Tiger Woods had a 71.13 scoring average in the final rounds this year, the third-worst of his career -- yet he still won five times, showing he clearly belongs as No. 1 in the world, but has room for improvement.
Although Louis Oosthuizen has been plagued with neck, back and leg issues throughout the 2013 season – after months of rest – he is ready to tee it up at the Presidents Cup this week at Muirfield Village.
Tiger Woods and Jordan Spieth may not have been surprise winners of the PGA Tour's Player of the Year and Rookie of the Year awards, respectively, but they were certainly deserving, says Jim McCabe.
Adam Scott will head home to Australia for the first time since winning the Masters, while Sergio Garcia will return to Spain and likely won't be back in the U.S. until February.
So with the pressure of winning the Tour Championship and FedEx Cup behind him, Henrik Stenson can breathe easily, right? Not quite, because while he basks in the glory of his achievement, there is the matter of finding four Coca-Cola machines. That’s right, four.
Not since Tiger Woods has an American so seamlessly moved from college/amateur golf to the big leagues, and Phil Mickelson – who previously set the bar for such a transition back in 1992 – joins a long parade of those who are duly impressed with Jordan Spieth’s game.
Plugging away during Saturday's third round while fighting illness, Adam Scott likely has been robbed of the chance to challenge leader Henrik Stenson for the Tour Championship and the FedEx Cup.
While Henrik Stenson pulled away from the field Friday and Tiger Woods climbed only to fall at the Tour Championship, Phil Mickelson rose into view and Jordan Spieth moved into third. Here are 5 Things to Know.
Had Henrik Stenson used the fairway wood that he damaged on the range before the second round of the 2013 Tour Championship in the FedEx Cup, he would have been penalized – or even disqualified.
For Tiger Woods, Thursday’s opening round of the Tour Championship was jam-packed with not very good; plus notes on Sergio Garcia, Steve Stricker and more in our 5 Things to Know.
The Geary Cup features the caddies of neighboring clubs – the National Golf Links of America and Shinnecock Hills – but the match-play competition has been one-sided, with NGLA dominating since 1995.
A deeper look at both Presidents Cup rosters offers a simple conclusion: The U.S. has a huge advantage playing at Muirfield Village.
Forget for a minute that Tiger Woods has won five times this year. Consider that three of them came in tournaments that ranked in the top 10 for toughest and deepest fields. That's why he should be the frontrunner for Player of the Year honors.
A magical summer for the 23-year-old Garrick Porteus (British Amateur, Scottish Stroke Play titles) continued with a rousing performance to lead the way in earning a point for his GB&I team in a Saturday morning Walker Cup match.
While he rarely misses an Alabama football game, the sport wasn't Bobby Wyatt's thing from early in his life, instead choosing golf -- and it paid off in the form of the Tide's first national championship.
Remember yesteryear, when winning the money title meant something? The FedEx Cup sort of changed that, but on the European Tour what is affectionately called the Order of Merit still resonates.
Henrik Stenson rejects the idea that off-course problems had anything to do with three rough years on Tour. In 2013, the Swede has found his game -- and he just might be the hottest golfer in the world.
Some scoring oddities after four holiday-weekend days at the Deutsche Bank Championship.
When Henrik Stenson won the Deutsche Bank Championship ranked 10th in the world, it meant that a top-20 player has won five consecutive FedEx Cup playoffs and they’ve won 17 of the 26 since they began in 2007.
Sergio Garcia admits his early wake-up call on Sunday wasn't due to anything on the course, but instead to watch futbol. And it seemed to inspire the Spaniard, who fired a 5-under 66 to take a two-shot lead at the Deutsche Bank Championship.
After the day's first groups got as far as the sixth hole, Mother Nature sent players back to the clubhouse and the entire third round of the Deutsche Bank Championship will be restarted.
Sergio Garcia fired a 7-under 64 to take a one-shot lead at the Deutsche Bank Championship on Saturday, as scores continued to go deeper into the red.
Phil Mickelson shot 8-under 63 Friday at the Deutsche Bank Championship, outperforming his playing competitors in a superstar grouping – Tiger Woods and Adam Scott – in the process.
Third in the world rankings. Third in the FedEx Cup standings. But through nine holes, at least, Phil Mickelson is first on the leaderboard at the Deutsche Bank Championship.
Tiger Woods had planned to only play nine holes during his pro-am on Thursday, but he felt good enough to play 18, claiming that physical therapy on his back is working and he will be a full go for the Deutsche Bank Championship.
