Monthly Archives: iulie 2022

Tony Finau doesn't mind sharing his goals, and he just crossed a big one (and likely another) off Sunday

Most players on the PGA Tour write down a list of goals at the start of each season. Tony Finau is no exception. The only difference with Finau, however, is unlike many of his peers, he isn’t concerned with keeping specifics top secret until the end of the season. In fact, Finau shared a few […]

Rocket Mortgage Classic payout: Tony Finau's back-to-back worth nearly $3 million

Tony Finau isn’t fretting about what to spend his recent winnings on. “I haven’t thought about it,” Finau said Sunday after winning the Rocket Mortgage Classic, “but now that you bring it up, five kids will take care of that, no problem. Five kids and my wife, I’m sure they know how to spend it.” […]

Why Cameron Young remains frustrated by his ROY-worthy season

Cameron Young is a lock for PGA Tour Rookie of the Year. The 25-year-old Wake Forest product made sure of it this weekend at the Rocket Mortgage Classic, where he fired 65-68 to tie for second at Detroit Golf Club. Sunday’s runner-up showing marked Young’s fifth of the season. Young was solo second at The […]

Tony Finau wins Rocket Mortgage Classic; first back-to-back winner in three years

DETROIT — Tony Finau ran away with the Rocket Mortgage Classic on Sunday at Detroit Golf Club to become the first PGA Tour player in three years to win consecutive regular-season events. Finau closed with a 5-under 67 for a five-shot victory and a tournament-record 26-under 262 total. Taylor Pendrith (72), Patrick Cantlay (66) and rookie of […]

Winner's bag: Rocket Mortgage Classic champion Tony Finau

Here are the clubs Tony Finau used to win the Rocket Mortgage Classic at Detroit Golf Club for his fourth career PGA Tour victory: Driver: Ping G425 LST (9 degrees) with Mitsubishi Diamana D+ Limited 70 TX shaft 3-wood: Callaway Rogue ST (14 degrees) Irons: Nike Vapor Fly Pro (3); Ping Blueprint (4-PW) Wedges: Ping Glide 4.0 (50, 56 degrees); Titleist Vokey SM9 […]

Remembering Bill Russell: His golf roots; legendary Michael Jordan story

Bill Russell died Sunday at age 88. The NBA Hall of Famer, considered by many to be the sport’s greatest player (and certainly big man) of all-time, is best known for winning 11 championships in 13 seasons with the Boston Celtics, including eight straight from 1959 to 1966. The 6-foot-10 center was a five-time MVP, […]