Golf's French Open Update

By Jim McCoy Thu 3rd July SportsFrench OpenGolf
In his French Open debut, Kevin Stadler shot a bogey-free 7-under 64 to lead by a stroke after the first round on Thursday. The American golfer, who won the Phoenix Open in February and shared eighth place at the Masters in April, made seven birdies on a punishing golf course that will host the Ryder Cup in 2018. "Not making bogey was something I didn't think possible in my practRead More »

Golf: Quicken Loans National Update (12:03 pm)

By Jim McCoy Fri 27th June SportsGolfQuicken Loans National
Two Australians are tied for the lead after the morning rounds on Day 2 of the Quicken Loans National. Marc Leishman and newcomer Oliver Goss are at 6 under after each shot 66 during the second round Friday on the Blue Course at Congressional Country Club. Leishman has one PGA Tour win.Read More »

Relative Unknown Torches Back Nine at Byron Nelson, Allred Starts Second Round

By Jim McCoy Fri 16th May SportsByron Nelson ClassicGolf
Paul Casey has matched the PGA Tour record for the best score on a back nine, carding an 8-under 27 in the second round at the Byron Nelson Championship. The overall nine-hole scoring record is Corey Pavin's 8-under 26 on the front nine in the first round of the 2006 U.S. Bank Championship in Milwaukee in 2006. Seven other golfers have had 27s on nine holes.Read More »

Golf: Update From The Player's Championship

By Jim McCoy Fri 9th May SportsGolfPlayer's Championship
Martin Kaymer treated Friday like a brand-new day and wound up building his lead at The Players Championship. Kaymer rolled in two long birdie putts and made two good par saves for a 3-under 69. That put him six shots ahead of anyone else playing in the same wave at the TPC Sawgrass.Read More »

Tiger Starts Slow, Zach Johnson Salvages Round At Honda Classic

By Jim McCoy Thu 27th February SportsGolfHonda ClassicTiger WoodsZach Johnson
Zach Johnson made a quadruple-bogey 8 on his second hole Thursday and still managed to shoot a 67 in the Honda Classic. Tiger Woods had good birdie chances on his opening four holes and couldn't break par. Johnson wound up two shots behind co-leaders William McGirt and Rory Sabbatini among the early starters at PGA National.Read More »

Nicklaus To Enter Father-Son Golf Tournament

By Jim McCoy Thu 17th October SportsGolfJack Nicklaus
Jack Nicklaus is returning to the PNC Father-Son Challenge with his oldest son. Nicklaus and Jack Nicklaus II will be among 20 teams that play Dec. 12-15 at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Club.Read More »

Masters Champion Has Record Round At Grand Slam

By Jim McCoy Wed 16th October SportsAdam ScottGolfGrand Slam
Masters champion Adam Scott had a record round at Port Royal to win the PGA Grand Slam of Golf. Starting the final day of the 36-hole exhibition three shots behind, Scott set the course record with a 7-under 64 on Wednesday to beat U.S.Read More »

Anticipation Builds For PGA Championship After Woods' Bridgestone Performance

By Jim McCoy Tue 6th August GolfPGA Championship
The attention on Tiger Woods gets even more intense when he gets to the PGA Championship without having won a major this year. Coming off a seven-shot win in a World Golf Championship, it's even stronger. Woods played nine holes at Oak Hill on Tuesday and feels as good as ever about his game.Read More »

12-Year Old Ye Set To Play European Masters

By Jim McCoy Mon 5th August SportsEuropean OpenGolfYe Wocheng
Twelve-year-old golfer Ye Wocheng of China is set to play at the European Masters in September. Tournament organizers say he has been accepted for the Sept. 5-8 event in the Swiss Alps, which is jointly sanctioned by the European and Asian tours. Ye became the youngest player in a European Tour event after qualifying for the China Open in May.Read More »

Golf's British Open Update: New Leader After Round Two

By Jim McCoy Fri 19th July SportsBritish OpenGolf
Spain's Miguel Jimenez has the lead after two rounds of the British Open. Playing in the morning, he shot even-par 71 to complete the first 36 holes at 3-under par. First round leader Zach Johnson shot a 4-over-75 and is two back at minus-1. Several players are tied for second at 2-under, including Tiger Woods who shot a second-round par-71, and Dustin Johnson.


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