Stories by Jim
Grab a map and follow golf’s globe-trotters during the 'off-season'
Golf's "off-season" has some of the best players on the PGA and European tours playing around the globe, including in Australia, Thailand and the Bahamas.
Like another Irishman, PGA Tour golfer Graeme McDowell takes to the road in finding redemption
Like fellow Irishman Padraig Harrington did last year in Indonesia, PGA Tour veteran Graeme McDowell snapped his losing skid with a fall victory at the OHL Classic at Mayakoba.
James Driscoll enjoys PGA Tour’s pass through Web.com Tour Q-School
PGA Tour golfer James Driscoll received one season of exempt Web.com Tour status, which he will use in 2016, because he played five consecutive seasons on the PGA Tour.
Golfweek PostGame: PGA Tour golfer Graeme McDowell captures OHL Classic at Mayakoba in playoff
PGA Tour golfer Graeme McDowell won the OHL Classic at Mayakoba on Sunday in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, after beating Russell Knox and Jason Bohn in a playoff.
PGA Tour winners flame out in Web.com Tour Q-School process
Former PGA Tour mainstays fall short in Web.com Tour Q-School Second Stage at various sites.
Jim Mackay, John Wood to broadcast PGA Tour event despite caddie change
Veteran caddies Jim Mackay, John Wood will be on-course reporters for Golf Channel at the RSM Classic.
Notes: Boo Weekley's criticism of PGA Tour wraparound season has a few holes
Notes: Boo Weekley's criticism of the PGA Tour wraparound season holds some key flaws. Heath Slocum and D.J. Trahan fighting to make it back.
Champions Tour golfer Michael Allen finds little poetic justice in anchoring ban
Champions Tour golfer Michael Allen, 56, said goodbye to his anchored putter after the 2015 Charles Schwab Cup Championship.
Peter Malnati wins Sanderson Farms Championship in Monday finish
Peter Malnati wins Sanderson Farms Championship at the Country Club of Jackson in Jackson, Mississippi in Monday finish.
Report: Phil Mickelson splits with longtime swing coach Butch Harmon
PGA Tour golfer Phil Mickelson told Golf.com Wednesday that he and longtime swing coach Butch Harmon have split.
At 49, Bob Estes returns to PGA Tour after two-year rehab ready to compete again
Bob Estes, 49, is returning to the PGA Tour after a left-shoulder injury sidelined him for two years.
Entering 2016, PGA Tour golfer Adam Scott takes steps in right direction
PGA Tour golfer Adam Scott, who had a disappointing 2014-15 season, is playing much better golf as 2016 draws near.
Like Jordan Spieth before him, Justin Thomas faces key stretch following 1st PGA Tour win
PGA Tour Justin Thomas earns Masters, majors and WGC invitations with first PGA Tour victory, setting up a crucial stretch like friend Jordan Spieth after rookie year on Tour.
Notes: Monday qualifying maven Austin Cook strikes again
Monday qualifying maven Austin Cook strikes again as he gets into the Sanderson Farms Championship at the Country Club of Jackson.
Justin Thomas rises in OWGR after CIMB win; Tiger Woods falls to 362
Tiger Woods PGA Tour golfer falls in Official World Golf OWGR Rankings, while Justin Thomas and Adam Scott rise.
Golfweek PostGame: Justin Thomas wins CIMB Classic for first PGA Tour title
PGA Tour golfer Justin Thomas captures his first PGA Tour win at the CIMB Classic in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Smylie Kaufman rockets to 75th in OWGR; Tiger Woods drops outside top 350
Smylie Kaufman rockets to 75th in the Official World Golf Ranking; Tiger Woods drops outside top 350.
Golfweek PostGame: Smylie Kaufman wins Shriners Hospitals for Children Open in Las Vegas
PGA Tour golfer Smylie Kaufman wins the 2015 Shriners Hospitals for Children Open in Las Vegas with final-round 61, fending off Kevin Na and Brett Stegmaier.
