Stories by Jim
Strength of PGA Tour field in Pebble Beach? Just look at the top, where Jason Day, Jimmy Walker and Jordan Spieth reside
The heavyweights are present and accounted for this week at the PGA Tour stop in Pebble Beach – think Jason Day, Jordan Spieth and Jimmy Walker.
Tiger Woods' latest statement on game, injuries leaves more questions
Tiger Woods, the former world No. 1, announced Wednesday that he would likely bypass the Honda Classic because of the poor state of his play.
Billy Horschel's winning blueprint includes solid foundation
Surging Billy Horschel spreads the wealth on and off the PGA Tour and seeks to build on a strong foundation.
Irishman Shane Lowry surges to highest world ranking after PGA Tour Farmers Insurance Open start at Torrey Pines
The storyline these days is of a man’s plummet in the world rankings, but Irishman Shane Lowry has moved to his high position in the world rankings after a solid performance at the Farmers Insurance Open.
Justin Rose may add the PGA Tour's Shell Houston Open to his schedule for some Masters preparation
Justin Rose may add an event to his schedule prior to his Masters start for more preparation, but which tournament will be add?
Dustin Johnson is a reasonable pick to win the PGA Tour's AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am this week
If you are looking for omens, consider Dustin Johnson a reasonable pick to win this week’s AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, and not just because he’s a two-time winner of the tournament, either.
Tiger Woods' world ranking of No. 62 is put in to perspective by Golfweek writer Jim McCabe
Golfweek senior writer Jim McCabe puts Tiger Woods' world ranking in perspective.
Tee times and pairings for the first, second and third round of the PGA Tour's AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am
The full 156-team field for the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am was announced Tuesday evening. See the full tee times and pairings for the tournament.
Golfweek PostGame: Jason Day returns to form at Farmers Insurance Open
Jason Day returned to the PGA Tour winner's circle after taking down Scott Stallings, Harris English and J.B. Holmes in a playoff at the 2015 Farmers Insurance Open.
PGA Tour legend Billy Casper dies at age 83
Billy Casper, a 51-time winner on the PGA Tour, died Saturday at age 83.
Sunday shootout takes shape at PGA Tour's Farmers Insurance Open
A tough day on the South Course at Torrey Pines in Saturday's third round sets up a potentially wild finish on Sunday at the PGA Tour's Famers Insurance Open.
Brooks Koepka shakes off Friday five-putt at Farmers Insurance Open
Brooks Koepka used his laid-back personality to shake off his five-putt in the second round of the Farmers Insurance Open.
Hunter Mahan's second child, Miller Myles Mahan, born Friday in Dallas
Hunter Mahan and wife Kandi announced that they had become the parents of a second child Friday afternoon in Dallas.
Justin Rose bothered by wrist injury during missed cut at Farmers Insurance Open
Justin Rose was dealing with a right wrist injury at the Farmers Insurance Open, where he missed the cut on Friday.
Harris English, others eye Farmers Insurance Open victory after several stars exit
As much as the door at the Farmers Insurance Open was closed shut on Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and other stars, it has been kicked open by players who are starved for success, including leader Harris English.
Brooks Koepka five-putts 18th green at Torrey Pines' South Course during PGA Tour's Farmers Insurance Open
One week after notching his first PGA Tour victory, Brooks Koepka five-putted the final hole of his second round Friday at the Farmers Insurance Open.
PGA Tour player J.J. Henry re-charged, humbled after rough 2013-14 season
After a rough PGA Tour season and a trip to the Web.com Tour Finals last year, 39-year-old J.J. Henry entered 2014-15 re-charged and humbled.
Short shots derail Dustin Johnson in return to PGA Tour at Farmers Insurance Open
Dustin Johnson struggled with short wedge shots and putts in the opening round of the Farmers Insurance Open, his return to the PGaA Tour after a six-month absence.
Tiger Woods was asked multiple questions about his short game on Wednesday at the PGA Tour's Farmers Insurane Open at Torrey Pines
Practice makes perfect, but in a golf world that revolves around Tiger Woods, practice only attracts greater scrutiny, and it raises more questions and leads to furious head-shaking.
Peter Uihlein steps up early in European Tour season
Peter Uihlein has played well to start his 2014-15 European Tour season, even if it doesn’t quite match the accomplishment of roommate Brooks Koepka.
Bill Haas should expect no favors from dad Jay Haas for Presidents Cup
Bill Haas' father Jay Haas might be the U.S. Presidents Cup captain, but Bill Haas will still have to earn his spot on the team.
Super Bowl champs Tom Brady, Bill Belichick to skip AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am
After winning the Super Bowl, New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick and quarterback Tom Brady will skip AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am.
Justin Thomas mirrors Jordan Spieth's path to PGA Tour
There always has been a similarity to Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas, and their PGA Tour resumes through 19 starts back that up.
Asian Tour Q-School creates options for Daniel Chopra
For Daniel Chopra, being a past champion has a nice ring to it. It just can’t replace good old-fashioned exempt status when it comes to trying to get into golf tournaments – even if they’re in Asia.
Interested observers predict a Phil Mickelson PGA Tour comeback
Comebacks are plentiful with the PGA Tour this season – Tiger Woods and Dustin Johnson, most notably – but here’s a vote for Phil Mickelson’s as the most intriguing.
Tiger Woods, Super Bowl, No. 16 up the mayhem meter for PGA Tour's Waste Management Phoenix Open
Welcome to the only PGA Tour stop where the star of the show isn't a player but a hole. The 29th installment of the "Phoenix Open" promises to be a wild one.
