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Phil Mickelson opened with a 2-under 69 in his 22nd PGA Championship and 89th Major Championship start this week. He owns eight top 10s at the PGA Championship, including a win in 2005. In all, he owns five Major Championship titles (2004, 2006 & 2010 Masters, 2005 PGA Championship, 2013 Open Championship). …

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Rickie Fowler’s 2-under 69 at the 2014 US PGA Championship is his seventh opening-round at par-or-better in his last eight Major Championship starts. It is his first sub-70 opening round at the PGA Championship. With a T5 at the Masters, a T2 at the U.S. Open and T2 at The Open Championship, Rickie Fowler is the …

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Jim Furyk opened with a 5-under 66 in his 77th Major Championship start on day 1 at the 2014 PGA Championship at Valhalla. The only time he opened a major championship with a lower score was at the 2013 PGA Championship, carrying an opening-round 65 to a runner-up finish. Furyk, the 2010 FedExCup champion, is …

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Lee Westwood opened with a 6-under 65 at the 2014 PGA Championship to take the early clubhouse lead, equaling his best round in a Major Championship (229 rounds): 65 – 2014 PGA Championship (R1) 65 – 2011 U.S. Open (R3) 66 – 2013 PGA Championship (R1) 66 – 2009 U.S. Open (R2) R1 at a glance: 10/14 fairways, 14 of …

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JOHNS CREEK, Ga. (Aug. 7, 2014) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced groupings and starting times for the first two rounds of the 2014 U.S. Amateur Championship, Monday (Aug. 11) and Tuesday (Aug. 12), at the Atlanta Athletic Club’s 7,409/7,428-yard, par 35-36-71 Highlands and 7,381-yard, …

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GLEN COVE, N.Y. – Bethany Wu, 17, of Diamond Bar, Calif., returned a 36-hole total of 3-under 137 to earn medalist honors at the 2014 U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship, being conducted at the 6,297-yard, par-70 Nassau Country Club. Wu started Tuesday’s second round of stroke-play qualifying with a bang, sticking …

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Irishman Gary Hurley rekindled his love affair with St Andrews after taking route 66 to claim the first-round lead at the International European Amateur Championship, supported by All Square Golf. The 21-year-old won the coveted R&A Scholars’ Bursars’ tournament over the Old Course last year and again found …

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Winnipeg, Man. (Golf Canada) – Corey Conners sits in the driver’s seat one-stroke in front of the field heading into the final round of the 110th Canadian Men’s Amateur Championship. The Listowel, Ont. native opened his third round by firing a 3-under 32 front-nine but closed with four bogeys over his final six …

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Winnipeg, Man. (Golf Canada) – James Beale claimed the 2014 Canadian Men’s Amateur Championship title after rolling in a long birdie putt on the third playoff hole at Elmhurst Golf and Country Club. The New Zealand native finished 72 holes tied atop the leaderboard alongside Team Canada’s Taylor Pendrith and …

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Fairstone Scottish Amateur champion Chris Robb has been selected in a new-look Scotland side for next week’s Men’s Home Internationals, the Meldrum House player one of five new faces bound for Wales. The 23-year-old claimed a third straight domestic success at Downfield last weekend, winning the SGU’s flagship …