Not only did Jason Day win the inaugural ''The Challenge: Japan Skins'' game on Monday, beating Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy and Hideki Matsuyama, he also won the needling contest. Turning to Woods after receiving the trophy, Day asked how many similar events Woods had played in. Before
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: October 21, 2019, 10:16 am
Tiger Woods said Monday his fitness was ahead of schedule after arthroscopic knee surgery, and dropped a heavy clue he might use one of his four Presidents Cup captain's picks on himself. My season had ended a little bit earlier than I had expected it," the 15-time major winner told reporters
Author: AFP
Posted: October 21, 2019, 10:06 am
SHOWS: CHIBA, JAPAN (OCTOBER 21, 2019) (REUTERS - ACCESS ALL) 1. AMERICAN GOLFER TIGER WOODS ARRIVING FOR NEWS CONFERENCE 2. WOODS SHAKING HANDS WITH ZOZO PRESIDENT KOTARO SAWADA AND TAKING SEAT 3. WOODS AT NEWS CONFERENCE 4. (SOUNDBITE
Author: Reuters Videos
Posted: October 21, 2019, 8:49 am
A high-altitude golf tournament in the shadow of Nepal's Mount Everest had to be called off over the weekend as most of the players could not fly in due to heavy cloud cover, its organizer said on Monday, though a few golfers managed a quick game. A group of 40 golfers were meant to play at the
Author: Reuters
Posted: October 21, 2019, 8:13 am
Jason Day won the 17th and 18th holes to rally and capture the MGM Resorts The Challenge: Japan Skins, over Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy and Hideki Matsuyama.
Author: Golf Channel
Posted: October 21, 2019, 5:29 am
Jason Day beat Tiger Woods and took his sweater vest at the MGM Resorts The Challenge: Japan Skins.
Author: Golf Channel
Posted: October 21, 2019, 5:10 am
Tiger Woods is returning from another surgical procedure on his left knee - his fifth on the same problem spot. ''Unfortunately, I've been down this road with my knee before,'' Woods said Monday. Woods, who had arthroscopic surgery two months ago, plays the made-for-television &
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: October 21, 2019, 3:52 am
Tiger Woods is returning from another surgical procedure on his left knee — his fifth on the same problem spot. "Unfortunately, I've been down this road with my knee before," Woods said Monday. Woods, who had arthroscopic surgery two months ago, plays the made-for-television "The
Author: Associated Press
Posted: October 21, 2019, 3:51 am
Rory McIlroy responded to recent comments made by Brooks Koepka regarding their rivalry – or lack thereof, depending on viewpoint – on Monday in Japan.
Author: Golf Channel
Posted: October 21, 2019, 3:24 am
Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy, Hideki Matsuyama and Jason Day competed Monday in the MGM Resorts The Challenge: Japan Skins. Here's a look at how the action played out.
Author: Golf Channel
Posted: October 21, 2019, 1:10 am
Justin Thomas won the CJ Cup for the second time in his PGA Tour career. Here's a look inside his bag.
Author: Golf Channel
Posted: October 21, 2019, 12:48 am
Tiger Woods admitted on Monday that he’s been “consumed” by his duties as captain of this year’s Presidents Cup team in recent weeks.
Author: Golf Channel
Posted: October 20, 2019, 11:39 pm
News in August that Tiger Woods had undergone his fifth knee surgery was a surprise to many, but for the 43-year-old the procedure was long overdue.
Author: Golf Channel
Posted: October 20, 2019, 11:26 pm
Could Nicolas Colsaerts make an overdue reappearance in the Ryder Cup for Europe? Certainly, the depth of gumption that he dredged up to capture his first win in seven years suggested that Padraig Harrington’s team next year would be strengthened by the Belgian golfer’s resurgence. The 36-year-old resembled
Author: The Telegraph
Posted: October 20, 2019, 10:24 pm
SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, France (AP) -- Nicolas Colsaerts of Belgium ended more than seven years without a victory when he closed with a 1-over 72 and survived a wild back nine at Le Golf National to win the French Open on Sunday. It was Colsaerts first victory since the Volvo World Match Play in
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: October 20, 2019, 7:40 pm
A look at the odds/pricing of the leading finishers at this week's events and a preview of the upcoming action. (Getty Images)
Author: Rotoworld
Posted: October 20, 2019, 6:45 pm
Heavy rain forecast to last throughout the day forced the postponement of the third round of the PGA Tour Champions event on Sunday. The Dominion Energy Charity Classic, the first of three tournaments in the tour's Charles Schwab Cup playoffs, will resume on the Country Club of Virginia's James
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: October 20, 2019, 6:39 pm
Author: Reuters
Posted: October 20, 2019, 5:47 pm
Follow Tiger Woods as he visits Meiji University and a local children's center in Tokyo.
