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Lowry and Moynihan off to solid starts in Ohio and Austria

Shane Lowry Hitting 243-yard approach shots inside four feet for eagle is one way to avoid fretting over your putting. Just ask Shane Lowry, who opened with a three-under 69 in the Workday Charity Open at Muirfield Village, where his eagle three at the seventh (his 16th hole) added an extra spring to his step on a day when he also made three bogeys a...
Tags: Scotland, Sport, Austria, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, Pga Tour, European Tour, Dubai, Ohio, Brooks Koepka, Shane Lowry, Mallorca, Davis Love III, Lowry, Sam Torrance, Moynihan


Workday Charity Open Preview 2020

The Workday Charity Open is a one-time replacement for the John Deere, and is held at Muirfield Village near Columbus. The post Workday Charity Open Preview 2020 appeared first on GolfBlogger Golf Blog.
Tags: Sport, Golf, Pga Tour, Columbus, Workday, John Deere, Muirfield Village


'The Covid-19 Threeball': PGA Tour players who tested positive allowed to tee off at Workday Charity Open

Three players on the PGA Tour will be allowed to tee off in the first round of the Workday Charity Open on Wednesday despite testing positive for coronavirus. Officials have decided to send the trio out in the same group - inevitably labelled 'The Covid-19 Threeball' - but whether this assuages the other players in the field - including Spain’s Jon Rahm, who would replace Rory McIlroy as world No 1 with victory in Ohio - remains to be seen. Nick Watney, Denny McCarthy and Dylan Frittel...
Tags: News, Sports, Spain, Rory Mcilroy, Pga Tour, Ohio, Centers for Disease Control, Dylan Frittelli, Muirfield Village, Jon Rahm, Nick Watney Denny McCarthy, Tom Hospel


PGA of America News: Ryder Cup Rescheduled to 2021, Presidents Cup Moves to 2022

As expected, the 2020 Ryder Cup will become the 2021 Ryder Cup because of health concerns related to the coronavirus pandemic. Following is a portion of today's official announcement.PALM BEACH GARDENS and PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla, - The PGA of America, Ryder Cup Europe and the PGA TOUR jointly announced today that both the Ryder Cup and Presidents Cup have been rescheduled and will now be played one year later than originally planned. The 43rd Ryder Cup, scheduled for September 22-27, at Whistli...
Tags: Sport, PGA of America, Golf, Pga Tour, Wisconsin, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Charlotte North Carolina, Whistling Straits, Kohler Wisconsin, Sheboygan County, The Armchair Golfer, Ponte Vedra, Quail Hollow Club, Jay Monahan, Seth Waugh, PGA of America Ryder Cup Europe


‘Every Hole Is Memorable,’ Says Mark Immelman On Muirfield Village, Site Of Workday Charity Open

(CBS Pittsburgh) — The Workday Charity Open is the first of back-to-back tournaments for the PGA Tour at Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio. The Memorial Tournament follows next week. The Workday is a one-time event, created to fill the hole left in the Tour calendar when the John Deere Classic was canceled. The John Deere will return in 2021. Consecutive events at the some course is just another of the many oddities of the 2020 season. The Tour has already endured a three-month hiatus ...
Tags: Sports, Justin Rose, Pga Tour, Ohio, CBS Sports, Jack Nicklaus, Jordan Spieth, Thomas, Travelers, John Deere, Bryson DeChambeau, Charles Schwab, Rahm, Jason Dufner, Dublin Ohio, Steve Stricker


Official: Ryder Cup rescheduled for 2021; Presidents Cup moves to 2022

Whistling Straits will now host the Ryder Cup in 2021 The PGA of America, Ryder Cup Europe and the PGA Tour jointly announced today that both The Ryder Cup and the Presidents Cup have been rescheduled and will now be played one year later than originally planned.The 43rd Ryder Cup, scheduled for the week of September 22-27 at Whistling Straits in Kohl...
Tags: Europe, America, Sport, United States, Ryder Cup, PGA of America, Golf, Pga Tour, Wisconsin, Padraig Harrington, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Charlotte, Melbourne Australia, Southeast United States, Charlotte North Carolina, Ryder Cups


Ryder Cup moved to 2021 because of COVID-19 pandemic

The Ryder Cup was postponed until 2021 in Wisconsin because of the COVID-19 pandemic that raised too much uncertainty whether the loudest event in golf could be played before spectators. The announcement Wednesday was inevitable and had been in the works for weeks as the PGA of America, the European Tour and the PGA Tour tried to adjust with so many moving parts. The Ryder Cup was scheduled for Sept. 25-27 at Whistling Straits, and because of a reconfigured golf schedule brought on by the pandem...
Tags: Europe, England, Minnesota, Sports, America, San Francisco, Sport, Rome, Soccer, Golf, Pga Tour, Wisconsin, North Carolina, The Associated Press, Toledo Ohio, Royal St George


