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The Northern Trust: Tee times, TV schedule, stats
The PGA Tour's regular season is over, which means it's time to start the FedExCup Playoffs. This week's playoff opener is The Northern Trust.
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All 8 NCAA semifinalists to play in East Lake Cup
All eight semifinalists from the 2017 men’s and women’s NCAA Championship will participate in the East Lake Cup this October.
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Solheim Cup sets new event attendance record
The Solheim Cup at Des Moines Golf and Country Club broke the event’s attendance record, according to Solheim Cup organizers.
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Presidents Cup bids at stake entering playoffs
As the PGA Tour's postseason kicks off, only two events remain for players to claim one of 10 automatic qualifying spots on the U.S. or International Presidents Cup teams.
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Stenson jumps to world No. 6 with Wyndham win
Henrik Stenson moved up three spots in the latest world rankings to No. 6 following his one-shot win at the Wyndham Championship.
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FedExCup points list entering first playoff event
The FedExCup Playoffs begin this week at The Northern Trust at Glen Oaks Club in Old Westbury, N.Y. Here's a look at players who qualified.
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FedExCup 101: A guide to the PGA Tour playoffs
Take a look at some answers to frequently asked questions about the FedExCup Playoffs:
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GB&I Walker Cup team includes Amateur champ; Open silver medalist
The R&A announced on Monday the Great Britain and Ireland team for this year’s Walker Cup.
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After Further Review: Solheim score didn't capture drama
Each week, GolfChannel.com takes a look back at the week in golf. Our writers weigh in on the Solheim Cup and FedExCup Playoffs.
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Inkster brings fun back to U.S. squad, with success
Juli Inkster wanted to create a fun Solheim Cup environment because the last couple teams that she played on felt like more of a chore than a reward.
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Euros brush off Solheim loss: Better than Germany
Sure, Europe has now lost back-to-back Solheim Cups but the one here at Des Moines Golf and Country Club felt a lot better than the one two years ago.
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Report cards: European Solheim Cup team
The GolfChannel.com team hands out grades to the European team in the 2017 Solheim Cup.
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Report cards: U.S. Solheim Cup team
The GolfChannel.com team hands out grades to the United States team in the 2017 Solheim Cup.
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Inkster: Women's golf doesn't get credit we're due
Juli Inkster did not waste time championing women’s golf and told non-believers what annoys her most about those who don’t appreciate the LPGA.
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U.S. Walker Cup team named; NCAA POY left off
Doc Redman and Doug Ghim squared off Sunday at Riviera, but they’ll return to LA in a few weeks as teammates.
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Inkster would love another captaincy, but …
Juli Inkster said she’s not opposed to becoming the first American woman to captain the Solheim Cup for a third time.
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Kerr creeps closer to Solheim points record
With 3 1/2 points this weekend, American veteran Cristie Kerr crept closer to the all-time record for career Solheim Cup points.
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No Annika encore: 'Time to move on'
It’s time to let someone else take over the reins, Annika Sorenstam said shortly after her Europe team lost 16 ½ to 11 ½ at Des Moines Golf and Country Club.
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Stenson hangs on for Wyndham win
Henrik Stenson used a trio of late birdies to hold off Ollie Schniederjans and secure a one-shot win at the Wyndham Championship.
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Henry snags final playoff spot with closing birdie
J.J. Henry used a birdie on the 72nd hole at the Wyndham Championship to edge Zac Blair for the 125th and final spot in the playoffs.
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Match recaps: U.S. wins Solheim Cup, 16 1/2 to 11 1/2
The U.S. and Europe split their Sunday singles matches as the Americans easily cruised to a Solheim Cup victory.
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Flores makes ace to make playoffs, keep card
Martin Flores on Sunday clinched a spot in the FedExCup Playoffs and retained his PGA Tour card thanks in part to a late hole-in-one.
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Recaps: U.S. wins Solheim Cup, 16 1/2 to 11 1/2
The United States cruised to a Solheim Cup victory on Sunday, defeating Europe, 16 1/2 to 11 1/2 in West Des Moines, Iowa.
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Lexi: From awful start to halve with Nordqvist
First out for the U.S., Lexi Thompson fought back from losing the first four holes to halving her match with Anna Nordqvist.
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Watch: Inkster AND Annika dance on first tee
Juli Inkster has been dancing on the first tee since Friday. On Sunday, she was joined by Annika Sorenstam – complete with “Striking Viking” headwear.
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Inkster to Creamer doubters: 'Shame on you'
U.S. captain Juli Inkster had some choice words for all the people on Twitter who didn't like her Paula Creamer selection.
