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A new tournament starts a big Ohio swing for golf

Jul. 7, 2020 10:29 AM EDT

PGA TOUR WORKDAY CHARITY OPEN Site: Dublin, Ohio. Course: Muirfield Village GC. Yardage: 7,456. Par: 72. Purse: $6.2 million. Winner's share: $1.11 million. Television: Thursday-Friday, 3-6 p.m. (Golf Channel); Saturday-Sunday, 1-3 p.m. (Golf Channel), 3-6 p.m. (CBS). Defending champion: New tournament. FedEx Cup...

The field finally weakens as PGA Tour goes to 4th week back

Jun. 30, 2020 9:26 AM EDT

PGA TOUR ROCKET MORTGAGE CLASSIC Site: Detroit. Course: Detroit GC. Yardage: 7,340. Par: 72. Purse: $7.5 million. Winner's share: $1.35 million. Television: Thursday-Friday, 3-6 p.m. (Golf Channel); Saturday-Sunday, 1-3 p.m. (Golf Channel), 3-6 p.m. (CBS). Defending champion: Nate Lashley. FedEx Cup leader: Webb...

PGA Tour heads north to Connecticut, Korn Ferry to Utah

Jun. 23, 2020 10:25 AM EDT

PGA TOUR TRAVELERS CHAMPIONSHIP Site: Cromwell, Conn. Course: TPC River Highlands. Yardage: 6,841. Par: 70. Purse: $7.4 million. Winner's share: $1,332,000. Television: Thursday-Friday, 3-6 p.m. (Golf Channel); Saturday-Sunday, 1-3 p.m. (Golf Channel), 3-6 p.m. (CBS). Defending champion: Chez Reavie. FedEx Cup...

Jordan Spieth putts on the 10th green during the first round of the RBC Heritage golf tournament, Thursday, June 18, 2020, in Hilton Head Island, S.C. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

Birdies galore at Hilton Head, and Spieth needed them badly

Jun. 18, 2020 7:33 PM EDT

The RBC Heritage began two month later than usual with a little rain, a little sunshine and a lot of birdies, most of them from Jordan Spieth to turn a rough start into a furious finish. Ian Poulter holed a 30-foot birdie putt and followed with a 5-iron to 4 feet for a birdie that closed out his round of 7-under...

PGA Tour heads into 2nd week during the return to golf

Jun. 16, 2020 2:01 PM EDT

PGA TOUR RBC HERITAGE Site: Hilton Head Island, S.C. Course: Harbour Town GL. Yardage: 7,099. Par: 71. Purse: $7.1 million. Winner's share: $1,278,000. Television: Thursday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Golf Channel-PGA Tour Live), 3-6 p.m. (Golf Channel); Friday, 3-6 p.m. (Golf Channel); Saturday-Sunday, 1-3 p.m. (Golf...

A look at golf tournaments with the PGA Tour resuming

Jun. 9, 2020 10:48 AM EDT

PGA TOUR CHARLES SCHWAB CHALLENGE Site: Fort Worth, Texas. Course: Colonial CC. Yardage: 7,209. Par: 70. Purse: $7.5 million. Winner's share: $1.35 million. Television: Thursday, noon to 4 p.m. (Golf Channel-PGA Tour Live); Friday, 4-7 p.m. (Golf Channel); Saturday-Sunday, 1-3 p.m. (Golf Channel-PGA Tour Live),...

FILE - In this Sept. 8, 2019, file photo, John Augenstein of the USA team drives off the second tee during the Walker Cup golf tournament against Great Britain and Ireland at Royal Liverpool Golf Club in Hoylake, England. Augenstein is returning to Vanderbilt for a fifth season of eligibility because of the COVID-19 pandemic. (AP Photo/Jon Super, File)

Tour creates pathway for NCAA players who go stay 4 years

Jun. 2, 2020 2:30 PM EDT

The PGA Tour now has a dedicated path for student-athletes from the NCAA, with an emphasis on students. The tour’s policy board in March approved the plan rolled out this week. It’s called PGA Tour University, and it’s designed for the top NCAA Division I players to have access to either the...

FILE - In this Sept. 8, 2019, file photo, John Augenstein of the USA team drives off the second tee during the Walker Cup golf tournament against Great Britain and Ireland at Royal Liverpool Golf Club in Hoylake, England. Augenstein is returning to Vanderbilt for a fifth season of eligibility because of the COVID-19 pandemic. (AP Photo/Jon Super, File)

Augenstein among those taking 5th year of NCAA eligibility

May. 26, 2020 1:47 PM EDT

The runner-up at the U.S. Amateur last summer, John Augenstein’s plan was to play in the Masters, finish out his senior season at Vanderbilt, play the U.S. Open at Winged Foot and then turn pro. That’s still the plan, with some notable changes. Instead of turning pro, Augenstein is heading back to...