How to make 1 golf course look like 2 different tournaments

Muirfield Village will look the same to those watching at home, minus the grandstands and thousands of spectators spread across the course Jack Nicklaus built. The challenge for the PGA Tour is to make it feel different to the players who will be in Dublin, Ohio, the next two weeks. For the first time in 63 years, two PGA Tour events are being held on the same golf course in consecutive weeks.
Tags: News, Sports, Pga Tour, Jack Nicklaus, Dublin Ohio, Muirfield Village


Lowry patiently waiting for putting touch as he launches "Lessons with a Champion Golfer"

Shane Lowry. Image courtesy Srixon Shane Lowry returns to the fairways for the Workday Charity Open at Muirfield Village this week determined to remain patient and wait for his putting touch to return.The Offaly man (33) won't get to defend The Open title until next year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but while he's been busy at his Florida base record...
Tags: Europe, Florida, America, Sport, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, Pga Tour, Shane Lowry, Coaching, Lowry, Augusta, Martin, West Palm Beach, Hartford, Shane, Tommy


#ChipShotChallenge for COVID relief...Will You Participate To Help Golf's Unsung Heroes?

While the PGA Tour is back, and many golf courses have reopened, thousands of golf industry workers and their families are still suffering from the Covid-19 pandemic. Vie, Inc., a new sports and entertainment philanthropy company, has invited golfers of all ages and skill levels to participate in the “Chip Shot Challenge” to support the Golf Emergency Relief Fund (GERF) and provide assistance to thousands of golf industry workers impacted by COVID-19. “We intend to launch the Vie brand and propr...
Tags: Facebook, Florida, Sport, PGA of America, Golf, Pga Tour, Tpc Sawgrass, Stacy, Whaley, Jim Furyk, Suzy Whaley, Barry Solomon, COVID, GERF, Vie Inc, Steven Schwartz Vie


Muirfield Village Golf Club Profile: Jack Nicklaus’s ‘Total Vision’

(CBS Pittsburgh/CBS Local) — Muirfield Village Golf Club will host the PGA Tour for two consecutive weeks of the COVID-19-altered season. The run starts this week with Workday Charity Open, a one-time event that replaces the cancelled John Deere Classic. It continues next week, when the venue will host the Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide, which was moved from June to replace the cancelled Open Championship. Since the latter tournament’s inception in 1976 — and the course’s opening tw...
Tags: Sports, America, Pga Tour, Dye, Dublin, Golf Digest, Cleveland, Jack, Jack Nicklaus, Columbus, Young, Muirfield, Tpc Sawgrass, John Deere, COLUMBUS Ohio, Central Ohio


PGA TOUR HIGHLIGHTS: Final-Round 65 Propels Bryson DeChambeau to Victory at the Rocket Mortgage Classic

BRYSON DECHAMBEAU FIRED A 7-UNDER 65 on Sunday to win the Rocket Mortgage Classic at Detroit Golf Club. It was the low round of the day. DeChambeau finished 23 under for the tournament. Runner-up Matthew Wolff was three shots back.The bulked-up DeChambeau has been getting a lot of attention in the golf world. He said the win was "a little emotional."The 26-year-old added, "[I] changed my body, I changed my mindset in the game, and was able to accomplish a win while playing a completely different...
Tags: Sport, Golf, Pga Tour, Ohio, Bryson DeChambeau, Bryson, Muirfield Village Golf Club, The Armchair Golfer, Detroit Golf Club, DeChambeau, Matthew Wolff


Workday Charity Open Winners and History

The Workday Charity Open is a one-time event, scheduled as a replacement for the 2020 John Deere Classic, which was cancelled by Covid The post Workday Charity Open Winners and History appeared first on GolfBlogger Golf Blog.
Tags: Sport, Golf, Pga Tour


Is DeChambeau the Tour’s first bodybuilder? Not by a long shot

Bryson DeChambeau celebrates his win during the final round of the Rocket Mortgage Classic at the Detroit Golf Club on July 05, 2020 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images) We have been here before. Honestly, we have. That isn’t to say that Bryson DeChambeau should be casually labelled a sequel, much like it probably isn’t fair to dis...
Tags: Utah, Florida, Sport, United States, South Africa, Hsbc, Golf, Phil Mickelson, Rory Mcilroy, Justin Rose, Pga Tour, Palmer, Ncaa, Christian Bale, Brooks Koepka, Espn


