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Woods misses chance to defend Tour Championship title

Woods needed to place about sixth at the BMW Championship on Sunday to qualify, but he tied for 37th at Medinah, a distant 18 strokes behind winner Justin Thomas.

US PGA Tour evaluates pace of play after latest controversy

Tyler Dennis, the tour's chief of operations, said officials were considering expanding the policy to address individuals who take an excessive amount of time to hit a shot.

‘Captain America’ Reed beats Ancer to win Northern Trust

Reed's victory elevates him back into contention for the US side for December's Presidents Cup against an International team in Australia.

Merritt equals course record for PGA lead, Tiger woeful

The 33-year-old, Merritt, stole the show with a bogey-free day while Masters champion Tiger Woods struggled to a 75 and was 116th among 120 starters.

Top PGA Tour players spurn US$10 million bonus pool money

Tournament sponsor Wyndham put up the money in the hope of luring some of the big box office attractions to a tournament that suffers due to its time slot immediately preceding the PGA Tour playoffs.

Speith confident of getting back to winning ways

Spieth has 11 PGA Tour victories, including 3 majors, but has not won since the 2017 British Open at Royal Birkdale.

US PGA Tour to reduce number of players who make the...

Having fewer players on the weekend will reduce instances of having to play in threesomes rather than pairs and use split tees in order to get the final rounds completed on schedule.

Japan, Bermuda events added to expanded US PGA schedule

The 2019 portion of the season concludes with November stops in Mexico and at the RSM Classic.

Vegas cashes in with 62 at John Deere Classic

Jhonattan Vegas posts the score en route to a one-stroke lead after the second round of the John Deere Classic.

Wolff’s closing eagle brings first PGA win at 3M Open

20-year-old American Matthew Wolff sinks a 26-foot eagle putt on the last hole for a 3M Open victory.

South African Schwartzel out for season with wrist injury

South Africa's Charl Schwartzel announces on social media he will be out for the season trying to heal an injured wrist, putting his Presidents Cup playing streak in jeopardy.

Cantlay captures second PGA Tour title at Memorial

Patrick Cantlay powers to an eight-under par 64 on to claim his second US PGA Tour title at the Memorial by two strokes from Australian Adam Scott.

Koepka in control at PGA Championship, Woods nine back

Defending champion Brooks Koepka made an inspired start at the PGA Championship.

Using golf cart ‘almost embarrassing’, says Daly after riding Bethpage

American golfer John Daly struggles through PGA Championship with an arthritic right knee.

Spieth not distracted by career grand slam thoughts at PGA Championship

25-year old American golfer Jordan Spieth isn't much to contemplate about finishing the career grand slam more so than he is convinced that it will come eventually.

Course familiarity could give Tiger edge in upcoming majors

Tiger Woods edges closer to Jack Nicklaus's record haul of major titles, with his recent victory proving himself a serious contender for this week's PGA Championship.

Players win will fuel McIlroy’s Masters belief

The 29-year-old former world number one is aiming for victory in the Masters to complete his set of majors.

Garrigus suspended for three months for positive marijuana test

Robert Garrigus, who has spoken about overcoming addiction to play on the tour, confirmed on his Twitter account on Friday that he had been suspended.

Choi, Immelman and Weir to assist Els at Presidents Cup

Ernie Els previously named Australia's Geoff Ogilvy as one of his assistants.

PGA Tour renames Rookie of the Year award after Arnold Palmer

Palmer still ranks fifth on the PGA Tour list of all-time tournament wins with 62, including seven major championships.

Late birdie burst eases pressure on Kiradech

The 29-year-old has won 4 times on the European Tour but has struggled in his 1st season in the US.

Former US Open champion ‘Gene the Machine’ Littler dies at 88

Littler, who won 29 PGA Tour events as well as two in Japan, has died.

India’s Sharma confident of PGA Tour success

Sharma had a busy 2018 when he crisscrossed the world to tee up in 33 events, including all four World Golf Championships and the majors.

Rookie Long beats Mickelson, Hadwin for 1st PGA Tour win

The American made 7 birdies, 3 of them in the last 5 holes.