Jaidee Joins Top 10 in Race to Dubai
9/28/2015
Thailand’s Thongchai has gotten hot at the right time, rising to No. 8 in the latest Race to Dubai standings with his win at the Porsche European Open on Sunday.Jaidee has 1.477 million points, which allowed him to jump over Brooks Koepka, Henrik Stenson, Martin Kaymer, An Byeong Hun, and Anirban L...
Jordan Spieth Reclaims No. 1
9/28/2015
Jordan Spieth jumped back to the top of the mountain in the latest Official World Golf Rankings on Monday thanks to his victory at the TOUR Championship, which in turn won him the FedEx Cup.Spieth is just slightly ahead of Jason Day, who claimed the No. 1 spot for the first time last week – by a ma...
Jaidee Wins 7th European Title
9/28/2015
Thailand’s Thongchai Jaidee recorded the seventh European Tour title of his career with three straight pars down the stretch to avoid a playoff with Graeme Storm, who bogeyed No. 17 to lose by a stroke.Jaidee fired a bogey-free 67 on Sunday to wrap up the victory, finishing 17-under for the tournam...
European Tour
9/25/2015
25/09/15, Friday France’s Benjamin Hebert and Austria’s Bernd Wiesberger are tied atop the Porsche European Open leader board after each shot a 7-under 64 at the Golf Resort Bad Griesbach in Germany on Thursday.Hebert, ranked 181st in the world and a distant 106th in the Race to Dubai standings, ha...
Golf Birthdays: September 22-27
9/25/2015
September 22Phil Blackmar, one of the tallest men to ever play on the PGA Tour, turns 58. Standing 6 feet, 7 inches, Blackmar won three PGA tournaments between 19895 and 1997, all three in playoffs, all three with a birdie on the first extra hole. His best finish at a Major came in 1997 when he tie...
Jason Day Claims No. 1 Ranking
9/21/2015
Jason Day leapfrogged Jordan Spieth and Rory McIlroy to take over the new No. 1 ranking in the world on Monday following his triumph at the BMW Championship on Sunday.Day won for the second time in three weeks and the third time in five weeks including the PGA Championship. He’s the first man to wi...
Kaymer Climbs to 11th in Race to Dubai
9/20/2015
Martin Kaymer didn’t win the Italian Open on Sunday, but his second-place finish earned him enough points to reach the No. 11 spot in the Race to Dubai standings released on Sunday.Through 16 tournaments, Kaymer has 1,166,819 points. Henrik Stenson is 10th with 1,177,944. Rory McIlroy, currently pl...
Golf Birthdays: September 13-20
9/20/2015
September 13Mark Wiebe, five-time winner on the Champions Tour, turns 58. He won twice on the PGA Tour in the mid-1980s, and won The Senior Open Championship in 2013 in a playoff versus Bernhard Langer.September 14Notah Begay, the first and only full-blooded Native American golfer on the PGA Tour,...
Karlberg Claims Italian Open in Playoff
9/20/2015
Heading into a playoff, would you take the guy with 11 European Tour wins, 2 Majors who was formerly ranked No. 1 or the guy who has 0 wins, 0 Majors, and would be happy to be ranked No. 100?Logic went out the window on Sunday in Italy where Sweden’s Rikard Karlberg defeated Germany’s Martin Kaymer...
BMW Championship
9/17/2015
Tournament Preview After a week’s hiatus, the FedEx Cup returns in full force this Thursday in Chicago, as a field of 70 tries to shoe horn its way into the final 30 spots available for the Tour Championship finals next week in Atlanta.Here’s a look at the top groups scheduled to tee off Thursdy at...
72° OPEN D'ITALIA
9/17/2015
19/09/15, Saturday If being sick means being this good at golf, Sweden’s Jens Fahrbring will sleep with wet hair and the window open every night.Fahrbring’s 8-under 64 saw him surge up the leaderboard at the Italian Open Friday, tying Norway’s Lucas Bjerregaard for first through 36 holes.Fahbring f...
Pieters Wins KLM in Photo Finish
9/14/2015
Belgium’s Thomas Pieters followed up his Saturday 62 with an impressive 65 on Sunday to win the KLM Open with a 19-under 261, his second straight win after taking the D+D REAL Czech Masters on August 30.Those are the first two European Tour victories of Pieters’ career and have propelled the Belgia...
KLM Open
9/10/2015
Tournament PreviewHow to draw big crowds to the KLM Open in The Netherlands this week while the PGA Tour has its penultimate leg of the FedExCup going on simultaneously?Give the people a 66-year-old course rookie.Yes, for the first time in his lengthy career, American favorite Tom Watson will take...
Spieth Regains No. 1 Spot for 1 Week
9/9/2015
Just when you thought golf’s ranking system couldn’t get any weirder, Jordan Spieth is back to being No. 1 in the world, despite missing a seconds straight cut.Even weirder, he’ll lose the ranking again next week, because Rory McIlroy finished tied for 29th at the Deutsche Bank Championship.Spieth...
Fowler Rallies to Deutsche Bank Title
9/9/2015
Rickie Fowler took advantage of  Henrik Stenson’s double bogey on No. 16 to rally to the Deutsche Bank Championship title on Monday, jumping to No. 3 in the FedEx Cup standings in the process.Fowler’s finish was as scintillating as his tangerine outfit as he rolled in a 40-foot putt on the 1th...
Haas Tabs Mickelson for Presidents Cup
9/9/2015
Phil Mickelson, one of the most passionate and critical members of past US all-star teams, has been  selected by captain Jay Haas to join the Presidents Cup, his 11th.It’s Mickelson’s 21st straight US team – including the Presidents Cup and the Ryder Cup. The pick comes despite Mickelson being...
Golf Birthdays: September 7-11
9/8/2015
September 7Mark McCumber, a 10-time PGA Tour winner, turns 64. His wins included the 1988 PLAYERS Championship and the 1994 Tour Championship.  He finished tied for second at the 1989 US Open and the 1996 Open Championship.Tag Ridings, winner of the 2002 Permian Basin Open on the Web.com Tour,...
Three No. 1s in One Year?
9/6/2015
Although he trails leader Charley Hoffmann by six strokes after two rounds of the Deutsche Bank Championship, Australia’s Jason Day still has an excellent chance to become No. 1 at some point over the rest of the season, particularly with the fade of No. 2 Jordan Spieth and the so-so play of No. 1...
Golf Birthdays: September 5-7
9/4/2015
Golfers celebrating birthdays for September 5-7. September 5John Elliott, a two-time Web.com Tour winner, turns 52. Elliott played in five separate seasons on the PGA Tour.Thomas Levet, a six-time winner on the European Tour, turns 47. Levet finished second at the 2002 Open Championship, falli...
M2M Russian Open
9/3/2015
03/09/15, Thursday A pair of European Tour journeyman with distant hopes of qualifying for the Race to Dubai year-end series, Scotland’s Scott Jamieson and Australia’s Daniel Gaunt, are tied for the lead at the M2M Russian Open at the conclusion of Thursday’s first round.Jamieson, currently ranked...
Deutsche Bank Championship
9/2/2015
Tournament Preview Ninety-nine of the top 100 players in the most recent FedEx Cup standings converge on TPC Boston starting Thursday for the second leg of the lucrative post-season tournament.Only the top 70 of this field will move on, so the competition will be fierce, particularly at the top of...