NEW PROVIDENCE, Bahamas — The Presidents Cup is still a week away, but with 11 of the United States team’s 12 players in the field at Albany for the Hero World Challenge, this week figures to be a pretty good entree to the matches at Royal Melbourne. Many are sharpening their games after long layoffs.
3:28 AM ET Associated Press SYDNEY — World No. 1-ranked amateur Takumi Kanaya birdied his final two holes Thursday at the Australian Open for a 6-under 65 and a tie for the first-round lead with fellow Asian amateur Chun An Yu of Taiwan. Playing the back nine at The Australian Golf Course to open his
Scotty Cameron has added a new model to the Phantom X range of putters with the launch of the Phantom X 12.5, a mallet design which features more toe flow and a new alignment option. The Phantom X 12.5 joins a Phantom X family that now includes 10 mallet designs built around five different head styles.
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A working vacation. That’s essentially what’s going on this week at the Hero World Challenge. For those competing in the 18-player, no-cut field, the ask from tournament host Tiger Woods is that you compete in a pre-tournament pro-am, then play four rounds for a $3.5 million purse. Seems pretty reasonable, no? Last place makes $100,000,
4:48 PM ET NASSAU, Bahamas — There was a light moment on Wednesday afternoon at Albany Golf Club when Tiger Woods made a point to let Justin Thomas know he had outdriven him, stopping dramatically to examine the younger golfer’s ball and then walking ahead to his own. Woods, 44 on Dec. 30, got a
If Brandel Chamblee winds up missing out on a PGA Tour Champions card by one shot, he will directly trace it back to the “half” shot he lost during the opening round of Q School’s final stage on Tuesday. The Golf Channel analyst was the victim of an absolutely brutal break at TPC Scottsdale’s par-3
NEW PROVIDENCE, Bahamas — Two months ago, Bryson DeChambeau weighed just under 200 pounds and struggled to do 10 arm raises with a 10-pound weight. Now he’s up to 25-pound weights, and tips the scale at a brawny 225. The gains haven’t been limited to his gym routine or sudden beefiness, either. The 26-year-old five-time
8:54 PM ET Associated Press SYDNEY — Adam Scott, Sergio Garcia, Ernie Els and other players at this week’s Australian Open could have another course hazard to contend with: smoke from nearby bushfires. A temperature inversion that formed over Sydney on Monday night trapped smoke in the region on Tuesday and caused considerable haze during
GOLF LESSON – HOW TO HIT A LOB SHOT: The lob shot or flop shot should only be used when really necessary, as it is a high tariff play, but it’s really important to be confident of your technique when you are forced to take this shot on. In this video you will learn what
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In the final round of the 2019 The RSM Classic, Tyler Duncan rallied from four shots behind the leader to earn his first career event after two playoff holes. SUBSCRIBE to PGA TOUR now: http://pgat.us/vBxcZSh The Fall portion of the 2019-20 PGA TOUR season comes to a close at The RSM Classic this week. After
Here’s why I don’t gamble. Last winter, after I compiled the list of nominees for Golf Digest’s 2019 Best New Courses survey, I privately handicapped the chances of each course, just for my amusement. I gave long odds to Gil Hanse’s entry in the private category, Ohoopee Match Club, an exclusive course in rural Georgia
NEW PROVIDENCE, Bahamas — It has been a big year for Jon Rahm, capped with last week’s victory at the DP World Tour Championship and the season-long Race to Dubai title as well. The victory was his third of the year, along with wins at the Irish Open and the Spanish Open. All of it
3:56 PM ET NASSAU, Bahamas — Tiger Woods twice turned down offers to play in the controversial Saudi International tournament on the European Tour, but he defended Phil Mickelson‘s decision to play the event early next year. Woods, who begins play in the Hero World Challenge on Wednesday at Albany Golf Club, was offered in
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So, what goes into determining Golf Digest’s ranking of America’s Best New Golf Courses? In 2019, over 1,600 Golf Digest panelists across the U.S. and Canada played and evaluated Best New candidate courses, scoring each in eight evaluation categories: Shot Options, Layout Variety, Challenge, Distinctiveness, Aesthetics, Conditioning, Character and Fun. The average scores of five