Men's golf

Rory McIlroy hits from the fifth tee during the final round of the Tour Championship golf tournament Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019, at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
August 25, 2019 - 9:26 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The crowd rushing to circle the 18th green. The steady chants. It all sounded so familiar to Rory McIlroy at East Lake, with one big difference. On Sunday, it was all for him. One year after he was an overlooked bystander as Tiger Woods celebrated the missing piece of his comeback by...
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Rory McIlroy hits from the tee on the 11th hole during third-round play in the Tour Championship golf tournament Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019, at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
August 25, 2019 - 8:00 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The crowd rushing to circle the 18th green. The steady chants. It all sounded so familiar to Rory McIlroy at East Lake, with one big difference. On Sunday, it was all for him. One year after he was an overlooked bystander as Tiger Woods celebrated the missing piece of his comeback by...
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Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, holds up the FedEx Cup trophy after winning the Tour Championship golf tournament Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)
August 25, 2019 - 7:55 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Rory McIlroy marched to the 18th green Sunday at East Lake with victory in hand and $15 million in the bank. Even better was what he saw — and heard — behind him. The scene was all too familiar. The gallery ducked under the ropes and rushed to encircle the green to watch the finish...
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Erik van Rooyen of South Africa celebrates after winning the PGA European Tour golf tournament Scandinavian Invitation at Hills Golf & Sports Club in Molndal, Sweden, Sunday Aug. 25, 2019. (Anders Wiklund/TT via AP)
August 25, 2019 - 1:05 pm
GOTHENBURG, Sweden (AP) — Erik van Rooyen birdied the final hole to win his first European Tour title at the Scandinavian Invitation on Sunday. The South African carded a 6-under 64 in the final round at Hills Golf & Sports Club to finish 19 under and a shot ahead of England's Matt Fitzpatrick...
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Spectators are tended to after a lightning strike on the course left several injured during a weather delay in the third round of the Tour Championship golf tournament Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)
August 25, 2019 - 4:55 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Six people were injured Saturday when lightning struck a 60-foot pine at the Tour Championship where they were taking cover from rain and showered them with debris, Atlanta police said. The third round of the season-ending PGA Tour event had been suspended for about 30 minutes...
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Fred Couples tosses the ball to his caddie during the first round of the PGA Tour Champions' Boeing Classic golf tournament Friday, Aug. 23, 2019, in Snoqualmie, Wash. (Rebekah Welch/The Seattle Times via AP)
August 24, 2019 - 10:48 pm
SNOQUALMIE, Wash. (AP) — Fred Couples made a hole-in-one in a round of 9-under 63 on Saturday and built a five-shot lead after two rounds of the Boeing Classic, his hometown tournament that he is trying to win for the first time. Couples made the ace on No. 9, using a 4 iron on the 203-yard hole...
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August 24, 2019 - 5:21 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Multiple people have been struck by lightning at the PGA Tour Championship at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta.
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Erik van Rooyen of South Africa in action on the 7th hole during the PGA European Tour golf tournament Scandinavian Invitation at Hills Golf & Sports Club in Molndal, Sweden, Saturday Aug. 24, 2019. (Anders Wiklund/TT via AP)
August 24, 2019 - 12:59 pm
GOTHENBURG, Sweden (AP) — South African golfer Erik van Rooyen birdied five of his last six holes to shoot a 6-under 64 on Saturday and take a one-stroke lead into the final round of the Scandinavian Invitation. Van Rooyen is bidding to win his first European Tour title after posting two second-...
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August 23, 2019 - 9:43 pm
SNOQUALMIE, Wash. (AP) — Fred Funk shot an 8-under 64 and held a one-shot lead over hometown favorite Fred Couples after the first round of the Boeing Classic on Friday. Starting on the back nine at Snoqualmie Ridge, Funk birdied four of his first five holes and turned in 31. He made his only bogey...
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Brooks Koepka chips to the fourth green during the first round of the Tour Championship golf tournament Friday, Aug. 23, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)
August 23, 2019 - 8:46 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A storm delay at the Tour Championship slowed the momentum of Brooks Koepka and Justin Thomas, right when they were starting to pull ahead in the chase for the $15 million FedEx Cup. The final hour Friday showed how quickly it can change — and for Rory McIlroy, why no one is holding...
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