julio plays in his last amateur event and Jhonattan, a PGA Tour pro, is looping for his younger brother. All didn't go according to plan, though, as Julio shot a 10-over 80 in the first round at Charles River Country Club.
Bethpage Black gets 2019 PGA, 2024 Ryder Cup
Bethpage Black, the brawny Long Island layout that has played host to two recent U.S. Opens, will be the site of the 2019 PGA Championship and the 2024 Ryder Cup.
Rory McIlroy's fourth top 10 of season bolsters cause
While Rory McIlroy has remained positive through the struggles of his season, his upbeat comments rang truer after the PGA Championship. Bouncing back from a triple bogey to finish in the top 10 will do that.
Ashworth Golf, Cardiff ADC spikeless golf shoe: Redesigned to deliver enhanced comfort, functionality and the performance.
Ashworth Golf released the new Cardiff ADC spikeless golf shoe on Monday.
U.S. Amateur 2013 Brookline, Neil Raymond: Fires a 3-under 67 during the morning wave of stroke play.
Neil Raymond didn't think a score of 1 under or better could be shot at The Country Club for the U.S. Amateur, but he bested himself by firing a 3-under 67 during the first round of stroke-play.
The Honors Course in Ooltewah, Tenn., will host the 2016 U.S. Junior Amateur, the USGA announced on Monday.
Jason Dufner moves into top 10 in OWGR, Presidents Cup standings
After his first major-championship victory, at the PGA Championship, Jason Dufner moved up to No. 8 in the latest Official World Golf Ranking.
Lee Westwood apologizes for lashing out on Twitter
After a 6-over 76 on Sunday at the PGA Championship, Lee Westwood was tired of hearing it from the "trolls" on Twitter and decided to fire back in earnest.
Women's college golf preview, Tulane: A look at No. 23 Tulane before fall women's college golf season
We are counting down the top 30 women's teams heading into the fall college season. Today's story: No. 23 Tulane.
Men's college golf preview, Texas A&M: A look at No. 23 Texas A&M before fall men's college golf season.
We are counting down the top 30 men's teams heading into the fall college season. Today's story: No. 23 Texas A&M.
U.S. Amateur, The Country Club, Cheng-Tsung Pan: World No. 1-ranked amateur comes into the tournament strong and ready for action.
World No. 1, Cheng-Tsung Pan comes into the tournament stronger than ever after gaining weight over the summer back in Taiwan, but this is his first tournament since he competed in the U.S. Open at Merion.
Sunday, August 11
PGA champ Jason Dufner grabs more than the trophy
We’ll be hearing a lot about redemption after this tournament, as if the morality tale of the 2013 PGA Championship is winner Jason Dufner’s bounce back from his heartbreaking loss in the 2011 PGA.
On a day when birdies were flying under sunny upstate New York skies, Jason Dufner put on a master class in ballstriking and shot a 2-under 68 to win the 95th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club by two shots over Jim Furyk.
Dads differ in caddying for daughters in U.S. Women's Am final
The final round of the U.S. Women’s Amateur featured two fathers who couldn’t be more different: Dan Talley and Delin Feng. They wore their bibs with pride, pushing around their daughters’ clubs in oppressive heat for nine competitive rounds.
Emma Talley withstood a long afternoon in the blazing heat to defeat Yueer Cindy Feng, 2 and 1, and capture the U.S. Women's Amateur in Charleston, S.C.
Jason Dufner had to wait for two years, but redemption was his on Sunday afternoon at the PGA Championship. Using three front-nine birdies to leapfrog overnight leader Jim Furyk, Dufner was able to use a 1-under 69 to secure his first major title with a two-shot victory at Oak Hill.
How it Happened: Jason Dufner wins PGA Championship
It's a star-studded leaderboard at the PGA Championship, not to mention the likes of Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods teeing off early to keep fans tuned in all day long. We'll keep you updated all day long from Oak Hill, so follow now!
Keegan Bradley eyed Dufner's record, likes path to playoffs
Keegan Bradley's 66 was a welcome sight as he finished the PGA Championship 1 under, where he'd started it with an opening-round 69.
Phil Mickelson is already half-way back to California while the PGA Championship leaders are on the front-nine, but he stopped at the end of his round to address finishing at 12 over for the tournament, including a 2-over 72 on Sunday at Oak Hill.
A look inside Jonas Blixt's bag that he used to move into contention at the PGA Championship on Saturday.
Musings on Oak Hill: Players' Day 4 via Twitter
Pros from all walks took to social media early Sunday, many looking at the PGA Championship -- some from within, before their round -- while other topics ranged from Solheim Cup to bachelor partying.
Tiger Woods tries to avoid another over-par weekend
As he makes the turn at Oak Hill, Tiger Woods is trying to avoid his fifth weekend this season in which he failed to shoot par in either round.
Hole-in-one for Tim Clark on Sunday at PGA Championship
A hole-in-one makes for a particularly special memory during a major. Tim Clark earned the first ace of the 2013 PGA Championship, holing out Sunday at No. 11.
U.S. Amateur, The Country Club, Matthew Fitzpatrick: Can the low-amateur at the Open Championship make a run at the U.S. Am?
Matthew Fitzpatrick is only going to he a freshman at Northwestern in the fall, but has the game to compete with anyone. The Silver Medal winner (low amateur at The Open Championship) is looking to strike at The Country Club and land a spot on Team GB&I for the Walker Cup.
Men's college golf preview, UNLV: A look at No. 24 UNLV before fall men's college golf season.
We are counting down the top 30 men's teams heading into the fall college season. Today's story: No. 24 UNLV.
Women's college golf preview, LSU: A look at No. 24 LSU before fall women's college golf season
We are counting down the top 30 women's teams heading into the fall college season. Today's story: No. 24 LSU.
