Category: PGA Tour

NEWS: Koepka Named PGA Tour Player Of The Year View More
Brooks Koepka won two major championships in 2018. (Photo: Lee Smith, Reuters)

NEWS: Koepka Named PGA Tour Player Of The Year

On the strength of two major championship victories, Brooks Koepka has earned Player of the Year honors for the 2017-18 PGA Tour season. The 28-year-old Floridian won the U.S. Open and PGA Championship while posting four additional top-10 finishes. Making his Player of the Year achievement even more notable is…

QUICK TAKE: Losing Turns Ugly For U.S. Ryder Cup Team View More
Dustin Johnson and Brooks Koepka ended their Ryder Cup week with a confrontation in the Europe team room. (Photo: Christian Petersen, Getty Images)

QUICK TAKE: Losing Turns Ugly For U.S. Ryder Cup Team

Maybe Jordan Spieth versus Patrick Reed on Thanksgiving weekend would be more interesting than the Tiger Woods-Phil Mickelson match. And, according to various confirmed reports, Dustin Johnson and Brooks Koepka already have had their head-to-head battle Sunday night in the European team room at the Ryder Cup, where they had…

QUICK TAKE: Reed Prepared For Ryder Cup Villain Role View More
Patrick Reed hits a practice shot on Tuesday at Le Golf National. (Photo: Paul Childs, Reuters)

QUICK TAKE: Reed Prepared For Ryder Cup Villain Role

SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, FRANCE | Captain America wears a black hat. Perhaps not literally – that’s not how the U.S. Ryder Cup team outfits are scripted – but Patrick Reed knows who he is and how he is when it comes to playing in the matches that begin Friday at Le Golf…

QUICK TAKE: Scores Of Eyeballs Trained On A Comeback Nearing Completion View More
Tiger Woods plays his shot from the sixth tee during the third round of the Tour Championship golf tournament at East Lake Golf Club. (Photo credit: Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

QUICK TAKE: Scores Of Eyeballs Trained On A Comeback Nearing Completion

ATLANTA, GEORGIA | Very few things can make Southerners turn away from college football. Saturdays down South start with a dawn tailgate and end with barbecue ribs, deviled eggs and whatever Pac-12 game leads SEC fans to say “bless their hearts.” In between, no fewer than four games are watched,…

QUICK TAKE: Tiger-Inspired Throngs Hark Back To Two Decades Past View More
Tiger Woods (Photo credit: Butch Dill-USA TODAY Sports)

QUICK TAKE: Tiger-Inspired Throngs Hark Back To Two Decades Past

ATLANTA, GEORGIA | Biggest crowd ever is just a guess, but it’s a good one. I’ve been attending the Tour Championship since the 1980s and covering it at East Lake Golf Club since the first iteration back in 1998 when Hal Sutton stuffed a 4-wood into the 18th to win….

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…