Rory’s back nine blast, Xander’s flawless start and Morgan Hoffmann makes the cut (!!) | Golf news and tour information

If we told you that Rory McIlroy made seven birdies on Friday, just one day after setting TPC River Highlands ablaze with a tune of an eight-under-par 62, you might call the game. curtains Good night. Thanks for coming, everyone. Unfortunately, you wouldn’t just be wrong, you’d be comically, comically, laughing out loud, funny and … Read more

Matt Fitzpatrick’s One-Time US Open Win, Paige Spiranac’s World Domination, and Brooks Koepka’s Poor Performance | this is the loop

Welcome to another edition of The Grind, where we feel inspired by Matt Fitzpatrick. As a 5-foot-10, 155-pound golf buddy (okay, I’ve gained a few pounds since my “peak”), watching him turn into a bomber has been incredible. And if he can do it, maybe, just maybe I can do it. To be clear, “do … Read more

Why Xander Schauffele Hasn’t Closed the Door on Jumping to LIV Golf

CROMWELL, Conn. — Xander Schauffele knows the buzz has been flying like the majestic approach shots he hit to the 18 greens of TPC River Highlands in regulation Thursday at the Travelers Championship. Schauffele, at 28, ranked 15th in the world, a five-time PGA Tour winner and has finished in the top seven of eight … Read more

Rory McIlroy, JT Poston share the Travelers Championship lead at 8-under 62 after the first round

CROMWELL, Conn. — Rory McIlroy battled a sinus problem to shoot an 8-under 62 on Thursday and share a first-round lead with JT Poston in the Travelers Championship. Coming off a tie for fifth on Sunday at the US Open after winning the Canadian Open the previous week, second-ranked McIlroy had a bogey-free morning round, … Read more

Matt Fitzpatrick’s One-Time US Open Win, Paige Spiranac’s World Domination, and Brooks Koepka’s Poor Performance | this is the loop

Welcome to another edition of The Grind, where we feel inspired by Matt Fitzpatrick. As another 5-foot-10, 155-pound golfer (okay, I’ve gained a few pounds since my “peak”), watching him turn into a bomber has been incredible. And if he can do it, maybe, just maybe I can do it. To be clear, “do it” … Read more

Rory McIlroy’s drought is complicated after the almost lost US Open

BROOKLINE, Mass. — What do we think of Rory McIlroy? It’s hard to call him an underachiever when he’s won 21 career tournaments, including four major championships, and will be inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame on roller skates. Problem is, it’s been eight years and counting since McIlroy won the last of … Read more

US Open staff bags from TaylorMade, Callaway and more at Brookline

TaylorMade, Callaway, Srixon and other brands have their players decked out in new US Open-themed tote bags this week at The Country Club in Brookline, Massachusetts. Some brands have commemorated the 122nd US Open with the colors red, white and blue and the history of Boston. TaylorMade’s Commemorative Summer Staff Bag highlights the area’s strong … Read more

Rory McIlroy Attacks the Shark, Pat Perez’s Wife Delivers ‘Iconic’ Quote and LIV Golf’s Worst Contract (and Excuse) Yet | this is the loop

Welcome to another edition of The Grind, where we’ve long supported a rival league on the PGA Tour. Competing on the HGGA Tour for the past two decades meant giving up my dream of playing with the best players in the world, but it was too exciting an opportunity to pass up. We are governed … Read more

Rory McIlroy says PGA Tour players joining LIV Golf Invitational Series took the ‘easy way out’

BROOKLINE, Mass. — Rory McIlroy said he is disappointed that some PGA Tour players have taken the “easy road” and joined rival LIV Golf Invitational Series, and how six-time Grand Slam champion Phil Mickelson helped create the new circuit. McIlroy, speaking at a news conference Tuesday before this week’s US Open at The Country Club, … Read more

RBC Canadian Open purse: Rory McIlroy earns over $1.5 million in second win of the season

The RBC Canadian Open offered an $8.7 million purse this week, and Rory McIlroy walked away with more than $1.5 million. McIlroy prevailed at St. George’s Golf & Country Club for his 21st PGA Tour win, adding $1,566,000 to his season earnings, which stood at $4,954,511 entering this week, thanks to also winning the CJ … Read more

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