Sunday, March 31
The 93 players who have qualified and are expected to compete in the 77th Masters, to be played April 11-14 at Augusta National Golf Club.
Peter Thorseth won his first career AJGA title, while Karen Chung won her fifth at the Goodman Networks Junior at Traditions on Sunday.
Krystal Quihuis of Tucson, Ariz., won the Winn Grips Heather Farr Classic in a three-hole sudden-death playoff against Ester Lee of Norwalk, Calif.
George Cunningham and Brogan McKinnon won their respective divisions at the AJGA TaylorMade-adidas Golf Junior at Innisbrook.
Central Florida claimed the FAU Spring Break Championship at The Fountains Country Club in Lake Worth, Fla., on Sunday.
Virginia won the Bryan National Collegiate on Sunday by holding off No. 7 Arkansas at Bryan Park in Browns Summit, N.C.
It took a little more time than expected due to a long weather delay, but D.A. Points was up to the task, winning his second career PGA Tour title behind a 6-under 66 for a one-shot victory. He earned a spot in the Masters as well.
A look inside the bag of D.A. Points, the winner of the 2013 Shell Houston Open.
With the leaderboard looking more like a crazy ping-pong match all day, D.A. Points broke through for his second career PGA Tour victory behind a 6-under 66 on Sunday at the Shell Houston Open.
Austin Peay's victory at the Memphis Intercollegiate might be the biggest in program history, considering the field. Also: Don't forget Alabama, while the UCLA women have regrouped.
Henrik Stenson needed to finish at least in 13th place alone Sunday in the Shell Houston Open. He closed with a 6-under 66 for the clubhouse lead, assuring that he will be in the top 50 in the world at the end of the week.
Martin Jaramillo and Lauren Stephenson won their respective divisions at the AJGA Junior All-Star at Chateau Elan.
Marcel Siem of Germany shot a 2-under 70 to win the Hassan II Trophy by three strokes on Sunday. The 72nd-ranked Siem will wait for the results of the Houston Open to see if he'll reach the top 50, which would earn him a first spot at the Masters.
Starting the final round one shot back, Ariya Jutanugarn opened her final round with three birdies to leapfrog fellow teen Charley Hull to win the LET's Lalla Meryem Cup title.
Australian Scott Hend won the inaugural Chiangmai Golf Classic after a final-round 64 to beat South African Bryce Easton by three strokes at the Alpine Golf Resort on Sunday.
says Southwest Ireland teems with great links, but one maintains a unique place in golf lore -- Ballybunion.
Saturday, March 30
Take a look at the tee times and pairings for the final round of the Shell Houston Open.
Stanford won its own U.S. Intercollegiate on Saturday, finishing six shots ahead of runner-up TCU.
While Phil Mickelson and Rory McIlroy toil early, Stewart Cink and Bill Haas steal the show late with differing paths to the lead at the Shell Houston Open on Saturday.
Follow what's happening with Rory McIlroy, Phil Mickelson and the rest of the PGA Tour field in the third round of the Shell Houston Open on Saturday.
Forsyth (N.C.) Country Day's victory at the 2013 Palmetto Championship, replete with junior Ben Schlottman earning medalist honors, comes at bittersweet time as head coach Dennis Ring is leaving at the end of the season.
Scottie Scheffler of Dallas, Texas, has given a verbal commitment to play college golf at Texas in the fall of 2014.
Friday, March 29
"It's going to affect us, the amateurs and juniors, more," one Myers Park player says of the looming decision on a ban of anchoring putters, as his team tries to defend its Palmetto Championship crown.
While Rory McIlroy narrowly made it into the weekend after shooting 70 on Friday, the story after the first two rounds is Steve Wheatcroft, the Monday qualifier who leads the Shell Houston Open at 10 under. See how it all unfolded!
After two rounds of the Shell Houston Open, a surprise name sits atop the leaderboard with Steve Wheatcroft entering the weekend at 10 under. But Wheatcroft wasn’t the only surprise. Here are 5 Things you need to know from Friday’s second round in Houston.
After a second straight missed cut, the once-hot Brandt Snedeker enters his break before the Masters without an explanation for his woes. But he vows to be ready for the season's first major.
Valero Texas Open executive director Larson Segerdahl confirmed Friday that Rory McIlroy will play in the tournament next week in San Antonio.
With a 238-9-5 individual record since missing fall play, senior Tiffany Lua has pushed UCLA to finish in the top five in all four of her starts.
Stacy Lewis of the LPGA keeps in touch with her former Arkansas Razorbacks team, which might have gotten help from its home course in two LSU Classic wins.
Julien Brun, Justin Thomas move up the watch list for the Haskins Award to honor the top men's collegiate golfer, while Michael Kim remains at the top.
Thursday, March 28
The last time Arab (Ala.) played in the Palmetto High School Championship, they encountered deadly tornadoes shortly after returning home.
Rory McIlroy shot 1-over 73 in his first competitive round since losing his World No. 1 ranking to Tiger Woods. He trails leader D.A. Points by nine shots at the Shell Houston Open. See how it all unfolded.
After winning the LPGA's Kia Classic in a playoff, Beatriz Recari is willing to share her story of battling an eating disorder to spread awareness of how to fight the ailment.
Adams Golf's Super Idea DHy driving hybrid offers length and versatility, but flights the ball more like an iron, according to company officials.
SeeMore Putter is creating a putting institute to bring together teachers and golfers to dissect putting online and in person.
Jim Liu, Robby Shelton and Beau Hossler lead a talented field into the Terra Cotta Invitational April 5-7 at Naples (Fla.) National Golf Club.
College Men's Notebook: Duke senior Brinson Paolini shot 83 playing left-handed during the summer. The natural right-hander has been much better this season for the Blue Devils.
2012 Rolex Junior All-America Ashlan Ramsey joins the Golfweek.com staff as a player blogger for the 2013 junior golf season.
Wednesday, March 27
Check out the Round 4 leaderboard at the Shell Houston Open.
UCLA overtook Washington on Wednesday in the final round of the Anenue Spring Break Classic in Kapalua, Hawaii. the Bruins shot 12-under 276 in the final round at The Bay Course to win by four shots.
Already back on the path to success in European competition, Paul Casey returns to the place where he peaked on the PGA Tour, looking for another big step forward.
Vijay Singh, who has said he used deer-antler spray containing a substance banned by the PGA Tour, offered no explanation for his withdrawal from this week's Shell Houston Open.
Golfweek’s Midweek Report updates you on all the latest women’s college news and gives you a quick glance at what to look ahead to this weekend.
Golfweek’s Midweek Report updates you on all the latest men's college news and gives you a quick glance at what to look ahead to this weekend.
Yvonne Zheng has earned a spot in the Symetra Tour’s next Florida stop, the Guardian Retirement Championship at Sara Bay, to be played April 26-28 in Sarasota, Fla.
The Legends Junior Challenge will feature a field of 30 girls divided into 10 threesomes. A past Kraft champion will play in each group instead of an LPGA legend, as in last year’s event.
Check out images from our David Dusek from the range at the Shell Houston Open.
Tuesday, March 26
Dustin Johnson, Keegan Bradley and Rory McIlroy will make up the featured group for the first two rounds at the Shell Houston Open. Check out the tee times.
Inside the March 29, 2013 issue of Golfweek.
Odyssey is busy on the PGA Tour with players either switching to new Versa putters or requesting Versa paint jobs on their existing putter models (the Versa putter head has alternating sections of black and white).
