Spieth Still Trying To Find Secret To Poa AnnuaJordan Spieth is still working on his relationship with poa annua. "I'm Bermuda, and then I'm bent," he said of the grasses on which he putts his best. "And then there's probably six other kinds. And then I'm poa."
This Week In Golf: Patrick Reed Takes The Barclays To Open FedExCup PlayoffsIn a leaderboard with a lot of talent in the Top 10, it was Patrick Reed who emerged with the victory in the Tour's first FedExCup playoff event of the 2015-2016 season. Reed shot 66-68 in the first two rounds and then hung on over the weekend at Bethpage Black in Farmingdale, New York, to earn $1.53 million for the win. Defending champion and No. 1-ranked Jason Day finished in fourth place, two strokes behind Reed, while Jordan Spieth finished in a tie for 10th place.
PGA Tour Playoffs Get Start At The BarclaysThe top five players on the PGA Tour this season should be plenty rested going into the FedEx Cup playoffs. Most of them haven't played since the PGA Championship three weeks ago.
Usain Bolt Becomes First To Win 3 Straight Olympic 100-M TitlesThe Jamaican sprinter's swan song in the Olympic 100 meters was a pedestrian-by-his-standards 9.81-second sprint, capped off by pointing to his chest a step before the finish line.
Rio's Olympic Golf Course Debuts With Wildlife CameosPlenty of native wildlife has remained on Rio's golf course even as competition is underway, including capybara, caiman and corujas. The animals have been particularly visible this week.
Golf's Time To Deliver Good Show At OlympicsGolf gets four days to make up for four months of negative chatter about whether it even belongs in the Olympics. "No matter what happens this week, it's the greatest week of my life," said two-time major champion Martin Kaymer said.
Nike To Get Out Of Golf Equipment BusinessNike is getting out of the golf equipment business, a surprising announcement Wednesday that is sure to send Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy and other players searching for new clubs and golf balls next season.
Open Overshadowed By Spieth's Withdrawal From OlympicsThe British Open has been overshadowed by the news of another big-name withdrawal from the Olympics.
Jordan Spieth Withdraws From 2016 OlympicsJordan Spieth withdrew from the Olympics on Monday, leaving golf without its top four players when the sport returns to the games for the first time since 1904. Jason Day, Dustin Johnson and Rory McIlroy all previously withdrew.
Golf, Life Skills Part Of New Briscoe Elementary ProgramFrom the classroom to the driving range, a new program at some Fort Worth ISD schools brings a special kind of learning into the curriculum.
Jason Day Pulls Out Of Olympics Over Zika FearsJason Day pulled out of the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday because of the Zika virus, costing golf its top player as it returns from a century-long absence at the summer games.
Best Public Golf Courses In EuropeA brief introduction to five of the very best European golf courses open to club members and visitors