J.B. Holmes took four minutes, 10 seconds to hit a shot? Yes, and the backlash was predictable

LA JOLLA, Calif. — A jury of his peers did not deliberate long, unlike J.B. Holmes, who deliberated long enough to bring the wrath of its verdict down on him. The verdict was guilty. Holmes was guilty of slow play at a critical moment—on the 72nd hole of the Farmers Insurance Open on Sunday. Guilty, intentionally or ... More

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Tiger’s return raises a familiar question: Is the golf world too fixated on him?

LA JOLLA, Calif. — Early Sunday morning, the tide swelled high along the bluffs at Torrey Pines and a sea of people swept toward the 10th hole of the South Course, drawn by one man's gravitational pull. It had been like this all week at the tournament-within-a-tournament otherwise known as the 2018 Farmers Insurance ... More

Spieth: ‘A bit too soon’ to judge any new era

SHANGHAI - Jordan Spieth wore a black tunic with red trim around the collar to take part in a Chinese drum ceremony late Tuesday afternoon just as the Shanghai skyline began to glow with lights behind him and three other top players. This was the traditional photo opportunity to kick off the HSBC Champions. One observer ... More

Eyes on NCAAs after Illinois, USC win East Lake Cup

ATLANTA – They call him “Big Body Burge,” partly because the 6-foot, 185-pounder is a beast in the weight room, but mostly because he mashes the ball off the tee – he’s longer than any player in college golf. The problem Illinois senior Alex Burge occasionally encounters, of course, is that those big blasts ... More

Horschel (back) withdraws from WGC-HSBC

After making the lengthy trip to China, Billy Horschel has withdrawn from the WGC-HSBC Champions, according to an AP report. Horschel reportedly "tweaked" his back in Florida before departing for Shanghai, and after stretching to prepare for a Tuesday practice More