American Webb Simpson and Swede Alex Noren each shot a 4-under to take the Day One lead at the Honda Classic. Tiger Woods shot an even-par 70 fighting off an early double bogey. It's his fourth event back to a full schedule on the PGA Tour. "I'm very pleased," Woods said. "Today was not easy. … Continue reading Noren, Simpson Take Early Lead at Honda Classic
One year, eight months and 15 days is a long time to go between golf tournament victories. Especially when you're the former No. 1 player in the world. Jason Day broke a 625-day slump to win the Farmers Insurance Open on the sixth hole of a playoff over Sweden's Alex Noren Monday. The playoff happened without … Continue reading Jason Day Wins Playoff for First Victory
Italian Francesco Molinari took a 1-stroke lead to the clubhouse after a round at the Wells Fargo Championship Thursday in North Carolina. Molinari played like a champion, with five birdies in a seven-hole stretch on the front nine and a 20-foot birdie on No. 18. This is the first time the Wells Fargo Championship has … Continue reading Molinari Takes One-Stroke Lead at Wells Fargo
The final Official World Golf Rankings (OWGR) have come out, with Jason Day comfortably sitting at No. 1. While Day is the top dog, it's hard to overlook some of the other efforts that came forth during 2016. Here's a look inside the numbers of the year that was. 87 - Places that Sweden's … Continue reading Looking Back at the 2016 Official World Golf Rankings
After seeing his standing drop from first to fourth on Saturday, Alex Noren rallied to win the Nedbank Colf Challenge by a whopping six shots. It was his fourth European Tour title of the year. He trailed Day 3 leader Jeunghun Wang by three strokes after 54 holes, but regained his top form and in … Continue reading Noren’s 63 Delivers Sun City Crown
Alex Noren of Sweden is halfway to his fourth title of the current European Tour season, firing a 67 on Friday at Sun City in South Africa to lead the Nedbank Golf Challenge. A victory wold catapult Noren, 34, into the World Top 10 for the first time. As late as May he was ranked … Continue reading Noren In Command at Nedbank Challenge
Dustin Johnson just won PGA Player of the Year honors and Rory McIlroy took the FedEx Cup championship, but it's Sweden's Alex Noren who might just be the best player in the world right now. Noren picked up his third tournament win in eight starts on Sunday, firing a final-round 69 to win the British … Continue reading Is Alex Noren The World’s Hottest Golfer?