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Olajuwon Ajanaku and Earl Cooper are making a statement, and it’s not just about golf fashion

[ad_1] DETROIT -- Olajuwon Ajanaku and Earl Cooper were shocked by the reaction they got at the PGA Merchandise Show in January.The friends and business partners walked the aisles proudly wearing the logo of their new company, Eastside Golf, on their shirts. A logo that features a man playing golf in jeans, a sweatshirt, a gold chain and a baseball cap.It's more than a logo, though. It's a representation of
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What Chris Kirk did off the golf course means way more to him than what he is doing on it

[ad_1] DETROIT -- Chris Kirk is exactly where he wants to be, and it's not just because he finds himself sitting tied atop the leaderboard in The Rocket Mortgage Classic.After a second-round 67, Kirk is tied for the lead at 12 under with Webb Simpson after two rounds with a shot at winning the tournament. But where he's at and his confidence level has more to with his battle with
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Rickie Fowler is searching for his game … has he found it?

[ad_1] DETROIT -- Rickie Fowler's restart to golf needed a restart of its own after missing two consecutive cuts in June.Three weeks ago at the the Charles Schwab Challenge, the first event following the three-month coronavirus pandemic shutdown, Fowler finished two-over par, then shot a second-round 72 a week later in the RBC Heritage to finish the tournament at three under par. He missed the cut in both events.After a
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Dustin Johnson wins Travelers to extend career-long season streak

[ad_1] CROMWELL, Conn. -- Dustin Johnson won the Travelers Championship on Sunday to end a long drought and extend his career-long season victory streak to 13.Johnson closed with a 3-under 67 for a one-stroke victory over Kevin Streelman at fan-free TPC River Highlands. Johnson last won in Mexico City in March 2019."I'm definitely proud of myself for continuing the streak and I want to keep it going," Johnson said. "It
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How the PGA Tour navigated its toughest week yet

[ad_1] CROMWELL, Conn. -- Nothing about the PGA Tour's return was ever going to be easy. If that wasn't clear before, this week at the Travelers Championship quickly brought back the reality of just how complicated playing golf is going to be each and every week.Perhaps two quiet weeks after a three-month layoff due to the coronavirus pandemic initially fooled everyone, with players, caddies and Tour officials all being lulled
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Jason Day plays solo at the Travelers Championship after negative coronavirus test

[ad_1] CROMWELL, Conn. -- Jason Day's third-round tee time was moved back at the Travelers Championship after he requested a coronavirus test Saturday morning.Day, who started the day nine shots behind leader Phil Mickelson, was supposed to tee off alongside Rafa Cabrera Bello and Roger Sloan at 8:09 a.m. ET. Instead, Day's tee time was pushed until 9:15 a.m. out of precaution and to give him more time to get
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Does Phil Mickelson still have a chance at the Travelers Championship?

[ad_1] CROMWELL, Conn. -- Phil Mickelson entered Saturday's third round as the sole leader of the Travelers Championship. A shot at his first victory in his first event since turning 50 years old 11 days ago seemed like a real possibility.After a less-than-stellar 71 in Saturday's third round, and with a leaderboard complete with big names and red-hot players posting numbers in the low 60s, is it still a possibility?Here's
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PGA Tour to require negative coronavirus test to be allowed at course

[ad_1] CROMWELL, Conn. -- In the aftermath of seven withdrawals related to the coronavirus at this week's Travelers Championship, the PGA Tour on Saturday implemented a new policy that will prohibit players from coming on property while waiting for their first test result in a new city.Beginning at next week's Rocket Mortgage Classic, all those considered "inside the bubble" by the PGA Tour -- players, caddies, instructors, physios and staff
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Jason Day playing solo at the Travelers Championship after negative coronavirus test

[ad_1] CROMWELL, Conn. -- Jason Day had his third-round tee time moved back at the Travelers Championship after requesting a COVID-19 test Saturday morning.Day, who started the day nine shots behind leader Phil Mickelson, was supposed to tee off alongside Rafa Cabrera Bello and Roger Sloan at 8:09 a.m. ET. Instead, his tee time was pushed until 9:15 a.m. out of precaution and to give him more time to get
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Everybody in his group withdrew, but Matt Wallace played on at the Travelers Championship on the PGA Tour

[ad_1] CROMWELL, Conn. -- Matt Wallace stepped out of the cart, grabbed his bag and walked the 5 feet to the first tee at TPC River Highlands. He still had six minutes before his tee time. He could have waited six hours. No one else was coming."It's just me today," he said to Ron Scheyd, the starter who announces every player's name before they put their opening shot in the