The R&A has broken with tradition and appointed Nigel Edwards as Great Britain & Ireland's Walker Cup captain for a third consecutive time. He will lead GB&I against the U.S. in the biennial amateur matches next year at Royal Lytham.
Paul McGinley is determined not to fall into the Ryder Cup curse of becoming a “ceremonial” golfer. If his first round of the year is anything to go by then, he has no worries on that front.
Sergio Garcia is doubtful for the second round of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship after incurring an injury caused by perilously deep rough. He wasn’t the only marquee name to struggle with the primary rough as Phil Mickelson had his travails, too.
A slight improvement on 2013 could lead Henrik Stenson to a place that no Swede has ever gone -- holding a major championship title.
Last week in the Middle East, Simon Dyson marked a new beginning in his professional golf career. At the $2.7 million HSBC Abu Dhabi Golf Championship, Dyson made his first start since being put on probation by the European Tour after he tapped down a spike mark last year.
We heard the same thing a year ago, but when Rory McIlroy said that his life and game are taking shape in 2014, there are signs that we should believe him this time around.
Phil Mickelson says this could be the best year of his career, all because of a new club: a 9.5-degree Big Bertha Alpha driver, which he used rarely in a highly successful 2013 campaign.
Needing a fast finish, Louis Oosthuizen posted birdies at Nos. 17 and 18 to keep his Volvo Champions title on Sunday, outlasting Branden Grace by a stroke at the Durban Country Club in Durban, South Africa.
This year’s GB&I Curtis Cup team will be comprised of four players off the World Amateur Golf Rankings, two from the LGU Order of Merit with the remaining two selected by the traditional method of a selection panel.
New European Tour chairman David Williams has his work cut out for him as the European Tour tries to reestablish itself among the world's elite players.
The slide continued for Oliver Wilson in 2013, dropping 475 spots in the rankings.
Is Henrik Stenson's major wait nearly over? His current form would suggest so, says Alistair Tait.
Miguel Angel Jimenez, the oldest player to work into a three-way playoff, won the Hong Kong Open and broke his own European Tour record.
The European Tour fined and suspended Simon Dyson -- though his 2-month term will be waived if he completes 18 months without a rules infraction.
Oliver Wilson lost his European Tour card in 2011, and dropped mightily in the world rankings, before finishing strong on the Challenge Tour this past season. Now he's hoping to complete his path back to the European Tour with a strong 2014.
The World Cup of Golf might not get the fields it once did, but this year's story more than made up for the lack of star names. The event got a fitting winner (Jason Day) and the best team won (Australia).
Among the latest Rules of Golf changes from the USGA and R&A: Players will not be penalized if their ball moves and it wasn’t obvious to the naked eye.
Henrik Stenson, who already claimed this year's FedEx Cup, won Sunday in Dubai to also wrap up the European Tour's Race to Dubai -- becoming the first to win both tour's crowns in the same season. Here are 5 Things to Know.
So Victor Dubuisson claims his first victory as a professional. Not before time for this talented, enigmatic Frenchman. Here are 5 Things you need to know from the Turkish Airlines Open.
Some members of the European Tour’s Board of Directors are calling for Simon Dyson to be suspended from the tour, Golfweek has learned.
Shiv Kapur won the European Challenge Tour’s Grand Final in Dubai, but the victory paled in comparison to the bigger reward he earned for his second Challenge Tour win of the season.
Dustin Johnson won the WGC–HSBC Champions in Shanghai, but not before two Europeans chased him all the way to the finish. Here are 5 Things you need to know from the last World Golf Championship event of 2013.
Simon Dyson is unlikely to be expelled or banned from the European Tour over his disqualification from the BMW Masters, sources have told Golfweek.
An injured Joost Luiten turned up in China, hit one tee shot and withdrew. The Dutchman was forced to do so because the European Tour still can’t exercise common sense in certain situations.
It’s been a three-year wait, but Jin Jeong finally made his mark in the professional game. His playoff victory over Ross Fisher was perhaps overdue. Plus, Dustin Johnson fires final-round 66 in trip Down Under.
