Archive for the ‘Sports/Golf’ Category

Justin Thomas holds on to win BMW Championship

Sunday, August 18th, 2019

Justin Thomas had more stress than he needed Sunday before regaining control with four birdies on the back nine at Medinah to win the BMW Championship and claim the No. 1 seed going into the FedEx Cup finale.

Phil Mickelson says hotel caught fire, but his game not so hot

Sunday, August 18th, 2019

Phil Mickelson had a wild Sunday, and that was before he showed up for the BMW Championship.

Justin Thomas in driver’s seat at BMW Championship after shattering course record

Saturday, August 17th, 2019

Justin Thomas opened with five straight birdies, added a pair of eagles and shattered the course record at soft, vulnerable Medinah with an 11-under 61 to take a six-shot lead into the final round of the BMW Championship.

Canadians Hadwin, Conners 3 back of leader Matsuyama at BMW Championship

Friday, August 16th, 2019

Hideki Matsuyama rode a hot putter to a record score at Medinah, making five birdie putts from 15 feet or longer for a 9-under 63 that gave him a one-shot lead going into the weekend at the BMW Championship.

LPGA commissioner: ‘If I had 150 Brooke Hendersons, I could own the sporting world’

Friday, August 16th, 2019

Even with Canada's Brooke Henderson emerging as a marketable superstar, LPGA Tour commissioner Mike Whan says women's golf needs more exposure to grow the game and close the pay gap with male golfers.

Justin Thomas goes from ‘worst warmup’ to record-tying round

Thursday, August 15th, 2019
BMW Championship Golf

Justin Thomas began the day in a fog and ended his first round Thursday with a record-tying 65 and the lead in the BMW Championship in Medinah, Ill.

Veteran Kane playing record 29th CP Women’s Open, 12-year-old B.C. golfer will play her 1st

Tuesday, August 13th, 2019
GLF LPGA Canadian Open 20180823

Lorie Kane is set to make a record-setting 29th appearance at the CP Women's Open when the golf tournament gets underway later this month at Magna Golf Club.

Patrick Reed wins 1st stage of FedEx Cup

Sunday, August 11th, 2019

Patrick Reed rallied from a two-shot deficit with three straight putts on the back nine at Liberty National that allowed him to win The Northern Trust and end 16 months without winning since his Masters title.

Patrick Reed grabs lead at FedEx Cup event

Saturday, August 10th, 2019

Patrick Reed handled the strong gusts and a drier golf course at Liberty National with a 4-under 67 that gave him a one-shot lead over Abraham Ancer of Mexico going into the final round of The Northern Trust.

Tiger Woods pulls out of Northern Trust with injury after rough 1st round

Friday, August 9th, 2019

Masters champion Tiger Woods withdrew Friday from the opening FedEx Cup playoffs event with what he described as a mild oblique strain.