Golf

Gary Player is already talking trash to Jack Nicklaus about their Masters ceremonial tee shots

Gary Player's love of physical fitness is legendary, especially since it hasn't waned in his 80s. But why does someone who was born the year after the first Masters was played still do all of those push-ups and sit-ups? The answer may lie in a chance to show off at the year's first major …

Jack Nicklaus

Rory McIlroy out of WGC-Match Play despite walkover win in final event before the Masters

Rory McIlroy has been eliminated from the WGC Dell Championship without even hitting a ball. This unfortunate scenario was obviously not what the Ulsterman was looking for in his final event before the Masters.<p>The world No 2 was due to play the American Gary Woodland in his second group match and, …

Sport (UK)

A year ago, Daniel Berger made Phil Mickelson putt a ONE-footer; They play again today. . .

It may have been an innocent mistake. Heck, on Wednesday William McGirt "went brain dead" for a moment and didn't concede a short putt to Brandt Snedeker because he forgot he was playing match play. Still, Daniel Berger making Phil Mickelson putt a one-footer (that's right, a ONE-footer) was one of …

Phil Mickelson

WATCH: There's maybe no better way to end a round than an eagle hole-out on 18

D.A. Points had a clean card on Thursday, and he was rewarded for it<p>There is another PGA Tour event this week besides the WGC-Dell Match Play. The Puerto Rico Open started on Thursday, and D.A. Points shot an 8-under 64, which led the tournament at the time he finished. Points closed with an eagle …

PGA Tour

Charles Barkley says Michael Jordan used to wager 'hundreds of thousands of dollars' on rounds of golf

Michael Jordan and Charles Barkley are two of the greatest players to ever play in the NBA and also two of the most notorious gamblers.<p>Jordan's taste for gambling is particularly well-known, from jaunts to Atlantic City the night before a playoff game, to wagering tons of money on the golf …

NBA

World No. 1 Dustin Johnson cruising at WGC-Match Play with two lights-out wins

The best player in the world looked the part against Webb Simpson and Martin Kaymer<p><i>Download the CBS Sports App today to watch live tournaments and get the latest leaderboards, schedules and results from around the world of golf!</i><p>Dustin Johnson faced two golfers with a combined three major …

Sports

TaylorMade FlexTech bags bring innovation from bottom of the base to the top of your shoulders

Three new carry bags benefit from hinging base and dual-density padding in the straps<p>The TaylorMade FlexTech line of golf bags innovate in some areas that are easily seen and in others not so easily seen, but the hope is that golfers will easily feel that technology at work.<p>The FlexTech line’s main …

Innovation

Watch: John Daly wants proof The Rock hit 490-yard drive

John Daly wants firsthand proof that Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson can hit a 490-yard drive.<p>The golfing legend expressed some doubt about Johnson's claim …

John Daly

The First Masters In 63 Years Without Arnold Palmer

Augusta Is Missing Its King<p><i>EDITOR'S NOTE: In this excerpt from the book, Arnie: The Life of Arnold Palmer, key figures explain what four-time Masters champion Arnold Palmer meant to them. Copyright © 2017 by Tom Callahan. Reprinted by permission of Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins</b> …

Arnold Palmer

Green jacket bought in thrift store for $5 now selling for thousands

While a trip to your local thrift can result in the discovery of unique clothing items to round out your wardrobe, rarely does anyone find something …

Tearful Jason Day pulls out of WGC to be with stricken mother

<b>(CNN) —</b> A tearful Jason Day has withdrawn from the World Golf Championships Match Play to be with his stricken mother Dening who has lung cancer.<p>The world number three walked off the course after playing six holes of his match with Pat Perez in Austin, Texas before giving an emotional press …

Don't Call It a Comeback: Watching the Tiger Woods Nostalgia Tour

Tiger Woods may play at Augusta National, but it's a nostalgia tour.

