Golf

Jon Rahm of Spain follows his ball on the 2nd hole during the final round of the DP World Tour Championship golf tournament in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
November 24, 2019 - 8:59 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Jon Rahm was still getting his head around the biggest, gutsiest and richest victory of his career when the name of his golfing idol was dropped into the conversation. By winning the Race to Dubai title on the European Tour with a one-stroke win at the World Tour...
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Brendon Todd watches is tee shot on the second hole during the third round of the RSM Classic golf tournament in St. Simons Island, Ga., Saturday, Nov., 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)
November 23, 2019 - 6:03 pm
ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — A few years removed from battling the full yips, Brendon Todd has a chance to be mentioned alongside Tiger Woods and Dustin Johnson as he goes for a third straight PGA Tour victory. Todd felt like he couldn’t miss Saturday at Sea Island and he rarely did. With six...
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Sei Young Kim on the 7th hole during the 2019 CME Group Tour Golf Championship at the Tiburón Golf Club in Naples, Fla., Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019. (Chris Tilley/Naples Daily News via AP)
November 23, 2019 - 5:30 pm
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Sei Young Kim was on the verge of taking all the drama out of the chase for the richest payoff in women’s golf history. She opened with three birdies in seven holes Saturday in the CME Group Tour Championship as her challengers either stalled or faded. She led by five shots...
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Jon Rahm of Spain plays a shot on the 2nd hole during the third round of the DP World Tour Championship golf tournament in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
November 23, 2019 - 10:00 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Jon Rahm moved into a strong position to win the Race to Dubai title after shooting 6-under 66 in the third round of the season-ending World Tour Championship to tie the lead with Mike Lorenzo-Vera on Saturday. Lorenzo-Vera bogeyed the 18th hole for the second...
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November 22, 2019 - 6:16 pm
ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Tyler Duncan has been working hard on his putting, and he was thrilled to see it pay off Friday in the RSM Classic with a 9-under 61, breaking by two shots his lowest score in his 67 starts on the PGA Tour. The seven birdies were great. The gap wedge he holed out for...
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Sei Young Kim tees off on 7th hole during the 2019 CME Group Tour Golf Championship at the Tiburón Golf Club, Friday, Nov. 22, 2019 in Naples, Fla. (Chris Tilley/Naples Daily News via AP)
November 22, 2019 - 5:37 pm
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Sei Young Kim wasted two good birdie chances late in the second round Friday when she got a pep talk from an unlikely source. Cristie Kerr was working as a commentator for Golf Channel, and on the long walk to the 18th tee, she told Kim that a strong finish in the CME Group Tour...
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Mike Lorenzo-Vera of France plays a shot on the 3rd hole during the second round of the DP World Tour Championship golf tournament in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Friday, Nov. 22, 2019. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
November 22, 2019 - 9:32 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Struggling for energy as he battles a lung infection, Mike Lorenzo-Vera still managed a vigorous fist-pump after chipping in from the fringe of the 13th green to establish a seven-shot lead at the World Tour Championship. An hour later, the French golfer was...
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November 21, 2019 - 5:41 pm
ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Webb Simpson birdied seven of his last 10 holes at the Plantation Course on Thursday for a 7-under 65 and the first-round lead in the RSM Classic, the final PGA Tour event of the year. The top-ranked player in the field at No. 12, Simpson is coming off a six-week break...
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FILE - In this Thursday, April 4, 2019 file photo, Lexi Thompson hits her tee shot on the second hole during the first round of the LPGA Tour ANA Inspiration golf tournament at Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage, Calif. Thompson has gone five years since her only major title. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File)
November 20, 2019 - 4:21 pm
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Jin Young Ko won twice as many tournaments as anyone else on the LPGA Tour this year. Her four victories included two majors. Her dominance was so thorough that she wrapped up the points-based award as player of the year with three tournaments remaining. And with $1.5 million...
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November 20, 2019 - 11:23 am
Brooks Koepka has withdrawn from the Presidents Cup because of a knee injury he suffered last month in South Korea. He was replaced by Rickie Fowler. Koepka is the No. 1 player in the world and was the leading qualifier for the Presidents Cup, which will be played Dec. 12-15 at Royal Melbourne in...
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