PGA Championships

August 19, 2019 - 6:47 am
VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — The European Tour has announced a four-point plan to crack down on slow play in golf. Starting in the 2020 season, players will be handed a one-shot penalty if they breach time allowances twice in a round. The tour says there will be "significantly increased fines"...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012 file photo, Europe's Ian Poulter reacts after making a putt on the 16th hole during a four-ball match at the Ryder Cup PGA golf tournament at the Medinah Country Club in Medinah, Ill. Poulter returns to Medinah this week for the BMW Championship. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File)
August 15, 2019 - 12:16 am
MEDINAH, Ill. (AP) — Ian Poulter walked into the Medinah clubhouse to register for the BMW Championship and immediately felt at home. On the walls leading to the locker room were photos of great moments in Medinah history, a course in the Chicago suburbs that has hosted the U.S. Open three times,...
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Tiger Woods chips an approach shot on the 12th hole during the pro-am round of the BMW Championship golf tournament at Medinah Country Club, Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019, in Medinah, Ill. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
August 14, 2019 - 1:41 pm
MEDINAH, Ill. (AP) — The course is familiar to Tiger Woods. The circumstances are not. Medinah is where Woods buried that 8-foot par putt on the 17th hole in 1999 to win the PGA Championship for the first time by holding off teenage Sergio Garcia. He returned to Medinah in 2006 and won the PGA...
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Tiger Woods tees off on the 12th hole at the Northern Trust golf tournament at Liberty National Golf Course, Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, in Jersey City, N.J. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
August 09, 2019 - 8:14 am
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Masters champion Tiger Woods withdrew Friday from the opening FedEx Cup playoffs event with what he described as a mild oblique strain. It was the first time Woods has pulled out in the middle of a tournament since the Dubai Desert Classic in February 2017, two months...
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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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Ireland's Shane Lowry walks arms outstretched on the 18th green as he goes on to win the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, Sunday, July 21, 2019.(AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
July 23, 2019 - 8:56 am
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Winning the British Open didn't sink in right away for Shane Lowry. It apparently didn't take long. A celebration that began on the 18th fairway of Royal Portrush extended well into the night in Dublin. The European Tour posted a video on Twitter of Lowry, still...
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Brooks Koepka of the United States acknowledges the crowd after putting on the 12 the 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 - 1:35 pm
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Brooks Koepka doesn't need to reach too far back in the memory bank to know how precarious a big lead can be. He nearly gave away his last major just two months ago after leading by seven shots going into the final round of the PGA Championship. Shane Lowry surely...
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July 17, 2019 - 4:37 am
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Players who are exempt and expected to compete in the 148th British Open at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland on July 18-21. Players listed only in the first category for which they are eligible: BRITISH OPEN CHAMPIONS: Francesco Molinari, Jordan Spieth, Henrik...
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FILE - These are 2018 and 2019 file photos showing some of the golfers competing in the British Open golf tournament. Shown are: Rickie Fowler, Dustin Johnson, Brooks Koepka, Rory McIlroy, Justin Rose, Xander Schauffele, Adam Scott, Jordan Spieth, Gary Woodland and Tiger Woods. (AP Photo/File)
July 16, 2019 - 10:28 am
A capsule look at 10 top contenders for the British Open, to be played Thursday-Sunday at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland (listed in predicted order of finish): RORY MCILROY Age: 30. Country: Northern Ireland. World ranking: 3. Worldwide victories: 24. Majors: U.S. Open (2011), British Open (...
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Phil Mickelson of the United States walks on the 18th green during a practice round ahead of the start of the British Open golf championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, Tuesday, July 16, 2019. The British Open starts Thursday. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
July 16, 2019 - 10:14 am
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Phil Mickelson received a crystal award Tuesday at the British Open. No, it wasn't for most days without eating. One of the hallmarks of Mickelson's career is playing for so long at a consistently high level, and the Official World Golf Ranking board honored him...
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