Watson Rises to No. 3 in FedEx Standings

His second career win at the Travelers Championship saw Bubba Watson jump from 12th to third in the latest FedEx Cup points standings. Watson has 1,688 points, 227 behind second-place Jimmy Walker,  but a whopping 1,440 behind Jordan Spieth. Dustin Johnson (1,589 points) and Rory McIlroy (1,510 points) round out the top 5. Paul Casey, … Continue reading Watson Rises to No. 3 in FedEx Standings

Steve Stricker Charges Within 1 Stroke of John Deere Lead

Here comes Steve Stricker again. The three-time John Deere Classic winner fired a 7-under 65 to get to 16-under for the tournament. He's one stroke behind the equaly-sizzling Brian Harman who shot a 65 to get to 17-under. The hottest golfer on the course Saturday was Scott Brown, who fired a 10-under 61. Harman had … Continue reading Steve Stricker Charges Within 1 Stroke of John Deere Lead

Zach Johnson, William McGirt Tied as John Deere Classic Hits Turn

Apparently Zach Johnson is pretty intent on making up for last year's playoff loss at the John Deere Classic. Johnon followed up his opening-round 63 with a 4-under 67 to remain tied for first place at 12-under through two rounds at the TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Illinois. Johnson shook off three bogeys with seven … Continue reading Zach Johnson, William McGirt Tied as John Deere Classic Hits Turn

Three tied for lead at John Deere Classic

Tournaments outside the limelight can make for strange bedfellows, and strange leaderboards as well. That's one way to explain the trio atop the scorecard through one round at the John Deere Classic on Thursday: Zach Johnson, #21 on the PGA Money List this year; South Africa's Rory Sabbatini, whose missed nine cuts in 22 events … Continue reading Three tied for lead at John Deere Classic