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Archived Since:June 20, 2011

Blog Post Archive

Billy Horschel, Chris Kirk top Bubba Watson on early TOUR Championship leaderboard

The PGA Tour season finale is especially chalky after 18 holes at East Lake, where the top three in the standings are in an even better position to win the $10 million FedEx Cup. The opening round of the TOUR Championship is in the books...Show More Summary

Tiger Woods splits with swing coach Sean Foley

Tiger Woods has split with swing coach Sean Foley, saying on his website on Monday that his most recent injury-related break from the PGA Tour was "the right time to end our professional relationship." Woods thanked Foley "for his help as my coach and for his friendship. Show More Summary

The Barclays winner's payout is $1.44 million of $8 million purse

The Barclays $8 million in prize money is on the larger side for the PGA Tour season, but it's just the beginning of a month where $67 million will be won. The four-week FedEx Cup postseason is the richest stretch on the PGA Tour's schedule. Show More Summary

Defending FedEx Cup champion Henrik Stenson goes low, shoots up Barclays leaderboard

Henrik Stenson shoots a 7-under 64 at The Barclays to put himself in contention to defend his FedEx Cup title. Henrik Stenson seems to take this whole PGA Tour playoff thing seriously. The defending FedEx Cup champion got off to a lackadaisical...Show More Summary

Reviewing the viability of a PGA Tour playoff system 8 years into the FedEx Cup

The FedEx Cup will never have the appeal of the four majors, but eight years into the PGA Tour's postseason, a settled format is put to its biggest test yet during a Tiger-less time of transition in golf. When the FedEx Cup began in 2007, it was met with mixed reaction. Show More Summary

Ian Poulter ends Twitter boycott, tweaks Rory McIlroy’s suit choice for Man United match

Ian Poulter broke his Twitter silence to poke fun at Rory McIlroy for stealing his 3-piece suit. Ian Poulter must have gone into withdrawal after quitting Twitter for almost an entire week, but he could not resist returning to social...Show More Summary

Wondering what Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy will chat about with Jimmy Fallon

Does golf need Woods? What does Phil really think about the chaotic finish to the PGA? So many topics for Tiger and Rory to discuss with Jimmy Fallon on Monday night. In the wake of Tiger Woods’ long-overdue decision to to bow out of contention for the U.S. Show More Summary

Tiger Woods will not play in the Ryder Cup

Tiger Woods was a longshot to make the United States Ryder Cup, but removed any doubt by withdrawing from consideration. For the first time since 2008, Tiger Woods will not participate in the Ryder Cup. Woods would have had to be a captain's...Show More Summary

As Tiger Woods flails, Rory McIlroy becomes golf's must-watch force

While people will always want to watch Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy -- tearing up another major championship with his long drives and darts into greens -- has become the sport's singular force. The contrast was most stark on the very first day of the tournament. Show More Summary

2014 PGA Championship prize money: Rory McIlroy takes home $1.8 million payout

Rory McIlroy's bank account just keeps growing and his win on Sunday at the PGA Championship gives him another very lucrative payout. Rory McIlroy is in the midst of one of the best stretches of golf you'll ever see with his latest victory coming at the PGA Championship. Show More Summary

Rory McIlroy in complete control, tops PGA Championship leaderboard by 2 shots

Rory McIlroy put on a show again Friday at Valhalla, closing with two birdies in his last three holes to set up a second straight major championship run on the weekend. It's not surprising, but that didn't make it any less impressive. Show More Summary

Tiger Woods belongs on Ryder Cup team, says ex-captain Davis Love III

The game-within-the-game during Tiger Woods’ heavily covered Wednesday practice round at Valhalla had much to do with garnering support for his bid for a berth on the U.S. Ryder Cup team. Tiger Woods, in the most chronicled practiceShow More Summary

Tiger Woods plays PGA practice round, pandemonium ensues

Where were you when Tiger Woods returned to golf at Valhalla on Wednesday after an injury-related WD from Firestone? Like many of us, probably glued to Golf Channel and Twitter as the needle-mover posted another ‘Hello world’ moment. Tiger...Show More Summary

Rickie Fowler executes perfect Tiger Woods photobomb at PGA Championship

Well done, Rickie. The most surreal aspect of waiting for Tiger Woods to either show up at Valhalla or officially withdraw from the PGA Championship was the gaggle of reporters and photographers hanging out in a parking lot. They went...Show More Summary

Tiger Woods channels LeBron James in The Decision, Part Deux

To Play or Not to Play at in the PGA Championship at Valhalla? That is the question for Tiger Woods. Tiger Woods and LeBron James share more than just the same birthday (December 30) and elite status in their respective fields of athletic endeavor. Show More Summary

Tiger Woods' latest back injury threatens to end season, derail career

It's too early to know the severity of Tiger Woods' latest back injury, but suffering it so soon after returning from surgery is a bad sign for the world's most recognizable golfer. On a weekend when one of the most talented young PGA...Show More Summary

Tiger Woods has 10 days left to avoid a completely lost season

Golf's most important and dominating superstar begins a last gasp two-week stretch to gain something from a 2014 season that's on the verge of becoming a completely lost year. The next 10 days are the latest crossroads in the sunset arc of Tiger Woods' career. Show More Summary

2014 U.S. Ryder Cup roster: Locks, bubble boys, and Tiger Woods push for final American spots

There are just two tournaments left in Ryder Cup qualification process, and only one American has officially locked up his spot on Tom Watson's roster. That doesn't mean we don't have a clear picture of a majority of the team, but those...Show More Summary

A golfer found President Obama's personalized golf ball in woods at Congressional

It's hard to imagine President Obama, or more accurately, his caddies, ever losing his golf ball but someone found what appears to be his custom Pro-V1 at Congressional over the weekend. When President Obama plays golf, he's undoubtedly surrounded by security, caddies, and maybe even forecaddies. Show More Summary

Bernhard Langer wins Senior Open Championship by record 13 shots, joins Ryder Cup discussion

Bernhard Langer just won a Senior major in a dominating fashion you rarely ever see in golf, at any level. If Rory McIlroy's multi-shot win last Sunday felt like a cruise to the Open Championship, what should we call Bernhard Langer's...Show More Summary

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