Leishman: Lying to my wife, and the hope that drove me toward it

Marc Leishman of Australia poses with this wife Audrey, daughter Eva, and sons Harvey (C) and Oliver (R) at their home on June 02, 2020 in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images Australia’s Marc Leishman, a five-time PGA TOUR winner, recounts the dark days when his wife Audrey fought for her life in a hospital bed and how the episode...
Tags: Australia, Virginia, Sport, Ireland, Golf, Pga Tour, Eva, Foundation, Harvey, Augusta Georgia, Audrey, Leishman, Marc Leishman, Virginia Beach Virginia, Rob Carr Getty, Oliver R


Hungry DeChambeau devours Wolff but Power off his greens in Detroit

Bryson DeChambeau of the United States plays his shot from the 17th tee during the second round of the Rocket Mortgage Classic on July 03, 2020 at the Detroit Golf Club in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images) Seamus Power can reflect on his uptick in form and look to the future with optimism but a mediocre day on the greens forced...
Tags: Minnesota, California, Sport, United States, Golf, Pga Tour, Detroit, Bryson DeChambeau, Detroit Michigan, Wolff, Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, Muirfield Village, Seamus Power, West Waterford, Detroit Golf Club, RBC Heritage


Patient Power tracking Wolff in Detroit - five back heading into Sunday

Matthew Wolff . Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images Seamus Power had to dig deep into his well of patience to keep red-hot playing partner Matthew Wolff in his sights and go into the final round of the Rocket Mortgage Classic just five shots off the lead. The West Waterford man (33), who started the day just stroke behind Webb Simpson and Chris Kirk,...
Tags: England, Sport, Golf, Pga Tour, Norway, Detroit, Kirk, Bryson DeChambeau, Simpson, Wolff, Matt Wallace, Chris Kirk, Tyrrell Hatton, Webb Simpson, Troy Merritt, Seamus Power


Chris Kirk, Webb Simpson share Rocket Mortgage Classic lead

Webb Simpson and Bryson DeChambeau were expected to be contenders at the Rocket Mortgage Classic, taking advantage of a relatively weak field and course by PGA Tour standards. Chris Kirk was not. A year after taking a leave of absence from the PGA Tour to address alcohol abuse and depression, though, he has turned around his life and revived his career.
Tags: News, Sports, Pga Tour, Bryson DeChambeau, Chris Kirk, Webb Simpson, Chris Kirk Webb Simpson


Power motors up Route 66 in Rocket Mortgage Classic

Seamus Power Seamus Power produced another superb driving performance to roar into contention for his maiden PGA Tour victory at the Rocket Mortgage Classic in Detroit.The West Waterford man (33) followed his opening 67 with a six-under 66 to share the early clubhouse lead with Matthew Wolff (64), Mark Hubbard (66) and Bryson DeChambeau (67) on 11-und...
Tags: Sport, Power, Golf, Pga Tour, Detroit, Bryson DeChambeau, Kevin Kisner, Waterford, West Waterford, Detroit Golf Club, Mark Hubbard, Seamus Power Seamus Power, Matthew Wolff, Tooraneena, Detroit Golf Club Scores Driving, Doc Redman Scott Stallings


PGA Tour player Cameron Champ says he never had COVID-19

Cameron Champ lathered up his hands with sanitizer as he made the turn in the Rocket Mortgage Classic, trying to stay healthy enough to keep competing. Champ was added to the field at the Detroit Golf Club 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. Champ, however, said he does not believe he ever had COVID-19.
Tags: News, Sports, Pga Tour, Detroit Golf Club, Cameron Champ


Chase Koepka added to field for Workday Charity Open

One selfless act by Chase Koepka has led to two opportunities on the PGA Tour, starting next week in the Workday Charity Open at Muirfield Village. The PGA Tour created an additional spot in the field next week for Koepka, the younger brother of four-time major champion Brooks Koepka, after he chose to withdraw from the Travelers Championship from being around a caddie who tested positive for the coronavirus. Chase Koepka earned his spot in the Travelers through Monday qualifying.
Tags: News, Sports, Pga Tour, Brooks Koepka, Travelers, Muirfield Village, Chase Koepka


