For the bulk of Tiger Woods' career, pro-am rounds have been more about obligation than preparation, a necessary part of a high-profile tour player's life on the eve of another tournament.
Phil Mickelson will make his 2015 season debut next month at the Humana Challenge in La Quinta, Calif.
Tiger Woods went back to his very successful past to try to forge a path to the future.
Ryder Cup Day 2 -- Saturday foursomes schedule
Ryder Cup Day 1 -- Friday foursomes schedule
Bubba Watson and Webb Simpson will lead off for the United States when the Ryder Cup begins Friday
Ian Poulter enjoys life in America but absolutely loves sticking it to Uncle Sam at the Ryder Cup.
Farrell Evans hands out grades for Team USA after Day 2 at the 2014 Ryder Cup.
Farrell Evans hands out grades for Team USA after Day 3 at the 2014 Ryder Cup.
Farrell Evans hands out grades for Team USA after Day 1 at the 2014 Ryder Cup.
Tom Watson was an interested observer during the final day of the 2012 Ryder Cup, a former U.S. captain and four-time participant in the biennial event.
Crooked Stick Golf Club will host the BMW Championship again in 2016.
Phil Mickelson played his way onto his 10th U.S. Ryder Cup team by finishing second at the PGA Championship on Sunday, moving to the fifth spot among the nine automatic qualifiers who were determined at the end of the tournament.
Phil Mickelson feels good about his game heading into an important part of the schedule. The problem is, he doesn't feel good about his health.
Tiger Woods is hoping a return to Firestone, a course where he's fared well in the past, can spark a game that has struggled in 2014.
Tiger Woods will tee off at 9:04 a.m. local time (4:04 a.m. ET) on Thursday along with Argentina's Angel Cabrera and Sweden's Henrik Stenson to begin the Open Championship.