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    Stars who had babies and adopted children in 2020 Absolutely heartbreaking ruling in Breonna Taylor shooting sparks new wave of national protests for justice, racial equality Golf: Scottish Open to be played without fans due to rise in COVID-19 cases (Reuters) - The European Tour has scrapped plans to allow a limited number of fans to attend the Scottish Open at the Renaissance Club in East Lothian next month due to the tightening of COVID-19 restrictions in the country. © Reuters/LEE SMITH FILE PHOTO: Scottish Open The Tour planned to allow 650 spectators per day for the Rolex Series tournament, which has been rescheduled from its usual July date to Oct. 1-4. However, Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced...
    MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. (CBS) — An organization that provides financial help to those impacted by cancer held an important fundraiser Monday. Eyewitness News was at Talamore Country Club in Ambler for the Saving Lives Foundation annual golf tournament and banquet. The event complied with all social distancing requirements. CBS3’s own Ukee Washington was among those hitting the links for this great cause.
    (CNN)Here's a look at the US Open Golf Tournament. September 20, 2020 - Bryson DeChambeau of the United States wins the 120th US Open at Winged Foot Golf Club in Mamaroneck, New York.June 16, 2019 - Gary Woodland of the United States wins the 119th US Open at Pebble Beach Golf Links in California.AboutThe US Open is a 72-hole golf championship and one of the four Grand Slam golf tournaments. The others are the Masters, the PGA Championship and the British Open.Read MoreThe US Open invites professional or amateur golfers with a USGA Handicap Index not exceeding 1.4.There are 156 players in the US Open. The field is comprised of place-winners in the Sectional Qualifying Rounds and those exempt...
    (CNN)American golfer Bryson DeChambeau won the 120th edition of US Open Championship Sunday at Winged Foot Golf Club in Mamaroneck, New York. The win marks the first victory for DeChambeau at one of golf's major championships. DeChambeau, who turned 27 this week, won the tournament by a comfortable margin of six strokes.DeChambeau's final score of -6 made him the only golfer to finish the tournament with a score under par. "I can't believe it," DeChambeau said while raising the US Open trophy. The tournament, which was originally scheduled for June, was pushed back due to the coronavirus pandemic and served as the second major played this year. Read MoreThe Masters Tournament, golf's final major of 2020, will be played on...
    Bryson DeChambeau walks off the 18th green at the U.S. Open. AP Photo/John Minchillo Bryson DeChambeau dominated the U.S. Open, beating the field by six strokes and finishing as the only player under par. DeChambeau's huge-hitting style wasn't supposed to work at Winged Foot, a course known for punishing players for their mistakes, but DeChambeau proved unstoppable all weekend. It was the first major win of DeChambeau's career, but it feels like more could be coming soon. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Bryson DeChambeau dominated Winged Foot and the entire U.S. Open field to win the toughest test in golf by six strokes. It was a dominant performance by one of the most compelling figures in...
    US Open 2020 In the fearsome field of Winged Foot The amateur Davis thompson He is becoming the main protagonist of this first day. Add one more birdie to your card after the one made on the 11th hole. McIlroy He completes the first nine holes with a birdie on 18. The Northern Ireland is also spectacular. Jordan sppieth has fixed a lousy start (bogey on 1 and double bogey on 2) with three consecutive birdies on holes 4, 5 and 6). It sits next to the field. Spectacular hole in one you have achieved Patrick Reed in the 7. The third that is achieved in this field hosting the US Open (1984 Mark...
    The 2020 U.S. Open is set to tee off Thursday at the Winged Foot West course in Mamaroneck, N.Y. The competition is typically scheduled for mid-June, but due to the coronavirus pandemic, the United States Golf Association had to push it back to mid-September. As of 2019, the U.S. Open awards a $12.5 million purse, which is the largest of all four major championships and is tied for the largest of all PGA Tour events (The Players Championship also has a $12.5 million purse). Gary Woodland is the reigning U.S. Open champion, having won his first and only major title last year at Pebble Beach. He is currently ranked 26th in the world and is at 60-1 odds to reclaim his crown. World...
    New York authorities found materials that could be used to make explosives in a Queens home following a fire McDonalds Travis Scott Meal proves to be more popular than expected, leading to shortages and upcoming change Column: Tiger Woods in need of some magic at US Open By now, Tiger Woods should have had a chance to defend his Masters title. By now, there should be an answer for his rabid fans about just how much time they should devote to cheering him on in the U.S. Open. © Provided by Associated Press Tiger Woods is interviewed during practices before the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament at Winged Foot Golf Club, Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020, in Mamaroneck, N.Y. (AP...
    Turning Point: Hispanic Heritage Month is more than a party This Beloved Southern Chain Just Filed for Bankruptcy En route to Winged Foot, U.S. Open trophy makes rounds at public course SCARSDALE, N.Y. — Winged Foot Golf Club won’t allow any spectators at this year’s U.S. Open, so the United States Golf Association decided to bring a piece of the esteemed tournament to the fans. © Provided by Golfweek The U.S. Open championship trophy was on display nearby at Saxon Woods Golf Course on Monday afternoon. Local golfers had a chance to pose for pictures and trade stories about memorable winners of years past. “It’s beautiful, the intricacy you just can’t get it on TV — the little carvings...
    AUGUSTA, Ga. (CBSDFW/AP) – A man from Athens, Texas was sentenced Monday to more than two years in federal prison after pleading guilty to a scheme that used stolen identities to obtain tickets to the Masters golf tournament. Federal prosecutors say Stephen Michael Freeman, 42, and three family members in Texas sold those tickets for a profit. U.S. District Court Judge Randall Hall in the tournament’s hometown of Augusta sentenced Freeman to 28 months in prison. More than a year had passed since Freeman pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit mail fraud. His parents and a sister also entered guilty pleas last year and were sentenced to three years on probation. As part of their plea deals, the family members...
