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Jordan Spieth tries to dodge future ‘Crying Jordan’ meme

Jordan Spieth plans every off-course move so totally that he worried as soon as he rubbed his face during a pre-Masters press conference that his woebegone expression may one day go viral. Jordan Spieth is nothing if not media and, especially, social media-savvy. Show More Summary

Fred Couples will miss his first Masters in 22 years with a back injury

Boom Boom is an Augusta icon but his notoriously bad back will keep him from playing the 2016 Masters. Fred Couples, the winner of the 1992 Masters, has withdrawn from the 2016 edition due to back problems. Couples has a notoriously balky back that always gives him trouble during rounds, and occasionally puts him on the sidelines altogether. Show More Summary

Everything you need to know about the 2016 Masters

From the field to the course and everything in between, get to know the 2016 Masters. The 2016 Masters kicks off on Thursday morning at Augusta National Golf. This year marks the 80th Masters tournament, and features another loaded field. Show More Summary

Tiger Woods' agent 'absolutely' expects him back on the course in 2016

This week Tiger Woods will miss the Masters for the second time in his 20-year career at Augusta, but once-grim estimates about his return to the game may to be improving. In the world of Tiger Woods injury speculation, this rather unspecific...Show More Summary

Caddie Steve Williams is back for the Masters and talking Tiger Woods again

Steve Williams says Tiger Woods’ workout habits are to blame for his back woes. He also believes his ex-boss will win again on the PGA Tour but his chase of Jack Nicklaus’ majors mark is over. Before Steve Williams returns to the PGA...Show More Summary

Se Ri Pak, South Korea’s Tiger Woods, to retire from LPGA

Se Ri Pak will hang up her competitive spikes at the end of the 2016 LPGA season, but the South Korean and golf icon plans to continue mentoring young golfers in her homeland. Se Ri Pak, the Tiger Woods of women's golf in South Korea, announced on Thursday that she will retire from competition at the end of the 2016 LPGA season. Show More Summary

Adam Scott continues Tiger-like Florida swing while Rory McIlroy struggles at Bay Hill

With Augusta on the horizon, Adam Scott and Rory McIlroy are Masters favorites moving in opposite directions. Adam Scott, after a flawless first-round 5-under 67 at Bay Hill, is doing his best Tiger Woods impression while Rory McIlroy...Show More Summary

Ha Na Jang embroiled in Olympic-style fracas ahead of LPGA Founders Cup

Ha Na Jang’s Beyonce dance moves brought out the critics in South Korea, many of whom are still fuming about an incident involving Jang’s father and her Olympic rival In Gee Chung that left Chung inured. Remember that wonderful victory...Show More Summary

Jordan Spieth has work to do before a Masters title defense

Jordan Spieth ends a rough week at Valspar by taking shots at slow greens and his caddie. Jordan Spieth has had, by his 2015 Player of the Year standards, a tough few weeks. Since a convincing eight-shot win at Kapalua to start the 2016...Show More Summary

Golfer with $350 in his bank account has to turn down $300K from top 5 PGA Tour finish

Lee McCoy, who capped a dream week at the Valspar Championship playing alongside and beating Jordan Spieth, would have collected almost $300k in prize money. Instead, he left with $350 in gas money for a 7-hour ride back to Athens, Georgia. Show More Summary

Tiger Woods is welcome to crash Jordan Spieth’s Masters party any time

Jordan Spieth believes watching Tiger Woods practice on Augusta’s 16th green after a serendipitous Wednesday practice round with the former world No. 1 ‘really sealed the deal’ on his 2015 Masters victory. It probably won’t be this year,...Show More Summary

Bubba Watson would welcome distraction of Donald Trump’s media circus at Doral

Bubba Watson would like nothing more than for Donald Trump to steal the limelight from him during this week’s WGC-Cadillac Championship at Trump National Doral. Some time back, a couple of PGA Tour pros waxed poetic about how a certain...Show More Summary

Did playing through injuries cost Tiger Woods the chance to break Jack Nicklaus’ majors record?

Tiger Woods concedes that rushing back too soon from past injuries lopped "months and years" off his career. Your browser does not support iframes. Tiger Woods did not come out and admit on Wednesday that he might have passed Jack Nicklaus in the all-but-over major championship race had he been more patient in recovering from injuries. Show More Summary

WGC Cadillac Championship 2016: Tee times, pairings for Thursday’s round at Doral

The biggest event of the young PGA Tour season tees off Thursday, and the heaviest hitters will all play in the same group right from the start. There's something impure about buying into the hype of the World Golf Championships, a relatively recent PGA Tour contrivance that's a big cash grab and some free world rankings points. Show More Summary

Tiger Woods reports he’s now back to ‘chipping and putting’

There’s still no timetable for a return by Tiger Woods, but at least he's back to chipping and putting at home. Tiger Woods continued making the "not dead yet" rounds on Wednesday when he said on his website that his health was improving...Show More Summary

Lydia Ko, Lexi Thompson warm up in Singapore as first LPGA major looms

Your browser does not support iframes. There’s way more to being the top-ranked golfer than practicing hard, showing up for your tee time, regularly pummeling your opponents into submission and regaling the media with tales from inside...Show More Summary

Tiger Woods spends a week confirming that he's 'not dead'

Tiger Woods may not be ready to tee it up with his Ryder Cup team just yet but his virtual and actual presence all over social media and the Honda Classic last week prove he’s not quite at death’s door. Tiger Woods, like Mamie Eisenhower...Show More Summary

2016 Honda Classic results: Adam Scott doesn't need an anchored putter to win

Despite all the scrutiny on Adam Scott, who had to switch back to a short putter at the start of 2016, he still remains one of the best players in the world and he showed it again this week at PGA National. The PGA Tour is producing some powerhouse winners here in the first quarter of the season. Show More Summary

Tiger Woods makes the scene at Jack Nicklaus’ Ryder Cup party

Brandel Chamblee said Woods' recently tweeted swing looks like that of "an injured, and a put-back-together, 40-year-old man" but that won't keep him away from his Ryder Cup duties. For someone who had been in seclusion for two months,...Show More Summary

Phil Mickelson says Tiger Woods ‘owned me'

Phil Mickelson contends that none of today’s young golfers — not Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy, Jason Day or Rickie Fowler — can carry Tiger Woods’ jockstrap. With the Masters fast approaching and still no agenda for his return to competition, Tiger Woods has nevertheless been the subject of much conjecture and conversation of late. Show More Summary

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