With the skies over Sun City fittingly gray, Gary Player cried on a tee box and Ernie Els shared some of his memories of Nelson Mandela.
This weekend would certainly fall into a time of year considered the 'offseason' that touring pros openly seek -- yet 39 of the world’s top 50 players are playing golf.
Touring pros often speak of seeking an 'offseason,' but tournaments such as Tiger Woods' World Challenge boast strong fields nonetheless; plus standout rookie Jordan Spieth's outlook, Angel Cabrera's chase of another Argentinian Open and more in this week's recap of pro notes from senior writer Jim McCabe.
The 83rd Dixie Amateur is set to begin Dec. 17, and is expected to attract more than 300 men, women and seniors.
The World Cup of Golf might not get the fields it once did, but this year's story more than made up for the lack of star names. The event got a fitting winner (Jason Day) and the best team won (Australia).
Spanning the globe, Jim McCabe's weekly notes from the pros include new issues for PGA Tour card holders, big-name travel demands and much more.
FedEx Cup points have been hard to come by overseas; Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy lament travel demands; Phil Mickelson eyes Dubai; plus more in this week's notes on the pro scene from Jim McCabe.
Dustin Johnson tied the course record with a 9-under 63, four shots better than anyone else Friday, and built a five-shot lead in the HSBC Champions.
Ryan Moore had 10 birdies in a nearly blemish-free round to shoot a 9-under 63 and take a two-stroke lead over Keegan Bradley after the opening round of the CIMB Classic.
A look at first-round tee times at the PGA Tour's CIMB Classic.
The European Tour plans to pressure its players based in the U.S. to compete more in Europe. But that doesn't necessarily mean change is coming.
The final European Tour event to be played in Continental Europe this year produced much drama and emotion. Here are 5 Things you need to know from the Portugal Masters:
Nicolas Colsaerts and Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano equaled the biggest winning margin in the tournament's history with a 6 and 5 win, but GB&I narrowed Europe's margin to a shot.
This week’s Seve Trophy in Paris is a sad reflection on some of the European Tour’s top players who have decided not to play in an event to remember Seve Ballesteros.
Tiger Woods and Jordan Spieth may not have been surprise winners of the PGA Tour's Player of the Year and Rookie of the Year awards, respectively, but they were certainly deserving, says Jim McCabe.
Adam Scott will head home to Australia for the first time since winning the Masters, while Sergio Garcia will return to Spain and likely won't be back in the U.S. until February.
Not since Tiger Woods has an American so seamlessly moved from college/amateur golf to the big leagues, and Phil Mickelson – who previously set the bar for such a transition back in 1992 – joins a long parade of those who are duly impressed with Jordan Spieth’s game.
Henrik Stenson is vested in his Piretti putter in more ways than one. Not only does he make clutch putts with it, he serves as the putter company’s Scandinavian distributor.
As Henrik Stenson tries to stay ahead of Dustin Johnson at the Tour Championship and claim the 2013 FedEx Cup ahead of Tiger Woods and Zach Johnson, follow Sunday's final action right here!
TaylorMade's latest additions to the Ghost Tour putter family feature a new face-insert material – including aluminum – designed to provide a crisp feel.
Check out Sergio Garcia hitting out of a tree on the 10th hole at Bay Hill. He would withdraw two holes later.
Sergio Garcia talks about why he is taking a week off during the playoffs.
Sergio Garcia and Martin Kaymer meet up in the middle of Manhattan to hit the new R11 driver in an effort to raise money for "Operation Game On!", a charity for combat injured troops.
Take a look back into the Golfweek video archives as the Golfweek Gang debated over Sergio Garcia's "spit-gate" back in 2007.