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Patrick Reed Wins the 2013 Wyndham Championship
August 18th, 2013 at 8:59 PM
This may be a PGA Tour first.  Patrick Reed outlasted 20 year old phenom Jordan Spieth on the 2nd hole of the playoff to win the 2013 Wyndham Championship.  It was the 23 year old's first win on tour. ***VIDEO1*** The fascinating thing about Reed, is that his wife Justine is his caddie....

Patrick Reed and John Huh Still Top the Leaderboard at the Wyndham Championship
August 18th, 2013 at 9:01 AM
Three youngsters and 2  veterans are all either leading or are within a shot of the lead going into the final round of the 2013 Wyndham Championship, Greensboro, North Carolina.   ***PHOTO1*** 2nd round leader Patrick Reed had a pedestrian day, shooting a one over par 71.  But in the dreary, wet,...

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...

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...

Padraig Harrington, Peter Hanson, on the Bubble Heading into Greensboro
August 14th, 2013 at 7:05 AM
The final PGA Tour event of the 2013 Season begins tomorrow in Greensboro, North Carolina.  The Wyndham Championship will be hosted at Sedgewick Country Club.   While this tournament may be a bit anti-climatic after last week's PGA Championship, the final Major of the year, the field includes a host of...

Can Tiger Woods’ Dominance in Another WGC Event Lead to a Win at Oak Hills?
August 4th, 2013 at 10:08 AM
Watching Tiger Woods dissect the South Course at Firestone for what seems like the umpteenth time in the past 16 years shouldn’t be surprising.  Tiger Woods record in WGC events during his career is nearly as impressive as his 14 overall major victories…but probably not nearly as impressive as the...

Would a Tiger Woods Win at the Tour Championship Muddy the Player of the Year Debate?
September 20th, 2012 at 10:51 AM
The general consensus of the golf media is that Rory McIlroy's four wins, that include the PGA Championship, have him as a lock for the PGA Tour's Player of the Year award. ***PHOTO1***   Unfortunately, the members of the golf media don't get to vote when the tour awards it's top prize later...

Vijay Singh, Phil Mickelson Top Impressive Leaderboard at BMW
September 9th, 2012 at 6:42 AM
Phil Mickelson recorded his best round since the final round of the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, to take a share of the 54-hole lead, with Vijay Singh, at the 2012 BMW Championship, the third league of the PGA Tour Playoffs for the FedEx Cup. ***PHOTO1*** Mickelson matched a career high with 10...

Vijay Singh Leads BMW but Tiger and Rory Still All the Buzz
September 8th, 2012 at 6:02 AM
Vijay Singh fired a six-under par 66 to take the 36-hole lead at the BMW Championship at Crooked Stick on Friday. ***PHOTO1***   But it was two other guys who created all the buzz as the PGA Tour's FedEx Cup Playoffs continued in Carmel, Indiana. For the second day in a row Tiger Woods...

Rory, Tiger Show Round Two on Tap for Friday
September 7th, 2012 at 8:14 AM
It was the display the fans at Crooked Stick and the world of golf had hoped to see.  Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods, the game's two biggest stars, matching shot-for-shot, birdie-for-birdie in an event with real significance.  It happened for the first time at the BMW Championship, the third leg of the...

Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods Continue Battle for FedEx Cup, Player of the Year
September 6th, 2012 at 9:12 AM
With the final selections for the U.S. Ryder Cup team now in the books, focus returns to the races for the FedEX Cup and PGA Tour Player of the Year when the tour's top players head to Indiana for leg three of the FedEx Cup playoffs. The goal for all the...

Rory McIlroy Hangs on for Win at Deutsche Bank Championship
September 3rd, 2012 at 7:26 PM
Rory McIlroy needed some help from playing partner Louis Oosthuizen, but held on for a one-shot victory at the Deutsche Bank Championship on Monday. The tournament, played at TPC Boston in Norton, Massachusetts, is the second leg of the PGA Tour's FedEx Cup playoffs. ***PHOTO1***   McIlroy shot a final round 4-under par...

Louis Oosthuizen Takes Third Round Lead at Deutsche Bank Classic
September 2nd, 2012 at 10:54 PM
It was supposed to be a duel between Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy.  But somebody forgot to tell Louis Oosthuizen.  The South African fired a third round 63, that included a tournament record 29 on the front nine, to take a three shot lead after three rounds of the Deutsche Bank...

Dustin Johnson, Steve Stricker Lead Ryder Cup Hopefuls
September 2nd, 2012 at 6:21 AM
Dustin Johnson and Steve Stricker have made the biggest impression on U.S. Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III after two rounds of the Deutsche Bank Championship.  ***PHOTO1***   Love will announce his four captain's picks on Tuesday and all seven players believed to be contenders for the positions are playing this weekend in the...

Rory McIlroy Leads Deutsche Bank, Tiger Woods Two Back
September 1st, 2012 at 11:00 PM
Rory McIlroy shot his second consecutive round of six-under par 65 to take a one-shot lead after two rounds of the PGA Tour's Deutsche Bank Championship.  The second leg of the FedEx Cup playoffs is being held this week at the TPC Boston in Norton, Massachusetts. ***PHOTO1*** McIlroy has a 36-hole total...

Seung-Yul Noh Leads Deutsche Bank Championship; Tiger Woods Two Back
August 31st, 2012 at 6:19 PM
Seung-Yul Noh shot a career best 9-under par 62, to take the first round lead at the Deutsche Bank Championship, Friday at TPC Boston.  The tournament is the second leg of the FedEx Cup Playoffs. ***PHOTO1*** Noh went out in 5-under par 31, his front nine including four straight birdies on holes...

Tiger Woods Shoots 64 to Share Early Deutsche Bank Lead
August 31st, 2012 at 2:05 PM
Tiger Woods   shot a seven-under par 64 to take a share of the lead midway through the first round of the 2012 Deutsche Bank Championship, the second leg of the PGA Tour's FedEx Cup Playoffs. ***PHOTO1***  Woods played nearly flawless golf for 17 holes, but bogied hole number nine, his 18th hole of...

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...

Steve Stricker Looks for Fourth Consecutive John Deere Title
July 11th, 2012 at 12:11 PM
Steve Stricker will try to become only the fifth man in history to win the same PGA tour event four consecutive times, when the PGA tour visits the TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Illinois this week for the John Deere Classic. ***PHOTO1*** Stricker would join Young Tom Morris, who won the British...