Saturday, August 10
The likes of Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson will likely be on their way back home when the 95th PGA Championship is decided Sunday evening. But the day promises some interesting drama, including key pairings. Take a look at ones to watch, as well as complete tee times.
Our crew on the ground at Oak Hill has taken in three practice rounds and three tournament rounds, so they have plenty of knowledge on who will rise on Sunday to hoist the Wanamaker Trophy. Here are their predictions for Sunday.
Fox offers Greg Norman lead-analyst job
Fox has approached two-time major winner Greg Norman and offered him the job of lead analyst for the network's golf broadcasts set to debut in 2015.
Jim Furyk steps up as Oak Hill dons its gloves
On a tough afternoon when the greens began to dry and the winds began to swirl and the atmosphere transitioned into full PGA Championship mode, it was no surprise to see who took on Oak HIll – one of the Tour’s brawlers, Jim Furyk.
Oak Hill had plenty of bite on Saturday, tightening up the PGA Championship with Jim Furyk taking yet another 54-hole lead in a major, with Jason Dufner, Henrik Stenson and Jonas Blixt right on his heels.
5 Things: Jim Furyk out front as few contend at PGA
As Jason Dufner gave way to Jim Furyk during Saturday’s third round of the PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club, a few things became obvious. Here are 5 Things to Know from Saturday at the season’s final major.
European Amateur Championship, Ashley Chesters: Wins by one in Spain
Ashley Chesters of England won the European Amateur Championship on Saturday at Real Club de Golf El Prat in Catalunya, Spain, by one over David Morago of Spain.
PGA's 'Pick the Hole' garners 92,000 votes, tough location
More than 92,000 votes were tallied in the PGA Championship's "Pick the Hole Location Challenge," with "Location C" crowned the winner on Saturday afternoon at Oak Hill CC.
Jason Dufner will carry a two-shot lead into the third round of the PGA Championship on Saturday, with the likes of Adam Scott, Jim Furyk and Matt Kuchar trying to chase him down. Follow all the action, including Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson updates, here!
PHOTOS: Mixed fortunes at Oak Hill for golf's top-ranked players
Judging by the mix of successes and failures among the world's top-ranked golfers, Oak Hill is standing the test of time as a worthy host site for a major. Here's how the world's top 10 golfers are faring.
Yueer Cindy Feng, U.S. Women's Amateur, USGA: Experience lands Yueer Cindy Feng a spot in Women's Am final
Yueer Cindy Feng will face Alabama sophomore Emma Talley in the 36-hole final on Sunday. It will be her first trip to the final in a U.S. Golf Association championship, and comes two weeks after falling in the quarterfinals at the U.S. Girls’ Junior.
U.S. Women's Amateur, CC of Charleston, Emma Talley: A small-town girl with high hopes of winning the 36-hole championship.
Emma Talley, a small-town girl from Princeton, Ky., will play in the 36-hole final of the U.S. Women's Amateur at the Country Club of Charleston against Yueer 'Cindy' Feng.
Musings on Oak Hill: Players' Day 3 via Twitter
Pro golfers took to social media early Saturday and throughout the day – beginning with posts from the PGA Championship at Oak Hill via Twitter.
Early-Saturday 65 moves Dustin Johnson up leaderboard
While still needing help to get into contention at the PGA Championship, Dustin Johnson shot 65 Saturday to Oak Hill, rising to T-15 as he headed to the clubhouse.
U.S. Amateur, The Country Club, Charles River: Groups and tee times for stroke play.
The 113th U.S. Amateur begins Monday Aug. 12 at The Country Club and its companion course, Charles River Country Club. Here are groupings and starting times for the first and second round.
U.S. Amateur, The Country Club, Michael Weaver: After a runner-up finish last year, Weaver is looking for revenge in 2013.
Michael Weaver came so close to winning the U.S. Amateur last year. He has gathered some confidence and his putting has rounded into form, after last year's finish and is out looking for revenge at The Country Club.
Women's college golf preview, North Carolina State: A look at No. 25 North Carolina State before fall women's college golf season
We are counting down the top 30 women's teams heading into the fall college season. Today's story: No. 25 North Carolina State
Men's college golf preview, Illinois: A look at No. 25 Illinois before fall men's college golf season.
We are counting down the top 30 men's teams heading into the fall college season. Today's story: No. 25 Illinois.
Friday, August 9
5 Things: Jason Dufner shines, Tiger Woods persists, more
Jason Dufner was about a foot shy of establishing an all-time low for a round in one of golf's four majors, while Tiger Woods didn't fare nearly as well, nor did Phil Mickelson. Here are 5 Things to Know from the PGA Championship's second round.
A closer look at the Saturday tee times at the PGA Championship, which will feature a handful of interesting pairings.
Jason Dufner shot the lowest round ever carded in tournament play at Oak Hill -- a 7-under 63 -- but he knows there's a long way to go at the PGA Championship.
Men's Amateur Golf, Canadian Men's Amateur Championship, Eli Cole: Wins the amateur by a single shot over Kent State teammates.
Eli Cole, a recent graduate of TCU, won the Canadian Men’s Amateur Championship by a single shot over Kent State teammates Taylor Pendrith and Corey Conners.
USC star Doris Chen is slowly coming out of her shell and it s leading to even more success on the course, including advancing to Saturday's U.S. Women's Amateur semifinals.
U.S. Women's Amateur field to four: Emma Talley, Alison Lee, Yueer Cindy Feng, Doris Chen
An NCAA champion, a USGA champion and the World No. 2 amateur fell Friday in the quarterfinals at the U.S. Women’s Amateur. Only four players remain – Doris Chen, Yueer Cindy Feng, Alison Lee and Emma Talley – for Saturday’s semifinals.
