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Zach Johnson’s Hole Out Birdie Gives USA Five Point Lead at the President’s Cup
October 6th, 2013 at 7:40 AM
***PHOTO1*** Every time it looks like the International Team is going to make a turnaround run at the 2013 President's Cup, it seems that Team USA has an answer. During a marathon day that began at 7:30 AM with four matches from Friday's Foursomes still to be completed, Team USA extended it's...

Weather Causes Delay in Friday Foursome’s at the President’s Cup; USA Leads
October 5th, 2013 at 7:25 AM
The Internationals had to feel some confidence going into the Friday Foursomes after rallying to capture a come from behind win and a come from behind halve in Thursday's Four-Ball matches. Friday's alternate shot format seemed the mirror the start of the Thursday four-ball matches as the U.S. team started...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Phil Mickelson Fires a 63 to Tie for the Lead at the Deutsche Bank Championship
August 31st, 2013 at 7:37 AM
Phil Mickelson, after shooting a 28 on his first nine holes at TPC Boston yesterday, admitted that he started thinking about the magical "59," which still  stands as the lowest score ever posted in a PGA Tour Event. Playing the front nine as his back nine in the first round of...

Adam Scott is the Last Man Standing at the Barclay’s as the FedEx Cup Moves on to Boston
August 26th, 2013 at 7:43 AM
In a tournament that the leaders coming into Sunday didn't seem to want to win, Adam Scott became the last man standing as he came from six shots down to secure his second victory of the year at The Barclay's.  The Masters Champ fired a 66 that quite frankly didn't...

Matt Kuchar Leads on the Course at the Barclays as Keegan Bradley Posts Record Round
August 24th, 2013 at 8:55 AM
The birdies were dropping at Liberty National Golf Club during the unfinished second round of The Barclay's.  Keegan Bradley's record setting 63 was the low round of the day in clubhouse, while Rickie Fowler and Gary Woodland roared along with him into contention with a pair of 64's.   Matt Kuchar finished his...

Team Europe Defeats Team USA by Widest Margin Ever in Solheim Cup History
August 19th, 2013 at 7:48 AM
Team USA Coach Meg Mallon thought that her 2013 Solheim Cup squad had a chance to make history when she saw how the singles matches draw came out late Saturday evening.  She had stalwart former U.S. Women's Open winner Paula Creamer going against 17-year-old rookie Charley Hull in the opening match.  She...

Team Europe is Running Away with the 2013 Solheim Cup
August 18th, 2013 at 9:40 AM
After Team USA closed the gap in the morning foursome matches to one point, Team Europe took a stranglehold of the 2013 Solheim Cup by winning all four afternoon four-ball matches.  They hold a huge 10 1/2 - 5 1/2 lead going into today's singles matches. While all four afternoon matches...

Patrick Reed and John Huh Go Low at Greensboro – Bubble Sitters Crash and Burn
August 17th, 2013 at 10:32 AM
PGA Tour rookie Patrick Reed, with his wife on the bag caddying for him, took the 2nd round lead of the 2013 Wyndham Championship, shooting a 64 to enter the weekend at 11 under par. He's closely pursued by 23 year old John Huh, who shot a tournament low 62...

Controversial Ruling Helps Europe Take 5-3 Lead Over USA at the 2013 Solheim Cup
August 17th, 2013 at 8:53 AM
The rules of golf can not only confound the average weekend duffer and his or her pals; they can even confound the supposed "expert" rules officials on the major tours around the world. At the 2013 Solheim Cup, the Ladies version of the Ryder Cup, in Parker, Colorado, Team Europe seized...

FedEx Cup Qualifying on the Line After Round One in Greensboro
August 16th, 2013 at 7:59 AM
Ross Fisher and Chris Stroud both carded six under scores of 64 to set the pace at the Wyndham Championship in Greensboro, North Carolina.  This is the final PGA Tour event of the season, with a lot on the line for quite a few players in the field. Defending champion Sergio...

Jason Dufner’s Ball Striking is Key as He Wins the 2013 PGA Championship
August 12th, 2013 at 8:24 AM
Jason Dufner, with his trademark waggle before every shot, put on a ball striking clinic yesterday at Oak Hill, as he fired a final round 68, to win the 2013 PGA Championship.  He beat back all the final round contenders, none of whom could shoot under par for the day. ***VIDEO1*** Dufner...

Jim Furyk and Jason Dufner Lead the PGA Championship Heading into Round Four
August 11th, 2013 at 10:56 AM
After he finished his third round with a 68 that secured him a one shot lead going into the final round of the 2013 PGA Championship, Jim Furyk was asked more than once how he expected to handle the pressure of his position. Furyk hasn't been in position since his...

Late Surge Lifts Ted Potter Jr. to Victory at Greenbrier Classic; Moves up 122 Positions in FedEx Cup
July 13th, 2012 at 4:23 PM
Ted Potter stood on the 17th green, three shots behind a seemingly unflappable Troy Kelly.  An eagle and two birdies later, he was a first-time PGA tour winner. Potter jumped 122 places on the FedEx Cup point standings, moving from 173rd to 51st in the year long points race. ***PHOTO1*** Potter made...

Na Yeon Choi Dominates to Win First Major Tour
July 9th, 2012 at 12:28 PM
Na Yeon Choi survived a triple bogey to start the back nine and cruised to a four-shot victory over Amy Yang at the United States Women's Open at Blackwolf Run on Sunday. Choi held a five-shot lead on the 10th tee before pull-hooking her tee shot into the trees on the...