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Jason Day Handily Takes The Barclays With Five-Stroke Victory

EDISON, N.J. — Jason Day powered and putted his way to another blowout against a world-class field Sunday at The Barclays. Fresh off his first major at the PGA Championship, Day pulled away early and poured it on with three long birdie putts on the back nine at Plainfield. A birdie on the closing hole gave him an 8-under 62 for a six-shot victory over Henrik Stenson. Day closed...
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6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Day shoots 62, cruises to six-shot victory at The Barclays

EDISON, N.J. -- Jason Day powered and putted his way to another blowout against a world-class field Sunday at The Barclays. Fresh off his first major at the PGA Championship, Day pulled away early and poured it on with three long birdie putts on the back nine at Plainfield for an 8-under 62 and a six-shot victory. Day finished at 19-under 261. He won two weeks ago at Whistling Straits...
Via AP on Fox
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Day wins in a blowout at Barclays

EDISON, N.J. (AP) Jason Day powered and putted his way to another blowout against a world-class field Sunday at The Barclays. Fresh off his first major at the PGA Championship, Day pulled away early and poured it on with three long birdie putts on the back nine at Plainfield for an 8-under 62 and a six-shot victory. Day finished at 19-under 261. He won two weeks ago at Whistling...
Via AP on Fox
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Spieth loses No. 1 ranking with missed cut

EDISON, N.J. (AP) By the end of the week, Jordan Spieth might be No. 1 in just one major category - the PGA Tour money list. He has earned just under $10.4 million this year, so missing the cut at The Barclays is not likely to keep him up at night. Rory McIlroy will get back to No. 1 in the world ranking after Spieth replaced him two weeks ago. And McIlroy wasn't even playing this...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jordan Spieth Loses No. 1 Ranking, Misses Cut In First FedEx Cup Playoff Event

EDISON, N.J. — Jordan Spieth lost out on a chance to play the weekend at The Barclays. He also lost his No. 1 ranking. Bubba Watson, momentarily distracted by a rare warning for taking too long to play a shot, recovered with a birdie on the 18th hole at Plainfield Country Club for a 2-under 68 and a one-shot lead going into the weekend at the opening FedEx Cup playoff event. Trying...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Inbee Park is golf’s most dangerous player by a mile

  In a world where we’ve seen a new generation of talent rise on the PGA Tour, with guys like Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy, Jason Day and Bubba Watson leading the charge, the Tour has since grown in popularity. However, another Tour that has shined bright is the LPGA Tour thanks to the unbelievable job done by commissioner Mike Whan and the talent that has risen.   Who’s leading...
Via The GP Golf Report
3 days ago  |  Discuss

There’s A Petition To Get Rid Of Rory Mcilroy’s Omega Watch Commercial And I Just Signed It

If you have watched a golf tournament over the last few years you know exactly what commercial I’m talking about....
Via Busted Coverage
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Day has too much respect for Wanamker Trophy to drink out of it

The notion of athletes consuming beverages — alcoholic or otherwise — along with foodstuffs and goodness knows what else is nothing new. But first-time major winner Jason Day indicated no such slurping shenanigans will be occurring with his recently procured Wanamaker Trohpy courtesy of his career-defining win at Whistling Straits in the PGA Championship. The fact is, Day says...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
9 days ago  |  Discuss

PGA Championship final round rating down from 2014 but second highest since 2009

Jason Day’s victory in the 2015 PGA Championship was a sweet one for a lot of golf fans who have taken to rooting for the likable Australian who had come so close so many times before in the majors.  Not only did Day break through on Sunday with his first major championship, he did so in record fashion by shooting 20 under par. How about the ratings, though?  The final round...
Via Awful Announcing
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Woods, McIlroy tweet out congrats to Day, Spieth

Jason Day finally broke through following several near and heartbreaking misses in his pursuit of his first career major victory, holding off Jordan Spieth on Sunday while notching a record-breaking 20-under performance at Whistling Straits to win the PGA Championship. It was an emotional moment for the 27-year-old Aussie and he broke down in tears as he embraced his caddie and...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
13 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 PGA Championship: Jordan Spieth’s Emergence Great For Future Of Golf

Tiger Woods’ inability to be competitive in major championships had created a huge void for the PGA Tour over the last few seasons. Golf became less exciting as a result, and while rising stars such as Rory McIlroy, Bubba Watson and Adam Scott were able to produce moments of brilliance, none of them have come close to consistently competing at a high level the way Woods did for...
Via NESN.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Day Earns First Major With Record-Setting PGA Championship Win

Jason Day won his first career major championship Sunday, and he did it in style. Day finished at 20-under par for the tournament, which edged out Tiger Woods’ 19-under final score at the 2009 MAJOR to set the record for lowest score to win a major championship ever. A little perspective on Jason Day's historic week. #PGAChamp http://t.co/nVOmKWDuIn— PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) August...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

10 takeaways from the 2015 PGA Championship

Jason Day won the 2015 PGA Championship with a stellar final-round score of 67, smoking the field and beating Jordan Spieth by three strokes. The tournament was hotly contested from start to finish, but in the end it was finally Day’s chance to shine in a major championship. With that as our launching point, we present the top storylines from the 2015 PGA Championship. Jason...
Via Sportsnaut
14 days ago  |  Discuss

