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As someone with a (very) small stake in an English golfer toiling away on European developmental tours, I’ve become well aware of the less glamorous side of pro golf. But while the majority of golf fans focus on the guys collecting multi-million-dollar checks on TV, most tour pros are budgeting their travel expenses down to
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Sep 6, 2019 Scottish rookie Robert MacIntyre fired a bogey-free, 7-under-par 65 to take a four-stroke advantage after the second round of the European Open in Hamburg on Friday. In a remarkable display of both driving and putting, MacIntyre carded seven birdies at Green Eagle Golf Course to move to 11-under overall heading into the
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12:15 PM ET England’s Paul Casey produced a bogey-free, six-under-par 66 in the final round of the European Open to win by one stroke in Hamburg Sunday. World No. 17 Casey edged past overnight leaders Bernd Ritthammer and Robert MacIntyre with three birdies on the back nine to finish 14-under for the tournament at the
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Welcome to the Dew Sweeper, your one-stop shop to catch up on the weekend action from the golf world. From the professional tours, trending news, social media headlines and upcoming events, here’s every golf-related thing you need to know for the morning of Sept. 9. U.S. wins Walker Cup with Sunday surge The Americans began
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3:04 PM ET Associated Press HOYLAKE, England — Cole Hammer had the shortest match and the Americans made quick work of Great Britain & Ireland to win eight of 10 singles matches Sunday as they rallied for a 15+-10+ victory in the Walker Cup. GB&I had a 7-5 lead going into the final day at
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Well … here we are again. If it feels like just seconds ago you watched Rory McIlroy win the FedEx Cup title and grab a $15 million payday at East Lake, you’re not alone. But the calendar says … (double-checks calendar) … it’s been two whole weeks, time enough to start the traveling circus once
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2:35 PM ET Home favourite Bernd Ritthammer carded five birdies to join overnight leader Robert MacIntyre at the top of the leaderboard, setting up a tense finale heading into the final round of the European Open in Germany. Scottish rookie MacIntyre started at Hamburg’s Green Eagle Golf Course on Saturday with a four-shot advantage but
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4:13 PM ET Scottish rookie Robert MacIntyre fired a bogey-free, 7-under-par 65 to take a four-stroke advantage after the second round of the European Open in Hamburg on Friday. In a remarkable display of both driving and putting, MacIntyre carded seven birdies at Green Eagle Golf Course to move to 11-under overall heading into the
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10:44 AM ET Dustin Johnson had arthroscopic surgery on Thursday morning to repair cartilage damage in his left knee and is expected to be back for fall events on the PGA Tour, his agent said. Johnson, 35, who won his 20th PGA Tour title earlier this year, had the surgery performed by Dr. George Caldwell
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“If you won a major and miss 20 other cuts, is that a good year? I don’t know. Yeah, you’ve had one good week, but does that mean you’ve had a good year?”—Rory McIlroy, before the Tour Championship “If the narrative becomes that the majors are the only important thing in golf, then that’s dangerous
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12:26 PM ET Paul Casey took a one-shot lead in a bid to keep the trend of English winners at the European Open in Hamburg, Germany after the first round at Glen Eagle Golf Courses on Thursday. Casey, 42, shot six birdies and bogey on the way to carding a superb first-round 6-under 66 to
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11:26 PM ET Associated Press THACKERVILLE, Okla. — Kyle Berkshire won the World Long Drive Championship on Wednesday night, beating two-time champion Tim Burke with a 406-yard drive at WinStar World Casino and Resort. After Burke got to 374 on his eighth and final attempt in the final, Berkshire missed the grid on his first
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On Saturday the University of Kentucky announced that sophomore golfer Cullan Brown has withdrawn from school for the upcoming year to begin immediate chemotherapy. Brown was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a rare type of bone cancer. “My family and I are immensely appreciative of the outpouring of kind words, well-wishes, love and prayers we have received
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11:49 PM ET Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. — Australian Hannah Green shot a 9-under 63 Friday to take a five-stroke lead at 17 under after the second round of the Portland Classic. Green’s round included an eagle on the par-5 No. 5 hole. The winner of the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship in June, Green was
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6:29 PM ET Rory McIlroy probably hasn’t even figured out what to buy first with his $15 million FedEx Cup check. Still, the start of a new season in golf is just about here. That means it’s never too soon to look ahead, to daydream about April in Augusta and the possibilities that come with
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