Monthly Archives: iulie 2018

Defending champion Matsuyama struggling

AKRON, Ohio – At this point last year Hideki Matsuyama seemed an unstoppable force in the game. He closed his Sunday round at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational with three consecutive birdies on his way to a course-record-tying 61 and a five-stroke victory. A year removed from that commanding performance, Matsuyama has just a single top-10 finish […]

Firestone finale will feature four marquee pairings

AKRON, Ohio – The final WGC-Bridgestone Invitational will feature a fitting few days of high-profile pairings as the world’s best players assemble at Firestone Country Club. This week’s World Golf Championship, which will be relocated to Memphis next year and called the WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational, will be anchored by a foursome of marquee pairings, […]

Woods commits to first two playoff events

The PGA Tour announced Tuesday that Tiger Woods has committed to play the first two legs of the FedExCup Playoffs: The Northern Trust (Aug. 23-26) and the Dell Technologies Championship (Aug. 31-Sept. 3). Woods, currently 47th in the FedExCup points race, has not qualified for the postseason since 2013, the year of his most recent […]

Korda pumped for the pain of links golf

LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England – Jessica Korda has a high threshold for pain. She proved that this year coming back to win in her first start after undergoing a difficult offseason surgery to alleviate migraine headaches caused by a misaligned jaw. She won the Honda Thailand still feeling the debilitating ache of the healing process. […]

R&A, USGA announce plans to limit green-reading materials

In a joint release Tuesday, the R&A and USGA announced their plans to limit the use of green-reading materials beginning in 2019, “reaffirming the need for a player to read greens based on their own judgement, skill and ability.” Starting Tuesday, the proposal detailed below will be subject to a six-week period of “feedback and consultation […]