The 2020 Ryder Cup will be postponed for a year because of the coronavirus pandemic, ESPN reported Tuesday, saying an official announcement is expected Wednesday.
The Women’s British Open is set to go ahead in August behind closed doors, event organisers announced on Tuesday.
Spectators will not be allowed at next week’s Memorial tournament, the US PGA Tour announced Monday, citing concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic that is spiking near the host course.
Bryson DeChambeau held off overnight leader Matthew Wolff down the stretch Sunday, firing a final-round 65 to capture the Rocket Mortgage Classic by three strokes on Sunday.
American Chad Campbell is the sixth US PGA Tour player to test positive for COVID-19 as the tour heads into the fourth week of its restart after a three-month shutdown.
South Africa’s Dylan Frittelli will miss next week’s Rocket Mortgage Classic in Detroit after testing positive for COVID-19, the PGA Tour said Sunday.

Sport Todd leads as Johnson chases at Travelers Championship

Brendon Todd carded a career-low nine-under-par 61 to open up a two-shot lead after the third round of the PGA Tour Travelers Championship on Saturday.

Sport Mickelson leads Travelers in search of 45th PGA Tour title

Phil Mickelson, making his first US PGA Tour start since turning 50, fired a seven-under-par 63 on Friday to seize the lead in the Travelers Championship in Connecticut.

Sport Tiger, Koepka, McIlroy among exempt golfers for US Open

Reigning Masters champion Tiger Woods and four-time major winner Brooks Koepka are among the exempt players for this year’s US Open announced Thursday by the US Golf Association.

Sport Ryder Cup says golf showdown remains set for September

A 2020 Ryder Cup spokesman says the US-Europe golf showdown remains scheduled for September in the wake of a British report saying the event would be postponed to 2021.

Sport Closing birdie binge lifts Simpson to PGA Heritage title

Webb Simpson, the 2012 US Open champion, birdied five of the last seven holes in a Sunday shootout to capture the RBC Heritage for his seventh career US PGA crown.

Sport Ryu wins on return and donates purse to charity

Former women’s world number one Ryu So-yeon hung on for a one-shot victory on the Korean tour on Sunday and then donated her entire purse to coronavirus charities.

Sport Tiny crab causes big worries for Watson at PGA Heritage

Two-time Masters champion Bubba Watson had some major issues with a tiny crab in Saturday’s third round of the US PGA RBC Heritage as top-ranked Rory McIlroy could only watch.

Sport Former US Open champ Simpson seizes RBC Heritage lead

Webb Simpson fired nine birdies in fashioning a six-under par 65 on Friday for a one-stroke lead midway through the US PGA Tour RBC Heritage.

Sport McIlroy dismisses European players’ ranking complaints

Rory McIlroy says European players who decided not to travel to the United States for the US PGA Tour’s restart shouldn’t complain about missing out on world rankings points.

Sport Berger wins playoff at Colonial in US PGA virus return

Daniel Berger parred the first playoff hole Sunday to defeat Collin Morikawa and capture the Charles Schwab Challenge, the first US PGA event in three months after a coronavirus pandemic shutdown.

Sport Schauffele seizes one-shot lead in US PGA return at Colonial

Xander Schauffele closed with an 11-foot birdie putt to fire a four-under par 66 and seize a one-stroke lead after Saturday’s third round of the US PGA Charles Schwab Classic.

Sport No. 1 McIlroy feels safe and sharp in PGA Tour return

World number one Rory McIlroy says his game is as sharp as possible and he feels in a safe environment as the US PGA Tour returns to competition Thursday.

Sport Stricker to have six captain’s picks in Ryder Cup revamp

US Ryder Cup captain Steve Stricker will have six selections for his team under revised American selection criteria announced on Wednesday for September’s scheduled showdown with Europe.

Technology How tech will help the PGA golf tour return to Europe

This is the first on a series of sports returning from lockdown.




 

 

 

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