Rory McIlroy confident about chance to win 2017 PGA at Quail Hollow
Rory is ready for the 2017 PGA Championship. Read more
WATCH: Snapping turtle snaps heartily at amateur golfer
Nooooo! (@golf_gods) I jumped when I first saw this. Literally dropped my jaw and left the floor. I won’t spoil the ending, but let’s just say it doesn’t conclude the way this fellow rocking some Kansas gear taking a photo with a snapping turtle thought it was going to... Read more
PGA Tour player channels Mickelson, hits ball out hospitality tent
Jason Kokrak pulls off an impossible shot. (@TheNickFoy) Last week, John Daly commented on Jason Kokrak’s length. “It’s great to see some long hitters. Like Jason Kokrak to me is the longest guy on the Tour. I know Bubba and J.B. and Dustin Johnson are very, very long, but... Read more
John Daly closes senior debut with triple bogey, still finishes top 20
John Daly stood out in Houston. (Golf Channel) John Daly finished T17 in his first PGA Tour Champions event at the Insperity Invitational in Houston last weekend. He actually could have finished much higher. Daly was 5 under for the tournament (which would have been a 10th place finish)... Read more
Construction of course by Whistling Straits may be slowed by artifacts
That is some beautiful countryside. (USATSI) The Kohler company currently has two golf courses in Wisconsin near Lake Michigan. You’ve heard of one of them. Whistling Straits was the site of last year’s PGA Championship as well as the PGA Championships in 2010 and 2004. It’s a beautiful place,... Read more
Rory McIlroy is not confident golf will exist at Olympics beyond 2020
Rory McIlroy will tee it up for Ireland this year. (USATSI) With the incredible string of withdrawals that has included Adam Scott, Charl Schwartzel and Louis Oosthuizen, it seems like Rory McIlroy might have a point here when he talks about the Olympics. McIlroy was asked about playing Rio... Read more
Five things: James Hahn’s win proves we know nothing about golf
The outcome was not one I expected as Rickie Fowler, Rory McIlroy, Phil Mickelson and Justin Rose readied themselves for Sunday charges at the Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow. James Hahn emerged with the playoff win over Roberto Castro. Here’s why that was so stunning and everything else... Read more
LOOK: Castro hits approach shot into a shoe at Wells Fargo playoff
Not the ideal lie. (CBS) There’s not a more fitting way for a golf tournament in Charlotte to end than having a ball land in a loafer on the final hole. Roberto Castro yanked his tee shot on the first playoff hole — the difficult 18th hole at Quail... Read more
Grades: James Hahn scores unlikely victory in Wells Fargo playoff
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The final two rounds of the Wells Fargo Championship featured perfect weather in Charlotte — a nice respite from the rain that washed out the Zurich Classic in New Orleans a week before and followed the PGA Tour to Charlotte on Thursday. As the weather improved,... Read more
Rory McIlroy fires Sunday 66, but issues on 18 cost him shot at repeat
Rory McIlroy’s struggles on 18 cost him a shot at defending his title. (USATSI) Rory McIlroy came into the Wells Fargo Championship this week as the defending champion and the heavy favorite for good reason. With two wins and three other top-10 finishes since 2010, McIlroy has dominated Quail... Read more