Gary Player has traveled to all corners of the world and it led him to the Tour's Lifetime Achievement Award.
Stewart Cink has a share of the lead. Rocco Mediate is gaining confidence. Arjun Atwal is just trying to make it to a weekend. On Thursday, all three showed signs of progress, says Jeff Babineau.
After carding a 3-over 75 on Saturday, Sergio Garcia tells Spanish reporters: 'I'm not good enough' to win a major championship.
Jeff Babineau: Gary Woodland should have withdrawn after nine holes because of an injured wrist. But he refused. He was determined to finish what he started on Saturday.
Jeff Babineau: Phil Mickelson says he loves playing Augusta National and he knows he can get away with some loose shots, although he didn't have many errant shots on Friday.
Jeff Babineau: The game's top guns - Mickelson, Woods, McIlroy and Donald - all stumbled out of the gate. That and other observations from Thursday at Augusta National . . .
Jeff Babineau: Rory McIlroy took the World No. 1 ranking and all of the headlines two weeks ago at the Honda Classic. On Sunday, Luke Donald emphatically responded.
Padraig Harrington continues to ride his personal roller coaster, carding a 2-over 73 on Friday.
Tim Clark, who underwent surgery in August to repair a torn tendon in his right elbow, says he knows his rusty game isn’t quite Tour-ready, but he’s eager to tee it up in competition and assess exactly where he is in terms of strength.
If Sergio Garcia were a stock these days, we’d suggest buy. Something about the often tempestuous Spaniard emanates an even-keeled peace and maturity. Jeff Babineau
Jeff Babineau: Steve Stricker has lived three different careers on the PGA Tour, and his win at Kapalua on Monday shows that he has gotten better with age - and is clearly America's top golfer.
After leaving Hawaii on Monday, Gary Woodland was headed to Las Vegas to begin work with his new coach: Butch Harmon. Jeff Babineau has the details.
PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem said that the Hyundai Tournament of Champions may need some slight alterations, but the tournament is "in good shape"
After an up-and-down round on the course, Nick Watney thought he had more bad news waiting for him in the scoring trailer. Kapalua Notes
After a hectic offseason, Gary Woodland is looking forward to getting back to the course, where his confidence is at an all-time high. Jeff Babineau
Dustin Johnson, who had surgery to repair cartilage damage in his right knee Nov. 29, is recovering well and likely to make his 2012 debut at the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines Jan. 26-29, according to his manager.
Jeff Babineau: After waiting 355 career starts to finally pick up his first win, Harrison Frazar wasn't about to miss this week's Hyundai Tournament of Champions. No way.
Golfweek editor-in-chief Jeff Babineau traveled the globe in 2011, from a memorable first tournament in Kapalua to Tiger Woods' comeback in Australia. But, it was something that he lost in 2011 that he will remember the most: his mom.
Dustin Johnson, the top-ranked American in the Official World Golf Ranking, underwent surgery to repair cartilage damage in his right knee on Tuesday near his home in south Florida.
Ernie Els has seen the Americans celebrate too often, and he says it is getting a bit old. Are language barriers and the fact that most players play on different tours the reason the Internationals struggle in the Presidents Cup?
Y.E. Yang has done it before (see the 2009 PGA Championship), and now K.T. Kim will have stories to tell his grandchildren, as the pair of Koreans knocked off Tiger Woods and Dustin Johnson on Saturday.
5 Things: Yes, Tiger picked up his first point. Yes, Robert Allenby is struggling at home. But the top storyline is the play of Bubba Watson and Webb Simpson, who are 3-0 as Presidents Cup rookies.
Phil Mickelson and Jim Furyk have been mainstays on Ryder Cup and President Cup squads, but they rarely have been paired together. After another win on Friday in Australia, maybe the partnership should have happened earlier.
We are all for respecting local life when we travel abroad, but our Golfweek crew in Melbourne, Australia ran into a menu on Thursday night that left them scratching their heads.
Bubba Watson and Webb Simpson were down early during Thursday's opening foursomes match, but it was how they weathered the storm that turned a two-hole deficit into a 4-and-2 victory.
Ryo Ishikawa and Ernie Els make up one of the more lopsided Presidents Cup partnerships in terms of experience. Jeff Babineau explains why it was the obvious pairing.
Captain Greg Norman and his International team had better hope its run at this week’s Presidents Cup goes a little smoother than its journey home to the Crown Towers from an opening-night team dinner Monday evening in Melbourne.
Tiger Woods was disappointed he couldn’t walk away with a win, but these days finishing toward the top of the leaderboard shows growth and improvement. So we ask: What could 2012 bring?
In helping Ping open a new teaching facility, Bubba Watson showed off his unique skill-set.
For Ernie Els, Geoff Ogilvy and Chris Stroud, the 18th hole provided something different than anyone else on Monday: A chance to advance in the FedEx Cup playoffs. And they did.
Chez Reavie is only one shot off the lead in Boston. A bit odd if you consider he basically lost his Tour card.
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Asked about the state of his wrist after a third-round 74 at the PGA Championship, Rory McIlroy quipped: "I wish it were worse. Then I'd have an excuse."
Rory McIlroy didn’t use his injuries as a crutch, but he wasn’t happy with being at 3 over at the PGA.
Toughness doesn't begin to describe the gutsy effort by Rory McIlroy on Thursday at Atlanta Athletic Club. It was something that he can tell his grandkids about some day.
Two greens are on the mend at the PGA, and the superintendent says 'We felt like our hearts had been ripped out.'
Long-bomber Gary Woodland has enough length to ponder decisions that no one else will consider.
Dave Stockton, winner of the 1976 PGA Championship at Congressional, is a good man for Rory McIlroy's corner.
Phil Mickelson saw no shortage of Congressional real estate on a less-than-stellar day at the U.S. Open, but he never failed to entertain with his gutsy playing style. Jeff Babineau explains.
Oklahoma State may be the favorite in Stillwater, but Illinois has proved it can't be overlooked.
There’s little doubt that esteemed Shadow Creek boasts a higher class of golf clientele than most, Exhibit A being one of its visitors last week, a certain former Washington executive now residing in Crawford, Texas.
Phil Mickelson has played the Wells Fargo Championship seven times, has five top 7s, and only once finished worse than 12th.
In a young field, Willie Wood showed some of his old grit by Monday qualifying for the Wells Fargo.
Win or lose on Sunday, Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy has a busy week ahead. He is set to play in the Maybank Malaysian Open in Kuala Lumpur, and his agent, Chubby Chandler, says his 21-year-old prodigy will be there.
Fred Couples knows every corner of Augusta National, so it comes as no surprise that even at 51 and with an ailing back, Boom Boom is near the top of the leaderboard. Jeff Babineau explains.
Phil Mickelson shot 70 Thursday on a day when his ballstriking left him scrambling for par. But as Jeff Babineau writes, Lefty is still right in the mix at Augusta.
Jack Fleck, the 1955 U.S. Open champion who will turn 90 later this year, was on the grounds at the Masters for the first time in 45 years.
Twenty-five years after Jack Nicklaus, then 46, pulled off an improbable victory for his sixth green jacket, the memory still stirs in us.
Tiger doesn't remember much about the 1986 Masters, but he thought Jack Nicklaus' pose after draining a putt on No. 17 was "pretty cool."
Tom McCollister, longtime golf writer at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, wrote off Jack Nicklaus at the 1986 Masters. Oops.