Davis Riley, last year's U.S. Junior Amateur runner-up, fired a 5-under 67 to take the first-round lead on a hot day in The Woodlands, Texas. But he wasn't the only player to go low after playing well a year ago, as Sam Horsfield and Brad Dalke also find themselves in the top 5.
At the British Open, Rickie Fowler was thinking of Gleneagles and the fact he rose from seventh to third in Ryder Cup points -- pretty much securing a spot on the U.S. roster.
Notables from the game of golf – his competitors and otherwise – were quick to compliment 2014 Champion Golfer of the Year Rory McIlroy after he claimed his first Claret Jug for winning the British Open.
Printed inside the July 18, 2014, issue of Golfweek Magazine:
Our Alistair Tait has a long history with the late Bob Torrance, and here is a column he wrote about the legendary coach in 2008.
Forget about what we saw and said Thursday. He’s not ready. An inconsistent Tiger Woods clearly needs more competitive repetitions, particularly with a driver, before he’s ready to contend in a golf tournament.
Ernie Els, Padraig Harrington and Bubba Watson were among the top names who couldn't get past the cut at Royal Liverpool in the 2014 British Open.
Friday at the British Open, Rory McIlroy widened his British Open lead at Royal Liverpool from one shot to four, while Dustin Johnson gave chase -- as Tiger Woods and Adam Scott struggled. Recap the highlights here!
Here are the tee times and pairings for the stroke-play qualifying rounds of the 2014 U.S. Junior Amateur July 21-22 at The Club at Carlton Woods' Nicklaus Course in The Woodlands, Texas.
Tiger Woods, defending champion Phil Mickelson and World No. 1 Adam Scott must chase first-round leader Rory McIlroy at the 2014 British Open championship at Royal Liverpool. Recap the highlights here!
Tee times and pairings for the stroke-play portion of the 66th U.S. Girls' Junior Championship to be held at Forest Highlands Golf Club (Meadow course) in Flagstaff, Ariz
The World Cup may be over, but Cobra Golf has just announced the release of gear decorated in the colors and logos of the Arsenal Football Club.
Ian Poulter, who injured his right wrist during last week's Scottish Open, said that an MRI on the wrist revealed no serious damage. However, the Englishman has a ganglion cyst and will play in the Open Championship.
Eight years ago, Tiger Woods won at Hoylake by using driver only once. A similar strategy could work this week despite the course being a bit more green due to recent rain.
Brian Harman's win at the John Deere Classic earned him a rush of riches, including $846,000, 500 FedEx Cup points, a Masters invite, a trip to Hawaii and an invite to this week's Open Championship, a tournament he's very much looking to enjoy this week.
Inside the July 4, 2014 issue of Golfweek magazine:
Zach Johnson's runner-up finish to Brian Harman at the John Deere Classic moved him into the top 9 of the latest U.S. Ryder Cup standings.
The pairings and tee times for the second round were announced on Monday morning at Royal Liverpool, and here's a look at some of the groupings that stand out.
A USGA event designed for golf’s everyman (and -woman) ends next month, but not without having left its mark.
Junior golf standout and Oklahoma commit Hannah Wood is a bit disappointed to see the WAPL go away, calling it "heart-breaking."
Our Jeff Rude sits down with former Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III at the PGA Show.
Earlier this year, Davis Love III sat down with our Jeff Rude to chat about the Ryder Cup and the year ahead.
How does preparing to play The Open Championship differ from other tournaments? Looking at the week ahead Ian Poulter shares how he manages to stay in the 'zone' for seven-straight days, some of his favorite memories of The Open, and gives us a sneak peak at what we can expect from his wardrobe!
It's 'check-in' day. For Ian Poulter, Monday of The Open Championship week means ticket allocation for long lost friends and focusing on getting ready for the week ahead. Ian shares what he tries to mentally take in and gives us a special sneak peek into how he goes about choosing his daily outfits.
Is Ian Poulter superstitious when it comes to playing at The Open Championship? He doesn't think so... Superstitions aside, Ian Poulter shares how he uses Tuesday of The Open week to play the course to prepare for how certain holes will play, the different wind scenarios he and his trusted caddie Terry can expect, and the tweaks he needs to make to find every advantage he can.
How does preparing to play The Open Championship differ from other tournaments? For Ian Poulter, Wednesday of The Open week about fine tuning his short game, honing his mental attitude, the pin positions he needs to find, and what needs to be in the bag to cope with the varied weather conditions before tomorrow's start.
Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III talks prior to the Justin Timberlake in Las Vegas.
Ian Poulter talks about his fourth point that he scored on Sunday.
U.S. captain Davis Love III talks about the 14.5-13.5 loss by his American squad.
Captain Davis Love talks about the U.S. taking a 5-3 lead on Friday.
Ian Poulter and Justin Rose defeated Tiger Woods and Steve Stricker, 2 and 1.
At the 2008 PGA Championship at Oakland Hills Country Club, we ask Stewart Cink, Ian Poulter, Geoff Ogilvy, Chris DiMarco and Tom Pernice Jr. about the new USGA rule concerning grooves on the club face and how it will impact the game.
Jack Nicklaus, joined by Ken Griffey Jr, Joe Steranka, Frank Sanchez Jr, and Mike Davis, delivered a keynote address about the future of golf and "Golf 2.0" at the 2012 PGA Merchandise Show.
Golfweek's Jeff Rude catches up with Ian Poulter to ask him about his successful 2011; including two wins, a new Rolls Royce, and particularly who's the best and worst dressed on tour and who he'd like to see wearing his clothing line!
Moving around the leader board today, UC Davis took a 3-shot lead to close out Day 1 of the Golfweek Conference Challenge at Red Sky Golf Club's Fazio course in Wolcott, CO.
Ian Poulter takes us for a ride in his latest supercar as he talks about new offerings from IJP Designs, and why he loves Twitter!
USGA Senior Director of Rules and Competition Mike Davis explains how Chambers Bay will play for the 2010 U.S. Amateur and 2015 U.S. Open.
Golfweek staff writer Sean Martin talks with the USGA's Mike Davis about differences in Oakmont from the 2007 U.S. Open and this week's U.S. Women's Open.
Ian Poulter started the year off hot with his first victory on American soil at the Accenture Match Play. We take a look back into the archives when Poulter took us on a tour of his Lake Nona home.
Ian Poulter takes viewers inside his closet and Ashleigh Korzack explains some of the unique design options for FootJoy shoes.