U.S. Amateur champ Steven Fox wins Tenn. amateur title
This win gives Steven Fox a Tennessee trifecta after winning the 2008 Tennessee Junior Amateur and the 2011 Tennessee Match Play.
Musings on Oak Hill: Players' Day 2 via Twitter
At Oak Hill, not everything was about a potential new definition for Dufnering as players took to Twitter on Friday.
Major Tracker: PGA Championship, Round 2 at Oak Hill
Jim Furyk and Adam Scott know the highs and lows of golf's major championships; they're tied for the lead after the first round of the PGA Championship, while Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson struggled somewhat.
A look inside Jason Dufner's bag and the gear that led to his first major championship title.
A look at Adam Scott's equipment he used to go 7 under over the first 36 holes at the PGA Championship.
PGA Championship, caddies: Different examples on what the hardest thing to do as caddie is in the rain.
Ever wonder how hard it is to work as a caddie on days where its down pouring? Multiple caddies and players give different reasons why playing in the rain and still shooting a low numbers is tough.
Jason Dufner ties all-time major record with 63 in PGA
Jason Dufner, with a second-round 63 that propelled him to the PGA Championship lead, tied the record Friday for low score posted in a major.
Major mimicry: Adam Scott follows Tiger Woods' path to success
Continued brilliance has lifted reigning Masters champion Adam Scott to a high perch at Oak Hill – where he just might stand as a primary obstacle to Tiger Woods' pursuit of the record for career major victories.
Colorado State, Kyler Dunkle: Verbally commits for 2014.
Kyler Dunkle of Castle Rock, Colo., verbally committed to play collegiate golf at Colorado State in 2014.
Amateur Senior Golf, British Senior Amateur, Geroge Zahringer: Claims first international victory by one-shot at Royal Aberdeen Golf Club.
George Zahringer, from New York, won the British Senior Amateur Championship at Royal Aberdeen Golf Club after posting rounds of 69-75-74 for a 218 total. His one-stroke victory over fellow American Tom Brandes gave Zahringer his first international victory.
The 2012 U.S. Open champ Webb Simpson said he was patient on Friday and will need more patience this weekend.
Matteo Manassero again struggles to finish, but makes cut
Finding a plugged lie in a bunker at the 16th, then suffering a penalty on the next green, Matteo Manassero stays positive even while lamenting a tough end to his second round at the PGA Championship.
Angel Cabrera withdraws from PGA due to wrist injury
Angel Cabrera withdrew during the second round of the PGA Championship due to a left wrist injury.
U.S. Amateur, The Country Club, Jordan Niebrugge: Four amateur victories this summer, can he win five?
Jordan Niebrugge is on fire this summer after three wins in as many weeks and adding another one to his resume in June. After a week off, Niebrugge will be back at it next week at the U.S. Amateur looking for his fifth victory this summer.
PGA Championship, Woody Austin, Rule 4-4: With 15 clubs in his bag, Austin takes a four-stroke penalty.
During the second round of the 95th PGA Championship, Woody Austin was assessed a four-stroke penalty under Rule 4-4, for exceeding the 14 club limit.
Men's college golf preview, Florida: A look at No. 26 Florida before fall men's college golf season.
We are counting down the top 30 men's teams heading into the fall college season. Today's story: No. 26 Florida.
Women's college golf preview, Georgia: A look at No. 26 Georgia before fall women's college golf season
We are counting down the top 30 women's teams heading into the fall college season. Today's story: No. 26 Georgia
Fox Sports is in; NBC Sports and ESPN are out. The USGA's new deal with Fox is set to begin in 2015 and will broadcast a variety of USGA championships, not to mention bolster the association's coffers.
Matrix has four Altus hybrid shafts – the classic Altus plus three new models, Black Tie, Red Tie and White Tie.
Thursday, August 8
Both Jim Furyk and Adam Scott moved all the way to 6 under before settling for 5-under 65s to share the 18-hole lead at the PGA Championship on Thursday at Oak Hill. Here are 5 Things to take away from the first round in Rochester, N.Y.
Adam Scott somehow managed to save par at his opening hole despite big trouble off the tee, and he never looked back in firing a 5-under 65 to tie for the 18-hole lead at the PGA Championship.
Televised golf is, on the whole, a dismal, stale medium desperately in need of fresh ideas. Here's how Fox can deliver a total makeover.
Our Martin Kaufmann says Fox has a unique opportunity to redefine how golf is broadcasted, and shouldn't get caught up in negativity or castoffs from ESPN, CBS or Golf Channel. Instead, reinvent the wheel.
Even with 1-over 71, Phil Mickelson lends major thrills
Phil Mickelson's opening effort in the 95th PGA Championship at Oak Hill? Gee, you know, the normal stuff, with more twists than a Stephen King plot.
Take a look inside Jim Furyk's bag after his 5-under 65 left him tied for the lead at the 95th PGA Championship on Thursday.
Fresh off another disappointing major Sunday, Lee Westwood seems to have conquered short-term memory loss after a 4-under 66 on Thursday at the PGA Championship.
Tiger Woods will be in action early on Thursday at the PGA Championship, with the four-time champ looking to make an early move at Oak Hill. Follow now!
PGA Championship: Tee times, second round
Tiger Woods and Jim Furyk will headline two of the spotlight afternoon groups during Friday's second round at the PGA Championship.
Jim Furyk is used to contending in majors, with plenty of close calls and his lone victory at the 2003 U.S. Open. After an opening 5-under 65 Thursday at the PGA Championship, he couldn't avoid the questions about staying atop the leaderboard.
U.S. Women's Amateur, Annie Park, Kelly Shon: Annie Park prevails in Charleston battle of the Long Islanders
It’s been a few years since Annie Park and Kelly Shon played head to head. The third round of match play at the U.S. Women’s Amateur was kind of like a reunion.
