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Most-read stories on GolfChannel.com in 2013

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Readers love (or love to hate) Tiger Woods. Readers also love controversy. In 2013, they got to combine their two favorites like a Reese's Cup. Seven of the top 10 most-read stories on GolfChannel.com this year involved Tiger Woods, and only one of those was related to a victory. Woods was the focus in 15 of the top 25 stories and, still, only one of those was in relation to a win.

A breakdown of the top 25 stories goes like this: 15 stories relating to Woods; four stories relating to Phil Mickelson; two stories relating to a tournament victory ... and 19 stories relating to some form of controversy.

Take a look at the top 10 most-read stories on GolfChannel.com in 2013 below:

1. Tiger: Sergio remark 'wrong, hurtful, inappropriate'
2. Woods, Vonn officially announce they are dating
3. Report: Marshals didn't give Woods OK to play shot in third round
4. Garcia apologizes for Woods 'fried chicken' remark
5. Woods' drop reviewed; assessed two-shot penalty
6. Korda fires caddie mid-round; boyfriend totes bag
7. What We Learned: Bubba blames caddie for water ball
8.  Mickelson releases statement, apologizes for tax remarks
9.  With this victory: What Woods' API win means
10.  Woods says being timed led to 3 1/2-foot miss

A look at the top 10 most-read, non-Tiger Woods stories on GolfChannel.com in 2013 (parentheses equals overall rank):

1. (6) Korda fires caddie mid-round; boyfriend totes bag
2. (7) What We Learned: Bubba blames caddie for water ball
3. (8) Mickelson releases statement, apologizes for tax remarks
4. (11) USGA responds to Mickelson's criticism of third hole
5. (16) Report: Singh admits to using banned substance
6. (17) Mickelson nearly forgets to register for PGA
7. (20) Caddie Scott takes blame for Bubba's blowup
8. (22) Mickelson wins fifth major with final-round 66
9. (23) Weather updates at Merion Golf Club
10. (25) Mini-tour golfer shoots ultra-low 56