    PIKESVILLE, Md. (WJZ) — Despite the coronavirus, the annual Jonathan Ogden Golf Tournament went on Monday in Baltimore County. The fundraiser took place at the Woodholme Country Club in Pikesville. It raises money for the former Raven’s Jonathan Ogden Family Foundation, which helps kids in underserved communities develop positive self-esteem. Ogden now lives in Las Vegas but returned to Maryland to help raise money for the charity. A number of current and former Ravens, including Torrey Smith and Tony Siragusa, turned out for the event. Ogden also weighed in on the Ravens’ 38-6 season-opening win against the Cleveland Browns, saying the team looked good. “Lamar looked good, running game looked good, they kind of picked up where they left off...
    AUGUSTA, Ga. (CBSDFW/AP) – A man from Athens, Texas was sentenced Monday to more than two years in federal prison after pleading guilty to a scheme that used stolen identities to obtain tickets to the Masters golf tournament. Federal prosecutors say Stephen Michael Freeman, 42, and three family members in Texas sold those tickets for a profit. U.S. District Court Judge Randall Hall in the tournament’s hometown of Augusta sentenced Freeman to 28 months in prison. More than a year had passed since Freeman pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit mail fraud. His parents and a sister also entered guilty pleas last year and were sentenced to three years on probation. As part of their plea deals, the family members...
    Colorado seeks to block USPS voting mailer The under-the-radar grocery store Aldi fans will love A desert miracle? No need for a coronavirus asterisk for the ANA Inspiration RANCHO MIRAGE, California — Unless you are on the grounds of Mission Hills Country Club this week, it is almost impossible to understand the Herculean efforts it has taken to play the ANA Inspiration this week in Rancho Mirage. © Provided by Golfweek With Riverside County being more restrictive than other LPGA event sites in the last two months, the tour and tournament operator IMG have made many adjustments to play a tournament with no fans in a COVID-19 world. Some changes that you might never think of include just where...
    Gabrielle Mooney (Yes, Shes Shays Sister!) Premieres New Song Come on In Inspired by Family Kanye West Calls Out Gap and Adidas Over Black Board Seats Golf: Four players tied for lead midway through first round of ANA Inspiration (Reuters) - Four players were tied for the early lead at the ANA Inspiration as the second women's golf major of the year got underway in Rancho Mirage, California on Thursday. © Reuters/Kelvin Kuo LPGA: ANA Inspiration © Reuters/Kelvin Kuo LPGA: ANA Inspiration Brooke Henderson, Danielle Kang, Yu Liu and Kelly Tan shared the lead after carding rounds of four-under-par 68 at the Mission Hills Country Club's Dinah Shore Tournament Course. © Reuters/Kelvin Kuo LPGA: ANA Inspiration The tournament...
    ‘Center Stage’ Cast: Where Are They Now? 15-year mortgage rates are at an all-time low. Heres how to get the best one PGA Tour Champions tournament to be first professional golf event to allow spectators The Sanford International is set to become the first professional golf tournament to welcome fans since the global pandemic led to the golf world shutting down for at least three months in March. © Provided by Golfweek The PGA Tour Champions event, which is being contested at Minnehaha Country Club in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, from Sept. 11-13, will serve as a guinea pig for golf, with 10,000 daily tickets being sold. “I think we’re ready for this and have a great game plan...
    IAN POULTER got revved up to chip a golf ball through the tiny slither of a window on his £1MILLION LaFerarri Aperta. The Ryder Cup hero posted a video to his 2.2 million Twitter followers showing his daredevil exploits. 4Poulter pulls up in his £1m LaFerrari Aperta before chipping a ball through it 4The ball flies through the window without making a scratch on the surface Englishman Poults, 44, at one point owned an amazing 12 Ferraris but dared not drive them because he saw them as investments. But that philosophy looks to have gone out the window, with Poulter even willing to risk denting his most expensive one by chipping through it. Fortunately, the mutli-millionaire world No 58 has...
    Why Doja Cat Resembled a ‘Beautiful Alien’ at the VMAs Heres how wealthy people think differently than the average Joe Masks, soap machines and mini-golf: inside the US Open bubble Gone are the crush of fans seeking selfies with their favorite player, the distant cheers from an outer court as a baseline forehand lands inside and the warm embrace between competitors at the end of a match.   © AL BELLO The US Open is being played without fans due to coronavirus © AL BELLO Signs at the US Open remind players to wash their hands and wear masks In their place are hand sanitizer machines, daily temperature checks and virtual hugs, making for a sterile atmosphere at the...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Young golfers were teeing it up on Saturday for the Summer Invitational Kids Golf Tournament. First Tee Pittsburgh, an organization that develops young golfers, teamed up with Isaly’s for the tournament at Bob O’Connor Golf Course in Schenley Park. The tournamented included competition for less-experienced golfers from beginners to more experienced players.
    In CA: Newsom releases colorful framework for reopening the economy How to Stuff a Turkey the Right Way (for the Juiciest, Most Flavorful Result) Over or under? Even par might very well win at Olympia Fields © Provided by Golf Channel OLYMPIA FIELDS, Ill. – Shortly after signing his second-round scorecard at Olympia Fields Country Club, Kevin Kisner untucked his shirt, grabbed a bottle of water, sauntered over to the interview area and drew a line in the sand. “I think even par wins the golf tournament,” Kisner said. Such is life right now at the BMW Championship, where a former U.S. Open layout is playing to major-championship difficulty. Rory McIlroy and Patrick Cantlay share the 36-hole lead at...
