ST ANDREWS, Scotland -- Peter Dawson is to retire next year as chief executive of The R&A after 16 years with the governing body in charge of the Rules of Golf and organizing the British Open.
PALM CITY, Fla. -- Faced with a long weekend in an empty White House, President Barack Obama figured he needed a getaway, too, so he put together a golf outing with some buddies.
16 Feb 2013 - 1:07pm - 1 Comments
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods are on the same team now -- at least when it comes to sponsorship.
14 Jan 2013 - 9:46am - 1 Comments
KAPALUA, Hawaii -- The next time Notah Begay is inside the ropes on the PGA Tour, he'll be holding a microphone instead of a golf club.
8 Jan 2013 - 11:43pm - 0 Comments
HOUSTON -- Rory McIlroy, Stacy Lewis and Roger Chapman have been named 2012 Players of the Year by the Golf Writers Association of America. In addition, the Association of Golf Writers in Europe has named McIlroy as the European Tour Golfer of the Year.
19 Dec 2012 - 3:22pm - 1 Comments
Colin Montgomerie and Ken Schofield share, as player and administrator respectively, a special affinity with both the European Tour and the Ryder Cup, and they will be honored for their contributions to the game next year when they are inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame.
18 Dec 2012 - 11:33am - 2 Comments
LONDON -- Rory McIlroy has won the Association of Golf Writers Trophy for 2012 over Europe's triumphant Ryder Cup team.
10 Dec 2012 - 10:14pm - 0 Comments
FAR HILLS, N.J. -- Davis Love III has been named as the recipient of the 2013 Bob Jones Award, the U.S. Golf Association announced Wednesday.
5 Dec 2012 - 6:14pm - 0 Comments
The leaders of many of golf's most prominent organizations have reacted to the proposed ban on anchoring strokes unveiled Wednesday by the USGA and R&A. Here is a sample of their statements:
28 Nov 2012 - 10:22am - 4 Comments
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. -- Willie Park Jr. will be inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame as part of the Class of 2013, Hall of Fame officials said Thursday.
15 Nov 2012 - 7:50pm - 0 Comments
Rory McIlroy is officially a free agent when it comes to golf equipment.
30 Oct 2012 - 8:38am - 0 Comments
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. -- Former U.S. Open champion and longtime television analyst Ken Venturi has been selected for the World Golf Hall of Fame. Venturi, 81, was chosen through the Lifetime Achievement category.
8 Oct 2012 - 7:40pm - 1 Comments
ATLANTA -- Fred Couples, a former Masters champion and one of the most popular figures in the game, was elected into the World Golf Hall of Fame on Wednesday.
19 Sep 2012 - 4:13pm - 0 Comments
MADRID -- The Spanish golf federation says Ramon Sota, the uncle of Seve Ballesteros and inspirational player of the 1960s and 70s, has died. He was 74.
29 Aug 2012 - 3:54pm - 0 Comments
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. -- Royal & Ancient Chief Executive Peter Dawson said officials expect to break ground on the Olympic course in Rio de Janeiro this fall, keeping it on schedule for the 2016 and for what he called a ''test event'' prior to the Olympics
29 Aug 2012 - 12:41pm - 0 Comments
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Busting into an all-boys club has never been a problem for Darla Moore.
20 Aug 2012 - 7:14pm - 0 Comments
NEW YORK -- For the first time in its 80-year history, Augusta National Golf Club has female members.
20 Aug 2012 - 11:25am - 0 Comments
LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England -- Padraig Harrington thinks long putters are on the way out -- even though their most famous practitioner, Adam Scott, did not follow Keegan Bradley and Webb Simpson in winning a major with one on Sunday night
23 Jul 2012 - 11:25am - 0 Comments
23 Jul 2012 - 10:51am - 11 Comments
CARLSBAD, Calif. -- Callaway Golf is laying off 12 percent of its workforce and implementing a series of cuts that the company hopes will save about $52 million a year, company officials said Wednesday.
11 Jul 2012 - 6:16pm - 0 Comments
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