Stories tagged: PGA Tour
Mon., May 22, 2017, 9:25 p.m.
Billy Horschel’s wife Brittany opens up on battle with alcoholism
Billy Horschel’s emotions from winning the AT&T Byron Nelson went far beyond ending more than two years without a victory.
UPDATED: Sun., May 21, 2017, 9:38 p.m.
Bernhard Langer wins to tie Jack Nicklaus’ mark of 8 major senior titles
Bernhard Langer cruised to his second straight Regions Tradition victory in Birmingham, Alabama, shooting an 8-under-64 on Sunday to match Nicklaus’ record of eight PGA Tour Champions major titles. In …
UPDATED: Sat., May 20, 2017, 4:52 p.m.
James Hahn’s 64 gives him Nelson lead on a Day of birdie streaks
James Hahn shot a bogey-free 6-under 64 to take the lead after three rounds at the AT&T Byron Nelson. He settled for a 12-under 198 total after his eagle chance …
UPDATED: Fri., May 19, 2017, 5:57 p.m.
Jordan Spieth out at Nelson; Jason Kokrak has career-best 62, leads by 5
Jason Kokrak shot a bogey-free 8-under 62 for a record five-stroke lead after two rounds at the AT&T Byron Nelson. Local favorite Jordan Spieth missed the cut for the first …
UPDATED: Thu., May 18, 2017, 5:59 p.m.
Rats! Brooks Koepka’s late trouble leaves James Hahn, Ricky Barnes atop Nelson
Brooks Koepka guessed it was a rat or frog that startled him in the deep rough when he ran into trouble late in his round at the AT&T Byron Nelson. …
Wed., May 17, 2017, 12:12 p.m.
Nelson finale on course where Masters champs played as teens
The Byron Nelson is being played for the final time at TPC Four Seasons, where Masters champs Sergio Garcia and Jordan Spieth played as teenagers. The Nelson this week ends …
Tue., May 16, 2017, 7:55 p.m.
Jordan Spieth will soon join long list of Wheaties athletes
Jordan Spieth is joining the long list of athletes to be depicted on a Wheaties cereal box. The 2015 Masters and U.S. Open champion said Tuesday he will be on …
Tue., May 16, 2017, 2:45 p.m.
Golf notes: Final week to avoid U.S. Open qualifying
As many as 26 players will be added to the field for the U.S. Open at Erin Hills this week, and there isn’t likely to be many surprises unless someone …
Tue., May 16, 2017, 10:46 a.m.
On the Fringe: Horses for courses? It’s more of a lottery at TPC Sawgrass
One of the popular adages in golf is there are horses for courses. At the TPC Sawgrass, it’s more of a lottery.
Sat., May 13, 2017, 4:35 p.m.
J.B. Holmes, Kyle Stanley share lead at Players Championship
J.B. Holmes escaped with bogey on his one big miss and scratched out a 2-under 70 in strong wind that gave him a share of the lead with Kyle Stanley …
Sat., May 13, 2017, 4:21 p.m.
A bad day for Jon Rahm amid a great year
Jon Rahm hasn’t had too many bad days since he turned pro last summer and established himself as a rising star. Saturday at The Players Championship was one to forget. …
Fri., May 12, 2017, 5:30 p.m.
Players Notebook: A blast from the past: Vijay Singh in the hunt
The last time Vijay Singh started this well in The Players Championship was in 2006, when he was No. 2 in the world and still adding to his record of …
UPDATED: Fri., May 12, 2017, 6:07 p.m.
Louis Oosthuizen, Kyle Stanley share lead at Players Championship
Louis Oosthuizen and Kyle Stanley each posted a 6-under 66 to share the lead at The Players Championship and made it more difficult for the top two players in the …
Fri., May 12, 2017, 11:45 a.m.
Rory McIlroy dealing with sore back again
The TPC Sawgrass is already enough of a challenge. But Rory McIlroy is dealing with another dose of back pain at The Players Championship. He’ll have it tested at the …
Thu., May 11, 2017, 5:31 p.m.
