The course that will host the 2020 Tokyo Olympic golf tournament has avoided being stripped of the event by deciding to change its membership policy to include women.
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Sam Saunders started the tribute with a drive from the spot on the Bay Hill range where his grandfather, Arnold Palmer, used to practice. Sixty more players followed, one after the other, ending with defending champion Jason Day.
Muirfield has voted to admit female members for the first time in its 273-year history, paving the way for the Scottish golf club to again host the British Open.
Adam Hadwin's breakout season comes as no surprise to those who have followed the Canadian's journey from golf obscurity to PGA Tour tournament champion. He had the talent, he just needed the momentum.
Since he shot a 59 in January, golf fans have been waiting to see when Adam Hadwin would score his first PGA win. Here are five takeaways from the Canadian's victory at the Valspar Championship.
Canada's Adam Hadwin has earned his first PGA Tour victory.
Adam Hadwin of Canada made two long birdie putts on the back nine and had a 4-under 67 to extend his lead to four shots in the Valspar Championship as he goes for his first PGA Tour victory.
Canada's Adam Hadwin started the back nine with five straight birdies and posted a 7-under 64 to build a one-shot lead going into the weekend of the Valspar Championship.
Dustin Johnson has gone to No. 1 in the world with a world-class performance at Riviera.
Tiger Woods is pulling out of his next two tournaments because of ongoing back problems. He was scheduled to play at Riviera next week in Los Angeles for the first time since 2006 and the Honda Classic the following week near his Florida home.