|Wednesday Jun 22, 2022|
Given the peppering of breaking news from golf these days, thinking back to the 2021 Travelers Championship seems more than 12 months ago. But who can forget the eight-hole sudden-death playoff in which Harris English outlasted Kramer Hickok? And to think that tied five other finishes for the second longest playoff. The longest remains the 1949 Motor City Open, 11 holes between Lloyd Mangrum and Cary Middlecoff that neither won outright. By mutual agreement they were declared co-winners due to darkness.
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Six-time major champion will end CBS Sports lead golf analyst role in August; Trevor Immelman elevated as successor in 2023
Announced: By Nick Faldo, CBS Sports’ lead golf analyst since 2007, his decision to retire from broadcasting following the Wyndham Championship, the PGA Tour's regular-season finale, in August. CBS Sports also announced that Trevor Immelman, who joined CBS Sports’ golf team in 2019, has been named CBS Sports’ lead golf analyst beginning in 2023.
Announced: By the PGA of America, KPMG and the LPGA Tour, that the purse for this week's KPMG Women’s PGA Championship will be doubled to $9 million. The purse is double the $4.5 million total awarded last year and represents a 300% increase since 2014 ($2.25 million). The winner’s share of the purse also will be doubled to $1.35 million.
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