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NCAA women's stroke-play portion shortened at 54 holes
For the second time in three years, the stroke-play portion of the NCAA Women's Championship has been reduced to 54 holes because of whether.
Bit players in a one-man race, Varner III, Janewattananond still motivated at Bethpage
They will likely be extras in a Sunday play that has evolved into a one-man show, but Harold Varner III and Jazz Janewattananond will have plenty of motivation at the PGA Championship.
Koepka now 1/16 PGA favorite, same as Warriors to win NBA's WCF
Brooks Koepka is now a 1/16 favorite to win the PGA. For perspective, that's the same odds being offered on the Golden State Warriors to win the NBA’s Western Conference Finals.
High praise from Chamblee: Koepka is 2000 Tiger
A day after comparing Brooks Koepka's confidence to Babe Ruth and Muhammad Ali, Brandel Chamblee likened the current state of Koepka's game to Tiger Woods in 2000.
Schauffle: Koepka has made PGA 'awfully boring'
No player has ever lost a seven-shot lead in major championship history, and none of Brooks Koepka’s chief pursuers are expecting him to make history Sunday at the PGA Championship.
Final-round tee times for the 101st PGA Championship
Brooks Koepka leads by seven shots entering the final round of the 101st PGA Championship. Here's a look at tee times for Sunday at Bethpage Black.
Koepka on major success: 'I'm more focused than anybody out there'
The more Brooks Koepka contends in majors, the more he’s asked about the disparity in his résumé.
Closing bogey denies DJ chance to play alongside Koepka on Sunday
All Dustin Johnson needed was a par on the 18th hole to get into the final group Sunday at the PGA Championship.
Koepka leads PGA by record 7 shots through 54 holes at Bethpage
On the strength of an even-par, Saturday 72, Brooks Koepka finished the third round exactly as he started it – at 12 under, seven clear of the field at the PGA Championship.
Highlights: Koepka stays hot (enough) on PGA Moving Day
Unfortunately for the PGA Championship field, Brooks Koepka did not come back to the pack on Moving Day. Here's the frontrunner's best third-round highlights from Bethpage Black.
Largest 54-hole leads in men's major championship history
Here’s a look at the largest 54-hole leads in men’s major championship history and how the finale played out (courtesy the Golf Channel research unit).
Purse payout at the 101st PGA Championship at Bethpage Black
Here's how much money those who made the cut will make at this year's PGA Championship.
PGA out of reach, Phil's eyes set on U.S. Open
With his chances for a second PGA Championship title dashed, Phil Mickelson is already turning his attention to next month’s U.S. Open.
How will Bethpage be setup for the Ryder Cup? McDowell says it won’t be like PGA
The Ryder Cup will be held at Bethpage Black in five years, but Graeme McDowell said it won't be setup anything like it was this week for the PGA Championship.
Chamblee: Nobody in their right mind thinks Tiger can win four more majors
On Friday's edition of 'Golf Central Live From the PGA,' the analysts agreed the hype surrounding Tiger Woods' return to major championship glory may have gotten a little ahead of itself.
PGA Championship: Tee times, pairings for Round 3
Here's a look at the full list of third-round tee times for the PGA Championship at Bethpage Black.
Koepka looking a little like Woods, who he just dusted by 17
There was something historically fitting that Brooks Keopka would shatter the 36-hole scoring record at the PGA Championship playing alongside Tiger Woods.
Koepka heads to range after 65: 'I didn't hit it that good'
Brooks Koepka toured a major in the fewest strokes ever through two rounds, and yet there he was late Friday, in the fading daylight, working on his game.
Scott (64) threatens major history, hopes to 'chip away' at Koepka
After brushing with a piece of major championship history, Adam Scott now has his work cut out for him if he’s going to chase down Brooks Koepka at the PGA Championship.
Watching Tiger taught Koepka not to watch Tiger
When playing a major alongside Tiger Woods, it’s easy to get caught up in the moment and lose track of the task at hand. Just ask Brooks Koepka.
TT Postscript: From Masters champ to MC, and that's OK
A rusty and slightly sick Tiger Woods missed the cut at the PGA Championship. But he's still the Masters champion.
Koepka sets new 36-hole major scoring record, leads PGA by 7 shots
With rounds of 63-65, Brooks Koepka leads the PGA Championship by a tournament-record seven shots. Here’s where things stand through two rounds at Bethpage Black, where Koepka just rewrote the record book.
Koepka sets new 36-hole major scoring record, leads PGA by 7 shots
With rounds of 63-65, Brooks Koepka leads the PGA Championship by a tournament-record seven shots. Here’s where things stand through two rounds at Bethpage Black, where Koepka just rewrote the record book.
