News on Golf continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
TOUR Championship by Coca-Cola
East Lake Golf Club, Atlanta, GA
Winner: Billy Horschel
2 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz
Rory McIlroy has been recognised for his stellar year by being named winner of the 2013-14 PGA of America Player of the Year award and the Vardon Trophy for lowest scoring average. For the 25-year-old Northern Irishman, who has two major titles among his four wins worldwide this year, it marked the second time in three seasons that he has captured both awards.
4 hrs ago | The Age
LOS ANGELES Greg Chalmers has one more week to defend a return to the US PGA Tour while 11 other Australians need to come from the clouds if they are to move to the big show for the 2014-15 season. The secondary tour finals finish up this week in Ponte Vedra Beach in Florida at the Web.com Tour Championship with the last 25 PGA Tour cards going to the best 25 money earners over the last month.
8 hrs ago | USA Today
Among the contributing factors - the busy end to the FedEx Cup season that forces players to pace themselves during the year, the start of a new season and moving the Match Play Championship to the first weekend in May. Tiger Woods doesn't know what his schedule will be in 2015. Except for the Match Play, he has played only one event on the West Coast since 2007.
8 hrs ago | Washington Times
On the day after Billy Horschel posted his 12th straight round in the 60s, won his second straight tournament against a world-class field and picked up an additional $10 million bonus as the FedEx Cup champion, Watson was kicking back in his seat at a Kansas City Royals game. The 65-year-old Ryder Cup captain wore a Royals cap and a constant grin as he watched Omar Infante work the count to 2-0 in the bottom of the fifth inning.
13 hrs ago | Business Journal
Decker Lane Golf LLC is offering to spend $18 to 25 million to convert 735 acres at Walter E. Long Park into an 18-hole golf course that could be open as early as 2018. A second golf course would follow five to 10 years down the line, according to the Austin American-Statesman.
17 hrs ago | CBS Atlanta
Sometimes a woman can be hard to find - if you're looking for one behind the wheel of a taxi in New York City. Sometimes a woman can be hard to find - if you're looking for one behind the wheel of a taxi in New York City.
"Billy Horschel often turns his cap backward upon holing out at No. 18. He has pondered playing an entire round with that slacker look, even after being advised that the PGA Tour might assess a fine."
Is that a golf ball in his pocket, or is this guy just happy to be watching the PGA Tour? Actually, yes, that is a golf ball in his pocket. Pro golfer Rory McIlroy made an unbelievable and unintentional trick shot Sept.
Tiger Woods is too busy in the gym to find a new swing coach, or even swing a golf club. Woods said Monday his strength has returned from "busting my butt in the gym pretty hard" and he is on schedule to resume competition in December.
Woods was at Isleworth Country Club on Monday to present India-based Hero Motocorp as the new title sponsor of his World Challenge. He has not competed in five weeks since missing the cut at the PGA Championship.
Justin Thomas is accompanied by his grandmother Phyllis Thomas, a Hilliard resident, after winning on the first hole of a sudden-death playoff. Justin Thomas couldn't recall the last time he won a golf tournament, other than it was when he was in college at Alabama a year or two ago.
They were presented with a plaque recognizing them as the 2014 Willowbend Honorees, based on their friendship, contributions to golf, and lifetime commitment to philanthropy. The function was attended by more than 100, and with assistance from the tickets sold for the event, the Willowbend community donated $100,000 to the Nicklaus Children's Healthcare Foundation.
Over the course of the last few years, J.R. Smith has pretty much become obsessed with golf. In fact, this past spring, he spent 21 straight days on the golf course and devoted a ton of time to getting better at the sport.
Horschel pulled away from a self-destructing Rory McIlroy early, and then holed two clutch putts that felt like $10 million to hold off Jim Furyk on the back nine at East Lake. He closed with a 2-under 68 for a three-shot victory in the Tour Championship to capture the FedEx Cup.
13, 2014. . Hyo Joo Kim of South Korea plays on the 7th hole during the last round of the Evian Championship women's golf tournament in Evian, eastern France, Sunday, Sept.
This photo provided by Greg Norman shows Norman resting in a hospital bed after a chainsaw accident.
After months of bad news including casino closings and thousands of laid-off workers, Atlantic City is in for some positive publicity. This struggling seaside gambling resort has been in the national news for all the wrong reasons lately: a rash of casino closings, thousands of unemployed workers, and a domestic violence case involving a former NFL star.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 09:00 pm
Copyright © 2014 Topix LLC