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Reed all about winning over Ryder Cup (The Associated Press)

Patrick Reed tees off from the first hole during the second round of The Barclays golf tournament in Farmingdale, N.Y., Friday, Aug. 26, 2016. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)

No one with a chance to make the U.S. team for the Ryder Cup wants to talk about it. Patrick Reed is getting to the point where he doesn’t have to. The start of the FedEx Cup playoffs also was the end of Ryder Cup qualifying, and while five Americans already have clinched a spot on the team – Dustin Johnson, Jordan Spieth, Phil Mickelson, Jimmy Walker and Brooks Koepka – the other three automatic spots were up for grabs at The Barclays.


Posted on 27 August 2016 @ 8:43 am

Jutanugarn grabs lead, eyes fifth title of the year (Reuters)

Ariya Jutanugarn (THA) of Thailand watches her tee shot on the 14th hole during second round women's Olympic golf competition.    REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

(Reuters) – Thailand’s Ariya Jutanugarn set her sights on a fifth victory this year as she moved to a three-stroke lead after the second round of the Canadian Women’s Open on Friday. Jutanugarn completed the final two holes of her delayed first round in the morning, where she finished at four-under-par, then fired a bogey-free eight-under-par 64 in the second round to move to 12-under and take command. The second ranked player in the world, Jutanugarn won the Women’s British Open in her last event but withdrew from the third round at the Rio Olympics with a knee injury.


Posted on 27 August 2016 @ 4:57 am

Gene Sauers, Kirk Triplett share Boeing Classic lead (The Associated Press)

Gene Sauers watches his putt on the 15th green during the final round of the Senior PGA Championship golf tournament at Harbor Shores Golf Club in Benton Harbor, Mich., Sunday, May 29, 2016. Gene Sauers finished tied for 14th place with a score of 9 under. (AP Photo/Robert Franklin)

Triplett had five- and four-hole birdie streaks at TPC Snoqualmie Ridge. Also 54, he followed a bogey on the 11th – his second hole of the day – with five straight birdies and added a birdie on 18. ”I really just hit a lot of good wedges to real close, like 2 or 3 feet,” Triplett said.


Posted on 27 August 2016 @ 3:39 am

Ariya Jutanugarn shoots 64 to take Canadian lead (The Associated Press)

Ariya Jutanugarn of Thailand, walks down the 3rd fairway during the third round of the women's golf event at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday, Aug. 19, 2016. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

Ariya Jutanugarn had five birdies in a six-hole stretch and shot an 8-under 64 on Friday to take a three-stroke lead in the Canadian Pacific Women’s Open. ”I just had to rest and take care of my knee,” Jutanugarn said. South Korea’s In Gee Chun and Northern Ireland’s Stephanie Meadow were tied for second.


Posted on 27 August 2016 @ 2:48 am

Golf-U.S. PGA Tour Barclays Classic scores (Reuters)

Aug 27 (Gracenote) – Scores from the U.S. PGA Tour Barclays Classic at the par-71 course on Friday in Farmingdale, New York. The cut was set at 145. -8 Patrick Reed (U.S.) 66 68 -6 Rickie Fowler (U.S.) 67 69 Emiliano Grillo (Argentina) 67 69 -5 Ryan Moore (U.S.) 69 68 -4 Jordan Spieth (U.S.) 71 67 Sean O’Hair (U.S.) 69 69 Adam Hadwin (Canada) 70 68 Jason Day (Australia) 68 70 Martin Laird (Britain) 66 72 -3 Blayne Barber (U.S.) 70 69 Harold Varner III (U.S.) 72 67 Ricky Barnes (U.S.) 72 67 Jim Herman (U.S.) 71 68 J.B. Holmes (U.S.) 67 72 Kevin Chappell (U.S.) 67 72 Ryan Palmer (U.S. …

Posted on 27 August 2016 @ 12:30 am

Reed two ahead at Barclays as Ryder Cup spot looms (Reuters)

Aug 25, 2016; Farmingdale, NY, USA; Patrick Reed putts on the 10th green during the first round of The Barclays golf tournament at Bethpage State Park - Black Course. Eric Sucar-USA TODAY Sports

(Reuters) – Patrick Reed moved one step closer in his bid for a fifth PGA Tour win and an automatic selection for next month’s Ryder Cup as he seized a two-stroke lead after Friday’s second round of The Barclays in Farmingdale, New York. The burly American, co-leader with Scotland’s Martin Laird overnight, mixed six birdies with three bogeys in bright sunshine to card a three-under-par 68 on the challenging layout at Bethpage Black.


