Men's golf

Dustin Johnson hits his second shot from a fairway during practice for the PGA Championship golf tournament at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, N.C., Monday, Aug. 7, 2017. (Jeff Siner/The Charlotte Observer via AP)/The Charlotte Observer via AP)
August 08, 2017 - 3:37 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Dustin Johnson has one last chance at a major championship to prove he didn't leave his game at the bottom of that staircase. The PGA Championship this week marks the final shot for the world's top-ranked player to contend for a major during an otherwise lost year that went...
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Hideki Matsuyama, from Japan, holds up The Gary Player Cup trophy after the final round of the Bridgestone Invitational golf tournament at Firestone Country Club, Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017, in Akron, Ohio. Matsuyama finished the tournament at 16-under par. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
August 07, 2017 - 2:26 am
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Hideki Matsuyama is never sure when his best golf is going to show up. When it does, he can pile up victories with the best of them. One of the bigger surprises came at just the right time for Matsuyama. While he was only two shots out of the lead going into the final round of...
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Hideki Matsuyama, from Japan, holds up The Gary Player Cup trophy after the final round of the Bridgestone Invitational golf tournament at Firestone Country Club, Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017, in Akron, Ohio. Matsuyama finished the tournament at 16-under par. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
August 06, 2017 - 7:37 pm
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Hideki Matsuyama was along for the ride four years ago when he watched Tiger Woods tear apart Firestone Country Club on his way to a 61 in the second round, which tied the South course record and sent Woods to a seven-shot victory in the Bridgestone Invitational. "I just couldn't...
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Hideki Matsuyama, from Japan, tees off on the third hole during the final round of the Bridgestone Invitational golf tournament at Firestone Country Club, Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017, in Akron, Ohio. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
August 06, 2017 - 6:17 pm
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Hideki Matsuyama warmed up poorly and then turned in the best round of his career at the Bridgestone Invitational, a 9-under 61 that tied the course record and gave him another blowout victory in a World Golf Championship. It was the lowest final round in four decades at...
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Hideki Matsuyama, from Japan, tees off on the third hole during the final round of the Bridgestone Invitational golf tournament at Firestone Country Club, Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017, in Akron, Ohio. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
August 06, 2017 - 5:47 pm
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Hideki Matsuyama has won the Bridgestone Invitational with the lowest final round in four decades at Firestone Country Club. Matsuyama birdied his last three holes for a 9-under 61 to erase a two-shot deficit and claim his second World Golf Championships title. Matsuyama also won...
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Golden State Warriors NBA basketball player Stephen Curry reacts after making a putt to save par on the 18th green during the Web.com Tour's Ellie Mae Classic golf tournament Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017, in Hayward, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
August 05, 2017 - 8:40 am
HAYWARD, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry missed the cut Friday night against professional golfers one notch below the PGA Tour. But not before leaving some of golf's best players impressed that a two-time MVP for the Golden State Warriors could enter their arena and look respectable. Curry opened with...
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August 04, 2017 - 11:57 am
Jordan Spieth knows all about pressure. He also knows about the history that awaits him at the PGA Championship. Surprisingly, he doesn't think the two are connected. Spieth understands what is at stake in the final major championship of the year. A victory would make the 24-year-old Texan only the...
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August 03, 2017 - 9:01 pm
ST. ALBANS, Mo. (AP) — Akshay Bhatia has won the Boys Junior PGA Championship and shattered a scoring record that had stood for 24 years. Bhatia, a 15-year-old from Wake Forest, North Carolina, closed with a 5-under 67 on Thursday at The Country Club of St. Albans for a three-shot victory. He...
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Golden State Warriors NBA basketball player Stephen Curry reacts after missing a birdie putt on the eighth green during the Web.com Tour's Ellie Mae Classic golf tournament Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017, in Hayward, Calif. Curry shot a 4-over-par 74. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
August 03, 2017 - 6:30 pm
HAYWARD, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry pumped his right fist, raised his arms in the air with club in hand and gave a firm shoulder bump to caddie Jonnie West, his golf partner on road trips with the Golden State Warriors. A birdie at last after he scored three bogeys over his initial five holes...
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Golden State Warriors NBA basketball player Stephen Curry reacts after making a putt to save par on the 18th green during the Web.com Tour's Ellie Mae Classic golf tournament Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017, in Hayward, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
August 03, 2017 - 5:40 pm
HAYWARD, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry pumped his right fist, raised his arms in the air with club in hand and gave a firm shoulder bump to caddie Jonnie West, his golf partner on road trips with the Golden State Warriors. A birdie at last after he scored three bogeys over his initial five holes...
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