Golf

August 04, 2018 - 3:37 pm
LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England (AP) — Pornanong Phatlum made the Royal Lytham course sing for her again as she held on to her overnight one-shot lead of the Women's British Open after the third round on Saturday. Pornanong has been singing Thai songs in her head to calm herself on a links course she...
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Justin Thomas watches his tee shot on the 15th hole during the second round of the Bridgestone Invitational golf tournament at Firestone Country Club, Friday, Aug. 3, 2018, in Akron, Ohio. (AP Photo/David Dermer)
August 03, 2018 - 7:41 pm
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Nobody has a better scoring average Saturday on the PGA Tour than Tiger Woods, and the Bridgestone Invitational would be a good time to keep that up. Woods might not have a choice. Neither will Rory McIlroy, Jason Day or anyone else wanting to keep pace. Tommy Fleetwood took...
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August 03, 2018 - 7:00 am
LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England (AP) — Royal Troon will stage the Women's British Open for the first time in 2020, four years after the Scottish club voted to admit female members. The announcement was made on Friday. Troon was an all-male club until 2016 when it voted overwhelmingly to admit women as...
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Tiger Woods waves to the fans after putting on the 11th hole during the first round of the Bridgestone Invitational golf tournament at Firestone Country Club, Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, in Akron, Ohio. (AP Photo/David Dermer)
August 02, 2018 - 6:50 pm
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Ian Poulter has never had much success at the Bridgestone Invitational until he opened with an 8-under 62. That was four shots better than Tiger Woods, who plays well at Firestone all the time. Poulter was motivated by reading over his results and realizing he has never finished...
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August 02, 2018 - 8:25 am
LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England (AP) — Michelle Wie has withdrawn from the Women's British Open midway through her first round because of a hand injury. The American golfer was 7 over after 12 holes at Royal Lytham on Thursday when she quit. Wie, who is ranked No. 18, says in a post on Twitter she "gave...
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In this Sunday, July 29, 2018 photo, Thailand's Ariya Jutanugarn putts on the 16th green during day four of the 2018 Women's Scottish Open at Gullane Golf Club, in East Lothian, Scotland. Jutanugarn is coming round reluctantly to the quirky nature of links golf and that makes the world’s No. 1 player an even more dangerous prospect heading into the Women’s British Open this week. (Jane Barlow/PA via AP)
August 01, 2018 - 8:28 am
Ariya Jutanugarn is coming round reluctantly to the quirky nature of links golf and that makes the world's No. 1 player an even more dangerous prospect heading into the Women's British Open this week. In the early stage of her career, Jutanugarn refused to adapt to the fierce winds and undulating...
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Dustin Johnson, of the United States, hits his tee shot on the first hole during the final round of the Canadian Open at the Glen Abbey Golf Club in Oakville, Ontario, Sunday, July 29, 2018. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)
July 29, 2018 - 7:32 pm
OAKVILLE, Ontario (AP) — Top-ranked Dustin Johnson pulled away Sunday in the RBC Canadian Open for his third victory of the season and 19th on the PGA Tour. Tied for third-round lead with Kevin Tway, Byeong Hun An and Whee Kim, Johnson shot a 6-under 66 for a three-stroke victory over Kim and An...
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July 29, 2018 - 4:51 pm
HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — Richard McEvoy won his first European Tour title at the age of 39 after a dramatic finish to the European Open in Hamburg on Sunday. The Englishman holed a 20-foot putt for birdie on the last hole to secure a one-shot victory ahead of Renato Paratore, Christofer Blomstrand...
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FILE - In this May 2, 2008, file photo, Bruce Lietzke tees off on the first hole during the opening round of the Champions Tour's FedEx Kinko's Classic golf tournament in Lakeway, Texas. Lietzke, the fun-loving, draw-hitting PGA Tour winner whose practice regime — or lack of one — spawned an often-told spoiled banana story, died Saturday, July 28, 2018, of brain cancer. He was 67. Lietzke's family said he died at his Athens, Texas, ranch. (Larry Kolvoord/Austin American-Statesman via AP, File)
July 29, 2018 - 1:28 am
ATHENS, Texas (AP) — Bruce Lietzke, the fun-loving, fade-hitting PGA Tour winner whose practice regime — or lack of one — spawned an often-told spoiled banana story, died Saturday of brain cancer. He was 67. Lietzke's family said he died at his Athens ranch. "Our PGA Tour family lost a treasured...
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Dustin Johnson of the United States hits his tee shot on the 17th hole during round three of the Canadian Open at the Glen Abbey Golf Club in Oakville, Ontario Saturday, July 28, 2018. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)
July 28, 2018 - 7:17 pm
OAKVILLE, Ontario (AP) — Top-ranked Dustin Johnson used a fast start and a late eagle to grab a share of the lead Saturday in the RBC Canadian Open. Johnson shot a 7-under 65 at Glen Abbey to match Kevin Tway, Byeong Hun An and Whee Kim at 17-under 199. "I like the golf course, I feel like my game'...
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