Jack Nicklaus, arguably the greatest ever to play the game, will hit a milestone on Tuesday: his 80th birthday. But even as he officially becomes an octogenarian, Jack and his life on and off the golf course seem as big as ever. The best gift we can give him, writes Ron Green Jr., is our continued gratitude and appreciation for Jack being Jack all these 80 years.
Andrew Landry didn’t make it easy on himself, losing a six-stroke lead with six holes to play, but birdies at the two finishing holes Sunday allowed him to win the PGA Tour’s American Express tournament by two strokes ahead of fast-closing Abraham Ancer in La Quinta, Calif.
With a two-stroke victory at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship on Sunday, Lee Westwood became the second man to achieve stroke-play victories on the European Tour in four different decades.
All last week, Westwood showed what he had learned from playing top-class golf for more than a quarter century. He showed that hard work had paid off, writes John Hopkins..
With a birdie Monday morning on the seventh playoff hole, Mexico's Gaby López won the LPGA's Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions, defeating Japan’s Nasa Hataoka. The playoff had been suspended after five holes Sunday because of darkness.
The Tournament of Champions event is bringing a chill, celebrity vibe to the women's game, writes Steve Eubanks.
The Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship went mostly well for Brooks Koepka, who was coming back after aggravating a knee injury last fall, and not so well for Bryson DeChambeau.
The PGA Tour’s new pace-of-play policy will go into effect at the RBC Heritage in April with a fresh emphasis on how long it takes individuals to play and with a heightened emphasis on penalties, both financial and strokes lost.
Abel Gallegos, a 17-year-old Argentine golfer who looks like he could play rugby with equal aplomb, won the Latin America Amateur at Mexico’s Mayakoba Resort on Sunday, thereby earning berths in this year’s Masters and Open Championship.
Argentina’s Andrés Schönbaum has become an accomplished amateur competing on two continents, writes John Steinbreder.
The revamped World Amateur Golf Ranking officially came online early last week, producing significant changes compared to where the ranking left off in 2019.
The comportment of three past Latin America Amateur champions last week struck a positive chord, this week’s installment of The Divot observes.