News & Opinion

It's been said, by even the 1977 protagonists, that the 145th Open was better than the Duel in the Sun. Well. let's see about that. Read More
Royal Troon was overly impressive, as was Phil Mickelson's candor. Tiger Woods and the Tour schedule, however, could be better. Read More
With Charley Hull (illness) out, England’s Mel Reid took on Japan by herself and won plenty of new fans Friday at the UL International Crown. Read More

Today in Golf

In this week's Q&A, Frank explains if grip weight affects swing speed.
Roger Federer says hes spoken to his friend Tiger Woods by phone and predicts he will be back soon as the wonderful golfer we know.
Kurt Barnes shot a second-round 8-under-par 64 at Kingston Heath on Friday to win the 36-hole British Open Australasian qualifying tournament.
Rookie Tory Merritt shares the lead with Davis Love III, Robert Allenby, defending champion Zach Johnson, Ryan Palmer and John Merrick in Hawaii.

News that Rocco Mediate, Duffy Waldorf and Natalie Gulbis will make appearances on 'CSI: Crime Scene Investigation' opens a door in the imagination.

Troy Merritt had strong credentials as a PGA Tour rookie, just not the hype.
John Daly is using a set of wedges at the Sony Open this week that have square grooves.
Davis Love III has fared better than he imagined after a two-month break, opening with a 5-under 65 in the Sony Open.
Davis Love III has fared better than he imagined after a two-month break, opening with a 5-under 65 in the Sony Open.
Find out how PGA Tour player Zach Johnson works out to maintain his fitness level and prevent injury.
A man accused of replacing labels on dozens of Gatorade bottles in Colorado with ones that pictured Tiger Woods and the word unfaithful is free on a personal recognizance bond.

HONOLULU – I'm looking forward to the telecast this afternoon. The quality of the field at the Sony Open is the best we've seen in 30 years.

Rich Lerner speaks with veteran Brad Faxon, who is making a transition into the TV booth.
Neil Schietekat shot a 9-under 62 Thursday to take a one-stroke lead in the first round of the Joburg Open.
A 400-acre luxury resort that hosts the annual Byron Nelson Championship golf tournament is facing foreclosure.
Ernie Els sounds as though he finally is going to make good on his promise to cut back his travel schedule.
Australias Ewan Porter shot a 4-under 68 on Thursday to take a one-stroke lead in a 36-hole British Open qualifying event.
Senior writers Rex Hoggard and Randall Mell tell us why GrooveGate is bad for the game and why PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem must act quickly to fix it.