Golf

Phil Mickelson celebrates after sinking a put to defeat Tiger Woods at a playoff hole in a golf match at Shadow Creek golf course, Friday, Nov. 23, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
November 23, 2018 - 9:48 pm
Phil Mickelson beat Tiger Woods in overtime Friday in their $9 million pay-per-view match in Las Vegas that ended up free for many viewers because of technical problems. Mickelson won on the 22nd hole, making a 4-foot birdie putt on a specially set up 93-yard, par 3. The match at Shadow Creek Golf...
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Charles Howell III reacts after winning a playoff against Patrick Rodgers on the 18th green in the final round of the RSM Classic golf tournament on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, in St. Simons Island, Ga. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)
November 18, 2018 - 9:16 pm
ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Charles Howell III made a 15-foot birdie putt on the second hole of a playoff with Patrick Rodgers on Sunday in the RSM Classic to end an 11-year victory drought. Howell dropped to his knees and buried his head in his hands, then tearfully embraced wife Heather and...
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Lexi Thompson tees off during the second round of the CME Group Tour Championship golf tournament, Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, in Naples, Fla. (Andrew West/The News-Press via AP)
November 17, 2018 - 5:11 pm
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Lexi Thompson has control of the CME Group Tour Championship, and Ariya Jutanugarn is in control of just about everything else. Thompson's 4-under 68 on Saturday pushed her to 16 under after three rounds of the LPGA's season-ending event. She moved three shots clear of Nelly...
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Charles Howell III hits from the eighth fairway during the second round of the RSM Classic golf tournament on Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, in St. Simons Island, Ga. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)
November 16, 2018 - 4:27 pm
ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Charles Howell III was just as good on the tougher scoring course at Sea Island with another 64 to match the best 36-hole score of his career and build a three-shot lead in the RSM Classic. Howell was bogey-free for the second straight round. He ran off four birdies in...
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November 15, 2018 - 5:42 pm
ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Charles Howell III had an advantage of playing the right course for the cold, windy conditions Thursday at the RSM Classic. He made the most of it with a game so complete that he never played from the rough and had a birdie putt on every hole. Howell bundled up from...
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FILE - In this Oct. 27, 2018, file photo, Cameron Champ gestures as he watches his tee drive on the second hole during the third day of the Sanderson Farms Championship golf tournament in Jackson, Miss. Champ won the tournament and goes into the final PGA Tour event of the year as one of the top attractions at Sea Island. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)
November 14, 2018 - 10:04 am
ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Cameron Champ was a freshman in high school and a graduate of The First Tee program, missing only the means to travel the country to play junior golf tournaments with hopes of getting noticed outside Northern California. One phone call made a difference as big as some...
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Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland speaks at a press conference two days ahead of the DP World Tour Championship golf tournament in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Tuesday, Nov.13, 2018. McIlroy said on Tuesday that he intends to play only two full-field European Tour events in the first half of 2019 because of changes in the tournament schedule. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
November 13, 2018 - 6:02 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Rory McIlroy is set to give up European Tour membership in 2019 to focus on the U.S. PGA Tour. Just for the year, for now. McIlroy said on Tuesday at the World Tour Championship he intends to play only two full-field European Tour events in the first half of 2019...
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November 09, 2018 - 7:16 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Paul Goydos birdied the par-5 18th for a 6-under 65 and a one-stroke lead in the PGA Tour Champions' season-ending Charles Schwab Cup Championship. Tied for the first-round lead with Tim Petrovic after a 63, Goydos had six birdies in the bogey-free round in warm, sunny conditions at...
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Peter Uihlein lines up his putt on the ninth green during the first round of the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open golf tournament at TPC at Summerlin in Las Vegas on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018. (Richard Brian/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP)
November 01, 2018 - 9:41 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Peter Uihlein topped the leaderboard at 8-under 63 on Thursday in the Shriners Hospitals For Children Open, with Jordan Spieth three strokes back in his season debut. Uihlein birdied six of his final nine holes in the morning round at TPC Summerlin. "It's nice to get off to a good...
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Xander Schauffele of the United States hits from a bunker during the final round of the HSBC Champions golf tournament held at the Sheshan International Golf Club in Shanghai, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
October 28, 2018 - 5:36 pm
SHANGHAI (AP) — Xander Schauffele gave the Americans a sweep of the World Golf Championships and quickly put a winless sophomore season behind him. Schauffele made birdie on his final three holes Sunday, the last one a two-putt birdie from about 30 feet on the par-5 18th hole to beat Tony Finau in...
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