Robert Garrigus gets back on track with 67 at Oak Hill
Robert Garrigus has proven that he can overcome obstacles before. After rocky last few months on the golf course, Garrigus saw his recent fortunes change Thursday at PGA Championship.
Tiger Woods, PGA Championship, Oak Hill CC: It was a tale of two nines for Woods during the first round of the championship where he shot 1-over 71.
With a mixture of rushed putts and poor shots, Tiger Woods turned a 67 into a 71 on Thursday during the first round of the PGA Championship at Oak HIll Country Club. He could have been easily under par then got little sloppy in a round that was a tale of two nines.
Musings on Oak Hill: Players' Day 1 via Twitter
The weather delay gave some of the top pros in the world an extra chance to jump on social media and let fans know what they're thinking – while others took to Twitter before and after their rounds. Here's a sampling.
Jason Dufner quietly finds his form at Oak Hill
With the pressure on, Jason Dufner chases his first career major -- and a spot on the U.S. Presidents Cup team.
An American, Patrick Tallent, and an Englishman, Garth McGimpsey, survived the second-round carnage Thursday at Royal Aberdeen in Scotland, as high scores abounded at the British Seniors Open Amateur Championship. No player shot par along Scotland's northeastern coast.
Bo Van Pelt withdraws from PGA Championship, citing hip
Bo Van Pelt shot 80 in Thursday's first round at the PGA Championship, then withdrew citing a hip injury.
U.S. Women's Amateur, Alison Lee, USGA: Experience pays off for Lee in Round of 32.
By playing in her 15th U.S. Golf Association event this week at the U.S. Women's Amateur, Alison Lee relied on experience to get her into the Round of 16.
Like Tiger Woods, Rickie Fowler undone by Oak Hill's ninth
Rickie Fowler showed his potential by spending most of his first round of the PGA Championship at 2 under, then gave it back on his day's final hole to finish his day even par.
Chip Lutz chases history as George Zahringer leads Seniors Open Am
Americans George Zahringer and Brady Exber posted opening round 69s to share the lead at the Senior Open Amateur at Royal Aberdeen as Chip Lutz chases a 'Celtic Slam.'
Kiradech Aphibarnrat is playing in just his second major championship this week at Oak Hill. The 24-year-old from Bangkok missed the cut at the Open Championship last month. But he's gotten his second major off to a much better start.
U.S. Amateur, The Country Club, Ty Dunlap: After good finishes, could Dunlap be on short list for Walker Cup team?
Ty Dunlap, a junior a Texas A&M, has had very good finishes as of late after a mediocre start tot he summer. If he can have a good finish at the U.S. Amateur at The Country Club, can be on the short list of players that makes Team USA for the Walker Cup.
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Women's college golf preview, Oregon: A look at No. 27 Oregon before fall women's college golf season
We are counting down the top 30 women's teams heading into the fall college season. Today's story: No. 27 Oregon.
Men's college golf preview, Mississippi State: A look at No. 27 Mississippi before fall men's college golf season.
We are counting down the top 30 men's teams heading into the fall college season. Today's story: No. 27 Mississippi State.
Wednesday, August 7
Gary Woodland has had to deal with plenty of change over the past two years. Injuries. New coaches. New equipment. On-course struggles. But the changes he employed finally took effect last week in Reno, and now he is teeing it up at the PGA Championship again, full of his old confidence.
Leona Maguire, Stephanie Meadow, U.S. Women's amateur: Leona Maguire prevails in familiar friendly match
Conventional thinking may suggest that it’s more difficult to face a friend (or a sister) in match play, but Leona Maguire is used to it. Stephanie Meadow became her latest “friendly” victim on Wednesday at the U.S. Women’s Amateur.
Fox Sports and the USGA announced a 12-year agreement that will run through 2026, bringing the U.S. Open, U.S. Women's Open and U.S. Senior Open to the largest sports network since 1997. The deal is set to begin in 2015.
PGA Championship, Rory McIlroy: McIlroy identifies his problems on the course.
The first part of solving a problem, of course, is identifying it. Such obvious profundity would seem to bode well for Rory McIlroy. He now realizes he is a natural player who got too caught up in swing mechanics.
PGA Championship, J.J. Henry: After his friend Mark Brooks withdrew, Henry will make his eighth PGA Championship start.
On the surface, it had all the appearances of a cozy set of circumstances, but J.J. Henry said it was just happenstance. More than how he got into the 95th PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club – with the withdrawal of his friend, mentor and sometimes caddie, Mark Brooks.
Entering this week's PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club, Jim Furyk, 43, finds reason for optimism despite a rough season. He put a new Callaway FT Optiforce driver in his bag two weeks ago and likes the results.
Four Americans lead way early at British Seniors Amateur
Americans Brady Exber and George Zahringer share the lead at Royal Aberdeen after one round of the British Seniors Open Amateur Championship, but two-time defending champion Chip Lutz and fellow American Patrick Tallent are only one shot behind.
Georgia Tech, Shun Yat Hak, College men's golf: Turns professional after freshman season
Georgia Tech golfer Shun Yat Hak will not return to school in the fall. He has decided to turn professional.
Kendall Prince will take her talents to Arizona in the fall, but was able to get a taste of what she'll be up against with a 20-hole victor over Stanford's Casey Danielson at the U.S. Women's Amateur on Wednesday.
Oak Hill, host to so many marquee events, poses a brawny test for the PGA Championship this week.
PGA Championship, adidas Golf shoes, adizero Tour: Limited edition adizero's to be in play this week at Oak Hill.
A limited edition of adidas Golf’s adizero Tour will be in play this week at the PGA Championship at Oak Hill.
