Saturday, January 31, 2015
Clutch par putts keep Martin Laird in lead at Waste Management Open
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- For all his birdies Saturday, two big pars kept Martin Laird in control at the Phoenix Open.
Choi wins LPGA season-opener; Ko earns world No. 1
OCALA, Fla. -- With a notable double prize not only within reach, but practically in her grip, teen star Lydia Ko had to settle for half of the spoils Saturday — though it represented a significant piece of golf history, nonetheless.
Tiger Woods could miss Doral after dropping out of top 50 rankings
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Tiger Woods, coming off an 82 for his worst round as a pro, will be out of the top 50 in the world ranking for the first time in more than three years.
WATCH: Francesco Molinari's ace at No. 16 sets off roar from the crowd in Scottsdale
The overflow crowd lining the grandstands at the famous 16th hole at TPC Scottsdale is there for one thing -- to have a good time. Normally, that includes equal amounts of heckling, alcohol and sunburns.
Move over, Keegan: Several Seahawks fans among Tour pros
SCOTTSDALE, Arizona -- Encircled by patrons up and down the 16th hole at TPC Scottsdale -- the rowdiest setting for golf on the PGA Tour -- University Place's Michael Putnam felt the glare from one particular set of eyes in the gallery Friday.
Rory McIlroy increases Dubai Desert Classic lead to four strokes
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Rory McIlroy extended his lead to four shots with a 6-under 66 in the third round of the Dubai Desert Classic on Saturday.
Pinehurst golfers turn back clock with hickory clubs
PINEHURST -- About the only time that 2015 intrudes on Jim Rohr's round of golf is when his phone rings.
Frenette: Don't give up on Tiger Woods just yet
It's easy to jump to conclusions of doom about Tiger Woods after the five-alarm fire he set off Friday by shooting a career-worst 82 at the Waste Management Phoenix Open. Don't go there just yet.
Friday, January 30, 2015
Place your bets on golf and the Super Bowl
Sunday is, of course, the Super Bowl, as well as the final rounds of the Waste Management Phoenix Open and Omega Dubai Desert Classic.
Phoenix Open Notebook: Mickelson misses cut after 'difficult' round
Keegan Bradley's switch to regulation-length putter going well
If you haven't seen Keegan Bradley play golf lately, you might have noticed something different this week at the Waste Management Phoenix Open.
Martin Laird leads Phoenix Open as Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson miss cut
Lydia Ko takes lead at LPGA opener, can become youngest No. 1 with win
Amaral-Rinker team wins PGA Senior Junior Championship with late par
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. – Carrying a two-shot lead into the difficult finishing holes of the 56th PGA Senior-Junior Championship presented by Premier Golf and GOLF ADVISOR on Friday, the team of Lee Rinker of Jupiter, Florida, and Colin Amaral of Port St.
Tiger Woods shoots 82, highest score of his pro career, misses Phoenix cut
Watch: Rickie Fowler's massive eagle putt at Waste Management Phoenix Open
Rickie Fowler nailed a massive eagle putt of more than 70 feet on the par-5 third hole to make a momentary charge up the leaderboard Friday. He had the eagle 3 as well as a birdie on the sixth hole. With one bogey, he was still climbing the leaderboard after a 2-under 70 on Thursday.
Which Golf Ball is Right for You?
The 2015 PGA Merchandise Show just wrapped up last week in Orlando, FL.