Tiger Woods

Trump National Golf Club offers $10,000 reward to find vandals

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump's golf course in California is offering a $10,000 reward for any information about the people who vandalized the property.<p>Detective Marcello Curko of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department confirmed the award, and said the investigation is ongoing to try …

You have to watch Sergio Garcia hit driver off the deck

During his first round-match with Shane Lowry, Sergio Garcia tried the hardest shot in golf—driver off the deck—and pulled it off successfully, the ball curving nicely back to center and rolling up to within feet of the green on the par-5 16th hole from 269 yards. Slow-motion replays of the shot, …

Sport (UK)

Kerr, Martin shoot 66 for early lead at Kia Classic

CARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) — Cristie Kerr and Mo Martin each shot a 6-under 66 to take the early lead at the Kia Classic on Thursday.<p>Kerr, the 2015 Kia winner, closed with birdie-birdie. Her only bogey was on the par-4 No. 2, when a 2-foot putt lipped out.<p>Martin, who grew up in Pasadena and played at …

Sports

Watch: Fisher unleashes 423-yard drive at WGC-Match Play

Rory McIlroy, Jon Rahm, and Dustin Johnson each hit drives over 400 yards on Wednesday at the WGC-Match Play, all at the par-5 12th.<p>On Friday, Ross …

Sports

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Every April tens of thousands of golf fans, corporate bigwigs, media members, and other assorted hangers-on descend upon Augusta, Ga., turning the …

Augusta National Golf Club

Dell Match Play 2017 live stream: Tee times, TV schedule, and how to watch Round 2 online

The Dell Match Play continues Thursday with a second day of round-robin action.<p>Round-robin play continues on Day Two of the 2017 Dell Match Play. Several high-profile golfers will be looking to get back on track after disappointing losses on Wednesday.<p>Complete tee times for Thursday’s action can be …

Sports

Gary Woodland withdraws from Match Play for personal reasons

Gary Woodland is the second player to withdraw from the Match Play, conceding his match to Rory McIlroy.<p>Woodland has withdrawn for personal …

Danny Kanell Calls ESPN's Promotion Of LaVar Ball "Embarrassing"

Danny Kanell is not happy with the way ESPN promoted LaVar Ball today.<p>If you’re a sports fan, you are probably aware by now that LaVar Ball is the …

Sports

Watch: Tiger featured in new Bridgestone golf ball commercial

Tiger Woods may not be the same player he once was, but he can still sell a product.<p>The 14-time major champion signed with Bridgestone Golf back in …

Tiger Woods

WGC-Dell Match Play: Brooks Koepka, Dustin Johnson and Phil Mickelson keep rolling

Welcome back to the second day of the WGC-Dell Match Play. That's right, it started on Wednesday so if you forgot to turn on your TV at the office, make sure you do it today. Or, just follow along here if your boss is a heartless jerk. Anyway, several big names lost on Day 1, including No. 2 Rory …

Bubba Watson

Cole Hamels on Maui vacations with his family, the Rangers ace's 'escape' when not playing baseball

This Story is About...<p><i>Rangers pitcher Cole Hamels recently went on 105.3-FM The Fan's Ben and Skin Show. Here are some highlights.</i><p><b>Have you done the</b> …

Baseball

Mo Martin Cards Opening Round 66 at 2017 Kia Classic | LPGA | Ladies Professional Golf Association

Mo Martin meets with the media after carding a bogey-free, 66 to take a share of the early lead on day one of the Kia Classic.

Women's Golf

EXTRA TIME: Okocha makes golf debut in Kenya Open

The former Super Eagles skipper swapped his football boots for golf clubs as the European Tour Challenge kicks off in the East African country<p>African legend, Jay Jay Okocha has finally found a substitute for football after making his first golf appearance in the Barclays Pro-Am Open Challenge in …

Soccer

Watch: Leishman hits driver off deck to within 10 feet at No. 16

Marc Leishman was 2-down to Pat Perez on the 16th hole Thursday at the WGC-Match Play and needed to pull out all the stops.<p>Leishman was 258 yards out …

PGA Tour

Team USA Just Gave the World a Baseball Classic

After two-plus weeks of play that celebrated on-field passion and multicultural expression, the World Baseball Classic came to a fitting close on …

Puerto Rico

DraftKings Rolls Out Golf Push On Significant Growth Signs

From GEOFF SHACKELFORD.COM<p>The ramifications could be significant for golf on television and in appealing to a broader audience, therefore the <b>DraftKings</b> push this spring will undoubtedly be watched closely. How successful it all becomes could even influence television negotiations, fan interest and …

Fantasy Sports

Bubba Watson and the wonderful, amazing, very good day at WGC-Dell

AUSTIN, Texas – Bubba Watson hasn’t played very well for several months, but that hasn’t dampened his love for the game.<p>Not one bit.<p>Watson had just …

Bubba Watson

Wind was players' biggest test on Day 2 of WGC-Match Play

A different Austin Country Club greeted players for Day 2 of the WGC-Match Play, with winds gusting up to 35 mph.<p>"It's a completely different day …

Sports