Ariya Jutanugarn was in attack mode all day at the Kingsmill Championship — and it paid off. The 17-year-old Thai player birdied six of the first seven holes Thursday and was 8 under after 14 holes thanks to a radar-like short iron game that left her with short putt after short putt.
Adam Scott became the first Australian to win the Masters, beating Angel Cabrera on the second hole of a stirring playoff played in a steady rain and dwindling light
Tiger Woods (1-under) will not be disqualified for his illegal drop during the second round of the Masters on Friday, CBS Sports is reporting.
Sergio Garcia is still chasing that first major title. It never figured to come at Augusta National.
Swim great Michael Phelps upstaged some of golf’s finest when he holed a 51-yard putt for a net hole-in-one during the second round of team play at the Dunhill Links Championship on Friday.
The hype isn’t nearly as pronounced as it was when the US Open was held at Congressional last June, but the PGA Tour is back in town, and massive crowds are expected to flock to the course, despite the overpowering heat. If only D.C. had it’s own hometown hero to cheer on.
Bo Van Pelt holed out from the fairway for eagle and kept bogeys off his card for a 4-under 67. It gave him a one-shot lead Thursday in the AT&T National, which felt more like a U.S. Open than Congressional did last year.
The nation’s capital has not exactly been fertile ground for athletes who have dominated elsewhere in the nation, including the greatest golfer of his generation in Tiger Woods.
The House has voted to bestow the Congressional Gold Medal on golfing great Jack Nicklaus.
Feinstein thinks Tiger acted inappropriately and wishes the PGA released his fine after the blowup at Augusta.