The PGA Tour season gets underway this week at the Frys.com Open, the first time the tour has gone to a wraparound season. And while the field might not look that strong on paper, odds are that will change.
Even before Tiger Woods won the Arnold Palmer Invitational for the eighth time, he was asked on several occasions what it was about Bay Hill that brings him so much success. Finally, he gave an answer that applies to more than just him.
For the first time in his career, Tiger Woods will sit out a Ryder Cup session, relegated to the role of cheerleader while the rest of his teammates carry on at Medinah Country Club on Saturday morning.
Three days after his flight to Spain needed an emergency landing because a passenger suffered a heart attack, American Brandt Snedeker used borrowed irons and a putter from the pro shop to win his opener Thursday at the World Match Play Championship.
Major champions Tom Lehman, Davis Love III and Ben Curtis all made the field on Monday for the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach. Two youngsters who beat all three a day earlier at the Memorial Tournament -- Justin Rose and Rickie Fowler -- did not.