Men's golf

In this Nov. 18, 2011, file photo Tiger Woods hits an approach shot to the fourth hole during the second round of the Presidents Cup golf tournament at Royal Melbourne Golf Course, in Melbourne, Australia. Woods will captain the U.S. team at this year's Presidents Cup as Royal Melbourne golf course will host the Presidents Cup in December for the third time, and is where the International Team won its only previous tournament against the United States in 1998. ( AP Photo/Andrew Brownbill, File)
September 17, 2019 - 10:50 pm
Former Australian and European Tour professional Michael Clayton reckons he's played Melbourne's so-called sandbelt courses about 1,000 times. Lucky him. The eight courses feature bunkers sculpted out of sand, pristine greens and fairways unlike any others. They are most often praised by pros who...
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Viktor Hovland, of Norway, watches his tee shot on the 18th hole during the second round of A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier golf tournament in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va., Friday, Sept. 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
September 17, 2019 - 9:36 am
Viktor Hovland tied the PGA Tour record on Sunday at The Greenbrier with his 17th consecutive round in the 60s, closing with a 64 to tie for 10th. He matched the mark set by Bob Estes in the fall of 2001, and it could shed some light on how much golf at the highest level has changed in two decades...
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Suzann Pettersen of Europe celebrates after holing a putt on the 18th green to win the Solheim Cup against the US at Gleneagles, Auchterarder, Scotland, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
September 15, 2019 - 3:55 pm
GLENEAGLES, Scotland (AP) — Suzann Pettersen hit the final putt of the Solheim Cup, and as it turned out, the final putt of her career. Pettersen holed a 7-foot birdie putt on the 18th hole at Gleneagles as Europe won the last three matches to capture the Solheim Cup on Sunday, 14 1/2-13 1/2, in...
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September 13, 2019 - 11:40 am
AMSTERDAM (AP) — Scott Jamieson of Scotland shot a 7-under 65 in the second round, including seven birdies, to lead the KLM Open by two strokes at the halfway stage on Friday. Jamieson, whose only European Tour title came in 2013, birdied the par-5 18th in a bogey-free round at The International on...
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FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2019, file photo, Bryson Dechambeau tees off on the ninth hole during round four of the Dubai Desert Classic golf tournament, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. mbeau is the highest ranked player in the field at A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier, which kicks off the PGA Tour season Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. (AP Photo/Neville Hopwood, File)
September 11, 2019 - 1:45 pm
U.S. Presidents Cup team members were told to get out and play, and Bryson DeChambeau is eager to please. DeChambeau is heeding captain Tiger Woods' call for his eight players to stay sharp heading into the December matches. At No. 10, DeChambeau is the highest-ranked player in the world entered in...
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FILE - This is a July 19, 2019, file photo showing Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy smiling on the first green during the second round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland. McIlroy has been voted PGA Tour player of the year over Brooks Koepka after posting the most top-10 finishes and winning the FedEx Cup. It's the third time McIlroy has won the Jack Nicklaus Award, and the first without having won a major. (AP Photo/Jon Super, File)
September 11, 2019 - 12:52 pm
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Rory McIlroy is the PGA Tour player of the year, and even he was a little surprised. In a vote of the players, who presumably gave as much weight to the whole season as the four biggest weeks, McIlroy won the Jack Nicklaus Award over Brooks Koepka. It was the third...
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Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland lines up a putt during the second round of the European Masters golf tournament in Crans-Montana, Switzerland, Friday, Aug. 30, 2019. (Alexandra Wey/Keystone via AP)
September 10, 2019 - 2:19 pm
Seventeen days after Rory McIlroy cashed in by winning the FedEx Cup, a new season begins at The Greenbrier. That's nothing new. A year ago, there were only 10 open days between the final putt in the Tour Championship (Tiger Woods) and the first shot of the next season (Nick Taylor). It was an even...
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September 10, 2019 - 1:14 pm
VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — Brian Barnes, the charismatic English golfer who beat Jack Nicklaus twice in one day in Ryder Cup singles matches, has died after a short illness. He was 74. The European Tour said Barnes, who had cancer, died on Monday with family members by his side. A nine-time...
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Team USA captain Juli Inkster during the preview day ahead of the 2019 Solheim Cup at Gleneagles Golf Club, Scotland, Monday Sept. 9, 2019. (Ian Rutherford/PA via AP)
September 10, 2019 - 8:33 am
The stage alone makes this the most exciting week of the year in women's golf. The Solheim Cup delivers more pomp, more passion and more raw emotion than any other event on the schedule. Hugs give way to handshakes after the final hole. For three days, and sometimes longer, friends become the...
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September 08, 2019 - 3:42 pm
HOYLAKE, England (AP) — John Pak completed a perfect week and John Augenstein delivered the clinching point as the American rallied from a two-point deficit Sunday and won the Walker Cup for the first time away from home in 12 years. Facing a two-point deficit at the start of Sunday, the Americans...
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