AKRON, Ohio – The landmark at Firestone Country Club is among the most popular in America, a massive water tower in the shape of a golf ball on a tee. Tiger Woods has reason to see only a big ATM machine.
A quiet Fall Series event in the foothills of northern California has become quite a bit louder. Tiger Woods announced a month ago he would play in this week’s Frys.com Open, and tournament consultant Duke Butler said ticket sales are three times higher than a year ago.
3 Oct 2011 - 12:44pm - 0 Comments
Kevin Na won the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open on Sunday for his first PGA Tour title, birdieing Nos. 15-17 to pull away for a two-stroke victory over Nick Watney.
2 Oct 2011 - 7:22pm - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods is out of the top 50 in the world ranking for the first time in nearly 15 years. Woods, who hasn't won in nearly two years, was assured of dropping from the top 50 when Louis Oosthuizen finished in a three-way tie for fifth in the Dunhill Links Championship.
2 Oct 2011 - 7:07pm - 0 Comments
Nick Watney shot a 7-under 64 on Saturday for a share of the third-round lead with Kevin Na in the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.
1 Oct 2011 - 7:38pm - 0 Comments
Kevin Na and Charlie Wi joined first-round leader Jhonattan Vegas at 12-under 130 on Friday to share the lead after 36 holes of the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.
30 Sep 2011 - 10:31pm - 0 Comments
Jhonattan Vegas and William McGirt shot career-best 8-under 63s on Thursday to share the first-round lead in the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.
29 Sep 2011 - 9:11pm - 0 Comments
Dustin Johnson says there is no friction between him and Tiger Woods after losing his caddie to the former No. 1. Joe LaCava left the fifth-ranked Johnson on Sunday to become Woods’ full-time caddie.
29 Sep 2011 - 3:23pm - 0 Comments
Scotland's Martin Laird will hope to hit the jackpot in Las Vegas again this week at the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.
29 Sep 2011 - 1:30am - 0 Comments
Tests have confirmed that Steve Stricker has a herniated disk in his neck. The next step for the highest-ranked American golfer is figuring out what to do about it.
28 Sep 2011 - 7:23pm - 0 Comments
That birdie putt by Luke Donald on the final hole of the Tour Championship might turn out to be bigger than anyone imagined.
27 Sep 2011 - 6:34pm - 0 Comments
Bill Haas got another big payoff Tuesday when he was picked for the U.S. team at the Presidents Cup. U.S. Captain Fred Couples used his two picks Tuesday on Tiger Woods and Haas, who won a sudden-death playoff to claim the Tour Championship for his first win of the year.
27 Sep 2011 - 5:45pm - 1 Comments
Webb Simpson was never a threat to win the Tour Championship. But late Sunday, he was still in the running for quite a consolation prize: $10 million and the FedExCup.
26 Sep 2011 - 12:13am - 0 Comments
Australia's Aaron Baddeley came up just short of the playoff at the Tour Championship. Now he hopes that was good enough to earn a spot in the Presidents Cup. Greg Norman, captain of the international team, will announce his two picks Tuesday to fill out the 12-man squad.
26 Sep 2011 - 12:08am - 0 Comments
Bill Haas had a sinking feeling when he heard the gallery groan, the first indication that his shot had tumbled down the slope and into the lake. When he saw the ball only half-submerged in water, Haas figured he still had the slightest chance. To somehow save par.
25 Sep 2011 - 8:00pm - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods has hired Joe LaCava to be his third full-time caddie. LaCava decided to leave Dustin Johnson, one of the most talented young Americans, to go to work for the former world No. 1 who hasn't won in the last two years.
25 Sep 2011 - 7:07pm - 0 Comments
The cup is close enough now for Hunter Mahan and Aaron Baddeley to seriously consider how much it's worth to them. Even if they're not thinking about the same cup.
24 Sep 2011 - 6:45pm - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods might need a new partner for the Presidents Cup. Steve Stricker, who went 4-0 with Woods as a partner two years ago, said Friday his left arm feels so weak he can't guarantee being fit enough to play the Presidents Cup on Nov. 17-20 in Australia.
23 Sep 2011 - 7:17pm - 0 Comments
Australia’s Adam Scott birdied his last two holes Friday for a 5-under 65 to emerge from a packed leaderboard and take a one-shot lead over K.J. Choi going into the weekend at the Tour Championship.
23 Sep 2011 - 6:42pm - 0 Comments
Keegan Bradley and Jason Dufner atop the leaderboard in Atlanta should sound familiar. Only this was the FedExCup finale, not the final major of the year. And they were on East Lake, not 40 minutes up the road at Atlanta Athletic Club.
22 Sep 2011 - 6:01pm - 0 Comments
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