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Clair Peterson’s annual trip to the Arnold Palmer Invitational is not happening this year. The coronavirus pandemic means the longtime John Deere Classic tournament director won’t be on the driving range this week at the Bay Hill Club & Lodge among the players, caddies, coaches, trainers, sports psychologists, media and other tournament representatives. COVID-19 restrictions
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9:52 PM ET Former ESPN production executive Mike Pearl, a member of the Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame who had a major influence on a wide range of high-profile events over four decades and multiple networks, died at the age of 77, according to Sports Video Group. Pearl spent two stints at ABC Sports during
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7:02 PM ET Associated Press BRADENTON, Fla. — PGA champion Collin Morikawa shook off an early mistake and played a steady hand on a Concession golf course known for calamity, closing with a 3-under 69 for a three-shot victory in the Workday Championship. Morikawa picked up a few short-game tips from major champions – Mark
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4:44 PM ET Associated Press ORLANDO, Fla. — Nelly Korda seized control with three early birdies and finished with 12 straight pars for a 3-under 69 to win the Gainbridge LPGA on Sunday, giving the Korda family two victories to start the season. Her older sister, Jessica, won the season-opening Tournament of Champions last month
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Tiger Woods will receive one of the more heartfelt tributes imaginable on Sunday at the WGC-Work Day Championship when his fellow players essentially wear his “uniform” in competition. Numerous players, including Rory McIlroy and Justin Thomas, have said they will don red and black—Tiger’s signature Sunday colors—for the final round of the tournament at The
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8:31 PM ET Associated Press TUCSON, Ariz. — Phil Mickelson waded into the mud after his tee shot on Tucson National’s 15th hole trickled into a pond. He adjusted his feet for balance and punched a 9-iron down the fairway, earning applause from playing partner Fred Couples. Another 9-iron on the par 5 to 4
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8:21 PM ET Tiger Woods is “recovering and in good spirits” after undergoing follow-up procedures on his leg injuries Friday morning, according to a statement posted on his Twitter account. Woods had his procedures at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, where he was transferred Wednesday night following the single-vehicle crash the day before that
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7:56 PM ET Associated Press ORLANDO, Fla. — Annika Sorenstam doesn’t remember golf being this difficult. She still managed plenty of smiles Thursday when the most dominant player of her era played her first LPGA Tour event in more than 12 years. With one birdie and one bad hole, Sorenstam had a 3-over 75 in
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Based off his current position in the World Ranking, Matthew Wolff absolutely belongs in the field at The Concession Golf Club for this week’s WGC-Workday Championship. Based off his first-round scorecard, he does not. The former NCAA champion’s opening round in Bradenton, Fla., was doomed from the beginning, as he started par-bogey-bogey-double bogey on the
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8:30 PM ET ESPN News Services Tiger Woods has been transferred to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles following the single-vehicle crash Tuesday that left him with serious leg injuries, according to a statement released Thursday. Dr. Anish Mahajan said Woods, 45, was moved from Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, which is located about 18 miles south
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BRADENTON, Fla. — To nobody’s surprise, Tiger Woods’ car crash and subsequent emergency surgery continued to be the biggest story at The Concession Golf Club, site of this week’s WGC-Workday Championship. Justin Thomas appeared before the media on Tuesday moments after the news became public and appeared to be fighting off tears when asked about
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7:50 PM ET This story was originally published on Nov. 27, 2019. It was updated on Feb. 24, 2021. Injuries are nothing new to Tiger Woods, but he has never faced ones as serious as his multiple leg fractures suffered in a car crash on Tuesday in Southern California. Still, he has dealt with numerous
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