Women's golf

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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President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally, Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, in Manchester, N.H. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) President Donald Trump boards Air Force One at Manchester-Boston Regional Airport in Manchester, N.H., to return to his golf club in New Jersey after speaking at a campaign rally, Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
August 20, 2019 - 6:05 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan didn't think twice when President Donald Trump invited him to play golf last Saturday. It was the second time they have played since Trump has been in office. "I'm concerned about criticism for everything that I do," Monahan said Tuesday. "But in...
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Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry attends a news conference at Langston Golf Course in Washington, Monday, Aug. 19, 2019, where Curry announced that he would be sponsoring men's and women's golf teams at Howard University. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
August 19, 2019 - 3:24 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — What started as an innocuous conversation during a public event has evolved into a golf partnership between NBA star Stephen Curry and Howard University. The two-time NBA MVP announced Monday that he is helping Howard re-establish a golf program. Curry is providing a donation that...
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Justin Thomas celebrates after sinking a birdie on the 18th green during the final round at the BMW Championship golf tournament at Medinah Country Club, Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019, in Medinah, Ill. He finished under 25. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
August 18, 2019 - 4:54 pm
MEDINAH, Ill. (AP) — Justin Thomas had more stress than he wanted and answered with the shots he needed Sunday at Medinah to win the BMW Championship and claim the No. 1 seed going into the FedEx Cup finale. Thomas watched a six-shot lead shrink to two in a span of three holes around the turn until...
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Tiger Woods tees off in the Northern Trust golf tournament at Liberty National Golf Course, Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019 in Jersey City, N.J. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
August 13, 2019 - 4:57 pm
MEDINAH, Ill. (AP) — The mild oblique strain that Tiger Woods cited when he withdrew after one round of FedEx Cup playoffs was feeling good enough that he flew to the Chicago area Tuesday to give it a try in the BMW Championship. Woods arrived mid-afternoon, did some media with partner Golf TV, had...
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August 12, 2019 - 7:50 am
GLENEAGLES, Scotland (AP) — Norway's Suzann Pettersen has been handed a Solheim Cup wild card despite having played just two events since November 2017. Pettersen will make her ninth appearance in the biennial event at Gleneagles next month. She was originally appointed one of European captain...
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August 10, 2019 - 3:38 pm
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Bryson DeChambeau wasted no time defending himself against accusations of slow play Saturday after harsh criticism on social media stemming from a video showing him taking more than two minutes to hit an 8-foot putt. Among those who criticized him on Twitter was Eddie...
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FILE - In this April 14, 2019, file photo, Tiger Woods reacts as he wins the Masters golf tournament in Augusta, Ga. Woods' appeal worldwide, particularly in Asia, remains stronger than ever after his 15th major title.(AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
August 08, 2019 - 6:23 am
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Tiger Woods' first vacation to Thailand was a lot different from when he goes there for work. "No one knew who I was," Woods said Wednesday with a smile. That might be true when no one's trying to bother him at a resort with his mother, children and girlfriend. Still, there...
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Jordan Spieth, tees off on the seventh hole during the first round of the World Golf Championships-FedEx St. Jude Invitational Thursday, July 25, 2019, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
August 06, 2019 - 4:38 pm
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Jordan Spieth made such an impressive run through the FedEx Cup playoffs in 2013 that he was selected as a captain's pick for the Presidents Cup at age 20, the youngest American to ever compete in the matches. That began a run of six straight U.S. teams, a streak that might...
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Japan's Hinako Shibuno reacts as she holds the trophy as she celebrates after winning the Women's British Open golf championship at Woburn Gold Club near near Milton Keynes, England, Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
August 04, 2019 - 6:12 pm
MILTON KEYNES, England (AP) — Hinako Shibuno of Japan won the Women's British Open on Sunday in her major championship debut, holing an 18-foot birdie putt on the final hole for a one-stroke victory over Lizette Salas. The 20-year-old Shibuno, a rookie on the Japan LPGA Tour who was making her LPGA...
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