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Obama Plays First Round of Golf Since Sequester Cuts

Obama Plays First Round of Golf Since Sequester Cuts

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) –  President Obama spent his Saturday on the golf course at Andrews Air Force Base, his first trip to the links since the sequester cuts took effect on March 1.Obama was joined on the course by…

Tiger Woods Wins At Bay Hill, Regains No. 1 Ranking

Tiger Woods Wins At Bay Hill, Regains No. 1 Ranking

David Cannon/Getty Images(ORLANDO, FL) –  Tiger Woods is No. 1 in the world once more.
After the conclusion of the tournament was postponed Sunday due to inclement weather, Woods came back on Monday to earn a two-shot victory at the Arnold Palm…

Tiger Woods Focused on Reclaiming No. 1 Spot

Tiger Woods Focused on Reclaiming No. 1 Spot

Stuart Franklin/Getty Images(ORLANDO) — Tiger Woods will look to reclaim the World No. 1 spot this weekend at the Arnold Palmer Invitational starting on Thursday.
Woods announced this week via his Facebook and Twitter page that he is dating Olympic sk…

Streelman Wins Tampa Bay Championship

Streelman Wins Tampa Bay Championship

Sam Greenwood/Getty Images(PALM HARBOR, Fla.) — Kevin Streelman finally won on the PGA Tour.
Streelman won the Tampa Bay Championship on Sunday to capture his first PGA Tour victory after 153 starts.
He shot 67 on his final round to beat out Boo Weekl…

Tiger Woods Rolls to Victory at Doral

Tiger Woods Rolls to Victory at Doral

Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images(DORAL, Fla.) — Tiger Woods shot a 1-under 71 en route to winning the W-G-C Cadillac Championship at Doral Sunday.
Woods finished the tournament 19-under two strokes better than runner up Steve Stricker.
Speaking of Stricker, …

Tiger Woods Tied for the Lead at Doral

Tiger Woods Tied for the Lead at Doral

Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images(DORAL, Fla.) — Tiger Woods made nine birdies in the opening round of the WGC-Cadillac Championship on Thursday, to finish 6-under at 66. The 14-time major champion is in a five-way tie atop the leader board along with defendi…

Rory McIlroy Sorry for Walking Off at Honda Classic

Rory McIlroy Sorry for Walking Off at Honda Classic

Stuart Franklin/Getty Images(DORAL, Fla.) — Rory McIlroy promised that he will never walk off the golf course again on Wednesday.  McIlroy addressed the media and took responsibility for his actions during last week’s Honda Classic in which he le…

Jack Nicklaus Backs Tiger Woods

Jack Nicklaus Backs Tiger Woods

Stuart Franklin/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — He may not be as dominant as he once was, but legendary golfer Jack Nicklaus still believes that Tiger Woods will break his record for most professional majors won.While at the Honda classic over the weekend, N…

Michael Thompson Wins Honda Classic

Michael Thompson Wins Honda Classic

Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images(PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla.) — The first PGA Tour win for Michael Thompson didn’t come easy.
Thompson held off Geoff Ogilvy and shot a one-under-69 to win the Honda Classic at PGA National on Sunday.
“This week was magical,” Tho…

Stacy Lewis Wins HSBC Women’s Champions

Stacy Lewis Wins HSBC Women’s Champions

Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images(SINGAPORE) — Stacy Lewis won the HSBC Women’s Champions on Sunday by one stroke over Na Yeon Choi of South Korea.
The 28-year-old Lewis finished the final round one-under 71, despite bogeying the 15th and 17th hole. Sh…

Rory McIlroy Withdraws from Honda Classic

Rory McIlroy Withdraws from Honda Classic

Stuart Franklin/Getty Images(PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla.) — Rory McIlroy withdrew from the Honda Classic on Friday after hitting his second shot into the water on the par-5 18th hole.
The defending Honda Classic champion was 7 over after making a double-…

Woods & McIlroy Trail at Honda Classic

Woods & McIlroy Trail at Honda Classic

Stuart Franklin/Getty Images(PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla.) — Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy each shot an opening round even-par 70 at the Honda Classic on Thursday, putting them six shots back of leader Camilo Villegas.The 37-year-old Woods began the day on…

Rory McIlroy Prepares To Defend Honda Classic Title

Rory McIlroy Prepares To Defend Honda Classic Title

Stuart Franklin/Getty Images(PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla.) — The Honda Classic will tee off on Thursday at the PGA National Resort and Spa in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.  Rory McIlroy comes into the tournament as the defending champion, having beat …

Matt Kuchar Wins the WGC-Match Play Championship

Matt Kuchar Wins the WGC-Match Play Championship

Andy Lyons/Getty Images(MARANA, Ariz.) — Matt Kuchar defeated defending champion Hunter Mahan 2-and-1 to win the WGC-Match Play Championship Sunday.
“I’m not sure I can explain how excited I am to have won this tournament,” Kuchar said. “Match play I…

Tiger Woods & Rory McIlroy Eliminated From Match Play

Tiger Woods & Rory McIlroy Eliminated From Match Play

Thinkstock(MARANA, Ariz.) — Tiger Woods and Rory McIlory were ousted from the opening round of the WGC: Accenture Match Play Championship on Thursday.Charles Howell III eliminated Woods, 2 and 1, with a birdie on the 16th hole followed by a par on 17….

Tiger Woods: Obama Has ‘Amazing Touch’ on Golf Course

Tiger Woods: Obama Has ‘Amazing Touch’ on Golf Course

JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — When Tiger Woods is your teammate, it’s hard to lose.  Still, President Obama has a pretty good game, according to the world’s second-ranked golfer.Obama and Woods played golf over Presidents’ Day weeken…

Tiger Woods Prepares For Match Play

Tiger Woods Prepares For Match Play

Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images(MARANA, Ariz.) — Tiger Woods is set to tee off in this week’s WGC: Accenture Match Play Championship at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Club as he prepares for The Masters in April.The 14-time major champion has won the event …

President Obama, Tiger Woods Play Golf Together

President Obama, Tiger Woods Play Golf Together

JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images(PALM CITY, Fla.) — President Obama is in the middle of spending a three-day weekend at a posh Florida golf and yacht club. And if taking private training lessons on the links from Tiger Woods’ old coach Saturday wasn…

Shin Wins The Australian Women’s Golf Open

Shin Wins The Australian Women’s Golf Open

Stefan Postles/Getty Images(CANBERRA, Australia) — Two-time British Open champion Jiyai Shin of South Korea captured the Australian Women’s Golf Open on Sunday by two strokes over world No. 1 Yani Tseng. Entering the final round, Shin was tied a…

President Obama Gets Golf Lessons from Tiger Woods’ Old Coach

President Obama Gets Golf Lessons from Tiger Woods’ Old Coach

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(PALM CITY, Fla.) — President Obama is spending his President’s Day weekend in an upscale coastal community for a golf getaway with friends. But he isn’t spending his three days in the Sunshine State…

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