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Danielle Kang claims LPGA Drive On Championship victory

Danielle Kang repelled a strong challenge from Celine Boutier to win the LPGA Drive On Championship by one shot. Final leaderboard The 27-year-old American claimed her fourth LPGA Tour title, as the Tour resumed after the near six-month shutdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, with a two-under 70 in the final round to finish on seven-under 209 after 54 holes at Inverness in Ohio. France’s Boutier just missed out after

Sam Horsfield leads Hero Open after round of two halves

Sam Horsfield will take a one-shot lead into the final day of the Hero Open after a dramatic third round of two halves at Forest of Arden. The Englishman stormed into a six-shot lead after nine holes on Saturday as he turned in five-under 31, but he then came home in four-over 40 as he came unstuck on the back nine. That gave Horsfield a one-under 71 and a narrow

Rory McIlroy hints at opting out of playing on European Tour in autumn

Rory McIlroy has indicated he is unlikely to compete on the European Tour at all this year and keep his travel to a minimum due to the coronavirus pandemic. McIlroy was expected to play in the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship in October and the following week’s Scottish Open before heading to European Tour headquarters at Wentworth for the BMW PGA Championship. But the Tour announced on Monday that the Dunhill

Olesen returns at Hero Open while Jimenez gets ready to make history

Thorbjorn Olesen returns at the Hero Open after being charged with sexual assault as Miguel Angel Jimenez will make history by breaking record for most appearances on European Tour The Hero Open at the Forest of Arden gets underway on Thursday morning Spaniard Miguel Angel Jimenez will break Sam Torrance’s long-standing record  Meanwhile, Thorbjorn Olesen feared he would never play on the circuit again  What a contrast Miguel Angel Jimenez

Thompson, Werenski share 3M lead at 12 under

BLAINE, Minn. — Michael Thompson and Richy Werenski topped the 3M Open leaderboard going onto the weekend, Tony Finau and Talor Gooch climbed within a stroke and stars Brooks Koepka and Tommy Fleetwood struggled again Friday. In warmer and windier conditions on the quiet, spectator-free TPC Twin Cities course, the scores crept up after Werenski led the first-round pack with an 8-under 63. The 24-year-old, who’s winless on the PGA

3M Open: Tony Finau one off lead in search of second PGA Tour win

Tony Finau is relishing another opportunity challenge for a second PGA Tour title after closing within a shot of the lead at the 3M Open in Minnesota. Get the best prices and book a round at one of 1,700 courses across the UK & Ireland Courses Locations No results found. Please try another search. The world No 17 followed an opening-round 65 with a five-under 66 at TPC Twin Cities

Life in bubble is not for me, says Andrew 'Beef' Johnston

‘It’s not what I want at this moment and not how I want to live my life’: Life in golfing bubble is not for me, admits Andrew ‘Beef’ Johnston as he withdraws from the British Masters Andrew ‘Beef’ Johnston withdrew from the British Masters on Thursday  He had been in two minds about playing and took just nine holes to make call  Fellow Englishman Dale Whitnell hit a brilliant 64

3M Open: Tony Finau in contention as Richy Werenski sets pace

Tony Finau and defending champion Matthew Wolff both made strong starts to the 3M Open, as Richy Werenski set the early pace in Minnesota. Latest leaderboard 3M Open Finau, who led at the Memorial Tournament last week before shooting 73-78 over the weekend, posted a six-under 65 during the opening round at TPC Twin Cities to equal the lowest score of the morning wave. Wolff matched Finau’s total to get

Jon Rahm moves past penalty, claims world No. 1 spot with Memorial win

Jon Rahm was in control for most of his final round Sunday at Muirfield Village, where he won this year’s Memorial tournament, but there was controversy toward the end. Rahm was assessed a two-stroke penalty after he chipped in from the rough for birdie at 16. PGA Tour officials determined his ball moved. Rahm accepted his penalty, saying: “I didn’t see it. I promised open honesty and I’m a loyal person, and I

The chase for No. 1, the sudden impossibility of Muirfield Village and Tiger's health make for an interesting close to the Memorial

Previously worked at Indianapolis Star, covering the Indiana Pacers for nine seasons Also covered Vikings for St. Paul Pioneer Press DUBLIN, Ohio — What a difference a week, some extra-thick grass, more wind and faster greens can make. All that has happened in the week between the Workday Charity Open and the Memorial Tournament, which were played on the same course. There were 16 players who finished more than 10