Jack Nicklaus announces his vote for President Donald Trump

Golfing legend Jack Nicklaus told the world Wednesday who he voted for in this year’s U.S. presidential election: the incumbent, Donald Trump. Nicklaus tweeted that Trump “has delivered on his promises” and will “bring the American Dream to many families across the nation who are still trying to achieve it.” The 80-year-old Golden Bear said he is willing to look past Trump’s Twitter habits — he said he has chided Trump personally about them — and focus instead on policy.  “This is […]

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So many questions still unanswered with the Masters coming soon

Senior golf writer for ESPN.com Covered golf for more than 20 years Earned Evans Scholarship to attend Indiana University THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — Somewhat lost in the madness that was last year’s Masters was Patrick Cantlay, the soft-spoken, stoic former amateur phenom who has one of the smoothest swings in the game if not the pro resume to match. Cantlay made an eagle at Augusta National’s par-5 15th during the final round in 2019 to briefly take the lead, only […]

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Tiger struggles to opening-round 76 at Zozo

Senior golf writer for ESPN.com Covered golf for more than 20 years Earned Evans Scholarship to attend Indiana University THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — Tiger Woods has enjoyed a lot of success over the years at Sherwood Country Club, which had to make his performance on Thursday during the first round of the Zozo Championship all the more frustrating. For the first time in his PGA Tour career, Woods played three par-5 holes over par in the same round, leading to […]

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Zozo Championship: Tiger Woods struggles to opening-round 76

Tiger Woods’ bid for a history-making 83rd PGA Tour title got off a disappointing start as he struggled to an opening-round 76 at the Zozo Championship. Latest leaderboard Zozo Championship Woods, looking to defend his title after last year’s three-shot victory in Japan, struggled to an opening-round 76 on a low-scoring day at Sherwood Country Club in California. The former world No 1 is a five-time winner at the venue, where he used to host the Hero World Challenge, although […]

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Scott tests positive for COVID-19

Aussie Adam Scott is the latest sports star to test positive for COVID-19. Scott was forced to withdraw from the ZOZO Championship on Wednesday morning after his positive test was confirmed. It comes just three weeks before the Masters starts on November 12 and after world number one Dustin Johnson also contracted coronavirus last week. Scott, who last competed at the U.S. Open in September, will have to go in to isolation and has the PGA Tour’s full support. “While […]

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Phil nervous about fans at event before Masters

Senior golf writer for ESPN.com Covered golf for more than 20 years Earned Evans Scholarship to attend Indiana University THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — While praising the PGA Tour for the way it has handled the return to competition during the coronavirus pandemic, Phil Mickelson also expressed doubt about having a limited number of spectators return at the Vivint Houston Open, especially given the tournament is only a week prior to the Masters. Mickelson said Wednesday he might skip the tournament, […]

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Alfred Dunhill Championship added to European Tour 2020 schedule

The Alfred Dunhill Championship will be played twice in the same season on the European Tour after the event was added to the 2020 Race to Dubai schedule. Get the best prices and book a round at one of 1,700 courses across the UK & Ireland Courses Locations No results found. Please try another search. The event, which marked the start of the 2020-21 campaign, will take place again from November 22-29 as one of several co-sanctioned tournaments with the […]

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Matt Wallace opens up three-shot lead at Scottish Championship

Matt Wallace birdied his final two holes to take a three-shot lead into the final round of the Scottish Championship presented by AXA. Latest leaderboard Scottish Championship presented by AXA The Englishman’s fast finish closed out a blemish-free round and saw him post a third consecutive 66 in as many days at Fairmont St Andrews, pulling him clear of Garrick Porteous. Overnight co-leader Adrian Otaegui sits four strokes back in third ahead of Sean Crocker, with Eddie Pepperell part of […]

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Tyrell Hatton seals four-shot win at BMW PGA Championship

Tyrell Hatton seals four-shot BMW PGA Championship win after English star capitalised on overnight advantage at flagship event to clinch fifth European Tour victory Tyrell Hatton has sealed a four-shot win at the PGA Championship at Wentworth  The English golfer had been able to capitalise on his lead at the flagship event  His all-round consistency has taken him into the world’s top ten for the first time  The memorable triumph proved to be Hatton’s third victory in the last 12 […]

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Bryson DeChambeau takes Matt Fitzpatrick’s distance concerns as a compliment

Bryson DeChambeau has insisted Matt Fitzpatrick’s comments that the American was “making a mockery of golf” with his extreme distance were a compliment. Fitzpatrick did not hold back on his opinion of DeChambeau’s power strategy, claiming his big hitting was less of a skill than having to utilise every club in the bag while calling for golf’s authorities to act quickly to reduce the distance a ball can travel. “It doesn’t matter if I play my best, he’s going to […]

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