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The 2013-2014 PGA Tour Season and FedEx Cup Race Begin Anew
October 9th, 2013 at 8:18 AM
***PHOTO1*** The 2013 PGA Tour and FedEx Cup Race just ended three weekends ago. In the past, the next tour season and cup race didn't begin until January of each year. Until now. The 2013-2014 PGA Tour Season and FedEx Cup race begins this weekend at the 2013 Frys.com Open at the CordeValle Golf...

Henrik Stenson Holds on to Win Tour Championship and FedEx Cup
September 23rd, 2013 at 7:11 AM
Henrik Stenson stepped up to the tee box at the first hole at East Lake Golf Club with confidence. After all, he had a four stroke lead on playing companion Dustin Johnson for the Tour Championship, and a six and seven stroke lead on the two men with the only real...

Announcer at the First Tee at East Lake Throws Stenson Off with Mis-introduction
September 22nd, 2013 at 2:07 PM
Teeing off at number one, the PA announcer introduced Tour Championship leader and FedEx Cup favorite Henrik Stenson as "Dustin Johnson". Stenson seemed to take mild umbrage and hesitated in lining his shot up. He then proceeded to over fade his ball into the woods to start his final round....

Can Anyone Overtake Henrik Stenson at the Tour Championship for FedEx Cup Glory?
September 22nd, 2013 at 1:38 PM
***PHOTO1*** As has been stated many times this week, there's a lot on the line as they tee it up at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta for the final round of the Tour Championship. What seemed like a foregone conclusion, a Henrik Stenson victory as he made the turn in...

Stenson’s Late Stumble Opens a Crack for Dustin Johnson at the Tour Championship
September 21st, 2013 at 4:59 PM
Henrik Stenson finished the rain slogged third round of the 2013 Tour Championship bogeying three of the final four holes. What was a nine stroke lead after he birdied the 14th hole, shrunk to a four stroke lead over Dustin Johnson. ***PHOTO1*** His late stumble  and the resulting 69 opened a light...

Henrik Stenson Extends His Lead at the Tour Championship
September 21st, 2013 at 7:51 AM
***PHOTO1*** Henrik Stenson continues to make a strong case that he is the best golfer on the planet at this point in time. He birdied three of the first four holes to start the second round of The 2013 Tour Championship, and then cruised to a round of 66. He built his...

Henrik Stenson Leads at East Lake While Tiger Struggles to Birdieless Round
September 20th, 2013 at 9:26 AM
Henrik Stenson's brief hiccup last week at the BMW Championship is over. He's picked up again on the stellar play that he's been exhibiting since July here at The 2013 Tour Championship by opening the tournament with a 64. It gives him a one stroke lead over Masters Champ Adam...

The Tour Championship and the FedEx Cup: $11.44 Million Prize at Stake
September 19th, 2013 at 7:36 AM
And so it all comes down to this. Here in Atlanta, Georgia, at the course that the great Bobby Jones grew up playing on, East Lake Golf Club. The Tour Championship, the fourth and final leg of the FedEx Cup playoff race. Five great players lead a field of 30,...

Zach Johnson Comes from Behind to Capture the BMW Championship
September 16th, 2013 at 8:15 PM
***PHOTO1*** Zach Johnson shot a final round 65 to come from three strokes back to win the 2013 BMW Championship at Conway Farms Golf Club.  Johnson only had to hold off a charging Nick Watney, who was even better yesterday with a closing 64, but managed to hold on to win by...

Furyk Still Leads as Stricker Charges into Contention at the BMW Championship
September 15th, 2013 at 8:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** Jim Furyk didn't come close to matching his historic second round 59, but it was good enough for him to grab the outright lead headed into the final round of the 2013 BMW Championship.  Furyk shot a steady 69, while Steve Stricker shot the second lowest round of the day at...

