Matsuyama leads after 54
10/29/2016
Hideki Matsuyama held the lead throughout the third round the WGC-HSBC Champions on Saturday, finishing with a 68 to lead by three stokes after 54 holes.Defending champion Russell Knox is three strokes back at 14-under after matching Matsuyama’s 68.Only three other players are within five strokes o...
Padraig Harrington Wins 1st Euro Title Since 2008
10/27/2016
Padraig Harrington won an European Tour event for the first time since 2008, using a final-round 65 to take the Portugal Masters on Sunday to outpace Andy Sullivan.It’s a big win. Portugal Masters is a big tournament. I’ve been coming here for 10 years so I’ve always liked it down here. I’ve always...
IS ALEX NOREN THE WORLD’S HOTTEST GOLFER?
10/16/2016
Dustin Johnson just won PGA Player of the Year honors and Rory McIlroy took the FedEx Cup championship, but it’s Sweden’s Alex Noren who might just be the best player in the world right now. Noren picked up his third tournament win in eight starts on Sunday, firing a final-round 69 to win the Br...
Mickelson wants on 2018 Ryder Cup Team
10/13/2016
How psyched up over the US Ryder Cup’s victory two weeks ago at Hazeltine is Phil Mickelson? He’s already making plans for the 2018 installment of the biannual rivalry.Outside of winning the US Open to complete his career Grand Slam, Mickelson is already expressing interest in being on the Ryder Cu...
Brandt Snedeker Smokes Field at Fiji
10/9/2016
American Brandt Snedeker turned the Fiji International into a personal showcase, shooting a 16-under 272 to win the tournament by nine strokes on Sunday. Snedker’s 69-65-70-68 at Natadola Bay Golf Club easily outdistanced second-place Mike Hendry of Australia (7-under, 281). It was Snedeker’...
Hatton Dominates Dunhill with -23 Finish
10/9/2016
On a Sunday where most players would play conservative and trust in a 3-stroke lead, England’s Tyrrell Hatton fired a closing-round 66 to extend his winning margin at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship to four strokes. Hatton finished 23-under, easily outpacing countryman Ross Fisher and ...
Alfred Dunhill Championship
10/6/2016
Tournament PreviewThomas Pieters might have been among the least-known players in Hazeltine last week for the Ryder Cup, but he’s a big name as he returns to the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship in Scotland on Thursday.In 2014, a strong finish here got Pieters into the mix for a European Tour card...
Arnold Palmer’s Funeral Draws Crowds, Tears
10/4/2016
Jack Nicklaus won 18 Majors in his storied PGA career, more than any other man in history.On Tuesday at Saint Vincent College in Latrobe, Pennsylvania, Nicklaus talked about the greatest golfer he’s ever seen.“He was the king of our sport,” Nicklaus said of Arnold Palmer, who died last week at age...
US Clinches First Ryder Cup Since 2008
10/3/2016
The US Ryder Cup team shook off ghosts of collapses past, winning seven of the 12 singles matches on Sunday to take a 17-11 victory over their European contemporaries at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, Minnesota.The US clinched the title when Ryan Moore, the final pick for the team, defeate...
Ryder Cup
10/1/2016
Tournament PreviewThe 2016 Ryder Cup begins on Thursday, September 30, at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, Minnesota. Here’s a closer look at the competition.Team USA: Rickie Fowler, J.B. Holmes, Dustin Johnson, Zach Johnson, Brooks Koepka, Matt Kuchar, Phil Mickelson, Patrick Reed, Brandt S...