Golf

March 18, 2019 - 9:10 am
The WFNZ Top Golf Draft Bash is a night of golf and football draft predictions before the official NFL draft. One ticket price gets you in for 2 hours of Top Golf, food, drinks and an official draft guide! Come meet WFNZ Personalities & Former Panthers Players. Sit in on their round table as...
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Ernie Els, of South Africa, reacts to his tee shot on the third hole during the first round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational golf tournament Thursday, March 7, 2019, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
March 19, 2019 - 6:27 pm
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — International team captain Ernie Els has named K.J. Choi, Trevor Immelman and Mike Weir as his final three assistants for this year's Presidents Cup. Els had already named Geoff Ogilvy as one of his assistant captains for the event at Royal Melbourne from Dec. 9-15. Choi...
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Tommy Fleetwood, of England, hits from the sixth fairway during the final round of The Players Championship golf tournament Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
March 19, 2019 - 6:22 pm
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Two tournaments on different continents illustrate why PGA Tour players are increasingly skeptical about the world ranking. Against a field as strong as some majors, Tommy Fleetwood shared the lead after 18 and 36 holes, played in the final group and was still in the...
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Eddie Pepperell, of England, watches the flight of his tee shot on the third hole during the final round of The Players Championship golf tournament Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
March 19, 2019 - 2:14 pm
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Eddie Pepperell makes his Masters debut this year, and he looks forward to seeing Augusta National so much that he plans to see it for the first time on Sunday, four days before it begins. That's early for him. "I don't like being at golf tournaments too long," said...
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Rory McIlroy posa con el trofeo después de conquistar el Players, el domingo 17 de marzo de 2019, en Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. (AP Foto/Gerald Herbert)
March 18, 2019 - 1:05 pm
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Rory McIlroy managed to block out all the noise, all the distractions, and this was long before he even reached the pivotal three-hole finish at the TPC Sawgrass to win The Players Championship. McIlroy, more than any other player, has been looked upon as golf's next...
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Eddie Pepperell, of England, hits his tee shot on the 18th hole during the final round of The Players Championship golf tournament Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
March 17, 2019 - 8:43 pm
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Eddie Pepperell's 50-foot birdie putt sent the packed gallery surrounding the island green into a frenzy. Jhonattan Vegas one-upped him a few minutes later. Vegas drained a 70-footer that broke the tournament record for the longest recorded putt at the 17th green...
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Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, holds the trophy after winning The Players Championship golf tournament Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
March 17, 2019 - 8:13 pm
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — His best swing was followed by his biggest drive, both setting up birdies, and from there Rory McIlroy knew how to finish. Suddenly staked to a one-shot lead, McIlroy had a 125-yard walk along the water to the 17th hole to face an island that never looks smaller than...
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Jim Furyk pumps his fist after making a birdie on the ffifth hole during the final round of The Players Championship golf tournament Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
March 17, 2019 - 7:54 pm
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Jim Furyk was one of the last ones in the field at The Players Championship. He was the last one with a shot to beat Rory McIlroy. The 48-year-old Furyk closed with a flurry Sunday, making birdies at two of the last three holes and just missing another at the famed...
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Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, gives a thumbs-up after winning The Players Championship golf tournament Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
March 17, 2019 - 7:29 pm
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Rory McIlroy made two late birdies amid the wild theatrics of Sunday at The Players Championship and closed with a 2-under 70 to win the next best thing to a major. It required a major performance down the scary stretch at the TPC Sawgrass. McIlroy could not afford to...
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Tiger Woods flips his club after his shot to the 10th green during the final round of The Players Championship golf tournament Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
March 17, 2019 - 4:22 pm
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Tiger Woods hit 12 of 14 fairways, made a 30-foot putt for birdie and holed out for par from a greenside bunker in the final round at The Players Championship. Even though he finished in the middle of the pack, Woods liked the state of his game in preparation for the...
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