Lipsky penalized for missing second-round tee time by seconds
David Lipsky was assessed a two-shot penalty prior to the second round of the PGA Championship for arriving to the first tee seconds after his scheduled tee time.
Highlights: Koepka fires 65, dominating PGA field
Highlights from Brooks Koepka's second round Friday at the PGA Championship.
Cart-riding Daly goes 75-76 to miss cut at PGA
John Daly and his bum right knee rode away from the PGA Championship happy to get the chance to play, even with the aid of a cart that caused some controversy.
Back-nine birdie train helps McIlroy (71) secure weekend spot at Bethpage
Through three holes Friday at the PGA Championship Rory McIlroy had one foot out of the door at Bethpage Black. But a good stretch on his back nine will keep him around for the weekend.
D. Johnson (67) can't shake shaky putter in second round at Bethpage
Dustin Johnson was his dominant self from tee to green Friday at the PGA Championship. His putting was another story.
Watch: Chaos encircles Tiger after errant shot on first hole
The New York faithful got an up-close-and-personal look at Tiger Woods early in his second round at the PGA Championship.
Spieth not even thinking Grand Slam after Friday 66
Jordan Spieth nearly got through his news conference Friday without being asked about the career Grand Slam. After putting himself in contention, he's not worried about the history at stake.
Highlights: Spieth (66) cards 6 birdies in PGA second round
Jordan Spieth made four of his six birdies on his second nine Friday to shoot 4-under 66 in the second round of the PGA Championship.
Haskins Award Watch List: Wolff, Hovland, Morikawa top 3
Entering the NCAA Championship, here is a look at the top Haskins contenders, as determined by our Golf Channel college experts.
Highlights: D. Johnson's birdie barrage on back nine
A day after Brooks Koepka fired a 7-under 63 to take the lead in the PGA Championship, Dustin Johnson got off to a hot start Friday.
Koepka (63) leads PGA after 'one of the best rounds I've played'
Brooks Koepka delivered on the biggest stage again, this time with Tiger Woods at his side.
PGA odds: Koepka the new solo favorite at 5/4
Brooks Koepka on Thursday staked himself to the Day 1 lead at Bethpage Black and took over as the new solo favorite for sports bettors.
DeChambeau after opening 72: Bethpage's length a 'mess-up'
Bryson DeChambeau opened with a 2-over 72 at Bethpage Black, and he and wasn't shy afterward that he thinks longer does not always mean better at major championships.
Phil (69) credits brother/caddie for turning Day 1 around
Phil Mickelson got off to a rough start on Thursday at Bethpage, but the people’s champion turned it around and eventually carded a first-round 69 thanks to a tip from his brother/caddie Tim.
Closing birdie the lone bright spot for McIlroy (72)
Rory McIlroy's closing birdie was about the only thing he did right during an opening 72 at the PGA Championship.
Major mobility: Inside Daly's 'awkward' ride around Bethpage
John Daly arrived to Bethpage Black just 15 minutes before his 12:54 p.m. tee time. He waited for a cart, and then drove off to the first tee with his cigarettes and Diet Coke.
Chamblee on Koepka's opening 63: 'Felt like he was giving me the finger'
Even if Brooks Koepka, who staked himself to the Day 1 PGA lead with a Thursday 63, gets the last laugh, Brandel Chamblee can laugh at himself.
Lee (64) one back at PGA thanks to improved distance off tee
It’s no secret Bethpage Black is a big golf course that rewards the game’s longest hitters but on Thursday Danny Lee proved there is room for the mid-length players to still compete.
Fleetwood once again chasing Koepka on Long Island
Tommy Fleetwood finished runner-up to Brooks Koepka the last time a major championship was played in the New York area, when he closed with a 63 at Shinnecock Hills at last year’s U.S. Open.
Poa problems? Koepka shows no signs Thursday at Bethpage
Brooks Koepka says he's 'not the most confident person on Poa.' Oh, really? Shinnecock has Poa greens. Bethpage has Poa greens.
Bethpage Black’s No. 10 takes down Woods, Fowler and more
The statistically toughest hole this season on the PGA Tour took down some of the world's best in the first round of the PGA Championship at Bethpage Black.
Illness kept Woods away from Bethpage on Wednesday
Tiger Woods confirmed that his decision to skip practice on the eve of the PGA Championship was rooted in illness rather than a desire to get extra rest.
Highlights: Koepka fires 63 to lead in PGA title defense
Highlights from Brooks Koepka's opening round Thursday in the PGA Championship at Bethpage Black.
Day excited for Olympic opportunity; Scott not so much
Jason Day is excited for a potential Olympic moment in Tokyo in 2020. Adam Scott? He's still against it.
