Tim Clark broke his monthslong silence on the proposed ban on anchoring and shed light on the presentation he gave at a PGA Tour players' meeting Jan. 21 to preserve the stroke.
Apologies and regrets offered, Rory McIlroy would like to leave his role as a soap opera actor and return to his position as the world’s top-ranked golfer.
Billy Horschel might have shot 81 on Saturday, but the struggles of Tucker Anderson - son of his coach Todd Anderson - have the young up-and-comer realizing that life shouldn't be taken for granted.
If watching film of Jack Nicklaus’ unforgettable 1986 Masters win never grows old, there is a remarkable way to enhance the experience: Watch Jack Nicklaus watch scenes of that glorious victory.
The wind was a huge factor in Saturday's third round at PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., says Brendan Steele and Tiger Woods.
Sewing up the only loose end to its schedule, the PGA Tour announced that EverBank will serve as presenting sponsor of the Tampa Bay Championship.
Branden Grace, who fired a 5-under 65 on Thursday at the Honda Classic to take a share of the early lead, has moved up 241 spots in the Official World Golf Rankings in the past 15 months.
One day you’re good enough to beat Rory McIlroy on a World Golf Championship stage. A few days later, you take a back seat to Darron Stiles at a place called Mayacoo Lakes Country Club. Ah, the life of Shane Lowry.
The PGA Tour has gone public with its opposition to the U.S. Golf Association and R&A's call for a ban on the anchored stroke.
Ian Poulter continued his match play magic Saturday at Dove Mountain, beating Tim Clark and Steve Stricker to advance the the semifinals of the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship.
Tim Clark made up for his lack of power with plenty of grit to defeat Thorbjorn Olesen on Friday and advance to the third round of the WGC-Accenture Match Play.
Lost in the tremors of that shocking one-two punch – losses by both Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods – is that the first round of the Accenture Match Play Championship will need a third day to complete.
Bo Van Pelt needed just one 8-iron and one putt from 45 feet on Thursday to make his win over John Senden official at the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship. Call it another strange effect of Wednesday's snowstorm.
Wednesday will be entered into the record books, an unforgettable day filled with snow, not golf, and it was left for one and all to hope that some heat arrives so that the golf tournament can achieve a semblance of order.
Matteo Manassero has a baby face that appears better suited for the school yard than the golf course, he removes his hat on command, thanks everyone for everything, and nods hellos to nearly everyone in sight.
Billy Harmon has known John Merrick for 10 months and Bill Haas for many years. Needless to say, Harmon's emotions were up-and-down on Sunday at the Northern Trust Open.
No tournament starts with a bigger bang than this week’s WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship, because 32 of the 64 players will be packing their bags Wednesday afternoon. Take a closer look at Stephen Gallacher, who will be playing Ian Poulter in the first round.
Less than 48 hours removed from a brilliant victory at Pebble Beach, Brandt Snedeker has withdrawn from the WGC-Accenture Match Play, citing sore ribs that have plagued him since the Humana Challenge.
Brandt Snedeker always has been confident in his skills on the course, says Toby Wilt, a longtime friend and fellow Vanderbilt alumnus. And he has stories to back up those claims . . .
Even at 52 years old and 14 years into retirement, there’s still a semblance of what made Wayne Gretzky The Great One.
Phil Mickelson is out of contention at the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am after a third-round 73 that included a triple-bogey at No. 18.
After battling back ailments late in 2012, Fredrik Jacobson and Retief Goosen are in contention at the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am.
Billy Hurley, his wife and two kids had made the trip to Pebble Beach after being offered a last-minute exemption. But tournament officials discovered he wasn’t officially a PGA Tour member and thus wasn’t eligible for the exemption.
Notes: Phil Mickelson may be five shots behind leaders Hunter Mahan and Russell Knox after the first round of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, but he hardly seem fazed after Thursday's 1-under 69.
It might be 13 years later and a different tournament, but the combination of Lee Westwood and his father, John, will be a pro-am pairing to watch this week at Pebble Beach.
Next Monday will mark the 40th anniversary of Arnold Palmer’s last victory on the PGA Tour and if that isn’t a somber thought, then consider that the 40th anniversary of Mickey Wright’s final LPGA Tour win will arrive April 15.
