Stories tagged: PGA Tour
UPDATED: Fri., June 22, 2018, 5:09 p.m.
Brian Harman takes 1-shot lead in Travelers
Brian Harman shot a 4-under 66 to 10-under par and then watched that hold up for the second-round lead in the Travelers Championship, thanks in part to a 10-second rule. …
UPDATED: Thu., June 21, 2018, 4:28 p.m.
Jordan Spieth, Zach Johnson tied for early lead at Travelers
Jordan Spieth has no idea what it is like to play from behind at the Travelers Championship. The defending champion led after every round last year in his first visit …
Tue., June 19, 2018, 9:10 a.m.
Doug Ferguson: U.S. Open being remembered for the wrong reasons
If the aim of the U.S. Open is to identify the best player, then the last three got it right. The problem is a tendency to remember what went wrong.
Tue., June 19, 2018, 8:11 a.m.
Golf notes: Curtis Strange’s advice for Brooks Koepka: Study up on Willie Anderson
Curtis Strange has some advice for Brooks Koepka ahead of next year’s U.S. Open: Study up on Willie Anderson.
UPDATED: Fri., June 15, 2018, 6:50 p.m.
Dustin Johnson takes 4-shot lead into weekend at U.S. Open
Dustin Johnson handled the worst of the weather and wound up as the sole survivor to par at the U.S. Open, taking a four-shot lead into the weekend at Shinnecock …
UPDATED: Thu., June 14, 2018, 6:37 p.m.
Dustin Johnson shares lead in a U.S. Open that plays like one
The return to a classic U.S. Open course brought back the kind of scoring that gave this major its reputation. Dustin Johnson played some of his best golf and yet …
Sun., June 10, 2018, 6:19 p.m.
Dustin Johnson reclaims world’s top spot with St. Jude win
Dustin Johnson is back in his spot as the world’s top-ranked golfer thanks to a dominant victory capped by an absolutely amazing hole-out for eagle.
Sat., June 9, 2018, 6:10 p.m.
U.S. Open setup relies as much on science as instincts
The U.S. Open prefers to be looked upon as the ultimate test in golf, which can be an invitation for trouble. Mike Davis knows that as well as anyone. The …
UPDATED: Sat., June 9, 2018, 4:29 p.m.
Andrew Putnam, Dustin Johnson turn St. Jude into 2-man race
Andrew Putnam matched the best round of his short PGA Tour with a 6-under 64 and tied Dustin Johnson atop the leaderboard after 54 holes at the St. Jude Classic. …
UPDATED: Thu., June 7, 2018, 5:52 p.m.
Seamus Power shoots 5-under 65 for opening lead at St. Jude
Seamus Power birdied the final hole for a 5-under 65 and the St. Jude Classic lead, with Phil Mickelson, Steve Stricker and Brooks Koepka a stroke back on the crowded …
UPDATED: Sat., June 9, 2018, 6:10 p.m.
U.S. Open returns to traditional course with modern touch
Such is the stature of century-old Shinnecock Hills that it seems everyone can’t wait for the U.S. Open. No one is more excited about a return to Shinnecock Hills than …
UPDATED: Thu., June 7, 2018, 4:48 p.m.
Tiger Woods to play with No. 1 and 2 in the world at U.S. Open
Tiger Woods will play the opening two rounds of the U.S. Open with Justin Thomas and Dustin Johnson. It will be the 10th anniversary of Woods’ most recent U.S. Open …
Tue., June 5, 2018, 3:54 p.m.
Golf notes: A tale of alternates in Memphis and for U.S. Open
Adam Scott and Russell Knox were among those who made it through 36 holes of U.S. Open qualifying. The next order of business was to call the FedEx St. Jude …
Tue., June 5, 2018, 1:48 p.m.
Doug Ferguson: Michael Putnam latest example of not giving up on U.S. Open
Michael Putnam and Vijay Singh each opened with a 73 at U.S. Open qualifying. Only one showed up at the second of the two courses in play. Putnam shot a …
Sun., June 3, 2018, 5:49 p.m.
Bryson DeChambeau wins Memorial in three-way playoff
Bryson DeChambeau finally got it right on his third try at the 18th hole and won the Memorial in a playoff on Sunday.
UPDATED: Sat., June 2, 2018, 5:39 p.m.
