PALM HARBOR, Fla. -- Robert Garrigus missed two short putts on the back nine and had to settle for a 1-under 70 and a one-shot lead Saturday in the Valspar Championship.
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
Roland Thatcher was at home a year ago after missing the cut at Disney World, stressfully updating the live money list on his computer to see if he would finish high enough to keep his PGA Tour card. Things will be up to him Sunday. Thatcher is on his way to an improbable bid to keep his card,
13 Nov 2010 - 3:46pm - 0 Comments
All Roland Thatcher wanted to do this week was prepare for qualifying school.
12 Nov 2010 - 4:27pm - 0 Comments
Chris Stroud is doing his best to make sure Rickie Fowler's memorable rookie season doesn't have a fairy-tale ending at Disney World. Stroud shot a 10-under 62 in the opening round of the Children's Miracle Network Classic on Thursday, surging past Fowler by four strokes and taking the clubhouse
11 Nov 2010 - 5:45pm - 0 Comments
At No. 126 on the money list with only the top 125 keeping their PGA Tour card next year, it’s no wonder Briny Baird left the wife and kids at home this week to go to Disney World.
10 Nov 2010 - 3:46pm - 0 Comments
Troy Merritt is in decent shape to keep his PGA Tour card as a rookie, at No. 121 on the money list, and some $37,000 clear of No. 125.
9 Nov 2010 - 4:32pm - 0 Comments
Francesco Molinari outlasted Lee Westwood in a spirited duel Sunday in the HSBC Champions for a one-shot victory to capture his first World Golf Championship and continue a memorable year for Italy. Molinari closed with a 5-under 67 at Sheshan International for his first win this season, and only
7 Nov 2010 - 4:27am - 0 Comments
Francesco Molinari matched the lowest score of Saturday’s third round and still had to make a 10-foot birdie putt on the last hole to keep the lead over Lee Westwood entering the final round of the WGC-HSBC Champions. Westwood looked like he might finally catch up when he chipped from just off th
6 Nov 2010 - 4:58am - 0 Comments
In his first tournament at No.
5 Nov 2010 - 4:54am - 0 Comments
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