• Family says golfer Murray, 30, died by suicide
    ESPN News Services May 26, 2024, 11:44 AM ET The parents of professional golfer Grayson Murray on Sunday said the two-time PGA Tour winner died by suicide Saturday morning. “We have spent the last 24 hours trying to come to terms with the fact that our son is gone,” Eric and Terry Murray said in…
  • Riley bests Scheffler for 1st solo win at Colonial
    Associated Press May 26, 2024, 06:58 PM ET Open Extended Reactions FORT WORTH, Texas — Davis Riley was practicing a week before Colonial when he got an unsettling call that his older sister had a seizure at work, which led to the discovery of a tumor on her brain and surgery the next day. Riley…
  • LIV’s Bland wins Senior PGA in senior major debut
    Associated Press May 26, 2024, 05:08 PM ET Open Extended Reactions BENTON HARBOR, Mich. — Richard Bland had time off from LIV Golf and made it pay off in a major way Sunday when he won the Senior PGA Championship in his senior major debut, closing with an 8-under 63 for a 3-shot victory at…
  • Elvira holds on for one-stroke win at Soudal Open
    Associated Press May 26, 2024, 09:59 AM ET Open Extended Reactions ANTWERP, Belgium — Nacho Elvira‘s favored 2-iron cracked in the warmup. He was soaked by a brief torrential downpour. He saw his four-shot overnight lead wiped out after 10 holes. Nothing was coming easy for the Spanish golfer as he tried to secure his…
  • Murray, 2-time PGA Tour winner, dies at age 30
    ESPN News Services May 25, 2024, 03:35 PM ET Two-time PGA Tour winner Grayson Murray died Saturday morning at age 30, one day after he withdrew from the Charles Schwab Challenge at Colonial. There were no immediate details on the circumstances of his death, only shock and grief from the PGA Tour and his management…
  • Stanford defends LPGA Senior Championship title
    Associated Press May 25, 2024, 10:04 PM ET Open Extended Reactions HURRICANE, Utah — Angela Stanford became the first player to successfully defend the LPGA Senior Championship title, closing with a 3-under 69 in breezy conditions Saturday for a 3-stroke victory over Cristie Kerr. The winner last year at Sultan’s Run in Jasper, Indiana, the…
  • Riley holding off surging Scheffler at Colonial
    Associated Press May 25, 2024, 08:19 PM ET Open Extended Reactions FORT WORTH, Texas — Davis Riley was finishing a 4-under 66 for a four-shot lead over surging Scottie Scheffler at Colonial while PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan conducted interviews about the death of two-time tour winner Grayson Murray. Another week, another dose of unsettling…
  • Els, Chalmers share 1-shot lead at Senior PGA
    Associated Press May 25, 2024, 05:56 PM ET Open Extended Reactions BENTON HARBOR, Mich. — Ernie Els kept the mistakes to a minimum down the stretch Saturday and hit wedge in tight for birdie on his final hole for a 2-under 69, giving him a share of the lead with Greg Chalmers going into the…
  • Riley takes lead at Colonial; Scheffler rebounds
    Associated Press May 24, 2024, 09:02 PM ET Open Extended Reactions FORT WORTH, Texas — Davis Riley had to wait out a 70-minute weather delay before his last shot in the second round at Colonial. Riley made a 3-foot par putt right after play resumed Friday to wrap up a bogey-free 6-under 64 and get…
  • Bland fires 66, ahead by 1 shot at Senior PGA
    Associated Press May 24, 2024, 07:25 PM ET Open Extended Reactions BENTON HARBOR, Mich. — Richard Bland is hitting it so well he thought he struggled on the greens of Harbor Shores and still managed a 5-under 66 on Friday to set the target at the Senior PGA Championship in the Englishman’s senior major debut.…
  • Green, LIV’s Bland tied for Senior PGA lead
