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Notebook: Louis Oosthuizen’s back better, still unable to practice much

Getty Images Louis Oosthuizen had two cortisone injections during his week off between the Accenture Match Play and Doral. PALM HARBOR, Fla. – Louis Oosthuizen was worried about his back after losing in the quarterfinals of the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship to eventual winner Jason Day. He’s not out of the woods yet, though he […]

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Notebook: Field strength unaffected by switch to wraparound season

DORAL, Fla. – For all the fretting over how the wraparound season would affect the West Coast Swing or the European Tour, one measurement from the world ranking showed nothing at all.  The eight events – from Kapalua to the Accenture Match Play – offered a total of 386 world ranking points to the winners […]

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Kapalua Notebook: Jordan Spieth ready for a new year, with new goals

Getty Images Jordan Spieth is playing the Hyundai Tournament of Champions after making minor changes to his swing to help him adjust to all the extra golf he’s playing as a professional. KAPALUA, Hawaii – Jordan Spieth can appreciate better than most that life can move pretty fast.  One of his first duties when the […]

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Notebook: Difference in strength of fields between US and Europe grows

Getty Images Ian Poulter doesn’t make every putt, but he remains one of the game’s most vaunted masters of the flat stick. PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – The top 28 players in the world ranking at the end of 2012 were PGA Tour members this year, which made the gap between the PGA Tour and […]

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Notebook: Dustin Johnson hires his brother Austin as his full-time caddie

Getty Images Dustin Johnson (r) and younger brother Austin celebrated after winning the HSBC Champions, and now the Johnson brothers will be working together full-time. PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – Dustin Johnson took his younger brother, Austin, to Scotland twice as his partner in the Dunhill Links Championship in Scotland. He brought him to China […]

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Notebook: Henrik Stenson selected as top golfer by European writers

Getty Images Henrik Stenson was the first choice of nearly two-thirds of Europe’s Association of Golf Writers in their balloting for player of the year among European-born players. THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. – Henrik Stenson has won the Golf Writers Trophy from the Association of Golf Writers, awarded to the top golfer who was born or […]

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Notebook: Guan preparing to defend amateur title that got him into Masters

Getty Images Tianlang Guan will celebrate his 15th birthday throughout his title defense at the Asia-Pacific Amateur. SAN MARTIN, Calif. – Tianlang Guan is gearing up for what he hopes is a return to the Masters.  Guan is defending champion subsequent week at the Asia-Pacific Amateur, to be played at Nanshan International Golf Club in […]

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Notebook: Darren Clarke amongst four worldwide players joining PGA Tour

Getty Photos Darren Clarke is exempt on the PGA Tour through 2016, thanks to his 2011 British Open win. LAKE FOREST, Ill. – Four international players have indicated they will join the PGA Tour next year, such as a familiar face. Darren Clarke returns, exempt through 2016 from his British Open title in 2011. Hideki […]

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Notebook: Two stars make playoff road tougher by skipping very first occasion

Getty Images Zach Johnson will miss the Barclays to go to Chicago for his brother’s wedding. JERSEY CITY, N.J. – Two players are making it a small bit tougher on themselves to qualify for the Tour Championship by skipping the 1st playoff occasion at The Barclays. A single is missing by decision, the other simply […]

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Notebook: Players outdoors leading 125 in FedExCup points jockey for position

Getty Pictures Vijay Singh is on a quick list of players who have in no way missed the FedExCup playoffs but presently are outside the top 125. In the first year of the FedExCup, there was so considerably promotion that Vijay Singh stated he was tired of talking about it even prior to the season […]

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