On a leaderboard packed with talent, 46-year-old Steve Stricker has emerged as the perfect figure to cast in the role of Rocky Balboa.
Hitting 18 greens in regulation in a round is so rare that the USGA is still researching how often it has been done in U.S. Open play.
The Hogan 1-iron returned to Merion Golf Club for the first time since the day Ben Hogan hit one of golf’s iconic shots in the 1950 U.S. Open.
Barber had battled health issues in recent years, including stomach cancer. “Golf has lost a great man and competitor,” Tour commissioner Tim Finchem said.
During the U.S. Open, USGA president Glen Nager unveiled a pace-of-play public-education campaign designed to combat one of the most significant threats to the game.
A deluge of rain has stacked the deck against feisty, old Merion Golf Club. But this is old hat for a course that has raised questions of whether time has passed it by each time it has hosted the Open.
Al Geiberger, 'Mr. 59,' recently sold the memorabilia associated with his record round, but now he has the visual archives to last a lifetime
To some pros, withdrawing once your U.S. Open qualifying chance dwindle is pragmatic, simply good business. If you’re not going to make it, save your energy. But this is also their job.
The wait was worth it as Scott Langley made his first hole-in-one, while Kevin Sutherland kept his cool and earned medalist honors at U.S. Open Sectional Qualifying in Memphis, Tenn.
Eddie Merrins recently spoke to Golfweek about his tenure as UCLA coach, his best team and the quality he believes is the key to success.
Though Esteban Toledo hung up his boxing gloves for health reasons, he still possesses a fighter’s spirit that carried him to his first Champions Tour victory.
Acting "for the Good of the game," the USGA and R&A announced the adoption of Rule 14-1b, which prohibits anchoring the club in making a stroke.
USGA executive director Mike Davis, USGA president Glen Nager and USGA Rules Committee chairman Mark Newell field questions about the anchoring ban.
With no status on the PGA Tour, 2010 U.S. Amateur champ Peter Uihlein boldly went where few Americans go anymore. Uihlein took the fork in the road and joined the Challenge Tour, the European Tour’s developmental circuit.
Ken Venturi, winner of the 1964 U.S. Open and the voice of golf for CBS Sports for 35 years, died Friday afternoon.
Graeme McDowell went nearly two years in between wins on the PGA Tour, making it back to the winner's circle behind accepting the way he needs to play the game and learning how to deal with his fame.
In a Q&A with Golfweek's Adam Schupak, Steve Mona, executive director of the World Golf Foundation, outlines the industry's five-year plan to grow participation to 30 million by 2017.
Ken Venturi, who overcame severe dehydration on the final day to win the 1964 U.S. Open, has been hospitalized recently with an infection following a surgical procedure and will be unable to attend the World Golf Hall of Fame induction ceremony.
After sewing up his PGA Tour card at Q-School late last year, Billy Horschel boldly predicted he would win his first Tour title this season. Sunday at TPC Louisiana, he did.
From runner-up D.A. Points to Monday qualifier Ken Looper to 2009 U.S. Open champ Lucas Glover and beyond, here are 5 Things to Know about the Zurich Classic – beyond Billy Horschel's win.
From Lucas Glover's 2-under 70 atop the leaderboard to 14-year-old amateur Tianlang Guan's high round of the day, here are 5 Things to Know about the third round at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans.
Tianlang Guan made five birdies on a rain-soaked, 7,425-yard-long layout that forced him to hit fairway woods and hybrids into several greens after averaging 262 yards off the tee.
Jim Colbert and Bob Murphy stormed from behind to win the Demaret Division of the Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf in a sudden-death playoff over Frank Beard and Larry Ziegler on Tuesday. Here are 5 Things you need to know.
Lee Trevino says his round alongside Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player in the Demaret Division of the Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf is something he’ll always treasure.
If seeing Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player hit ceremonial tee shots at the Masters brought a smile to your face, get ready for an even bigger treat at this week's Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf.
Matt Kuchar’s name on the Masters leaderboard once again is no illusion after he birdied all four par-5s and posted a 3-under 69 during Saturday's third round.
Dow Finsterwald isn’t sure whether the story of his two-stroke penalty at the 1960 Masters influenced the Committee’s decision regarding Tiger Woods, but the similarities make an argument that past precedence existed.
Marc Leishman knows that the stakes are high at the Masters, but the Australian refuses to put Tiger Woods or any of the other stars on the leaderboard on a pedestal.
David Lynn, a 39-year-old veteran of the European Tour and rookie on the PGA Tour this season, said it had taken “a golfing lifetime” to reach Augusta after leading for a while during the first round of the Masters.
From female membership at Augusta National to new Masters qualifying criteria and an adjusted cut line, here are 5 Things discussed by chairman Billy Payne on Wednesday:
The PGA Tour hasn’t had a scratch-handicap prankster like David Lynn since the days of the late Payne Stewart slipping bananas into Paul Azinger’s shoes.
European Ryder Cup hero Ian Poulter, 37, is confident he will be feel similar good vibes at crunch time during the Masters.
Mike Weir has won only twice since the 2003 Masters, the latest in 2007, and his brand of precision golf has abandoned him. He missed the cut in all 14 tournaments he entered in 2012, and his Tour privileges have been reduced to playing out of the “past champion” category.
It was at Augusta in 1958 that Arnie's Army was born. It's now 2013 and "Pete's Army" is being formed. The regular on the Web.com Tour, John Peterson, who qualified by tying for fourth at the 2012 U.S. Open had tee shirts designed for the week.
Moving Day at the Valero Texas Open turned out to be hang on for dear life. Winds whipping up to 25 mph swirled, switched directions and wreaked havoc. But that didn't stop Billy Horschel from coming out with the 54-hole lead. He shot 70 on Saturday for a two-shot lead heading into Sunday. Here are 5 Things from San Antonio.
While Billy Horschel jumps out to a two-stroke lead at the Valero Texas Open on Friday, Rory McIlroy closes with three straight birdies on the strength of reaching greens in regulation.
Valero Texas Open executive director Larson Segerdahl confirmed Friday that Rory McIlroy will play in the tournament next week in San Antonio.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Adam Schupak says Rory McIlroy, despite his current struggles, is making a run at becoming a versatile pitchman. The latest evidence: a deal with Bose Corp.
As controversy continues to swirl around the proposed anchoring ban, its effect already is being felt in the marketplace: Sales of long and belly putters are way down.
Golfweek's Adam Schupak sits down with the patriarch of Ping, John Solheim, who shares his thoughts on a wide range of topics, from the Solheim Cup to the proposed anchoring ban.
Founder's grandson on the demise of the APL: "It became apparent that there was so much overlap with the U.S. Amateur that a lot of the spirit of the APL got lost in the state of the game these days. So I do understand, but I am sad about it."
Public Links, private concerns. Launched nearly a century ago as the workingman's championship, the U.S. Public Links has evolved into a proving ground for future pros.