Inside the Aug. 22, 2014 issue of Golfweek.
World No. 1 Rory McIlroy and Jim Furyk are among our experts' favorites for The Barclays this week on PGA Tour -- see who else our senior writers expect to contend in this week's FedEx Cup playoffs opener.
World No. 1 Rory McIlroy will share a tee time with reigning Masters champion Bubba Watson early Thursday and late Friday at The Barclays to start the PGA Tours FedEx Cup playoffs.
The Ice Bucket Challenge has taken the sports world by storm, and the latest superstars to get in on the action are Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy together.
Gunn Yang was unflappable in holding off Corey Conners to win the 2014 U.S. Amateur title Sunday, overcoming a long weather delay for a 2-and-1 triumph at Atlanta Athletic Club.
Camilo Villegas' 7-under 63 on Sunday enabled him to win the Wyndham Championship -- his first PGA Tour win in four years -- as a handful of players around the FedEx Cup points bubble secured playoff spots.
The field is set for the 2014 FedEx Cup Playoffs opener, The Barclays, with the top 125 players in the FedEx Cup standings qualifying for the Aug. 21-24 event at The Ridgewood Country Club in Paramus, N.J.
Sunday's finale at the U.S. Amateur will feature a 2013 semifinalist in Corey Conners and a virtual unknown in Gunn Yang. The duo is scheduled for a 9 a.m. EDT start for the first 18 holes, with a 2:20 p.m. restart for the final 18.
Corey Conners ended the first 18 holes of the U.S. Amateur's 36-hole final match with a birdie, but will head to a hour-long break 1 down against Gunn Yang.
The Wyndham Championship's third round began with 15 players within two shots up top and ended with 13 players within four shots of the lead, including leader Nick Watney at 14 under.
Sunday's U.S. Amateur final will feature Canada's Corey Conners and Korea's Gunn Yang. Check out the picks from Cassie Stein and Nick Masuda, who are on the ground at the Atlanta Athletic Club.
Gunn Yang's out-of-nowhere week continued on Saturday, as the San Diego State sophomore secured spots in the 2015 U.S. Open, 2015 Masters and in Sunday's final at the U.S. Amateur with a 19-hole victory over Frederick Wedel.
Gunn Yang birdied the par-4 10th hole his 19th of the day to punch the first ticket into Sunday's championship match at the 114th U.S. Amateur at the Atlanta Athletic Club. He'll face Corey Conners in the finale.
Heath Slocum and Scott Langley have each opened the Wyndham Championship with consecutive 65s and share the lead at 10 under through two rounds at Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, N.C. Here are 5 Things you need to know from Friday's second round.
When Gunn Yang and Frederick Wedel tee off in the semifinals of the 114th U.S. Amateur on Saturday morning, they'll have more in common than meets the naked eye including having their dads away from them for long periods of time.
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Ranked No. 776 in the world, Gunn Yang was a heavy underdog in his Round-of-16 match against Ollie Schniederjans on Thursday at the U.S. Amateur. But that's why they play the matches.
Jon Rahm's time in the United States has been marked by a shaky start but an inspiring recovery as the Spaniard advanced to the Round of 32 Wednesday at the U.S. Amateur.
Check out the tee times and pairings for Thursday's Round of 32 at the U.S. Amateur.
Ending months of speculation on whether he'd be a captain's pick, Tiger Woods has withdrawn himself from consideration for the 2014 U.S. Ryder Cup team.
Video has become public of a wreck that Nick O'Leary, the grandson of Jack Nicklaus and a tight end on the Florida State football team, had while riding a motorcycle in May. See the frightening video here.
In Part II of his sit-down with Jeff Rude, Nick Faldo talks about why it might have been a bad idea for Rory McIlroy to switch equipment companies this early in his career.
Three-time Open Championship winner Nick Faldo talks about how young golfers today have much more at their fingertips, and they need to take advantage of it.
Aaron Baddeley, Nick Watney, Padraig Harrington and more talk about the importance of the playoffs.