Author: Golf Digest
Posted: October 20, 2019, 4:23 pm
Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines (France) (AFP) - Nicolas Colsaerts held on to seal a gripping one-shot victory over Denmark's Joachim B Hansen at the French Open, claiming his first European Tour title for seven years on Sunday at Le Golf National. The big-hitting Belgian led by three strokes overnight
Author: AFP
Posted: October 20, 2019, 3:39 pm
Nicolas Colsaerts broke a seven-year victory drought on Sunday in Paris, hanging on to win the French Open by one shot with a final-round 72.
Author: Golf Channel
Posted: October 20, 2019, 3:35 pm
Justin Thomas won his 11th PGA Tour event and his second in South Korea in three years with a final-round 5-under 67 and a two-stroke victory over South Korean-born New Zealander Danny Lee. Thomas and Lee made it mostly a two-man show Sunday at the CJ Cup at Nine Bridges. Thomas birdied the 14th to
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: October 20, 2019, 2:08 pm
Danielle Kang shot a bogey-free 2 under 70 to win the Buick LPGA Shanghai for the second consecutive year on Sunday with a tournament record 16-under par 272. The 27-year-old American began the day one stroke behind compatriot Jessica Korda, who shot a final-round 72 to finish second at 15 under. It
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: October 20, 2019, 2:07 pm
Rory McIlroy is listed as a betting favorite for Monday's Japan Skins exhibition, while reigning Masters champ Tiger Woods is listed with the highest odds.
Author: Golf Channel
Posted: October 20, 2019, 11:27 am
Justin Thomas loves playing in Asia -- on Sunday he took his record on the continent to a remarkable four victories in nine starts when he won the CJ Cup for the second time in three years. Thomas carded a final-round five-under 67 for a two-stroke victory over South Korean-born New Zealander Danny
Author: AFP
Posted: October 20, 2019, 11:17 am
Danielle Kang capped her 27th birthday with a nailbiting one-stroke win at the Buick LPGA Shanghai on Sunday, fending off fellow American Jessica Korda for her second victory at the tournament. Korda was the overnight frontrunner at 15 under, with the defending champion trailing by one in the second
Author: AFP
Posted: October 20, 2019, 9:41 am
In a tight and tense final round, Danielle Kang successfully defended her title, overtaking Jessica Korda in the opening leg of the LPGA’s Asian swing.
Author: Golf Channel
Posted: October 20, 2019, 9:16 am
Danielle Kang capped her 27th birthday with a nailbiting one-stroke win at the Buick LPGA Shanghai on Sunday, fending off fellow American Jessica Korda for her second victory at the tournament. Korda was the overnight frontrunner at 15 under, with the defending champion trailing by one in the second
Author: AFP
Posted: October 20, 2019, 8:53 am
Justin Thomas won the CJ Cup on Sunday for the second time in three years, but it took until the closing stretch to see off the dogged challenge of Danny Lee on South Korea's Jeju Island. "I felt like 14 was a pretty big change in momentum," said Thomas, who got up and down from 65 yards
Author: AFP
Posted: October 20, 2019, 7:19 am
Here are the complete purse and FedExCup breakdowns for the CJ Cup at Nine Bridges, where Justin Thomas won by two shots.
Author: Golf Channel
Posted: October 20, 2019, 6:18 am
Justin Thomas wasn't ready to call himself the best closer in the game after his CJ Cup win Sunday, but he does feel like the sky's the limit.
Author: Golf Channel
Posted: October 20, 2019, 5:56 am
Gary Woodland improved his President's Cup prospects with a T-3 finish at the CJ Cup.
Author: Golf Channel
Posted: October 20, 2019, 5:35 am
Jordan Spieth fought back after another slow start Sunday at the CJ Cup to begin his 2019-20 season with a T-8 finish.
Author: Golf Channel
Posted: October 20, 2019, 5:10 am
Hideki Matsuyama will enter Monday’s Challenge: Japan Skins on a high note while Jason Day will not.
Author: Golf Channel
Posted: October 20, 2019, 4:43 am
Tiger Woods spent the day before Monday’s Challenge: Japan Skins match entertaining fans at a Nike store location in downtown Tokyo.
