Men's golf

Rickie Fowler tips his hat on the 18th green during the second round of the Masters golf tournament Friday, April 7, 2017, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
April 07, 2017 - 7:55 pm
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Rickie Fowler only wanted to make sure the wind didn't blow him away over two tough rounds at the Masters. More than just survive on Friday, he posted a 5-under 67 that gave him a share of the lead for the first time in a major. He has plenty of company. Sergio Garcia, Thomas...
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Phil Mickelson reacts after making a birdie putt on the 10th hole during the second round of the Masters golf tournament Friday, April 7, 2017, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
April 07, 2017 - 5:33 pm
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on the second round of the Masters on Friday (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Here comes Lefty. Three-time Masters champion Phil Mickelson had his fourth birdie in the second round on the 10th hole to move into a tie for second place at 3-under par with Rickie Fowler and...
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Fred Couples watches his drive on the sixth hole during the first round for the Masters golf tournament Thursday, April 6, 2017, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
April 07, 2017 - 2:37 pm
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on the second round of the Masters on Friday (all times local): 2:35 p.m. One of the Masters' most popular past champions is back in contention at Augusta National. Fred Couples, the 1992 champion, had consecutive birdies on the second and third holes to move to 1-...
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Danny Willett of England, reacts on the third hole during the first round for the Masters golf tournament Thursday, April 6, 2017, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
April 07, 2017 - 9:43 am
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on the second round of the Masters on Friday (all times local): 9:35 a.m. On a chilly morning at the Masters, defending champion Danny Willett began the second round with a snowman. Willett took an 8 on the opening hole. The misfortune began when his tee shot did not...
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Will McGirt hits to the 18th green during the first round for the Masters golf tournament Thursday, April 6, 2017, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
April 07, 2017 - 8:54 am
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on the second round of the Masters on Friday (all times local): 8:35 a.m. William McGirt had a bogey on the opening hole of the second round of the Masters after just one to start the tournament. But then the 37-year-old journeyman golfer had two birdies in his next...
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Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player wipe tears from their eyes as a chair is draped with a green jacket to honor Arnold Palmer before the start of the first round of the Masters golf tournament Thursday, April 6, 2017, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
April 06, 2017 - 5:55 pm
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The Masters began Thursday with two ceremonial tee shots and one empty chair. In a somber tribute to Arnold Palmer, who died in September, Augusta National chairman Billy Payne escorted Palmer's widow to the first tee for the honorary start. Payne also carried Palmer's green...
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Jordan Spieth hits a drive on the 14th hole during the first round for the Masters golf tournament Thursday, April 6, 2017, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
April 06, 2017 - 3:35 pm
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on the first round of the Masters on Thursday (all times local): 3:30 p.m. For the second straight round at the Masters, Jordan Spieth had a quadruple bogey on the back nine. Only it wasn't at No. 12. And it's only Thursday. Spieth was 1 over for the opening round...
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Dustin Johnson hits from a bunker on the 10th hole during a practice round for the Masters golf tournament Wednesday, April 5, 2017, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
April 06, 2017 - 2:12 pm
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Dustin Johnson has withdrawn from the Masters after injuring his lower back in a fall at the home he was renting for the week. The world's No. 1-ranked player arrived at Augusta National on quite a roll, having won his last three starts. But he never took a shot at the first...
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A pontoon boat sits in the front yard of a home in the Screamer community of Henry County, Ala., after a suspected tornado touched down in the county Wednesday, April 5, 2017. National Weather Service meteorologist Mark Wool said a suspected tornado touched down Wednesday in Henry County, Alabama, before crossing into Georgia. (Michele W. Forehand/Dothan Eagle via AP)
April 05, 2017 - 7:52 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Severe storms raking the Southeast unleashed one large tornado and more than a half dozen apparent twisters Wednesday, toppling trees, roughing up South Carolina's 'peach capital' and raining out golfers warming up for the Masters. A powerful tornado toppled trees and downed power...
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Fans stand under a tree during the par three competition at the Masters golf tournament Wednesday, April 5, 2017, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
April 05, 2017 - 6:54 pm
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The Masters should be the easiest to predict of golf's four major championships. It got a lot harder Wednesday afternoon when Dustin Johnson, the betting favorite and No. 1 player in the world, took a serious fall down a staircase at his rented home and wasn't sure he could even...
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