News for Thursday, January 31, 2013
Phil Mickelson held his head in horror on the ninth green, his 18th of the day. His 26-foot putt birdie putt for 59 curled around the hole and stayed out.
In a week overshadowed by Vijay Singh's admittance of taking a banned substance, Phil Mickelson took command of the headlines Thursday at TPC Scottsdale. See how it unfolded.
Justin Thomas knew something was off during the second round of last year’s Jones Cup. His double bogey at Ocean Forest’s second hole - his 11th hole of the second round - dropped him to 5 over for the tournament. He went on to play the final 25 holes in 5 under to win by two shots.
Vijay Singh has no one to blame but himself. Apparently he agrees. Ostensibly that is why he said Wednesday that he is “angry” for unwittingly having taken a banned substance. In turn, he left himself open to a possible PGA Tour suspension.
Annika Sorenstam will serve as the honorary host for the celebrity pro-am for the Kraft Nabisco Championship on April 1-7.
Richard Sterne nearly broke the course record at the Dubai Desert Classic on Thursday, shooting 10-under 62 in the first round to finish one shot ahead of Stephen Gallacher.
PGA Tour Canada announced seven events for the 2013 season.
Vijay Singh withdraws from the Waste Management Phoenix Open, a day after saying he used deer-antler spray.
The nation’s best amateur golfers have a Super Bowl tradition of their own. It’s the Jones Cup, which will be held this weekend at Ocean Forest Golf Club in St. Simons Island, Ga.
Bo Van Pelt fired a course-record 59 in Wednesday's pro-am at the Waste Management Phoenix Open, but it won't go down in the record books because it was in the pro-am.
Follow the Round 4 leaderboard at the Waste Management Phoenix Open.