John Huh's quick success on the PGA Tour may leave you just a little bit puzzled.
Jeff Rude: Brandt Snedeker, who is second at Torrey Pines after a second-round 64, had hip surgery in November. He has reverted to a natural draw off the tee and has a new outlook on life.
Jeff Rude: It was a strange day as hometown hero Phil Mickelson opened the Farmers Insurance Open with a 77 on Torrey Pines' South Course.
Hate To Be Rude: Mark Wilson, underwhelming in appearance and overachieving on Tour, plays up in weight class with golf's heavy hitters
Sure, Johnson Wagner’s mustache stretches golf’s clean-shaven image in the 21st century. But the game’s stars haven’t always played sans whiskers. Hate to be Rude
With so many stars skipping out on the season-opening money grab at Kapalua, Jeff Rude offers a few changes that could spice up the tournament.
Jeff Rude: The 2012 golf season begins with plenty of questions, and here are some answers. They come with no guarantees, other than to entertain you - or at least we hope they do.
On Day 3 of our annual number-crunching series, where we break down who has risen and fallen in our Golfweek/Sagarin rankings, Cameron Tringale rose mightily, while Camilo Villegas fell backward.
Webb Simpson highlights our annual in-depth look at who rose and plummeted in the Golfweek/Sagarin rankings. Meanwhile, Jim Furyk wasn't as fortunate in the rankings.
A memorable 24 hours from a cross-country reunion got the year started on the right foot.
In a surprise move, U.S. captain Fred Couples decided to sit Phil Mickelson in Presidents Cup four-ball matches Saturday afternoon.
First, it was the handshake. Then it was the beat-down. On Thursday in Australia, Tiger Woods (and Steve Stricker) looked abysmal. Thankfully for them, the Americans managed to run out to a 4-2 lead.
The opening Presidents Cup session will feature Tiger Woods in the same group as ex-caddie Steve Williams. Jeff Rude isn't expecting any outbursts – just an extra-motivated Woods.
Jeff Rude: Tiger Woods' U.S. teammates applaud Fred Couples' selection. Now it's up to Woods to revive his game.
A handful of miscues sent Luke Donald moving in the wrong direction Saturday at Disney, where the PGA Tour money title may now be out of reach. Jeff Rude
Jack Nicklaus II, son of the golf legend and president of Nicklaus Golf Course Design, is among the players who have entered the 2011 Champions Tour Qualifying Tournament this fall.
Hate To Be Rude: Disney makes dreams come true, and for a handful of golfers, this weekend will be more than just hitting greens. It will be about collecting some of it.
Nearly 50 days after brain surgery, rehabbing J.B. Holmes marvels at his new titanium insert. Plus, check out our new instruction piece with Holmes, courtesy of our partners at ShotVision.
Bryce Molder made a critical birdie putt on the 72nd hole and then outlasted Briny Baird in a six-hole playoff to win his first career PGA Tour title.
Winless in 347 PGA Tour starts, Briny Baird will take a two-shot lead over Ernie Els and Paul Casey into the final round of the Frys.com Open at CordeValle.
Jeff Rude: Tiger Woods continues to show signs of revival, but after teasing us Saturday the former World No. 1 will need a miracle to win the Frys.com Open.
Bud Cauley has started his professional career by making cuts and picking up paychecks. A win this week would not only net him $900,000, but also a chance to skip Q-School.
Paul Casey was a non-existent factor during the PGA Tour's regular season in 2011, but his fall has gotten off to a much better start, including leading the Frys.com Open.
Jeff Rude: Tiger Woods will be playing the weekend - via making the cut - for the first time since April. And on Friday, he showed signs of being the Tiger that used to own weekends.
Tiger Woods struggled on the greens in shooting 2-over 73 at the Frys.com Open in his first Tour event in two months. What's next? Some flat-stick tinkering with lead tape, perhaps.
