Golf

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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Ryan Palmer, left, and Joh Rahm hold their tournament trophy after winning the PGA Zurich Classic golf tournament at TPC Louisiana in Avondale, La., Sunday, April 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
April 28, 2019 - 8:35 pm
AVONDALE, La. (AP) — Ryan Palmer had to find a teammate if he was going to get back to New Orleans, one of his favorite PGA Tour stops for reasons ranging from the food to his friendship with Saints coach Sean Payton. Palmer's past partner at the Zurich Classic team event, Jordan Spieth, had...
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Minjee Lee, of Australia, hits out of the bunker on the seventh during the third round of the Hugel-Air Premia LA Open golf tournament at Wilshire Country Club, Saturday, April 27, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
April 27, 2019 - 10:36 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Minjee Lee overcame a triple bogey Saturday to take the lead into the final round of the Hugel-Air Premia LA Open. Lee shot a 4-under 67 to reach 11-under 202 at Wilshire Country Club. She birdied the first two holes before dropping the three strokes on the par-4 third after her...
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April 27, 2019 - 5:04 pm
RIDGEDALE, Mo. (AP) — Tom Pernice Jr. and Scott Hoch stretched their lead to three strokes Saturday in the PGA Tour Champions' Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf, shooting a 6-under 48 on the Top of the Rock par-3 course at windy Big Cedar Lodge. A day after opening with a 9-under 62 in best-ball play...
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