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Mahan goes from no-status bubble to Wyndham mix

Hunter Mahan arrived at Wyndham trying to make to the Web.com Tour Finals. But after 36 holes, he's eyeing his seventh career PGA Tour victory.
Via CSN Chicago
2 days ago

Watch: Dubuisson duffs shot, throws away club

Victor Dubuisson was 3 down on the par-5 12th at the Paul Lawrie Match Play, when he hit a poor third shot from a tough spot and then fired his club in anger.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
2 days ago

Captain Inkster dances, inspires team on first tee

U.S. Solheim Cup captain Juli Inkster was vibrant and emotional on the first tee Thursday, pumping up her players and the home fans.
Via CSN Chicago
2 days ago

Armour, Simpson share 2nd-round lead in Wyndham Championship

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Ryan Armour shot a career-best 9-under 61 on Friday for a share of the lead with Webb Simpson after two rounds at the Wyndham Championship. Armour and Simpson were at 13-under 127 halfway through the PGA Tour’s final event of the regular season. Simpson shot a 64. Henrik Stenson was a stroke behind them after a 66. Ollie Schniederjans and Vaughn Taylor...
Via MyNorthwest.com
2 days ago

Watch: Creamer makes long birdie; Anna matches

One down on the third hole, Paula Creamer made a lengthy birdie putt to give the U.S. a chance to pull all square in the third morning foursomes match.
Via CSN Chicago
2 days ago

Sutherland, Short share Dick’s Sporting Goods Open lead

ENDICOTT, N.Y. (AP) — Kevin Sutherland shot a 7-under 65 for a share of the Dick’s Sporting Goods Open lead Friday, three years scorching the En-Joie course for the only 59 in PGA Tour Champions history. Sutherland had eight birdies and a bogey to join Wes Short Jr. atop the first-round leaderboard. “I think I just feel comfortable on the course,” Sutherland said. “I think...
Via MyNorthwest.com
2 days ago

McIlroy to return for FedEx Cup playoffs

Rory McIlroy has decided his health is good enough for him to start the FedEx Cup playoffs next week in New York. McIlroy had said after the PGA Championship that he could feel a back muscle spasm in recent weeks as he practiced more to get ready for the final major of the year. He said when he left Quail Hollow that he could return in a few weeks or not until next year. His manager...
Via MyNorthwest.com
2 days ago

Wall recovers to continue defense of Paul Lawrie Match Play

BAD GRIESBACH, Germany (AP) — Defending champion Anthony Wall produced his second big finish in as many days to move into the last 16 at the Paul Lawrie Match Play with a 1-up victory over Haydn Porteous on Friday. The Englishman, who won the European Tour event when it was staged in Scotland last year, was behind going into the last two holes but won them both for a clash against...
Via MyNorthwest.com
2 days ago

Europe takes early 1-point lead vs US at Solheim Cup

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Europe took a 2 ½ – 1 ½ lead over the U.S. on Friday after foursome play at the Solheim Cup. European star Anna Nordqvist and England’s Georgia Hall won their match by three holes. Karine Icher teamed with Catriona Matthew to beat their American counterparts by a hole. Solheim rookie Danielle Kang of the U.S. sunk a birdie putt on No. 18 to give...
Via MyNorthwest.com
2 days ago

Stenson opens with 62 in rare Wyndham appearance

Making his first appearance in Greensboro since 2012, Henrik Stenson fired a bogey-free 62 and now sits just one shot off the lead.
Via CSN Chicago
2 days ago

Friday foursomes pairings: Kerr paired with Lexi

Juli Inkster is leading off with Cristie Kerr and Lexi Thompson at the Solheim Cup, and the U.S. duo will face Charley Hull and Mel Reid.
Via CSN Chicago
2 days ago

Varner III, Saunders go low with cards on the line

Both needing a big week to keep their PGA Tour cards, Harold Varner III and Sam Saunders opened the Wyndham Championship with matching rounds of 7-under 63.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
2 days ago

Hend shoots 66 to move into share of Fiji International lead

NATADOLA BAY, Fiji (AP) — Scott Hend shot a 6-under 66 Friday to move into a four-way share of the lead after the second round of the Fiji International. The 44-year-old Australian was level with first-round leader Daniel Pearce of New Zealand, who shot 71, and Australia’s Jason Norris and Malaysia’s Gavin Green (69 each), all with 7-under par totals of 137 on the ocean-side...
Via MyNorthwest.com
2 days ago

