Steve Stricker http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/23769/all en Golf-Johnson takes charge with power at Kapalua http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/golf-johnson-takes-charge-power-at-kapalua <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>Jan 7 (Reuters) - Dustin Johnson took control of the weather-hit Tournament of Champions in Hawaii on Monday with an awesome display of power hitting in the second round after the 2013 PGA Tour finally got under way.</p> <p>Tied for the lead with fellow Americans Mark Wilson and Nick Watney when the opening round was completed at the Kapalua Resort earlier in the day, Johnson fired a sizzling seven-under-par 66 to surge three strokes in front of the pack.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/golf-johnson-takes-charge-power-at-kapalua" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dustin Johnson Dustin Johnson Golf Kapalua Resort Person Location PGA Championship Quotation Sports in the United States Steve Stricker U.S. Open Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 13:40:02 +0000 5731466 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf-Johnson wins windswept PGA season-opener at Kapalua http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/golf-johnson-wins-windswept-pga-season-opener-at-kapalua <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 8 (Reuters) - It required a lot patience and overtime but American Dustin Johnson opened the PGA Tour season with a comfortable victory at the windswept Tournament of Champions in Hawaii on Tuesday.</p> <p>Johnson fired a five-under 68 on another blustery day at the Kapalua Resort to finish four shots clear of defending champion Steve Stricker (69).</p> <p>With the win, Johnson becomes the first player since Tiger Woods to win at least one tournament in six consecutive years straight out of college.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/golf-johnson-wins-windswept-pga-season-opener-at-kapalua" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dustin Johnson Golf Sports in the United States Steve Stricker Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 23:30:09 +0000 5731902 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf-PGA Tour money list http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130211/golf-pga-tour-money-list <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Feb 18 (Reuters) - Leading money winners on the 2013 PGA Tour on Monday (U.S. unless stated): 1. Brandt Snedeker $2,859,920 2. John Merrick $1,296,014 3. Phil Mickelson $1,232,760 4. Dustin Johnson $1,154,125 5. Tiger Woods $1,098,000 6. Brian Gay $1,089,181 7. Russell Henley $1,033,080 8. Charles Howell III $991,944 9. Chris Kirk $990,013 10. Josh Teater $870,934 11.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130211/golf-pga-tour-money-list" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf PGA Tour Professional golf tours Steve Stricker U.S. Open USD Thomson Reuters Mon, 11 Feb 2013 16:30:48 +0000 5752827 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 3-Golf-Poulter, Mahan to meet in tasty semi-final http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130223/update-2-golf-poulter-and-mahan-meet-semi-final <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Poulter ends Stricker's birthday run</p> <p>* Mahan edges past Simpson 1up</p> <p>* Kuchar beats Garrigus 3&amp;2 (Adds quotes, detail)</p> <p>By Mark Lamport-Stokes</p> <p>MARANA, Arizona, Feb 23 (Reuters) - Defending champion Hunter Mahan and 2010 winner Ian Poulter set up a mouth-watering showdown in the last four of the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship by winning their quarter-finals on Saturday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130223/update-2-golf-poulter-and-mahan-meet-semi-final" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Professional golf tours Steve Stricker U.S. Open Thomson Reuters Sun, 24 Feb 2013 01:30:37 +0000 5764624 at http://www.globalpost.com URGENT ¥¥¥ Golf: Woods wins WGC-Cadillac Championship http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130310/urgent-golf-woods-wins-wgc-cadillac-championship <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Tiger Woods won the WGC-Cadillac Championship at the Blue Monster course Sunday with a two-shot victory over runner-up Steve Stricker.</p> <p>Woods fired a final round one-under 71 to earn his second victory of the year as he steps up his game ahead of The Masters tournament in April. </p> <p>gph/oh</p> Golf Steve Stricker Tiger Woods AFP Sun, 10 Mar 2013 23:31:33 +0000 5779197 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf-Stricker's generosity helps Tiger to victory http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130310/golf-strickers-generosity-helps-tiger-victory <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Simon Evans</p> <p>MIAMI, March 10 (Reuters) - Steve Stricker could be forgiven for regretting he helped Tiger Woods with his putting before the WGC-Cadillac Championship, but after losing to him by two shots on Sunday, Stricker said he simply did what golfing buddies do.</p> <p>Woods had been unhappy with his putting at the Honda Classic last week, complaining of his inability to find the touch he had displayed in his January victory at Torrey Pines. But a 45-minute session with leading putter Stricker put that right.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130310/golf-strickers-generosity-helps-tiger-victory" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Steve Stricker Steve Stricker Tiger Woods Thomson Reuters Mon, 11 Mar 2013 01:45:13 +0000 5779240 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf-To his rivals, Tiger looks like Tiger again http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130310/golf-his-rivals-tiger-looks-tiger-again <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Simon Evans</p> <p>MIAMI, March 10 (Reuters) - He made 27 birdies on his way to a two-stroke win in the WGC-Cadillac Championship on Sunday and needed just 100 putts in 72 holes as he clinched his second victory of the young year.</p> <p>Yes, it looks like Tiger Woods is well on the way back.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130310/golf-his-rivals-tiger-looks-tiger-again" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Human Interest Steve Stricker Tiger Woods War Thomson Reuters Mon, 11 Mar 2013 02:30:23 +0000 5779283 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Cold comfort for Stricker ahead of Masters http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130408/golf-cold-comfort-stricker-ahead-masters <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Steve Stricker is hoping he can come in from the cold this week to finally get to grips with Augusta National, a course he says has overwhelmed him in the past.</p> <p>The 46-year-old "quiet man" of US golf has played in 12 Masters and has just a tie for sixth place in 2009 to show for it. Last year was typical when he could only tie for 47th.