Associated Press Jul 13, 2024, 08:10 PM ET Open Extended Reactions SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Nev. — Former tennis player Mardy Fish birdied nine of his final 13 holes Saturday to take a seven-point lead into the final round of the American Century Championship celebrity golf tournament. Under the modified Stableford scoring system, Fish had a
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Associated Press Jul 13, 2024, 02:24 PM ET Open Extended Reactions EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France — Stephanie Kyriacou of Australia posted seven birdies in a 4-under 67 and will take a one-shot lead into the final round of the Evian Championship. Kyriacou was at 14 under overall after the third round on Saturday, just ahead of overnight
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Associated Press Jul 12, 2024, 08:31 PM ET Open Extended Reactions SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Nev. — Carolina Panthers receiver Adam Thielen took a one-point lead over playing partner Mardy Fish on Friday after the first round of the American Century Championship. Thielen had an eagle and three birdies at Edgewood Tahoe in a 24-point round
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Associated Press Jul 12, 2024, 10:28 PM ET Open Extended Reactions SOTOGRANDE, Spain — Dean Burmester shot a 5-under 66 for a one-shot lead Friday after the first round of the LIV Golf Andalucía tournament on a tough Real Club Valderrama course. Gusting winds on the course dried out the greens, creating firm putting surfaces.
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Associated Press Jul 11, 2024, 02:30 PM ET Open Extended Reactions EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France — Patty Tavatanakit of Thailand posted seven birdies in a 7-under 64 at the Evian Championship on Thursday to take a share of the first-round lead with Sweden’s Ingrid Lindblad and Gemma Dryburgh of Scotland. Tavatanakit, 24, won her first major at
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Associated Press Jul 11, 2024, 03:37 PM ET Open Extended Reactions NORTH BERWICK, Scotland — Justin Thomas dressed in tartan-patterned trousers and played the part Thursday in the Scottish Open with an 8-under 62, his lowest opening round on the PGA Tour since his 59 in the Sony Open seven years ago. Rory McIlroy was
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Associated Press Jul 11, 2024, 07:44 PM ET Open Extended Reactions NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. — Pierceson Coody shot an 11-under 61 — the lowest round in his brief PGA Tour career — to take the first-round lead Thursday in the ISCO Championship. Coody had 11 birdies in the bogey-free morning round on Keene Trace’s Champions Course,
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May 22, 2024, 12:55 PM ET Open Extended Reactions Everything that happens in sports has some additional context when viewed from a sports betting perspective. From season-changing injuries to record-setting moments and so much more, the sports news cycle will constantly and significantly affect the sports betting industry. Our betting buzz file, with contributions from
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Mark Schlabach, ESPN Senior WriterJul 10, 2024, 03:17 PM ET Close Senior college football writer Author of seven books on college football Graduate of the University of Georgia Open Extended Reactions Most of the world’s best women golfers are competing in this week’s Amundi Evian Championship, the fourth major championship of the season, and for
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Mark Schlabach, ESPN Senior WriterJul 10, 2024, 07:12 AM ET Close Senior college football writer Author of seven books on college football Graduate of the University of Georgia Open Extended Reactions NORTH BERWICK, Scotland — More than three weeks after his collapse in the final three holes of the U.S. Open at Pinehurst No. 2,
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Mark Schlabach, ESPN Senior WriterJul 9, 2024, 03:11 PM ET Close Senior college football writer Author of seven books on college football Graduate of the University of Georgia Open Extended Reactions The first time anyone from the PGA of America talked to Keegan Bradley about being the next U.S. Ryder Cup team captain was the
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Associated Press Jul 8, 2024, 04:30 PM ET Open Extended Reactions Keegan Bradley is making another Ryder Cup team, this time as the U.S. captain. The PGA of America announced his selection Monday after months of talking with Tiger Woods about taking the job. The PGA of America pushed out the news on Instagram after
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Associated Press Jul 7, 2024, 06:58 PM ET Open Extended Reactions SILVIS, Ill. — Davis Thompson won his first PGA Tour title Sunday with a 7-under 64 to set the 72-hole scoring record at the John Deere Classic and leave all the drama to second place. Staked to a two-shot lead, Thompson made a 45-foot
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Associated Press Jul 7, 2024, 12:55 PM ET Open Extended Reactions MUNICH — Ewen Ferguson won the BMW International Open by two shots on Sunday for his third European tour title — and clinched a spot in the Open Championship taking place in his native Scotland this month. The 168th-ranked Ferguson smiled as he rotated
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Associated Press Jul 6, 2024, 09:24 AM ET Open Extended Reactions MUNICH — Bernhard Langer has bid farewell to the European tour on home soil in Germany 50 years after the two-time Masters champion made his debut. Langer, 66, missed the cut at the BMW International Open in Munich on Friday but said he will
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Open Extended Reactions Independence Day coincides with the start of the John Deere Classic, as the PGA Tour heads to TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Illinois. A total of 156 golfers will take on the 7,268-yard course, including defending champion Sepp Straka and two-time winner Jordan Spieth. Straka closed last season’s event with a 9-under
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Associated Press Jun 30, 2024, 01:45 PM ET Open Extended Reactions CERVIA, Italy — Marcel Siem beat Tom McKibbin in a playoff to win the Italian Open on Sunday in the German’s fourth event back after hip surgery in February. It was Siem’s sixth victory on the European tour. Both Siem and McKibbin finished at
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Associated Press Jun 30, 2024, 04:18 PM ET Open Extended Reactions MIDLAND, Mich. — Atthaya “Jeeno” Thitikul of Thailand made a 12-foot birdie putt on the final hole as she and Ruoning Yin of China won the Dow Championship on Sunday by closing with an 8-under 62 in the four-ball format. Thitikul and and Yin,
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Mark Schlabach, ESPN Senior WriterJul 1, 2024, 09:01 AM ET Close Senior college football writer Author of seven books on college football Graduate of the University of Georgia Open Extended Reactions The R&A has tabbed rugby club CEO Mark Darbon as its new chief executive and secretary of The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of
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Associated Press Jun 30, 2024, 05:22 PM ET Open Extended Reactions NEWPORT, R.I. — Hiroyuki Fujita held a three-stroke lead with eight holes to play in the final round of the U.S. Senior Open on Sunday when the tournament was suspended because of severe weather at Newport Country Club. Fujita was 2 under for the
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ESPN News Services Jun 30, 2024, 06:49 PM ET Open Extended Reactions DETROIT — Cam Davis won the Rocket Mortgage Classic for the second time, closing with a 2-under 70 on Sunday that gave him a one-shot victory when Akshay Bhatia three-putted from 32 feet on the final hole. “I wouldn’t wish what happened to
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Associated Press Jun 29, 2024, 07:53 PM ET Open Extended Reactions MIDLAND, Mich. — Ally Ewing and Jennifer Kupcho handled a strong wind and the tough foursomes format for a 3-under 67 on Saturday, giving the American duo a one-shot lead going into the final round of the Dow Championship. The South Korean tandem of
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