Encore: Stricker Makes “The Putt” Again By Ashley Hansen | 4 June, 2012
Steve Stricker returned to the scene of his winning putt at last year's John Deere Classic - and made it again!
During media day on Monday at TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Ill., Stricker again performed in the clutch as he tapped the 25-foot downhill putt from the back right fringe of the 18th green... Read More
Stricker Defends His Memorial Title By Ashley Hansen | 31 May, 2012
Steve Stricker got his putter going Friday and soared up the leaderboard at the Memorial Tournament outside Columbus, Ohio, where he is defending champion.
"I made some putts coming in," Stricker said afterward. "Something I haven't been doing for awhile. But I made three putts coming... Read More
John Deere Classic Introduces New iPhone and Smartphone App By Ashley Hansen | 28 May, 2012
Zach Wins at Colonial CC for Second Time in Three Years By Ashley Hansen | 26 May, 2012
Zach Cuts Dufner’s Lead to One Heading to Colonial Finale By Ashley Hansen | 25 May, 2012
Saturday didn't exactly live up to its reputation as "moving day" on the PGA Tour. Zach Johnson began the third round of the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial Country Club trailing his playing partner and second-round leader Jason Dufner by two strokes. By the time it was over, the former... Read More
Zach Goes Low Again; Trails Dufner by Two By Ashley Hansen | 24 May, 2012
Zach Johnson on Friday followed up his field-leading opening-round 5-under 65 with a stellar second-round 67 only to end the day trailing - who else? - Jason Dufner at the Crowne Invitational at historic Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth. Dufner, the erstwhile journeyman pro who has morphed... Read More
Zach Grabs First-Round Lead at Historic Colonial By Ashley Hansen | 23 May, 2012
Zach Johnson proved once again Thursday there's truth in the old adage: "There are horses for courses."
The former Masters champ and John Deere Classic board member opened with a 6-under par 64 at Colonial Country Club in Ft. Worth to take the first-round lead in the Crowne Plaza Invitational.... Read More
The John Deere Classic is Proud to Honor Russ Naaktgeboren as a JDC Community Hero By Ashley Hansen | 17 May, 2012
The third John Deere Classic Community Hero was featured in local newspaper advertising this week as part of the tournament's season-long campaign to recognize those who volunteer their time to the tournament and to other charitable causes.
This week's hero is Russ Naaktgeboren , who has... Read More
Kuchar Wins The Players; Zach Ties for Second By Ashley Hansen | 12 May, 2012
Matt Kuchar on Sunday won his most prestigious championship since turning pro. Zach Johnson, Rickie Fowler, Ben Curtis, and Martin Laird made him earn it. Kuchar, 33, shot a 2-under par 70 in the final round of The Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass to finish at 13-under par... Read More
Na, Na, Hey, Hey: Zach Still Has a Chance By Ashley Hansen | 11 May, 2012
Zach Johnson shot a 1-over par 73 Saturday at The Players Championship and Golf Channel analyst Brandel Chamblee thinks he knows why.
Johnson had to play his third round with fellow second-round co-leader Kevin Na. Na has a maddening case of the full-swing yips and seemingly takes forever... Read More
Zach Attacks; Shares 36-Hole Lead at The Players By Ashley Hansen | 10 May, 2012
Any golfer who has suffered at the hands of a diabolical Pete Dye golf course had to savor the sweet taste of revenge Friday when Zach Johnson pillaged the back nine at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra, Fla. for five birdies en route to a 6-under 66 and a share of the 36-hole lead. The Cedar Rapids... Read More
Byrd Opens Strong at Players By Ashley Hansen | 9 May, 2012
Jonathan Byrd was three shots off the pace after Day One of the 2012 Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra, Fl. Byrd trailed co-leaders Ian Poulter of England, who dropped a cool 7-under 65 on the field early Thursday, and Scotsman Martin Laird, who matched him later in... Read More
Finally, Fowler! By Ashley Hansen | 5 May, 2012
Since he was a boy, Rickie Fowler, now 23, has been a star in whatever universe he found himself. On the junior golf circuit. Or a dirt bike. At Oklahoma State. On the Walker Cup team. Or in Wales at the 2010 Ryder Cup.On Sunday, Fowler's star shone as brightly as his... Read More
Pekin’s Points Trails by One By Ashley Hansen | 4 May, 2012
Pekin, Ill. native and former Illini golfer D.A. Points is one stroke off the lead heading into Sunday's final round of the Wells Fargo Championship in Charlotte. On Sunday, he'll be trying to win for the first time since he prevailed last year at the Pebble Beach pro-am playing alongside... Read More
Cink, Simpson, Moore Tied for Lead at Quail Hollow By Ashley Hansen | 2 May, 2012
Tiger, Rory and Phil were back out on the PGA Tour Thursday, but after Day One of the Wells Fargo Championship, three of the world's most famous golfers were looking up at those at the top of the leader board.Woods and Mickelson were in a group of 24 players tied for 56th after shooting 1-under par... Read More