Golf

Phil Mickelson, left, listens to Tiger Woods speak during a news conference where they were announced as captain's picks for the 2018 U.S. Ryder Cup Team, Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018, in West Conshohocken, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
September 04, 2018 - 6:53 pm
WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. (AP) — Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson, golf's most prominent players for more than two decades, never realized the Ryder Cup would mean so much. For Woods, it's the culmination of a comeback that began in January after a fourth surgery on his lower back. For Mickelson, more...
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Bryson DeChambeau holds the trophy after winning the Dell Technologies Championship golf tournament at TPC Boston in Norton, Mass., Monday, Sept. 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
September 04, 2018 - 2:47 am
NORTON, Mass. (AP) — Golf's latest search for a breakout star has come to the quirky little laboratory of Bryson DeChambeau. The 24-year-old physics major known as the "Mad Scientist" won his second straight event in the FedEx Cup playoffs on Monday, shooting a 4-under-par 67 at TPC Boston to win...
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Bryson DeChambeau tees off on the third hole during the final round of the Dell Technologies Championship golf tournament at TPC Boston in Norton, Mass., Monday, Sept. 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
September 03, 2018 - 6:46 pm
NORTON, Mass. (AP) — Bryson DeChambeau has found the right formula for the richest part of the PGA Tour season. Coming off a four-shot victory last week in New Jersey, the 24-year-old physics major knows as the "Mad Scientist" pulled away with three straight birdies to close out the front nine and...
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Abraham Ancer chips onto the second green during the third round of the Dell Technologies Championship golf tournament at TPC Boston in Norton, Mass., Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
September 02, 2018 - 7:32 pm
NORTON, Mass. (AP) — Abraham Ancer of Mexico learned the hard way that a game that got him to the PGA Tour was good enough to win. A Labor Day finish on the TPC Boston will be his biggest test. Ancer opened with three straight birdies, had a birdie chance on all but one hole and shot a 6-under 65...
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September 02, 2018 - 4:39 pm
AARHUS, Denmark (AP) — Thorbjorn Olesen claimed the final automatic qualification spot on the European Ryder Cup team after Matthew Fitzpatrick failed to win the Made in Denmark event on Sunday. Fitzpatrick needed to overturn a six-shot deficit to leader Lee Westwood going into the final round but...
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Webb Simpson reacts after his eagle on the 18th hole during the second round of the Dell Technologies Championship golf tournament at TPC Boston in Norton, Mass., Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
September 01, 2018 - 7:47 pm
NORTON, Mass. (AP) — The putt is one that Webb Simpson never practices enough. He wasn't sure it even required his putter. He worked it to perfection. From just over 70 feet away off the green on the par-5 18th, Simpson rolled in the eagle putt for an 8-under 63 to take a one-shot lead Saturday at...
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August 30, 2018 - 4:10 pm
NORTON, Mass. (AP) — In the three days between the opening two FedEx Cup playoff events, Tiger Woods took it easy at home with a little driving and putting. Only one golf club was involved. "Driving the car a lot," Woods said Thursday, a reference to taking his two kids to after-school activities...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018 file photo, Eddie Pepperell, of England, watches his shot from the fifth fairway during the final round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at Bellerive Country Club, in St. Louis. Thorbjorn Olesen, Eddie Pepperell and Matthew Fitzpatrick are bidding to become the eighth automatic member of a Ryder Cup Europe team seeking to regain the cup from the United States in Paris this September. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
August 30, 2018 - 2:23 pm
AARHUS, Denmark (AP) — Eddie Pepperell shot a 2-under 70 in the first round of the Made In Denmark tournament on Thursday to make the best start of the three players bidding to secure the final qualifying spot in Europe's Ryder Cup team. Pepperell, who needs to win the event to stand a chance of...
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File - In this Friday, July 20, 2018 file photo, Thorbjorn Olesen of Denmark plays off the 3rd tee during the second round of the British Open Golf Championship in Carnoustie, Scotland. Thorbjorn Olesen, Eddie Pepperell and Matthew Fitzpatrick are bidding to become the eighth automatic member of a Ryder Cup Europe team seeking to regain the cup from the United States in Paris this September. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison, File)
August 28, 2018 - 9:37 am
Back at the course where he grew up playing, Thomas Bjorn will get a front-row seat to see a three-way fight for the final qualifying spot in his Ryder Cup team. The European captain returns to Silkeborg Ry Golf Club this week for the Made In Denmark event, where Thorbjorn Olesen, Eddie Pepperell...
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Zach Rosen carries the winner's trophy from the first tee box during the final round of the Northern Trust golf tournament, Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018, in Paramus, N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
August 27, 2018 - 1:56 am
PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) — The Associated Press has learned the PGA Tour is putting the final touches on a revamped FedEx Cup for next year. Five people aware of the discussions tell the AP a cash bonus would be awarded to the player leading the FedEx Cup after the regular season. That would be followed...
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