PGA Tour

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- Padraig Harrington is a 36-hole leader on the PGA Tour for the first time in nearly five years and he knows he has a long way to go. A vicious storm Saturday at the Honda Classic made his weekend even longer.
Notebook: Woods not upset by lack of progress toward major record
Tiger Woods says matching the 18 majors won by Jack Nicklaus remains his primary goal, and he’s not bothered that he’s been stuck on 14 since the 2008 U.S. Open.
2 Mar 2012 - 12:46am - 0 Comments
Woods back in pack after Day 1 at Honda, Ryder Cup Captain Love leads
Davis Love III looked more like a player than a Ryder Cup captain Thursday at the Honda Classic.
1 Mar 2012 - 6:32pm - 4 Comments
Woods' week at Honda Classic begins with testy news conference exchange
Tiger Woods had a terse exchange with a magazine reporter Wednesday over excerpts from his former swing coach’s new book, and ended the conversation with a long stare and a sarcastic, “Have a good day.”
29 Feb 2012 - 6:26pm - 1 Comments
Westwood happy to consider fast- rising McIlroy his newest rival
Lee Westwood will go head to head with Tiger Woods in the first two rounds of the Honda Classic this week as the PGA Tour begins its Florida Swing. But there is no escaping questions about a possible rivalry with Rory McIlroy.
29 Feb 2012 - 5:54pm - 0 Comments
Woods' agent Steinberg criticizes new book by former swing coach Haney
Tiger Woods’ agent lashed out Tuesday against Hank Haney’s book, saying his “armchair psychology” about Woods was “ridiculous” and that it was clear the former swing coach only cares about self-promotion.
29 Feb 2012 - 1:01am - 1 Comments
Scrutiny of Woods shifts from swing to putting as Masters run-up begins
Tiger Woods might long for the day when all anyone questioned was his swing. Because until now, no one ever doubted his putting.
28 Feb 2012 - 6:58pm - 2 Comments
Palmer and Bohn show how to mix golf with business at Pebble Beach
The definition of a star on the PGA Tour can go beyond trophies, career money or Ryder Cup teams.
28 Feb 2012 - 6:47pm - 0 Comments
Notebook: Mallinger's schedule much improved thanks to one big week
One big week in the desert was all John Mallinger needed to help his schedule over the next month.
28 Feb 2012 - 6:42pm - 0 Comments
U.S. Open at Olympic Club should see higher scores, say USGA officials
If USGA Executive Director Mike Davis has his way, the record low scores at last year’s U.S. Open at Congressional are unlikely to travel to the West Coast.
28 Feb 2012 - 1:41am - 2 Comments
McIlroy on fast track to No. 1 ranking, despite setback at WGC-Accenture
Hunter Mahan figured out the fuss over Rory McIlroy without any help.
27 Feb 2012 - 6:38pm - 1 Comments
Mahan climbs into top 10 with Match Play win, Woods falls out of top 20
By winning the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship on Sunday, Hunter Mahan prevented Rory McIlroy from taking over as world No. 1. McIlroy, who lost to Mahan by 2&1 in the final, needed to win the tournament to oust reigning No. 1 Luke Donald.
27 Feb 2012 - 1:21pm - 0 Comments
Accenture Match Play Notebook: New putter leads Mahan straight to victory
Hunter Mahan made three equipment changes over the last few weeks, one of which proved critical for him in winning the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship on Sunday. He put a new shaft in his driver to slightly reduce spin. He put in a new 3-wood. And he changed putters.
26 Feb 2012 - 9:48pm - 0 Comments
Huh finally beats Allenby on eighth playoff hole to win Mayakoba Classic
Robert Allenby figured he played "like a rookie" on the final hole of regulation in the Mayakoba Golf Classic. John Huh then showed that he's no ordinary rookie.
26 Feb 2012 - 7:31pm - 0 Comments
Mahan builds lead, holds off McIlroy to win WGC-Accenture Match Play
Even as Hunter Mahan motored his way through the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship by beating one tough opponent after another, he had reason to feel he was just along for the ride in the final match Sunday afternoon.
26 Feb 2012 - 6:00pm - 0 Comments
McIlroy storms into WGC-Accenture Match Play final, will meet Mahan
In a performance worthy of a No. 1 player, Rory McIlroy made seven birdies in a 10-hole stretch Sunday to roar past Lee Westwood and into the final of the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship.
26 Feb 2012 - 1:34pm - 0 Comments
Summerhays snags two-shot lead over Stroud at Mayakoba Golf Classic
Daniel Summerhays shot a 4-under 67 on Saturday to take a two-stroke lead over Chris Stroud in the Mayakoba Golf Classic.
25 Feb 2012 - 7:21pm - 0 Comments
McIlroy and Westwood to face off in WGC-Accenture Match Play semis
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
Summerhays, Claxton and Owen top Mayakoba leaderboard after 36 holes
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
Westwood gets revenge on Watney, moves into Match Play quarterfinals
Lee Westwood and Rory McIlroy suddenly have more at stake than the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship.
24 Feb 2012 - 7:34pm - 0 Comments