Mickelson Flirts With La Quinta 59 Before Posting Third Career Score Of 60.

Phil Mickelson flirted with a magical score of 59 before signing for an equal career low 60 as Ireland’s Seamus Power sadly again continued to struggle on day one of the PGA Tour’s Desert Classic at La Quinta, California. Mickelson needed to birdie the closing two holes on the 60th anniversary of the event at the La Quinta Country Club to join another of golf’s elite clubs but could only manage to birdie the 18th and in the process he also became the first player on the PGA Tour ...

Tour Commissioner Says Woods Is Up There With DiMaggio’s 56-Game Streak & Phelps 23 Gold Medals Should He Break Snead’s 82-Wins.

PGA Tour Commissioner, Jay Monahan likens Tiger Woods goal should he break the all-time PGA wins of 82 by Sam Snead up there with baeball legend Joe DiMaggio’s 56-game winning streak of nearly 80-years ago and Michael Phelps achievement in capturing 23 Olympic swimming gold medals in four successive Olympic Games. Monahan was interviewed on the Golf Channel during the third round of the Sentry Tournament of Champions and was asked his opinion of Woods ending a more than five-year victory ...

McIlroy Primed To End 11-Year New Season First Event Victory Drought At Sentry

Rory McIlroy is staring again at the opportunity to end an 11-year career drought and win a first event of a New Year at the Sentry Tournament of Champions in Hawaii. Eleven times since 2008, and the year of a first full season in McIlroy’s career, he’s begun a new year on the European Tour and on each occasion he’s gone so close to success including on five occasions being runner-up in the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship. Now in his very first event of a new year on the PGA Tour and ...

Dustin Johnson Slapped With Unwanted New Year First Penalty.

Defending Sentry Tournament of Champions titleholder Dustin Johnson has had many firsts in his career but never a first penalty of a new year. Yes, that’s what happened to the golfer affectionately known as ‘DJ’ on day two of the winners-only event in Hawaii. Johnson was handed a two-shot penalty during Friday’s second round after he played the wrong ball from a penalty area on the par-4 fourth at Kapalua’s Plantation Course. It seems Johnson had been ‘misinformed’ ...

McIlroy Finds Comfort Moving Into Hawaii Victory Contention.

Rory McIlroy found comfort in the testing wet and windy conditions to move into victory contention heading to the weekend rounds of the Sentry Tournament of Champions in Hawaii. McIlroy, and contesting the event for a first time in his 12-year pro career, dealt with the test superbly in posting a second round five-under par 68 to move into a threeway share of second place at nine-under par alongside Bryson DeChambeau (68) and Kevin Tway (71) on the Plantation course at Kapalua. It sees McIlroy and ...

McIlroy Starts New Year Birding Three Of Closing Four Sentry TOC Holes In Hawaii 69.

Rory McIlroy commenced his New Year birding three of his closing four holes in an encouraging four-under par 69 on the opening day of the ‘winner’s only’ Sentry Tournament of Champions in Hawaii. There was plenty of good in McIlroy’s first round in a first New Year event ever in the States that left him sharing sixth place and trailing just three shots behind American Kevin Tway who, despite suffering from ear and sinus infection, heads the reduced 33-player field at seven-under par. Three ...

Woods Lavishes Praise On Tour Championship Fans In 90-Minute ‘Comeback’ Special

On the occasion of his 43rd birthday and Tiger Woods has lavished praise on the fans that walked triumphantly with him up the final fairway on route to his 80th PGA Tour victory at East Lake in Atlanta. Woods ended a more than 5-year winless drought amid emotional and rarely seen before scenes last September. The former long-time World No. 1 had gone close to success earlier in 2018 at the Valspar Championship and was leading mid-round during the final day of the 2018 Open Championship at Carnoustie Woods ...