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Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015

Ogilvy's return to Tournament of Champions was a long time coming

Few players can appreciate playing in this year's Tournament of Champions like Geoff Ogilvy.
By Doug Ferguson

Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015

Golf writers group names players of the year

Rory McIlroy and Bernhard Langer were runaway winners as the top male and senior player of the year by the Golf Writers Association of America. 
By Doug Ferguson

Friday, Jan. 2, 2015

Golf gets some of its texture from behind-the-scenes moments

Jim Mahoney parted with a tiny piece of U.S. Open history with hopes it could change Phil Mickelson’s luck. It was a broken tee in a plastic bag.   
By Doug Ferguson

Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014

Masters badge to cost more

Masters Tournament patrons were notified by email this week that a series badge will cost $325 for 2015.
By John Boyette

Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014

Key shots gave major winners peace of mind

These were not the defining shots from the majors this year. But they meant something special to the winners, and they were tied to lessons from the past.
By Doug Ferguson

Keeping Masters field in double digits to be challenging again

Here's a new tradition unlike any other - the race to see if the Masters Tournament can keep its field under 100 players by April.
By Doug Ferguson

Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014

Willett earns trip to Masters

Danny Willett of England is going to the Masters for the first time with a little help from the world ranking formula.

Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014

McIlroy named European Tour Player of the Year

Rory McIlroy was chosen as the European Tour Player of the Year, capping a season in which he won two majors, the Ryder Cup, and topped money lists in Europe and the U.S.

Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014

Grace laps field in South Africa

MALELANE, South Africa - Branden Grace held his nerve while others faltered Sunday, pulling away for a commanding seven-shot victory at the Alfred Dunhill Championship.
By Associated Press

Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014

Day, Tringale win Shootout

NAPLES, Fla. - Jason Day and Cameron Tringale overcame a slow start Saturday to win the Franklin Templeton Shootout by a shot.

Grace leads Alfred Dunhill Championship

MALELANE, South Africa - South Africa's Branden Grace shot even-par 72 to take a one-stroke lead into the final round of the Alfred Dunhill Championship.

Friday, Dec. 12, 2014

Day, Tringale lead by three in Shootout

NAPLES, Fla. - Jason Day and Cameron Tringale shot an 8-under 64 on Friday in modified alternate-shot play to increase their lead to three strokes in the Franklin Templeton Shootout.

Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014

Day, Tringale lead Franklin Templeton Shootout

NAPLES, Fla. - Jason Day and former Georgia Tech star Cameron Tringale shot a 17-under 55 on Thursday in the first-round scramble to take a two-stroke lead in the Franklin Templeton Shootout.

Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014

First Tee gives free golf lessons to students

First Tee of Augusta and Club Car provided golf lessons to 50 honor roll students at Richmond County Technical Magnet School. It's a move which they hope will create an interest in the sport and ...
By Sean Gruber

Floyd has been through this grind before

Former Augusta State standout Taylor Floyd begins play Thursday in the Tour Qualifying School Tournament, which runs through Tuesday, at PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
By Chris Gay

Changes are made to the Frank­lin Templeton Shootout

NAPLES, Fla. - The Frank­lin Templeton Shootout has had a makeover.  Greg Norman’s tournament has a new format, course look and TV partner and will run from today-Sat­urday instead of ...

Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014

Daly has week to remember

John Daly hasn't had a week like this in some time. Not only did he win, he got engaged.
By Doug Ferguson

Stricker entering crossroads with semi-retirement

WINDEMERE, Fla. - Steve Stricker's easy ride into semi-retirement could be coming to a crossroads. Not that it's been easy lately.
By Doug Ferguson

Monday, Dec. 8, 2014

Woods now part of the chase

WINDEMERE, Fla. - Tiger Woods appears to be on the road to recovery again, only it's no longer a question of how soon before he reaches full speed.
By Doug Ferguson

Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014

Spieth romps to 10-shot victory

WINDERMERE, Fla. - Jordan Spieth blew away an elite field in the Hero World Challenge and set two tournament records Sunday when he closed with 6-under-par 66 for a 10-shot victory over Henrik ...
By Doug Ferguson

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