PGA Tour

AVONDALE, La. – There's something about the rhythm of life in the Big Easy that appeals to Billy Horschel, who acknowledges that he can be a little "hyper" for even his own liking on the PGA Tour.    Horschel earned
Zach Johnson has lead at Hyundai Tournament of Champions
KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) -- Zach Johnson wants to avoid three-putts and score better on the par 5s. He did neither Saturday at Kapalua, and still built a three-shot lead.
4 Jan 2014 - 7:51pm - 0 Comments
Why Justine Reed has stopped caddying for husband
For the first time in the last 39 tournaments her husband has played on the PGA Tour, Justine Reed had it easy.
4 Jan 2014 - 9:59am - 0 Comments
Jordan Spieth among newcomers to share Hyundai lead after first round
KAPALUA, Hawaii – Jordan Spieth thought the Plantation Course was a blast to play when he arrived at Kapalua.
3 Jan 2014 - 10:05pm - 0 Comments
Kapalua Notebook: Jordan Spieth ready for a new year, with new goals
KAPALUA, Hawaii – Jordan Spieth can appreciate better than most that life can move pretty fast.    One of his first duties when the 20-year-old Texan arrived at Kapalua for the Hyundai Tournament of Champions was to attend someth
3 Jan 2014 - 8:34pm - 0 Comments
Boo Weekley back at Kapalua with a healthy shoulder and renewed hunger
KAPALUA, Hawaii – The one culinary credo of Boo Weekley is to never eat or drink anything he can't pronounce.    But he doesn't have to be able to spell it.
3 Jan 2014 - 8:28pm - 0 Comments
Adam Scott begins the new year with an old mission – to win major titles
KAPALUA, Hawaii – Amid the chatter of holidays and college football, Adam Scott already was hard at work on the far end of the range at Kapalua.    He finished up a jumbo-sized bucket of balls by hitting some 20 shots with a 5-ir
2 Jan 2014 - 10:07pm - 0 Comments
Brandt Snedeker healthy again at Kapalua, hopeful of staying that way
KAPALUA, Hawaii – Brandt Snedeker starts a new year in golf with hopes of avoiding an old problem: staying healthy.    The Hyundai Tournament of Champions, which starts Friday, is his first event since a freak accident in Shangha
1 Jan 2014 - 7:20pm - 0 Comments
Ken Duke at Kapalua after quarter- century road finally leads to paradise
KAPALUA, Hawaii – Every day brought another reminder to Ken Duke of what it means to finally be a PGA Tour winner.    When he was fishing during the offseason, someone passing by in a boat would greet him with congratulations.
1 Jan 2014 - 7:08pm - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods faces a big year in 2014 because of his age, not major courses
KAPALUA, Hawaii – Four years later, the words of Jack Nicklaus resonate even louder.   ''If Tiger is going to pass my record, this is a big year for him in that regard,'' Nicklaus said at the start of 2010.
31 Dec 2013 - 8:07pm - 0 Comments
List of Kapalua absentees shows it's getting tougher to win on PGA Tour
KAPALUA, Hawaii – Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson are sitting this one out, as they have for years now.
31 Dec 2013 - 7:28pm - 0 Comments
Notebook: Johnny Miller unsure he could deal with his own criticism
KAPALUA, Hawaii – No other golf announcer gets under a player's skin like Johnny Miller, who has developed his own style – and vocabulary – in his 20 years with NBC Sports.
31 Dec 2013 - 7:15pm - 0 Comments
Tales from the tours, both large and small, mark the year in golf for 2013
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – Steve Stricker made it clear that money was not important.   His plan was to defend his title at Kapalua and walk away from the PGA Tour for the rest of the year.
25 Dec 2013 - 11:21pm - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods' year even better when measured in world ranking points
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – Along with victories, money and scoring average, another way to measure the strength of a golf season is total world ranking points. Tiger Woods won that category, too, but just barely over Henrik Stenson.
25 Dec 2013 - 11:09pm - 0 Comments
Notebook: Difference in strength of fields between US and Europe grows
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – The top 28 players in the world ranking at the end of 2012 were PGA Tour members this year, which made the gap between the PGA Tour and the European Tour even wider in measuring strength of field.   The avera
25 Dec 2013 - 11:02pm - 0 Comments
Defining shots of 2013 majors aren't necessarily the ones we think of first
The putt that Adam Scott thinks about most wasn't the one that won him the Masters. The best shot Justin Rose hit at the U.S.
21 Dec 2013 - 12:30am - 0 Comments
Top golfers shared wealth in 2013 as none was able to emerge dominant
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. – Wanting to return among the elite in golf, Graeme McDowell mapped out a plan last fall.
21 Dec 2013 - 12:18am - 0 Comments
Rory McIlroy happy to see season of change and controversy come to end
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. – Rory McIlroy's year began with a coronation. He was the star attraction at what felt like a rock concert, with music blaring and lasers flashing in a room at Abu Dhabi to celebrate the No.
21 Dec 2013 - 12:10am - 0 Comments
Ernie Els planning to cut his schedule more, says family time more precious
SUN CITY, South Africa – Ernie Els is considering cutting his golf schedule even more to spend time with his family, saying life on the road after 25 seasons as a pro is getting "tougher and tougher."    The four-time m
21 Dec 2013 - 12:02am - 0 Comments
Lee Westwood wraps up year full of change focused on building continuity
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – This has been a season of big change for Lee Westwood, and his debut last week in the Franklin Templeton Shootout was an example.    He typically is on the other side of the world this time of the year,
17 Dec 2013 - 7:42pm - 0 Comments