Posts tagged with: "Jim Furyk"

NEWS: Els, Furyk Receive Special Exemptions Into U.S. Open View More
Jim Furyk (left) and Ernie Els have been invited to play in this year's U.S. Open. (Photo of Jim Furyk: Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports; Photo of Ernie Els: Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports)

NEWS: Els, Furyk Receive Special Exemptions Into U.S. Open

Two past U.S. Open champions, Ernie Els and Jim Furyk, have received special exemptions into the 118th U.S. Open Championship at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club in June. Els, who won the 1994 and 1997 U.S. Opens, will be making his 26th consecutive start in the championship. Furyk, the 2003 winner,…

NEWS: Woods, Stricker Tabbed as Ryder Cup Vice Captains View More
Steve Stricker and Tiger Woods have combined to play in 10 Ryder Cups and 13 Presidents Cups.

NEWS: Woods, Stricker Tabbed as Ryder Cup Vice Captains

Tiger Woods and Steve Stricker will join Davis Love III as U.S. Ryder Cup vice captains for September’s match in France, U.S. captain Jim Furyk announced Tuesday. “To win in Paris will be a great challenge, and to have Steve and Tiger share in the journey is important for me…

NEWS: Furyk Announces 2018 Ryder Cup Selection Criteria View More
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NEWS: Furyk Announces 2018 Ryder Cup Selection Criteria

U.S. Ryder Cup captain Jim Furyk announced the selection criteria for his team in the 2018 Ryder Cup, to be played at Le Golf National outside Paris. In 2017, only the majors, WGC events and the Players Championship will count towards the point total for each player. The following year,…

BREAKING NEWS: Justin Thomas Shoots Seventh Sub-60 Round in PGA Tour History

BREAKING NEWS: Justin Thomas Shoots Seventh Sub-60 Round in PGA Tour History

Justin Thomas may not want to leave Hawaii anytime soon. One week after the 23-year-old won his third PGA Tour event at the SBS Tournament of Champions, Thomas carded an 11-under 59 in the opening round of the Sony Open at Waialae Country Club in Honolulu, Hawaii. His round auspiciously…

BREAKING NEWS: Jim Furyk Named Ryder Cup Captain View More
Jim Furyk of the United States during the 2016 Ryder Cup.

BREAKING NEWS: Jim Furyk Named Ryder Cup Captain

Jim Furyk, a nine-time team member, was named captain of the 2018 U.S. Ryder Cup team for the biennial matches that will be played just outside Paris. The 46-year-old Furyk succeeds two-time captain Davis Love III, who led the U.S. to its first victory since 2008. Furyk was an assistant…

NEWS: Five Best Stories from #MustReadMonday

NEWS: Five Best Stories from #MustReadMonday

1. Justin Thomas woke up nervous on Sunday morning. OK, so maybe he was just anxious thinking about his former school (Alabama) playing in the College Football Championship tonight against Clemson. Either way, Thomas had a coming-of-age moment at Kapalua. STORY: Ron Green Jr. on Justin Thomas 2. The influx of…