Men's golf

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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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 - 8:00 pm
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Billy Hurley III and Seamus Power of Ireland were atop the leaderboard after a day of wind, rain and a second round at the Wells Fargo Championship that didn't finish. A violent storm overnight and into Friday morning dumped nearly 2 inches of rain on Eagle Point Golf Club...
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May 05, 2017 - 4:34 am
METS-BRAVES PPD Rain postpones Mets-Braves game in Atlanta ATLANTA (AP) — The New York Mets' game at the Atlanta Braves on Thursday night has been postponed by rain. The final game of the four-game series was called following a delay of 1 hour, 59 minutes with two outs in the top of the fourth. The...
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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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