Y.E. Yang upsets Tiger Woods at PGA Championship

Y.E. Yang came from behind to upset Tiger Woods at the PGA Championship Sunday. It was the 37-year-old Yang's first major, and the first by an Asian-born golfer …

"This might be my last win as a golfer," Yang, who won this year's Honda Classic, tol…

Matthew wins Ricoh Women’s British Open; Woods tops at Buick Open

Catriona Matthew won the Ricoh Women's British Open Sunday, defeating Carrie Webb by three strokes at Royal Lytham & St. Annes in England. The 39-year-old Scot won her first major title just 10 weeks after giving birth to her second child …

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Future HOF pitcher Greg Maddux Plays in the 2009 World Series of Golf

Although some may know Greg Maddux from his 20-year baseball career, recently, he tried his luck at a different sport. Sponsored by LasVegasGolf.com, Maddux participated in the World Series of Golf held May 11-14 at the Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort.

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Cink denies Watson historic win at British Open

Golf history wasn't to be this weekend at the British Open at Turnberry. Stewart Cink thwarted 59-year-old Tom Watson's bid Sunday to become the oldest man to win a major tournament …

Cink defeated Watson in a four-hole playoff after sinking a 12-fo…

2009 World Series of Golf draws big Names, including Ray Romano and poker Star Daniel Negreanu

The inaugural World Series of Golf in 2007 included an eclectic mix of players that consisted of actors, professional poker players, and athletes from other sports. In the end though, a day trader named Mark Ewing won the event. The tournament continues…

Catch coverage of the 2009 World Series of Golf on WGN

On Saturday July 11th, WGN began airing its coverage of the 2009 World Series of Golf. The event is divided into 13 one-hour episodes that you can catch every Saturday at 1:00 EST through October 4th, with replays on Sunday at 11:00 EST. Click here for t…

Tiger Woods defeats Mahan, Kim at AT&T National

Tiger Woods won his 68th career title at the AT&T National yesterday. He closed with a final-round 67 at Congressional Country Club outside Washington, D.C., to defeat Hunter Mahan and Anthony Kim …

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Lucas Glover wins U.S. Open; Mickelson’s dramatic bid falls short

Lucas Glover finished with a 3-over-par 73 today to win the U.S. Open at Bethpage Black. He defeated Phil Mickelson, trying to win the title for his wife as she battles breast cancer, by two strokes …

"It was a test of patience, that's for sure," Gl…

Life after baseball: Greg Maddux on the World Series of Golf, his favorite Las Vegas golf courses, more

Last week, baseball great Greg Maddux played in the World Series of Golf at Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort.

Although, he was eliminated the first day, The future Hall of Fame member tells LasVegasGolf.com writer Bill Bowman he had a ball and really enjoyed the Series format, which is a high-octane hybrid of golf and poker.

Click here to read the complete Q&A with Maddux.

O’Hair wins at Quail Hollow; Ballesteros makes first appearance since surgery

Sean O’Hair won the Quail Hollow Championship in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday. He closed with a 3-under-par 69 to defeat Lucas Glover and Bubba Watson by a stroke. This is O’Hair’s third PGA Tour victory …

Meanwhile, golfing legend Seve Ballesteros made his first public appearance this weekend after undergoing surgery late last year to remove a brain tumor. The five-time major winner attended a Spanish league match at Racing Santander’s El Sardinero stadium …

In the TravelGolf.com This Week podcast, host Dave Berner talks to Brandon Tucker, who is on an epic golf trip to Scotland.

Brian Gay destroys field at Verizon Heritage; Price wins Outback Steakhouse Pro-Am

Brian Gay closed with a 7-under-par 64 Sunday to win the Verizon Heritage by 10 shots. He finished at 20-under 264 – a new scoring record – for his second PGA Tour victory …

“Just another unbelievable day,” Gay told reporters.

Gay’s victory dashed Boo Weekley’s hopes of a third consecutive win at Harbour Town Golf Links …

“I just hate that I didn’t get to win again,” Weekley told the media Sunday.

Meanwhile, Nick Price won his first Champions Tour event Sunday, the Outback Steakhouse Pro-Am. Price defeated Larry Nelson by two strokes. It is Price’s first victory since 2002 …

In the TravelGolf.com This Week podcast, host Dave Berner talks to John DeMarco of LasVegasGolf.com about the Playboy Golf Scramble.

Alex Cejka leads Verizon; Sergio Garcia apologizes for Masters comments

Alex Cejka carded a 7-under-par 64 yesterday to lead the Verizon Heritage. Cejka, who missed more than three months of action on the PGA Tour last year after neck surgery, leads Lee Janzen by a stroke. Trevor Immelman is two shots back …

Meanwhile, Sergio Garcia has apologized for negative comments he made about August National following the Masters

“Following my final round at the Masters, I made comments in an interview that I regret and want to apologize for,” he told the media Monday. “Out of frustration, I blamed the golf course instead of putting the blame where it belongs, on myself.”

After finishing tied for 38th Sunday, Garcia said he didn’t like Augusta National, calling it “too tricky.”

At TravelGolf.com, Brandon Tucker offers a guide to activities off the golf course in Costa Del Sol, Spain.

Angel Cabrera wins The Masters; Tiger Woods finishes four back

Angel Cabrera of Argentina earned his second major victory yesterday at The Masters. The 39-year-old Cabrera defeated Kenny Perry and Chad Campbell in a sudden death shootout at Augusta National that played deep into the evening …

Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods, paired together Sunday, finished fifth and sixth, respectively, after making late but ultimately insufficient charges …

At TravelGolf.com, Mike Bailey raves about Pete and Perry Dye’’s Fuego Maya Golf Course at La Reunion Resort in Guatemala.

