Men's golf

May 05, 2017 - 3:30 am
NCHSAA-PLAYOFF CHANGES NCHSAA to have fewer teams in 1-A, 4-A playoff brackets CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina High School Athletic Association will have fewer teams in many of its higher- and lower-classification playoff events. The NCHSAA announced Thursday that its board of directors...
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Dustin Johnson warms up on the driving range during practice rounds at the Wells Fargo Championship at Eagle Point golf course on Tuesday May 2, 2017 in Wilmington, N.C. (Ken Blevins/StarNews via AP)
May 04, 2017 - 2:56 pm
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Dustin Johnson has shown more game than rust in his return to competition for the first time since a freak accident knocked him out of the Masters. Johnson missed only two greens at Eagle Point, including the final hole that led to a bogey and a 2-under 70. That left him...
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Teammates Kevin Kisner, left, and Scott Brown await their turns to putt on the second hole during the final round of the PGA Zurich Classic golf tournament's new two-man team format at TPC Louisiana in Avondale, La., Sunday, April 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Scott Threlkeld)
April 30, 2017 - 10:20 pm
AVONDALE, La. (AP) — Kevin Kisner deprived the die-hard fans around the rain-soaked 18th hole from seeing a winner in the Zurich Classic's new team format as darkness fell Sunday night. Not that anyone other than Jonas Blixt and Cameron Smith seemed to mind. Kisner chipped in for eagle from nearly...
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Jonas Blixt, of Sweden, hits out of sand trap on the second hole during the final round of the PGA Zurich Classic golf tournament's new two-man team format at TPC Louisiana in Avondale, La., Sunday, April 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Scott Threlkeld)
April 30, 2017 - 9:37 pm
AVONDALE, La. (AP) — Kevin Kisner chipped in for eagle on the 18th hole as darkness fell Sunday night at the Zurich Classic, lifting himself and teammate Scott Brown into a Monday playoff with Jonas Blixt and Cameron Smith. Kisner's chip-in — which skipped on a wet green, hit the pin and dropped in...
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Jonas Blixt, of Sweden, hits out of sand trap on the second hole during the final round of the PGA Zurich Classic golf tournament's new two-man team format at TPC Louisiana in Avondale, La., Sunday, April 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Scott Threlkeld)
April 30, 2017 - 9:29 pm
AVONDALE, La. (AP) — Kevin Kisner chipped in for eagle on the 18th hole as darkness fell Sunday night at the Zurich Classic, lifting himself and teammate Scott Brown into a Monday playoff with Jonas Blixt and Cameron Smith. Kisner's chip-in — which skipped on a wet green, hit the pin and dropped in...
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Jonas Blixt, of Sweden, hits out of sand trap on the second hole during the final round of the PGA Zurich Classic golf tournament's new two-man team format at TPC Louisiana in Avondale, La., Sunday, April 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Scott Threlkeld)
April 30, 2017 - 9:11 pm
AVONDALE, La. (AP) — Kevin Kisner chipped in for eagle on the 18th hole as darkness fell Sunday night, lifting himself and teammate Scott Brown into a Monday playoff at the Zurich Classic with Jonas Blixt and Cameron Smith. Kisner's chip-in — which skipped on a wet green, hit the pin and dropped in...
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Ryan Palmer, center, smiles after teammate Jordan Spieth, left, sank his putt on the 18th green during the first round of the PGA Zurich Classic golf tournament's new two-man team format at TPC Louisiana in Avondale, La., Thursday, April 27, 2017. They birdied the hole to end the day tied for first at 6 under par. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
April 27, 2017 - 7:41 pm
AVONDALE, La. (AP) — Jordan Spieth showed off his stellar short game. Ryan Palmer contributed momentum-saving par putts. They turned out to be quite the team Thursday in the Zurich Classic, the first official team event on the PGA Tour in 36 years. Spieth hit a bump-and-run from 100 feet to a front...
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Shirley Rubin, left, kisses holocaust survivor Morric Jusovic after he spoke at a news conference in support of Boca Raton's decision to drop German insurance giant Allianz as sponsor of a professional golf tournament, Monday, April 24, 2017, in Boca Raton, Fla. Survivors say that this could renew momentum for their years-long effort to gain the right to sue the company over stolen Jewish policies during the Nazi era. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
April 24, 2017 - 3:47 pm
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Holocaust survivors on Monday celebrated the end of German insurance giant Allianz's sponsorship of a Florida pro golf tournament, saying it may boost efforts to collect some $2.5 billion in World War II-era policies issued to Jews that they say have gone unpaid. Survivors,...
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Kevin Chappell hits into the wind on the 9th tee during the third round of the Valero Texas Open at TPC San Antonio Oaks Course in San Antonio, Texas, Saturday, April 22, 2017. (Tom Reel/The San Antonio Express-News via AP)
April 23, 2017 - 8:09 pm
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Kevin Chappell made an 8-foot putt on the final hole to win the Valero Texas Open by one stroke on Sunday. Chappell had a 4-under 68 in the final round to finish at 12 under for the tournament, edging Brooks Koepka at TPC San Antonio to earn his first PGA Tour victory in his...
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Tiger Woods smiles during a press event for a new golf course designed by Woods, in Hollister, Mo., Tuesday, April 18, 2017. (Guillermo Martinez/The Springfield News-Leader via AP)
April 20, 2017 - 4:27 pm
Two days after Tiger Woods said his back was progressing, he announces on his website he has had a fourth back surgery to alleviate pain. The surgery was performed at the Texas Back Institute. Typical recovery is six months, meaning Woods is likely to go another full year without playing a major...
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