OWGR Update
10/31/2017
Justin Rose’s rally from eight strokes back to win the WGC-HSBC title on Sunday in Shanghai gave him a huge shot in the arm in the latest edition of the Official World Golf Rankings (OWGR) as he rose from 13th to sixth in the world. “To win a WGC is just amazing, they count for so much on both t...
Final 60 Set for Race to Dubai
10/31/2017
The Race to Dubai’s field of 60 for the Final Series has been locked in, with the Turkish Airlines Open due to start November 2 at Regnum Caraya Golf & Spa Resport in Antalya, Turkey. It will be followed by the Nedbank Golf Challenged hosted by Gary Player in Sun City, South Africa, November 9-1...
Dustin Johnson Leads WGC-HSBC
10/29/2017
American Dustin Johnson is one round away from being the first player to win three WGC events in the same year. He attacked the course in Shanghai on Saturday en route to a 4-under 68 to open up a 6-shot lead headed to the last 18 holes. Last year’s US Open winner, Brooks Koepka, opened the r...
Rose Rallies to WGC Title
10/29/2017
Justin Rose isn’t just one heck of a golfer. Turns out he’s a bit of a fortune teller too. Down eight strokes after 54 holes on Saturday at the WGC-HSBC Champions in Shanghai, Rose said of leader Dustin Johnson: “Playing for second barring something crazy from him.” Crazy, indeed. After shoot...
Dustin Johnson Takes Lead At WGC-HSBC
10/28/2017
World No. 1 Dustin Johnson fired a 63 to take a one-stroke lead over Brooks Kopeka midway through the WGC-HSBC Champions taking place in China this week. The two top American golfers are neighbors in Florida. “We don’t really play much golf,” Johnson said. “We go to the gym and we hang out, b...
WGC-HSBC Round 2
10/28/2017
World No. 1 Dustin Johnson fired a 63 to take a one-stroke lead over Brooks Kopeka midway through the WGC-HSBC Champions taking place in China this week. The two top American golfers are neighbors in Florida. “We don’t really play much golf,” Johnson said. “We go to the gym and we hang out, b...
wgc-hsbc First Round Results
10/26/2017
2017 US Open winner Brooks Koepka fired a dominant 8-under 64 to take a 1-stroke lead on the first day of the WGC-HSBC Champions being played at Sheshan International Golf Course in Shanghai, China. Ranked 11th in the world, Koepka was nearly perfect with just one bogey -that coming on No. 3. He...
OWGR Update
10/23/2017
Justin Thomas secured an American blockade at the top of the Official World Golf Rankings on Monday, moving up to No. 3 n the world following his victory at the CJ Cup at Nine Bridges. The US now holds the top three spots in the world. Dustin Johnson is #1 with an average of 11.4631 points (527...
Justin Thomas Wins CJ Classic
10/22/2017
Justin Thomas racked up his sixth title in the past 13 months, defeating Marc Leishman on the second hole of a playoff to win the CJ Cup and Nine Bridges in Jeju, Korea on Sunday. Thomas birdied the second extra hole after Leishman bogeyed in to wrap up his fifth title of this calendar year. The...
Garcia Wins Vilderrama Masters
10/22/2017
Sergio Garcia matched Joost Luiten shot for shot on the final two holes of the fourth round Sunday to win the Valderrama Masters hosted by his own foundation. With Garcia up a stroke after Luiten bogeyed No. 16, both men birdied 17 and parred 18 to keep the title at home in Spain. Garcia was...
Valderrama Masters
10/22/2017
Sergio Garcia could be forgiven if he wound up in the middle of the pack or even the bottom of the leaderboard at the Andalucia Valderrama Masters hosted by the Sergio Garcia Foundation. Hosting an event like this means lots of time doing anything but concentrating golf. Sergio Garcia clearly th...
CJ @ Nine Bridges
10/22/2017
Justin Thomas and Scott Brown, a pair of Americans, are tied for the lead at the inaugural CJ Cup at Nine Bridges after 54 holes. Thomas shot a 2-under 70, recording five birdies against a bogey and a double bogey. “I know for a fact I played better today than I did on Thursday when I shot a...
Sergio Garcia Tourney
10/20/2017
20/10/17, Friday How do you know you’re awesome? When you’re leading the tournament that has your name on it. That’s Sergio Garcia for you. The Spaniard shot a 65 to tie Joost Luiten for the lead on Day One of the Andalucia Valderrama Masters hosted by the Sergio Garcia Foundation. Fortunat...
Justin Thomas POY
10/18/2017
Justin Thomas was named PGA Tour Player of the Year last week, a landslide winner after his breakout year. Thomas won five tournaments including the PGA Championship and also took the overall FedEx Cup title. “It’s a tremendous honor,” Thomas said during a conference call. “It really sunk in...
Hatton Wins Italian Open
10/16/2017
Weekly winners Pat Perez and Tyrrell Hatton joined the top 20 this week as the race to the Final Series on the European Tour heats up. American Pat Perez, 41, won the CIMB Classic by four strokes to climb from 31st to 20th in the rankings. Brit Tyrrell Hatton, who just turned 26, won the Italian...
Perez Leads CIMB Classic Through 54 hHoles
10/14/2017
American Pat Perez continued to dominate the course at Kuala Lumpur, firing an 8-under 64 to open up a four-shot lead on Saturday. Perez is now 21-under after hitting nine birdies against a single bogey on Saturday. “These guys are so good and you can make so many birdies out there so fast an...
CIMB Classic
10/13/2017
Australia’s Cameron Smith fired a Day One 64 to open up a 1-stroke lead at the CIMB Classic at the TPC Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia on Thursday. The 24-year-old Smith, ranked 76th in the world, racked up eight bogies – four on the front nine and four on the back. Smith leads by one stroke over Am...
Italian Open
10/13/2017
Six men shot 64s on Thursday at Day One of the Italian Open, none more impressive than defending champion Francesco Molinari. With enormous crowds on hand to cheer for last year’s victorious native son, Molinari recorded nine birdies on his way to finish 7-under. “It’s great to see the crowds...
Hatton Wins Dunhil
10/10/2017
Tyrrell Hatton withstood the historic charge of Ross Fisher to win the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship for a second straight year, the first time a player has won the tournament in back-to-back seasons. Hatton ended the tournament with 55 straight holes without a bogey to finish 24 under. He n...
Alfred Dunhil
10/6/2017
06/10/17, Friday Ireland’s Paul Dunne continues to be the hottest golfer on the European Tour, shooting a 5-under 67 on the St. Andrews old course to sit tied atop the leaderboard at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship Thursday. Belgium’s Nicolas Colsaerts shot a 5-under 67 at Kingsbarns...
President Cup Round 4
10/2/2017
The International Team finally won a day at the President’s Cup, but it wasn’t nearly enough to keep the US from winning the overall title. First-time competitor Daniel Berger delivered the winning points when he defeated Si Woo Kim 2 & 1 in the fourth match of the day. Earlier, the US had picke...
Dunne Wins British Master
10/2/2017
Paul Dunne dazzled the crowed at Newcastle-upon-Tyne with a final-round 61. He held off a ferocious late charge by Rory McIlroy, who birdied five of his last seven holes in shooting a 63. “It’s kind of a sense of relief to prove it to myself that I can get it done,” he said. “I think I’ve impro...
British Master Round 3
10/1/2017
On a day that saw scores go all over the place, Sweden’s Robert Karlsson eked out a 3-under 67 to reach 12-under for the tournament taking a 1-stroke lead at the British Masters. Karlsson was 1-over through eight holes before he eagled the par-4, 422-yard No. 9. He dominated the back nine for a...