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...
Hoffmann says he’s playing PGA Tour with muscular dystrophy
NEW YORK (AP) — PGA Tour player Morgan Hoffmann says he has been diagnosed with muscular dystrophy and that his right pectoral muscle is nearly gone.
In a story Hoffmann wrote for The Players' Tribune website, he says he started to notice his right pectoral deteriorating about five years ago. He saw more than 25 doctors as his weakness progressed and his swing speed decreased.
PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico — Gary Woodland birdied three of the final four holes Friday for a 6-under 65 and a one-stroke lead in the PGA Tour’s OHL Classic at Mayakoba.
Woodland played the first 36 holes without a bogey, following an opening 64 to get to 13-under 129 on Mayakoba’s Greg Norman-designed El Camaleon course. He won the last of his two tour titles in 2013.
Webb Simpson was second after his second straight 65. Scott Piercy had a 6 to reach 11-under.
PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico — Chris Kirk shot an 8-under 63 on Thursday to take a one-stroke lead in the OHL Classic at Mayakoba.
Kirk had four birdies on each nine in his bogey-free round on Mayakoba’s Greg Norman-designed El Camaleon course.
The former University of Georgia player has two top-10 finishes in three starts in the new PGA Tour season, opening with a tie for eighth at Silverado and tying for second in Mississippi. He won the last of his four PGA Tour titles in 2015.
A full day of entertainment at Silverado without Woods
NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Scott Piercy broke the course record at Silverado first set by Johnny Miller in 1976. Jon Rahm of Spain made a hole-in-one on his fifth shot as a PGA Tour member. Morgan Hoffmann made an albatross.
The Safeway Open delivered plenty of entertainment in the first round of the new PGA Tour season.
Ryan Moore wins John Deere Classic for 5th PGA Tour title
SILVIS, Ill. (AP) — For all the late pars and the closing run of 46 holes without a bogey, Ryan Moore thought the key to his victory Sunday in the John Deere Classic was a 24-foot birdie putt on the fourth hole.
It moved him to 20 under and kept him two strokes ahead of Morgan Hoffmann, who was about to birdie the fifth hole.