Historic logjam after opening round at TPC

More Sports / Golf May 11, 2018

Historic logjam after opening round at TPC

The PGA Tour gave its premier tournament even more sizzle by putting Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and Rickie Fowler in the same group Thursday afternoon. For the undercard, Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas played together in the morning. None was anywhere near the ...

Day goes wire-to-wire to win Players Championship

More Sports / Golf 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 made ...

Matsuyama soars to second at Players Championship

More Sports / Golf 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 and ...

Fowler rallies to victory at Players

More Sports / Golf May 11, 2015

Fowler rallies to victory at Players

The latest survey was unanimous, not anonymous. Rickie Fowler can deliver the goods. Facing a five-shot deficit with six holes to play, Fowler produced the greatest finish in the 34-year history of the TPC Sawgrass. In a three-man playoff on three of the most visually ...

Kirk leads crowded Sawgrass field

More Sports / Golf May 10, 2015

Kirk leads crowded Sawgrass field

Kevin Na dropped his club and placed his hands on his hips as he watched his tee shot, certain that it was going to come up short of the island. Disappointment gave way to an embarrassed smile when he saw the ball settle 6 ...

Spieth, Kaymer share third-round lead at TPC

More Sports / Golf May 11, 2014

Spieth, Kaymer share third-round lead at TPC

Jordan Spieth repeatedly pumped his fist when his 12-foot par putt dropped into cup on the final hole, a clutch moment worthy of celebration for two reasons. It gave him a third straight bogey-free round at The Players Championship and a share of the ...