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McIlroy bolts to lead at HSBC Champions

Rory McIlroy found himself in a position that must have seemed vaguely familiar Thursday at the HSBC Champions.

Visual Experience Trumps the Tiger Woods Brand in EA Sports Split

COMMENTARY | If November 29, 2009, was the date that doomed Tiger Woods' marriage, then January 4, 2011, was the one that doomed his longtime partnership with Electronic Arts (EA Sports). EA and Woods announced their split on Oct. 29, ending a 15-year partnership between the golfer and the purveyor of the most successful golf video-game franchise of all time. So, why the split now, in late 2013 ...

The Tiger Woods-Brandel Chamblee Feud Mercifully Comes to an End

Chamblee appeared on the Golf Channel's Golf Central on Wednesday, Oct. 30 to make a public statement -- his first, not counting Twitter -- on his controversial Golf.com story that has drawn so much criticism from the Woods camp. In the piece, Chamblee, tongue-in-cheekly, gives year-end grades for 14 of the game's best-known players, offering a short take and finishing with their grade. As is ...

Phil Mickelson drops five shots in final two holes in Shanghai

Oh, Phil Mickelson. Will it ever be easy? The British Open champion had a chance to join McIlroy in the lead until it all went wrong. One shot behind with two holes to play, Mickelson hit two wedges into the … Continue reading →

Scary good: Rory McIlroy leads in Shanghai on Halloween

SHANGHAI – Rory McIlroy found himself in a spot that must have seemed vaguely familiar Thursday in the HSBC Champions. He was in the lead. McIlroy looked more like a two-time major champion than someone who hasn't won all year. … Continue reading →

Pine Valley Golf and Country Club News

Golf Digest China has biennially released prestigious rankings of the top courses in China since 2006, following the lead of sister publication Golf Digest. Employing the opinion and research of 84 qualified judges – high society representatives, actors, philanthropists, golf course owners, professional golf course managers, designers, planners, industry experts, media representatives, and low ...

McIlroy finds form in China, leads by two at HSBC Champions

Rory McIlroy found himself in a spot that must have seemed vaguely familiar -- atop the leaderboard. McIlroy looked more like a two-time major champion Thursday when he opened with a 7-under 65 to build a two-shot lead in HSBC Champions.

Resurgent Rory hails 'great start' in Shanghai

Rory McIlroy is back. After struggling all year since changing clubs to Nike, the former world number one left a field containing 40 of the world's top 50 in his wake as he shot a seven-under par round of 65 to lead the WGC HSBC Champions in Shanghai by two shots Thursday. But he cautioned against getting carried away by a performance at which he outshone in-form playing partner and recent US ...

Brandel Chamblee on Tiger Woods grade: 'I went too far' | PGA.com

Brandel Chamblee was on Golf Channel Wednesday evening to talk about the fallout from his Golf.com column where he gave Tiger Woods an "F" for 2013.

WGC-HSBC Champions: Rory McIlroy bolts out to the lead with 65

Rory McIlroy sizzled in Shanghai Thursday, taking the lead in the WGC-HSBC Champions with a 7-under 65.