Golf

Francesco Molinari, of Italy, smiles as he listens to a question during a news conference at the PGA Championship golf tournament Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, at Bellerive Country Club in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
August 07, 2018 - 1:41 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest from the PGA Championship at Bellerive Country Club (all times local): 12:40 p.m. Dustin Johnson hopes some of his future father-in-law's fans will have his back when the world's top-ranked player tees off in the PGA Championship this week in St Louis. Wayne Gretzky only...
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August 07, 2018 - 11:50 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest from the PGA Championship at Bellerive Country Club (all times local): 10:45 a.m. The scoreboards for the PGA Championship aren't the only ones worth watching this week. That's because the tournament at Bellerive is the last points-paying event for the U.S. team for the...
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Patrick Cantlay hits onto the 6th green as he practices for the PGA Championship golf tournament Monday, Aug. 6, 2018, at Bellerive in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
August 06, 2018 - 7:12 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The PGA Championship finally found its identity. It's the one major where players are allowed to practice in shorts. They might not need to next year. This is the last year for the PGA Championship to be the final major. It will move to the middle of May and be held next year at...
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Justin Thomas watches his tee shot on the fifth hole during the final round of the Bridgestone Invitational golf tournament at Firestone Country Club, Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, in Akron, Ohio. (AP Photo/David Dermer)
August 05, 2018 - 6:25 pm
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Justin Thomas took all the drama out of the final World Golf Championship at Firestone, never letting anyone closer than two shots and closing with a 1-under 69 to win the Bridgestone Invitational for his third PGA Tour title this season. Sweeter than capturing his first World...
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England's Georgia Hall in action during day four of the Women's British Open at Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club, in Lytham, England, Sunday Aug. 5, 2018. (Richard Sellers/PA via AP)
August 05, 2018 - 1:48 pm
LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England (AP) — Georgia Hall of England reeled in long-time leader Pornanong Phatlum in a final-round duel at Royal Lytham to win the Women's British Open for her first major title on Sunday. Roared on by the large galleries in her home country, the 22-year-old Hall only took the...
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Justin Thomas watches his tee shot on the 17th hole during the third round of the Bridgestone Invitational golf tournament at Firestone Country Club, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018, in Akron, Ohio. (AP Photo/David Dermer)
August 04, 2018 - 7:56 pm
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Justin Thomas and Rory McIlroy have become friends more by location than youth. They live near each other in South Florida and said they spent last weekend practicing together at The Bear's Club. Sunday at Firestone will be the eighth time this year they play together in a...
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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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