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Koepka withdraws; Rickie in

Koepka withdraws; Rickie in

MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia – Brooks Koepka, who qualified as the No. 1-ranked player for the U.S. Presidents Cup Team, announced today that he has been forced to withdraw from the 2019 competition due to a knee injury. U.S. [...]

Walk Off wins for McCarron

Walk Off wins for McCarron

PHOENIX, AZ – Granted, it wasn’t the “shot heard round the world,” but Jeff Maggert’s walk off eagle on the third hole of the sudden death playoff against Retief Goosen produced raucous cheers that carried throughout [...]

Saturday at Schwab Cup

Saturday at Schwab Cup

Notes & Quotes from Moving Day at the “Must Go Low” Championship (with thanks to PGA TOUR Champions media staff) Jeff Maggert, 63-65-69 – 197 (-16) Maggert was 1-over on the back nine Saturday until a [...]

Champions in the Desert

Champions in the Desert

PHOENIX, AZ – The competition for the PGA TOUR Champions Charles Schwab Cup culminates in Phoenix this week with the season-ending Charles Schwab Cup Championship at Phoenix Country Club, November 7-10, 2019. Best friends Scott McCarron [...]

Chambers: Greens making a difference

Chambers: Greens making a difference

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wa. – The ‘turf war’ is over. The winner is Chambers Bay, poised and ready to seek another championship. sThe Pierce County-owned links-style course was just 12-year-old this past June yet it already had [...]

McIlroy cashes in with FedEx Cup win

McIlroy cashes in with FedEx Cup win

ATLANTA — The crowd rushing to circle the 18th green. The steady chants. It all sounded so familiar to Rory McIlroy at East Lake, with one big difference. On Sunday, it was all for him. One [...]

Jobe rallies for stunning Boeing victory

Jobe rallies for stunning Boeing victory

SNOQUALMIE, Wash. — Brandt Jobe used his best round of the year to spoil what was supposed to be a day-long celebration for hometown favorite Fred Coupless. Jobe rallied from seven strokes down, shooting a final-round [...]

Lightning puts damper on PGA finale

Lightning puts damper on PGA finale

ATLANTA — Six people were injured Saturday when lightning struck a 60-foot pine at the Tour Championship where they were taking cover from rain and showered them with debris, Atlanta police said. The third round of [...]

Koepka moves up; leads by one

Koepka moves up; leads by one

ATLANTA – Brooks Koepka has the confidence to pose for nude photos. He has the composure to withstand the final-round pressure in golf’s biggest events. There may not be a more intimidating figure in the game [...]

Breaking down the full Tour field

Breaking down the full Tour field

Justin Thomas – No. 1 (-10) Wins: 1; BMW ChampionshipStarts: 19Top-10s: 6How he qualified for the TOUR Championship: • In his fourth start at the Sentry Tournament of Champions, shot a final-round 65 to finish third. Tied Gary Woodland [...]