Icons. Legends. Heroes. Call them what you like, but on this day, Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player were even more. They were deliverers of goodwill to a family that believes in miracles.
Sweden's Jonas Blixt is from a remote and rural area of 16,000 residents, but his game is putting his corner of the world on the map.
Notebook: Forget your four majors, the Players Championship, and all the numbers-crunching gurus who will try and sell you “strength-of-field” data. We have come across what we think will be the most impressive gathering of 2013.
Rich Beem, who failed to earn his full-time PGA Tour card at Q-School in December, will be making trips to India and Panama as he looks to earn his way back onto the big tour.
From Russell Henley's victory to Scott Langley's impressive T-3 finish to the likes of Scott Gardiner, David Lingmerth and Henrik Norlander, the rookies showed well at their first PGA Tour tournament of the season.
Rookies Russell Henley and Scott Langley sit one-two halfway through the Sony Open, but they weren't the only stories Friday in Honolulu. Here are 5 Things you need to know from the day that was.
With the Hyundai TOC running 24 hours behind due to horrible weather, NBC (and Golf Channel) had its work cut out for it trying to get set up for the Sony Open. Yet, somehow, when you turned on your TV Thursday night, no one could notice the difference.
After playing a practice round at the 2012 U.S. Open, K.J. Choi was blunt with Dong-Hwan Lee: "You hit it like a woman." Lee didn't take offense to it, he went home and worked harder.
Coach Butch Harmon says he loves it when Dustin Johnson hits driver nearly everywhere. "Best club in his bag," says Tiger Woods' former coach. Johnson agrees, saying he gets in trouble when he tries to "steer it."
Phil Mickelson, Steve Stricker and Jim Furyk combined for a total of two PGA Tour victories in 2012, posing the question: Can they regain their old form?
Notebook: Having posted a morning 70 to sit at 3 under, just one off the lead, Brandt Snedeker birdied four of the first six holes in the afternoon and at 6 under he shared the lead at one point, led by himself at another. Then, he stumbled backward.
Having originally been penciled in for a Monday finish, the season opener morphed into a Monday start thanks to unrelenting wind. Finally, on the fourth day, the fury gave everyone a break.
It’s as if Groundhog Day has arrived in paradise. The calendar says it’s Sunday, but it sure feels like Saturday. Or Friday. Wake up, feel the fury of wind, watch players walk around with long faces, listen to PGA Tour officials tell you play remains suspended.
For a second straight day, ferocious winds had forced PGA Tour officials to scrap play in the season-opener, the Hyundai Tournament of Champions.
Two hours into its 2013 season, the PGA Tour had to call things to a halt. Blame it on trouble in paradise – bizarre weather conditions that veteran residents of Maui insist they have never seen before.
Connecticut native J.J. Henry, who grew up about 20 miles away from Newtown, will honor the 26 victims of the horrific Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting with 'S.H.E.S.' on the side of his hat.
"He's a Ryder Cup hero. That defines who he is." Ian Poulter appreciates that notion, but feels that many ignore his success outside the biennial event.
Hyundai executive: “The way that golf has changed, how many times they need to play . . . there’s not much we can do about that. But there’s a lot we like about this, and the field still is awfully good. So we don’t have any concerns."
Here is a wish as we sit on the threshold to the 2013 golf season: Don’t force the Rory McIlroy-Tiger Woods rivalry; let it happen. What else does our Jim McCabe think is on the horizon for the PGA Tour?
From the level of Anthony Kim's dedication to Steve Stricker's sudden schedule cutback to the looming battles between Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy, here are 10 players and their story lines to follow on the PGA Tour in 2013.
From Rickie Fowler's first PGA Tour victory to the beautiful walk that is Pebble Beach, our Jim McCabe gives you a series of bests from 2012 on Tour.
Its name is fitting, because as it sits amid a string of gems in an endless sea of golden sand, praise has come its way in respectful tones. Hushed, not loud. Unpretentious, not bodacious. Dignified, not flamboyant. Whispers.
Our Jim McCabe is conflicted, first wanting to applaud the PGA of America for making a bold decision, but also throwing some water on that fire, as the choice itself wasn't necessarily the right one.
Did two PGA of America staffers save the Ryder Cup for Europe? Just how did caddie Kip Henley deal with a gator on the course? Our Jim McCabe offers these snapshots from his past year on the road . . .