Men's golf

FILE - In this Aug. 3, 2006 photo, Doug Barron drives on the first hole during the first round of the Buick Open at Warwick Hills Golf & Country Club in Grand Blanc, Mich. Ten years after he was the first player suspended for a positive drug test in golf, Barron flew to England on a whim to qualify for the Senior British Open and tied for fifth. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
July 30, 2019 - 7:04 pm
Doug Barron celebrated his 50th birthday with a last-minute trip to England to play links golf for the first time with some old friends. Only this wasn't the garden variety golf trip. He flew to Manchester, drove to the Lancashire coast and played with Wes Short Jr. The last time they had played...
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Jordan Spieth of the United States plays from the 6th tee during the third round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, Saturday, July 20, 2019.(AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
July 30, 2019 - 4:22 pm
Jordan Spieth hasn't played the Wyndham Championship since he lost in a playoff to Patrick Reed in 2013, a finish that allowed him to start the FedEx Cup playoffs in the top 10. He returns to Greensboro, North Carolina, facing a little more urgency. "I would like to make East Lake. That's my goal...
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July 29, 2019 - 9:56 am
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The World Golf Championships event in Tennessee is changing dates and will be played between the final two majors next year. That was part of the 2019-20 schedule the PGA Tour released Monday, which features only four empty weeks from the Sept. 12 start at The...
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Collin Morikawa holds up his trophy for the gallery after winning the Barracuda Championship golf tournament at Montreux Golf & Country Club in Reno, Nev., Sunday, July 28, 2019. (AP Photo/ Lance Iversen)
July 28, 2019 - 10:08 pm
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Just over two months since Collin Morikawa graduated from Cal, he's headed to the PGA Tour's version of final exams. So far, he is passing every test. Morikawa capped off a dream summer Sunday when he birdied the last three holes and rallied to win the Barracuda Championship,...
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Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, left, shakes hands Brooks Koepka after Koepka won the final round of the World Golf Championships-FedEx St. Jude Invitational, Sunday, July 28, 2019, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
July 28, 2019 - 8:51 pm
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Brooks Koepka turned his final-round duel with Rory McIlroy into a runaway for his first World Golf Championships title. Koepka had three birdies in a four-hole stretch on the front nine to take the lead and never trailed the rest of the way, closing with a 5-under 65 for a...
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Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, left, shakes hands Brooks Koepka after Koepka won the final round of the World Golf Championships-FedEx St. Jude Invitational, Sunday, July 28, 2019, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
July 28, 2019 - 7:52 pm
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Brooks Koepka knows everyone wanted to see a tight final-round duel with Rory McIlroy. "That would have been incredible for the fans, for everybody that showed up and I'm sure that's what everybody wanted," Koepka said. Too bad Koepka drained all the drama Sunday on the way to...
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Bernhard Langer poses with the trophy after winning the senior Open golf tournament at Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club, in Lytham, England, Sunday July 28, 2019. (Peter Byrne/PA via AP)
July 28, 2019 - 5:05 pm
LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England (AP) — Bernhard Langer beat Paul Broadhurst by two shots to win the Senior British Open on Sunday for his record-extending 11th senior major title. Starting three shots off the overnight lead held by Broadhurst, the 61-year-old German fired a 4-under 66 to finish at 6-...
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July 27, 2019 - 11:47 pm
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Troy Merritt scored five points with a 53-foot eagle putt on the par-5 18th on Saturday to take a two-point lead in the Barracuda Championship, the PGA Tour's only modified Stableford scoring event. Merritt had an 18-point round for a 37-point total at Montreaux Golf and Country...
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Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, celebrates after sinking his birdie putt on the 18th green to give him the lead during the third round of the World Golf Championships-FedEx St. Jude Invitational Saturday, July 27, 2019, in Memphis, Tenn. McIlroy finished the day at 12-under par, one stroke ahead of Brooks Kopeka. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
July 27, 2019 - 6:49 pm
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Nobody likes missing the cut by a stroke, and doing it in a major championship at home hurts even more. Rory McIlroy is showing he can bounce back quickly. McIlroy shot an 8-under 62 on Saturday in the FedEx St. Jude Invitational to take a one-stroke lead over Brooks Koepka at...
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Tom Watson before announced his retirement from the Senior Open championships and the US senior Championships, during day three of the Senior Open golf tournament at Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club, at Lytham, Britain, Saturday July 27, 2019. (Peter Byrne/PA via AP)
July 27, 2019 - 4:25 pm
LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England (AP) — Englishman Paul Broadhurst birdied two of the last three holes Saturday to take a one-shot lead into the final round of the Senior British Open, which will be Tom Watson's final appearance at the tournament. Broadhurst had four birdies and a bogey in his third-round...
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