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.
Phil Mickelson has had a bit of a Jekyll-and-Hyde existence the last two weeks. He nearly shot a 59 at Phoenix, cruising to a four-shot victory. Then he went to Pebble, where he barely made the cut. Which Mickelson will show up this week?
More than a week has passed since the startling revelation that Vijay Singh took a substance prohibited under the PGA Tour Anti-Doping Program. Many Tour observers wonder how Singh, who has won 34 Tour events in a Hall of Fame career, could have competed last week at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am after such a turn of events.
Joe Durant and Heath Slocum haven't had much success at the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. The veterans, who have lost their full status on Tour, are hoping to change that this week.
Alex Miceli reports on a survey of PGA pros, who weigh in with their thoughts on bifurcating the rules of golf.
Phil Mickelson and Dustin Johnson are co-favorites at 8-1 to win this week's AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am.
Phil Mickelson's 28-under total at TPC Scottsdale last week prompted Las Vegas oddsmakers to shave favorite Tiger Woods from a 9-2 favorite to 5-1 to win the Masters and move Mickelson from 15-1 to 12-1.
Steve Stricker committed Tuesday to return to the PGA Tour in two weeks at the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship in Marana, Ariz.
Vijay Singh expressed shock and anger when it was disclosed in a Sports Illustrated article that he was taking a banned substance, according to a statement released Wednesday by Singh here at the Waste Management Phoenix Open.
When Michael Phelps plays in today’s pro-am at the Waste Management Phoenix Open, the Olympian will do it with a new set of custom-fit Ping clubs.
Tiger Woods has been installed as the favorite to win the PGA Tour's first major championship of the 2013 season.
Jason Dufner, a 12-1 favorite with Las Vegas oddsmakers, has contended in the past two Waste Management Phoenix Opens at TPC at Scottsdale, finishing tied for eighth last year after a runner-up showing in 2011.
PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem heard another presentation by the USGA about the proposed anchoring ban. According to sources, he was hardly impressed.
The PGA Tour held its annual mandatory player meeting, spending the bulk of the time in a Q&A with the USGA and PGA of America about the looming possibility of an anchoring ban.
Tiger Woods finds himself in a familiar position as the favorite at the Farmers Insurance Open for the second time in the last three years.
Phil Mickelson gave a civics lesson after his play Sunday in the final round of the Humana Challenge. The lecture: I’m not going to pay more in taxes than I can take home to my wife and kids. On Tuesday, he clarified.
Charles Howell III will start the final round of the Humana Challenge today in what has become a familiar spot early in the season: a chance to win.
The new members of the PGA Tour's Players Advisory Council and the Policy Board will be expected to tackle an agenda that includes determining whether the Tour adopts the proposed ban on anchoring.
Watching Russell Henley (an 8-under 64) march up the Humana Challenge leaderboard Thursday, one question comes to mind: Will his ascent continue? He's trying to keep things simple.
Matt Kuchar, Webb Simpson, Brandt Snedeker, Tim Clark and Phil Mickelson have been installed as 15/1 favorites at the Humana Challenge, while Rory McIlroy is a slight favorite over Tiger Woods in Abu Dhabi.
Paul McGinley was a popular choice for European Ryder Cup captain on the range at the Humana Championship on Tuesday. In fact, it was impossible to find anyone who had a bad thing to say about McGinley.
John Daly heads to the PGA Tour's West Coast Swing in much better shape than he might have appeared Saturday, firing a 67 a day after having his shoulder restored by the PGA Tour physio staff.
5 Things: Tim Clark had a front-row seat for Russell Henley's incredible finish at the Sony Open, while also managing to card a 7-under 63 himself.
5 Things: Harris English was frustrated with his driver after Friday's round, so he put in a bit of extra work and it paid immediate dividends on Saturday to the tune of an 8-under 62.
54-year-old left-hander Russ Cochran, who Monday-qualified for the Sony Open, will be making his first PGA Tour start in nearly four years.
It didn’t take long for Dustin Johnson to be installed as the favorite to win his second event in the 2013 PGA Tour season, as he is an 8-1 favorite at the Sony Open.
The Honda Classic is guaranteed to spend the next four years at PGA National Resort & Spa after extending its contract with the Palm Beach Gardens resort.
Ben Curtis started with consecutive 6s on Sunday, complete with two four-putts. Needless to say, the former Open champion was happy that the round was wiped away. On Monday, he took full advantage by shooting a 3-under 70 in the official first round.
Johnny Miller called Ian Poulter's lengthy read of a putt on No. 11 "dramatic," and Poulter responded by taking to Twitter to call out the longtime NBC announcer.
The plan now is to play 36 holes Sunday and 18 holes Monday. With the forecast calling for 15-25-mph winds, with gusts up to 30, and little less moisture, golf is likely. The next problem could be stamina - not so much for the players but their caddies.
Our Alex Miceli says that the PGA Tour should listen to Carl Pettersson's sentiments after Friday's Round 1 washout in Hawaii: “Are we trying to identify the best player this week, or are we just trying to finish?”
Steve Stricker, a soon-to-be 46 year-old, says he has done almost all he set out to accomplish in the world of golf and his focus going forward is to spend more time with his family and give back to the community of Madison, Wis.
Ryder Cup star Ian Poulter was questioned about Tom Watson as the next U.S. captain: “You're lining me up there to be absolutely crucified. I wasn't expecting it. So I guess it's a little surprise . . .”
Carl Pettersson thinks the PGA Tour players who use belly or long putters are in this fight by themselves. "If they didn't use a short putter, why would they care?"