Latest Jim Furyk News

Easiest of the par 3s, No. 6 at Augusta feels like 2 holes

Apr. 03, 2021 02:20 AM EDT

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Dustin Johnson makes it sound easy because he's good enough that a lot of shots feel that way. He also recognizes that the par-3 sixth hole at Augusta National was among the most critical when he won the Masters. Staked to a four-shot lead going into...

PGA Tour Champions to hold 3-way cup for all parts of world

Mar. 18, 2021 11:33 AM EDT

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Jim Furyk played in his final Ryder Cup in 2014, and he was captain in 2018. Now he gets to play both roles next year with a new PGA Tour Champions event that brings together the best from around the world. The World Champions Cup will...

Mickelson eyeing record 3rd straight PGA Tour Champions win

Feb. 25, 2021 18:05 PM EST

Phil Mickelson made history 30 years ago in Tucson, becoming one of seven amateurs to win a PGA Tour event since 1940. Lefty is back in Arizona this weekend and he has a chance to stand alone in the record book. A winner in his first two PGA Tour...

PGA Tour gets early Florida start, Sorenstam back on LPGA

Feb. 23, 2021 11:50 AM EST

INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION OF PGA TOURS WORLD GOLF CHAMPIONSHIPS-WORKDAY CHAMPIONSHIP Site: Bradenton, Florida. Course: The Concession GC. Yardage: 7,474. Par: 72. Prize money: $10.5 million. Winner's share:...

Phil Mickelson returns to seniors with appearance in Arizona

Feb. 19, 2021 18:48 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Now that Phil Mickelson is not eligible for a World Golf Championship, he'll go for a hat trick with the seniors. The PGA Tour Champions says Mickelson is set to play the Cologuard Classic next week in Tucson, Arizona, where 30 years ago he became the...

Kelly, Clarke share lead in Mitsubishi Electric Championship

Jan. 22, 2021 22:59 PM EST

LA’UPULEHU-KONA, Hawaii (AP) — Jerry Kelly and Darren Clarke shared the second-round lead Friday in the Mitsubishi Electric Championship after first-round leader Retief Goosen stumbled late at Hualalai. Kelly birdied the 18th for a 5-under 67 to match Clarke at...

Retief Goosen shoots 62 to take Mitsubishi Electric lead

Jan. 21, 2021 22:36 PM EST

LA'UPULEHU-KONA, Hawai (AP) — Retief Goosen birdied 10 of the first 14 holes in a 10-under 62 to take the first-round lead Thursday in the Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai. Darren Clarke was second after a 63, and Scott Parel and Jerry Kelly shot 64. ...

Harrington: Too many Ryder Cup picks can cause problems

Jan. 19, 2021 16:51 PM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — The start of the European Tour season in Abu Dhabi is a resumption of the Ryder Cup points race, and European captain Padraig Harrington made it clear he is looking for players in form for the September matches. Europe changed its points system because...

Golf really getting busy with four major tours in action

Jan. 19, 2021 12:37 PM EST

PGA TOUR THE AMERICAN EXPRESS Site: La Quinta, California. Courses: PGA West, Stadium Course (Yardage: 7,147. Par: 72) and Nicklaus Tournament (Yardage: 7,181. Par: 72). Prize money: $6.7 million. Winner's...

Golfer Cabrera arrested in Rio for extradition to homeland

Jan. 14, 2021 22:52 PM EST

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil's federal police arrested Argentine golfer Ángel Cabrera on Thursday for extradition to his homeland to face charges for several crimes allegedly committed from 2016 to last year, two officers said. Cabrera, who won both Masters and U.S. Open...