In the annals of the PGA Tour, sequences like Kevin Na making a 16 at the Valero Texas Open or John Daly putting six into the water at Bay Hill in 1998 come to mind in terms of total trainwrecks. There’s a new addition to this genre, kicked off by SH Kim’s very unlucky sequence
5:47 PM ET Associated Press ORLANDO, Fla. — One of Brooke Henderson’s goals heading into the newly minted LPGA Tour season was to get herself into contention more often. The Canadian golfer is off to a strong start, building a 4-shot lead Friday in the Hilton Grand Vacations Tournament of Champions. Playing alongside Hall of
You can’t blame Si Woo Kim for celebrating his win at the Sony Open: A victory comes with perks beyond the $1.42 million first-place prize money, but a celebration in Hawaii costs a lot more than victories at other PGA Tour events—and that’s not just because of the cost of airfare and hotel rooms in
Jan 19, 2023 LIV Golf has reached a multiyear U.S. broadcast television and streaming agreement with the CW network to air its live tournaments, tour officials announced Thursday. According to the news release, the CW network will broadcast each of LIV Golf’s 14 global events this coming season over the air and on the CW
In just his seventh start as a full, card-carrying member of the PGA Tour, Davis Thompson was putting together the kind of opening round at The American Express that most veterans hope for their entire careers. The 23-year-old was seven under through six holes thanks to incredible back-to-back eagles on the fifth and sixth holes
8:56 PM ET Associated Press LA QUINTA, Calif. — PGA Tour rookie Davis Thompson played his first six holes in 7 under, including consecutive eagles, and shot a career-low 10-under 62 at La Quinta on Thursday to take a two-stroke lead over Jon Rahm and four others after the first round of The American Express.
After a tumultuous start of the week at the 2023 opener, LPGA players and officials had to be pleased when the news on Thursday finally turned to the competition rather than the lack of player amenities at the Hilton Grand Vacations Tournament of Champions. Two of the tour’s biggest stars, Brooke Henderson and Nelly Korda,
5:37 PM ET Associated Press ORLANDO, Fla. — Brooke Henderson enjoyed the opening day of a fresh LPGA Tour season a whole lot more than the tough, waning days of last season. Her balky back feeling stronger and swinging a club more freely than she’d been able to since October, Henderson attacked Lake Nona on
The biggest hitters in the golf world are about to get a much bigger stage starting in 2023. The sport of long driving got a big boost with Thursday’s announcement that GF Sports & Entertainment has acquired both World Long Drive and the Pro Long Drivers Association. The move also includes a deal with NBC
8:29 PM ET The PGA Tour’s West Coast swing begins at The American Express in La Quinta, California, on Thursday. These past two weeks might serve as a microcosm of what is to come on the PGA Tour. South Korea’s Si Woo Kim, who won The American Express in 2021, returned to the winner’s circle
The 2023 LPGA Tour season begins this week in Orlando with the Hilton Grand Vacations Tournament of Champions, the first of 35 events in which a record $101.4 million will be on the line. It’s been a couple months since we last saw the tour in action at the CME Group Tour Championship, where Lydia
4:08 PM ET The 2023 LPGA Tour season tees off at the Hilton Grand Vacations Tournament of Champions in Orlando, Florida, this week. From now until mid-November, golfers will compete in 33 events in 11 U.S. states and 12 countries. They’ll play for a record purse of $101.4 million, including $9 million at the KPMG
Taking a great golf photo is more than just serendipity at the click of a finger. It involves planning and persistence and patience and trust. Stephen Szurlej honed all those skills during nearly 30 years working as senior staff photographer at Golf Digest. His efforts were recognized on Wednesday when the PGA of America named
There has been a LOT of talk about the Official World Golf Ranking of late, from top players like Jon Rahm ripping it to golf writers like our Sam Weinman proposing major tweaks. But the OWGR could potentially create an even bigger stir by next Monday if it produces co-World No. 1s for the first
The PGA Tour on CBS returns next week after a five-month hiatus, the Farmers Insurance Open kicking off the 2023 season for the network. Similar to last year the Farmers will finish on a Saturday to not coincide with the NFL’s conference championship games, meaning Jim Nantz will be calling the Torrey Pines event remotely.
6:09 PM ET Ian Poulter‘s love affair with the Ryder Cup might be over. The outspoken Englishman said Tuesday that it’s no guarantee he would play for Europe in the 2023 Ryder Cup in Rome if he does manage to qualify. “I would love to qualify. Whether I play or not would be a different
Out with the old, in with the new, it is said annually as the calendar changes years, but applying it to the PGA Tour Champions is problematic so long as Bernhard Langer keeps showing up. Yes, he’s old, by athletic standards, 65, but he steadfastly declines to act his age and isn’t going anywhere. In
ABU DHABI — Last week it was Adam Scott. Now Shane Lowry is a member. More and more the PGA Tour’s Player Advisory Council is taking on an international hue. Which is not to say the Irishman wasn’t surprised to get the invitation to join from the tour’s Chief Tournaments and Competitions Officer, Andy Pazder.