Hideki Matsuyama eagled the first playoff hole to come from behind and beat Russell Henley at the Sony Open for his eighth PGA Tour victory, lifting him into a tie for the most wins ever by an Asian-born player.
Justin Thomas set a new benchmark on the PGA Tour of 17 under par after 36 holes, the lowest total achieved by a player in two rounds. The 23 year old became only the seventh player to shoot 59 on the PGA Tour during the first round of the Sony Open on Thursday, then carded 64 on Friday to make… Read more →
Justin Thomas became the seventh player in PGA Tour history to shoot 59 when he eagled the final hole of his first round at the Sony Open on Thursday. The 23-year-old became the youngest player in that tour’s history to break 60, joining an elite club that includes Al Geiberger, Chip Beck, David Duval, Paul Goydos, Stuart Appleby, and Jim… Read more →
Justin Thomas was under pressure coming down the stretch at Kapalua in Hawaii on Sunday, but set up his victory at the Tournament of Champions when he fired a 214-yard approach to three feet at the 17th. Things heated up when Thomas double bogeyed the 15th, which cut his lead to a single stroke, but the young American birdied the… Read more →
On Saturday Justin Thomas shot his third straight round of 67 at Kapalua to lead the Tournament of Champions by two strokes. The young American drove the green on the par-four 14th and then boxed the 12-foot putt for an eagle two. He then birdied the 18th to sign for six under par 67 on the par-73 island track. Thomas… Read more →
Jimmy Walker enjoys the more beautiful tracks on the PGA Tour circuit and few match up with Kapalua in Hawaii. On Thursday he shot an inspired 65 at the par-73 seaside layout to lead the Tournament of Champions. ‘I love the scenery,’ said the 2016 PGA Championship winner. ‘I’m a very visual person, so I enjoy looking out and watching… Read more →
Branden Grace rolls into 2017 at the Tournament of Champions, which he qualified for with a victory at the RBC Heritage last March. There’s no doubt that Fancourt’s top golfer has the goods to win a major soon, but his first goal will be shaking off the rust. At the start of 2016 he had top-fives at two majors and… Read more →