Latest Jim Furyk News

Big finish by Henley stakes him to 3-shot lead at Sony Open

Jan. 14, 2022 23:32 PM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — Russell Henley set the target Friday in the Sony Open by making a 30-foot eagle putt to cap off a big finish, and nobody could catch him. Nine years after Henley began his rookie season on the PGA Tour by winning the Sony Open, he played his final six holes in 6...

Defending champion Na with another 61 leads Sony Open

Jan. 13, 2022 23:09 PM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — Kevin Na felt such great control Thursday in the Sony Open that he matched his career low with a 9-under 61 and still found reason to be slightly disappointed. He had his sights on a sub-60 round, especially as the afternoon wind died, only to see three good birdie...

Webb Simpson looks to atone for missing 3 favorite events

Jan. 12, 2022 12:20 PM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — Webb Simpson has been on the PGA Tour long enough and won enough to not be in a hurry. He was no less eager to fly to the middle of the Pacific for one week at the Sony Open. “I realized that when I got off the plane in Phoenix. I'm not even halfway there,” said...

Mickelson wins finale; Langer takes 6th Schwab Cup title

Nov. 14, 2021 19:32 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Phil Mickelson stood on the 18th green at Phoenix Country Club, a wide smile across his face as he held yet another PGA Tour Champions trophy. Next to him was 64-year-old Bernhard Langer, grinning just as broadly as he hoisted the Charles Schwab Cup...

Jim Furyk moves into position to win Schwab Cup

Nov. 13, 2021 19:14 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Jim Furyk’s tee shot at Phoenix Country Club’s par-3 15th hole just cleared a bunker, nearly went into the hole and settled 3 feet away. As the former University of Arizona star walked up to the green, fans in the skyboxes serenaded him with the fight...

Triplett moves into lead, Furyk in contention for Schwab Cup

Nov. 12, 2021 19:15 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — The largest, most boisterous crowds at Phoenix Country Club followed Phil Mickelson, roaring with approval whenever Lefty knocked one close, groaning when he made a mistake. Kirk Triplett drowned out the noise and kept his focus, calmly pouring in one...

Mickelson tied for lead, Langer shoots 68 with balky back

Nov. 11, 2021 19:23 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Bernhard Langer squatted to tee up his ball instead of bending at the waist. Lining up putts looked like he was doing calf stretches against a wall, more of a chest-high view than ground level. By the sixth hole, the 64-year-old gave up on retrieving the...

Langer vying for sixth Schwab Cup season championship

Nov. 10, 2021 17:35 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — The motion is simple, at least for a collection of moving body parts. Bernhard Langer turns his body back, shifts his weight left, keeps it turning all the way through. Everything stays connected, turning in one motion, the club face returning to the same...

PGA Tour Champions wraps up 2-year super season in Phoenix

Nov. 09, 2021 09:28 AM EST

PGA TOUR CHAMPIONS CHARLES SCHWAB CUP CHAMPIONSHIP Site: Phoenix. Course: Phoenix CC. Yardage: 6,853. Par: 71. Prize money: $2.5 million. Winner's share: $440,000. Television:...

Alker caps dream stretch by winning on PGA Tour Champions

Nov. 07, 2021 18:12 PM EST

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Steven Alker had to qualify for his first PGA Tour Champions event three months ago and kept playing all the way to the Charles Schwab Cup final. Alker capped off his amazing run Sunday when he closed with a 4-under 68 for a two-shot victory in...