Golfweek exclusive: Jeff Rude sat down with Tiger Woods' agent, Mark Steinberg, to talk about Tiger's new Rolex endorsement deal and how the market might be returning for the former No. 1.
Tiger Woods claims he has ‘turned the corner’ on his off-and-on comeback. Jeff Rude says we’ll find out this week at the Frys.com Open.
Who’s the PGA Tour Player of the Year? Jeff Rude says there is no debate: It’s Luke Donald, the world No. 1 and the player with the most impressive body of work.
With Aaron Baddeley and Hunter Mahan leading the Tour Championship, we're flooded with more projections than at 8 o'clock on election night as far as who can win the FedEx Cup. Jeff Rude
With Adam Scott and K.J. Choi at 1 and 2, respectively, on the leaderboard and with Jason Day and Geoff Ogilvy in the hunt, it seemed like a replay of the year's first major Friday at East Lake. Jeff Rude
Jeff Rude: Keegan Bradley and Jason Dufner, who dueled last month in the PGA Championship, will reunite in the Tour Championship’s second round.
The Chicago Bears and Justin Rose aren’t doing any favors to the BMW Championship.
BMW Championship midway co-leader Mark Wilson shot 66, went to the range and, using three drivers with different weights, pounded 45 drives about as hard as he could.
Waking up in chilly Chicago, Justin Rose figured it was a good day to "hang in there." Instead he birdied half the golf course and took a two-shot lead at the BMW Championship. Jeff Rude
Phil Mickelson rips Cog Hill’s makeover by Rees Jones - ‘maybe if they just start over,’ he suggests - on the eve of the BMW Championship, says Jeff Rude.
Webb Simpson is leading the FedEx Cup points list, but he's trying not to focus on the $10M bonus.
Jeff Rude: Webb Simpson has come a long way since his college days at Wake Forest. But those close to him say the 26-year-old’s ascension is far from unexpected.
After a quirk of fate landed Kelly Kraft at SMU, the recent graduate matriculates into the Mustangs’ third U.S. Amateur winner under former coach Jay Loar. Jeff Rude
Tiger Woods announced on his website Aug. 29 that he will play the Frys.com Open, a PGA Tour Fall Series event at CordeValle Golf Club in San Martin, Calif., in early October.
Dustin Johnson birdied seven of his first 11 holes Friday at par-71 Plainfield Country Club. Considering he still faced two par 5s, the so-called 59 watch was on high alert in an area already on hurricane alert.
‘Low risk’ and ‘brain surgery’ don’t belong in the same sentence, but that’s how J.B. Holmes describes his upcoming operation after a dizzying withdrawal at the PGA. Jeff Rude
After hitting nine bunkers and a pair of water balls, Tiger Woods missed his third cut in a major as a professional. Jeff Rude explains how it happened.
Tiger Woods slashes his way to a first-round 77 at the PGA Championship, and what's worse is he's not sure how to find his game. Jeff Rude
Lee Westwood has been working with a sports psychologist in hopes of winning of his first major. First lesson: Be more lighthearted.
Loyalty is a two-way street, and at the intersection of Tiger Woods and Steve Williams, somebody has run a stop sign. Tiger Woods taps the brakes on a runaway story. Jeff Rude reports.
Adam Scott, whose defining victory at the WGC-Bridgestone was overshadowed by caddie Steve Williams’ hyperbole about his former boss, rekindles his competitive fire
Dustin Johnson, worry? Not even three Sunday setbacks in recent majors have rattled his durable psyche. Jeff Rude
Tiger Woods might not be his old self yet, but at least he's playing without pain at the WGC Bridgestone Invitational. It's the first time in a long time, writes Jeff Rude.
It wasn't just a new caddie and new shoes that Tiger Woods brought to the first tee Thursday. He also had newfound distance. Jeff Rude breaks down Tiger's first round back.
Lee Westwood, who never had much time for sports psychologists, enlists two of the game’s premier coaches. On the eve of the WGC-Bridgestone, Westwood has things ‘flowing’ again.