CHARLOTTE — Leading into the Gleneagles Ryder Cup in 2014, Billy Horschel won the last two events of the FedEx Cup Playoffs and the $10 million prize … and was left off the U.S. team because the selection process already had ended. The PGA of America changed the timeline in large part because of his
5:16 PM ET Associated Press Rasmus Hojgaard followed up Thursday’s course record-equalling 62 with a 65 to hold a commanding six-shot lead at the halfway stage of the Cazoo Open de France. Morning starter Hojgaard carded seven birdies and a single bogey on day two at Le Golf National to head into the clubhouse on
CHARLOTTE — The scoreboard at the 14th Presidents Cup would hardly surprise many. The Americans lead 8-2 after a session each of foursomes and fourballs, and a ninth straight loss for the International team seems a fait accompli. The only real shocker from the first two days at Quail Hollow is that World No. 1
8:11 PM ET Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Max Homa never felt more energized over a big putt on a Friday, perhaps because he never had so many people who shared in the celebration. This is why making the Presidents Cup was the top of his wish list this year, and his latest afternoon heroics
Teaming up with Michelle Wie West, Liberty National Golf Club and the American Junior Golf Association (AJGA), the LPGA Tour announced on Friday a new event added to the 2023 schedule with a unique field. The Mizuho Americas Open will be held at Liberty National in June and feature top professionals playing alongside junior golfers.
12:48 PM ET Associated Press JERSEY CITY, N.J. — The LPGA and financial giant Mizuho Americas have announced a new tournament will be played in New Jersey next year at Liberty National Golf Club in Jersey City, New Jersey. The 72-hole tournament will be called the Mizuho Americas Open and take place May 29- June
CHARLOTTE — Europe is the only continent in the world whose citizens can’t participate in the Presidents Cup, and that’s a shame, because the word that best describes the action on Day 1 in Quail Hollow comes to us from France, via Italy: Carnage. The team rosters looked uneven before the week, the actual match-ups
3:57 PM ET Associated Press Rasmus Hojgaard equalled the course record with his nine-under-par round of 62 to hold a two shot lead after the opening round of the Open de France on Thursday. Alexander Bjork lies in second place at seven-under par after an impressive round that included no dropped shots. Paul Barjou is
CHARLOTTE — Well, one lesson we learned on the first day of the 14th Presidents Cup is that Si Woo Kim plays quite well when he’s angry. Trailing 3 down through seven holes in his match against World No. 1 Scottie Scheffler and Sam Burns, who together have won seven times on the PGA Tour
7:35 PM ET Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The idea was for two of the most reliable American teams to set the tone Thursday in the Presidents Cup, and the result was predictable. Xander Schauffele and Patrick Cantlay made short work of Adam Scott and Hideki Matsuyama in the opening match. They didn’t make a
It’s been a tough start to the Presidents Cup for the International side on Day 1. It took the heavy underdogs almost two hours to card two birdies as the U.S. jumped out to leads in all five foursomes matches on Thursday. The veteran duo of Hideki Matsuyama and Adam Scott fell behind by four
4:23 PM ET After a three-year hiatus, the 2022 Presidents Cup has returned. The U.S. team faces off against the International team in a matchup between golf’s best. Right now, the U.S. team is a big favorite, boasting world No. 1 Scottie Scheffler, No. 4 Patrick Cantlay, No. 5 Xander Schauffele, No. 7 Justin Thomas
CHARLOTTE — If you ask Paul McGinley, the biggest mistake Ernie Els made in an otherwise stellar captaincy at the 2019 Presidents Cup in Melbourne came on Saturday night as he prepared to set his next day’s singles lineup. Holding a 10-8 lead that could have been even bigger, the International team captain opted to
4:54 PM ET CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The International team will roll out its two most experienced players in the opening match of the 14th Presidents Cup at Quail Hollow Club on Thursday. Past Masters champions Adam Scott of Australia and Hideki Matsuyama of Japan will play Patrick Cantlay and Xander Schauffele in the opening match.
CHARLOTTE — It’s been well known for decades that Fred Couples, easily one of the most gifted athletes in the annals of golf, has a lot more going on in his head than he is capable of articulating succinctly. But while the former Masters champion might not always be successful in connecting the dots in
6:50 PM ET LIV Golf CEO and commissioner Greg Norman met with federal lawmakers on Capitol Hill on Wednesday to lobby on behalf of the new circuit being financed by Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund, and his message was met with mixed reviews from politicians. Rep. Tim Burchett of Tennessee told ESPN that he walked
What do captains Davis Love III and Trevor Immelman have in store as the 14th Presidents Cup gets underway Thursday at Quail Hollow Club? The first glimpses of the Americans and Internationals respective strategies were revealed when the two sides rolled out the pairings for the opening foursomes session in Charlotte. To no one’s surprise,
The International team has none, after Australia’s Cameron Smith, the third-ranked player in the world and The Open winner, jumped to the new LIV Golf circuit in late August. History is on the Americans’ side, too. They have won 11 of the past 13 Presidents Cup competitions, losing just once and tying one other time.