Golf

7:36 PM ET The PGA Tour on Wednesday announced a clarification to its health and safety plan that will allow players and caddies who have tested positive for the coronavirus to return to work after 10 days, even if they continue to test positive, provided that they meet certain qualifications. The policy immediately impacts Nick
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8:32 AM ET ESPN Betting Insiders PGA Tour golf is back in full swing, albeit without the crowds we’re accustomed to. Bryson DeChambeau has been on fire and notched his first win since the season’s restart, finishing 23-under after a final-round 65 to win the Rocket Mortgage Classic at Detroit Golf Club last weekend. ESPN.com
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6:56 PM ET The decision has loomed for weeks, and the PGA of America will make it official Wednesday when it postpones the Ryder Cup for a year due to the coronavirus pandemic. A source who was not authorized to speak publicly on the matter told ESPN on Tuesday that the event, scheduled for Sept.
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10:31 AM ET The Women’s British Open at Royal Troon, Scotland, is set to be played behind closed doors from Aug 20-23, the R&A announced on Tuesday. The Major Championship will be the first women’s tournament to return after the coronavirus pandemic halted play in April, providing the “necessary approvals” are secured. 1 Related Martin
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6:58 AM ET Jack Nicklaus never had the opportunity to face world number one Rory McIlroy at the Open Championship but the R&A has brought the champions from different eras together at St Andrews using archive footage and modern technology. With golf’s oldest major cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the R&A has launched ‘The
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11:21 AM ET The Memorial Tournament has decided to go without spectators next week at Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio. The tournament hosted by golf legend Jack Nicklaus was to be the first of the PGA Tour’s events in the reconfigured schedule to allow a minimum number of spectators. The plan was to
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10:18 AM ET Bryson DeChambeau is now the favorite to win the Masters at Caesars Sportsbook. DeChambeau capped a string of six consecutive top-10 finishes with a win at the Rocket Mortgage Classic over the weekend, causing sportsbooks to move him past Rory McIlroy and into the role of Masters favorite with 10-1 odds. McIlroy
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6:44 PM ET Associated Press DETROIT — Bryson DeChambeau got the result he was looking for from transforming his body. With jaw-dropping drives and some clutch putts, DeChambeau won the Rocket Mortgage Classic by three strokes Sunday for his first victory of the season and sixth overall. DeChambeau shot a 7-under 65 at Detroit Golf
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7:00 PM ET Associated Press DETROIT — Matthew Wolff has been working on his mindset, trying to have a good time regardless of results to help him perform closer to his potential. An ice cream truck outside the Detroit Golf Club seemed to help. Wolff had a roller-coaster round that went well enough Saturday to
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11:43 AM ET Associated Press VIRGINIA WATER, England — The Indian Open event on the European Tour was canceled Saturday because of the threat posed by the coronavirus pandemic. The tournament was initially postponed from March to an unspecified time later in 2020, but has now been scrapped following consultation with the European Tour and
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7:27 PM ET Associated Press DETROIT — Webb Simpson and Bryson DeChambeau were expected to be contenders at the Rocket Mortgage Classic, taking advantage of a relatively weak field and course by PGA Tour standards. Chris Kirk was not. However, a year after taking a leave of absence from the PGA Tour to address alcohol
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5:23 PM ET Much like the PGA Tour, the PGA of America will require participants to take a COVID-19 test prior to the PGA Championship next month, while also outlining numerous recommendations for safe practices leading up to and during the week of the tournament. The PGA Championship, which was rescheduled from May to Aug.
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7:41 PM ET Associated Press DETROIT — Doc Redman is playing his best golf, priming himself to perhaps earn his first PGA Tour victory. Redman shot a 7-under 65 on Thursday to share the first-round lead with Scott Stallings and Kevin Kisner in the Rocket Mortgage Classic. Bryson DeChambeau, the only player with top-10 finishes
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