    Report: Brad Pitts new girlfriend is in an open marriage, more news 10 Ways Anyone Can Earn More Income McIlroy, Cantlay the sole survivors to par at Olympia Fields © APWF Rory McIlroy reacts after missing a birdie putt on his final hole of the day on the 9th green during the second round of the BMW Championship golf tournament, Friday, Aug. 28, 2020, at Olympia Fields Country Club in Olympia Fields, Ill. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast) OLYMPIA FIELDS, Ill. (AP) Rory McIlroy doesn't need fans to keep his head in the game at the BMW Championship. Olympia Fields is so tough it won't allow anything but his full attention on every shot. McIlroy and Patrick Cantlay made their...
    TIGER Wood’s 11-year-old son, Charlie, has set the golf world on fire after winning back-to-back junior tournaments, showing his swing is just as impressive as his legendary father’s. Charlie Woods continues to dominate the junior golf circuit, his latest triumph came after finishing three shots ahead of the rest of the field at the PGA South Florida Section tournament. 5Tiger Woods' son, Charlie, has set the golf world on fire after winning back-to-back junior tournaments in South FloridaCredit: Getty - Contributor Just last week, Charlie demolished the field in the nine-hole event, winning the boys 11-year-old division after shooting a 3-under par score of 33 on the 2,467-yard track. He played nine holes, making three birdies and no bogeys, with...
    3 years after Harvey, some in Houston still waiting for help Dollar Generals push to fill stores with fresh produce and frozen-food options gives the chain a big box feel Johnson back to No. 1 with performance that looked the part NORTON, Mass. (AP) — Dustin Johnson is back to No. 1 in the world and wants to stay there as long as he can. © Provided by Associated Press Dustin Johnson holds the trophy after winning the Northern Trust golf tournament at TPC Boston, Sunday, Aug. 23, 2020, in Norton, Mass. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa) The manner in which he obliterated one of the strongest fields of the year at The Northern Trust is to wonder how he ever...
    More lightning strikes? Red flag warning brings more worry as California wildfires rage amid scorching temperatures; 6 dead Dollar Generals push to fill stores with fresh produce and frozen-food options gives the chain a big box feel Dustin Johnson wins by 11 shots and is back to No. 1 © APWF Dustin Johnson holds the trophy after winning the Northern Trust golf tournament at TPC Boston, Sunday, Aug. 23, 2020, in Norton, Mass. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa) NORTON, Mass. (AP) Dark clouds gathered. Thunder rumbled. Lightning flashed on the horizon. Just as unsettling was seeing Dustin Johnson in complete control of his game with a performance worthy of his return to No. 1 in the world. He was as close...
    By Michael Hurley, CBS Boston BOSTON (CBS) — TPC Boston is a difficult golf course. A very difficult, very long golf course. You’d never know that if you spent the week watching Dustin Johnson obliterate the course like nobody else ever had before. Johnson capped off a victory late Sunday afternoon — after the second weather delay in as many days — with a final score of 30-under par. That score in and of itself says all that needs to be said about the weekend that Johnson had, but perhaps the best picture of Johnson’s performance came from his finish to his second round on Friday. It was on the 18th hole of that second round when Johnson had a very...
    Kim Kardashian Goes Paddleboarding With Kanye, Kourtney and North: Pics Are You on Track for Retirement? Heres How to Know Mickelson making PGA Tour Champions debut at Ozarks National SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Phil Mickelson would much rather have been playing in the final round of the Northern Trust on Sunday, not only because he believes his game is rounding into shape but because it might mean he was still alive in the PGA Tour playoffs. © Provided by Associated Press Phil Mickelson is pictured on the 15th hole in the first round of the Northern Trust golf tournament at TPC Boston, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020, in Norton, Mass. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa) Plus, he would be able to continue a...
    Jon Rahm and Dustin Johnson, at The Northern Trust. . Dustin Johnson pretends to be the lead in The Northern Trust, the first tournament of the FedEX Cup playoff series. He was half so on Friday when he played the first 9 holes on 27 strokes, which equaled the all-time record on any circuit, and stood on the 11th hole with 11 under pair. The seven pairs that he later collected led to him signing the most frustrating 60 of all time. The one from South Carolina, however, extended that streak on Saturday, a day where only a storm that stopped the game for 45 minutes and left the greens more receptive, startled a day to score. Johnson...
    US coronavirus: Faster test results and robust immune response may offer hope of curbing the pandemic, experts say The Onion Recall Linked To A Salmonella Outbreak Is Now Being Expanded To Include Cheese Dips At Some Grocery Stores Tiger Woods 11-year-old son, Charlie Woods, crushed the competition at a junior golf tournament with a 3-under finish © Provided by INSIDER Charlie Woods shot three-under par on the nine-hole course, besting the second-place finisher by five strokes. Gotham/GC Images Tiger Woods' son, Charlie Woods, is assuming his father's mantle. The 11-year-old recently crushed the competition at a US Kids Golf event in Palm City, Florida, while his dad was busy at the PGA Championships. Charlie shot 3-under on the...
    Charlie Woods shot three-under par on the nine-hole course, besting the second-place finisher by five strokes. Gotham/GC Images Tiger Woods' son, Charlie Woods, is assuming his father's mantle. The 11-year-old recently crushed the competition at a US Kids Golf event in Palm City, Florida, while his dad was busy at the PGA Championships. Charlie shot 3-under on the 9-hole course, besting the second-place finisher by five strokes. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Golf's next up-and-coming star isn't even a teenager yet — and his name should sound familiar to anyone who knows a thing about the sport. Following in his father's footsteps, Charlie Woods — Tiger Woods' son — shows promise on the links at a...
    It looks like we might have seen the emergence of the next Tiger Woods after his son dazzled at a junior golf tournament - with his father even acting as his caddy. Charlie Woods came out on top in the youth event at Hammock Creek golf course on the weekend, hitting a three-under 33 as he won by five shots in a dominant display with three birdies and no bogeys. It can't hurt to have the five-time Masters winner as his mentor but it seems Charlie has been learning fast from Woods Snr - the youngster was the only player to finish under par on the scoreboard for the competition in Florida. Charlie Woods won a junior golf tournament on the...
