Masters Golf Tournament

Tiger Woods of the United States catches a golf ball as he prepares to hit practice shots ahead of the start of the British Open golf championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, Tuesday, July 16, 2019. The British Open starts Thursday. (AP Photo/Jon Super)
July 16, 2019 - 12:24 pm
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Tiger Woods was on the practice range when the gates at the British Open opened Tuesday, and before long he was on the tee and ready to go. He just didn't go for very long. Woods played a full round at Royal Portrush when he arrived Sunday morning, and then again...
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FILE - In this June 16, 2019, file photo Tiger Woods watches his tee shot on the second hole during the final round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Pebble Beach, Calif. Woods has played just three tournaments, 10 rounds, since he won the Masters. For only the seventh time in his career, he went from one major to the next without having played in between, and then he missed the cut at Bethpage Black in the PGA Championship. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
July 12, 2019 - 11:43 am
That was Tiger Woods in his red shirt on Sunday at the Masters. That was Tiger Woods slipping on the green jacket. But it's not the same Tiger Woods. The evidence has less to do with how he plays — still plenty good to beat the best in the world on the biggest stage — and more to do with how often...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, June, 23, 2010, file photo, U.S. Open golf champion Graeme McDowell receives a warm welcome from members of Rathmore Golf Club, in Portrush, Northern Ireland. McDowell was among three major champions from Northern Ireland that sparked interest in the British Open returning to Royal Portrush for the first time since 1951. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison, File)
July 11, 2019 - 1:06 pm
Graeme McDowell winning the 2010 U.S. Open at Pebble Beach was a source of pride for Northern Ireland. Rory McIlroy winning the U.S. Open at Congressional the following year with a record score was a source of hope. And then a month later, Darren Clarke became the first Ulsterman in 64 years to...
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Matthew Wolff holds the trophy after winning the 3M Open golf tournament Sunday, July 7, 2019, in Blaine, Minn. (AP Photo/Andy Clayton- King)
July 09, 2019 - 10:12 am
Matthew Wolff is so good that as a freshman at Oklahoma State, he received a vote for the Haskins Award as the best college player without even winning a tournament. There's a little more to the story. And it starts long before Wolff went from NCAA champion to PGA Tour winner in a span of six weeks...
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Hannah Green, of Australia, kisses the trophy after winning the KPMG Women's PGA Championship golf tournament, Sunday, June 23, 2019, in Chaska, Minn. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
June 25, 2019 - 4:57 pm
CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — The LPGA Tour will have a new tournament in Florida at the start of next year, and likely another one in the late spring. The Asian swing of limited-field events at the start of the year is adding a tournament with a full field and a cut. And perhaps the most important piece of...
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FILE - In this Thursday, March 14, 2013 file photo, Andy Pope hits from the shadows on the fifth fairway during the first round of the Tampa Bay Championship golf tournament in Palm Harbor, Fla. Pope has qualified for four of the last five US Opens despite never earning a PGA Tour card. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
June 18, 2019 - 6:43 pm
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — For some players, U.S. Open qualifying can be one of the toughest days of the year. It's the one test Andy Pope keeps passing. Pope closed out his fourth U.S. Open appearance with an even-par 71 to tie for 58th and leave with hope, if not satisfaction. This was the...
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June 17, 2019 - 1:31 pm
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Four members of a Texas family have pleaded guilty to conspiracy charges in what prosecutors say was a scheme that used stolen identities to obtain tickets to the Masters golf tournament, which were then resold for a profit. U.S. Attorney Bobby Christine's office said in a news...
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Amateur player, Viktor Hovland, of Norway, waves after his birdie putt on the sixth hole during the final round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament Sunday, June 16, 2019, in Pebble Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
June 16, 2019 - 9:45 pm
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Viktor Hovland ended his amateur career in style. Hovland shot a 4-under 67 in the final round of the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach on Sunday to finish the weekend at 4-under 280, breaking Jack Nicklaus' record by two strokes for the lowest score ever for an amateur at the U...
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Gary Woodland chips off the 17th green during the final round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament Sunday, June 16, 2019, in Pebble Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
June 16, 2019 - 9:40 pm
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on final round of the U.S. Open (all times local): 6:35 p.m. Gary Woodland has captured the U.S. Open, overcoming the back-nine pressure at Pebble Beach to hold off two-time defending champion Brooks Koepka for a three-shot victory. Woodland all but sealed his...
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Tiger Woods reacts after missing a putt on the 17th hole during the second round of the U.S. Open golf tournament Friday, June 14, 2019, in Pebble Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
June 14, 2019 - 8:32 pm
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The crowd lining the ninth hole some 100 yards short of the seaside green at Pebble Beach couldn't have been more pumped as Tiger Woods blasted out of a fairway bunker and his ball came to rest in the rough just in front of them. No matter that Woods would have a...
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