Dustin Johnson won for the third time in eight events, taking the FedEx Cup lead in the process with a three-stroke win at the BMW Championship in Carmel, Indiana, on Sunday. Johnson finished up his 23-under with a 5-under 67 on Sunday to finish three strokes ahead of the UK's Paul Casey (-20). Casey made … Continue reading Johnson Unstoppable in BMW Win
Barclays winner Patrick Reed vaulted to the top of the 2016 FedEx Cup Season Points List. Reed has 3,575 points. Jason Day is second with 3,195 and Dustin Johnson is third with 2,907. Of the initial field of 125 players, only the top 100 qualify for the Deutsche Bank Championship, which begins this Thursday. Last … Continue reading Patrick Reed Tops FedEx List; Ranked 9th in World
American Patrick Reed scored the biggest victory of his career, taking the title at The Barclays on Sunday, the first leg of the FedEx Cup. The victory also locked Reed into a spot on the US Ryder Cup team. "Everyone's been talking about the Ryder Cup, been talking about, 'Oh, you're in the eighth spot and … Continue reading Patrick Reed Wins The Barclays
Rickie Fowler was quiet through the four Majors this year, but has come alive in the PGA post-season. The young American fired a 3-under 68 to take a 1-stroke lead over fellow American Patrick Reed on Day 3 at The Barclays. His round was simplicity itself: three birdies, 15 parts, and no bogeys. Fowler has … Continue reading Rickie Fowler Leads Barclays Through 54
Phil Mickelson was the toast of Troon on Thursday, but he wasn't the only player to have a dynamite first round of the 145th Open Championship. Fifty players were at least one stroke under par, among them defending champion Zach Johnson, who is tied for fourth with a 4-under 67. Johnson was brilliant through 16 … Continue reading Defending Champ Johnson Tied for 4th at Open
Charley Hoffman fired in a birdie putt on No. 18, right after playing partner Patrick Reed had done likewise, to win the Valero Texas Open Sunday in San Antonio. Hofman led by one stroke entering Sunday’s final round, but Reed slipped ahead by a stroke when he birdied No. 3 while Hoffman bogeyed it. The pair were knotted from 7 to 11 after Reed bogeyed the former, and Hoffman took the lead back with a birdie at No. 11. Each man had one birdie over the next six holes and Reed put the pressure of a playoff on by sinking his own putt at No. 18. Chad Collins finished third at 10-under, also shooting a 69. Five players, including 2014 FedEx Cup winner Billy Horschel,were tied for fourth at 9-under. It's the fourth win on the PGA Tour for Hoffman, and his first since the OHL Classic in 2014. It's the third time in four victories that he has won by a single stroke.
Masters champion Danny Willett cracked the Top 10 in the Official World Golf Rankings for the first time on Sunday, rising three spots from No. 12 to No. 9. Not bad for a guy who was barely inside the top 20 to start 2016. Jason Day retained the top spot in the rankings ahead of … Continue reading Danny Willett Rises to No. 9