Men's golf

Jim Herman kisses the trophy after winning the PGA Barbasol Championship golf tournament at Keene Trace Golf Club's Champions Course in Nicholasville, Ky., Sunday, July 21, 2019. (Alex Slitz/Lexington Herald-Leader via AP)
July 21, 2019 - 7:10 pm
NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (AP) — From President Donald Trump's putting advice to playing partner Kelly Kraft's two late bogeys, Jim Herman got the help he needed to win the Barbasol Championship on Sunday for his second PGA Tour title. He executed when he had to, too. "Really proud of how I can step up on...
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Ireland's Shane Lowry holds and kisses the Claret Jug trophy after winning the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, Sunday, July 21, 2019.(AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
July 21, 2019 - 1:24 pm
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — The outcome was never in doubt to just about everyone but Shane Lowry. A year ago, he sat in the parking lot at Carnoustie and cried after missing the cut in the British Open for the fourth straight year. Even with a four-shot lead Sunday at Royal Portrush, in a...
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Ireland's Shane Lowry holds an umbrella in heaven rain on the 8th green during the final round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, Sunday, July 21, 2019.(AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
July 21, 2019 - 11:38 am
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Rain is no stranger to the British Open. Wet and windy weather is pretty common in Northern Ireland, too. But the adverse conditions on the final day of this year's tournament, the first time golf's oldest major has been across the Irish Sea since 1951, was evident...
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Ireland's Shane Lowry reacts after making a birdie on the 15th green during the final round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, Sunday, July 21, 2019.(AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
July 21, 2019 - 10:12 am
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — The Latest on the British Open (all times local): 6:10 p.m. Shane Lowry has won the British Open for his first major title. The 32-year-old Irishman held on through a wet and windy day at Royal Portrush to beat Tommy Fletwood by 6 strokes. Lowry entered the day...
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July 20, 2019 - 2:50 pm
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — A brief look at the third round Saturday of the British Open at Royal Portrush (all times EDT): LEADING: Shane Lowry had a 63 and set the British Open record for 54 holes at 16-under 197. TRAILING: Tommy Fleetwood (66) was four shots behind. CHASING: Brooks Koepka...
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Rickie Fowler of the United States, left talks to Xander Schauffele of the United States as they walk to the 16th green during the third round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, Saturday, July 20, 2019.(AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
July 20, 2019 - 2:44 pm
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Xander Schauffele was still running hot Saturday in the British Open, and it had nothing to do with a 69 that left him 11 shots out of the lead at Royal Portrush. Schauffele accused the R&A of trying to ruin his image by not keeping private that his Callaway...
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Ireland's Shane Lowry tees off on the 5th hole during the third round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, Saturday, July 20, 2019.(AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
July 20, 2019 - 2:22 pm
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — The noise was unlike anything Shane Lowry had ever heard on a golf course, no surprise at the first British Open in these parts in 68 years and an Irishman atop the leaderboard at Royal Portrush. Lowry didn't get rattled Saturday. He only got better. Two straight...
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England's Tommy Fleetwood reacts after he saves parr on the 15th green during the third round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, Saturday, July 20, 2019.(AP Photo/Jon Super)
July 20, 2019 - 1:41 pm
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Only one player can realistically prevent the biggest golfing party ever seen on the Emerald Isle from exploding into life at Royal Portrush on Sunday. Tommy Fleetwood is ready for the challenge. "I know what it's going to be like," said Fleetwood, who will start...
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Ireland's Shane Lowry plays his shot from the 1st tee during the third round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, Saturday, July 20, 2019.(AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
July 20, 2019 - 11:55 am
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — The Latest on the British Open (all times local): 7:50 p.m. Shane Lowry has a tournament-best 63 and a four-shot lead going into the last round of the British Open. The Irishman broke out of a four-way tie late on the front nine with a birdie on No. 9, and then the...
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Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy looks down after completing his second round on the 18th green during the second round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, Friday, July 19, 2019.(AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
July 19, 2019 - 1:52 pm
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Everyone in the massive grandstand rose to cheer and celebrate a bold performance by Rory McIlroy, who longed for such support and affection on his walk toward his final hole at Royal Portrush in the British Open. Except this was Friday. And now McIlroy can only...
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