News & Tours

Tuesday, 7/29/2014 at 6:30PM

Sorry, Tiger Woods, Tim Finchem isn't inclined to give you special treatment

By Sam Weinman The No. 125 ranked player in the FedEx Cup points standing right now is Charlie Beljan. That's worth noting because somewhere in the secret PGA Tour commissioner's handbook there is probably a clause... read more
Tuesday, 7/29/2014 at 5:08PM

After winning the British Open, Rory McIlroy decides to "move on and move forward"

By Dave Shedloski AKRON, Ohio -- With a third major title secured and the chance to return to No. 1 looming this week at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational, Rory McIlroy said he hasn't dwelled much... read more
Tuesday, 7/29/2014 at 3:41PM

Fans once again can pick players' poison at the PGA Championship

By Mike Stachura A year ago when the PGA of America offered fans the opportunity to choose the hole location at Oak Hill's 15th green for the final round of the PGA Championship, it... read more
Tuesday, 7/29/2014 at 2:46PM

Rory McIlroy's house in Florida looks amazing

By Luke Kerr-Dineen There aren't many professions where a 25-year-old -- no matter how good he is at what he does -- can afford to buy a multi-million dollar mansion. Golf happens to be... read more
Tuesday, 7/29/2014 at 11:31AM

The Grind: Langer laps the field, Lindsey and Paulina get golf lessons, and Tiger wins at mini-golf

By Alex Myers Welcome to another edition of The Grind, where we'll have two of whatever Bernhard Langer is having. No disrespect to Tom Watson, but since turning 55 he's looked like a senior... read more
Monday, 7/28/2014 at 11:54AM

Why is Tiger Woods always among the betting favorites, even when he's not the actual favorite?

By Luke Kerr-Dineen A lot of people really love Tiger Woods. They love him more than other tour pros, and at times, they seem to love him more than their own money.In my item... read more
Monday, 7/28/2014 at 11:16AM

Jim Furyk is really, REALLY good at finishing runner-up

By Alex Myers You'd think moving ahead of one of your most successful contemporaries (Vijay Singh) and within one of two others who happen to be all-time greats on any list (Tiger Woods and... read more
Monday, 7/28/2014 at 10:10AM

The golf ball that Rory McIlroy threw into the crowd at the British Open is for sale

By Luke Kerr-Dineen You know that ball? The one Rory McIlroy threw into the 72nd hole crowd seconds after winning the British Open -- what ever happened to it?Well, it was caught by Leeds,... read more
Sunday, 7/27/2014 at 9:55PM

How He Hit That: Tim Clark's precision short irons

By Matthew Rudy Tim Clark is never going to overpower a golf course. In fact, he's next to last out of all the players measured for driving distance on the PGA Tour in 2014, at... read more
Friday, 7/25/2014 at 3:15PM

Michigan man allegedly impersonates a golf pro, runs up $16,000 tab at posh resort

By Sam WeinmanThe concept of seeking a "comp" at a golf resort isn't a new one. Free range balls, perhaps. Or if you've got the right connections, maybe even an entire round. A Michigan man recently took... read more
Friday, 7/25/2014 at 11:53AM

Weird Golf News of the Week: A big green dinosaur was stolen (then returned) to a mini-golf course

By Luke Kerr-Dineen It's been a strange week for golf news. First, a man was attacked by an alligator for a second time and wants to go back for more, and then a big... read more
Friday, 7/25/2014 at 10:29AM

The New Yorker just unlocked its archive. Here's why that's good for golfers

By Luke Kerr-Dineen The New Yorker announced earlier this week that it was giving the public free access on its website for all of its archived articles published since 2007. What does that have... read more
Thursday, 7/24/2014 at 5:42PM

Thanks a lot, Jack! Nicklaus paints Watson into corner, says Tiger should "absolutely" be on Ryder Cup team

By Sam Weinman Are you ready for the ad nauseam discussion over whether Tiger Woods deserves to be on the U.S. Ryder Cup team? No? Too bad, because it's already well under way.After Woods himself chimed... read more
Thursday, 7/24/2014 at 12:48PM

ESPN anchor faced with one of life's most difficult questions: do you take the car or the cash after a hole-in-one?

By Sam WeinmanSomeone suggested to Jay Harris he might not be able to remain an amateur."I can't?" the ESPN SportsCenter anchor replied. "Aww man!"For an 18 handicapper confined by Connecticut winters, this would go down as... read more
Wednesday, 7/23/2014 at 11:40AM

Why the key to Rory McIlroy completing the career Grand Slam might be an amateur golfer

By Alex Myers Remember when Rory McIlroy played with an amateur marker at the Masters -- and lost? The recent British Open winner certainly remembers, but instead of being embarrassed or bitter, McIlroy seems... read more
July 28, 2014

Tom Watson: Hoylake's 'Ageless' Wonder

Ryder Cup captain Tom Watson, working his British Open magic, sets quite an example. read more
July 28, 2014

