THE WOODLANDS, Texas -- Esteban Toledo celebrated Cinco de Mayo by becoming the first Mexican winner in Champions Tour history, beating Mike Goodes with a par on the third hole of a playoff Sunday in the Insperity Championship.
The PGA Tour is launching a developmental tour south of the border, hoping it can expand its presence in South America as golf prepares to become an Olympic sport again in 2016 in Brazil.
20 Oct 2011 - 5:35pm - 0 Comments
Kevin Chappell was on the Magnolia Course practice range at Disney world, his only concern getting in nine holes of practice under gathering clouds and trying to remember which golf cart was his.
19 Oct 2011 - 6:06pm - 0 Comments
Upon seeing the PGA Tour join other tours in trying to stake out a presence in Asia, one high-ranking tournament official said two years ago, “The Far East looks a lot like the Wild, Wild West.” That appears to be the case with two tournaments next week.
18 Oct 2011 - 11:16pm - 0 Comments
The PGA Tour money title is relevant for the first time since 2003 because it has come down to two players -- Webb Simpson and Luke Donald -- in the final tournament of the year at Disney. But it’s not just about the money.
18 Oct 2011 - 10:24pm - 0 Comments
Greg Norman doesn't think much of the way Tiger Woods plays golf these days, saying he would not have picked him to play in the Presidents Cup.
16 Oct 2011 - 7:14pm - 0 Comments
Ben Crane knew he was going home Monday to be with his wife for the birth of their third child. He had no reason to believe he would be bringing the McGladrey Classic trophy with him.
16 Oct 2011 - 6:23pm - 0 Comments
Webb Simpson shot a 1-under 69 on Saturday and is tied for third heading into the final round of the McGladrey Classic.
15 Oct 2011 - 5:12pm - 0 Comments
Webb Simpson kept his name near the top of the leaderboard Friday at Sea Island and his eyes on a showdown with Luke Donald next week at Disney.
14 Oct 2011 - 5:30pm - 0 Comments
Luke Donald is not going to give up the PGA Tour money title without a fight. Donald decided Friday to enter the PGA Tour’s final tournament next week at Disney World, a response to Webb Simpson playing this week in the McGladrey Classic at Sea Island.
14 Oct 2011 - 3:16pm - 0 Comments
Webb Simpson signed up for the McGladrey Classic because it gave him a shot at winning the PGA Tour money title. He played Thursday as though he was intent on doing just that.
13 Oct 2011 - 5:09pm - 0 Comments
A California man arrested for throwing a hot dog at Tiger Woods during a tournament said he wanted to do something “courageous and epic.”
13 Oct 2011 - 12:37am - 0 Comments
After a two-week vacation, Webb Simpson might feel as though nothing has changed. He’s playing golf in Georgia, and all anyone can talk about is money. Only the stakes are a different this time.
12 Oct 2011 - 5:16pm - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods is awfully happy he could announce his own name in the field of the Chevron World Challenge.
11 Oct 2011 - 7:32pm - 0 Comments
For a snapshot of where Tiger Woods' game is at the moment, consider the Frys.com Open. It was the first time in more than 12 years that he played all four rounds of a full-field tournament and failed to earn any world ranking points.
11 Oct 2011 - 6:51pm - 0 Comments
Bill Cauley was a diver in the U.S. Navy who didn’t know much about golf except for the little he played on base at Mayport Naval Station. And he knew enough to realize that his little boy had a big appetite for the game.
11 Oct 2011 - 5:52pm - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods was sure to make news at CordeValle in his first tournament in seven weeks. Only it wasn’t from any of his scores or any of his shots. It was from a hot dog.
10 Oct 2011 - 6:33pm - 0 Comments
Bryce Molder had to wait 132 tournaments before winning for the first time on the PGA Tour. He didn't mind going an extra six holes Sunday in the Frys.com Open in the longest playoff of the year.
9 Oct 2011 - 9:55pm - 1 Comments
A strange year for Tiger Woods took another bizarre twist Sunday when a fan was arrested for running toward the seventh green at CordeValle and tossing a hot dog in Woods' direction. The bun barely reached the green. The hot dog landed on the putting surface.
9 Oct 2011 - 6:48pm - 0 Comments
Briny Baird picked out his line and pulled off the shot, a driver that settled 15 feet from the cup and led to eagle on the 17th hole Saturday that staked him to a two-shot lead in the Frys.com Open.
8 Oct 2011 - 9:45pm - 0 Comments
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