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QUICK TAKE: Lincicome Exits Despite Bounce-Back Effort In Kentucky View More
Brittany Lincicome (Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports)

QUICK TAKE: Lincicome Exits Despite Bounce-Back Effort In Kentucky

Well, at least she got to play the weekend. Because of thunderstorms that blew through Kentucky on Friday morning, Brittany Lincicome didn’t start her second round at the PGA Tour’s Barbasol Championship until early Saturday, which delayed her exit from the event by a day and allowed fans another opportunity…

QUICK TAKE: Lincicome Stays Calm, But She Shoots 78 In PGA Tour Event View More
Brittany Lincicome and her caddy Missy Pederson chat with Conrad Shindler on the first tee. (Photo Credit: Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports)

QUICK TAKE: Lincicome Stays Calm, But She Shoots 78 In PGA Tour Event

Not the best day. The triple didn’t help. But overall Brittany Lincicome continued to achieve her objective. She inspired everyone who saw her at the PGA Tour’s Barbasol Championship on Thursday in Kentucky, even as she shot 78 and seems almost certain to miss the cut. “I was actually calmer…

QUICK TAKE: Lincicome Inspires As She Preps For PGA Tour Event View More
Brittany Lincicome hits a drive during the first round of last month's KPMG Women's PGA Championship. (Photo: Brian Spurlock, USA Today Sports)

QUICK TAKE: Lincicome Inspires As She Preps For PGA Tour Event

Prior to Thursday, five women had played in PGA Tour events: Babe Zaharias, Shirley Spork, Annika Sorenstam, Suzy Whaley and Michelle Wie (who did it eight times). But none of them were as calm and joyful as Brittany Lincicome, who will become the sixth at 9:59 a.m. on Thursday when…

NEWS: PGA Tour Unveils New-Look Schedule For 2018-19 Season View More
The Players Championship moving to March is one of the key moves of the updated schedule. (Photo: Jasen Vinlove, USA Today Sports)

NEWS: PGA Tour Unveils New-Look Schedule For 2018-19 Season

When 2019 rolls around on the PGA Tour, things are going to have a significantly different look. The Tour’s revamped 2018-19 schedule announced today will feature the Players Championship in March, the PGA Championship in May, only three FedEx Cup playoff events (down from four) and two new tournaments. The…

NEWS: Five-Time Open Champion Peter Thomson Dies View More
Peter Thomson won five Open Championships. (Photo: Tim Wimborne, Reuters)

NEWS: Five-Time Open Champion Peter Thomson Dies

Peter Thomson, the Australian golf great who won the Open Championship five times between 1954 and 1965, died Wednesday at his home in Melbourne, his family announced. Thomson, who had battled Parkinson’s disease in recent years, was 88. Thomson, who was the first Australian to win the Open, raised the…

NEWS: Five-Year Extension Will Keep Houston Open On PGA Tour Schedule View More
Houston Astros owner Jim Crane (left) poses with starting pitcher Dallas Keuchel as he receives his ring during the 2017 World Series ring ceremony. (Photo Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports)

NEWS: Five-Year Extension Will Keep Houston Open On PGA Tour Schedule

The Houston Open, a fixture on the PGA Tour since 1946, lives on. With a substantial boost from Houston Astros owner Jim Crane, the tournament that was on the verge of ending this year, has a five-year extension beginning in the fall of 2019. The Houston Open will move to…