PGA Tour

By Doug Ferguson PARAMUS, N.J. -- The last player to win back-to-back majors in the same season didn't even make it to the FedEx Cup finale at East Lake. "That's not going to happen," said Rory McIlroy, with a smile.
Late run of birdies sends Blanks to one-shot lead at John Deere Classic
His putting was miserable, he was missing cuts and every round was turning into a struggle. Kris Blanks knew he was better than that so he made a change, focusing on the part of his game that was causing the most grief. He had to do something about his putting.
7 Jul 2011 - 8:40pm - 0 Comments
Red-hot Stricker shooting for third straight John Deere Classic title
On just about any other day, Steve Stricker's 60 in the opening round of last year's John Deere Classic would have left him comfortably ahead and soaking in the adulation.
6 Jul 2011 - 5:41pm - 0 Comments
Oosthuizen happy to be playing in John Deere Classic week before Open
British Open champion Louis Oosthuizen says it "makes sense" for him to play in the United States this week, even with his title defense looming.
6 Jul 2011 - 5:27pm - 0 Comments
Watson's bad week in France offers big lesson about fame, foreign tours
Bubba Watson's big adventure to Paris wasn't a complete disaster.
5 Jul 2011 - 11:30pm - 0 Comments
Player agrees to be honorary starter at Masters, joining Palmer and Nicklaus
The original “Big Three” will be together again on the first tee at Augusta National next year.
5 Jul 2011 - 6:20pm - 0 Comments
Watney moving in right direction to top of list of rising American stars
Before going into the final round of the AT&T National with a share of the lead, Nick Watney checked in with his swing coach, Butch Harmon. Neither of them had much to say. It was handled in a short text message.
4 Jul 2011 - 6:48pm - 0 Comments
Watney pulls away at AT&T National, gets his second win of 2011 season
Never mind that Nick Watney was the highest-ranked player at the AT&T National, or that he won a World Golf Championship in March. Stepping to the first tee Sunday in a tie for the lead at the AT&T National, he had reason to feel overlooked.
3 Jul 2011 - 6:20pm - 0 Comments
PGA Tour Notebook: Poulter reaches No. 1, in one obvious category
Ian Poulter once told a British magazine that when he reaches his full potential, it will be just him and Tiger Woods. Turns out the battle for No. 1 has come down to Poulter and Stewart Cink. On Twitter.
2 Jul 2011 - 6:32pm - 0 Comments
Watney and Fowler share lead, but AT&T National wide open after Day 3
Before he even teed off, Rickie Fowler knew this was going to be a different day at the AT&T National. The course record already had been matched, with several other low rounds in progress at suddenly soft Aronimink Golf Club. One thought crossed his mind: Go time.
2 Jul 2011 - 6:10pm - 0 Comments
Choi ties Aronimink course record, leads AT&T National at halfway point
If seeing the putts drop for birdie were not enough, K.J. Choi noticed his gallery growing and getting more excited for him Friday at Aronimink in the AT&T National. "I started feeling that ... I'm working toward a special round," Choi said.
1 Jul 2011 - 5:53pm - 0 Comments
Scott shares lead with Haas at AT&T National, where only 28 break par
Adam Scott must have felt as though he got another crack at the U.S. Open on Thursday in the AT&T National. Only this course felt more like a U.S. Open.
30 Jun 2011 - 6:38pm - 0 Comments
Bob Hope Classic gets new name and format, becomes Humana Challege
The PGA Tour’s Bob Hope Classic has a new title sponsor and a new format.
30 Jun 2011 - 5:26pm - 0 Comments
On his third heart, Compton on verge of fulfilling his PGA Tour dream
Erik Compton is among the elite on the PGA Tour this week at the AT&T National, even though he has been in a league of his own for about as long as he’s been playing golf.
30 Jun 2011 - 12:16am - 0 Comments
Red-hot last year, defending AT&T champ Rose looks to end barren spell
Three missed cuts in a row and no top-10 finishes since March provide a stark contrast to a year ago for Justin Rose as he defends his AT&T National title this week.
30 Jun 2011 - 12:08am - 0 Comments
Bethpage and Liberty to be part of Barclays and FedEx Cup playoffs
 Bethpage Black is back on golf’s landscape, this time as the first FedExCup playoff event.
29 Jun 2011 - 5:13pm - 0 Comments
Woodland feeling like a rookie again, but with schedule made for a star
In his second full year on the PGA Tour, Gary Woodland has reason to feel like a rookie for the rest of the season. That's not a bad thing, either. Woodland can count on as many as eight big events based on his good performance this year.
28 Jun 2011 - 8:21pm - 0 Comments
Woods making progress in recovery, but won't return until fully healthy
Tiger Woods is no longer using crutches, a walking boot or a razor. He hasn’t hit a full golf shot in 47 days and has no idea when he will practice, much less play in another tournament.
28 Jun 2011 - 2:48pm - 0 Comments
McIlroy moves up to third in world, gives Britain sweep of top three spots
British golfers hold the top three spots in the world rankings for the first time in their 25-year history after Rory McIlroy rose to third Monday following his triumph at the U.S. Open.
27 Jun 2011 - 3:28pm - 0 Comments
Jacobson earns first PGA Tour win at Travelers, after eight winless years
Fredrik Jacobson promised 5-year-old daughter Emmie that he would get her a trophy this year like the ones she saw other players holding up on TV. Promise kept.
26 Jun 2011 - 6:10pm - 0 Comments