Golf

7:41 PM ET Associated Press DETROIT — Doc Redman is playing his best golf, priming himself to perhaps earn his first PGA Tour victory. Redman shot a 7-under 65 on Thursday to share the first-round lead with Scott Stallings and Kevin Kisner in the Rocket Mortgage Classic. Bryson DeChambeau, the only player with top-10 finishes
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9:07 PM ET DETROIT — The PGA Tour announced a significant change to its COVID-19 policies Wednesday that will now allow players or caddies who test positive but are asymptomatic to return to competition if they return two negative test results at least 24 hours apart. Prior to this change, the Tour required a minimum
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8:14 PM ET DETROIT — The nine-hole exhibition match between Bubba Watson and Harold Varner III against Jason Day and Wesley Bryan at The Rocket Mortgage Classic helped raise more than $1 million toward the tournament’s charity initiative Wednesday. Watson and Varner won the match and Watson donated $25,000 to Changing the Course. Rickie Fowler,
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3:29 PM ET DETROIT — Just a week after withdrawing from the Travelers Championship out of caution after his daughter tested positive for the coronavirus, and with now six PGA Tour players and two caddies testing positive, Webb Simpson said he believes golfers are taking protocols and safety measures more seriously than in previous weeks.
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5:52 PM ET Chad Campbell on Tuesday became the sixth PGA Tour player to test positive for COVID-19. Campbell was tested in the pre-tournament screening before the Rocket Mortgage Classic in Detroit, according to the PGA Tour. “While the positive test result is unnerving, I am incredibly grateful to be asymptomatic and feel physically well
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3:48 PM ET Harris English on Monday became the fifth PGA Tour player to test positive for the coronavirus, learning the results at the Rocket Mortgage Classic in Detroit. English did not play last week’s Travelers Championship and traveled Monday to the event, where he was required to take a COVID-19 test prior to getting
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10:26 AM ET The Rocket Mortgage Classic announced Monday PGA Tour players Bubba Watson, Harold Varner III, Jason Day and Wesley Bryan will participate in a nine-hole match Wednesday to benefit the tournament’s charity initiatives. Watson and Varner III will take on Day and Bryan in a friendly match at Detroit Golf Club to raise
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10:06 PM ET Associated Press The U.S. Open is returning to NBC starting this year at Winged Foot after Fox Sports asked to end its 12-year contract with the USGA, multiple people told The Associated Press on Sunday night. Three people with direct knowledge of the change said it came together in the past two
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8:59 PM ET Associated Press CROMWELL, Conn. — Dylan Frittelli became the fourth PGA Tour player to test positive for the coronavirus and had to withdraw from Rocket Mortgage Classic next week in Detroit. Frittelli missed the cut at the Travelers Championship, playing the opening two rounds with Ian Poulter and J.T. Poston. The South
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5:23 PM ET CROMWELL, Conn. — Nothing about the PGA Tour’s return was ever going to be easy. If that wasn’t clear before, this week at the Travelers Championship quickly brought back the reality of just how complicated playing golf is going to be each and every week. Perhaps two quiet weeks after a three-month
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12:13 PM ET CROMWELL, Conn. — In the aftermath of seven withdrawals related to the coronavirus at this week’s Travelers Championship, the PGA Tour on Saturday implemented a new policy that will prohibit players from coming on property while waiting for their first test result in a new city. Beginning at next week’s Rocket Mortgage
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5:05 PM ET Associated Press CROMWELL, Conn. — Brendon Todd and Dustin Johnson each shot career-low 61s at the Travelers Championship on Saturday, leaving Todd with a 2-stroke lead over the 2016 U.S. Open champion. The 34-year-old Georgian, playing a couple of holes behind Johnson, had a chance at the tournament’s second 60 of the
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9:32 AM ET CROMWELL, Conn. — Jason Day‘s third-round tee time was moved back at the Travelers Championship after he requested a coronavirus test Saturday morning. Day, who started the day nine shots behind leader Phil Mickelson, was supposed to tee off alongside Rafa Cabrera Bello and Roger Sloan at 8:09 a.m. ET. Instead, Day’s
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8:29 PM ET Associated Press CROMWELL, Conn. — Phil Mickelson figures age might be an asset. Playing his first tournament since turning 50 this month, the five-time major champion shot a 7-under 63 on Friday in the Travelers Championship to take a 1-stroke lead into the weekend. He’s the first 50-year-old to hold a 36-hole
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