Jim Furyk’s Historic Round Ties Him for the Lead at the BMW Championship
September 14th, 2013 at 7:34 AM
Friday the 13th is supposed to mean bad luck. Not to Jim Furyk. He shook off both the disappointment of not making the President's Cup team and his lethargic first round 72 to enter the record books where only five other men had trudged.  ***PHOTO1*** After an opening first nine 28, Furyk flirted with...

Jim Furyk Shoots Record Matching 59 at the BMW Championship
September 13th, 2013 at 5:46 PM
***PHOTO1*** Jim Furyk has fired an historic round of 59 at the BMW Championship to match the all time PGA Tour Record.  He birdied his final hole of the day, the ninth to the roaring cheers of the crowd and fellow competitors who had already finished their rounds.  More Coverage later...

Brandt Snedeker’s Seven Straight Birdies Lead to Opening 63 at the BMW Championship
September 13th, 2013 at 8:42 AM
Defending FedEx Cup Champ Brandt Snedeker sent a message to the rest of the field in the first round of the BMW Championship.  He won't give up that cup easily. He reeled off seven consecutive birdies early in his round and then added one more en route to first round leading...

PGA Tour Releases Full 2013-2014 Tournament Slate with Dates
September 9th, 2013 at 4:07 PM
***PHOTO1*** The PGA Tour has released the dates of the full new full year wrap around schedule of Events.  It is the first time it has linked two calendar years for a full year of events, where competitors can enhance their standing in various points races (Ryder Cup, President's Cup, FedEx...

Jordan Spieth is Golf’s Next Superstar
September 5th, 2013 at 8:38 AM
Jordan Spieth has arrived. He is golf's next Tiger...golf's next Phil...golf's next Rory.  And he's got the resume, as a junior amateur, a collegiate champion, and now PGA Tour event champion. ***PHOTO1*** His selection as a Captain's pick by Fred Couples to represent Team USA at next month's President's Cup was a...

FedEx Cup Bubble Watch: Ian Poulter Charges into the Top 70 – Ernie Els Survives
September 4th, 2013 at 9:45 AM
***PHOTO1*** Ian Poulter's tie for ninth at this past Labor Day weekend's Deutsche Bank Championship helped him surge all the way from 77th place in the FedEx Cup points race to 52nd and qualified him to keep playing on at the BMW Championship next week in Chicago.  Only those ranked 70th or...

Henrik Stenson’s Stellar Late Summer Play Finally Pays Off in Big Win
September 3rd, 2013 at 8:10 AM
Henrik Stenson has been on fire for most of the summer on the PGA Tour as well as overseas. He just hasn't been able to close the deal with a win until now. Stenson's final round 66 was good enough to hold off a charging Steve Stricker and secure a victory at...

Henrik Stenson Has Won the Deutsche Bank Championship
September 2nd, 2013 at 6:40 PM
Henrik Stenson held off of a charging Steve Stricker to win the 2013 Deutsche Bank Championship. He fired a final round 66 to win by two strokes at -22. Third round leader Sergio Garcia faded with a two over par 73. With the win, Stenson has overtaken Tiger Woods as the leader...

Jordan Spieth, “Hey Captain Fred Couples…Look at Me!”…Fires 62 at TPC Boston
September 2nd, 2013 at 4:08 PM
20-year-old wonder kid Jordan Spieth fired a final round 62 to move into a tie for second at the Deutsche Bank Championship today. Spieth is making a strong case for consideration as  captain's pick by Fred Couples for Team USA at next month's President's Cup. Spieth is projected to be...

Sergio Garcia Extends Lead to Two Shots at the Deutsche Bank Championship
September 2nd, 2013 at 9:56 AM
***PHOTO1*** Sergio Garcia continued his strong steady play in the third round, shooting a 65 Sunday at The Deutsche Bank Championship. At -19, he tied the third round record set last year. He needed to maintain the pace as Henrik Stenson’s 66 only lost him one stroke to Garcia heading into today’s...