Lesson with Tiger nets $210K to aid Hurricane Harvey victims

Two golfers will share a private golf lesson with Tiger Woods, while delivering some much-needed aid to victims of Hurricane Harvey. The lesson with Woods was one of several auction items sold Monday that helped to raise more than $1 million via the Hurricane Harvey Relief Pro-Am. The lesson for two with Woods sold for […]

Justin Rose to host 2018 British Masters at Walton Heath

The 2018 British Masters will take place at England’s Walton Heath Golf Club in Surrey south of London, tournament host Justin Rose announced Wednesday. “Walton Heath is a golf course I really, really enjoy playing,” Rose said, via National Club Golfer. “In fact I love it.” The course played host to the Ryder Cup in […]

Golf will no longer accept input from fans on rules violations

Golf’s governing bodies have a message for armchair rules officials who reach for the phone whenever they think they’ve spotted a rules violation in a televised tournament: “Don’t bother. We got this.” Effective Jan. 1, the U.S. Golf Association, R&A and the game’s major professional tours no longer will accept calls and emails from fans […]

Sharma follows Rory McIlroy’s footsteps with Joburg Open victory

Shubhankar Sharma followed in Rory McIlroy’s footsteps to achieve two firsts at Randpark Golf Club in Johannesburg: He won his first European Tour event and earned his debut start in the Open Championship. Sharma became the first player since McIlroy to convert a 20-under-par 54-hole score into victory. McIlroy achieved that feat in the 2015 […]

5 key takeaways from Tiger Woods’ latest comeback

NASSAU, Bahamas – He came, he saw, he conquered … okay, so maybe he didn’t completely conquer, as Rickie Fowler clipped him by 10 shots. But Tiger Woods’ comeback at the Hero World Challenge off a 10-month layoff cannot be deemed anything but highly successful. Here are five takeaways: 5. His speed is there The part […]

Where does Tiger go from here? Potential pre-Masters schedule

Now that Tiger Woods has completed his first tournament after returning from a 10-month absence and fourth back surgery, it’s time to start looking at Woods’ playing schedule for the first part of 2018. Woods hasn’t revealed what tournaments he plans to play next despite being asked multiple times this week in the Bahamas, where […]

Tiger Woods shocks Patrick Reed with distance

NASSAU, Bahamas — For three days now, Tiger Woods has whetted the appetites of a hopeful golf world with some inspiring images. On Saturday, videos of his effortless and powerful swing emerged from a round of golf in Florida with President Donald Trump, world No. 1 Dustin Johnson and longtime Tour player Brad Faxon. On […]

Woods relaxed in final tune-up as players interested about return

NASSAU, Bahamas – Tiger Woods moved one step closer to his return to competitive golf after a 10-month hiatus on Wednesday at the Hero World Challenge. He finished 18 holes of a very low-key pro-am pain-free at Albany Golf Club and said once the curtain fell on his evening pro-am dinner, he’d be “all locked […]

Brad Faxon’s takeaways from a round with Tiger Woods, Trump

I got a call Sunday from my good friend David Trout, the Director of Golf at Trump National Golf Club in Jupiter, where I’m a member. He said President Trump was going to be playing with Tiger Woods and asked if I would play in the group. I said, ‘absolutely.’ David was initially going to […]

Tiger Woods’ expectations tempered entering Hero World Challenge

Tiger Woods is set to address the media at 10:30 a.m. Eastern on Tuesday in the Bahamas. But first Woods went on Golf Channel’s Morning Drive, along with Dustin Johnson, to speak with Todd Lewis. Woods, 41, will play his first competitive golf round since withdrawing from the Omega Dubai Desert Classic in February and […]

Tiger Woods loses No. 1 spot in prize money winnings in sports

As Tiger Woods remains on the sidelines (but not for long!), he has been passed in yet another metric. As Forbes reports, the 14-time major champion has been surpassed on the all-time prize money list in individual sports. Rodger Federer is the new No. 1 after a victory in his second group match at the […]

Horschel calls out Chamblee after comments about Tiger’s swing

The swing analysis game, especially when it comes to Tiger Woods, can be a tricky one. Few know this more than Golf Channel analyst Brandel Chamblee, who has often offered his (unfettered) opinions about Woods’ swing. Chamblee’s criticism of the swing on the right (Woods’ 2013 action) piqued the interest of Billy Horschel. The four-time […]

