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11:43 PM ET Associated Press KAPALUA, Hawaii — Xander Schauffele never had a better round or a more peculiar ending. After holing out for two eagles, and closing with four birdies over his last five holes for an 11-under 62, he chose to wait inside the scoring trailer to see if it would be enough
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Welcome to the Dew Sweeper, your one-stop shop to catch up on the weekend action from the golf world. From the professional tours, trending news, social-media headlines and upcoming events, here’s every golf-related thing you need to know for the morning of Jan. 7. Another W for golf’s most underrated player Xander Schauffele was not
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9:22 PM ET Associated Press KAPALUA, Hawaii — Gary Woodland made a 65-foot eagle putt and finished with a birdie for a 5-under 68 to keep his three-shot lead in the Sentry Tournament of Champions on Saturday. Rory McIlroy briefly caught him for the lead until the birdies stopped falling. He shot 68 and starts
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Gary Woodland would already be playing the final round of the Sentry Tournament of Champions with plenty to ponder mentally. The 34-year-old takes a three-stroke advantage over Rory McIlroy into Sunday’s action at Kapalua well aware that in the six previous times he has held the 54-hole lead in a stroke-play event on the PGA
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5:19 PM ET Mike Davis, the chief setup person for U.S. Open courses since 2005, is relinquishing those duties voluntarily to focus on his responsibilities as the USGA’s chief executive officer. The move, Davis said, has been under consideration for several years and is not in response to several recent controversies at the U.S. Open,
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10:36 PM ET Associated Press KAPALUA, Hawai’i — Gary Woodland chipped in for the first of five consecutive birdies on the back nine Friday on his way to another 6-under 67 that gave him a three-shot lead going into the weekend at the Sentry Tournament of Champions. Just about everyone in the winners-only field at
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10:17 PM ET Associated Press KAPALUA, Hawaii — Kevin Tway returned to Kapalua a lot older, taller and better, and made his Sentry Tournament of Champions debut with a 7-under 66 to build a one-shot lead Thursday after the first round of the new year. Tway last came to this idyllic resort on the west
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10:26 PM ET Kevin Na withdrew from the Sentry Tournament of Champions in Kapalua, Hawaii, before his scheduled tee time Thursday because of a fractured bone in his right pinkie finger. Na told the Golf Channel that he injured the finger last week and estimated he would miss about four weeks. He was in the
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4:20 PM ET Rory McIlroy‘s focus for 2019 is the United States. Specifically, the PGA Tour. That is why, for the first time, McIlroy is competing in this week’s Sentry Tournament of Champions in Hawaii, an event he previously qualified for six times but skipped. And that is why McIlroy, who is from Northern Ireland,
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9:35 PM ET Associated Press KAPALUA, Hawaii — Patrick Reed, who says he can’t please everybody, is sure going to try when he hosts the dinner for Masters champions in April. His menu starts with ribeye steaks, macaroni and cheese, creamed spinach and creamed corn. But he wants options in case some Masters champions don’t
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With the malaise of the holidays over, the PGA Tour season resumes with this week’s Sentry Tournament of Champions at Kapalua’s Plantation course. And with that, Golf Digest’s weekly betting analysis column is back. Our panel of experts—which includes a PGA Tour caddie providing insight from the front lines very week thanks to our partnership
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7:02 PM ET Associated Press KAPALUA, Hawaii — The PGA Tour might be taking another step toward connecting players with television viewers. Several years ago, it asked players in contention on the weekend to allow for TV interviews before their rounds, usually as they were arriving or leaving the practice range. Now the tour is
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Justin Rose’s new endorsement contract with Japanese luxury equipment brand Honma, hinted at almost two months ago, became official today. Honma announced the deal with the No. 2-ranked player in the world and reigning FedEx Cup champion in a press release. The announcement referenced “a multi-year partnership in which Justin Rose would lead Honma’s worldwide
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