Jason Day could have sent Tianlang Guan home early with a birdie from just off the front of the green on the 18th hole. But the Australian was wide left and tapped in for par, giving him a 4-under 68 and a one-shot lead.
Rory McIlroy, coming off a runner-up finish in the Valero Texas Open for his best finish this year, is the latest brand ambassador for Swiss watchmaker Omega, joining Greg Norman, Sergio Garcia and Stacy Lewis.
Perenially the toughest hole at the Masters, No. 10 has claimed many a victim. Defending champ Bubba Watson eluded its grasp – famously, because so many others have been caught in it.
From defending champ Bubba Watson to a Super Bowl comparison by Brandt Snedeker, here are facts and figures for the 2013 Masters at Augusta National:
From anchoring to azaleas, here are 10 facts about the 77th Masters, to be played April 11-14 at Augusta National Golf Club:
You're right, it's not as simple as Tiger vs. the field. Here's a capsule look at 20 potential contenders and the case for each:
Three weeks after they were on stage together for the closing ceremony at the Ryder Cup, Davis Love III and Jim Furyk wound up together in a place few people would have imagined — in the final pairing at the McGladrey Classic.
Lost in the opening round of the British Open was an announcement from the All England Club that will make it even more difficult for golf to devise a busy summer schedule in an Olympic year.
K.J. Choi led the charge and now it is much easier for the likes of Seung-yul Noh, Sang-Moon Bae and Sunghoon Kang, who are among eight Korean-born players on the PGA Tour.
Ben Crane will take a chance and make the trip to Royal Lytham and hope that he gets in as the first alternate at the Open Championship.
Brendon de Jonge had more birdies than people in his gallery Saturday at the AT&T National to take a one-shot lead over Tiger Woods and two others.
Hunter Mahan finally got a good score to match a flawless swing.
Bo Van Pelt holed out from the fairway for eagle and kept bogeys off his card for a 4-under 67.
U.S. Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III has selected Fred Couples and Mike Hulbert to be two of his assistant captains.
Stacy Lewis and Mika Miyazato are tied for the lead after the opening round of the ShopRite LPGA Classic.
Rory McIlroy went from the bunker to the water, walked across the pond to the drop area, then hit into another bunker. When he was done making a mess of the 12th hole at Muirfield Village, he had a quadruple-bogey 7 on his card and wondered if this was going to be another short week.
Notebook: Two weeks after the best Europeans came to Florida for the PGA Tour's premier tournament, the favor is not being returned at the European Tour's flagship event, the BMW PGA Championship.
Kevin Na rolled in a 15-foot birdie putt on the final hole Saturday for a 4-under 68 and a one-shot lead at The Players Championship.
Zach Johnson, Matt Kuchar and Kevin Na share the lead going into the weekend at The Players Championship.
Ian Poulter ran off four birdies around the turn. Martin Laird was the only player without a bogey on his card.
Tiger Woods is about the only person not in a panic about his game. But these remain curious times for the guy trying to show he can still dominate golf as he once did.
In a three-way playoff that featured U.S. Open champion Rory McIlroy, the 23-year-old Rickie Fowler gambled with a 51-degree wedge that had to be perfect on an 18th hole at Quail Hollow that had yielded only four birdies all day. And it was.
The cheers Webb Simpson heard Saturday at Quail Hollow were all for him.
Phil Mickelson will be inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame on Monday evening along with four others, taking an undisputed place among the best who ever played this game.
Nick Watney answered what he referred to as a wake-up call at the Wells Fargo Championship by taking the lead.
Ryan Moore noticed his ball move ever so slightly as he went to tap in a 10-inch putt for par on the 11th hole. He didn’t think it was a penalty because the rule had changed for this year.
Webb Simpson was nervous playing in the same group with Tiger Woods. It sure didn't show Thursday in the Wells Fargo Championship.
