Latest Steve Stricker News

Alker's strong finish expands leads in Schwab Cup opener

Oct. 23, 2022 18:48 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Steven Alker said he tries not to look at the leaderboard when he's in contention. The golfer from New Zealand did glance at the board at the 15th hole, then put together the surge that left his name alone on top of it. Alker birdied three...

Tiziani an agent, a caddie, a player in Champions playoffs

Oct. 18, 2022 12:46 PM EDT

Mario Tiziani wrapped up a 2-under 70 on the PGA Tour Champions that kept him out of the top 10 by one shot, and then he changed hats from player to agent as one of his top clients, brother-in-law Steve Stricker, won the Constellation Furyk & Friends. It was the 11th tournament...

PGA Tour takes CJ Cup from South Korea to South Carolina

Oct. 18, 2022 10:35 AM EDT

PGA TOUR CJ CUP IN SOUTH CAROLINA Site: Ridgeland, South Carolina. Course: Congaree Golf Club. Yardage: 7,431. Par: 72. Prize money: $10.5 million. Winner's share: $1.89 million. Television: Thursday-Sunday, 3-6 p.m. (Golf...

Couples beats his age and the field on PGA Tour Champions

Oct. 16, 2022 17:42 PM EDT

CARY, N.C. (AP) — Fred Couples broke his age by three shots with the lowest round of his PGA Tour Champions career, a 12-under 60 that sent him to a six-shot victory Sunday in the SAS Championship for his first title in more than five years. Couples was two shots behind after four...

Nicklaus worried big purses will minimize other tournaments

Oct. 11, 2022 15:13 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jack Nicklaus is as curious as anyone how the new PGA Tour schedule will work with $20 million purses at 10 elevated tournaments, and The Players Championship at $25 million. And that doesn't include what the majors will do. The Memorial is one of the...

PGA Tour returns to Japan, LIV Golf heads to Saudi Arabia

Oct. 11, 2022 12:26 PM EDT

PGA TOUR ZOZO CHAMPIONSHIP Site: Chiba, Japan. Course: Accordia Golf Narashino CC. Yardage: 7,041. Par: 70. Prize money: $11 million. Winner's share: $1,980,000. Television: Wednesday-Thursday, 11 p.m. to 3 a.m. (Golf...

Stricker wins for the 4th time this year on Champions tour

Oct. 09, 2022 18:30 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Steve Stricker followed his plan to perfection Sunday until the final hole, and by then it didn't matter. He closed with a 3-under 69 for a two-shot victory in the Constellation Furyk & Friends, his fourth PGA Tour Champions title this year. Staked to...

PGA Tour to Las Vegas, LIV Golf heads overseas to Bangkok

Oct. 04, 2022 09:48 AM EDT

PGA TOUR SHRINERS CHILDREN'S OPEN Site: Las Vegas Course: TPC Summerlin. Yardage: 7,255. Par: 71. Prize money: $8 million. Winner's share: $1,440,000 Television: Thursday-Sunday, 5-8 p.m. (Golf Channel). ...

Americans can count on turnover for the Ryder Cup team

Sep. 27, 2022 14:46 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Before the Presidents Cup party could even get started, the Americans couldn't escape questions about what comes next. The Ryder Cup is one year away in Rome, and while the Americans demolished an aging European team at Whistling Straits last year, they have...

US leads Presidents Cup as Kim gives Internationals a spark

Sep. 24, 2022 20:40 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The day started out with memories of 2017 at Liberty National, where the Americans dominated so thoroughly they nearly clinched the Presidents Cup on Saturday. By the time 20-year-old Tom Kim slammed his cap to the ground in a wild celebration, and Cameron...