Sergio Garcia: The Good Fight

Sergio Garcia fails to catch Rory McIlroy, but he sees some major positives in his play at Hoylake. read more
July 28, 2014

British Open: The Beauty Of Slower Greens

The game becomes boring when fear squeezes out imagination and aggression. read more
July 2014

Photo Essay: At the British Open

Exclusive images from Golf Digest and Golf World photographers at Hoylake read more
Tuesday, 7/15/2014 at 7:01PM

The thinking behind Scotty Cameron's new California gallery

By E. Michael Johnson If there is one thing Scotty Cameron has been good at -- in addition to designing putters tour players and everyday golfers alike drool over -- it's his ability to... read more
Tuesday, 7/15/2014 at 8:34AM

The lone defect at Royal Liverpool Golf Club

By Geoff Shackelford HOYLAKE, England -- At first glimpse Royal Liverpool appears as it's been billed for over a century: flattish and far from visually inspiring. But study the contours, bunkering and constantly changing... read more
Tuesday, 7/15/2014 at 7:53AM

Tiger Woods isn't 100 percent yet, but says he's getting closer

By Ryan Herrington HOYLAKE, England -- It's become almost cliche to hear Tiger Woods say how anything less than winning the title at a major championship would be a disappointment. Yet upon listening to him... read more
July 07, 2014

Jarrod Lyle Set To Assess His Game

Back from his battle with leukemia, the Aussie must determine if pro golf is still for him. read more

Live Chat: Talking Golf Equipment at the Open

Welcome to our live chat from the British Open. Our host is Senior Equipment Editor E. Michael Johnson. This chat begins on July 16th at 10:00 am EDT. Be ready to ask questions! read more
July 21, 2014

Mo Martin's Amazing Grace

Gratitude is not an easy state of mind for a touring pro to attain in the heart of his or her competitive career. read more
Monday, 7/14/2014 at 7:24PM

What They Said, What They Meant: Tom Watson Ryder Cup Practice Edition

By Geoff ShackelfordHOYLAKE, England -- Ryder Cup captain Tom Watson was ready to address the light player attendance for U.S. team practice rounds last weekend at Gleneagles. Only Keegan Bradley and Jim Furyk appeared at the Scottish... read more
Monday, 7/14/2014 at 9:06AM

Missing Links: Scottish golfers' concern over independence referendum, and has Tiger or Hoylake changed more since '06?

By John Strege Stories of interest you might have missed… Two months from now is the Scottish independence referendum. “It is no trivial matter for the Scots who play professional golf,” Karen Crouse writes in... read more
Sunday, 7/13/2014 at 3:58PM

Justin Rose and Mo Martin memorably jump start British Open week

By John Strege Justin Rose has momentum on his side, or mo, as its often called, or Mo, as the LPGA would spell it today, after Mo Martin extended that tour's streak of memorable tournaments... read more
July 2014

British Open: 9 Ways To Win The Claret Jug

The keys to winning this year's Open Championship at Hoylake. read more
Wednesday, 7/9/2014 at 3:00PM

This cool mini-documentary might make you look at Ian Poulter in a different light

By Luke Kerr-Dineen Ian Poulter is outspoken, immensely confident (some say arrogant), and he flaunts his wealth. It's no coincidence that he tends to rub people the wrong way.But underneath all that is a... read more
July 09, 2014

Bill Fields: Tony Lema and What Might Have Been

The tragic plane crash that took the life of Tony Lema in 1966 makes the memory of his greatest golf triumph -- a British Open victory 50 years ago at St. Andrews -- all the more bittersweet. read more
July 2014

13 Graying Golfers Who Nearly Won Majors

We look at aging pros who made a run for golf's greatest titles read more
July 02, 2014

Loving and Hating Tiger Woods

The divide between Tiger supporters and Tiger bashers has never been larger -- or more heated. Yet both sides need to do a better job of accepting the truth in the other's arguments. read more
July 07, 2014

Michelle Wie And The Next Big Step

There's a lot to golf greatness, but Wie is still far from being the LPGA's toughest competitor. read more
July 07, 2014

Colin Montgomerie: Making The Most Of A Mulligan

Colin Montgomerie's presence on the Champions Tour has been successful all around. read more
June 30, 2014

Paul Casey: Life On The Mend... Again

Healthy and looking ahead, Paul Casey prepares for fatherhood -- and maybe a Ryder Cup. read more
June 2014

The Obvious And Not-So Obvious Ways Tiger Woods Can Salvage His 2014

Nine ways Woods can walk away from an abbreviated season feeling encouraged about what's ahead read more
June 2014

Best Final Round Duels At Major Championships

At the 1999 U.S. Open at Pinehurst, Payne Stewart and Phil Mickelson went head-to-head in a memorable duel that wasn't won until the final hole. We take a look back at that event and other great Sunday battles at major championships. read more
May 2014

27 Things That Happen At Every Golf Tournament

Every tournament is unique, but don't fool yourself: some things never change. read more

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July 28, 2014

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