Ian Poulter, Hunter Mahan among those playing with 2016 Masters spot secured
PGA Tour golfers Ian Poulter, Hunter Mahan and Kevin Streelman are among the players locked into the 2016 Masters field, while golfers like Graeme McDowell and Luke Donald still need to earn their way in.
Ian Poulter's scramble to Hong Kong highlights difficulty of dual membership
Ian Poulter scrambles to Hong Kong to maintain European Tour membership and eligibility for 2016 Ryder Cup, while golfers like Martin Kaymer and Graeme McDowell make decisions on Tour membership.
Golfweek PostGame: Emiliano Grillo takes Frys.com Open title in playoff over Na
PGA Tour rookie Emiliano Grillo wins the 2015-16 PGA Tour season-opening Frys.com Open at the Silverado Country Club North Course in Napa, California, plus more in this week's Golfweek PostGame.
For Rob Oppenheim, 35, long journey finally produces PGA Tour card
Rob Oppenheim, 35, earned the 50th and final PGA Tour card for the 2015-16 season after the 2015 Web.com Tour Championship after spending 13 years toiling far beneath the professional golf radar.
Thailand golfer Atwit 'Jazz' Janewattananond signs with Chubby Chandler's ISM group
Thailand pro golfer Atwit “Jazz” Janewattananond, 19, has signed on with Chubby Chandler’s ISM group.
Trend suggests FedEx Cup Playoffs encourages top PGA Tour players to play more
The addition of the FedEx Cup Playoffs has encouraged some top PGA Tour players to play more events during the regular season.
Record earnings on PGA Tour: Six players win $5 million-plus with Jordan Spieth and Jason Day
The 2014-15 PGA Tour season set a record with five golfer earning more than $5 million, including Jordan Spieth and Jason Day.
Jordan Spieth wins 2014-15 PGA Tour Player of the Year, Daniel Berger captures rookie honors
American Jordan Spieth captured PGA Tour Player of the Year honors on Friday after a stellar 2014-15 campaign that included two majors, five wins and the FedEx Cup. Daniel Berger captures Rookie of the Year honors after a strong season.
For some golf courses, goats serve as valuable members of maintenance staff
Elaine Philbrick's company Goatscaping, based in Plymouth, Mass., rents out goats to golf courses for land-maintenance purposes.
Pat Perez, Michael Lund to team up again at Alfred Dunhill Links Championship
PGA Tour golfer Pat Perez and amateur Michael Lund teamed up to win the 2015 AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. Now, they will try to capture the pro-am title at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship.
Notes: Matt Kuchar's dad to caddie; Tiger Woods not alone in world rankings fall
PGA Tour golfer Matt Kuchar will have his father Pete caddie for him at the Fiji International while Tiger Woods wasn't alone in his world-ranking fall in 2015.
PGA Tour golfer Bill Haas to use Hunter Mahan's caddie at Presidents Cup
PGA Tour golfer Bill Haas will have Hunter Mahan's caddie on his bag for the 2015 Presidents Cup in South Korea.
McCabe: PGA Tour Player of the Year race a done deal for Jordan Spieth
PGA Tour golfer Jordan Spieth was one of four Player of the Year candidates named Monday, but he is the clear choice, says Golfweek's Jim McCabe.
Golfweek PostGame: Jordan Spieth caps stellar season with big payday at Tour Championship
PGA Tour golfer Jordan Spieth wins Tour Championship and FedEx Cup title Sunday at East Lake, plus more in this week's Golfweek PostGame.
Jordan Spieth leads FedEx Cup's Tour Championship, looks to finish "dream season" strong
Jordan Spieth leads the FedEx Cup's Tour Championship at East Lake in Atlanta, Georgia and looks to finish his "dream season" strong with a win at the final FedEx Cup event.
Tough breaks cost Rory McIlroy at lengthy East Lake Golf Club during PGA Tour Championship
PGA Tour golfer Rory McIlroy drew some tough breaks on a long East Lake Golf Club and shot even-par 70 in Saturday's third round of the Tour Championship.
