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7:13 PM ET Associated Press ST. LOUIS — David Toms beat Dicky Pride with a par on the first hole of a playoff Sunday in the PGA Tour Champions’ inaugural Ascension Charity Classic. Toms hit his approach in the playoff on the par-4 18th to the middle of the green and two-putted from 18 feet.
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3:08 PM ET Italy’s Francesco Laporta shot three birdies and an eagle en route to a solid three-under 69 that gave him a one-shot lead after the third round of the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth on Saturday. Laporta began in third place at 11-under and quickly seized the lead, hitting a brilliant second shot
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7:33 PM ET Associated Press ST. LOUIS — Ken Tanigawa had two front-nine eagles in a 6-under 65 for a share of the second-round lead with Doug Barron in the PGA Tour Champions’ inaugural Ascension Charity Classic. Tanigawa eagled the par-5 second and eighth holes in a front-nine 30 on Norwood Hills’ West Course, the
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4:52 PM ET Thailand’s Kiradech Aphibarnrat maintained his lead at the BMW PGA Championship with another impressive round at Wentworth as the battle for last-ditch automatic qualification for the European Ryder Cup team intensified on Friday. Aphibarnrat followed his eight-under 64 on Thursday with a 68 to reach 12 under at the halfway point of
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Editor’s Note: This story first ran in the December 20, 2002 issue of Golf World magazine. Whether he was in coveralls or a custom suit, buzzed or sober, finishing a bond trade or the front nine, Jimmy Dunne III always remembered what his father told him: Anticipate. The next conversation, the next deal, the next
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7:16 PM ET Associated Press ST. LOUIS — Paul Goydos, Doug Barron and Marco Dawson each shot 5-under 66 on Friday to share the first-round lead in the PGA Tour Champions’ inaugural Ascension Charity Classic. Jim Furyk, Vijay Singh, Wes Short Jr., Steve Flesch and Cliff Kresge were a stroke back on Norwood Hills’ West
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12:55 PM ET Thailand’s Kiradech Aphibarnrat produced a scorching 8-under-par opening round at the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth on Thursday to take a share of the lead alongside South Africa’s Christiaan Bezuidenhout while those vying for Ryder Cup spots experienced mixed fortunes. Aphibarnrat and Bezuidenhout carded rounds of 64, handing them a one-stroke lead
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Another successful Solheim Cup—Europe pulling off the 15-13 road upset of the Americans at Inverness Club—highlighted once more the intrinsic drama and excitement that comes with team events and playing for one’s country. It’s easy to make the argument that the 31-year-old matches represent the most impactful event on the LPGA calendar, when combining player
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6:23 AM ET Associated Press The Open Championship is heading back to Royal Portrush in 2025, the R&A announced on Wednesday. The world’s oldest major championship will return to the Northern Irish venue after a successful staging of the event there in 2019 when Irish player Shane Lowry won by six shots. “We could not
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3:46 PM ET Associated Press GUIDONIA MONTECELIO, Italy — The man who contributed the most to Europe’s team in the 2018 Ryder Cup triumph will almost certainly be missing from this month’s competition at Whistling Straits, Wisconsin. Still recovering from a back problem that kept him out of this year’s PGA Championship and Tokyo Olympics,
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