Men's golf

Northern Ireland's Graeme McDowell smiles on the practice range ahead of the start of the British Open golf championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, Wednesday, July 17, 2019. The British Open starts Thursday. (AP Photo/Jon Super)
July 17, 2019 - 1:50 pm
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Inside the entrance to Rathmore Golf Club, just past a sign offering umbrellas for sale on a rainy day, sits a replica of the U.S. Open trophy the club's favorite son won at Pebble Beach in 2010. A large painting of Graeme McDowell hangs next to the bar, just in...
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Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy walks across the 5th green during a practice round ahead of the start of the British Open golf championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, Wednesday, July 17, 2019. The British Open starts Thursday. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
July 17, 2019 - 12:32 pm
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — On the final day of practice for the final major of the year, Rory McIlroy ripped a shot out of the light rough and began walking toward the green when he stopped in the middle of the fairway for a quick interview with Sky Sports. That's normal for McIlroy at any...
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Rev. Jesse Jackson addresses the Rainbow PUSH Coalition Annual International Convention in Chicago, Tuesday, July 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Amr Alfiky)
July 16, 2019 - 3:09 pm
Fight trainer Freddie Roach and the Rev. Jesse Jackson — a recent convert to boxing training — talk about how their sessions together have helped both men offset some of the devastating effects of Parkinson's disease. "When he got here, he could barely climb the steps to the ring," Roach tells...
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Dylan Frittelli holds the trophy after winning the John Deere Classic golf tournament, Sunday, July 14, 2019, at TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Ill. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
July 14, 2019 - 6:37 pm
SILVIS, Ill. (AP) — While the rest of the leaders faltered, Dylan Frittelli surged to his first PGA Tour title. Frittelli won the John Deere Classic on Sunday, closing with a 7-under 64 for a two-stroke victory over Russell Henley. The South African earned a spot next week in the British Open,...
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Jhonattan Vegas tees off on six during the second round of the John Deere Classic golf tournament Friday, July 12, 2019, in Silvis, Ill. (Andy Abeyta/Quad City Times via AP)
July 12, 2019 - 8:06 pm
SILVIS, Ill. (AP) — Jhonattan Vegas shot a 9-under 62 on Friday in the John Deere Classic to take a one-stroke lead into the weekend. Off since missing the cuts in the Memorial and U.S. Open in June, , the three-time PGA tour winner from Venezuela said he "found something really good" on the range...
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FILE - In this June 16, 2019, file photo Tiger Woods watches his tee shot on the second hole during the final round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Pebble Beach, Calif. Woods has played just three tournaments, 10 rounds, since he won the Masters. For only the seventh time in his career, he went from one major to the next without having played in between, and then he missed the cut at Bethpage Black in the PGA Championship. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
July 12, 2019 - 11:16 am
That was Tiger Woods in his red shirt on Sunday at the Masters. That was Tiger Woods slipping on the green jacket. But it's not the same Tiger Woods. The evidence has less to do with how he plays — still plenty good to beat the best in the world on the biggest stage — and more to do with how often...
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Roberto Diaz putts on the 9th green during the first round of the John Deere Classic at TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Ill., Thursday, July 11, 2019. (Meg McLaughlin/Quad City Times via AP)
July 11, 2019 - 8:42 pm
SILVIS, Ill. (AP) — Roberto Diaz shot a 9-under 62 on Thursday to take the first-round lead in the John Deere Classic. Playing in the final group of the day off the first tee, the 32-year-old Mexican player birdied four of the first five holes, eagled the par-5 10th and birdied three of the last...
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FILE - In this May 17, 2019 file photo, John Daly drives his cart off the 16th tee during the second round of the PGA Championship golf tournament, at Bethpage Black in Farmingdale, N.Y. Organizers of the British Open have refused a request by former champion John Daly to use a golf cart at the championship in Royal Portrush this month. Daly had applied to use a cart because of his arthritic right knee. The R&A said it was declining the request because “walking the course is an integral part of the championship and is central to the tradition of links golf.” It said it was important to “ensure that, as far as possible, the challenge is the same for all players in the field.” (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki, FIle)
July 09, 2019 - 1:58 pm
John Daly is free to ride a cart during the week of the British Open — just not at Royal Portrush. Daly's manager said Tuesday he is likely to play the Barbasol Championship next week in Kentucky, and the two-time major champion with osteoarthritis in his right knee already has been granted a cart...
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Matthew Wolff kisses the trophy after winning the 3M Open golf tournament Sunday, July 7, 2019, in Blaine, Minn. (AP Photo/Andy Clayton- King)
July 07, 2019 - 8:32 pm
BLAINE, Minn. (AP) — Six weeks after winning the NCAA individual title with Oklahoma State, Matthew Wolff wrapped up just his third tournament as a professional. He took home a trophy and a PGA Tour card. Even if the 20-year-old was playing the 3M Open on a sponsor exemption in a field with far...
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Matthew Wolff hits his ball out of the rough along the side of the 18th hole during the third round of the 3M Open golf tournament in Blaine, Minn., Saturday, July 6, 2019. (Aaron Lavinsky/Star Tribune via AP)
July 06, 2019 - 8:02 pm
BLAINE, Minn. (AP) — Matthew Wolff and Collin Morikawa grew up about 30 minutes apart in California and golfed against each other in high school. That was only a few years ago. Sunday's competition could result in a much bigger reward. The first-month professionals are in prime positions for one to...
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