Bryson DeChambeau takes 1-shot lead as Tiger Woods lurks at Memorial
Bryson DeChambeau made birdies on two of the toughest holes for a 6-under 66 to take a one-shot lead after three rounds at the Memorial. The final round features Tiger …
UPDATED: Fri., June 1, 2018, 6:22 p.m.
Chilean teenager shares lead at Memorial
Nineteen-year-old Joaquin Niemann from Chile makes an 8-foot birdie putt on his final hole to share the lead with Kyle Stanley in the Memorial. Tiger Woods hit the ball well …
UPDATED: Thu., May 31, 2018, 4:59 p.m.
Hideki Matsuyama holes out and shares the lead
Hideki Matsuyama capped off a furious finish at the Memorial by holing out from 130 yards for eagle that sent him to a 7-under 65 and a share of the …
Sun., May 27, 2018, 4:39 p.m.
Justin Rose wins Colonial and moves to No. 3 in the world
Justin Rose closed with a 6-under 64 and finished at 20 under Sunday at Colonial for a three-stroke victory over U.S. Open champion Brooks Koepka in the Fort Worth Invitational.
UPDATED: Fri., May 25, 2018, 5:11 p.m.
Justin Rose has 2nd-round Colonial lead; up-and-down Emiliano Grillo 1 back
Justin Rose shot a 6-under 64 in the second round at Colonial, getting to 10 under for a one-stroke lead over Emiliano Grillo in the Fort Worth Invitational. Rose had …
UPDATED: Thu., May 24, 2018, 4:59 p.m.
Kevin Na’s ending 90-foot chip to lead Colonial after first again
Kevin Na chipped in from the rough more than 90 feet away for a closing birdie for another first-round lead at Colonial. The incredible birdie ended a round of 8-under …
Sun., May 20, 2018, 7:54 p.m.
Aaron Wise wins AT&T Byron Nelson for first PGA Tour title
Aaron Wise cruised to his first PGA Tour victory Sunday, shattering the AT&T Byron Nelson record at 23 under on a new course in a race to finish before nightfall …
Sat., May 19, 2018, 7:13 p.m.
Rookie Aaron Wise joins Marc Leishman for lead as wind blows at Byron Nelson
Aaron Wise shot a 3-under 68 in much windier conditions on the new Trinity Forest course, pulling even with Marc Leishman for the third-round lead at the AT&T Byron Nelson. …
Tue., May 15, 2018, 3:34 p.m.
Golf notes: New PGA Tour schedule still has a few moving parts
Jay Monahan might have been overly ambitious when he said he hoped to have next year’s PGA Tour schedule ready to announce at The Players Championship. The commissioner is not …
Tue., May 15, 2018, 1:16 p.m.
Lucas Glover’s wife arrested on domestic violence charges
The wife of former U.S. Open champion Lucas Glover is facing domestic violence charges stemming from an altercation with Glover and his mother after he missed the 54-hole cut at …
Tue., May 15, 2018, 11:10 a.m.
Doug Ferguson: End of an era for The Players Championship in May
Webb Simpson popped the cork on a champagne bottle to celebrate his victory in The Players Championship. Though not by design, the moment also could have signaled the close of …
Sat., May 12, 2018, 5 p.m.
Players notes: Jordan Spieth finishes with flurry, notches best round at Sawgrass
Jordan Spieth finished with a flurry and notched his best score at The Players Championship in 13 rounds. Hardly anyone noticed. Fan favorite Tiger Woods garnered most of the attention …
UPDATED: Sat., May 12, 2018, 6:51 p.m.
Webb Simpson stretches Players lead to 7 shots
Webb Simpson didn’t back off Saturday at The Players Championship with a 4-under 68 that stretched his lead to seven shots. He tied the 54-hole record and has history on …
UPDATED: Sat., May 12, 2018, 6:19 p.m.
Tiger Woods shoots 65, his lowest score ever at Players
Tiger Woods turned in his best round of the season and his lowest score ever at The Players Championship. It propelled him up the leaderboard. Staying there might prove difficult …
UPDATED: Sat., May 12, 2018, 3:15 p.m.
Heat of Tigermania leaves Tiger Woods’ playing partner shivering
Canadian golfer Mackenzie Hughes had not felt this much pressure since he won his first PGA Tour event as a rookie 18 months ago. Hughes has missed 12 of 15 …