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PGA announces 2015-16 schedule

PGA announces 2015-16 schedule

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fl. – The PGA Tour on Thursday announced the 2015-16 season schedule of 47 FedExCup tournaments, which includes two new title sponsors and several notable date and golf course changes. The PGA Tour welcomes [...]

Rory, Kirk to miss Bridgestone

Rory, Kirk to miss Bridgestone

AKRON, OH – Rory McIlroy and Chris Kirk have informed tournament officials that they will not be playing next week’s World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone Country Club due to injury. “Unfortunately, I will not be [...]

Day’s strong finish wins Canadian Open

Day’s strong finish wins Canadian Open

OAKVILLE, Ontario – In the end, it was Jason Day’s day. The 27-year-old Australian captured his second victory of the Tour season Sunday at the RBC Canadian Open by one shot over Bubba Watson, and two [...]

Allenby fires his caddie at the turn

Allenby fires his caddie at the turn

OAKVILLE, Ontario — Robert Allenby’s day couldn’t have gone much worse Thursday at the RBC Canadian Open. The 44-year-old fired his caddie, Mick Meddlemo, after a disagreement over club selection. Allenby, who has only made seven cuts [...]

Zach Johnson wins three-way playoff

Zach Johnson wins three-way playoff

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — Zach Johnson would be the first to tell you that his win at the Masters in 2007 all but came out of the blue. After all, Johnson was barely four years into [...]

Greatest links player? Watson ends it

Greatest links player? Watson ends it

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — The wind was howling, and the heavy, damp air was bitterly cold. Darkness was settling over the Old Course on this miserable Friday evening like a mystical shroud of gray. Even so, [...]

Tiger misses cut; can he ever recover?

Tiger misses cut; can he ever recover?

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — For nearly two decades, golf fans have been accustomed to seeing Tiger Woods regularly make history. On Saturday at St. Andrews, though, the former World No. 1 did something he had never [...]

ST. ANDREWS: Touching history

ST. ANDREWS: Touching history

(Editor’s Note: For anyone who has played St. Andrews Old Course – site of the 144th Open Championship – they would understand that’s it’s a special place. You can feel its history. Here’s a look back at our experience during [...]

Willitt is biggest surprise at The Open

Willitt is biggest surprise at The Open

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — One of the many text messages that Danny Willett received after his second round at The Open Championship came from his mother. She had written: “Well done, you’ve made the cut.” He’s [...]

Spieth goes extra for fourth win in ’15

Spieth goes extra for fourth win in ’15

SILVIS, Ill. — Jordan Spieth beat Tom Gillis on the second hole of a playoff to win the John Deere Classic on Sunday for his fourth victory of the season. The 46-year-old Gillis, who was attempting [...]