Aug 16, 2014

Ishikawa in hunt for first PGA title

Ryo Ishikawa put himself in contention for his first PGA title on Friday, when he fired in nine birdies for an 8-under-par 62 to sit two strokes off the lead at the Wyndham Championship. Ishikawa is tied for seventh, two strokes back of joint ...

McIlroy surges to lead at PGA

Aug 9, 2014

McIlroy surges to lead at PGA

Rory McIlroy is making this PGA Championship feel like 2000 all over again at Valhalla. Back then, it was Tiger Woods who was making the game look easy as he started to pile up majors. Now it’s McIlroy, the 25-year-old from Northern Ireland who ...

McIlroy takes charge at Open

Jul 19, 2014

McIlroy takes charge at Open

Rory McIlroy only saw birdies at Royal Liverpool, mostly on his scorecard, and even one pheasant that trotted across the eighth green as he was lining up a putt. That was but a minor interruption in his commanding performance Friday at the British Open. ...

Matsuyama chasing history at British Open

Jul 16, 2014

Matsuyama chasing history at British Open

Fast-rising star Hideki Matsuyama is one of the dark horses set to tee off at the British Open on Thursday as he bids to become the first Japanese player to win a major. The 22-year-old has caused a storm since winning his first event ...

Ishikawa wins playoff for first victory in two years

Jul 6, 2014

Ishikawa wins playoff for first victory in two years

Ryo Ishikawa won a playoff against Komei Oda to capture his first title on the Japan tour in two years at the Shigeo Nagashima Invitational on Sunday. Ishikawa teed off in a share of third place at The North Country Club in Chitose, Hokkaido, ...

Kaymer protects lead amid tough conditions

Jun 15, 2014

Kaymer protects lead amid tough conditions

A tough Pinehurst No. 2 tried to make a game out of this U.S. Open. Martin Kaymer always had an answer. Already with one bogey on his card, Kaymer’s tee shot on No. 4 was so deep into the trees that his golf ball ...

Jun 10, 2014

Matsuyama aims for first major title

On cloud nine after winning his first title on the U.S. PGA tour, the next biggest challenge for Hideki Matsuyama is becoming the first Japanese golfer to win a major tournament. Matsuyama, 22, will get that opportunity when he tees off this Thursday in ...

Matsuyama wins Memorial

Jun 2, 2014

Matsuyama wins Memorial

Hideki Matsuyama earned his first victory in the United States and validation as one of golf’s young stars Sunday with a birdie on the 18th hole to force a playoff and a 10-foot par putt on the first extra hole to win the Memorial. ...

Matsuyama moves up leaderboard

Feb 1, 2014

Matsuyama moves up leaderboard

Hideki Matsuyama shot a 4-under-par 67 to temporarily move into fifth place, while compatriot Ryo Ishikawa missed the cut at the Phoenix Open on Friday. Matsuyama nailed six birdies against a pair of bogeys to move within three shots of the lead in the ...