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Rory McIlroy Signs Deal with Nike

Rory McIlroy Signs Deal with Nike

Matthew Lewis/Getty Images(ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates) — Rory McIlroy will be showcasing the Swoosh on his golf clubs this week at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship, after the Northern Irishman signed a five-year deal with Nike on Monday.
The …

Obama Golfing in Hawaii with Pal Arrested in Prostitution Sting

Obama Golfing in Hawaii with Pal Arrested in Prostitution Sting

SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images(HONOLULU) — Taking a break from the fiscal cliff negotiations, President Obama spent the first day of his holiday vacation golfing with friends and aides, including longtime pal Bobby Titcomb, who was arrested last year on s…

Sergio Garcia Wins Johor Open

Sergio Garcia Wins Johor Open

Khalid Redza/Asian Tour/Asian Tour via Getty Images(JOHOR, Malaysia) — Sergio Garcia won the rain-shortened Johor Open at Horizon Hills on Sunday by three strokes over Jonathan Moore.The 32-year-old Garcia began the day by birding seven of the first n…

Tour Rookie Daniel Popovic Wins The Australian PGA

Tour Rookie Daniel Popovic Wins The Australian PGA

Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images(COOLUM, Australia) — Tour Rookie Daniel Popovic won the Australian PGA at the Palmer Coolum resort on Sunday by four strokes over Rod Pampling and Anthony Brown.The 26-year-old Popovic entered the final round atop the lead…

Tom Watson Thrilled to be Ryder Cup Captain

Tom Watson Thrilled to be Ryder Cup Captain

Michael Cohen/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Age is only a number.  That’s how Tom Watson feels after being named the 2014 Ryder Cup Captain for the Americans.
Watson, 63, is an eight-time major winner who won four of his five Open Championships …

USGA to Ban Anchored Strokes

USGA to Ban Anchored Strokes

Scott Barbour/Getty Images(THOUSAND OAKS, Calif.) — The USGA is proposing to ban long and belly putters, a stroke that has been used by the last five major champions, the association announced on Wednesday.
The new rule would go into effect in 2016. I…

Rory McIlroy Wins Dubai World Championship

Rory McIlroy Wins Dubai World Championship

KARIM SAHIB/AFP/Getty Images(DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Rory McIlroy capped off a huge year with a win at the Dubai World Championship on Sunday. 
The 23-year-old Northern Irishman finished with a six-under par round of 66 in the final round,…

Charlie Beljan Wins Final PGA Tournament

Charlie Beljan Wins Final PGA Tournament

Sam Greenwood/Getty Images(LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla.) — Charlie Beljan ended his crazy weekend at Disney with a two-shot win at the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Classic on Sunday.
Beljan had been taken to the hospital after Friday’s second round,…

19-Year-Old Matteo Manassero Wins Singapore Open

19-Year-Old Matteo Manassero Wins Singapore Open

Stuart Franklin/Getty Images(SINGAPORE) — 19-year-old Matteo Manassero defeated Louis Oosthuizen with an eagle on the third playoff hole to capture the Singapore Open on Sunday. Both competitors finished the final round tied at 13 under after Oosthuiz…

Nick Watney Wins CIMB Classic In Malaysia

Nick Watney Wins CIMB Classic In Malaysia

Stanley Chou/Getty Images(KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia) — Nick Watney won the CIMB Classic in Malaysia on Sunday, shooting a 61 in the final round to win the event by one stroke over Robert Garrigus and Bo Van Pelt.The 31-year-old Watney tied for the lead o…

Pettersen Wins The HanaBank Championship

Pettersen Wins The HanaBank Championship

Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images(INCHEON, South Korea) — Suzann Pettersen won the HanaBank Championship on Sunday, sinking a five-foot birdie putt on the third playoff hole to defeat Catriona Matthew. The 31-year-old Pettersen took a seven stroke lead into…

Scoreboard Roundup – 10/7/12

Scoreboard Roundup – 10/7/12

Brian D. Kersey/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — MLB: ALDS: The Detroit Tigers (2-0) walked off on the Oakland Athletics (0-2), 5-4.
The New York Yankees (1-0) walloped the Baltimore Orioles (0-1), 7-2
NLDS: The Washington Nationals (1-0) rallied past the St….

Europeans Snag Ryder Cup Victory From Americans at Medinah

Europeans Snag Ryder Cup Victory From Americans at Medinah

David Cannon/Getty Images(MEDINAH, Ill.) — The Ryder Cup is staying with Europe. Heading into Sunday down 10 to 6, the Europeans stormed back at the Medinah Country Club in Illinois and finalized the victory when Martin Kaymer nailed a six-foot birdie…

Scoreboard Roundup – 9/28/12

Scoreboard Roundup – 9/28/12

Getty Images/ Hemera(NEW YORK) –  MLB:  The Cincinnati Reds (95-62) shut-out the Pittsburgh Pirates (76-81), 1-0 behind a no-hitter from Homer Bailey.
The Miami Marlins (67-90) reeled in the Philadelphia Phillies (78-79), 2-1.
The New York M…

McIlroy Wins BMW Championship

McIlroy Wins BMW Championship

Scott Halleran/Getty Images(CARMEL, Ind.) — Rory McIlroy is certainly on a roll.
The youngester from Northern Ireland shot a 5-under 67 in the final round of the BMW Championship to win his second straight FedEx Cup playoff event.
“The more you put yo…

Love Selects Final Four US Ryder Cup Players

Love Selects Final Four US Ryder Cup Players

Neilson Barnard/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — U.S. Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III selected Jim Furyk, Dustin Johnson, Brandt Snedeker and Steve Stricker to complete his 12-man squad Tuesday.
“There was a lot of guys that played a lot of really great golf…

McIlroy Wins Deutsche Bank Championship

McIlroy Wins Deutsche Bank Championship

Jim Rogash/Getty Images(NORTON, Mass.) – Rory McIlroy overcame a deficit, then hung on for the victory.
McIlroy won the Deutsche Bank Championship on Monday after shooting a 4-under 67 to edge Louis Oosthuizen by one stroke for his third PGA Tou…

Oosthuizen Shoots 8-Under In Third Round, Sets Records

Oosthuizen Shoots 8-Under In Third Round, Sets Records

Warren Little/Getty Images(NORTON, Mass.) — Louis Oosthuizen had a round to remember in Massachusets.
The South African shot a 8-under 63 in the third round of the Deutshe Bank Championship on Sunday. During the round he hit seven straight birdies, a …

Scoreboard Roundup – 8/26/12

Scoreboard Roundup – 8/26/12

Getty Images/ Hemera(NEW YORK) — MLB: The New York Yankees (74-53) doubled up the Cleveland Indians (55-72), 4-2.
The Detroit Tigers (69-58) up-ended the Los Angeles Angels (66-62), 5-2.
The Boston Red Sox (61-67) slipped past the Kansas City Royals (…

Augusta National Admits First Two Female Members

Augusta National Admits First Two Female Members

Jamie Squire/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and South Carolina financier Darla Moore will become the first females to wear a green jacket in October.
Augusta National chairman Billy Payne announced Monday that Rice…

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