Surely, Tiger Woods is at the forefront of golf fans' minds after his winning week in Orlando -- but this week, thoughts turn to Rory McIlroy in Houston.
An opening round of 6 under carries the Oregon Ducks men's golf team to a win in its host event, topping the SMU Mustangs by 3.
Duke, ranked No. 9 by Golfweek, won the Hootie at Bulls Bay Intercollegiate on Tuesday, while North Carolina State’s Albin Choi fell two shots short of his fifth victory of the season.
Notre Dame won the Briar’s Creek Invitational on Tuesday, by finishing eight shots ahead of runner-up Maryland.
The Palmetto High School Golf Championship takes place March 28-30 in Myrtle Beach, S.C., and will include 41 teams from around the country.
A strong showing at Tavistock Cup, where Webb Simpson earned medalist honors amid strong winds at Isleworth, has the U.S. Open champion hoping he's rounding his game back into shape.
The Junior Invitational at Sage Valley has unveiled its new-look website, just a month away from hosting its third annual tournament on April 26-28.
Tiger Woods, a day after winning the Arnold Palmer Invitational to regain the World No. 1 ranking, will take part in today's Tavistock Cup, teeing off at 11:05 a.m. in an 18-hole stroke-play singles competition. Follow now!
The original oversized SuperStroke was designed to take hands out of the stroke. That innovation has led to an array of putting grips and growing popularity on the pro tours.
Calling it the first high MOI-style blade putter, TaylorMade officials showcased the latest addition to its Spider family of putters.
None of the 24 contestants among the Multimillionaires Boys Club was spared the playful needle Tuesday at hoity-artsy Isleworth. Golf could use more of the clowning and fun on a regular basis.
Two-time Asia-Pacific Amateur champion Hideki Matsuyama announced he will turn pro next month, according to Japanese media reports.
While Keegan Bradley is the cumulative favorite this week by our fantasy panel, but it is one pick that stands out: Rory McIlroy. Is the World No. 2 ready to return to the winner's circle?
Rory McIlroy heads to this week's Shell Houston Open no longer the world's No. 1 golfer, having ceded the spot to Tiger Woods, but he takes it as a natural, cyclical downturn.
Callaway has unveiled the X Hot 3Deep fairway wood, which is intended primarily for golfers seeking a second driving club off the tee.
In a world dominated by video games, the new EA Sports Tiger Woods PGA Tour '14 game offers an opportunity to not only have fun, but learn about the game from its legends.
Bubba Watson is all settled into his new home in Isleworth, and it's already been a great feeling for the defending Masters champion, who is taking part in his second Tavistock Cup, his last event before a return trip to Augusta National.
Monday, March 25
Between the opening of his new restaurant in Lake Nona, Fla. and a busy schedule on the course, Graeme McDowell now sets his sights on his second major victory.
The 2012 Haskins Award winner and Alabama star, Justin Thomas, joins the Golfweek.com staff as a player blogger for the 2012-13 college golf season.
See what this week's winners had in their bags.
Tiger Woods says "it feels good right now" - but that might be an understatement after he closed out yet another impressive victory at Arnie's Place, says Beth Ann Baldry.
Tiger Woods returned to No. 1 in the Official World Golf Ranking after his victory at the Arnold Palmer Invitational. Woods last held the top spot on Oct. 30, 2010. The Arnold Palmer was his third victory of 2013.
A look inside the bag of Tiger Woods, the winner of the 2013 Arnold Palmer Invitational.
Tiger Woods completed his seasons-long comeback on Monday, putting on another dominating performance at Bay Hill to win his third PGA Tour title of the season and ascending back to No. 1 in the world in the process.
The Azalea Invitational, considered the official kickoff of the amateur golf season, took over headlines across the country this weekend as one of the year’s top fields took aim at The Country Club of Charleston.
A look at Tiger Woods' 77 career professional victories, including Monday's eighth career title at the Arnold Palmer Invitational.
Tiger Woods fired a 2-under 70 to secure a two-shot victory over Justin Rose on Monday at Bay Hill, winning his third PGA Tour title of the 2013 season.
Jackie Van Meter won the Golfweek Junior Tour event at Old Fort Golf Club at Murfreesboro, Tenn., on March 24.
Jacob Solomon of Dublin, Calif., won the Future Collegians World Tour event at San Ramon (Calif.) Golf Club March 24.
Alabama’s Cory Whitsett won the individual title at the Linger Longer on March 24.
Alabama, No. 2 in the Golfweek/Sagarin College Rankings, won the Linger Longer Invitational at Great Waters Golf Course in Eatonton, Ga.
Tubert’s victory at the LSU Classic was the fifth individual title of her college career.
Arkansas won the LSU Classic for its first team title since 2010.
Rory McIlroy will spend part of his week before the Masters on a humanitarian mission in Haiti .McIlroy also made a trip to Haiti before going to the U.S. Open in 2011 where he won his first major at Congressional with a record score.
Southwest Airlines and Adams Golf form mutually beneficial partnership to pursue their independent marketing objectives.
Despite a 4-foot par miss on 18, Michael Allen held off Bernhard Langer to win the Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic on Sunday.
Sunday, March 24
It took two extra holes on Sunday evening at the Kia Classic, but Beatriz Recari earned her second career LPGA victory with a birdie on her third trip down Aviara Golf Club’s par-4 18th hole.
Ed Loar has bounced back well from his heartbreak at last year’s Q-School. The lefty from Oklahoma State won the Louisiana Open on Sunday and has taken over the No. 1 position on the Web.com Tour’s money list.
Check out Tracy Wilcox's incredible photos from Sunday's wicked weather at Bay Hill.
Sheila Johnson, former co-founder of BET, now is a USGA Executive Committee member. She represents a potential catalyst who has the wherewithal to ignite interest among golf's most underrepresented constituents.
Virginia Tech used an 11-under 277 to distance itself from North Florida for a 19-shot victory at the Furman Intercollegiate at the par-72 Furman University Golf Course.
Arkansas won its first event since 2011 on Sunday with a 10-shot victory at the LSU Golf Classic.
Chattanooga's Steven Fox, the U.S. Amateur champion, made his second PGA Tour start of the year at the Arnold Palmer Invitational. He'll play in the Masters next month.
The Tavistock Cup will become a one-day, 18-hole singles stroke-play format on Tuesday. Play will occur on Monday, but no results will count toward the Cup.
Officials called play at the Arnold Palmer Invitaional for the day after a tornado watch went into effect for Orange County, bringing huge gusts of wind and torrential downpours. Play will continue at 10 a.m. Monday.
Cory Whitsett and his Alabama teammates claimed Linger Longer victory on a familiar Great Waters track.
After tornado-like storms passed through Bay Hill on Sunday, play has been canceled for the day and players will return to their positions on the course at 10 a.m. EDT on Monday. Tiger Woods leads by three. See how it all unfolded.
Bubba Watson tied his career-best round at Bay Hill with a 5-under 67, finishing just before the leaders teed off and the wind machine started on Sunday.
Lovers of classic links like Royal Porthcawl should watch this year’s U.S. Open at Merion with interest. A successful staging at Merion should provide food for thought for those who would love to see Royal Porthcawl one day host the Open Championship.
Thailand's Kiradech Aphibarnrat shot a 2-under 70 on Sunday to beat Eduardo Molinari by a stroke and win a Malaysian Open shortened to 54 holes after constant rain interruptions.
The Azalea Amateur was shortened to 36 holes on Sunday, and Austin Langdale of Townville, S.C., was declared the winner.
