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Clarke T13, McGinley T30 as Weir wins maiden PGA Tour Champions title

Mike Weir. Picture: PGA Tour Champions Mike Weir earned his first PGA Tour Champions victory at the Insperity Invitational by two strokes over John Daly, Tim Petrovic and David Toms on 10-under par.Tied with Weir on the 18th hole, Daly’s approach shot came up short in the water, leading to a double-bogey six and a closing 69.“I caught a gust on 18,” D...
Tags: Florida, Sport, Ireland, Golf, Paul Mcginley, Weir, Darren Clarke, Great Britain, Celtic Manor, Daly, Mike Weir, McGinley, David Toms, PGA TOUR Champions, Clarke T13 McGinley, John Daly Tim Petrovic


The 30 highest-paid golfers of all time

Andrew Redington/Getty Images We ranked the top 30 golfers of all time based on career earnings on the PGA Tour and European Tour combined.Not surprisingly, Tiger Woods is at the top and it is not even close.There are a lot of names that would likely surprise most fans, even near the top of the list. Visit BusinessInsider.com for more stories. Professional golfers can have careers that are highly lucrative. Their careers can last well into their 40s and 50s and there are events nearly ye...
Tags: Trends, Ian Poulter, Phil Mickelson, Rory Mcilroy, Henrik Stenson, Justin Rose, Lee Westwood, Sergio Garcia, Luke Donald, Pga Tour, Rickie Fowler, Bubba Watson, Wgc, Dustin Johnson, Jordan Spieth, Padraig Harrington


David Morland IV, Ken Duke set pace on 1st day of Hoag Classic

NEWPORT BEACH — It somehow seemed appropriate that a player named Duke was on top of the leaderboard for much of the opening round at Newport Beach Country Club on Friday, in a city where John “The Duke” Wayne lived the final years of his life and in the county where the airport is named after him. Ken Duke, a journeyman pro in his second year on the PGA Tour Champions, rocketed to an 8-under-par start through the first 11 holes and admittedly began thinking about shooting “in the 50s” before fi...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, Golf, Fred Couples, John, John Wayne, Riverside County, Duke, Ucla, Wayne, TUCSON Ariz, Newport Beach, Hoag Hospital, Duffy Waldorf, McCarron


David Norland IV, Ken Duke set pace on 1st day of Hoag Classic

NEWPORT BEACH — It somehow seemed appropriate that a player named Duke was on top of the leaderboard for much of the opening round at Newport Beach Country Club on Friday, in a city where John “The Duke” Wayne lived the final years of his life and in the county where the airport is named after him. Ken Duke, a journeyman pro in his second year on the PGA Tour Champions, rocketed to an 8-under-par start through the first 11 holes and admittedly began thinking about shooting “in the 50s” before fi...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, Golf, Fred Couples, John, John Wayne, Riverside County, Duke, Ucla, Wayne, TUCSON Ariz, Newport Beach, Hoag Hospital, Duffy Waldorf, McCarron


Ernie Els taking lessons during rookie season on PGA Tour Champions

NEWPORT BEACH – When World Golf Hall of Famer Ernie Els turned 50 and joined PGA Tour Champions this year, the four-time major champion said he was looking forward to renewing acquaintances with, and competing against, familiar faces in a relaxing atmosphere. But Els was jolted by reality in the first round of his first Champions event, the Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai in Hawaii. Even with the ocean waves crashing in the background, it didn’t take long to realize his “rookie” yea...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, Hawaii, Golf, Tom Watson, Fred Couples, Miguel Angel Jimenez, Ucla, Ernie Els, Tucson, Freddy, Irwin, Newport Beach, Vijay Singh, Els


Day holds 3-stroke Regions Tradition lead after 1st round

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Glen Day birdied four of the final five holes to take a three-stroke lead over David Toms at the Regions Tradition after a weather-delayed first round completed early Friday. Day finished with an 8-under 64 after completing the final two holes at Greystone’s Founders Course. He was scheduled to tee off […]
Tags: News, Sports, Birmingham, Greystone, David Toms, Glen Day


