Category: Sport

Adam Scott (70) holds off Genesis field for first Tour win since 2016

It was a wild day on one of the PGA Tour’s most venerable layouts, but in the end it was Adam Scott who had just enough to conquer Riviera. Here’s how things ended up at the Genesis Invitational, where Scott held off a star-studded field to earn his first Tour win in nearly four years: […]

What the fore? Adam Scott hits into group ahead on 15th hole at Riviera

Standing in the 15th fairway, Joel Dahmen was about to settle into his shot when a ball skittered past. It was the tee shot of the Genesis Invitational leader, Adam Scott. “We were in plain sight,” Dahmen said after the round. “If you get around the (fairway) bunker you can’t see anything. But sometimes when […]

Harold Varner III laughs about chunked tee shot, but admits: ‘Just sucks’

Tied for the lead Sunday at the Genesis Invitational, Harold Varner III tried to hammer a 3-wood off the 10th tee when he did the unthinkable: He hit a few inches behind the ball, chunking his tee shot just 129 yards. “I missed the ball – completely missed it,” he said in the locker room […]

Rory McIlroy’s title chances thwarted early with costly short-game error

ory McIlroy’s bid for a statement victory came to an abrupt end Sunday at Riviera. Tied for the lead early in the final round, the new world No. 1 caught a flier from the left rough on the par-4 fifth hole. Instead of landing his ball on the front third of the green, his second […]

TT Postscript: Tiger Woods finishes dead last at Riviera

Tournament host Tiger Woods finished dead last at the Genesis Invitational at 11 over following a final-round 77 Sunday. Moving on from a miserable week at Riviera and looking ahead to where we might go from here: • Let’s get the details out of the way up front. He went out on the back in […]

What will Teddy Bridgewater get in free agency?

Forget TB12, at least for now. There’s another TB who will definitely be a free agent next month, and some are suggesting that Teddy Bridgewater could cash in significantly. Via multiple accounts on Twitter and elsewhere, Jeremy Fowler said on ESPN Monday that Bridgewater will have a strong market, and that he could make $30 […]

Kawhi Leonard shines. When he wants to

Kawhi Leonard spoke so softly during his on-court post-game interview, he was barely audible inside the arena. The crowd murmured, displeased not to hear the MVP of a thrilling All-Star game. Someone yelled for Leonard to speak up. Leonard just lets his game do the talking. Especially on the biggest stages. “I always just want […]