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Lexi Thompson drains hole-in-one to get in contention at HSBC Women’s Champions

Lexi Thompson’s second career ace moves her into contention in Singapore. Lexi Thompson may have been feeling left out of the whole "phenom" discussion lately, what with the extraordinary play and rapid ascent of 17-year-old Lydia Ko. Show More Summary

Rory McIlroy will play Augusta with Tom Brady during Masters prep

Rory McIlroy puts his missed cut at the Honda Classic behind him as he preps for Doral and the Masters. Rory McIlroy plans a social outing next week at Augusta with his father and a few "friends." One of those friends just happens to be another world No. Show More Summary

2015 Honda Classic results: What we learned from Padraig Harrington's win at PGA National

A throwback winner takes the Honda Classic on what was a day full of implosions and poor shots plunging into the water. The PGA Tour needed an extra day and extra holes to finish up the Honda Classic, but Monday's mid-day finish was a dramatic way to start the Florida swing. Show More Summary

17-year-old Lydia Ko takes New Zealand Women’s Open for 2nd-straight victory

Another tournament, another win for 17-year-old Lydia Ko. Lydia Ko, the 17-year-old LPGA star who sits atop the golf world, really enjoys winning, as her second straight W of the 2015 season and 10th as a professional would indicate....Show More Summary

Rory McIlroy has work to do to make the cut at the Honda Classic

Rory McIlroy hardly played like the best golfer on the planet Thursday, though with only 19 players breaking par in the opening round, the world No. 1 was not quite out of the running heading into day two. Rory McIlroy was the low scorer in his marquee threesome during Thursday’s opening round of the Honda Classic, so at least the world No. Show More Summary

Rory McIlroy misses the cut at Honda with Lydia Ko on the ’59’ watch in New Zealand

The two top-ranked golfers in the world are going in different directions. For Lydia Ko and Rory McIlroy, yesterday was a tale of two No. 1s: it was (with apologies to Charles Dickens), the best of times, it was the worst of times. Oddly,...Show More Summary

Brandel Chamblee rips PGA for making Davis Love III a 2-time Ryder Cup captain

The appointment of Davis Love III as the next Ryder Cup captain came as a surprise but it's been rather uncontroversial. One Golf Channel analyst, however, crushed the latest Team USA move. Davis Love III, in the opinion of Golf Channel analyst Brandel Chamblee, had his chance as U.S. Show More Summary

Tiger, Rory and Charles Barkley star in Nike's 'Why Change?' commercial

A pre-sabbatical Tiger Woods joins Rory McIlroy, Michelle Wie, Charles Barkley and Bo Jackson to pitch Nike’s new driver. Nike has made some sensational commercials over the years (see: Tiger Woods' iconic "bouncing golf ball," Tiger...Show More Summary

Sergio Garcia hits 'totally submerged' golf ball from pond and makes par

Sergio blasts a mud ball from a pond at the Honda Classic and finds a way to make par. Sergio Garcia has become one of the game's better escape artists, scrambling from some of the most precarious positions to limit the damage. After...Show More Summary

Rory McIlroy pans 'desperate' U.S. Ryder Cup task force

Rory McIlroy scoffs at the PGA of America’s task force, claiming that winning the Ryder Cup is not exactly ‘rocket science.’ Rory McIlroy voiced an opinion that many were thinking but were too polite to share: the Americans overhauling...Show More Summary

As Woods fades, Rory McIlroy embraces his status as the global face of golf

With Tiger Woods absent from golf and his future uncertain, Rory McIlroy’s ready to become ‘the face of the game.’ Rory McIlroy has made no secret of his desire to be the face of the game of golf, and with Tiger Woods on an indefinite leave from competition and no certainty he’ll ever regain his world-beating form, the world No. Show More Summary

Nike unveils new ‘LeBronold Palmer’ shoes

Nike honors Arnold Palmer and LeBron James with its newest entry to the ‘LeBronold Palmer’ squad. Jack Nicklaus may be the master of his frozen dessert domain, but Arnold Palmer’s added another sultan to his empire. Nike has concocted...Show More Summary

Honda Classic 2015: Tee times, pairings for Thursday's 1st round at PGA National

The Honda Classic has become one of the PGA Tour's best events, and this year will be no different as world No. 1 Rory McIlroy makes his 2015 debut. It's almost March and that means the PGA Tour has swung to Florida and the Masters rapidly approaches. Show More Summary

How to watch the Honda Classic live online, TV schedule, radio and more

The Florida Swing starts this week in Palm Beach, where most players at the top of the world rankings are in attendance at the Honda Classic. Here's how to ignore your work and weekend responsibilities. The PGA Tour swings east for the first time this season and the real run-up to the Masters begins now. Show More Summary

Michelle Wie reviews her 'awkward' acting debut

Michelle Wie calls her acting on Hawaii Five-0 ‘awkward.’ Michelle Wie, by most accounts, was boffo in her acting debut on Hawaii Five-0 last week, but the budding thespian was a bit harder on herself than others. For sure, Wie, whoShow More Summary

Jason Dufner is skinny as hell now

You may not recognize Jason Dufner after his 20-pound weight loss. Jason Dufner is a walking advertisement for the benefits of healthy eating, what with the 2013 PGA champ’s 20-pound slimmer profile capturing the attention of those on...Show More Summary

Jack Nicklaus is now making coffee-and-donut flavored ice cream

The Golden Bear becomes an ice cream entrepreneur. Famous golfers are never shy about putting their name on all manner of product, especially various beverages and foodstuffs. John Daly has his own pizza line and vodka cocktail. Jack...Show More Summary

Tiger Woods is all in on Davis Love III, Ryder Cup task force

Tiger Woods backs Davis Love III as 2016 Ryder Cup captain and praises the task force for making the right choice. Tiger Woods was absent from the PGA of America’s grand unveiling of Davis Love III as the 2016 Ryder Cup captain and may...Show More Summary

Davis Love III named 2016 U.S. Ryder Cup captain

The PGA of America task force gives Davis Love III a shot at redemption, naming him captain of the 2016 U.S. Ryder Cup team after his 2012 team blew a 10-6 final day lead to the Europeans. The PGA of America made it official Tuesday, confirming that Davis Love III will captain the U.S. Show More Summary

Lydia Ko reveals her celebratory tattoo

Lydia Ko commemorated her first professional victory by inking the date of the victory on her right wrist -- all with her parents’ approval, of course. Lydia Ko may play well beyond her years, but in case you needed a reminder that the...Show More Summary

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