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Tiger aims toward Dec. 4 return

Tiger aims toward Dec. 4 return

Tiger Woods is hitting full shots on the range again, more than two months after playing his last competitive round at the PGA Championship and saying he would take time to let his ailing back heal. [...]

60-year-old Haas nabs Champions title

60-year-old Haas nabs Champions title

CONOVER, N.C. –  Jay Haas became the 18th player to win a Champions Tour at 60 or older, closing with a 5-under 66 on Sunday for a two-stroke victory in the Greater Hickory Kia Classic. The [...]

Golf Bag: Eagle spurs Martin to PGA win

Golf Bag: Eagle spurs Martin to PGA win

LAS VEGAS — Ben Martin made a 45-foot eagle putt to regain the lead and finished with a 20-foot birdie putt for a 3-under 68 and his first PGA Tour victory Sunday in the Shriners Hospital [...]

O’Meara among 2015 Hall of Fame class

O’Meara among 2015 Hall of Fame class

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. — Laura Davies, David Graham, Mark O’Meara and A.W. Tillinghast will be enshrined into the World Golf Hall of Fame & Museum as the Class of 2015. The Induction Ceremony will be held [...]

Tiger, Phil on Ryder Cup task force

Tiger, Phil on Ryder Cup task force

The PGA of America wants to take a closer look at its Ryder Cup failures by creating a task force that includes Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson, along with three past captains of losing American teams. [...]

PGA forms Ryder Cup task force

PGA forms Ryder Cup task force

President Ted Bishop of the PGA of America told Golf Channel.com in the wake of another Ryder Cup defeat that his organization is in the process of creating a task force to evaluate and make changes [...]

Watson admits to Ryder Cup ‘missteps’

Watson admits to Ryder Cup ‘missteps’

Tom Watson acknowledged missteps as U.S. Ryder Cup team captain Saturday, saying he takes responsibility for mistakes he made while expressing regret that some of his comments to the team may have sent the wrong message. Watson’s [...]

Meet the 2015 PGA Tour newbies

Meet the 2015 PGA Tour newbies

The 50 who secured 2014-15 PGA Tour playing privileges and where they finished in terms of ranking (1-50) in the Web.com Tour eligibility category that will be used at the start of the upcoming Tour season [...]

Phil longs for Azinger’s Ryder Cup plan

Phil longs for Azinger’s Ryder Cup plan

GLENEAGLES, Scotland – Second-guessing is always part of the Ryder Cup, but on Sunday in the wake of the U.S. team’s 16 1/2 to 11 1/2 loss the criticism may have reached an all-time high. The [...]

European rout in Ryder Cup

European rout in Ryder Cup

AUCHTERARDER, Scotland — After narrow victories each of the past two Ryder Cup, the Europeans left little to chance Sunday at Gleneagles, earning 3 ½ points early to dash any hopes of an American comeback and [...]