Men's golf

FILE - In this Aug. 3, 2006 photo, Doug Barron drives on the first hole during the first round of the Buick Open at Warwick Hills Golf & Country Club in Grand Blanc, Mich. Ten years after he was the first player suspended for a positive drug test in golf, Barron flew to England on a whim to qualify for the Senior British Open and tied for fifth. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
July 30, 2019 - 4:04 pm
Doug Barron celebrated his 50th birthday with a last-minute trip to England to play links golf for the first time with some old friends. Only this wasn't the garden variety golf trip. He flew to Manchester, drove to the Lancashire coast and played with Wes Short Jr. The last time they had played...
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Jordan Spieth of the United States plays from the 6th tee 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 30, 2019 - 1:22 pm
Jordan Spieth hasn't played the Wyndham Championship since he lost in a playoff to Patrick Reed in 2013, a finish that allowed him to start the FedEx Cup playoffs in the top 10. He returns to Greensboro, North Carolina, facing a little more urgency. "I would like to make East Lake. That's my goal...
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July 29, 2019 - 6:56 am
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The World Golf Championships event in Tennessee is changing dates and will be played between the final two majors next year. That was part of the 2019-20 schedule the PGA Tour released Monday, which features only four empty weeks from the Sept. 12 start at The...
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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 - 5:51 pm
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Brooks Koepka turned his final-round duel with Rory McIlroy into a runaway for his first World Golf Championships title. Koepka had three birdies in a four-hole stretch on the front nine to take the lead and never trailed the rest of the way, closing with a 5-under 65 for a...
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Tom Watson before announced his retirement from the Senior Open championships and the US senior Championships, during day three of the Senior Open golf tournament at Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club, at Lytham, Britain, Saturday July 27, 2019. (Peter Byrne/PA via AP)
July 27, 2019 - 1:25 pm
LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England (AP) — Englishman Paul Broadhurst birdied two of the last three holes Saturday to take a one-shot lead into the final round of the Senior British Open, which will be Tom Watson's final appearance at the tournament. Broadhurst had four birdies and a bogey in his third-round...
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First-time major champion Shane Lowry celebrates with the Claret Jug during the homecoming event after winning the British Open, in Clara in County Offaly, Ireland, Tuesday July 23, 2019. (Donall Farmer/PA via AP)
July 25, 2019 - 10:24 am
VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — The 2026 Ryder Cup will be played in Ireland, taking golf's greatest team event to the home country of British Open champion Shane Lowry. European organizers say they picked Adare Manor in County Limerick to host the biennial three-day match against the United States...
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Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, right, and Philip Eriksson, of Sweden, second from right, laugh as they watch Henrik Stenson, of Sweden, get ready to hit in a left-handed driving contest on the 13th hole during a practice round for the World Golf Championships-FedEx St. Jude Invitational Wednesday, July 24, 2019, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
July 24, 2019 - 3:48 pm
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Dustin Johnson made it clear. Even though he won the last time the PGA Tour visited TPC Southwind, he's not the defending champion. That would be Justin Thomas, who is looking to become the first repeat winner at this World Golf Championships event since Tiger Woods took three...
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Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, right, and Philip Eriksson, of Sweden, second from right, laugh as they watch Henrik Stenson, of Sweden, get ready to hit in a left-handed driving contest on the 13th hole during a practice round for the World Golf Championships-FedEx St. Jude Invitational Wednesday, July 24, 2019, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
July 24, 2019 - 3:48 pm
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Dustin Johnson made it clear. Even though he won the last time the PGA Tour visited TPC Southwind, he's not the defending champion. That would be Justin Thomas, who is looking to become the first repeat winner at this World Golf Championships event since Tiger Woods took three...
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Andrew Landry hits off the second tee during the final round of the John Deere Classic golf tournament, Sunday, July 14, 2019, at TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Ill. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
July 23, 2019 - 2:33 pm
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Andrew Landry hit the opening tee shot at the Masters. Shane Lowry hit the final shot at the British Open. All in 102 days. The new major championship season in golf — one a month starting with the Masters in April — could take time before players can adjust. And...
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July 23, 2019 - 2:17 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Former University of Texas at Arlington golf coach Stuart Deane was found responsible for sexual harassment through inappropriate comments to some of his female athletes, according to a Title IX investigation. Deane resigned as the university's golf director before the...
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