New Mexico sophomore Gavin Green finished 22nd in the Malaysian Open on Sunday, his second consecutive top-25 in an event on a major pro tour. The Malaysian Open was co-sanctioned by the European and Asian tours.
Beatriz Recari drove the green on the 285-yard 16th hole to set up a 4-foot eagle putt and finished with a 3-under 69 on Saturday for a two-stroke lead in the Kia Classic.
Saturday, March 23
Led by Cory Whitsett, Alabama charged out to an eight-shot lead after the weather-delayed opening round Saturday in the Linger Longer Invitational at the Great Waters Golf Course at Reynolds Plantation.
Corey Pavin joined Bernhard Langer, Roger Chapman and Joe Daley atop the second-round leaderboard. All four took advantage of Fallen Oak's soft greens and ideal windless conditions to join a crowded leaderboard that features 14 players within three shots of the lead.
Tiger Woods was less-than-thrilled with his bogey-bogey-bogey finish on Friday. So, he went home and watched college basketball. All of it. On Saturday, he returned as the terminator, taking control of a tournament that he simply owns.
After three rounds of the Arnold Palmer Invitational, a familiar face sits atop the leaderboard. But some big names lurk close behind Tiger Woods, including Rickie Fowler, who will look to reverse his recent final-round troubles.
Here are the final-round tee times and pairings for the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill.
Tiger Woods fired a 6-under 66 - including his third eagle of the week - to jump into the lead at the Arnold Palmer Invitational on Saturday. See how it all happened.
Using a new putter and hitting fairway after fairway, Keegan Bradley seems to have figured out the tough Bay Hill track and is now in contention to make a run on Sunday at the Arnold Palmer Invitational.
Thailand's Kiradech Aphibarnrat led the Malaysian Open at 11 under when third-round play was suspended Saturday because of another series of thunderstorms at Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club.
Paula Creamer shot a 4-under 68 on Friday to trail Beatriz Recari by one stroke after two rounds of the Kia Classic at Aviara.
Friday, March 22
Take a look at the tee times and pairings for the third round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill Lodge & Club.
Justin Rose and Bill Haas are your co-leaders halfway through the Arnold Palmer Invitational. The pair is at 9-under 135, one shot ahead of the reigning rookie of the year John Huh. Here’s 5 Things you need to know from the second round at Bay Hill.
Tiger Woods closed with three straight bogeys to finish with a 2-under 70 Friday at the Arnold Palmer Invitational. He'll enter the weekend five shots back of leader Justin Rose. See how it all unfolded Friday at Bay Hill.
Jordan Spieth has officially joined the PGA TOUR as a special temporary member for the remainder of the 2013 season.
Bill Haas, who attended Wake Forest on an Arnold Palmer Scholarship, shot a bogey-free 66 Friday morning and is in position to become the first scholarship recipient to win the Arnold Palmer Invitational in the 35 years it has been played at Palmer’s Bay Hill Club & Lodge.
Amelia Lewis' nickname is 'Globetrotter,' because when her swing gets loose she sees a lot of the golf course. Lewis also has done quite a bit of globetrotting when it comes to playing golf tournaments.
Phil Mickelson’s trip to Bay Hill Club & Lodge was a littler shorter than he expected. After rounds of 73-79, Mickelson is on his way to see swing coach Butch Harmon before heading to Houston next week.
Credit K.J. Choi for a large part of John Huh’s success this week. A five-hour bunker lesson at Choi’s home club in Texas has led to a perfect 5 for 5 in sand saves at the Arnold Palmer Invitational. It helped vault Huh to a 8-under 136, one shot behind Bill Haas early Friday.
Chirapat Jao-Javanil and the No. 3-ranked Oklahoma Sooners show why they are rising in the rankings under head coach Veronique Drouin-Luttrell.
The 2012 Haskins Award winner had been in a funk with his golf game for a while, but after picking up his second win of the season at the Schenkel Invitational, it puts him back into the conversation to repeat as the Haskins award winner.
The conditions are near perfect at Bay Hill – temperatures in the 70s, clear skies and a light breeze – in what promises to be another interesting day at the Arnold Palmer Invitational. Here's what the players are saying after their rounds.
Last winter, Jaclyn Sweeney landed a job as a diner hostess to earn some extra income – a reality check that has done wonders for the Symetra Tour player.
Stacy Lewis, who took over the No. 1 ranking from Yani Tseng after winning the LPGA Founders Cup in Phoenix on Sunday, shot a 2-under 70 and was four shots behind leader Jane Park at Aviara.
Thursday, March 21
Justin Rose took a two-shot lead after the first round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational while Tiger Woods is lurking and Phil Mickelson and Brandt Snedeker are struggling.
An equipment change and high expectations played into John Huh's early-season struggles, but his 5-under 67 on Thursday at the Arnold Palmer Invitational showed glimpses of having a bit of fun again.
With the morning wave facing windy and cold conditions, but the course drying out before the afternoon groups, it promises to be an interesting day at the Arnold Palmer Invitational. Here's what the players atop the leaderboard are saying . . .
Playing through a neck injury that he sustained picking up a towel coming out of the shower in Los Angeles, Bill Haas challenges for lead, only to fall back with two closing bogeys.
Tiger Woods, searching for a second straight title and eighth overall at Bay Hill, fired an opening-round 69 Thursday morning. He trails leader Justin Rose by four shots. See how it happened!
Tiger Woods didn't like his drives or his irons, his distance or his trajectory Thursday. Sure, he putted well, but he trails Justin Rose - who put together a complete round - by four shots at Bay Hill.
Recent Dartmouth grad Peter Williamson shot an 11-over 83 at Bay Hill Club & Lodge on Thursday during the first round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational in his first PGA Tour start.
Sean O'Hair, taking advantage of a sponsor exemption that he wrote and asked Arnold Palmer to extend, and Ryo Ishikawa shoot 69s at Bay Hill to put missed cuts out of mind.
Innisbrook architect Larry Packard, nearly 101, has worked – and lived – following a few simple rules . . .
Inside the March 21, 2013 issue of Golfweek:
Follow the Round 4 leaderboard at the Arnold Palmer Invitational.
Wednesday, March 20
Reigning U.S. Amateur champion Steven Fox has played in only two spring college tournaments, and his schedule isn't looking much better for the rest of the season.
Yani Tseng overslept on Wednesday and missed her 9:10 pro-am tee time. As a result, Tseng was withdrawn from the Kia Classic, per LPGA regulations.
Tiger Woods could return to No. 1 in the Official World Golf Ranking with a win this week at the Arnold Palmer Invitational. Rory McIlroy’s early-season struggles and Woods’ two wins have put the top spot back within Woods' reach.
From Tiger Woods to Kate Upton, iced tea to anchoring putters, Arnold Palmer still has opinions to share.
Dow Finsterwald, who forged a friendly rivalry with Arnold Palmer 65 years ago, has seen the game’s most beloved ambassador at his best.
Alabama, New Mexico and Florida State put up strong performances including the Crimson Tide's runner-up finish at the Southern Highlands and New Mexico's win at the Don Puckette NIT.
Alabama and Purdue lead women's golf's top teams this week, while Chirapat Jao-Javanil, Oklahoma and Annie Park lead the top players.
A look inside the bags of PGA Tour players on the range at the Arnold Palmer Invitational.
Ye Wocheng, a 12-year-old from Dongguan in the Guangdong province, qualified for the China Volvo Open on Tuesday to become the youngest player to qualify for a European Tour event.
