In the final round of the US$ 6 million Sony Open in Hawaii, Justin Thomas of USA set the lowest 72-hole score in PGA Tour's history with a -27 total and earned back-to-back victories in two weeks and his fourth overall title.
Tiger Woods has committed to the Farmers Insurance Open on Jan 26-29, European Tour's Dubai Desert Classic on Feb 2-5, Genesis Open on Feb 16-19 and The Honda Classic on Feb 23-26. This will see him play four events in a five-week span.
Japan's Hideki Matsuyama held off Swede Henrik Stenson's challenge to win the US$ 3.5 million event by two strokes at -18. The win in the Bahamas was Matsuyama's fourth win out of his last five starts worldwide. The event's host Tiger Woods had plenty of positives from his first competitive return in 15 months.
Team USA defeated Team Europe comprehensively with a 17 - 11 tally to win the Ryder Cup after an eight-year spell. USA's Phil Mickelson was under added pressure "when some dumb ass opened his mouth two years ago" following the loss in 2014. Europe's captain Darren Clarke was proud of the manner his team gave their best effort to retain the Cup.
Tiger Woods is hoping for a return to competitive golf after a 14-months hiatus to recover from a surgery on his back. The PGA Tour season opener Safeway Open will be held from 13th to 16th October 2016 in California, U.S.A.
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USA's Jimmy Walker held his nerve to win on the longest final day at the PGA Championship with a -14 total score, one shot better than defending champion and world number one Jason Day of Australia. Day had a strong finish to his round at the US$ 10 million Major event, with an eagle on the 18th.
Baltusrol Golf Club at Springfield plays host to this week's PGA Championship which is the year's fourth and final Major. Before the US$ 10 million tournament gets underway on Thursday, here are some little-known but very interesting fact about the venue.
Anirban Lahiri of India finished strong at the US$ 6.7 million event scoring -9 for a tied 6th place, the best of his maiden PGA Tour season. USA's Jordan Spieth bounced back from his disappointing attempt at the Masters a month ago, to seal victory at -17.
Aussie Jason Day went wire-to-wire for his 10th PGA TOUR victory at the US$ 10.5 million event hosted at TPC Sawgrass. Day overcame Round 3's blip to stay dominant in his title bid with a -15 final score and a margin of four shots over USA's Kevin Chappell.
James Hahn pipped fellow-American Roberto Castro to the US$ 7.3 million event's title with a PAR in the first playoff hole after scores were tied at -9 in regulation play. India's Anirban Lahiri finished the event at tied 42nd, Rory McIlroy & Phil Mickelson shot -6 on the final day for a share of 4th place with -7 totals.