Posts tagged with: "Players Championship"

NEWS: PGA Championship Confirms Date Shift For ’19 View More
The PGA Championship will move from August to May starting in 2019. (Photo Credit: PGA/Twitter)

NEWS: PGA Championship Confirms Date Shift For ’19

CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA | What PGA of America CEO Pete Bevacqua called the worst-kept secret in golf – moving the PGA Championship from August to May beginning 2019 – may have lacked the element of surprise when it was announced Tuesday, but the impact is profound. It’s not just the…

WATCH: How Si Woo Kim Won The Players Championship View More
Si Woo Kim went bogey-free over his last 20 holes to become the youngest Players Champion in history. (Photo Credit: Peter Casey, USA Today Sports)

WATCH: How Si Woo Kim Won The Players Championship

They were two of the most boring and yet most thrilling pars you’ll ever see. Si Woo Kim had put himself in the place that has spawned a thousand clichés, having “hung in there to have a chance on Sunday;” having “put myself in a position to win;” having “Given…

Quick Take: Perez Determined to Prove People Wrong View More
Pat Perez hasn't missed a cut this season. (Photo Credit: Brian Spurlock, USA Today Sports)

Quick Take: Perez Determined to Prove People Wrong

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FLORIDA – Pat Perez isn’t comfortable at TPC Sawgrass. He’s so uncomfortable, he even booked a flight home on Saturday with the assumption he wouldn’t be playing the weekend at the Players. He did make the cut, on the number, nonetheless. And he looked plenty comfortable on…

WATCH: Ben Crane Makes Unluckiest Quadruple Bogey at 17 View More
Ben Crane had a tough go of it on No. 17, making a quadruple bogey seven. (Photo Credit: Jason Getz, USA Today Sports)

WATCH: Ben Crane Makes Unluckiest Quadruple Bogey at 17

The par-3 17th has exacted its revenge on the Players Championship field this year, luring more than 50 balls into the water before three rounds even were finished. Two of those belong to Ben Crane, although he didn’t deserve his fate. Crane’s first attempt Saturday slammed into the bulkhead fronting…

Quick Take: Oosthuizen Searching for Elusive U.S. Victory View More
Louis Oosthiuzen has never won on U.S. soil despite having a plethora of chances. (Photo Credit: Michael Madrid, USA Today Sports)

Quick Take: Oosthuizen Searching for Elusive U.S. Victory

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FLORIDA – It’s not something Louis Oosthuizen dwells on, but the fact is worth a double-take: In 126 PGA Tour starts, the South African has 21 top-10 finishes and no victories on U.S. soil. There wouldn’t be any particular reason for Oosthuizen to change that at the…

Quick Take: ‘Anointed’ Rahm Makes His Mark View More
Jon Rahm has proven himself to be far from a flash in the pan. (Photo Credit: Peter Casey, USA Today Sports)

Quick Take: ‘Anointed’ Rahm Makes His Mark

  PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FLORIDA – As if the plaudits for Jon Rahm were not loud enough when he arrived to compete in his first Players Championship in his first season as a professional, they have now increased by many decibels. “Jon Rahm, Jon Rahm,” the spectators cried as the…