Two suspects have been apprehended in a string of burglaries at East Coast golf clubs in a classic crime of opportunity, according to the Star-Ledger of Newark, N.J.
Two suspects have been apprehended in a string of burglaries at East Coast golf clubs in a classic crime of opportunity, according to The Star-Ledger of Newark, N.J.
Golfweek obtained an e-mail sent to women's coaches that offers up several options for format changes to the NCAA Women's Championship, but coaches really have only one choice to maximize the opportunity of being on television.
Oak Hill’s greenside bunkers are filled with unusually coarse sand that will require players to make adjustments.
PGA Championship, Ian Poulter, Rory McIlroy: Poulter defends McIlory as he goes through adjustment period.
Ian Poutler is defending Ryder Cup teammate Rory McIlroy as he goes through an adjustment period with new equipment, new endorsement deals and new management.
College golf, Kathleen Takaishi, Nevada: Portland State's Kathleen Takaishi takes Nevada reins
Kathleen Takaishi has been named head women’s golf coach at the University of Nevada. Takasi, 37, spent the past five and a half seasons as the head coach at Portland State.
College golf, Andy Crabtree, Old Dominion: Andy Crabtree named head women's coach at Old Dominion
Old Dominion has hired Andy Crabtree, assistant women’s coach at Texas A&M, will serve as head women’s golf coach, beginning this fall. Crabtree spent the past two seasons with the Aggies.
Amateur roundup: Patrick Christovich wins 4th Louisiana Mid-Am
Patrick Christovich started the final round of the Louisiana Mid-Amateur one shot off the pace but shot a 68 to clinch his fourth consecutive title in the event.
Women's college golf preview, Texas: A look at No. 28 Texas before fall women's college golf season
We are counting down the top 30 women's teams heading into the fall college season. Today's story: No. 28 Texas.
Men's college golf preview, Baylor: A look at No. 28 Baylor before fall men's college golf season.
We are counting down the top 30 men's teams heading into the fall college season. Today's story: No. 28 Baylor.
PGA president Ted Bishop, an outspoken Indiana course owner, plies wit and wisdom in seeking to reverse golf's fortunes.
Tuesday, August 6
Daniel Popovic finished an astonishing 49 shots behind Tiger Woods at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational. Yet, he's smiling. The Aussie is returning home to his cancer-striken father after a four-month trek to fulfill his golfing dream.
Tiger Woods' steamrolling of the field at the WGC-Bridgestone had a very interested spectator -- his 4-year-old son, Charlie. He likes to emulate his father, but pops isn't going to force the game on him.
PGA Championship, Rory McIlroy: In charge of the Champions Dinner menu at Oak Hill as defending champion.
As defending champion, Rory McIlroy is in charge of the Champions Dinner menu at the PGA Championship. What on tap this year?
Yumi Matsubara, U.S. Women's Amateur, USGA: Japan's Yumi Matsubara sets Women's Am record with 64
A key to Yumi Matsubara’s bogey-free 64 on Tuesday was in Andrew Shaw’s pocket. Shaw, a 27-year-old local caddie, had to figure out how to communicate with a player who speaks no English, and quickly.
PGA Championship, Hunter Mahan: Making first start since becoming a first-time father.
Hunter Mahan is making his first start since his wife, Kandi, gave birth to the couples first child, Zoe Olivia.
PGA Championship, Adam Scott: Open Championship hurt more in 2013 than '12.
Adam Scott was in contention for the second consecutive year at last month’s Open Championship at Muirfield. But yet again, he struggled coming down the stretch to claim his first Claret Jug, bogeying four consecutive holes on Sunday.
Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson aren't the greatest of friends, and that's to be expected when dealing with the two most successful golfers of the 21st century. But, even as they age, the rivalry continues to fuel their overwhelming success.
PGA Championship, Billy Horschel: Scripted apparel from Polo Ralph Lauren for Oak Hill CC.
Billy Horschel and the Polo Ralph Lauren Golf team never seem to disappoint when it comes to scripted apparel for major championships.
TaylorMade's latest commemorative logo – part of a series celebrating major championships – pays homage to Rochester, a famous abolitionist and the golf traditions of Oak Hill.
PGA Championship, Justin Rose: Ashworth Golf scripted apparel for Oak Hill Country Club.
U.S. Open champion Justin Rose’s scripted apparel has been released for the PGA Championship.
Mizuno staff player Stacy Lewis won the Ricoh Women's British Open at the Old Course, earning her second career major.
PGA Championship, Webb Simpson: IZOD apparel for Oak Hill CC in Rochester, N.Y.
Webb Simpson’s scripted apparel for the 2013 PGA Championship at Oak Hill has been released.
Cindy Feng, U.S. Women's Amateur, USGA: Cindy Feng finds rhythm in nomadic amateur life
One of the most recurring questions in Yueer Cindy Feng’s young golf career has been in reference to her first name. It’s one nobody seems able to pronounce quite right, which is why Feng has developed a recurring answer.
PGA Championship, Brandt Snedeker: Peter Millar apparel for Oak Hill in Rochester.
Brandt Snedeker’s scripted apparel for the 2013 PGA Championship has been released.
Tiger Woods, 2013 PGA Championship: Woods was in the Oak Hill media center on Tuesday to answer questions.
Tiger Woods was in the PGA Championship media center at Oak Hill Country Club on Tuesday. Woods is looking for his 15th major in Rochester, N.Y. After a five-year drought, he hopes to get back in the majors winning circle.
Ben Tuthill has been named chairman of the Northeast Amateur Invitational, replacing Denny Glass, it was announced on Tuesday morning.
Ernie Johnson is best known for his work on NBA telecasts, though he also spent four seasons calling Atlanta Braves games with his father, Ernie Johnson Sr. He spoke recently with Golfweek’s Martin Kaufmann.
