The Players Championship Odds: Dustin Johnson and Rory McIlroy Are Favorites

Embed from Getty Images THE PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP IS UNDERWAY at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach. At tee off, DJ and Rory were the favorites at 12/1. The pair are currently 1 and 2 strokes off the early lead of 5 under. There’s a long way to go. Odds to Win THE PLAYERS Championship (Courtesy … Read more

VIDEO: Francesco Molinari Fires Closing 64 to Win Arnold Palmer Invitational

THE CLOSER. THAT MIGHT BE an apt nickname for reigning Open champion Francesco Molinari. Molinari carded an 8-under 64 at Bay Hill on Sunday to finish 12 under in the Arnold Palmer Invitational. That was good enough for a two-shot victory over Matthew Fitzpatrick. Rafa Cabrera Bello, Tommy Fleetwood and Sungjae Im tied for third. … Read more

#LiveOverPar: Tiger, Phil and Rickie Struggle at The Players Championship

No. 17 doesn't play favorites. #QuickHits — PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) May 10, 2018 THE THURSDAY WINNER OF THE HYPED GROUPING of Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and Rickie Fowler at The Players Championship was TPC Sawgrass. Tiger grinded out an even-par round of 72. Rickie carded a 74. Put Phil down for a 79. Ouch.

Separation at the Top: Jason Day Adds Players to Win List

WITH HIS WIRE-TO-WIRE VICTORY at The Players Championship, Jason Day has won seven of his last 17 starts and solidified his position as the top-ranked golfer in the world. But, if you listen to the 28-year-old Aussie, you realize he’s not entirely satisfied and that he won’t rest on his laurels. “I just wanted to … Read more

Jason Day Leads Players After Record-Tying 63

ABOVE: John Swantek and Kelly Hawkins take an in-depth look at the field teeing it up at the 2016 PLAYERS Championship. THE PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP IS UNDER WAY at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. Thus far, the scoring is low, low, low.  Jason Day fired a record-tying 63 in his opening round to take the early … Read more

James Hahn: ‘I Am Good Enough and Belong Out There’

CUT, CUT, CUT, CUT, CUT, CUT, CUT, CUT, WIN. That, friends, is James Hahn’s last nine starts on the PGA Tour. Yes, eight straight missed cuts, and then victory, in a sudden-death playoff. It happened yesterday at Quail Hollow Club in the Wells Fargo Championship. Hahn finished 9 under along with Robert Castro, and then … Read more

VIDEO: Young Rickie Fowler Was Freddie Couples for Halloween

MANY OF US HAD IDOLS growing up. For 7-year-old Rickie Fowler, it was Freddie Couples. Little Rickie watched his idol win the Players Championship in 1996. And long before he donned orange from head to toe, young Rickie dressed up as Freddie Couples for Halloween. That is true idol worship. Now Fowler is a Players … Read more

Tiger Woods Talks About Black Pioneers and Lack of African-American Tour Players

PETE BROWN, THE FIRST BLACK GOLFER to win on the PGA Tour, died last Friday, just two days after Calvin Peete passed away. With a dozen tour wins, including the 1985 Players Championship, Peete was the winningest African-American player until Tiger Woods came along. Pete Brown In his Tuesday media conference at TPC Sawgrass, Tiger … Read more

Golf on TV: THE PLAYERS Championship

By Golf Channel News (The following edited content was supplied by Golf Channel in a news release.) NBC Sports Group will dedicate nearly 100 hours to live programming surrounding THE PLAYERS Championship, including 33 hours of live tournament coverage on Golf Channel and NBC. Golf Channel’s Live From THE PLAYERS will include 43 hours of … Read more