He reduced the golf course to a pitch-and-putt with power that got everyone’s attention. That was John Daly at Crooked Stick in 1991 when he followed his caddie’s instructions — “Kill it!” — on his way to winning the PGA Championship. It was Tiger Woods at Augusta National in 1997, when he hit pitching wedge […]
The PGA Tour and the Memorial scrapped state-approved plans to have limited spectators next week because of what it described as rapidly changing dynamics of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Memorial, hosted by Jack Nicklaus on his Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio, was in line to be the first tournament with spectators since golf […]
DETROIT (AP) — Birds. Generators. Golf carts. At the opening round of the Rocket Mortgage Classic on Thursday, those were the sounds I heard when the eerie silence was broken. The PGA Tour is putting the world’s best golfers on courses for the fourth time since it shut down March 12 as the pandemic descended. […]
Cameron Champ was added to the field in the Rocket Mortgage Classic in Detroit under a modified PGA Tour policy that allows players who test positive for the coronavirus to be eligible if they had no symptoms and get two negative test results at least 24 hours apart. The decision Wednesday was the latest change […]
DETROIT (AP) — Webb Simpson is competing on the PGA Tour again after his family had a coronavirus scare. One of Simpson’s daughters tested positive for COVID-19, leading to him withdrawing from last week’s tournament as a precaution. “The first test was positive, but (she) got tested again by the more accurate tests, along with […]
Although high school spring sports were canceled across the country, some Indiana high school golfers got one last chance to compete. The Indiana Boys Golf “Senior Open” 2020 was held at The Legends Golf Club in June, and was won by Tyler Nickol of Avon High School.
The Greenbrier, a luxury resort in the Allegheny Mountains of West Virginia, has had a long and storied history in the world of sports in the United States. This year, The Greenbrier could see many changes in its sports life including the cancellation of its major PGA tournament and potentially hosting an NFL team for the impending season.
Road to recovery has 18 holes: Justin Komp displays determination to play golf after heart transplant
Justin Komp had a goal of picking up where he left off after a heart transplant last year and sports played a big part in that comeback.
Drew Rogers is a rising senior at Sullivan High School and will begin his ﬁnal prep golf season in the fall. But while courses were closed in the spring in Illinois, Drew and his family found a creative way to keep playing the game they love.
Minnetonka High School graduate Gunnar Broin ended his high school career on a high note, making the most out of a bad situation.