Sunday’s final round of the PGA Championship on CBS averaged 6.58 million viewers and peaked at 13.1 million, up 27 per cent over last year. It was the most watched final round of a PGA Championship in three years as Phil Mickelson, at the age of 50, became the oldest player ever to win a major … As of Wednesday morning, a GoFundMe page set up for Tim Kubash, the CEO of Western Rootzone, a Master Superintendent and former president of the British Columbia Golf Superintendents Association, had raised close to $52,000. The goal is $150,000. Kubash was involved in a serious accident on May 5 and suffered a break to his C6 and C7 vertebrae that required emergency surgery. Funds raised will be used towards therapy and any living space alterations that may be required once he is able to go home to Salmon Arm, B.C. To donate and for more information, click here … Mike Weir will tee it up with Vijay Singh and David Toms in Thursday’s first round of the KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship, the second major of the PGA Tour Champions season in Tulsa. That trio starts at 8:27 a.m. local time on the first tee. All tee times are here … Adam Hadwin, Corey Conners, Michael Gligic and Nick Taylor all have early starts in the Thursday’s first round of the Charles Schwab Challenge in Fort Worth, Tx., with each teeing off before 9 a.m. local time. Only Mackenzie Hughes has an afternoon time at 1:17 p.m. on the 10th tee. All of the tee times are here... Adam Svensson will be the first Canadian off the tee at the Korn Ferry Tour’s Evan Scholars Invitational in Glenview, Ill. Svensson starts at the 10th tee at 6:55 a.m. local time. Click here for those tee times … This week’s GNN Poll asks readers to what extent will rounds be reduced in Canada when the COVID-19 pandemic is over? At last look, 58 per cent of respondents said there will be a minor reduction, 23 per cent a significant reduction, 14 per cent said there will be no significant reduction and five per cent said rounds will increase. If you haven’t already, you can cast your vote on the GNN home page.
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