Chris Kirk

Preview: Start of PGA Tour 2014-15 season

The PGA Tour's 2014-15 season begins Oct. 9 with the Frys.com Open -- just four weeks after Billy Horschel won the FedEx Cup title and two weeks after the Ryder Cup. Here's a preview of the 2014 portion.

No Billy, no Chris? Good news for Rory

Despite coming up short in the FedEx Cup playoffs, Rory McIlroy’s Irish eyes might have been smiling as Billy Horschel and Chris Kirk strode into their offseasons without Ryder Cup spots.

Notes: Ryder Cup, FedEx Cup fodder; U.S. sweep

Had the deadline for U.S. Ryder Cup qualifying ended after the FedEx Cup playoffs, Billy Horschel and Chris Kirk would've been automatic picks. Also, the player with the best cumulative score in the playoffs? Jim Furyk.

Recap: Horschel takes 2-shot lead at East Lake

Billy Horschel carded a second straight 4-under 66 to take a two-shot lead through 36 holes of the Tour Championship.

66s push Kirk, Horschel to lead in Atlanta

Each already a winner in this year's FedEx Cup Playoffs, Georgia's Chris Kirk and Florida's Billy Horschel jumped out to the lead in Thursday's first round at the Tour Championship with bogey-free rounds of 66 at East Lake in Atlanta.

Tee times: Tour Championship, second round

Here are the tee times and pairings for Friday's second round of the Tour Championship at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta.

Kirk looks forward after being overlooked for Ryder Cup

Chris Kirk wasn't one of Tom Watson's captain's pick for the U.S. Ryder Cup team, but he has more reasons to be happy about this season and the direction he is headed on the PGA Tour.

Kirk moves to 25th in OWGR; Cauley climbs

Not only did Chris Kirk's victory at the Deutsche Bank make Kirk a front-runner for one of Tom Watson's captain's picks for the U.S. Ryder Cup team, but it also moved him into the top 25 of the Official World Golf Ranking.

Ryder Cup: U.S. captain's pick candidates

U.S. Ryder Cup captain Tom Watson will fill out his 12-man roster with three captain’s picks Tuesday night in New York. Here’s a look at the candidates and how we’re handicapping them heading into Watson’s announcement.

Winner's Style: Chris Kirk at Deutsche Bank

Chris Kirk picked up third career PGA Tour win on Labor Day with a two-shot win at the Deutsche Bank Championship. See what TravisMathew polos he wore at TPC Boston en route to victory:

Kirk an option for Watson's Ryder Cup squad

Chris Kirk used a final-round 65 to capture the Deutsche Bank Championship and firmly put himself on Tom Watson's radar as the Ryder Cup captain makes his wild-card picks on Tuesday night in New York City.

Winner's bag: Chris Kirk at Deutsche Bank

Here's a complete list of the clubs in Chris Kirk's bag during his win at the 2014 Deutsche Bank Championship on PGA Tour during the FedEx Cup playoffs.

5 Things: Chris Kirk captures Deutsche Bank title

Chris Kirk fired a final-round, 6-under 65 to capture the Deutsche Bank Championship, and is now firmly in the picture for a Ryder Cup spot. Meanwhile, Luke Donald and Lee Westwood await their fates for the European Ryder Cup squad.

McIlroy's 64 steals Henley's spotlight at Deutsche

Nine players sit within four shots of Russell Henley’s lead at the Deutsche Bank Championship. Amid that group, Rory McIlroy has stolen the spotlight after his third-round 64 Sunday.

Players love finding favorite food after British

Plenty of Americans who visit the UK notice a big difference in the available cuisine. If you haven't experienced it (or perhaps if you have), here's a smattering of notable pros' first meals back in the U.S.

Expert picks: Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial

Jim Furyk tops our senior writers' predictions for the PGA Tour's 2014 Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial this week in Fort Worth, Texas. See the rest of the picks here.

Furyk def. Kirk 2 & 1 in WGC Match Play

No. 5 Ben Hogan bracket seed Jim Furyk takes on Chris Kirk at 12:15 p.m. EST in the first round of the WGC-Accenture Match Play, with Furyk going after his first win since the 2010 Tour Championship and not too far removed from a 59 during last year's FedEx Cup playoffs.

5 Things: Watson, Yang lead in Phoenix

All eyes were on "Lefty," meaning Phil Mickelson, early. But it was Bubba Watson who showed left-handed excellence in moving to the top of the leaderboard Thursday at TPC Scottsdale

5 Things: Bae leads; Daly returns; more

Sang-Moon Bae fired off a 63 Thursday to lead the first round of the Sony Open on PGA Tour; Chris Kirk is just a shot back after some coaching; John Daly gets in the mix; plus more in our 5 Things to Know.

5 Things: Newcomers steal spotlight in Kapalua

Experience didn't matter for much in the opening round at the Plantation Course, as two newcomers to the Hyundai TOC (Jordan Spieth, Michael Thompson) left tied for the lead with Chris Kirk (second appearance) and Webb Simpson (third appearance).