Tiger Woods and partner Steve Stricker did not enjoy a pleasant match against their international counterparts Thursday in Australia, but the American team is out in front in the President's Cup competition.
Ryder Cup results so far suggest that the world's No. 1 and No. 2 professional golfers are not helping the American team. Europe has a huge lead going into Monday's last round of the Ryder Cup.
Draco, a golden retriever puppy, enjoys a ride on the shoulder of owner Cyrus Scribner of Middlesex, Vt., as he walks down the street in Montpelier, Vt., on Thursday.
FedEx Cup winner Jim Furyk closed the Tour Championship with an even-par 70 and a one-shot victory over Luke Donald, It was the closest FedEx cup in four years, with five players in contention to win an hour before it ended.
Tiger Woods was named to the US team on Tuesday for the 38th Ryder Cup matches next month in Wales.
Corey Pavin met with assistant coaches at New York hotel on Monday to make final choices for the US Ryder Cup team.
U.S. Open: Danish golfer Soren Kjeldsen grabs the early first round lead in the US national golf championship.
No. 1, 380 yards, par 4: Few courses offer a more gentle start to the U.S. Open. Most players will use a fairway metal or long iron off the tee on this dogleg right, aiming at the right edge of the bunker beyond the fairway. Those who try to cut off the dogleg wind up being blocked by trees on the right. The second shot is a short iron to a green that is elevated and guarded by bunkers on both sides. Tony Navarro, Adam Scott's caddie: "You really don't want to be above the hole or left of the hole on that green. That bunker on the left is pretty penal."
Fans watch the Par 3 Contest at the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia, on April 7. The Par 3 course was built in 1958 by architect George Cobb and Clifford Roberts. Augusta National opened in 1933 and is ranked the best in Golf Digest's 100 greatest courses list.
Tiger Woods stretches as he walks up the 10th fairway during the third round of the Masters golf tournament in Augusta, Ga., Saturday.