Watson finalizes U.S. Ryder Cup team with picks

NEW YORK (AP) — Keegan Bradley hasn’t stopped thinking about playing in another Ryder Cup. U.S. captain Tom Watson gave him that chance Tuesday night. Watson filled out his U.S. team that will try to win back the cup by selecting Bradley, Hunter Mahan and Webb Simpson. Among those he left off the team was […]

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Kevin Sutherland cards Champions Tour’s first 59

ENDICOTT, N.Y. (AP) — Kevin Sutherland shot the first 59 in Champions Tour history Saturday at the Dick’s Sporting Goods Open.               The 50-year-old Sutherland had a chance to become the first player to card a 58 in a PGA TOUR-sanctioned event with a par on No. 18, but […]

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Tiger Woods takes himself out of Ryder Cup consideration

          An ailing Tiger Woods has spared U.S. Ryder Cup captain Tom Watson the difficult choice of whether to select him, by announcing on Wednesday that he is withdrawing from consideration, the PGA of America announced. “While I greatly appreciate Tom thinking about me for a possible captain’s pick, I must […]

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Robin Williams and the Game of Golf

Of all the tributes to the late Robin Williams that have poured in during the past twenty-four hours, a couple of tweets in particular caught my eye, both of them by prominent golfers. The first was by Rory McIlroy, the Northern Irish boy wonder who just won his fourth major championship, and the tweet read like it […]

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Rory on Top after late Surge

                After all the excitement, twists and turns of Moving Day at the 2014 PGA Championship, things concluded pretty much as they started. With Rory McIlroy atop the leaderboard with a one-shot lead. That’s not to say there was a shortage of excitement Saturday at Valhalla. There were […]

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The golf ball that Rory McIlroy threw into the crowd at the British Open is for sale

      On Sunday, July 20 on the 18th green of Royal Liverpool Golf Club, Rory McIlroy tapped in his putt to win the 2014 Open Championship. As millions watched on television across the globe, Rory retrieved his ball from the cup and proceeded to throw it into the jubilant gallery. Offered here is […]

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The Open: McIlroy claims Claret Jug

                Rory McIlroy has added the third leg of the career Grand Slam by winning The Open Championship. McIlroy started the final round with a six-shot lead, but had to fight on the back nine after his lead got down to two shots. McIlroy has won a major […]

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McIlroy pulls away at The Open Championship

Rory McIlroy entered the weekend with a four-shot lead at Hoylake. After a surgical 4-under 68 on Saturday, he added to it and will enter Sunday’s final round with a commanding six-shot cushion, as well as the third leg of the career Grand Slam in his sights. “It was a day of patience for me,” […]

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Rory McIlroy capitalizes on prime conditions to lead early at 6-under 66

HOYLAKE, England — Love trouble. Management trouble. Lawsuits, counter-suits.  Tiger Woods is back at the majors. Seems like he was never away. After a shaky start to the British Open, Woods ripped through Royal Liverpool on Thursday much as he did eight years ago when he won the claret jug for the third time. A […]

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