Golf-World Rankings (Mon, 24 Oct 2016 01:45:20 PDT)
Oct 24 (Gracenote) - The World Rankings 1. (1) Jason Day (Australia) 12.64 2. (2) Dustin Johnson (U.S.) 11.01 3. (3) Rory McIlroy (Britain) 10.74 4. (4) Jordan Spieth (U.S.) 8.89 5. (5) Henrik Stenson (Sweden) 8.39 6. (6) Adam Scott (Australia) 6.85 7. (7) Patrick Reed (U.S.) 5.97 8. (8) Bubba Watson (U.S.) 5.79 9. (9) Danny Willett (Britain) 5.68 10. (13) Hideki Matsuyama (Japan) 5.50 11. (10) Rickie Fowler (U.S.) 5.41 12. (11) Justin Rose (Britain) 5.15 13. (12) Paul Casey (Britain) 5.14 14. (14) Sergio Garcia (Spain) 4.85 15. (15) Phil Mickelson (U.S.) 4.76 16. ...
PGA Tour adds South Korea tournament to calendar (Sun, 23 Oct 2016 22:03:34 PDT)
The U.S. PGA Tour announced on Monday it will add a new event in South Korea, the $9.25 million CJ Cup @ Nine Bridges, to its tournament schedule from next year. The event will be played from Oct. 19-22 for the 2017/18 season with a field of 78 players, including the top 60 from the FedEx Cup standings. PGA Tour Deputy Commissioner Jay Monahan said the "phenomenal experience" of hosting the Presidents Cup in South Korea last year was a major driver behind the decision to stage a tour event in the country.
PGA Tour to play official event in South Korea next year (The Associated Press) (Sun, 23 Oct 2016 20:48:14 PDT)
The PGA Tour expanded its Asia swing to three tournaments Monday by adding a new event in South Korea with a limited field and a $9.25 million purse. The size of the purse for the 78-man field at The CJ Cup would trail only The Players Championship, the majors, and the World Golf Championships. The CJ Cup is scheduled for Oct. 19-22 at Nine Bridges, located on Jeju Island off South Korea's southern coast.
Harrington claims 1st European Tour victory in 8 years (The Associated Press) (Sun, 23 Oct 2016 12:06:24 PDT)
Padraig Harrington stayed calm on the final hole to win the Portugal Masters on Sunday for his first European Tour victory in eight years. Harrington pitched from the rough and holed a 4-foot par putt to close with a 6-under 65. Three-time major champion Harrington had taken the lead with his sixth birdie of the day on the 17th, and finished a bogey-free round at the Victoria Clube de Golfe to clinch his 15th European Tour victory.