Charlie Sifford never dreamed he would visit the White House. Monday afternoon, in front of hundreds of guests, the pioneer golfer was honored for having integrated professional golf by President Barack Obama with the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
In a vote that lasted only 30 seconds, the PGA of America not only elected its first female officer in the history of the organization, Suzy Whaley, but also moved past the overhang of removing former president Ted Bishop just a month ago for insensitive and sexiest remarks in a tweet.
In the 28 days since his removal, Ted Bishop has come to terms with what happened. In doing so, he doesn't necessarily agree with the outcome, but refuses to let it gnaw at him.
When Matthew Fitzpatrick left Northwestern after his first semester 11 months ago, his future in golf was anything but certain.
Depending on your vantage point, the recent Tiger Woods-Dan Jenkins feud is “much ado about nothing” or more “doth protest too much.” Like a Shakespearean play, the dust-up at the very least is comical.
When Brooks Koepka talked about his goals after his first career win on the European Tour, they consisted mainly of earning spots on the Ryder Cup and Presidents Cups teams in 2015 and 2016.
John Daly was in position Sunday to win his first event in a long time. Just four shots back of leader Wade Ormsby at the European Tour’s Turkish Airlines Open, Daly needed a solid final round.
The final round of the Turkish Airlines Open turned into an Old West-style shootout on Sunday with American Brooks Koepka posted a bogey-free 7-under 65 to win his first European Tour event over Englishman Ian Poulter at The Montgomerie Course Maxx Royal.
Felipe Aguilar had a rules lesson Saturday at the Turkish Airlines Open that cost him four strokes.
In a perfect world, Ian Poulter would like to start the third round of the Turkish Airlines Open all over again. Instead, Poulter has to accept the reality.
Ian Poulter took a big step toward finding the winner's circle for the first time in two years when he grabbed a three-shot lead before inclement weather suspended the second round of the Turkish Airlines Open.
Turkey will remain in the bidding to become the host country of the 2022 European Ryder Cup.
Two weeks ago Brendon de Jonge was at the CIMB Classic in Malaysia. Last week he was home in Charlotte, N.C., and this week it’s Turkey.
Miguel Angel Jimenez may not have the best grasp of the English language, but no one really cared after the Spaniard posted an opening round of 9-under 63 in Thursday’s first round of the Turkish Airlines Open at the Montgomerie Maxx Royal.
Colin Montgomerie will add another milestone to his impressive career record on Thursday when he tees it up for his 600th European Tour event, the Turkish Airlines Open.
Europe's recent Ryder Cup victory against America assumed a prominent spot in Asia on Wednesday.
After switching to Titleist equipment last month and recently recording a T-6 finish at the WGC-HSBC Champions, Ian Poulter, 38, is physically and mentally healthy early in the new season.
Bubba Watson is only two shots back at the WGC-HSBC Championship thanks to his impressive play over the last five holes at Sheshan international Golf Club in China.
Graeme McDowell lost ground to the field Saturday, but still maintains a one-shot lead heading into the final round of the WGC-HSBC Champions at Sheshan International Golf Club.
Adam Scott believes he should be part of the final trio to tee it up in the third round of the World Golf Championships-HSBC Champions, and would have been if not for two holes.
Graeme McDowell is halfway to his first World Golf Championship title after a second consecutive 5-under 67 at the HSBC Champions at Sheshan International Golf Club.
Patrick Reed has addressed and apologized for the obscene and disparaging comments he made during Thursday’s first round of the World Golf Championships-HSBC Champions.
Marty Dou, as he likes to be called, turned professional just four days ago at the tender age of 17 and made his first start at the WGC-HSBC Champions in Shanghai.
That Graeme McDowell is atop the leaderboard Thursday after the first round of the World Golf Championships-HSBC Champions is not surprising.
Chris Kirk, who describes himself as self-sufficient on the golf course, employs a unique caddie-rotation method. After last season's success, Kirk made sure to take care of each of them.
George O’Grady will resign as the European Tour's chief executive, the tour confirmed Wednesday.
As he begins his 2014-15 PGA Tour season in Shanghai, Adam Scott is still looking for a replacement for former caddie Steve Williams.
