Golf’s governing bodies approved a rule Tuesday that outlaws the putting stroke used by four of the last six major champions, a move opposed by two major golf organizations that contend long putters are not hurting the game.
It will be held July 17 at Bethpage Black in Farmingdale, the course for the 2002 and 2009 U.S. Open. The tournament is scheduled for the day after the All-Star game at Citi Field in New York.
Keegan Bradley overcame two early bogeys and maintained his lead at the Byron Nelson Championship with 2-under 68 in the third round Saturday.
Tied with Garcia with two holes to play, Woods won by finding land on the last two holes for par to close with a 2-under 70.
Swedish rookie David Lingmerth emerged from the storm clouds to take the lead Saturday in The Players Championship.
The 2013 Masters will be remembered for a variety of crazy storylines. But the positive ones will prevail, thanks to Adam Scott and Angel Cabrera.
A Masters that began so swimmingly for Tiger Woods effectively ended late in the second round, when his near-perfect wedge struck the flagstick at No. 15.
Adam Scott has become the first Australian to win the Masters, beating Angel Cabrera on the second hole of a playoff.
The 14-year-old eighth-grader from China, who is the youngest player to make the cut at the Masters, shot a 3-over par 75 on Sunday.
Woods is very much in the mix for a fifth Green Jacket and fifteenth major championship. He shouldn’t be.
Brandt Snedeker and Angel Cabrera were tied for the lead after the third round of the Masters, a Saturday that will be remembered for Tiger Woods’ penalty.
A controversy involving the top-ranked player in the world turned what should have been a calm, lovely morning into an ugly one and took attention away from third round play.
Woods, who finished Day 2 at 3-under-par, will move down to 1-under on the big board, five strokes out of the lead.
Dustin Johnson and Freddie Couples are the two Americans who stole the early headlines.
Sergio Garcia had an enjoyable day on a course that’s never been one of his favorites. Now comes the hard part: holding it together for another three days.
Photos from the final round of the 2013 Masters.
Photos from Round 3 of The Masters at Augusta National Golf Club.
Photos of the awards ceremony at the Masters in Augusta, GA.