Golf

Northern Ireland's Darren Clarke tees of the 4th hole during the first round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, Thursday, July 18, 2019.(AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
July 18, 2019 - 5:23 am
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — It was about 6:30 a.m. when Darren Clarke, sporting a gray beard to match his swept-back gray hair, walked onto the first tee at Royal Portrush to hit the opening shot of a British Open he never thought would happen. He almost welled up when his name was announced...
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July 17, 2019 - 3:15 pm
MIDLAND, Mich. (AP) — Canadians Brooke Henderson and Alena Sharp shot a 5-under 65 in alternate-shot play Wednesday to take the first-round lead in the Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational, the LPGA Tour's first-year team event. Henderson and Sharp had seven birdies and two bogeys at Midland Country...
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Dylan Frittelli holds the trophy after winning the John Deere Classic golf tournament, Sunday, July 14, 2019, at TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Ill. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
July 14, 2019 - 3:37 pm
SILVIS, Ill. (AP) — While the rest of the leaders faltered, Dylan Frittelli surged to his first PGA Tour title. Frittelli won the John Deere Classic on Sunday, closing with a 7-under 64 for a two-stroke victory over Russell Henley. The South African earned a spot next week in the British Open,...
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Sei Young Kim smiles as she finishes on the eighteenth hole during the second round of the Marathon LPGA Classic golf tournament Friday July 12, 2019, at Highland Meadows Golf Club in Sylvania, Ohio. (Rebecca Benson/The Blade via AP)
July 13, 2019 - 2:48 pm
SYLVANIA, Ohio (AP) — Sei Young Kim shot a 5-under 66 on Saturday in the Marathon Classic to take a one-stroke lead over Lexi Thompson into the final round. Kim had seven birdies and two bogeys to reach 16-under 197 at Highland Meadows Golf Club. The South Korean player won the LPGA MEDIHEAL...
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FILE - In this June 16, 2019, file photo Tiger Woods watches his tee shot on the second hole during the final round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Pebble Beach, Calif. Woods has played just three tournaments, 10 rounds, since he won the Masters. For only the seventh time in his career, he went from one major to the next without having played in between, and then he missed the cut at Bethpage Black in the PGA Championship. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
July 12, 2019 - 8:16 am
That was Tiger Woods in his red shirt on Sunday at the Masters. That was Tiger Woods slipping on the green jacket. But it's not the same Tiger Woods. The evidence has less to do with how he plays — still plenty good to beat the best in the world on the biggest stage — and more to do with how often...
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Roberto Diaz putts on the 9th green during the first round of the John Deere Classic at TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Ill., Thursday, July 11, 2019. (Meg McLaughlin/Quad City Times via AP)
July 11, 2019 - 5:42 pm
SILVIS, Ill. (AP) — Roberto Diaz shot a 9-under 62 on Thursday to take the first-round lead in the John Deere Classic. Playing in the final group of the day off the first tee, the 32-year-old Mexican player birdied four of the first five holes, eagled the par-5 10th and birdied three of the last...
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FILE - This June 2, 2017 file frame from video shows the Trump National Doral in Doral, Fla. President Donald Trump’s golf resort near Miami is hosting a tournament where strippers will serve as caddies. The Shadow All Star Tournament is organized by a Hialeah strip club, Shadow Cabaret. The club is advertising on Facebook and its website that the event will be held Saturday, July 13, 2019 at Trump National Doral. (AP Photo/Alex Sanz, File)
July 10, 2019 - 2:15 pm
MIAMI (AP) — President Donald Trump's golf resort near Miami is hosting a tournament where strippers will serve as caddies. The Shadow All Star Tournament is organized by a Hialeah strip club, Shadow Cabaret. The club is advertising on Facebook and its website that the event will be held Saturday...
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Shanshan Feng of China tees off at the final round of the Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic on Sunday, July 7, 2019 in Hobart, Wis. (Chris Kohley/The Post-Crescent via AP)
July 07, 2019 - 6:13 pm
ONEIDA, Wis. (AP) — Shanshan Feng set a high target for such low scoring at the Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic, and she figured she had done enough. Three birdies in a four-hole stretch had taken her from three shots behind to one shot ahead Sunday, or so she thought. It was only after she hit 7-...
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Matthew Wolff kisses the trophy after winning the 3M Open golf tournament Sunday, July 7, 2019, in Blaine, Minn. (AP Photo/Andy Clayton- King)
July 07, 2019 - 5:32 pm
BLAINE, Minn. (AP) — Six weeks after winning the NCAA individual title with Oklahoma State, Matthew Wolff wrapped up just his third tournament as a professional. He took home a trophy and a PGA Tour card. Even if the 20-year-old was playing the 3M Open on a sponsor exemption in a field with far...
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Tiffany Joh tees off during the second round of the Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic golf tournament Friday, July 5, 2019, in Oneida, Wis. (Chris Kohley/The Post-Crescent via AP)
July 06, 2019 - 6:59 pm
ONEIDA, Wis. (AP) — Sung Hyun Park made her seventh birdie in 11 holes to build a three-shot lead and she still had a par 5 to play Saturday, a daunting position for those trying to catch the No. 1 player in the Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic. It all changed so suddenly. Park hit into the water on...
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