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Watch: McIlroy drives 18th hole at St. Andrews

Rory McIlroy didn't have a great opening round on the Old Course but he finished the day strong by driving the home hole.
Via CSN Chicago
12 days ago

British Masters winner leads Alfred Dunhill after 1st round

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — Paul Dunne picked up where he left off at Newcastle-upon-Tyne as he led the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship with Nicolas Colsaerts after the first round on Thursday. Four days after winning the British Masters, Dunne shot a 5-under-par 67 in the three-course event on the Old Course. Colsaerts’ 67, which represented a strong recovery after a triple-bogey...
Via MyNorthwest.com
12 days ago

McNealy ready to make pro debut at Safeway

After a decorated amateur career at Stanford, Maverick McNealy is set to make his pro debut this week at the Safeway Open.
Via CSN Chicago
12 days ago

Mickelson with DeChambeau, Simpson at Safeway

Phil Mickelson headlines the field at this week's Safeway Open, where he'll play the first two rounds alongside Bryson DeChambeau and Webb Simpson.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
13 days ago

Mickelson begins 27th PGA Tour season at Safeway Open

NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Four days after a strong showing in the United States’ victory in the Presidents Cup, Phil Mickelson begins his 27th PGA Tour season Thursday seeking his first individual win since 2013 in the season-opening Safeway Open. Mickelson, winner of 42 career PGA Tour events including five majors, will be joined at Silverado by 12-time PGA Tour winner Zach Johnson as...
Via MyNorthwest.com
13 days ago

Dunne, Byrd make big gains in world rankings

Paul Dunne vaulted more than 100 spots in the latest Official World Golf Ranking, thanks to his maiden European Tour win at the British Masters.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
14 days ago

Mickelson’s final mission: Win a Ryder Cup in Europe

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Phil Mickelson hasn’t had his fill, not when it comes to the Cup. Especially the next one. Mickelson saved some of his best golf in one of his worst years for when it really counted. Steve Stricker wanted to see some life from Lefty before deciding to use a captain’s pick on him for the Presidents Cup, and Mickelson delivered with four rounds in the 60s at...
Via MyNorthwest.com
14 days ago

Woods’ DC event to be held this season even without sponsor

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Tiger Woods’ tournament outside Washington is still talking to potential title sponsors, including Quicken Loans, which did not renew. But it’s on the schedule for the new season as The National, and PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan says it’s not coming off. “We made the commitment,” Monahan said. “Our players are going to be showing up there and we’re going...
Via MyNorthwest.com
14 days ago

Greg Norman, Verizon are betting big on new golf technology

Greg Norman, the Australian golf legend — aka The Shark — is very bullish on the future of golf in spite of the $70 billion industry’s challenges. He’s about to announce a big investment with Verizon in New York next month that he says will be a game-changer for golf, and bring innovation and technology...
Via New York Post
14 days ago

Tiger Woods’ new gal pal revealed

Woods and Erica Herman were spotted at Liberty National Golf Club in Jersey City over the weekend.
Via New York Post
14 days ago

Former FSU golfer Daniel Berger clinches Presidents Cup for the US

Pick it up. It was all but academic heading into the final round of 2017 Presidents Cup play: the US team, holding a substantial lead and needing just a lone point to clinch yet another title, would emerge victorious over the international squad that it had bested in every prior session. However, one thing remained to be determined— just who would clinch that final point for the...
Via Tomahawk Nation
15 days ago

Byrd wins Web.com Tour Championship, earns PGA Tour card

ATLANTIC BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Jonathan Byrd is heading back to the PGA Tour for the first time in three years after winning the weather-delayed Web.com Tour Championship. A five-time PGA Tour winner, Byrd closed with a 4-under 67 on Monday at Atlantic Beach Country Club for a four-shot victory. Byrd was tied for 66th in the standings going into the last of four Web.com Tour Finals...
Via MyNorthwest.com
15 days ago