The European Tour plans to pressure its players based in the U.S. to compete more in Europe. But that doesn't necessarily mean change is coming.
The final European Tour event to be played in Continental Europe this year produced much drama and emotion. Here are 5 Things you need to know from the Portugal Masters:
While the field will chase the Portugal Masters title, there is a secondary storyline that will be a focus: Getting inside the top 110 spots on the European Tour money list to earn a spot on the 2014 Tour.
This week’s Seve Trophy in Paris is a sad reflection on some of the European Tour’s top players who have decided not to play in an event to remember Seve Ballesteros.
The U.S. retained the PGA Cup on Sunday in England, but GB&I nearly pulled off the impossible, winning 7.5 of 10 singles points on the final day when it needed eight to win the title.
The U.S. needs just two and a half points from 10 singles matches to retain the PGA Cup, but U.S. captain Allen Wronowski has one simple message to his team: 'Don’t stop.'
Great Britain & Ireland fields 10 rookies in this weekend’s PGA Cup as it tries to win the club professionals’ version of the Ryder Cup after three straight defeats.
GB&I's Neil Raymond, Kevin Phelan and Max Orrin turned pro immediately after the Walker Cup. Callum Shinkwin, Jordan Smith, Nathan Kimsey and Garrick Porteous will remain amateurs but will attend the European Tour Qualifying School.
Walker Cup captains Nigel Edwards and Jim Holtgrieve are relying on tried-and-trusted pairings to help win the 44th version of George Herbert Walker’s legacy to the game of golf.
You’d have thought of the two Walker Cup captains, Jim Holtgrieve of the U.S. would be delivering the 'I'm here to win,' message while Nigel Edwards, defending GB&I's 2011 Walker win, could have been forgiven for going the 'relationships' route.
Nigel Edwards would be on this year’s Great Britain & Ireland Walker Cup team if the R&A had followed the U.S. Golf Association’s lead and picked two mid-amateurs. The GB&I captain is that good.
U.S. Amateur champion Matthew Fitzpatrick is the headline act in a Great Britain & Irish Walker Cup team that features another six Englishmen, two Irish players, a Welshman and no Scottish amateurs.
Baylor will be without the services of Lauren Taylor this coming college golf season following the English player’s decision to try to gain a Ladies European Tour card for next year.
A five-man panel will now select future European Ryder Cup captains rather than the 15-man tournament committee, the European Tour announced today. The system will be in place in time for the 2016 match.
Stacy Lewis had been telling everyone all week the Old Course was tailor-made for her game. Her birdie at the 72nd hole capped an 8-under week for a two-shot win.
The Scots say “nae rain, nae wind, nae golf.” Well there was nae rain, plenty of wind, but there was nae third-round golf, at least for those in contention at the Women's British Open.
Na Yeon Choi seems to have found her putting stroke just in time in taking the Women's British Open lead, while Inbee Park has a long way to go this weekend if she's to keep Grand Slam-season hopes alive.
Laura Davies and Charley Hull disappoint in the Women's British Open and in regard to the Solheim Cup around the corner, while Miki Saiki takes the Open lead with Morgan Pressel and Suzann Pettersen on her heels.
Morgan Pressel is trying to control her subconsciousness. She’s fighting a losing battle.
Stacy Lewis played the Old Course back to front, but she is in contention at the Ricoh Women’s British Open.
Don't expect the same old script with Carly Booth, a Scot who continues to surprise – even dad.
For the second straight year, Catriona Matthew and Carly Booth are the only two Scottish players in the Ricoh Women's British Open field, a sad reflection on the state of the women’s game in the Home of Golf, says Alistair Tait.
It took an extra five holes and 11 hours and 12 minutes, but Mark Wiebe was finally crowned in the $2 million Senior Open Championship at Royal Birkdale.
Bernhard Langer and Mark Wiebe will return at 8 a.m. tomorrow morning to see who wins this year’s Senior Open at Royal Birkdale after they ran out of light.
Englishman Lee Westwood takes a two-shot lead into the final round of the Open Championship over Tiger Woods and Hunter Mahan. He is on the verge of getting a huge monkey off his back.