Junior Lilia Vu was named the PING WGCA Player of the Year, as announced on Tuesday.
If golf has come easy to Rory McIlroy then he revealed at Wentworth on Wednesday that the challenges of fame continue to be a struggle. And the bad news for the Irishman in that regard is that his celebrity only seems to be increasing.
Not only did 21-year-old phenom Aaron Wise become the second-youngest Byron Nelson winner last week, he also moved into relevancy in the Ryder Cup standings.
Jordan Spieth finally got a few putts to drop at the AT&T Byron Nelson, but after a frustrating week he’s looking forward to heading across town.
A birdie on the 72nd hole gave Adam Scott a glimmer of hope, but in the end even a closing 65 at the AT&T Byron Nelson wasn’t enough to earn an exemption into next month’s U.S. Open.
What's more exciting: getting engaged on the golf course, or making a hole-in-one? For one soon-to-be-married young woman, it might be a tough call, because both milestones occurred within minutes of each other last weekend.
After a getting a few unsuccessful cracks at overtaking Dustin Johnson for World No. 1, Justin Thomas finally earned the spot this past week at the Players Championship, playing the weekend in 10 under to finish T-11. The title alone is a big deal for the reigning PGA Champion, but he made his next goal clear in a statement after hearing the news.
Jordan Spieth, then 16, had to write a letter to play in the 2010 Byron Nelson in Dallas. This weekend, he’ll return to the tournament where his career started.
Justin Thomas’ T-11 finish Sunday at the Players Championship was more than good enough for Thomas to dethrone Dustin Johnson as the No. 1 player in the Official World Golf Ranking.
Only one man came close to landing a glove on Webb Simpson at the Players Championship on Sunday and even that shot from Tiger Woods was the merest of glancing blows.