Golf

Sung Kang, of South Korea, kisses the trophy after winning the Byron Nelson golf tournament on Sunday, May 12, 2019, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Richard W. Rodriguez)
May 12, 2019 - 8:57 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Sung Kang was a teenager when his father started sending him from South Korea to North Texas in the winters and summers to work on his golf game. The 31-year-old Kang, who now lives in the area while playing on the PGA Tour, got to call his father Sunday to tell him, "I did it," after...
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May 11, 2019 - 9:41 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Matt Every opened the rain-delayed third round at the Byron Nelson with an eagle, then had four birdies in a span of five holes to take the lead from Sung Kang before play was suspended because of darkness Saturday night with that lead group through nine holes. The start of play at...
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Steve Stricker tees off on the second hole during the third round of the Regions Tradition Champions Tour golf tournament, Saturday, May 11, 2019, in Birmingham, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
May 11, 2019 - 4:52 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Steve Stricker didn't have another near-flawless round, but he found a nice way to finish. He birdied the final hole for a 2-under 70 and held the lead Saturday after three rounds at the Regions Tradition. Bernhard Langer was among three players two strokes back. Stricker,...
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Sung Kang reacts after sinking a putt on the 18th green during the second round of the Byron Nelson golf tournament at Trinity Forest on Friday, May 10, 2019, in Dallas. (Ashley Landis/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
May 10, 2019 - 8:09 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Sung Kang matched the Trinity Forest course record with a 10-under 61 on an unseasonably cool day Friday to take the second-round lead in the Byron Nelson. Kang was 16 under after his round that included six birdies in a row. The 31-year-old South Korean who lives in North Texas had a...
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Brooks Koepka lines up to putt on the first green during the first round of the Byron Nelson golf tournament Thursday, May 9, 2019, at Trinity Forest in Dallas. (Ryan Michalesko/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
May 09, 2019 - 8:45 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Denny McCarthy has some loose connections to Jordan Spieth and Tony Romo, the Trinity Forest members in the local spotlight. The former University of Virginia player is on top of the leaderboard after one round at the Byron Nelson. McCarthy shot a career-low 8-under 63 on Thursday,...
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President Donald Trump presents the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Tiger Woods during a ceremony in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Monday, May 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
May 06, 2019 - 8:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump awarded golfer Tiger Woods the nation's highest civilian honor on Monday, describing the 43-year-old as a "true legend" who transformed golf and then fought through years of injury to return to the sport's summit. Trump awarded Woods with the Presidential...
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Joel Dahmen lines up a putt on the second hole during the third round of the Wells Fargo Championship golf tournament at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, May 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
May 04, 2019 - 9:39 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — On his 30th birthday, Rory McIlroy used words like "patience" and "discipline" to move within two shots of the lead Saturday in the Wells Fargo Championship, giving the old man a shot at his third title at Quail Hollow. In his first time in the final group on the weekend,...
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May 04, 2019 - 9:10 am
SHENZHEN, China (AP) — First he made the cut, now he's inside the top 50. There's no holding back 14-year-old Chinese golfer Kuang Yang in his first-ever European Tour event. With a 3-under 69 that featured five birdies in his first 10 holes, Kuang moved into a tie for 44th place after the third...
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Jason Dufner watches his tee shot on the 16th hole during the second round of the Wells Fargo Championship golf tournament at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, N.C., Friday, May 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
May 03, 2019 - 7:54 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jason Dufner's game was going nowhere, so he changed everything from his swing coach to his equipment to his caddie. It didn't get any better. He at least is starting to see signs of it coming together with an 8-under 63 on Friday in the Wells Fargo Championship, matching his...
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Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, watches his tee shot on the third hole during the first round of the Wells Fargo Championship golf tournament at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, N.C., Thursday, May 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
May 02, 2019 - 8:17 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Rory McIlroy looked every bit like a player who has won twice at the Wells Fargo Championship. He just didn't feel like one. Twice when he was out of position off the tee, he managed to make birdies. He missed a 4-foot birdie putt after his most amazing recovery of all. And...
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