Rory McIlroy’s three-under 68 on Sunday was good enough for a one-stroke win at the Wells Fargo Championship. It was a performance that snapped McIlroy’s year-and-a-half slump, and gave the Ulsterman his third win at Quail Hollow. Moreover, Big Mo is now in McIlroy’s corner as the sport turns to its second major of the season in two weeks at Kiawah’s Ocean Corner which, spoiler alert, was the venue of McIlroy’s first PGA Championship victory.
However, right up there with McIlroy among the weekend winners is Bryson DeChambeau. The reigning U.S. Open champ believed he had been cut after a
Close calls finally morphed into a victory for Sam Burns on Sunday at the Valspar Championship. The former college player of the year at LSU shot a final-round three-under 68 on the Copperhead Course at Innisbrook Resort to claim his first PGA Tour title, beating Keegan Bradley by three strokes.
During the 2020-21 tour season, the 24-year-old Burns either held the outright lead or a share of it at the end of eight different rounds, two more than any other golfer. That included leading after 36 holes four times, also the best on tour this season. But until this week,
The team, the team, the team! It’s the mantra of the Zurich Classic of New Orleans, where the tournament’s identity as the lone regular-season team competition on the PGA Tour gives it a cache all its own.
Come Sunday at TPC Louisiana, the team of Marc Leishman and Cameron Smith proved the strongest. After starting the day one-stroke back of Louis Oosthuizen and Charl Schwartzel, the Aussies grabbed the lead on the front nine, gave it back on the back nine and then made an improbable birdie on the 16th hole to eventually force a playoff. On the first extra
(Reuters) – Pumps and compressors manufacturer Ingersoll Rand Inc is nearing a deal to sell its golf cart business to private equity firm Platinum Equity LLC for around $1.7 billion, people familiar with the matter said on Sunday.
The deal will separate Ingersoll Rand from a business it acquired in 1995. It is the latest in a series of divestitures that CEO Vicente Reynal has embarked on to pay down debt and streamline the company’s portfolio following the merger last year of Ingersoll Rand’s industrial business with Gardner Denver Holdings Inc.
He’s wearing a Bison face mask that creeps below his graying mustache and a hat emblazoned with the logo of NBA superstar Stephen Curry. He towers from the top of the hill, arms crossed, mostly silent. Here — on any course, really — is where Puryear finds peace. If he had his way, he would get lost on its rolling hills and blend in with the Bermuda grass.
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“Like a ghost,” Puryear says. “I’m okay with people not knowing that I exist.”
But Puryear, a 50-year-old Black man, sticks out in a sport still grappling with
When Justin Thomas shot a final-round 68 at TPC Sawgrass Sunday to win the Players Championship, he was surely thinking only about the prestige that comes from emerging as the last man standing against the strongest field in golf. Pulling out the victory, his 14th PGA Tour title, to go with the PGA Championship he won in 2017, cements Thomas as one of the best players of his generation at just 27 years old.
It also earned him the single biggest payday of his impressive career.
The Players Championship previously had laid claim to offering the most lucrative overall purse
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