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Rory McIlroy scores first points in 2016 Ryder Cup

A permanent six-man “Ryder Cup committee” has been set-up that includes Love, Mickelson and Woods and they have also put in stone that the four vice captains should consist of two former captains and two experienced Ryder Cup players. This is to install “continuity” and to create a pool of captaincy candidates. In McIlroy’s eyes, […]

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Rory McIlroy, Phil Mickelson and Zach Johnson are chasing unlikely FedEx Cup points leader Chris Kirk at Cherry Hills

CHERRY HILLS VILLAGE, Colo. — The FedEx Cup playoffs are all about sizzle, and money. The winner, to be determined after next week’s Tour Championship, takes home $ 10 million. The courtesy cars at this week’s BMW Championship at Cherry Hills feature not only an SUV and a sedan — the choice of most players […]

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Tiger Woods’ year even better when measured in world ranking points

Getty Images Tiger Woods earned only a few more world ranking points than Henrik Stenson, but he did so in far fewer starts. PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – Along with victories, money and scoring average, another way to measure the strength of a golf season is total world ranking points. Tiger Woods won that category, […]

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Tiger Woods racked up the most world ranking points in 2013

Along with victories, money and scoring average, another way to measure the strength of a golf season is total world ranking points. Tiger Woods won that category, too, but just barely over Henrik Stenson. A closer look reveals it was not really that close. Woods earned 488.75 points this year, only 3.65 points ahead of […]

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Notebook: Players outdoors leading 125 in FedExCup points jockey for position

Getty Pictures Vijay Singh is on a quick list of players who have in no way missed the FedExCup playoffs but presently are outside the top 125. In the first year of the FedExCup, there was so considerably promotion that Vijay Singh stated he was tired of talking about it even prior to the season […]

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Points, with Masters on his thoughts in Houston, earns his ticket to Augusta

Getty Pictures D.A. Points, the Shell Houston Open winner, earned his berth in the Masters with an old putter and a new approach to placing. HUMBLE, Texas — The Masters was usually on D.A. Points’ mind, even with the commence of his year going nowhere. He took care of that with 1 clutch putt. Points […]

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Notebook: FedExCup points system may possibly be tightened for 2013 playoffs

Getty Pictures PGA Tour officials are looking into decreasing the value of points that are awarded throughout the playoff events to enable for large moves in the standings without players creating also large of a jump. LA QUINTA, Calif. — Practically untouched for the final four years, the points technique for the FedExCup playoffs might […]

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