British Open Golf

Britain's Danny Willett gets out of a sand trap at the 18th hole during the second day of the Golf Italian Open 2019, in Rome, Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. (Giorgio Maiozzi/ANSA via AP)
October 11, 2019 - 1:16 pm
ROME (AP) — Five-time European Tour winner Matthew Fitzpatrick took a one-stroke lead after the second round of the Italian Open on Friday, while local favorite Francesco Molinari missed the cut. Fitzpatrick, an Englishman, moved to 10-under par with seven birdies and one bogey for a round of 65 at...
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September 29, 2019 - 1:56 am
SHANGHAI (AP) — Lin Yuxin of China made birdie from the bunker on the second playoff hole Sunday to beat defending champion Takumi Kanaya and win the Asia-Pacific Amateur for the second time. Lin won the first playoff in the 11-year-history of the Asia-Pacific Amateur and joined Hideki Matsuyama as...
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Viktor Hovland, of Norway, watches his tee shot on the 18th hole during the second round of A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier golf tournament in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va., Friday, Sept. 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
September 17, 2019 - 12:36 pm
Viktor Hovland tied the PGA Tour record on Sunday at The Greenbrier with his 17th consecutive round in the 60s, closing with a 64 to tie for 10th. He matched the mark set by Bob Estes in the fall of 2001, and it could shed some light on how much golf at the highest level has changed in two decades...
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FILE - In this July 17, 2011, file photo, England's Tom Lewis holds his silver medal for being the top placed amateur in the British Open Golf Championship at Royal St George's golf course in Sandwich, England. Lewis was among 25 players who earned a PGA Tour card at the Korn Ferry Tour Finals. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)
September 03, 2019 - 9:47 pm
Tom Lewis of England says it was always his dream to play on the PGA Tour. He just didn't see it happening like this. Lewis was in a Miami coffee shop Tuesday as he tried to figure out his next move. His coach, David Armitage, is at La Gorce Country Club in Miami Beach. He had a phone call...
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September 02, 2019 - 9:47 pm
NEWBURGH, Ind. (AP) — A great week at the British Open, a last-minute decision to play in Indiana, and now Tom Lewis of England has a PGA Tour card. Lewis, who narrowly qualified for the Korn Ferry Tour Finals with his tie for 11th at Royal Portrush, closed with a 7-under 65 for a five-shot victory...
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Tiger Woods, left, greets fans as he walks to the 14th fairway after hitting his tee shot 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 20, 2019 - 3:40 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The FedEx Cup is still about the money. Whoever wins this week at the Tour Championship gets $15 million, more than Greg Norman's career earnings on the PGA Tour. The FedEx Cup might one day be as much about prestige. Tiger Woods (twice), Vijay Singh and Jim Furyk won the first four...
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August 16, 2019 - 6:28 pm
ENDICOTT, N.Y. (AP) — Miguel Angel Jimenez birdied three of the final six holes Friday for a 7-under 65 and a share of the first-round lead with Monday qualifier Doug Barron in the PGA Tour Champions' Dick's Sporting Goods Open. Jimenez had eight birdies and a bogey at En Joie Golf Club. The 55-...
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Jordan Spieth, tees off on the seventh hole during the first round of the World Golf Championships-FedEx St. Jude Invitational Thursday, July 25, 2019, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
August 06, 2019 - 7:38 pm
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Jordan Spieth made such an impressive run through the FedEx Cup playoffs in 2013 that he was selected as a captain's pick for the Presidents Cup at age 20, the youngest American to ever compete in the matches. That began a run of six straight U.S. teams, a streak that might...
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FILE - In this Aug. 3, 2006 photo, Doug Barron drives on the first hole during the first round of the Buick Open at Warwick Hills Golf & Country Club in Grand Blanc, Mich. Ten years after he was the first player suspended for a positive drug test in golf, Barron flew to England on a whim to qualify for the Senior British Open and tied for fifth. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
July 30, 2019 - 7:04 pm
Doug Barron celebrated his 50th birthday with a last-minute trip to England to play links golf for the first time with some old friends. Only this wasn't the garden variety golf trip. He flew to Manchester, drove to the Lancashire coast and played with Wes Short Jr. The last time they had played...
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Jordan Spieth of the United States plays from the 6th tee during the third round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, Saturday, July 20, 2019.(AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
July 30, 2019 - 4:22 pm
Jordan Spieth hasn't played the Wyndham Championship since he lost in a playoff to Patrick Reed in 2013, a finish that allowed him to start the FedEx Cup playoffs in the top 10. He returns to Greensboro, North Carolina, facing a little more urgency. "I would like to make East Lake. That's my goal...
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