Lyle offers heartfelt perspective to bone marrow transplant

Australian golfer Jarrod Lyle is spending American Thanksgiving helping market merchandise and doing some TV and radio work at this years Emirates Australian Open, His thoughts, shared in his blog, are far from golf.  Lyle is about to undergo a bone marrow transplant and will be hospitalized for at least five weeks. I have been building up to […]

Tiger Woods tells Day this is the best he’s felt in three years

Tiger Woods returns to competitive golf next week at the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas, and his latest comeback has a different feel to it. It started with a series of videos posted on Tiger’s social media pages, and lately there’s been a lot of buzz regarding Woods’ form coming off yet another back […]

Tommy Fleetwood, Justin Rose can see Race to Dubai finish line

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Tommy Fleetwood’s down-to-earth honesty might be why he’s the sentimental favorite to end 2017 as European No. 1 over Justin Rose. The 26-year-old Englishman leads Rose by 256,737 points heading into the $8 million DP World Tour Championship in Dubai, the last event on the 2016-17 European Tour schedule. All […]

Sergio Garcia playing Callaway driver, irons and wedges in Dubai

TaylorMade announced Oct. 9 that Sergio Garcia, the 2017 Masters champion, was being released from his endorsement contract and would no longer be a staff player. Since that time, rumors about what gear Garcia might play have swirled, with many insiders thinking Callaway would be a logical choice. Garcia had used a Toulon Design putter during the […]

Sergio Garcia apathetic toward winning Race To Dubai title

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – There was a time when being European No. 1 was a big deal. Seems those days are long gone, if Sergio Garcia’s attitude is anything to go by. The Spaniard can end the year as Europe’s top player if he wins this week’s $8 million DP World Tour Championship in […]

Matt Fitzpatrick eyes chance at Ryder Cup redemption

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Matt Fitzpatrick returns to the scene of the biggest European Tour win of his young career, but he’s not just thinking about defending the $8 million DP World Tour Championship in Dubai. His mind is also on next year’s Ryder Cup. Fitzpatrick birdied his 72nd hole 12 months ago to […]

How to get into 2018 Masters without a ticket and be paid for it

So you got shut out – again – in the Masters ticket lottery. What’s wanna-be Masters attendee to do? Qualifying is probably out, as is covering the tournament for Golfweek. Here’s some good news: Augusta National Golf Club is now accepting applications for a variety of job openings for the 2018 Masters, which will be held […]

Woods ignites heated debate after calls for shorter-flying ball

Tiger Woods says golf balls need to be made shorter, otherwise tournament courses will be forced to extend to 8,000 yards, or longer. “Something has to be done about the golf ball,” Woods said during a recent podcast. Woods doesn’t think rolling back the golf ball would be a problem and added many pros are with […]

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Purchase any PowaKaddy Lithium Electric Golf Trolley and get a PowaKaddy Golf Bag absolutely FREE (worth up to £219.99*) Promotion starts on 7th November 2017 and ends on 24th December 2017 or whilst bag stocks last. Your free bag will be dependant on the trolley model purchase. Terms and conditions apply.* Your Purchase Your Free Bag FW7s / […]

Why Tiger Woods was actually upset he beat Stephen Ames 9 and 8

Tiger Woods gave one of the most memorable match-play beatdowns in the history of golf when he pummeled Stephen Ames, 9 and 8, in the Round of 64 at the 2006 WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship. It appears, though, that Woods was disappointed in that result. In Woods’ wide-ranging podcast interview with Geno Auriemma, the legendary head coach of UConn […]

Woods ‘I can’t believe how far I’m hitting the golf ball’

What will Tiger Woods be like when he returns to golf? The man himself seems to be offering a mix of optimism and caution. Woods, 41, recently announced he will return to golf at the Hero World Challenge. That came after Woods’ agent, Mark Steinberg, said his client was cleared to resume full golf activities. Woods had previously […]

Chase Koepka earns European Tour card via Challenge Tour

Chase Koepka’s decision to follow in his brother’s footsteps has earned him a card for next year’s European Tour. The younger brother of U.S. Open champion Brooks Koepka was one of the top 15 players on the European Challenge Tour money list who earned playing rights for the 2018 Tour. The 23-year-old finished ninth on […]