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Winner, winner: Kerr-Thompson stay undefeated
Cristie Kerr and Lexi Thompson continued to be an unstoppable Solheim Cup machine for the Americans on Saturday.
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Despite mono, Nordqvist 3-0 for struggling Euros
Europe’s Anna Nordqvist might be putting together one of the most memorable Solheim Cup performances in a losing effort.
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Creamer (once again) thrives on Solheim stage
A last-minute addition to the U.S. squad, Paula Creamer has filled in for an injured Jessica Korda and mentored Austin Ernst.
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'Optimistic' Sorenstam's message: 'Mission possible'
Annika Sorenstam's European squad is down by 5 points heading into Sunday singles, but she isn’t giving up. 'I'm optimistic," she said.
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TMI? Lincicome may get six-birdie surprise
After putting on the Solheim Cup performance of her life, Brittany Lincicome started sharing details - maybe too many of them.
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Nordqvist vs. Thompson kicks off Solheim singles
Europe needs a huge comeback on Sunday, and captain Annika Sorenstam frontloaded her lineup for singles.
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LPGA, European Tour joining forces to help LET
The news emerging from back rooms at this Solheim Cup is potentially doubly good for the struggling Ladies European Tour.
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Watch: Kerr holes out for eagle to go dormie
Cristie Kerr and Lexi Thompson went 3 Up with three holes to go when Kerr's third shot from the bunker at the par-5 15th went in for eagle.
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Watch: Lang holes out from rough, fans go bonkers
Brittany Lincicome got off to a hot start Saturday afternoon, but her partner did even better on the par-4 seventh.
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Kerr-Thompson, Hall-Matthew highlight Day 2 fourballs
It’s crunch time in this 15th Solheim Cup and afternoon fourball matches have produced some interesting pairings.
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Kerr now tops points, wins in U.S. Solheim history
Cristie Kerr ascended to the top of the American record book Friday at the Solheim Cup while teaming with Lexi Thompson.
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Sorenstam will rest Hull, bench Ciganda
Playing catch-up on Day 2 of the Solheim Cup, Annika Sorenstam will rest injured Charley Hull and bench ineffective Carlota Ciganda.
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Salas guides two Solheim rookies to two wins
Lizette Salas was the American’s unsung hero Friday at the Solheim Cup. She guided two rookies to their first wins, earning two big points.
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Inkster's sucky assessment motivates U.S.
The way Juli Inkster sees it, her team doesn't have an advantage in foursomes or fourballs. She believes the U.S. "sucks" equally at both.
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Wie, Kang staying together Saturday morning
Solheim Cup rookie Danielle Kang is 2-0. She'll look to stay undefeated on Saturday when she teams for a second time with her friend Michelle Wie.
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Shirt struggles: Wie wears wrong uniform in win
Michelle Wie and Danielle Kang won their match, 3 and 1. But something was off and Wie never realized it. She was wearing the wrong uniform.
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McIlroy commits to play The Northern Trust
Less than a week after hinting that he might be done for the remainder of 2017, Rory McIlroy committed to play next week's Northern Trust.
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U.S. lucky to trail only by 1 after first session
If not for a late rally by Cristie Kerr and Lexi Thompson, the U.S. would be in a huge early hole on Day 1 of the Solheim Cup.
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Mahan goes from no-status bubble to Wyndham mix
Hunter Mahan arrived at Wyndham trying to make to the Web.com Tour Finals. But after 36 holes, he's eyeing his seventh career PGA Tour victory.
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Wie with Kang; Lexi on the bench Friday afternoon
All 12 players from both sides will play in at least one match during the first day of the Solheim Cup. Here are the Friday afternoon pairings.
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Watch: Dubuisson duffs shot, throws away club
Victor Dubuisson was 3 down on the par-5 12th at the Paul Lawrie Match Play, when he hit a poor third shot from a tough spot and then fired his club in anger.
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Captain Inkster dances, inspires team on first tee
U.S. Solheim Cup captain Juli Inkster was vibrant and emotional on the first tee Thursday, pumping up her players and the home fans.
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Watch: Creamer drains big birdie; Anna matches
One down on the third hole, Paula Creamer made a lengthy birdie putt to give the U.S. a chance to pull all square in the third morning foursomes match.
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Watch: Lexi drives first hole of Solheim Cup
First-tee jitters? If Lexi Thompson had any, she unleashed them in her opening tee shot at the Solheim Cup.
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Stenson opens with 62 in rare Wyndham appearance
Making his first appearance in Greensboro since 2012, Henrik Stenson fired a bogey-free 62 and now sits just one shot off the lead.
