Golf

November 21, 2019 - 5:59 pm
ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Webb Simpson birdied seven of his last 10 holes at the Plantation Course on Thursday for a 7-under 65 and the first-round lead in the RSM Classic, the final PGA Tour event of the year. The top-ranked player in the field at No. 12, Simpson is coming off a six-week break...
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Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland watches his ball on the 3rd hole during the first round of the DP World Tour Championship golf tournament in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
November 21, 2019 - 11:47 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Out of the running for the Race to Dubai title, Rory McIlroy still forced his way onto center stage at the season-ending World Tour Championship on Thursday by producing one of his greatest shots of the year. McIlroy flushed a 3-wood from 291 yards with his second...
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November 20, 2019 - 11:23 am
Brooks Koepka has withdrawn from the Presidents Cup because of a knee injury he suffered last month in South Korea. He was replaced by Rickie Fowler. Koepka is the No. 1 player in the world and was the leading qualifier for the Presidents Cup, which will be played Dec. 12-15 at Royal Melbourne in...
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November 18, 2019 - 9:10 am
PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico (AP) — Brendon Todd got up-and-down for par on the final hole Monday morning to close with a 3-under 68 and win the Mayakoba Golf Classic, his second straight victory in a remarkable turnaround. Todd was tied with Vaughn Taylor when they were among 12 players who had to...
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November 17, 2019 - 9:00 am
SUN CITY, South Africa (AP) — Tommy Fleetwood came from six shots behind going into the final round to win the Nedbank Golf Challenge in a playoff on Sunday. Fleetwood beat Marcus Kinhult on the first extra hole at Sun City for a fifth European Tour victory and his first at the Nedbank. The...
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October 13, 2019 - 4:09 pm
CARY, N.C. (AP) — Jerry Kelly closed with a 7-under 65 and won the SAS Championship on Sunday, allowing him to close the gap in the Charles Schwab Cup as the PGA Tour Champions heads into its postseason. Kelly ran off five straight birdies on the front nine at Prestonwood Country Club to take...
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October 11, 2019 - 5:17 pm
CARY, N.C. (AP) — Doug Barron lost his great start with three bogeys over his last four holes and had to settle for a 6-under 66, giving him a one-shot lead over Woody Austin after the opening round Friday in the SAS Championship. This is the last regular-season event on the PGA Tour Champions...
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Kevin Na tees off on the third hole during the final round of Shriners Hospitals for Children Open golf tournament Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Becker)
October 06, 2019 - 9:12 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Kevin Na lost a three-shot lead on the back nine, saved his chances with a clutch par putt on the 17th hole and won the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open in a playoff Sunday when Patrick Cantlay three-putted the second extra hole. It was a wild finish at the TPC Summerlin made...
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October 04, 2019 - 8:50 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas resident Kevin Na had two back-nine eagles and shot a 9-under 62 on Friday for a share of the second-round lead in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open. Playing alongside Phil Mickelson at TPC Summerlin, Na eagled the par-5 13th and 16th holes and added birdies on the...
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October 03, 2019 - 4:46 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nick Taylor of Canada birdied his final hole to cap off an 8-under 63 and the early lead Thursday in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open. Phil Mickelson, who missed the cut last week in his season debut, had a 65 for his lowest round since late February. Taylor drove the 314-...
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