Kim leads by 1 after 1st round at Valero Texas Open
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Si Woo Kim has gotten off to a fast start and is leading after the first round of the Valero Texas Open.
And Rickie Fowler appears to be back on track for another strong...
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — The world's best golfers are crossing their fingers and hoping for luck as they head to Shinnecock Hills for the U.S. Open this week.
It's not the pin placements or green speeds they're worried about.
Not the weather or the depth of the rough, either.
It's the Long Island traffic that has snarled their commutes to the course, stranding them on two- and four-lane roads, staring at brake lights for hours on trips that would otherwise be as short as 15 minutes.
Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. — Tiger Woods had what he called "easily" his best round hitting the ball, and he didn't even break par at the Honda Classic.
Alex Noren and Webb Simpson shared the lead at 4-under 66 in steady wind on a penal PGA National golf course, and felt as though they had to work hard for it. Both dropped only one shot Thursday, which might have been as great an accomplishment as any of their birdies.
PGA-Sony Open Scores
At Waialae CC
Purse: $6.2 million
Yardage: 7,044; Par: 70
(x-won on sixth playoff hole)
x-Patton Kizzire (500), $1,116,000;67-64-64-68;—;263