Golf great Greg Norman said he was recovering in a US hospital today after almost cutting off his hand with a chainsaw. Australia's former world Number one posted a photo to Instagram of himself lying in a hospital bed with his left arm heavily bandaged.
While the prospect of earning a $10 million bonus after this week`s Tour Championship finale is tantalising, Rory McIlroy says he is much more motivated by the chance to win the PGA Tour`s FedExCup trophy for the first time.
Playing consistently good tournament golf has allowed "worn down" Jim Furyk to cut back on his practice time in a bid to conserve mental energy during the most hectic stretch of the 2013-14 PGA Tour season.
Suzann Pettersen starts her defence of the Evian Championship on Thursday and the bad news for her rivals is she is enjoying an outstanding run of form and is hitting the ball further and better than last year.
World number one Rory McIlroy said on Wednesday that he will be "disappointed" unless he can cap his banner year by capturing FedExCup honours and the eye-popping $10 million bonus given to the playoff winner.
Jason Day, proud of how he handled his nerves, rebounded from a double-bogey at the 13th with three birdies in the last four holes to grab a share of the lead after the third round of The Barclays on Saturday.
Rory McIlroy`s bid for a career first FedExCup title got off to a rocky start on Thursday as he shot a three-over par 74 in the first round at The Barclays, the opening tournament of the four-event playoffs.
Bo Van Pelt chipped in for eagle at the par-five 17th hole for a 65 that pushed him past a crowd of eight players and into the first-round lead at The Barclays on a Thursday when Rory McIlroy played poorly.