Golf

September 05, 2019 - 9:51 am
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Dustin Johnson had arthroscopic surgery Thursday to repair cartilage damage in his left knee and is expected to return this fall. The star golfer's manager says the procedure was considered routine. He likened it to the surgery on Johnson's right knee at the end of 2011...
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FILE - In this July 17, 2011, file photo, England's Tom Lewis holds his silver medal for being the top placed amateur in the British Open Golf Championship at Royal St George's golf course in Sandwich, England. Lewis was among 25 players who earned a PGA Tour card at the Korn Ferry Tour Finals. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)
September 03, 2019 - 6:47 pm
Tom Lewis of England says it was always his dream to play on the PGA Tour. He just didn't see it happening like this. Lewis was in a Miami coffee shop Tuesday as he tried to figure out his next move. His coach, David Armitage, is at La Gorce Country Club in Miami Beach. He had a phone call...
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Tom Lewis, of England, competes in the Korn Ferry Tour Championship golf tournament in Newburgh, Ind., Monday, Sept. 2, 2019. Lewis says it has always been his dream to play on the PGA Tour. He just didn't see it happening like this. (Christiana Botic/Evansville Courier & Press via AP)
September 03, 2019 - 3:10 pm
Tyler Duncan played his best golf over the final nine holes of his long season, making four birdies on the back nine to close with a 66. That meant getting a PGA Tour card for the third straight season, twice through what now is called the Korn Ferry Tour Finals. D.J. Trahan also delivered a clutch...
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Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland hits a bunker shot during the second round of the European Masters golf tournament in Crans-Montana, Switzerland, Friday, Aug. 30, 2019. (Alexandra Wey/Keystone via AP)
August 30, 2019 - 11:04 am
CRANS-MONTANA, Switzerland (AP) — Rory McIlroy picked up five shots in his last five holes for a 7-under 63 to move within a shot of the lead after the second round of the European Masters on Friday. McIlroy surged to join Tommy Fleetwood (65) and three others on 10 under, one behind Gavin Green (...
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Patrick Cantlay tees off on the 10th hole during practice for the Tour Championship golf tournament in Atlanta, Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
August 27, 2019 - 2:51 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — So much attention was paid to the upside at East Lake, with $15 million going to the winner of the FedEx Cup and seven-figure bonuses paid out to the top eight players at the Tour Championship. Overlooked was the most volatile week of the FedEx Cup playoffs, and it was costly to...
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Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, holds up the FedEx Cup trophy after winning the Tour Championship golf tournament Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)
August 27, 2019 - 12:54 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Ballots have been sent to PGA Tour players, who will have the final word on who had the best season. Of lesser interest is who gets voted rookie of the year. In both cases, it could illustrate the differences between how the PGA Tour and its players view what matters. Rory McIlroy...
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Tiger Woods, left, greets fans as he walks to the 14th fairway after hitting his tee shot during the final round of the BMW Championship golf tournament at Medinah Country Club, Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019, in Medinah, Ill. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
August 27, 2019 - 11:24 am
A season that began with Tiger Woods celebrating a fifth Masters title ended with a fifth surgery on his left knee. This one wasn't serious. Woods said Tuesday on Twitter he had arthroscopic surgery last week to repair what he described as minor cartilage damage. In a statement Woods released on...
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Stacy Lewis tees off on the third hole during the first round of the CP Women's Open in Aurora, Ontario, Thursday Aug. 22, 2019. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
August 26, 2019 - 2:30 pm
Juli Inkster used her two Solheim Cup captain's picks on Stacy Lewis and Morgan Pressel on Monday, wanting to add experience to an American team so young that eight of the 12 players have never competed in the tournament when it is away from home. "I think they can bring a little calming factor to...
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August 25, 2019 - 6:51 pm
SNOQUALMIE, Wash. (AP) — Brandt Jobe used his best round of the year to spoil what was supposed to be a day-long celebration for hometown favorite Fred Couples. Jobe rallied from seven strokes down, shooting a final-round 9-under 63 Sunday to win the Boeing Classic for his second PGA Tour Champions...
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Spectators are tended to after a lightning strike on the East Lake Golf Club course left several injured during a weather delay in the third round of the Tour Championship golf tournament Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)
August 25, 2019 - 7:38 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta police say six people injured by debris from a lightning strike at the Tour Championship have been treated and released. Authorities say the injured were five were men and one female juvenile. One was treated at East Lake Golf Club. The other five were taken to hospitals and...
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