The purse for the PGA Championship was increased by 25 percent to $10 million, equaling the Players Championship for golf’s biggest prize pool.
Paul Goydos became the fourth U.S. PGA Tour player to shoot a score of 59, with a 12-under-par round today at the John Deere Classic.
The days of video-watching golf fans picking up a phone to alert on-site tournament officials of a rules violation may be coming to an end.
Jim Furyk became the sixth U.S. PGA Tour player with a round of 59 in competition, achieving the feat during the second round of the BMW Championship.
Golf’s BMW Championship, the third of the U.S. PGA Tour’s four playoff events, is scheduled to be completed today after heavy rain in the Chicago area postponed the final round.
Phil Mickelson holds a one-shot lead in the first round of the Deutsche Bank Championship, where he had seven birdies through his opening nine holes.
Jim Furyk became the sixth player to shoot a round of 59 in a U.S. PGA Tour event, going 12 under par in today’s second round of the BMW Championship.
Stuart Appleby became the first non- U.S. golfer to match the PGA Tour’s record of 59 in winning the inaugural Greenbrier Classic.
Tiger Woods won golf’s Players Championship for his fourth title in seven U.S. PGA Tour starts this season after former winner Sergio Garcia played the last two holes in 6-over par.
Phil Mickelson missed a chance to become the sixth golfer in U.S. PGA Tour history to shoot a round of 59 in an official event when a 25-foot birdie putt on his final hole today caught the lip of the cup and spun out.
"It's a fantastic thing for the players."
- Paul Goydos on Nov 06, 2013