Esteban Toledo made sure he didn’t have to take on No. 18 a fourth time by making a 3 1/2-foot par putt on the third playoff hole, the par-4 No. 17, to defeat Billy Andrade on the Old Course at Broken Sound in Boca Raton.
He has his own bobblehead now. He has filmed a commercial with Stephen Curry. He has a bank account he could easily live on for the rest of his life, and his fame has probably expanded ten-fold just from this time last year.
The U.S. Ryder Cup team traditionally starts to take shape at the Memorial when the top players are invited to one of the cottages at Muirfield Village to be fitted for uniforms. Davis Love III wants to get an earlier start in his second stint as captain.
Jason Day often gets lumped in with golf's new wave of young stars that includes Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy and Rickie Fowler, but Australia's top player and third-ranked golfer worldwide doesn't feel like he's part of the boys' club.
Caddies lost their class-action lawsuit against the PGA Tour when a federal judge in California ruled they signed a contract with the tour that requires them to wear bibs as part of their uniform and cannot claim that corporate sponsorship on the bibs makes them human billboards.
The first stop on the "California Coastal Swing" featured 40 mph gusts and rain that led to a Monday finish at Torrey Pines with no spectators and hardly any volunteers. And that's all it takes to revive memories of what once was referred to as the Wet Coast Swing.
Jordan Spieth had to work his way through about 100 people who blocked his path to the first tee at Pebble Beach. They held out tournament tickets, caps, glossy photos and Masters flags for him to sign, and some asked him to stop for pictures.
Tiger Woods is going to be nowhere near the place, so it was quite intriguing to hear AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am tournament director Steve John tell Golf Digest that the event this year will feature "the very best pro and celebrity field we've had in the history of the tournament."