Patrick Cantlay wins playoff in Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Patrick Cantlay won the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open on Sunday in a playoff for the first victory in a PGA Tour career mostly derailed by a severe back injury.
The 25-year-old former UCLA star hit from behind a tree and got up-and-down for par from off the back of the 18th green to beat Alex Cejka and Whee Kim on the second extra hole.
Whee Kim shoots 6-under 65 to take lead in Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Whee Kim birdied two of his final three holes for a 6-under 65 and a one-stroke lead Friday in the PGA Tour's Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.
The 25-year-old South Korean player birdied all three par-5 holes at TPC Summerlin, Nos. 13 and 16 on his first nine and No. 9 on his second nine.
Tyler Duncan tops Web.com Tour Finals event in Boise
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Tyler Duncan shot a 3-under 68 to increase his lead to two strokes Saturday in the Albertsons Boise Open, the second of four Web.com Tour Finals events that will determine 25 PGA Tour cards.
Duncan had four back-nine birdies at Hillcrest Country Club after playing the front nine in 1 over with two bogeys. He had a 15-under 198 total.
Jonathan Randolph was second after a 66. Alex Cejka was 12 under after a 70, and Taylor Moore (71) and Ted Potter Jr. (70) were 11 under.
Tyler Duncan leads Web.com Tour Finals event in Boise
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Tyler Duncan shot a 7-under 64 on Friday to take the lead in the Albertsons Boise Open, the second of four Web.com Tour Finals events that will determine 25 PGA Tour cards.
Duncan was 6 under after seven holes at Hillcrest Country Club, making four birdies and closing the run with an eagle on the par-5 16th. He had a 12-under 130 total.
Peter Uihlein leads Web.com Tour Finals event in Boise
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Peter Uihlein shot a 9-under 62 to take the Albertsons Boise Open lead Thursday, two weeks after wrapping up a PGA Tour card with a victory in the Web.com Tour Finals opener.
Uihlein birdied five of his last seven holes at Hillcrest Country Club. He had a one-stroke lead over Alex Cejka in the second of four events that will determine 25 PGA Tour cards.
Mitchell lead Webcom Tour Finals opener; Mahan shoots 68
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Keith Mitchell took the lead in the Web.com Tour Finals-opening Nationwide Children's Hospital Championship on Thursday, four days after missing a PGA Tour card by a stroke in the Web.com Tour's regular-season finale.
Mitchell had a 6-under 65 on Ohio State's Scarlet Course for a one-stroke lead over Abraham Ancer of Mexico. Sam Saunders, Arnold Palmer's grandson, was another stroke back with Alex Cejka.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — On a day of firsts for Olympic golf, Marcus Fraser of Australia had the one that mattered — the first-round lead.
Fraser ran off four straight birdies before the wind arrived and kept right on going until he had an 8-under 63, giving him a three-shot lead over British Open champion Henrik Stenson of Sweden and Graham DeLaet of Canada.
Better yet? He set an Olympic record Thursday, though that was hardly a surprise considering golf had not...