Men's golf

Tiger Woods, left, greets fans as he walks to the 14th fairway after hitting his tee shot during the final round of the BMW Championship golf tournament at Medinah Country Club, Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019, in Medinah, Ill. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
August 19, 2019 - 12:08 pm
MEDINAH, Ill. (AP) — For the fifth time in the last six years, August on the PGA Tour means no more Tiger Woods for the rest of the season. Only now he's healthy. He also is the Masters champion. And that makes it a season he wouldn't trade. "Very special to win my 15th major and get my fifth...
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August 19, 2019 - 9:47 am
VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — The European Tour has announced a four-point plan to crack down on slow play in golf. Starting in the 2020 season, players will be handed a one-shot penalty if they breach time allowances twice in a round. The tour says there will be "significantly increased fines"...
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Justin Thomas celebrates after making a birdie on the 18th green during the final round at the BMW Championship golf tournament at Medinah Country Club, Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019, in Medinah, Ill. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
August 18, 2019 - 8:10 pm
MEDINAH, Ill. (AP) — Staked to a six-shot lead, Justin Thomas spent more time Sunday worrying about what could go wrong than ending 12 months without winning. And right when it started to go wrong, Thomas delivered his biggest shots in the BMW Championship. In a span of three holes around the turn...
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Andy Ogletree hits the ball off the tee against John Augenstein during the final round at the USGA Amateur Golf Championship at the Pinehurst Country Club , in Pinehurst, N.C, Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019, (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)
August 18, 2019 - 7:15 pm
PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) — Andy Ogletree was in danger of being blown out of the U.S. Amateur final. He kept his poise — and his confidence — and came back to win. Ogletree won the U.S. Amateur on Sunday, rallying to beat John Augenstein 2 and 1. "Everyone on (his Georgia Tech) team says Andy's blood...
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Phil Mickelson watches his tee shot on the 18th hole during the second round of the BMW Championship golf tournament at Medinah Country Club, Friday, Aug. 16, 2019, in Medinah, Ill. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
August 18, 2019 - 5:34 pm
MEDINAH, Ill. (AP) — Phil Mickelson had a wild Sunday, and that was before he showed up for the BMW Championship. Mickelson said on Twitter that lightning struck the hotel where he was staying, leading to an evacuation. One problem: He was staying on the top floor, his clubs were in his room and...
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August 18, 2019 - 1:08 pm
VYSOKY UJEZD, Czech Republic (AP) — Thomas Pieters shot a 3-under 69 Sunday to become the first golfer to win the Czech Masters for the second time, beating Adri Arnaus of Spain by one stroke. Pieters took a three-shot lead after a birdie on the 7th only to bogey the 8th. The overnight leader added...
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Justin Thomas celebrates an eagle on the 16th hole during the third round of the BMW Championship golf tournament at Medinah Country Club, Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019, in Medinah, Ill. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
August 17, 2019 - 8:49 pm
MEDINAH, Ill. (AP) — Winless over the last 12 months, Justin Thomas knew he was playing well and he was due for a low round. Saturday at the BMW Championship was more than he might have imagined. Thomas smashed the course record at Medinah with an 11-under 61 that gave him a six-shot lead over...
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August 17, 2019 - 7:15 pm
ENDICOTT, N.Y. (AP) — Monday qualifier Doug Barron had a one-stroke lead in the Dick's Sporting Goods Open when lightning forced the suspension of play late in the second round Saturday. Making his second PGA Tour Champions start after turning 50 last month, Barron was 10 under for the tournament...
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August 17, 2019 - 7:14 pm
ENDICOTT, N.Y. (AP) — Monday qualifier Doug Barron had a one-stroke lead in the Dick's Sporting Goods Open when lightning forced the suspension of play late in the second round Saturday. Making his second PGA Tour Champions start after turning 50 last month, Barron was 10 under for the tournament...
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August 17, 2019 - 6:25 pm
PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) — John Augenstein and Andy Ogletree advanced to the U.S. Amateur final Saturday at Pinehurst No. 2. Augenstein beat William Holcomb V 3 and 2, and Ogletree topped teenager and fellow Mississippian Cohen Trolio 3 and 1. They will meet Sunday in a 36-hole final split over two...
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