Golf

Brooks Koepka chips to the fourth green during the first round of the Tour Championship golf tournament Friday, Aug. 23, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)
August 23, 2019 - 8:46 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A storm delay at the Tour Championship slowed the momentum of Brooks Koepka and Justin Thomas, right when they were starting to pull ahead in the chase for the $15 million FedEx Cup. The final hour Friday showed how quickly it can change — and for Rory McIlroy, why no one is holding...
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Xander Schauffele tees off on the second hole during the first round of the Tour Championship golf tournament Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)
August 22, 2019 - 7:17 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Xander Schauffele was six shots behind before he ever hit a shot Thursday in the new scoring format for the Tour Championship. His goal was to keep his head down, play good golf and see where he stood to par at the end of two days. The TV cameras following his every move on the back...
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FILE - In this July 7, 2016 file photo Jim Justice, owner of The Greenbrier Resort, speaks to members of Team Greenbrier during a news conference in front of the hotel in White Sulphur Springs W.Va. Can Gov. Jim Justice be forced to live in the state capital? A persistent lawsuit seeking to do just that is heading back to court. A hearing in the case brought by Democratic Del. Isaac Sponaugle is scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019 in Charleston. Justice has acknowledged that he lives in Lewisburg, a city about 100 miles (160 kilometers) from the governor’s mansion in Charleston but not far from The Greenbrier, a lavish resort he owns that hosts a PGA tour and has been the site of an annual congressional getaway. (Rick Barbero/The Register-Herald via AP, file)
August 21, 2019 - 9:15 pm
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Can a governor be forced to live in the state capital? A persistent lawsuit seeking to do just that with West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice is back in court Wednesday. The Republican billionaire has been frequently criticized by members of both major parties for being absent...
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Justin Thomas, left, shares a laugh with Rickie Fowler as they prepare to play a practice round for the Tour Championship golf tournament in Atlanta, Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
August 21, 2019 - 4:34 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Justin Thomas has a two-shot lead, and the Tour Championship hasn't even started. If that seems difficult to fathom, consider that someone could win this week without having the lowest 72-hole score. And remember, such a radical change was to make the FedEx Cup finale easier to...
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Danish golfer and Ryder Cup winner Thorbjorn Olesen, left, arrives with an unidentified woman at Uxbridge Magistrates court in London, Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019, after being charged with sexual assault, being drunk on an aircraft and common assault. Olesen was arrested on 29 July after returning from the WGC St Jude Invitational on a flight from Nashville to London. Police were waiting for the 29-year-old when the aircraft landed at Heathrow.(AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
August 21, 2019 - 12:56 pm
UXBRIDGE, England (AP) — Danish golfer Thorbjorn Olesen is to face trial after being charged with sexual assault and being drunk on an aircraft. The 29-year-old Olesen indicated he would plead not guilty to the offenses when he made a brief appearance at a magistrates' court in Uxbridge, west of...
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Tiger Woods hits from a bunker on the 13th hole during the final round of the BMW Championship golf tournament at Medinah Country Club, Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019, in Medinah, Ill. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
August 19, 2019 - 7:01 pm
Tiger Woods wants the eight players who made his Presidents Cup team and four more under consideration as captain's picks to play tournaments and stay sharp over the next three months leading to the December matches Down Under. Left unclear was whether that applies to the captain if Woods decides...
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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 - 3:17 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — What started as an innocuous conversation during a public event has evolved into a golf partnership between an NBA superstar 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...
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Andy Ogletree hits the ball off the tee against John Augenstein during the final round at the USGA Amateur Golf Championship at the Pinehurst Country Club , in Pinehurst, N.C, Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019, (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)
August 18, 2019 - 7:15 pm
PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) — Andy Ogletree was in danger of being blown out of the U.S. Amateur final. He kept his poise — and his confidence — and came back to win. Ogletree won the U.S. Amateur on Sunday, rallying to beat John Augenstein 2 and 1. "Everyone on (his Georgia Tech) team says Andy's blood...
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Justin Thomas hits his second shot on the first hole during the final round of the BMW Championship golf tournament at Medinah Country Club, Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019, in Medinah, Ill. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
August 18, 2019 - 6:05 pm
MEDINAH, Ill. (AP) — Justin Thomas had more stress than he needed Sunday before regaining control with four birdies on the back nine at Medinah to win the BMW Championship and claim the No. 1 seed going into the FedEx Cup finale. Thomas closed with a 4-under 68 for a three-shot victory over Patrick...
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Justin Thomas celebrates an eagle on the 16th hole during the third round of the BMW Championship golf tournament at Medinah Country Club, Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019, in Medinah, Ill. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
August 17, 2019 - 8:49 pm
MEDINAH, Ill. (AP) — Winless over the last 12 months, Justin Thomas knew he was playing well and he was due for a low round. Saturday at the BMW Championship was more than he might have imagined. Thomas smashed the course record at Medinah with an 11-under 61 that gave him a six-shot lead over...
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