Golf

Tiger Woods of the US in action during preview day two of The Open Championship 2018 at Carnoustie Golf Links in Angus, Scotland, Monday July 16, 2018. (Richard Sellers/PA via AP)
July 16, 2018 - 2:17 pm
CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — As golf exhibitions go, this probably once seemed like a good idea. Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson in a prime-time television special playing 18 holes for — and let's pause for a moment here — a cool $10 million. Put it under the lights in Las Vegas with some cool...
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Tommy Fleetwood practicing during preview day one of The Open Championship 2018 at Carnoustie Golf Links, Angus, Britain, Sunday, July 15, 2018. (Richard Sellers/PA via AP)
July 16, 2018 - 1:26 pm
CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — Two rounds of 63, made eight months apart and on different sides of the Atlantic, are fuelling the belief that Tommy Fleetwood can end the American dominance of the majors at the British Open. The first came at the Dunhill Links Championship in October when he broke the...
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Jordan Speith hits out of a bunker during a practice round for the The Open Championship golf tournament at Carnoustie Golf Links in Angus, Scotland, Monday July 16, 2018. (Richard Sellers/PA via AP)
July 16, 2018 - 1:12 pm
CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — Jordan Spieth figured someone from the R&A would be waiting for him when he pulled into the parking lot at Carnoustie to take back the silver claret jug. Instead, he was part of a ceremony with enough pomp to drive home the point. His reign as British Open champion...
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Vijay Singh reacts after making a birdie putt during the second playoff on the 18th hole in the final round of the Constellation Senior Players Championship golf tournament at Exmoor Country Club in Highland Park, Ill., Sunday, July 15, 2018. (AP photo/Nam Y. Huh)
July 15, 2018 - 9:00 pm
HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. (AP) — Vijay Singh hit a perfect approach to set up the winning playoff birdie. His celebration as the ball rolled into the cup was nowhere near as spectacular. Singh closed the door on Jeff Maggert on the second playoff hole to win the Constellation Senior Players Championship...
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Thidapa Suwannapura kisses the trophy after winning the LPGA golf Marathon Classic, Sunday, July 15, 2018, at Highland Meadows in Sylvania, Ohio. (Kurt Steiss/The Blade via AP)
July 15, 2018 - 8:10 pm
SYLVANIA, Ohio (AP) — Thidapa Suwannapura's main focus going into the Marathon Classic was trying to put together four solid rounds that would help her keep her LPGA Tour card. She doesn't have to worry about that any longer. Suwannapura picked up her first win on Sunday, closing with a 6-under 65...
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July 15, 2018 - 7:56 pm
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Nev. (AP) — Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo rallied from four points back to win his first American Century Championship at Lake Tahoe on Sunday. Romo, who retired after the 2016 NFL season and is now an NFL analyst, had 27 points on the day to beat three-time...
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Michael Kim hits off the second tee during the final round of the John Deere Classic golf tournament, Sunday, July 15, 2018, at TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Ill. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
July 15, 2018 - 6:57 pm
SILVIS, Ill. (AP) — Michael Kim didn't just win his first PGA Tour event on Sunday. He dominated in a fashion never seen at TPC Deere Run. Kim's prizes? A little over a million bucks, a two-year exemption on tour and a trip to the British Open. Kim shot a final-round 66 on Sunday to win the John...
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Laura Davies of England hits off the first tee during the final round of the U.S Senior Women's Open golf tournament at the Chicago Golf Club, Sunday, July 15, 2018, in Wheaton, Ill. (AP Photo/Annie Rice)
July 15, 2018 - 3:20 pm
WHEATON, Ill. (AP) — Laura Davies went virtually unchallenged in Sunday's final round of the inaugural U.S. Senior Women's Open, claiming the title by 10 strokes over Juli Inkster. The 54-year-old Davies shot a 5-under 68 to finish at 16-under 276 at Chicago Golf Club in the USGA's championship for...
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South Africa's Brandon Stone reacts after his putt for a 59 on the 18th came up just short during day four of the Scottish Open at Gullane Golf Club, East Lothian, Scotland, Sunday, July 15, 2018. The elusive round of 59 on the European Tour is safe for another tournament. South African golfer Brandon Stone had an 8-foot birdie putt on No. 18 at the Scottish Open on Sunday for the first sub-60 round in the 46-year history of the European Tour. He narrowly missed it. (Kenny Smith/PA via AP)
July 15, 2018 - 3:09 pm
GULLANE, Scotland (AP) — Brandon Stone sank to his haunches and dropped his putter in despair after narrowly missing out on becoming the first player to shoot a round of 59 on the European Tour. It wasn't all bad for the South African golfer, though. Stone's 10-under 60 secured a four-shot victory...
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John Rahm practicing during preview day one of The Open Championship 2018 at Carnoustie Golf Links, Angus, Britain, Sunday, July 15, 2018. (Richard Sellers/PA via AP)
July 15, 2018 - 12:19 pm
CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — Jon Rahm had heard about a dry summer in Scotland. It didn't really hit home until he checked into the Carnoustie Golf Hotel and caught his first glimpse of the course with a reputation as the toughest links in golf. "I forgot the fact the R&A lets Mother Nature set...
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