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Henrik Stenson faces ultimatum - Swede must choose between Saudi riches and Ryder Cup captaincy
Henrik Stenson faces ultimatum - Swede must choose between Saudi riches and Ryder Cup captaincy

Henrik Stenson has been told he must choose between the Saudis' Super Golf League and the Europe Ryder Cup team if he wants to become his continent's next captain.

The American Express Preview
The American Express Preview

The PGA TOUR heads to Palm Springs for what usually turns into a low-scoring birdie-fest at PGA WEST. (Scott Taetsch-USA TODAY Sports)

Jon Rahm, Patrick Cantlay highlight 10 players to watch at PGA Tour
Jon Rahm, Patrick Cantlay highlight 10 players to watch at PGA Tour's 2022 American Express

Check out some players to watch at the American Express.

PGA Tour announces 2022 Player Advisory Council
PGA Tour announces 2022 Player Advisory Council

The PGA Tour has announced the 16 golfers who will make up the Player Advisory Council for 2022.

This week in golf: TV sked, tee times, info for American Express, other events
This week in golf: TV sked, tee times, info for American Express, other events

Here's a look at what's happening around the golf world, including The American Express, and how you can watch.

American Express odds: Jon Rahm favored over Patrick Cantlay
American Express odds: Jon Rahm favored over Patrick Cantlay

Two weeks after his runner-up at the Sentry Tournament of Champions, world No. 1 Jon Rahm is back in action at The American Express, where he is the betting favorite.

This golfer is 6
This golfer is 6'10 with Kyle Berkshire swing speed - and he's playing American Express

One of the longest - and tallest - hitters in professional golf is teeing it up in Palm Springs this week: 26-year-old South African James Hart du Preez.

OWGR moves: Hideki Matsuyama inside top 10; Russell Henley cracks top 50
OWGR moves: Hideki Matsuyama inside top 10; Russell Henley cracks top 50

Hideki Matsuyama is back inside the world's top 10 after his second victory of the season at the Sony Open.

Brooks Koepka, Patrick Cantlay join PGA Tour
Brooks Koepka, Patrick Cantlay join PGA Tour's Player Advisory Council for 2022

The PGA Tour announced this season's Player Advisory Council on Monday, a group that now includes Brooks Koepka and Patrick Cantlay

Matsuyama rallies for dramatic playoff victory at Sony Open
Matsuyama rallies for dramatic playoff victory at Sony Open

Hideki Matsuyama eagled the first playoff hole to come-from-behind and beat Russell Henley at the Sony Open for his eighth PGA Tour victory, lifting him into a tie for the most wins ever by an Asian-born player.

Winner
Winner's Bag: Hideki Matsuyama, 2022 Sony Open in Hawaii

Check out the clubs that got the job done in Hawaii.

Matsuyama caps big rally with eagle to win Sony in playoff
Matsuyama caps big rally with eagle to win Sony in playoff

Five shots behind at the turn, Hideki Matsuyama figured all he could do was keep his head down and try to stay in the game Sunday in the Sony Open. In a sudden-death playoff with Russell Henley, Matsuyama hit a 3-wood from 276 yards, right into the sun, and had no idea that it settled 3 feet away for eagle on the par-5 18th until he heard an enormous cheer from one of the largest galleries at Waialae. "To be honest, I didn't even see it," Matsuyama said.

Hideki Matsuyama defeats Russell Henley in playoff to win Sony Open in Hawaii
Hideki Matsuyama defeats Russell Henley in playoff to win Sony Open in Hawaii

Matsuyama earned his eighth win on Tour with a late Sunday finish.

Rusty Strawn, others lead Golfweek Player of the Year Classic after first round
Rusty Strawn, others lead Golfweek Player of the Year Classic after first round

The star-studded senior division is being paced by 2021 Golfweek Player of the Year.

Russell Henley:
Russell Henley: 'I thought I'd won' with putt on 72nd hole before Sony Open playoff loss

Russell Henley was 2 inches from bucking his 54-hole lead trend and ending a winless drought that goes back to 2017.

Winner
Winner's bag: Sony Open winner Hideki Matsuyama

Here's a look at the clubs that Hideki Matsuyama used to win the Sony Open.

Sony Open purse payout for Hideki Matsuyama and Co. in Hawaii
Sony Open purse payout for Hideki Matsuyama and Co. in Hawaii

Here's a look at the full purse and FedExCup points payouts for those who made the cut at Waialae Country Club.

