Hunter Mahan, PGA Tour pro golfer discusses the growing list of golfers vying for the top spot. Also Mahan weighs in on the business of golf and the rise of the Under Armour brand.» Read More
CNBC's Darren Rovell reports on the controversy over this weekend's Masters Golf Tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club and whether IBM's new CEO, Virginia Rometty should be invited to become a member.
IBM is a major sponsor for the 2012 Masters Golf Tournament and Augusta National Golf Club's insistence on keeping the membership ''estrogen-free'' places IBM's new CEO Virginia Rometty in a bind. CNBC's Darren Rovell and Mike Walker, Golf Magazine senior editor discuss.
In the days after life started unraveling for Tiger Woods, it was hard to ever see the light. Hard to believe that he didn't alienate the masses. Hard to believe that he'd ever be marketable again.
Golf champion Jack Nicklaus is teaming up with the PGA at the industry's largest trade show to revitalize golf as sport. CNBC's Darren Rovell speaks with him about Tiger Wood's comeback.
Tom Brady and Tim Tebow are plenty marketable. But the two quarterbacks have two prominent deals that aren't exactly in slam-dunk endorsement categories: men's shoes and underwear.
With more than 15 million U.S. golfers, the market for collectibles has expanded greatly in recent years. Such memorabilia can make good investments that increase in value over time.
These are homes to which some athletes retreat after the arena goes dark. Some are on the market and others were just purchased.
For $3,995, Firestone's company will provide you with the equipment -- a dish and receiver -- and DirecTV is only $6 more a month if you are already a DirecTV spacersubscriber. The programming you get in your car mirrors what you get in your house.
Arnold Palmer has a lot to smile about these days, but what he lights up the most about is the success of his drink combination. In the 1950's, Arnold Palmer starting mixing his lemonade and iced tea. But the breakthrough that turned what is otherwise called Half & Half, came in at a restaurant in Palm Springs, Calif., years later. AriZona's Palmer sales will top $150 million this year and, with the brand growing 50 percent a year, it figures to pass Snapple's tea sales next year.
On Thursday night, word swirled around the Twitterverse that Chris Paul could be on his way to the Lakers in a trade with the Rockets and the Hornets. At best, the Hornets get a couple of starters and a draft pick. At worst? An all out PR disaster for the league within minutes of ratifying its 10-year Collective Bargaining Agreement with the players.
“The way I hit the ball in Australia basically is the way I’ve been hitting it at a home, but hadn’t taken to the golf course yet. It’s fun to actually be able to hit the ball like that in a tournament situation, under pressure,” Tiger Woods told CNBC Monday.
Golfer Tiger Woods shares his endorsement deal with fast-growing company Fuse Science and his plans following the President's Cup in Australia, with CNBC's Darren Rovell.
Tiger Woods will have a new company on his endorsement roster. The deal with Fuse Science, a small, public company that focuses on energy and body replenishment products in drop form, was announced in an 8-K filing on Thursday morning.
However long they were married, the price of breaking the contract was huge -- sometimes even reached nine figures.
The Rules of Golf, the bible of the game, gets a mulligan, as nine regulations are updated, the New York Times reports.
The transport ministry says some senior officials are spending too much time on the putting green and, as a result, are under-performing at work during a difficult period for the Vietnamese economy. The FT reports.
Last night, 60 Minutes aired a piece on superagent Drew Rosenhaus and mentioned that he was the main inspiration for "Jerry Maguire." The film's director Cameron Crowe chimed in after I suggested it was modeled more after agent Leigh Steinberg than Drew.
The Sporting Goods Manufacturers Association has released its extensive study on team sports in America, arrived at by conducting more than 38,000 interviews earlier this year. Here are some of the most interesting facts.
Green Bay, Wisconsin, is one of my favorite places on earth. I know, it sound strange. Who'd pick the frozen tundra over the waves in Maui? Um, me.
When she was in high school, Barbara Cossman bought a magazine that had an audio chip in it. It was one of things that she never forgot. So when she came to the University of Michigan and became director of publications for the Wolverines, her dream was embed the audio file of a famous play into a gameday program. Saturday, Cossman's dream will become a reality, as Michigan has printed 15,000 programs to be sold for its game against Notre Dame. Each gameday program includes an audio file of "The Catch," Desmond Howard's famous touchdown against Notre Dame twenty years ago.