Men's golf

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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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 - 5:21 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A large tornado toppled trees and power lines in rural Georgia and nearly a half dozen suspected twisters roughed up other areas of the Southeast on Wednesday as heavy rain and hail fell in spots. Forecasters said a wide area including large parts of Alabama, Georgia and South...
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FILE- In this March 6, 2016 file photo, Donald Trump drives himself around the golf course to watch the final round of the Cadillac Championship golf tournament in Doral, Fla. Leave your ego in the clubhouse if you ever get the chance to golf with President Donald Trump. He may well throw shade on your game. And puff up his own. (AP Photo/Luis Alvarez, File)
April 05, 2017 - 3:14 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Leave your ego in the clubhouse if you ever get the chance to golf with President Donald Trump. He may well throw shade on your game. And puff up his own. Trump suggested to his good friend Phil Ruffin that maybe he should be hitting from the women's tees. Years ago, he repeatedly...
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Fans leave Augusta National as a weather warning is posted during a practice round for the Masters golf tournament Wednesday, April 5, 2017, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
April 05, 2017 - 12:13 pm
AUGUSTA, Georgia (AP) — Masters officials have reopened Augusta National for practice rounds and will hold the popular par-3 event Wednesday. The course announced it will start the competition — and allow patrons back on the grounds — at 12:30 p.m. Storms and possible tornadoes passing through the...
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Lexi Thompson composes herself on 18th green during the final round of the LPGA Tour's ANA Inspiration golf tournament at Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage, Calif., Sunday, April 2, 2017. Earlier in the round, Thompson found out she had been assessed a four-stroke penalty for a rules violation Saturday. Thompson had a chance to win the tourney on 18, but left an eagle putt an inch short. So Yeon Ru won a playoff on the first hole. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)
April 03, 2017 - 2:57 am
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) — Lexi Thompson heard fans chanting her name as she approached the 18th green, and it moved her to the brink of tears for the second time in an hour. Although she had lost her big lead at the ANA Inspiration on a four-shot penalty for a day-old rules violation , Thompson...
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Lexi Thompson hits from sixth tee during the final round of the LPGA Tour ANA Inspiration golf tournament at Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage, Calif., Sunday, April 2, 2017. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)
April 02, 2017 - 10:16 pm
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) — So Yeon Ryu won the ANA Inspiration on Sunday in a one-hole playoff with Lexi Thompson, who was given a four-stroke penalty late in the final round for an incorrect ball placement a day earlier. Ryu birdied the 18th hole in the playoff to win her second major title, but...
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FILE - In this April 6, 2006, file photo, Nick Faldo watches his putt on the second green during first round play of the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga. If the Masters doesn't really begin until the back nine Sunday, the final place to build, or lose, momentum is the 460-yard ninth hole known as "Carolina Cherry." It's a hole that made Faldo realize it was time for him to stop playing. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, File)
April 02, 2017 - 4:27 pm
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The 40 girls and 40 boys moved in orderly fashion from the driving range to the chipping area to the putting green in their age groups. At Augusta National, it was precision unlike any other. The latest tradition at the Masters is the Drive, Chip and Putt national finals, with...
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April 01, 2017 - 3:31 am
ATLANTA UNITED-SOUNDERS Sounders play high-scoring Atlanta to 0-0 tie SEATTLE (AP) — Tony Alfaro didn't have time to get nervous. He only had time to get ready for a starting role. Playing with two defenders who hadn't seen a minute of MLS action this season — Alfaro being one — the Seattle...
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Sung Kang hitting out of a sand trap on the 18th green during the second round of the Shell Houston Open golf tournament Friday, March 31, 2017, at The Golf Club of Houston in Humble, Texas. (Wilf Thorne/Houston Chronicle via AP)
March 31, 2017 - 8:59 pm
HUMBLE, Texas (AP) — Sung Kang shot a 9-under 63 to take a six-shot lead in a record-breaking second round at the Houston Open on Friday. After shooting a 65 on Thursday, Kang was at 16-under 128 through two rounds, setting the 36-hole tournament record of 129 by a stroke, set previously by Blaine...
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FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2017, file photo, Tiger Woods reacts on the 11th hole during the first round of the Dubai Desert Classic golf tournament in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Woods won’t play in the Masters for the third time in the last four years, announcing Friday night, March 31, 2017, on his website that rehabilitation on his back didn’t allow him enough time to get ready. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, File)
March 31, 2017 - 8:46 pm
Tiger Woods won't play in the Masters for the third time in the last four years, announcing Friday night on his website that rehabilitation on his back didn't allow him enough time to prepare. "I did about everything I could to play, but my back rehabilitation didn't allow me the time to get...
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