Golf

August 16, 2018 - 11:08 pm
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Texas teen Cole Hammer won two matches Thursday at Pebble Beach to advance to the U.S. Amateur quarterfinals. Hammer, the 18-year-old Houston player headed to the University of Texas this fall, beat Joshua McCarthy of Danville 1 up in the morning in the round of 32, and...
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Angel Yin reacts to her putt on the 12th green during the first round of the Indy Women in Tech Championship golf tournament, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
August 16, 2018 - 9:57 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Lizette Salas' waited 77 minutes to line up her 4-foot putt to take the lead Thursday at the Indy Women in Tech Championship. She refused to let the weather delay get to her. When the 29-year-old California player returned to the course, she quickly rolled in the birdie putt,...
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Brandt Snedeker reacts after making a birdie putt on the ninth hole during the first round of the Wyndham Championship golf tournament in Greensboro, N.C., Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Sneaker shot a 59 in the first round. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
August 16, 2018 - 6:39 pm
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Brandt Snedeker predicted low scores at the Wyndham Championship — but not this low. Snedeker shot an 11-under 59 on Thursday, falling one shot shy of matching the PGA Tour record. He made a 20-foot putt on his final hole to become the 10th player in tour history to break 60...
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Clement Sordet of France watches his bunker shot on 18th hole during the first round of Nordea Masters at Hills Golf Club, Gothenburg, Sweden, Thursday Aug. 16, 2018. (Anders Wiklund/TT via AP)
August 16, 2018 - 3:34 pm
GOTHENBURG, Sweden (AP) — Clement Sordet opened with four straight birdies to shoot 8-under 62 and take the first-round lead of the Nordea Masters on Thursday. Sordet says "I wasn't really focusing on the score, I was just enjoying it." The Frenchman, who shot his lowest European Tour round, has a...
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Brandt Snedeker reacts after making a birdie putt on the ninth hole during the first round of the Wyndham Championship golf tournament in Greensboro, N.C., Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Sneaker shot a 59 in the first round. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
August 16, 2018 - 2:12 pm
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Brandt Snedeker predicted low scores at the Wyndham Championship — but not this low. Snedeker shot an 11-under 59 on Thursday, falling one shot shy of matching the PGA Tour record. He made a 20-foot putt on his final hole to become the 10th player in tour history to break 60...
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August 15, 2018 - 9:04 pm
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Jesus Montenegro of Argentina, the 998th-ranked amateur in the world, toppled top-ranked Braden Thornberry of Olive Branch, Mississippi, 2 and 1 in the U.S. Amateur on Wednesday at Pebble Beach as the world's top three amateurs lost in the round of 64. The 21-year-old...
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FILE - In this May 26, 2018, file photo, Tyrone Van Aswegen tees off during the third round of the Fort Worth Invitational golf tournament at Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth, Texas. It’s time for the PGA Tour’s bubble players to take center stage. Every player from No. 122 (Jhonattan Vegas) to No. 132 (Harris English) is playing in the Wyndham Championship, and among those squarely on the bubble are No. 124 Martin Piller, No. 125 Tyrone Van Aswegen and No. 126 Chad Campbell. (AP Photo/Cooper Neill, File)
August 15, 2018 - 1:46 pm
It's time for the PGA Tour's bubble players to take center stage. The field at the Wyndham Championship is once again packed with players trying to play their way into golf's postseason and keep their tour cards for 2019. Only two of the top 30 players on the points list will tee it up Thursday...
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Brooks Koepka holds the Wanamaker Trophy after he won the PGA Championship golf tournament at Bellerive Country Club, Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
August 14, 2018 - 8:11 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Just call him big-game Brooks. Not even Brooks Koepka can explain why he plays some of his best golf at the biggest events. The PGA Championship not only was his third major, he won two of the three majors he played this year and three of his last six. And it goes deeper than that...
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Tiger Woods hits to the ninth green during the final round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at Bellerive Country Club, Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
August 14, 2018 - 4:59 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Tiger Woods once said it could not be considered a truly great year without winning a major. Five years ago, he never would have said it could be a good year without winning any tournament. This year is an exception. Woods closed with a 64 on Sunday at Bellerive, his lowest final...
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Tiger Woods chips onto 14th green during the final round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at Bellerive Country Club, Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
August 14, 2018 - 4:52 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — There's nothing like a late charge from Tiger Woods to juice the ratings of a major golf tournament. CBS reached 8.5 million viewers Sunday for final-round competition at the PGA Championship from St. Louis, a whopping 73 percent increase from the 4.9 million people who watched the...
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