Power rockets to opening 67 in Detroit

Seamus Power Seamus Power slammed his foot on the gas and opened with a five-under 67 in the Rocket Mortgage Classic at Detroit Golf Club.The West Waterford talent missed the cut in his first two starts since the lockdown, both of them on the Korn Ferry Tour.But he looked keen to take advantage of his first PGA Tour start since the Puerto Rico Open in...
Tags: Sport, Power, Golf, Pga Tour, Bubba Watson, Detroit, Bryson DeChambeau, Donald Ross, Scott Stallings, West Waterford, Detroit Golf Club, Seamus Power Seamus Power, Doc Redman, Tooraneena


Rocket Mortgage Classic Preview 2020

Rocket Mortgage Classic Preview 2020 Dates: June 29-July 5, 2020 Where: Detroit, Michigan Course: Detroit ... Read more. The post Rocket Mortgage Classic Preview 2020 appeared first on GolfBlogger Golf Blog.
Tags: Sport, Golf, Pga Tour, Michigan Golf, Rocket Mortgage Classic, Detroit Michigan Course


Champ can play under tour's latest coronavirus policy change

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. Champ is among six players and two caddies on the PGA Tour who have tested positive. Ricky Elliott, the caddie for Brooks Koepka, tested positive before the Travelers Championship last week in Connecticut, and then had a negative ...
Tags: News, Sports, Connecticut, Pga Tour, Brooks Koepka, Detroit, Travelers Championship, Cameron Champ, Ricky Elliott


’20-Under Might Not Win It If Greens Are Soft’, Says Nick Faldo On Rocket Mortgage Classic

(CBS Detroit) — The Rocket Mortgage Classic, a relative newcomer to the PGA Tour, already has a storied history. Its host, the Detroit Golf Club, is among the Tour’s oldest courses. Inaugural winner Nate Lashley, then ranked 353rd, slipped into the field last year as an alternate, only to win by a whopping six strokes. A once-a-century pandemic forced the postponement of this year’s tournament from late May to early July. What could possibly happen next? The Rocket Mortgage Classic looks to add ...
Tags: Sports, Nick Faldo, Pga Tour, Patrick Reed, Dustin Johnson, Cbs, CBS Sports, Detroit, Travelers, Reed, Bryson DeChambeau, Bryson, Simpson, Saginaw, Charles Schwab, CBS Detroit


PGA Tour adjusts stipend program for players, caddies with COVID-19

In a memo sent to players Wednesday, the PGA Tour adjusted its stipend program for players and caddies who have tested positive for the coronavirus.
Tags: News, Sports, Pga Tour


Forget protein shakes, Viktor Hovland once consumed six energy drinks

Viktor Hovland has racked up 3,000-plus miles on the road since the PGA Tour restart, including a six-Red-Bull-aided overnight trip from Dallas to Hilton Head.
Tags: News, Sports, Pga Tour, Dallas, Viktor Hovland


Will Gordon's reward for Travelers payday? Driving 10 hours to Detroit

After the best finish of his PGA Tour career, Will Gordon decided to drive 10 hours to this week's Tour start in Detroit.
Tags: News, Sports, Pga Tour, Detroit, Gordon, Will Gordon


Detroit Golf Club Profile: Historic Course Faces Modern Game At Rocket Mortgage Classic

(CBS Detroit/CBS Local Sports) — The history of Detroit Golf Club dates back to the 19th century. But the Club is a recent arrival to the PGA Tour, hosting its first event, the Rocket Mortgage Classic, just last year. The newly established tournament marked another first for the area. It was the first time a PGA Tour event took place within Detroit’s boundaries. The city of Detroit was a much different place in 1899. Henry Ford had recently constructed his first vehicle, but the city was still k...
Tags: Sports, Pga Tour, Club, Detroit, Henry Ford, Saginaw, Donald Ross, Kid Rock, Plainfield Country Club, Jerome Bettis, Detroit Golf Club, East Lake Golf Club, Pinehurst No, Rocket Mortgage Classic, Nate Lashley, Norm Elrod


PGA Tour's coronavirus worries escalate as two more players withdraw from Rocket Mortgage Classic

The PGA Tour’s coronavirus “issues” have escalated with two more pros testing positive before this week’s Rocket Mortgage Classic in Detroit. Both America’s Harris English and South African Dylan Frittelli have withdrawn from the £6 million event as the Covid-19 issue looms ever more ominous for the circuit that resumed three weeks ago. That makes it 10 players who have been obliged to scratch the last two events - and that was before the on-site testing began for this week’s event. Jay Monahan,...
Tags: England, News, Sports, Connecticut, Ian Poulter, Pga Tour, Dustin Johnson, Michigan, Poulter, Dylan Frittelli, Detroit Golf Club, Frittelli, Jay Monahan, COVID, Detroit Both America, Orlando Frittelli