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Stock Watch: USGA doesn’t ease into the new year

Each week on GolfChannel.com, we’ll examine which players’ stocks and trends are rising and falling in the world of golf. RISING X-Man (+9%): Clearly comfortable…

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HARRINGTON PICKED AS EUROPE’S NEXT RYDER CUP CAPTAIN

Padraig Harrington has been confirmed as the European Ryder Cup captain for next year’s away leg of the biennial matches at Whistling Straits in America. Harrington…

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Harrington named 2020 Euro Ryder Cup captain, ready for ‘daunting task’

The keys to the European Ryder Cup machine have officially been handed over to Padraig Harrington. The 47-year-old Irishman was named captain for the 2020…

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Thanks to social media, Davis Love III’s son, Dru, finds stolen truck

HONOLULU – It was a lesson in the power of social media. “They found the truck,” Love smiled on Monday as he played a pro-am…

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Prince’s enjoys elevation in golf course rankings

Prince’s Golf Club in Kent has risen ten places into the top 50 of Golf World magazine’s latest Top 100 England rankings following the redevelopment of…

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What’s in the bag: Tournament of Champions winner Schauffele

Xander Schauffele won the first PGA Tour event of 2019, the Sentry Tournament of Champions. Here’s what’s in his bag: DRIVER: Callaway Epic Flash Sub…

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USGA’s Pagel explains impetus for new knee-height drop

KAPALUA, Hawaii – Thomas Pagel is not the nervous type, but on a warm and clear tropical morning, he was anxiously watching his phone and regularly…

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Schauffele’s Masters odds drop following Sentry TOC win

Xander Schauffele’s stirring performance at the Sentry Tournament of Champions caught the eye of some bettors in Las Vegas. Schauffele’s odds to win the 2019…

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MCILROY CALLS EUROPEAN TOUR ‘A STEPPING STONE’

Rory McIlroy has caused something of a stir by calling the European Tour a ‘stepping stone’ to the PGA Tour. Speaking ahead of last week’s…

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SCHAUFFELE FIRES FINAL ROUND 62 TO WIN IN HAWAII

America’s Xander Schauffele shot a course-record equalling 11-under-par 62 in the final round to win the Sentry Tournament of Champions in Hawaii with a 23-under-par…

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Calmer winds turn Sunday at Kapalua into ‘birdie-fest’

KAPALUA, Hawaii – In Maui, it’s all about the winds. The Plantation Course has some the widest fairways and largest greens on the PGA Tour…

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Idle Rose moves past Koepka to retake OWGR top spot; Schauffele up to sixth

In the first week of the new year, Brooks Koepka played tournament golf while Justin Rose stayed home. As it turned out, that was all…

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Watch: Schauffele holes out twice, then tops drive at Sentry TOC

Ah, golf. The sport can giveth and the sport can taketh away. Xander Schauffele found out both Sunday at the Sentry Tournament of Champions. After…

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Simpson incident shows intent behind Rules of Golf modernization

KAPALUA, Hawaii — Webb Simpson was searching for his ball in the weeds short of the fifth green Saturday at Kapalua when he stepped on a…

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How will World Ranking points be allocated at newly formatted Tour Championship?

KAPALUA, Hawaii – In September, the PGA Tour unveiled the new strokes-based scoring format for this year’s Tour Championship, but one unanswered question was how…

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Quotes of the Week: Jan. 6, 2019

From the debate over putting with or without the flagstick in to taking drops from knee-high height, the new rules take center stage in this…

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McIlroy adds ‘low driver’ to his arsenal for windy Kapalua and beyond

KAPALUA, Hawaii – Rory McIlroy said he had the perfect warmup for the Sentry Tournament of Champions back home in Jupiter, Fla., last month. “It’s…

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Woodland on playing with DeChambeau: ‘It was fascinating’

KAPALUA, Hawaii – Saturday’s third round at the Sentry Tournament of Champions was a collection of firsts for Gary Woodland. The round marked the first…

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Top Photos: Jan. 5, 2019

The top photos from Day 3 of the 2019 Sentry Tournament of Champions at Kapalua.

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