Rory McIlroy has embraced his leadership role on Europe's Ryder Cup squad just as six eager-to-learn rookies join the lineup seeking to defeat the Americans for an unprecedented fourth time.
William McGirt took his wife and infant son to Arnold Palmer's office at Bay Hill, wanting nothing more than a photo.
The flag at half-staff over Hazeltine National was enough to take the edge off the Ryder Cup.
Arnold Palmer charged across the golf course and into America's living rooms with a go-for-broke style that made a country club sport popular for the everyman. At ease with presidents and the public, he was on a first-name basis with both.
Reactions to golf great Arnold Palmer's death Sunday at age 87 in Pittsburgh:
Rory McIlroy rolled in a 14-foot birdie putt at the fourth hole of a sudden death playoff to edge Ryan Moore for the USPGA Tour Championship and claim the US$10 million FedExCup playoff bonus.
Taiwan's Chan Shih-chang shot a stunning final-round 62 to win the Asia-Pacific Diamond Cup by two strokes on Sunday at Osaka's Ibaraki Country Club.
Dustin Johnson was in trouble from the start Thursday, just not for very long. The game feels easy for the U.S. Open champion, who began his bid for the FedEx Cup title on Thursday with a 4-under 66 to share the lead at the Tour Championship.
One by one, the Canadian players strolled into the media room at Air Canada Centre on Thursday afternoon for an off-day availability at the World Cup of Hockey.
This year's Fubon LPGA Taiwan Championship, Taiwan's only golf tournament officially sanctioned by the U.S. LPGA and supported by Fubon Financial Holdings as the title sponsored for the third year, is scheduled to tee off from Oct. 6 to Oct. 9 at the Miramar Golf Country Club in New Taipei City, according to the company.