Arizona election data not destroyed, auditors backtrack
Firms hired to run a partisan audit of the 2020 election for Senate Republicans in Arizona said Tuesday that data was not destroyed, reversing earlier allegations that election officials in the state's most populated county eliminated evidence.news.yahoo.com
Love appointed captain again, this time for Presidents Cup
The PGA Tour has selected Love to be U.S. captain for the Presidents Cup in 2022 at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, North Carolina. He was captain when Europe rallied from a 10-6 deficit to beat the Americans in the 2012 Ryder Cup at Medinah, and he was Ryder Cup captain for a rare U.S. victory four years later at Hazeltine. He also was an assistant captain in the Ryder Cup under Corey Pavin in 2010 and Jim Furyk in 2018 and is on the staff of Steve Stricker this year. The Presidents Cup was supposed to be played this year until the COVID-19 pandemic led to the Ryder Cup being postponed one year to this September. ... Tony Finau has 35 finishes in the top 10 since the start of the 2016-17 season on the PGA Tour without winning.
Si Woo Kim holds off Cantlay to win The American Express
Six groups ahead of him, Cantlay shot a 61 and surged out of 13th place to the front while breaking the Stadium Course record by two strokes. “I had to know what’s going on, so I knew how to play my game in the final round,” Kim said. “I knew Cantlay played really well. Tony Finau (68) finished fourth after starting the final round with a share of the lead in his quest to land his long-awaited second PGA Tour win. The 28-year-old Cantlay made 11 birdies in the final round, including six in eight holes on the front nine.
The Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass
Working with renowned golf course architect Pete Dye, TPC Commissioner Deane Beman designed the Stadium Course at Sawgrass with a selection of short, medium and long holes; both right and left doglegs; and a course where no two consecutive holes ever play in the same direction. With its signature island green on 17, this captures the imagination of golf fans around the world and is consistently named among the world’s top golf courses.
Pete Dye, architect of TPC Sawgrass, dozens of other courses, dies at 94
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Pete Dye, one of the most well-known golf course designers and a member of the World Golf Hall of Fame, died on Thursday. Dye, 94, was the architect of dozens of public and private courses, but TPC Sawgrass Stadium Course remains his gem on the First Coast. Dye, along with his wife, Alice, were responsible for designing some of the best golf courses in the country. “Pete, though, was always quick to credit his beloved wife, Alice, with his success, including the concept for his most famous hole, the 17th island green at TPC Sawgrass. “Pete Dye left an imprint on the world of golf that will be experienced for generations, painting wonderful pictures with the land that continue to inspire, entertain & challenge us,” Suzy Whaley, the president of the PGA of America, said in a statement.