Sign up for Yardbarker's daily Top 10 newsletter, the Morning Bark! Customize to get news on your favorite sports and teams.


On Tap This Week: 5/8/14

Tournament: The PLAYERS Championship Location: TPC Sawgrass, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL Dates: 5/8/14 – 5/11/14 This week the tour heads to TPC Sawgrass for the so-called “Fifth Major,” The PLAYERS Championship. The 5th Major nickname stems from the fact that this tournament usually boasts one of the best fields all year long. And this year is no exception, featuring most of the...
Via Tap In Golf
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekend Recap: Winning Isn’t Brain Surgery for J.B. Holmes

A triumphant win on the PGA Tour, a dominant win on the LPGA Tour, and a historic win on the Champions Tour. Here’s a look back at the weekend in golf:J.B. Holmes gets first W in six yearsThis could go down as the most triumphant victory of the PGA Tour season, as J.B. Holmes captured his first tour win since 2008. He underwent brain surgery twice in 2011 to repair structural defects...
Via Back9Network
May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Holmes Earns First Victory Since Brain Surgeries

Charlotte, NC — J.B. Holmes posted a one-under 71 at the Wells Fargo Championship, claiming his first PGA Tour victory since the FBR Open in 2008. The 32-year-old Kentucky native who underwent multiple brain surgeries to repair Chairi Malformations in his cerebellum in 2011 nearly tripled his winnings from last season with the victory on Sunday. After an early bogey on the second...

Holmes remains sidelined by injury

J.B. Holmes won't return to PGA Tour play this season in the wake of a broken ankle in March, he announced Tuesday morning. Holmes said via two posts on his Twitter account: Rehab is going well but it looks like I am done for the year.I want to make sure I am100%before I get back out there.Thanks for the support -- J.B. Holmes (@JBHolmesgolf) July 23, 2013 I want to say thanks...
Via Fox Sports
July 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Abney, Holmes among Hall of Fame inductees

Former Kentucky football star Derek Abney and Wildcat golf standout J.B. Holmes are among six upcoming inductees to the 2012 University of Kentucky Athletics Hall of Fame class.
September 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Tour Report: Ask J.B. Holmes a question (

Got a question for J.B. Holmes? Send us your questions for Direct Connect — PGATOUR.COM’s newest video franchise that gets you closer to a PGA TOUR pro each week — and host John Swantek might use it when he chats this week with Holmes, who has returned to competition this month after undergoing successful brain [...]
Via Yahoo! Sports
January 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Holmes back after brain surgery

If you're looking for Comeback Player of the Year candidates not named Tiger Woods, here's one to consider. After all, brain surgery can be quite a career hurdle. J.B. Holmes, nearing a full recovery after season-ending surgery last fall, considers himself fortunate to have "a second chance" at the game. Holmes intends to begin that quest at the Jan. 26-29 Farmers...
Via Fox Sports
January 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Long-hitting J.B. Holmes back from brain surgery

J.B. Holmes is back on the PGA Tour after having brain surgery last September.
Via Sign on San Diego
January 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Holmes returns from brain surgery, back on PGA Tour

On a window sill in his closet is a chunk of bone that reminds J.B. Holmes why he's lucky to play golf for a living.
Via CBSSports
January 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Holmes returns from brain surgery

(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated) By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer On a window sill in his closet is a chunk of bone that reminds J.B. Holmes why he's lucky to play golf for a living. It's part of his skull that was removed during brain surgery in September. Holmes laughed Tuesday when he talked about this peculiar memento, even though there were a few nervous moments that...
Via AP on Fox
January 24, 2012  |  Discuss
Golf News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

One question for every NFL team heading into camp

10 best play calls from the 2013 college football season

Most controversial NFL suspensions

Best, worst in-season trades for each team

Gallery: Instagrams of the week

Most underpaid players in the NFL

MLB managers on the hot seat

25 most memorable plays in NFL history

10 NHL players looking to bounce back in 2014-15

Most confrontational sports interviews

MLB trade deadline tracker and analysis

The biggest busts in WWE history

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.