Rory McIlroy set a new scoring mark after two rounds of the US Open. His 11-under-par score has Rory McIlroy as the leader at midway through the US Open.
Tiger Woods is not competing in this year's US Open golf tournament, but a field of 156 golfers provides a number of story lines to consider. Phil Mickelson, who has finished second five times, is but one of many.
Tiger Woods announced on his website and Twitter account Tuesday that he will not be playing in this month's US Open golf championship at Congressional Country Club, outside Washington, D.C.
Tiger Woods has fallen to No. 8 in the world golf rankings, as of Monday. But Tiger Woods makes his return to the PGA Tour this week at the Players Championship in Florida.
Tiger Woods charged from behind, thrilling golf fans on Sunday in the final round of the 2011 Masters. In the end, it wasn't enough to win. Was it enough to prove that Tiger Woods has returned to top form?
Novice Thai nuns walk along a pond at the Sathira-Dhammasathan Buddhist meditation center in Bangkok, Thailand, Saturday. Over 50 girls, between 5 and 12 years old, were ordained as nuns for 10 days after going through three months of training. The center, founded in 1987, is a learning community for peace and harmony that has programs open to people regardless of age and gender.
The Masters leaderboard on Friday afternoon has Rory McIlroy still out in front, followed by K.J. Choi and former US Open champion Geoff Ogilvy. Former Masters champ Fred Couples is lurking in the wings, as well.
Ryo Ishikawa is a Japanese golfer competing at the 2011 Masters in Augusta, Ga. Ryo Ishikawa announced he will donate his 2011 golf winnings to Japan earthquake and tsunami victims.
Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland had a terrific first round at the Masters 2011 golf tournament Thursday. Several other golfers are also under par.
A boy wades in neck-deep seawater filled with debris while searching for valuable items after a fire razed some 500 houses along a coastal village in Malabon city, north of Manila. The fire, believed to be caused by an exploding liquefied petroleum gas tank, started before dawn. No casualties were reported but at least 3,000 residents lost their homes.