Champions Tour: Exemptions Fran Quinn and Esteban Toledo rule at the Hoag Classic in Newport Beach

NEWPORT BEACH – It’s turning into the weekend of the sponsor’s exemption in the Hoag Classic at Newport Beach Country Club. Fran Quinn and Esteban Toledo – two players who received invitations to compete from tournament director Jeff Purser after failing to qualify for the event – are in contention to win one of the most prestigious titles on PGA Tour Champions. In pursuit of his first Champions victory in 59 career events on the 50-and-over tour, Quinn shot a 4-under 67 in Saturday’s second rou...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, Golf, Fred Couples, San Diego, Quinn, Houston, Orange County, Eden, Ucla, Toledo, Colleen, Irvine, Nicholas, Esteban


Tom Lehman overcomes four-shot deficit to David Toms, wins PGA Tour Champions opener by one

Tom Lehman overcomes four-shot deficit to David Toms, wins PGA Tour Champions opener by one
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Tom Lehman rallies to win PGA Tour Champions opener

Tom Lehman rallied to win the PGA Tour Champions' season-opening Mitsubishi Electric Championship, taking advantage of David Toms' closing three-putt bogey            [Author: AP]
Tags: News, Ap, Mitsubishi Electric, David Toms, Tom Lehman


David Toms takes 4-shot lead in PGA Tour Champions opener

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii (AP) — David Toms shot his second straight 7-under 65 on Friday to take a four-stroke lead in the PGA Tour Champions’ season-opening Mitsubishi Electric Championship. The 52-year-old Toms had eight birdies and a bogey on another windy day at Hualalai. “It was a tougher day today,” Toms said. “I think the only […]
Tags: News, Sports, TOMS, Kailua Kona Hawaii, David Toms


Toms, Durant share lead in PGA Tour Champions opener

David Toms and Joe Durant each shot 7-under 65 to share the first-round lead in the PGA Tour Champions' season-ending Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai            [Author: AP]
Tags: News, Ap, Mitsubishi Electric Championship, David Toms, Hualalai, Joe Durant, Toms Durant


Dalys team up for 59, lead PNC Father/Son Challenge

John Daly and his son, Little John, find themselves atop the leaderboard after Round 1 of the PNC Father/Son Challenge. The Dalys, ages 52 and 15, teamed up Saturday to shoot a 13-under 59 in a scramble format at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club in Orlando, Fla. They lead David Toms and Carter Toms, who plays college golf at LSU, by a shot. "It was just one of those days," John Daly said.
Tags: News, LSU, Golf, Orlando Fla, PNC, John Daly, David Toms, Little John, Ritz Carlton Golf Club, Carter Toms


They’re all chasing Langer as Schwab Cup playoffs come to Sherwood Country Club

THOUSAND OAKS — The road to the PGA Tour Champions 2018 Charles Schwab Cup finals runs directly through Thousand Oaks this week, as the Top remaining 54 players compete in the Invesco QQQ Championship, that will be played Friday through Sunday at Sherwood Country Club. The Schwab Cup playoffs, which were started in 2016, are the Champions Tour’s version of the PGA Tour’s FEDEX Cup playoffs. Players earn points based on performance during the regular season with the top 72 points finishers advanc...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, Miguel Angel Jimenez, Ucla, Alfonso Ribeiro, Invesco, Richmond Virginia, Jimenez, McCarron, Langer, Sherwood, Thousand Oaks, Bernhard Langer, Craig T Nelson, David Toms


Is Winning or Losing in Golf in the Putting?

