ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. – Chris Kirk is coming off a five-week break and making a fresh start this week at the McGladrey Classic, his first event of the new PGA Tour season.
If there was an award for who traveled the farthest to get to the Presidents Cup, then Jim Furyk would be a candidate.
26 Oct 2011 - 12:48am - 0 Comments
The World Golf Championships were introduced in 1999 to bring the game's top players together more often. By and large they have achieved that, because by and large they have been held in the United States. When they have gone global, though, it has been a different story.
25 Oct 2011 - 7:16pm - 1 Comments
The PGA Tour was going to send its postseason awards ballot to the players on Tuesday until realizing the World Golf Championship in Shanghai counts as official if a PGA Tour member wins. So it will wait until after the WGC-HSBC Champions next week.
25 Oct 2011 - 6:01pm - 0 Comments
Already No. 1 in the world, Luke Donald left little doubt who was No. 1 on the PGA Tour.
23 Oct 2011 - 5:18pm - 0 Comments
Justin Leonard took his hand off the club not long after contact on the fifth fairway, unhappy with another shot that was not up to his standards, knowing he would have to scramble just to avoid dropping another shot.
22 Oct 2011 - 6:51pm - 0 Comments
Justin Leonard described his round Friday at Disney as a "fun, easy day," and it was every bit of that. He had a 9-under 63 for his lowest round of the year, putting him in a tie for the lead with Henrik Stenson and Bio Kim at the Children's Miracle Network Hospital Classic.
21 Oct 2011 - 6:48pm - 0 Comments
Luke Donald got off to a strong start in his pursuit of Webb Simpson and the top spot on the PGA Tour money list, shooting a 6-under 66 Thursday in the opening round of the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals Classic to share the lead with six other players.
20 Oct 2011 - 7:15pm - 0 Comments
Former Presidents Cup Captain Peter Thomson predicts the International team will claim just its second ever win when it takes on the United States next month at Royal Melbourne.
20 Oct 2011 - 6:27pm - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods has his third full-time caddie in Joe LaCava, and the idea was to break him in slowly. Woods said he told LaCava at the Frys.com Open that he wouldn’t ask him questions on club selection or reading putts.
20 Oct 2011 - 6:17pm - 0 Comments
The PGA Tour is launching a developmental tour south of the border, hoping it can expand its presence in South America as golf prepares to become an Olympic sport again in 2016 in Brazil.
20 Oct 2011 - 5:35pm - 0 Comments
Kevin Chappell was on the Magnolia Course practice range at Disney world, his only concern getting in nine holes of practice under gathering clouds and trying to remember which golf cart was his.
19 Oct 2011 - 6:06pm - 0 Comments
Upon seeing the PGA Tour join other tours in trying to stake out a presence in Asia, one high-ranking tournament official said two years ago, “The Far East looks a lot like the Wild, Wild West.” That appears to be the case with two tournaments next week.
18 Oct 2011 - 11:16pm - 0 Comments
The PGA Tour money title is relevant for the first time since 2003 because it has come down to two players -- Webb Simpson and Luke Donald -- in the final tournament of the year at Disney. But it’s not just about the money.
18 Oct 2011 - 10:24pm - 0 Comments
Greg Norman doesn't think much of the way Tiger Woods plays golf these days, saying he would not have picked him to play in the Presidents Cup.
16 Oct 2011 - 7:14pm - 0 Comments
Ben Crane knew he was going home Monday to be with his wife for the birth of their third child. He had no reason to believe he would be bringing the McGladrey Classic trophy with him.
16 Oct 2011 - 6:23pm - 0 Comments
Webb Simpson shot a 1-under 69 on Saturday and is tied for third heading into the final round of the McGladrey Classic.
15 Oct 2011 - 5:12pm - 0 Comments
Webb Simpson kept his name near the top of the leaderboard Friday at Sea Island and his eyes on a showdown with Luke Donald next week at Disney.
14 Oct 2011 - 5:30pm - 0 Comments
Luke Donald is not going to give up the PGA Tour money title without a fight. Donald decided Friday to enter the PGA Tour’s final tournament next week at Disney World, a response to Webb Simpson playing this week in the McGladrey Classic at Sea Island.
14 Oct 2011 - 3:16pm - 0 Comments
Webb Simpson signed up for the McGladrey Classic because it gave him a shot at winning the PGA Tour money title. He played Thursday as though he was intent on doing just that.
13 Oct 2011 - 5:09pm - 0 Comments
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