FORT WORTH, Texas -- Matt Kuchar was hoping he would be able to finish his second round Friday night at Colonial. He ended up with the lead -- and a very early wakeup call.
Many golfers no longer give a second thought to the Bob Hope Classic. The Palm Springs area’s venerable pro-am is too long, too complicated and not lucrative enough for most pros.
18 Jan 2011 - 8:10pm - 0 Comments
For all the miles he has flown and all the trophies he has won on the six major tours around the globe, Ernie Els would seem to be the biggest supporter of a move toward a world golf tour. Far from it.
18 Jan 2011 - 5:39pm - 0 Comments
A year ago, Jesper Parnevik wondered if a fractured vertebrae would keep him from playing golf again. A Swedish newspaper suggested he would be forced to retire. Parnevik is pleasantly surprised with his progress.
18 Jan 2011 - 5:16pm - 0 Comments
Mark Wilson used to be a regular at Augusta National, just not on his terms.
17 Jan 2011 - 5:30pm - 0 Comments
Mark Wilson barely had time to eat a sandwich, much less keep track of his round, when he arrived at the 17th green Sunday afternoon at the Sony Open and realized he had not made a single bogey during this 36-hole marathon.
16 Jan 2011 - 9:31pm - 0 Comments
Dustin Johnson says he hasn't been dating anyone for two months, not even Natalie Gulbis. Johnson spoke out Saturday because he was tired of hearing gossip and innuendoes that he withdrew from the Sony Open because his girlfriend found out about a relationship with Gulbis.
15 Jan 2011 - 10:45pm - 1 Comments
For the second straight day at the Sony Open, Stuart Appleby plodded along the soft fairways of Waialae until he closed strong with improbable shots for eagle or a string of birdies. That recipe could really come in handy Sunday.
15 Jan 2011 - 10:17pm - 0 Comments
The Sony Open took a while to get started. So did Stuart Appleby.
14 Jan 2011 - 10:21pm - 0 Comments
Joseph Bramlett waited for room to open up on the tiny practice range at Waialae Country Club, just like any other PGA Tour player. Typical of most rookies, he felt most comfortable being around players he knew from college and amateur days.
13 Jan 2011 - 6:26pm - 0 Comments
All those rookies ready to start their PGA Tour careers will have to wait another day.
13 Jan 2011 - 2:27pm - 0 Comments
Maui is a reunion of winners. Oahu is more of a meet-and-greet.
12 Jan 2011 - 5:52pm - 0 Comments
Four years after his last appearance and five years since depression led to him attempting suicide, Steve Bowditch returns to the PGA Tour at the Sony Open in Hawaii this week.
12 Jan 2011 - 5:49pm - 0 Comments
Matt Kuchar is the latest American to dip his toes in the Middle East. He said he will be playing the Qatar Masters the first week of February, which already has attracted Steve Stricker.
12 Jan 2011 - 5:46pm - 0 Comments
Ernie Els has reached a point in his career where he will not be traveling as far, and making decisions based as much on his business ventures as the golf itself. One of the first tournaments to go is the Scottish Open, which he has won twice and played the last nine years.
11 Jan 2011 - 7:37pm - 2 Comments
The day after missing a 3-foot putt to lose in a playoff, Robert Garrigus couldn’t eat.
11 Jan 2011 - 7:08pm - 0 Comments
Graeme McDowell was delighted with his display at the season-opening Hyundai Tournament of Champions, despite agonizingly missing out on a playoff.
11 Jan 2011 - 7:02pm - 0 Comments
Jim “Bones” Mackay is best known to sports fans as the caddie who has been at Phil Mickelson’s side as he won four majors and became one of the biggest names in golf.
11 Jan 2011 - 6:52pm - 0 Comments
Only the PGA Tour winners from the previous year are invited to Kapalua to begin the season at the Hyundai Tournament of Champions. That wasn’t enough for Jonathan Byrd.
10 Jan 2011 - 4:56pm - 0 Comments
Jonathan Byrd had a silver trophy at his side and a lei draped around his neck, a winner Sunday in the Hyundai Tournament of Champions, even if the playoff didn't end the way anyone imagined. "Pretty overwhelmed," he said.
9 Jan 2011 - 9:51pm - 0 Comments
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