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By Doug Ferguson, Associated Press HOYLAKE, England (AP) -- Golf has been looking for the next big star the past five years, and Rory McIlroy is the most obvious candidate.
Reynolds' haircut on hold as long as boss Watney continues strong play
This is one bet Chad Reynolds doesn’t mind losing, no matter how he looks.
4 Mar 2011 - 7:31pm - 0 Comments
Stanley grabs Honda Classic lead after Sabbatini ties tournament record
Delighted to be 5 under par at the midway point of the windy Honda Classic, Rory Sabbatini predicted the score would be enough to win the tournament. A few hours later, his lead was gone.
4 Mar 2011 - 6:52pm - 0 Comments
Levin leads windy Honda Classic on highest-scoring first day of season
Spencer Levin would have needed a 9-iron to reach the decorative fountains in the lake near the 18th fairway, and yet as he walked toward the green he could feel their mist.
3 Mar 2011 - 7:00pm - 0 Comments
Westwood remains calm despite slow start to season and loss of No. 1 rank
With the Masters only a month away, deposed world No. 1 Lee Westwood insists he is not in a state of panic. Far from it, in fact, as he plays the Honda Classic this week.
3 Mar 2011 - 1:09pm - 0 Comments
Mickelson starts campaign to spread word about psoriatic arthritis
Phil Mickelson played a practice round at Pebble Beach on the Saturday before the U.S. Open and was walking back to his car when he felt pain in his ankle, hip and even his finger. It was uncomfortable, but no great cause for alarm.
3 Mar 2011 - 1:04pm - 1 Comments
Honda Classic again boasts strong foreign flavor as tour hits Florida
Lee Westwood has seen lots of sand this year, and not just in bunkers.
2 Mar 2011 - 7:03pm - 0 Comments
Nicklaus says Woods' slump will end, but surprised he hasn't won again
Jack Nicklaus doubts his lead in career Grand Slam titles will last. He figures it’s just a matter of time before Tiger Woods’ slump ends.
2 Mar 2011 - 6:56pm - 1 Comments
Accenture Match Play offered perfect snapshot of state of golf around world
The PGA Tour could have skipped the West Coast Swing and gone straight to the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship, which provided a perfect snapshot of everything going in the world of golf. Europe looked as strong as ever.
2 Mar 2011 - 12:55am - 0 Comments
Home of Baddeley's parents gutted by fire two weeks after his L.A. victory
The Melbourne home of golfer Aaron Baddeley’s parents has been destroyed by fire. Wonga Park Country Fire Authority captain Kingsley Allen says the house was ablaze when emergency crews arrived early Wednesday, and 50 fire fighters took an hour to bring it under control.
2 Mar 2011 - 12:50am - 0 Comments
Kaymer reaches top of world ranking with wins, not questions, in his wake
Four years ago in another desert, caddie Fanny Sunesson was sitting near the putting green at Bighorn Golf Club waiting for her work day to start when she mentioned her part-time job with the German national team.
28 Feb 2011 - 7:37pm - 1 Comments
Donald proves short hitters can still succeed with consistency, short game
Luke Donald has struck a blow for every golfer who cannot smash the ball out of sight -- it doesn’t mean you are doomed to failure these days.
28 Feb 2011 - 5:59pm - 0 Comments
Heritage event in Hilton Head likely off schedule unless sponsor appears
Time is running out for the Heritage golf tournament, the event that features the picturesque Harbour Town lighthouse. PGA Tour Vice President Ty Votaw said Monday the tournament has to find a replacement for longtime sponsor Verizon if it hopes to continue past April.
28 Feb 2011 - 2:34pm - 0 Comments
Accenture Match Play Notebook: Kuchar beats Watson for third place
Matt Kuchar won the third-place match Sunday at the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship, beating Bubba Watson 2 and 1 at chilly Dove Mountain
27 Feb 2011 - 9:08pm - 0 Comments
Wagner tops Levin on first extra hole to win Mayakoba Golf Classic
Johnson Wagner won the Mayakoba Golf Classic on Sunday for his second PGA Tour title, beating Spencer Levin with a par on the first hole of a playoff.
27 Feb 2011 - 6:34pm - 0 Comments
Donald defeats Kaymer at Accenture Match Play, moves up to world No. 3
Luke Donald spoiled Martin Kaymer's rise to No. 1 in the world by winning the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship on Sunday with a performance so dominant he never played the 18th hole all week. Not even the snow and sleet could stop Donald.
27 Feb 2011 - 6:14pm - 0 Comments
Caddie Sunesson 'made me the player I am today,' says new No. 1 Kaymer
Golf's new world No. 1 Martin Kaymer has paid tribute to the person who "made me the player I am today" -- Nick Faldo's former caddie Fanny Sunesson.
27 Feb 2011 - 5:56pm - 0 Comments
Accenture Match Play Notebook: Kaymer's stylin' as he reaches finale
Martin Kaymer wore a stylish white neck muffler with black fly -- as in fly fishing -- designs Saturday in the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship.
26 Feb 2011 - 9:08pm - 0 Comments
Unless his swing progresses, Woods might have to settle for mediocrity
Listen to Tiger Woods, and it's simple. His swing is a work in progress, he's working hard at it, and it won't be long before he leaves golf tournaments with more than just some gas money for his private jet.
26 Feb 2011 - 8:10pm - 2 Comments
Kaymer takes over as world No. 1, to face Donald in Accenture finale
Martin Kaymer is the new No. 1 in golf, this time without much debate.
26 Feb 2011 - 7:20pm - 1 Comments