    Associated Press May 23, 2024, 09:56 PM ET Open Extended Reactions BENTON HARBOR, Mich. — Richard Bland, on a break from his LIV Golf schedule to make his senior major championship debut, made the most of it Thursday with a 7-under 64 to share the lead with Richard Green of Australia in the Senior PGA…
  • Scheffler reels on triple-bogey, 7 back at Colonial
    ESPN News Services May 23, 2024, 09:13 PM ET Open Extended Reactions FORT WORTH, Texas — Scottie Scheffler failed to break par in the opening round for the first time this year Thursday on a tough afternoon of blustery conditions and a new feel at renovated Colonial that seemed to befuddle just about everyone but…
  • Cop disciplined for not recording Scheffler arrest
    Mark Schlabach, ESPN Senior WriterMay 23, 2024, 12:44 PM ET Close Senior college football writer Author of seven books on college football Graduate of the University of Georgia The Louisville Metro Police Department has taken “corrective action” against the police officer who arrested world No. 1 golfer Scottie Scheffler last week because he didn’t activate…
  • Stanford beats UCLA to win 3rd women’s golf title
    Associated Press May 22, 2024, 10:21 PM ET Open Extended Reactions CARLSBAD, Calif. — Kelly Xu went undefeated in match play for the second straight year and the rest of Stanford followed her lead Wednesday, beating UCLA in the title match for its second NCAA championship in the three years. Rachel Heck delivered the final…
  • LIV Golf team final in Dallas area in September
    Field Level Media May 22, 2024, 12:25 PM ET Open Extended Reactions The LIV Golf League will host its 2024 team championship event Sept. 20-22 at Maridoe Golf Club in Carrollton, Texas, the organization announced Wednesday. Crushers GC, captained by Bryson DeChambeau, is the defending champion. “Our LIV Golf players are looking forward to playing…
  • Lakers’ Reaves doesn’t qualify for golf tourney
    May 21, 2024, 11:13 AM ET Open Extended Reactions Plenty of pro athletes play golf during their offseason, but Los Angeles Lakers guard Austin Reaves took it a step further, trying to qualify for an event on the Korn Ferry Tour. He fell short, however, shooting a 76 at Willow Creek Golf Club in Knoxville,…
  • Stanford, UCLA to meet for women’s golf title
    Associated Press May 21, 2024, 10:42 PM ET Open Extended Reactions CARLSBAD, Calif. — Megha Ganne won her last three holes and top-seeded Stanford held on to beat Southern California on Tuesday, advancing to the title match against UCLA in an all-Pac-12 final for the NCAA women’s golf championship. UCLA got big performances from Carolina…
  • Police to probe protocols during Scheffler arrest
    Mark Schlabach, ESPN Senior WriterMay 21, 2024, 02:29 PM ET Close Senior college football writer Author of seven books on college football Graduate of the University of Georgia Louisville Mayor Craig Greenberg on Tuesday said the city’s police department will investigate whether its officers followed proper protocols when world No. 1 golfer Scottie Scheffler was…
  • How to watch the PGA Charles Schwab Challenge: ESPN schedule
    Open Extended Reactions It’s time for the 2024 PGA Charles Schwab Challenge! Held annually since 1946, the Charles Schwab Challenge is a professional golf tournament held at the Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth, Texas. The PGA Charles Schwab Challenge has a $9.1 million purse, with $1.64 million going to the winner. Emiliano Grillo won…
  • Reed out of U.S. Open, sees majors streak end
    Associated Press May 20, 2024, 06:24 PM ET Open Extended Reactions DALLAS — Patrick Reed withdrew from U.S. Open qualifying on Monday to end his streak of playing every major since the 2014 Masters. Sergio Garcia made two big mistakes late that cost him advancing to his 25th straight U.S. Open. Garcia, who made it…
