Rory: Spieth Masters win fueled improvement

Rory McIlroy doesn't have rivals. But he does have people who push him further into the upper echelon of golf history. Jordan Spieth, namely. It definitely inspired me. I'm expecting more of that out of him in the future. It inspired me to have a little bit more edge and have a little bit more intensity.

Rory McIlroy says his fellow pro golfers should hit the gym

Updated MAY 18, 2015 6:40p ET Rory McIlroy wants to bring his fellow golf pros to the gym with him. And speaking of figures, McIlroy says improved physiques on the golf tour could only help grow the game among young people -- athletic-looking golfers would make more kids pick up the sport, he says. McIlroy, 26, has added muscle, and it has done nothing to hurt his game.

Woods writes letter to boy who tried suicide

If there's anyone who knows the power of a letter, it's Tiger Woods. Woods wrote Stanford as a seventh-grader before going on to make history there. Here's the email the boy's mom wrote to Sirak's friend, Sophie Gustafson, which Sirak discussed at Golf Digest: “Wanted to give you update,” the Mom wrote.

Tom Brady golfs with Michael Jordan amid DeflateGate drama

Tom Brady took his mind off any work-related stress by unwinding the way anyone would — playing golf in the Bahamas with Michael Jordan. The Patriots quarterback was hit with a four-game suspension for his role in DeflateGate but didn't seem fazed by it as he hit the links with MJ. Brady wore a ...


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Confident McIlroy targets two more majors this year (Reuters)

LONDON (Reuters) - Rory McIlroy is confident he can add two majors to his trophy haul this year after a successful 12 months in which he has proved himself to be the world's best player. But there are two great opportunities for major titles and a lot of other opportunities for wins." "I'd also ...

Rickie Fowler’s Win Draws Third Highest Ratings in a Decade for The Players Championship

Rickie Fowler’s spectacular win at The Players Championship drew in some of the highest ratings the tournament has seen in the last decade. According to Nielsen, the overnight rating for the final round on Sunday was 3.9, which is up 60% from last year, and the rating peaked at 6.0 during the three-hole playoff. The only time ratings were higher was during the 2013 tournament when Tiger Woods won and in 2009 when Henrik Stenson won.

Tiger Woods beat a bunch of stiffs to win most of his majors, says Dan Jenkins

Tiger Woods has ‘lost his game … and his head,’ and has no chance to break Jack Nicklaus’ major championships record, says Dan Jenkins. Tiger Woods may be toning his typing fingers to bang out another Players Tribune rebuttal to his favorite critic after Dan Jenkins said ahead of the PGA Tour’s upcoming mini-Texas swing that Woods earned many of his 14 major championships against a bunch of ciphers.