Golf-Tiger pessimistic on golf future, no timetable for return (Tue, 01 Dec 2015 13:46:45 PST)
A downbeat Tiger Woods painted a bleak picture about his golfing future on Tuesday when he said he was not sure when he would be able to return to playing the game. Woods, speaking ahead of the Hero World Challenge he hosts this week in the Bahamas, said he has not swung a club since undergoing procedures on his back, has yet to begin rehabilitation and was unable to commit to playing in 2016. "I have no answer for that and neither does my surgeon," Woods told reporters at Albany Golf Club, site of the annual event that benefits his foundation, according to ESPN.
Jason Day, Jarrod Lyle honored with golf awards (The Associated Press) (Tue, 01 Dec 2015 13:31:01 PST)
GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) -- Jason Day has been named the winner of the inaugural Greg Norman Medal as Australia's best-performing international golfer while Jarrod Lyle was awarded the PGA Tour's Courage Award for his battle with cancer.
Struggling OneAsia's foothold in Australia under threat (Mon, 30 Nov 2015 22:31:28 PST)
By Nick Mulvenney SYDNEY (Reuters) - OneAsia's continuing presence in Australia looked far from assured as the seventh season of the struggling Asia-Pacific golf tour drew to a close in Sydney last weekend. The PGA of Australia was one of the main driving forces behind the establishment of OneAsia in 2009 but in June it dropped the tour from its oldest event, the Australian PGA Championship. The European Tour will instead debut as co-sanctioners of the tournament on the Gold Coast this week, leaving the Australian Open as the last remaining stop Down Under on a shrinking OneAsia schedule.
Diana Murphy nominated as USGA president (The Associated Press) (Mon, 30 Nov 2015 08:00:11 PST)
FAR HILLS, N.J. (AP) -- Diana Murphy has been nominated to a one-year term as president of the U.S. Golf Association.