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$1 billion, here he comes: Tiger Woods’s net worth increased significantly in 2018

This has truly been a banner year for Tiger Woods on the course. The 14-time major champion earned his first PGA Tour win in five years this past September at the Tour Championship, giving the soon-to-be 43-year-old 80 career victories on Tour.

GOLF.COM - 2018-12-18 21:06:23

2019 rules changes to know: What you can repair on the putting green

On Jan. 1, more than 30 changes to the Rules of Golf — some small, others significant — will take effect. To get you ready, this holiday season GOLF.com is rolling out a series, “The 12 Days of Rules Changes,” to ensure you always play by the rules, starting with your opening round of the year.

GOLF.COM - 2018-12-19 11:37:57

Next best thing: Unmanned mowers coming to a course near you

Golf’s future isn’t just in the hands of Tour newbies like Joaquin Niemann, Sam Burns and Cameron Champ. This season —and for seasons to come — the sport is going to look, feel and play different. Here are our picks for the best and brightest players, personalities and technology to look forward to

GOLF.COM - 2018-12-19 11:28:53

This was our most-read equipment story of 2018

From the latest club reviews to the the newest gear and gadgets in the game, GOLF magazine and GOLF.com produced hundreds of equipment articles in 2018, yet one stood out above all others as our most-read piece of the year. Here’s hoping our tips can help your game in 2019.

GOLF.COM - 2018-12-19 14:24:12

Yo, Gear Guy! Do I have to use a long driver shaft to maximize my distance off the tee?

Welcome to another edition of Yo, Gear Guy!, an interactive GOLF.com series in which our resident dimplehead (a.k.a., GOLF’s deputy editor of equipment, Mike Chwasky) fields your hard-hitting questions about clubs, fittings, gadgets, bounce, lofts, CG, MOI, and a bunch of other scary acronyms. This

GOLF.COM - 2018-12-19 13:21:54

You gotta see this! Jack Nicklaus hit one of the shots of the year and the Dalys are on fire at feel-good Father-Son Challenge

ORLANDO—How many shots did you see this year, in person or through the magic of TV? In the thousands, right? Unless you were at the PNC Father-Son Challenge, or watching the NBC coverage, you might have missed one of the most memorable of the year, played by one J.W. Nicklaus, 78-year-old patriarch

GOLF.COM - 2018-12-16 01:15:32

Paul Casey trolls Tommy Fleetwood with box of Nike VR Pro irons

Several months ago, Paul Casey told GOLF’s Dylan Dethier and Sean Zak he was ready to bury the story regarding a particular set of Nike VR Pro irons that Tommy Fleetwood was interested in acquiring to replace his current set when they bit the dust. But that didn’t stop Casey from playfully teasing h

GOLF.COM - 2018-12-17 17:30:05

Woods listed among America's wealthiest celebrities

A good year for Tiger Woods on the course has translated into a profitable year off of it. Woods cracked the top 10 of a Forbes list of America's wealthiest celebrities, a countdown the publication compiled based on net worth figures. Woods, who will turn 43 this month, tied for ninth alongside auth

GOLF CHANNEL - 2018-12-18 16:34:23

Golf’s most bizarre rules controversies of the year, ranked!

As 2018 concludes, it’s time to reflect on the year that was in golf. There were plenty of great shots, landmark victories and young stars on the rise — and we’ll get to those. But this piece is about appreciating the game’s spicier moments, especially when it comes to the rules.

GOLF.COM - 2018-12-18 16:07:05

The Loves dominated the Father-Son Challenge (but hope they don’t have to defend next year)

ORLANDO, Fla. – This PNC Father-Son event is an Alastair Johnston enterprise. Johnston is an old IMG hand, going back to its Arnold Palmer heyday, and he sets the rules for this 36-hole event.

GOLF.COM - 2018-12-16 23:29:20

‘I’d roll with him anytime’: Furyk says Tiger was pumped to play with Reed at Ryder Cup

Patrick Reed may have said he was “blindsided” by his Ryder Cup split with Jordan Spieth, but apparently Reed’s latest Ryder Cup partner, Tiger Woods, had wanted to play alongside Captain America for quite some time.

GOLF.COM - 2018-12-17 20:41:59

Switch ‘Em Up! Now’s the time to swap steel for graphite in your iron shafts

Steel-shafted irons have been the standard for decades, but that doesn’t mean they should be the standard for you. In fact, unless you’re a pro, a college player or a competitive amateur (or, to be honest, if you’re anywhere past the age of 30), you should take a serious look at switching out to gra

GOLF.COM - 2018-12-19 11:23:43

2019 rules changes to know: How much time you have to search for a ball

On Jan. 1, more than 30 changes to the Rules of Golf — some small, others significant — will take effect. To get you ready, this holiday season GOLF.com is rolling out a series, “The 12 Days of Rules Changes,” to ensure you always play by the rules, starting with your opening round of the year.

GOLF.COM - 2018-12-17 16:32:31

Vijay Singh discusses his lawsuit against the PGA Tour: ‘I’m glad it’s over’

ORLANDO—This Father-Son event is mellow. If you want a swing tip from Lee Trevino, this is the place to be. If you want to ask David Duval about what it’s like to shoot 59 in a PGA Tour event, get yourself down the Ritz-Carlton course here, get yourself in front of the man and just ask. If you want

GOLF.COM - 2018-12-15 14:26:49

Former Zach Johnson caddie Damon Green to caddie for Ollie Schniederjans

Zach Johnson’s long-time caddie won’t be out of work long. Damon Green, who split with the two-time major-winner after nearly 15 years together, will be on the bag of Ollie Schniederjans. Their first tournament together will be next month’s Sony Open.

GOLF.COM - 2018-12-16 14:07:27

‘Zero warning to parents!’: Read the 9 FCC complaints made during the 2017-18 PGA Tour season

Justin Thomas was overwhelmed with emotion. Under the fading sunlight in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., Thomas had just two-putted for birdie on the first playoff hole to win the 2018 Honda Classic.

GOLF.COM - 2018-12-18 11:44:09

Davis Love III, Dru Love win PNC Father-Son Challenge with tournament-record score

Davis Love III and son Dru Love caught fire on the front nine and went on to win the PNC Father-Son Challenge on Sunday at Ritz-Carlton Golf Club in Orlando, Fla. The Loves went out in 27 (which included a par) as they made seven birdies and an eagle to shoot nine under on the front before pulling a

GOLF.COM - 2018-12-16 21:06:51

‘Never seen anything like that’: Wild storm covers iconic Scottish golf course in sand

Scotland’s Montrose Golf Links advertises itself as the fifth-oldest golf course in the world; the rugged links have stood the test of time for more than 450 years on Scotland’s east coast. But the second hole, which overlooks the beach and the North Sea, was radically transformed during a weekend s

GOLF.COM - 2018-12-18 20:54:14

The Social 7: Rickie celebrates 30, JT goes shirtless, recasting Caddyshack and more

Welcome to the Social 7, where Tim Reilly or Rachel Bleier of GOLF’s social media team will dive into the good, bad, crazy, insane, viral, hilarious — well, you get the picture — of the past week on social media.

GOLF.COM - 2018-12-17 01:06:47

The 7 best things from the PNC Father/Son that you didn’t hear or see on TV

Every week GOLF senior writer Michael Bamberger identifies — and ranks — the absolute, undeniably, very best things in golf right now. This week, a special edition focused around this past weekend’s PNC Father/Son Challenge.

GOLF.COM - 2018-12-17 20:40:20