By Doug Ferguson Associated Press HOYLAKE, England (AP) -- Rory McIlroy had to work a little harder and sweat a little more. No matter. Just like his other two majors, this Open Championship was never really in doubt.
Rory McIlroy only gets to play three regular PGA Tour events this year. He showed Thursday why the Memorial Tournament was one of them.
2 Jun 2011 - 7:03pm - 0 Comments
Phil Mickelson has had some emotional meetings with Jack Nicklaus, just not behind the 18th green at Muirfield Village late Sunday afternoon at the Memorial.
2 Jun 2011 - 11:48am - 0 Comments
Jack Nicklaus played his last round in a major alongside a 27-year-old from England with a quiet demeanor and efficient game. He had no idea that Friday afternoon at St. Andrews that Luke Donald one day would be No. 1 in the world.
1 Jun 2011 - 6:56pm - 0 Comments
Jack Nicklaus is always looking for ways to improve Muirfield Village, and this year brings the biggest alterations in the last five years.
1 Jun 2011 - 6:52pm - 0 Comments
Jack Nicklaus doesn’t want Tiger Woods to break his record of 18 major championships. But he wants him to be healthy enough to try.
31 May 2011 - 7:34pm - 0 Comments
Belgian golfer Nicolas Colsaerts led 11 players who earned spots in the U.S. Open in a qualifier for European Tour players that ended at dark -- much to the surprise of Richie Ramsay of Scotland.
31 May 2011 - 11:41am - 0 Comments
Luke Donald dethroned Lee Westwood as world No. 1 in the most dramatic way possible -- beating him in a playoff to win the BMW PGA Championship, the European Tour's flagship event.
30 May 2011 - 3:03pm - 0 Comments
Walking down the 18th fairway during a playoff and realizing he was about to get his first PGA Tour victory, Keegan Bradley got emotional thinking about a cowbell.
29 May 2011 - 6:57pm - 0 Comments
Ryan Palmer sat down after finishing his third round and put his head down on the table. He was exhausted -- and still leading -- after a 3-over 73 on a gusty day at the HP Byron Nelson Championship.
28 May 2011 - 6:29pm - 0 Comments
Rory Sabbatini has withdrawn from next week's Memorial Tournament.
28 May 2011 - 12:15am - 0 Comments
While Ryan Palmer is doing everything his caddie tells him, Sergio Garcia is playing just fine without a practice round at the HP Byron Nelson Championship.
27 May 2011 - 8:17pm - 0 Comments
Jordan Spieth is going to be late for his high school graduation ceremony Saturday, if he makes it at all. The teenager has another weekend of golf with PGA Tour players at the HP Byron Nelson Championship.
27 May 2011 - 7:03pm - 0 Comments
Jeff Overton shot a bogey-free 6-under 64 Thursday to take the first-round lead at the HP Byron Nelson Championship, a stroke better than Ryan Palmer.
26 May 2011 - 9:55pm - 0 Comments
Former commissioner Deane Beman was so impressed when visiting Byron Nelson’s tournament that it became the model for how every PGA Tour event now gives proceeds to charity. “I used them as an inspiration to what the Tour is what you see today,” Beman said.
25 May 2011 - 11:16pm - 0 Comments
K.J. Choi is happy for the way David Toms rebounded from losing their playoff at the Players Championship to winning at Colonial a week later.
25 May 2011 - 12:42am - 0 Comments
Golf has a new magic number. This one is found in the world ranking, not on a scorecard. For all the talk over the last six months about who’s No. 1, what really matters in this era of global golf is being safe within the top 50.
24 May 2011 - 6:02pm - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods says he’ll be ready to go for the U.S. Open. Good thing for Woods there’s time to get healthy.
24 May 2011 - 12:20pm - 1 Comments
Tiger Woods has fallen to 12th in the world rankings, dropping out of the top 10 for the first time in 14 years.
23 May 2011 - 12:15pm - 0 Comments
Ryo Ishikawa is among seven players who no longer have to qualify for the U.S. Open.
22 May 2011 - 9:15pm - 0 Comments
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