Ken Venturi, who overcame dehydration to win the 1964 U.S. Open and spent 35 years in the booth for CBS Sports, died Friday afternoon. He was 82. His son, Matt Venturi, said he died in a hospital in Rancho Mirage, Calif.
Matt Kuchar earned a $3 million consolation prize on Sunday to go some way toward making him feel better after struggling at East Lake. Kuchar came into the Tour Championship as the top seed, knowing he was assured of claiming the FedExCup and a $10 million prize if he won the season-ending event
26 Sep 2010 - 7:15pm - 0 Comments
Jim Furyk made his $10 million putt with a used club he bought for $39. After knocking in a little 2 1/2-footer to clinch the Tour Championship on Sunday, Furyk gave a plug to Joe & Leigh's Discount Golf Pro Shop in South Easton, Mass. Furyk has been using a heel-shafted putter he bought at th
26 Sep 2010 - 7:09pm - 0 Comments
The biggest shot of his career gave Jim Furyk the biggest payoff in golf. Clinging to a one-shot lead, with a $10 million bonus riding on the outcome, Furyk nearly holed a bunker shot and knocked in the 2-foot par putt he had left to win the Tour Championship and capture a FedExCup title that cam
26 Sep 2010 - 4:32pm - 0 Comments
Jim Furyk headed to the first tee Saturday in the Tour Championship and heard his father and coach, Mike Furyk, give him a simple instruction to "just play golf." It's a reminder he has uttered over the years not to get too caught up in mechanics or strive for the perfect swing, but to hit the b
25 Sep 2010 - 2:47pm - 0 Comments
Here's a wake-up call for Jim Furyk: He's tied for the lead at the Tour Championship, and very much in the hunt for the $10 million FedExCup prize.
24 Sep 2010 - 5:23pm - 0 Comments
Paul Casey won't be going to the Ryder Cup. He wouldn't mind a $10 million consolation.
23 Sep 2010 - 5:02pm - 0 Comments
Matt Kuchar is the face of golf in Atlanta this week at the Tour Championship, just like he was 10 years ago. There’s one difference. Actually, there’s about 10 million differences. Kuchar is the No.
22 Sep 2010 - 4:51pm - 0 Comments
PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem expects three or four tournaments to be without a title sponsor going into the 2011 season, although he said the tour has no plans to subsidize them.
21 Sep 2010 - 9:18pm - 0 Comments
Davis Love III figures to have plenty on his plate the next two weeks -- first as an assistant captain at the Ryder Cup, then getting home to Sea Island where he is an unofficial host of the new McGladrey Classic, to be played Oct. 7-10.
21 Sep 2010 - 8:57pm - 0 Comments
For the 12th time this year, Phil Mickelson has a chance to replace Tiger Woods at No. 1 in the world. And this time, Woods doesn't factor into the equation because the world's No. 1 player didn't qualify for the Tour Championship. Mickelson can get to No.
21 Sep 2010 - 6:44pm - 1 Comments
Tom Lehman never won an award that brought so much honor and so many mixed emotions. Lehman was presented the Payne Stewart Award on Tuesday, given to the player who shared Stewart's respect for tradition, charity and who presented himself through dress and conduct.
21 Sep 2010 - 6:27pm - 0 Comments
The Masters is adding an extra hour of television coverage to each of its weekday rounds next year. Augusta National Golf Club Chairman Billy Payne said Tuesday that ESPN’s weekday coverage will start at 3:00 p.m. ET, which is an hour earlier. The coverage ends at 7:30 p.m.
21 Sep 2010 - 1:26pm - 0 Comments
The race for PGA Tour player of the year has only widened since the start of the FedExCup playoffs. Matt Kuchar’s win at The Barclays was a reminder how consistently well he has played this year.
14 Sep 2010 - 6:23pm - 0 Comments
Hunter Mahan makes it sound as though his pre-round routine is eat, stretch, hit balls and pop his ribs into place. Mahan appeared to show discomfort in his back during the third round of the BMW Championship.
14 Sep 2010 - 6:16pm - 0 Comments
Kevin Streelman and Jeff Overton are among five players in the Tour Championship who will be making their Masters debut next April.
14 Sep 2010 - 6:06pm - 0 Comments
Leave it to the PGA Tour to find the upside of Tiger Woods missing out on the Tour Championship. In a press release Monday promoting the 30-man field at East Lake, it notes that Woods’ failure to qualify for the last playoff event guarantees there will be a new FedExCup champion this year. Phi
13 Sep 2010 - 4:29pm - 5 Comments
Maybe now everyone will believe Dustin Johnson when he says he is over a summer of Sunday disappointments. First came an 82 on the final day of the U.S. Open.
12 Sep 2010 - 5:37pm - 0 Comments
Ryan Moore has never had a better chance to accomplish so much. With a 5-under 66 on Saturday to take a one-shot lead in the BMW Championship, he is in great shape to reach the Tour Championship for the first time.
11 Sep 2010 - 2:53pm - 0 Comments
Cog Hill is taking a beating this week. The longtime home of the Western Open was renovated by Rees Jones ahead of last year's BMW Championship, and players aren't happy with the changes.
10 Sep 2010 - 7:04pm - 0 Comments
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