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Friday foursomes pairings: Kerr paired with Lexi
Juli Inkster is leading off with Cristie Kerr and Lexi Thompson at the Solheim Cup, and the U.S. duo will face Charley Hull and Mel Reid.
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Get loud: Solheim's first hole a driveable par-4
The first tee’s boisterous atmosphere, with its patriotic celebrations and creative chanting, will enjoy the added enhancement of playing as a drivable par 4.
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Varner III, Saunders go low with cards on the line
Both needing a big week to keep their PGA Tour cards, Harold Varner III and Sam Saunders opened the Wyndham with 63s.
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NCAA champ Thornberry returning to Ole Miss
One of the biggest surprises of this amateur season was that Braden Thornberry decided to return to Ole Miss in the fall.
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Creamer, Kerr can pass Inkster in Solheim points
Over the next three days, both Paula Creamer and Cristie Kerr have a chance to surpass captain Juli Inkster as the leading point-earner in U.S. Solheim Cup history.
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Simpson (63) contending at site of first win
Webb Simpson earned his first career win at the Wyndham Championship five years ago, and he's again near the top of the leaderboard after briefly challenging a sub-60 score.
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Back from the abyss, Every shoots 61 at Wyndham
After a two-year drought nearly derailed his career, Matt Every is again atop a leaderboard after opening the Wyndham Championship with a career-best 61.
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Love turns back the clock (again) at Wyndham
Three-time Wyndham Championship winner Davis Love III is once again turning back the clock after firing a bogey-free 64 in the opening round in Greensboro.
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World No. 1 Niemann to play Q-School this fall
Joaquin Niemann’s reward for two days of strong play at the U.S. Amateur was an opening match against Braden Thornberry.
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Wyndham Championship: Tee times, TV schedule, stats
The regular season finale is already here. Here's the key info for the Wyndham Championship, the final event to get into the top 125 for the start of next week's FedEx Cup Playoffs.
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LPGA expects record crowds for Solheim Cup
The LPGA has been touting the strong Solheim Cup ticket sales for more than a year, with tour officials expecting 25,000 spectators in each of the three rounds.
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Wie embracing Solheim Cup spirit with hair, shoes
Michelle Wie is a bit of a rebel this week. Apparently, it’s part of being in U.S. Solheim Cup captain Juli Inkster’s most spirited pod.
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Season-long points race culminates at Wyndham
The pressure peaks this week at the Wyndham Championship, where several notable names will tee it up with their PGA Tour status at stake.
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Pettersen out of Solheim, replaced by Matthew
Europe’s Suzann Pettersen announced Wednesday morning that she is withdrawing from the Sollheim Cup because of a back injury.
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Injured Snedeker done for the season
Brandt Snedeker announced on Wednesday via social media that he’ll take the rest of the season off to recover from an ongoing injury.
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Discharged Bae 'dying to play golf'
With his stint in the South Korean military now over, two-time PGA Tour winner Sangmoon Bae said he has "grown a lot stronger" as he nears his return to competitive golf.
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Player DQ'd from U.S. Amateur for using slope reader
Chris Crawford was disqualified from this week's U.S. Am when he realized his caddie was using a distance-measuring device with the slope function.
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Stenson grouped with Kisner, Haas at Wyndham
Henrik Stenson is making his first Wyndham start since 2012, and he'll play the first two rounds alongside Carolina residents Kevin Kisner and Bill Haas.
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Inkster sticking with pods, blue-collar work ethic
Juli Inkster isn’t going to stray too far from a winning formula. She’s borrowing from U.S. Ryder Cup captain Paul Azinger’s pod system again this year.
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Inkster will designate players to handle concessions
U.S. captain Juli Inkster is doing her best to avoid any more controversy over conceded putts in a Solheim Cup.
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Pettersen, Lexi limited in Solheim Cup preparation
Europe’s Suzann Pettersen is battling back pain and American Lexi Thompson is battling a virus. Both were limited Tuesday at the Solheim Cup.
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JT: Jealousy of Spieth's Open win fueled PGA triumph
Justin Thomas said he was "jealous" watching Jordan Spieth win The Open last month, but he used that jealousy to fuel his maiden major win.
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PGA Tour releases fall portion of 2017-18 schedule
The PGA Tour has officially released the fall portion of the 2017-18 schedule, a seven-week stretch that will feature eight official events including a new tournament in South Korea.
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Woods joins PGA champ Thomas for dinner
On the same day he was dealing with an apparently leaked toxicology report, Tiger Woods had a much more pleasant experience with PGA champion Justin Thomas.
