Stock Watch: USGA doesn't ease into the new year

Each week on GolfChannel.com, we’ll examine which players’ stocks and trends are rising and falling in the world of golf. RISING X-Man (+9%): Clearly comfortable as a chaser, Xander Schauffele’s last three wins have come against the best fields –the top 30 in the FedExCup (2017 Tour Championship), the top talent in the world (2018 […]

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Harrington: 1999 Euro loss changed the Ryder Cup

Padraig Harrington played in six consecutive Ryder Cups, helping Europe to four victories in the biennial matches in that span. But the most distinct match memory for Europe’s 2020 captain came from one of his team’s most bitter defeats. Harrington was a rookie during the 1999 matches at Brookline, when the Europeans built a seemingly […]

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2019 Sony Open: TV schedule, tee times, stats

The PGA Tour’s fortnight in Hawaii continues with the Sony Open. Here are the key stats and information for this week’s event at Waialae Country Club in Honolulu. How to watch on Golf Channel Thursday, Round 1: 7-10:30 p.m. ET; live stream: http://www.golfchannel.com/pgastream Friday, Round 2: 7-10:30 p.m. ET; live stream: http://www.golfchannel.com/pgastream Saturday, Round 3: 7-10:30 p.m. ET; live stream: http://www.golfchannel.com/pgastream Sunday, Round 4: […]

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Learning curve steep for 42-year-old rookie Thompson

HONOLULU – Chris Thompson began his press conference Tuesday at the Sony Open with a predictable snafu. “Rookie mistake,” he smiled after being told he needed to use a microphone. In Thompson’s defense, the learning curve has been steep for the 42-year-old PGA Tour rookie. After three decades plying his trade on mini-tours from South Florida […]

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PGA Tour scraps Curry event as sponsor falls through

Stephen Curry’s golden touch wasn’t enough to secure sponsorship for a new event the PGA Tour planned to add to its schedule this fall in Northern California. The San Francisco Chronicle first reported on Tuesday that negotiations with potential sponsor Workday Inc., the Pleasanton, Calif., based financial management company, unexpectedly fell apart. “While it has been reported […]

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