Tiger Woods is taking a three-week break before returning to golf at the Wells Fargo Championship.
Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy passed each other on Sunday at Augusta National last year, two players from different generations who appeared headed in opposite directions. Now, headed into Masters 2012, they’re on a collision course — each taking a path over the last 12 months that would have been difficult for anyone to chart.
The appointment of a female CEO at IBM has revived the debate over Augusta National’s all-male membership just one week before the Masters, as the last four CEOs of IBM have been members of Augusta.
Tiger Woods putted for birdie on every hole at Bay Hill on Friday. He shares the lead with Charlie Wi, while Graeme McDowell and Jason Dufner trail by one shot.
Notes: Arnold Palmer declared Bay Hill to be the best it has ever been in the 34-year history of the tournament. But he was disappointed not to have the best two players who are PGA Tour members.
In his upcoming book, "The Big Miss," former coach Hank Haney shows Tiger Woods to be a complicated person who sought change to keep stimulated, who was rarely satisfied and was self-centered in his pursuit of greatness.
It was a wild day at Doral, with Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods making appearances on the leaderboard. But it's Bubba Watson who will take a three-shot lead into Sunday's final round.
Bubba Watson and Justin Rose put on an amazing show of birdies in blustery conditions at Doral, making 17 between them while playing in the same group Friday at the Cadillac Championship.
Paul Casey already has missed five tournaments this year after dislocating his right shoulder while snowboarding over the holidays. It’s a bad time for an injury, especially in a Ryder Cup year, though Casey has a good reason to feel optimistic.
Tiger Woods has won 16 World Golf Championships, which means that he won 16 events against the best players in golf. Based on the players attracted and winners produced, it stands to reason that the WGCs deserve a higher status.
Rory McIlroy held off Tiger Woods and the rest of the field to win the Honda Classic and grab claim to the world's No. 1 ranking.
Rory McIlroy has another shot at moving to the top of the World Golf Ranking, but he'll have to hold on to his Honda Classic lead on Sunday to do it.
Tiger Woods' agent lashed out Tuesday against Hank Haney's book, saying his "armchair psychology" about Woods was "ridiculous" and that it was clear the former swing coach only cares about self-promotion.
In what is becoming a troubling trend for Tiger Woods, he missed a match-extending birdie putt so badly that it never even touched the hole, giving Nick Watney the win at Match Play.
Luke Donald is out. So are Adam Scott and Webb Simpson. Who survived? Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy, both both were taken to the 18th hole. Day 1 at Match Play was unpredictable, to say the least.
The Players Advisory Council gave its blessing to the concept of the Nationwide Tour being the primary path to the PGA Tour, with tour cards being awarded in a three-tournament series and a new season starting in October instead of January. The plan goes to the policy board on March 27; details remain under discussion.
Phil Mickelson hit a tree, threaded a shot through five trees and hit a drive that wound up in a spectator's shorts, yet somehow managed a 1-under 70 on Saturday to share the lead with Keegan Bradley in the Northern Trust Open.
An eagle, chip-in for birdie and several par saves helped Phil Mickelson maintain a one-shot lead Friday at Riviera, a day that looked good only on his scorecard.
Charlie Wi built a three-shot lead Friday at the Pebble Beach Pro-Am during an early round that helped him escape most of the clouds and rain. Tiger Woods is six back.
The billboards. The packed-house news conferences. The celebrity factor. It adds up to Tiger Woods' return to Pebble Beach. Is his game in the same form that led to two victories on this course?
Tiger Woods has a solution to long putters — make them no longer than the shortest club in the bag.
Spencer Levin and Kyle Stanley knew they had to post low scores on the easier North Course at Torrey Pines to get off to a good start Thursday in the Farmers Insurance Open. It went even better than they expected.
The PGA Tour is one step closer to eliminating Q-school as a path to earning a tour card, a significant overhaul that would include starting the official season in the fall instead of waiting for the next calendar year.