5 Things: This season, Tiger Woods won Arnie's event, he won Jack's event, and now he's won his own tournament – and each win occurred in contrasting style.
As the Tour returns to Congressional for the first time since the 2011 U.S. Open, Tiger Woods returns to the AT&T National field for the first time since 2009. Five things
Our Ryan Lavner offers a preview of the Palmer Cup, a Ryder Cup-style competition that pits the best college players from the U.S. against those from Europe.
At the end of an unpredictable U.S. Open Sunday, Webb Simpson was the last man standing at a torturous Olympic Club. Ryan Lavner
Making predictions for the final round of the U.S. Open is an exercise in futility. On this course with this leaderboard, nearly anything is possible. Ryan Lavner
Defending U.S. Open champ Rory McIlroy won't be around for the weekend at Olympic after missing the cut for the fourth time in his past five starts. Ryan Lavner
Beau Hossler, 17, is playing like a U.S. Open veteran after some sound advice from a few Tour sages.
As the 2012 U.S. Open ramps up on Thursday morning, here are the storylines that should be firmly on your radar, courtesy of our Ryan Lavner.
Texas John Fields and Alabama's Justin Thomas (pictured) were named Golfweek's Coach and Player of the Year, respectively. Also see our list of All-Americans.
After a whirlwind travel schedule and a couple changes on the course, Lee Westwood figures to be well-suited for Olympic's test. Ryan Lavner.
After an up-and-down season, at this point, a win, a missed cut or a 30th place at the U.S. Open from Tiger Woods won't be a surprise. Ryan Lavner.
5 Things: Dustin Johnson looked healthy capturing the St. Jude Classic, and Rory McIlroy – while showing flashes of brilliance – blew an opportunity on the tournament's final hole.
Once damaged by Hurricane Katrina, the Hard Rock Casino and golf courses all along the Gulf Coast have shown a remarkable recovery says our Ryan Lavner.
A look at 10 players (outside the top 10 in the world ranking) to watch at next week’s U.S. Open in San Francisco, according to our Ryan Lavner.
A devastating loss in the NCAA final. A private-jet flight to a U.S. Open qualifier in Memphis, Tenn. A rainout. A spot in his first professional tournament. Just 72 hours in the life of Hunter Hamrick.
Unlikely heroes Hunter Hamrick and No. 5 man Scott Strohmeyer stepped up for second-ranked Alabama, leading the Tide into what figures to be an epic NCAA final against top-ranked Texas.
Alabama's victory over Kent State came down to a guy who blends into the background on most weeks. On Friday, Scott Strohmeyer made sure he didn't miss out on putting his stamp on the NCAAs.
For 22 teams and plenty of individuals, Thursday marked the end of their collegiate season. Maybe even their competitive golf careers. As endings go, it was abrupt, says Ryan Lavner.
Brandon Hagy was the sideshow in what promised to be an NCAA main feature between Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas. But our Ryan Lavner says Hagy's talent belongs in the same class.
Texas and other top-10 teams struggled Wednesday at Riviera. But as Ryan Lavner writes, they all have a chance heading into what should be an epic final day.
The NCAA Championship has gone Hollywood, and Riviera Country Club is its picturesque backdrop.
Who really saw Augusta State winning one title, let alone two? No one. So our Ryan Lavner tries to predict the unpredictable at the NCAA Championship next week in Los Angeles . . .
Our Ryan Lavner sits down with Kevin McPherson, head coach at the two-time defending national champion Augusta State, and talked about the Jaguars failing to make it to Riviera.
The best player in college golf this season? Alabama's Justin Thomas. The freshman just became the frontrunner for National Player of the Year honors, says our Ryan Lavner.
Alabama rolled to a 25-stroke victory in the NCAA Men's Southeast Regional in Athens, Ga. The victory marked the Crimson Tide's fifth title of the spring.
