Women's golf

NBA referees Jonathan Sterling, left, and Lauren Holtkamp-Sterling, the only married couple in NBA refereeing history, pose for a photo with their daughter Stoan at their home Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
October 17, 2019 - 10:38 am
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Lauren Holtkamp and Jonathan Sterling first met a few years ago at a meeting of college basketball referees in Virginia, and when the group when out for some socializing that night she asked him to dance. He declined. The refs now agree: That was a bad call. They eventually...
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October 16, 2019 - 11:54 am
The rules have changed since Lee Ann Walker lasted played competitive golf. She found out the hard way. Walker shot rounds of 85 and 74 at the Senior LPGA Championship at French Lick Resort in Indiana. That was before she realized players no longer can putt when their caddies have been standing...
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October 14, 2019 - 10:02 am
LONDON (AP) — Men and women will compete against each other next year in Sweden in a new European Tour and Ladies European Tour event hosted by Henrik Stenson and Annika Sorenstam. The two tours announced the Scandinavian Mixed on Monday, minus details on how the course at Bro Hof Slott Golf Club...
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October 14, 2019 - 10:02 am
LONDON (AP) — Men and women will compete against each other next year in Sweden in a new European Tour and Ladies European Tour event hosted by Henrik Stenson and Annika Sorenstam. The two tours announced the Scandinavian Mixed on Monday, minus details on how the course at Bro Hof Slott Golf Club...
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Kevin Na celebrates after winning the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open golf tournament on the second playoff hole Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Becker)
October 08, 2019 - 8:43 am
Aaron Stewart was always around golf even when he wasn't heavily invested. Now he's involved in ways he never imagined. Stewart, the son of late three-time major champion Payne Stewart, has been appointed tournament director of the Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions in Orlando, Florida. The...
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FILE - In this Sunday, July 15, 2018 file photo, Steve Stricker hits on the ninth fairway during the final round of the John Deere Classic golf tournament at TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Ill. Steve Stricker and Padraig Harrington were at Whistling Straits in Sheboygan, Wis., on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019 to talk about the Ryder Cup one year before the matches are played.(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall), File
October 01, 2019 - 3:19 pm
The next Ryder Cup starts in 360 days, the perfect occasion for the opposing captains to meet Tuesday at Whistling Straits and share absolutely nothing. That's not entirely true. U.S. captain Steve Stricker says he has been involved with designing golf bags and looking at various clothing options...
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Justin Thomas prepares to putt on the first green of the Silverado Resort North Course during the final round of the Safeway Open PGA golf tournament Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019, in Napa, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
October 01, 2019 - 1:01 pm
What began as a group text in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian led to a simple question from Justin Leonard: What can we do? Leonard and his wife, Amanda, have property at Baker's Bay just east of Great Abaco in the Bahamas, and she was on a text chain with a woman who lives in Ponte Vedra Beach,...
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Cameron Champ follows his approach shot up to the third green of the Silverado Resort North Course during the final round of the Safeway Open PGA golf tournament Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019, in Napa, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
September 29, 2019 - 6:13 pm
NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Cameron Champ made a 3-foot birdie putt on the 18th hole for a one-stroke victory over Adam Hadwin on Sunday in the Safeway Open, finishing off an emotional week with his grandfather battling cancer. Three strokes ahead entering the round, Champ had five birdies and overcame a...
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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 24, 2019 - 2:20 pm
Suzann Pettersen is now linked with Syd Easterbrook, an English golfer and little more than a footnote in Ryder Cup history. At the core of what made the Solheim Cup so special was it being decided by the final shot of the tournament at Gleneagles on Sept. 15. Pettersen rolled in a putt from just...
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England's Danny Willett poses with the trophy after winning the PGA Championship at Wentworth Golf Club, Wentworth, England, Sunday Sept. 22, 2019. (Bradley Collyer/PA via AP)
September 22, 2019 - 3:41 pm
VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — Former Masters champion Danny Willett outplayed Jon Rahm in the final group at Wentworth and closed with a 5-under 67 to win the BMW PGA Championship by three shots for his first victory on home soil in England. Willett won for the seventh time in his career and moves...
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