SCOTTSDALE, Arizona -- Encircled by patrons up and down the 16th hole at TPC Scottsdale -- the rowdiest setting for golf on the PGA Tour -- University Place's Michael Putnam felt the glare from one particular set of eyes in the gallery Friday.
Robert Allenby was more dejected than angry after the final round of the Deutsche Bank Championship. He finished out of the top 50 for the second straight playoff event. Time is running out for him. Only this had nothing to do with the FedExCup and its $10 million prize.
6 Sep 2011 - 7:38pm - 0 Comments
The Presidents Cup could feature about 18 of the top 50 players in the world ranking on Nov. 17-20 in Melbourne. The World Cup is the following week in China, and it could have just as many.
6 Sep 2011 - 7:28pm - 0 Comments
Brandt Jobe has been so frustrated with his putting over the last few months that he stopped having fun. It reached a point at the Deutsche Bank Championship that he decided to use a belly putter in the third round.
6 Sep 2011 - 7:21pm - 0 Comments
Webb Simpson couldn’t believe how quickly his fortunes changed at the Deutsche Bank Championship.
6 Sep 2011 - 12:24pm - 0 Comments
Monday at the Deutsche Bank Championship was filled with pressure shots and plenty of nervous moments, typical of any PGA Tour event that goes to a playoff. And that was before Webb Simpson beat Chez Reavie on the second extra hole.
5 Sep 2011 - 7:07pm - 0 Comments
Webb Simpson finished off an amazing comeback with three birdies, the final one on the second extra playoff hole, to win the Deutsche Bank Championship on Monday for his second title in three weeks.
5 Sep 2011 - 6:51pm - 0 Comments
Even after three wins over the last 15 months, Bubba Watson still gets nervous going into the final round with a chance to win. At least he has some company at the Deutsche Bank Championship. A lot of company.
4 Sep 2011 - 6:13pm - 0 Comments
Vijay Singh was an afterthought following the PGA Championship. Not only was he in the middle of the pack in the FedExCup, he was 16th in the Presidents Cup standings and likely to miss the matches for the first time in its history, dating to 1994.
4 Sep 2011 - 12:15am - 0 Comments
One mark of a good year is when it becomes more difficult to set goals. Such was the case of Matt Kuchar, who won the PGA Tour money title and the Vardon Trophy for the lowest adjusted scoring average in 2010.
4 Sep 2011 - 12:09am - 0 Comments
Masters champion Charl Schwartzel has been around the TPC Boston long enough this week to know that a fairway metal is the best option off the tee on the 356-yard first hole.
3 Sep 2011 - 6:03pm - 0 Comments
Luke Donald finally made the right putts to get off to a good start. Now the world's No. 1 player would like to see how far that might take him.
2 Sep 2011 - 6:56pm - 0 Comments
Two drivers at the Masters. No drivers at the U.S. Open.
1 Sep 2011 - 6:30pm - 0 Comments
NORTON, Mass. -- Even without Tiger Woods dominating golf, the PGA Tour announced Thursday its longest network television deal in history Thursday that secures broadcast rights for the next 10 years.
1 Sep 2011 - 1:35pm - 0 Comments
Kevin Chappell felt a deep sense of appreciation when he arrived at the TPC Boston for the second FedExCup playoff event.
31 Aug 2011 - 5:55pm - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods is honored to be a captain’s pick for the Presidents Cup and believes he merited the selection.
31 Aug 2011 - 2:41pm - 0 Comments
The next tournament in America for Tiger Woods will be in California. The question now is whether he can play another tournament in California at the end of the year.
30 Aug 2011 - 8:15pm - 0 Comments
For a guy who grew up in the South, the happiest times for William McGirt are coming to Boston. This is where McGirt and his wife, Sarah, decided to spend their honeymoon seven years ago when he was just starting out a career in golf that was going nowhere quickly.
30 Aug 2011 - 7:58pm - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods will play the Frys.com Open in California the first week of October, his first time competing in the PGA Tour’s Fall Series as he tries to get his game ready for the Presidents Cup.
29 Aug 2011 - 2:23pm - 0 Comments
Dustin Johnson had only one thought after winning The Barclays, which he first told his caddie as they left the 18th green and later swing coach Butch Harmon on his way to the airport. It's about time.
28 Aug 2011 - 8:16pm - 0 Comments
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