In his first major decision as U.S. Ryder Cup captain, Tom Watson announced Wednesday that he will relinquish one of his four captain's picks for the 2014 matches at Gleneagles in Scotland.
Arnold Palmer bought Bay Hill Club & Lodge because he loved the golf course and wanted it for his own, not having any idea where it all would lead. Now, his invitational has been a staple of the Florida Swing for 35 years.
Ally McDonald has started to cement herself in the Mississippi State record books. And she’s only a sophomore. She has finished in the top 10 in five of seven tournaments this season.
Callaway Golf has announced that it plans to have the new, four-piece Hex Chrome+ golf ball in pro shops on April 19. It will be positioned as a tour-quality ball for mid- to fast-swinging golfers who want to maximize distance.
Tuesday, March 19
A look at the first- and second-round tee times and pairings for the 2013 Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill in Orlando, Fla.
In a nod to one of college golf's fading traditions, Bradley and Yale met Monday at Streamsong Resort in an event as unusual as their surroundings here on a reclaimed phosphate mine: a dual match.
It should come as no shock that Tiger Woods is the overwhelming favorite at this week's Arnold Palmer Invitational. But our panel thinks there are a couple of other big names to keep an eye on, as well. Predictions . . .
Francesco Molinari agreed to use special Pirelli grips on his Nike clubs. He chose grip manufacturer Lamkin because he already felt comfortable using Lamkin’s i6 3GEN grips.
You think 36-hole days are long? Those are just figurative marathons. UCLA assistant men’s golf coach completed a real one, the Los Angeles Marathon, this past weekend.
"Just a freak little thing," a media representative of the broken ankle J.B. Holmes suffered recently while he was rollerblading for exercise with his fiancee.
Wisconsin claimed its second team victory of the season on Tuesday at the BYU at Entrada Classic. The Badgers finished 54 holes at Entrada at Snow Canyon in St. George, Utah, with a 24-over 888 total.
Registration is open for Golfweek’s West Coast Junior Invitational. The tournament will be played May 17-19 at Longbow Golf Club in Mesa, Ariz. Keep track of the field here.
A pulled rib muscle got Brandt Snedeker out of lifting boxes while his family moved into a new home. Healthy and back on the PGA Tour, he's ready to attack Bay Hill – and Augusta too.
Two days after Stacy Lewis claimed the No. 1 spot in the Rolex Rankings, Omega has announced its sponsorship of the LPGA player. Lewis won the RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup on March 17, her second consecutive LPGA victory and the seventh of her career.
A 54-60 wedge configuration of differing brands helped carry Kevin Streelman to his first PGA Tour win at Tampa Bay
John Hurley got married Saturday in Houston, drove Sunday to Lafayette, La., and qualified for the Louisiana Open on Monday.
The Masters rainout of 2003 is memorable for several reasons – while the Florida Swing on the PGA Tour produces hints that Augusta is just around the corner, and Tiger Woods bears down on Bay Hill.
Field work for the Rio 2016 golf course began March 19. Designer Gil Hanse and a crew of six workers are onsite clearing non-native vegetation by hand.
Monday, March 18
Camilla Hedberg has been a big part of Florida's success this season.
Winner's Circle: March 11-17, 2013
A couple of Walker Cup candidates and a Masters invitee are among the top golfers headed to this week's Azalea Invitational in Charleston, S.C.
Brad Dalke joins the Golfweek.com staff as a player blogger for the 2013 junior golf season. Check out his blog about his spring-break trip to Louisiana.
After months of speculation, Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn made their relationship official on March 18 via social media.
The Florida Swing is drawing to a close, as are opportunities to qualify for this year’s Masters. Players can earn invitations to Augusta National by winning one of the next three PGA Tour events or being in the top 50 of the Official World Golf Ranking on April 1.
The Crimson Tide, No. 2 in the Golfweek/Sagarin College Rankings, won the Schenkel Invitational by 10 shots over No. 4 Texas.
Thomas won the Schenkel Invitational on March 17, beating Texas' Brandon Stone by three shots.
Alabama won its second team title in as many weeks at the Gator Women’s Invitational.
Jao-Javanil, the defending NCAA individual champion, won a fifth career college title at the Gator Women’s Invitational.
Jose Narro of Altamira, Mexico, fired rounds of 76-72 at the Texas Junior Golf Tour’s Traditions Spring Break Invitational at A&M to win by one shot.
Hannah Wood of Centennial, Colo., won the Kathy Whitworth Invitational on March 12 at Mira Vista Country Club in Fort Worth, Texas.
Jacksonville freshman Cyril Suk won the Florida Azalea Amateur by one shot after holing an 8-foot birdie putt on the final hole.
Jordan Spieth saw a PGA Tour window of opportunity and put Web.com Tour status at risk – then took full advantage with strong showings in Puerto Rico and Tampa Bay.
Sunday, March 17
David Frost won the Toshiba Classic on Sunday, shooting a 65 to defeat Fred Couples by five strokes and tie the tournament record of 19-under 194 set by Jay Haas in 2007.
Kevin Streelman earned his first PGA Tour victory Sunday at the Tampa Bay Championship, shooting a final-round 67 to finish two shots ahead of Boo Weekley. The win came in Streelman’s 153rd career PGA Tour start.
Stacy Lewis won the RR Donnelley Founders Cup by three strokes Sunday, and in doing so supplanted Yani Tseng as No. 1 in the world.
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A look inside Kevin Streelman's bag this week at the Tampa Bay Championship.
New Mexico rallied for the team title while TCU's Julien Brun won his sixth career individual crown at the Don Puckette National Invitational Tournament at Omni Tucson (Ariz.) National.
What if the professional golf tours held a very simple, draft day-like event to give instant access to a few college players? It inspired Lance Ringler's Weekly Top 5.
Kevin Streelman took plenty of chances on the back-nine on Sunday, leading to a 4-under 67 and his first PGA Tour victory. See how it all happened at the Tampa Bay Championship.
Purdue edged second-round leader Vanderbilt in Sunday’s final round of the Insperity Lady Jaguar Intercollegiate to win a second team title this season.
Alabama picked up a three-shot victory at the Gator Women’s Invitational on Sunday -- its second victory in as many weeks for the Crimson Tide, and both had a hold-your-breath quality.
Florida State swept the team and individual titles at its own Seminole Intercollegiate, clearing Mississippi State by seven shots behind Daniel Berger's medalist performance.
Alabama sophomore Justin Thomas won the Schenkel Invitational on Sunday for his second victory of the season, while the Tide won their third team title of the season.
Bifurcation is the big word on everyone’s lips these days, but one form already seems to exist, as players continue to pay little attention to pace-of-play, including Sunday at the Avantha Masters.
David Frost maintained a one-stroke lead over Fred Couples in the Champions Tour's Toshiba Classic, eagling the final hole Saturday for a 5-under 66.
The Secret Grip, with a tungsten insert in the butt cap of the grip, serves as a counterbalance. Advocates, including Jack Nicklaus, say it slows the hands during the swing and promotes accuracy.
Saturday, March 16
Any momentum Stacy Lewis gained from a 10-foot birdie putt on the 18th hole was later erased by a rules infraction. Lewis was penalized two strokes under Rule 13-4 after her caddie, Travis Wilson, tested the surface of a fairway bunker on the 16th hole with his feet.
Justin Leonard hasn't won since 2008, Kevin Streelman is looking for this first PGA Tour win and George Coetzee got into the field on an exemption. The co-leaders can't relax with the likes of Luke Donald and Jim Furyk within two shots.