  • Scheffler’s arraignment delayed until June 3
    Mark Schlabach, ESPN Senior WriterMay 20, 2024, 01:45 PM ET Close Senior college football writer Author of seven books on college football Graduate of the University of Georgia Open Extended Reactions Scottie Scheffler‘s arraignment on multiple charges stemming from an incident prior to the second round of the PGA Championship has been delayed until June…
  • Schauffele’s father: ‘No chance’ of LIV defection
    Field Level Media May 20, 2024, 03:59 PM ET Open Extended Reactions Xander Schauffele‘s first major breakthrough came with major perks. By winning the PGA Championship on Sunday with a birdie at the 72nd hole, Schauffele is exempt into that tournament for the rest of his career, and he’s guaranteed a spot at the other…
  • Six winners and six losers from the 2024 PGA Championship
    Mark Schlabach Close Mark Schlabach ESPN Senior Writer Senior college football writer Author of seven books on college football Graduate of the University of Georgia Paolo Uggetti May 20, 2024, 08:40 AM ET Open Extended Reactions LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Two of the year’s four majors are now complete, and the latest provided us with a…
  • Flaherty resigns, leaves PGA Tour’s policy board
    Mark Schlabach, ESPN Senior WriterMay 19, 2024, 11:57 PM ET Close Senior college football writer Author of seven books on college football Graduate of the University of Georgia Open Extended Reactions Mark Flaherty resigned from the PGA Tour’s policy board on Sunday, becoming the second independent director to step down in less than a week.…
  • ‘I believed’: Schauffele finally catches major championship that eluded him
    Paolo Uggetti, ESPNMay 19, 2024, 10:06 PM ET Open Extended Reactions LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Deep down, Bryson DeChambeau knew it. And yet he couldn’t stop himself from swinging. Alone on the driving range after turning in Sunday’s lowest round at 7 under, highlighted by an electric birdie on 18 to tie Xander Schauffele for the…
  • ‘Capture it’: Schauffele wins PGA for first major
    Mark Schlabach, ESPN Senior WriterMay 19, 2024, 07:06 PM ET Close Senior college football writer Author of seven books on college football Graduate of the University of Georgia Open Extended Reactions LOUISVILLE, Ky. — They can’t call Xander Schauffele the best golfer in the world without a major championship victory any longer. The 30-year-old from…
  • Korda takes Mizuho Americas for 6th win in 2024
    Associated Press May 19, 2024, 06:55 PM ET Open Extended Reactions JERSEY CITY, N.J. — With her record-tying winning streak over, Nelly Korda got back to doing what she does best — winning. Nelly Korda won a back-nine showdown with Hannah Green of Australia with a par on the 18th hole to capture the Mizuho…
  • Scheffler ‘proud’ of finish at PGA Championship
    Mark Schlabach, ESPN Senior WriterMay 19, 2024, 05:44 PM ET Close Senior college football writer Author of seven books on college football Graduate of the University of Georgia Open Extended Reactions LOUISVILLE, Ky. — World No. 1 golfer Scottie Scheffler signed his scorecard after Sunday’s final round of the PGA Championship, put his head down…
  • Korda shoots 65, leads by 2 at Liberty National
    Associated Press May 18, 2024, 07:45 PM ET Open Extended Reactions JERSEY CITY, N.J. — Nelly Korda shot a 7-under 65 Saturday and will take a 2-stroke lead over Hannah Green into the final round of the Mizuho Americas Open in a bid to win for the sixth time in her past seven events on…
  • What to expect on PGA Championship Sunday with such a crowded leaderboard
