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Archived Since:June 20, 2011

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Rory McIlroy battling Tiger Woods-like back and knee pain at Memorial

Rory McIlroy may or may not be the next coming of Tiger Woods, but the other superstar Nike pitchman must hope his health does not mirror that of the 14-time major winner. Rory McIlroy has been called the "next Tiger Woods," "Tigeresque,"...Show More Summary

Jimmy Fallon tattoos Justin Timberlake’s name on his (golf) balls

Jimmy Fallon busts Justin Timberlake’s um, stuff, with his personalized golf balls. Jimmy Fallon’s enthusiasm for the game got him to the cover of Golf Digest. Now "The Tonight Show" host is engaged on Twitter in a one-ups-man-ship match...Show More Summary

Crowne Plaza Invitational leaderboard: Brice Garnett leads, Rickie Fowler misses the cut

Rickie Fowler is the face at Colonial with his sponsorship with Crowne Plaza, but he won't be around for the weekend after a rough two rounds. After shooting an opening round 80, Rickie Fowler was highly unlikely to be around for the weekend at the Crowne Plaza Invitational, the title event of one of his biggest sponsors. Show More Summary

Adam Scott finally topples Tiger Woods from No. 1 ranking

Monday roundup: Tiger finally loses top ranking to Adam, Paula finally misses a cut, Mike's finally back in contention, the Euro Tour finally apologizes for not halting a tournament after a caddie’s sudden death, & Elkington's finally...Show More Summary

Tiger Woods discusses injury recovery with Tony Romo, Bubba and Phil's Masters advantage

In a lengthy post to his website, Tiger Woods confirmed he'll miss this week's PLAYERS Championship, discussed his recovery from back surgery, and offered his analysis on the 2014 Masters. Tiger Woods made it official on Monday morning, announcing...Show More Summary

2014 Wells Fargo Championship: Martin Flores, Angel Cabrera lead Phil Mickelson, Rory McIlroy struggle

It was an up-and-down day at Quail Hollow on Friday. Some notable players played well, like Justin Rose, while others like Phil Mickelson and Rory McIlroy limped in. Following strong first rounds, Phil Mickelson and Rory McIlroy looked like they'd be contenders to win the Wells Fargo Championship. Show More Summary

Phil Mickelson can't get a Pinehurst tee time to prep for the 2014 U.S. Open

The five-time major winner and six-time runner-up at the U.S. Open admits this season is all about the season's second major at Pinehurst, but he's been unable to prep there recently despite repeated attempts get on the public course. Phil Mickelson has made no secret that there's one main target on his 2014 schedule, and that's the U.S. Show More Summary

Zurich Classic 2014: Seung-yul Noh's 65 gives him the 54-hole lead

A 7-under 65 jumped Seung-yul Noh into the lead at the Zurich Classic with Keegan Bradley and others chasing. With players routinely shooting in the mid-to-low-60s at TPC Louisiana, it only takes one sub-par round to fall off the lead. Show More Summary

Tiger Woods’ absence would have no impact on British Open attendance, R&A official claims

The British Open -- like the Masters and likely the U.S. Open -- will go on as planned, even if Tiger Woods can’t make it to Hoylake. Stop us if you’ve heard this one before: Tiger Woods’ absence will have no negative affect on [fill...Show More Summary

Rickie Fowler goes for a ride in Red Bull race plane, does not throw up (we think)

As best we can tell, the adventurous PGA pro avoided vomiting in the Red Bull race plane, unlike our Spencer Hall. Rickie Fowler is one of golf's most marketable players, a prodigious #brand man who has a ubiquitous presence during commercial breaks on the PGA Tour. Show More Summary

Tiger Woods back chipping and putting, has suffered no setbacks during injury recovery

The No. 1 player in the world has suffered "zero" setbacks and after hearing Tiger was "immobile" just a couple weeks ago, his agent confirms that he's back working on his golf game. Tiger Woods, who Augusta National chairman Billy Payne characterized as immobile just two weeks ago, is back working on his golf game. Show More Summary

Michelle Wie is relaxed and confident after ending winless skid

Michelle Wie takes golf -- and life -- ‘day by day, shot by shot.’ Michelle Wie concedes that playing and growing up in the public eye for the former pre-teen golf phenom was not always easy. But the 24-year-old, three-time LPGA Tour...Show More Summary

RBC Heritage purse: Matt Kuchar takes home $1.044 million

It's been a very lucrative April for Matt Kuchar and he added another million dollars to his earnings by winning the RBC Heritage. Matt Kuchar opened Sunday four strokes off the RBC Heritage lead. He quickly erased the deficit with a 30 on the front nine and punctuated the day by holing out from the bunker on No. Show More Summary

2014 RBC Heritage results: Matt Kuchar holes out, wins by a stroke

Matt Kuchar started the day four strokes off the lead, but a scorching front nine and the shot of the day at No. 18 allowed him to walk away with the win. Scoring conditions were set up to allow a player to go low in the final round at the RBC Heritage and Matt Kuchar took full advantage. Show More Summary

Michelle Wie’s LPGA Lotte Championship winner’s selfie says it all

This win was a long time coming for Wie. Michelle Wie halted a four-year winless skid by rebounding from four shots back to win the LPGA Lotte Championship on Saturday and tweeted a photo of herself with the trophy she won in her home...Show More Summary

RBC Heritage 2014: Luke Donald leads through 54 holes

Luke Donald took advantage of receptive greens, firing a 5-under 66 on Saturday to take the third round lead. While rain was a major impediment on Friday at the RBC Heritage Open, things cleared up some on Saturday and the wet conditions led to some low scores. Show More Summary

2014 RBC Heritage: 2nd round suspended with K.J. Choi in the lead

Inclement weather forced a suspension in play at Harbour Town with half the field still on the course. Play is tentatively scheduled to resume at 8 a.m. on Saturday, although weather will likely continue to be a factor. Weather conditions weren't ideal on Thursday for the RBC Heritage Open, but things got even worse on Friday. Show More Summary

Jason Day blames re-injured thumb on ‘Mickelson’s Tree’ root at Augusta

Jason Day’s thumb goes from ‘fine’ to worse after his tilt with a tree root Saturday at the Masters. As Jason Day can attest, the late, lamented Eisenhower Tree at Augusta National may no longer be able to cause Masters golfers great...Show More Summary

RBC Heritage 2014: Matt Kuchar tied for the 1st round lead

A week after finishing fifth at the Masters, Matt Kuchar remained in good form during the first round of the RBC Heritage Open. Despite steady, strong winds making conditions more challenging, a few players were able to post red numbers at Harbour Town Golf Links, led by Matt Kuchar. Show More Summary

Lydia Ko under fire for receiving subsidies from New Zealand government

Lydia Ko has received negative press for receiving taxpayer funds, even though she did not apply for them personally and the subsidies began when she was still an amateur. Lydia Ko, the youngest golfer to win an LPGA event, faces scrutiny...Show More Summary

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