Men's golf

August 24, 2017 - 3:37 pm
OLD WESTBURY, N.Y. (AP) — Russell Henley kept it simple his first time playing Glen Oaks Club and opened with a 6-under 64 for the early lead in The Northern Trust. Glen Oaks, a spacious and immaculate course, is hosting this FedEx Cup playoff event for the first time because Liberty National is...
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Michelle Wie, of the United States, takes part in the pro-am at the 2017 CP Women's Open of the LPGA Tour in Ottawa on Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP)
August 24, 2017 - 2:12 am
OLD WESTBURY, N.Y. (AP) — The Northern Trust might be one tournament that can change a player's season without even having to win. Sean O'Hair fits into that category. A year ago at the FedEx Cup playoffs opener, O'Hair closed with a 66 at Bethpage Black and wound up in a tie for second. That shot...
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In this April 6, 2016 photo, Augusta National Chairman Billy Payne smiles during a news conference at the Masters golf tournament in Augusta, Ga. Payne announced Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, that he is retiring as chairman of the Augusta National Golf Club. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
August 23, 2017 - 11:04 am
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Billy Payne is retiring as chairman of Augusta National Golf Club and the Masters after 11 years of substantial change that included the club inviting female members and supporting the game's growth with two international amateur tournaments. Payne officially retires Oct. 16...
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Henrik Stenson reacts to making a birdie putt on the first hole during the final round of the Wyndham Championship golf tournament in Greensboro, N.C., Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
August 20, 2017 - 9:52 pm
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Henrik Stenson kept making birdies on the back nine Sunday at the Wyndham Championship. They added up to a tournament record — and his first victory of the year. Stenson closed with a 6-under 64 for a one-stroke victory in the final event of the PGA Tour regular season. The...
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Henrik Stenson reacts to making a birdie putt on the first hole during the final round of the Wyndham Championship golf tournament in Greensboro, N.C., Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
August 20, 2017 - 6:55 pm
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Henrik Stenson kept making birdies on the back nine Sunday at the Wyndham Championship. They added up to a tournament record — and his first victory of the year. Stenson closed with a 6-under 64 for a one-stroke victory in the final event of the PGA Tour regular season. The...
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August 20, 2017 - 11:20 am
BAD GRIESBACH, Germany (AP) — Adrian Otaegui came from behind to beat home favorite Marcel Siem 2 and 1 on Sunday, clinching the Paul Lawrie Match Play for his first European Tour title. The Spaniard was three behind at the turn, and trailed the German by two with five holes to play. Otaegui won...
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Henrik Stenson reacts to his putt on the 15th hole during the third round of the Wyndham Championship golf tournament in Greensboro, N.C., Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
August 19, 2017 - 6:46 pm
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Henrik Stenson kept his cool when some birdie chances turned into pars. That patience paid off late in his round. Stenson shot a 4-under 66 on Saturday to take a one-stroke lead in the Wyndham Championship. The 2013 FedEx Cup champion and 2016 British Open winner was at 16-...
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Henrik Stenson, of Sweden, watches his tee shot on the 18th hole during the second round of the Wyndham Championship golf tournament in Greensboro, N.C., Friday, Aug. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
August 18, 2017 - 7:13 pm
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Ryan Armour shot a career-best 9-under 61 on Friday for a share of the lead with Webb Simpson after two rounds at the Wyndham Championship. Armour and Simpson were at 13-under 127 halfway through the PGA Tour's final event of the regular season. Simpson shot a 64. Henrik...
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Henrik Stenson, of Sweden, watches his tee shot on the 18th hole during the second round of the Wyndham Championship golf tournament in Greensboro, N.C., Friday, Aug. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
August 18, 2017 - 7:10 pm
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Ryan Armour shot a career-best 9-under 61 on Friday for a share of the lead with Webb Simpson after two rounds at the Wyndham Championship. Armour and Simpson were at 13-under 127 halfway through the PGA Tour's final event of the regular season. Simpson shot a 64. Henrik...
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Europe's Suzann Pettersen, of Norway, listens as Europe captain Annika Sorenstam, of Sweden, left, speaks during a news conference for the Solheim Cup golf tournament, Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017, in West Des Moines, Iowa. Pettersen has pulled out of this weekend's Solheim Cup because of a back injury. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
August 17, 2017 - 3:27 am
Whether it's playing for the flag in Iowa or playing for a job in North Carolina, the stakes are high this week in golf. Nothing brings out the passion and pressure quite like a team competition between the United States and Europe, especially when the last edition of the Solheim Cup ended with...
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