Men's golf

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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Tom Hoge watches his birdie putt on the 18th green in the opening round of the Sanderson Farms Championship golf tournament in Jackson, Miss., Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
September 19, 2019 - 7:53 pm
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Tom Hoge felt relieved to make his way back to the PGA Tour. He is starting the new season with a clear head, no stress and great scores. One week after he was runner-up at the Greenbrier for the best finish of his PGA Tour career, Hoge opened with three straight birdies and...
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Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy in action on day two of the PGA Championship at Wentworth Golf Club, England, Thursday Sept. 19, 2019. (Bradley Collyer/PA via AP)
September 19, 2019 - 11:04 am
VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — Rory McIlroy made six bogeys and a double bogey in his last 11 holes to shoot 4-over 76 at the BMW PGA Championship, leaving the world No. 2 already 11 strokes off the first-round lead held by Matt Wallace on Thursday. McIlroy's round fell apart after an eagle at No...
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FILE - In this June 12, 2019, file photo, Tiger Woods smiles on the 12th hole during a practice round for the U.S. Open golf tournament in Pebble Beach, Calif. Woods will take part in a Japan Skins game on Oct. 21 that will be shown live worldwide by Discovery-owned GOLFTV. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
September 18, 2019 - 11:04 pm
Tiger Woods is playing another skins game with two big differences. This one is in Japan and will be broadcast live around the world by Discovery-owned GOLFTV. The exhibition is called "The Challenge: Japan Skins," and it will be played Oct. 21 leading into the PGA Tour's first official event in...
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September 18, 2019 - 6:46 pm
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Akshay Bhatia makes his professional debut in the Sanderson Farms Championship at age 17, and the prospect of winning didn't seem as overwhelming when he came across a player only three years older. It was Joaquin Niemann, the 20-year-old from Chile, who won the PGA Tour's...
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September 18, 2019 - 11:47 am
VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — European captain Padraig Harrington has selected Robert Karlsson as his first vice captain for the 2020 Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits. Karlsson performed the same role under Thomas Bjorn when the European team regained the trophy at Le Golf National in Paris last...
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Danish golfer and Ryder Cup winner Thorbjorn Olesen, left, arrives at Isleworth Crown Court in London, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, after being charged with sexual assault, being drunk on an aircraft and common assault. Olesen was arrested on 29 July after returning from the WGC St Jude Invitational on a flight from Nashville to London. Police were waiting for the 29-year-old when the aircraft landed at Heathrow. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
September 18, 2019 - 9:20 am
LONDON (AP) — Danish golfer Thorbjorn Olesen will remain suspended from the European Tour until at least December after being charged with sexual assault and being drunk on an aircraft. The 29-year-old Olesen appeared in court in London on Wednesday in relation to the charges. No pleas were entered...
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Viktor Hovland, of Norway, watches his tee shot on the 18th hole during the second round of A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier golf tournament in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va., Friday, Sept. 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
September 17, 2019 - 12:36 pm
Viktor Hovland tied the PGA Tour record on Sunday at The Greenbrier with his 17th consecutive round in the 60s, closing with a 64 to tie for 10th. He matched the mark set by Bob Estes in the fall of 2001, and it could shed some light on how much golf at the highest level has changed in two decades...
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Joaquin Niemann, of Chile, holds the winners trophy as he celebrates winning the A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier golf tournament in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va., Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019. Niemann finished the tournament at 21-under-par. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
September 15, 2019 - 7:23 pm
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — Joaquin Niemann is going to give International Team captain Ernie Els something to think about when he makes his captain's picks for the Presidents Cup. Niemann became the first player from Chile to win on the PGA Tour, shooting a 6-under 64 on Sunday for a six-...
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Suzann Pettersen of Europe celebrates after holing a putt on the 18th green to win the Solheim Cup against the US at Gleneagles, Auchterarder, Scotland, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
September 15, 2019 - 6:55 pm
GLENEAGLES, Scotland (AP) — Suzann Pettersen hit the final putt of the Solheim Cup, and as it turned out, the final putt of her career. Pettersen holed a 7-foot birdie putt on the 18th hole at Gleneagles as Europe won the last three matches to capture the Solheim Cup on Sunday, 14 1/2-13 1/2, in...
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