Littler won 29 tournaments on the PGA Tour, including the United States Open in 1961. His smooth swing was the envy of fellow golfers and sportswriters.
Littler won 29 tournaments on the PGA Tour, including the United States Open in 1961. He was unassuming in an era dominated by Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player.
Thomas made eagle on the first of only two holes he finished in the third round of the rain-delayed event to lead Adam Scott. Tiger Woods made the cut by a shot.
“Listen, I was stubborn,’’ he said on Saturday. one day after making amends with a caddie he initially shortchanged after winning a tournament.
The caddie, David Giral Ortiz, initially received $5,000 when Kuchar won $1.296 million at the Mayakoba Classic in November. A typical caddie fee would have been about $130,000, or 10 percent of the winnings.
Players worry that the weeks-old changes are confusing and open to interpretation, and not speeding, simplifying or growing the game.
Mickelson charged back to win the Pebble Beach Pro-Am on the same course that will play host to the U.S. Open this year — the only major title he hasn’t won.
Mickelson was leading by three with two holes remaining when the final round was suspended until Monday.
Casey closed strong in the third round amid a mix of rain, sun and wind. Jordan Spieth ran into a rough stretch and fell off the pace.
Mickelson, seeking his fifth win at the tournament, shot four under par to end the soggy second day in a five-way tie.
Choi, 45, has become a bit of a YouTube star for his unorthodox tee routine. On Thursday, he made his debut in the United States at Pebble Beach.
Mickelson shot a six-under-par 65 and trailed the leaders, Brian Gay and Scott Langley, by a stroke.
A promoter of the women’s game as well, she and her husband, Pete Dye, were a team, creating some of the most admired golf courses in the world.
Fowler lost the lead in the final round at the event for the third time in four years, but he overcame a triple bogey to win by two shots over Branden Grace.
Fowler led after 54 holes last year, then fell apart, and he lost in a playoff in 2016. Also on Saturday, the PGA Tour rescinded a two-stroke penalty against Denny McCarthy.
Fowler closed with four straight birdies for a six-under-par 65 to take a one-shot lead over Justin Thomas into the weekend.
This week’s Australia Letter hands over the reins to the sportswriter Karen Crouse for a story of golf, love and Aussie resilience.
A shaky start on Sunday never cost him the lead as he held off a run by his friend Adam Scott to win the Farmers Insurance Open.
About a dozen employees — housekeepers, landscapers and a head chef — were fired this month because they were in the country illegally, according to their lawyer.
Despite two double bogeys and a closing bogey, Rose kept a three-shot lead at the Farmers Insurance Open. He leads Adam Scott, who shot 65; Jon Rahm is third, four back.
Woods overcame a double bogey midway through his second round to make the cut by a shot, but he is 11 strokes behind the leader, Justin Rose.
A year after his comeback began, Woods is back at Torrey Pines for the Farmers Insurance Open. He will need to improve on his two-under 70 to get into the mix.
Long, in his sixth PGA Tour event after kicking around golf’s lesser tours for years, made a 14-foot birdie putt on the final hole to prevail.
Ji was almost mistake free in beating Mirim Lee by two shots in the L.P.G.A.’s season-opening event. Lydia Ko, who shared the third-round lead, was not nearly as steady.