    Tiger Woods celebrates with his son Charlie Axel as he comes off the 18th hole in honor of his win during the final round of the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club on April 14, 2019 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images) Charlie Woods dominated a golf tournament last weekend at a nine-hole event at Hammock Creek Golf Club in Palm City, Florida.  The 11-year-old shot a 3-under 33 in the tournament, with three birdies and no bogeys on the scorecard. His father, Tiger Woods, was his caddy.  Last weekend, @TigerWoods was playing in the @PGAChampionship. This weekend, he caddied for son Charlie in a @uskidsgolf event. pic.twitter.com/nxhyttuXI2 — Jeff Eisenband (@JeffEisenband) August 17, 2020 Last month,...
    (CNN)Tiger Woods' 11-year-old son Charlie is a chip off the old block when it comes to golf.Woods' son participated in a US Kids Golf-sanctioned event at Hammock Creek Golf Club in Palm City, Florida over the weekend -- and he dominated the competition. Charlie bested all the boys competing in the age 11 category, shooting three under 33 across nine holes while finishing with three birdies. He beat the second place finisher by 5 strokes.Woods, 44, was in attendance, and he could be seen in photos shared on social media acting as Charlie's caddy for portions of the event, carrying his bag of clubs between rounds.This isn't the first time Woods Sr. has been seen pictured caddying for his son....
    AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Steve Stricker birdied the final hole for a 2-under 68 and a share of the lead Thursday in the Bridgestone Senior Players Championship, the PGA Tour Champions’ first major of the season. “Didn’t hit it all that good, though. I scraped it around, got it up-and-down a lot,” Stricker said. “But a good score certainly.” Jerry Kelly, Miguel Angel Jimenez, Wes Short Jr. and Rod Pampling joined Stricker atop the leaderboard on Firestone Country Club’s South Course, the longtime site of a PGA Tour event and later a World Golf Championship tournament. “I have fond memory here.” Jimenez said. “I played many, many times WGC tournament here on this golf course. … The golf course is...
    (CNN)November's Masters golf tournament will be held without spectators. Chairman of Augusta National Golf Club Fred Ridley announced on Wednesday that the club would host the famed golf major on the week of November 9 - 15, but that the "potential risks of welcoming patrons and guests to our grounds in November are simply too significant to overcome," he said in a statement.Ridley says fans possessing coveted 2020 tickets will be guaranteed tickets for next year's event.The tournament is planning a return to its traditional April spot in the golf calendar come 2021.
    (CNN)Here's a look at the Masters, one of golf's four major tournaments, along with the US Open, the British Open and the PGA Championship. It is held annually at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia. November 12-15, 2020 - The 84th Masters tournament is scheduled to take place. Originally slated to tee off in April, the tournament was postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak.April 11-14, 2019 - The 83rd Masters tournament takes place. Tiger Woods wins by one shot for his first major title in 11 years and first Masters win since 2005.Other FactsPar at Augusta National is 72 and the course is 7,475 yards.Read MoreJack Nicklaus has won six Masters tournaments (1963, 1965, 1966, 1972, 1975,...
    The word “tradition” is common when you find yourself in the small town of Trion, Georgia. In fact, tradition is a way of life to the people who call Trion home and the good folks there often revisit the things that make their community strong. The Trion Golf Course is one of those special places where young and old celebrate those who paved the way and pass the torch to future generations. Trion Golf Course has stood the test of time, and after the Henderson family purchased it in May of 2015, that was one thing that they vowed to never change. “The first tournament we hosted in...
    Katherine Schwarzenegger and Chris Pratt Welcome First Child Together, Brother Patrick Confirms (Exclusive) The Sturgis Motorcycle Rally was opposed by 60% of residents. Heres why the city approved it. Perus Julian Perico on 1st U.S. Am: No overreaction, Im truly honored Julian Perico, an Arkansas junior and Peru native, will be competing in his first U.S. Amateur this week at Bandon Dunes. Here's his first-person account of what it means to be in the field. © Provided by Golf Channel The U.S. Amateur has always been the tournament I most look up to in golf – aside from the four professional majors, of course – since I can remember. I really cannot express myself properly after receiving the exemption from...
    SAN FRANCISCO — There was an unfamiliar and disconcerting look of satisfaction on Tiger Woods’ face and in the tone of his voice as he readied to exit Harding Park from the 2020 PGA Championship shortly after lunchtime Sunday. Note the “shortly after lunchtime’’ portion of that last sentence. That meant Woods was miles from contention. The leaders were barely in the warm-up stage of their day. “What I got out of this week is that I felt I was competitive,’’ Woods said Sunday after closing out a thoroughly mediocre week with a final-round 67 to leave him 1-under for the tournament. For those of us who still have vivid memories of Woods’ dominance en route to 15 career major...
    2020 PGA Championship Golf Finished thirteenth in the first major of the year Jon Rahm, on the last day of the PGA Championship . Jon Rahm will return this Monday to headr the men’s world golf ranking, after finishing thirteenth in the PGA, a tournament that the young Collin Morikawa took, thus helping the Spanish golfer who needed Dustin Johnson, the leader after three rounds at Harding Park, not to win the tournament. Rahm signed 66 shots in the last day, after five birdies and a bogey, with nine final holes with four birdies, which started a good final balance. “I had a bad time on Thursday, although I saved the par. And from the first day I have...
    Collin Morikawa held off Paul Casey, Jason Day and Bryson DeChambeau to win the PGA Championship at TPC Harding Park in San Francisco on Sunday, finishing with a 13-under par for the tournament and 6-under in the final round. It was Morikawa’s first major title. He had previously didn’t play at the Masters Tournament and The Open Championship and finished tied for 35th at the U.S. Open last year. BRYSON DECHAMBEAU SNAPS DRIVER ON SEVENTH-HOLE TEE SHOT AT PGA CHAMPIONSHIP The 23-year-old shot back-to-back 69s in the first two rounds of the tournament before finishing the third round with a 65 to keep him within striking distance of the leaders. Morikawa’s eagle on the 16th hole was what gave the...
