Golf

Dustin Johnson tees off on the 13th hole in the Northern Trust tournament at Liberty National Golf Course, Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, in Jersey City, N.J. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
August 08, 2019 - 3:44 pm
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Troy Merritt isn't obsessed with his position in the FedEx Cup and what he needs to advance in the PGA Tour's postseason. He figures the best solution is good golf, and he delivered his best round of the year Thursday in The Northern Trust. Merritt began with a 10-foot par...
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J. T. Poston holds the trophy after he won the Wyndham Championship golf tournament at Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, N.C., Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Chris Seward)
August 04, 2019 - 4:20 pm
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — J.T. Poston kept racking up birdies and pars — but no bogeys — at the Wyndham Championship. They added up to his first PGA Tour victory — and a first-time-in-decades achievement. Poston shot an 8-under 62 on Sunday for a one-stroke victory at the tour's regular-season finale...
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Japan's Hinako Shibuno reacts as she holds the trophy as she celebrates after winning the Women's British Open golf championship at Woburn Gold Club near near Milton Keynes, England, Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
August 04, 2019 - 2:43 pm
MILTON KEYNES, England (AP) — Hinako Shibuno of Japan finished with a birdie to win the Women's British Open by one shot over Lizette Salas on Sunday as she wrapped up a stunning major championship debut. The 20-year-old Shibuno, a rookie on the Japan LPGA Tour who was playing for the first time...
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Japan's Hinako Shibuno hits a shot during the AIG Women's British Open golf championship at Woburn Gold Club near near Milton Keynes, England, Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
August 03, 2019 - 6:45 pm
MILTON KEYNES, England (AP) — Hinako Shibuno's dream debut continued Saturday in the Women's British Open when she shot a 5-under 67 to take a two-stroke lead into the final round. The 20-year-old Shibuno, a rookie on the Japan LPGA Tour who is making her LPGA Tour and major championship debut,...
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Byeong Hun An follows a shot on the ninth hole during the second round of the Wyndham Championship golf tournament at Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, N.C., Friday, Aug. 2, 2019. (H. Scott Hoffmann/News & Record via AP)
August 02, 2019 - 4:22 pm
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Byeong Hun An shot a 5-under 65 on Friday in the Wyndham Championship to take a one-stroke lead into the weekend An was at 13-under 127 halfway through the PGA Tour's final event before the FedEx Cup playoffs. Brice Garnett was a stroke back after a 64, and six players —...
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South Korea's Jin Young Ko plays off the 7th tee on day two of the Women's British Open at Woburn Golf Club, Little Brickhill, England, Friday Aug. 2, 2019. (Steven Paston/PA via AP)
August 02, 2019 - 11:40 am
MILTON KEYNES, England (AP) — Ashleigh Buhai stretched her surprise lead at the Women's British Open to three shots, shooting a bogey-free 5-under 67 in Friday's second round. Buhai, who has never won on the LPGA Tour, birdied four of the final eight holes to post 12-under 132. The 30-year-old...
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Byeong Hun An, of South Korea, hits from a sand trap on the 18th hole during the first round of the Wyndham Championship golf tournament in Greensboro, N.C., Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019. (H. Scott Hoffmann/News & Record)
August 01, 2019 - 4:29 pm
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Byeong Hun An and Sungjae Im each shot 8-under 62 on Thursday to share the lead after one round at the Wyndham Championship. Mackenzie Hughes, Rory Sabbatini, Patrick Rodgers and Johnson Wagner were a stroke back behind the South Korean leaders in the final PGA Tour event...
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Collin Morikawa holds up his trophy for the gallery after winning the Barracuda Championship golf tournament at Montreux Golf & Country Club in Reno, Nev., Sunday, July 28, 2019. (AP Photo/ Lance Iversen)
July 28, 2019 - 7:08 pm
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Just over two months since Collin Morikawa graduated from Cal, he's headed to the PGA Tour's version of final exams. So far, he is passing every test. Morikawa capped off a dream summer Sunday when he birdied the last three holes and rallied to win the Barracuda Championship,...
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Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, left, shakes hands Brooks Koepka after Koepka won the final round of the World Golf Championships-FedEx St. Jude Invitational, Sunday, July 28, 2019, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
July 28, 2019 - 4:52 pm
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Brooks Koepka knows everyone wanted to see a tight final-round duel with Rory McIlroy. "That would have been incredible for the fans, for everybody that showed up and I'm sure that's what everybody wanted," Koepka said. Too bad Koepka drained all the drama Sunday on the way to...
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Bernhard Langer poses with the trophy after winning the senior Open golf tournament at Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club, in Lytham, England, Sunday July 28, 2019. (Peter Byrne/PA via AP)
July 28, 2019 - 2:05 pm
LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England (AP) — Bernhard Langer beat Paul Broadhurst by two shots to win the Senior British Open on Sunday for his record-extending 11th senior major title. Starting three shots off the overnight lead held by Broadhurst, the 61-year-old German fired a 4-under 66 to finish at 6-...
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