Jimmy Walker didn't make every birdie putt he saw during the first round of the Shell Houston Open on Thursday. It only seemed that way.
31 Mar 2011 - 7:37pm - 0 Comments
Anthony Kim says his swing needs major renovation. Maybe returning to the site of his last victory will help turn his game around, too.
31 Mar 2011 - 11:06am - 0 Comments
Ryo Ishikawa first made people take notice because of his golf. He won his first Japan Golf Tour event as a 15-year-old amateur, won the money title at 17 and last year became the first player to shoot 58 on a major tour.
31 Mar 2011 - 12:00am - 0 Comments
Jhonattan Vegas could barely speak English when he made his first appearance in a PGA Tour event, as an amateur at the 2003 Shell Houston Open.
30 Mar 2011 - 6:33pm - 0 Comments
Shell Oil Co. has agreed to a five-year extension as the title sponsor of the Houston Open. The oil giant has been the tournament’s title sponsor since 1992, the third-longest tenure on the PGA Tour. The event dates to 1946, and is the 10th oldest tournament on the tour.
30 Mar 2011 - 11:45am - 0 Comments
World No. 2 Lee Westwood is hoping this week's Shell Houston Open will provide him with the perfect build-up to the Masters. The Englishman is back in action for the first time in three weeks and is confident his game is in decent shape as the countdown to Augusta National continues.
30 Mar 2011 - 11:25am - 0 Comments
So many people surrounded the first tee that it was hard to see who was playing. The gallery stretched down the entire length of the 461-yard opening hole and wrapped around the back of the green on a sun-baked Sunday at Bay Hill. Now on the tee, Tiger Woods.
29 Mar 2011 - 3:39pm - 6 Comments
With a second win on the PGA Tour now under his belt, Scotland's Martin Laird is turning his thoughts to trying to do something achieved just once since 1935.
28 Mar 2011 - 4:32pm - 0 Comments
Most tournament directors go to extra lengths to accommodate players, from arranging courtesy cars to making dinner reservations to securing tickets for a sporting event or concert that week. Not many have the challenge facing Steve Timms at the Shell Houston Open.
27 Mar 2011 - 9:56pm - 0 Comments
U.S. Amateur champion Peter Uihlein played the Transitions Championship recently and easily made the cut.
27 Mar 2011 - 9:45pm - 0 Comments
All that stood between Martin Laird and victory at Bay Hill were two putts from just inside 90 feet on the 18th hole, which didn't seem all that long considering what he already had been through Sunday.
27 Mar 2011 - 5:24pm - 0 Comments
The interview room was packed, with green-jacketed Augusta National members lining the back wall to make sure journalists didn't get too unruly. Tiger Woods was on his way in, finally ready to answer some of the questions about the mystery that surrounded his life.
26 Mar 2011 - 6:08pm - 3 Comments
Martin Laird already had lost a four-shot lead Saturday at Bay Hill, and as his 6-iron on the par-3 17th began to fade weakly toward the pond, he wondered if a two-shot lead would disappear even quicker.
26 Mar 2011 - 5:06pm - 0 Comments
Martin Laird loves when he can smash a driver, and that carried him a long way Friday at Bay Hill.
25 Mar 2011 - 5:33pm - 0 Comments
Spencer Levin is atop the leaderboard after the opening round for the third time this year, so that's nothing new. It was his score Thursday afternoon at Bay Hill that surprised him and everyone else.
24 Mar 2011 - 5:45pm - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods is going through his fourth swing change in his 15 years on the PGA Tour. Arnold Palmer played a half-century without changing his swing once.
23 Mar 2011 - 7:14pm - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods is now giving lessons on mobile phones. Woods launched a mobile application Wednesday called, “Tiger Woods: My Swing,” for the iPhone and iPod touch geared toward helping golfers of all skill levels improve through video analysis and instruction.
23 Mar 2011 - 5:06pm - 0 Comments
A toddler sitting on his father’s shoulder behind the third green at Bay Hill broke the silence of Wednesday morning with a comment that made the gallery laugh and caused Tiger Woods to break into a big smile. “I hope you win, Tiger,” the boy said.
23 Mar 2011 - 4:28pm - 0 Comments
Bubba Watson was moved when he heard about the earthquake and tsunami that caused so much destruction in Japan, and he began thinking about a contribution to the relief efforts, just as he did with Haiti earthquake.
22 Mar 2011 - 7:10pm - 0 Comments
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