First- and second-round leader Shawn Stefani, along with Adam Scott, K.J. Choi and Jason Dufner among others, all fell back on Moving Day at the Tampa Bay Championship. Kevin Streelman, Justin Leonard and George Coetzee now lead. See how it happened!
A group of six Duke players - and their coach - headed out west for some good tournament golf (Southern Highlands) and some bonding time, including a Coyotes-Kings NHL game.
David Frost broke par for eighth time in 10 Champions Tour rounds this year, shooting an 8-under 63 on Friday to take a one-stroke lead over Fred Couples after the first round of the Toshiba Classic.
South African Thomas Aiken shot a 10-under 62 to lead in the Avantha Masters by three shots after three rounds on Saturday.
Friday, March 15
5 Things: A shot behind 36-hole leader Shawn Stefani, PGA Tour veteran K.J. Choi is experiencing a bit of a revitalization in 2013, and Copperhead might just provide the arena for his first win since 2011.
Shawn Stefani fired a 1-under 70 on Thursday to retain a one-shot lead over K.J. Choi and Adam Scott. See how it all happened.
The field for the 2013 Arnold Palmer Invitational has been set, and 28 of the top 40 in the world will visit Bay Hill in Orlando, Fla., next week.
As a kid, Stacy Lewis never dreamed of being the No. 1 player in the world. That was an adult goal, and one that’s closer than ever to becoming reality.
Adam Scott, who fired a 6-under 65 Friday at the Tampa Bay Championship, is still looking for that elusive major victory, but is confident his game is in a state that makes him dangerous at Augusta National next month.
In the next month, an unusually large number of college players will have the opportunity to play in LPGA events, and that’s mostly thanks to tournament sponsors.
After withdrawing from the Tampa Bay Championship prior to his second-round tee time due to illness, Bud Cauley has now failed to reach the weekend in five of seven starts on the PGA Tour this season.
Since TaylorMade released the Spider putter in 2008, the company has added several models to its arachnid family. On April 15, it'll release its most stable design yet – the ultra-high MOI Daddy Long Legs.
Inside the March 15, 2013 issue of Golfweek:
After two victories in a week, Cal's Michael Kim has become the clear favorite to garner the 2013 Haskins Award. Our third Watch List of the spring . . .
Our Tracy Wilcox visited Streamsong Resort, built in central Florida, and left with these incredible images.
His newfound fame as designer of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games course hasn't softened Gil Hanse's commitment to build courses in the field. He's most at home when strapped into the seat of a bulldozer.
Thursday, March 14
Ai Miyazato shot 30 on the back nine at Wildfire Golf Club to notch a tournament-record 9-under 63 on a warm spring day at the RR Donnelley Founders Cup.
On a day when most players sputtered near even-par, Shawn Stefani ran out of the gates with an opening 6-under 65 to take a commanding two-shot lead at the Tampa Bay Championship.
Shawn Stefani fired a 6-under 65 to lead the Tampa Bay Championship by two shots as players struggled on a cold and windy day at Innisbrook. See how it all happened.
With a ban on anchored putting methods looming, Odyssey Golf is trying to create clubs that will give golfers all the benefits of a belly or broomstick putter without having to be affixed to their bodies - hence the Tank putter.
Former collegiate All-Americans, Patrick Cantlay, Peter Uihlein and Jordan Spieth are making the transition to the professional game look fairly simple.
Working as a door-to-door salesman for his stepbrother's business, Washington junior Trevor Simsby finds a new appreciation for life as a college golfer.
Rory McIlroy once had trouble keeping up in workouts with girlfriend Caroline Wozniacki, she says, but the tables have turned.
Sophomore Manon Gidali led Arizona to its third team title this season at the Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational. The Wildcats finished 25 shots ahead of Ohio State.
PGA Tour Latinoamerica’s second season begins Thursday with the Mexico Open. Web.com Tour status will be awarded to the top five finishers on the Order of Merit, with the leading money earner winning the Roberto De Vicenzo Award and earning fully-exempt status on the Web.com Tour.
Check out the Round 4 leaderboard at the Tampa Bay Championship.
Wednesday, March 13
There was a time when Laura Diaz said she’d never look at Dottie Pepper the same. Now, the two will serve alongside each other as assistant captains for the 2013 U.S. Solheim Cup team.
U.S. Solheim Cup Captain Meg Mallon announced Laura Diaz as her second assistant captain Wednesday at the RR Donnelly Founders Cup.
Eclipsing four starts in which the Buffaloes couldn't get near a top-10 finish, Colorado won at Bandon Dunes to return to its early-season winning ways.
When the LPGA tour returns to Texas this spring for the first time in more than 20 years, the field will include a healthy number of college players.
Jordan Spieth grows toward his first PGA Tour victory, while Tiger Woods rejuvenates his No. 1 form even if the computers don't see it, Jeff Rude writes.
Hybrids typically have a curved face that some players feel imparts too much spin on the ball. To address that issue, Titleist has created the 712U, a flat-faced hybrid that’s winning a following on tours.
Welcome to Golfweek’s Midweek Report. We wanted to use this hump day to update you on all the latest college news and give you a quick glance at what to look ahead to this weekend.
Juniors William Brueckner and Casie Cathrea have added their names to the illustrious list of San Francisco City Championship winners.
A dominant victory at Southern Highlands bolsters the Cal men's No. 1 ranking, while Michael Kim won that tournament as well as the Fresno State Lexus Classic.
Padraig Harrington will keep a busy travel schedule from here to Augusta. Come this time of year, all thoughts turn to the quest for a green jacket.
Natalie Gulbis has withdrawn from the RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup, the first domestic event on the LPGA schedule, as she recovers from malaria.
Hannah Wood, a 17-year-old from Colorado, won the Kathy Whitworth Invitational on March 12. It's the biggest victory of her career.
A week after a star-studded field at the WGC-Cadillac Champioship, there are still 15 of the top 30 in our Golfweek/Sagarin Rankings playing at Tampa this week. Yet, Retief Goosen is the one getting all the fantasy love.
Tuesday, March 12
Mississippi State won its second tournament of the year at the Tiger Invitational on Tuesday at Grand National’s Lake Course in Opelika, Ala.
San Diego State won the Lamkin Grips San Diego Classic on Tuesday at San Diego Country Club in Chula Vista, Calif.
At the WGC-Cadillac Championship at Doral, Tiger Woods captured his second win of the year and his first WGC victory since 2009.
Here are the tee times and pairings for the first round of the Tampa Bay Championship at Innisbrook Resort's Copperhead course.
No time for a playoff, so Arkansas and Kent State share top honors at the General Hackler Championship while Oliver Goss and Taylor Pendrith are co-medalists.
California is having an impressive season, but take a look at some more numbers for you to wrap your head around.
Max Homa, a senior star at California, will be blogging for Golfweek.com all season long, giving you insight into what goes on behind the scenes with the Golden Bears.
Jorge Garcia, 17, made the cut in his first PGA Tour start at the Puerto Rico Open, 'a really great week' for the Miami native.
The 54-player field at the Junior Invitational at Sage Valley is set and is highlighted by 7 of the top 10 players in the Golfweek/Sagarin Rankings.
"They pulled, I pushed, and we got him out of there," a playing partner says of rescuing a golfer who fell in a sinkhole and dislocated his shoulder after an 18-foot drop near St. Louis.