Day not missing birth of 3rd child even if it means skipping Open

Jason Day and his wife, Ellie, announced last week that the couple is expecting their third child, and that the baby is due in June. Of course, that puts Day’s status for the 2018 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills in question. While the exact due date is not known, Day recently told the Australian Associated Press that […]

Shackelford: It’s time to buy stock in this Tiger Woods comeback

Tiger Woods still polarizes. Not that there’s anything wrong with that. Most like seeing a return from back surgery in the offing for Woods and seeing the 14-time major winner in action again. He’ll play Nov. 30-Dec. 3 at the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas.   Plenty of others see Tiger’s latest social media […]

Tiger Woods announces return to golf at Hero World Challenge

Tiger Woods announced on Monday that he will return to competitive golf for the first time in nine months at the unofficial Hero World Challenge Nov. 30-Dec. 3 at Albany, in the Bahamas. Woods, who turns 42 on Dec. 30, has not played a competitive round since the first week of February. Citing back pain, […]

How Woods helped Patrick Reed beat Rory McIlroy at 2016 Ryder Cup

Before the epic battle between Patrick Reed and Rory McIlroy at the 2016 Ryder Cup, Reed was more nervous than he had ever been. According to Golf Digest’s John Feinstein, Reed was tight on the range that Sunday at Hazeltine before he took on McIlroy in one of the most anticipated matches of the day. “Really […]

Johnson shoots 63 to take lead from Koepka at WGC-HSBC Champions

Here is a recap of the second round of the WGC-HSBC Champions at Sheshan International Golf Club in Shanghai, China: LEADING: Dustin Johnson has only been able to find the form that won him three straight tournaments last spring in spurts, but it may be back this week. The long-hitter birdied his final four holes to […]

Garcia closes with 4-under 67 to win Andalucia Valderrama Masters

There were three clear winners at the end of the $2.4 million Andalucia Valderrama Masters. Sergio Garcia took the title, while Daniel Brooks and Jamie Donaldson kept their careers alive. Garcia won by a shot over Dutchman Joost Luiten. Brooks was third and Donaldson fourth.  Garcia’s closing 4-under-par 67 gave him a 272 total, 12 […]

Thomas wins CJ Cup in playoff as Golf Channel loses live coverage

Justin Thomas beat Marc Leishman in a playoff to win the inaugural CJ Cup @ Nine Bridges Sunday. The problem? Nobody saw it happen live. Thomas and Leishman were in a sudden-death playoff after finishing all square at 9 under at Nine Bridges in Jeju Island, Korea. They went back to No. 18 and each […]

Hatton clutch birdie putt to win 2nd straight European Tour event

A case of deja vu broke out in the final round of the Italian Open. Tyrrell Hatton won for the second week in a row, with fellow Englishman Ross Fisher breathing down his neck for a second straight week. Hatton came home in 30 strokes at Golf Club Milano to beat Fisher and Kiradech Aphibarnrat […]

Ridley takes command at Augusta amid pursuit of perfection

The first time Fred Ridley drove down Magnolia Lane was in 1976. He was a 23-year-old amateur who had been invited to play in the Masters Tournament as the defending U.S. Amateur champion. Never before had he set foot on the hallowed grounds of Augusta National; he had only seen the Masters on television. On […]

Tiger Woods cleared to resume full golf activities, agent says

Tiger Woods has been cleared to resume full golf activities with no restrictions, Woods’ agent Mark Steinberg told ESPN on Monday. Steinberg said in the report that Woods met last week with the doctor that performed the April 19 back surgery on Woods, and the 14-time major champion was given the all-clear. “He got a nice report […]

One year out, Captain Furyk already on the job in Paris

GUYANCOURT, France – Jim Furyk will hit a handful of golf shots on Tuesday, which normally wouldn’t make headlines. But these shots will be noteworthy for two distinct reasons: One, he’ll be hitting them from a stage perched within one of the world’s most renowned landmarks, the Eiffel Tower in Paris; and two, outside of […]

Danny Willett opens up on struggles after Masters win

Danny Willett’s golf may’ve suffered in the 18 months since his Masters win, but his candor hasn’t. A player blog authored by Willett appeared on the European Tour’s website Wednesday, with the post being Willett’s in-depth look at his own struggles since capturing the Green Jacket in 2016. Willett writes at length (and we mean AT LENGTH), […]

