Golf

May 11, 2019 - 9:41 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Matt Every opened the rain-delayed third round at the Byron Nelson with an eagle, then had four birdies in a span of five holes to take the lead from Sung Kang before play was suspended because of darkness Saturday night with that lead group through nine holes. The start of play at...
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Steve Stricker tees off on the second hole during the third round of the Regions Tradition Champions Tour golf tournament, Saturday, May 11, 2019, in Birmingham, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
May 11, 2019 - 4:52 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Steve Stricker didn't have another near-flawless round, but he found a nice way to finish. He birdied the final hole for a 2-under 70 and held the lead Saturday after three rounds at the Regions Tradition. Bernhard Langer was among three players two strokes back. Stricker,...
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Sung Kang reacts after sinking a putt on the 18th green during the second round of the Byron Nelson golf tournament at Trinity Forest on Friday, May 10, 2019, in Dallas. (Ashley Landis/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
May 10, 2019 - 8:14 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Sung Kang and his caddie did some calculations on the driving range before the second round of the Byron Nelson on an unseasonably cool day with some breezy conditions. "The biggest thing was we needed to figure how shorter the ball is going to fly," Sung said. "So we just trusted the...
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Brooks Koepka lines up to putt on the first green during the first round of the Byron Nelson golf tournament Thursday, May 9, 2019, at Trinity Forest in Dallas. (Ryan Michalesko/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
May 09, 2019 - 8:45 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Denny McCarthy has some loose connections to Jordan Spieth and Tony Romo, the Trinity Forest members in the local spotlight. The former University of Virginia player is on top of the leaderboard after one round at the Byron Nelson. McCarthy shot a career-low 8-under 63 on Thursday,...
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President Donald Trump presents the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Tiger Woods during a ceremony in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Monday, May 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
May 06, 2019 - 8:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump awarded golfer Tiger Woods the nation's highest civilian honor on Monday, describing the 43-year-old as a "true legend" who transformed golf and then fought through years of injury to return to the sport's summit. Trump awarded Woods with the Presidential...
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Max Homa celebrates after winning the Wells Fargo Championship golf tournament at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, May 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
May 05, 2019 - 9:10 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Max Homa traded in a shovel for a ladder to get places he always thought he could reach. Two years ago in his second try on the PGA Tour, he made only two cuts the entire season and played only one round on a Sunday. Eight months ago, he was on the verge of going back to Q-...
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Joel Dahmen lines up a putt on the second hole during the third round of the Wells Fargo Championship golf tournament at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, May 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
May 04, 2019 - 9:39 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — On his 30th birthday, Rory McIlroy used words like "patience" and "discipline" to move within two shots of the lead Saturday in the Wells Fargo Championship, giving the old man a shot at his third title at Quail Hollow. In his first time in the final group on the weekend,...
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May 04, 2019 - 9:10 am
SHENZHEN, China (AP) — First he made the cut, now he's inside the top 50. There's no holding back 14-year-old Chinese golfer Kuang Yang in his first-ever European Tour event. With a 3-under 69 that featured five birdies in his first 10 holes, Kuang moved into a tie for 44th place after the third...
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Jason Dufner watches his tee shot on the 16th hole during the second round of the Wells Fargo Championship golf tournament at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, N.C., Friday, May 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
May 03, 2019 - 7:54 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jason Dufner's game was going nowhere, so he changed everything from his swing coach to his equipment to his caddie. It didn't get any better. He at least is starting to see signs of it coming together with an 8-under 63 on Friday in the Wells Fargo Championship, matching his...
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Minjee Lee, of Australia, tees off on the sixth hole during the final round of the Hugel-Air Premia LA Open golf tournament at Wilshire Country Club, Sunday, April 28, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
April 28, 2019 - 9:06 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Minjee Lee won the Hugel-Air Premia LA Open on Sunday at Wilshire Country Club for her fifth LPGA Tour title, closing with a 3-under 68 for a four-stroke victory. The 22-year-old Australian made a 15-foot birdie putt on the par-3 18th to finish at 14-under 270. She led the last...
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