Stricker: 'Great thrill' to get trophy from Trump

When the team was asked in the interview room about the impact of President Donald Trumps presence, U.S. captain Steve Stricker grabbed the microphone.
Via CSN Chicago
15 days ago

Watch: Dunne chips in to beat McIlroy, win first event

With Rory McIlroy breathing down his neck all day and safely in the clubhouse following a 63, Paul Dunne finished birdie-birdie to claim his maiden European Tour title.
Via CSN Chicago
16 days ago

Dunne holds off McIlroy’s challenge to win British Masters

NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE, England (AP) — Paul Dunne held off a thrilling challenge from Rory McIlroy in the final round of the British Masters on Sunday to claim his first European Tour title. Dunne, who sprang to prominence after sharing the 54-hole lead in the 2015 British Open while still an amateur, shot seven birdies and an eagle in a closing 61 to finish 20 under par. The 24-year...
Via MyNorthwest.com
16 days ago

Sunday singles: Chappell, Hoffman get 2nd chance

After missing out on a chance to clinch the Presidents Cup Saturday, Kevin Chappell and Charley Hoffman will have a second chance to do just that.
Via CSN Chicago
16 days ago

Jason Day, Justin Spieth battle kids in chipping contest on ‘The Tonight Show’

Now that the Presidents Cup is underway in Jersey City, some of the PGA’s most famous golfers are in the New York City area doing their thing.And that means they have time for some extracurricular activities — to let their hair down and have some fun.That’s what good friends Justin Spieth and Jason Day did, as they appeared on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.” They were involved...
Via The Sports Daily
17 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Denny McCarthy secures PGA Tour card; Ben Kohles in contention

Via Streaking the Lawn
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Mickelson-Kisner cap win with 'Three Amigos' dance

A win from Phil Mickelson and Kevin Kisner will be remembered far less for the golf than the spontaneous celebration that ensued on the 18th green.
Via CSN Chicago
17 days ago

Phil Mickelson snaps epic selfie with three former presidents

The Presidents Cup is a big deal, and even though current POTUS Donald Trump was not in attendance — possibly due to everything that’s been going on right now — many other former presidents were.In fact, the last three presidents were all there, and Phil Mickelson managed to get a selfie with all of them, which is pretty awesome when you think about it.Without further ado, here’s...
Via The Sports Daily
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Mickelson takes selfie with three former American Presidents

Prior to teeing off at the Presidents Cup, golfer Phil Mickelson took a selfie with former U.S. Presidents Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama, all of whom were on hand.The picture was posted on to Twitter by Mickelson’s brother and caddie, Tim. Imagine being a photobomber in that picture.Regardless of one’s political affiliation, it’s nice to see three former leaders having...
Via Sportsnaut
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Grace, Oosthuizen now a perfect 5-0-0 as a team

Two years after South Korea, Branden Grace and Louis Oosthuizen showed the same chemistry that made them unbeatable in 2015.
Via CSN Chicago
18 days ago

Coetzee, Hatton lead British Masters after 7-under 63s

NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE, England (AP) — George Coetzee and Tyrrell Hatton shot 7-under 63s to lead the British Masters on Thursday, while Rory McIlroy needed the help of a spectator to stay on track in his first round. Coetzee followed up top-10 finishes at his last two events by rolling in six birdies and making an eagle at the par-5 sixth hole to set a clubhouse target at Close House...
Via MyNorthwest.com
19 days ago

Jim Nantz has Masters theme piped in to backyard practice hole

Hello, friends.Here’s something: Jim Nantz not only has a miniature version of the par-3 seventh hole at Pebble Beach in his backyard; there’s also a speaker that pipes in the tranquil, soothing sounds of the Masters theme for ultimate recreational relaxation.Sir Nick Faldo, Nantz’s partner for golf broadcasts on CBS Sports, tweeted out video evidence that the dulcet tones of piano...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
24 days ago  |  Discuss
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