Golf

The golf equipment Viktor Hovland used to win the 2021 Hero World Challenge: DRIVER: Ping G425 LST (9 degrees), with Fujikura Speeder 661 TX shaft (From $547 at Carl’s Golfland and $549 at Dick’s Sporting Goods) FAIRWAY WOOD: TaylorMade SIM (15 degrees), with Mitsubishi Tensei Blue AV 85 TX shaft (From $299 atContinue Reading

Collin Morikawa is having quite the week. Not only did he and long-time girlfriend Katherine get engaged on Tuesday, but the Open champion also holds the 54-hole lead in Albany. His third-round 64 has him five shots clear of Brooks Koepka at the Hero World Challenge. The 2020 event wasContinue Reading

After months of negotiations, an independent land trust is close to striking an agreement to enforce a conservation easement on a cherished golf course in Naples. The easement is designed to protect the former Naples Beach Hotel’s golf course from commercial development in “perpetuity,” or forever. At least, a chunk ofContinue Reading

We’ve all sent a text in between a shot or posted a picture of a daring hole in one on the course. The phone then either resides on the seat of the cart, in the cupholder, or in the storage areas near the steering wheel sliding around and scratching theContinue Reading

Bryson DeChambeau cruised up the leaderboard Friday at the Hero World Challenge, bouncing back after a double bogey on the 18th Thursday. His second-round 64 has him leading Collin Morikawa, Tony Finau, and Brooks Koepka by a shot. The 2020 event was canceled because of the COVID pandemic. Woods wasContinue Reading

After a one-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Hero World Challenge returns with arguably its strongest field yet. DP World Tour Championship and Race to Dubai champion Collin Morikawa enters as the betting favorite, followed closely by Rory McIlroy, who is making his first start in Albany. TigerContinue Reading