Men's golf

England's Ian Poulter chips out of a bunker on the 7th green during the first round of the British Open Golf Championship, at Royal Birkdale, Southport, England Thursday, July 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
July 20, 2017 - 6:23 am
SOUTHPORT, England (AP) — The Latest on the British Open (all times local): 11:05 a.m. Half the field is now out on the course at the British Open, where the umbrellas have been put away — at least for now. The early starters encountered some wet conditions, but showers gave way to clouds and some...
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Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy speaks during a press conference ahead of the British Open Golf Championship, at Royal Birkdale, Southport, England Wednesday, July 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
July 19, 2017 - 2:55 pm
SOUTHPORT, England (AP) — Rich Beem was scouting Royal Birkdale this week in his role for Sky Sports when someone jokingly asked if he planned on working for more than nine holes this week at the British Open. Beem chuckled at a decade-old memory, even if it was no laughing matter at the time. The...
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Sergio Garcia of Spain talks to the media during a press conference on the second practice day at the British Open Golf Championship at Royal Birkdale in Southport, England, Monday, July 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Dave Thompson)
July 17, 2017 - 1:00 pm
SOUTHPORT, England (AP) — Sergio Garcia won't be wearing his green jacket from Augusta National at his wedding. What about pouring champagne from a claret jug? Garcia doesn't have one yet, though he loves the thought of such possibilities, especially considering that only four months ago, the 36-...
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July 16, 2017 - 6:59 pm
SILVIS, Ill. (AP) — Third-round leader Patrick Rodgers knew that it would take a ton of birdies Sunday to win the John Deere Classic. Bryson DeChambeau took that advice to heart. DeChambeau overcame a four-stroke deficit to beat Rodgers by a stroke for his first PGA Tour title — and a spot next...
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Spain's Rafa Cabrera Bello celebrates with the trophy after winning the Scottish Open at Dundonald Links, Troon, Scotland, Sunday July 16, 2017. (Mark Runnacles/PA via AP)
July 16, 2017 - 4:35 pm
IRVINE, Scotland (AP) — Rafa Cabrera Bello needed the best round of the week and one of the best shots of his life to end his 5½-year wait for a victory on Sunday. A 72nd-hole meltdown from Callum Shinkwin helped, too, at the Scottish Open. On another signature day for Spanish golf in 2017, Cabrera...
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Rafa Cabrera Bello of Spain after putting on the 1st hole during day four of the Scottish Open at Dundonald Links, Troon, Scotland, Sunday July 16, 2017. (Mark Runnacles/PA via AP)
July 16, 2017 - 3:43 pm
IRVINE, Scotland (AP) — Rafa Cabrera Bello birdied the first hole of a playoff with Callum Shinkwin to win the Scottish Open on Sunday, securing his first title in 5 1/2 years. The 405th-ranked Shinkwin left short a 4-foot par putt for victory on his 72nd hole to shoot a 4-under 68 in his final...
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FILE - In this Friday, July 15, 2016, file photo, Dustin Johnson of the United States acknowledges the crowd as he walks off the 18th green after completing his second round of the British Open Golf Championships at the Royal Troon Golf Club in Troon, Scotland. First-timers have won the last seven majors. The British Open starts July 20, 2017, and Royal Birkdale has a history or rewarding players who already have won majors. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)
July 16, 2017 - 12:14 pm
SOUTHPORT, England (AP) — Dustin Johnson was growing mildly impatient on the putting green at Royal Birkdale as he kept checking on the arrival of U.S. Open champion Brooks Koepka for their practice round Sunday at the British Open. What really makes him impatient is waiting on his game to return...
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July 15, 2017 - 10:10 am
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Firestone Country Club will honor the late golf legend Arnold Palmer by naming a stone bridge after him at the signature 16th hole he dubbed "The Monster." The Akron Beacon Journal ( http://bit.ly/2tQsGBH ) reports the Arnold Palmer Bridge will be dedicated with a plaque Aug. 2...
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Chad Campbell hits his second shot on the 17th hole during the second-round of the John Deere Classic golf tournament Friday, July 14, 2017, in Silvis, Ill. (Todd Mizener/QCOnline.com via AP)
July 14, 2017 - 8:24 pm
SILVIS, Ill. (AP) — Patrick Rodgers shot a 7-under 64 on Friday to take a two-shot lead after the second round of the John Deere Classic. Rodgers had eight birdies and a bogey to finish at 13-under 129 at TPC Deere Run. Finishing on the front nine, he had five birdies in a seven-hole stretch before...
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Chad Campbell hits his second shot on the 17th hole during the second-round of the John Deere Classic golf tournament Friday, July 14, 2017, in Silvis, Ill. (Todd Mizener/QCOnline.com via AP)
July 14, 2017 - 7:44 pm
SILVIS, Ill. (AP) — Patrick Rodgers shot a 7-under 64 on Friday to take a two-shot lead after the second round of the John Deere Classic. Rodgers had eight birdies and a bogey to finish at 13-under 129 at TPC Deere Run. Finishing on the front nine, he had five birdies in a seven-hole stretch before...
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