Australian Su Oh has matched her best finish at an LPGA Tour event, finishing tied-second at the rain-shortened Portland Classic.Play was washed out in Portland on Saturday because of the wet weather and the event was cut from 72 to 54 holes.
Kristoffer Broberg, of Sweden, has shot a tense level-par 72 to finish at 23-under-par and win the Dutch Open for his second European Tour victory and first since beating Patrick Reed in a playoff to clinch the 2015 BMW Masters.The 35-year-old set course records at the Bernardus club in Cromvoirt in the second and third rounds, shooting a 64 on Friday and an 11-under 61 on Saturday.
Co-leaders Jim Knous and Maverick McNealy are two shots clear of the chasing pack heading into the final round of the PGA Tour event in Napa, California.Knous fired a seven-under 65 on Saturday to vault up the leaderboard after 54 holes while McNealy signed a 70 to maintain his place at the top after leading solo at the half-way mark.
Third round play at the Portland Classic was called off because of wet conditions and forecast rain with the LPGA Tour later reducing the event to 54 holes.The hilly Oregon Golf Club course was soaked with more almost 2 inches of rain overnight on Friday with course conditions and the forecast of more wet weather forcing the hand of organisers.
Sweden's Kristoffer Broberg has smashed the course record that he'd set only a day earlier, with his 11-under par 61 giving him a yawning eight-shot lead after three rounds of the Dutch Open.The 772nd-ranked Broberg opened with four birdies and an eagle in his first six holes in benign conditions on Saturday at the Bernardus club in Cromvoirt and he enjoyed six more birdies in a bogey-free back nine.
Chasing her second LPGA victory of the season, Jin Young Ko shot a five-under 67 on Friday to take the lead midway through the Cambia Portland Classic.2 needed only 23 putts in her morning round, making six birdies and a bogey to reach eight-under 136 at the hilly, windy and tricky Oregon Golf Club.
Maverick McNealy overcame three consecutive bogeys and holed out from 74 yards for eagle on the last to sign for an eight-under 64 and the second-round lead in the Fortinet Championship.Winless in 66 career starts on the PGA Tour, McNealy had nine birdies - one from a greenside bunker to offset his stumbles to get to 12 under at Silverado Resort and Spa.
KJ Choi closed with eagle-birdie-birdie for a seven-under 63 to share the first-round lead with Darren Clarke in the PGA Tour Champions' Stanford International.The 51-year-old Choi, who won eight times on the PGA Tour, enjoyed a bogey-free round at Minnehaha Country Club.
Swedish outsider Kristoffer Broberg has defied his lowly world ranking of No.772 to take a narrow lead at the halfway stage of the Dutch Open, after a superb second round of 64 at Bernardus Golf Course.
The feud between Brooks Koepka and Bryson DeChambeau has the potential to inspire the American team instead of weighing them down at next week's Ryder Cup, Team Europe captain Padraig Harrington insists.Koepka and DeChambeau have been involved in public spats for more than a year, with US Ryder Cup captain Steve Stricker having to step in last month to broker peace between the duo.
American Chez Reavie has fired a seven-under-par 65 to hold a one-shot lead after the opening round of the Fortinet Championship, the 2021-22 PGA Tour season opener in California.Compatriot Cameron Tringale and Canada's Adam Hadwin carded six-under 66s to share second place at Silverado Resort and Spa's North Course while reigning Masters champion Hideki Matsuyama (69) of Japan is tied for 24th.
Su Oh has clawed her way back after a nightmare start to rocket into contention at the LPGA's Cambia Portland Classic.The Australian shot a three-under 69 to be one behind a trio of leaders after the opening round at the tricky Oregon Golf Club layout.
Four-times major winner Brooks Koepka has confirmed his participation in next week's Ryder Cup, after his commitment to the competition was called into question.In an interview with Golf Digest, Koepka had described the biennial team event between the United States and Europe as "a bit odd" and mentally challenging, saying that he might not be cut out for team sports.
