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GOLFChicago May 2019

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Gary Player at the Western Golf Associiation

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U.S. Senior Women's Open

From Motown to Golftown


Oahu's Turtle Bay Resort


In The News

Tue, 21 May 2019 03:21:53 GMT
Comparing Brooks Koepka to Tiger Woods — even after his PGA Championship win — isn't fair to anyone, according to Justin Thomas.
Mon, 20 May 2019 22:02:00 GMT
Alex Myers discusses Brooks Koepka's wire-to-wire win at Bethpage Black and puts his major championship dominance in historical context.
Mon, 20 May 2019 13:05:02 GMT
Specifically when it came to the treatment of Brooks Koepka. Perhaps worst was a series of Dustin Johnson chants while Koepka was on way to making bogey at the 14th. "I tell you what, the hour spent from No. 11 to 14 was interesting," Koepka said in his victory press conference.
Sun, 19 May 2019 23:39:46 GMT
A coronation almost turned into a calamity but Brooks Koepka survived to win the PGA Championship for a second consecutive year on Sunday and establish himself as golf's new big dog. He triumphed at Bethpage Black to secure his fourth major title in less than two years and take over the world number one ranking. It was not pretty but Koepka limped across the finish line two strokes ahead of fellow American Dustin Johnson in a championship that suddenly came to life in strong and gusty winds that provided a stern examination of skill and patience.
Mon, 20 May 2019 01:50:17 GMT
The three-times major champion arrived at the year's second major without a top-10 placing since last July yet found a way to finish in a share of third despite playing on a Bethpage Black course not suited to his game. "I knew coming into the week that it was unlikely on this golf course that I was going to have a chance to win, and that's a humbling feeling for me," said Spieth. "But I knew that if I played the course the right way, had the right mentality, kept putting the way I've been putting, that I would be in it; that I would be, you know, in and having a chance to make some noise."
Mon, 20 May 2019 16:13:55 GMT
Tiger Woods was surprisingly upbeat after missing the cut at the 2019 PGA Championship. SI golf editor Daniel Rapaport joins SI Now to discuss what went wrong for Tiger at Bethpage Black and what can be expected of the 2019 Masters champion going for
Mon, 20 May 2019 14:07:54 GMT
Brooks Koepka received lots of plaudits for his PGA Championship victory on Sunday and the American will no longer be able to slip into major championships almost unnoticed as he has become the man to beat for the foreseeable future at least. Winning four major championships in eight starts tends to make a golfer hard to ignore, not that his two-stroke victory over compatriot Dustin Johnson at Bethpage Black on Sunday surprised his peers as he retained his title. Graeme McDowell, who will return to Pebble Beach next month for the U.S. Open after his victory there in 2010, described 29-year-old Koepka as a cross between Tiger Woods and Johnson.
Mon, 20 May 2019 11:01:52 GMT
Draped from head to toe in Nike apparel and owner of biceps that would shame the preening regulars of Venice Beach, back-to-back US Open and USPGA champion Brooks Koepka looks every inch the American sporting superstar. The Empire State building was not illuminated to honour his triumph on the other side of the East River at Bethpage Black (as it was for Tiger Woods in April). Perhaps these invitations were lost in the post, but it is hard to escape the conclusion that Koepka - the only male golfer under 30 with four major championships - is a blank page in the public mind.
Sun, 19 May 2019 22:57:37 GMT
Brooks Koepka held off a late charge from Dustin Johnson to capture his second consecutive PGA Championship on Sunday, completing a wire-to-wire victory for his fourth major title in nerve-wracking fashion. A record seven-stroke lead for Koepka was reduced to a single shot, but he withstood making four bogeys in a row on the back nine and another at 17 for an unexpectedly narrow triumph. Koepka fired a final-round four-over par 74 at windy Bethpage Black to finish 72 holes on eight-under 272 and defeat Johnson by two strokes, replacing him as world number one as a result.
Mon, 20 May 2019 15:52:16 GMT
It could have happened to Koepka on Sunday. Koepka had played near-perfect golf for 64 holes. When he birdied the difficult par-4 10th hole Sunday afternoon to push what had started as a seven-stroke lead but dropped to five strokes back to six on his charging buddy Dustin Johnson, it appeared the only question left was going to be his final margin of victory.


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