Watch: Hideki Matsuyama wins Sony playoff after clutch 3-wood shot
Watch: Hideki Matsuyama wins Sony playoff after clutch 3-wood shot

Watch Hideki Matsuyama's clutch 3-wood shot on the first playoff hole to win the Sony Open on Sunday at Waialae Country Club.

Hideki Matsuyama tracks down Russell Henley, eagles playoff hole to win Sony Open
Hideki Matsuyama tracks down Russell Henley, eagles playoff hole to win Sony Open

Hideki Matsuyama rallied from five shots down with nine holes to play and then beat Russell Henley with eagle on the first playoff hole to win the Sony Open.

Deebo Samuel helps Niners past Cowboys wearing Tiger shirt
Deebo Samuel helps Niners past Cowboys wearing Tiger shirt

Deebo Samuel was spotted wearing a red Tiger Woods shirt under his uniform as the 49ers beat the Cowboys on Sunday evening.

Lynch: Saudi-bound golfers brush off politics, but stain of being stooges will be harder to shake
Lynch: Saudi-bound golfers brush off politics, but stain of being stooges will be harder to shake

'Not a politician' is now the deflection of choice among pro golfers heading to the Saudi International.

Golfweek Player of the Year Classic set to kick off 2022 Player of the Year race
Golfweek Player of the Year Classic set to kick off 2022 Player of the Year race

The event will be contested January 16-18 at Tampa Palms Country Club.

Jack Nicklaus continues to campaign for the governing bodies to roll back the ball:
Jack Nicklaus continues to campaign for the governing bodies to roll back the ball: 'They say they put a line in the sand but that line in the sand keeps getting wider. They keep crossing it.'

If Jack Nicklaus has said it once, he's said it a thousand times: the golf ball goes too far.

Records fall as Jediah Morgan wins Australian PGA by 11 shots
Records fall as Jediah Morgan wins Australian PGA by 11 shots

A week after scoring records were smashed at the PGA Tour's Sentry Tournament of Champions, one of Australia's biggest championships was also won in record-breaking fashion.

Joohyung Kim, 19, takes Singapore International in playoff; 14-year-old third
Joohyung Kim, 19, takes Singapore International in playoff; 14-year-old third

Joohyung "Tom" Kim won the Asian Tour's Singapore International in a playoff while 14-year-old Ratchanon Chantananuwat finished third.

Joe Smith Jr. wears down, stops late replacement Steve Geffrard
Joe Smith Jr. wears down, stops late replacement Steve Geffrard

It took nine tough rounds, but Smith eventually stopped replacement challenger Geffrard on Saturday in the WBO light heavyweight title fight.

Russell Henley heats up late in Hawaii, leads by two over Hideki Matsuyama at Sony Open
Russell Henley heats up late in Hawaii, leads by two over Hideki Matsuyama at Sony Open

Henley was pleased to sign for 3-under 67 during a scratchy, grind-it-out round on Saturday.

Henley leads Matsuyama by two at Sony Open
Henley leads Matsuyama by two at Sony Open

Russell Henley fired five birdies in a three-under par 67 on Saturday to stay atop the leaderboard at the Sony Open, where Masters champion Hideki Matsuyama was two shots back.

2022 Sony Open in Hawaii Sunday tee times, TV info
2022 Sony Open in Hawaii Sunday tee times, TV info

Everything you need to know for the final round of the 2022 Sony Open in Hawaii.

Can Russell Henley buck trend as 54-hole leader at Sony?
Can Russell Henley buck trend as 54-hole leader at Sony? 'I definitely believe I can'

After parring the last hole Saturday at the Sony Open, Russell Henley leads by two shots as he looks to finally convert another 54-hole lead into a win.

In-the-zone Hideki Matsuyama rides hot putter into Sunday
In-the-zone Hideki Matsuyama rides hot putter into Sunday's final pairing at Sony

Hideki Matsuyama gained almost four shots of the greens Saturday and he'll enter Sunday just two shots off the Sony Open lead.

Russell Henley salvages round, looks to hold off Hideki Matsuyama Sunday for Sony Open win
Russell Henley salvages round, looks to hold off Hideki Matsuyama Sunday for Sony Open win

Russell Henley made a series of key putts late in his round Saturday and salvaged a 3-under 67 that gave him a two-shot lead.

