Jack Nicklaus and Kid Rock teamed up to beat Gary Player and Lee Trevino Sunday in the “Skins Shootout” at the Bass Pro Legends of Golf tournament at Big Cedar Lodge in the Missouri Ozarks. No, you haven’t stumbled onto “FakeGolfNews.com.” The “Skins Shootout” was held in conjunction with and prior to the conclusion of the PGA Tour Champions’ event at the par-3 Top of the Rock course. That was won by Carlos Franco and Vijay Singh, who combined for a course-record 12-under to come from seven shots back. Kid Rock, who visited the White House for four hours last week along with Ted Nugent and Sarah Palin, was a late addition to the first-time shootout event. He is a five-time Grammy nominee who
Ian Poulter lost his status on Friday at the Valero Texas Open. Ian Poulter formally lost his fully-exempt PGA Tour status on Friday when he missed the cut at the Valero Texas Open, leaving him short of fulfilling the requirements of a major medical extension on which his card hinged. The 41-year-old took time off last year from the Tour to rest an injured foot, and, upon his return, was given 10 starts by the PGA Tour to earn enough money to make up the gap between his 2015-16 earnings and what the player who finished 125th on last season’s money list made.
Bernd Wiesberger held off a hard-charging Tommy Fleetwood to win the European Tour's Shenzhen International in China. Wiesberger began the final round with a three-shot lead, but Fleetwood caught up with a final-round 63 that included birdies on four of his final six holes. Wiesberger parred each of his last 11 holes in regulation, and then managed to birdie the first playoff hole to clinch the win. Wiesberger entered the week ranked No. 43 in the world, and this marks his first European Tour win since the 2015 Open de France. It also continues a remarkable run of consistency as he has racked up eight worldwide top-5 finishes since his last missed cut at the PGA Championship in July. "I've had