After plenty of fanfare, none of the four players who had a chance to overtake Tiger Woods for No. 1 in the Official World Golf Ranking will make it to the top spot after their performances in the Players Championship.
Adam Scott could have stayed in the Bahamas, watched the Players Championship from his couch, and moved to No. 1 in the world this week for the first time in his career. Perhaps he wishes he had chosen that option.
With Olympics on the brain for many sports fans, just what will the competition look like when golf returns to the Games for the first time since 1904? ESPN.com's Bob Harig examines many of the issues.
The Open Championship is making significant changes to its qualifying process that include scrapping International Final Qualifying events and rewarding qualifying spots based on finishes in various tournaments around the world.
So much for all the good feelings about Muirfield. The historic venue in Scotland and host to a 16th Open Championship left plenty of the world's best grumbling during the first round on Thursday, even though more than a dozen players were under par.