They started, they stopped, they started again and then they stopped for good. That is how Thursday’s first round of the WGC-Cadillac Championship played out with Harris English the clubhouse leader at 3 under.
Sweeping across from west to east, an intense line of thunderstorms – severe enough to ignite isolated tornadoes – put an emphatic halt to first-round play in the WGC-Cadillac Championship.
Even The Donald himself made his way through the lobby of his latest toyland and asked of a PGA Tour player, "Is Tiger playing?" Tiger Woods will indeed play in the WGC-Cadillac Championship despite limited prep.
Rory McIlroy at the Honda Classic was the latest 54-hole leader who failed to hold on and win. Only 6 of 14 third-round leaders have won this year, and only 23 of 52 since 2012.
If the PGA Tour is searching for answers to the pace-of-play problem, perhaps it should give guys a little push and assign them a spot in the pairings opposite Tiger Woods. Just ask Luke Guthrie how it helps.
Lost in the sudden meltdown of Rory McIlroy at the Honda Classic was the slow sinking of Brendon de Jonge, whose winless stretch on the PGA Tour continued in frustrating fashion.
Chalk up another recovery for Victor Dubuisson, as the Frenchman's clubs finally arrived at Doral late Tuesday night to set himself up for another shot at a WGC title.
With new improvements to the course, players and caddies are having to study this new Trump National Doral for the WGC-Cadillac Championship.
His heart was on this week’s Honda Classic, but Sergio Garcia doesn’t deny that he had an eye on next week’s gathering at the famed Trump National Doral.
In his 14th start at the Accenture Match Play Championship, Jim Furyk made it to the quarter-finals for the first time. Furyk and Lee Westwood are the only players who has played in 14 of the 16 Accentures. They were both there at the debut in 1999.
Fresh off a third-place finish at the WGC-Accenture Match Play, Rickie Fowler will return home to Jupiter, Fla., a focused man.
Headlined by the stellar play of Victor Dubuisson, the WGC-Accenture Match Play provided a stage for young talent to thrive in the Arizona desert.
Match play offers so much that stroke play can’t return, so here’s a top-20 list for recapping the 2014 edition of the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship.
Jason Day is the only true "favorite" that is left standing at Match Play, with Victor Dubuisson, Ernie Els and Rickie Fowler all registering as semifinals surprises at Dove Mountain.
Proving that there is nothing about this purest of all golf formats that can be explained, the quarterfinals of the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship were played out Saturday with a series of surprises at the Golf Club at Dove Mountain.
This is not how anyone could have drawn it up before the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship got underway. Consider some of the storylines that are in play for Saturday’s four quarter-final matches at The Golf Club at Dove Mountain.
In Friday’s third round, which featured eight matches, the 18th hole was the place to be at The Golf Club at Dove Mountain.
Victor Dubuisson, a self-described loner, debuts in the United States at the WGC-Accenture Match Play while quietly ascending the world ranking.
The majority of the remaining 16 players at Match Play have had to mount comebacks somewhere over the last two days, so you might want to hold off before you nominate just Graeme McDowell as the “Comeback Kid.”
"I was dead and buried, both days," Graeme McDowell said after Thursday's win over Hideki Matsuyama in come-from-behind fashion -- the second such in as many rounds at the 2014 WGC-Accenture Match Play.
Thirty-two matches, 64 players, nearly 10 hours of golf – and dozens of reasons why it's the best day of the year for pure PGA Tour fun, non-major category.
Bubba Watson looked to be behind the 8-ball, but grinded out a win at the WGC-Accenture Match Play on Wednesday. Rickie Fowler and Jonas Blixt simply came out of nowhere to advance.
In need of a new home for this WGC Match Play Championship? With many PGA Tour players living at Lake Nona near Orlando, Fla., some might respectfully submit it as a candidate.
Jason Allred tops his career earnings with one week's success; Bubba Watson shakes a post-Masters slump and talks nerves; WGC Match Play rookies; plus more in this week's PGA Tour notes.
"Phil didn't play here much," Fred Couples said of Phil Mickelson and the Northern Trust Open, yet the popular lefty has played 15 times in the PGA Tour event -- 13 at Riviera.
