Masters Golf Tournament

FILE - In this April 6, 2019, file photo, Jennifer Kupcho, second from left, celebrates after sinking a putt on the 18th hole to win the Augusta National Women's Amateur golf tournament in Augusta, Ga. Kupcho advanced to the LPGA Tour finale despite only turning pro five months ago (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)
November 19, 2019 - 1:16 pm
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — The goal for Jennifer Kupcho was to get to the CME Group Tour Championship. Now that she’s here, a big part of her can’t wait for it to end. Even for a 22-year-old fresh out of college, Kupcho has every reason to be worn out. “I’m looking forward to the end of the tournament,”...
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FILE - In this July 21, 2019, file photo, South Africa's Erik van Rooyen looks at the line of his putt on the fourth green during the final round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland. Van Rooyen needs a big finish to his year to crack the top 50 in the world. (AP Photo/Jon Super, File)
November 12, 2019 - 6:33 pm
Erik Van Rooyen's travels in golf have taken him places he wasn't expecting without ever losing sight of the big picture. He wants to be among the elite in golf, and the next month could be a big step. Even with a poor tee shot at the wrong time — the first hole of a six-man playoff — Van Rooyen's...
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Tiger Woods of the United States reacts after his putt on the 18th hole during the final round of the Zozo Championship PGA Tour at the Accordia Golf Narashino country club in Inzai, east of Tokyo, Japan, Monday, Oct. 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
November 07, 2019 - 8:20 pm
Tiger Woods will have an ear piece, a radio and his golf clubs at the Presidents Cup. Woods created his own slice of history Thursday night by becoming the first Presidents Cup captain to use one of his wild-card selections on himself. He is the second playing captain in the Presidents Cup. Hale...
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FILE - In this April 14, 2019, file photo, Francesco Molinari, of Italy, watches his shot go in the water on the 12th hole during the final round for the Masters golf tournament in Augusta, Ga. Molinari is trying to regain momentum he lost at the Masters when he had a two-shot lead on the back nine and failed to win. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
October 30, 2019 - 7:32 am
SHANGHAI (AP) — Francesco Molinari would love nothing more than to go back to that Sunday at Augusta National, the day Tiger Woods so famously became a Masters champion again when it could have just as easily belonged to him. A tee shot in the water cost Molinari his two-shot lead. A wedge that...
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Lanto Griffin hoists the Championship trophy during presentation ceremonies after winning the Houston Open golf tournament Sunday, Oct, 13, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke)
October 13, 2019 - 9:23 pm
HUMBLE, Texas (AP) — Six feet away from his first PGA Tour victory, Lanto Griffin never felt calmer. It was only after his par putt fell into the middle of the cup Sunday in the Houston Open that the 31-year-old Griffin struggle to contain so many emotions. He describes his parents as hippies and...
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October 13, 2019 - 8:51 am
SHANGHAI (AP) — Daniil Medvedev extended the form that made him the hottest player in men's tennis when he captured the Shanghai Masters title with a 6-4, 6-1 win over Alexander Zverev on Sunday. The third-seeded Medvedev picked up his third title in six consecutive finals played since the tour...
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October 10, 2019 - 8:54 pm
HUMBLE, Texas (AP) — Austin Cook and Talor Gooch shot 8-under-par 64s Thursday to take the lead after the first round of the Houston Open. Cook, who tied for 11th as a Monday qualifier in 2015 when the tournament was played the week before the Masters — its calendar slot until 2018 — shot a career-...
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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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September 26, 2019 - 5:40 am
SHANGHAI (AP) — Australian Blake Windred had a bogey-free 9-under 63 to take a two-stroke lead after the first round of the Asia-Pacific Amateur championship. Windred had four birdies on the front nine and five on the back, including birdies on his final four holes, at the Sheshan International...
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September 19, 2019 - 8:27 pm
PARKER, Colo. (AP) — Lukas Michel of Australia twice came back from 3-hole deficits Thursday and won the U.S. Mid-Amateur, becoming the first international winner in the event's 39-year history and earning a spot in the Masters. Michel had a 1-up lead over Joseph Deraney after four holes in the 36-...
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