Japan Skins exhibition to be broadcast live worldwide

More Sports / Golf Sep 19, 2019

Japan Skins exhibition to be broadcast live worldwide

Tiger Woods is playing another skins game with two big differences. This one is in Japan and will be broadcast live around the world by Discovery-owned GOLFTV. The exhibition is called "The Challenge: Japan Skins," and it will be played Oct. 21 leading into the ...

Rory McIlroy named PGA Tour Player of the Year

More Sports / Golf Sep 12, 2019

Rory McIlroy named PGA Tour Player of the Year

Rory McIlroy was named the PGA Tour's Player of the Year on Wednesday, winning the prestigious Jack Nicklaus Award for the third time. The Northern Ireland star, who was also handed the accolade in 2012 and 2014, came out on top after a vote by ...

Rory McIlroy to join Tiger at Japan's first PGA Tour event

More Sports / Golf Jul 31, 2019

Rory McIlroy to join Tiger at Japan's first PGA Tour event

Former world No. 1 Rory McIlroy will join 15-time major-winner Tiger Woods at Japan's first PGA Tour tournament later this year, organizers announced Wednesday. Woods had already confirmed his participation, but McIlroy's addition adds to the star power at the $9.75 million Zozo Championship in ...

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 ...

Ishikawa shifts focus to next season, securing PGA Tour card

More Sports / Golf Aug 17, 2017

Ishikawa shifts focus to next season, securing PGA Tour card

Ryo Ishikawa said Wednesday that winning the season-ending Wyndham Championship is not a realistic season-ending goal. Instead, he simply wants to prepare to battle his way back to the PGA Tour. A day before the start of the regular-season finale, Ishikawa, a 14-time winner on the ...

Spieth wins British Open with thrilling final round

More Sports / Golf Jul 24, 2017

Spieth wins British Open with thrilling final round

During one of Jordan Spieth's many low points Sunday in the British Open, his caddie reminded him of a photo from a Mexico beach holiday two weeks ago that showed him in All-Star company that included Michael Phelps and Michael Jordan. The message: "You belong ...

Nishikori, Miyazato hail Matsuyama

More Sports / Golf Jun 22, 2017

Nishikori, Miyazato hail Matsuyama

Kei Nishikori on Tuesday heaped praise on his "amazing" countryman Hideki Matsuyama for reaching No. 2 in the PGA Tour rankings, the best ever position for a Japanese male golfer. But while he offered major praise, Nishikori hinted that he feels Matsuyama is not getting ...

Late run gives Matsuyama tie for second at U.S. Open

More Sports / Golf Jun 19, 2017

Late run gives Matsuyama tie for second at U.S. Open

On the last day of the U.S. Open, Hideki Matsuyama was better than everyone else. Better than Brian Harman, Rickie Fowler, Justin Thomas and the rest of the congested leaderboard. Just not good enough. Matsuyama shot a 6-under 66 on Sunday to pull within one of ...

More Sports / Golf Jan 6, 2017

PGA announces new streaming deal with Twitter

You can follow golfers Tiger Woods, Jason Day and Rory McIlroy on their Twitter accounts. Now you can watch them play there, too. The PGA Tour has agreed to make Twitter Inc. the exclusive outlet for more than 70 hours of competition across 31 tournaments ...