Deutsche Bank Championship
8/29/2014
Tournament Preview  It seems unlikely that Henrik Stenson will win the 2014 FedExCup title, but that was also the opinion a year ago going into the Deutsche Bank Championship (DBC)  in Boston.Stenson won that event, of course, and the TOUR Championship two weeks later in Atlanta, to lock...
History of Barclay Winners
8/27/2014
First the bad news for Barclays champion Hunter Mahan. Only one golfer in the seven-year history of the FedExCup has won both the first tournament of the four-week playoff and the overall title.That man? Vijay Singh, who won the Barclays and the Deutsche Bank Championship in 2008 en route to the ti...
Fedexcup Standings Blog Posted
8/26/2014
No surprise that Hunter Mahan is the new leader in the FedEx Cup standings, thanks to his 2,500-point win at the Barclays on Sunday.The victory pushed him from 62nd to first, and gave him a 466-point lead over No. 2 Rory McIlroy.Also vaulting into the new Top 10 were runner-up Jason Day, who climbe...
The Barclays
8/21/2014
Tournament PreviewThe Barclays kicks off the 2014 FedExCup playoff season hoping for as dramatic a finish as last year, when Adam Scott edged four players – including 2013 Masters winner Justin Rose and Tiger Woods – by a single stroke in a field that saw 15 players finish within five strokes of th...
Made in Denmark
8/14/2014
Tournament Preview Thomas Bjorn won his first-ever Euro tour title 19 years ago at the Himmerland Golf & Spa Resort, and returns as one of the tournament’s marquee names beginning Thursday.It’s the first time in more than a decade that Denmark has hosted a top-tier tournament, and will give Bjo...
Woods, Mcilroy on Tonight Show
8/14/2014
The top golfer in the world is going to visit The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon next week.Tiger Woods also will be there.Rory McIlroy, fresh off his PGA Championship, and Woods, the 18-time Major winner, are both slated as guests for Fallon’s  show on Monday, August 18.McIlroy is an obvious c...
Mcilroy favored at 2015 masters
8/14/2014
It makes perfect sense that oddsmakers are already buzzing about the 2015 Masters – after all, it’s merely 235 days away.But that’s what you get when you have a player in the field who will be trying to win a third straight Major title, as Rory McIlroy will do next April at Augusta National.Seeking...
Wyndham Championship
8/13/2014
Tournament Preview It will be hard to even come close to the fervor of last week’s PGA Championship, but the Wyndham has an ace up its sleeve – players who do well have the chance to either qualify or move up the ladder in the upcoming FedExCup playoffs.Celebrating its 75th anniversary, the former...
Rory McIlroy Soars to Top Spot in FedEx Cup
8/12/2014
Jimmy Walker’s six-month stint at the top of the FedEx Cup leader board came crashing to a halt on Monday.You’ll need one guess why.Thanks to his third straight win and second straight Major title, Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy overtook Walker in the points race for the year-end tournament.McIlro...
Rory Mcilroy By The Numbers Blog Posted
8/12/2014
Here’s a breakdown of some of the more unique numbers surrounding Rory McIlroy’s triumph at the PGA Championship over the weekend.    18: McIlroy is just the fifth player in history to win the Open Championship and the PGA Championship in the same year, joining: Walter Hagen (1924),...
Talk Show Host Skewers PGA Championship Photos
8/12/2014
A definitive sports fan, The Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon enjoys incorporating athletes and athletics into his skits and monologue as often as possible.He turned his radar to the just-completed PGA Championship on Monday night’s show, offering up “Tonight Show Superlatives” based on players’ head...
McIlroy Cracks €5M Mark in European Tour Earnings
8/12/2014
The Race to Dubai is over – at least in terms of who will enter the year-end playoff in the best position to win it.Thanks to his third straight victory on Sunday, Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy has now earned €5.12 million in prize money in just 12 events this year.He’s nearly €3 million ahead of...
Phil Mickelson Makes Ryder Cup
8/12/2014
Phil Mickelson’s big finish at the PGA Championship, paired with Jason Dufner’s neck injury, have Lefty back on the US Ryder Cup roster for a record-setting 10th time.The PGA Championship was the final event for Americans to qualify to make the team. With Ryder Cup points counting double in Major c...
Golfers Remember Robin Williams
8/12/2014
You have to have a great sense of humor if you’re going to play golf, and it’s unlikely anyone in the last 100 years or so had a better sense of humor than Robin Williams, who tragically committed suicide Monday.Williams’ rant on the Scottish – golf’s inventors – is one of his most classic bits (al...
PGA Championship
8/7/2014
07/08/14, Thursday The good news for the rest of the field at the PGA Championship on Thursday? Rory McIlroy hit a double bogey 7 on the par 5 No. 10.The bad news? Even with the gaffe, he’s only one shot off the lead.McIlroy’s 5-under 66 has him sitting a stroke behind co-leaders Lee Westwood, Kevi...
Rory McIlroy#1; Sergio Garcia Surges#3
8/4/2014
Adam Scott’s first run as world No. 1 ended at 11 weeks Monday when Rory McIlroy took back the top spot following his win at the WGC-Bridgestone in Akron, Ohio on Sunday.This is McIlroy’s 40th week as the No. 1 player in the world, good for eighth since the World Gold Rankings began in 1986.If he i...
Rory McIlory Rises to No. 3 in FedExCup Standings
8/4/2014
Henrik Stenson did it in 2013, Rory McIlroy is putting himself in great position to do it in 2014.“It” is winning both the FedExCup and the Race to Dubai, something one can only do by having a huge regular season split between two tours, as in racking up enough FedEx Cup points to be position to ex...
PGA Championship
8/4/2014
Tournament History Feature Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE The PGA Championship has never been the most glamorousl...
Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson in Same Group for PGA
8/2/2014
Although they are often thought of as the two best American golfers in the past 15 years, Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods have spent surprisingly little time together on the course when it comes to the game’s greatest tournaments.Thus, despite the fact that neither man is having a particularly memor...
PGA Denies Dustin Johnson Suspended
8/2/2014
It’s a case of he said, they said, they said as Dustin Johnson, the PGA Tour and various media outlets are reporting three very different stories about the sudden departure of the No. 16 golfer in the world.On Wednesday, Johnson abruptly announced he was withdrawing from the WGC-Bridgestone in Akro...
Timeline: Dustin Johnson’s Rise and Fall?
8/2/2014
Depending on who you believed Thursday and Friday, Dustin Johnson left the PGA Tour to handle “personal challenges,” because he was suspended for cocaine use, or because he has a bad habit of sleeping with other players’ wives.Heck, maybe all three.To try to put some perspective on Johnson’s curren...