Men's golf

September 27, 2020 - 6:33 pm
PUNTA CANA, Dominican Republic (AP) — Hudson Swafford lost control of the tournament without ever losing any confidence he could hit the right shot when it counted. Standing in the 13th fairway Sunday in the Corales Puntacana Resort and Club Championship, he had a four-shot lead. Walking off the...
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September 26, 2020 - 6:05 pm
PUNTA CANA, Dominican Republic (AP) — Adam Long went from trying to hit a fairway to a course so open it's hard to miss. He went from grinding over pars to pouring in birdies. One week after he toiled to a tie for 13th at Winged Foot in the U.S. Open, Long is loving life in the Caribbean. Long ran...
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Wake Forest running back Kenneth Walker III (9) looks for room to run against North Carolina State during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Raleigh, N.C, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020. (Ethan Hyman/The News & Observer via AP)
September 23, 2020 - 1:00 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The European Tour has decided against having a limited number of fans for the Scottish Open next week. The tour says because of a recent update on the Scottish government's guidelines for COVID-19, the tournament...
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Bryson DeChambeau, of the United States, hits onto the 18th green during the final round of the US Open Golf Championship, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Mamaroneck, N.Y. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
September 22, 2020 - 4:12 pm
MAMARONECK, N.Y. (AP) — Two moments were key for Bryson DeChambeau winning the U.S. Open. The first one was early in the week, when he played a practice round at Winged Foot with Phil Mickelson. By then, DeChambeau already was sold on his plan of hitting driver every chance he could because it...
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Bryson DeChambeau, of the United States, hits onto the 18th green during the final round of the US Open Golf Championship, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Mamaroneck, N.Y. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
September 21, 2020 - 1:58 am
Golfers like to say they win when it’s their week, when a swing adjustment suddenly clicks or because they’re driving the ball and putting it just that little better than everyone else. Bryson DeChambeau has a different take: He thinks every week belongs to him. Over the course of four days,...
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Bryson DeChambeau, of the United States, reacts after sinking a putt for par on the 18th hole to win the US Open Golf Championship, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Mamaroneck, N.Y. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
September 20, 2020 - 7:28 pm
MAMARONECK, N.Y. (AP) — What was supposed to be a typical U.S. Open produced a most unconventional champion. Bryson DeChambeau was not the least bit concerned by the narrow fairways or the ankle-deep rough that shape Winged Foot into historically the toughest of all U.S. Opens. With his extra 40...
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Bryson DeChambeau, of the United States, watches his shot off the second tee during the final round of the US Open Golf Championship, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Mamaroneck, N.Y. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
September 20, 2020 - 2:12 pm
MAMARONECK, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest from the final round of the U.S. Open, golf’s second major of the year (all times EDT): ___ 3:05 p.m. Bryson DeChambeau has moved into the lead at the U.S. Open. DeChambeau birdied the fourth hole and is one of only two players under par for the day as the winds...
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Matthew Wolff, right, bumps fists with his caddie after finishing the third round of the US Open Golf Championship, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, in Mamaroneck, N.Y. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
September 19, 2020 - 6:25 pm
MAMARONECK, N.Y. (AP) — Matthew Wolff might be too young to realize he's supposed to hit fairways to have a chance to win the U.S. Open. Or maybe he's so good it doesn't matter. Wolff hit only two fairways Saturday and still matched the lowest score ever at Winged Foot in a major, a 5-under 65 that...
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Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, checks his lie on the first green during the third round of the US Open Golf Championship, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, in Mamaroneck, N.Y. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
September 19, 2020 - 4:18 pm
MAMARONECK, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest from the third round of the U.S. Open, golf's second major of the year (all times local): ___ 5:17 p.m. Danny Lee has withdrawn from the U.S. Open after the third round due to a wrist injury. Lee completed an 8-over 78 at Winged Foot, but decided after the round...
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Patrick Reed, of the United States, plays a shot off the second fairway during the second round of the US Open Golf Championship, Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, in Mamaroneck, N.Y. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
September 19, 2020 - 2:23 am
It’s rare when fans wind up rooting for the golf course, even one as majestic as Winged Foot, but suddenly that’s a viable option. Maybe because the two players atop the leaderboard heading into Round 3 at the U.S. Open are not exactly — how to put this? — the most likeable guys in the game...
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