Steve Stricker had surgery Tuesday on a bulging disk in his lower back to alleviate pain in his hip area, the Associated Press has reported.
From Rory McIlroy's dominance to Bubba Watson's Masters victory, here are some of the best photos from the 2014 PGA Tour season.
Eyebrows were raised when Nanna Madsen recently left the University of South Carolina halfway through her freshman year to try to earn a Ladies European Tour card.
Images from the 2014 NCCGA Fall National Championship, played Nov. 15-16 at Dancing Rabbit Resort's Azaleas and Oaks courses in Philadelphia, Miss.
Wilson Furr, widely considered one of the top recruits in the Class of 2017, verbally committed to Alabama on Friday.
Check out photos of boys junior golfers signing their national letter of intent during the early signing period for the Class of 2015.
Gabriel Lench added a South Beach International Amateur title to his resume on Monday, thanks in large part to a final-round 67 at Miami Beach Golf Club.
Australian Antonio Murdaca finished the Asia-Pacific Amateur seven shots clear of the field to earn the trophy and an invitation to the 2015 Masters.
As 2014 draws to a close, Bradley S. Klein reflects on some of the courses that were notable this year.
Renowned golf course designers gathered at Kiawah Island Golf Resort Nov. 9-11 for the Golfweek Architecture Summit.
Karrie Webb - on her boat in Boynton Beach, Fla.
Published on December 16, 2013
Nancy Lopez shares a laugh with Pat Bradley and Beth Daniel during Golfweek's Legends Roundtable during the Legends Tour at Innisbrook.
Jodi Ewart Shadoff with her husband Adam Shadoff with her two dogs, Bacon and Zia, in her Sarasota home.
Former president George W. Bush congratulates USA's Todd White at No. 11 after he made birdie on Saturday of the 2013 Walker Cup at National Golf Links of America in Southampton, N.Y.
Birds swarm around No. 18 during the 2013 Walker Cup at National Golf Links of America in Southampton, N.Y.
Matt Fitzpatrik holds the Havemeyer Trophy on the side of the 15th green where he won the 2013 U. S. Amateur at The Country Club.
Garrett Rank, caddie for Corey Conners, gets airborne at No. 3 attempting to see the green during the semifinals at the 2013 U. S. Amateur at The Country Club.
Emma Talley shares the Robert Cox Trophy with her dad who caddied all week after winning the 2013 U. S. Women's Amateur at Country Club of Charleston.
Delin Feng signals to his daughter, Yueer Cindy Feng, for the direction of her shot during the final round of match play at the 2013 U. S. Women's Amateur at Country Club of Charleston.
Alison Lee sits in a medics cart having her nosebleed tended to at No. 4 during the semifinals of match play at the 2013 U. S. Women's Amateur at Country Club of Charleston.
Emma Talley celebrates her birdie at No. 16 during the quarterfinals of match play at the 2013 U. S. Women's Amateur at Country Club of Charleston.
Annie Park, a sophomore at University of Southern California and current NCAA Individual Champion.
An overwhelmed Scottie Scheffler leaves the final hole of the day with the U. S. Junior Amateur trophy during the finals of the 66th U. S. Junior Amateur Championship at Martis Camp Club.
Jessica and Nelly Korda at Coquina Beach in Bradenton Beach. Nelly played in her first U. S. Open with her big sister and tour player, Jessica.
Alabama's Justin Thomas mobs head coach Jay Seawell after they won at the 2013 NCAA Championship at Capital City Club Crabapple Course.
Cal's Max Homa can't contain his emotions after Cal loses to Illinois during the semifinals of match play at the 2013 NCAA Championship at Capital City Club Crabapple Course.
Cal's Max Homa gives Brandon Hagy a big hug after Hagy closed out his match during the quarterfinals of match play at the 2013 NCAA Championship at Capital City Club Crabapple Course.
The Elf on the Shelf
Brad Dalke during the 2013 U.S. Junior Amateur at Martis Camp Club in Truckee, Calif.
A sign stops cars passing the first tee during the quarterfinals of match play at the 2013 NCAA Championship at Capital City Club Crabapple Course.
PGA Tour winner, Billy Horschel at Plantation at Ponte Vedra near his home.
Tiger Woods wins his eighth Arnold Palmer Invitational victory at Bay Hill.
Spectators take cover as storms rip through the final round at Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill.
Tiger Woods, representing Team Albany, blows a bubble with his gum while waiting on the tee box at No. 3 during the Tavistock Cup at Isleworth Country Club.
USC Trojans won by 21-shots at the 2013 Women's NCAA Championship.
Arnold Palmer and longtime friend, Dow Finsterwald at Bay Hill Lodge and Club in Orlando. Palmer holds up a Sports Illustrated issue with model Kate Upton on the cover.
Hole No. 7 on Blue at the Streamsong Golf Course.
Donald Trump at Doral Golf Resort and Spa.
Legends, Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer and Gary Player gather with a larger group of Major Champions for a picture prior to the Devon Quigley Pro-Am at the Floridian.
USC's dominance in women's college golf is one of many highlights from the 2013 women's college golf season.
One of the most impactful teams of the 2013 season? The Alabama Crimson Tide. The Tide won its first golf national championship in May and has continued to win this fall.