Archive for the ‘Sports/Golf’ Category

Canada’s Henderson places 2nd in season-opening LPGA Tournament of Champions

Sunday, January 23rd, 2022
Brooke-Henderson-230122

Canada's Brooke Henderson opened the season with a strong finish on Sunday, placing second at the LPGA's Hilton Grand Vacations Tournament of Champions in Orlando.

Woods to make return from car crash at PNC Championship

Wednesday, December 8th, 2021
tiger-woods

Ten months after his right leg was badly damaged in a car crash, Tiger Woods is returning to competition next week with 12-year-old son Charlie in the PNC Championship.

‘I’m so far from that,’ Tiger Woods, his leg and back hurting, says of PGA Tour return

Tuesday, November 30th, 2021
woods-tiger-1180

Tiger Woods had nothing to say about the February car crash that shattered his right leg and he had even less of an idea what his future in golf holds except that he's a long way from deciding whether he can compete against the best.

Canada’s Pendrith shoots 5-straight birdies for outright lead at Bermuda Championship

Friday, October 29th, 2021
1350092464

Canada's Taylor Pendrith ran off five straight birdies at the turn and flirted with a sub-60 round until settling for two closing pars and a 10-under 61 at Port Royal, giving him a one-shot lead over Patrick Rodgers going into the weekend.

College golf coach, ex-pro Casey Martin reportedly has right leg amputated

Saturday, October 16th, 2021
martin-casey-120613-1180

Former PGA Tour pro Casey Martin, who won the right to use a golf cart in professional events, is now fighting to save his compromised leg.

Canadian Hadwin maintains close distance to lead going into final round at Shriners Children’s Open

Saturday, October 9th, 2021
Adam-Hadwin-300921

Adam Schenk let the wind do the work for a driver onto the par-4 15th green, the start of three birdies over his last four holes Saturday that led to a 5-under 66 and a one-shot lead over Matthew Wolff in the Shriners Children's Open.

Canada’s Henderson in the hunt as Founders Cup 1st round suspended by darkness

Thursday, October 7th, 2021
LPGA Tour Golf

Jin Young Ko put a tough loss behind her quickly and ran off six birdies over a seven-hole stretch on the back nine for an 8-under 63 on Thursday to build a three-shot lead in the Cognizant Founders Cup. Canada's Brooke Henderson sits tied for third.

Zalatoris sets course record to share lead as Canada’s Sloan lurks at Sanderson Farms

Friday, October 1st, 2021
zalatoris-will-100121

Will Zalatoris felt like he couldn't miss on the green and rarely did Friday in setting the course record with an 11-under 61 to share the lead with Nick Watney and Sahith Theegala in the Sanderson Farms Championship. Canada's Roger Sloan is alone in sixth, two shots back of the leaders.

So Yeon Ryu, Ewart Shadoff share lead at ShopRite LPGA

Friday, October 1st, 2021
1334989698

So Yeon Ryu finally quit thinking about her swing and thought only about scoring just in time to birdie the last three holes for a 6-under 65 and a share of the lead with Jodi Ewart Shadoff in the ShopRite LPGA on Friday.

Tiger Woods’ text message spurs American teammates at Ryder Cup

Saturday, September 25th, 2021
woods-tiger-180930-1180

Tiger Woods isn't at Whistling Straits, but several U.S. players say he helped inspire them to a big Day 1 lead at the Ryder Cup by sending a group text message through captain Steve Stricker stating he was behind them in their battle to regain the title.