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Tiger Woods will be Ryder Cup pick ‘if he’s healthy and playing well,’ says Tom Watson

Getty Images Tiger Woods, Tom Watson, John Daly and Fred Couples at the 1996 Skins Game at Rancho La Quinta Country Club in La Quinta, Calif. So does American captain Tom Watson want Tiger Woods on his Ryder Cup team? The answer is yes, of course, with a caveat: as long as he’s playing well. […]

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NCAA Champion Cameron Wilson on Tiger Woods, Jordan Spieth and playing the PGA Tour

Andrew Redington/Getty Images Cameron Wilson watches his tee shot alongside Tiger Woods during a practice round prior to the 2012 U.S. Open at the Olympic Club in San Francisco. Stanford senior Cameron Wilson launched his professional career in style when he won the NCAA individual title at Prairie Dunes earlier this week. Wilson, the son […]

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Congressional playing much more like U.S. Open than AT&T National

Patrick McDermott / Getty Images Roberto Castro effectively avoided the deep rough for most of his round. BETHESDA, Md. — If there is a single word that represents Thursday at the AT&ampT National, it is “penal.” That is what all the players are saying about the rough here at Bethesda that is playing much more […]

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U.S. Masters – Kaymer is playing with Mickelson and Oosthuizen

Martin Kaymer begins at the U.S. Masters in Augusta in a flight with three-time winner Phil Mickelson (USA) and the globe ranking sixth Louis Oosthuizen of South Africa.

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Playing for group and nation tends to make the Ryder Cup golf’s most compelling rivalry

TANNEN MAURY / EPA The 2012 Ryder Cup begins Friday at Medinah. The following is the introduction to the new Sports Illustrated E-book, Golf’s Greatest Rivalry: The Five Most Memorable Ryder Cups. Far more details on the book and how to download it is right here. For years now the Ponte Vedra deskmen in their […]

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As Webb Simpson and others can attest, playing the week right after winning a huge 1 is by no means easy

The sparkly threesome of Keegan Bradley, Bubba Watson and Webb Simpson was producing the turn last Thursday at Hartford. There they were, the winners of the last 3 majors, employing towels to sop the sweat off their arms. Simpson, the newly crowned U.S. Open champ, was wearing lime-green pants and drinking pink water. Watson and […]

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Americans all smiles after Presidents Cup win earned by playing loose

MELBOURNE, Australia — Seeking happier than he has all year, Tiger Woods slipped into the gallery for high fives and back slaps whilst wearing a green cap that he borrowed from the “Fanatics,” the renowned cheer squad that shows up at Australia’s largest sporting events. Jim Furyk soon joined him, a green-and-yellow Aussie jersey slipped […]

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