Associated Press Feb 21, 2024, 08:53 AM ET Open Extended Reactions Joaquin Niemann competed outside LIV Golf in his offseason and got something money can’t buy. He was among three players given a special invitation Wednesday to play in the Masters. Augusta National also invited 21-year-old Ryo Hisatsune, the first Japanese player to be European
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Associated Press Feb 20, 2024, 12:51 PM ET Open Extended Reactions Augusta National has lengthened the course again — this time by a whopping 10 yards. The club released its media guide for the 2024 Masters on Monday, and the only change to the course was a tee box on the par-5 second hole that
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Feb 20, 2024, 02:42 PM ET Open Extended Reactions U.S. captain Stacy Lewis on Tuesday named major champions Morgan Pressel, Angela Stanford, Paula Creamer and Brittany Lincicome as her assistants for September’s Solheim Cup in Gainesville, Virginia. Creamer and Lincicome will serve as assistants for the first time while Pressel and Stanford worked alongside Lewis
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ESPN News Services Feb 18, 2024, 06:34 PM ET Open Extended Reactions LOS ANGELES — Hideki Matsuyama set the Riviera record for the lowest closing round by a winner Sunday in the Genesis Invitational, giving the Japanese star another record that means far more to him. Matsuyama rallied from a six-shot deficit with a 9-under
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Field Level Media Feb 18, 2024, 10:49 AM ET Open Extended Reactions Stephen Ames was declared the winner of the Chubb Classic on Sunday morning after the PGA Tour Champions shortened the event to 36 holes due to inclement weather in Naples, Fla. The Canadian shot 13-under 131 through two rounds after his 64 on
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Associated Press Feb 17, 2024, 07:48 PM ET Open Extended Reactions LOS ANGELES — Patrick Cantlay moved one round closer to winning before home fans at Riviera on his favorite course. He just moved the wrong way at the end Saturday in the Genesis Invitational. Cantlay got up and down from short of the 18th
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Mark Schlabach, ESPN Senior WriterFeb 16, 2024, 04:51 PM ET Close Senior college football writer Author of seven books on college football Graduate of the University of Georgia Open Extended Reactions PACIFIC PALISADES, Calif. — Tiger Woods withdrew from the second round of the Genesis Invitational on Friday. Woods pulled out of the tournament after
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Paolo Uggetti, ESPNFeb 16, 2024, 08:40 PM ET Open Extended Reactions LOS ANGELES — Jordan Spieth was disqualified after the second round of the Genesis Invitational Friday for signing an incorrect scorecard. Spieth, a three-time major winner, signed for a par on the 245-yard par-3 4th hole at Riviera Country Club, but he made a
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Josh Weinfuss, ESPN Staff WriterFeb 15, 2024, 05:07 PM ET Close Josh Weinfuss is a staff writer who covers the Arizona Cardinals and the NFL at ESPN. Josh has covered the Cardinals since 2012, joining ESPN in 2013. He is a member of the Pro Football Writers of America and a graduate of Indiana University.
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Mark Schlabach, ESPN Senior WriterFeb 15, 2024, 06:37 PM ET Close Senior college football writer Author of seven books on college football Graduate of the University of Georgia Open Extended Reactions PACIFIC PALISADES, Calif. — A reporter didn’t want to mention the most feared five-letter word in golf when asking Tiger Woods about his next-to-last
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Associated Press Feb 15, 2024, 08:51 PM ET Open Extended Reactions LOS ANGELES — Thousands of fans watching Tiger Woods in his 2024 debut missed out on the best golf Thursday at the Genesis Invitational. In the group ahead of Woods was Patrick Cantlay, looking as though he wants to be the next Southern California
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Mark Schlabach, ESPN Senior WriterFeb 14, 2024, 06:27 PM ET Close Senior college football writer Author of seven books on college football Graduate of the University of Georgia Open Extended Reactions LOS ANGELES — Tiger Woods said he isn’t opposed to the Public Investment Fund being an investor in the PGA Tour, and that negotiations
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Mark Schlabach Close Mark Schlabach ESPN Senior Writer Senior college football writer Author of seven books on college football Graduate of the University of Georgia Paolo Uggetti Feb 14, 2024, 08:46 AM ET Open Extended Reactions PACIFIC PALISADES, Calif. — Tiger Woods arrived at Riviera Country Club outside Los Angeles on Tuesday with a fresh
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Feb 12, 2024, 05:24 PM ET Open Extended Reactions The Genesis Invitational gets underway Thursday at the Riviera Country Club in California. The PGA Tour’s third signature event has a $20 million purse, with a first-place prize of $4 million. Tiger Woods has committed to the Genesis Invitational — his first competitive rounds in 2024.
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Josh Weinfuss, ESPN Staff WriterFeb 13, 2024, 01:28 AM ET Close Josh Weinfuss is a staff writer who covers the Arizona Cardinals and the NFL at ESPN. Josh has covered the Cardinals since 2012, joining ESPN in 2013. He is a member of the Pro Football Writers of America and a graduate of Indiana University.
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Associated Press Feb 11, 2024, 02:34 PM ET Open Extended Reactions SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Scottie Scheffler surged into contention to win a third straight Phoenix Open on Sunday, overcoming a huge mistake on the 18th hole to shoot a 5-under 66 in the weather-delayed third round. Scheffler was at 13 under, 2 shots behind Sahith
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Associated Press Feb 11, 2024, 08:36 PM ET Open Extended Reactions SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Nick Taylor made an 11-foot birdie putt to beat Charley Hoffman on the second hole of a playoff after birdieing three of the last four in regulation on Sunday, capping another wild week at the Phoenix Open with his second memorable
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Associated Press Feb 10, 2024, 07:46 PM ET Open Extended Reactions LAS VEGAS — Dustin Johnson won LIV Golf Las Vegas on Saturday in windy and chilly conditions for his third victory on the Saudi-funded tour, pulling ahead with a birdie on No. 17 and closing with a par to edge Peter Uihlein and Talor
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ESPN News Services Feb 10, 2024, 08:52 PM ET Open Extended Reactions SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Nick Taylor held a one-shot lead at 13 under with 12 holes left in his third round when play was suspended Saturday because of darkness at the waterlogged Phoenix Open. The field will play catch-up at TPC Scottsdale on Sunday,
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Associated Press Feb 9, 2024, 09:00 PM ET Open Extended Reactions SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Nick Taylor finished off a record round Friday morning and had a short turnaround before teeing up again. The limited re-warmup and ensuing stiffness took a toll in his final 18 holes, but he pieced it together enough to hold onto
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