Xander Schauffele

Facts and figures from the opening round of the British Open, from who’s leading to who’s contending to who’s on the ropes.
Scottie Scheffler is the first American to mathematically clinch a spot on the Ryder Cup team. Brooks Koepka could be right behind him.
PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan is set to return to work next week. Xander Schauffele says there are tough questions for him to answer about the tour’s stunning commercial deal with the Saudis.
Xander Schauffele has run into trouble on the weekend at plenty of majors in recent years, and the 123rd U.S. Open is no exception.
A brief look at the US Open on Thursday at Los Angeles Country Club.
Rickie Fowler is the first player in U.S. Open history with a 62. He held that record for all of 15 minutes until Xander Schauffele joined him.
Wyndham Clark shot 68 on Sunday for a four-shot victory over Xander Schauffele at the Wells Fargo Championship to earn his first career win on the PGA Tour.
Wyndham Clark shot an 8-under 63 in the Wells Fargo Championship, putting him in position for his first PGA Tour win.
AVONDALE, La. (AP) — For defending Zurich Classic champions Patrick Cantlay and Xander Schauffele, teaming up in New Orleans — and elsewhere — has been as much about how well they get along as whether their golf games complement one another.
Kurt Kitayama has experience facing some of the best players in golf. He’ll get that experience again at Bay Hill in the Arnold Palmer Invitational.
Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy are closer to seeing their high-tech golf league become reality. The ceremonial groundbreaking for the arena that will house the league that’s being called TGL was held Tuesday at Palm Beach State College.
PGA TOUR

FARMERS INSURANCE OPEN

Site: San Diego

Course: Torrey Pines GC — South Course (Yardage: 7,765. Par: 72.) and North Course (Yardage: 7,258. Par: 72.)
PGA TOUR

THE AMERICAN EXPRESS

Site: La Quinta, California.

Courses: PGA West-Pete Dye Stadium (Yardage: 7,187. Par: 72); PGA West-Nicklaus Tournament (Yardage: 7,147.
Xander Schauffele’s year is not off to an ideal start. The No. 6 player in the world has withdrawn from the Sentry Tournament of Champions with a back injury.
PGA TOUR

ZOZO CHAMPIONSHIP

Site: Chiba, Japan.

Prize money: $11 million. Winner’s share: $1,980,000.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jordan Spieth capped off a perfect week at the Presidents Cup and the Americans made it nine straight victories against an International team depleted by defections to Saudi-funded LIV Golf.
The Presidents Cup stays with the Americans, just like it always does. The Americans finished off a five-point victory.
THE SCORE: United States 4, International 1.
The Americans have the stronger team and they looked the part at the Presidents Cup. Xander Schauffele and Patrick Cantlay improved to 5-0 in foursomes.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Patrick Cantlay and Xander Schauffele, United States, def. Adam Scott and Hideki Matsuyama, International, 6 and 5.
The Americans are big favorites in the Presidents Cup. And it might be a matter of protecting against overconfidence.
Scottie Scheffler has a one-shot lead over Xander Schauffele in the Tour Championship. Whether it stays that way through 54 holes is still to be determined.
Masters champion Scottie Scheffler is still playing great golf and could easily have made the Tour Championship a runaway.
Masters champion Scottie Scheffler and Rory McIlroy can each claim a roller coaster day in the Tour Championship. Only one of them was aware of it.
PGA TOUR

TOUR CHAMPIONSHIP

Site: Atlanta.

Course: East Lake GC. Yardage: 7,346. Par: 70.

Prize money: $75 million FedEx Cup bonus. Winner’s share: $18 million.
Patrick Cantlay is a winner again at the BMW Championship in another thriller. The only difference this year is he won’t be going to the Tour Championship as the No. 1 seed with a two-shot head start.
Patrick Cantlay and Xander Schauffele play practice rounds just about every tournament. The stakes will be a little higher in the BMW Championship their next time together.
Getting to the Tour Championship isn’t all that’s at stake in the second FedEx Cup playoff event. The BMW Championship also is the final event to earn one of six spots on the U.S. team and eight spots on the International team for the Presidents Cup next month.
NORTH BERWICK, Scotland (AP) — Xander Schauffele keeps making up for lost time.

Winless for more than two years, Schauffele picked up his fourth victory in the last 12 months Sunday when he overcame a rough patch in the middle of his round with two key birdies and a par save for an even-par 70 to win the Scottish Open.