On Friday, PGA of America president Ted Bishop found himself looking for justice from a board of directors that has little experience in judging others and clearly overstepped the mark, writes Alex Miceli.
When Derek Sprague awoke Friday morning, he never could have envisioned how the day would play out. Twenty-four hours later, Sprague sat in his office at Malone (N.Y.) Golf Club as the interim president of the PGA.
Ted Bishop was removed as PGA of America president on Friday for having made "insensitive gender-based statements" posted a day earlier on social media.
Patton Kizzire, an Auburn alumnus, takes advantage of a spot in the McGladrey Classic, which he earned in an 18-hole playoff at Sea Island over Trey Mullinax, Cory Whitsett and Bobby Wyatt.
Tim Finchem will not be part of the recently announced U.S. Ryder Cup task force, but the PGA Tour commissioner nonetheless has a few ideas about how the Americans can reassert themselves in the biennial matches.
McGladrey fever will last another five years in Georgia’s Golden Isles, but with a different look. The financial consulting firm has extended its sponsorship of its PGA Tour stop by another five years.
The practice range at the McGladrey Classic on Tuesday was full of players whom many followers of the PGA Tour might be hard-pressed to identify. One exception is long-hitting Tony Finau.
Suzy Whaley could be on the verge of making more history in golf. Whaley, a PGA professional from Farmington, Conn., is regarded as the frontrunner for secretary at the PGA of America, an eventual steppingstone to the association’s presidency in four years.
Losing three consecutive Ryder Cups and eight of the past 10 has forced the PGA of America to re-evaluate everything about the Ryder Cup. One decision is easy, according to our Alex Miceli: Paul Azinger should be the captain in '16.
Despite being outspoken after the U.S. lost the Ryder Cup in September, Paul Azinger did not agree to join the likes of Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson on a task force to rite the American ship.
Less than 24 hours after having decided on his captain’s picks for the 2014 Ryder Cup, Tom Watson changed his mind regarding Bill Haas and opted instead for Webb Simpson.
Every time you listen to European Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley, you learn a little more about why his team beat a dysfunctional U.S. team and about the man for whom the Europeans wanted to play.
Jack Nicklaus has felt the pain of losing a Ryder Cup as a captain. In 1987, the Europeans marched into Dublin, Ohio, and snatched the prize at – of all places – Muirfield Village Golf Club.
If the United States goes down Sunday to Europe in the 2014 Ryder Cup, we'll likely hear more of the same words from captain Tom Watson as his predecessors, writes Alex Miceli.
The final Saturday-afternoon match of the 2014 Ryder Cup features Rickie Fowler and Jimmy Walker of the U.S. taking on Graeme McDowell and Victor Dubuisson of Europe at Gleneagles.
Jordan Spieth and Patrick Reed will look to continue their stellar play that they showcased on Friday morning at the Ryder Cup when they take on Thomas Bjorn and Martin Kaymer on Saturday at 3:05 a.m. EDT in four-balls. Follow the live blog!
Asked to respond to reported critical comments from former European Ryder Cup captain Nick Faldo, Sergio Garcia tried to take the high road Friday at Gleneagles.
A group of U.S. fans dressed in Minnesota Vikings gear have helped raise American spirits at the Ryder Cup in Scotland.
The fifth match of the 2014 Ryder Cup saw Jim Furyk and Matt Kuchar of Team USA fall to Lee Westwood and Jamie Donaldson of the European home team 2 up.
The first match of the 2014 Ryder Cup saw Webb Simpson and Bubba Watson of the U.S. lose badly to Justin Rose and Henrik Stenson, 5 and 4.
The matchup of Sergio Garcia and Rory McIlroy vs. Phil Mickelson and Keegan Bradley is not a new one -- each player has a bit of Ryder Cup history with his opponent, including five Garcia-Mickelson meetings.
What is the quickest path to losing the Ryder Cup? Falling behind in the Friday-morning four-ball matches. Since 1999, the winning team has won the morning session five of seven times.
While captain Tom Watson hasn't tipped his hand, practice rounds and common sense allowed our Alex Miceli to take some educated guesses on which U.S. players will be paired together come Friday at the Ryder Cup.