Patrick Lindsey has been selected to replace Adam Sperling as tournament director of the Shriners Hospitals for Children golf tournament. Lindsey, 34, has spent the last 10 years working in golf management, including overseeing the PGA Tour stop at Doral Country Club in Miami.
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PGA officials and Tiger Woods’ agent denied Monday that Woods has been suspended by the tour. Woods was last seen on the course early in February when he withdrew during the first round of the Farmers Insurance Open. On Feb. 11, he said he needed to take a break to deal with the issues in his game.
Tiger Woods said Wednesday that he will not play another PGA tournament until he thinks he can compete “at the highest level.”
The greatest golfer of his generation — and perhaps any — has become more human as his game has become more frightening to watch. He is older, weaker and more vulnerable with each shank. Now 39, his best days are behind him.
Tiger Woods withdrew from the Farmers Insurance Open during Thursday’s first round at Torrey Pines after his back began bothering him.
Tiger Woods, his game sliding from bad to worse, shot 11-over-par 82 Friday and failed to make the cut at the Waste Management Phoenix Open.
You knew it was going to be that kind of day when his first tee shot landed closer to a fairway home than the fairway. Bad went to worse, and worse went to awful, and suddenly Tiger Woods was sculling shots off the fringe to 20 feet past the green.
Australian golfer Robert Allenby has pulled out of the Humana Challenge in California as he continues his recovery after being kidnapped, beaten and dumped in a Hawaiian park.
Ben Martin, who was limping to the finish line, found some gold dust in his putter as he made a 46-foot, 5-inch eagle putt at the par-5 16th hole at TPC Summerlin, while Kevin Streelman was unable to get a 5-foot birdie putt to drop at the par-4 18th.
This was believed to be the first time that swimming pools had flanked fairways and greens at a PGA event. Golf and swimming pools go back a long way, however. At least back to 1980 in the movies.
Adam Hadwin didn’t win the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open on Sunday, but it wasn’t from a lack of trying.
Scott Piercy still has a shot to win the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open. But in some ways, the former Bonanza High School star is already a winner at TPC Summerlin.
Ben Martin finished with a remarkable 9-under-par 62, equaling the tournament’s best round, and is at 17-under 196 entering today’s final round.
Who needs Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy when you have Hideki Matsuyama and Ryo Ishikawa?
There used to be a time when everybody was familiar with Shriners and their bling-bling, red fez hats with rhinestones and black tassels, whether they were motoring around in their mini cars during a parade, or lathered in clown makeup for their annual circus.
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Adam Sperling always has taken pride as being a fundraising czar.
Yard work or go to Las Vegas?
For the better part of two days, Russell Knox had been lurking near the top of the leaderboard at the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open. Late Friday afternoon, the 29-year-old from Scotland made his move.
Most players on the PGA Tour have at least one corporate sponsor. But Andrew Svoboda may be the only one that has a sponsor who sells cheesecake.
Lunde said he grew complacent about playing on the PGA Tour and had to work his way back through the Web.com tour. He’s playing this week’s Shriners Hospitals for Children Open on a sponsor’s exemption and is 6-under under two rounds.
An Irish proverb: A man who holds good cards would never say if they were dealt wrong. I have a feeling, friendly and accommodating as he is, that Padraig Harrington owns such a competitive nature.
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