Doug Barron shoots third straight 64 to win in Calgary
CALGARY, Alberta — (AP) — Doug Barron birdied the final three holes for his third straight 6-under 64 and a two-stroke victory Sunday in the PGA Tour Champions’ Shaw Charity Classic. The 52-year-old Barron also eagled the par-5 11th in a back-nine 30 at Canyon Meadows. Canadian star Mike Mike Weir had a 68 to tie for ninth at 9 under. He turned 50 last month and tied for 64th in the Senior British Open in his Champions debut. The tournament was the first the PGA Tour Champions or PGA Tour event in Canada since the Shaw Charity Classic in 2019.wftv.com
Mayfair shots 8-under 62, leads Weir by stroke in Calgary
Champions Tour Golf Germany's Bernhard Langer hits from the second tee box during the Shaw Charity Classic golf event in Calgary, Alberta, Friday, Aug. 13, 2021. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP) (Jeff McIntosh)CALGARY, Alberta — (AP) — Billy Mayfair shot an 8-under 62 on Friday at Canyon Meadows to take a one-stroke lead over Canadian star Mike Weir after the first round of the PGA Tour Champions' Shaw Charity Classic. In his last start, he tied for second in the U.S. Senior Open in Nebraska. I’m very happy with the way 6 under turned out.”The tournament is the first the PGA Tour Champions or PGA Tour event in Canada since the Shaw Charity Classic in 2019. He turned 50 last month and tied for 64th in the Senior British Open in his Champions debut.wftv.com
Better than most? One putt on the 17th that actually was
“I was standing on the wood at the back left of the green, right when you walk up there, just off the green,” Allenby said. A PGA Tour digital media specialist recently reviewed the entire broadcast and said it was never shown. One person who saw it was PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem, who had been returning from a meet-and-greet and paused to watch Allenby putt. MICKELSON 101Eight regular PGA Tour events did not have corporate sponsors in their title names. The British Open was not considered an official PGA Tour victory.
Australian pro golfer kidnapped, left for dead
Australian pro golfer kidnapped, left for dead Australian pro-golfer Robert Allenby says he was kidnapped and robbed while he was at a wine bar in Honolulu. Reports say the incident went down on Friday evening when Allenby was separated from his caddy and another friend. As Crimesider reporter Michelle Sigona reports, Allenby says he was left for dead.cbsnews.com