Two teams – Oak Tree National and Primland – will be added to this month's Tavistock, running the number of teams from four to six and adding big names such as Rickie Fowler and Fred Couples.
With three different golfers earning individual titles, the Campbell Fighting Camels women's team has won five of its eight events this season.
The 2012 Haskins Award winner and Alabama star, Justin Thomas, joins the Golfweek.com staff as a player blogger for the 2012-13 college golf season.
Derek Castillo, of Yorba Linda, Calif., has given a verbal commitment to play college golf for UNLV in 2016.
Lyle Anderson, the man who shaped much of modern-day Scottsdale, Ariz., only to lose control of much of his real estate empire in 2008, plans to break ground next month on Sierra Reserve, a 223-acre development next to the Golf Club Scottsdale.
Monday, March 11
Winner's Circle: March 4-10, 2013
Christian De La Cruz, of San Antonio, has given a verbal commitment to play college golf at Texas A&M in 2014.
If Tiger Woods can defend his title at the Arnold Palmer Invitational, he could regain the World No. 1 spot that he has occupied for 545 weeks over the course of his career.
Bubba Watson, one of the longest hitters on the PGA Tour, has a driver grip as big as a Sequoia. Ping's Tour technician, Daniel Udd, explains the custom work done for the 2012 Masters Champion.
Bud Cauley grew up sneaking out onto TPC Sawgrass at dusk. Now the PGA Tour sophomore has been added to the EA Sports Tiger Woods PGA Tour '14 game and took to Sawgrass to promote the game's new night golf feature.
Sophia Molinaro is the second Molinaro sister to excel in women's college golf. It's a name you should know.
Matthew Mahle of Lexington, Ky., won the Golfweek Junior Tour event at Cherry Blossom on Sunday.
Emilia Migliaccio of Cary, N.C., won the Peggy Kirk Bell Girls’ Golf Tour’s N.C. University Classic on Sunday.
California won its eighth team title of the season at the Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters on Sunday by 13 shots.
Patrick Rodgers picked up his third victory of the season at the Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters.
Fourth-ranked Alabama rallied to successfully defend its Darius Rucker Intercollegiate title on Sunday at Long Cove Club in Hilton Head Island, S.C.
Sophomore Noemi Jimenez won her second-straight individual title on Sunday at the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate.
Sunday, March 10
Austin Connelly has given a verbal commitment to play college golf for SMU. Connelly also made unofficial visits to Georgia, Alabama, Auburn and Arizona State.
California has done it again. The No.1-ranked team in the Golfweek/Sagarin College Rankings won its eighth title of the season at the Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters on Sunday by 13 shots in Las Vegas, Nev.
Florida sophomore Eric Banks couldn't even walk up the stairs at his home after open-heart surgery last June. Now, less than 10 months ago, Banks is back competing for the Gators on the golf course.
Tiger Woods shot 71 Sunday to win the World Golf Championships-Cadillac Championship by two shots over Steve Stricker. Here are 5 Things you need to know from Woods’ victory.
Coastal Carolina earned its first victory of the season Sunday by edging Iowa State at the Purdue Mount Vintage Invitational.
Kevin Kisner closed with a 4-under 68 Sunday to win the Chile Classic and earn his second career title on the Web.com Tour.
Scott Brown's birdie on the 72nd hole of the Puerto Rico Open gave him his first PGA Tour win, while Fabian Gomez faltered and Jordan Spieth's late surge came up short.
To say Colorado’s victory Sunday at the Bandon Dunes Championship was a surprise would be a bit of an understatement.
Oklahoma built such a lead in the first round of the Clover Cup that no other team could catch up. The Sooners claimed the team title on Sunday by 18 shots.
Three PGA Tour starts. Two wins. Tiger Woods couldn't have asked for a better start to his season in the U.S., firing a 1-under 71 to clear Steve Stricker by two strokes to win the WGC-Cadillac Championship at Doral on Sunday. See how it happened.
With a final round 71, Tiger Woods held off Steve Stricker by two strokes and claimed victory Sunday at the WGC-Cadillac Championship at Doral. He used the following Nike equipment to earn his 76th PGA Tour title.
Alabama successfully defended its Darius Rucker Intercollegiate title on Sunday at Long Cove Club on Hilton Head Island, S.C.
Rory McIlroy showed a refreshing brand of humility while bouncing back at the WGC-Cadillac Championship at Doral, Alistair Tait says.
Ernie Els, citing a hip injury, withdraws from next week's Tampa Bay Championship on the PGA Tour
It was good enough to earn Donald Trump’s approval. Rory McIlroy received a thumbs-up and congratulations from Doral’s owner after dissecting his final-round 65 for the press.
As the postseason approaches, it’s time to take a little bit deeper look at college golf, and specifically at the .500 Rule.
Saturday, March 9
Cal shot 8-under 280 to build an 11-shot lead at the Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters on Saturday in Las Vegas.
Fabian Gomez and Scott Brown will enter the final round of the Puerto Rico Open in unfamiliar territory atop the leaderboard. Here are 5 Things you should know.
Here are the tee times and pairings for the final round of the WGC-Cadillac Championship.
Tiger Woods doesn't give up 54-hole leads very often and never has given up a four-shot lead heading into Sunday. That means all pursuers are rooting for a Sunday hurricane at the WGC-Cadillac Championship, says Jeff Rude.
Tiger Woods is in command after shooting 67 Saturday at the WGC-Cadillac Championship. He’ll start the final round with a four-shot lead over Graeme McDowell. Here’s 5 Things you need to know from Saturday at Doral:
Tiger Woods ran his tournament birdie total to 24 with seven on Saturday and he'll enter Sunday leading by four shots at the WGC-Cadillac Championship.
Rory McIlroy followed a 3-under 69 Friday with a 71 on Saturday, and the World No. 1 finally looks as if he's starting to turn things around on the golf course.
Friday, March 8
Cal shot 3-under 285 on Friday to take the first-round lead at the Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters. Stanford's Patrick Rodgers leads individually.
With the season’s first major just weeks away, Cobra Golf announced its Masters-themed commemorative: 1,800 AMP Cell Limited Edition drivers.
Here are the tee times and pairings for the third round of the WGC-Cadillac Championship at Trump Doral
The stars have come to play at the WGC-Cadillac Championship and Tiger Woods is winning the heavyweight battle so far in Doral.
Vijay Singh is in the field for next week's Tampa Bay Championship, indicating that he has not been suspended by the PGA Tour for his use of deer antler spray.
Led by leader Tiger Woods, six of the top eight players on the leaderboard after Friday's second round of the WGC-Cadillac Championship have won majors. That should set up an exciting weekend at Trump Doral. Here's 5 Things you need to know from Friday.
The last time Graeme McDowell's game and attitude were in sync like this? The 2010 U.S. Open. Feeling good, McDowell finds himself in contention at Trump Doral.
The theme at the halfway point of the PGA Tour’s Puerto Rico Open has been go low or go home. Here are 5 Things to know from Friday's second round at Trump International Puerto Rico.
Tiger Woods made eight birdies Friday en route to a 7-under 65 to take a two-shot lead at the WGC-Cadillac Championship. See how it happened!
UCLA will field teams for both the Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters and Bandon Dunes Championship this weekend.
When searching for an explanation for Stanford’s so-far flawless spring, one can look no further than the team’s short-game statistics.
