Tour Championship leaderboard LIVE: Tiger Woods outright leader, Rory McIlroy close

The 2018 PGA Tour comes to end this weekend as the winner of the FedEx Cup is decided at the Tour Championship. The top-30 ranked players compete for the huge prize pot with the overall reward being a cool $25million. Bryson DeChambeau begins the week as the favourite to win the FedEx Cup outright but England’s Justin Rose and the resurgent Tiger Woods are all in contention. This is the first time Woods will be competing in the Tour Championship for years after returning to top form this season. Injury issues and personal problems have plagued his career over the

Unlawful death lawsuit against NASCAR champion Stewart dismissed

Please note that unauthorised reproduction or translation of any content (including words, data, information, photos, videos and any other intellectual property) published on this page and any other copyrighted content published on Autosport.com is strictly prohibited. Please see our terms and conditions for further information.Source

NASCAR president Brent Dewar steps down, successor appointed

Please note that unauthorised reproduction or translation of any content (including words, data, information, photos, videos and any other intellectual property) published on this page and any other copyrighted content published on Autosport.com is strictly prohibited. Please see our terms and conditions for further information.Source

‘Emotional’ return to Old Trafford for ex-Man United manager Alex Ferguson

Alex Ferguson has returned to Old Trafford for the first time since undergoing an emergency brain operation in May and watched Manchester United play promoted Wolverhampton to a 1-1 draw in the Premier League on Saturday. Ferguson spent almost 27 years as manager of United before retiring in 2013 as the most successful coach in British football history. “It’s obviously been a long journey but I’m making steps forward, doing what my son tells me and what the doctors tell me,” Ferguson said Saturday. “I’m a bit nervous … maybe a bit tense really because the last game was Arsenal

Force India a major threat to Renault for fourth in F1 – Sainz

Please note that unauthorised reproduction or translation of any content (including words, data, information, photos, videos and any other intellectual property) published on this page and any other copyrighted content published on Autosport.com is strictly prohibited. Please see our terms and conditions for further information.Source

A Golf Obsession With Balance at the Core

By Jen Murphy Sept. 22, 2018 9:00 a.m. ET Dane Chapin, a real-estate executive, goofs off at the Bridges Golf Club in Rancho Santa Fe, a San Diego-area course. Adding a stability ball to his gym routine has improved his golf game. Photo: Sandy Huffaker for The Wall Street Journal One look up close at tennis great Jimmy Connors practicing in the early 1980s gave Dane Chapin a life-changing realization: He would never reach his dream of playing the sport professionally. Mr. Chapin, then a junior on UCLA’s tennis team, watched Mr. Connors, a UCLA alum, at practice one day.

Andy Murray to end comeback season early after competing in China events

Andy Murray explains reasons behind early end to season Andy Murray has decided to end his comeback season early, saying he wants to be “the best shape possible” for the start of the 2019 season. Britain’s former world number one plans to play in the Shenzhen and Beijing tournaments over the next two weeks. But he will not play in either of the remaining two Masters series events in Shanghai or Paris in October. Murray hopes reconditioning and “some hard training” and will help him “make some big improvements”. The 31-year-old Scot had hip surgery in January and has only

Federer and Djokovic lose doubles in Laver Cup

Ouch! Novak Djokovic hits doubles partner Roger Federer with ball mid-rally Former world number ones Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic lost in the Laver Cup doubles but Team Europe lead Team World 3-1 after day one of the event. The pair were beaten 6-7 6-3 10-6 by American Jack Sock and South Africa’s Kevin Anderson in Chicago. Federer and Djokovic took a while to settle into the format and won the opening set but their opponents soon found their rhythm. Earlier in the singles, Britain’s Kyle Edmund defeated Sock 6-4 5-7 10-6. There were also wins for Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov

Silver: Cuban’s lack of involvement avoided ban

11:51 PM ET NEW YORK — Some have wondered why the NBA didn’t suspend Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban after an investigation found that male members of the organization harassed female employees. Commissioner Adam Silver said Friday he decided against suspending Cuban, in part, because an investigation concluded that the owner wasn’t directly implicated in the conduct. “That was an important factor for me in making that decision,” Silver said Friday after the league’s board of governors meetings in Manhattan. “Should he have known in many cases? Absolutely. But again, from the 215 witness interviews, the over a million pages

Rays bounce back to easily beat Blue Jays

Blue Jays rookie shortstop Lourdes Gurriel, Jr., really appreciated it when veteran slugger Kendrys Morales came over to congratulate him in Toronto’s dugout. Turns out, Morales wasn’t speaking about Gurriel. Gurriel had a pair of solo home runs in the Blue Jays’ 11-3 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday. His brother Yuli Gurriel, senior by 10 years, had a grand slam and a two-run jack in the Houston Astros 11-3 rout of the Los Angeles Angels. Recap Smoak caps off 7-run 9th inning as Jays storm back to stun Rays “He told me ‘hey, congratulations!’ and I just

Masters champion Sergio Garcia holds incredible interview DURING child’s birth

Garcia kept a promise of hosting the phone conference at 8am Texas time and in the Texas capital where his wife was born and where her parents reside.

But in speaking with Garcia at last week’s Valspar Championship he indicated their baby girl was not due until next Sunday but then babies usually never stick to a birth schedule.

“It’s been an eventful morning,” said Garcia. “About an hour and a half ago Angela’s waters broke so we’re at the hospital right now, kind of checking in.

“It’s very exciting and nerve-wracking at the same time. It’s kind of surreal. I’m excited and a little nervous for Angela and the baby to make sure everything goes well.

“It was supposed to be on Sunday but it looks like she is coming a little early. Everything looks good so we can’t wait.”

Garcia claimed his first major title at the 74th attempt at Augusta National last year, beating Ryder Cup team-mate Justin Rose on the first play-off hole. Three months later he married former Golf Channel reporter Angela Akins, whom he has credited with his recent success.

“Everybody that is around me is helping me, making me not only a better golfer but a better person,” Garcia said after his Masters triumph.

“It’s not easy, because I know how much of a hard-headed man I can be sometimes, but it’s been great.”

Now with some three weeks left to his defence of the Masters Garcia spoke of his excitement in returning to Augusta National. 

“Obviously it’s been unbelievable, everything that has been going on. I mean, I’ve always said it, you know, I’ve been fortunate to have an amazing career and an amazing life, and now it’s getting even better with winning Augusta, with getting married to my best friend and amazing woman like Angela is and now having our first child,” he said.

“The last 12 months has been a lot of fun.

“We’ve enjoyed every minute of it, and we can’t wait for what the future is going to bring us. I’ve realized after winning the Masters, I realize how much bigger it is than I thought it was.

“Even though I thought it was massive, I realize how much bigger it is all over the world and how much people really look up to the Masters and the green jacket and everything.

“So, it’s been an amazing experience. It’s been awesome. It’s been a tremendous honor, and it’s probably, like I said, bigger than maybe I thought or expected. It’s been a fun ride.”

Garcia will remain in Texas, missing this week’s Arnold Palmer Invitational and teeing-up next week in Austin at the $10m WGC – Dell Match-Play Championship.

Source

About The Author

Reply

Get more stuff like this
in your inbox

Subscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox.