Month: July 2020

7:38 PM ET Associated Press BLAINE, Minn. — Michael Thompson hasn’t experienced the anxiety and thrill of playing the last round of a tournament in the final group for several years. This time, pitted against Richy Werenski in the 3M Open, he’ll do so without the murmuring, clapping and roaring sounds from the spectators. For
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11:12 AM ET International players on the PGA Tour may compete in events in the United States without delay, according to a memo sent to players on Friday which said the White House had lifted various quarantine rules put in place due to the coronavirus pandemic for “players, caddies and essential personnel.” But Englishman Lee
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9:02 PM ET Associated Press BLAINE, Minn. — Michael Thompson and Richy Werenski topped the 3M Open leaderboard going onto the weekend, Tony Finau and Talor Gooch climbed within a stroke and stars Brooks Koepka and Tommy Fleetwood struggled again Friday. In warmer and windier conditions on the quiet, spectator-free TPC Twin Cities course, the
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12:28 PM ET Tiger Woods will skip next week’s WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational, opting to go into the PGA Championship having played just one event in the PGA Tour’s revised schedule. Woods, who tied for 40th at the Memorial Tournament last week, had been weighing whether or not to enter the World Golf Championship event
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8:27 PM ET Associated Press BLAINE, Minn. — The coronavirus pandemic has squelched the upbeat and welcoming vibe that marked the debut of the 3M Open last year. The fans might have been absent, but the soft greens were plenty friendly Thursday for Richy Werenski to take full advantage. “I have a good feeling they’ll
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Adidas released a bold pink golf shoe as part of the Tokyo Collection that was initially designed for the 2020 Olympics. The capsule includes 41 footwear silhouettes across 19 sports–including golf–that would unite each Adidas athlete as they compete in their respective events. With the Olympic Games postponed until 2021, Adidas repurposed the collection with
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11:41 AM ET The PGA Tour will begin to let more people on site, beginning with next week’s WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational. In a memo the tour sent to the players and released on Thursday, Tyler Dennis, chief of operations, outlined a program that will expand access to select tournament representatives and other VIPs while
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Uncertainty reigns in college golf at the moment. Men’s and women’s coaches and players are waiting for their athletic departments, school presidents and conference commissioners to decide whether they’ll allow athletic competitions to be played during the fall semester. If there was hope a month ago that some semblance of a schedule would be contested,
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9:35 PM ET Grayson Murray, who announced over the weekend that he had tested positive for COVID-19, was the only player to do so this week in advance of the 3M Championship. Murray took his test at home and never traveled to the tournament site, where tests for those competing in the tournament are mandatory.
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