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12:19 PM ET South African Oliver Bekker shot seven birdies for an opening round of 66 on Thursday, taking a one shot lead at the Alfred Dunhill Championship at Leopard Creek Country Club. Bekker, who turned 34 this week and is ranked No. 305 in the world, hit four successive birdies on the newly refurbished
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One of the ironies of 2018 is that Captain America could have used a good shushing. For all of the deeds Patrick Reed accomplished this year, it’s his words that linger. Too bad, considering there is no shortage of deeds to define Reed’s season. There were the five birdies in the first seven holes Sunday
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When Phil Mickelson raced across the 13th green at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club in the third round of the 118th U.S. Open and whacked his ball while it was careening down a slope away from the hole, he crossed through the fourth circle of golf hell. Not only did he change the direction of the
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It’s an annual tradition at Golf World. Our “Newsmakers of the Year” package has helped cap the year in golf now for more than two decades. From our former print magazine to our current digital publication, readers have been treated to a thoughtful review of the previous 12 months, our writers returning to the players,
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Danny Walker is an upstart whose nondescript amateur career contributed to a dearth of attention in advance of the Web.com Tour Qualifying Tournament. Yet with a torrid finish he chased down two of the most heralded players in the field to win by one. A former University of Virginia player who was never higher than
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