T/golf

  1. Tiger Woods Returns, Without Roars Sports, Yesterday

    After a five-month PGA Tour layoff, Woods will try to adjust to competing without his usual throng of spectators at the Memorial Tournament this weekend. “It’s just a silent and different world.”

  2. Remaining PGA Tour Events Will Not Host Fans Sports, July 13

    The organizers of four upcoming tournaments announced on Monday that they would hold those events without spectators.

  3. Collin Morikawa Is Near-Perfect to Beat Justin Thomas in a Playoff Sports, July 12

    Morikawa made up a three-shot deficit on the final three holes in regulation and beat fifth-ranked Justin Thomas in a three-hole playoff to win the Workday Charity Open.

  4. ‘We Didn’t Want to Sit Idle’: A Rush to Meet Pro Sports’ Testing Needs Sports, July 12

    A handful of companies and labs quickly overhauled themselves to fulfill the sudden demand for coronavirus testing from the major American pro leagues.

  5. ‘I Just Cost Myself 250 Grand.’ Sports, July 9

    Missing a short putt worth hundreds of thousands of dollars is a golfer’s nightmare, but PGA Tour veterans have ways of psyching themselves up to try anyway.

  6. Ryder Cup Postponed Until 2021 to Accommodate Fans Sports, July 8

    Many of the world’s top golfers had objected to holding the tournament without fans, threatening to drop out of the biennial event if it was not postponed.

  7. Women’s British Open Will Proceed Without Fans Sports, July 7

    The event, held Aug. 20 to 23 at the Royal Troon in Scotland, will be the first women’s major tournament of 2020.

  8. PGA Tour Nixes Plan to Have Fans at the Memorial Tournament Sports, July 6

    The event had the approval of state and local officials to host a limited capacity of spectators when it opens in Dublin, Ohio, on July 16, but scrapped those plans citing rising Covid-19 cases.

  9. Bryson DeChambeau Leapfrogs Matthew Wolff to Win Rocket Mortgage Classic Sports, July 5

    DeChambeau shot 7-under in the final round, using his long drives to erase a three-stroke lead by Wolff at the start of play Sunday.

  10. Golfer’s Pro Journey Starts With a Burst Bubble Sports, July 2

    Sahith Theegala is starting his PGA Tour career just as the coronavirus infiltrated pro golf’s caravan.

  11. Buried in N.J.’s Budget Cuts: a Break for a Billionaire Metro, July 2

    A stopgap budget with $4 billion in cuts also includes an opening for private development in state parks, like a long-desired expansion of a golf course into Liberty State Park.

  12. Dustin Johnson Splashed and Rallied to a Travelers Championship Win Sports, June 28

    Johnson shot a career low 61 on Saturday and held on late Sunday to stretch his tour wins streak to 13 consecutive seasons.

  13. Inside the PGA Tour Bubble, Silent Fairways and Mounting Cases Sports, June 26

    Tour officials sent golfers a health tracking device and expanded testing protocols as eight golfers pulled out of the Travelers Championship because of positive tests for the coronavirus.

  14. Bryson DeChambeau’s Latest Physics Experiment? Himself Sports, June 24

    DeChambeau gained 40 pounds and is now routinely hitting drives 50 yards past the competition. “I have to chase down the most scientifically efficient way to get the golf ball in the hole.”

  15. P.G.A. Championship Will Proceed Without Fans Sports, June 22

    Men’s golf’s first major tournament of the year will be held Aug. 6 to 9 at San Francisco’s T.P.C. Harding Park. After initially expressing pessimism, California health officials approved the plan.

  16. Webb Simpson Dominates Late to Win RBC Heritage Sports, June 21

    After a three-hour storm delay, Simpson ran off five birdies in a six-hole stretch on the back nine for a one-shot victory over Abraham Ancer.

  17. The PGA Tour Resumed Last Week. A Golfer Has Now Tested Positive for the Coronavirus. Sports, June 20

    Nick Watney is the first golfer, caddie or tour official to test positive. Nearly 1,000 tests have been administered for the virus since the PGA Tour returned last week.

  18. How to Make a Mini-Golf Course At Home, June 20

    PVC pipe, cardboard boxes, even bobblehead dolls can all be part of a backyard nine.

  19. In PGA Tour’s Rush to Move Forward, Foreign Pros Were Left Behind Sports, June 19

    “If I was living in America,” one England-based player said, “I’d be playing right now.”

  20. No U.S. Open on Father’s Day This Year? It’s a Gift for This Correspondent Sports, June 19

    For the first time since the 1970s, the final round of the tournament will not be played on the holiday. Our reporter reflects on what golf fans have lost — and he gained — this year.

  21. The PGA Tour’s Return Offered a How-to Guide for Other Leagues Sports, June 15

    Golfers went from carping about swab testing to nearly forgetting about social distancing between the ropes, proving a sports truism: Athletes adjust and always keep their eyes on the prize(s).

  22. When Will the Major Sports Leagues Return? Interactive, May 28

    The N.B.A., N.F.L. and Major League Baseball are all making plans to return soon. Here’s a look at where each sport is in the process.

  23. Inequality Has Been Laid Bare by the Outbreak. Now What? Interactive, May 20

    We're seeing how what we have compares with what others have, and the differences can matter a lot.

  24. Is It Safer to Visit a Coffee Shop or a Gym? Interactive, May 6

    Some businesses, like some people, are “super-spreaders.”