Entries by M.A. Ricci

Dahmen cruises to victory

Joel Dahmen wins at windy Punta Cana for first PGA Tour title Joel Dahmen won the Corales Puntacana Resort & Club Championship on Sunday for his first PGA Tour victory, avoiding a playoff when the wind pushed playing partner Rafael Campos’ final birdie try to the left. Dahmen closed with a 2-under 70 on the windswept seaside […]

European dominated matches on Wednesday

WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play: 5 matches worth watching on Wednesday The world’s best players are bound for Austin, Texas, for a unique stop on the men’s professional golf schedule. Austin Country Club plays host to the World Golf Championships-Dell Technologies Match Play once again this week. With the top-12 players in the Golfweek/Sagarin men’s ranking, as […]

Thomas met the challenge of TPC Sawgrass

Justin Thomas holds off Bryson DeChambeau, Lee Westwood to win Players Championship When the final twosome of Lee Westwood and Bryson DeChambeau faltered early in the final round of Sunday’s Players Championship, any number of contenders had the chance to step into the breach. World No. 3 Justin Thomas, who was one shot over the cut line with nine […]

DeChambeau leans on putting

Bryson DeChambeau leans on putting to outlast Lee Westwood at Arnold Palmer Invitational Bryson DeChambeau received a text message Sunday morning from Tiger Woods to keep fighting, good advice for a final round that turned out to be the toughest at Bay Hill in 41 years. Inspiration from Arnold Palmer is everywhere, and DeChambeau was particularly drawn to the King’s […]

Morikawa Joins Elite Group With Victory In Florida

Four PGA Tour wins for Morikawa, including a major championship? Yeah, nobody does that! It is fitting on this week — of all weeks — that a Tiger Woods statistic would define what happened on the PGA Tour. Collin Morikawa won the WGC-Workday Championship on Sunday at The Concession Golf Club by shooting 69 to […]

What makes Concession so difficult?

A Hometown Win for HOMA this past weekend at the Genesis Invitational in sudden death. Now the Tour Players need to gear up for a true test in the Sunshine State. Brutal for average golfers, Concession Club should be fascinating test for tour players When the PGA Tour makes a one-time visit this week to […]

Victory at Pebble Beach with an eagle putt

Daniel Berger seals win at Pebble Beach with 30-foot eagle putt For all the stunning views at Pebble Beach that can be so soothing, Daniel Berger couldn’t escape the tension when he arrived at the final hole on Sunday in the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am. He was tied for the lead, needing a birdie on the par-5 18th […]

A great chip for the WIN

Brooks Koepka gets back on track with win at TPC Scottsdale It’s been a while since the four-time major champ raised a trophy During Round 3 of the Phoenix Open on Saturday as Jordan Spieth lit the entire sport on fire with a memorable 61, Brooks Koepka was 8 under and six shots back of […]

Controversy to Victory for Patrick Reed

Patrick Reed wins Farmers Insurance Open amid controversial weekend After a controversial Saturday at the Farmers Insurance Open, Patrick Reed and Carlos Ortiz walked away from Torrey Pines with a share of the 54-hole lead. Could Reed hold on? Would another contender catch him? And would Sunday’s action produce more compelling subplots? Here’s what you missed […]

Taking a look back

David Duval reflects on his 59: ‘The easiest round of golf I ever played’ It has been 22 years since David Duval became the third player in the history of the PGA Tour to shoot 59 during a PGA Tour event. He was also the first one to do it on a Sunday, and he […]