Behind Bobby Wyatt, Alabama will take a 12-shot lead into Saturday's final round. But the biggest chase will be for the final spot, with New Mexico clear of four others by only four shots.
No. 2-ranked Alabama couldn’t have asked for a better start to the NCAA Southeast regional: Bobby Wyatt shot 66. Player-of-the-year candidate Justin Thomas shot 67. Cory Whitsett and Hunter Hamrick each had 68.
Kevin Na is slow. He knows it. The golfing world knows it. But it doesn't excuse the heckling that Na received on Sunday at Sawgrass. That was just embarrassing, says our Ryan Lavner.
5 Things: Matt Kuchar stole the spotlight from his wife and mother on Sunday with the biggest victory of his professional career says Ryan Lavner.
It's been three years since Tiger Woods completed 72 holes at The Players. Aside from making it to the weekend, Woods' performance was predictably unremarkable. Ryan Lavner
Tiger Woods got nothing out of a 72 on a windy Saturday afternoon at TPC Sawgrass that dropped him out of contention at The Players. Ryan Lavner explains why.
Ryan Lavner: Survive and advance? Not for Tiger Woods, who's 2 under going into the weekend at TPC Sawgrass.
Coming off a missed cut, Tiger Woods still was out of sorts Thursday at The Players. He shot 74 and will need a good round Friday to avoid missing consecutive cuts for the first time as a pro.
Young students from around the world enroll at U.S. golf academies to improve their chances for a college scholarship or pro career, but it all comes at a cost.
Can Rory McIlroy come from behind again at Quail Hollow? He fired a 6-under 66 Saturday, moving just two shots behind leader Webb Simpson. Ryan Lavner.
Tiger Woods couldn't get anything going on Friday during a strange round at the Wells Fargo Championship and missed the cut. Ryan Lavner explains.
Gavin Hall, who won the AJGA Junior Players Championship in October, gave a verbal commitment to UCLA earlier this week, he told Golfweek.
Texas A&M proved it can win the Big 12 Championship without one of its best players. Unfortunately for the 13th-ranked Aggies, they won’t have junior Cameron Peck for the rest of the postseason either.
Dartmouth’s Peter Williamson has set a new Ivy League standard. Ryan Lavner with the incredible story.
5 Things: Less than a week before he is set to get married, Jason Dufner held off Ernie Els on the second hole of a playoff to win his first PGA Tour title in 164 tries.
A new wrinkle in the NCAA Amateur Code now permits universities to reimburse players who participate in their national championships. Is it unfair to mid-major programs?
Sorry, coaches: A former U.S. Junior champion has made his college decision.
Before the Americans and Europeans duel at Medinah, the world’s best junior players will compete at the eighth annual Junior Ryder Cup on Sept. 24-25 at Olympia Fields (Ill.).
Junior Invitational: Holding a lead for the first time in an elite junior event, Zachary Olsen played solidly in difficult conditions Sunday and coasted to a breakthrough victory at Sage Valley.
Junior Invitational: Oklahoma State recruit Zachary Olsen vaulted into the lead on Saturday, but can he hold off the likes of Robby Shelton and Wyndham Clark on Sunday?
Junior Invitational: 2009 U.S. Open champion Lucas Glover spoke to the 54 players at this year’s Junior Invitational, offering advice on fitness, goals and practice.
Junior Invitational: Last year, Nicholas Reach torched Sage Valley to the tune of 20 under. On Friday, the likes of Jonathan Garrick found out that the course is a bit tougher in 2012.
Clemson recruit Cody Proveaux is proof that small-town kids can make it big in junior golf, you just need a little improvisation and a lot of heart says our Ryan Lavner.
Ryan Lavner: From imaginative shots out of the straw to win the Masters to taking chances no one else will consider, Bubba Watson can simply play golf his own way.
Rory McIlroy entered Saturday's round as a favorite, but left without much of a chance. It's another story of falling prey to Augusta's bite.