Stories tagged: PGA Tour
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 …
UPDATED: Fri., May 11, 2018, 5:53 p.m.
Players notes: Tiger Woods makes cut thanks to Jordan Spieth, Justin Thomas
Tiger Woods got some help from two of the best players in the world to make the cut at The Players Championship. Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas gave Woods a …
UPDATED: Fri., May 11, 2018, 5:36 p.m.
Webb Simpson ties course record, takes 5-shot lead at Players
Webb Simpson didn’t miss anything except the island green at the TPC Sawgrass. Simpson was on the verge of shattering the course record at The Players Championship until he hit …
UPDATED: Fri., May 11, 2018, 2:49 p.m.
Rickie Fowler’s shot lands in tree, leaving his round in pits
Rickie Fowler spent several minutes searching for his ball. He even borrowed binoculars to peer high into a palm tree as several spectators furiously shook it. Fowler’s errant and unlucky …
Thu., May 10, 2018, 6:32 p.m.
Players notes: Jordan Spieth can’t seem to get anything right at Sawgrass
Jordan Spieth couldn’t do anything wrong the first 58 holes he played at The Players Championship. Since then, hardly anything has gone right. He shot a 75 on Thursday and …
Thu., May 10, 2018, 6:19 p.m.
Phil Mickelson, Tiger Woods fail to deliver in mega pairing at Players
Phil Mickelson was all dressed up for his first PGA Tour pairing with Tiger Woods in five years. He wore a long-sleeved, button-down shirt in 85-degree heat. He might be …
UPDATED: Thu., May 10, 2018, 6:42 p.m.
Dustin Johnson part of 6-way tie for lead at Players
Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson delivered plenty of entertainment at The Players Championship. The lead belonged to just about everyone else. Dustin Johnson is part of a 6-way tie for …
Thu., May 10, 2018, 12:54 p.m.
Brooks Koepka playing through wrist pain from avoiding golf cart
Two tournaments into his return following a wrist injury, U.S. Open champion Brooks Koepka nearly suffered another setback. All because of a golf cart.
Wed., May 9, 2018, 2:12 p.m.
Players notes: Ian Poulter has his eye on the cup – Ryder, not FedEx
Ian Poulter has his eye on a cup in September, and it’s the one that doesn’t pay a dime. Poulter certainly cares about the FedEx Cup, which starts with getting …
Wed., May 9, 2018, 1:24 p.m.
Rory McIlroy still searching for the secret to Sawgrass
Rory McIlroy didn’t break par until his fourth time at The Players Championship. The next step is having a chance on Sunday on a TPC Sawgrass course that never seems …
Wed., May 9, 2018, 8:05 a.m.
Rickie Fowler back at Players, still looking to catapult career
Rickie Fowler is back at the site of his greatest victory. The win was supposed to catapult his career. He returns to the Players Championship with just one PGA Tour …
Tue., May 8, 2018, 4:31 p.m.
Golf notes: The wild ride of Justin Thomas at The Players Championship
About three months before Justin Thomas had his big end to a great year, he sought some advice from Rory McIlroy.
Tue., May 8, 2018, 3:41 p.m.
Dustin Johnson hanging on to No. 1 by a thread at The Players
The No. 1 ranking that Dustin Johnson has held for the last 15 months has never been more in jeopardy. Four players behind him have a mathematical chance this week …
Tue., May 8, 2018, 1:56 p.m.
Doug Ferguson: Tiger and Phil improve relationship with age
Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson were never all that close – off the course for sure, or even on the course when measured by results. They are paired in the …
Sun., May 6, 2018, 8 p.m.
Golf capsules: Jason Day holds on to win Wells Fargo Championship
Jason Day birdied two of his final three holes Sunday for a 2-under 69 and a two-shot victory over Aaron Wise and Nick Watney in the Wells Fargo Championship at …
Sat., May 5, 2018, 6:28 p.m.
Jason Day seizes control at Quail Hollow
Quail Hollow was softer and shorter, producing one low score after another before the final groups even started Saturday in the Wells Fargo Championship.
Tue., May 1, 2018, 4:29 p.m.
Golf notes: Brian Harman hasn’t given up on team golf
Brian Harman is coming off his best season on the PGA Tour – winning the Wells Fargo Championship, taking the 54-hole lead in the U.S. Open and finishing runner-up for …
Tue., May 1, 2018, 3:02 p.m.
Doug Ferguson: Justin Thomas trying to make his bad golf better
The question Justin Thomas faced seven months ago was how to follow a season that featured five PGA Tour victories, his first major championship, the FedEx Cup and all the …
Sun., April 29, 2018, 8:05 p.m.
Billy Horschel, Scott Piercy win PGA’s Zurich Classic
Billy Horschel and Scott Piercy played bogey-free in the alternate-shot format and closed with a 5-under 67 to win the Zurich Classic in Avondale, Louisiana.