The next order of business for Finau is the BMW Championship, which starts Thursday on a Caves Valley course that none of the 69-man field knows. The Baltimore area has gone six decades since it last had a PGA Tour event.
Patrick Cantlay closed out another victory, this time without hitting a shot.
Steve Stricker and Padraig Harrington have been Ryder Cup captains for nearly three years, long enough to know not every decision they make is going to be popular. Deciding whether they were the right moves won’t start until the Ryder Cup is over.
The 16-year NBA veteran who skipped college basketball, won two world championships and made millions is now a freshman walk-on for the North Carolina A&T men’s golf team. Now, instead of first-class cross-country travel for nightly games against the world’s best basketball players, Smith - who turns 36 next month - is focused on completing class assignments and working on his golf game.
Tony Finau ended more than five years and 142 tournaments without winning with a dynamic charge on the back nine and big miss from Cameron Smith to capture the rain-delayed Northern Trust in a playoff Monday.
Liberty National avoided the brunt of the wind from Hurricane Henri, but not the rain that forced the final round of The Northern Trust to finish on Monday.