Category Archives: Golf Channel

Searching for a solution, Rory McIlroy gets putter cut down halfway through first playoff event

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Rory McIlroy arrived at the first PGA Tour playoff event at TPC Southwind wielding a new putter he’d plucked from the collection in his garage – a Scotty Cameron Phantom X T5.5 Tour Prototype mallet – and a simple outlook. “I’ve got my [TaylorMade] Spider with me this week. If that putter […]

Difference between Nos. 50 and 51 in playoffs? Lots of money and opportunities

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The largely-manufactured drama of the PGA Tour’s postseason has always undercut the relative success of the playoffs. Meaningful golf during a time of year when only football matters is the secret sauce of the postseason, and making it to the Tour Championship has always come with all manner of perks, with the […]

Charley Hull, Lilia Vu take advantage of Ewing’s struggles to share lead at AIG Women's Open

WALTON-ON-THE-HILL, England — Lilia Vu moved into position Saturday to become the first American this century to win multiple women’s majors in the same year. She’s got company atop the leaderboard in home favorite Charley Hull at the AIG Women’s Open. The final major of the year came to life Saturday at Walton Heath thanks […]

Justin Rose misses out on 59, ties course record at FedEx St. Jude Championship

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Standing in the middle of the 15th fairway at TPC Southwind with a sand wedge in his hands, Justin Rose had one thought: “I was aware of 59. That was really my primary objective,” he said. Sub-60 rounds are golf’s ultimate double-edged sword. If it’s on your mind, you’re playing well, but […]

Lucas Glover keeps up heater, leads sweltering FedEx St. Jude Championship

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Sloppy mud one day, broiling heat the next. Lucas Glover is playing his best golf no matter the conditions on the ground or in the air, posting a 6-under 64 on Friday for a one-shot lead over Jordan Spieth in the FedEx St. Jude Championship. Glover holed three putts longer than 25 […]

A year on from mom's passing, Tommy Fleetwood in the hunt for first PGA Tour win

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – There was something apropos about Tommy Fleetwood’s play through two rounds at the FedEx St. Jude Championship, where he was tied for third place and just two shots off the lead. Fleetwood skipped last year’s playoff opener to remain with his family following the death of his mother, Sue. The Englishman took […]

Intense heat at TPC Southwind sets season record, causes medical attention for caddie

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – There’s no need to tell anyone who ventured outside this summer that it’s hot, but Friday at the FedEx St. Jude Championship hit differently. According to the PGA Tour’s meteorologist, the high temperature on Day 2 at TPC Southwind was 94 degrees with a heat index of 110 degrees, which is a […]

Cut Line: A week that will make a long-term impact (and welcome back, Monahan)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – In this week’s playoff edition, we welcome meaningful points projections, the rollout of a refined 2024 schedule and some straightforward clarity to many of the game’s most complicated questions. Made Cut Projections. The endless playoff projections that were spawned by the Tour’s playoff experiment have never really carried the desired urgency, but […]

Ally Ewing grabs 36-hole AIG Women's Open lead in Brian Harman-esque fashion

WALTON-ON-THE-HILL, England — There’s a golfer hailing from America’s South and with a passion for hunting who is running away with the British Open thanks to precise driving and a red-hot putter. Sound familiar? Ally Ewing is putting up a good impression of Brian Harman as she goes for a first major title this week at Walton […]