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Bryson’s power produces Rocket win

Bryson’s power produces Rocket win

DETROIT — Bryson DeChambeau pounded protein shakes and lifted iron to transform his body, adding 40 pounds of mass, and changed his game to put a premium on power. The plan is working. With jaw-dropping drives [...]

PNGA cancels remainder of 2020 slate

PNGA cancels remainder of 2020 slate

Federal Way, WA – With the recent spike in cases surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic and the concerns with contestants traveling from all parts of the Pacific Northwest and throughout the U.S. to compete, the Pacific Northwest Golf [...]

DJ stretches win streak to 13 years

DJ stretches win streak to 13 years

CROMWELL, Conn. — Dustin Johnson won the Travelers Championship on Sunday to end a long drought and extend his career-long season victory streak to 13. Johnson closed with a 3-under 67 for a one-stroke victory over [...]

Champ tests COVID positive; withdraws

Champ tests COVID positive; withdraws

CORMWELL, CT. — The PGA Tour announced late Tuesday that Cameron Champ has withdrawn from the Travelers Championship after testing positive for COVID-19. Champ becomes the second Tour player to test positive, following Nick Watney’s withdrawal [...]

Simpson adds another Father’s Day win

Simpson adds another Father’s Day win

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. — Webb Simpson celebrated another victory on Father’s Day, this time with a tartan jacket instead of a U.S. Open trophy. In a wild sprint to the finish after a three-hour storm [...]

Hatton, three others lead RBC Heritage

Hatton, three others lead RBC Heritage

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. — The PGA Tour’s return to competition has brought together the strongest fields of the year on courses that have not been overly punishing, and the result is the same. It’s another free-for-all [...]

Watney tests positive for coronavirus

Watney tests positive for coronavirus

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C.  — Five-time PGA Tour winner Nick Watney tested positive Friday for the coronavirus, the first player with a confirmed infection since golf resumed a full schedule last week. Watney immediately withdrew from [...]

Poulter, Hubbard lead packed field

Poulter, Hubbard lead packed field

HILTON HEAD, S.C. — Ian Poulter and Mark Hubbard set the pace for good scoring through a brief spell of rain at Hilton Head. Jordan Spieth was pleasantly surprised to join the chase Thursday in the [...]

Berger holds off Morikawa for title

Berger holds off Morikawa for title

FORT WORTH, Texas – First, Daniel Berger put on the plaid jacket that has been awarded to each winner at Colonial since the early 1950s. Then he received a belt buckle, befitting this city’s motto as [...]

Golf is back; not a full swing yet

Golf is back; not a full swing yet

Among the first steps in bringing Washingtonians out of their self-imposed isolation, is the restricted return of golf (as well as hunting, fishing and hiking). Washington Gov. Jay Inslee gave his approval of a limited plan [...]