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No fans in US PGA Memorial tournament over virus fears

Jul 07, 2020 - 7:31 PM

The spiking number of coronavirus deaths prompts the US PGA Tour to call off its plans for fans

NO FANS. Jack Nicklaus (left) is set to host the US PGA Tour's Memorial tournament. Photo from Jack Nicklaus' Instagram

6th golfer tests positive in U.S. PGA Tour

Jul 01, 2020 - 6:03 PM

As the tour rolls into into its fourth week, American Chad Campbell joins the list of players who tested positive for COVID-19

PULLOUT.  Four-time winner Chad Campbell withdraws from the PGA Tour. Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images/AFP

PGA: 11 test negative after contact with virus-hit Watney

Jun 21, 2020 - 3:31 PM

Nick Watney withdraws from the RBC Heritage after testing positive for the coronavirus

QUICK ACTION. The PGA Tour says it had conducted follow-up tests after contact tracing for anyone who had been in close contact with Nick Watney. Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images/AFP

US PGA Tour plans to resume in June without fans

Apr 17, 2020 - 12:23 PM

Golf may be in full swing again in two months

SAFETY FIRST. Former PGA Championship winner Justin Thomas says 'everyone's safety remains a top priority.' Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images/AFP

Tiger Woods relives joy of winning fifth Masters

Apr 13, 2020 - 1:19 PM

Tiger Woods will have to wait for months before he defends the Masters title he won last year after the tournament was postponed until November

STILL GOT IT. Tiger Woods ended an 11-year major drought by winning the Masters last year. File photo from Twitter/@TheMasters

'It's crazy': Tiger Woods secures record 82nd US PGA Tour win in Japan

Oct 28, 2019 - 11:56 AM

Tiger Woods ties US legend Sam Snead for most US PGA Tour victories

LIKE FINE WINE. Twenty-three years since his US PGA Tour title, Tiger Woods continues to dominate the tournament. Photo from Twitter/@PGATour

Malaysian golfer Arie Irawan dead at 28

Apr 08, 2019 - 11:55 AM

Irawan was competing in the Sanya Championship in China before he was found dead in his hotel room

GONE TOO SOON. Early indications show Arie Irawan's death was from natural causes. Photo by Mohd Rasfan/AFP

US Open champ Koepka voted PGA Tour Player of Year

Oct 10, 2018 - 10:58 AM

Despite getting sidelined for 4 months due to injury, American golfer Brooks Koepka still winds up on top

CHAMP. Brooks Koepka still winds up on top despite getting sidelined for 4 months due to injury. Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images/AFP

Koepka won't be satisfied with 3 major titles

Aug 14, 2018 - 10:17 AM

After the 2018 PGA championship, there will be more to come for Brooks Koepka

MAJOR. Brooks Koepka of the United States celebrates with the US Open Championship trophy after winning the 2018 U.S. Open. Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images/AFP

Australian golfer Jarrod Lyle dead at 36

Aug 09, 2018 - 9:35 AM

The former US PGA Tour player loses his battle with cancer

FAREWELL. ’My time was short,’ said Australian golfer Jarrod Lyle. File photo by William West/AFP

Tiger Woods pulls out of golf comeback: 'I am not yet ready'

Oct 11, 2016 - 5:32 AM

The 14 time major winner says he needs more time before returning after more than a year away from golf

SIDELINED. Tiger Woods has pulled out of the Safeway Open, saying he's not yet ready for competitive golf. File photo by Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP

Golf: Jason Day matches course record 63 to lead at Players

May 13, 2016 - 4:42 AM

Filipino Aussie Jason Day matches the TPC Sawgrass course record of 63 set by Fred Couples Greg Norman Roberto Castro and Martin Kaymer

TWO STREAK LEAD. Jason Day fired a bogey-free 9-under-par 63 to grab a two-stroke lead in round one. Photo by Erik S. Lesser/EPA

World's top golfer Jason Day wants to separate himself from the pack

Apr 14, 2016 - 8:12 AM

Jason Day hopes to put more distance between him and the second ranked Jordan Spieth at the PGA Tour RBC Heritage

BRIGHT DAY. Jason Day didn't do as well at the Masters as he had hoped but emerged from the year's first major feeling there were no significant issues with his game. File photo by Tannen Maury/EPA

Jason Day, Jordan Spieth renew rivalry as PGA Tour resumes

Jan 07, 2016 - 6:26 AM

Fil Aussie golfer Jason Day remains hot on world number one Jordan Spieth s heels as the first PGA Tour event of 2016 tees off in Hawaii

CRASH COURSE. Jordan Spieth's number one ranking could be in jeopardy if Filipino-Aussie Jason Day can claim another big victory. Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images/AFP

Dominant Jason Day takes 5 stroke lead at BMW Championship

Sep 19, 2015 - 7:05 AM

Jason Day rolled in a 43 foot eagle putt at the 18th hole on Friday to equal the lowest 36 hole total in PGA Tour history

BRIGHT DAY. Fil-Aussie golfer Jason Day has continued his hot streak after winning the PGA Championship. Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images/AFP

Is Tiger's major magic back?

Mar 12, 2013 - 5:02 PM

Tiger Woods is playing like he does when he wins major golf titles Is he ready to close his major win record gap on Jack Nicklaus?

McIlroy promises not to repeat walkoff blunder

Mar 07, 2013 - 8:51 AM

After storming off the Honda Classic World No 1 Rory McIlroy apologized for the blunder and vowed not to do it again

Woods makes history, exceeds $100m in earnings

Sep 04, 2012 - 10:49 AM

Tiger Woods became the first golfer to make more than 100 million in earnings on the PGA Tour after finishing third in the Deutsche Bank Championship