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Scripted Masters outfits: Newsworthy or not?
The best pro golfers in the world will be strolling the fairways of Augusta next week…or are they strutting runways? It’s a little unclear, at this point. For the past several years, Nike has released photos of...
- Posted 374 days ago
Laird punches his Masters ticket in San Antonio
Martin Laird started the final round of the Valero Texas Open five shots back of the lead, but after nine birdies and no bogeys, Laird walked away with a punched ticket for The Masters and the 2013...
- Posted 375 days ago
Preview: Valero Texas Open
The last opportunity for players to gear up for the season’s first major is in San Antonio, Texas, home of the Valero Texas Open. Defending champion, Ben Curtis, along with the world’s No. 2 Rory McIlroy, lead...
- Posted 379 days ago
Valero Texas Open: On the Range Photos
GolfWRX is live from the Valero Texas Open at the TPC San Antonio bringing you the best photos from the range. 2012 Champion Ben Curtis is back to defend, but all eyes will be on Rory McIlroy...
- Posted 381 days ago
McIlroy to play the Valero Texas Open
Rory McIlroy was scheduled to have the week off before The Masters, but after a poor showing in the first two rounds of this week’s Shell Houston Open he’s decided to tee it up next week at...
- Posted 384 days ago
Adapted Tavistock Cup plays on
The Tavistock Cup, the golf world’s yearly paean to excess, was slated to kick off Monday morning at ritzy Isleworth Golf Club with names like Tiger Woods, Ian Poulter, Justin Rose and others slated to appear. But...
- Posted 388 days ago
Up close and personal: Golf Channel’s Lauren Thompson
She’s poured the perfect Guinness in Ireland, outplayed poker pros in Las Vegas, swam with dolphins in Hawaii, and even wrestled an alligator in Orlando. And oh by the way, she’s also done some sizzling bikini modeling...
- Posted 399 days ago
Does Rory have what it takes to win like Woods?
On the Monday morning after Tiger Woods secured his seventh career victory at Doral, it was the lead story on ESPN.com. Not baseball, basketball nor football. What was known to be true has been confirmed; there has...
- Posted 402 days ago
Lots of talent in South Beach this week
Just as we have come to expect from World Golf Championships, the field at this week’s WGC-Cadillac Championship features the best of the best, as 48 of the world’s top 50 players will face the TPC Blue...
- Posted 408 days ago
Thompson wins the Honda Classic
The tough conditions at the Champions Course at PGA National in Palm Beach, Fla., saw most of the field at The Honda Classic fall apart on the final day. But through it all, one player held on. Alabama alum...
- Posted 410 days ago
Wisdom teeth come young, wisdom takes a while
I do give Rory some slack. For one reason: He’s 23! To be No. 1 in the world at anything is tough but at 23 it is unimaginable. But this is golf and there are two things...
- Posted 411 days ago
Opinion: Give McIlroy a break
By Ryan David, GolfWRX Contributor Rory McIlroy isn’t making it easy to be a fan lately. A missed cut in Dubai and a Round-1 loss at the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship stirred many observers into voicing concern...
- Posted 412 days ago
McIlroy withdraws from Honda Classic
Defending Honda Classic winner Rory McIlroy withdrew from the Honda Classic after an ugly start to Friday’s second round. McIlroy, who is ranked No. 1 in the Official World Golf Rankings, was 7-over through 8 holes, and...
- Posted 412 days ago
World’s best square off at the Honda Classic
Defending champion Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods, the world’s Nos. 1 and 2 ranked golfers respectively, will look to reestablish their dominance on the PGA Tour this week at the Honda Classic held at PGA National Resort...
- Posted 415 days ago
Meet your Accenture Match Play bracket busters
If you filled out a bracket for this year’s World Golf Championships Accenture Match Play and printed it out, it’s probably looking like the dog ate it right now. In the gathering darkness and bitter cold north...
- Posted 419 days ago
The Real Top 10: WGC-Accenture Match Play Preview
At 9:25 a.m. Eastern Time Wednesday morning, golf fans will be following and enjoying probably the most exciting wire-to-wire golf event that the professional tours have to offer. The top 64 golfers in the world will be...
