• Thomas feeling taller and at home at Honda Classic
    The Seattle Times

    Thomas feeling taller and at home at Honda Classic

    PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Justin Thomas is walking a little taller this year at the Honda Classic. He is No. 8 in the world, the second-highest ranked player at PGA National behind defending champion Adam Scott at No. 7. Thomas also has three victories, the most of anyone on the PGA Tour this season, and he set the tour’s 72-hole scoring record at the Sony Open that includes a 59. Walking tall is all about confidence. What he’d really like is to walk with a swagger. That’s what he sees in Dustin Johnson, the world No. 1, and four-time major champion Rory McIlroy. “You look at people like DJ and Rory, I think it’s so cool watching them go walk around the golf course because they just look

  • Rock it & roll it: 12 new golf balls to hit pure shots and stroke perfect putts
    Golf

    Rock it & roll it: 12 new golf balls to hit pure shots and stroke perfect putts

    Like most technologically advanced products, the game's newest balls offer an array of options. The trick is finding the model that best meets your tee-to-green needs. Here's everything you want to know about the latest offerings, so you can get off

  • Thomas Pieters aiming to be force on both PGA, European Tours
    USA Today

    Thomas Pieters aiming to be force on both PGA, European Tours

    PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — Darren Clarke knew what was coming when he used one of his captain’s picks on Thomas Pieters for Europe’s 2016 Ryder Cup team. “I’ve been on tour for a long time and I’ve seen massive talent come along,” Clarke told The Guardian ahead of last year’s battle between Europe and the U.S. “I played with Tiger Woods when he was an amateur in the (British) Open. I've seen Rory McIlroy up close since he was a very young kid. Thomas Pieters impresses me in the same league as those guys. “He has that amount of talent.” Clarke knows of what he speaks. While Pieters won the 2012 NCAA individual title representing the University of Illinois and captured three victories on the European