Golf

Jordan Spieth follows through on a shot off the seventh tee during the first round of the PGA Championship golf tournament, Thursday, May 16, 2019, at Bethpage Black in Farmingdale, N.Y. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
May 16, 2019 - 6:29 pm
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the PGA Championship on Thursday at Bethpage Black (all times local): 6:25 p.m. Jordan Spieth needs only the PGA Championship to complete the career Grand Slam at the tender age of 25. His tournament got off to a solid enough start when he shot a 1-under-par...
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Brooks Koepka reacts after sinking a putt for birdie on the fifth green during the first round of the PGA Championship golf tournament, Thursday, May 16, 2019, at Bethpage Black in Farmingdale, N.Y. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
May 16, 2019 - 2:57 pm
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Brooks Koepka began his PGA Championship title defense with a record round that left Tiger Woods and everyone else in his wake. Without making birdie on the par 5s, Koepka still broke the course record Thursday on a rain-softened Bethpage Black with a 7-under 63 that made...
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Tommy Fleetwood, of England, walks on the fourth green during the first round of the PGA Championship golf tournament, Thursday, May 16, 2019, at Bethpage Black in Farmingdale, N.Y. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
May 16, 2019 - 2:50 pm
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — U.S. Open runner-up Tommy Fleetwood was back on Long Island for another major, and once again he was looking up at Brooks Koepka on the leaderboard. Fleetwood shot a 3-under 67 on Thursday in the first round of the PGA Championship at Bethpage Black, which he had never seen...
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Jordan Spieth follows through on an approach shot on the fourth fairway during a practice round for the PGA Championship golf tournament, Tuesday, May 14, 2019, in Farmingdale, N.Y. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
May 15, 2019 - 5:58 pm
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Jordan Spieth needs to win the PGA Championship for the career Grand Slam. Masters champion Tiger Woods needs to win the next three majors to capture an unprecedented calendar Grand Slam. Based on how their seasons have gone, the question now is who has the better chance...
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Tiger Woods walks along the ninth green during a practice round for the PGA Championship golf tournament, Monday, May 13, 2019, in Farmingdale, N.Y. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
May 14, 2019 - 4:13 pm
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Tiger Woods, the Masters champion, going for the second leg of the Grand Slam on a long, wet course at Bethpage Black. It all sounds so familiar. For Woods, it feels entirely different. The PGA Championship now occupies the second slot in the major championship schedule...
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Tiger Woods flips his ball as he walks along the ninth green during a practice round for the PGA Championship golf tournament, Monday, May 13, 2019, in Farmingdale, N.Y. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
May 14, 2019 - 12:09 pm
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The parents of a drunken driver who died in a car crash last year are suing Tiger Woods. They blame the golfer and his girlfriend for allowing their son to drive home from their Florida restaurant while intoxicated. The wrongful death lawsuit filed Monday says Nicholas...
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Sung Kang, of South Korea, kisses the trophy after winning the Byron Nelson golf tournament on Sunday, May 12, 2019, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Richard W. Rodriguez)
May 12, 2019 - 8:57 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Sung Kang was a teenager when his father started sending him from South Korea to North Texas in the winters and summers to work on his golf game. The 31-year-old Kang, who now lives in the area while playing on the PGA Tour, got to call his father Sunday to tell him, "I did it," after...
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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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