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Police: Woods had 5 drugs in system when arrested
Tiger Woods had five different drugs in his system when he was arrested on suspicion of DUI in May, according to a toxicology report released Monday.
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By the numbers: Stats wrap for the 99th PGA
A look at some player and course stats from the 99th PGA Championship at Quail Hollow.
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Koepka lowest cumulative score across 2017 majors
Only 13 players made the cut in all four majors this year, with Brooks Koepka compiling the best cumulative score across all four events.
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Spieth installed as Masters favorite, Woods 100/1
Hours after the PGA Championship ended, the Westgate Las Vegas Superbook installed Jordan Spieth as the favorite to win the 2018 Masters.
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Podcast: Wrapping up the PGA and major season
In this Golf Channel podcast, the on-site team from Quail Hollow puts a bow on the major season and looks at what's ahead for the likes of Thomas, Spieth and even McIlroy, who may not play until 2017.
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Cink named Payne Stewart Award recipient
Stewart Cink, the 2009 Open champion, has been named as the recipient of the 2017 Payne Stewart Award.
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PGA champ Thomas rises to No. 6 in latest OWGR
PGA champ Justin Thomas jumped eight spots to a career-best No. 6 in the latest Official World Golf Rankings after his win at Quail Hollow.
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Reed moves off Presidents Cup bubble with T-2 finish
A runner-up finish at Quail Hollow boosted Patrick Reed's Presidents Cup chances, moving him from 11th to ninth in the U.S. points race with qualifying nearing an end.
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After Further Review: Another major eludes Fowler
Each week, GolfChannel.com takes a look back at the week in golf. Here's what's weighing on our writers' minds.
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Watch: Thomas chugs champagne toast after PGA win
Minutes after capturing his first career major, Justin Thomas chugged his glass of champagne during a toast to his success at the 99th PGA Championship.
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Thomas chokes way to PGA win ... wait, what?
Justin Thomas choked at the 17th hole Sunday. No, he didn’t put his tee shot in the water. He actually choked. Like, literally.
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#SB2K crew sticks around to congratulate Thomas
The #SB2K crew wasn’t going to miss a chance to watch Justin Thomas wrap up his first major title. His buds were there off the 18th.
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Watch: Thomas' birdie hangs on the lip .... and falls!
Justin Thomas got a huge break off the tee on the 10th hole and then made birdie when his ball took 10 seconds to fall.
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Balky putter proves Matsuyama's undoing
Hideki Matsuyama was the consensus favorite to close the deal in the PGA Championship, but putting problems ultimately derailed him.
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Kisner trips along Green Mile, can't close first major
Kevin Kisner got tripped up by the Green Mile for the second straight day. This time, it cost him a shot at winning his first major.
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Oosthuizen blames 'two shots' for PGA runner-up
With his T-2 finish at the 2017 PGA Championship, Louis Oosthuizen now owns second-place finishes at all four major championships.
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Reed (T-2) gets first top-10 finish in a major
Patrick Reed nearly stormed to his first major title Sunday at the PGA, recording his first top-10 finish in a major with a tie for second.
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Fowler confident despite coming up short again
Rickie Fowler attended the trophy ceremony at the 99th PGA Championship, but only as a spectator after yet another close call in a major.
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Thomas wins his first major title at the PGA
With a round of 3-under 68, Justin Thomas stormed from two shots back to start the day to claim his first major title, the PGA Championship.
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Live blog, PGA Champ.: Day 4 at Quail Hollow
Justin Thomas shot 3-under 68 in the final round and captured his maiden major at the PGA Championship. Follow our live blog!
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Day defends disastrous shot from Saturday
One day after his PGA Championship aspirations died in the foliage right of the 18th fairway, Jason Day stood by his decision to take on a risky shot.
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Slam bid blunted, Spieth turns focus to playoffs
The career Grand Slam will have to wait at least another year, but Jordan Spieth says that’s no reason to be disappointed.
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Watch: Rahm hits great one-handed backwards shot
On Sunday at the PGA Championship, Jon Rahm hit a shot reminiscent of his idol, Seve Ballesteros - one-handed, backwards and on the green.
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Injured Rory: 'Might not see me until next year'
The positives from a final-round 68 at the PGA Championship did little to blunt the pain for an injured Rory McIlroy, who is again facing an uncertain future.
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Poulter to rules official: 'You got to be kidding me'
Ian Poulter made an impressive bogey at the par-4 eighth hole in the final round of the PGA Championship, but not without a bit of drama.
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