Two golf tournaments ran simultaneously recently, the Quicken Loans National and the U.S. Senior Open - for both winners, it all boiled down to putting skills.Both Francesco Molinari and David Toms were rolling phenomenal putts; Molinari's 50-footer for eagle at the 10th hole made putting look easy.The AP article on PGA Tour website said about Toms, "On a course where the greens perplexed the entire field for four straight days, Toms rolled in a 15-footer for a go-ahead birdie on No. 16, then c...
Tags: Facebook, America, Sport, Ap, Golf, Tom Watson, Tiger Woods, Pga Tour, TOMS, Molinari, Stacy, Ben Hogan, Francesco Molinari, Champions Tour, Golf Tips, David Toms


Putt for dough: Toms rolls in 2 big ones for US Senior Open

David Toms made one long putt to take the lead, then another one to preserve it and hang onto a one-shot victory at the U.S. Senior Open            [Author: AP]
Tags: News, US, Ap, TOMS, David Toms


Dustin Johnson reclaims world’s top spot with St. Jude win

Dustin Johnson watches his drive on the seventh hole during the final round of the St. Jude Classic golf tournament Sunday, June 10, 2018, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey) Dustin Johnson is presented with his trophy and winner’s jacket after winning the St. Jude Classic golf tournament Sunday, June 10, 2018, in Memphis, Tenn. (Jim Weber/The Commercial Appeal via AP) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds Dustin Johnson chips onto the fifth green during final round of...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, Golf, Phil Mickelson, Rickie Fowler, Dustin Johnson, Johnson, Jordan Spieth, Memphis, Tenn AP, Brandt Snedeker, Memphis Tenn, Putnam, St Jude, Justin Thomas


Fireworks come too late for McIlroy

Rory McIlroy mounted a desperate late rally before falling to a surprise 2 and 1 defeat to American Peter Uihlein on the opening day of the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play in Texas.Less than 72 hours after blasting five birdies in his last six holes to win for the first time in 18 months at the Arnold Palmer Invitational, the world number seven did it again yesterday but only when he was already five down.Having said last w...
Tags: Texas, Sport, Austria, Ian Poulter, Golf, Phil Mickelson, Rory Mcilroy, Sergio Garcia, Pga Tour, Wgc, Northern Ireland, Dubai, Dustin Johnson, Jordan Spieth, Paul Casey, Charl Schwartzel


Golf on TV: Valspar Championship, Toshiba Classic, Indian Open

From a Golf Channel press release.ORLANDO, Fla.  – The PGA TOUR returns to Florida this week for the Valspar Championship as Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy make their first appearances in the event, joined by a strong international field featuring Jordan Spieth, Sergio Garcia and defending champion Adam Hadwin. The PGA TOUR Champions’ Toshiba Classic returns to the schedule after a one year hiatus. Jay Haas is the defending champion from the 2016 Toshiba Classic, when he became the second-oldest w...
Tags: Florida, India, Sport, Golf, Rory Mcilroy, Pga Tour, Orlando Fla, Adam Hadwin, Steve Stricker, Jay Haas, The Armchair Golfer, David Toms, NBC Eastern, Chawrasia, Palm Harbor Fla, Hadwin


Golf on TV: Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship, CareerBuilder Challenge, Mitsubishi Electric Championship

From a Golf Channel press release. ORLANDO, Fla. – Dustin Johnson, Rory McIlroy, Justin Rose and Tommy Fleetwood lead the field at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship, with Golf Channel scheduled to feature more than 20 live hours of coverage over the course of the event. On the PGA TOUR, Jon Rahm and Phil Mickelson are in the field at the CareerBuilder Challenge in Southern California. The PGA TOUR Champions will kick off their 2018 season in Hawaii this week at the Mitsubishi Electric C...
Tags: Sport, Hawaii, Pga, Golf Channel, Golf, Phil Mickelson, Fred Couples, Dustin Johnson, Southern California, CareerBuilder, Orlando Fla, Adam Hadwin, CareerBuilder Challenge, Thomas Pieters, Pablo Larrazabal, Langer


2017 Presidents Cup Preview

2017 Presidents Cup Preview What: The Presidents Cup When: September 26 – October 1, 2017 Location: Liberty National Golf Club, Jersey City, New Jersey Course Architect Tom Kite and Robert Cupp (Opened 2006) Par/Yardage: Total: 7,345 Par: 71 Field: The Presidents Cup, a team match play competition featuring 24 of the world’s top golfers – 12 from the United States and 12 from around the world, excluding Europe – is held every two years, and since 1996 has alternated between United States a...
Tags: Europe, Japan, Australia, India, US, Sport, Colombia, Thailand, Canada, United States, South Africa, Paraguay, Golf, Phil Mickelson, Pga Tour, Rickie Fowler


