July 1, 2010 |
Rickie Fowler last visited the Philadelphia area in September, wearing the official uniform of the United States team that defeated Great Britain and Ireland thanks to a wonderful performance by the former Oklahoma State star. He showed up again in the area Wednesday for his Pro-Am round at the AT&T National wearing a white golf shirt with green and purple polka dots, a purple and white cap covering a mop of brown hair, and purple and green golf shoes. Yes, Fowler, 21, has created a style that makes him one of the most noticeable players on the PGA Tour.
September 14, 2009 |
Rickie Fowler could have kicked off the next stage of his golf life months ago, but there was one goal remaining before he could conclude a brilliant amateur career. And he couldn't have done it any better, standing in the middle of the first fairway at Merion Golf Club with his teammates as the sun set behind the club's stately trees, and taking part in celebrating his second Walker Cup. With the 20-year-old Fowler going 4-0 in his matches, the United States dominated from Saturday morning to late yesterday afternoon and gained a 16 1/2-9 1/2 victory over Great Britain and Ireland in the 42d matches.
October 8, 2011 |
SAN MARTIN, Calif. - Tiger Woods ran off three consecutive birdies Friday in his round of 3-under-par 68 in the Frys.com Open to make the cut. He is 7 shots behind leader Paul Casey at Corde Valley. OneAsia Tour SEOUL, South Korea - U.S. Open champion Rory McIlroy shot a a 2-under 69 to take a share of the lead after the second round of the Korea Open. He is tied with Y.E. Yang, Rickie Fowler, Bronson La'Cassie, and Mo Joong-kyung at 137. Champions Tour THE WOODLANDS, Texas - Michael Allen shot a 9-under 63 to take a 3-stroke lead over John Cook after the first round of the Insperity Championship.
April 8, 2016 |
AUGUSTA, Ga. - Holes-in-one by the winner, by playing partners and by an octogenarian highlighted a record-shattering par-3 tournament. The field combined for nine holes-in-one, dwarfing the record of five set in 2002. Jimmy Walker dropped one at No. 2 and, at 8-under, won by three shots. His score broke by one stroke the record set by Art Wall (1965) and Gay Brewer (1973). Justin Thomas and Rickie Fowler, playing in the same group, thrilled the crowd moments apart when they each aced No. 4. But no one got a bigger cheer than 80-year-old Gary Player, whose hole-out at No. 7 gave him a record four for his career and made him the oldest acer in tournament history.
July 23, 2011 |
VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Michael Thompson followed up his even-par opening round with a 4-under 66 on Friday to move into a tie with fellow American Chad Campbell after the second round of the RBC Canadian Open. Paul Goydos (69) and Lee Janzen (68) had a share of the lead before bogeys on their final hole dropped them to 137 after another tough day in the rough along the tight, tree-lined Shaughnessy Golf and Country Club. Masters champ Charl Schwartzel, Rickie Fowler, and five others finished the second round at 2 under.
March 2, 2013
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. - With one great shot, Camilo Villegas turned a solid round into his lowest start in more than a year. Villegas drilled a 3-wood into 8 feet on the par-5 18th hole and made the eagle putt for a 6-under 64. That gave him a 1-shot lead over Rickie Fowler, Branden Grace, Graham DeLaet, and Robert Streb after the first round of the Honda Classic. Defending champion Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods each had a 70 and walked off PGA National with different emotions.
March 1, 2010 |
Hunter Mahan won the Phoenix Open at TPC Scottsdale for his second PGA Tour title, coming from four strokes back to beat Rickie Fowler by a shot in a 1-2 finish for former Oklahoma State players. Mahan, 27, had an eagle and a pair of birdies in a late four-hole span yesterday to finish at 16-under 268. Mahan closed with consecutive bogey-free 6-under 65s. Also the 2007 Travelers Championship winner, he is the eighth U.S.-born player still in his 20s to win more than one tournament.
May 13, 2012 |
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. - Kevin Na didn't feel comfortable about anything Saturday except his name atop the leader board at the Players Championship. Na rolled in a 15-foot birdie putt on the 18th hole for one of only three rounds without a bogey on a tough day at the TPC Sawgrass. It gave him a 4-under 68 and a 1-shot lead over Matt Kuchar as he goes after the richest prize on the PGA Tour - a five-year exemption and a spot in all the majors. For all his practice swings and waggles, even purposely missing the ball so he could start over, Na pieced together a brilliant round free of bogeys.
August 25, 2012 |
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. - Padraig Harrington found a way to take some of the attention away from Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy on Thursday. He made six birdies on the tough back nine of Bethpage Black and opened the FedEx Cup playoffs with a 7-under 64 for a 1-shot lead at The Barclays. Harrington came to life on the back nine with four straight birdies to cap off his 64, giving him a 1-shot lead over Nick Watney and Brian Harman among the early starters. The hotter it became, the crustier the greens were, and it was unlikely anyone would catch him. No one did. Sergio Garcia was part of the group at 66, while defending champion Dustin Johnson and Rickie Fowler were in the group at 67. Thousands of fans chased after Woods and McIlroy, in the marquee group based on their standing in the FedEx Cup - Woods at No. 1, McIlroy at No. 3. Woods scratched out a 68. McIlroy had three birdies through six holes, but let the good start get away from him and settled for a 69. LPGA COQUITLAM, British Columbia - Top-ranked Yani Tseng shot a 6-under 66 to take a 1-stroke lead after the first round of the Canadian Women's Open.
August 10, 2009 |
Villanova's Buddy Marucci now knows who eight of the 10 American players will be when he captains the U.S. team in the Walker Cup next month at Merion Golf Club in Ardmore. The eight players named yesterday by the International Team Selection Committee of the United States Golf Association are: Bud Cauley, 19, of Jacksonville, Fla.; Rickie Fowler, 20, of Murrieta, Calif.; Brendan Gielow, 21, of Muskegon, Mich.; Brian Harman, 22, of Savannah, Ga.; Morgan Hoffmann, 19, of Saddle Brook, N.J.; Adam Mitchell, 22, of Chattanooga, Tenn.