PGA of America president Ted Bishop, an early dissenter regarding a ban of the anchored stroke, must wrap his arms around how his 27,000 members will deal with the USGA's new rule.
The World Anti-Doping Agency has raised the threshold for a positive marijuana test, significantly reducing the likelihood of detection for athletes who use the drug. What this might mean for the PGA Tour is uncertain.
Retief Goosen says a hip injury stems from practice more than a week ago, an injury that he believes came from not warming up properly and will prevent his playing in the Wells Fargo Championship.
Bubba Watson on Tuesday wrote a Twitter post in support of a TV analyst who had discussed gay NBA player Jason Collins and how the Christian faith can involve teachings against a gay lifestyle.
Doug Barron, the only known player to be suspended due to a positive drug test on the PGA Tour, lent Vijay Singh guidance throughout the Fijian's admission of using deer-antler spray.
A joint statement issued by the USGA and R&A on Wednesday clarified the ruling that saved Tiger Woods from disqualification at the Masters last month.
A day after being cleared by the PGA Tour for the use of deer-antler spray, Vijay Singh made more news Wednesday by withdrawing from the Wells Fargo Championship due to an injured back.
The site of the Wells Fargo Championship, one of the premier stops on the PGA Tour, underwent emergency maintenance Tuesday as two greens at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, N.C., were completely re-sodded.
IMG Worldwide has acquired IGP Sports & Entertainment Group, a South Florida-based company with golf holdings that includes management of the PGA Tour's The Honda Classic.
Phil Mickelson came off the course questioning everything after his first round at the Masters, and the results have only gotten progressively worse from there.
Semi-retired, Steve Stricker, who is playing some of the best golf of his career and with one round left at the 77th Masters, has an outside chance of slipping on a green jacket.
Tiger Woods was assessed a two-shot penalty – not disqualified – Saturday morning at Augusta National following a situation at the 15th hole during his second round on Friday.
Scotsman Sandy Lyle made his first Masters cut since finishing T-20 in 2009; he is off the pace of leader Jason Day by seven shots at Augusta.
Kevin Na's doctor believes the 13-year professional should be home working with his physical therapist and not trying to hit shots off of a hanging lie into a tucked pin.
Tiger Woods is still the favorite, but not by as much as when Thursday’s first round started moving from 3/1 to 7/2 after a 2-under, 70, four shots off the lead of Marc Leishman and Sergio Garcia at the 77th Masters.
Firethorn -- the par-5 15th hole at Augusta National -- is not exactly a pitch-and-putt, but it is playing as easy as you could ask for in the first round of the 77th Masters.
While Jack Nicklaus still believes Tiger Woods will break his record of 18 majors, Nicklaus concedes Woods' great spring could be for naught in predicting major success if he doesn’t win his fifth title this week.
On the eve of the Masters, Tiger Woods finds himself in his usual spot as the favorite going into the first major of 2013.
Nearly a century ago, Donald Ross applied the final touches to his new course at Mid Pines Inn & Golf Club. Having spent much time in North Carolina’s Sandhills – notably for his work at nearby Pinehurst – Ross was familiar with the sandy ground, wiregrass and tall, slender pines that define golf courses in the region.
It takes a lot to top the Masters for newsworthiness in its hometown of Augusta. But 10 times, the local newspaper has deemed a story more worthy of lead play on its front page.
The Drive, Chip and Putt Championship, a free, national skills competition for junior golfers, will begin at courses in 19 states and Washington, D.C. – and end at Augusta National Golf Club on the Sunday before the 2014 Masters.
It was members day at Augusta National on Sunday, with the likes of Condoleezza Rice teeing it up with Phil Mickelson, while Adam Scott, Keegan Bradley and a handful of others began their preparations for the year's first major.
Bandon Trails will greet golfers with a different look this spring after designers Ben Crenshaw and Bill Coore returned to Bandon Dunes Golf Resort to renovate four holes.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ernie Els, citing a hip injury, withdraws from next week's Tampa Bay Championship on the PGA Tour
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.
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.
Jack Nicklaus will visit a potential Presidents Cup host site during an 18-day trip across the Pacific.
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.
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.
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.
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.
On Thursday, rookie Robert Streb birdied No. 9 at PGA National near dusk to close out a solid first round -- and exorcise the demons of a wayward No. 9 at sunset while missing the cut at Riviera.
Boo Weekley's putting kept pace with his trademark shotmaking to push him near the top of the leaderboard Thursday at the Honda Classic.
Vaughn Taylor, who has made less than $1 million in the past two seasons combined, hasn't cracked the top 10 since a T-5 at The Barclays in August 2010. He says his game is "coming around."
It’s like chalk and cheese. That’s how Rory McIlroy, the world's top-ranked golfer, explained the recent problem with his game. Through two events this year, McIlroy has shown nothing close to his 2012 form.
The fate of major champion Vijay Singh, who has admitted to using a substance banned by the PGA Tour, should be decided “relatively soon,” commissioner Tim Finchem said.
What started as a proposed rule change has intensified into a showdown between golf heavyweights: the USGA in one corner versus the PGA Tour and PGA of America in the other. The outcome remains in doubt as the USGA and R&A’s 90-day comment period expires Feb. 28.
In the statement addressed to USGA executive director Mike Davis and signed by NGCOA chief executive Michael Hughes, the association said it is uniting with the PGA against the proposed ban.
Opposition to the proposed ban on the anchored stroke surfaced Monday night in two key meetings on the PGA Tour.
With the 90-day commenting period up on Feb. 28, the PGA Tour is preparing to take a stance on the proposed anchoring ban, and many believe that commissioner Tim Finchem is against the ban.
Raymond Floyd is outspoken about the lack of criteria for a golfer to be enshrined in the Hall of Fame, remarks that ultimately are aimed at good friend and 2013 inductees Fred Couples and Colin Montgomerie.
5 Things: Luke Donald may not be the World No. 1 anymore, but he's concerned only with improving his game. So far in his 2013 PGA Tour debut, Donald is two shots back of the lead heading into the weekend at Riviera.
Sergio Garcia fired a 6-under 65 in his 2013 PGA Tour debut. Here are 5 Things you need to know from Thursday's first round at the Northern Trust Open.