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The PGA Tour announced Monday that Camilo Villegas’ daughter Mia passed away over the weekend. She was 22 months old. “She went through surgery and obviously needed treatment. She just started her second round of chemotherapy,” Villegas said. “It’s been really tough to see her—because you know how it is, she’s in pain. But she
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8:25 PM ET Associated Press MELBOURNE, Australia — Golf Australia said Tuesday that the Australian Open tournament will be postponed indefinitely and if played will not be held until early 2021. The tournament was scheduled for Kingston Heath Golf Club in Melbourne, which has been in lockdown due to a large increase in COVID-19 deaths
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11:12 AM ET International players on the PGA Tour may compete in events in the United States without delay, according to a memo sent to players on Friday which said the White House had lifted various quarantine rules put in place due to the coronavirus pandemic for “players, caddies and essential personnel.” But Englishman Lee
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3:51 PM ET Italy’s Renato Paratore maintained remarkable consistency to win the British Masters by three strokes, retaining his overnight lead and finishing at 18-under overall at Close House in Northumberland on Saturday. Paratore, 23, closed with a two-under par 69 in windy conditions to clinch his second European Tour title, adding to his Nordea
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7:38 PM ET Associated Press BLAINE, Minn. — Michael Thompson hasn’t experienced the anxiety and thrill of playing the last round of a tournament in the final group for several years. This time, pitted against Richy Werenski in the 3M Open, he’ll do so without the murmuring, clapping and roaring sounds from the spectators. For
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9:02 PM ET Associated Press BLAINE, Minn. — Michael Thompson and Richy Werenski topped the 3M Open leaderboard going onto the weekend, Tony Finau and Talor Gooch climbed within a stroke and stars Brooks Koepka and Tommy Fleetwood struggled again Friday. In warmer and windier conditions on the quiet, spectator-free TPC Twin Cities course, the
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12:28 PM ET Tiger Woods will skip next week’s WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational, opting to go into the PGA Championship having played just one event in the PGA Tour’s revised schedule. Woods, who tied for 40th at the Memorial Tournament last week, had been weighing whether or not to enter the World Golf Championship event
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8:27 PM ET Associated Press BLAINE, Minn. — The virus outbreak has squelched the upbeat and welcoming vibe that marked the debut of the 3M Open last year. The fans might have been absent, but the soft greens were plenty friendly Thursday for Richy Werenski to take full advantage. “I have a good feeling they’ll
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10:21 AM ET Charlotte GibsonESPN Michelle Wie West, a five-time Solheim Cup veteran and 2014 U.S. Women’s Open champion, will return to Team USA as assistant captain. Captain Pat Hurst selected Wie West, 30, to work alongside previously announced assistant captain Angela Stanford when Team USA competes against Team Europe at Inverness Club in Toledo,
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9:35 PM ET Grayson Murray, who announced over the weekend that he had tested positive for COVID-19, was the only player to do so this week in advance of the 3M Championship. Murray took his test at home and never traveled to the tournament site, where tests for those competing in the tournament are mandatory.
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Uncertainty reigns in college golf at the moment. Men’s and women’s coaches and players are waiting for their athletic departments, school presidents and conference commissioners to decide whether they’ll allow athletic competitions to be played during the fall semester. If there was hope a month ago that some semblance of a schedule would be contested,
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7:48 AM ET ESPN Betting Insiders PGA Tour golf is back in full swing, albeit without the crowds we’re accustomed to. Jon Rahm took home the title at the Memorial Tournament and claimed the world No. 1 ranking in the process. The tour now heads to Minnesota for the 3M Open. Which players are good
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6:37 PM ET BLAINE, Minn. — English golfer Tommy Fleetwood is ready to finish the PGA Tour season after an up-and-down four-month stretch, which included a pair of 14-day quarantines on two different continents. Fleetwood, one of the top golfers at this week’s 3M Open in Blaine, Minnesota, last competed in the United States in
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