Martin Kaymer is a major championship winner (2010 PGA) who delivered a Ryder Cup-clinching putt last fall -- yet 90th is where he stands in FedEx Cup points.
The venues for golf's majors in 2013 – Augusta National, Merion, Muirfield and Oak Hill – offered stretches of closing holes that differed, being extraordinarily tough or offering a challenge but with a chance to score.
To get hung up on the word 'playoffs' is to overlook the heart of the FedEx Cup: getting the best players teeing it up at a time of year that traditionally was quiet. Turns out, they tend to win, too.
Being polite, professional, and the consummate stand-up guy gets you a lot of admiration, but no FedEx Cup points. Thus is Aaron Baddeley done for the 2013 PGA Tour season.
Folks at the Deutsche Bank Championship want to make sure “Boston Strong” resonates even louder and that the One Fund Boston grows richer.
Rory McIlroy will have either three or four weeks off after the PGA Tour season concludes before he hits the ground running with a busy schedule.
Much of the Sunday-afternoon drama at The Barclays focused on which 100 players would advance to next week's Deutsche Bank Championship; Phil Mickelson provides thrills; more.
Adam Scott held the trophy as winner of The Barlcays, the first FedEx Cup playoff of the season, after three different Tour heavyweights came agonizingly close to forcing overtime at the 18th at Liberty National.
For Puma Golf, the final-round pairing of staff players Rickie Fowler and Jonas Blixt at The Barclays proved serendipitous.
Barclays co-leader Gary Woodland is glad his agent pushed him to play in the Reno-Tahoe Classic, where he won, while Tiger Woods endures back pain to move to T-4. Here are 5 Things to Know:
Ernie Els is the perfect example of how fickle the 'projected' FedEx Cup standings can mess with one's psyche, as the 2012 Open winner went from potentially seeing his season end to a tee time at the Deutsche Bank Championship next week.
Matt Kuchar grabbed the lead at The Barclays on Friday before darkness halted play and after Keegan Bradley set a Liberty National record. Here are 5 Things to Know about Friday's play.
From skydiving someday to the possibility of a new swing coach sometime soon, Rickie Fowler has plenty on his mind -- but an attempt to reverse his FedEx Cup playoff fortunes has taken off first.
The Moles Golfing Society received an invitation to travel to the U.S. Amateur at The Country Club, and members were rewarded by Matt Fitzpatrick's victory that ended a long drought for England at the championship.
Missing the cut in half your starts is not a formula that a lot of players would accept, yet D.A. Points has made it work in 2013. Then again, that’s what happens when you win and finish second in a short span of time.
It is in the books as a fifth straight major-less season for Tiger Woods, but as is the case frequently with him, the negative topics simply make you realize how incredible a legacy he has forged.
Three matches, three crucial birdies at 17 for Scottie Scheffler as he has advanced through the U.S. Amateur at The Country Club in Brookline, Mass. – something to share, perhaps, with fellow Texan Justin Leonard.
Golf Australia has a headquarters in the United States. Its success showed Thursday at the U.S. Amateur as Oliver Goss, Nathan Holman and Brady Watt played in the round of 16, with two advancing.
Patrick Rodgers, who got through to the Round of 64 in a playoff on Wednesday morning, ran out to an early 3-up lead over Sean Dale and held on for an opening match-play victory at the U.S. Amateur.
The FedExCup points bubble and Grand Slam of Golf roster have Padraig Harrington's itinerary up in the air; Oak Hill produced scoring oddities, including for Miguel Angel Jimenez; plus more in our PGA Tour notebook.
Million-dollar PGA Tour earner Jeff Klauk has been sidelined in recent years by epilepsy and by a back injury, but is back on the pro circuits.
Ernie Els, Padraig Harrington and Geoff Ogilvy are among those committing late to this week's Wyndham Championship in Greensboro, N.C., looking to shore up their spots in the FedExCup's first event, the Barclays.
Jason Anthony had already taken his wallet, watch and money out of his bag, thinking he was eliminated in a 17-for-15 playoff at the U.S. Amateur after a triple-bogey 7. But the golf gods had other plans for the 30-year-old.
While 17 players will play for 15 spots at 7 a.m. on Wednesday morning at the U.S. Amateur, Georgia Tech coach Bruce Heppler can take solace in the fact that he has three players already having advanced to the Round of 64 -- including a man he left off the 2013 postseason roster, Richy Werenski.
Ever wonder how hard it is to work as a caddie on days where its down pouring? Multiple caddies and players give different reasons why playing in the rain and still shooting a low numbers is tough.