Sergio Garcia, wife Angela expecting first child

If 2017 wasn’t a life-changer for Sergio Garcia, we don’t know what could possibly qualify. The Spaniard won the Masters in April to capture his long-awaited first major title, he married Angela Akins in July, he announced this week he had ended a 15-year partnership with TaylorMade and now he’s learned he’s going to be a father. Garcia and Akins […]

Howell gets 2-shot penalty after caddie notices simple infraction

It has to be rough for a caddie to inform his player that a penalty is coming, but that can be part of the job. Good thing for one looper that his boss is a level-headed David Howell. The Englishman put up an innocuous performance at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship, going 72-76 to miss […]

TaylorMade, Sergio Garcia part ways

Sergio Garcia, the reigning Masters champion, and TaylorMade Golf have parted ways. The equipment company on Monday released a one-paragraph statement that acknowledged their association had ended. “Today, after a memorable 15-year partnership with Sergio Garcia, we have mutually agreed to a release from the remaining years of his TaylorMade contract,” the statement read. “It […]

Monahan:Tiger’s The National will happen in 18 sponsor or not

Tiger Woods’ tournament outside Washington is still talking to potential title sponsors, including Quicken Loans, which did not renew. But it’s on the schedule for the new season as The National, and PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan says it’s not coming off. ”We made the commitment,” Monahan said. ”Our players are going to be showing […]

Justin Thomas named PGA Tour Player of the Year

Justin Thomas is going to need a bigger trophy case. His peers on the PGA Tour have voted him 2017 PGA Tour Player of the Year after a campaign in which the 24-year-old Thomas won five tournaments, claimed his first major, captured the season-long FedEx Cup race and represented the U.S. for the first time […]

Tiger, Phil say they’ve been friends for years, rivalry overblown

In a fun but predictable Presidents Cup, there was one jarring development. Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson were acting like … good friends! Yes, it’s true. The first buddy moment was captured Friday when Woods was seen raising his fist in celebration after Mickelson holed a birdie putt that would end up winning a four-ball […]

U.S. domination of Presidents Cup sign of things to come

The 12th edition of the Presidents Cup may not officially have ended on a Saturday, but for the U.S. team the champagne corks were practically in mid-air. The Americans led by 11 points after dominating the first four sessions and entered the final day needing a lone point out of 12 singles matches to clinch the […]

Anirban Lahiri eager for redemption at 2017 Presidents Cup

Anirban Lahiri likes to say he has unfinished business at the Presidents Cup. So he was deeply disappointed Wednesday when International captain Nick Price read off five Internationals foursomes teams and Lahiri wasn’t part of the lineup. Then again, he’s waited two years for his chance at redemption. What’s one more day? As a Presidents […]

Tiger Woods’ health, possible return dominate Presidents Cup

Twenty questions were asked at the assistant captain’s news conference and 14 of them were directed at Tiger Woods. Half of the questions involved his health and post-surgery competitive desire. Safe to say, he’s still missed. The gathering was meant to be a chance for the International and United States assistant captains to share a […]

Arnold Palmer continues to inspire 1 year after his death

ATLANTA – One year has passed since the world – not just the sports world – lost Arnold Palmer, the king of golf. In the 364 days since, we have missed his touch, his kindness, his humility, his playfulness, his compassion, and mostly, his overall bigger-than-life, thumbs-up presence. Arnold Palmer had a special gift. He made others feel […]

2017 Presidents Cup: Lefty at home in shadow of New York

U.S. Presidents Cup captain Steve Stricker knew as the words left his mouth that what he was telling Phil Mickelson last month in Akron, Ohio, was a bit odd and rather awkward. At the WGC-Bridgestone, Stricker, a 12-time winner with zero majors, was telling Mickelson, a 42-time winner and World Golf Hall of Famer with […]

Vandal strikes 4 Trump golf courses in New York, New Jersey

At least one person vandalized the greens on four golf courses run by the Trump organization over the weekend in New York and New Jersey. Among the Trump Organization golf courses hit was Trump National in Bedminster, N.J., where President Trump has a residence and was staying when the vandalism occurred. Slogans critical of the […]