Author: Golf Channel
Posted: October 20, 2019, 4:19 am
Thomas picked up his 11th career PGA Tour title – and second CJ Cup victory in three years – on Sunday in Korea.
Author: Golf Channel
Posted: October 20, 2019, 1:47 am
Scott Parel shot his second straight 6-under 66 on Saturday for a share of the lead with Tommy Tolles in the Dominion Energy Charity Classic, the first of three tournaments in the PGA Tour Champions' Charles Schwab Cup playoffs. Parel rebounded from a bogey on the par-4 15th with birdies on the
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: October 19, 2019, 10:08 pm
Jessica Korda shot a 6-under 66 in the third round, with eight birdies and two bogeys, to take a one-shot lead at the Buick LPGA Shanghai on Saturday. Defending champion Danielle Kang is in second place after a 66 at Qizhong Garden in the first of four straight events in Asia. Second round leader Brooke
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: October 19, 2019, 9:41 pm
Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines (France) (AFP) - Belgian Nicolas Colsaerts will take a three-shot lead into the final round of the French Open after a four-under-par 67 on Saturday, as he looks for his first European Tour title in seven years. The 36-year-old, who was part of Europe's winning Ryder Cup
Author: AFP
Posted: October 19, 2019, 3:57 pm
PGA Tour leaderboard Justin Thomas hit a costly bogey on the 18th hole as Danny Lee grabbed a share of the lead heading into the final round of the CJ Cup in South Korea. Thomas, the champion at Nine Bridges two years ago, had scored a nine-under par 63 on Friday to sit two shots clear. After dropping
Author: The Telegraph
Posted: October 19, 2019, 2:20 pm
Danny Lee revealed after the third round at the CJ Cup that his family's second child was born prematurely last weekend.
Author: Golf Channel
Posted: October 19, 2019, 11:29 am
Justin Thomas and Danny Lee share the 54-hole lead in THE CJ CUP @ NINE BRIDGES. (Getty Images)
Author: Rotoworld
Posted: October 19, 2019, 10:33 am
New Zealander Danny Lee hurled himself into title contention in the country of his birth as he capitalized on Justin Thomas's final hole error to join the American in the lead heading into the final round of the CJ Cup on Saturday. Thomas hit his approach shot into the hazard and bogeyed the par-five
Author: Reuters
Posted: October 19, 2019, 9:30 am
Justin Thomas saw a three-stroke advantage disappear in a crazy final-hole swing Saturday as Danny Lee grabbed a share of the lead at the US PGA Tour's CJ Cup on Jeju Island, South Korea. The world number five stood on the tee at the long par-five 18th on 16-under par with a three-shot cushion over
Author: AFP
Posted: October 19, 2019, 8:50 am
Justin Thomas was looking at a three-stroke lead after three rounds at the CJ Cup with one hole to play Saturday, which would have set him up nicely for his second win in three years at South Korea's only PGA Tour event. South Korean-born New Zealander Danny Lee holed a long eagle putt to finish
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: October 19, 2019, 8:48 am
Collin Morikawa showed why he is one of the leading lights of a new generation of golf stars when he shot a stunning best-of-the-day 65 on Saturday at the CJ Cup. Morikawa, Im Sung-jae, Matthew Wolff, Viktor Hovland and Joaquin Niemann are all barely in their twenties but are keeping pace with some
Author: AFP
Posted: October 19, 2019, 8:40 am
Jessica Korda fired a 6-under 66 Saturday to take a one-shot lead at the Buick LPGA Shanghai while Brooke Henderson fell well back with a 73.
Author: Golf Channel
Posted: October 19, 2019, 5:42 am
Jordan Spieth battled back from a less-than-ideal start Saturday at the CJ Cup, shooting 2-under 70, and will enter the final round four shots back.
Author: Golf Channel
Posted: October 19, 2019, 5:23 am
Justin Thomas led the CJ Cup by three when he arrived at the par-5 18th hole Saturday but walked off on the wrong end of a three-shot swing.
Author: Golf Channel
Posted: October 19, 2019, 4:37 am
Defending champion Brooks Koepka withdrew from the CJ Cup in South Korea before the third round on Saturday citing a knee injury. Koepka last month had stem cells injected into a partially torn tendon in his left patella, a knee injury that had been troubling him for months. In Friday's second
Author: AFP
Posted: October 19, 2019, 1:51 am