Through an arrangement with the China Golf Association, Greg Norman will help shape that country's golf program in preparation for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Thursday, March 7
The Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters held in Las Vegas is one of the strongest fields in all of college golf at the tough Southern Highlands Golf Club. Heading into the tournament, the top three teams in the Golfweek/Sagarin College Rankings are coming off victories in their last tournament.
A look at Golfweek's Best next best 100 modern courses.
A look at the Golfweek's Best Next 100 Classic Courses.
A look at our state-by-state Best You Can Play courses.
Courses built after 1960.
World No. 1 Rory McIlroy looks every bit the part of a "work in progress" as he's said, while playing partner and world No. 2 Tiger Woods is tied for the lead at Doral.
Low scores atop Doral leaderboard don't tell story for whole field after first round of WGC-Cadillac Championship.
Forty of 65 players in the WGC-Cadillac Championship break par, including five tied for the lead at 66, in the first round as a lack of wind leaves Doral's Blue Course exposed.
For the second time in 2013, the Rory & Tiger Show were in full effect - this time with different storylines for each player. Tiger finished at 6 under and a share for the lead, while Rory finished the day at 1 over par. See how it happened with the Tracker.
When the USGA and R&A settle the anchoring debate, don't expect the decision to come down to a popularity contest. In fact, it's fair to anticipate the proposed ban taking effect.
Yani Tseng took over 1,000 days off from Twitter, but decided to rejoin the conversation on Jan. 24 for her 24th birthday. Nine days into her return, she asked @gcmorningdrive why she had never been invited to the studio.
This weeks addition of the men's college notebook highlight the coaching tenure of Fresno State's Mike Watney, who is retiring at season's end. See what kind of life he's lived at Fresno State and what else he's done for the golf community.
Arkansas freshman Gabriela Lopez won her first collegiate title on Feb. 25 at the Westbrook Invitational in Peoria, Ariz. Here's a quick five questions with Lopez after her win.
Ben Schlottman, of Advance, N.C., has given a verbal commitment to play college golf at Auburn in 2014.
Connor Greenleaf, of Windham, N.H., has given a verbal commitment to play college golf at Boston College in 2014.
Follow the Round 4 leaderboard at the WGC-Cadillac Championship at Doral.
Tim Clark broke his monthslong silence on the proposed ban on anchoring and shed light on the presentation he gave at a PGA Tour players' meeting Jan. 21 to preserve the stroke.
Check out Golfweek's Best Classic Courses. These courses were built before 1960.
Wednesday, March 6
Seeking a Presidents Cup format similar to the one used in Ryder Cup while citing differences in the world golf rankings, Nick Price and Ernie Els are among those who see their case rejected.
Welcome to Golfweek’s Midweek Report. We wanted to use this hump day to update you on all the latest college news and give you a quick glance at what to look ahead to this weekend.
Michael Thompson used 13 Ping clubs en route to capturing the Honda Classic, his first career PGA Tour victory.
Tiger Woods has won four PGA Tour starts since he withdrew from last year's WGC-Cadillac Championship at Doral, citing leg pain. It's a winning percentage rivaling that of his career peak.
Ever since the great essayist Jack Whitaker retired after a long career with CBS and ABC, there has been no obvious candidate to fill the yawning void he left behind. Jimmy Roberts will attempt to do so with his new monthly series "In Play."
Here are the updated Palmer Cup Rankings as of March 6. The top six golfers in the new ranking at season's end from both the United States and Europe shall be among the 10 in the selection for each team.
Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods and Geoff Ogilvy have differing priorities this week at Doral during the WGC-Cadillac Championship.
South Africa’s Justin Harding is one of three players who will be making their debuts in The Open Championship at Muirfield.
The Bruin Wave Invitational makes two consecutive victories for the Trojans, while the Juli Inkster Spartan Invitational is the third consecutive for the Cardinal.
Bubba Watson says he's repairing his swing while still trying to regain weight and energy after an illness earlier this year.
Apologies and regrets offered, Rory McIlroy would like to leave his role as a soap opera actor and return to his position as the world’s top-ranked golfer.
What did Rory McIlroy have to say in his midweek press conference at the WGC-Cadillac Championship? See what he said Wednesday at Trump Doral:
Tuesday, March 5
Take a look at Friday's tee times at the WGC-Cadillac Championship:
USC, No. 1 in the Golfweek/Sagarin College Rankings, won the Bruin Wave Invitational at El Caballero CC in Tarzana, Calif., on Tuesday over host No. 22 UCLA.
Golfweek’s No. 1 team, California, won for the seventh time this season at the Fresno State Lexus Golf Classic at Belmont CC in Fresno, Calif., on Tuesday.
Nova Southeastern's women's golf team won the Peggy Kirk Bell Invitational for the fifth straight year -- 34 strokes ahead of second-place Lynn.
North Carolina State claimed its first title of the season at the USF Invitational on Tuesday at Lake Jovita Golf and Country Club in Dade City, Fla.
Stanford won the Juli Inkster Spartan Invite at Almaden Golf and Country Club in San Jose, Calif., on Tuesday.
Jack Nicklaus will visit a potential Presidents Cup host site during an 18-day trip across the Pacific.
Charleston, S.C., PGA professional Terry Florence died Monday after fighting cancer at age 63, reports say.
Illinois, No. 20 in the Golfweek/Sagarin College Rankings, won the Louisiana Classics at Oakbourne CC in Lafayette, La., on Tuesday for its second win of the season.
Check out photos from David Dusek, as he roams the range for the newest gear in the bag of the PGA Tour's best.
With Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods in action this week at Doral, it'd be logical that one of our panelists would pick one of them. But that's not the case. Take a look at our predictions.
2012 Rolex Junior All-America Ashlan Ramsey joins the Golfweek.com staff as a player blogger for the 2013 junior golf season.
Max Donohue of Sioux Falls, S.D., has given a verbal commitment to play college golf at the University of Arizona in 2014.
The No. 1 Cal men’s team took a detour on its way to Las Vegas this week. The Bears are playing the Fresno State Lexus Classic on Monday and Tuesday before play begins Friday at the Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters, one of the top events of the year.
Billy Horschel might have shot 81 on Saturday, but the struggles of Tucker Anderson - son of his coach Todd Anderson - have the young up-and-comer realizing that life shouldn't be taken for granted.
Sure, he can be brash. But in his Doral shake-up, Donald Trump shows a detail-driven style and devotion to a big vision.
Monday, March 4
Now that the 90-day comment period regarding the proposed anchoring ban is over, the U.S. Golf Association and the R&A – which received an earful from many of golf’s leaders – have a few things to consider. The game’s governing bodies released statements March 1, saying the comment period that ended Feb. 28 has been “very constructive.” Now, golfers worldwide – professional and amateur – are left to see what’s next.
Nick Sparling of Dublin, Ohio, has given a verbal commitment to play college golf at Ohio State in 2014.
They wore Seve on one sleeve and their hearts on the other, which is what you get with the Band of Brothers that is the European Ryder Cup team. Always.
If watching film of Jack Nicklaus’ unforgettable 1986 Masters win never grows old, there is a remarkable way to enhance the experience: Watch Jack Nicklaus watch scenes of that glorious victory.
Winner's Circle: Feb. 25 - March 3, 2013
Ken Kennerly, head of the Honda Classic since after the 2006 event, has overseen tremendous growth in the PGA Tour's annual stop in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. Our Alex Miceli catches up with the Honda Classic tournament director.
In every way possible for Pompano Beach, its new municipal Pines Course is a return to sound basics of the game.