What's in store for familiar foursome at PGA Championship

Anyone else noticing a trend as we enter the final weekend of the final 2015 major championship?   Although there are more players than ever in each field capable of winning, nearly every major over the last few years has had the same four guys stalking the leaderboard: Rory McIlroy, Dustin Johnson, Jordan Spieth and Jason Day. My amazing powers of observation allowed me to predict...
Via Fox Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Playing together, McIlroy looks fit, Spieth creative in first round

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. -- If you weren't quite sure if Rory McIlroy was truly ready to compete at the 97th PGA Championship, it didn't take long for him to show you that he was. Standing 286 yards from the flagstick at the 597-yard, par-5 second hole at Whistling Straits, he ripped a beautiful piercing shot with a 3-wood that pitched onto the green and settled near the left collar, not...
Via Fox Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Dustin Johnson has lead after first round of PGA Championship

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. — Rory McIlroy had the right leg of his pants rolled up as he hit out of the water. Jordan Spieth couldn’t make a putt. The familiarity of the final major of the year came from Dustin Johnson. He was in the lead Thursday after the opening round of the PGA Championship, a spot he already has occupied after five rounds this year in the majors — just not when...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Rory McIlroy makes incredible save out of water

Rory McIlroy put his injured ankle to the test early in the first round of the PGA Championship on Thursday. McIlroy’s return to competitive golf didn’t start well with a bogey on the first hole. His troubles continued on the fifth when he hit his second shot into the water. Luckily for him, playing partner Jordan Spieth noticed the ball was playable in the water hazard. However...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

PGA Championship preview: Spieth, Bubba among favorites

Will Jordan Spieth win his third major? How is Rory McIlroy’s health? Can Jason Day finally win a major? Who will be the No. 1 golfer in the world after this weekend? The intriguing storylines for this weekend’s PGA Championship at Whistling Straits Golf Course are plentiful, and so are the contenders for the title. One of the reasons is the course itself. This is the third...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Tiger Woods Absent From Annual PGA Championship Champions Dinner (Photo)

The PGA Championship honors past winners with a champions dinner every year. And with players like John Daly in that elusive club, it’s safe to say the dinner is probably a pretty fun night. This year was no different, as Daly, Rory McIlroy, Keegan Bradley, Phil Mickelson and others attended the annual event and feasted on whatever arctic char is. Ever wonder what #PGAChamp past...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

PGA Championship Pairings Preview

The fourth and final major of the year is upon us, as the 97th PGA Championship returns to Whistling Straights in Kohler, Wisconsin. Designed by the legendary Pete Dye, Whistling Straights will be hosting its third PGA Championship and first since 2010 when Martin Kaymer was victorious in a playoff over Bubba Watson after Dustin Johnson infamously grounded his club in a bunker on...
Via The Sports Quotient
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 10 storylines heading into the PGA Championship

There is plenty to talk about as the 2015 PGA Championship gets set to kick off on Thursday, August 13. The final major championship of the year, this tournament typically brings out the best in the world’s top golfers. Youngsters Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth headline a loaded field, while savvy veterans like Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods hope they have what it takes to reclaim...
Via Sportsnaut
19 days ago  |  Discuss

McIlroy declares himself to be 100 percent for PGA

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) Rory McIlroy says he's 100 percent and that all parts of his game appear to be in order. He was talking about golf for the PGA Championship - not his foray into soccer, which led to the world's No. 1 player being out since the U.S. Open. McIlroy injured his left ankle playing around on a soccer field with his friends in Northern Ireland the first weekend in...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Rory McIlroy declares himself ready to play PGA Championship

Rory McIlroy played for a third straight day at Whistling Straits on Monday, then declared himself ready to play in this week's PGA Championship despite an injured ankle that had his status in doubt. "To play golf, it's 100 percent," the world's No. 1-ranked golfer said, according to ESPN. "To go back on a soccer pitch, it wouldn't be quite ready. But to do what I need to do this...
Via Fox Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Rory McIlroy Says He’s ‘100 Percent’ Ready To Go For PGA Championship

Rory Mac is just about back. World No. 1 Rory McIlroy intends to play the PGA Championship this week at Whistling Straits, a little more than a month after suffering an ankle injury in July. McIlroy ruptured an ankle ligament while playing soccer with friends on July 4. “To play golf, it’s 100 percent,” McIlroy told reporters Monday, per ESPN.com. “To go back on a soccer...
Via NESN.com
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Rory McIlroy says ankle is 100 percent for PGA Championship

Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY SportsOn Wednesday, World No. 1 Rory McIlroy declared himself fit to defend his title at Whistling Straits on Monday, site of the 97th PGA Championship after sustaining an ankle injury on July 4. “To play golf, it’s 100 percent,” McIlroy said Monday of his ankle. “To go back on a soccer pitch, it wouldn’t be quite ready. But to do what I need...
Via Sports-Glory
20 days ago  |  Discuss
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