YUKA Saso finally met her idol Rory McIlroy at the Torrey Pines South Course in La Jolla, California on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time) where the 121st US Open is taking place.The 19-year-old Saso shared a moment with McIlroy during ...
Jun 16, 2021
SAN FRANCISCO - Yuka Saso modeled her golf game after Rory McIlroy, spending hours watching videos of his swing before going to bed each night in order to perfect her own.All that work paid off and now Saso is a U.S. ...
Jun 7, 2021
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Rory McIlroy returned to the site of his first PGA Tour victory and made it clear on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time) that he is more interested in creating his place in history than chasing Saudi-backed money in a ...
May 6, 2021
YUKA Saso's swing is already drawing comparisons with Rory McIlroy during her campaign in the 75th US Open in Houston, Texas.Golf.com senior editor Sean Zak made a lengthy analysis entitled "This 19-year-old LPGA player's swing is ...
Dec 12, 2020
MAMARONECK, N.Y. - Matthew Wolff is playing his first US Open and carving his own path.That starts with shots he gouges out of the rough. It ends with him making six birdies, the last one a towering 7-iron from the ...
Sep 20, 2020
NORTON, Massachusetts - The scene is almost as old as the Royal & Ancient game. Two friends meet at the club on a summer morning for a quiet round of golf. They play well at times, poorly at times and both think their scores ...
Aug 23, 2020
Rory McIlroy took exception to some comments by two-time defending PGA champion Brooks Koepka and came to the defense of third-round leader Dustin Johnson.Koepka, a four-time major winner, was two strokes off the lead after Saturday's ...
Aug 10, 2020
SAN FRANCISCO - Tiger Woods appears to have something new in store for this PGA Championship: his putter.Woods has won all but one of his 15 majors with a Scotty Cameron Newport 2 GSS, the putter he borrowed from Mark O' ...
Aug 6, 2020
THREE tournaments is hardly a reasonable sample size. Even so, the numbers have been jarring since the PGA Tour returned to competition.Mackenzie Hughes opened with a 60 at the Travelers Championship. Rory McIlory has twice posted rounds of 63, and he ...
Jul 1, 2020
CROMWELL, Connecticut - Phil Mickelson figures age might be an asset.Playing his first tournament since turning 50 this month, the five-time major champion shot a 7-under 63 on Friday (Saturday, Manila time) in the Travelers Championship to take a one- ...
Jun 27, 2020
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. - Webb Simpson and Bryson DeChambeau were trading birdies with vastly different games. Rory McIlroy ran off enough birdies to make the cut. And the biggest move of the day at the RBC Heritage belonged to a player ...
Jun 20, 2020
THE PGA Tour resumed last week and so did the world ranking. And with so many players eager to get back to work, the field at Colonial was its strongest since the ranking began in 1986. Daniel Berger won and went from ...
Jun 18, 2020
FORT WORTH, Texas - Daniel Berger dreamed of moments like this, a putt on the final hole with everything riding on it, and he pulled it off to perfection on Sunday at Colonial (Monday, Manila time). What he never imagined is how quiet ...
Jun 15, 2020
FORT WORTH, Texas - The PGA Tour returns after three months, and some of its biggest stars are ready to play.The 148-man field for the Charles Schwab Challenge at Colonial features the top five in the world - Rory McIlroy, Jon Rahm, ...
Jun 6, 2020
RORY McIlroy delivered the money shot on Sunday (Monday, Manila time) as live golf returned to television for a Skins game that revealed plenty of rust and raised more than $5 million for COVID-19 relief funds.McIlroy and Dustin Johnson, who ...
May 18, 2020
LIVE golf returns to television on Sunday, and it might not look entirely familiar except for the players.No caddies.The only rake on the golf course will be carried by a PGA Tour rules official. If the flagstick is removed from ...
May 17, 2020
RORY McIlroy says he wouldn't play golf again with President Donald Trump and doubts he would even be invited after questioning his leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic.McIlroy did an hour-plus interview for the McKellar Journal podcast in ...
May 16, 2020
LIVE golf returns to television in just under two weeks with a $3 million charity skins match for COVID-19 relief that includes Rory McIlroy, Dustin Johnson and the broadcast debut of fabled Seminole Golf Club.McIlroy and Johnson, both major champions ...
May 5, 2020
RORY McIlroy contemplated what golf would be like without fans. This was five days before there was no golf at all."I'd be OK with it," he said at the Arnold Palmer Invitational, unaware the new coronavirus was about to ...
Apr 29, 2020
BROOKS Koepka said on Sunday he has no interest in the Premier Golf League, another setback to a league promising guaranteed money and a team concept that now won't have the two of the top players in the world."I ...
Mar 16, 2020
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Florida - For the last 75 years, the golf landscape never changed. March brought anticipation of azaleas and Amen Corner, of the drive down Magnolia Lane and the chase for a green jacket.The annual road to the Masters took ...
Mar 14, 2020
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