Two players who have lost the Players Championship in playoffs have mixed feelings about its new format; a PGA Tour player says the tournament after the Masters feels like 'adult spring break;' plus more news and notes.
Phil Mickelson found himself in a sponsor's "shift" out of a pro-am, while David Toms talks about the core of a slump and Stephen Ames' son does him proud as a 14-year-old caddie.
Sure, David Toms wanted to be the next U.S. Ryder Cup captain, but he believes "everything happens for a reason." And the PGA Tour veteran has plenty to keep himself occupied as he looks for another shot in 2016.
David Toms and Camilo Villegas used a nice winter break to get some rest, and it paid immediate dividends on Thursday, as they both shot 63 to lead the PGA Tour's Humana Challenge.
David Toms, who won the 2001 PGA with a strategic layup at No. 18, reversed course in the opening round, showing there's more than one way to tame the monstrous par 4.
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David Toms hadn't won in more than five years. He was also a week removed from a tough playoff loss to K.J. Choi. But that all changed at Colonial.
A week removed from a tough playoff loss to K.J. Choi at The Players, David Toms held off Charlie Wi to win at Colonial on Sunday evening.
David Toms shot his second consecutive 62 Friday, breaking away from the pack and taking a seven-shot lead at the Crowne Plaza Invitational.
David Toms has rebounded quickly from his playoff loss last weekend, shooting an opening 62 at Colonial to grab a share of the early lead at the Crowne Plaza Invitational.
David Toms got off to a good start in a bid for his first PGA Tour victory in more than five years, shooting a 5-under 66 on Thursday for a share of the first-round lead in the Mayakoba Golf Classic.
With three players at the top of the leaderboard, LSU withstood a final-round charge by Arkansas to win the David Toms Intercollegiate for the second consecutive year.
David Toms, an alternate, opened with a 4-under 67 Tuesday to take a one-shot lead over Ernie Els in the PGA Grand Slam of Golf.
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Former PGA champion David Toms will replace reigning British Open champ Louis Oosthuizen in the field at next week’s PGA Grand Slam of Golf. Oosthuizen withdrew from the event after damaging ligaments in his left ankle.
David Toms showed how much he enjoys golf in the South Friday by taking a one-shot lead at the McGladrey Classic.
Call it White Fang II. David Toms, known for his silky-smooth putting stroke, showed up at the Greenbrier Classic after a three-week layoff with a white putter.
David Toms has withdrawn from the British Open to rest an ailing right shoulder, and Anthony Kim formally pulled out as he recovers from thumb surgery.
Billy Shida of Georgia College & State University has received the inaugural David Toms Award, presented to the men’s collegiate golfer who has overcome adversity to achieve collegiate excellence.
Playing with a bone spur in the rotator cuff in his right shoulder since October, David Toms has been in considerable pain, but hoped with medication he could play through the Masters and then get surgery the next week.