Players notebook: No practice round is no problem for Phil Mickelson
Phil Mickelson first competed in The Players Championship as a senior at Arizona State in 1992, the year before Justin Thomas, Daniel Berger and Jordan Spieth were even born. So …
UPDATED: Thu., May 11, 2017, 5:54 p.m.
The debut for Hughes: Canada rookie tied for lead at Players
Canadian rookie Mackenzie Hughes played bogey-free in his debut at The Players Championship and shot a 5-under 67 to share the lead with William McGirt. Hughes already has won in …
Wed., May 10, 2017, 3:43 p.m.
Players’ notebook: More water on a new risk-and-reward hole at Sawgrass
As if the TPC Sawgrass didn’t have enough water at The Players Championship. The biggest change to the Players Stadium Course for this year was the par-4 12th hole, which …
Wed., May 10, 2017, 2:24 p.m.
A strong field, an unpredictable course at Players
The Players Championship attracts the strongest and deepest field in golf. In its 43-year history, all but 10 winners of the PGA Tour’s premier event have captured a major championship. …
Wed., May 10, 2017, 1:36 p.m.
Sergio Garcia still buzzing over his Masters title ahead of Players
Sergio Garcia, finally a major champion, already wants to change his equipment. It’s a tiny change, and a most appropriate one. He wants TaylorMade to make the number on his …
Tue., May 9, 2017, 3:30 p.m.
Dustin Johnson: Big wins, not much of a pulse
During his march to victory in the Dell Technologies Match Play, Dustin Johnson at times looked as though he had no pulse. Not true.
Tue., May 9, 2017, 3:23 p.m.
Rory McIlroy returns with a wedding ring and new clubs in the bag
A ring on his finger. New clubs in his golf bag. If marriage and a new equipment deal were not enough for Rory McIlroy, he also was presented with his …
Tue., May 9, 2017, 12:04 p.m.
On the Fringe: Jason Day ready to start the climb back toward No. 1
Jason Day used to think no one could beat him, and there wasn’t much evidence to prove him wrong.
UPDATED: Sat., May 6, 2017, 4:41 p.m.
Patrick Reed surges ahead at Wells Fargo
Patrick Reed birdied his final two holes for a 5-under 67 to surge into the lead at the Wells Fargo Championship, but not by much. With one round remaining at …
Fri., May 5, 2017, 5:02 p.m.
Billy Hurley III, Seamus Power share lead in rain-delayed Wells Fargo
Billy Hurley III and Seamus Power of Ireland were atop the leaderboard after a day of wind, rain and a second round at the Wells Fargo Championship that didn’t finish. …
Thu., May 4, 2017, 11:58 a.m.
Dustin Johnson opens with a 70, 4 shots out of lead at Wells Fargo
Dustin Johnson has shown more game than rust in his return to competition for the first time since a freak accident knocked him out of the Masters. Johnson missed only …
Tue., May 2, 2017, 4:43 p.m.
Another American saves Poulter from losing tour status
For the second time in 18 months, Ian Poulter was spared at the last minute from losing his tour membership. Both times, it was an American to the rescue.
Tue., May 2, 2017, 2:52 p.m.
Slow play not an easy fix on the PGA Tour
In a recent magazine survey of PGA Tour players, 84 percent said they believe slow play is a problem. That might suggest the 16 percent who don’t are the only …
Mon., May 1, 2017, 5:22 p.m.
Cameron Smith-Jonas Blixt team wins PGA Zurich Classic on 4th playoff hole
Cameron Smith stood on the edge of the 18th green, wiping away tears at a ceremony complete with alligator skin championship belts and a silver chalice.
Sun., April 30, 2017, 9 p.m.
Kevin Kisner-Scott Brown, Jonas Blixt-Cameron Smith head to Zurich Classic playoff
Kevin Kisner chipped in for eagle on the 18th hole as darkness fell Sunday night at the Zurich Classic, lifting himself and teammate Scott Brown into a Monday playoff with …
Sat., April 29, 2017, 4:08 p.m.
Blixt-Smith tandem widens lead at windy Zurich Classic
Jonas Blixt and Cameron Smith deftly adjusted to gusting winds and posted a 4-under 68 to widen their lead through three rounds of play in the new team format at …