    After three months on hold, golf’s first major of the 2020 season is finally under way. The PGA Championship, originally scheduled for May 14-17, was one of more than a dozen PGA tournaments postponed from the spring due to the COVID-19 outbreak, a list that also includes the U.S. Open and the Masters, which will take place this fall instead. Golf’s fourth major, the British Open, was canceled entirely.  Of course, a PGA Championship held in August isn’t such a foreign concept; the tournament had been staged this month nearly every year since 1969 until its move up in the PGA Tour schedule for 2019. This year’s tournament will be played at TPC Harding Park in San Francisco. Two-time defending...
    WEST UNION — As far as the 2020 recruiting class is concerned, Shawnee State’s Dave Hopkins has placed a high value on getting the best student-athletes that he can find from the Ohio Valley and Southern Hills Athletic Conferences. With Madison Fulton coming into the program, Hopkins has certainly made recruiting those conferences a priority. Fulton, who qualified for OHSAA Division II Southeast District Tournament competition in her final season at West Union High School in Adams County, becomes the fourth and final member of the incoming recruiting class. “It feels like an honor,” Fulton said. “It means that I can expand on my skill of golf and enjoy playing it even more with new people, which is exciting to...
    Choctaw crisis, Space Needle, teen outbreak: News from around our 50 states 5 Beloved Fast Food Chains That May Go Bankrupt Next Harding Park a public course with a history of elite winners © APWF Tiger Woods walks past the scoreboard on the 17th hold during a practice round for the PGA Championship golf tournament at TPC Harding Park Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel) SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Harding Park is a public golf course with a history of elite champions. Tiger Woods was No. 1 in the world when he won a World Golf Championship here in 2005, and when he went 5-0 in his matches at the Presidents Cup in 2009. Rory McIlroy...
    AMERICAN golfer John Catlin was booted off the European Tour for breaking coronavirus rules. Catlin and his caddie Nathan Mulrooney visited a local restaurant in Hertfordshire on Tuesday evening. 1Catlin was kicked off the European Tour event for breaking Covid-19 rulesCredit: Getty Images - Getty The pair had been due to compete in the English Championship at Hanbury Manor. The European Tour has come back after the coronavirus break but with strict rules in place. Each stop on the UK Swing is its own bubble and players must remain in it. When organisers discovered the pair had breached regulations, they kicked them out of the tournament. Catlin, ranked 242nd in the world, said: "I apologise to my fellow players and...
    US daily case count shoots back up over 50,000 How to Thaw Ground Beef So It Defrosts in Time for Dinner Catlin out of tournament after breaking COVID-19 protocol LONDON (AP) — American golf player John Catlin and his caddie Nathan Mulrooney have been removed from this week’s English Championship by the European Tour after they breached its COVID-19 protocol. © Provided by Associated Press USA's John Catlin during day one of the Hero Open golf tournament at the Forest of Arden Marriott Hotel and Country Club in Birmingham, England, Thursday July 30, 2020. (Mike Egerton/PA via AP) The European Tour said in a statement on Wednesday that the pair dined a local restaurant on Tuesday evening outside the...
    SAN FRANCISCO — The last question posed to Tiger Woods in his pre-tournament press conference Tuesday at Harding Park in advance of this week’s PGA Championship came from a reporter who asked him, “Can you win this week?’’ “Of course,’’ Woods said with a broad smile. And just like that, Woods’ question-and-answer session was over before anyone could ask this follow-up question: “What makes you think that?’’ Because there are a lot of factors conspiring to make this a potentially-difficult week for Woods to succeed — whether success is measured by winning the tournament, contending or merely making the cut. Let’s start with the fact that by the time he tees off his opening round alongside Rory McIlroy and Justin...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — In less than two weeks, Lube-Tech will host its 17th annual 140 Golf Invitational benefitting Children’s Cancer Research Fund (CCRF). The 140 continues to be recognized as one of the largest charity golf tournaments in the Twin Cities — raising a total of $2.5 million for CCRF over the past 16 years. Only 4% of federal cancer funding goes toward childhood cancer research. If you want to help donate, click here.
    Kevin Hart Defends Ellen DeGeneres amid Show Scandal: She Has Treated My Family with Love Nasdaq logs 30th record of 2020 and S&P 500 ends above 3,300 in choppy session, as large-cap tech stocks take a breather Koepka brimming with confidence ahead of title defence By Rory Carroll © Reuters/Christopher Hanewinckel FILE PHOTO: PGA: WGC - FedEx St. Jude Invitational - Final Round SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A confident Brooks Koepka said on Tuesday he had ironed out the kinks that hindered his game earlier this year and added that he will claim a third consecutive PGA Championship this week if he plays at the level he is capable of. Koepka would become the only player to hoist the...
    John Daly, who once joked about a coronavirus “cure,” withdrew from the first major of the PGA Tour season on Monday, citing concerns about California’s spike of the illness. Daly tweeted he was pulling out of the PGA Championship and would miss his first major tournament since 2013. The tournament is set to be held at TPC Harding Park in San Francisco. KOEPKA'S BIGGEST CHALLENGE IS HISTORY IN BID FOR 3 IN A ROW “People keep asking why I WD from PGA??? California now #1 in cases/deaths, I had knee surgery, I’m a diabetic & I don’t feel comfortable flying. Being too close proximity to even small crowds & risk exposure with my health not worth it! God Bess &...
