Webb Simpson

  • Kuchar ends second round with two-shot lead August 24, 2013

    Jersey City, New Jersey: Matt Kuchar completed a round of six-under-par 65 early on Saturday morning to claim a two-stroke lead after 36 holes of The Barclays, the opening event of the FedExCup playoffs. Kuchar was at 11-under-par 131 with 2012 US Open champion Webb Simpson and long-hitting Gary Woodland tied...
  • Kuchar edges into lead at The Barclays August 24, 2013

    Jersey City: Matt Kuchar joined the birdie brigade at Liberty National to overtake clubhouse leaders Webb Simpson and Gary Woodland by a stroke late in the second round of The Barclays on Friday. Kuchar registered five birdies without a bogey to reach 10 under par after 13 holes on the scenic...
  • Webb Simpson leads by one shot at Firestone Country Club August 2, 2013

    Ohio: So much for course knowledge. Webb Simpson, playing his first competitive round at Firestone Country Club, shot a 6under 64 on Thursday to take a onestroke lead in the Bridgestone Invitational. It all came down to trust. "Well, I knew it all through my caddie (Paul Tesori), who's been here...
  • Webb Simpson looks for another title shot at Greenbrier July 3, 2013

    Webb Simpson hopes to have a shot at another late lead at The Greenbrier Classic and this time hang onto it. He was in first place on the back nine in each of the past two years before late bogeys took him out of contention. Simpson will get another chance...
  • US tour to support new rule involving long putters July 2, 2013

    Jacksonville, Florida: The US PGA Tour will follow a new rule that bans the anchored putting stroke used by four of the last six major champions, asking instead on Monday for a temporary reprieve for those who play the game for fun. The announcement after a tour board meeting is...
  • Graeme McDowell wins in playoff at gusty Harbour Town April 22, 2013

    Los Angeles: Graeme McDowell held his nerve in fierce winds to clinch his second PGA Tour title with a playoff victory over U.S. Open champion Webb Simpson at the RBC Heritage in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina on Sunday. Northern Irishman McDowell sealed the win with a regulation twoputt par...
  • Bill Haas shoots 64 to take lead at Riviera February 17, 2013

    Los Angeles: Bill Haas had another bogeyfree round at Riviera while shooting a 7under 64 the best round of the day by three shots on Saturday to take a threestroke lead into the final day of the Northern Trust Open. U.S. Open champion Webb Simpson and former Masters...
  • Jimmy Walker in lead at Wyndham after Round 2 November 16, 2012

    Greensboro, North Carolina: Jimmy Walker played what he called boring but extremely effective golf to shoot an 8under 62 on Friday and moved to the top of the leaderboard at 12 under in the Wyndham Championship. Defending champion Webb Simpson was a stroke back after a 63, and firstround leader Carl...
  • Atwal stays in hunt at Travelers Championship June 23, 2012

    Cromwell: A struggling Arjun Atwal shot a birdie in the flawless six holes that he managed to complete in the weatherhit second round and remained in the hunt to make the weekend cut at the Travelers Championship here. Atwal, who has disappointed this season with a series of missed cuts, is...
  • Webb Simpson to miss British Open June 21, 2012

    Cromwell, Connecticut: Webb Simpson, the 2012 US Open winner, will not participate in the upcoming British Open due to the birth of his second child. The 25yearold American has passed on a chance to become just the seventh golfer to win the US Open and British Open in the same...
  • Webb Simpson is 2012 US Open champion June 18, 2012

    San Francisco: Webb Simpson won the US Open and put two more names into the graveyard of champions. Overlooked for so much of the week, Simpson emerged on a fogfilled Sunday at The Olympic Club with four birdies around the turn and a tough chip out of a hole to...
  • Rory McIlroy back in contention at Wells Fargo May 6, 2012

    Charlotte, North Carolina: Hometown favourite Webb Simpson birdied the 17th hole to break a logjam at the top and seize a onestroke lead going into Sunday's final round of the Wells Fargo Championship, as Rory McIlroy charged into contention with a 66. Simpson, who lives near the Quail Hollow golf course...