Do PGA Tour pros ever grow tired of playing in Hawaii? The answer is what you might expect.
Do PGA Tour pros ever grow tired of playing in Hawaii? The answer is what you might expect.

We put together a summary from the pros as they reflect on a little quality time in this Pacific paradise.

As it celebrates 50 years on the PGA Tour, this course only trails a few for longevity (like Augusta National and Pebble Beach)
As it celebrates 50 years on the PGA Tour, this course only trails a few for longevity (like Augusta National and Pebble Beach)

This gem may have evolved from one of the toughest golf courses in the tournament to one of the easiest on the PGA Tour.

Rory McIlroy isn
Rory McIlroy isn't the only one lamenting golf's carbon footprint, as this Scottish group illustrates

"Rory's authenticity really matters. Golf binds us and we're all in this together."

Chip
Chip 'n sip, floating greens, bands and more; Par-Tee Tour's golf and music festival might start a movement

The company has aspirations of doing Par-Tee Tour festivals in more locations across the country.

Is golf gambling ready to explode? One PGA Tour rep says it
Is golf gambling ready to explode? One PGA Tour rep says it's a healthy bet.

From a 'BetCast' to on-site wagering, the future of golf betting is bright.

2022 Sony Open in Hawaii Saturday tee times, TV info
2022 Sony Open in Hawaii Saturday tee times, TV info

Everything you need to know for the third round of the 2022 Sony Open in Hawaii.

Russell Henley backs up his opening round 62 at Sony Open with Friday 63 thanks to a pair of eagles
Russell Henley backs up his opening round 62 at Sony Open with Friday 63 thanks to a pair of eagles

"Have a lot of really good memories, so, yeah, it's a cool start to the year."

Brooke Oberparleiter tops Alexa Pano at Jones/Doherty Women
Brooke Oberparleiter tops Alexa Pano at Jones/Doherty Women's Amateur Championship

"I'm so honored to have even gone to the finals, and to win the event is huge for me."

Two eagles lift Henley to Sony Open clubhouse lead
Two eagles lift Henley to Sony Open clubhouse lead

Russell Henley fired two eagles in a seven-under-par 63 on Friday to take a three-shot clubhouse lead midway through the second round of the US PGA Tour Sony Open in Hawaii.

On site of his first Tour win in 2013, Russell Henley takes big Sony Open lead
On site of his first Tour win in 2013, Russell Henley takes big Sony Open lead

Russell Henley set a strong target Friday in the Sony Open. He was 6 under over his final six holes and closed with a 30-foot eagle.

Grayson Murray fires Twitter shot at Kevin Na; Na claps back
Grayson Murray fires Twitter shot at Kevin Na; Na claps back

After fellow tour pro Grayson Murray fired off the initial shot on Twitter, calling out Kevin Na's deliberate pace of play, Na responded with a burn of his own.

2022 Sony Open: David Skinns
2022 Sony Open: David Skinns' first round results

2022 Sony Open: VFL David Skinns' first round results

Gene Elliott named Golfweek
Gene Elliott named Golfweek's 2021 Yancy Ford winner

Thea ward is presented to an individual who has made significant contributions to senior-amateur golf.

Duke
Duke's Gina Kim among several collegians making early jump to pros

Duke senior Gina Kim is foregoing her final semester at Duke to turn pro and join the LPGA, joining several other college players who are making similar jumps.

Kevin Kisner on Ryder Cup selection process:
Kevin Kisner on Ryder Cup selection process: 'It's too political for me'

Kevin Kisner described the U.S. Ryder Cup selection process as "too political" and expressed his apathy for again not making the team last year.

Cut Line:
Cut Line: 'Not a politician' a theme for players competing in Saudi Arabia

"I'm not a politician" is the new go-to line for those who plan to compete in the upcoming Saudi International.

Revived California Assembly Bill threatens municipal golf, but in a watered-down form
Revived California Assembly Bill threatens municipal golf, but in a watered-down form

The state bill proposes unspecified funding for repurposing publicly owned golf courses into housing developments.

Kevin Na: Walking in putts wasn
Kevin Na: Walking in putts wasn't cool until 'the Big Cat imitated me'

Kevin Na said on Thursday that he's "always" walked in putt but that it wasn't cool until Tiger Woods imitated him.


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