    Justin Thomas on the final day at WGC St. Jude. EFE / EPA Justin Thomas He has won the WGC St. Jude and with it he has snatched number 1 of the world ranking from Spanish Jon Rahm, who has had such an honor for two weeks, but who can begin to recover from Thursday in the first ‘major’ of the season, the PGA Championship. Thomas returns to sit on the world throne, a place he already occupied for four weeks in 2018, and all despite the pressure of Brooks Koepka, who with a birdie in 17 after failing in 16 (bogey), made him red hot the end of the tournament. In 18 he sent the ball into the...
    11 Romance Books Coming Out in August That Will Make You Weak in the Knees Super-low mortgage rates trigger a homebuying boom Kyle Stanley and a bear steal second-round spotlight at Barracuda Kyle Stanley looked hungry during the second round of the Barracuda Championship on Friday. He wasn’t alone. © Provided by Golfweek Stanley, along with a giant black bear, stole the show at Tahoe Mountain Club’s Old Greenwood golf course near Truckee, California. The Clemson product and two-time PGA Tour winner grabbed the lead after the second round with +22 points. Matthias Schwab, Robert Streb, Branden Grace were tied for second with, each with +20 points in the Modified Stableford scoring system. Stanley scored 14 points on Friday...
    WESTCHESTER CO. -- Now it comes down to the Masters to determine if any of golf's majors will have fans this year.A week before the PGA Championship begins without spectators, the U.S. Open announced Wednesday it would not have fans Sept. 17-20 at Winged Foot in New York because of health and safety concerns from the COVID-19 pandemic."We will miss the excitement of the fans and what their presence brings to the championship," said Mike Davis, CEO of the USGA.This already was shaping up to be a different U.S. Open.It has been scheduled to end on Father's Day every year since 1975, and that was disrupted by the pandemic. The U.S. Open moved from June 18-21 to the third week...
    Volunteers looking to work at the upcoming US Open Championship golf tournament are going to have to pay for the privilege. All volunteers for the 120th US Open Championship — which Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday will take place Sept. 14-20 at the Winged Foot Golf Club in Mamaroneck, without fans in the stands due to the coronavirus crisis — must purchase a “volunteer package” for $185. Included in the pricey package is a credential valid for all the days of the championship, a meal voucher for each assigned shift, access to “volunteer hospitality,” and some merch consisting of two golf shirts, a wind jacket, a “piece of headwear” and a water bottle, according to the United States Golf...
    Volunteers looking to work at the upcoming US Open Championship golf tournament are going to have to pay for the privilege. All volunteers for the 120th US Open Championship — which Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday will take place Sept. 14-20 at the Winged Foot Golf Club in Mamaroneck, without fans in the stands due to the coronavirus crisis — must purchase a “volunteer package” for $185. Included in the pricey package is a credential valid for all the days of the championship, a meal voucher for each assigned shift, access to “volunteer hospitality,” and some merch consisting of two golf shirts, a wind jacket, a “piece of headwear” and a water bottle, according to the United States Golf Association’s...
    DUARTE (CBSLA) — Duarte is the latest city to institute fines for not wearing a mask, even as nearby Pasadena struggles to get its residents to cooperate with the state-wide mandate at some of its most popular landmarks. The Duarte City Council passed an ordinance Tuesday night that introduced a fine of $100 for the first offense of not wearing a mask. The fines go up to $200 for a second offense, and $500 for every subsequent violation within a year from the initial offense. Face coverings are required in California where a distance of six feet from other people cannot be maintained. Children under 2 and anyone with a medical impairment or disability are exempt, and they can be taken...
    The US Open golf tournament will be held in September in Westchester County — but without fans in the stands — Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday. The 120th US Open Championship will take place Sept. 14-20 at the Winged Foot Golf Club in Mamaroneck, Cuomo told reporters during a conference call. No spectators will be allowed to attend due to the coronavirus crisis. “This is a great event,” said Cuomo, adding that it’s “a national event” and folks who are not there in-person “will be able to watch it on TV.” Mike Davis, the CEO of the United States Golf Association, said in a statement: “Following months of consultation and scenario planning with local and state health officials, we...
    The US Open golf tournament will be held in September in Westchester County — but without fans in the stands — Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday. The 120th US Open Championship will take place Sept. 14-20 at the Winged Foot Golf Club in Mamaroneck, Cuomo told reporters during a conference call. No spectators will be allowed to attend due to the coronavirus crisis. “This is a great event,” said Cuomo, adding that it’s “a national event” and folks who are not there in-person “will be able to watch it on TV.” Mike Davis, the CEO of the United States Golf Association, said in a statement: “Following months of consultation and scenario planning with local and state health officials, we have...
    New York authorities are investigating possible violations of social distancing rules at a Hamptons drive-in concert Pandemic relief resources everyone should know about Australian Open golf postponed indefinitely amid pandemic MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Australian Open golf tournament has been postponed indefinitely, although organizers remain hopeful it can be held in early 2021. The tournament was scheduled for Kingston Heath Golf Club in Melbourne, which is back in lockdown because of a large increase in COVID-19 deaths and infections in the last month. The 105th edition of the tournament was set to be played in November. Golf Australia operations manager Simon Brookhouse on Tuesday said he was hopeful that the national championship will still be played later in...
    Dr. Anthony Fauci says its crunch time for vaccine development Pandemic relief resources everyone should know about Australian Open golf postponed indefinitely due to COVID-19 MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Golf Australia said Tuesday that the Australian Open tournament will be postponed indefinitely and if played will not be held until early 2021. The tournament was scheduled for Kingston Heath Golf Club in Melbourne, which has been in lockdown due to a large increase in COVID-19 deaths and infections over the past two months. The 105th edition of the tournament was set to be played in November, but no firm dates had been set. Golf Australia operations manager Simon Brookhouse said he was hopeful that the national championship will still...
    SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – A San Francisco advocacy group for homeless people warned Monday that more than 50 people living in their vehicles near the TPC Harding Park golf course would be displaced as a result of parking restrictions during the upcoming PGA Championship. From Monday through Aug. 12, vehicles will not be allowed to park along both sides of the 700 and 800 blocks of Lake Merced Boulevard due to the tournament. Members of the Coalition on Homelessness argued that the tournament, already rescheduled due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, will not draw crowds large enough to necessitate a two-block street closure. The PGA Tour announced in March that the 2020 PGA Championship would be postponed from its...