Posted on 26 August 2016 @ 11:18 pm

Golf-Reed two ahead at Barclays as Ryder Cup spot looms (Reuters)

* Reed shoots 68 to head Grillo, Fowler * Day and Spieth four strokes back (Updates at end of second round) Aug 26 (Reuters) – Patrick Reed moved one step closer in his bid for a fifth PGA Tour win and an automatic selection for next month’s Ryder Cup as he seized a two-stroke lead after Friday’s second round of The Barclays in Farmingdale, New York. The burly American, co-leader with Scotland’s Martin Laird overnight, mixed six birdies with three bogeys in bright sunshine to card a three-under-par 68 on the challenging layout at Bethpage Black.

Posted on 26 August 2016 @ 11:15 pm


Sky Sports – Great Britain

WATCH: Made In Denmark

Sign in to watch live coverage from the third round at Himmerland Golf & Spa Resort. Also live now on Sky Sports 4.

Posted on 27 August 2016 @ 11:00 am

WATCH: Kane v Redknapp golf challenge

Before their interview ahead of Tottenham v Liverpool, striker Harry Kane took on Sky Sports‘ Jamie Redknapp in a chipping challenge.

Posted on 27 August 2016 @ 7:17 am

Reed leads at Bethpage

Patrick Reed will take a two-shot lead into the weekend at The Barclays as Rickie Fowler, Jordan Spieth and Jason Day stayed in contention at Bethpage.

Posted on 26 August 2016 @ 11:00 pm

WATCH: Danish Ryder Cup fever

Darren Clarke enjoyed incredible support on the 16th during his second round of the Made in Denmark as thousands of fans proved they are gripped by Ryder Cup fever.

Posted on 26 August 2016 @ 9:30 pm

McIlroy happy with improvement

Rory McIlroy admitted he still needs to work hard on his wedge play and his putting after he fired an encouraging two-under 69 in the second round of The Barclays in New York.

Posted on 26 August 2016 @ 9:10 pm

Clarke allays Stenson fears

European Ryder Cup captain Darren Clarke has revealed that Henrik Stenson’s decision to pull out of The Barclays was “solely precautionary”.

Posted on 26 August 2016 @ 7:20 pm

Dredge three clear in Denmark

Bradley Dredge opened up a three-shot lead over the field at the halfway stage of the Made In Denmark as the three first-round pacesetters all stalled on day two.

Posted on 26 August 2016 @ 6:10 pm

Golfblogger – Great Britain

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Indian Express – India

Despite scandal, Tiger Woods cracks $1.3 bn in career earnings, tops Golf Digest 50 list

Woods is yet to reach pre-scandal endorsement totals but has bounced back from a 2011 low of $62 mn.

Posted on 8 January 2014 @ 7:21 am

Rory McIlroy, Caroline Wozniacki in match-play, get engaged

McIlroy is claiming his first win of the new year his engagement to tennis star Wozniacki.

Posted on 1 January 2014 @ 9:00 pm

Gaganjeet Bhullar completes the formalities, wins in Indonesia

Bhullar sank all his three birdies on Sunday on the back-nine 11th, 13th and 14th.

Posted on 1 December 2013 @ 8:00 pm

Rory McIlroy birdies 72nd hole to capture Australian Open

McIlroy nervelessly sank a 10-foot birdie putt at the 18th to finish on 18-under-par.

Posted on 1 December 2013 @ 9:24 am

I still have 7-8 years of golf left in me: Jeev Milkha Singh

Jeev Milkha Singh is on a two-week long break from the sport in his hometown Chandigarh.

Posted on 6 October 2013 @ 6:31 pm

Tiger Woods named PGA Tour player of the Year

Tiger Woods was named on Friday as the PGA Tour’s Player of the Year for a record 11th time.

Posted on 27 September 2013 @ 4:15 pm

Double delight! Henrik Stenson wins Tour Championship and FedExCup

Henrik Stenson held his nerve to fend off a last-day charge by Jordan Spieth.

Posted on 23 September 2013 @ 9:39 am

Golf Week – United States

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