Chris Wood shot an 8-under 64 Friday for a three-stroke lead on Michael Campbell and two others after the third round of the Qatar Masters.
McIlroy’s big year got under way Monday in Abu Dhabi with the kind of glitzy production that would make even Ryder Cup organizers envious, with music blaring and lasers lighting up the room.
Augusta National says Ishikawa and Thaworn Wiratchant of Thailand have accepted invitations, which are reserved for international players. It will be the fifth straight year for Ishikawa playing the Masters.
J.J. Henry slipped on a white golf cap that prompted questions because of the four letters stretched across the front. That was the whole idea.
Stricker, who turns 46 next month, is going into semi-retirement. When he leaves Kapalua, he won’t return again until the Match Play Championship at the end of February.
In his first comments since golf’s governing bodies announced a plan to ban putters that are anchored to the body, Pettersson says the decision feels like a “witch hunt.”
There are more serious issues going into 2013. What follows is the front nine of what to look for in the new season.
The Americans are bringing back Tom Watson as their Ryder Cup captain with hopes of ending two decades of losing in Europe.
Adding to the intrigue of the announcement is whether the PGA of America will stick to its prototype of a former major champion who still plays on the PGA Tour, or whether it will look farther into its past to find its latest captain.
Keegan Bradley and Brendan Steele are defending their title in the Franklin Templeton Shootout, and Dustin Johnson and Ian Poulter also are back for the first time since winning the team event.
Golf officials are investigating a fight between two caddies near the practice chipping area at The Lakes before the first round of the Australian Open.
Can you imagine the Byron Nelson Championship being played in South Dallas? A lot of city leaders and golf legends say they can! It’s all because of an announcement that a championship course will be built off of I-45.