Rory McIlroy, the No. 2 player in the Official World Golf Ranking, will play the PGA Tour tournament prior to the Masters after qualifying for weekend play at the Houston Open on the 36-hole cut line.
Olin Browne shot a final round 71 for a three-shot win at golf’s Senior U.S. Open, his first title on the U.S. PGA Champions Tour.
Phil Mickelson trails leaders Hunter Mahan and Russell Knox by five shots a quarter of the way through his bid to win golf’s Pebble Beach National Pro-Am two years in a row.
Nick Watney shot an 8-under-par 64 to take a one-shot lead after the first round of golf’s Players championship, where Tiger Woods withdrew after nine holes because of knee and ankle injuries.
Fred Couples, whose 1992 Masters Tournament victory was one of his 15 career U.S. titles, is the only player who will be inducted this year into the World Golf Hall of Fame.
Jim Furyk won the U.S. PGA Tour’s Player of the Year award, a title that had gone to Tiger Woods nine of the past 11 years.
The U.S. secured golf’s Presidents Cup for the fourth straight time as Tiger Woods won the clinching point for the second edition in a row.
Tiger Woods said he will skip next week’s U.S. Open golf championship as he recovers from knee and ankle injuries.
Phil Mickelson, who will be inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame next week at age 41, would favor delaying his induction speech for another nine years.
Westchester Country Club will host next year’s Senior Players Championship, the first time the Harrison, New York, course has staged one of pro golf’s major tournaments.