The most recent of PGA Tour veteran Stuart Appleby's nine wins came in 2010, but he insists he has the desire to continue to work hard: "It’s just there, within arm’s reach."
He stops short of calling it a comeback and it’s not like he's "rebuilding" his career. More accurate to say that "I’m trying to improve upon the things I've done well," said Stuart Appleby, T-2 at the Pebble Beach Pro-Am.
Continuing his march toward a Down Under triple crown after winning the Australian Masters and PGA Championship, Adam Scott moved into a four-shot lead during Saturday's third round.
There’s an added sense of urgency this week at the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals Classic as time is running out to claim one of the top 125 spots on the 2012 Tour money list.
Thanks to his second consecutive 5-under 65, Shigeki Maruyama grabbed a share of the lead at the Sony Open Saturday.
Stuart Appleby holed a shot from 163 yards out to propel him into the Sony Open lead over nine others, including Matt Kuchar.
When Stuart Appleby knocked in the putt for 59 on the 18th hole in the final round of the Greenbrier Classic last year, one of the first things that came to mind was that the Australian would return to Kapalua and a course he had mastered for three consecutive years.
Just a day after the beginning of the Stuart Appleby putter saga, the mystery was solved with the return of the missing flat stick.
A par 3 of intriguing storylines from the first round of the first tournament of the 2011 PGA Tour season, the Hyundai Tournament of Champions:
Stuart Appleby has been named the 2010 Comeback Player of the Year. The award is voted on by PGA Tour members.
Despite a closing 65 from defending champ Tiger Woods, Stuart Appleby ended a nine-year home drought by winning the Australian Masters.
Last week at the Greenbrier Classic, Stuart Appleby shot the magic number for his first victory in four years on the PGA Tour. He made a left-to-right-breaking 10-foot putt on the 18th hole, punctuating a victory that began with a 7-stroke deficit at the start of the final round.
Stuart Appleby birdied his final three holes Sunday to shoot 11-under 59 and win the Greenbrier Classic.
Stuart Appleby made the cut at Bay Hill and tied for 30th. That’s progress. It was the third cut he made in nine 2010 starts while trying to climb out of a slump that saw him fall from 22nd in earnings in 2008 to 137th last year.
One streak is toast. Another soon could be in jeopardy.
Stuart Appleby managed just two top-25 finishes in 25 starts in 2009. The problem? Focusing too much on the “shoulds,” and not enough on the shot at hand.
Stuart Appleby and Scott Hend each shot 6-under 66 Thursday to share the lead at the Australian Open.