Matsuyama, Ishikawa to team up in World Cup of Golf

Aug 27, 2016

Matsuyama, Ishikawa to team up in World Cup of Golf

Hideki Matsuyama and Ryo Ishikawa will represent Japan at the World Cup of Golf as the PGA Tour on Friday announced the final field for the Nov. 23-27 event at Kingston Heath Golf Club in Melbourne, Australia. Matsuyama had already secured his place in ...

Matsuyama ties for third at Wyndham Championship

Aug 22, 2016

Matsuyama ties for third at Wyndham Championship

Hideki Matsuyama struggled on the putting green but still managed to move three notches up the leaderboard and finish in a two-way tie for third place at the Wyndham Championship on Sunday. Matsuyama, whose charge was slowed by a bogey and a double-bogey a ...

Matsuyama cards 6-under 64, trails by two strokes after two rounds

Aug 20, 2016

Matsuyama cards 6-under 64, trails by two strokes after two rounds

Hideki Matsuyama shot a 6-under 64 to finish the second round tied for second at the Wyndham Championship on Friday, two strokes behind the leader. Matsuyama, starting the day in eighth, had no bogeys at the par-70 Sedgefield Country Club, carded six birdies, five ...

Aug 19, 2016

Matsuyama three strokes back at Wyndham Championship

Hideki Matsuyama shot 4-under 66 on Thursday to tie for eighth after the first round of the Wyndham Championship, but found himself thinking about the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Returning from a two-week break, Matsuyama carded five birdies and one bogey at the par-70 Sedgefield ...

Golf's Olympic future questioned

Aug 3, 2016

Golf's Olympic future questioned

When it was announced in 2009 that golf was to be included in the Olympic program for the first time in more than 100 years, the decision was heralded for bringing one of the world’s biggest sports into the Olympic tent. But with many ...

Walker holds off Day to win first major title

Aug 1, 2016

Walker holds off Day to win first major title

The stars never aligned this magnificently for Jimmy Walker. In the longest final day at the PGA Championship in 64 years, Walker produced three big birdies on the back nine at Baltusrol and held his nerve Sunday against the No. 1 player in the ...

Mickelson narrowly keeps lead

Jul 16, 2016

Mickelson narrowly keeps lead

Phil Mickelson wore a black rain suit that he didn’t need until he approached the far end of Royal Troon and already had stretched his lead. Henrik Stenson opened the curtains at his house expecting to see rain coming down sideways and was pleasantly ...

Matsuyama withdraws from Olympics over Zika concerns

Jul 4, 2016

Matsuyama withdraws from Olympics over Zika concerns

Hideki Matsuyama has followed Jason Day and Rory McIlroy out of the Rio Olympics, opting not to compete because of concerns about the Zika virus, the Japanese golfer said on Sunday. “I won’t go. I’m not competing,” Matsuyama said after the final round of ...

Matsuyama concerned about Zika virus in Rio

Jun 1, 2016

Matsuyama concerned about Zika virus in Rio

Hideki Matsuyama on Tuesday admitted he harbors fears over the Zika virus that is causing havoc for organizers of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics. “I have concerns,” Matsuyama told reporters after practice ahead of the Memorial Tournament at Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, ...

Day goes wire-to-wire to win Players Championship

May 16, 2016

Day goes wire-to-wire to win Players Championship

Jason Day wanted to win The Players Championship so badly that he wasn’t going to let anything stop him. Not the super-slick greens that nearly derailed him Saturday. Not the three muffed chips that turned a potential birdie into an unsettling bogey as he ...

Matsuyama soars to second at Players Championship

May 15, 2016

Matsuyama soars to second at Players Championship

Hideki Matsuyama shot a 5-under-par 67 to shoot up the leaderboard from 36th and into a tie for second place after the third round of The Players Championship on Saturday. On a day when only six players broke par, Matsuyama, who had seven birdies ...