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Trump could frequent U.S. Women's Open home
According to a report, President Donald Trump intends to make his club in Bedminster, N.J., into his summer retreat.
Kevin Chappell wins first PGA Tour title with 72nd-hole birdie
After six second-place finishes, rising into the 30 in the world and easily holding the mantle as the Best Player Without a PGA Tour Win, Kevin Chappell broke through for his first victory on Sunday at the Valero Texas Open ? in his 180th-career start. Chappell won in dramatic fashion over Brooks Koepka, who closed at TPC San Antonio?s AT&T Oaks Course with a 7-under 65 to draw even on the final hole. The ball went in the left side of the hole, giving Chappell the win and the opportunity to release years of frustration of coming up just shy.
Thompson needs to tell her side of ANA incident
Lexi Thompson?s agent asked the LPGA in strong terms for a ?true and transparent accounting? of the details of the viewer?s intervention that impacted the outcome of the ANA Inspiration three weeks ago. When Thompson meets the media for the first time since a four-shot penalty derailed her chance at winning a second major championship, there will be an accounting due there, too. While LPGA players may be ?up in arms? over yet another TV viewer?s intervention, as a prominent major champion told GolfChannel.com last week, you aren?t hearing players step up to defend the way Thompson marked her ball. In fact, there has been curious silence on that front from the LPGA player ranks, even among players asked directly about it at the Lotte Championship the week after the ANA.
Update: Yup, Sergio Garcia is still living the dream
Last time we saw Sergio Garcia, he was winning his long-awaited first major at the 2017 Masters. He was super happy about it. He continued being happy about it throughout his barnstorming tour through New York City. And what?s he doing now? Well, after scoring an invitation to Rory McIlroy?s wedding on Saturday, he spent Sunday attending Real Madrid?s match against Barcelona (he?s a lifelong Madrid fan), IN HIS GREEN JACKET. He even got to get the match underway. So, basically: Yea, life is pretty good for Sergio Garcia right now.
Jack Nicklaus and Kid Rock joined forces to beat two other golf legends
Kid Rock and Jack Nicklaus won a golf tournament together. Nicklaus and Rock, also known as Robert James Ritchie, joined forces to win the inaugural Skins Shootout at the Bass Pro Legends of Golf tournament at Big Cedar Lodge in Missouri over the weekend. The duo beat Gary Player and Lee Trevino.
Wiesberger edges Fleetwood in Shenzhen playoff
Bernd Wiesberger held off a hard-charging Tommy Fleetwood to win the European Tour's Shenzhen International in China. Wiesberger began the final round with a three-shot lead, but Fleetwood caught up with a final-round 63 that included birdies on four of his final six holes. Wiesberger parred each of his last 11 holes in regulation, and then managed to birdie the first playoff hole to clinch the win. Wiesberger entered the week ranked No. 43 in the world, and this marks his first European Tour win since the 2015 Open de France. It also continues a remarkable run of consistency as he has racked up eight worldwide top-5 finishes since his last missed cut at the PGA Championship in July. "I've had
Vijay Singh, Carlos Franco team up to win Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf
Carlos Franco and Vijay Singh teamed to shoot a course-record 12-under par on Sunday to rally from seven shots behind and win the PGA Tour Champions' Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf at Big Cedar Lodge. Franco and Singh finished at 15 under overall over the rain-shortened 36-hole tournament at the par-3 Top of the Rock course, holding off a trio of teams that finished a stroke back. The win is the first on the PGA Tour Champions for Singh, and it's the second for Franco.
Afternoon preview of Round 4 from TPC San Antonio
Prior to the fourth round of the 2017 Valero Texas Open, Fred Albers and Tom Werme from PGA TOUR Radio describe the course conditions and weather forecast and what to look for in the afternoon.
25 Iconic Golf Courses That Should Be on Every Golfers Bucket List
Simply put: Augusta National is the most iconic and exclusive golf course on the planet. Home to the PGA Tour?s most prestigious tournament (The Masters), this course is rich in tradition and history. Unfortunately the club?s strict rules and limited memberships prohibit the vast majority of the public from ever experiencing the thrill of playing a round at Augusta National. 2.
Topgolf celebrates National Golf Day Wednesday with free lessons
Topgolf will offer free five-minute lessons Wednesday with a golf professional at all U.S. venues excluding the Las Vegas location. Erik Anderson, co-chairman and CEO of Topgolf Entertainment Group, said he?d be happy if the company provided 3,000 lessons to exceed the number given away last year on National Golf Day. ?We feel we?ve been the beneficiary of a lot of folks who have been great stewards of the game, obviously the PGA (of America), PGA Tour, USGA, all of the organizations,? Anderson said. ?And the ability to take it forward, introduce young people and get more people involved in the game, is of meaningful interest to us, and we think it?s important. It?s a great way for us to give
Tour Confidential: Is this the final blow for Tiger Woods's comeback?
1. Two days after saying he was making progress, Tiger Woods announced he had undergone surgery on his back. Have we seen the last of Tiger in competitive golf? Jeff Ritter, digital development editor, Sports Illustrated Golf Group (@Jeff_Ritter): It all depends on how badly Tiger wants to go through another lengthy rehab to get back out there.
OT - MSU women win Big Ten golf
Made up eight strokes on the final round to beat No. 12 NW by 2. Five teams were ranked in the top 33 nationally - MSU was unranked. MSU had three in...
South Carolina?s Dambaugh is SEC golf champion
It?s been quite a year for South Carolina senior golfer Katelyn Dambaugh. It got better this weekend, as she took medalist honors at the SEC Championship in Hoover, Alabama with a -6 on Sunday. Dambaugh ended up beating Georgia?s Harang Lee by a stroke among individual finishers in this year?s event as she ended with a 12-under 204 for the championship. Not only did Dambaugh win the event, she did it in style: her 12-under score is the lowest ever in the SEC Championship and a individual program record in any 54-hole event - a record she set in October in Charleston?s Cougar Classic. As the top finisher in the conference, she automatically qualifies for one of four NCAA Regional events to be
Golf-FedEx Cup rankings
April 24 (Gracenote) - FedEx Cup rankings 1. (1) Dustin Johnson (U.S.) 1903 2. (2) Hideki Matsuyama (Japan) 1822 3. (3) Justin Thomas (U.S.) 1793 4. (4) Jon Rahm (Spain) 1361 5. (5) Adam Hadwin (Canada
Power Rankings: Zurich Classic of New Orleans
In a joint effort to generate interest and excitement, tournament organizers of the Zurich Classic of New Orleans and the PGA TOUR are introducing a two-man team format for the 69th edition of the event. Most of the 80 partnerships were determined by the golfer slotted higher in the Eligibility Ranking, but the usual array of sponsor exemptions were also distributed. PGA TOUR Fantasy Golf presented by SERVPRO does not include this tournament, but I will write a Fantasy Insider for Tuesday as usual.