Hideki Matsuyama says Japan quarantine allowed Masters win to sink in

Golf May 12, 2021

Hideki Matsuyama says Japan quarantine allowed Masters win to sink in

Hideki Matsuyama said on Tuesday that the two-week COVID-19 quarantine he underwent upon his return to Japan after his Masters triumph last month allowed him a chance to absorb the magnitude of his momentous victory. Matsuyama, making his much-anticipated return to action at this week's ...

World No. 1 golfer Dustin Johnson to skip Tokyo Olympics

Golf Mar 14, 2021

World No. 1 golfer Dustin Johnson to skip Tokyo Olympics

World No. 1 Dustin Johnson confirmed on Saturday he did not put his name forward for a spot on the U.S. team for this summer's Tokyo Olympics and will instead focus on the PGA Tour. Johnson, who said he had not given the Olympics much ...

Lee Westwood takes lead at The Players Championship

More Sports / Golf Mar 13, 2021

Lee Westwood takes lead at The Players Championship

England's Lee Westwood, feeling "calm and in control," fired six birdies in a round of six-under-par 66 on Friday to seize a one-shot lead over compatriot Matthew Fitzpatrick in The Players Championship. The 47-year-old, who was the 54-hole leader at the Arnold Palmer Invitational last ...

Phil Mickelson out of top 100 for first time in 28 years

Golf Mar 9, 2021

Phil Mickelson out of top 100 for first time in 28 years

Phil Mickelson has fallen outside the top 100 of the Official World Golf Ranking for the first time in 28 years. In the new rankings released Monday, Mickelson was ranked No. 101, ending his record streak at 1,425 weeks. Additionally, Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland, who ...

PGA moves 2022 PGA Championship away from Trump course

More Sports / Golf Jan 11, 2021

PGA moves 2022 PGA Championship away from Trump course

The PGA pulled the 2022 PGA Championship from the Trump National at Bedminster course in New Jersey on Sunday, days after supporters of President Donald Trump attacked the U.S. Capitol. "The PGA of America Board of Directors voted tonight to exercise the right to terminate ...

Zozo set to host PGA Tour event in Japan

More Sports / Golf Nov 20, 2018

Zozo set to host PGA Tour event in Japan

by Kaz Nagatsuka

Japan will host its first-ever PGA Tour event starting next year with one of the fastest growing online business companies in the nation as the tourney's title sponsor, organizers announced on Tuesday. The event will be called the Zozo Championship. The North American premier golf ...

Ryo Ishikawa misses chance to secure PGA Tour card

More Sports / Golf Oct 3, 2017

Ryo Ishikawa misses chance to secure PGA Tour card

Ryo Ishikawa missed out on a PGA Tour card after failing to finish among the top 25 players in the annual four-event Web.com Tour Finals on Monday. After a final-round 66 Ishikawa placed 40th with a 9-under 275 total in the Finals finale held at ...

Matsuyama gets off to abysmal start in PGA playoffs

More Sports / Golf Aug 25, 2017

Matsuyama gets off to abysmal start in PGA playoffs

PGA Tour points leader Hideki Matsuyama struggled to a 4-over-par 74 in Thursday's first round of the Northern Trust, leaving him in a tie for 102nd place. The Japanese golf star, who cut short his practice for the first of four PGA Tour playoff tournaments ...