The Green of Greens


  • Bubba Watson's Hovercraft Golf Cart is Cool! Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 10:15 AM ET
    Bubba Watson's Hovercraft Golf Cart is Cool!

    Golf's 2012 Masters champion, Bubba Watson, talks about his new hovercraft golf cart; competition; last year's miracle shot; and why Tiger Woods may be the player to beat.

  • Tiger Woods is the number one ranked golfer in the world again, a status he has not had since 2010. But that's not even close to the whole story. He is on top again, and people seem to like it.

  • All Eyes on Tiger Woods as Masters Tees Off Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 2:11 PM ET
    Tiger Woods poses after victory at the World Golf Championships-Cadillac Championship at the Trump Doral Golf Resort & Spa.

    A Masters win would be Tiger Woods' first major championship in nearly five years, and could re-ignite Tiger-mania.

  • Tiger Woods' Resurgence: Good for Nike Brand? Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 2:26 PM ET
    Tiger Woods Making a Comeback

    CNBC's Brian Shactman and the "Street Signs" crew discuss news Tiger Woods' resurgence back to #1, which has also pushed golf's TV ratings higher. Some predict it will help the Nike brand, as well.

  • High-End Golf Extravagances Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 11:14 AM ET

    Golfers with extravagant tastes are vital to the game’s culture, and upmarket brands have the goods to sell them at top dollar. presents a list of 10 extravagances for the golfer who demands--and can pay for--the best. Read ahead to see what they are and what they cost.

  • Global Electric Motors

    Go greased lightning? Not exactly, and Florida retirement community residents aren't too happy about paying up to $1,000 to insure their souped-up golf carts.

  • Is Tiger Woods Back? Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 5:40 AM ET
    Is Tiger Woods Back?

    Nigel Seeley, media manager at Bet Butler, explains why Tiger Woods is the bookies' favorite and the man to beat at the U.S. Golf Masters.

  • Phil Tees Off on Taxes Tuesday, 22 Jan 2013 | 2:22 PM ET
    Phil Tees Off on Taxes

    Golf legend Phil Mickelson now owes an estimated $8.2 million in taxes under California's new 13.3 percent tax code, according to Sports Illustrated, with CNBC's Jane Wells and Robert Frank.

  • McIlroy to Make Debut as Nike Athlete Monday, 14 Jan 2013 | 1:57 PM ET
    McIlroy to Make Debut as Nike Athlete

    McIlroy is the youngest player to win a PGA tour playoff, with CNBC's Brian Shactman.

  • For the Serious Golfer: Swing Analytics Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 3:11 PM ET

    For the Serious Golfer: Swing Analytics

  • The Masters Economy in One Word: Booming Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 7:38 AM ET
    Ian Poulter of England hits an approach shot during a practice round prior to the start of the 2013 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia.

    If the Masters golf tournament is any indication of how the U.S. economy is faring, then things seem to be looking up. At least for some.

  • Joe Kernen's 'Green Jacket' Wardrobe Malfunction Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 1:47 PM ET
    Joe Finally Gets His 'Green Jacket' (Kind Of)

    Our Joe Kernen has a "wardrobe malfunction" with the "Squawk Box" Green Jacket before he spoke to golfer Ian Poulter, who's trying to get his first win at the Masters.

  • Is Tiger Good for Golf? Not Everyone Thinks So Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 12:21 PM ET

    Tiger Woods has had no effect on the economics of golf, TaylorMade CEO Mark King told Jane Wells.

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