Webb Simpson’s season just got a little longer. But the Shriners Open defending champ doesn’t mind after being selected to represent the United States in the upcoming Ryder Cup.
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Rory McIlroy wins PGA Championship at Valhalla for second straight major and fourth overall.
The PGA Tour suspended Dustin Johnson for six months after he tested positive for cocaine. According to the report, Johnson failed three drug tests — two for cocaine in 2012 and this year, and one for marijuana in 2009.
Barring an unforeseen collapse by Rory McIlroy, the final round of the British Open will be his 18-hole victory lap and a bore for long-shot bettors.
Rory McIlroy only saw birdies at Royal Liverpool, mostly on his scorecard, and even one pheasant that trotted across the eighth green as he was lining up a putt. That was but a minor interruption in his command performance Friday in the British Open.
As he’s showing more signs of old age, the old Tiger Woods is missed. He was far more fascinating when winning majors and scoring with porn stars.
Las Vegas handicapper Wes Reynolds (@WesReynolds1 on Twitter) is betting a mythical $200 bankroll on British Open futures (odds from LVH sports book).
Here are the assorted player matchups and propositions posted at the LVH sports book.
The U.S. Open trophy Martin Kaymer won Sunday was all he needed to prove he was anything but a one-hit wonder in the majors, and that the two years he spent trying to build a complete game were worth all the doubt that followed him.
With the final round falling on Father’s Day, and especially because he has played second fiddle six times in the U.S. Open, Phil Mickelson will be the sentimental favorite of most fans and media this week.
Chris Riley plays golf a few times a week. It helps him stay sharp. He and his wife coach their two daughters on a 10-and-under softball all-star team. It helps him stay happy.
Bubba Watson has won the Masters for the second time in three years.
PGA golden boy Rory McIlroy and soccer wild child Wayne Rooney play a friendly 18 holes, but something seems a little off.
There’s this band from Knoxville, Tenn., called The Dirty Guv’nahs, and they’ve been compared to the Black Crowes, and on Friday and Saturday they played free concerts after scorecards were signed at the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open at TPC Summerlin.
For those who don’t believe golf can be a fickle game, consider Andres Romero’s last 24 hours.
Webb Simpson took full advantage of the superb conditions at TPC Summerlin and found himself atop the leaderboard midway through the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.
Whenever conditions at TPC Summerlin become benign, the course comes under attack and often yields double-digit scores below par. J.J. Henry and Andres Romero took full advantage of the opportunity on Thursday in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.
It felt like college again Thursday for former UNLV teammates Charley Hoffman, Bill Lunde and Chad Campbell.
Brooks Koepka must have one of those United Nations passports, filled with a maze of colorful stamps from faraway lands seen only in history books and travel brochures.
For someone who has played a lot of golf this year, Zach Johnson is holding up fairly well, save for a little stiffness in his neck.
Thursday-Friday tee times, TPC Summerlin.
No matter what happens this week at the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, Ryan Moore will have something to celebrate.
When the PGA Tour decided to include some of the Fall Series tournaments in the FedEx Cup points chase with a restructured schedule, it was looked at as a shot in the arm by the Shriners Hospitals for Children who oversee and are the title sponsor for the Las Vegas tour stop.
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