Allenby leads at Bob Hope Chrysler Classic; LPGA's Sybase Classic gets new home

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Robert Allenby holds a two-shot lead at the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic, shooting a spectacular 9-under-par 63 yesterday. Tied for second were Mark Calcavecchia and Craig Kanada. Phil Mickelson started his 2007 season with a 70 … The LPGA's Sybase Cla… more »

Mickelson brings new swing to 2007 PGA season; Lopez getting laughs at Bob Hope Classic

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Phil Mickelson will begin his 2007 season at this week's Bob Hope Chrysler Classic in Palm Springs, California, with a slightly different swing. The world's No. four golfer made changes to his swing in the off season to eliminate a tendency to hit tee sh… more »

Phil Mickelson to build NC golf course; Europe spanks Asia in Royal Trophy win

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World No. four ranked-golfer Phil Mickelson aims to design a golf course in western North Carolina. Mickelson reportedly plans to build a course in a more than 3,000-acre development near Asheville, N.C., called RiverRock ... Europe handily defeated A… more »

Paul Goydos wins Sony Open; Team Nicklaus-Watson come out ahead at Champions Skins Game

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After 11 years, Paul Goydos is back in the winner's circle. Goydos shot a final round 3-under-par 67 yesterday to win the Sony Open, defeating Charles Howell III and Luke Donald by one stroke … 'I never felt like I was going to win," said Goydos, wh… more »

Tad Fujikawa climbs Sony leaderboard as Howell III leads

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At just 16, Tad Fujikawa is having a dream tournament at the Sony Open in Hawaii. Following making the cut, the Hawaiian teen went out and shot his second consecutive 66 to put him within four shots of the lead heading to the final round of the event tha… more »

Luke Donald takes lead at Sony Open while Michelle Wie shoots 78

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Luke Donald went into the clubhouse at 7-under with a one-shot lead over K.J. Choi after the first round of the Sony Open. Will MacKenzie and Jim Furyk were tied for third. Michelle Wie, in her latest outing against male players, shot an 8-over 78 and wa… more »

Verizon Heritage ups purse; Tiger Woods receives Charlie Bartlett Award

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This year's Verizon Heritage champion will earn $18,000 more than last year's winner, as the event's organizers are raising the first-place prize to $972,000. The organizers have increased the purse at the event by $100,000 to $5.4 million … Tiger W… more »

Tiger Woods the tops when it comes to making money

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Tiger Woods continues his dominance on and off the golf course, as a recent Golf Digest article names him the No. 1 earner in golf, having pocketed an estimated $99 million in 2006 ... The Sony Open is off to a slow start in Hawaii after officials can… more »

Singh tied for lead at Mercedes-Benz Championship; GWAA honors Harmon family

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Vijay Singh made six birdies for a 4-under-par 69 at the Mercedes-Benz Championship in Hawaii yesterday, putting him in a five-way tie for the lead. The event, which Stuart Appleby has won the last three years, is the PGA Tour season opener … The Go… more »

PGA Tour winner Massengale dies at 69; Ben Crenshaw, Raymond Floyd to play in MasterCard Championship

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Two-time PGA Tour winner Don Massengale died Tuesday of a heart attack. He was 69. On tour from 1960 to 1970, Massengale won the Bing Crosby National Pro-Am and the Canadian Open in 1966. He also had two wins on the Champions Tour … Ben Crenshaw, Ra… more »

Michelle Wie should take a break from men's golf events, Appleby says; PGA Tour players mixed on FedExCup

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Stuart Appleby said yesterday that Michelle Wie should stop playing in men's golf tournaments until her game is more developed. The 17-year-old Wie has missed the cut in 11 of 12 men's events she's started … "She should just let it go for now and co… more »

Appleby pursues fourth straight PGA opener Mercedes-Benz Championship

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Australian golfer Stuart Appleby will be going for his fourth consecutive Mercedes-Benz Championship this week. If Appleby wins the season-opening event in Hawaii, which both Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson are sitting out of, he will become the first pla… more »

Tiger Woods and wife Elin expecting first child

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Tiger Woods and wife Elin announced that they are expecting their first child, according to Mark Soltau at GolfDigest.com. It will be the first child for Woods, 30, and the former Elin Nordegren, who turns 27 on Jan. 1. The couple were engaged in Nov… more »

Tiger Woods will skip Mercedes-Benz Championship; Palmer and Ali honorary captains at the Orange Bowl

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FedExCup or no, Tiger Woods has announced he will be skipping the PGA Tour's opening tournament in 2007, as he will not play in the Mercedes-Benz Championship. Woods, who also skipped the Tour Championship, said he didn't feel he had time to get his game… more »

PGA Tour pays tribute to President Ford; Adam Scott to be hot in 2007

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The PGA Tour released yesterday a warm tribute to U.S. President and golfer Gerald Ford, who died Tuesday at 93 years old. Ford developed into something of an ambassador to the game of golf … "In addition to all his well-documented public accomplish… more »
 
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