Charl Schwartzel probably thought he was in for a weekend off when he reached the turn in one over-par 37 in the second round of the Memorial Tournament at Muirfield Village in Dublin, Ohio on Friday.
Henrik Stenson was giving the home fans plenty to cheer as he burst into the lead during the third round of the Nordea Masters. The World Number Two holed his approach to the seventh for eagle en route to an outward 31 at PGA Sweden National.
Paul Casey isn't exactly sure when he'll know that he's back. Will it be when he plays his way onto another European Ryder Cup team, his first since 2008? Or, when the man who once ranked third in the world climbs from his current spot at 97th back into the top 10? What about when he finally has another PGA TOUR victory to go on his resume along with that 2009 Shell Houston Open title? All three certainly are milestones he could use. The way Casey sees it, though, he'd rather look forward.
Thomas Aiken made six birdies on Thursday in the opening round of the Memorial Tournament on the PGA Tour, but four bogeys meant he ended up seven shots off the pace set by Rory McIlroy.
Victor Dubuisson and Alvaro Quiros shared the clubhouse lead midway through the second round of the Nordea Masters after a testing morning at PGA Sweden National.
Rory McIlroy, who won the BMW PGA Championship on Sunday at Wentworth, England, finds himself on the top of another leaderboard Thursday after firing a 63 in the first round of the Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide Insurance in central Ohio.
Jake Roos (@RoosJake) has won six times on the Sunshine Tour and he’s spending a good portion of 2014 looking for a way into the European Tour through the Challenge Tour.
Swedish rookie Jens Dantorp and England’s Eddie Pepperell share the clubhouse lead at the Nordea Masters after both opened with six under par rounds of 66 at PGA Sweden National.
His face between his hands at times, the normally affable Rory McIlroy looked about as uncomfortable as he has ever been behind a microphone. A report by the The Times of London suggested McIlroy had split with fiancee Caroline Wozniacki in a three-minute phone conversation. "I'm here to talk about my golf," McIlroy said when asked about it.
Thomas Björn is looking to take the positives from his tied third place at the BMW PGA Championship as he seeks a sentimental victory in his adopted home country of Sweden in this week’s Nordea Masters.
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