Swedish rookie Ludvig Aberg caps rapid rise by getting captain's pick for Europe's Ryder Cup team
Ludvig Aberg’s rapid rise in just three months as a pro has been capped by getting selected as one of the European team's captain’s picks for the Ryder Cup against the United States outside Rome this month.
Sepp Straka wins John Deere Classic with final-round 62 despite closing double bogey
Sepp Straka won the John Deere Classic with a final-round 9-under 62 that could have been much better, making double bogey on the final hole but taking the title when Brendon Todd and Alex Smalley were unable to catch him.
Bryson DeChambeau tied for early 2nd-round lead in Detroit
Bryson DeChambeau hits from the ninth tee during the second round of the Rocket Mortgage Classic golf tournament, Friday, July 3, 2020, at the Detroit Golf Club in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)DETROIT Bryson DeChambeau chose to compete in the Rocket Mortgage Classic while many of the PGA Tour's top players skipped the tournament. DeChambeau had four birdies on his back nine Friday to close with a 5-under 67, giving him a share of the lead among the early starters in the second round. Kirk started his second round with a 6-under 30 on the front nine and added two birdies early on his back nine after shooting 5 under in the opening round. He had a bogey-free second round after overcoming bogeys in the opening day.