    Mark Schlabach Close Mark Schlabach ESPN Senior Writer Senior college football writer Author of seven books on college football Graduate of the University of Georgia Paolo Uggetti May 18, 2024, 10:05 PM ET Open Extended Reactions LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Valhalla Golf Club has done it again. For all the griping about low scores and lack…
  • Schauffele, Morikawa atop tight PGA; 62 for Lowry
    Paolo Uggetti, ESPNMay 18, 2024, 05:31 PM ET Open Extended Reactions LOUISVILLE, Ky. — For the third day in a row at the PGA Championship, Xander Schauffele is at the top of the leaderboard. This time, however, he has company. After a birdie on the par-5 18th hole Saturday, Collin Morikawa‘s 4-under 67 erased Schauffele’s…
  • Scheffler cards 2-over 73, worst score in 266 days
    Mark Schlabach, ESPN Senior WriterMay 18, 2024, 08:38 PM ET Close Senior college football writer Author of seven books on college football Graduate of the University of Georgia Open Extended Reactions LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A day after Scottie Scheffler was arrested outside the gates of Valhalla Golf Club following a traffic incident, his drive to…
  • Police say no bodycam video of Scheffler arrest
    Mark Schlabach, ESPN Senior WriterMay 18, 2024, 07:33 PM ET Close Senior college football writer Author of seven books on college football Graduate of the University of Georgia Open Extended Reactions LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A spokesman for the Louisville Metro Police Department confirmed to ESPN on Saturday that the officer who arrested world No. 1…
  • Tee times for the final round of the PGA Championship
    Open Extended Reactions The final round of the 2024 PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Kentucky, will begin in pairings. Here are the tee times: All times ET Tee No. 1 7:45 a.m. — Jeremy Wells, Alejandro Tosti7:55 a.m. — Sebastian Söderberg, Brendon Todd8:05 a.m. — Rasmus Højgaard, Jordan Smith8:15 a.m. — S.H.…
  • Tee times for the third round of the PGA Championship
    Open Extended Reactions The third round of the 2024 PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Kentucky, will begin in threesomes. Here are the tee times: All times ET (a) denotes amateur Tee No. 1 11:28 a.m. — Cameron Smith, Max Homa, Jordan Spieth 11:39 a.m. — Maverick McNealy, Byeong Hun An, Alexander Björk…
  • Tiger (77) has 2 triple-bogeys, misses cut at PGA
    Mark Schlabach, ESPN Senior WriterMay 17, 2024, 08:42 PM ET Close Senior college football writer Author of seven books on college football Graduate of the University of Georgia Open Extended Reactions LOUISVILLE, Ky. — After posting his 11th consecutive round of par or worse in a major championship with a 6-over 77 in the second…
  • Scheffler cards 66 after jail stint on ‘chaotic’ day
    Mark Schlabach Close Mark Schlabach ESPN Senior Writer Senior college football writer Author of seven books on college football Graduate of the University of Georgia Paolo Uggetti May 17, 2024, 05:36 PM ET Open Extended Reactions LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Sometime around 8 a.m. ET Friday, world No. 1 golfer Scottie Scheffler was sitting in a…
  • Schauffele keeps PGA lead, up 1 on Morikawa
    Paolo Uggetti, ESPNMay 17, 2024, 05:33 PM ET Open Extended Reactions LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Xander Schauffele followed up his record-tying, major championship-low 62 on Thursday with a 3-under 68 on Friday and holds a 1-stroke lead over Collin Morikawa heading into the third round of the PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club. Schauffele made his…
  • Thitikul leads, Korda in pursuit on LPGA Tour
    Associated Press May 17, 2024, 07:01 PM ET Open Extended Reactions JERSEY CITY, N.J. — Rising star Atthaya Thitikul birdied five of the final seven holes in a round of 7-under 65 to grab the halfway lead in the Mizuho Americas Open on Friday, with top-ranked Nelly Korda in contention one week after having her…