Golf figures into early speculation of possible Boston Olympics
If the 2024 Summer Olympics hit Boston – which is still a long way off – where might the golf be played? Our own Boston native Jim McCabe explains.
PGA Tour notes: Jonas Blixt globetrots; Hunter Mahan on AimPoint; rising Justin Thomas
What do you get when you’re committed to two competing wraparound seasons that use different starting and finishing points? Ask world traveler Jonas Blixt.
Hunter Mahan on commitment to AimPoint: 'It's like poker'
Hunter Mahan compared AimPoint to poker, saying "it's easy to learn, but it's hard to master."
After gritty 2014, Shawn Stefani continues to prove he belongs on PGA Tour
Last season, Shawn Stefani had just two starts via a minor medical exemption to earn $84,084 and keep his PGA Tour card. He succeeded, and a year later, he's enjoying a nice start to the season on Tour.
Phil Mickelson's perfect Presidents Cup streak in jeopardy
Phil Mickelson has never missed a Presidents Cup, but he's 47th in the standings entering the Humana Challenge.
With eye on Presidents Cup, Gary Woodland posts T-3 at Sony Open
Gary Woodland tied for third at the Sony Open in Hawaii after missing the cut in each of the last two years at Waialae Country Club. The finish also pushed him to 16th in the Presidents Cup standings.
PGA Tour rookie Justin Thomas climbs world rankings with stellar play
PGA Tour rookie Justin Thomas is 34 under in his last three starts, and has risen to 107th in the Official World Golf Ranking, too.
It's a blitz for Jonas Blixt as he spans the globe playing PGA, European tours
Jonas Blixt was a hard man to track at the end of the 2014 calendar year, as he bounced between the PGA and European tours, and gained considerable airline miles.
Press-friendly Jim Furyk wins GWAA's Murray Award
Jim Furyk was named the winner of the annual ASAP/Jim Murray Award by the Golf Writers Association of America for the cooperation and accommodation he has shown media members.
Brendon Todd's Augusta tee time a throwback to Georgia days
Knowing he’d be eligible for his first Masters start come April, Brendon Todd took advantage of an invitation to play Augusta National Golf Club in October.
Graham DeLaet continues rest and rehab for neck pain
Graham DeLaet made two long trips to chase PGA Tour events in the fall, but withdrew from each with neck pain. DeLaet continues to rehab and rest.
Luke Donald seeks return to consistency on PGA Tour
Luke Donald looks forward to getting back to a consistent game – starting at the Sony Open – after a disappointing 2013-14 season the PGA Tour.
Paul Casey gives up European Tour membership for 2014-15, opting to focus on the PGA Tour
Paul Casey, a 13-time winner in Europe, will give up his European Tour membership for 2014-15.
After near-miss in Sony Open qualifying, Taylor Funk settles in as Fred Funk's caddie
Texas freshman Taylor Funk was already assured of a caddie job in the Sony Open. Turns out he almost made it through a Monday qualifier for a spot in the event himself.
Front-row seat: Omar Uresti recalls Tiger Woods' Phoenix ace
Omar Uresti had a front-row seat to Tiger Woods' storied hole-out at the 1997 Phoenix Open. Uresti remembers the aftermath of that shot in front of one of the PGA Tour's most raucous crowds.
Kevin Streelman Kapalua return features bigger gallery, peace of mind
Kevin Streelman returns to the PGA Tour's Hyundai Tournament of Champions this year in a better state of mind, and with wife and baby daughter in tow.
Kevin Stadler WDs before start of Round 3 at Kapalua
Kevin Stadler and his injured left wrist could only do half the job here at the Hyundai Tournament of Champions – Stadler withdrew before the third round at Kapalua.
Jimmy Walker, Zach Johnson part of Kapalua logjam after calm day
Calm conditions at Kapalua's Plantation Course call for a congested Hyundai Tournament of Champions leaderboard through two rounds.
Ben Crane supports University of Oregon Ducks, matches Matt Jones with wardrobe
Ben Crane thought he'd show his support for his alma mater Oregon by wearing all gray and white Friday at Kapalua. However, he also ended up matching playing competitor Matt Jones.
Players excited, surprised by Tiger Woods playing PGA Tour's Phoenix Open
Charley Hoffman was excited for one of his sponsors, Waste Management, will get the sideshow that is Tiger Woods for the 2015 Phoenix Open, while you could color Geoff Ogilvy and Tim Clark surprised.
Late miscues don't spoil solid day for Bubba Watson at Hyundai Tournament of Champions
Bubba Watson fires 3-under 70 at PGA Tour's Hyundai Tournament of Champions and is all smiles after the round, despite a pair of bogeys over his final three holes.
Brendon Todd has a unique team set up off the course, but he is where he belongs on the PGA Tour because of it
Brendon Todd may have a unique team setup off the course, with four different coaches for his swing and conditioning. But thanks to that arrangement, he is right where he belongs on the PGA Tour.
Matt Every, Sean Foley form partnership after Tiger Woods split
The split between Tiger Woods and swing instructor Sean Foley was beneficial for Matt Every, who started working with Foley.
Kapalua's Plantation: Wild ride in paradise for PGA Tour winners
As the PGA Tour's Hyundai Tournament of Champions settles in for a 17th time at Kapalua's Plantation Course, the track remains the Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride of golf courses.