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.
Matteo Manassero already has won twice on the European Tour, cracked the top 50 in the world and is playing a full schedule in the major championships this year. By now, it's understood that he's only 18 and still doesn't have a driver's license.
22 May 2011 - 5:00pm - 0 Comments
Charlie Wi began the third round at Colonial just hoping to cut into playing partner David Toms' big lead. Wi certainly never expected to be leading the Crowne Plaza Invitational at the end of the day.
21 May 2011 - 7:53pm - 0 Comments
David Toms has gone from a disappointing playoff loss to matching the PGA Tour scoring record for the first 36 holes of a tournament. Toms shot his second straight 8-under 62 at Colonial on Friday to open a seven-stroke lead at the Crowne Plaza Invitational.
20 May 2011 - 7:42pm - 1 Comments
Tournaments on three continents this week could go a long way toward deciding who gets in the U.S. Open. The top 50 in the world ranking published next Monday are exempt from qualifying.
20 May 2011 - 2:03pm - 0 Comments
David Toms quickly rebounded from the disappointment of his near-miss.
19 May 2011 - 7:26pm - 0 Comments
David Toms is in a good spot the week after coming oh-so-close to his first PGA Tour victory in five years.
18 May 2011 - 5:37pm - 1 Comments
For his golf, Tiger Woods is about to fall out of the top 10 in the world for the first time in 14 years. For his star power, he still ranks ahead of any other athlete.
18 May 2011 - 4:54pm - 0 Comments
Four days after Tiger Woods declared himself unfit to play more than nine holes at the Players Championship, he said he expected to be at the U.S. Open next month. “Will do all I can to get there,” he said on Twitter.
17 May 2011 - 6:45pm - 3 Comments
Bubba Watson is leading the FedExCup standings and has won three times on the PGA Tour in the last year. But the long-hitting left-hander says he’s not ready to become the face of American golf.
17 May 2011 - 6:05pm - 1 Comments
Tiger Woods says he did no more damage to his left leg at the Players Championship and expects to play the U.S. Open next month.
17 May 2011 - 12:52am - 0 Comments
Graeme McDowell couldn't muster any momentum. The flat feeling that overwhelmed him following an unlucky roll on No. 18 in the rain-delayed third round Sunday morning carried over to the final round. And he never recovered.
15 May 2011 - 8:50pm - 0 Comments
K.J. Choi did everything demanded of the winner at the Players Championship.
15 May 2011 - 7:38pm - 1 Comments
The consolation for Graeme McDowell is he still has the lead at the Players Championship.
15 May 2011 - 11:33am - 0 Comments
Don’t worry about Rory McIlroy, there are major titles coming his way. That is the message from South African Charl Schwartzel, the player who last month took the Masters title many thought was destined for the 22-year-old from Northern Ireland.
14 May 2011 - 10:32pm - 0 Comments
Ian Poulter sprinted from the 17th tee to the famed island green, pulled the flag stick and lined up his putt.
14 May 2011 - 9:26pm - 0 Comments
Players spent more time in the clubhouse than the golf course Saturday at the Players Championship, a rain-shortened day that left enough time for some high entertainment. Martin Kaymer made four straight birdie putts that traveled a combined 71 inches.
14 May 2011 - 8:32pm - 0 Comments
Mark O'Meara believes it would do Tiger Woods good to chill out with him. The 54-year-old was one of Woods' closest confidants when he first turned professional, but now plays most of his golf on the Champions Tour.
14 May 2011 - 12:56am - 0 Comments
With his ball nestled near a tree on the par-4 fifth at TPC Sawgrass, Mark Wilson decided to turn around and hit a left-handed chip shot. It ended up being a costly mistake.
13 May 2011 - 9:14pm - 0 Comments
David Toms has gone five years without winning, and 10 years since his lone major at the 2001 PGA Championship. Now he has to fend off a host of players who have won big events a lot more recently.
13 May 2011 - 6:39pm - 0 Comments
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