We are counting down the top 30 women's teams heading into the fall college season. Today's story: No. 29 Campbell.
We are counting down the top 30 men's teams heading into the fall college season. Today's story: No. 29 UCF.
PGA Championship, Keegan Bradley: Tommy Hilfiger apparel for Oak Hill.
Keegan Bradley’s apparel for the 2013 PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club has been announced.
Coming off a seven-shot victory at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational, Tiger Woods padded his lead in the Official World Golf Ranking.
Solheim Cup, European Team: ECCO named "Official Footwear Supplier" for team
The Danish footwear brand, ECCO, has been named the “Official Footwear Supplier” for the 2013 European Solheim Cup team.
Monday, August 5
Dawn Woodard, Meghan Stasi, U.S. Women's Amateur: Mid-ams Dawn Woodard, Meghan Stasi tame CC of Charleston
Dawn Woodard’s bright purple shirt, hat and golf bag contrasts sharply with the manicured turf at Country Club of Charleston. Her color choice is a bold statement of local prowess. Furman ties run deep for Woodard, the 38-year-old who even had Paladin head coach Kelley Hester on the bag.
The PGA of America is rolling out its Employee Talent Development Program, which tailors the golf industry’s primary learn-to-play initiative, Get Golf Ready, as a professional development offering to companies, large and small.
Tiger Woods leads oddsmakers' lists to win PGA Championship
Tiger Woods, as one might expect, leads the PGA Championship as the odds-on favorite to win according to Las Vegas oddsmakers.
In a move extending its commitment to the World Golf Championships, Bridgestone announced a 4-year deal continuing its title sponsorship of the invitational tournament at Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio.
Tiger Woods pushes WGC-Bridgestone ratings up
Despite opening a large lead with a 61 Friday, Tiger Woods pushed ratings for the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational broadcast up by about 155 percent for the weekend.
Check out images from the range at the 2013 PGA Championship at Oak Hill.
Emily Tubert, U.S. Women's Amateur, Charleston: Emily Tubert on the verge of great golf in Charleston
Emily Tubert is on the back end of a changing of the guard in women’s amateur golf.
Our staff of experts takes a look at the deep field list at the 2013 PGA Championship and offer up their predictions on who will take home the Wanamaker Trophy on Sunday at Oak Hill.
Lee Trevino, caddie recall win at Oak Hill in '68 U.S. Open
Lee Trevino's win at Oak Hill in the 1968 U.S. Open had several ramifications – among them a quickly built relationship with a caddie paired by blind draw.
Play our Major Challenge this week to compete for prizes such as a Big Green Egg, a Keurig Coffeemaker, Oakley gear, a SeeMore Putter, EA Sports games or grips from Golf Pride!
Shona Malcolm, Ladies’ Golf Union CEO, spoke with Golfweek’s Alex Miceli during the recent Ricoh Women’s British Open, which returned to the Old Course at St. Andrews.
Bulldog's Blog: Stacy Lewis' win caps great Scotland jaunt
From Elie to Kingsbarnes to, of course, St. Andrews, golf's spotlight on Scotland has brought plenty to the attention of our Alex Miceli.
Jordan Niebrugge wins Western Amateur, eyes Walker Cup spot
Jordan Niebrugge won the rain-delayed Western Amateur, capping an incredible three-week run by the Oklahoma State sophomore who now hopes for a Walker Cup berth.
We are taking the next 30 days to count down the top 30 men's teams heading into the fall college season. Up first: No. 30 Oregon.
We are taking the next 30 days to count down the top 30 women's teams heading into the fall college season. Up first: No. 30 Mississippi State.
Sunday, August 4
Tom Pernice Jr. holds off Jeff Sluman's charge, wins 3M
Jeff Sluman was on 59 watch for a while -- but his 62 wasn't enough to overtake Tom Pernice Jr., who shot 68 Sunday to win the 3M Championship in Blaine, Minn.
Rain stops Dale vs. Niebrugge Western Am final
Two lengthy weather delays Sunday will bring about a Monday finish as Jordan Niebrugge and Sean Dale compete for the 111th Western Amateur title.
Woodland wins Reno-Tahoe Open over Byrd, Romero
Gary Woodland won the Stableford-scored Reno-Tahoe Open by nine points over Jonathan Byrd and Andres Romero.
Fresno State hires Emily Milberger as women's head coach
Fresno State has hired Emily Milberger, who coached the last two seasons at Montana, as the Bulldogs' women's head coach, the school said Friday in a news release.
Winner's bag: Tiger Woods, 2013 WGC-Bridgestone
Here is a complete list of the clubs that Woods used to win the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational for the eighth time.
5 Things: Tiger Woods laps field at WGC-Bridgestone
Tiger Woods not only owns Firestone CC in Akron, Ohio, he owns WGC events. Here are 5 Things to Know about Tiger's victory Sunday at the WGC-Bridgestone.
5 Things: U.S. Women's Amateur, Sunday practice
From 10-year-old Lucy Li to a USC Trojans contingent to the U.S. Girls' Junior champ and more, here are 5 Things to Know from practice Sunday for the U.S. Women's Amateur in Charleston, S.C.
Greats of Golf adds smiles to 3M Championship
On a day of high-fives and hijinks, hugs and air kisses, it was tough to identify the best addition to this year's Greats of Golf at the 3M Championship.
How it Happened: Tiger Woods claims WGC-Bridgestone
Tiger Woods protected his commanding lead Saturday, his sometimes-erratic third-round paling in comparison to his 61 a day earlier at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational. Follow final-round highlights right here!
