Men's golf

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland lines up a putt during the second round of the European Masters golf tournament in Crans-Montana, Switzerland, Friday, Aug. 30, 2019. (Alexandra Wey/Keystone via AP)
September 10, 2019 - 5:19 pm
Seventeen days after Rory McIlroy cashed in by winning the FedEx Cup, a new season begins at The Greenbrier. That's nothing new. A year ago, there were only 10 open days between the final putt in the Tour Championship (Tiger Woods) and the first shot of the next season (Nick Taylor). It was an even...
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September 10, 2019 - 4:14 pm
VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — Brian Barnes, the charismatic English golfer who beat Jack Nicklaus twice in one day in Ryder Cup singles matches, has died after a short illness. He was 74. The European Tour said Barnes, who had cancer, died on Monday with family members by his side. A nine-time...
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Team USA captain Juli Inkster during the preview day ahead of the 2019 Solheim Cup at Gleneagles Golf Club, Scotland, Monday Sept. 9, 2019. (Ian Rutherford/PA via AP)
September 10, 2019 - 11:33 am
The stage alone makes this the most exciting week of the year in women's golf. The Solheim Cup delivers more pomp, more passion and more raw emotion than any other event on the schedule. Hugs give way to handshakes after the final hole. For three days, and sometimes longer, friends become the...
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September 08, 2019 - 6:42 pm
HOYLAKE, England (AP) — John Pak completed a perfect week and John Augenstein delivered the clinching point as the American rallied from a two-point deficit Sunday and won the Walker Cup for the first time away from home in 12 years. Facing a two-point deficit at the start of Sunday, the Americans...
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England's Pauls Casey celebrates after winning the European Open golf tournament, in Hamburg, Germany, Sunday Sept. 8, 2019. (Axel Heimken/dpa via AP)
September 08, 2019 - 2:28 pm
HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — Ryder Cup star Paul Casey carded a 6-under 66 to win the European Open by one shot on Sunday for his first European Tour title in five years. Casey started the day a stroke behind overnight leaders Bernd Ritthammer and Robert MacIntyre and held his nerve with a bogey-free...
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September 07, 2019 - 3:19 pm
HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — Home favorite Bernd Ritthammer rubbed out Robert MacIntyre's four-stroke advantage to join the Scottish rookie for a share of the lead after the third day of the European Open on Saturday. The German, playing his 100th European Tour event, carded a 2-under 70 to join playing...
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September 06, 2019 - 3:44 pm
HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — Scottish rookie Robert MacIntyre carded a bogey-free 7-under 65 to take a four-stroke lead after the second round of the European Open on Friday. "I don't know what I'm doing but it's working so I'm just going to try and continue to do it," MacIntyre said after putting...
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September 05, 2019 - 3:23 pm
HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — Paul Casey of England defied windy and rainy conditions to shoot a 6-under 66 Thursday and take a one-stroke lead after the opening round of the European Open. The four-time Ryder Cup player, who said he has been struggling for several days with a sore throat, started late...
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September 05, 2019 - 12:51 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Dustin Johnson had arthroscopic surgery Thursday to repair cartilage damage in his left knee and is expected to return this fall. The star golfer's manager says the procedure was considered routine. He likened it to the surgery on Johnson's right knee at the end of 2011...
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FILE - In this July 17, 2011, file photo, England's Tom Lewis holds his silver medal for being the top placed amateur in the British Open Golf Championship at Royal St George's golf course in Sandwich, England. Lewis was among 25 players who earned a PGA Tour card at the Korn Ferry Tour Finals. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)
September 03, 2019 - 9:47 pm
Tom Lewis of England says it was always his dream to play on the PGA Tour. He just didn't see it happening like this. Lewis was in a Miami coffee shop Tuesday as he tried to figure out his next move. His coach, David Armitage, is at La Gorce Country Club in Miami Beach. He had a phone call...
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