Golf

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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Canada's Brooke Henderson smiles after winning the Women's Canadian Open golf tournament in Regina, Saskatchewan, Sunday Aug. 26, 2018. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP)
August 26, 2018 - 8:41 pm
REGINA, Saskatchewan (AP) — Brooke Henderson's adoring home fans chanted her name and sang "O Canada." Her father raced onto the 18th green to shower her and sister/caddie Brittany with champagne. Delivering in front of a huge gallery at chilly and rainy Wascana Country Club, Henderson had a lot to...
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Bryson DeChambeau holds up the trophy after winning the Northern Trust golf tournament, Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018, in Paramus, N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
August 26, 2018 - 7:55 pm
PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) — To his right was the silver trophy Bryson DeChambeau won Sunday at The Northern Trust, a victory that felt comfortable to everyone but him. To his left was the silver FedEx Cup trophy, a reminder of the ultimate prize in the PGA Tour season. Missing was the gold Ryder Cup...
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Tiger Woods reacts to his shot on the fourth hole during the third round of the Northern Trust golf tournament, Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, in Paramus, N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
August 25, 2018 - 7:38 pm
PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) — Tiger Woods has shown he can put together a series of sub-par rounds. Contending in consecutive tournaments has been more difficult. Woods took small consolation Saturday after his first bogey-free round of the year, mainly because he managed only three birdies at The Northern...
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Keegan Bradley celebrates as he makes a putt on the 18th hole during the third round of the Northern Trust golf tournament, Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, in Paramus, N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
August 25, 2018 - 6:38 pm
PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) — Bryson DeChambeau kept pouring in birdies as everyone around him went the other direction Saturday in The Northern Trust. DeChambeau finished with two birdies, making an 18-foot putt on the last hole to cap off his 8-under 63 that gave him a four-shot lead over Keegan Bradley...
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Brooks Koepka, left, shakes hands with Dustin Johnson after they completed the second round of the Northern Trust PGA golf tournament at Ridgewood Country Club in Paramus, N.J., Friday, Aug. 24, 2018. (Chris Pedota/The Record via AP)
August 24, 2018 - 7:29 pm
PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) — Brooks Koepka showed some muscle and unleashed a monstrous finish Friday to share the lead in The Northern Trust. Tiger Woods missed yet another putt and was relieved to still be playing. Koepka spent most of the second round trading birdies and bogeys, going nowhere. One swing...
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FILE - In this May 10, 2018, file photo, Phil Mickelson, left, and Tiger Woods shake hands after the first round of the Players Championship golf tournament, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. The winner-take-all match between Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson is on. WarnerMedia says it has secured the rights for a pay-per-view event it is promoting as "The Match." It will be 18 holes between Woods and Mickelson held Thanksgiving weekend at Shadow Creek in Las Vegas. The winner will receive $9 million. The pay-per-view cost is to be announced later. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)
August 23, 2018 - 2:55 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The winner-take-all match between Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson is on. WarnerMedia says it has secured the rights for a pay-per-view event it is promoting as "The Match." It will be 18 holes between Woods and Mickelson held Thanksgiving weekend at Shadow Creek in Las Vegas. The...
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Brooks Koepka lines up a putt during a practice round for the Northern Trust golf tournament in Paramus, N.J., Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018. (Chris Pedota/The Record via AP)
August 22, 2018 - 3:50 pm
PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) — The majors are done for the year. Brooks Koepka is not. Koepka is one week removed from winning the PGA Championship which, to go along with his second straight U.S. Open title, gives him a sensational season by anyone's standards. Tiger Woods called Koepka a lock to win PGA...
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