Live Golf News Updates for May 23 & 24
Here we will post the latest COVID-19 golf news and updates for Day, May 23 & 24. (All times Eastern)
Sunday, May 24
8:45 p.m. -- $20 million dollars were raised during today's The Match: Champions for Charity.
8:30 p.m. -- Brady's terrible golf game plus Peyton's jokes were just what the The Match II needed this afternoon.
8:11 p.m. -- It came down to the wire, but Tiger and Peyton are victorious at Medalist.
5:23 p.m. -- Eli with a weather update.
I’d keep playing. I don’t think the heavy stuff’s gonna come down for quite awhile— Eli Manning (@EliManning) May 24, 2020
4:11 p.m. -- Brady's hole out birdie on the 7th means a $100,000 donation from Brooks Koepka.
4:02 p.m. -- Hole outs, trash talk, wardrobe malfunctions. The Match has it all.
3:55 p.m. -- Tom Brady hadn't made par or better on the front nine
3:08 p.m. -- Add weather to the list of variables this afternoon.
11:00 a.m. -- Los Angeles Dodgers minor-league pitcher Tyler Gilbert fired strikes for a pair of holes-in-one at Boulder Creek Golf & Country Club on Thursday. He used a pitching wedge on both shots, which hit the elevated cup.
10:00 a.m. -- Golf in the time of COVID-19: A retiree’s journey to the bottom of the hole. Play only for those with “eternal fidelity and everlasting love” of the game.
9:00 a.m. -- President Donald Trump plays golf for first time since he declared the coronavirus pandemic a national
emergency more than two months ago.
Saturday, May 23
8:29 p.m. -- The Home of Golf has been slow to get its golf courses back online, but Scotland will finally resume on May 29, with heavy restrictions.
7:05 p.m. -- According to the latest data from Golf Now, more than 89% of all courses in the U.S. are now open.
6:16 p.m. -- From the USGA, as golf course maintenance worker grind over their respective courses, here are five tips for golfers that will help make life a little easier on the grounds crew.
4:05 p.m. -- Another reason to tune into Tiger-Phil II on Sunday? On-course analysis from Justin Thomas, who promises to also trash talk while lugging a microphone around the course.
2:18 p.m. -- The PGA Tour is set to resume June 11 at Colonial, but it remains unknown which Tour starts will play. Count Adam Scott among those who plan a wait-and-see approach to golf in the coronavirus era. He says he's planning to return one week before the PGA Championship in August.
11:46 a.m. -- The European Tour is currently slated to resume in late July, and plans for how it will operate are coming into focus, according to Golf World. Plans include 'robust' testing and the elimination of the annual qualifying school.
10:17 a.m. -- One high-profile piece of equipment news, even while most of the country continues to social-distance: Justin Rose has split from Honma, after playing its gear for about a year.
8:50 a.m. -- The golf world has turned its focus on the Tiger-Phil (And Peyton and Brady) match Sunday at Medalist. Golf.com offers a primer to get you ready.
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