Men's golf

September 28, 2019 - 9:57 pm
NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Even as he bolted to the top of the leaderboard at the Safeway Open, Cameron Champ's mind was elsewhere. Champ's grandfather, Mack, is in hospice battling stomach cancer and the family has been commuting back and forth between the tournament and his hometown of Sacramento, about...
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September 28, 2019 - 9:30 pm
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Steve Flesch shot a 4-under 67 on Saturday at Poppy Hills to take the second-round lead in the PGA Tour Champions' Pure Insurance Championship. After opening with a 68 on Friday at Pebble Beach, Flesch had five birdies and a bogey at Poppy Hills to reach 8 under. The 52-...
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Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., left, holds up a golf ball as he shares a laugh with golfer Gary Player after they returned to the White House in Washington, Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019, after spending the day playing golf with President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
September 28, 2019 - 6:35 pm
STERLING, Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump enjoyed a unique mix of playing partners for his round of golf Saturday, though his partners report he ended up on the losing end. Trump played with Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C.., and two retired pro golfers, Gary Player and Annika Sörenstam, both members...
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September 28, 2019 - 1:28 pm
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — The Alfred Dunhill Links Championship had two more surprise leaders Saturday, with Victor Perez and Matthew Southgate out in front on 20 under par after the third round. Perez shot an 8-under 64 at Kingsbarns while Southgate returned a 7-under 65 at St. Andrews, leaving...
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September 28, 2019 - 12:53 pm
STERLING, Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump is enjoying a unique mix of playing partners for his round of golf Saturday. The White House says Trump is playing with Lindsey Graham, a Republican senator from South Carolina, and two retired pro golfers, Gary Player and Annika Sörenstam. Player is the...
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September 27, 2019 - 9:30 pm
NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Bryson DeChambeau hasn't had much chance to get familiar with his wedge after changing to a graphite shaft this week. The Northern California native certainly looked comfortable enough Friday as he attacked pin after pin to surge up the leaderboard at the Safeway Open...
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September 27, 2019 - 9:25 pm
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Rod Pampling eagled the par-5 18th at Pebble Beach on Friday for a 5-under 67 and a share of the Pure Insurance Championship lead in his PGA Tour Champions debut. Pampling, the Australian who turned 50 on Monday, had three birdies in a six-hole stretch on the front nine...
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September 27, 2019 - 12:26 pm
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — Two years after winning a prestigious amateur title at St. Andrews, Matthew Jordan enjoyed more success on the famous Old Course by shooting 8-under 64 to lead the Dunhill Links Championship on Friday. The 23-year-old English player led by one stroke after two rounds,...
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Adam Scott, of Australia, follows his shot out of a bunker onto the seventh green of the Silverado Resort North Course during the first round of the Safeway Open PGA golf tournament Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019, in Napa, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
September 26, 2019 - 9:48 pm
NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Slow starts plagued Adam Scott last season, a prime reason the former No. 1 player in the world was winless despite solid overall numbers. After taking a brief break, the 39-year-old Australian is back and emphasizing quicker, more aggressive starts. Andrew Landry is just...
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September 26, 2019 - 12:32 pm
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — South African golfer Justin Walters shot a 9-under 63 for his lowest score on the European Tour in six years, giving him a one-stroke lead after the first round of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship on Thursday. Walters, ranked No. 444, has not recorded a top-20...
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