PGA Tour

AKRON, Ohio – The claret jug is not out of sight. Rory McIlroy is just trying to get it out of his mind.    McIlroy had plenty of fun with golf's oldest trophy after his win in the British Open.
Notebook: Woods has busy run-up to Masters with return to Bay Hill
If there were any questions that Tiger Woods was swapping out Bay Hill for the Honda Classic, he put those to rest by announcing he would be back at Arnold Palmer’s place, where he has won six times.
7 Mar 2012 - 12:24am - 0 Comments
McIlroy a No. 1 that gets no argument from those who saw him coming
Rory McIlroy made quite a first impression in America, even when he lost.
5 Mar 2012 - 5:54pm - 2 Comments
Montgomerie delighted for McIlroy, still thinks Woods will win Masters
Colin Montgomerie is delighted to see Rory McIlroy take over at the top of the world rankings -- but he still thinks Tiger Woods will win the Masters next month.
5 Mar 2012 - 12:00pm - 0 Comments
McIlroy is new face of golf, Woods coming around, golf in good shape
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
McIlroy wins Honda Classic to take over as No. 1, Woods ties for second
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
McIlroy takes two-shot lead at Honda Classic, closes in on No. 1 ranking
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
Rose and Gillis share Honda lead, Woods makes cut after strong finish
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
Notebook: Woods not upset by lack of progress toward major record
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
Woods back in pack after Day 1 at Honda, Ryder Cup Captain Love leads
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
Woods' week at Honda Classic begins with testy news conference exchange
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
Westwood happy to consider fast- rising McIlroy his newest rival
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
Woods' agent Steinberg criticizes new book by former swing coach Haney
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
Scrutiny of Woods shifts from swing to putting as Masters run-up begins
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
Palmer and Bohn show how to mix golf with business at Pebble Beach
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
Notebook: Mallinger's schedule much improved thanks to one big week
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
U.S. Open at Olympic Club should see higher scores, say USGA officials
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
McIlroy on fast track to No. 1 ranking, despite setback at WGC-Accenture
Hunter Mahan figured out the fuss over Rory McIlroy without any help.
27 Feb 2012 - 6:38pm - 1 Comments
Mahan climbs into top 10 with Match Play win, Woods falls out of top 20
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
Accenture Match Play Notebook: New putter leads Mahan straight to victory
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