  • 10 withdraw from LPGA Tour event, 7 with illness
    Associated Press May 17, 2024, 09:28 PM ET JERSEY CITY, N.J. — LPGA officials are concerned about health issues at the Mizuho Americas Open after 10 players withdrew from the event over the past two days, including seven with various illnesses. The LPGA issued a statement late in the second round Friday, saying they will…
  • Police: Officer dragged trying to stop Scheffler
    Mark Schlabach, ESPN Senior WriterMay 17, 2024, 11:59 AM ET Close Senior college football writer Author of seven books on college football Graduate of the University of Georgia LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The police officer who attempted to stop world No. 1 golfer Scottie Scheffler from entering Valhalla Golf Club on Friday morning was dragged to…
  • Daly (thumb) withdraws from PGA Championship
    ESPN News Services May 17, 2024, 11:27 AM ET Open Extended Reactions LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Former champion John Daly withdrew from the PGA Championship on Friday with what he said was a thumb injury. He shot 82 in the first round at Valhalla without making a birdie. Daly famously won the 1991 PGA Championship at…
  • Scheffler arrested before PGA Championship
    Mark Schlabach, ESPN Senior WriterMay 17, 2024, 07:07 AM ET Close Senior college football writer Author of seven books on college football Graduate of the University of Georgia LOUISVILLE, Ky. — World No. 1 golfer Scottie Scheffler was arrested by Louisville Metro Police on Friday morning after trying to drive into the entrance of Valhalla…
  • Can Schauffele hold on? Is Hovland back? Looking ahead to Friday at the PGA Championship
    Mark Schlabach Close Mark Schlabach ESPN Senior Writer Senior college football writer Author of seven books on college football Graduate of the University of Georgia Paolo Uggetti May 16, 2024, 08:45 PM ET Open Extended Reactions LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The opening round of the 2024 PGA Championship featured a broken course record, ideal weather conditions…
  • X factor: Schauffele (62) again ties major mark
    Paolo Uggetti, ESPNMay 16, 2024, 01:36 PM ET Open Extended Reactions LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Xander Schauffele is picking up right where he left off. For the second time in a less than a year, the third-ranked player in the world tied the record for the lowest round at a major championship by shooting an opening-round…
  • Tiger falters late in PGA Championship 1st round
    Mark Schlabach, ESPN Senior WriterMay 16, 2024, 02:36 PM ET Close Senior college football writer Author of seven books on college football Graduate of the University of Georgia Open Extended Reactions LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Tiger Woods was 1 under after 16 holes of his opening round at the PGA Championship on Thursday, a good start…
  • Surprise entry S.M. Lee leads Mizuho Americas
    Associated Press May 16, 2024, 08:12 PM ET Open Extended Reactions JERSEY CITY, N.J. — So Mi Lee shot a 6-under 66 after getting into the field less than two hours before her tee time and took a two-shot lead Thursday after the opening round of the Mizuho Americas Open got off to a surprising…
  • Zhang withdraws from LPGA event due to illness
    Associated Press May 16, 2024, 10:00 AM ET Open Extended Reactions JERSEY CITY, N.J. — Defending champion Rose Zhang withdrew from the Mizuho Americas Open on Thursday because of illness after completing only three holes of the opening round. Zhang started on the back nine at Liberty National. She shot par on No. 10, double…
  • Will the PGA Championship be a return to glory for Justin Thomas and Jordan Spieth?