Brooks Koepka is shooting for the moon when he ponders the major titles he's going to win.Koepka, who has four major championships to his credit, said time is on his side in his bid to catch Tiger Woods (15 majors) - or even the all-time leader, Jack Nicklaus (18).
Bryson DeChambeau has revealed that his hands are "wrecked" with calluses as he prepares for the Ryder Cup while also being in intense training for the Professional Long Drivers Association World Championship.DeChambeau, who turns 28 on Thursday, admitted the wear and tear after a pair of 90-plus minute speed training sessions in North Carolina for the long driving contest.
Henrik Stenson will still have a role for Europe at the Ryder Cup despite failing to get into the team.The Swedish player was selected by European captain Padraig Harrington on Wednesday as the fifth and final vice-captain for the event at Whistling Straits from September 24-26.
4 and reigning FedEx Cup champion Patrick Cantlay is the 2021 PGA Tour player of the year.Cantlay, who won four times in the wraparound 2020-21 season, was selected ahead of Bryson DeChambeau, Harris English, Open Championship winner Collin Morikawa and US Open champion Jon Rahm.
Team Europe skipper Padraig Harrington has turned to two Ryder Cup stalwarts as he named Sergio Garcia and Ian Poulter along with Shane Lowry as his three picks for this month's battle against the United States - but Justin Rose missed out.Irishman Harrington named his selections a few hours after England's Lee Westwood, Matt Fitzpatrick and Tyrrell Hatton had sealed their spots in the 12-man team at the European Tour's BMW PGA Championship along with Austrian Bernd Wiesberger who will make his
Billy Horschel has become only the second American, after the great Arnold Palmer, to win the European Tour's flagship event, the PGA Championship, following a dramatic final round at Wentworth.After three fine rounds left him just a couple of shots off the lead, though, Adam Scott's hopes quickly faded on Sunday as he failed to join the birdie-fest around the West Course and ended up six shots behind the winner in a tie for 14th place.
Adam Scott has had to battle putting near-misses and wayward driving to stay in contention for the PGA Championship but the Australian veteran is only two shots off the lead going into the final round at Wentworth.The 41-year-old former world No.
Lee Westwood has questioned Europe's Ryder Cup qualifying system, with the team captain Padraig Harrington looking increasingly likely to face a major selection dilemma at the PGA Championship.While Australia's Adam Scott is in the mix to win the European Tour's flagship title, lying just two shots off the lead, the constantly fluctuating battle to make the European team for Whistling Straits is dominating the agenda at the final qualifying event.
Adam Scott is continuing to savour his return to Wentworth as he lies menacingly just a couple of shots off the lead at halfway in the European Tour's flagship PGA Championship on the famous Surrey course.The 41-year-old Australian, who's back at a venue which he first enjoyed two decades ago in the fledgling stage of his distinguished career, shot an uneven but eventually satisfying second round of 69 to add to his opening 65, leaving him at 10-under for the tournament.
Adam Scott has continued his rejuvenation at the PGA Championship, shooting a brilliant seven-under-par opening round of 65 as he launched his bid to win the European Tour's flagship event at Wentworth.The last time the 41-year-old had competed in England in July's British Open at Sandwich, he ended up cutting a dejected figure after finishing 46th, saying he was fed up with playing "mediocre golf" and effectively writing off the rest of his season.
Adam Scott has cut a rejuvenated figure at the PGA Championship, shooting a brilliant seven-under-par opening round of 65 in the European Tour's flagship event at Wentworth.The last time the 41-year-old had competed in England in July's British Open at Sandwich, he ended up cutting a dejected figure after finishing 46th, saying he was fed up with playing "mediocre golf" and effectively writing off the rest of his season.
United States Ryder Cup captain Steve Stricker says Tiger Woods is continuing his rehabilitation from a February vehicle accident "to get better and try to play golf again".Stricker made the comments in a SiriusXM Radio interview at Whistling Straits, Wisconsin, site of the upcoming Ryder Cup between the US and Europe.