Jhonattan Vegas came from five shots back of the lead to earn his second PGA Tour victory in a surprising win at the RBC Canadian Open. Third round leader Brandt Snedeker couldn’t hold on tho his one shot lead as Vegas got off to a hot start with five straight birdies starting at the second hole and finished just as hot with three straight birdies for a final round 64. He last won in 2011 but has found his game… Continue Reading
Could it be that at 19 Lydia Ko is just getting better and better? The world number one notched LPGA Tour victory number 13 at the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship. It’s her third win on tour this season to go with her KIA Classic and ANA Inspiration victories. Ko has shown no signs of any let up as she lengthens her lead in the Rolex Rankings. Click here for Amy Rogers’ story on LPGA.com.
Bubba Watson says he’s “not big on change” and we have heard Bubba whine a bit over the years about courses and course changes he didn’t like. He usually talks himself out of competing on those courses but good old Riviera Country Club hasn’t changed much over the years. And that suits Bubba just fine. There were plenty of doubters with Bubba taking a one shot lead into the final round. Bubba hadn’t fared too well with 54 hole leads… Continue Reading
Lydia Ko, the eighteen year old wunderkind added another win to her already impressive career with a victory at the LPGA Taiwan Championship. Ko’s final round turned into nothing more than a victory lap as she carded a 65 which gave her a hefty nine shot margin of victory. She also reclaimed the number one spot in the Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings. From LPGA.com: The Lydia Ko legacy continued to grow this week in Taiwan as the 18-year old… Continue Reading
Danny Lee survived a four man playoff to claim his first PGA Tour victory at The Greenbrier Classic.” Well, survive isn’t the right word because the 24 year old birdied the first two playoff holes to outduel David Hearn, Robert Streb and Kevin Kisner. With the win Lee, who was born in South Korea but hails from New Zealand cashes a $1.2 million check, is exempt on tour through and punches his ticket to The Open Championship.
by Jeff Skinner Rory McIlroy and Sergio Garcia have been spending a lot of time together lately. Before teeing off together in the final round of the WGC Bridgestone Invitational we last saw them together as Rory held the Claret Jug aloft with Sergio, who finished tied for second, looking on. That was at the Open Championship where Rory put on a magnificent display and topped Sergio and Rickie Fowler. Unfortunately for Sergio his Sunday at Firestone ended the same… Continue Reading
by Jeff Skinner What a strange weekend in golf. We saw the ladies of the USA struggle at the inaugural International Crown. Jim Furyk spit the bit again at the RBC Canadian Open and Bernhard Langer give us a dominating performance in senior golf. It’s hard to say what the biggest shock of the weekend was. Take your pick; I was astounded, amazed and stunned at the outcomes. Team USA came into Mike Whan’s newest baby, The International Crown as… Continue Reading
by Jeff Skinner There’s more to Open Championship than links golf, tall pints and bangers and mash. It’s time for our Links Life Golf predictions. After hours and hours of research we have come up with sure fire ways to lose your money. Remember, its three winners and a long shot…no exceptions! G. Rennie, who makes his picks from that hot bed of golf, Vietnam goes first. Justin Rose: Rosie is arguably the most consistent golfer around these days, especially… Continue Reading
From LPGA.com: Lexi Thompson displayed nerves of steel during the final round of the Lorena Ochoa Invitational as she sank a 5-foot birdie putt on the 72nd hole to clinch her second LPGA Tour victory this season. The Floridian fired rounds of 72-64-67-69 to claim a one-stroke victory over Stacy Lewis. It was head-to-head battle between Thompson and Lewis throughout the majority of Sunday’s final round. After both players made the turn at 2-under-par for the day, Lewis dropped three… Continue Reading
by Jeff Skinner Suzann Pettersen out lasted a hard charging Lizette Salas and earned he eleventh LPGA Tour victory at The LPGA Lotte Championship over the Ko Olina Golf Club in Oahu, Hawaii. Pettersen had started the day with a one shot lead over the field and a full five shots ahead of Salas. But Salas managed to card the lowest round on the LPGA this season with a ten under par 62. Pettersen had an excellent day with a… Continue Reading