Michelle Wie, Gerina Piller earn Mallon's U.S. Solheim picks
U.S. Solheim Cup captain Meg Mallon hopes that playing in the 2013 Solheim Cup will provide Michelle Wie with a 'stepping stone,' while Laura Davies is passed over on the European side.
U.S. Women's Amateur, Country Club of Charleston: Groups and tee times: U.S. Women's Amateur stroke play
The 113th U.S. Women's Amateur begins Monday Aug. 5 at the Country Club of Charleston (S.C.). Stroke-play groupings and starting times.
Stacy Lewis becomes part of St. Andrews' history with Open win
Stacy Lewis had been telling everyone all week the Old Course was tailor-made for her game. Her birdie at the 72nd hole capped an 8-under week for a two-shot win.
How it Happened: Stacy Lewis wins Women's British Open
Na Yeon Choi begins Sunday with the same lead she had Friday night at the Women's British Open, as her third round was delayed at St. Andrews. Follow the third- and fourth-round highlights right here!
The 154 players who have qualified for the 95th PGA Championship, to be played at Oak Hill Country Club.
Morgan Pressel moves to Women's British lead through 54
Morgan Pressel's birdie at the 18th gave her a one-shot lead after three rounds of the Women's British Open – with another 18 to play today, Stacy Lewis found second place and three other major winners are within three shots.
A look at facts and figures prior to the start of the 2013 PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club.
A capsule look at 20 players expected to contend in the PGA Championship Aug. 8-11 at Oak Hill Country Club.
With the likes of Donald Ross, Robert Trent Jones Sr. and Tom Fazio all putting their fingerprints on Oak Hill East, the year's final major will have plenty of drama due to the course's intricacies.
Saturday, August 3
Sean Dale -- a Walker Cup hopeful and recent North Florida grad -- made his case for a spot on the U.S. squad with a 2-up victory over Patrick Rodgers on Saturday at the Western Amateur, sending the tournament's stroke-play medalist and two-time Walker Cup selection home a bit prematurely.
Gary Woodland will take a seven-point lead into the final round of the Reno-Tahoe Open, a tournament that features the modified Stableford scoring system.
5 Things: Tiger Woods hovers; trap lurks; more
Saying he started the day wanting to add to his seven-stroke lead, Tiger Woods failed along those lines – but not many others. Here are 5 Things to Know from Saturday at the WGC-Bridgestone.
WGC-Bridgestone Invitational: Tee times, final round
Tiger Woods brings up the rear of the field with a large lead and Henrik Stenson alongside Sunday in the final round of the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational. See all the pairings and tee times.
How it Happened: Tiger still commands WGC-Bridgestone
After a second-round 61, Tiger Woods built a seven-shot lead at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio. Now he'll try to emulate Friday's success and stretch his lead. Follow now!
St. Andrews slams field as Women's British Open faces delay
The Scots say “nae rain, nae wind, nae golf.” Well there was nae rain, plenty of wind, but there was nae third-round golf, at least for those in contention at the Women's British Open.
How it Happened: Women's British 3rd round on hold
Na Yeon Choi starts the weekend with the Women's British Open lead, while Inbee Park must begin her comeback today to keep Grand Slam hopes alive. Follow the highlights here!
Friday, August 2
Jeff Curl captures Connecticut Open in playoff
Jeff Curl's 35-footer for birdie to win in a playoff atoned for a missed par putt on the last hole of regulation at the 2013 Connecticut Open.
On a day when the second round of the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational produced one number that mattered above all, 61 – as in the score that put this tournament firmly in Tiger Woods’ grasp – let us focus on another number. Five. As in 5 Things of note from Friday at Firestone Country Club:
Tiger Woods was at his vintage best Friday – a stern-faced, steel-eyed, laser-shooting, flawless-putting machine who appeared to be on a mission. That mission ended in a second-round 61 and a seven-shot lead at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational.
Stanford's Patrick Rodgers medals at Western Amateur
The Stanford junior closed with a 3-under 69 – his fourth consecutive round in the 60s – earning him medalist honors with a Western Am qualifying-record 18-under 270.
Here are the third-round tee times for the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio.
Women's British Open: Tee times, third round
Na Yeon Choi will begin Saturday as the leader of the Women's British Open at St. Andrews by a shot, while Inbee Park, winner of three majors this year, tees off at 6:30 a.m. eight shots back of the lead. See all the tee times here.
Tiger Woods flirted with 59 during the second round of the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational before tying his course record with a 9-under 61 at Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio.
How it Happened: Choi leads Women's British Open
Solheim Cup hopeful Morgan Pressel made her way to the top of the leaderboard Thursday in Round 1 of the Ricoh Women's British Open, and Sweden's Camilla Lennarth followed her there. Both players shot 6-under 66 at the Old Course at St. Andrews.
Junior PGA Championship: Tyler McDaniel and Amy Lee claim one-shot victories at Trump National Golf Club.
Tyler McDaniel of Manchester, Ky., and Amy Lee of Brea, Calif., won the boys and girls division, respectively, of the Junior PGA Championship.
Na Yeon Choi chases second career major win, leads British
Na Yeon Choi seems to have found her putting stroke just in time in taking the Women's British Open lead, while Inbee Park has a long way to go this weekend if she's to keep Grand Slam-season hopes alive.
PGA Championship, Mickelson, Rose, Scott: Paired together for first- and second-round at Oak Hill.
The first three 2013 major winners – Adam Scott (Masters), Justin Rose (U.S. Open) and Phil Mickelson (Open Championship) – will be paired together for the first two rounds of the PGA Championship, Aug. 8-11 at Oak Hill Country Club in Rochester, N.Y.
Notes: Inbee Park 8 back; Stacy Lewis paces self; more
Inbee Park’s perspective on the week is very wise. Simply put: “If I face this kind of pressure, I’m not afraid of any kind of pressure from now on in my career.” Plus: Stacy Lewis paces herself; and more in our notebook.
