Men's golf

FILE - This is a Sept. 15, 2019, file photo showing The Greenbrier resort nestled in the mountains in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. The West Virginia stop on the PGA Tour has fallen victim to the coronavirus pandemic and a schedule change to the fall. The PGA Tour and The Greenbrier resort announced Thursday, April 16, 2020, that A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier, scheduled for Sept. 10-13, has been canceled to make room for other tournaments that had been called off due to the virus. Both parties also announced that the remaining years of the tournament’s contract through 2026 have been canceled. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
April 16, 2020 - 12:04 pm
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The PGA Tour has scrapped its contract to hold annual golf tournaments at a resort owned by billionaire West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice after turnout lagged and federal prosecutors eyed the lavish retreat. The Greenbrier resort issued a statement Thursday saying it came to...
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FILE - In this March 5, 2020, file photo, Scottie Scheffler, right, waits to hit his tee shot on the seventh hole during the first round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational golf tournament in Orlando, Fla. Scheffler managed to crack the top 50 in the world in his rookie season on the PGA Tour, earning a spot in the Masters. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)
April 14, 2020 - 5:34 pm
Scottie Scheffler has never been in such a hurry that he fails to recognize what's right in front of him. At the moment that would be nothing. “Our lives are put on hold at the moment,” Scheffler said. “It's a weird feeling sitting at home, not having much to do.” He can at least look forward to...
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FILE - In this Sept. 1, 2010, file photo, Deutsche Bank Americas CEO Seth Waugh, left, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Reserve Affairs Dennis McCarthy, center, and PGA Tour Pro Steve Stricker, right, visit the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange after they rang the opening bell. Waugh, now CEO of the PGA of America, says it's possible to play the PGA Championship at Harding Park without fans. (AP Photo/David Karp, File)
April 14, 2020 - 12:56 pm
The PGA Championship plans to be at Harding Park in San Francisco the first full week in August as the first major on the reconfigured golf calendar. Still to be determined is whether Harding Park needs to bother building bleachers. “We believe that holding it without fans is a possibility,...
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FILE - In this April 15, 2019, file photo, Los Angeles Angels designated hitter Mike Trout prepares to bat against the Los Angeles Angels during the eighth inning of a baseball game in Arlington, Texas. With the national sports calendar on hold because of the coronavirus, there will be no games Wednesday, April 15, 2020, on Jackie Robinson Day, when every person in uniform wears Robinson’s retired No. 42. MLB games and NBA playoffs were among sporting events that had been scheduled this week. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth, File)
April 13, 2020 - 5:05 am
With the national sports calendar now in its second month on hold because of the coronavirus pandemic, The Associated Press looks at what would have been held the week of April 13-19: MLB: — Every player would have been wearing No. 42 on Wednesday for Jackie Robinson Day. Major League Baseball...
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FILE - In this Feb. 10, 1973, file photo, Frank Sinatra and Doug Sanders smile at the Bermuda Dunes Country Club in Bermuda Dunes, Calif., during the fourth round of the Bob Hope Desert Golf Classic. The PGA Tour says Sanders died Sunday morning, April 12, 2020, in Houston at age 86. Sanders was one of golf's most colorful figures with his wardrobe and lifestyle. (AP Photo, File)
April 12, 2020 - 6:38 pm
Doug Sanders brought a flamboyance to golf fashion ahead of his time, a colorful character known as much for the 20 times he won on the PGA Tour as the majors that got away. Sanders died Sunday morning in Houston, the PGA Tour confirmed through a text from Sanders' ex-wife, Scotty. He was 86...
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FILE - In this April 14, 2019 file photo, Tiger Woods hugs his family after winning the Masters golf tournament in Augusta, Ga. His reaction when he won, with his children there, stood out among the other 14 majors Woods has won. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
April 12, 2020 - 6:10 pm
The Masters over, Tiger Woods slipped on the green jacket again on the second Sunday in April. He just wasn't at Augusta National this year. Woods got emotional Sunday after CBS re-aired his victory last year. In a video production from earlier in the week, Woods joined network host Jim Nantz to...
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FILE - In this April 14, 2019 file photo, Tiger Woods hugs his family after winning the Masters golf tournament in Augusta, Ga. His reaction when he won, with his children there, stood out among the other 14 majors Woods has won. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
April 12, 2020 - 9:53 am
Tiger Woods walked off the 18th green as a Masters champion for the fifth time, a major champion for the 15th time, and the sensation was unlike anything he had ever felt. More memorable than any shot — the 8-iron that trickled by the hole at the 16th was the decisive blow — was the purposeful...
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FILE - In this April 14, 1986, file photo, Jack Nicklaus reacts as he finishes on the 18th to win the Masters Championship at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/File)
April 12, 2020 - 1:02 am
Jack Nicklaus was down, playing poorly, and his pride was hurt. The unwelcome, hurting question kept coming: “When are you going to retire?” But it was a newspaper article which really enraged golf’s Golden Bear. “It said I was dead, washed up, through, with no chance whatsoever. I was sizzling. I...
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FILE - At left, in an April 12, 1987, file photo, Larry Mize jumps in the air after making the winning shot in a sudden death playoff over Seve Ballesteros and Greg Norman to win the Masters golf tournament in Augusta, Ga. At right, also in an April 12, 1987, file photo, Greg Norman reacts to a missed birdie shot on the 18th hole during the final round of the Masters in Augusta. (AP Photo/File)
April 11, 2020 - 5:20 pm
Every hole has a tale about the Masters. The playlist of shots is longer than any of the other majors because everyone knows Augusta National so well, players and fans alike. Every club has a story, too. What follows are some of the most memorable shots at the Masters from every club in the bag...
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FILE - In this April 13, 1997, file photo, Masters champion Tiger Woods receives his Green Jacket from last year's winner Nick Faldo, left, at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga. ``Phenomenal performance,″ Nick Faldo, last year’s winner, told Woods. ``Welcome to the green jacket.″ (AP Photo/ Dave Martin, File)
April 11, 2020 - 1:49 am
A panel of 15 golf writers were asked to vote on the top five Masters in history. They are being republished this week because the Masters has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. The 1997 Masters was voted No. 2. The following story moved on was on April 13, 1997. ___ By RON SIRAK AP...
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