Brian Biggane

Brian covers the Miami Dolphins and has been a sports writer with The Palm Beach Post for 29 years. The Daily Dolphin

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Rugged Honda Classic course major test for Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy
 The Honda Classic is a bear of a tournament to win for players facing questions about their games. But that’s where two of the best in golf history, Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy, find themselves when the 2018 version gets underway today on the Champion course at PGA National Resort. *Photo gallery from Pro-Am *Are crowds at the Bear...

Posted: 6 hours ago

The Honda Classic is a bear of a tournament to win for players facing questions about their games. But that’s where two of the best in golf history, Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy, find themselves when the 2018 version gets underway today on the Champion course at PGA National Resort. *Photo gallery from Pro-Am *Are crowds at the Bear...
10 players — plus Tiger Woods — to watch at 2018 Honda Classic
 In advance of Thursday’s first round at PGA National’s Champion Course, we give you 10 players — and one Tiger — who could make a difference at the 2018 Honda Classic. The 2017 PGA Tour Player of the Year has been top-25 in each of his six events this season, including a victory at the CJ Cup in South Korea last October...

Posted: 10 hours ago

In advance of Thursday’s first round at PGA National’s Champion Course, we give you 10 players — and one Tiger — who could make a difference at the 2018 Honda Classic. The 2017 PGA Tour Player of the Year has been top-25 in each of his six events this season, including a victory at the CJ Cup in South Korea last October...
Nicklaus proud of Honda Classic’s growth, charitable contributions
 It isn’t often the national golf media gets the chance for a sit down with Jack Nicklaus. When that opportunity arose Tuesday, the man responsible for remaking the Champion course at PGA National Resort into one of the PGA Tour’s most respected courses was quick to shower it and this week’s Honda Classic with praise. &ldquo...

Posted: a day ago

It isn’t often the national golf media gets the chance for a sit down with Jack Nicklaus. When that opportunity arose Tuesday, the man responsible for remaking the Champion course at PGA National Resort into one of the PGA Tour’s most respected courses was quick to shower it and this week’s Honda Classic with praise. &ldquo...
Furyk making sure Tiger Woods is part of U.S. 2018 Ryder Cup team
 One way or another, Tiger Woods is certain to be on hand when the 2018 Ryder Cup is staged in Paris in September. U.S. captain Jim Furyk made it official at PGA of America headquarters Tuesday, naming Woods and Steve Stricker as his second and third vice-captains for the matches at Le Golf National in Paris, where the Americans will be out...

Posted: a day ago

One way or another, Tiger Woods is certain to be on hand when the 2018 Ryder Cup is staged in Paris in September. U.S. captain Jim Furyk made it official at PGA of America headquarters Tuesday, naming Woods and Steve Stricker as his second and third vice-captains for the matches at Le Golf National in Paris, where the Americans will be out...
Healthy, rested Brandt Snedeker returns to Honda Classic
 The last time Brandt Snedeker played in the Honda Classic, he withdrew after an opening-round 72 so he could return home to Nashville for the birth of his daughter Lily. Lily turns 7 next week. *2018 Honda Classic tournament info *2018 Honda Classic field For the most part he’s done well in his absence. Two of the last three years he&rsquo...

Posted: 2 days ago

The last time Brandt Snedeker played in the Honda Classic, he withdrew after an opening-round 72 so he could return home to Nashville for the birth of his daughter Lily. Lily turns 7 next week. *2018 Honda Classic tournament info *2018 Honda Classic field For the most part he’s done well in his absence. Two of the last three years he&rsquo...
2018 Honda Classic: Rickie Fowler connects with young players
 Every now and then, Rickie Fowler, the defending Honda Classic champion and No. 7-ranked golfer in the world, drives from his house on the Loxahatchee River across Jupiter to Jonathans Landing to lend a hand to the Chipwreckers junior program. “His involvement is very genuine, very sincere,” director of golf Neil Lockie said....

Posted: 4 days ago

Every now and then, Rickie Fowler, the defending Honda Classic champion and No. 7-ranked golfer in the world, drives from his house on the Loxahatchee River across Jupiter to Jonathans Landing to lend a hand to the Chipwreckers junior program. “His involvement is very genuine, very sincere,” director of golf Neil Lockie said....
Calcavecchia holds off Langer for first Champions Tour win in 3 years
 Mark Calcavecchia emerged from some of the wildest late-round swings in the 13-year history of the tournament to forge a two-stroke victory over Bernhard Langer at the Boca Raton Championship Sunday at the Old Course at Broken Sound. While his first Champions Tour victory in three years - and only his second since 2011 - goes down as the...

Posted: 10 days ago

Mark Calcavecchia emerged from some of the wildest late-round swings in the 13-year history of the tournament to forge a two-stroke victory over Bernhard Langer at the Boca Raton Championship Sunday at the Old Course at Broken Sound. While his first Champions Tour victory in three years - and only his second since 2011 - goes down as the...
Mark Calcavecchia, Bernhard Langer battling for Boca Raton title
 Two of the best golfers ever to call Palm Beach County home will battle it out for the Boca Raton Championship on Sunday. Tequesta’s Mark Calcavecchia birdied the final three holes to polish off a 6-under 66 Saturday, giving him a 14-under total and a two-shot lead over Boca Raton’s Bernhard Langer and setting up a final-round...

Posted: 11 days ago

Two of the best golfers ever to call Palm Beach County home will battle it out for the Boca Raton Championship on Sunday. Tequesta’s Mark Calcavecchia birdied the final three holes to polish off a 6-under 66 Saturday, giving him a 14-under total and a two-shot lead over Boca Raton’s Bernhard Langer and setting up a final-round...
Following tragedy, golfer Brad Bryant is slowly picking up the pieces

Posted: 11 days ago

Golf became almost an afterthought to Bart Bryant when he lost Cathy, his wife of 34 years, to brain cancer last April at age 53. Now 10 months removed from that loss, Bryant demonstrated that his rededication to the game is paying off Saturday, shooting an 8-under 64 to pull within three shots of the lead in the Boca Raton Championship at...
Pain-free, Calcavecchia opens Boca Championship with 8-under for lead
 Posting only 10 top-25 finishes in 61 events over the past three years on the PGA Tour Champions had Tequesta’s Mark Calcavecchia thinking the unthinkable. Could the former British Open champion walk away from the game for good at age 57? If pain was going to be his constant companion, then the answer was yes. A surgical procedure on...

Posted: 12 days ago

Posting only 10 top-25 finishes in 61 events over the past three years on the PGA Tour Champions had Tequesta’s Mark Calcavecchia thinking the unthinkable. Could the former British Open champion walk away from the game for good at age 57? If pain was going to be his constant companion, then the answer was yes. A surgical procedure on...
Bernhard Langer not slowing down at 60 on Champions Tour
 Bernhard Langer turned 60 last August, an age when history tells us even the best players on the PGA Tour Champions can no longer compete at the consistently high level needed to win. So, it might be asked, do his fellow competitors at this weekend’s Boca Raton Championship, which begins today at Broken Sound, expect him to quietly...

Posted: 13 days ago

Bernhard Langer turned 60 last August, an age when history tells us even the best players on the PGA Tour Champions can no longer compete at the consistently high level needed to win. So, it might be asked, do his fellow competitors at this weekend’s Boca Raton Championship, which begins today at Broken Sound, expect him to quietly...