Creamer, Kerr can pass Inkster in Solheim points

Over the next three days, both Paula Creamer and Cristie Kerr have a chance to surpass captain Juli Inkster as the leading point-earner in U.S. Solheim Cup history.
Via CSN Chicago
2 days ago

Simpson (63) contending at site of first win

Webb Simpson earned his first career win at the Wyndham Championship five years ago, and he's again near the top of the leaderboard after briefly challenging a sub-60 score.
Via CSN Chicago
2 days ago

Back from the abyss, Every shoots 61 at Wyndham

After a two-year drought nearly derailed his career, Matt Every is again atop a leaderboard after opening the Wyndham Championship with a career-best 61.
Via CSN Chicago
3 days ago

Wie debuts patriotic ‘bling shoes’ before Solheim Cup

Michelle Wie will make her fifth consecutive appearance in the Solheim Cup this week at Des Moines Golf & Country Club in Iowa. As patriotic as they come when it comes to such events, Wie is going all-out touting a style befitting a role on Team USA.And to kick it off for Wie, it’s gotta be the shoes.Wie on Wednesday showcased a sparkly pair of sneakers that she refers to as...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Every ties 1st-round record at Wyndham with 61

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Matt Every matched the Wyndham Championship’s first-round record with a 9-under 61 on Thursday to take a one-stroke lead. Every tied the opening-round mark set in 2010 by Arjun Atwal, who went on to win the PGA Tour’s final tournament before the postseason. Henrik Stenson opened with a 62. Former Wyndham winner Webb Simpson was at 63 along with Cameron...
Via MyNorthwest.com
3 days ago

Annika Sorenstam leads Europe as Solheim Cup captain

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — After accomplishing just about everything there is to accomplish in golf, Annika Sorenstam finally got her shot as a Solheim Cup captain. Leading Team Europe might prove to be a lot more difficult for Sorenstam than playing ever was. Veteran star Suzann Pettersen is out with a bad back. Sweden’s Anna Nordqvist, the team’s top-ranked player, recently...
Via MyNorthwest.com
3 days ago

Paulina Gretzky, Dustin Johnson are having a blast in Bahamas

Paulina Gretzky and Dustin Johnson are doing their best to enjoy the final weeks of summer, and judging by these photos, they’re doing it right.The two hit up The Bahamas, and are still currently there. We have the photos and videos to prove it, thanks to Instagram.Here’s Paulina getting ready to board their private aircraft. Once they got to The Bahamas, DJ and Paulina enjoyed...
Via The Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Wall starts title defense with win at Paul Lawrie Match Play

BAD GRIESBACH, Germany (AP) — Anthony Wall holed a long birdie putt on No. 18 to begin the defense of his Paul Lawrie Match Play title with a 1-up victory over Sam Walker in the first round on Thursday. The Englishman won the European Tour event, his first title in more than 16 years, when it was held in Scotland in 2016. It is being staged in Germany this year and all four German...
Via MyNorthwest.com
3 days ago

LOOK: Michelle Wie has some dope new shoes for Solheim Cup

via her insta story pic.twitter.com/i7OYCYCkKt — CLICKON Golf (@CLICKONGolf) August 15, 2017 The Solheim Cup is one of the best events in golf, and one of the game’s most expressive players is ready. Michelle Wie will be rocking some cool, crystallized style shoes for the team event. These shiny kicks from Nike are one of the coolest you’ll see, and helps continue a tradition...
Via The GP Golf Report
3 days ago

Frank Nobilo On Wyndham Championship: ‘Kevin Kisner Win Would Be Fairytale Story’

By Dave Shedloski Closing time. One last call for the FedExCup Playoffs. The $5.8 million Wyndham Championship at Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, North Carolina, for decades has been a popular stop on the PGA TOUR. But it’s now also a more important stop, because it represents the final event of the FedExCup regular season. At Sunday’s conclusion, the top 125 players in...
Via CBS DC
3 days ago

Wie embracing Solheim Cup spirit with hair, shoes

Michelle Wie is a bit of a rebel this week. Apparently, its part of being in U.S. Solheim Cup captain Juli Inksters most spirited pod.
Via CSN Chicago
3 days ago

Laura Davies to play in men’s European Senior Tour tournament

Four-time major champion Laura Davies of Great Britain will become the first female golfer to play in a tournament on the men’s European Senior Tour, as she will participate in the Shipco Masters in Denmark in 2018. The 53-year-old Davies, who once was ranked No. 1 in the world, will play from the men’s tees in the event held next June at Simon’s Golf Club. “[The European...
Via Excelle Sports
3 days ago
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