    Paolo Uggetti, ESPNMay 16, 2024, 08:01 AM ET Open Extended Reactions LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Jordan Spieth is no stranger to playing with Justin Thomas. From practice rounds at major championships to alternate shot matches at the Ryder Cup, the two have almost always gone in tandem. But this week, among the long, narrow fairways of…
  • The best moments from the PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club
    Open Extended Reactions Valhalla Golf Club, the PGA Championship is coming. Editor’s Picks 2 Related The storied course in Louisville, Kentucky, will be hosting the second of golf’s four major tournaments this week for the fourth time in its history. Storylines abound at this year’s PGA Championship. Scottie Scheffler remains the man to beat coming…
  • 2024 PGA Championship: Experts’ picks and betting tips
    Open Extended Reactions The second golf major of the year is here with the 2024 PGA Championship from Valhalla Golf Course in Louisville, Kentucky, where previous winners include Tiger Woods (2000) and Rory McIlroy (2014). Where is the betting value? Will the favorites prevail? ESPN’s golf and betting experts break down everything thing you need…
  • Man pleads guilty to role in major Masters theft
    Associated Press May 15, 2024, 01:39 PM ET Open Extended Reactions CHICAGO — A former warehouse assistant for the Augusta National Golf Club in Georgia pleaded guilty Wednesday to transporting millions of dollars worth of stolen Masters tournament memorabilia and historic items, including one of Arnold Palmer’s iconic green jackets. Richard Globensky, of Georgia, entered…
  • Rory less confident PGA Tour, LIV near merger
    Mark Schlabach, ESPN Senior WriterMay 15, 2024, 01:54 PM ET Close Senior college football writer Author of seven books on college football Graduate of the University of Georgia Open Extended Reactions LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Rory McIlroy called Jimmy Dunne’s departure from the PGA Tour’s policy board a “huge loss,” and the four-time major champion said…
  • Sportsbooks favor Scheffler, Rory at stacked PGA
    Doug Greenberg, ESPNMay 15, 2024, 01:39 PM ET Open Extended Reactions Scottie Scheffler and Rory McIlroy find themselves in familiar territory atop the betting odds list heading into the 2024 PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club: first and second, respectively. That’s the same order for five of the past six tournaments in which they’ve both…
  • Åberg to wear brace at PGA to combat knee issue
    Field Level Media May 15, 2024, 12:51 PM ET Open Extended Reactions Ludvig Åberg plans to wear a knee brace at this week’s PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club — a venue the Swedish star called a “big-boy golf course.” Åberg, 24, told reporters Wednesday that he withdrew from last week’s Wells Fargo Championship for…
  • Koepka goes back to basics after Masters issues
    Paolo Uggetti, ESPNMay 15, 2024, 01:18 PM ET Open Extended Reactions LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Five-time major champion Brooks Koepka has become synonymous with success at major championships and, specifically, success at the PGA Championship — a tournament he has won three times. As he prepares to defend his 2023 PGA Championship victory this week at…
  • ‘Scottie is that guy’: Stories behind Scheffler’s rise to the top of the golf world
    Todd Archer, ESPN Staff WriterMay 15, 2024, 07:40 AM ET Close Todd Archer is an NFL reporter at ESPN and covers the Dallas Cowboys. Archer has covered the NFL since 1997 and Dallas since 2003. He joined ESPN in 2010. You can follow him on Twitter at @toddarcher. Open Extended Reactions IRVING, Texas — Five…
  • Scheffler, McIlroy or Koepka? Can Tiger’s body hold up? Here’s what to watch for at Valhalla
    Mark Schlabach Close Mark Schlabach ESPN Senior Writer Senior college football writer Author of seven books on college football Graduate of the University of Georgia Paolo Uggetti May 15, 2024, 08:11 AM ET Open Extended Reactions The second major championship of the year is upon us, and with it comes a tough test at Valhalla,…
  • Tiger paired with Scott, Bradley at PGA Champ.
    Paolo Uggetti, ESPNMay 14, 2024, 02:07 PM ET Open Extended Reactions LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Four-time PGA Championship winner Tiger Woods will tee off at 8:04 a.m. ET on the 10th tee at Valhalla Country Club on Thursday, alongside Australia’s Adam Scott and 2011 PGA Championship winner Keegan Bradley. Defending champion Brooks Koepka will begin his…
  • New dad Scheffler: No rust, fatigue ahead of PGA
    Paolo Uggetti, ESPNMay 14, 2024, 05:27 PM ET Open Extended Reactions LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Since world No. 1 Scottie Scheffler last carded a competitive golf round — a 3-shot win at the RBC Heritage last month, a week after securing his second Masters victory by 4 — Rory McIlroy has won two tournaments, Brooks Koepka…