No wins for Wie, but a sculpture instead; Donald Trump boosts a pro golf tour

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Michelle Wie may not have a professional victory on her resume yet, but she has just about everything else. Especially now that Dunham Hills Golf Club in Harland, Mich., has put up a statue of her ... The U.S. Pro Golf Tour is getting a big boost now… more »

Annika Sorenstam wins the U.S. Women's Open in playoff over Pat Hurst

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It's time to start updating those Annika Sorenstam biographies. After easily beating Pat Hurst in an 18-hole playoff, Sorenstam has won the U.S. Women's Open ... The victor was the third U.S. Women's Open title for Sorenstam and gives her 10 majors to… more »

Annika Sorenstam, Pat Hurst prepare for U.S. Open playoff while J.J. Henry has a good weekend

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Annika Sorenstam and Pat Hurst were the only players to reach level par at the U.S. Women's Open, and now they'll have to play 18 more holes in a playoff to decide the winner. And the playoff will start at 9 a.m. EST ... Michelle Wie was in contention… more »

Annika on top of U.S. Women's Open while Michelle Wie lurks: Is a new rivalry ready to start?

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There will be a marathon 36-hole finale to decide the U.S. Women's Open. Annika Sorenstam starts the day on top at 2-under, with Pat Hurst, 19-year-old amateur Jane Park and Korea's Shi Hyun Ahn one shot back ... Michelle Wie's dreams of making the U.… more »

Michelle Wie stays in luxury, Darren Stiles has the lead, while Palmer and the Shark drop out

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Michelle Wie is staying in luxury for the U.S. Women's Open, as the former owner of the Hartford Whalers has opened up his compound to her and her family ... Darren Stiles has shot two consecutive rounds of 66 to take the lead going into the weekend a… more »

U.S. Women's Open: Annika on top, Michelle Wie stays solid and amateurs have their hour

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A breezy day in Newport, R.I., saw Annika Sorenstam among the leaders of the U.S. Women's Open after she shot a 2-under 69 ... A day that saw her score two birdies, a bogey and 15 pars showed that Michelle Wie can play U.S. Open golf, as she sits one… more »

Fog has U.S. Women's Open delayed: will wetness help Michelle Wie, or a South Korean star?

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The start of the U.S. Women's Open was delayed by fog. Play will start on Friday, and the players will play a 36-hole finale on Sunday ... Will Michelle Wie's long-hitting abilities help her in wet conditions at the U.S. Women's Open ? ... Eight ye… more »

Michelle Wie's putter a popular topic; Fred Couples wins, while Tiger will defend

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Michelle Wie is having her say, but others are as well. And a lot of the Wie talk heading into the U.S. Women's Open is regarding her putter ... Fred Couples birdied the final hole to continue his strong 2006 campaign by winning the ING Par-3 Shootout… more »

PGA announces a $10 million playoff payoff, while the Ryder Cup faces a labor dispute

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The PGA has announced its plan for a 2007 four-event playoff that will see the winner get a serious payoff - $10 million to be exact ... It's possible that the Ryder Cup could be inconvenienced, as greenkeepers at its venue -- Ireland's K Club -- coul… more »

Iran releases its big plans, Hilton Head hugs trees and Ben Curtis finally gets his win

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Here's some non-controversial news from Iran: They plan to build the biggest golf course in the Middle East ... In Hilton Head, the Sea Marsh Course at Sea Pines is looking to start a major reconstruction plan, but is running into trouble from those w… more »

PGA inks BMW, SI lists U.S. Open facts and the price of golf goes up in San Diego

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The PGA's new playoff tournament got a boost when it signed automotive giant BMW as a sponsor ... Sports Illustrated has put together some interesting facts for the U.S. Women's Open, including the fact that Meg Mallon's 2004 Open win was the last LPG… more »

Ben Curtis waits, Jeong Jang wins and Michelle Wie is discussed

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Ben Curtis has waited to win a golf tournament since the 2003 British Open. He'll have to wait a little more as a rain delay has forced Curtis to take his eight-shot lead into Monday ... With the LPGA's U.S. Open coming to their neck of the woods, the… more »

Colin Montgomerie, Ben Curtis and Shi Hyun Ahn looking for big victories

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Colin Montgomerie is showing that his effort at the U.S. Open was no fluke and that his game really is baqck in form, as he leads the Johnnie Walker Championship after two rounds ... Ben Curtis is leading the Booz Allen Classic after two rounds. Curti… more »

Canada sees a golf boom while a Scotsman gets lucky, plus putting tips

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In Canada, golf is growing like a wildfire, with a 20 percent increase in players from 2001 to 2005 ... Chris Tugwell is a Scotsman who got his first hole-in-one at Bruntsfield Golf Course near Edinburgh recently. Then, five holes later, he got his se… more »

Geoff Ogilvy to become a daddy, Colin Montgomerie enjoys being divorced and Florida suffers a loss

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Geoff Ogilvy may be taking some time off golf with a baby on its way in October ... Colin Montgomerie says his recent divorce may have helped him on the golf course even though it really hurt his bank book ... In Florida, they're saddened by the l… more »