• Love turns back the clock (again) at Wyndham
    Golf Channel

    Love turns back the clock (again) at Wyndham

    Consider the Wyndham Championship a personal fountain of youth for Davis Love III. Love has won the Greensboro stop three times in his career, including two years ago when he became the third-oldest winner ever on the PGA Tour at age 51. While a hip injury prevented him from defending his title last year, Love returned to Sedgefield Country Club Thursday and opened with a bogey-free 64. Now 53 years young, Love hit all 18 greens in regulation and sits three shots behind Matt Every, who shot a 9-under 61 to lead the field. "When I go to Hilton Head or The Players, Ponte Vedra, or come here, I get good feelings about it," Love told reporters. "Tend to play well at the same places over and over

  • A friendly gallery helps Sahith Theegala in the U.S. Amateur at Riviera
    Los Angeles Times

    A friendly gallery helps Sahith Theegala in the U.S. Amateur at Riviera

    Players in the early rounds of the U.S. Amateur golf championship might have a couple of friends, maybe their parents, walking the course with them, quietly urging them on. The atmosphere almost seems more like a weekend club tournament than the most prestigious amateur event in the world. Sahith Theegala has more of a throng following him, maybe 15 vocal family members and a similar number of enthusiastic friends and teammates from Pepperdine, where he will be a junior in the fall. Quiet? Hardly. When Theegala made a 25-foot, double-breaking birdie putt on the par-five 17th hole at Riviera Country Club on Wednesday, the response was instant and loud. “After that fist pump on 17, how loud they

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    Justin Thomas to be Featured on Season Finale of Feherty, Monday, Sept. 4

    Golf’s most recent major champion, Justin Thomas, will join David Feherty on the season seven finale of his self-titled, Emmy-nominated “Outstanding Weekly Studio Show” – Feherty presented by Farmers Insurance®  – premiering Monday, Sept. 4 at 9 p.m. ET on Golf Channel. Filmed yesterday at his home in Jupiter, Fla., Thomas discusses his breakout season on the PGA TOUR, punctuated by his PGA Championship victory last Sunday. The premiere of the 24-year-old Kentucky native’s interview on Feherty will follow fellow major champion Louis Oosthuizen (Monday, Aug. 21) and Grammy Award-winning musician Darius Rucker (Monday, Aug. 28): Louis Oosthuizen (Monday, August 21, 9 p.m. ET): The 2010 Champion