A dull day in the desert ended with high anticipation Saturday when Rory McIlroy and Lee Westwood won their matches, setting up a semifinal showdown in the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship. At stake for the winner -- a chance to go to No. 1 in the world.
25 Feb 2012 - 7:02pm - 1 Comments
Daniel Summerhays birdied the final hole Friday for a 6-under 65 and a share of the second-round lead with Will Claxton and Greg Owen in the wind-swept Mayakoba Golf Classic.
24 Feb 2012 - 7:57pm - 0 Comments
Lee Westwood and Rory McIlroy suddenly have more at stake than the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship.
24 Feb 2012 - 7:34pm - 0 Comments
Will Claxton shot a 5-under 66 in windy conditions Thursday to take a one-stroke lead after the first round of the Mayakoba Golf Classic.
23 Feb 2012 - 7:10pm - 0 Comments
The roar resonated across Dove Mountain from fans packed around the 18th green as Tiger Woods, needing a birdie on the last hole to stay in his match, hit a shot that dropped out of the Arizona sky and landed 5 feet from the hole. That was followed by silence.
23 Feb 2012 - 6:20pm - 0 Comments
Johnson Wagner is having too much fun defending his title in the Mayakoba Golf Classic to worry about missing out on the World Golf Championships event this week in Arizona.
23 Feb 2012 - 12:30am - 0 Comments
Ernie Els beat top-ranked Luke Donald 5 and 4 on Wednesday in the first round of the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship, giving No. 2 Rory McIlroy and No. 3 Lee Westwood an opening to take the No. 1 spot with a tournament victory. McIlroy edged George Coetzee 2 up.
23 Feb 2012 - 12:24am - 0 Comments
Luke Donald won't be playing the 18th hole at Dove Mountain this year, either.
22 Feb 2012 - 3:43pm - 0 Comments
The PGA Tour is keeping the FedExCup for at least five more years with a significant sponsorship renewal.
22 Feb 2012 - 10:59am - 0 Comments
George Coetzee of South Africa, the last one into the 64-man field at the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship, is making his American debut at Dove Mountain -- at least as a professional.
21 Feb 2012 - 7:08pm - 0 Comments
Keegan Bradley watched a replay of the Northern Trust Open, where he holed a 12-foot birdie putt on the final hole to get into a playoff with Phil Mickelson and Bill Haas, who eventually won on the second extra hole.
21 Feb 2012 - 6:55pm - 1 Comments
Tiger Woods must be mellowing with age.
21 Feb 2012 - 5:38pm - 0 Comments
Bill Haas played alongside Phil Mickelson in what seemed like a one-sided affair outside the ropes, where chants of “Phil” chased after them in the cool air of the Pacific Ocean. This was a year ago at Torrey Pines.
20 Feb 2012 - 7:20pm - 0 Comments
That monster putt that Bill Haas holed on Sunday to win a three-man playoff for the Northern Trust Open vaulted him up to 12th in the Official World Golf Ranking. And even though Phil Mickelson lost out in the playoff, he regained a spot in the top 10.
20 Feb 2012 - 12:31pm - 0 Comments
Defending champion Luke Donald will face Ernie Els in Wednesday’s first round of the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship. Tiger Woods is to play Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano.
20 Feb 2012 - 12:40am - 0 Comments
Bill Haas knows anything is possible from even the most dire positions. Remember, this is the guy only five months ago saved par with his ball partially submerged in a lake and won the FedExCup. Not even Haas could have imagined such a stunning conclusion Sunday at Riviera.
19 Feb 2012 - 7:36pm - 1 Comments
LOS ANGELES -- Phil Mickelson hit one tree, threaded a shot through five trees and hit a drive that wound up in a spectator's shorts. He somehow managed a 1-under 70 on Saturday to share the lead with PGA champion Keegan Bradley in the Northern Trust Open.
18 Feb 2012 - 6:59pm - 0 Comments
LOS ANGELES -- Phil Mickelson wasn't at his best Friday at Riviera. Two shots at least helped him stay in the lead.
17 Feb 2012 - 5:32pm - 0 Comments
LOS ANGELES -- Four days after his big win at Pebble Beach, Phil Mickelson keeps right on rolling.
16 Feb 2012 - 9:09pm - 0 Comments
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