McIlroy One Round Shy Of A Career First Should He Retain RBC Canadian Open Title

Rory McIlroy is just one round shy not only capturing a second straight RBC Canadian Open title but successfully defending a tournament for a first time anywhere in his 32-tournament winning career. McIlroy signed for a five-under-par 65 and now heads to the final round of the $8.7m event sharing the lead at 10-under-par with American Tony Finau, who seized an eagle and seven birdies in a career low eight-under 62. Four players – Justin Thomas (63), Sam Burns (65), Wyndham Burns (68) and Alex Smalley ...

Schwartzel Creates Golfing History Capturing Maiden Live Golf Invitational

Six years ago, Charl Schwartzel started the year with a bang. Two tournament wins in his first four starts in 2016. Since then? A victory drought. He made 136 consecutive starts without a win while suffering a wrist injury that cut short one season. It was a tough stretch to endure for the one-time major champion and winner of 23 worldwide events. But he persevered – and on Saturday, he took home golf’s biggest tournament prize, winning the inaugural LIV Golf Invitational London and its $4 million ...

Bright Canadian Open Defence Start For McIlroy But On A Dark Day For Golf

Rory McIlroy produced a bright four-under-par start to the defence of his RBC Canadian Open title but on a day overwhelmingly overshadowed by the PGA Tours decision to suspend all those Tour members who teed-up in the historic opening event of the LIV Tour outside of London. McIlroy had waited three years since he posted a sizzling final round 61 to capture the 2019 edition of the Canada’s premier men’s tournament. His opening day score of a four-under-par 66 included six birdies to leave ...

Matsuyama Given Memorial Red Card After Putting White Paint On Face Of His Driver

You would think that someone of Hideki Matsuyama’s stature or those around him would not have allowed him tee-up in any tournament for fear of being kicked out after what was described as ‘white out’, the paint-like substance we used to correct mistakes on paper, appeared on the face of one of his clubs That’s exactly was happened to the former Masters champion and ​present World No. 12 when he was unceremoniously thrown out of the Memorial Tournament midway through his first round Thursday ...

McIlroy Shows The 104th PGA Championship Way After The First 24-Hours In Tulsa

 Rory McIlroy leads after the first round of the 2022 PGA Championship.  It is the fifth time in his major championship career that he has held at least a share of the lead at the end of Round 1.   He did that at the 2010 Open Championship at St. Andrews (finished T-3), 2011 Masters (finished T-15), 2011 U.S. Open at Congressional Country Club (Won) and 2014 PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club (Won). McIlroy, who shot 64 (-6) in the final round of the 2022 Masters, becomes the first ...

Woods Battling Now To Play All Four Rounds In Tulsa.

After his superhuman effort at the Masters, Tiger Woods is up against it to play all four rounds in the PGA Championship at Tulsa, Oklahoma. Woods, and winner of the 2007 PGA Championship when last at Southern Hills, is in doubt to be present for his second-round tee time and if so, the 15-time major champion faces an enormous turnaround in fortunes to match his stunning Augusta National showing if he’s also to play all four days. Woods, and teeing-up in the company of Rory McIlroy and Jordan ...

McIlroy Ignites Major Win Hopes No. 5 With Lowest PGA Opening Score In Seven Years

Rory McIlroy, and after seven long years since his last major championship triumph, ignited hopes of glory at the game’s highest level with a gutsy five-under par 65 on the opening of the PGA Championship in Tulsa, Oklahoma. McIlroy was in the Southern Hills clubhouse leading by one shot from the American pair of Will Zalatoris and Tom Hoge, who each posted 66s in increasingly windy conditions on the Southern Hills course McIlroy’s score was his lowest PGA Championship opener since a first ...