Category Archives: Golf Channel

Happy Tyrrell Hatton races past Rory McIlroy to win in Abu Dhabi

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates – Englishman Tyrrell Hatton shot a sparkling 6-under-par 66 in the final round on Sunday to win the season-opening Abu Dhabi Championship by four strokes after overnight leader Rory McIlroy faded with an uninspired even-par 72 to drop into third. Hatton finished at 18 under par and secured a sixth European Tour title, a […]

Darren Clarke begins new season with second straight Champions win

LA’UPULEHU-KONA, Hawaii – Darren Clarke won the Mitsubishi Electric Championship by two strokes Saturday for his second straight PGA Tour Champions victory, playing the back nine in 6 under in a closing 8-under 64. The 52-year-old former Open champion from Northern Ireland started the back-nine run with birdies on Nos. 10 and 11, added two more […]

A Korda first: Jessica, Nelly together in Sunday's final group at Diamond Resorts

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Jessica and Nelly Korda love each other; they’re sisters, but they’re also fierce competitors. As young girls, the Kordas played golf together nearly every day, and a competitiveness grew between the siblings. Jessica, 27, says her younger sister, an AJGA All-American, didn’t once beat her in those friendly matches at home. When […]

After near-59, Jessica Korda (60) just two back at Diamond Resorts

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Jessica Korda began wondering why her celebrity playing partners, Bret Baier and Larry Fitzgerald, had started behaving strangely during Saturday’s third round of the Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions. They started walking well behind her, they didn’t talk to her unless she said something first, and she noticed Fitzgerald had started […]

PGA Tour bracing for increased international travel restrictions after recent executive order

LA QUINTA, Calif. – As the nation welcomed a new administration into the White House this week, the PGA Tour is bracing for increased international travel restrictions for players and caddies. In a memo sent to players, the Tour outlines an executive order signed on Friday by President Joe Biden “that may affect travelers coming […]