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Cantlay rallies past Rahm, Thomas for Zozo title
Patrick Cantlay closed with a 7-under 65, rallying from 4 shots behind, to beat Jon Rahm and Justin Thomas on Sunday in the Zozo Championship.Original link
Was This The Last Of Tiger And Phil On A Sunday?
Both Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson are working as hard as ever to prepare for the 2020 Masters. At the 2020 ZOZO Championship and played at Sherwood Country Club, Mickelson was his usual gale force of energy working his coffee/launch monitor/intense warm-ups. Each ZOZO day Tiger was visible in the fitness trailer (doors open for ventilation!) prep
ZOZO: Cantlay Holds Off Rahm And Thomas In Key Pre-Masters Tune-Up
Volunteers and security watch Patrick Cantlay finish off ZOZO Championship win A season review of major winners and this year’s November Masters may look back kindly on Patrick Cantlay’s ZOZO Championship win. Coming in his native southern California at Sherwood Country Club, Cantlay held off Justin Thomas and Jon Rahm, two other very likely Master
It's two weeks away. Patrick Cantlay is clearly ready. But Tiger and Phil? Who knows? Augusta National in November? We'll see. The Zozo Championship offered some insight, but there's still so much left unanswered.Original link
CNBC’s Alex Sherman takes an in-depth look at how major media companies are preparing to lose another 25 million cable subscribers and why that may be expediting the demise of several channels. The story is of particular note for golf given the references to Comcast (NBC, Golf Channel) and Discovery (GOLFTV). But also because all signs point to str
Approved in 2015, the 44-room extension to the historic Rusacks hotel on historic links road is looking anything but historic. Or befitting the Auld Grey Toon. Approved and expected to use “traditional” materials, it appears the scale and blond sheen will be an eyesore for decades. Maybe by the 200th Open in 2072 it’ll take on the aged patina one w
A tradition we sincerely hope is unlike any other: the October run-up to a rescheduled Masters culminates for most players with the ZOZO Championship final round at Sherwood Country Club. Normally we get the West Coast and Florida swings to build up to Augusta. This year, we have a collection of fall events that are not the usual building blocks to
Phil Mickelson was seven-under through eight of his ZOZO Championship holes Saturday before posting 67 at Sherwood, but more noteworthy was the way he walked back his early week comments on Houston. Or was that some post-Commissioner-text-message breakdancing?Anyway, a few days after questioning a pre-Masters Houston Open appearance because 2000 sp
Another strong month for rounds played, this time up 25.5% according to Golf Datatech. From their summary: Entering October, play was up 8.7% nationally versus the same period a year ago. That reflects a year-to-date increase of about 29 million more rounds, even with the loss of about 20 million rounds during the spring due to Covid-related shutdo
Justin Thomas and Jon Rahm will chasing the win. But Sunday will also see Tiger and Phil together ... though way, way, way off the lead.Original link
Amid changes due to the coronavirus pandemic, Tiger Woods is happy that one Masters tradition, the Champions Dinner, is still scheduled to take place.Original link
Finau Opens Up About COVID-19 Bout After ZOZO 64: "Not really comfortable in your skin. It was quite rough."
Tony Finau has returned to action after a positive COVID-19 test and what sound like the worst known symptoms experienced by a PGA Tour player since the pandemic has begun. After carding a second round 64 at Sherwood to land T6 (-11) in the 2020 ZOZO Championship, Finau spoke to reporters about the experience. I was present for much of Finau’s chat