Golf

November 16, 2019 - 5:20 pm
PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico (AP) — Harris English feels he got away from the basics that carried him to a promising start to his PGA Tour career. He hopes he’s headed in that direction again. English holed a chip-and-run from off the 18th green Saturday for birdie and a 7-under 64, giving him the 36-...
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November 10, 2019 - 7:56 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — One unforgettable shot made a winner out of Jeff Maggert — and Scott McCarron. Maggert was 123 yards away in the 17th fairway, the third playoff hole in the Charles Schwab Cup Championship, needing to beat Retief Goosen to end more than four years without winning on the PGA Tour...
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Tiger Woods of the United States reacts after his putt on the 18th hole during the final round of the Zozo Championship PGA Tour at the Accordia Golf Narashino country club in Inzai, east of Tokyo, Japan, Monday, Oct. 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
November 07, 2019 - 7:20 pm
Tiger Woods will have an ear piece, a radio and his golf clubs at the Presidents Cup. Woods created his own slice of history Thursday night by becoming the first Presidents Cup captain to use one of his wild-card selections on himself. He is the second playing captain in the Presidents Cup. Hale...
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Jason Day of Australia watches his tee shot on the 11th hole during the first round of the Zozo Championship PGA Tour at the Accordia Golf Narashino country club in Inzai, east of Tokyo, Japan, Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
November 06, 2019 - 8:40 pm
Ernie Els filled out his International team already loaded with newcomers by choosing two more Presidents Cup rookies with his captain's picks Wednesday night. Els took a pair of 21-year-old rookies, Joaquin Niemann of Chile and Sungjae Im of South Korea, with two of his picks. That will give the...
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Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland raises the trophy after winning the HSBC Champions golf tournament at the Sheshan International Golf Club in Shanghai on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
November 03, 2019 - 5:05 am
SHANGHAI (AP) — Given another shot at winning the HSBC Champions, Rory McIlroy delivered his best of the day. Even though he never trailed over the last 14 holes Sunday, and he didn't make a bogey all weekend, McIlroy felt fortunate to be standing on the tee at the par-5 18th in a playoff with...
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November 02, 2019 - 4:41 pm
SOUTHAMPTON, Bermuda (AP) — Harry Higgs rebounded from his first bogey of the week to take a two-stroke lead in the PGA Tour's inaugural Bermuda Championship. After dropping a stroke on the par-4 14th at hilly Port Royal, Higgs birdied the par-3 16th and par-4 18th on Saturday for his second...
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Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland lines up his shot during day three of the HSBC Champions golf tournament held at the Sheshan International Golf Club in Shanghai on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
November 02, 2019 - 4:39 am
SHANGHAI (AP) — On a day when eight players had a chance to take the lead at the HSBC Champions, Rory McIlroy found the best way to move forward was to not go backward. He didn't get the most out of his round Saturday at Sheshan International. But he had the lead. "I'm not going to complain,"...
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Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland fist pumps with Xander Schauffele of the United States at right during the HSBC Champions golf tournament held at the Sheshan International Golf Club in Shanghai on Friday, Nov. 1, 2019. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
November 01, 2019 - 4:49 am
SHANGHAI (AP) — Already with three victories and a career-best 17 finishes in the top 10, Rory McIlroy has put himself in position to add to those totals going into the weekend at the HSBC Champions. He made a mess of the 16th hole Friday and escaped with bogey after hitting three tee shots (only...
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Li Haotong of China, left and Phil Mickelson of the United States chat before they tee off for the HSBC Champions golf tournament at the Sheshan International Golf Club in Shanghai on Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
October 31, 2019 - 4:31 am
SHANGHAI (AP) — Li Haotong has come a long way in the HSBC Champions, which he realized before hitting any of his 64 shots Thursday that carried him to a one-shot lead. Standing next to him on the tee was Phil Mickelson, a longtime golf idol. Li was part of the HSBC junior program when this World...
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Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland watches his tee shot on the 3th hole during the third round of the Zozo Championship PGA Tour at the Accordia Golf Narashino country club in Inzai, east of Tokyo, Japan, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
October 30, 2019 - 11:41 am
SHANGHAI (AP) — Already the FedEx Cup champion and PGA Tour player of the year, Rory McIlroy has found plenty of motivation toward the back end of the year. Most of it is geared toward reaping rewards next year. McIlroy is coming off a tie for third last week in Japan, a tournament he was never...
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