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Snedeker opens new season with a 66

Snedeker opens new season with a 66

NAPA, Ca. – Brandt Snedeker didn’t qualify for the Tour Championship, but made his kids watch Tiger Woods pick up his historic 80th win at East Lake. Snedeker didn’t make the U.S. Ryder Cup team, either, [...]

Couples in final non-major PGA event

Couples in final non-major PGA event

NAPA, Ca. – Fred Couples hasn’t played a non-major PGA Tour event in over 2 ½ years, so he stood out as he warmed up for his pro-am time at the Safeway Open at Silverado Resort [...]

Europe wins Ryder Cup in a rout

Europe wins Ryder Cup in a rout

GUYANCOURT, France – The Ryder Cup is heading back to Europe. The home team secured the victory when Phil Mickelson knocked one in the water at the par-3 16th hole, conceding his match to Francesco Molinari right [...]

Spieth looking for a silver lining

Spieth looking for a silver lining

GUYANCOURT, France – Eleven Ryder Cuppers from America played last week’s TOUR Championship. Jordan Spieth did not, having finished in the dreaded 31st position in the FedExCup standings that denied him access to the 30-man TOUR [...]

Ryder Cup shapes up as a classic

Ryder Cup shapes up as a classic

GUYANCOURT, France – Since winning the TOUR Championship on Sunday, Tiger Woods has been a little busy. The usual obligations that come with winning a PGA Tour event were heightened by the hysteria following his first [...]

Folks ready to compete on PGA Tour

Folks ready to compete on PGA Tour

Here’s a look at the new class of 50 players that have earned status on the 2018-19 PGA Tour. University of Virginia alum Denny McCarthy won the season-ending sixth-annual Web.com Tour Finals, where 25 players secured [...]

Tiger’s journey from back then to now

Tiger’s journey from back then to now

ATLANTA  — A timeline between the 79th and 80th victories on the PGA Tour for Tiger Woods: Aug. 4, 2013 — Wins the Bridgestone Invitational for his 18th World Golf Championship title and 79th victory on [...]

Tiger grinds out 80th PGA Tour win

Tiger grinds out 80th PGA Tour win

ATLANTA — Tiger Woods delivered the perfect ending to his amazing return from four back surgeries on Sunday with a performance that felt like the old days. He left the competition feeling hopeless as he built [...]

Stricker goes wire-to-wire for win

Stricker goes wire-to-wire for win

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Steve Stricker won the inaugural Sanford International on Sunday for his third PGA Tour Champions title of the year, closing with a 3-under 67 for a four-stroke victory. Stricker led wire-to-wire at [...]

Scottish golf: A summer of sunshine

Scottish golf: A summer of sunshine

INVERNESS, Scotland – So ya think this was an unusually dry summer in the USA’s Great Northwest? Well, ditto for Scotland, a country famous for high winds and pounding rain at almost any time of year. [...]