News & Opinion

The USGA promised us 2018 would not be a repeat of 2004, yet they again let luck - and not players' skill - determine the championship. Read More
Phil Mickelson hitting a moving ball may have been a successful manipulation of the Rules of Golf, but it was a shocking violation of the spirit of the game. Read More
Everything was going swimmingly for Dustin Johnson - and the USGA - and then came Saturday at Shinnecock. It was an exhausting day for all involved. Read More

Today in Golf

8/25/02 -- It's celebration time for Rich Beem; Who in the world wins WGC events? These and more news and notes.
8/25/02 -- Chris Riley turned out to be the lucky one in Nevada this week as he came from behind to force a playoff
8/25/02 -- Adam Scott saved his best for last with a 9-under 63 Sunday to cruise to an unprecedented 10-shot victory
8/25/02 -- Se Ri Pak birdied the final four holes Sunday en route to a course-record-tying 9-under 63 and a win at the Betsy King Classic.
8/25/02 -- Craig Parry ended a 235-event winless streak on the PGA Tour by posting a pair of bogey-free rounds over the weekend.
8/26/02 -- The European Tour travels this week from the sounds of bagpipes in Scotland to the beer pubs of Germany for the BMW International Open.
8/24/02 -- Ricky Barnes and Hunter Mahan each posted 1-up victories in their semifinal matches at the U.S. Amateur
8/24/02 -- Michelle Ellis, a runner-up the last two weeks on the LPGA Tour, fired a 7-under 65 Saturday
8/24/02 -- John Jacobs scored 24 points with seven birdies and two eagles Saturday
8/24/02 -- Rich Beem semi-celebrates his 32nd birthday Saturday, while Ernie Els finally gets a grip.
8/24/02 -- While the big names are making noise up in Washington state, the just-your-average-joes are putting on quite a show themselves
8/24/02 -- Brent Winston posted a three-under 69 Saturday to join Mark Hensby atop the leaderboard after three rounds of the Buy.Com Permian Basin Open.
8/24/02 -- Adam Scott of Australia shot a 5-under 67 Saturday to increase his lead at the Scottish PGA Championship.
8/24/02 -- The top three players in the world are within at least three strokes of the lead entering the final round.
8/24/02 -- Tag Ridings holed out his approach from the fairway for eagle on the first playoff hole
8/23/02 -- European captain Sam Torrance decided Friday to switch the order of matches at next month's Ryder Cup
8/23/02 -- Morris Hatalsky chipped in twice Friday en route to 19 points in the modified Stableford scoring system
8/23/02 -- Colin Montgomerie withdraws from the WGC-NEC; Greg Norman feels his pain; These and more news and notes.
8/23/02 -- Gene Sauers carded a seven-under-par 65 Friday, good for a share of the lead with Brent Winston
8/23/02 -- Wendy Doolan carded a 4-under 68 Friday to join Danielle Ammaccapane atop the leaderboard midway through the Betsy King Classic.