Phil Mickelson (pictured) and Peter Hanson lit up Augusta National on Saturday and will be paired together in Sunday's final group. Mickelson trails Hanson by one. 5 things
5 Things: Jason Dufner at the top of the leaderboard isn't new. If he is there at the end of the final round, that would be the breakthrough he is seeking.
Despite a recent bout of bronchitis, Paul Lawrie, in his first Masters appearance since 2004, jumped into the early mix with two eagles during Thursday's opening round.
Ryan Lavner: The Augusta National tradition that is the Par 3 Contest showcases why the Masters is so intimately special for everyone involved.
Bryden Macpherson left the University of Georgia in February, went home to Melbourne to get his swing right and will now have a chance to take on Augusta National.
With more rain in the forecast, Phil Mickelson says experience at Augusta National may mean very little this week because everyone will be able to attack soft greens.
We should be used to this by now, but Phil Mickelson's road to his 7-under 65 at the Shell Houston Open was about as unorthodox as it comes. What else did you expect?
From the 62 to the Achilles injury to the victory at Bay Hill, Tiger Woods batted for the cycle this year in the Florida Swing. Ryan Lavner was there for the entire ride.
5 Things: Tiger will move to No. 6 in the world after his win at Bay Hill, while Ernie Els and Graeme McDowell miss out on opportunities on Sunday.
This new Tiger sure looks a lot like the old one and Tiger has only one thing left to prove on his comeback trail - a major title. Conveniently, there is one in a little more than a week . . .
5 Things: Tiger Woods' statistical dominance at Bay Hill; another Graeme McDowell-Tiger showdown on Sunday; and Ian Poulter's resurgence at the Arnold Palmer Invitational.
Tiger Woods is back in a familiar position: atop the leaderboard at Bay Hill. Tiger fired a bogey-free, 7-under 65 to vault into a tie for the lead with Charlie Wi. Shot-by-shot
Tiger Woods looked healthy and strong as he partnered with Justin Rose to fire a 9-under 63 on Day 1 at the Tavistock Cup in Orlando, Fla. Tiger Tracker
Sure, Tiger Woods' final-round 62 last week was brilliant, but the thing is, it happened last week. It was something Woods was quick to point out Wednesday at Doral.
5 Things: Rory McIlroy realizes his lifelong dream, Tiger Woods shows off the Tiger of old and Tom Gillis has a career week at the Honda Classic.
Hunter Mahan halted Rory McIlroy's plans to become World No. 1 Sunday, defeating the Northern Irishman in the championship match of the WGC-Match Play Championship. Five Things
Being recognized as the country’s most outstanding college golfer now comes with an added perk: a PGA Tour exemption.
Western Athletic Conference men's preview: San Jose State picked up three wins in the fall and is poised to make an unexpected run toward the NCAAs.
Max Scodro and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish took advantage of their winter practice opportunities and earned their first team title this week at The Match Play. College Notebook
Will USC enjoy an advantage this year with the NCAA Championship at Riviera? You bet -- particularly if the Trojans keep playing like this. Ryan Lavner explains.
Southern Conference men's preview: Chattanooga senior Stephan Jaeger has moved into the spotlight behind his drive to fix his short game.
SEC men's preview: Ole Miss senior Joe David might be small in stature, but his game is plenty big off the tee. If he can get his putter going, he'll be a player to be reckoned with in the spring.
Pac-12 Conference men's golf preview: Washington will push conference-favorite UCLA behind its tandem of Chris Williams and Cheng-Tsung Pan.
Men's college golf: North Florida standout Sean Dale pulls out of the JU Invitational because of a knee injury. His return to competition is unknown.
Missouri Valley Conference men's preview: Wichita State's Hunter Sparks won twice in the fall, and his coach says there is still untapped potential in the junior standout.
Conference USA men's preview: Ricardo Gouveia and Jose Joia lead a UCF squad that has separated itself from the conference pack and into national contention.
Big Ten Conference men's golf preview: Purdue senior Tyler Duncan used last summer to his advantage and has returned to the success he saw in his freshman season.
The San Diego State men’s team will finish its season with a diminished lineup.
Janie Jackson can pound the ball better than most on the junior girls circuit. So why hasn't the blonde bomber garnered headlines? She says it is all about her chipping and putting. And horrible timing, says our Ryan Lavner.
Big East Conference men's golf preview: South Florida and coach Chris Malloy are making noise despite a deep conference and running into plenty of competition on the recruiting trail.
Big 12 Conference men's preview: Missouri junior Jace Long, with the help of coach Mark Leroux, has fixed his biggest problem – short putts.
Atlantic Coast Conference preview: To make some noise in the conference, Virginia will be leaning on Ben Kohles and Denny McCarthy during the spring.
America Sky men's conference preview: Only three years ago, Matt Smith struggled to even make Hartford's lineup. Now, coach Pete Stankevich can't keep him out of it.
From Keegan Bradley to Kelly Kraft, 2011 made you wonder: Did I really just see that?
No surprise here: Ryan Lavner writes that Luke Donald (Player of the Year) and Keegan Bradley (Rookie of the Year) were the big winners as the Tour announced its end-of-season awards.
Ryan Lavner: Harold Varner was lightly recruited out of high school, but he’s blossomed into a top-50 player at East Carolina. How? A ‘wonderfully short memory.’
After redshirting last season, North Florida junior Sean Dale has re-emerged as one of the top players in college golf. Ryan Lavner explains how it happened.
Playing the mini-tours is more difficult than it might seem. Just ask a few recent college standouts.
Ryan Lavner: Jordan Spieth has already had two chances to close out college golf tournaments, but hasn't gotten it done. With a four-shot lead, will Tuesday at Isleworth be the time?
5 Things: Luke Donald made the Magic Kingdom his personal playground on Sunday, making six straight birdies on the back nine to win at Disney and lock up the PGA Tour money title.
It wasn't exactly pretty when linebacker Derrick Brooks and pitcher James Shields teed it up Thursday at Disney.
Cody Proveaux isn’t a prototypical AJGA All-American. He’s not a product of a golf academy; the nearest course is 25 miles from his home in Leesville, S.C.
It's no secret why Luke Donald showed up at Disney for the PGA Tour finale, but the chase for the money title isn't the only story this week. Ryan Lavner has five things to watch.
Luke Donald should have no trouble figuring out how money leader Webb Simpson stands at the Children’s Miracle Network Classic.
San Jose State, on the strength of three consecutive victories, rises to No. 18 in the rankings and taps into its rich history. Ryan Lavner reports.
The U.S. Presidents Cup team is impressive from top to bottom. Take a look at Fred Couples’ squad, including how each did at the 2011 majors and individual outlooks:
From an ‘unexpected’ victory from Bill Haas to lingering questions about the Presidents Cup squads, here are 5 Things to take away from Sunday's finale at the Tour Championship:
Ryan Lavner: The Golfweek Program Challenge ended in unprecedented fashion Tuesday, with one men's and one women's player from each team squaring off in sudden-death alternate-shot playoff, ultimately won by Campbell.
Julia Strandberg of East Carolina has always known she is a talented player, but proving it on the course has been the problem. As Ryan Lavner writes, she is starting to figured it out.
Ryan Lavner: Campbell freshman Andy Gai just put himself on the collegiate map, shooting a back-nine 29 and an opening 8-under 64 at the Golfweek Program Challenge.