Zurich Classic Winners and History

Zurich Classic Winners and History In 2017, the Zurich Classic has adopted a new playing format, becoming  team event. Eighty teams of two will compete with alternate shot in the first and third rounds, and better ball in the second and fourth rounds. The cut line is 35 teams and ties. The lead member of each team is chosen according to Tour priority rankings. Partners must either be a PGA TOUR member, or gain entry through a sponsor’s exemption. Professional golf has been played off and on in ...
Tags: South Korea, England, Spain, Sport, Canada, United States, Golf, Tom Watson, Justin Rose, Pga Tour, New Orleans, Argentina, Louisiana, Zurich, Crescent City, Freeport McMoRan


Trophee Hassan II Winners and History

Although a European Tour event only since 2010, the Trophee Hassan II Golf Tournament has been played most years since 1971. It was established in 1971 by the late King Hassan II, and continues “under the patronage of His Majesty King Mohammed VI.” The tournament is played at Golf du Palais Royal in Agadir, Morocco, a Robert Trent Jones, Sr., design.  It was played at the Royal Golf Dar Es Salam in Rabat until 2011. The tournament drew interest almost immediately, counting Sam Snead and Johnny ...
Tags: Sport, Santiago, Morocco, Golf, Marcel Siem, European Tour, Colin Montgomerie, Seve Ballesteros, Ernie Els, Rabat, Sam Torrance, Hassan, David Horsey, Rhys Davies, Ken Green, Agadir Morocco


Masters Records: Lowest Scores, Highest Winning Score

Here are the Masters Records: Lowest Scores, Highest Winning Score, Lowest Amateur Score, Lowest Senior Score,  and more. Lowest Winning Score, 72 Holes 270 – Tiger Woods, 1997 270 – Jordan Spieth, 2015 271 – Jack Nicklaus, 1965 271 – Raymond Floyd, 1976 272 – Tiger Woods, 2001 272 – Phil Mickelson, 2010 274 – Ben Hogan, 1953 274 – Ben Crenshaw, 1995 274 – David Duval, 2001 274 – Charl Schwartzel, 2011 275 – Seve Ballesteros, 1980 275 – Fred Couples, 1992 275 – Davis Love III, 1995 275 – Phi...
Tags: Sport, Golf, Phil Mickelson, Lee Westwood, Fred Couples, Miguel Angel Jimenez, Jack Nicklaus, Charl Schwartzel, The Masters, Greg Norman, Zach Johnson, Nick Price, Ben Hogan, Johnny Miller, David Duval, K J Choi


WGC Match Play Preview 2017

2017 World Golf Championships-Dell Technologies Match Play Preview Dates: March 22-26 Where: Austin Country Club, Austin, Texas Par/Yards: 35-36–71/7,108 Format: Match PlayDefending Champion: Jason Day Purse: $9, 750,000 Winners Share: $1, 660,000 Field: Top 64 available players from the Official World Golf Ranking (OWGR) as of March 13, 2017. These 64 players are then seeded by their ranking based on their position in the OWGR on Monday, March 20, 2017. Five players in the top-64 of the Off...
Tags: South Korea, Japan, England, Texas, Sweden, Australia, Mexico, Scotland, Spain, Sport, Austin, United States, Ireland, South Africa, Malaysia, Hawaii


WGC Dell Match Play Championship Winners and History

In 2016, the WGC Match Play had a new sponsor in Dell, while it continues the “pool play” format that keeps all the players around until Friday. The 2016 tournament also had a new venue: The Austin Country Club. The relatively new format groups the 64 player field into sixteen four player groups. On Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, each group will play round-robin matches. The player with the best record in each group continues to the “Sweet Sixteen” on Saturday for single elimination. The “Eli...
Tags: Europe, Japan, US, Sport, United States, Golf, Tiger Woods, Rory Mcilroy, Lee Westwood, Pga Tour, Wgc, Dell, Darren Clarke, Anderson, Victoria Australia, United States Europe Japan


