Men's golf

Mackenzie Hughes, left, of Canada, talks to his caddie, Derell Aton, on the 18th tee during the first round of The Players Championship golf tournament Thursday, May 11, 2017, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
May 11, 2017 - 7:50 pm
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Canadian rookie Mackenzie Hughes played bogey-free in his debut at The Players Championship and shot a 5-under 67 to share the lead with William McGirt. Hughes already has won in his first PGA Tour season at Sea Island. He had one of only four bogey-free rounds at TPC...
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Sergio Garcia, of Spain, reacts as he putts on the 12th green during a practice round for The Players Championship golf tournament Wednesday, May 10, 2017, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
May 10, 2017 - 4:34 pm
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Sergio Garcia, finally a major champion, already wants to change his equipment. It's a tiny change, and a most appropriate one. Standing on the 15th green Wednesday at The Players Championship, the Masters champion turned to TaylorMade tour manager Keith Sbarbaro and...
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Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, follow his shot from the 11th tee during a practice round for The Players Championship golf tournament Wednesday, May 10, 2017, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
May 10, 2017 - 1:08 pm
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A ring on his finger. New clubs in his golf bag. If marriage and a new equipment deal were not enough for Rory McIlroy, he also was presented with his own bobblehead for winning the FedEx Cup last year. That's the only thing that made him feel old. "All these wrinkles...
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Phil Mickelson hits from the sand on the 2nd hole during the final round of the Wells Fargo Championship golf tournament at Eagle Point Golf Club in Wilmington, N.C., Sunday, May 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Mike Spencer)
May 09, 2017 - 8:40 am
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The PGA Tour announced a 10-year extension for the title sponsorship of the FedEx Cup, giving the lucrative series continuity for another decade and allowing some flexibility as the tour explores reshaping its season. Terms of the new deal were not disclosed Tuesday,...
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John Daly is doused after winning the Insperity Invitational golf tournament on Sunday, May 7, 2017, in The Woodlands, Texas. (Michael Minasi/Houston Chronicle via AP)
May 07, 2017 - 11:00 pm
THE WOODLANDS, Texas (AP) — John Daly is happy to be back on top, no matter how bad he may have looked finishing it off. Daly closed with three straight closing bogeys Sunday to hang on for his first PGA Tour Champions title, a one-stroke victory in the Insperity Invitational. "It wasn't pretty at...
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May 07, 2017 - 10:23 pm
THE WOODLANDS, Texas (AP) — John Daly is happy to be back on top, no matter how bad he may have looked finishing it off. Daly closed with three straight closing bogeys Sunday to hang on for his first PGA Tour Champions title, a one-stroke victory in the Insperity Invitational. "It wasn't pretty at...
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Dustin Johnson putts on the ninth green during the second round of the Wells Fargo Championship golf tournament at Eagle Point Golf Club in Wilmington, N.C., Friday, May 5, 2017. [Matt Born/The Star-News via AP)
May 06, 2017 - 7:39 pm
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Patrick Reed was befuddled by the wind when his golf ball was in the air, and by the book when his ball was on the green. He went back to playing aggressively, and it gave him the lead Saturday in the Wells Fargo Championship. But not by much. Reed hammered a wedge into 4...
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Dustin Johnson putts on the ninth green during the second round of the Wells Fargo Championship golf tournament at Eagle Point Golf Club in Wilmington, N.C., Friday, May 5, 2017. [Matt Born/The Star-News via AP)
May 06, 2017 - 6:11 pm
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Patrick Reed birdied his final two holes for a 5-under 67 to surge into the lead Saturday at the Wells Fargo Championship, but not by much. With one round remaining at Eagle Point, the tournament remains wide open, even for Dustin Johnson. Reed stuffed a short iron into 4...
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Dustin Johnson putts on the ninth green during the second round of the Wells Fargo Championship golf tournament at Eagle Point Golf Club in Wilmington, N.C., Friday, May 5, 2017. [Matt Born/The Star-News via AP)
May 06, 2017 - 11:05 am
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Francesco Molinari returned to slightly calmer wind and made two birdies for a par 72 and one-shot lead in the Wells Fargo Championship. The second round was completed Saturday morning because of a three-hour rain delay. Dustin Johnson made the cut with no shots to spare. He...
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Bill Hurley III hits out of the sand on the 10th hole during the second round of the Wells Fargo Championship golf tournament, Friday, May 5, 2017, in Wilmington, N.C. (Ken Blevins/The Star-News via AP)
May 05, 2017 - 8:48 pm
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Once the rain finally stopped, the wind took over Friday in the Wells Fargo Championship. Billy Hurley III and Seamus Power of Ireland did their best to figure out the strong gusts and wound up atop the leaderboard at the end of a long day. The second round started three...
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