News for Thursday, August 8, 2013
Both Jim Furyk and Adam Scott moved all the way to 6 under before settling for 5-under 65s to share the 18-hole lead at the PGA Championship on Thursday at Oak Hill. Here are 5 Things to take away from the first round in Rochester, N.Y.
Adam Scott somehow managed to save par at his opening hole despite big trouble off the tee, and he never looked back in firing a 5-under 65 to tie for the 18-hole lead at the PGA Championship.
Televised golf is, on the whole, a dismal, stale medium desperately in need of fresh ideas. Here's how Fox can deliver a total makeover.
Our Martin Kaufmann says Fox has a unique opportunity to redefine how golf is broadcasted, and shouldn't get caught up in negativity or castoffs from ESPN, CBS or Golf Channel. Instead, reinvent the wheel.
Even with 1-over 71, Phil Mickelson lends major thrills
Phil Mickelson's opening effort in the 95th PGA Championship at Oak Hill? Gee, you know, the normal stuff, with more twists than a Stephen King plot.
Take a look inside Jim Furyk's bag after his 5-under 65 left him tied for the lead at the 95th PGA Championship on Thursday.
Fresh off another disappointing major Sunday, Lee Westwood seems to have conquered short-term memory loss after a 4-under 66 on Thursday at the PGA Championship.
Tiger Woods will be in action early on Thursday at the PGA Championship, with the four-time champ looking to make an early move at Oak Hill. Follow now!
PGA Championship: Tee times, second round
Tiger Woods and Jim Furyk will headline two of the spotlight afternoon groups during Friday's second round at the PGA Championship.
Jim Furyk is used to contending in majors, with plenty of close calls and his lone victory at the 2003 U.S. Open. After an opening 5-under 65 Thursday at the PGA Championship, he couldn't avoid the questions about staying atop the leaderboard.
U.S. Women's Amateur, Annie Park, Kelly Shon: Annie Park prevails in Charleston battle of the Long Islanders
It’s been a few years since Annie Park and Kelly Shon played head to head. The third round of match play at the U.S. Women’s Amateur was kind of like a reunion.
Robert Garrigus gets back on track with 67 at Oak Hill
Robert Garrigus has proven that he can overcome obstacles before. After rocky last few months on the golf course, Garrigus saw his recent fortunes change Thursday at PGA Championship.
Tiger Woods, PGA Championship, Oak Hill CC: It was a tale of two nines for Woods during the first round of the championship where he shot 1-over 71.
With a mixture of rushed putts and poor shots, Tiger Woods turned a 67 into a 71 on Thursday during the first round of the PGA Championship at Oak HIll Country Club. He could have been easily under par then got little sloppy in a round that was a tale of two nines.
Musings on Oak Hill: Players' Day 1 via Twitter
The weather delay gave some of the top pros in the world an extra chance to jump on social media and let fans know what they're thinking – while others took to Twitter before and after their rounds. Here's a sampling.
Jason Dufner quietly finds his form at Oak Hill
With the pressure on, Jason Dufner chases his first career major -- and a spot on the U.S. Presidents Cup team.
An American, Patrick Tallent, and an Englishman, Garth McGimpsey, survived the second-round carnage Thursday at Royal Aberdeen in Scotland, as high scores abounded at the British Seniors Open Amateur Championship. No player shot par along Scotland's northeastern coast.
Bo Van Pelt withdraws from PGA Championship, citing hip
Bo Van Pelt shot 80 in Thursday's first round at the PGA Championship, then withdrew citing a hip injury.
U.S. Women's Amateur, Alison Lee, USGA: Experience pays off for Lee in Round of 32.
By playing in her 15th U.S. Golf Association event this week at the U.S. Women's Amateur, Alison Lee relied on experience to get her into the Round of 16.
Like Tiger Woods, Rickie Fowler undone by Oak Hill's ninth
Rickie Fowler showed his potential by spending most of his first round of the PGA Championship at 2 under, then gave it back on his day's final hole to finish his day even par.
Chip Lutz chases history as George Zahringer leads Seniors Open Am
Americans George Zahringer and Brady Exber posted opening round 69s to share the lead at the Senior Open Amateur at Royal Aberdeen as Chip Lutz chases a 'Celtic Slam.'
Kiradech Aphibarnrat is playing in just his second major championship this week at Oak Hill. The 24-year-old from Bangkok missed the cut at the Open Championship last month. But he's gotten his second major off to a much better start.
U.S. Amateur, The Country Club, Ty Dunlap: After good finishes, could Dunlap be on short list for Walker Cup team?
Ty Dunlap, a junior a Texas A&M, has had very good finishes as of late after a mediocre start tot he summer. If he can have a good finish at the U.S. Amateur at The Country Club, can be on the short list of players that makes Team USA for the Walker Cup.
Golfweek College Series 2013
Golfweek Junior Invitational - New England August 21-22, 2013 • Mohegan Sun CC • Baltic, CT
Women's college golf preview, Oregon: A look at No. 27 Oregon before fall women's college golf season
We are counting down the top 30 women's teams heading into the fall college season. Today's story: No. 27 Oregon.
Men's college golf preview, Mississippi State: A look at No. 27 Mississippi before fall men's college golf season.
We are counting down the top 30 men's teams heading into the fall college season. Today's story: No. 27 Mississippi State.