Men's golf

FILE - In this Oct. 26, 2019, file photo, Xander Schauffele of the United States watches his tee shot on the 12th hole during the second round of the Zozo Championship PGA Tour at the Accordia Golf Narashino country club in Inzai, east of Tokyo, Japan. Schauffele, often an afterthought among young American stars, makes his U.S. team debut at the Presidents Cup this week. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)
December 09, 2019 - 3:05 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Steve Stricker cared only about securing a spot in the first U.S. Open in his home state of Wisconsin. Still, there was something about the PGA Tour rookie in his group during a 36-hole qualifier that intrigued him. It wasn't just the name: Xander Schauffele. It...
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Matt Jones of Australia poses with the Stonehaven Cup after winning The Australian Open Golf Championship at The Australian Golf Club in Sydney, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019. (Jeremy Ng/AAP Image via AP)
December 08, 2019 - 7:11 am
SYDNEY (AP) — Cruising for most of the final round and a leader after the second and third, Matt Jones suddenly needed to make a big putt on his final hole for a second Australian Open title. He came through, making a testing four-foot par putt on the 18th to hold off Louis Oosthuizen by one stroke...
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Henrik Stenson alignes his ball at the third green during the final round of the Hero World Challenge at Albany Golf Club in Nassau, Bahamas, Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019. (AP Photo/Dante Carrer)
December 07, 2019 - 7:14 pm
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Winless in more than two years, Henrik Stenson found himself in the middle of a wild chase to the finish Saturday with Tiger Woods and the elite in golf all around him. Five players had a chance to win in the final hour. Four had at least a share of the lead at one point. One...
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Takumi Kanaya of Japan plays his second shot on the first hole during the second round of the Australian Open golf tournament in Sydney, Friday, Dec. 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)
December 07, 2019 - 1:39 am
SYDNEY (AP) — Matt Jones coped best with difficult afternoon conditions Saturday at the Australian Open for a 3-under 68 to take a three-stroke lead into the final round. Jones, who led by one stroke after the second round, had a three-round total of 13-under 200 at The Australian Golf Club...
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Tiger Woods hits on the par-5 11th hole on his way to an eagle at Albany Golf Club during the second round of the Hero World Challenge in Nassau, Bahamas, Thursday Dec. 5 2019. Woods shot 66. (AP Photo/Doug Ferguson)
December 06, 2019 - 7:22 pm
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Two big birdies from Gary Woodland gave him the lead in the Hero World Challenge. A closing birdie on a hole that has vexed Tiger Woods put him in range of a third victory this year. Patrick Reed fully expected to be right there until watching video of his club moving sand...
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FILE - In this Sept. 30, 2017, file photo, Tiger Woods watches play on the fourth hole during the four-ball golf matches on the third day of the Presidents Cup golf matches at Liberty National Golf Club in Jersey City, N.J. The role of Presidents Cup captain typically is reserved for players in the twilight of their careers. Nothing is typical about Tiger Woods. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
December 06, 2019 - 12:56 pm
The role of Presidents Cup captain typically is reserved for players in the twilight of their careers. Nothing is typical about Tiger Woods. Six months after he was appointed U.S. captain, he won the Tour Championship and nearly captured the FedEx Cup. While picking out team uniforms and choosing...
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December 06, 2019 - 10:28 am
BEL-OMBRE, Mauritius (AP) — Calum Hill took the lead at the Mauritius Open with an 8-under 64 on Friday in the second round. The Scottish golfer, chasing his first European Tour victory, is at 12-under 132 for the tournament. Hill is playing only his sixth event on the European Tour. He is 115th in...
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Denzel Ieremia of New Zealand plays out of a fairway bunker on the 18th hole during the second round of the Australian Open golf tournament in Sydney, Friday, Dec. 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)
December 06, 2019 - 2:22 am
SYDNEY (AP) — Australian Matt Jones birdied his final hole Friday for a 6-under 65 and a one-stroke lead after two rounds on a day of low scoring at the Australian Open. Jones had a 36-hole total of 10-under 132 at The Australian Golf Club. Paul Casey shot 65 and Dimitrios Papadatos 66 and were...
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Tiger Woods tees off at the 10th hole of Albany Golf Club as Bubba Watson and his caddie look during the second round of the Hero World Challenge in Nassau, Bahamas, Thursday Dec. 5 2019. (AP Photo/Doug Ferguson)
December 05, 2019 - 5:08 pm
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — A tropical breeze replaced the raging wind and made golf a lot easier for Patrick Reed, Tiger Woods and just about everyone else Thursday in the Hero World Challenge. Reed took advantage of the back nine at Albany Golf Club for the second straight day. He was tied for the...
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December 05, 2019 - 12:32 pm
BEL-OMBRE, Mauritius (AP) — Rookie Rasmus Hojgaard was among five players tied for the lead after the first round of the Mauritius Open on Thursday. The 18-year-old Dane hit a 6-under 66, including an eagle on the par-5 seventh, for a share of the lead alongside South African Brandon Stone, Grant...
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