NAPLES, Fla. – In the late 1980s, Greg Norman wanted to put together a golf tournament with a relaxed atmosphere and unique team format to benefit children's charities. This is the 25th year Norman's event has been on the PGA Tour’s unofficial calen
Brett Waldman received his share of quizzical looks at the second stage of the PGA Tour’s Q-School because he had no reason to be there.
30 Nov 2010 - 4:47pm - 0 Comments
Sponsor or no sponsor, the PGA Tour was coming back to Doral in 2011, even if no outside party was willing to pay the bill. “It would have been expensive,” Commissioner Tim Finchem quipped. That’s no longer a worry for Finchem when it comes to Doral, at least through 2016.
29 Nov 2010 - 4:02pm - 0 Comments
Michael Jordan is returning as one of U.S. Captain Fred Couples’ assistants for the 2011 Presidents Cup matches, set for next November at Royal Melbourne. Couples said Monday at Royal Melbourne that Jordan and Champions Tour player Jay Haas will return as assistant U.S.
29 Nov 2010 - 1:39am - 0 Comments
The dark sedan backed into a spot next to the clubhouse at the Australian Masters, trunk open, waiting to whisk Tiger Woods to the airport.
25 Nov 2010 - 12:07am - 0 Comments
Kobe Bryant wasn’t about to go there.
24 Nov 2010 - 11:56pm - 0 Comments
Here is a recap of the noteworthy events in Tiger Woods’ life since Thanksgiving of 2009: Nov.
24 Nov 2010 - 11:52pm - 1 Comments
Here is a numerical look at the toll Tiger Woods’ personal turmoil has taken: 0: Victories, the first time in 15 seasons on the PGA Tour that Woods has failed to win at least one tournament. 2: His world ranking. 3: Sponsors lost (Accenture, Gatorade, AT&T) and top-10 finishes, the fewest i
24 Nov 2010 - 11:36pm - 0 Comments
The biggest first prize in golf might not be enough to attract Rory McIlroy next year. The 21-year-old Northern Irishman revealed on Wednesday that he is not certain to compete in the Players Championship -- often dubbed golf's "unofficial fifth major" -- in May. Having already decided not t
24 Nov 2010 - 4:42pm - 0 Comments
Lee Westwood and Rory McIlroy are among five international players who can play one additional PGA Tour event next year if they are eligible for The Players Championship. The policy board adopted the change at its quarterly meeting last week.
23 Nov 2010 - 11:03pm - 0 Comments
One way players could decide on their vote for player of the year would be to ask themselves this question: “Whose season would I trade for mine?” That yielded this answer from Tiger Woods. “Just about anyone else’s,” he said with a self-deprecating laugh. The ballots have been mailed to PGA T
23 Nov 2010 - 10:56pm - 0 Comments
Among those who have decided to take one-time exemptions on the PGA Tour for being in the top 50 in career money was a former No. 1 player in the world: Nick Price. Price, who turns 54 in January, is not expected to play much on the PGA Tour.
23 Nov 2010 - 10:51pm - 0 Comments
It’s been a tough year for the most recent batch of major champions. Angel Cabrera (Masters), Lucas Glover (U.S. Open) and Stewart Cink (British Open) have failed to win a tournament since capturing their majors in 2009. Y.E.
23 Nov 2010 - 10:44pm - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods in on Twitter, and that's not all. Newsweek posted an op-ed piece by Woods on Wednesday titled, "How I've Redefined Victory." He is scheduled to be a guest for two segments Thursday on ESPN Radio's "Mike & Mike in the Morning." As he approaches the one-year anniversary of a Thanksg
17 Nov 2010 - 12:43pm - 6 Comments
PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem is not ready to count the HSBC Champions as official money on the PGA Tour, even though it’s a World Golf Championship, because it comes so late in the year -- a week before the season-ending Children’s Miracle Network Classic at Disney World. But there is preced
16 Nov 2010 - 6:21pm - 1 Comments
For all the complaints about overseas tournaments taking away from the Children’s Miracle Network Classic at Disney World, why would the PGA Tour’s season-ending tournament want to change what it had this year?
16 Nov 2010 - 6:05pm - 0 Comments
The trophy case for Tiger Woods is collecting dust. He finally gave the big crowds at Victoria Golf Club something to cheer in the final hour of the Australian Masters on Sunday by making two eagles in a four-hole stretch and closing with a 6-under 65 to get his name on the leaderboard for the
15 Nov 2010 - 5:20pm - 2 Comments
Doug Barron had a marathon day of golf by his standards, leaving him more excited than he was exhausted. Only a few months ago, he had no energy for anything, even after a long night of sleep.
15 Nov 2010 - 5:07pm - 0 Comments
Troy Merritt saved his PGA Tour card.
14 Nov 2010 - 6:00pm - 0 Comments
Robert Garrigus was on the final hole with a three-stroke lead. The gallery was lined up along the ropes. The cameras were focusing on his every move.
14 Nov 2010 - 3:39pm - 0 Comments
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