Michelle Wie supports S. Korea in race to host 2014 Winter Olympics

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Michelle Wie is aiming to give South Korea a boost in its bid for the 2014 Winter Olympics. Wie, whose parents are Korean, will be an honorary ambassador for the country's bid to host the Games at the Pyeongchang ski resort. South Korea, which lost an ea… more »

Gulbis to lead Fiesta Bowl Parade; Ernie Els takes aim at Tiger

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LPGA Tour star Natalie Gulbis will be able to add parade grand marshal to her resume in a couple days. Gulbis, who had seven top-10 finishes this season, has been chosen as the grand marshal of the 36th Fort McDowell Fiesta Bowl Parade, held Dec. 30 in P… more »

U.S. President, golf ambassador Gerald Ford dies

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U.S. President Gerald Ford died today at the age of 93. Aside from becoming President during a tumultuous time in U.S. history, Ford's was both an ambassador for the nation, as well as for the game of golf. "Ford was a fantastic athlete who starred on… more »

Tiger Woods named AP's male Athlete of the Year; Ochoa gets women's award

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Putting another feather in his cap after a brilliant 2006 campaign, Tiger Woods was named the Associated Press Male Athlete of the Year. Woods outdistanced San Diego Charger running back Ladanian Tomlinson for the honor ... Despite taking time off fol… more »

Howell to cut back European schedule in 2007; Nick Price commits to three Champions Tour events

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English golfer David Howell recently announced he will play fewer events next season because of a hurt back. This means fewer appearances in Europe, something the European Tour can't be too happy about. Howell got off to an impressive start in 2006, winn… more »

Michelle Wie accepted at Stanford; writers pick Woods, Ochoa, Haas as players of the year

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Making good on one of her promises, 17-year-old Michelle Wie has been accepted to Stanford and said she would enroll in the Fall. "No one really believed me," Wie told the Associated Press. "Now that I got into Stanford ... it was one of my dreams, an… more »

Tiger caps 2006 season with Target World Challenge win; Els gets first 2006 victory at South African Open

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Tiger Woods went into the final round of the Target World Challenge yesterday one stroke behind U.S. Open champion Geoff Ogilvy, but the world's No. 1 golfer shot a 6-under-par 66 to defeat Ogilvy by four shots in the end. The win tops off a tremendous y… more »

Geoff Ogilvy on top at Target as Tiger trails; Lexus Cup goes to Asia

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Geoff Ogilvy shot a 67 to take a one-shot lead going into the final round of the Target World Championship. The U.S. Open champ has a one-shot lead over second-round leader Tiger Woods, after the shot a 70, along with Chris DiMarco (68). ... On the Eu… more »

Tiger the host with most at Target World Challenge while Els lurks in South Africa

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Tiger Woods has a one-shot lead after shooting his second consecutive round of 68 at the Target World Challenge at Sherwood Country Club in Thousand Oaks, Calif. Woods, the host of the event, used two long birdie putts to hold the lead over first-rund le… more »

Stenson ahead at Target World Challenge; Els in four-way tie at South African Open

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Henrik Stenson jumped out to an early lead at the Target World Challenge yesterday, shooting a 6-under-par 66. Tiger Woods and U.S. Open champion Geoff Ogilvy shot a 68, followed by John Daly with a 69 … Ernie Els is in a four-way tie for the lead a… more »

Tiger hosts Target World Challenge; Arizona police seize stolen golf clubs

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World No. 1 Tiger Woods hosts the Target World Challenge this week. The 16-player field at the event, the final tournament of the year in the U.S., primarily comprises players from outside the U.S., showing the strength of international golf … Autho… more »

Woods is PGA Tour player of the year; Casey wins 2006 European Tour Golfer of the Year

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Tiger Woods won his eighth PGA Tour player of the year award yesterday. Woods, who took a two-month break from the tour this season to mourn the death of his father, won eight events. No other player has won the PGA Tour player of the year award, created… more »

U.S. Open the best golf event of 2006; Connecticut PGA Tour stop offers new $6 million purse

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The United States Open at Winged Foot was the best golf tournament of 2006, according to Inside Golf's Gary Van Sickle. It had all the elements of great drama, including a past champion returning to competition after a layoff only to fumble (Tiger Woods)… more »

Germany wins golf World Cup; Quiros shines at Alfred Dunhill Championship

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Germany took home its first World Cup since 1990 yesterday, with the team of Bernhard Langer and Marcel Siem coming back from five shots behind to win the event for their country. The pair shot a 5-under 66 to force Scotland into a playoff, which the Ger… more »

Cink, Henry rally at World Cup; Lonard leads at Australian PGA Championship

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Teammates Stewart Cink and J.J. Henry rallied to get back into contention at the World Cup in Barbados yesterday, finishing with a 5-under-par 66 to get within two shots of the three leaders, Argentina, South Africa and Sweden. Germany and Wales, which w… more »
 
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