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.
When Nick Price was last seen at the Presidents Cup, the tension was so high in South Africa that he snapped a putter over his knee on the 18th hole at Fancourt. His next appearance is likely to be as the International team captain.
22 Nov 2011 - 5:39pm - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods appeared to turn his back on Torrey Pines when he announced last week that he would open his 2012 season that week in Abu Dhabi at the HSBC Championship, with an appearance fee that likely approaches $3 million.
22 Nov 2011 - 5:28pm - 0 Comments
Looking happier than he has all year, Tiger Woods slipped into the gallery for high fives and back slaps while wearing a green cap that he borrowed from the “Fanatics,” the famous cheer squad that shows up at Australia’s biggest sporting events.
22 Nov 2011 - 12:06am - 0 Comments
Greg Norman is hoping that Tiger Woods is on his way back to his best following his impressive finish at the Presidents Cup.
21 Nov 2011 - 11:56pm - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods hasn’t looked this good on the golf course in back-to-back weeks since he left Australia two years ago with his 82nd title and the indisputable No. 1 ranking. OK, it’s a small sample.
21 Nov 2011 - 11:52pm - 2 Comments
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- The U.S. team returned Down Under and this time wound up on top in the Presidents Cup.
19 Nov 2011 - 11:56pm - 0 Comments
Update: Singles play is now under way, with the United States team needing only 4 1/2 points to retain or 5 points to win another Presidents Cup against the International Team.
19 Nov 2011 - 6:53am - 0 Comments
The United States team used a dominant foursomes session early Saturday and then held on during the four-balls session to enter the Sunday singles with a 13-9 lead. It will take 17.5 points from either team to win. Full update to come.
19 Nov 2011 - 2:37am - 0 Comments
MELBOURNE, Australia -- Two perfect teams and a point for Tiger Woods.
18 Nov 2011 - 9:17pm - 0 Comments
Update: Day three play has begun where both foursomes and four-balls sessions will take place. The United States team leads 7-5 going into the day. Full update to come after play ends. Day two recap below.
18 Nov 2011 - 8:01am - 0 Comments
Update: Day two action at The Presidents Cup is over and the United States team will take a 7-5 lead into weekend play. Full recap coming shortly. **********************
17 Nov 2011 - 7:49am - 0 Comments
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- South Korea will host golf's Presidents Cup in 2015, highlighting the sport's continuing growth and popularity in Asia and marking the event's first appearance in the region.
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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Tiger Woods is moving from Dubai's showcase tournament to make his debut in Abu Dhabi.
16 Nov 2011 - 8:39am - 0 Comments
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- The motto for Tiger Woods these days is to move forward, and that covers a lot of territory.
15 Nov 2011 - 1:13pm - 0 Comments
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- Ernie Els knows what Royal Melbourne can do to a golfer probably more than anyone.
15 Nov 2011 - 9:20am - 0 Comments
Luke Donald has been No. 1 in the world since the end of May. He has won four times around the world, and he likely will be voted PGA Tour Player of the Year. Apparently, that’s still not enough to get on Greg Norman’s radar screen.
12 Nov 2011 - 1:13pm - 0 Comments
The PGA Tour awards ballot are now in the mail, though they might be shorter than previous years. Tour officials have decided not to submit any candidates as comeback player of the year.
12 Nov 2011 - 1:08pm - 0 Comments
The No. 1 golfer in the world is now a father of two.
11 Nov 2011 - 7:21pm - 0 Comments
The only two continents where the Presidents Cup has not been played are Asia and South America, which is likely to change when the next one goes overseas in 2015. And while Asia appears to have more appeal, South America might be more critical.
8 Nov 2011 - 7:26pm - 0 Comments
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