Golf

Jon Rahm, of Spain, acknowledges the applause as he leaves the ninth green during the first round of the World Golf Championships-FedEx St. Jude Invitational Thursday, July 25, 2019, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
July 25, 2019 - 7:57 pm
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Travelling from Northern Ireland to Tennessee has left everyone who played four rounds at the British Open fighting jet lag. Jon Rahm's putter helped him recover pretty quickly. Rahm matched the lowest round of his PGA Tour career with an 8-under 62 on Thursday at the FedEx St...
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July 25, 2019 - 7:49 pm
LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England (AP) — A quartet of Americans — Wes Short Jr., Scott Dunlap, Scott Parel and Ken Duke — topped the Senior British Open leaderboard on Thursday, together with England's Paul Broadhurst, when first-round play was suspended due to fading light. The leaders were a stroke ahead...
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July 25, 2019 - 11:27 am
EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France (AP) — Paula Creamer is leading a major tournament again, shooting a bogey-free 7-under 64 Thursday in the first round of the Evian Championship. When Creamer last topped a major leaderboard, she won the 2010 U.S. Women's Open by four strokes. At the Evian Resort Golf Club,...
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Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, right, and Philip Eriksson, of Sweden, second from right, laugh as they watch Henrik Stenson, of Sweden, get ready to hit in a left-handed driving contest on the 13th hole during a practice round for the World Golf Championships-FedEx St. Jude Invitational Wednesday, July 24, 2019, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
July 24, 2019 - 6:48 pm
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Dustin Johnson made it clear. Even though he won the last time the PGA Tour visited TPC Southwind, he's not the defending champion. That would be Justin Thomas, who is looking to become the first repeat winner at this World Golf Championships event since Tiger Woods took three...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018 file photo, Angela Stanford of the U.S. poses with her trophy after winning the Evian Championship women's golf tournament in Evian, eastern France. The Evian Championship begins back-to-back majors weeks in women’s golf for the first time in six decades on Thursday July 24, 2019. The $4.1 million tournament has been restored to July in the calendar from its previous rain-hit slot in September. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, File)
July 24, 2019 - 12:19 pm
EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France (AP) — Restored to July on the calendar, the Evian Championship begins back-to-back weeks of major championships in women's golf for the first time in six decades on Thursday. It shapes up as a tough test starting in a French heat wave for players who aim to play eight...
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July 21, 2019 - 8:59 pm
NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (AP) — From President Donald Trump to playing partner Kelly Kraft, Jim Herman got the help he needed to win his second PGA Tour title. Taking advantage of Trump's putting advice and Kraft's two late bogeys, Herman edged Kraft by a stroke Sunday in the Barbasol Championship. Trump...
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Ireland's Shane Lowry holds and kisses the Claret Jug trophy after winning the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, Sunday, July 21, 2019.(AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
July 21, 2019 - 3:33 pm
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Shane Lowry made the 68 years between British Opens in Northern Ireland worth the wait. The silver claret jug is staying on the Emerald Isle. Lowry, the 32-year-old Irishman with stout nerves and a soft touch around the greens, endured the worst weather of the week...
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England's Tommy Fleetwood reacts after he missed a putt on the 2nd green during the final round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, Sunday, July 21, 2019.(AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
July 21, 2019 - 3:20 pm
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — The rain was verging on torrential, the putts weren't dropping, and Tommy Fleetwood was looking thoroughly miserable on the most remote part of the soggy Dunluce Links. "Oh, Tommy," he said, his shoulders slumping as his third shot from the middle of the fairway at...
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Ireland's Shane Lowry holds an umbrella in heaven rain on the 8th green during the final round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, Sunday, July 21, 2019.(AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
July 21, 2019 - 2:38 pm
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Rain is no stranger to the British Open. Wet and windy weather is pretty common in Northern Ireland, too. But the adverse conditions on the final day of this year's tournament, the first time golf's oldest major has been across the Irish Sea since 1951, was evident...
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Ireland's Shane Lowry reacts after making a birdie on the 15th green during the final round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, Sunday, July 21, 2019.(AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
July 21, 2019 - 1:12 pm
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — The Latest on the British Open (all times local): 6:10 p.m. Shane Lowry has won the British Open for his first major title. The 32-year-old Irishman held on through a wet and windy day at Royal Portrush to beat Tommy Fletwood by 6 strokes. Lowry entered the day...
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