East Lake's 5th hole proves tough Saturday at Tour Championship
The 535-yard, par-4 fifth hole at East Lake Golf Club yielded zero birdies Saturday at the Tour Championship.
Henrik Stenson leans on 3-wood for three-stroke lead at FedEx Cup's Tour Championship
Sweden's Henrik Stenson is leaning on his 3-wood as he has taken a three-stroke 36-hole lead at the Tour Championship, the final event of the FedEx Cup playoffs at East Lake in Atlanta, Ga.
American Jordan Spieth rediscovers edge with second-round 66 at FedEx Cup's Tour Championship
Jordan Spieth rediscovers his mental edge with a 66 Friday at the FedEx Cup's Tour Championship at East Lake in Atlanta, as he gets within three of Henrik Stenson for the $10 million bonus.
East Lake grass eliminates lift, clean, place at FedEx Cup's Tour Championship
FedEx Cup's Tour Championship avoids lift, clean, place because of the East Lake Golf Club zoysia grass, as players continued in Atlanta in the final event of the FedEx Cup playoffs.
It’s a numbers game at Tour Championship: Quality over quantity
The PGA Tour's 2015 Tour Championship at East Lake features a small, but deep field, with the top-29 golfers in the FedEx Cup standings competing.
Spieth, Day, McIlroy prompt commissioner Finchem to glow about PGA Tour’s 2014-15 season
Jordan Spieth, Jason Day, Rory McIlroy prompt commissioner Tim Finchem to glow about PGA Tour’s 2014-15 season.
Rickie Fowler's busy fall of PGA Tour play includes trips to Las Vegas and China
PGA Tour golfer Rickie Fowler plans to have the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open in Las Vegas and HSBC Champions, along with the Presidents Cup, in his playing schedule this fall.
Jim Furyk withdraws from 2015 Tour Championship, focuses on Presidents Cup return
PGA Tour golfer Jim Furyk withdraws from the 2015 Tour Championship with a wrist injury, but hopes to return for 2015 Presidents Cup in South Korea.
Bubba Watson willing to shift strategy for Tour Championship success
PGA Tour golfer Bubba Watson will look to play more conservatively at the 2015 Tour Championship at East Lake Golf Club for a chance at the $10 million bonus.
For 9-year-old Massachusetts girl, Drive, Chip & Putt provides spark for game
For 9-year-old Massachusetts girl, Drive, Chip & Putt provides spark for game at The Country Club in Brookline, Massachusetts.
PGA Tour golfer Zac Blair continues FedEx Cup climb with Tour Championship in sight
PGA Tour golfer Zac Blair continues climb up FedEx Cup Playoffs standings with goal of making the Tour Championship.
Justin Thomas, Tony Finau among rookies trying to make PGA Tour Championship
PGA Tour rookies Justin Thomas and Tony Finau are among those looking to qualify for the FedEx Cup Playoffs finale, the Tour Championship.
PGA Tour FedEx Cup Playoffs haven't been as kind to Morgan Hoffmann, Billy Horschel this year
PGA Tour golfers Morgan Hoffmann and Billy Horschel haven't had the type of FedEx Cup Playoffs this year that they did a season ago.
McCabe: Stop complaining; TPC Boston's 18th green is just fine
PGA Tour golfers think the 18th green at TPC Boston is unfair? Golfweek senior writer Jim McCabe proves otherwise.
Despite qualifying for BMW Championship, Keegan Bradley still has work to do in FedEx Cup Playoffs
PGA Tour golfer Keegan Bradley might have qualified for the BMW Championship, but he'll have some work to do to stay alive in the FedEx Cup Playoffs.
Hunter Mahan, Keegan Bradley, other PGA Tour golfers move into FedEx Cup top 70 to keep season alive
PGA Tour golfer Hunter Mahan was one of four players who played their way into the BMW Championship with strong performances at the Deutsche Bank Championship.