ERIK VAN ROOYEN
Garcia, van Rooyen make top 30 for Tour Championship berths
BMW Championship Golf Sergio Garcia, of Spain, reacts after putting on the fourth green during the final round of the BMW Championship golf tournament, Sunday, Aug. 29, 2021, at Caves Valley Golf Club in Owings Mills, Md. Down the stretch, the main question was whether he'd finish in the top 30 of the FedEx Cup standings — and qualify for the Tour Championship. Garcia did manage that, and so did Erik van Rooyen in a pressure-filled final round at Caves Valley on Sunday. Garcia finished seven strokes back, but he'll make his first trip to the Tour Championship since 2017. Van Rooyen closed with a 65 to finish fifth — his third top-10 showing in his last four events.wftv.com
PGA Tour hopes for best after rain soaks Liberty National
The PGA Tour decided before the third round even began that Henri posed too much danger for players, spectators and volunteers to be at Liberty National on Sunday. “Really good for 5 inches of rain,” said John Mutch, the PGA Tour rules official overseeing the event. There was plenty at stake in the PGA Tour postseason. 108 and in a three-way tie for sixth at Liberty National, projected to move to No. The South African arrived at Liberty National at No.wftv.com
South Africa's Erik van Rooyen wins Barracuda Championship
TRUCKEE, Calif. — (AP) — Erik van Rooyen won the Barracuda Championship on Sunday for his first PGA Tour title, finishing with 50 points in the modified Stableford scoring system. A point is subtracted for a bogey, and three points are taken away for a double bogey or worse. Van Rooyen had a 16-point final round, making the eagle, six birdies and a bogey. He won the 2018 event for his lone PGA Tour title. He earned a spot in the PGA Championship next year but not the Masters because the event is being played opposite a World Golf Championship — the FedEx St. Jude Invitational in Memphis, Tennessee.wftv.com
Scheffler mows down European stalwarts in Match Play
Jon Rahm, of Spain, right, congratulates Scottie Scheffler on the 17th green after Scheffler won their round of eight match at the Dell Technologies Match Play Championship golf tournament Saturday, March 27, 2021, in Austin, Texas. I just have memories of me and my dad sitting on the couch and watching this guy make putt after putt. AdHe won the Match Play in 2013 and lost in the championship match last time to Kevin Kisner. He scrambled for par, and Spieth missed a 6-foot birdie putt. Spieth went 30 feet long, Kuchar was 6 feet short, and Kuchar won with a birdie.
Garcia comes up aces on a frenetic Friday at Match Play
Already the most fickle event in golf, the Dell Technologies Match Play on Friday was an endless frenzy. “You just never know what can happen out there," Billy Horschel said after beating Max Homa on the third playoff hole. 64 seed in Match Play history to make it to the weekend. 60 seed, while Erik van Rooyen (62) advanced by beating Daniel Berger with a par on the second playoff hole. The eight playoffs to decide group winners broke the previous mark of five in 2017 since group play began six yeas ago.
Masters field at 84 players heading into the final 3 months
55 after closing with a 77 in the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai to drop to a tie for 23rd. That he accumulated the most world ranking points (463.54) was no surprise. Johnson received credit for the victory with the staggered start based on the FedEx Cup (he tied for third in world ranking points). DIVOTSDustin Johnson earned an average of 25.75 world ranking points in his 18 starts worldwide in 2020. That's more than the total ranking points Tiger Woods earned (19.08) in the nine tournaments he played.
The Latest: Johnson shares Masters lead, play suspended
Play has been suspended in the second round of the Masters, with 48 players yet to finish. While the second round won’t be completed until Saturday morning, Langer is assured of getting through. Dustin Johnson, Justin Thomas, Cameron Smith and Abraham Ancer all have a share of the lead after finishing the second round at 9-under 135. ___11:50 a.m.Dustin Johnson is pulling away from the field in the second round of the Masters. The second round is underway at the Masters, and the first round hasn't quite finished up yet.