</p> <p>This year, though, Stricker has decided to drastically cut back on his schedule and, instead of playing in the week before the year's first major, he spent the time at home up north in Madison, Wisconsin, where winter still has a grip.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130408/golf-cold-comfort-stricker-ahead-masters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Golf Human Interest Sports in the United States Steve Stricker Steve Stricker AFP Mon, 08 Apr 2013 20:30:16 +0000 5805933 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Oldie but goodie Stricker eyes major breakthrough http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130615/golf-oldie-goodie-stricker-eyes-major-breakthrough <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Steve Stricker would become the oldest champion in US Open history and the second-oldest in major golf history if he can pull off his first major title on Sunday at the US Open.</p> <p>The 46-year-old American fired a par 70 in Saturday's third round at Merion to stand on level par 210, sharing second with Hunter Mahan and Charl Schwartzel but only one stroke behind four-time major winner Phil Mickelson.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130615/golf-oldie-goodie-stricker-eyes-major-breakthrough" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Labor Sports in the United States Steve Stricker Steve Stricker AFP Sun, 16 Jun 2013 03:31:49 +0000 5857858 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Summerhays leads John Deere by two http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130713/golf-summerhays-leads-john-deere-two <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Daniel Summerhays, who is seeking his first PGA Tour win, fired a nine-under-par 62 on Saturday to grab a two-shot lead after the third round of the John Deere Classic.</p> <p>Canada's David Hearn shot 64 and moved into second place at 17-under, while defending champion Zach Johnson, of the US, dropped into third at minus-16 as the field heads into Sunday's final round.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130713/golf-summerhays-leads-john-deere-two" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daniel Summerhays Daniel Summerhays Golf Steve Stricker AFP Sun, 14 Jul 2013 03:32:33 +0000 5883453 at http://www.globalpost.com Veteran Stricker finally meets in-form rookie Spieth http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130911/veteran-stricker-finally-meets-form-rookie-spieth <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Mark Lamport-Stokes</p> <p>LAKE FOREST, Illinois (Reuters) - It was a chance first meeting on Wednesday between two of the hottest players on the PGA Tour, a 46-year-old and a 20-year-old who will both represent the United States at the Presidents Cup next month.</p> <p>Rookie sensation Jordan Spieth had just finished his pre-tournament news conference for this week's BMW Championship at Conway Farms Golf Club when he came face-to-face with tour veteran Steve Stricker who had just arrived in the media center.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130911/veteran-stricker-finally-meets-form-rookie-spieth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Hospitality Human Interest Jordan Spieth Labor Steve Stricker Thomson Reuters Wed, 11 Sep 2013 23:31:43 +0000 5931547 at http://www.globalpost.com Stricker thankful to stay dry on rainy day http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130915/stricker-thankful-stay-dry-rainy-day <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Mark Lamport-Stokes</p> <p>LAKE FOREST, Illinois (Reuters) - Steve Stricker thanked his lucky stars he was one of 22 players who did not have to tee off in Sunday's rain-hit final round of the BMW Championship before play was suspended for the day.</p> <p>Torrential downpours at Conway Farms Golf Club forced play to be halted twice in the PGA Tour's penultimate FedExCup playoff event, after the early starters had to contend with a saturated course in cold and wet conditions.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130915/stricker-thankful-stay-dry-rainy-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Jim Furyk Steve Stricker Steve Stricker Thomson Reuters Mon, 16 Sep 2013 00:33:10 +0000 5935112 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Swede Stenson wins FedEx Cup http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130922/golf-swede-stenson-wins-fedex-cup <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Sweden's Henrik Stenson earned the biggest payday in golf by closing with a two-under 68 Sunday to claim two trophies in one day -- the Tour Championship and the FedEx Cup title.</p> <p>Stenson finished with a 13-under 267 overall score to beat Jordan Spieth by three strokes at the East Lake course, giving him the Tour Championship and its $1.4 million payout, along with the FedEx Cup title with its $10 million prize.</p> <p>Stenson became the first European to win both the FedEx Cup and The Tour Championship.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130922/golf-swede-stenson-wins-fedex-cup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf PGA Tour Steve Stricker AFP Sun, 22 Sep 2013 23:16:43 +0000 5941515 at http://www.globalpost.com Cup captain Couples says Johnson 'fine' despite flu scare http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131002/cup-captain-couples-says-johnson-fine-despite-flu-scare <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>DUBLIN, Ohio (Reuters) - Zach Johnson joined up with his United States team mates ahead of this week's Presidents Cup despite suffering from the flu for the past three days, United States captain Fred Couples said on Tuesday.</p> <p>The 2007 Masters champion arrived in Columbus a day after his team mates, missing the official team photo taken earlier on Tuesday not expected practice with the team.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131002/cup-captain-couples-says-johnson-fine-despite-flu-scare" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Jason Dufner Steve Stricker Thomson Reuters Wed, 02 Oct 2013 18:09:24 +0000 5949788 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Tiger bonds with usual foes at Presidents Cup http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131002/golf-tiger-bonds-usual-foes-at-presidents-cup <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Top-ranked Tiger Woods has found camaraderie on the US Presidents Cup squad, the 14-time major champion bonding over jokes from and about his teammates as he ponders playing partners.</p> <p>"Whoever is playing well," Woods said. "Whoever can carry me is great."</p> <p>The US PGA Tour Player of the Year, a five-time winner on tour this year, is known for his stoic focus on the course and sharing little of his life away from the television cameras.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131002/golf-tiger-bonds-usual-foes-at-presidents-cup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Steve Stricker Tiger Woods AFP Wed, 02 Oct 2013 19:02:57 +0000 5949934 at http://www.globalpost.com