British Open Golf

October 07, 2020 - 5:13 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Francesco Molinari never imagined when he left the Mexico Championship on Feb. 23 that his next full tournament would not be until the middle of October. Or that he would be playing the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open in Las Vegas to start preparing for the Masters. Stranger...
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Tom Hoge watches his drive on the ninth hole during the second round of the Wyndham Championship golf tournament at Sedgefield Country Club on Friday, Aug. 14, 2020, in Greensboro, N.C. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
August 14, 2020 - 10:29 pm
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Tom Hoge maintained a share of the lead Friday at the Wyndham Championship, this time alongside Si Woo Kim, Talor Gooch and Billy Horschel. Hoge, tied for the first-round lead with Harold Varner III and Roger Sloan, kept in front with a steady 2-under 68 to get to 10-under...
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Tiger Woods walks to the 12th green during the third round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at TPC Harding Park Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
August 08, 2020 - 5:39 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — One day he couldn't find enough fairways. The next day he couldn't make any putts. The third day he couldn't get close enough to make any putts. That leaves a fourth day for Tiger Woods, with little to play for in the PGA Championship. Eight shots behind going into the third...
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Li Haotong of China, watches his putt on the 10th hole during the second round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at TPC Harding Park Friday, Aug. 7, 2020, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
August 08, 2020 - 8:46 am
Like too many tour pros, the guy leading the PGA Championship after two rounds is not above letting his clubs do the talking. What makes Li Haotong stand out from the crowd is what one of those clubs says about him. “HAOTONG IS THE MOST HANDSOME MAN IN CHINA,” reads the stamp — in red capital...
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Li Haotong of China, hits from the fairway on the 10th hole during the second round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at TPC Harding Park Friday, Aug. 7, 2020, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
August 07, 2020 - 9:48 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Still young, often inconsistent, forever fearless, Li Haotong is capable of just about anything on a big stage in golf. He was at his best Friday in the PGA Championship. Three years after his 63 in the final round of the British Open, Li hit only four fairways at Harding Park...
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FILE - In this May 19, 2019, file photo, Brooks Koepka reacts after winning the PGA Championship golf tournament at Bethpage Black in Farmingdale, N.Y. Koepka goes for a third straight PGA Championship title this week in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
August 03, 2020 - 6:23 am
Peter Thomson might have been up to his old tricks. He once described the Americans as the “greatest collection of golfers in the world” right before he captained an International team that annihilated the U.S. in the 1998 Presidents Cup. So what to make of his prediction at Carnoustie nine years...
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FILE - In this April 14, 1986, file photo, Jack Nicklaus reacts as he finishes on the 18th to win the Masters Championship at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/File)
April 12, 2020 - 12:00 am
A panel of 15 golf writers were asked to vote on the top Masters in history. They are being republished this week because the Masters has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. The 1986 Masters was voted No. 1 by a large margin. The following story moved on was on April 13, 1986. ___ By...
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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 - 5:21 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 and cruised to a three-stroke victory Sunday in the FedEx St. Jude Invitational. Playing...
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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 - 2:26 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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Jon Rahm, of Spain, acknowledges the applause as he leaves the ninth green during the first round of the World Golf Championships-FedEx St. Jude Invitational Thursday, July 25, 2019, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
July 25, 2019 - 6:57 pm
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Travelling from Northern Ireland to Tennessee has left everyone who played four rounds at the British Open fighting jet lag. Jon Rahm's putter helped him recover pretty quickly. Rahm matched the lowest round of his PGA Tour career with an 8-under 62 on Thursday at the FedEx St...
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