    Chrissy Teigen Sets Quibi Game Show About Telling Edible Creations Apart From Ordinary Objects Coronavirus updates: COVID-19 most severe global health emergency ever, WHO says To play or not to play the week before a major — that is the question To play the week before a major championship or not to play? © Provided by Golfweek Every player has an opinion. For some it is an obvious answer and for others it remains an unsolved mystery. “For me it varies. It really does,” said Englishman Matthew Fitzpatrick. “I’ve never played the week before Augusta. But you know, the other majors, it tends to just fall in periods where the golf courses beforehand, they either happen to have suited...
    Feds use tear gas to try to disperse rowdy Portland protests McDonalds Will Require U.S. Restaurant Customers To Wear Face Coverings On Aug. 1 Werenski takes advantage of Thompsons late stumble; 3M tied © APWF Richy Werenski celebrates after a birdie on the 18th hole to give him the lead of the during the first round of the 3M Open golf tournament in Blaine, Minn., Thursday, July 23, 2020. (AP Photo/Andy Clayton- King) BLAINE, Minn. (AP) Michael Thompson hasn't experienced the anxiety and thrill of playing the last round of a tournament in the final group for several years. This time, pitted against Richy Werenski in the 3M Open, he'll do so without the murmuring, clapping and roaring sounds...
    Govt: New foreign students cant enter US if courses online 25 chains that have filed for bankruptcy in 2020 Thompson, Werenski share lead at 3M Open at 12 under © APWF Richy Werenski celebrates after a birdie on the 18th hole to give him the lead of the during the first round of the 3M Open golf tournament in Blaine, Minn., Thursday, July 23, 2020. (AP Photo/Andy Clayton- King) BLAINE, Minn. (AP) Michael Thompson and Richy Werenski maintained their momentum at the 3M Open. Tony Finau, fresh off a caddie change, put himself in prime position right behind the leaders at the halfway point of the second-year tournament. Thompson and Werenski topped the leaderboard at 12 under, Finau and...
    Coronavirus updates: Health experts call for country to shut down again; Fauci says he has security after getting threats Help Out-of-Work Cooks by Supporting Their Side Hustles Paratore shoots 66 to lead British Masters, still bogey-free NEWCASTLE, England (AP) — Renato Paratore birdied the last hole to shoot 5-under 66 and retain his one-stroke lead on Friday after three rounds at the British Masters, where the Italian golfer has yet to drop a shot all week. © Provided by Associated Press Italy's Renato Paratore on the 3rd during day two of the British Masters golf tournament at Close House Golf Club near Newcastle, England, Thursday July 23, 2020. The European Tour resumed after its pandemic-induced shutdown, with social distancing...
    (CBS Local/CBS Minnesota)- The PGA Tour rolls into Blaine, Minnesota this week for the second edition of the 3M Open at TPC Twin Cities. The course, a par-71, 7,468-yard links course, was designed by Arnold Palmer and Tom Lehman to originally hold a PGA Tour Champions event. Following the final 3M Championship in 2018, the course underwent renovations to be lengthened and made more difficult to challenge the PGA Tour golfers who would be taking it on starting with the 2019 3M Open. RELATED :TPC Twin Cities Course Profile Though the course was renovated, it proved to be golfer-friendly during last year’s event with the winner, Matthew Wolff, carding a 21-under to edge out Bryson DeChambeau and Collin Morikawa for...
    Killing of men’s rights lawyer in California probed for link to shooting at federal judges home Almost 16,000 Restaurants Have Closed Permanently During The COVID-19 Pandemic GOLF Channel Tournament Airtimes & Notes (July 22-26): 3M Open; British Masters © Provided by Golf Channel The European Tour is set to stage its first televised event since March this week, as the British Masters begins today and continues through Saturday with live coverage airing on GOLF Channel. This marks the first of six consecutive European Tour events in as many weeks being contested in the United Kingdom. The PGA TOUR is in Minnesota this week for the 3M Open. Live tournament coverage airs Thursday-Sunday on GOLF Channel, utilizing a unified CBS...
    President Donald Trump asked the U.S. ambassador to Britain to request that Trump’s resort in Turnberry, Scotland host the prestigious British Open golf tournament, according to a New York Times report. Ambassador Robert Wood “Woody” Johnson IV confided with multiple colleagues in 2018 that Trump asked him if he could ask British officials to bring The Open Championship to Trump Turnberry, three people with knowledge of the situation told The Times, but the British government denied that any request had been made. Johnson allegedly asked David Mundell, secretary of state for Scotland, if Turnberry could host The Open, according to The Times. Lewis Lukens, who was Johnson’s deputy in 2018, attempted to prevent the ambassador from going through with the...
    Trump Turnberry — which has posted multiple years of multimillion-dollar losses — was not selected to hold the prestigious golf tournament. But the incident is yet another instance of Trump trying to use the presidency for personal financial gain. In 2019, Mike Pence took a detour to another Trump golf property in Doonberg, Ireland, that cost taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars. The resort was nearly 200 miles away from a meeting Pence was scheduled to have with Irish officials. Pence struggled to justify why he would travel so far just to stay at a Trump property. Also in 2019, Trump also tried to hold an important gathering of world leaders at his Trump National Doral resort near Miami, Florida....
    The New York Times reported Tuesday that according to several people familiar with the matter, U.S. Ambassador to Britain Robert Johnson told colleagues in February 2018 that President Donald Trump asked him to reach out to the British government for possible help in getting one of Trump’s golf courses selected as a site for the British Open.  The Times said its story was based on information from three people with knowledge of the events.  FILE - U.S. President Donald Trump waits on the fourth tee at Turnberry golf course, Scotland, July 14, 2018.The newspaper reported that Johnson brought up the idea of trying to get the tournament assigned to the Trump Turnberry course in Scotland with the secretary of...
