Sep 25, 2022 Associated Press PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Steve Flesch birdied the 18th hole at Pebble Beach on Sunday to win the Pure Insurance Championship, his second PGA Tour Champions victory of the season. Flesch birdied the first four holes and five on the front nine in a strong start, then stalled on the
The U.S. team captured the Presidents Cup again, taking down the International team 17½ to 12½ at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Sunday. It was the Americans’ ninth straight victory and 12th in 14 editions of the event. Over five days, Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas emerged as the face of American
2:25 PM ET Associated Press Rasmus Hojgaard holds a slender one-shot lead over George Coetzee at the Open de France after making a terrible start to his third round and ending with a 3-over 74 on Saturday. The Danish player had a six-shot lead overnight, but he slipped from 15-under to 12-under. Coetzee — a
8:11 PM ET Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Max Homa never felt more energized over a big putt on a Friday, perhaps because he never had so many people who shared in the celebration. This is why making the Presidents Cup was the top of his wish list this year, and his latest afternoon heroics
5:00 PM ET After a three-year hiatus, the Presidents Cup has returned. 2 Related The U.S. team faces off against the International team in a matchup between golf’s best, with team USA leading 4-1 after the first round. Though the competition will undoubtedly be fierce, the Presidents Cup is a charitable affair. As such, we
The International team has none, after Australia’s Cameron Smith, the third-ranked player in the world and The Open winner, jumped to the new LIV Golf circuit in late August. History is on the Americans’ side, too. They have won 11 of the past 13 Presidents Cup competitions, losing just once and tying one other time.
7:30 AM ET CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Much has changed since the last Presidents Cup was played, when captain Tiger Woods led the 2019 U.S. team to a 16-14 victory at Royal Melbourne Golf Club in Australia. 2 Related In just the past week, it was announced Greg Norman is going to Congress to advocate for
9:10 AM ET LIV Golf CEO and commissioner Greg Norman is visiting Capitol Hill later this week to discuss the new circuit’s plans and business model with lawmakers, a LIV Golf spokesperson confirmed to ESPN on Monday. Norman, a two-time Open Championship winner, hopes to educate lawmakers about what the new circuit is doing to
8:24 PM ET Associated Press SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Steve Stricker won his second straight PGA Tour Champions event on Sunday, closing with a 6-under 64 and beating Robert Karlsson with a birdie on the first playoff hole in the Sanford International. Stricker had a one-shot lead when he looked behind and saw Karlsson with
9:35 PM ET Associated Press NAPA, Calif. — Justin Lower weathered the wind and birdied the 18th hole Saturday to take a 1-shot lead into the final round of the season-opening Fortinet Championship. Lower shot a 3-under 69 to get to 13 under at Silverado Resort & Spa, with his fifth birdie of the round
9:59 PM ET Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. — Esther Henseleit feels as though she has been spinning her wheels the last six months on the LPGA Tour. That made Friday at the AmazingCre Portland Classic feel as though she were absolutely soaring. Henseleit rolled in 10 birdie putts on her way to an 8-under 64,
6:56 PM ET SUGAR GROVE, Ill. — Bryson DeChambeau spent the past four months recovering from surgery on his left wrist, but he says he’s well enough to compete in another long-drive competition later this month. DeChambeau said Thursday that he plans to compete in the Professional Long Drivers Association World Championship from Sept. 27
2:38 PM ET No gambling. No doping. Only moderate alcohol consumption at post-tournament parties. The new LIV Golf circuit might look like a lot of fun (and money), but the Greg Norman-fronted tour also has plenty of rules and regulations. The rules and regulations were among the unsealed documents that were released by a federal
3:36 PM ET Golfers will compete for $50 million, the richest purse in the sport’s history, in LIV Golf’s season-ending team championship, which is scheduled to be played at Trump National Doral Miami from Oct. 27-30. Twelve four-man teams will compete for a $16 million first-place prize. The teams will be seeded one through 12.
8:10 PM ET Associated Press ST. LOUIS — Padraig Harrington built a comfortable lead and even a few mistakes at the end couldn’t keep him from winning the Ascension Charity Classic on Sunday for his third title this year on the PGA Tour Champions. Harrington had seven birdies in a closing round of 3-under 68
Sep 11, 2022 Associated Press CINCINNATI — Ally Ewing ran off five straight birdies on the back nine Sunday and closed with a 7-under 65 to hold off Xiyu Lin and win the Kroger Queen City Championship in the LPGA Tour’s return to Cincinnati. Ewing now has three career wins, one in each of the
7:36 PM ET Associated Press ST. LOUIS — Padraig Harrington bogeyed the final hole Saturday for a 5-under 66, leaving him just a stroke ahead of Steve Stricker and Bernhard Langer with a round lead in the Ascension Charity Classic. Harrington, the three-time major winner and most recent European Ryder Cup captain, was at 11-under
8:26 PM ET Associated Press ST. LOUIS — Bernhard Langer holed out for eagle from 76 yards on the opening hole and shot his age for the second time this year with a 6-under 65 for a share of the lead with Padraig Harrington in the Ascension Charity Classic. Langer turned 65 two weeks ago.