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Cullan Brown, a golfer at the University of Kentucky, died on Tuesday, less than a year after being diagnosed with a rare form of cancer. Brown was an All-SEC performer in his freshman season in Lexington, posting a 72.42 scoring average in eight events. He was given a sponsor exemption and made the cut at
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1:29 PM ET The tee times and featured groups for the first two rounds of the PGA Championship at TPC Harding Park: Featured groups on ESPN+ All times ET ThursdayGroup 111:33 a.m.Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy, Justin Thomas4:58 p.m.Jon Rahm, Phil Mickelson, Sergio Garcia Group 211:22 a.m.Jordan Spieth, Dustin Johnson, Justin Rose4:47 p.m.Rickie Fowler, Bryson DeChambeau,
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12:03 PM ET ESPN and ESPN+ will provide comprehensive coverage of the PGA Championship at TPC Harding Park in San Francisco. Coverage will start Tuesday, with the reveal of featured groups and tee times, player interviews and news conferences, and continue on through Sunday’s final round of golf’s first major championship of 2020. Here’s the
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7:38 AM ET Finally, after waiting more than a year, we will get to see the first golf major of 2020. And if watching PGA Tour players try their luck at a city-owned municipal course wasn’t enough, we’ll get a rare glimpse of Tiger Woods, who has played only four competitive rounds since February. Woods,
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As far as preparation for next week’s PGA Championship goes, Justin Bertsch’s is tough to beat. You might even call it drool-worthy. The 38-year-old club professional from Florida pegged it at Cypress Point Club and Spyglass Hill on Friday, Pebble Beach on Saturday (with a night at The Lodge in between) and the Bay Area’s
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You have to go back to last year’s Oman Open and Kurt Kitayama’s victory to find the most recent American to win a regular European Tour event (non-major or World Golf Championship). The Californian still holds that mildly esoteric claim to Old World fame, but this week’s champion comes close to pushing Kitayama aside. The
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8:44 PM ET Associated Press TOLEDO, Ohio — Danielle Kang returned from a 45-minute rain delay with two consecutive birdies. By the end of the round Saturday, she was happy to have a share of the lead in the LPGA Drive On Championship. Kang followed her back-to-back birdies with three straight bogeys, another birdie and
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10:39 PM ET Associated Press TRUCKEE, Calif. — Kyle Stanley had another eagle in a 14-point round Friday to take the lead into the weekend in the Barracuda Championship, the PGA Tour’s lone modified Stableford scoring event. Stanley had a 22-point total for a two-stroke lead over Matthias Schwab, Robert Streb and Branden Grace in
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9:33 PM ET Associated Press TRUCKEE, Calif. — Ryan Moore curled in a 20-foot birdie putt on the par-4 18th for a share of the lead with Adam Schenk on Thursday in the PGA Tour’s Barracuda Championship at Tahoe Mountain Club. Moore and Schenk had 14-point rounds under the modified Stableford scoring system. They each
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7:20 PM ET Associated Press MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Defending champion Brooks Koepka matched his career best with an 8-under 62 on Thursday to take a one-stroke lead over Rickie Fowler in the FedEx St. Jude Invitational. Koepka had nine birdies and a bogey on a windy day at TPC Southwind in the World Golf Championship
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Nick Faldo summed things up nicely during Golf Channel broadcast of the opening round of the WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational. In response to another Bryson DeChambeau rules official encounter, he quipped, “There’s a lot going on for a quiet Thursday afternoon, isn’t there?” Indeed, DeChambeau’s situation was entertaining yet just one of several notable things
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