Paul Casey wins first PGA Tour title; Lincicome takes first major at Kraft Nabisco Championship

Paul Casey earned his first PGA Tour victory Sunday with a win at the Shell Houston Open. He defeated J.B. Holmes with a bogey on the first playoff hole. The victory moved him to No. 6 in the world rankings …

“It’s time to start believing I can be a top 10 player in the world and maybe I can be in the top five,” Casey told reporters. “We’ll see when we get there. Clearly, I just took a little while to sort of get used to things and feel comfortable. Now, I feel comfortable out there.”

Brittany Lincicome won the Kraft Nabisco Championship yesterday. She clenched her first major with an eagle putt on 18 …

“I can’t even describe it,” Lincicome told the media. “It’s surreal, really.”

At TravelGolf.com, Brandon Tucker raves about the Grande Dunes resort’s Members Club and Marina Inn hotel in Myrtle Beach.

Tiger Woods wins at Bay Hill; Karrie Webb ends LPGA Tour winless drought

Tiger Woods nailed a 12-foot birdie foot Sunday to win at Bay Hill. Woods closed with a 3-under-par 67 to defeat Sean O’Hair by a stroke. It was the third time Woods won at Bay Hill with a birdie on the final hole …

“It feels good to be back in contention, to feel the rush,” Woods told reporters. “It’s been awhile, but God, it felt good.”

Meanwhile, Karrie Webb ended a two-year winless streak Sunday at the J Golf LPGA International. The Australian finished with a 5-under 67 to win the event by two strokes. It was her 36th career LPGA Tour win …

In the TravelGolf.com This Week podcast, host Dave Berner talks to WorldGolf.com’s Mike Bailey about how the lousy state of the economy is affecting golf.

Goosen wins Transitions Championship; Hurst outplays Ochoa for Mastercard Classic title

Retief Goosen carded a 1-under-par 70 yesterday to win the Transitions Championship. It was his first PGA Tour victory in almost four years …

“It was great to see that putt go in,” Goosen told reporters. “The greens got scary. Down those last few holes, they were definitely getting like Shinnecock was. You just cannot hit them soft enough. It was really tough.”

Pat Hurst won the Mastercard Classic Sunday. She closed with a 4-under 68 to defeat Lorena Ochoa and Yani Tsengy by a stroke. It is her first victory since the Safeway Classic in 2006 …

Want to play where the pros play? At TravelGolf.com, Brandon Tucker highlights the golf courses of the PGA Tour’s Florida Swing.

Furyk leads Transitions Championship; Woods to play in Australian Masters

Jim Furyk shot a 6-under-par 65 on the Copperhead Course in Palm Harbor, Fla., to take the first round lead at the Transitions Championship. It is the first time Furyk has held a lead since his last PGA Tour victory nearly two years ago. Stephen Ames is in second place …

Meanwhile, Tiger Woods will play in the Australian Masters, Victoria state premier John Brumby confirmed this week. It will be Woods’ first tournament appearance in Australia since 1998 …

At LasVegasGolf.com, Mike Bailey writes about the Playboy Golf Scramble.

Mickelson wins first World Golf Championship, while Tiger Woods struggles at Doral

Phil Mickelson won his first World Golf Championship this weekend. Suffering from a stomach bug, Mickelson nevertheless closed with a 3-under 69 at Doral’s Blue Monster to defeat Nick Watney by a stroke …

“It took a lot out of me,” Mickelson told reporters. “I haven’t eaten much in three days. I fought hard. I’ve been playing some of my best golf, and I’m very excited to have finished it off.”

Meanwhile, Tiger Woods tied for ninth with an 11-under 277. Woods has won at Doral three times and has never finished outside the top 10. He told journalists he was happy with the way he played but not his finish …

At TravelGolf.com, Brandon Tucker reviews Oyster Bay Golf Links near Myrtle Beach, calling it a visually stunning course.

Allenby leads Honda Classic; Creamer ahead at HSBC Women’s Champions

Robert Allenby shot a 4-under-par 64 Thursday for a one-shot lead at the Honda Classic. Erik Compton, who underwent his second heart transplant last year, had a surprisingly strong day and finished at 1 under …

Meanwhile, Paula Creamer had a big day at the HSBC Women’s Champions yesterday, shooting a 5-under 67 to lead the event. Creamer was playing with flu-like symptoms …

“For some reason I putt better when I’m sick,” Creamer told reporters. “At the beginning, I was very sick, very nauseous. It must have been something I ate.”

In the TravelGolf.com This Week podcast, host Dave Berner talks to WorldGolf.com’s Mike Bailey about excellent golf in Mexico.

Ogilvy wins WGC-Accenture; Ochoa takes Honda LPGA Thailand title

Geoff Ogilvy defeated Paul Casey 4 and 3 Sunday to win the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship. Ogilvy didn’t card a single bogey through his last 57 holes …

“When Geoff plays the way he did today, you have to put him in the category with the top players,” Casey told reporters. “He’s a phenomenal golfer. How many other guys have won three WGC events? Only one. Geoff was exceptional today. I just came up against a guy who was too good.”

Meanwhile, Lorena Ochoa shot a 6-under-par 66 Sunday to win the Honda LPGA Thailand. She defeated Paula Creamer by three strokes for her 25th LPGA Tour victory …

At TravelGolf.com, Brandon Tucker writes about the best golf courses to start a Myrtle Beach golf trip on.