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RBC Canadian Open
The Royal Montreal Golf Club, Ile Bizard, Canada
Previous Winner: Brandt Snedeker
3 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com
Officials for the tournament formerly called the Reno-Tahoe Open announced on Friday that Retief Goosen and Geoff Ogilvy have joined the field.
Zack Sucher fired an 8-under 63 on Friday and soared into the lead after two rounds of the Midwest Classic.
Ultimately, of the five Canadian amateurs competing in the second round, only 23-year-old Taylor Pendrith made the cut.
The 44-year-old Furyk, the 2006 winner at Hamilton and 2007 champion at Angus Glen, matched Petrovic at 10-under 130 at Royal Montreal.
There were so many birdies recorded by one particular group at the RBC Canadian Open on Friday, they didn't need a scorer.
Bernhard Langer has a seven-stroke cushion to take into the third round of the Senior British Open after shooting a 5-under 66 Friday to add to his opening 65. The German is on 11-under 131 overall at a sunny Royal Porthcawl with Scotland's Colin Montgomerie and South African-based Englishman Chris Williams tied for second on 4-under 138.
Despite Tiger Woods only playing six mediocre-to-poor rounds of competitive golf since undergoing back surgery, Jack Nicklaus says he'd pick Tiger for the upcoming Ryder Cup team and he assumes captain Tom Watson will too.
Kyle Stanley has endured a frustrating 2013-14 PGA Tour season with 11 missed cuts in 25 starts but hinted at better things to come as he surged into an early one-shot lead at the Canadian Open in Montreal on Thursday.
TOLEDO, OH Toledo men's golf coach Jamie Broce will be among several individuals profiled this weekend on "The Road to the PGA Championship," a documentary-style look at eight competitors who will participate in the 96th PGA Championship on August 7-10.
Michael Putnam and Tim Petrovic shared the first-round lead in the Canadian Open on Thursday, shooting 6-under 64 in sunny conditions at rain-softened Royal Montreal.
Langer, who threw away a two-stroke lead on the final hole at Royal Birkdale last year and then was beaten for the title in a playoff, was out in a best-of-the-day 31. He birdied the third, fourth, sixth and eighth holes, and went 5 under when he birdied the long 13th.
Every year, when Larry Napora sees Firestone Country Club's emerald fairways gleaming on national television during the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational, he feels like a proud papa.
TOP golfers, including the legendary Jack Nicklaus, Rory McIlroy and Hampshire's own Justin Rose have come together to support young dad Alex Lewis.
The end of the British Open means the Ryder Cup is getting closer, and there are a couple of regulars still not on the team.
Even when Tiger Woods finished just a few strokes from last place at the British Open, he was one of the featured topics in stories coming out of Royal Liverpool Golf Club.
"It's going to end at some point, so hopefully, if not myself, it's another Canadian that gets it done this week," said Weir, one of 19 Canadians in the field for the tournament that starts Thursday at Royal Montreal.
Updated: Sat Jul 26, 2014 05:45 am
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