Paul Casey shot a 5-under 65 to build a two-shot lead in the Tour Championship. That leaves him one round away from ending eight years without winning on the PGA Tour in the biggest way possible. Casey holed a 40-foot birdie putt on the 17th hole and escaped with par on the closing hole at East Lake. He was at 12-under 198, two shots ahead of Kevin Kisner (64) and PGA Tour rookie Xander Schauffele (65). Casey's only PGA Tour victory was in 2009 at the Houston Open. A victory Sunday might be enough to also give him the FedEx Cup and the $10 million bonus. Justin Thomas had to rally for a 70 and fell five shots behind. He's still in the hunt for the FedEx Cup.
Remember, it was only a year ago that the U.S. Ryder Cup team was the living, breathing caricature of Charlie Brown attempting to kick that football. Nothing but maddening futility. The team’s frustrations kept bubbling as Europe, the little team that could and winner in six of seven matches, kept laughing all the way to victory. One memorable, momentum-changing week in the Minneapolis fields at Hazeltine last autumn served up a memory-erasing elixir. And now Uncle Sam’s boys cannot wait to have another go at that ball. Truth is, the U.S. needed a changing of the guard. A youth movement. New blood, less scar tissue. Certainly, the veteran players showing up every two years cared a good deal about
Built as a hybrid between a roster and one-and-done formats, PGA TOUR Captain’s Pick is a stand-alone fantasy game for the Presidents Cup, the four-day competition at Liberty National on Sept. 28-Oct. 1. It’s open for registration now – just click here. If you were already signed up to play any of the incumbent games, simply toggle over to the page dedicated to the newest offering. The rules (found in the upper right) spell out everything you need to know, but this primer will assist you in making decisions for the Captain's Pick, which is unique. It requires an approach at game play not experienced in the other platforms. FORMAT & SETUP The beauty of the game is in its simplicity, but just as