More Golf News

More News | Wire

McIlroy pulls away from Fowler at CJ Cup

(AP Photo/David Becker)

LAS VEGAS (AP) Rory McIlroy felt as though he had been spinning his wheels for the last five months as he tried to get better and instead got nowhere. It took the Ryder Cup for him to realize what he had was always good enough.

McIlroy shifted into high gear in Las Vegas.

Starting nine shots behind on the weekend, McIlroy followed a 62 by closing with a 6-under 66 for a one-shot victory over Collin Morikawa on Sunday in the CJ Cup at Summit, his 20th career victory on the PGA Tour.

Read More...

Janzen wins SAS in playoff with Jimenez

CARY, N.C. (AP) Lee Janzen made a 20-foot birdie putt on the first hole of a playoff with Miguel Angel Jimenez on Sunday to win the PGA Tour Champions' SAS Championship.

"Crazy. I just need to get through this so I can have a moment to myself soon," Janzen said. "When you get in the heat of a tournament, it's emotional. Everything gets amped up." Read More...

Fitzpatrick rallies late to win in Spain

SOTOGRANDE, Spain (AP) Patience paid off for Matt Fitzpatrick at the tough Valderrama course in Spain on Sunday.

The Englishman made 15 straight pars then rallied with two birdies on his last three holes to win the Andalucia Masters by three shots. Read More...

USGA, R&A to limit length of clubs

The length of Phil Mickelson's driver he used in winning the PGA Championship won't be allowed. Bryson DeChambeau can only use a 48-inch driver when he's competing in Long Drive Association events.

Golf's governing bodies announced a new "model local rule" available Jan. 1 that would limit the maximum length of all clubs except the putter to 46 inches. Read More...

Watney on track with 3 made cuts in row

LAS VEGAS (AP) Nick Watney was running out of chances and had to make some tough decisions. The math was the easy part. It was asking himself if he still had the desire.

Watney was coming off the worst of his 16 full seasons on the PGA Tour, making only six cuts in 25 events with his best finish a tie for 34th on his own ball. Read More...

Mickelson holds on for 3rd Champions win

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) Phil Mickelson won for the third time in four career starts on the PGA Tour Champions, closing with a 4-under 68 on Sunday for a two-shot victory in the Constellation Furyk & Friends.

The 51-year-old Mickelson won for the first time since his out-of-nowhere triumph at the PGA Championship at Kiawah Island in May for his sixth career major title. He has struggled on the PGA Tour since then, and this was his first Champions event since February. Read More...

Ko wire-to-wire win, ties Sorenstam mark

WEST CALDWELL, N.J. (AP) Jin Young Ko finished off a wire-to-wire victory Sunday in the Cognizant Founders Cup with her 14th consecutive round in the 60s that matched a 16-year record held by Annika Sorenstam.

Even in a steady rain at Mountain Ridge, the 26-year-old South Korean star made it look easy. She closed with a 5-under 66 for a four-shot victory over Caroline Masson of Germany. Read More...

Sports Data API Powered by STATS © 2021 by STATS PERFORM.
Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of STATS PERFORM is strictly prohibited.