Golf

FILE - In this June 18, 2000, file photo, Tiger Woods tees off on the 18th hole on his way to winning the 100th U.S. Open Golf Championship at the Pebble Beach Golf Links in Pebble Beach, Calif. Golf Channel is airing a one-hour special on May 24 of Woods winning all four majors in a span of 10 months. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
May 12, 2020 - 6:49 pm
Golf Channel was going to wait until a few hours after the Masters was over to show the latest project from its Golf Films unit called “Tiger Slam.” But it wasn't going to wait until November. The timing turned out to be even better. The one-hour special, which chronicles Woods winning all four...
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FILE - In this March 8, 2020, file photo, Joel Dahmen walks down the 15th fairway after hitting his tee shot during the final round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational golf tournament in Orlando, Fla. Dahmen is among PGA Tour players in the Scottsdale Open this week in Arizona. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)
May 12, 2020 - 4:30 pm
The next few weeks might resemble a return to the silly season. Except this is serious business. Besides, this isn't the cash grab from the old “silly season” days of the Skins Game, the Skills Challenge, the Diner's Club Matches. In two notable events, there's no prize money at all. Televised golf...
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FILE - In this May 18, 2019, file photo, jockey Tyler Gaffalione, right, reacts aboard War of Will as they cross the finish line to win the Preakness Stakes horse race at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore. The Preakness Stakes, the second leg of horse racing's Triple Crown would have been this week if not for the coronavirus pandemic. There is still no new date for the race. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
May 11, 2020 - 2:12 am
While NASCAR will resume its season with live racing and the world's No. 1-ranked golfer is part of a televised charity skins match, the sports calendar still remains mostly on hold because of the coronavirus pandemic. The Associated Press takes a look at some of the live sporting events that had...
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Second base umpire Kim Jun-hee wearing a mask and gloves as a precaution against the new coronavirus calls during a baseball game between Hanwha Eagles and SK Wyverns in Incheon, South Korea, Tuesday, May 5, 2020. With umpires fitted with masks and cheerleaders dancing beneath vast rows of empty seats, a new baseball season got underway in South Korea following a weeks-long delay because of the coronavirus pandemic.(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
May 08, 2020 - 5:48 pm
Finally, some signs of hope. It’s only a glimmer. Let’s not pop the champagne just yet. But there’s baseball in South Korea and Taiwan. NASCAR is getting ready to crank up its engines, and German soccer is revving to go, too. The PGA Tour and IndyCar racing are planning to resume next month, and...
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FILE - In this April 3, 2018, file photo, Tiger Woods, left, and Phil Mickelson share a laugh on the 11th tee box while playing a practice round for the Masters golf tournament at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga. The next match involving Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson involves a $10 million donation for COVID-19 relief efforts, along with plenty of bragging rights in a star-powered foursome May 24 at Medalist Golf Club. Turner Sports announced more details Thursday, May 7, 2020, for “The Match: Champions for Charity,” a televised match between Woods and Peyton Manning against Mickelson and Tom Brady. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP, File)
May 07, 2020 - 4:31 pm
HOBE SOUND, Fla. (AP) — The next match involving Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson involves a $10 million donation for COVID-19 relief efforts, along with plenty of bragging rights in a star-powered foursome May 24 at Medalist Golf Club. Turner Sports announced more details Thursday for “The Match:...
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Rob Bradford
May 07, 2020 - 2:49 pm
The former Colts and Broncos quarterback went on the offensive in trash-talking his former rival on the football field leading up to their May 24 golf outing, also featuring Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson.
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FILE - In this March 8, 2020, file photo, Harris English hits out of a bunker onto the 14th green during the final round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational golf tournament in Orlando, Fla. Before the PGA Tour season was halted by the coronavirus, English worked his way up to No. 24 in the FedEx Cup. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)
May 05, 2020 - 5:17 pm
The sure solution to just about any problem in golf always is to play better. Harris English wondered if that would be enough. If going six years without a win wasn't difficult enough, English failed to keep his full card after seven seasons on the PGA Tour. He had conditional status at No. 149 in...
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FILE - In this March 5, 2020, file photo, Brendon Todd watches his shot after hitting from a bunker onto the ninth green during the first round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational golf tournament in Orlando, Fla. Todd says he is willing to take risks from the new coronavirus when the PGA Tour resumes its season. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)
May 05, 2020 - 2:52 pm
Brendon Todd sees risks involved in the PGA Tour resuming its schedule next month, and he's willing to take them. Todd, who won back-to-back weeks during the fall portion of the season, said the tour has begun to outline plans for the return June 11-14 at Colonial in Fort Worth, Texas. He said...
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FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2018, file photo, Dustin Johnson left, and Rory McIlroy shake hands on 16th green at the end of a fourball match on the opening day of the 42nd Ryder Cup in Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, outside Paris, France. Johnson and McIlroy headline a $3 million charity match for COVID-19 relief that will mark the first live golf on television since the pandemic shut down sports worldwide. The May 17 match will be played at Seminole Golf Club in South Florida. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File)
May 04, 2020 - 2:01 pm
Live golf returns to television in just under two weeks with a $3 million charity skins match for COVID-19 relief that includes Rory McIlroy, Dustin Johnson and the broadcast debut of fabled Seminole Golf Club. McIlroy and Johnson, both major champions who have reached No. 1 in the world, will face...
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FILE - In this Nov. 27, 2013, file photo, Australia's Adam Scott addresses the media ahead of the Australian Open golf tournament in Sydney. In a phone-a-friend moment during the coronavirus pandemic, Adam Scott reached out to a fellow golfer who'd been waiting for his call. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft, File)
April 30, 2020 - 9:32 pm
MALENY, Australia (AP) — Adam Scott's “Nine holes with a mate” was authentic, if nothing else. With the PGA Tour suspended and sports generally shuttered globally because of the coronavirus pandemic, Scott is back in Australia and looking for ways to keep golf fans engaged. The 2013 Masters...
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