Golf

June 15, 2019 - 5:47 pm
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Brooke Henderson birdied the final three holes Saturday for a 3-under 69 and a two-stroke lead over Annie Park in the Meijer LPGA Classic, with Lexi Thompson three shots back after matching the course record with a 62. Trying to break a tie for the Canadian victory record...
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Phil Mickelson hits from the rough on the 18th hole during the second round of the U.S. Open golf tournament Friday, June 14, 2019, in Pebble Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
June 15, 2019 - 9:31 am
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Five people were injured at the U.S. Open when one of several boxes being loaded onto a golf cart fell onto the accelerator and sent the cart into spectators. The California Highway Patrol says a vendor parked the cart near the 16th hole Friday at Pebble Beach and was...
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Gary Woodland smiles after finishing the second round in the U.S. Open golf tournament Friday, June 14, 2019, in Pebble Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
June 15, 2019 - 3:40 am
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — An impossible par from the rough. An improbable birdie from a divot. If Gary Woodland can handle whatever comes his way this weekend as well as he did Friday, he might be holding a trophy at the end of the U.S. Open. Woodland brought his power game to the majors once...
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Gary Woodland smiles after finishing the second round in the U.S. Open golf tournament Friday, June 14, 2019, in Pebble Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
June 14, 2019 - 11:25 pm
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Gary Woodland was playing so well Friday in the U.S. Open that he didn't want to give away any shots. He wound up stealing one at the end for another record at Pebble Beach and a 36-hole lead for the second time in the last four majors. Woodland kept bogeys off his card...
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Patrick Reed hits out of the bunker on the sixth hole during the second round of the U.S. Open golf tournament Friday, June 14, 2019, in Pebble Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
June 14, 2019 - 10:53 pm
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the second round of the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach (all times local): 7:40 p.m. Patrick Reed survived to play the weekend at the U.S. Open, but his wedge didn't. The former Masters champion broke the wedge in half over his knee after flubbing a chip on the...
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Matt Kuchar watches his tee shot on the seventh hole during the second round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament Friday, June 14, 2019, in Pebble Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
June 14, 2019 - 5:42 pm
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Matt Kuchar's reputation took a major hit when a story emerged this year that he paid his fill-in Mexican caddie only $5,000 after winning a tournament that earned him nearly $1.3 million. It wasn't helped by a flap with Sergio Garcia at the Match Play event in March...
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Justin Rose, of England, reacts to his bunker shot on the 18th hole during the first round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament Thursday, June 13, 2019, in Pebble Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/Matt York)
June 14, 2019 - 2:30 am
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Justin Rose was watching on TV when Rickie Fowler missed a putt that would've tied a U.S. Open record. Six hours later, Rose got his own chance for the mark and made it count. But he and everyone else who tore up Pebble Beach on Thursday left the course knowing it couldn...
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Aaron Wise lines up a putt on the eighth hole during the first round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament Thursday, June 13, 2019, in Pebble Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
June 13, 2019 - 8:45 pm
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Aaron Wise is the fourth player in the clubhouse with a 5-under par 66 in the first round of the U.S. Open. Wise had six birdies and one bogey in the afternoon at Pebble Beach to join Rickie Fowler...
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Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, watches his tee shot on the 11th hole during a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament Wednesday, June 12, 2019, in Pebble Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
June 13, 2019 - 10:00 am
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Sam Saunders has hit the first shot of the 119th U.S. Open. His goal is to hit the last one in four days. The U.S. Open returns to Pebble Beach for the sixth time, and the golf course has never looked more pure with dry weather in the forecast. Dry does not mean a blue...
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Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, hits out of the bunker on the 10th hole during a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament Wednesday, June 12, 2019, in Pebble Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
June 12, 2019 - 7:44 pm
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Rory McIlroy arrived at Pebble Beach with an extra wedge in his bag and an extra bounce in his step. He also brought the putter he used to shoot 61 on Sunday to win the Canadian Open after trading it for a Toronto Raptors jersey, a story all by itself. "The guy I gave it...
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