Today’s La Costa emphasizes fun over fanaticism, even on its hallowed Dick Wilson-designed layout. Beneficiary of a $10 million renovation, the former North Course is now far more friendly to the eye, if a couple of strokes more difficult.
Golf Pride's green Victory grip popularized slip-ons and transformed the category. Though it's no longer available at retail, its legacy has shaped Golf Pride's evolution as a leading grip maker.
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Corey Pereira, of Cameron Park, Calif., fired rounds of 69-71 to win the FCWT at La Costa Resort & Spa on March 3.
Luiza Altmann, of Brazil, won the FCWT at Saddlebrook Resort on March 3.
The Ospreys, No. 16 in the Golfweek/Sagarin College Rankings, won the John Hayt Invitational.
Kevin Phelan, a senior from Waterford, Ireland, won his first career title at the John Hayt Invitational, finishing four shots ahead of teammate Sean Dale.
USC, the top-ranked team in the Golfweek/Sagarin College Rankings, needed an extra hole to fend off No. 16 UCLA at the Allstate Sugar Bowl on Feb. 26 at English Turn Golf & Country Club in New Orleans.
Alice Kim, a sophomore from Honolulu, won her first career title on Feb. 26 at the UC Irvine Invitational.
The U.S. Golf Association announced the sectional qualifying sites for the 2013 U.S. Open Championship. The 11 U.S. sectional qualifying sites will be conducted over 36 holes on June 3. Japan and England will host international qualifying on May 27.
For Michael Thompson, a mindset of 'go struggle' led to a Honda Classic trophy -- and some security when it comes to worries about his future on the PGA Tour.
Patrick Hallisey of Wethersfield, Conn., has given a verbal commitment to play college golf at Boston College in 2014.
Michael Thompson's first PGA Tour victory led to a career-best position in the Official World Golf Ranking. He moved from 114th to 45th after winning the Honda Classic.
It's official – the European Tour is supporting the R&A's proposed ban on anchoring, according to a statement released March 4 by tour chief George O'Grady.
From her thrifty ways to the Curtis Cup match that helped her garner confidence in herself, Peggy Kirk Bell, 90, is a true pioneer in not only golf, but also in life.
Sunday, March 3
Patrick Cantlay secured his first professional victory on Sunday, firing a 5-under 66 in the final round of the Web.com Colombia Championship to clear the field by four shots.
Michael Thompson bested a trying PGA National layout and a star-studded field to earn his first PGA Tour title at the Honda Classic. Here are 5 Things to take away from the tournament . . .
Reeve Whitson claims the Spanish Amateur crown with a 4-and-3 win over Neil Raymond, perhaps working toward playing in the Walker Cup for the Great Britain & Ireland team.
After the Official World Golf Ranking was updated with results from the Honda Classic, Michael Thompson and Geoff Ogilvy found out they will be making the drive from PGA National in West Palm Beach, Fla., to nearby Trump Doral in Miami for next week’s WGC-Cadillac Championship.
In a field of superstars, a man who never had won on the PGA Tour conquered PGA National on Sunday. Michael Thompson outlasted the tough track to win the Honda Classic on Sunday. See how it all unfolded.
A lot of opinions have emerged from the professional side of the game regarding the USGA's proposed anchoring ban, but what are college coaches saying?
Dawie Van Der Walt became the fifth South African winner in 10 European Tour events this season with his two-shot victory at the Tshwane Open on Sunday.
Inside the March 1, 2013 issue of Golfweek
American Stacy Lewis won the HSBC Women's Champions on Sunday for her sixth career LPGA title, overcoming two bogeys and some shaky putting on the back nine to hold off South Korea's Na Yeon Choi.
Saturday, March 2
The Honda Classic began with the world’s top two players in the field. Its final pairing will feature two players chasing their first PGA Tour victory. Luke Guthrie and Michael Thompson are tied for first at 8-under 202, two shots ahead of a major champion (Geoff Ogilvy) and former World No. 1 (Lee Westwood).
Here are the final-round tee times and pairings for the Honda Classic at PGA National's Champion Course in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.:
The Honda Classic began with the world’s top two players in the field. Its final pairing will feature two players chasing their first PGA Tour victory.
Reverse was the order of the day at the Honda Classic on Saturday, as most of the field could never find the right gear, falling backwards. But 2009 Honda Classic champion Y.E. Yang found the conditions to his liking, and on "moving day" did just that.
Tiger Woods decided to stick around for the weekend, and fired his third consecutive 70 at PGA National. He sits eight back of the leaders, Luke Guthrie and Michael Thompson. See how Moving Day at the Honda Classic played out.
The wind was a huge factor in Saturday's third round at PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., says Brendan Steele and Tiger Woods.
South Africa's Charl Coetzee will take a one-stroke lead into the third round of the weather-delayed Tshwane Open in Centurion.
Stacy Lewis had to share the lead with Na Yeon Choi at the HSBC Women's Champions after the South Korean birdied the 18th hole in a rain-delayed third round Saturday.
Friday, March 1
Here are the third-round tee times and pairings for the Honda Classic at PGA National's Champion Course in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.:
It was a bizarre day at PGA National. The World No. 1 literally walked off the course. The World No. 2 had to fight just to stick around for the weekend. See how it all happened.
Take a look at 5 Things from the second round of the Honda Classic at PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
Tiger Woods won’t be joining Rory McIlroy for another Sunday game at Medalist. Woods’ weekend tee times will be at PGA National. He made the cut at the Honda Classic. Barely.
Lee Westwood is enjoying some home cooking this week. The newly-minted South Floridian carded a 2-under 68 to reach the halfway point at 6-under 134 at the Honda Classic.
The top two players on the leaderboard - Luke Guthrie at 9 under and Michael Thompson at 8 under - play similar games. Both are medium-length hitters who keep the ball in play and rely on strong putting.
Notebook: From Oklahoma State's Kelsey Vines moving up to No. 1 in the Sagarin Rankings to Gonzaga's Alice Kim winning the UC Irvine Invitational and getting an LPGA exemption into the Kia Classic.
The No. 1 golfer on the planet sure doesn’t appear anything near it these days. On a chilly, overcast Friday morning at PGA National, the bubbling pot that has been Rory McIlroy’s rugged 2013 season finally spilled over in frustration.
Cal's Michael Kim retains the top spot in our Haskins Award Watch List, although Texas' Brandon Stone made up some ground, as did Cal teammate Joel Stalter.
With industry veterans at the helm, Oban is building its shaft business with one word in mind: premium. Company officials say they're all about top-tier performance for a top-tier price.
The TaylorMade Lethal is the company’s new five-piece ball — featuring two cores, two mantle layers and an outer cover.
Phil Mickelson says that the spin and control of the Callaway Hex Black Tour golf ball are superlative around the green -- and that he is driving the ball farther than ever.
The Bridgestone E5 is for golfers seeking a ball with higher trajectory; the E6 is for players who want to hit the ball straighter; and the E7 is a distance ball.
Sewing up the only loose end to its schedule, the PGA Tour announced that EverBank will serve as presenting sponsor of the Tampa Bay Championship.
With a second straight tournament title under their belts, the USC men are showing signs of greatness so far this spring.
Thailand's Kiradech Aphibarnrat shot a 9-under 63 Friday to win a 36-hole Asia regional qualifying tournament for this year's British Open. Hideki Matsuyama, Daisuke Maruyama and Wu Ashun also qualified.
Stacy Lewis made six birdies to shoot a 6-under 66 and take a two-stroke lead after Friday's second round of the HSBC Women's Champions.