Golfing World: Antonio Murdaca Earns Masters Exemption
Golfing World recaps the action from the recent Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship, where qualification for The Open Championship and the U.S. Masters was up for grabs.
MD Headlines: MJ burns Keegan on twitter
Michael Jordan burns Keegan Bradley on twitter. Golf Channel's Lauren Thompson brings you the latest headlines from the world of golf.
Asia-Pacific Am first-round highlights
Guan Tianlang in second place after shooting 4 under in the first round of Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship in Royal Melbourne Golf Club in Australia. Watch Morning Drive on Golf Channel.
Nobilo checks in from Asia-Pacific Amateur
Frank Nobilo reports on the second round of the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship. Watch Morning Drive on Golf Channel.
China still in golf infancy as a country
The graceful movement was enough to get the full attention of Adam Scott, who knows a good golf swing when he sees one.
Murcada leads, Guan 4 back at Asia-Pacific Am
Antonio Murcada holds a one-shot lead at the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship, while former champion Guan Tianlang lurks four shots off the pace.
Guan one back at Asia-Pacific Amateur
Guan Tianlang shot 4-under 68 and is one off the lead after the first round of the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship.
Hooks & Cuts: Ballin' at the Sony
We throw out a few basketball references as we talk Guan Tianlang, John Daly, Ryo Ishikawa and the Sony Open.
Golf World's top stories of 2013: Nos. 16-25
Editor-in-chief of Golf World magazine Jaime Diaz joins 'Morning Drive' to reveal Nos. 16-25 of the top stories of 2013. Watch 'Morning Drive' on Golf Channel.Did not win the National Championship, but still had an unprecedented season. Steve Stricker's success in limited action talks about making his schedules smaller and he ended up having a terrific year; pace of play number 18, Women's Open British champ, Stacy Lewis with some of the great shots you'll ever see closing at the tournament; and Sergio Garcia and his comments about Tiger Woods. Let's talk about Pace of Play. You guys had a big article, as well, on pacebeen remarkable seeing the deterioration of a relationship between Tiger Woods and Sergio Garcia dating back to when they played against each other at the PGA in 1999 where they gave each other a hug after a tremendous battle on that Sunday to where it stands today, highlighted by the comments that Sergio Garcia made after their flap at the Players Championship, the fried chicken comments that he made at the European Tour flagship event-- -Yeah.better. -in a tee to a position there. Thirty-three years old now, Sergio Garcia still looking for that first major champ. When we return, we'll continue to reveal the Top 25 Newsmakers for Golf World Magazine.
Newsmaker of the Year: Honorable mentions
Any other year, these storylines would rank among our Top 10 Newsmakers. But in 2013, they finish as our honorable mentions.
Give me a break: Ranking Stenson's breakout season
Golf Talk Central’s Ryan Lavner joins Whit Watson to analyze the Top 10 Breakout Players of 2013.the world rankings, representing -the U.S. at the President's Cup, winning a PGA Tour event, nine other top tens. I mean, it was an incredible year and obviously he's deserving of [unk] ranking. -For the sake of argument, Adam Scott , the first Aussie to win the Masters. Won ten long a teenager makes the cut at Augusta National. Lydia Ko [unk] Could've you at least seen a case for one of those other players? -Right. We have Adam Scott at number two just because he won, you know, broke through and won his first major. I would argue that Phil Mickelson break in through one in the Open, a tournament no one ever thought -he would win in his lifetime. Going ahead and winning that tournament, I thought that was a bigger breakthrough than Adam Scott . But another guy who I thought was criminally underrated, Henrik Stenson . -Sure. -At number four. I mean, what does this guy have to do? I understand a few years ago, won the players, rose to number four in the world ranking. What, he won three times, won both NFC's and Prices and PGA and European Tours. He is now a household name, I think for PGA Tour fans. At number four, that seem pretty low to me. -Do you think maybe at the age of 37 all that experience
Top 10 in 2013: Breakout players
Whether a familiar face or a new name, all of those on our list of Top 10 Breakout Players altered their public perception in 2013.