Rory McIlroy and Lee Westwood scored convincing third round victories at the WGC World Match Play Championship in Arizona Friday to maintain their hopes of claiming the No. 1 ranking spot this weekend.
Four-time major winner Phil Mickelson entered last week's Pebble Beach tournament without a PGA Tour success since April 2011, but now the American golfer has a chance for his second victory in a week.
Young Japanese golfer Ryo Ishikawa hopes he can give his compatriots hope and encouragement after Friday's devastating earthquake and tsunami by performing well at the World Golf Championship event in the United States.
South African Brandon Pieters took a surprise lead on the first day of the Africa Open, while compatriot and the tournament's highest-ranked player Retief Goosen struggled to find his form on home soil.
Graeme McDowell and Hunter Mahan have been paired together at the PGA Tour's season-opening tournament -- their first meeting since facing each other in the decisive final singles match at the Ryder Cup in October.
Colin Montgomerie is "very proud" to have led Europe to Ryder Cup victory, but is already looking forward to his attempt to qualify for the team as a player for the 2012 match against the United States in Chicago.
The 2010 Ryder Cup match between Europe and the United States was one of the most exciting in the 83-year history of the team golf competition, the outcome decided by the very last match between Graeme McDowell and Hunter Mahan.
It was fortunate for Hunter Mahan that he made a bunch of key putts down the stretch at Firestone, because several times it looked like he either didn't have a pre-set strategy to play the final holes, or if he did, he didn't stick with it.
The 38th Ryder Cup will be held Oct. 1-3, 2010, at The Celtic Manor Resort in City of Newport, Wales. PGA.com Interactive Producer T.J. Auclair provides analysis of the top 10 U.S. players in the latest standings.
England's Lee Westwood stayed calm in the face of a burst of sustained brilliance from Phil Mickelson to lead the American by a shot going into the final round of the U.S. Masters with Tiger Woods four adrift.
Newcomer Hunter Mahan and Justin Leonard led the way for America, with an impressive three and two victory over Henrik Stenson and Paul Casey, as the home side won the opening foursomes 3-1 on the first day of the Ryder Cup at Valhalla.
Defending champion Steve Stricker reeled in overnight leader Hunter Mahan to claim a three-stroke second-round lead at The Barclays tournament in New Jersey as world number three Padraig Harrington missed the cut.
This week brings a change in the Golf Power Rankings. Our old formula worked well, but perhaps too well as it mirrored the FedEx Cup points list and the money list very closely. In order to bring something new to the table and add a little volatility the ranking will now reflect the 10 players who've earned the most FedEx Cup points over the previous six weeks, therefore providing an accurate snapshot of who's playing the best at the current time.
Tim Finchem was asked if The Players was a major earlier this week. After saying that he's been asked that for 13 years, and that he's been consistent on the matter, the PGA Tour's commissioner artfully dodged the question. (Although this fact pretty much sums up the Tour's position: the winner of the Players gets as many FedEx Cup points as the winner of any of the four majors.)