Highlights: Tiger's eagle bright spot of opening 72 at PGA
Highlights from Tiger Woods' opening round Thursday at the PGA Championship.
Thomas (right wrist) cleared to begin chipping, putting after MRI
After withdrawing from this year's PGA Championship with a nagging right-wrist injury, Justin Thomas remained in the area for an MRI, according to Golf Channel's Tim Rosaforte.
'Bored' Koepka's slow-play fix: Make rounds 14-15 holes
With three majors under his belt, Brooks Koepka has become one of the game's more vocal players on Tour, and he was at it again this week on Barstool Sports' Pardon My Take podcast.
Day concerned with temperature, not back, at PGA
Heading into the opening round of the PGA, Jason Day is keeping an eye on the thermometer. In fact, he's much more concerned with the temperature than his oft-ailing back.
Daly: Playing with cart a 'distraction,' still 'not even easy' but needs it to play
Set against a backdrop of rolling hills, it was the kind of site that prompts a double take as John Daly wheeled his way through the crowds on Wednesday at Bethpage Black.
What to expect: A look at how Woods has followed up Masters wins
On the eve of the PGA Championship opening round, here’s a look back at how Tiger Woods has followed each of his previous green jacket performances in his very next major start.
Rose seeing more consistency in majors after 'Project 300' improvements
After Justin Rose won the 2013 U.S. Open at Merion, he no longer had to answer questions about what it felt like not to have won a major. But he still wasn’t totally satisfied.
Legends converge on Pine Needles for U.S. Senior Women's Open
Some of the greatest names in women’s golf are reconvening at Pine Needles Lodge & Golf Club in Southern Pines, N.C., this week, for the U.S. Senior Women’s Open.
Tiger skips Wednesday practice to rest, but 'all is good' says agent
Tiger Woods opted to rest Wednesday and never made it to Bethpage Black, meaning his preparation for the PGA Championship includes only playing nine holes this week.
Mickelson: Game 'feels good' after early prep last week at Bethpage
Returning to a major at Bethpage State Park for the first time in nearly a decade, Phil Mickelson got his PGA Championship prep started a little early.
Euro Solheim Cup captain Matthew to retire 'from the LPGA'
European Solheim Cup captain Catriona Matthew confirmed her plans to step away from the LPGA and focus on the Ladies European Tour.
It's early, but Stricker sure does love seeing Tiger leading Ryder Cup points
Steve Stricker couldn't help but be pleased with Tiger Woods' name on the very, very early U.S. Ryder Cup points list.
LPGA's new team event to allow one amateur team to earn sponsor's exemption
The LPGA’s new team event isn’t for professionals only.
Spieth believes if he stays the course, the career Grand Slam will eventually come
As Jordan Spieth heads into his third opportunity to round out the career Grand Slam, he’s got one word on his mind: consistency.
A look at every major held in New York
Here's a look at every PGA Championship and U.S. Open contested in the state of New York.
Legends gather for Koepka's delicious PGA Champions Dinner
The PGA Champions Dinner delivered the goods Tuesday at Bethpage. Mouth-watering menu … star-studded guest list … group photo with the Wanamaker … check, check and check.
Is Koepka truly great? Chamblee needs 'more evidence'
Brandel Chamblee needs more time to distinguish whether Brooks Koepka is truly great or is just on a great run.
Watch: Homa wins Long Drive Contest; Paddy goes 'Happy Gilmore'
Max Homa bashed a drive 318 yards through cold and wet conditions at Bethpage Black’s 423-yard, par-4 16th hole to win the PGA Championship Long Drive Competition on Tuesday.
Tiger betting favorite at PGA Championship after $10K wager
As the wagers keep pouring in, Tiger Woods is once again the betting favorite for this week’s PGA Championship.
Haigh 'thankful' spring finally sprung at Bethpage
Despite the cold, gloomy conditions, Kerry Haigh smiled brightly when the PGA of America’s chief championships officer was asked about this week’s conditions at Bethpage Black.
Harrington happy about Rory keeping European Tour membership
Padraig Harrington called it a "huge deal" to play in the Ryder Cup, which is why he was glad Rory McIlroy kept his European Tour membership.
Golf Channel Podcast: 101st PGA Championship preview
Golf Channel's Tripp Isenhour and Brian Bateman break down the 101st PGA Championship from every angle. Should Tiger Woods be the favorite? Will Brooks Koepka defend his title? And what sort of test will...
Rory will 'most likely' play 2020 Olympics, represent Ireland
Rory McIlroy said Tuesday he “more likely than not” will be among the 60-man Olympic field next summer in Tokyo. And if he plays, it’ll be for Ireland.