WGC Mexico Championship Preview 2017

WGC Mexico Championship Preview WGC Mexico Championship Preview 2017 2017 World Golf Championships – Mexico Championship – Tournament Notes Dates: February 27 – March 5, 2017 Where: Mexico City, Mexico Course: Club de Golf Chapultepec Par/Yards: 71/7,330 Field: 77 professionals 2016 champion: Adam Scott Purse: $9,750,000 ($1,660,000/winner) FedExCup: 550 points to the winner Format: 72-hole stroke play competition with no cut. Facebook: www.facebook.com/wgcmexicochampionship Twitter: @WGCMexic...
Tags: Facebook, South Korea, Japan, England, Australia, California, Mexico, Spain, Sport, Chicago, Canada, United States, South Africa, Hawaii, Barclays, Hsbc


Golf on TV: CareerBuilder Challenge, Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship, Mitsubishi Electric Championship

From a Golf Channel press release. UPDATE: Phil Mickelson is going to play. ORLANDO, Fla. (Jan. 17, 2017)  – The PGA TOUR kicks off its West Coast swing this week with the CareerBuilder Challenge in La Quinta, Calif., where tournament ambassador Phil Mickelson hopes to make his 2017 debut, despite undergoing two sports hernia surgeries in recent months. On the European Tour, two of the top-5 players in the world – Dustin Johnson (No. 3) and Henrik Stenson (No. 4) –...
Tags: Sport, Hawaii, Golf, Phil Mickelson, Henrik Stenson, Rickie Fowler, Dustin Johnson, West Coast, TOMS, Waldorf, CareerBuilder, Orlando Fla, Bryson DeChambeau, Fowler, LA QUINTA Calif, Dufner


Sony Open Winners and History

The Sony Open has been played—in its various incarnations—at the Waialae Country Club in Honolulu, Hawaii since 1965. First known as the Hawaii Open, it later acquired first United Airlines and then Sony as title sponsors. It has been the Sony Open since 1999. Prior to 1965, four Tour-recognized events were held, in 1928-1929 and 1947-1948. The current purse is $5,600,000. Waialae Country Club is a par 70 clocking in at 7068 yards. The Sony Open gained some notoriety in the relatively recent p...
Tags: Japan, Australia, Sport, United States, South Africa, Hawaii, Golf, Paul Azinger, Pga Tour, Sony, Mark Wilson, United Airlines, Ernie Els, John Huston, Sony Open, Waialae Country Club


McGinley turns 50: "The challenge for me is to be mentally engaged enough to ensure that I am competitive"

WATFORD, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 15:  Paul McGinley of Ireland hits his tee shot on the third hole during the third round of the British Masters at The Grove on October 15, 2016 in Watford, England.  (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images) Paul McGinley admits he must mentally prepare himself to compete with the best seniors in the world after he turned 50 on Friday and looked ahead to ne...
Tags: UK, Wales, US, Sport, Ireland, Golf, Paul Mcginley, Gleneagles, St Andrews, Bernhard, Belfry, Carnoustie, Broadhurst, Bernhard Langer, Steve Stricker, WATFORD England


Golf on TV: Powershares QQQ Championship, WGC-HSBC Champions, Sanderson Farms Championship, Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia

By Golf Channel Communications PGA TOUR CHAMPIONS The PGA TOUR Champions will stage the Powershares QQQ Championship this week, the first of three events making up the inaugural Charles Schwab Cup Playoffs. Bernhard Langer and Miguel Angel Jimenez are atop the current standings leading a field of 71, with 54 advancing to the second leg of the playoffs at the Dominion Charity Classic in Virginia. Powershares QQQ Championship Dates: Oct. 28-30 Venue...
Tags: China, Virginia, Sport, Malaysia, Golf, Rory Mcilroy, Pga Tour, Wgc, Miguel Angel Jimenez, Dustin Johnson, Knox, Kevin Kisner, Russell Knox, Sime Darby, Andrew Johnston, Shanshan Feng