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NEWS: Englishman Fisher Shoots European Tour’s First 59 View More
Oliver Fisher

NEWS: Englishman Fisher Shoots European Tour’s First 59

Oliver Fisher shot a bogey-free, 12-under-par 59 Friday in the second round of the Portugal Masters, becoming the first player to shoot that magic number on the European Tour. He made 10 birdies and an eagle on the 7,191-yard Dom Pedro Victoria Golf Course. Since the European Tour formed in…

QUICK TAKE: With Paris On His Mind, Rory Opens Strongly At East Lake View More
Rory McIlroy opened with a 3-under 67 in the first round at the Tour Championship. (Photo Credit: John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports)

QUICK TAKE: With Paris On His Mind, Rory Opens Strongly At East Lake

ATLANTA | Having just finished off a sweaty 3-under-par 67 Thursday in the opening round of the Tour Championship at East Lake Golf Club, Rory McIlroy said he hadn’t given much thought to what winning the PGA Tour’s grand finale would mean to his season. But there is no doubt…

QUICK TAKE: Woods Achieves Another Goal With East Lake Return View More
Tiger Woods leads the PGA Tour in strokes gained approaching the green. (Photo Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports)

QUICK TAKE: Woods Achieves Another Goal With East Lake Return

ATLANTA, GEORGIA | For all the understandable talk about Tiger Woods playing his way into the 30-man field at the Tour Championship this week at East Lake Golf Club, it almost overshadows the fact it’s only the third time since 2009 that Woods has teed it up in the season-ending…

NEWS: Tributes Pour In For European Ladies’ Champion Murdered In Iowa

NEWS: Tributes Pour In For European Ladies’ Champion Murdered In Iowa

The golf world awoke on Tuesday to the stunning and tragic news of the senseless murder of European Ladies’ Amateur champion and former Iowa State golfer Celia Barquín Arozamena. According to multiple news reports, the 22-year-old Spaniard was practicing at Coldwater Golf Links in Ames, Iowa, near the campus of…

NEWS: PGA Taps Congressional For ’36 Ryder Cup View More
Congressional now has a PGA Championship and Ryder Cup on the schedule. (Photo: Geoff Burke, Reuters)

NEWS: PGA Taps Congressional For ’36 Ryder Cup

Imagine the Ryder Cup matches being played in Washington, D.C.  You’ll have to wait nearly two decades but it will happen in 2036 when Congressional Country Club will host the matches, the PGA of America announced Tuesday. Congressional, a longtime host of USGA events, will also host the 2031 PGA…

NEWS: PGA Tour Seeks Simplicity With FedEx Cup Revamp View More
This will be the final year where different players can win the Tour Championship and FedEx Cup. (Photo: Butch Dill, USA Today Sports)

NEWS: PGA Tour Seeks Simplicity With FedEx Cup Revamp

The FedEx Cup playoffs will be both richer and easier to follow beginning next season thanks to changes announced Tuesday by PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan. Having previously announced the playoff series will go from four events to three in the 2018-19 season, Monahan announced the finale at East Lake…

QUICK TAKE: Co-Leaders Took Varied Journeys To France View More
Maria Torres (Photo credit: Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)

QUICK TAKE: Co-Leaders Took Varied Journeys To France

ÉVIAN-LES-BAINS, FRANCE | For the first time in anyone’s memory, two of the four leaders going into the weekend at a major championship have never cursed in their lives. In fact, you’d be hard pressed to get a “golly darn” out of either María Torres or Amy Olson. What you…

QUICK TAKE: Focus On Present Serves Ryu At Evian View More
So Yeon Ryu (Photo credit: Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)

QUICK TAKE: Focus On Present Serves Ryu At Evian

EVIAN-LES-BAINS, FRANCE | So Yeon Ryu has the one thing every golfer covets. Not precision ballstriking, although she is still the best in the women’s game on that front. Not lag putting, even though during the 67 she shot in Thursday’s opening round of the Evian Championship, she hit almost…