Men's golf

Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, practices on the driving range at the Masters golf tournament Tuesday, April 9, 2019, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
April 09, 2019 - 6:43 pm
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Rory McIlroy feels as prepared as ever for the Masters. He is spending more time with his nose in a book than with his hands on a putter. "The Greatest Salesman in the World" by Og Mandino is among the best books he has read in the last year. He has been working with Brad Faxon...
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Corey Conners watches his drive on the third hole during the final round of the Texas Open golf tournament, Sunday, April 7, 2019, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
April 07, 2019 - 9:07 pm
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — His first PGA Tour victory in the bag and his ticket punched for next week's Masters, Corey Conners' primary concern was a big change to his work weeks going forward. "No more Monday qualifying," Conners said. "That's the best deal from this. Amazing. It's a dream come true. I...
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Jennifer Kupcho hits her driver on the second hole during the final round of the Augusta National Women's Amateur golf tournament in Augusta, Ga., Saturday, April 6, 2019. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
April 06, 2019 - 3:36 pm
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — NCAA champion Jennifer Kupcho became the first woman to win at Augusta National with a charge on the back nine so often seen at the home of the Masters. Trailing by two with six holes to play, Kupcho boldly went for the green on the par-5 13th that set up eagle. That carried her...
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Kevin Kisner pumps his fist after making a putt on the 16th hole to defeat Matt Kuchar in the finals at the Dell Technologies Match Play Championship golf tournament, Sunday, March 31, 2019, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
March 31, 2019 - 7:38 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Kevin Kisner made it to the Dell Technologies Match Play final for the second straight year, and this time he got it right. A week that began with a loss ended with the biggest victory of Kisner's career when he holed a 20-foot birdie putt to close out Matt Kuchar, 3 and 2, in...
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Lucas Bjerregaard, right, watches his drive on the eighth hole as Tiger Woods, left, looks on during quarterfinal play at the Dell Technologies Match Play Championship golf tournament, Saturday, March 30, 2019, in Austin, Texas. Bjerregaard won the match. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
March 30, 2019 - 9:07 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The conditions were severe. The high stakes put a premium on every shot down the stretch. Tiger Woods was in his element. Only this time, he was a spectator. Woods finally met his match Saturday in the Dell Technologies Match Play, and it wasn't Rory McIlroy. Lucas Bjerregaard...
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March 30, 2019 - 9:17 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — Julian Suri and Callum Shinkwin share a two-shot lead at the Indian Open after a dramatic finish to the third round on Saturday. Shinkwin shot a 4-under 68 before Suri (71) sent a terrible tee shot into a hazard on the par-5 18th, leading to a double bogey for the American. That...
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Tiger Woods hits on the second hole during round-robin play at the Dell Technologies Match Play Championship golf tournament, Friday, March 29, 2019, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
March 29, 2019 - 8:11 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the Dell Technologies Match Play (all times local): 7 p.m. The Match Play has taken on a European flavor deep in the heart of Texas. Justin Rose escaped with a 1-up victory over Gary Woodland to claim the final spot in the Round of 16 at Austin Country Club. That...
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Tiger Woods hits his drive from the eighth tee during round-robin play at the Dell Match Play Championship golf tournament, Wednesday, March 27, 2019, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
March 27, 2019 - 7:37 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the Dell Technologies Match Play (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Tiger Woods made a successful return to the Dell Technologies Match Play with a victory. Jordan Spieth found some success with a tie. The most unpredictable tournament in golf began Wednesday with only...
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March 26, 2019 - 3:28 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina director of golf Puggy Blackmon is retiring after this season. The school announced Blackmon's plans to step down after 24 years with the Gamecocks on Tuesday. During his college career, Blackmon coached British Open champions David Duval and Stewart Cink at...
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March 23, 2019 - 10:50 pm
PALM HARBOR, Fla. (AP) — The final hour changed the dynamics of the Valspar Championship, just not the lead. That still belongs to defending champion Paul Casey, and he saw only the upside of having his three-shot margin shrink to one, and going from a final round pairing with a player who is 0 for...
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