Monthly Archives: aprilie 2023

Tony Finau hopes for another Mexico spark after overpowering Jon Rahm for title

Before arriving at Vidanta for last year’s Mexico Open, Tony Finau was struggling, without a top-25 finish in 10 starts. But Finau unlocked something in Vallarta that week, tying for second, one shot back of winner Jon Rahm. “This tournament propelled me I think into the season that I had last year,” said Finau, who […]

In late caddie's honor, Steven Alker defends Insperity Invitational title

THE WOODLANDS, Texas — Steven Alker won the Insperity Invitational for the second straight year Sunday, closing with a 6-under 66 for a four-shot victory over Steve Stricker and his first title of the year on the PGA Tour Champions. Alker pulled away from Stricker on the back nine with five birdies in a seven-hole […]

Tony Finau holds off Jon Rahm at Mexico Open for fourth Tour win in last 18 starts

VALLARTA, Mexico — Tony Finau never gave Masters champion Jon Rahm or anyone else much of a chance Sunday, closing with a bogey-free round of 5-under 66 that gave him a three-shot victory in the Mexico Open. Finau earned a small measure of redemption at Vallarta Vidanta, where last year he finished runner-up to Rahm […]

A week after shuttle mishap, Alejandro Tosti and Wilson Furr bounce back in big ways

What a difference a week makes. Two Fridays ago, Alejandro Tosti and Wilson Furr found themselves at the center of controversy after they were among six players penalized for taking an unauthorized shuttle during the Korn Ferry Tour’s Lecom Suncoast Classic. Furr’s two-shot penalty cost him a made cut while Tosti’s eventually cost him a top-20 […]

Mexico Open payout: Jon Rahm sets new single-season Tour record – before May

Jon Rahm didn’t win his fifth tournament of the season on Sunday at the Mexico Open, but his solo second added to his record-breaking haul. Rahm has now earned $14,462,840 this season, a new single-season PGA Tour record. And he did it before May. Scottie Scheffler made $14,046,190 last season (not including the Tour Championship payout), which was […]