- Posted 422 days ago
Wild West Shootout – 2013 Accenture Match-Play Championship
Hunter Mahan will defend his title this week at the Accenture Match Play, the first of the four annual World Golf Championships to be staged once again in Marana, Ariz., at the Golf Club at Dove Mountain....
- Posted 422 days ago
Inside the ropes photos: 2013 WGC Accenture Match Play
GolfWRX is inside the ropes at The Golf Club at Dove Mountain in Marana, Arizona, where 64 of the world’s top players are battling it out for Walter Hagen Cup. In 2012, American Hunter Mahan downed Northern...
- Posted 423 days ago
Is Tiger-like domination a thing of the past?
There has been some talk lately of the passing of the torch from Tiger Woods to Rory McIlroy, and it’s hard to ignore some of the parallels. Rory McIlroy has put together dominating major performances in consecutive...
- Posted 426 days ago
McIlroy and Woods set to face off in Abu Dhabi
The Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship always features some of the strongest fields of the year. And every year since its 2006 inception, it’s been one of the biggest events on the European Tour. This year however,...
- Posted 456 days ago
Nike (kind of) passes the torch with new McIlroy/Woods ad
In January 1993, McDonald’s released an iconic advertisement for their Superbowl submission that featured two of basketball’s greatest athletes in a friendly game of horse, competing for a Big Mac. It started out with Larry Bird in...
- Posted 456 days ago
Nike signs McIlroy to a multi-year deal
Nike has signed Rory McIlroy, the No. 1-ranked golfer in the world, to a multi-year contract to use the company’s golf equipment and wear its apparel, hat, glove, footwear and accessories. The announcement cames from a Nike...
- Posted 458 days ago
Breaking down Oakley’s lawsuit against Nike
Eye-wear giant, Oakley, filed suit in Federal Court in California on December 10, 2012, against Rory McIlroy for breach of contract. The suit alleges McIlroy breached the terms of his contract with Oakley by refusing to accept...
- Posted 462 days ago
Dustin Johnson: Mr. Consistency
When you think Dustin Johnson, you think raw power. You think majestic, soaring drives, like the kind he hit to win the 2013 Hyundai Tournament of Champions by four shots over defending champion Steve Stricker and lead...
- Posted 463 days ago
A look back: McIlroy’s knockout year
Rory McIlroy ended the past season as golf’s undisputed heavyweight champ. Any ideas to the contrary were put to rest when the 23-year-old captured the 94th PGA Championship by a record eight strokes. The way McIlroy continued to...
- Posted 473 days ago
10 Great Tweets from the 10 Best Golfers on Twitter: 2012 Edition
In the grand tradition of Golf Digest’s “Tweets of the Year,” I present the best tweet of 2012 from each of the 10 best men’s golfers on Twitter. Unfortunately, the Nos. 5, 7 and 10 in the...
- Posted 488 days ago
Bright or bleak? The future of the European Tour
By Kees Jan Stel GolfWRX European Tour Contributor With Europeans Rory McIlroy, Luke Donald, Lee Westwood, Justin Rose, Ian Poulter, Sergio Garcia, Graham McDowell and Padraig Harrington already playing in America, the top European golfers spent more time...
- Posted 532 days ago
Listen: Tiger and Rory’s chat at Jinsha Lake
Tiger Woods gives some of the most squeaky clean interviews of any professional athlete, but golf fans know from his numerous on-course outbursts that he has a potty mouth. Check out Golf Channel clip from Woods and...
- Posted 534 days ago
Rory McIlroy isn’t worth $250 million, but he should take it
Traditions arrive with much anticipation annually. There’s football, the World Series and new seasons on TV. In the golf world, other yearly rites of passage are circled on the calendar — the cup competitions and the race...
- Posted 539 days ago
Tiger shouldn’t play Rory in Ryder Cup Singles Matches
By John Wunder GolfWRX Contributor On Aug. 15, 1999 the world was witness to what potentially could have been one of the most exciting rivalries in golf history. It had all the makings of Nicklaus vs. Palmer...
- Posted 566 days ago