In his first regular PGA Tour event, Brooks Koepka surged to the top of the leaderboard Friday in the Frys.com Open with a 7-under 64, giving him a one-shot lead over Jason Kokrak going into the weekend at CordeValle.
Tiger Woods is a big time college football fan and he spent much of Thursday breaking down the Stanford Cardinal’s chances in 2013.
Gary Woodland holed a 58-foot chip from the rough for one of his four birdies and got up-and-down to save pars five times to win the Reno-Tahoe Open on Sunday for second PGA Tour victory.
Former PGA Tour golfer and longtime CBS Sports broadcaster Ken Venturi died Friday afternoon. A San Francisco native, Venturi won 14 PGA Tour events before retiring in 1967.
Adam Scott won the Masters on the second hole of a playoff with Angel Cabrera Sunday. But golf fans are still talking about the two stroke penalty Tiger Woods was assessed Saturday for an improper drop after his ball ricocheted off the flag stick into a water hazard.
Rory McIlroy walked off the course at the PGA National after hitting his second shot in the water on the ninth hole, already seven over par for the day. “I’m not in a good place mentally,” he told reporters.
Phil Mickelson’s connection with Pebble Beach runs deeper than his four victories.
John Mallinger remained in position for his first PGA Tour victory, shooting a 1-under 70 on Saturday in the Frys.com Open to take a two-stroke lead into the final round.
John Mallinger opened a four-stroke lead Friday in the Frys.com Open, making an eagle and two birdies on the final four holes for a 9-under 62.