Golf

Li Haotong of China, left and Phil Mickelson of the United States chat before they tee off for the HSBC Champions golf tournament at the Sheshan International Golf Club in Shanghai on Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
October 31, 2019 - 2:31 am
SHANGHAI (AP) — Li Haotong has come a long way in the HSBC Champions, which he realized before hitting any of his 64 shots Thursday that carried him to a one-shot lead. Standing next to him on the tee was Phil Mickelson, a longtime golf idol. Li was part of the HSBC junior program when this World...
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Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland watches his tee shot on the 3th hole during the third round of the Zozo Championship PGA Tour at the Accordia Golf Narashino country club in Inzai, east of Tokyo, Japan, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
October 30, 2019 - 9:41 am
SHANGHAI (AP) — Already the FedEx Cup champion and PGA Tour player of the year, Rory McIlroy has found plenty of motivation toward the back end of the year. Most of it is geared toward reaping rewards next year. McIlroy is coming off a tie for third last week in Japan, a tournament he was never...
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October 30, 2019 - 3:14 am
SHANGHAI (AP) — Francesco Molinari would love nothing more than to go back to that Sunday at Augusta National, the day Tiger Woods so famously became a Masters champion again when it could have just as easily belonged to him. A tee shot in the water cost Molinari his two-shot lead. A wedge that...
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Tiger Woods of the United States poses with his trophy after winning the Zozo Championship PGA Tour at the Accordia Golf Narashino country club in Inzai, east of Tokyo, Japan, Monday, Oct. 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
October 27, 2019 - 9:05 pm
INZAI CITY, Japan (AP) — Tiger Woods shrugged off an early bogey Monday to win the Zozo Championship and tie Sam Snead's PGA Tour record of 82 victories. The 43-year-old American returned Monday to play the final seven holes in the rain-hit tournament, completing a 3-under 67 to beat local favorite...
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Tiger Woods of the United States walks near his fans on the 4th hole during the third round of the Zozo Championship PGA Tour at the Accordia Golf Narashino country club in Inzai, east of Tokyo, Japan, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
October 27, 2019 - 5:57 am
INZAI CITY, Japan (AP) — Tiger Woods is on the brink of making golf history. The Masters champion held a three-stroke lead over local favorite Hideki Matsuyama after 11 holes in the fourth round of the Zozo Championship on Sunday. Woods, who has led from the opening round of the PGA Tour's first...
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Tiger Woods of the United States lines up a putt near the empty spectators seat on the 18th green during the second round of the Zozo Championship PGA Tour at the Accordia Golf Narashino country club in Inzai, east of Tokyo, Japan, Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
October 26, 2019 - 2:18 am
INZAI CITY, Japan (AP) — Tiger Woods produced a round that would have had the spectators roaring. Teeing off in front of empty stands, Woods shot a second straight 6-under 64 on Saturday to take a two-stroke lead over Gary Woodland after the second round of the rain-hit Zozo Championship. "I'm...
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Danielle Kang of the United States watches her shot on the first hole during the first round of the LPGA tournament at LPGA International Busan in Busan, South Korea, Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019. (Han Jong-chan/Yonhap via AP)
October 25, 2019 - 2:16 am
BUSAN, South Korea (AP) — Danielle Kang shot a second consecutive 5-under 67 on Friday for a one-stroke lead at the Buick Ladies Championship, putting her in a strong position to win her second tournament in two weeks on the LPGA Tour. The American player, who won last week in Shanghai, had seven...
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Tiger Woods of the United States walks on the 9th hole after finishing the first round of the Zozo Championship PGA Tour at the Accordia Golf Narashino country club in Inzai, east of Tokyo, Japan, Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
October 24, 2019 - 2:59 pm
INZAI CITY, Japan (AP) — Tiger Woods couldn't have scripted a better scenario for the PGA Tour's first tournament in Japan despite his shaky start. After a layoff from arthroscopic surgery on his left knee two months ago, Woods shot a 6-under 64 on Thursday to share the first-round lead at the Zozo...
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Tiger Woods of the United States watches his tee shot on the 10th hole during the pro-am event of he Zozo Championship PGA Tour at Accordia Golf Narashino C.C. in Inzai, east of Tokyo, Japan, Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
October 23, 2019 - 7:05 am
INZAI CITY, Japan (AP) — Joining forces with a celebrity tycoon who dreams of going to the moon, the PGA Tour is committed to being in Japan for the long haul with its first tournament starting Thursday. With the help of businessman Yusaku Maezawa, known for taking chances, the sport's biggest...
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Miguel Angel Jiménez, of Spain, acknowledges fans as he wins the Dominion Energy Charity Classic golf tournament at the Country Club of Virginia in Richmond, Va., Monday, Oct. 21, 2019. (Daniel Sangjib Min/Richmond Times-Dispatch via AP)
October 21, 2019 - 1:12 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Miguel Angel Jimenez turned a day off for torrential rain into an advantage in the final round of the rain-delayed Dominion Energy Charity Classic. Jimenez repeatedly hit the ball close to the pins on greens softened by Sunday rain and tied the course record with a 9-under 63...
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