By Doug Ferguson, Associated Press HOYLAKE, England (AP) -- Golf has been looking for the next big star the past five years, and Rory McIlroy is the most obvious candidate.
Tiger Woods returned to practice Friday and declared himself ready to play next week.
16 Mar 2012 - 8:40pm - 0 Comments
Jason Dufner and Padraig Harrington felt cautious at times for different reasons Friday in the Transitions Championship. They also had a far different outcome. Harrington was 12 shots worse than his course-record 61 in the opening round.
16 Mar 2012 - 7:51pm - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods plans to return to practice this week after mildly straining his left Achilles tendon in a tournament on Sunday and says he will be at the Masters.
15 Mar 2012 - 9:52pm - 0 Comments
Padraig Harrington knew he was playing better golf than his scores indicated. He just wasn't expecting the lowest official score of his life, a 10-under 61 to set the course record Thursday in the Transitions Championship.
15 Mar 2012 - 5:38pm - 0 Comments
Matteo Manassero is the man -- or rather boy -- to catch after a course record-tying start to the Andalucia Open on Thursday.
15 Mar 2012 - 3:13pm - 0 Comments
His achievements alone would suggest Tom Lewis is racing toward stardom.
14 Mar 2012 - 12:30pm - 0 Comments
This might come as a shock, but Tiger Woods isn’t the only player coping with an injury.
14 Mar 2012 - 12:31am - 0 Comments
Peter Hanson has been trying for the last several years to take up PGA Tour membership, especially after moving his young family to Orlando and joining Lake Nona. He finally broke through in the two World Golf Championships.
14 Mar 2012 - 12:07am - 0 Comments
Scott Verplank and Lucas Glover played a practice round together Tuesday at the Transitions Championship at Innisbrook, which was only unusual considering where they have been -- on the disabled list.
13 Mar 2012 - 11:57pm - 0 Comments
The speculation at the start of the year was when Tiger Woods would win. Now it’s when he can play again.
12 Mar 2012 - 6:48pm - 0 Comments
Even after the biggest win of a career that is starting to fill up with significant titles, Justin Rose had to share the stage with two stars who appear headed in opposite directions. Rory McIlroy took another leap forward by nearly pulling off a remarkable rally.
12 Mar 2012 - 2:06pm - 0 Comments
Justin Rose expected a moment like this, posing on the 18th green of the famed Blue Monster at Doral with a World Golf Championship trophy in his hands. It's the rest of the script that made Sunday so surprising.
11 Mar 2012 - 7:08pm - 0 Comments
George McNeill birdied the last three holes for a 3-under 69 to move past Japanese star Ryo Ishikawa and win the PGA Tour's Puerto Rico Open on Sunday.
11 Mar 2012 - 6:46pm - 1 Comments
Tiger Woods' road to the Masters took a surprising detour Sunday when he withdrew after 11 holes in the WGC-Cadillac Championship because of soreness in his left Achilles tendon.
11 Mar 2012 - 6:29pm - 0 Comments
Jarrod Lyle, who will begin chemotherapy on Monday for a recurrence of leukemia, has a new baby daughter. Lyle's manager Tony Bouffler said Sunday that Lusi Joy was born to Lyle's wife Briony on Saturday in Shepparton, Victoria, Lyle's hometown.
11 Mar 2012 - 12:42am - 0 Comments
George McNeill shot a 5-under 67 on Saturday to take a one-stroke lead over Henrik Stenson and Kevin Stadler into the final round of the Puerto Rico Open.
10 Mar 2012 - 7:39pm - 0 Comments
Rory McIlroy thought he might have a chance at 59. Tiger Woods opened with three straight birdies and made a charge of his own. None of this bothered Bubba Watson, who figured he could go just as low Saturday at the WGC-Cadillac Championship.
10 Mar 2012 - 7:16pm - 0 Comments
Matt Jones shot a 5-under 67 on Friday to open a three-stroke lead over George McNeill in the PGA Tour's Puerto Rico Open.
9 Mar 2012 - 7:06pm - 0 Comments
Bubba Watson and Justin Rose put on an amazing show of birdies in blustery conditions at Doral, making 17 between them while playing in the same group Friday at the WGC-Cadillac Championship.
9 Mar 2012 - 6:33pm - 0 Comments
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