PGA Tour

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Phil Mickelson has withdrawn from the Match Play Championship because of personal reasons.
Dufner carries lead into final round of Byron Nelson, three tied for second
IRVING, Texas -- Nine players held or shared the lead during the third round of the HP Byron Nelson Championship. Yet when play ended Saturday, Jason Dufner was the one alone at the top of the leaderboard for the second day in a row.
19 May 2012 - 6:34pm - 0 Comments
Dufner takes second-round lead at HP Byron Nelson with late birdie spree
IRVING, Texas -- Standing over his ball in a swale behind the 18th green, Jason Dufner would have been content with a par and a spot in the big group tied for the lead in the HP Byron Nelson Championship.
18 May 2012 - 8:20pm - 0 Comments
Palmer, runner-up last year, leads first round at Byron Nelson Championship
IRVING, Texas -- Ryan Palmer has been thinking about redemption at the HP Byron Nelson Championship, and a chance at home to hold up that trophy. The 2011 Nelson runner-up is off to a good start.
17 May 2012 - 8:35pm - 0 Comments
Bradley returns to HP Byron Nelson, where win last year led to major title
IRVING, Texas -- Keegan Bradley sometimes looks at the PGA Championship trophy sitting on his mantel and starts laughing.
16 May 2012 - 7:18pm - 0 Comments
Two decades after last penalty, slow play still big problem on PGA Tour
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. -- In more peaceful times, when Tiger Woods had gone six months without losing and golf seemed to revolve around him, he ended a monthly newsletter with a rare trip to the soap box to complain about the pace of play on the PGA Tour.
15 May 2012 - 7:50pm - 1 Comments
Notebook: Johnson plans to return at Memorial after three months on shelf
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. -- DUSTIN RETURNS: Dustin Johnson will have missed nearly three months when he returns at the Memorial.
15 May 2012 - 7:35pm - 0 Comments
Woods adds Greenbrier Classic to schedule, also will return to Memorial
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. -- Tiger Woods is heading to the hills this summer to play in The Greenbrier Classic.
15 May 2012 - 1:40pm - 0 Comments
TPC Sawgrass remains a mystery, as Players Championship results show
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. -- After combing through some of golf's meaningless statistics, this might be the best explanation for how Matt Kuchar won The Players Championship:
15 May 2012 - 1:58am - 0 Comments
Kuchar rises to career-high fifth in world ranking after win at Players
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. -- Matt Kuchar knows all about the prestige and the perks of winning The Players Championship. The richest payoff in golf. A three-year exemption to the Masters, U.S. Open and British Open.
14 May 2012 - 11:52am - 0 Comments
Players Notebook: Fowler finishes up strong, can't put pressure on Kuchar
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. -- Rickie Fowler nearly made things interesting at The Players Championship.
13 May 2012 - 9:47pm - 0 Comments
Na heckled all day at Players, slides down leaderboard in final round
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. -- Kevin Na was booed, taunted and heckled on nearly every hole. The 28-year-old South Korean native even had one spectator tell him he "better not choke" because he had money riding on him.
13 May 2012 - 9:38pm - 2 Comments
Kuchar comes up clutch, wins Players Championship by two strokes
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. -- The only complaint about Matt Kuchar was not winning enough. He picked up a big one Sunday at The Players Championship.
13 May 2012 - 7:14pm - 1 Comments
Players Notebook: Vegas gets on track in 2012, makes move on Saturday
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. -- Jhonattan Vegas has been relatively quiet in his second season on the PGA Tour. No victories. Not even a top-10 finish. As many cuts missed as made.
12 May 2012 - 8:46pm - 0 Comments
Na, despite waggles and practice swings, takes one-shot lead at Players
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. -- Kevin Na is slow to pull the trigger, and quick to make fun of himself.
12 May 2012 - 7:09pm - 3 Comments
Players Notebook: Woods breaks his shoe, makes cut and ends streak
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. -- Television cameras and thousands of eyeballs focused on Tiger Woods' right foot as he made his way up the sixth fairway. No worries, though. It was just a broken shoe.
11 May 2012 - 10:18pm - 0 Comments
Johnson, Na and Kuchar share 36- hole lead at Players Championship
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. -- The Players Championship still lacks some definition going into the weekend. At least it still has one of golf's star attractions.
11 May 2012 - 8:02pm - 0 Comments
McIlroy still can't figure out Sawgrass, misses cut at Players Championship
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. -- Rory McIlroy felt his game was just as good as it was last week, with one big difference. He lost in a playoff at Quail Hollow. He didn't even make it to the weekend at the TPC Sawgrass.
11 May 2012 - 6:22pm - 0 Comments
Players Notebook: Harman gets to play, but has to go all by himself
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. -- Brian Harman, the first alternate, made his debut in The Players Championship and shot 73. It was a round he won't easily forget, for reasons not the least bit related to his score.
10 May 2012 - 8:42pm - 0 Comments
Poulter takes early lead at Players Championship, Laird ties him late
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. -- The TPC Sawgrass would seem to be the last golf course where a player can relax.
10 May 2012 - 7:33pm - 0 Comments