Responding to Sergio Garcia’s apology to Tiger Woods, European Tour CEO George O'Grady tried to defuse the situation. However, he used the racially insensitive term "colored" while on air with Sky Sports.
After the winds of controversy that have blown over the Wentworth West Course the last few days, the European Tour breathed a sigh of relief when a golf tournament finally broke out Thursday morning.
"Sorry" wasn’t the hardest word for Sergio Garcia. Anything but. Garcia uttered the word nine times in apologizing to Tiger Woods for the inappropriate comment that the Spaniard made about Woods during the European Tour’s annual dinner the night before.
Rory McIlroy has refused to shed any light on his alleged change of management companies. The Northern Irishman is remaining tight-lipped on claims that he is leaving Conor Ridge’s Horizon Sports Management Group to set up on his own.
The USGA and R&A officially announced the ban of the anchored stroke on Tuesday morning, sending plenty of golf's elite players, coaches and equipment manufacturers to Twitter to make a statement.
Asked if he had any thought of contacting Sergio Garcia to make amends between the two, Tiger Woods quickly answered: "No."
“Not many drivers” is a crazy new catch phrase in sports. It applies not to the Indy 500 or the Iditarod dog-sled race but to, of all things, professional golf in the so-called Bomber Era.
It's easy to get a sense of why the great players tread carefully with their schedules - so many great tournaments, so little time. Plus: Players on courses they love and courses they don't, and more in this week's notes.
Tiger Woods didn’t need his driver much at The Players, but to better tackle a tight TPC Sawgrass course, he switched to a heavier driver shaft for greater accuracy.
With his victory at the 2013 Players Championship, Tiger Woods has now won three times at TPC Sawgrass, adding to his victories at the 2001 Players and 1994 U.S. Amateur. Let's now take a trip down memory lane to 19 years ago and look back at Tiger's first win on Pete Dye's legendary track.
Tiger Woods didn't run away and hide on Sunday, but tightened up over TPC Sawgrass' final three holes to win his second career Players Championship title on Sunday.
It wasn't pretty, and took some help from the 17th hole, but Tiger Woods won his fourth PGA Tour title of the season with his first Players Championship title since 2001.
Maybe it was a concession to Mother’s Day or perhaps they decided to focus on the golf, not the rhetoric, but after they completed three-and-a-half holes to finish their third rounds of The Players Championship, Tiger Woods and Sergio Garcia did not arm wrestle, kick-box, or spar.
A look at the final-round tee times at the 2013 Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
It took less than two holes for controversy to rear its head in the Tiger Woods-Sergio Garcia final twosome in The Players’ third round Saturday.
It was a long day Saturday at the Players Championship, and for many reasons – inclement weather halting play for nearly two hours and early contenders playing their way out of the tournament. Here are 5 Things you need to know from Saturday’s third round at The Players.
In a day with controversy and a weather delay, it was David Lingmerth who made headlines and has taken a two-shot lead with the third round still in progress over Tiger Woods, Sergio Garcia and Henrik Stenson. See how it all happened in the Tracker.
As if seeing Jeff Maggert re-appear at The Players Championship for the first time in 10 years or so wasn’t enough of a surprise, how about the suddenly shoddy play by your leaders? Having spent the better part of two days making birdie upon birdie, the top 12 names on the leaderboard through 36 holes found the Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass a much different animal in Saturday’s third round.
It’s all about the marquee names who decided to stick around for the weekend of the 2013 Players Championship, guys like Sergio Garcia and Tiger Woods, Lee Westwood and Adam Scott, Matt Kuchar and Hunter Mahan. But before we give the weekend stage to those who are here, how about a few notes on those who aren’t.
Wedge games certainly aren't a problem for Rory McIlroy, Adam Scott and Steve Stricker during the second round. From there, each has different tweaks to their game plan.