PEBBLE BEACH, California - Instead of winning more majors, Graeme McDowell has been focused on qualifying for them.And instead of enjoying what could have been the prime of his playing days on cruise control, McDowell has had to buckle down simply to ...
Jun 12, 2019
AVONDALE, Louisiana - As captain of the 2019 Presidents Cup's international squad, South Africa's Ernie Els decided to see if the PGA Tour's only team tournament could serve as a useful prep event.So while Els has ...
Apr 25, 2019
MELBOURNE, Australia - International team captain Ernie Els has named K.J. Choi, Trevor Immelman and Mike Weir as his final three assistants for this year's Presidents Cup.Els had already named Geoff Ogilvy as one of his assistant captains for ...
Mar 20, 2019
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Twenty-five years after winning for the first time at the Dubai Desert Classic, Ernie Els is having another run at the title.The Big Easy, however, will have to overhaul a player almost half his age to ...
Jan 26, 2019
JOHANNESBURG - Louis Oosthuizen, the 2010 British Open champion, led the South African Open by a shot after a 9-under 62 in the first round on Thursday (Friday, Manila time).Oosthuizen, playing his home Open for the first time in eight years, ...
Dec 7, 2018
TIGER Woods and Ernie Els will duel in the Presidents Cup again, this time as captains.Woods and Els have agreed to be captains for the 2019 matches in Melbourne, Australia, according to two people involved in the Presidents Cup. They spoke ...
Mar 13, 2018
ERNIE Els says he received an invitation to Augusta National for the first week in April. It just wasn't an invitation to play in the Masters.Els had to clarify a tweet from Sunday that said: "Thank you for a ...
Dec 27, 2017
THE HAGUE, Netherlands - Ernie Els has pulled out of the KLM Open golf tournament so he can stay with family and friends in Florida to deal with the fallout from Hurricane Irma.Els said in a statement on Monday that his "first ...
Sep 12, 2017
VIRGINIA WATER, England - British Open champion Henrik Stenson shot a bogey-free, 4-under 68 to lie two strokes off the lead held by Swedish compatriot Johan Carlsson after the first round of the BMW PGA Championship on Thursday (Friday, Manila time). ...
May 26, 2017
NASSAU, Bahamas - Tiger Woods has gone through two back surgeries since he last played a golf tournament 15 months ago. He had another back surgery that knocked him out of the Masters for the first time in 2014. He had four knee ...
Nov 29, 2016
BETHESDA, Maryland - Billy Hurley III held the club in his left hand and fist pumped with his right. The ball disappeared into the hole in front of him as the crowd roared, and Hurley let loose the emotion he'd been ...
Jun 27, 2016
MUIRFIELD was stripped of its right to host the British Open after the Scottish club voted against admitting female members in a move that provoked sharp criticism from players and lawmakers Thursday.The Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers, which owns Muirfield, announced ...
May 20, 2016
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. - Jason Day created a far better memory Thursday (Friday, Manila time) than his last round at the TPC Sawgrass. Not only was he 18 shots better, the world's No. 1 player tied the course record with ...
May 12, 2016
AUGUSTA, Ga. - Ernie Els was 2 feet from a par to start the Masters.Twenty-four measly inches.Then, the unimaginable happened.One miss. And another. And another. And another. And another.Finally, on his sixth putt - a one-handed swat that ...
Apr 8, 2016
AUGUSTA, Ga. - Jordan Spieth atop the leaderboard might be the latest tradition at Augusta National.One year later, he's still the man to beat at the Masters.Six tough par saves and six birdies sent Spieth to a 6-under ...
Apr 7, 2016
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Rory McIlroy started the defense of his Dubai Desert Classic title with a bogey but battled back to post a 4-under 68 on Thursday (Friday, Manila time), leaving him two shots off the lead.McIlroy bogeyed two ...
Feb 4, 2016
KAPALUA, Hawaii - Even with only three semesters of college before he decided to try to make a living playing golf, Jordan Spieth is good at math.With four birdies and a pair of tough pars on the final six holes on Friday ...
Jan 9, 2016
AUGUSTA, Georgia - Ernie Els has played Augusta National enough to know the halfway point is far too early to think this Masters is over.Now if only he can get a little help from Jordan Spieth."I don't want to ...
Apr 11, 2015
AUGUSTA, Georgia - Jordan Spieth pulled off the unthinkable on Thursday (Friday, Manila time). With the best opening round in 19 years, he managed to make the Masters about a lot more than the Grand Slam bid of Rory McIlroy and the curious ...
Apr 10, 2015
ANGELO Que made a late afternoon surge but lost steam in the end, bowing to Australia's Scott Hend in the playoff on Sunday in the Hong Kong Open.The 35-year-old Que, looking to end a four-year title drought ...
Oct 19, 2014
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