The Italian golfer discusses just beating Rory McIlroy last year and the art of defensive golf.
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The event was moved from May to September, which is allowing more top players to attend.
Holding a major event brings a golf club prestige but major disruptions, too.
Playing for Britain and Ireland in the 1975 Ryder Cup match, he defeated one of golf’s greatest players twice in one day.
McIlroy won the FedEx Cup playoff but no majors this year, edging out the No. 1-ranked Koepka in a player vote.
The best place to get to know people just might be on the fairways of a public golf course.
Golf communities near the water have held their appeal, even for families that aren’t golf enthusiasts.
Do you prefer your golf home to be in the desert or the jungle? Or perhaps South Africa’s wine lands?
Jim Fazio has worked on courses all over the world. But the most fun he ever had, he said, was building the Trump International Golf Club.
New destinations are gaining favor, according to Sotheby’s International Realty, and some of the best bargains are in Dubai and South Africa.
“Koreans are fanatical when it comes to golf,” one resort official said. “They can do 36 holes every day.’’
The Olgiata Golf Club opened in 1961 near where the Etruscans’ richest city once stood. Nearby estates range from 1.5 million to 8 million euros.
The tournament has changed locations and sponsors over its more than 30 years, but has now found a home.
She is 53 and has been a professional for 32 years. She has won the Ladies Open de France three times.
She is the only American to win the Ladies European Tour’s Order of Merit, and she is trying to win the Ladies Open de France again.
The top-ranked Ko shot par or better on 114 consecutive holes, but her run ended just four holes after she passed Woods for the longest known bogey-free streak.
By adding the PGA Tour’s finale and the FedEx Cup to his victories, he threw himself into competition with Brooks Koepka for Player of the Year.
A half-dozen people were injured, including one of the tournament’s vendors, after lightning struck a tree near the 16th tee during a weather delay. “It was like a sonic boom,” the vendor said.
Sungjae Im of South Korea, the only rookie to advance to the Tour Championship and its youngest competitor, kept playing and playing this season to reach an unlikely goal.
Under the new scoring format in the FedEx Cup playoffs, Thomas needed to shoot only par in the first round to stay on top.