Na cruises to stress-free victory at Colonial

Golf 05/26/19, 19:06

Kevin Na birdied four of the first eight holes and shot a 4-under 66 for a four-shot victory over Tony Finau in the Charles Schwab Challenge at Colonial on Sunday.Na opened with a two-shot lead and was in front by at least that many for the final 16 holes after ...

Kevin Na cruises to 4-shot Colonial win with final-round 66

Sports 05/26/19, 17:13

Kevin Na birdied four of the first eight holes and shot a 4-under 66 to cruise to a four-shot victory over Tony Finau at Colonial on Sunday.The South Korean-born American opened with a two-shot lead and was in front by at least that many for the final 16 holes after ...

Na settles for 69, 2-shot Colonial lead over Spieth, Furyk

U.S. 05/25/19, 17:01

Kevin Na settled for a 1-under 69 a day after going low at Colonial again, taking a two-shot lead Saturday over a group that included local favorite Jordan Spieth and 2003 U.S. Open champion Jim Furyk.Na recovered from a double bogey at the par-5 11th that cost him the lead, ...

Blixt leads by 1 despite Na going low again at Colonial

U.S. 05/24/19, 18:38

Jonas Blixt holed out from 132 yards for eagle on the par-4 17th, highlighting a 6-under 64 that gave him the second-round lead at Colonial on Friday. Blixt was 9 under after his bogey-free round, one stroke better than Kevin Na and first-round leader Tony Finau. Na shot a 62 for ...

Garcia, Stricker miss the cut at the PGA Championship

Golf 05/17/19, 19:42

Tiger Woods wasn't the only prominent player to miss the cut at the PGA Championship.Bethpage Black also claimed Sergio Garcia; Steve Stricker, who had not missed a cut in a major since the 2009 PGA Championship; Jon Rahm; Bryson DeChambeau; Jim Furyk; Bubba Watson; Ian Poulter; and Marc Leishman, who ...

Update: Woods advances to round of 16 at Match Play

Sports 03/29/19, 14:10

The Latest on the Dell Technologies Match Play (all times local):1:50 p.m.Tiger Woods is advancing to the round of 16 with his win over Patrick Cantlay and Brandt Snedeker's loss to Aaron Wise.Jason Day watch his drive on the first hole during round-robin play at the Dell Technologies Match Play ...

Henrik Stenson is 1st to round of 16 at Match Play

U.S. 03/29/19, 13:24

Henrik Stenson has become the first player to qualify for the final round of 16 at the Dell Technologies Match Play with an easy win over Jim Furyk on Friday.The pairing was the only matchup of players who had won their first two rounds. Stenson made quick work of it, ...

Elimination from Match Play could come early for some

U.S. 03/28/19, 12:44

Elimination could come one day early for some players in the Dell Technologies Match Play.Among those who cannot afford to lose Thursday at Austin Country are Justin Thomas, Phil Mickelson, Jason Day and Patrick Reed. Players can win their group with one loss, but no more than that. Only two ...

Furyk closes with flurry, finishes 2nd in hometown event

Golf 03/17/19, 18:54

Jim Furyk was one of the last ones in the field at The Players Championship.He was the last one with a shot to beat Rory McIlroy.The 48-year-old Furyk closed with a flurry Sunday, making birdies at two of the last three holes and just missing another at the famed island ...

McIlroy emerges from wild day to win Players Championship

Sports 03/17/19, 18:52

His best swing was followed by his biggest drive, both setting up birdies, and from there Rory McIlroy knew how to finish.Suddenly staked to a one-shot lead, McIlroy had a 125-yard walk along the water to the 17th hole to face an island that never looks smaller than on Sunday ...

Rory McIlroy wins The Players Championship

Golf 03/17/19, 18:29

Rory McIlroy made two late birdies amid the wild theatrics of Sunday at The Players Championship and closed with a 2-under 70 to win the next best thing to a major.It required a major performance down the scary stretch at the TPC Sawgrass.McIlroy could not afford to make a mistake ...

Furyk making most of surprise visit to Sawgrass

Sports 03/15/19, 14:06

Jim Furyk played his best round at The Players Championship the one year he wasn't even expecting to be here. Among the last players in the field, Furyk played bogey-free on Friday for an 8-under 64, his lowest score in 80 rounds that span 25 years at the TPC Sawgrass. It ...

Stricker appointed US captain for Ryder Cup in home state

Sports 02/20/19, 15:32

Steve Stricker paid his dues to become a Ryder Cup captain, and it had nothing to do with winning a major.He didn't make his first team until he was 41 in the 2008 matches at Valhalla, a rare U.S. victory, and played in two more. He spent the next six ...

Column: Ryder Cup over, Furyk returns to full-time job

Golf 10/30/18, 14:27

Jim Furyk never quit his day job. It just seemed that way. During the 31 tournaments he played over 20 months, his identity was no longer U.S. Open champion, FedEx Cup champion or 17-time winner on the PGA Tour. He was the Ryder Cup captain responsible for everything from team dinners ...

Thomas wins successive money titles, 1st since Tiger Woods

Golf 10/09/18, 18:28

Tiger Woods finished off the PGA Tour season by tapping in for par to win the Tour Championship, a moment that ended any doubts that he could win again after four surgeries on his lower back. And then the moment was gone.Hours later, Woods and 17 other players were headed ...

Column: Reed’s passion for Ryder Cup turns poisonous

Golf 10/02/18, 18:52

What the Americans need is a Ryder Cup team filled with guys like Patrick Reed.As long as Patrick Reed isn't one of them.Three days on Le Golf National went bad enough for a powerful U.S. team that lost its way off the tee and on the scoreboard. Europe won eight ...

Ryder Cup in France had no leaderboards on the course

Golf 10/02/18, 16:22

The Americans needed to overcome a four-point deficit on the final day of the Ryder Cup and got off to a reasonable start, enough that U.S. captain Jim Furyk had a flicker of hope.Justin Thomas won on the 18th hole. Brooks Koepka halved his match. They were ahead comfortably in ...

Mickelson gets another day off at Ryder Cup in Europe

Golf 09/29/18, 16:01

Phil Mickelson is used to being a spectator when the Ryder Cup comes to Europe.In a repeat of four years ago, Mickelson didn't play at all Saturday at Le Golf National, reduced to a role of cheerleader and occasional coach while the rest of the team got on the course ...

Americans try to regroup as Europe has 5-3 lead in Ryder Cup

Sports 09/29/18, 01:37

Europe has a 5-3 advantage going into the second day of the Ryder Cup, a lead that feels even bigger with the momentum from its first sweep of a session since 1989.U.S. captain Jim Furyk is not ready to panic.US team captain Jim Furyk, center, Jordan Spieth of the US, ...

Column: US falls apart at Ryder Cup, but still time to rally

Golf 09/28/18, 15:50

Jim Furyk surveyed the waning moments of his marvelous team taking the worst beatdown in France since Marie Antoinette recommended everyone stick to cake.He somehow forced a weak smile.Maybe it was the only way to keep from crying.Maybe he was trying to suppress the doomed feeling that sweeps over so ...

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