Latest Tony Finau News

Top 50 at end of year looms and Oosthuizen needs a big week

Dec. 06, 2022 18:58 PM EST

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Augusta National has not said if it intends to keep the same criteria for its field, which includes the top 50 in the world at the end of the year. Sometimes no news is good news, especially for a small group of LIV Golf players. Talor Gooch was No. 35 when...

Tiger Woods wins $15M in PGA Tour's Player Impact Program

Nov. 22, 2022 15:41 PM EST

Tiger Woods is making a bigger impact off the course than inside the ropes, and he was rewarded with a $15 million bonus from the PGA Tour's Player Impact Program. Woods won the award for the second straight year while playing slightly more often. He was recovering...

PGA Tour heads to break, LPGA and European tours end seasons

Nov. 15, 2022 14:21 PM EST

LPGA TOUR CME GROUP TOUR CHAMPIONSHIP Site: Naples, Florida. Course: Tiburon GC (Gold). Yardage: 6,556. Par: 72. Prize money: $7 million. Winner's share: $2 million. Television: Thursday-Friday, 3-5 p.m. (Golf Channel);...

Finau sails to 4-shot victory in Houston, 3rd win of year

Nov. 13, 2022 17:01 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Winning use to come hard for Tony Finau. Now he's making it look easy. Staked to a four-shot lead Sunday in the Houston Open, Finau stretched it to eight shots on the back nine and sailed to his third PGA Tour victory of the year. With three bogeys that only affected...

Tony Finau handles the wind, keeps Houston Open lead at 4

Nov. 12, 2022 19:52 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Tony Finau had his highest score of the week and it felt as though it was his best in a cold wind Saturday. He kept bogeys off his card, had a 2-under 68 and kept his lead at four shots going into the final round of the Houston Open. Finau had such control at...

Finau ties career low with 62 for early lead in Houston Open

Nov. 11, 2022 17:13 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Tony Finau finished his opening round with a string of birdies and then took the momentum right into Friday, making 10 birdies to match his career low with an 8-under 62 to build a big lead in the Houston Open. Finau was at his best late in the round at Memorial...

Finau hoping for big end to big year, shares Houston lead

Nov. 10, 2022 19:34 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Tony Finau wants to end his big year in a big way, and he took a step Thursday by biding his time and delivering late birdies for a 5-under 65 that gave him a share of the lead in the Houston Open. Finau used a 60-foot birdie putt on the par-3 second hole, his 11th...

PGA Tour to Houston, Champions Tour ends season in Phoenix

Nov. 08, 2022 10:45 AM EST

PGA TOUR CADENCE BANK HOUSTON OPEN Site: Houston. Course: Memorial Park GC. Yardage: 7,412. Par: 70. Prize money: $8.4 million. Winner's share: $1,512,000. Television: Thursday-Sunday, 1-4 p.m. (Golf Channel). ...

Rory McIlroy back on top of the world by winning CJ Cup

Oct. 23, 2022 19:38 PM EDT

RIDGELAND, S.C. (AP) — The final steps on Rory McIlroy's long road back to No. 1 go down on the scorecard as bogeys, which made him laugh. All that mattered Sunday was winning the CJ Cup in South Carolina, and that about made him cry. McIlroy reclaimed the No. 1 ranking for the...

Spieth goes 5-0 as Americans rule Presidents Cup again

Sep. 25, 2022 21:00 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Americans won the Presidents Cup again, no asterisk needed. Sure, the International team lost at least four players — maybe more — who defected to Saudi-funded LIV Golf and were deemed ineligible by the PGA Tour. It had eight rookies...