While friends in the U.S. were chasing the world of professional golf along paved highways and indoor showers, John Hahn was taking an international route for the European Tour.
Our Jim McCabe has settled into balmy Arizona, where he looks at a handful of the most intriguing matches on Day 1 of the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship, including Steve Stricker's return and Rory McIlroy's date with Boo Weekley.
In 77 PGA Tour and Web.com Tour events across three-plus seasons, Jim Renner had earned $661,111. In one tournament last week, the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, Renner earned $580,800.
Robert Garrigus shows his NHL fandom on his bag; Dustin Johnson goes low at Pebble Beach; the Web.com Tour gets going this week; plus more in our news and notes from the PGA Tour.
When you’ve got serious back issues and you’re unable to take part in the thing that you do for a living, well, that’s not a good thing, yet it was PGA Tour veteran Dudley Hart’s world.
The most recent of PGA Tour veteran Stuart Appleby's nine wins came in 2010, but he insists he has the desire to continue to work hard: "It’s just there, within arm’s reach."
See all of senior writer Jim McCabe's notes and news items from the PGA Tour and professional golf ranks this week.
Strong winds wreaked havoc during Saturday's third round of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, especially in the area of the sixth green and seventh tee at Pebble Beach Golf Links.
Forget the beauty that you see on TV. Pebble Beach Golf Links was as tough as nails Friday, with Mother Nature providing enough rain and 'humming' wind to stress the world's best out a bit.
He stops short of calling it a comeback and it’s not like he's "rebuilding" his career. More accurate to say that "I’m trying to improve upon the things I've done well," said Stuart Appleby, T-2 at the Pebble Beach Pro-Am.
Normally, cold, wind, and rain wouldn’t register as news in these parts – and especially so during the famed AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-AM. “You want rain? Just invite the PGA Tour,” a rules official quipped.
If Tiger Woods skips the upcoming WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship – and sources have indicated he will – several reasons will have factored into the decision. But there’s also enough data to suggest that Woods isn’t deviating from a pre-Masters preparation that he has favored since turning 35 three years ago.
Among the unique sights on the range Tuesday at the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am was Kiradech Aphibarnrat, the big guy with the big smile from Thailand, who is among those trying this week to secure a Match Play spot.
Graeme McDowell will make his return to Pebble Beach this week for the first time since his 2010 U.S. Open victory, and he'll share the experience with his father.
True, it’s only February and there’s warmer weather and a long stretch of golf ahead, but if you study where we are in the 2013-14 PGA Tour calendar, there are some intriguing aspects that show you just how different this “wrap-around” landscape is.
“Friendship,” Muhammad Ali once said, “is not something you learn in school. But if you haven’t learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven’t learned anything.” So it goes for Pat Perez and his caddie, Mike Hartford.
Chris Riley successfully took on the 'whim' of a Monday qualifier at last week’s Farmers Insurance Open -- and his MC by a shot didn't change his contentment.
There are many sides to Phil Mickelson – master golfer, involved businessman, devoted family man, charitable mover – but he took time out before the start of the Farmers Insurance Open to wave the flag for his San Diego Chargers.
There are dozens of way to slice, dice and shake up Tiger Woods' data -- but here’s one though that shows he’s different than in years past: count just his first four tournaments of a calendar year.
From a packed field in Phoenix to Jason Day beating the cold with a Florida practice session to Chris Smith's return to the PGA Tour, Jim McCabe provides news and notes for the week.
Recap senior writer Jim McCabe's news and notes from this week's world of pro golf right here.
Pat Perez needed an eagle at No. 18, but chose to lay up when he didn't get the yardage that he wanted. But the hometown boy still gave it a run, coming 3 feet away from forcing a playoff at the Farmers Insurance Open.
Phil Mickelson withdrew late Friday night, and Tiger Woods played himself out of the tournament – literally – Saturday at the Farmers Insurance Open, leaving an eclectic group of leaders, led by Gary Woodland, entering Sunday's final round.
A stretch of seven straight bogeys or double bogeys contributed to a third-round 7-over 79 and a Saturday exit for Tiger Woods at the Farmers Insurance Open.
Phil Mickelson withdrew from the Farmers Insurance Open on Friday night, citing muscle pain in his lower back.