    PRESIDENT Donald Trump asked an envoy to see if the British government would help one of his golf courses secure an offer to host The Open, according to reports. U.S. Ambassador to the United Kingdom Robert Wood Johnson told colleagues of Trump's intentions in early 2018, according to The New York Times. 5 President Donald Trump reportedly asked an envoy if the UK government could help his Scottish golf resort secure The OpenCredit: Getty Images 5 U.S. Ambassador to the United Kingdom Robert Wood Johnson told colleagues of Trump's intentions in early 2018Credit: Getty Images The newspaper reported on Tuesday that, according to three people with knowledge of the situation, Lewis Lukens, Johnson's deputy, advised him not to raise the...
     Donald Trump reportedly tried to get the US ambassador to the UK to arrange for the British Open to be held at his golf resort in Scotland, despite event organizers overlooking the venue since he became president.  US ambassador Woody Johnson IV - who also owns the New York Jets - told multiple colleagues that the president had asked him in February 2018 to see if the British government would help secure his Trump Turnberry Resort as host for the tournament, according to the New York Times. Three people which knowledge of the matter told the publication that despite the venue being eliminated as an option by organizers, and a warning from his deputy, Lewis A. Lukens, Johnson still felt pressured...
    Fox News Hit With Lawsuit Alleging Sexual Misconduct by Top Talent Well need enormous numbers of Americans to test COVID-19 vaccines; a very encouraging 138,600 have signed up Phil Mickelson attempted a confounding putt almost the length of a football field because conditions at the Memorial Tournament were so brutal © Provided by INSIDER Phil Mickelson has always had a knack for finding weird lines on the golf course, but his putting strategy on Sunday was still a shock. Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports Phil Mickelson had himself a wild Sunday at the Memorial Tournament. At the par-4 No. 13, Mickelson putted for his second shot from 78 yards out. The quirky decision ultimately paid off for Mickelson, as...
    (CNN)Golf legend Jack Nicklaus announced Sunday he and his wife, Barbara, both tested positive for the Covid-19 virus in March. The 80-year-old, who is hosting this week's Memorial Tournament in Dublin, Ohio, told CBS' Jim Nantz on Sunday that he dealt with a sore throat and cough and that his wife was asymptomatic."It didn't last very long, and we were very, very fortunate, very lucky. Barbara and I are both of the age that is an at-risk age," the 18-time major champion said.Nicklaus said he and his wife tested positive on March 13 and stayed at their home in North Palm Beach, Florida, until they recovered on April 20. Nicklaus tested positive for the virus four times and his wife...
    DUBLIN, OHIO - JULY 19: Jon Rahm of Spain celebrates on the 18th green after winning during the final round of The Memorial Tournament on July 19, 2020 at Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)   Jon Rahm is now the No. 1 golfer in the world following his win at Muirfield Village. The No. 1 golfer in the world is expected to rise to the occasion, to plow through adversity, to come through with a great shot when he needs it the most. Jon Rahm checks off all those boxes. Rahm can be a hothead. He’s prone to smashing his clubs, cursing at himself and the ball, and letting his emotions get the...
    (CNN)After struggling to make the cut and troubled by persistent back problems, Tiger Woods showed promise of better things to come with a battling one-under-par 71 in the third round of the Memorial tournament on Saturday.Woods, playing his first tournament since February, carded a 71 on the first day, but dropped back through the field with a four-over 76 on Friday, complaining that he was hindered by a sore back and admitting that "aging is not fun."It left doubts that the 44-year-old reigning Masters champion would be a serious force in a season shortened and congested after a three-month hiatus due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Tiger Woods praises fantastic Black Lives Matter movementBut Woods said his back was "a lot...
    Defense Secretary Esper effectively bans Confederate flag from US military bases Taco Bell is making some big changes to its menu and people are already freaking out Photos: Best shots of the PGA Tours Memorial Tournament at Muirfield Village The Dublin Doubleheader is on its second leg this week as the PGA Tour returns to Muirfield Village Golf Club for the Memorial Tournament. © Provided by Golfweek Last week Collin Morikawa won the Workday Charity Open at Muirfield Village, a new event that will replace the John Deere Classic. Tiger Woods is in the field after a five-month break from golf, alongside a slew of the world’s best including Rory McIlroy and Brooks Koepka. The Total purse for the event...
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    The Terror Scribe Inks Overall Deal at Disneys Fox 21 Neiman Marcus must justify executive bonuses: U.S. Justice Department lawyer Woods, DeChambeau attract attention for different reasons © APWF Tiger Woods hits out of a bunker on the 15th hole during a practice round for the Memorial golf tournament, Tuesday, July 14, 2020, in Dublin, Ohio. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings) DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) Tiger Woods and Bryson DeChambeau pounded shots along the front nine of Muirfield Village, a nine-hole practice round Wednesday that no doubt would have attracted a capacity crowd if spectators were allowed at the Memorial. © APWF Collin Morikawa tosses a ball after putting on the second green during a practice round for the Memorial golf tournament,...
    (CBS Pittsburgh) — The PGA Tour returns to Muirfield Village for the next event of the resumed season. This week is the Memorial Tournament, among the season’s more popular events. Rescheduled from early June, it replaces the Open Championship on the calendar. The Memorial is a worthy substitute for the canceled fourth major. It’s the event Tour legend Jack Nicklaus started on the course he designed, with the hope it would one day be as exceptional as the Masters. “Jack Nicklaus prides himself on getting as close to perfect as possible, condition-wise, practice facility-wise, attending to the players,” says CBS Sports golf analyst Frank Nobilo. “In some respects, he modeled this golf course after Augusta National from a point of...