Disclosed: By PGA Tour player Morgan Hoffmann, that he has muscular dystrophy. Hoffmann, 28, said that he was diagnosed in November 2016 and revealed his situation Monday in a first-person story on The Players’ Tribune website (story: http://bit.ly/2nrgoyH). Muscular dystrophy is an incurable disease that causes progressive weakness and loss of muscle mass. Hoffmann, who is in his sixth season on Tour, intends to continue competing while raising money and awareness for MD research.
Announced: By the PGA Tour, that the 2018 World Cup of Golf will be played Nov. 22-25 at The Metropolitan Golf Club in Melbourne, Australia. The biennial event will consist of 28 two-man national teams who are chosen based on their standing in the Official World Golf Ranking. Denmark’s Soren Kjeldsen and Thorbjorn Olesen won last year at Kingston Heath Golf Club in Melbourne.