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Kizzire takes 1-shot lead over Fowler in Mexico

PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico (AP) — Patton Kizzire birdied the 17th hole for a two-shot swing that gave him a one-shot lead over Rickie Fowler going into the final round of the OHL Classic at Mayakoba. Kizzire shot a 5-under 66 on Sunday morning in the rain-delayed tournament and was at 15-under 198. This is the second time Kizzire has had the 54-hole lead on the PGA Tour as he goes...
Via MyNorthwest.com
10 days ago

Branden Grace wins Nedbank Challenge at Sun City

SUN CITY, South Africa (AP) — Branden Grace’s 30-foot putt for birdie on No. 16 set up his one-shot victory at the Nedbank Golf Challenge on Sunday, giving South Africa a home winner at Sun City for the first time in a decade. Grace, whose putting had let him down for most of the day, sent his long putt at the par 3 rolling in to edge ahead of playing partner Scott Jamieson. After...
Via MyNorthwest.com
10 days ago

WATCH: Charl Schwartzel hits full golf shot from hotel balcony

Charl Schwartzel has had a terrific career, winning 15 times worldwide, including his amazing Masters victory in 2011. Hee can add another little achievement to his list; hitting a golf shot from his hotel room balcony. Who needs a driving range anyway? Schwartzel did this during the Nedbank Golf Challenge and, as expected, nailed it to perfection. Hitting from rooms in homes, and...
Via The GP Golf Report
10 days ago

Defending champ Paul Goydos opens lead in Phoenix

PHOENIX (AP) — Defending champion Paul Goydos took a one-stroke lead Saturday in the PGA Tour Champions’ season-ending Charles Schwab Cup Championship. Goydos shot a 5-under 66 to reach 12-under 130 at Phoenix Country Club, the tree-lined course hosting its first tour event since the Phoenix Open left for TPC Scottsdale in 1988. Lee Janzen was second after a 67. The two-time U.S...
Via MyNorthwest.com
11 days ago

Fowler in 3-way tie for lead in Mexico

PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico (AP) — Rickie Fowler saved par from a bunker on his final hole for a 4-under 67 and a three-way share of the lead after 36 holes of the rain-delayed OHL Classic at Mayakoba. Patrick Rodgers made his first bogey of the tournament on his 35th hole Saturday at El Camaleon Golf Club. He wound up with a 65 and was tied for the lead with Fowler and Patton Kizzire...
Via MyNorthwest.com
11 days ago

Jamieson leads Nedbank by 1, Fleetwood finally finds form

SUN CITY, South Africa (AP) — A bogey-free 67 gave Scott Jamieson a 1-shot lead on Saturday heading into the final round of the Nedbank Golf Challenge at Sun City. Jamieson edged ahead of overnight leader Victor Dubuisson (71) and has a chance at just his second European Tour title. His only previous tour victory was also in South Africa, at the Nelson Mandela Championship in 2012...
Via MyNorthwest.com
11 days ago

Shanshan Feng wins Blue Bay LPGA by 1 stroke

HAINAN, China (AP) — Shanshan Feng shot a 2-under 70 in the final round to win the Blue Bay LPGA by one stroke. With the win, Feng is projected to become the first top-ranked golfer — male or female — from China. “I finished first in China, so I actually claimed the world No. 1 in front of all the people at home,” said Feng, who finished on 9-under 279. “I’m really happy about that...
Via MyNorthwest.com
12 days ago

Paul Krause's 81 Interceptions May be 1 of NFL's Most Uncatchable Marks

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Vikings Hall of Famer Paul Krause is joining five military veterans this weekend for a trip from Minnesota to Washington, D.C. Krause was on hand Friday morning when the Amer...
Via Vikings.com
12 days ago

Snedeker to return from injury at RSM Classic

Brandt Snedeker is scheduled to play next weeks RSM Classic, his first start on the PGA Tour since June when he was sidelined by injury.
Via CSN Chicago
12 days ago

Goydos, Singh, Janzen lead; Langer struggles in Phoenix

PHOENIX (AP) — Defending champion Paul Goydos and major winners Vijay Singh and Lee Janzen shot 7-under 64 on Friday to share the first-round lead in the Charles Schwab Cup Championship. Bernhard Langer, trying to sweep the PGA Tour Champions’ three playoff events and win the Charles Schwab Cup season points title for the fourth straight year and fifth overall, was tied for 28th...
Via MyNorthwest.com
12 days ago

Watch: DeChambeau needs ruling for pesky bug

Bryson DeChambeau needed an unusual ruling Thursday at the OHL Classic at Mayakoba.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
12 days ago

Dubuisson leads Nedbank Challenge after day of thunderstorms

SUN CITY, South Africa (AP) — Victor Dubuisson came through a day of strong winds and thunderstorms at Sun City to hold a two-shot lead after two rounds of the Nedbank Golf Challenge on Friday. Dubuisson bogeyed No. 18 after a rain delay to cut his advantage to just two shots, but he handled the tricky weather best in northern South Africa to hold the halfway advantage at 6 under...
Via MyNorthwest.com
12 days ago