Tiger Woods, PGA Championship 2013: Woods, Keegan Bradley, and Davis Love III paired together at Oak Hill.
Tiger Woods, Keegan Bradley and Davis Love III are paired together for the first and second rounds of the PGA Championship at Oak Hill Aug. 8-11.
Notes: Morgan Pressel's confidence; Angela Stanford's run; more
Morgan Pressel's caddie sees the young pro's confidence is back; Angela Stanford's trip pays off with a strong early run; plus more in Friday's Women's British Open notes
Laura Davies, Charley Hull fade as Miki Saiki takes lead in British
Laura Davies and Charley Hull disappoint in the Women's British Open and in regard to the Solheim Cup around the corner, while Miki Saiki takes the Open lead with Morgan Pressel and Suzann Pettersen on her heels.
In 1946, Sam Snead earned the Claret Jug for winning the Open Championship. Last week, that trophy fetched $262,900 at Heritage Auctions; in total, Snead's memorabilia netted more than $1.1 million.
A collection of Sam Snead memorabilia, including his 1946 Claret Jug, fetched more than $1.1 million at Heritage Auctions in Rosemont, Ill.
Rory McIlroy, 2013 PGA Championship: Nike Golf apparel for Oak HIll.
Rory McIlroy’s scripted apparel for the 2013 PGA Championship at Oak Hill has been released.
Tiger Woods, 2013 PGA Championship: Nike Golf scripted apparel for Oak Hill.
Tiger Woods’ scripted apparel for the 2013 PGA Championship at Oak Hill has been released.
Aldila Tour Green, Tour Blue golf shafts build on NV
The Aldila Tour Green and Tour Blue golf shafts are modern versions of Aldila’s highly successful NV shaft, containing the same taper profile as the original NV with a balance point that is slightly higher.
UST Mamiya Recoil iron shaft contains 19 layers
The UST Recoil iron shaft recently became available to consumers, and wood shafts are expected to follow.
Fujikura Speeder 757 shaft stiffened in key areas
Since its launch in Japan in 1997, the Fujikura Speeder 757 has become one of the most recognizable names among shafts.
Thursday, August 1
While Phil Mickelson and Brandt Snedeker struggled after recent victories, and Rory McIlroy played to level par, Webb Simpson made eight birdies in his Bridgestone debut to take the first-round lead at Firestone.
Junior PGA Championship, third-round: Jacob Solomon fires a 4-under 67 to take lead after 54 holes at Trump National.
Just as there is in the girls division, there’s a new leader in the boy division at the Junior PGA Championship. Jacob Solomon of Dublin, Calif., holds the third-round lead after a 4-under 67.
Stanford junior Patrick Rodgers shot 6-under 66 Thursday to take a four-shot lead after the third round of stroke play at the 111th Western Amateur Championship.
Oliver Horovitz is a smart guy, and not just because he matriculated at Harvard University. The author of “An American Caddie in St. Andrews: Growing up, Girls, and Looping on the Old Course” enrolled at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland for his gap year between high school and college. Now that is genius.
Here are the second-round tee times for the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio.
Tiger Woods is looking for his eighth title at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio, but first since 2009.
Tee times: Ricoh Women's British Open, Round 2
Groupings and tee times for the second round of the Ricoh Women's British Open.
After a few years of turbulence, Henrik Stenson is letting the good times roll.
How it happened: Lennarth catches Pressel for share of British lead
Perhaps the biggest storyline entering the Ricoh Women's British Open is Inbee Park's pursuit of a fourth major this season. Park tees off in the fourth group of the first tee, beside Beatriz Recari and Jodi Ewart Shadoff.
2013 PGA Championship, Jason Day, golf shirts, adidas apparel: Apparel for 2013 PGA Championship
Jason Day’s scripted apparel for the 2013 PGA Championship has been announced.
Tiger Woods opened the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational with a 4-under 66 Thursday.
Junior PGA Championship, Third-round: Gillman and Carlson tied for the lead at 4 under after 54 holes at Trump National.
Kristen Gillman and Abbey Carlson are tied for the lead in the girls division after 54-holes of the Junior PGA Championship at Trump National Golf Club. Both players are at 4-under 209 for the tournament.
Oliver Horovitz is a writer, filmmaker and caddie on the Old Course in St. Andrews, Scotland. His book, “An American Caddie in St. Andrews,” was published by Gotham Books in March, and is in stores now.
Ricoh Women's British Open, St. Andrews, Solheim Cup: Morgan Pressel fights Solheim demons to excel at St. Andrews
Morgan Pressel is trying to control her subconsciousness. She’s fighting a losing battle.
Follow the fourth round of the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio.
Inbee Park, Ricoh Women's British Open, St. Andrews: Inbee Park's St. Andrews opener derailed by rare 3-putts
An early-morning Scottish mist had rolled over the Kingdom of Fife as Inbee Park, the undisputed Queen of Golf for the moment, smiled cooly and yawned occasionally as she prepared to begin the first leg of her fourth major conquest of the season at 7:03 a.m.
Lucky draw: Lewis' early morning results in early success at St. Andrews
Stacy Lewis played the Old Course back to front, but she is in contention at the Ricoh Women’s British Open.
As a rule, any event played at "The Home of Golf" is a special one, and this week’s Ricoh Women’s British Open is no exception.
As a rule, any event played at "The Home of Golf" is a special one, and this week’s Ricoh Women’s British Open is no exception.
2013 PGA Championship, Rickie Fowler, golf shirts, Puma Golf apparel: Scripted outfits for PGA Championship at Oak Hill.
Rickie Fowler’s scripted apparel for the 2013 PGA Championship at Oak Hill has been released.