Golf

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 ANNES, England (AP) — Michelle Wie has withdrawn from the Women's British Open midway through her first round because of a hand injury.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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July 28, 2018 - 4:27 pm
HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — Bryson DeChambeau shared a one-shot lead with Richard McEvoy heading to the final round of the European Open on Saturday. Both golfers seek their first European Tour title. DeChambeau started the third round ahead by a shot. But McEvoy carded a 3-under 69 for the Englishman...
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July 28, 2018 - 3:26 pm
GULLANE, Scotland (AP) — Ariya Jutanugarn and Amy Yang led the Ladies Scottish Open by one stroke after an increasingly tough scoring day in the third round on Saturday. None of the top five broke par 71, as the wind picked up in the afternoon and grew to a howling 35 mph (55 kph) at Gullane. Ariya...
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July 28, 2018 - 8:20 am
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — Stephen Ames shares the lead with Miguel Angel Jimenez on 9 under at the Senior British Open after the Canadian completed his delayed second round on Saturday. Darkness had ended play early on Friday with No. 18 remaining for Ames, which he parred on the Old Course for...
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July 26, 2018 - 3:52 pm
ST ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — American Kirk Triplett and Thaworn Wiratchant of Thailand shot 7-under 65s Thursday to lead the Senior British Open by one stroke after the opening round but both will be keeping a close eye on defending champion Bernhard Langer. Long the dominant figure in over-50s golf...
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