WATCH: Former Masters champion Charl Schwartzel hits golf balls out of hotel room

It must be nice for golfers who are so renowned that they don’t even need to leave their hotel rooms to get some extra practice swings in.Charl Schwartzel, who won the 2011 Masters tournament, did just that after the first round of the Nedbank Golf Challenge was in the books.Check out this video of Schwartzel just casually driving balls out of his hotel room. “So this is what you...
Via The Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Shanshan Feng leads Blue Bay LPGA after 3 rounds

HAINAN, China (AP) — Shanshan Feng carded a 1-over 73 Friday to take a one-shot lead after the third round of the Blue Bay LPGA. Feng, who won last week in Japan, had an up-and-down day with three birdies and four bogeys to leave herself at 7-under 209 overall. Feng is looking to become the first back-to-back winner of 2017. “Given that today was actually very, very windy, I really...
Via MyNorthwest.com
13 days ago

Tiger Woods admits ‘trashed’ knee behind his new swing

The swing that produced Tiger Woods’ dominance also ensured his peak would be cut short. Because of the violent swing he utilized early in his career, Woods won eight majors by the time he was 27, but the now 41-year-old doesn’t have the option of using his old swing in his latest comeback, which starts...
Via New York Post
13 days ago

Kizzire (62) takes two-shot lead at Mayakoba

Patton Kizzire opened the OHL Classic at Mayakoba with a 9-under 62 and now holds a two-shot lead as he looks to win on Tour for the first time.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
13 days ago

Fowler (65) goes bogey-free in season opener

Making his first start since the Presidents Cup, Rickie Fowler opened with a bogey-free 65 to move into contention at the OHL Classic at Mayakoba.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
13 days ago

Bombers Thompson, Finau teaming at QBE Shootout

Lexi Thompson will return next month to the QBE Shootout, where she will team with fellow long-hitter Tony Finau in the unofficial PGA Tour team event.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
13 days ago

Patton Kizzire opens with 62 in Mexico, Fowler 3 behind

PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico (AP) — Patton Kizzire carried some momentum from last week in Las Vegas by running off six straight birdies and opening with a 9-under 62 that gave him a two-shot lead Thursday in the OHL Classic at Mayakoba. Kizzire closed with a 64 in Las Vegas to tie for fourth, his best finish in more than a year on the PGA Tour. Playing in the first group, Kizzire finished...
Via MyNorthwest.com
13 days ago

Wiesberger leads in Sun City, Fleetwod 6 shots back

SUN CITY, South Africa (AP) — Bernd Wiesberger birdied the last hole to take a one-shot lead after the first round of the Nedbank Golf Challenge on Thursday. Wiesberger broke clear of the pack with a superb approach to No. 18 to set up his birdie, finishing with a 5-under 67 to edge ahead of four other players. Race to Dubai leader Tommy Fleetwood (73), who can win the season title...
Via MyNorthwest.com
13 days ago

Yoo opens with a 65 to lead Blue Bay LPGA by 1 stroke

HAINAN, China (AP) — Sun Young Yoo carded a seven-under 65 Wednesday to take a one-stroke lead after the first round of the Blue Bay LPGA tournament. Yoo had seven birdies and hit 12 of 14 fairways in a bogey-free round at Jian Lake Blue Bay Golf Club. Xiang Sui of China had a 66 to hold second spot, one clear of five players at 5 under, including American Lizette Salas. “Swing-wise...
Via MyNorthwest.com
15 days ago

Fowler grouped with Grillo, Hadley at Mayakoba

The PGA Tour heads south of the border this week for the OHL Classic at Mayakoba. Here's a look at a few early-round groups to keep an eye on along the Mexican coastline, as Rickie Fowler headlines the field and Pat Perez looks to defend his title (all times ET):7:30 a.m. Thursday, 12 p.m. Friday: Rickie Fowler, Emiliano Grillo, Chesson Hadley
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
15 days ago

Creamer targets Diamond Resorts event for return

Paula Creamer will make her return from wrist surgery as one of the headliners at the third annual Diamond Resorts Invitational Jan. 12-14 in Orlando.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
15 days ago

Stenson: HSBC stunt not 'responsible' for Nedbank WD

After withdrawing from this week's Nedbank Golf Challenge, Henrik Stenson took to social media to push back against reports that his latest rib injury resulted from a sponsored photo shoot.
Via CSN Chicago
15 days ago

Column: Continuity in cups could lead to a closed shop

Americans finally found the recipe for continuity in the Ryder Cup and Presidents Cup. The key now is to avoid a closed shop. Jim Furyk is the Ryder Cup captain for next year’s matches in Paris, and it will be the fourth straight team event that he is assigned a radio and a cart. He was an assistant captain the previous three cups in South Korea, Hazeltine and Liberty National. Furyk...
Via MyNorthwest.com
15 days ago
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