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May 2012


Dustin Johnson returns amid drug test rumors
5/31/2012
With an enforced 11 weeks off from golf with a back injury, Dustin Johnson might have thought his time off from the game he loves would have been bad enough. But then the rumours started.Dark murmerings of failed drug tests and drug rehab began to pop on the blogosphere, impugning DJ's character, w... view

Tom Watson honoured by Memorial Tournament
5/30/2012
Eight-time major winner Tom Watson was announced as the 2012 Memorial Tournament honoree at a ceremony on Wednesday.Not only a friend of Memorial founder Jack Nicklaus, he was also one of his fiercest opponents, indeed two of his most memorable major championship victories came in tightly fought he... view

Lefty to buy Padres?
5/29/2012
Four-time major champion Phil Mickelson is a heavyweight name when it comes to golf, but now he's looking to make a splash in another sporting discipline with an audacious bid to buy the San Diego Padres.A San Diego native, Mickelson was a fan of the baseball team in his youth and has committed to... view

ZJ does it for Caddie's late father at Colonial
5/28/2012
Just 10 days after Damon Green's father passed away from stomach cancer, he was back on the bags with his pro Zach Johnson as they won yet another Colonial Title at Fort Worth."He wanted to be here, he felt like his dad wanted him to be here," Johnson about his caddie of 10 years. "I think he's the... view

Kevin Na working on losing the wiggle
5/25/2012
Wiggling, plodding and slow that became the story of Kevin Na's Players Championship a fortnight ago. His snail play round the course was such that it almost overshadowed Matt Kuchar's emotional victory at Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida.It became the hot topic in the golf world with everyone from Tiger... view

McIlroy: "I'm the best in the world"
5/24/2012
Rory McIlroy is not only officially recognised as the current best player in the world by the official World Golf Rankings, he's starting to believe it too."I think maybe after [winning the US Open at] Congressional last year, I started thinking of myself as definitely one of the elite players,'' M... view

Cheyenne Woods signs up with Uncle Tiger
5/23/2012
The Woods family are set to welcome another professional golfer into the family with the news that Tiger's niece Cheyenne Woods has signed up with her uncle's agent as she moves onto the LPGA Tour.Cheyenne, 21, is Wake Forest University's all-time top scorer, boasting an average of 73.31 over four... view

Britney Spears takes up Golf
5/22/2012
After the recent revelation that Justin Bieber heads to the driving range to relax, another icon of the pop world has been outed as a golfing aficionado: Britney Spears has picked up the game.The singer known for hits like "Hit Me Baby One More Time" and "Oops I did It Again" is certainly doing her... view

Duf's got the stuff at Byron Nelson
5/21/2012
Jason Dufner's whirlwind fourweeks just keeps getting more Hollywood.The man most known for blowing a four-stroke lead with four holes to play in the PGA Championship in what would have been his maiden Tour win, has now won two PGA events in a month after adding the Byron Nelson Championship to his... view

Snedeker wins Match Play with borrowed clubs
5/18/2012
An emergency landing in the mid-Atlantic three days before, lost luggage and clubs, a back-up driver borrowed from a fellow pro, and irons and putter from a pro shop. Brandt Snedeker's preparation for his World Match Play Championship opener against Danish veteran Thomas Bjorn to say the least coul... view

Haney: Tiger's game is full of holes
5/17/2012
Tiger Woods least favourite biographer is back having his say on the state of his game, as former coach Hank Haney laid into Woods's recent dismal performances at Quail Hollow and the Players Championship where he missed the cut and tied for 40th place respectively.Haney pinpointed Tiger's woes wit... view

Woods adds to schedule in a bid to find form
5/16/2012
Still marooned on 14 major titles and four short of Nicklaus's record, Tiger Woods has upped his workload in a bid to return to winning ways this season.A win at the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill had promised a return to form, but subsequent dismal showings at Quail Hollow, the U.S. Master... view

Golfsmith snapped up in $96.5 Million Deal!
5/15/2012
Canadian golf retail giant Golf Town have signalled their intentions for increased US presence with the purchase of Austin-based franchise Golfsmith for $96.5 million on Monday.The Toronto based company will pay $6.10 per share in cash for Golfsmith International Holdings Inc. which boasts 85 store... view

Matt Kuchar lifts Players Championship trophy
5/14/2012
Matt Kuchar nabbed his first win in two years on Sunday, and it was a big one: The Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass.Drawing upon his 14 years of Tour experience, the 33-year-old veteran Kuchar was able to hold off a determined charge by the orange-clad young superstar Rickie Fowler, fresh off h... view

Mickelson to host military charity golf event
5/10/2012
Phil Mickelson has announced he will be hosting a one-off golf event on Nov 30 - Dec 1 at the TPC Swagrass course to benefit military charities.Mickelson will host the Military Appreciation Gala and Pro-Am Chairty Golf Tournament with a plethora of his fellow Hall of Famers.A 36-Hole tournament, Mi... view

Woods fires back at critics ahead of Players
5/9/2012
Tiger Woods is looking to make up for his missed cut at Quail Hollow last week with a morale-boosting performance at the Players Championship Thursday.Despite winning the Arnold Palmer Invitational in March, Woods is suffering a mini-slump in form with his worst finish ever at Augusta, as he tied f... view

Lefty inducted into World Golf Hall of Fame
5/8/2012
Phil Mickelson was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame Monday Night, along with Scotland's two-time major champion Sandy Lyle.Following Ernie Els election to the Hall in 2011, this marks the second consecutive year in which a currently active top 20 player has been invited to join the other 1... view

Fowler wins maiden PGA title at Quail Hollow
5/7/2012
Rickie Fowler won a three-way play-off that included World No1 Rory McIlroy to win the Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow.DA Points joined the pair of 23-year-olds after the trio finished on 14 under for the tournament, but Fowler was the only one to birdie the replayed 18th hole for the titl... view

Bubba skips Players for family time
5/4/2012
Last year they missed out on Rory McIlroy and Lee Westwood, this year The Players Championship have lost out on Bubba Watson, with the news that the recently-jacketed Masters champions will be skipping the event to spend quality time with his family."The Players is one of the best weeks of the year... view

Lawrie skips US Open for Ryder Cup dream
5/3/2012
Former British Open winner Paul Lawrie won't be seeking to add to his sole major championship at the Olympic Club, after he told press he would be skipping the U.S. Open.''My record in the U.S. Open is not good and I understand that it is a major, but I feel I have more chance of playing well at th... view

Alligator attacks senior citizen at golf course
5/2/2012
Some water hazards are more appropriately named than others, take the one at Florida's Lake Ashton Golf and Country Club, it's got alligators with a taste for more than mis-hit golf balls.75-year-old Albert Miller nearly found just how much.After finding the water from the 15th green, Miller went o... view

Bubba's drive leaves it's mark again - on a fan!
5/1/2012
Bubba Watson fan Radd Leonard wanted to see his hero's big hook drive more than anything. He got to see alright, he even got to feel it first-hand!In the second round of the Zurich Classic, Watson unleashed one of his crushing tee-shots on the second hole. It didn't find the fairway first off, but... view

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