One of golf's most charismatic players who was renowned for his fist-pumping energy and magical shot-making, died on Saturday at the of 54.
With Tiger Woods' long-awaited return to the winner's circle, there is no doubt the former world number one is back on form.
Former winner Ernie Els rediscovered his putting touch to set the early pace in the second round of the Tournament of Champions.
After Rory McIlroy's astonishing eight-shot victory at the US Open, American golf grapples with an unprecedented title drought.
Tiger Woods has plummeted depths he had not reached in 14 years when he dropped four spots in the world rankings issued on Monday.
Novak Djokovic eased into the third round of the Indian Wells ATP tournament on Saturday while fourth-seeded Andy Murray made a premature exit.
Louis Oosthuizen, a proven major winner, has moved into a good position to clinch this week's Masters title despite being two shots behind the leader.
Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines retained his WBO welterweight title by recording a unanimous points victory over a lacklustre Shane Mosley.
Almost overlooked as Charl Schwartzel surged clear to clinch the US Masters was the fact that he eclipsed Tiger Woods with his breakthrough.
Manny Pacquiao was tested to the full before retaining his WBO welterweight title with a controversial majority decision over Juan Manuel Márquez.