Why didn't Tiger play Quail Hollow? Wasn't ready for the grind
Tiger Woods wasn’t ready to play the Wells Fargo Championship. That’s the simplest answer.
Koepka dismisses half the field, explains why majors are 'easiest to win'
“There’s 156 [players] in the field, so you figure at least 80 of them I’m just going to beat,” Koepka casually, dismissively and somewhat hilariously said Tuesday at Bethpage.
Woods on being awarded Medal of Freedom; 'An incredible honor'
Tiger Woods spoke with the media for the first time since he won the Masters, and speaks highly of the Presidential Medal of Freedom he was awarded by President Donald Trump on May 6.
Tiger on Daly's riding in cart: 'I walked with a broken leg'
Daly, who suffers from osteoarthritis in his right knee, is the first player in seven years to use a golf cart in a major championship under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Romo (74) fails to advance out of U.S. Open local qualifier
Tony Romo shot 74 and failed to advance out of his U.S. Open local qualifier Monday at TPC Craig Ranch in McKinney, Texas.
Thomas withdraws from PGA with right-wrist injury
Justin Thomas has withdrawn from the PGA Championship with a lingering injury to his right wrist.
A decade later, Glover recalls 'odd week' during '09 U.S. Open win at Bethpage
Lucas Glover didn't have the start he was hoping for during the 2009 U.S. Open at Bethpage Black. But a mental pep talk gave him the confidence he needed to win his first major.
Stricker claims first senior major with 6-shot win at Regions Tradition
Steve Stricker ran away with his first senior major, closing with a 4-under 68 for a six-shot victory at the weather-delayed Regions Tradition.
Golf Digest acquired by Discovery, Inc.
Discovery, Inc., has agreed to purchase Golf Digest from Conde Nast, which has owned the publication since 2001.
Woods, DJ, Koepka betting co-favorites for PGA Championship
Tiger Woods has been the betting favorite for the PGA Championship since his Masters win, but now he's joined at the top by Dustin Johnson and Brooks Koepka.
Woods among group of five who can reach world No. 1 at PGA
Tiger Woods is among a group of five players who could leave this week's PGA Championship with the top spot in the world rankings.
82 vs. 81: A look at Snead's and Tiger's PGA Tour titles
A look at the official PGA Tour wins for Sam Snead and Tiger Woods, the two most triumphant players in Tour history.
AT&T Byron Nelson payout: Kang cashes in with $1.4 million
Prize money and FedExCup points breakdowns for winner Sung Kang and the rest of the players who made the cut at the 2019 AT&T Byron Nelson.
Koepka fourth at Nelson: 'Sometimes you can just get beat'
Brooks Koepka finished alone in fourth at the AT&T Byron Nelson in his final start before defending his title at next week's PGA Championship.
Spieth 'ready to contend' for final Slam leg at Bethpage
Jordan Spieth faded to a tie for 29th at the AT&T Byron Nelson but believes he's "ready to contend" for the final leg of the career Grand Slam next week.
Stricker leads as Regions Tradition final round postponed to Monday
The final round of the Regions Tradition barely got underway before play was suspended because of thunderstorms. The first senior major of the year will finish Monday.
Kang leads by 3 heading into Nelson final round
Sung Kang used a morning re-start to turn a one-shot deficit into a three-shot lead heading into the final round of the AT&T Byron Nelson.
Kinhult wins first European Tour title at Betfred British Masters
Marcus Kinhult birdied the final two holes to claim his first European Tour title after a tense finish to the British Masters on Sunday.
Every leads suspended AT&T Byron Nelson with long Sunday on tap
Matt Every leads Sung Kang by one shot at the AT&T Byron Nelson, where the leaders will have 27 holes to complete on Sunday.
Famed Masters gambler bets Tiger Grand Slam to win $10 million
The man who won more than $1 million betting on Tiger Woods to win the Masters is back, and he could win $10 million if Woods wins all four majors this year.
Watch: Harrington drains 80-foot birdie putt at Byron Nelson
The lengthy delay to start the third round at the AT&T Byron Nelson didn't slow down Padraig Harrington's opening holes, providing a highlight birdie at the par-4 second hole.
Stricker (70) in driver's seat after third round at Regions Tradition
Steve Stricker birdied the final hole for a 2-under 70 and held onto the lead Saturday after three rounds at the Regions Tradition, with Bernhard Langer among three players two strokes back.
Fleetwood (68) shrugs off illness to make charge at British Masters
Tommy Fleetwood shrugged off the effects of a virus to move into contention Saturday at the British Masters after a late stumble from 54-hole leader Matt Wallace.
Duncan accidentally hits wife in head with errant approach
The second-year Tour member dropped just one shot in his second-round 66, but he really made two mistakes at the par-4 13th.