AKRON, Ohio – The landmark at Firestone Country Club is among the most popular in America, a massive water tower in the shape of a golf ball on a tee. Tiger Woods has reason to see only a big ATM machine.
For more months than we care to think about, the only real question in golf has been this: What's wrong with Tiger? Maybe now we should be asking what's going so well with golf.
4 Mar 2012 - 8:56pm - 0 Comments
Rory McIlroy was six holes away from winning the Honda Classic and going to No. 1 in the world, an outcome that looked inevitable as he stood on the 13th green Sunday at PGA National. That's when he heard the roar.
4 Mar 2012 - 6:00pm - 3 Comments
Rory McIlroy is one round away from No. 1 in the world. McIlroy made two big par saves Saturday on a windy back nine at PGA National and finished with a birdie from the bunker for a 4-under 66, giving him a two-shot lead over Harris English and Tom Gillis in the Honda Classic.
3 Mar 2012 - 6:35pm - 2 Comments
Justin Rose keeps preaching that par is a good score at PGA National. Thanks to a string of birdies Friday, he carved out another 66 to share the lead with Tom Gillis in the Honda Classic.
2 Mar 2012 - 7:18pm - 2 Comments
Tiger Woods says matching the 18 majors won by Jack Nicklaus remains his primary goal, and he’s not bothered that he’s been stuck on 14 since the 2008 U.S. Open.
2 Mar 2012 - 12:46am - 0 Comments
Davis Love III looked more like a player than a Ryder Cup captain Thursday at the Honda Classic.
1 Mar 2012 - 6:32pm - 4 Comments
Tiger Woods had a terse exchange with a magazine reporter Wednesday over excerpts from his former swing coach’s new book, and ended the conversation with a long stare and a sarcastic, “Have a good day.”
29 Feb 2012 - 6:26pm - 1 Comments
Lee Westwood will go head to head with Tiger Woods in the first two rounds of the Honda Classic this week as the PGA Tour begins its Florida Swing. But there is no escaping questions about a possible rivalry with Rory McIlroy.
29 Feb 2012 - 5:54pm - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods’ agent lashed out Tuesday against Hank Haney’s book, saying his “armchair psychology” about Woods was “ridiculous” and that it was clear the former swing coach only cares about self-promotion.
29 Feb 2012 - 1:01am - 1 Comments
Tiger Woods might long for the day when all anyone questioned was his swing. Because until now, no one ever doubted his putting.
28 Feb 2012 - 6:58pm - 2 Comments
The definition of a star on the PGA Tour can go beyond trophies, career money or Ryder Cup teams.
28 Feb 2012 - 6:47pm - 0 Comments
One big week in the desert was all John Mallinger needed to help his schedule over the next month.
28 Feb 2012 - 6:42pm - 0 Comments
If USGA Executive Director Mike Davis has his way, the record low scores at last year’s U.S. Open at Congressional are unlikely to travel to the West Coast.
28 Feb 2012 - 1:41am - 2 Comments
Hunter Mahan figured out the fuss over Rory McIlroy without any help.
27 Feb 2012 - 6:38pm - 1 Comments
By winning the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship on Sunday, Hunter Mahan prevented Rory McIlroy from taking over as world No. 1. McIlroy, who lost to Mahan by 2&1 in the final, needed to win the tournament to oust reigning No. 1 Luke Donald.
27 Feb 2012 - 1:21pm - 0 Comments
Hunter Mahan made three equipment changes over the last few weeks, one of which proved critical for him in winning the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship on Sunday. He put a new shaft in his driver to slightly reduce spin. He put in a new 3-wood. And he changed putters.
26 Feb 2012 - 9:48pm - 0 Comments
Robert Allenby figured he played "like a rookie" on the final hole of regulation in the Mayakoba Golf Classic. John Huh then showed that he's no ordinary rookie.
26 Feb 2012 - 7:31pm - 0 Comments
Even as Hunter Mahan motored his way through the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship by beating one tough opponent after another, he had reason to feel he was just along for the ride in the final match Sunday afternoon.
26 Feb 2012 - 6:00pm - 0 Comments
In a performance worthy of a No. 1 player, Rory McIlroy made seven birdies in a 10-hole stretch Sunday to roar past Lee Westwood and into the final of the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship.
26 Feb 2012 - 1:34pm - 0 Comments
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