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'Lefty' might skip Houston

Five-time major winner Phil Mickelson, also known as "Lefty," said Wednesday he worries about the US PGA Tour allowing spectators at an event the week before the Masters and might skip it for a 50-and-over tournament.
Soure:AFP: 2020/10/22 17:38:40

Tiger Woods back on happy hunting ground in CA

Tiger Woods launches his latest bid for a record-breaking 83rd PGA Tour victory on Thursday when he emerges from a five-week layoff to defend his title at the relocated Zozo Championship in California.
Soure:AFP: 2020/10/21 17:23:41

Kokrak captures first PGA victory at CJ Cup

Jason Kokrak reeled off six birdies in a seven-hole stretch Sunday on his way to winning the CJ Cup at Shadow Creek and capture his first US PGA Tour triumph.
Soure:AFP: 2020/10/19 16:43:41

Henley seizes three-stroke lead at CJ Cup

Russell Henley opened the back nine with three straight birdies on his way to firing a five-under-par 67 for a three-stroke lead after Saturday's third round of the CJ Cup at Shadow Creek.
Soure:AFP: 2020/10/18 16:53:41

McIlroy likes Masters tuneups

Rory McIlroy is looking for two good weeks of Masters preparation starting Thursday at the CJ Cup at Shadow Creek even as he tries to emulate Bryson DeChambeau's ball-blasting style.
Soure:AFP: 2020/10/15 16:38:44

Koepka returns from 2-month injury absence

Brooks Koepka, injury troubles “squared away” is back – again – and hoping some good golf will see him end a disrupted 2020 on a high note.
Soure:AFP: 2020/10/14 17:18:41

Wolff feasts on eagles

US Open runner-up Matthew Wolff made three eagles in a five-hole span but it was Patrick Cantlay and Martin Laird who shared the lead after Saturday's third round of the PGA Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.
Soure:AFP: 2020/10/11 17:43:41

Bryson wants more muscle for Masters

Bulked-up Bryson DeChambeau says he plans to pack on even more muscle as he prepares to follow up his US Open triumph with an assault on the Masters.
Soure:AFP: 2020/9/24 17:28:40

McIlroy fights back to stay in contention

Four-time major champion Rory McIlroy likes his chances of capturing his first major title since 2014 after firing a two-under 68 Saturday to jump into contention at the US Open.
Soure:AFP: 2020/9/20 17:08:40

Woods has score to settle

Tiger Woods returns to the US Open at Winged Foot this week with a score to settle against a course he regards as one of the three toughest in the world.
Soure:AFP: 2020/9/17 11:18:40

Johnson eyes 2nd major

World No.1 Dustin Johnson will aim to crown a dazzling return to form with the second major championship of his career when the rescheduled 120th US Open tees off on Thursday.
Soure:AFP: 2020/9/16 17:08:41

Johnson wins Tour Championship

Dustin Johnson secured a three-shot victory at the Tour Championship to claim his first FedEx Cup title and a $15 million payday on Monday as he capped a PGA Tour season that saw him return to the top of the world rankings.
Soure:Reuters: 2020/9/8 17:03:40

No play, no pay

While the world's top golfers play for an almost obscene $45 million prize fund at the PGA Tour Championship in Atlanta on Friday, many of their fellow pros in Asia will not have swung a club, or earned a cent, for six months.
Soure:AFP: 2020/9/3 16:58:40

Asia's flagship WGC-HSBC Champions canceled because of virus

Next month's World Golf Championships-HSBC Champions in Shanghai, won last year by Rory McIlroy, has been canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic, organizers said Wednesday.
Soure:AFP: 2020/9/2 16:48:40

Tiger struggles

Tiger Woods struggled to a one-over-par 71 in the final round of the PGA BMW Championship on August 30, looking to improve shotmaking and reduce mistakes before this month's US Open.
Soure:AFP: 2020/9/2 16:28:40

Birdie bomb lifts Rahm to playoff triumph

Jon Rahm drained a swinging 66-foot (20-meter) birdie putt at the first playoff hole on Sunday to win the US PGA Tour BMW Championship over world No.1 Dustin Johnson.
Soure:AFP: 2020/8/31 16:53:40

DJ, Matsuyama share BMW lead

World No.1 Dustin Johnson and Japan's Hideki Matsuyama will share a two-stroke lead going into the final round of the BMW Championship on Sunday after shooting one-under-par 69s on Saturday.
Soure:Reuters: 2020/8/30 16:48:41

Johnson wins by 11 shots at Northern Trust

Dustin Johnson seized the world No.1 ranking in emphatic style Sunday, firing an eight-under-par final-round 63 to win the US PGA Northern Trust by 11 strokes.
Soure:AFP: 2020/8/24 17:08:40