PGA Tour

GAINESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- Troy Merritt couldn't miss Saturday in the Quicken Loans National. Tiger Woods couldn't make anything.
Hyundai T of C Notebook: Poulter hoping to shake off 'turkey' rust
KAPALUA, Hawaii -- Ian Poulter was still in the holiday spirit with the Hyundai Tournament of Champions looming, and he didn't decide until Tuesday whether to open his season in Hawaii.
3 Jan 2013 - 11:12pm - 0 Comments
Stricker headed for semi-retirement, plans to play about 10 events in 2013
KAPALUA, Hawaii -- At the end of another long year, and only a month away from the start of another season, Steve Stricker quietly posed a question that sounded out of place for a guy with more than $25 million in PGA Tour earnings over the last six years.
3 Jan 2013 - 4:31pm - 0 Comments
Notebook: McIlroy atop list of money won by any player anywhere in 2012
KAPALUA, Hawaii -- Rory McIlroy is atop the world money list published each year in the ''The World of Professional Golf,'' the comprehensive golf annual that was started by IMG founder Mark McCormack.
2 Jan 2013 - 12:41pm - 1 Comments
Blixt faces wild ride on roller coaster after losing bet to buddy from Norway
KAPALUA, Hawaii -- Jonas Blixt ended his rookie season with over $2.2 million and a win at the Open, allowing him to start his season this week at the Hyundai Tournament of Champions on Maui. But the worst is still ahead of him.
2 Jan 2013 - 12:35pm - 1 Comments
Nine questions for golf's 2013 season surround Woods, McIlroy and more
KAPALUA, Hawaii -- Even without the top four players in the world around to kick off the season, every new year in golf is shrouded in mystery like clouds over Molokai across the channel from Kapalua.
1 Jan 2013 - 6:36pm - 1 Comments
How many career wins does Woods have? By any measurement, it's a lot
In a rush to announce a milestone for Tiger Woods -- not that his record needs any embellishment -- the PGA Tour revealed that the AT&T National was the 100th professional win of his career. Woods took to Twitter and said he found that to be "pretty cool."
1 Jan 2013 - 3:55pm - 1 Comments
A year of change on PGA Tour leads to very different landscape for future
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Let's see if we get this straight.
31 Dec 2012 - 11:28am - 0 Comments
Top 10 moments in golf from 2012 range from Kaymer to Stanley to Rose
LONDON -- There was one very big star at the top of the tree in 2012: Northern Irishman Rory McIlroy. While Tiger Woods posted his first PGA Tour wins (three of them) since 2009, his return to the victory podium was merely a side-story.
29 Dec 2012 - 12:48pm - 1 Comments
McIlroy's growth makes comparisons to Woods more and more inevitable
The comparisons are inevitable. The incredible skill, the youth, even the red shirt on Sunday. Rory McIlroy's dominant performance in winning the PGA Championship last summer looked a lot like the early days of Tiger Woods.
27 Dec 2012 - 11:51am - 3 Comments
FedExCup playoffs boost standing of PGA Tour in world ranking points
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Most of the world's best players are going to the Middle East in the winter and the Far East in the fall, to play a series of events on the European Tour.
26 Dec 2012 - 1:32pm - 1 Comments
Notebook: McDowell eager for long break to recharge his 'buzziness'
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Before winning his final event of the year at Tiger Woods’ World Challenge, Graeme McDowell talked all week about how badly he was in need of a 10-week break.
26 Dec 2012 - 1:25pm - 1 Comments
Tales from PGA Tour in 2012 include superstars as well as just nice guys
Dave Kindred, a preeminent American sports writer who has worked his trade for the better part of four decades, was walking down the right side of the first fairway at Kiawah Island with the final group at the PGA Championship when he mentioned he had been teaching a writing class to college s
26 Dec 2012 - 12:39pm - 0 Comments
Pepper leaves NBC Sports after eight years to focus on junor golf advocacy
Dottie Pepper learned the art of retirement at an early age.
24 Dec 2012 - 12:16pm - 1 Comments
Choi gets company on PGA Tour as Korea emerges as world golf power
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. -- To chase his dream, K.J. Choi had to climb a mountain.
21 Dec 2012 - 1:28pm - 2 Comments
Ogilvy misses out on automatic Masters berth by one single stroke
Geoff Ogilvy came within one stroke of not having to spend the next three months thinking about the Masters.
18 Dec 2012 - 8:01pm - 1 Comments
McIlroy more likely to break Nicklaus' record than Woods, says Norman
COOLUM, Australia -- Former world No. 1 Greg Norman believes Rory McIlroy has a better chance to break Jack Nicklaus' record of 18 major championships than Tiger Woods.
12 Dec 2012 - 6:26pm - 3 Comments
Notebook: Ogilvy down to last chance to make it into Masters next year
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Geoff Ogilvy is down to his last chance if he wants to head into the offseason assured a tee time at Augusta National in April.
11 Dec 2012 - 10:38pm - 1 Comments
Influx of new events, foreign players prompt big change in PGA Tour fields
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Two of the golf tournaments Jeff Maggert once considered his favorites were part of the Fall Series that didn't attract any of the top players. One of them was at Disney World, which began in 1971 and was played for the final time last month.
11 Dec 2012 - 7:36pm - 1 Comments
Disney World event drops off PGA Tour, had been on circuit since 1971
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. -- The PGA Tour's event in Mexico will anchor a six-tournament schedule next fall that for the first time since 1971 will not include Disney World.
10 Dec 2012 - 12:45pm - 1 Comments