Men's golf

July 27, 2019 - 11:47 pm
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Troy Merritt scored five points with a 53-foot eagle putt on the par-5 18th on Saturday to take a two-point lead in the Barracuda Championship, the PGA Tour's only modified Stableford scoring event. Merritt had an 18-point round for a 37-point total at Montreaux Golf and Country...
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Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, celebrates after sinking his birdie putt on the 18th green to give him the lead during the third round of the World Golf Championships-FedEx St. Jude Invitational Saturday, July 27, 2019, in Memphis, Tenn. McIlroy finished the day at 12-under par, one stroke ahead of Brooks Kopeka. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
July 27, 2019 - 6:49 pm
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Nobody likes missing the cut by a stroke, and doing it in a major championship at home hurts even more. Rory McIlroy is showing he can bounce back quickly. McIlroy shot an 8-under 62 on Saturday in the FedEx St. Jude Invitational to take a one-stroke lead over Brooks Koepka at...
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Tom Watson before announced his retirement from the Senior Open championships and the US senior Championships, during day three of the Senior Open golf tournament at Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club, at Lytham, Britain, Saturday July 27, 2019. (Peter Byrne/PA via AP)
July 27, 2019 - 4:25 pm
LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England (AP) — Englishman Paul Broadhurst birdied two of the last three holes Saturday to take a one-shot lead into the final round of the Senior British Open, which will be Tom Watson's final appearance at the tournament. Broadhurst had four birdies and a bogey in his third-round...
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July 26, 2019 - 8:48 pm
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Tom Hoge topped the Barracuda Championship leaderboard with 21 points Friday when second-round play at Montreaux Golf and Country Club was suspended for the day after a long delay because of lightning and heavy rain. Hoge scored eight points in the second round, finishing with...
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Matthew Fitzpatrick, of England, views his putt on the seventh green during the second round of the World Golf Championships-FedEx St. Jude Invitational Friday, July 26, 2019, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
July 26, 2019 - 7:53 pm
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Matthew Fitzpatrick is playing at TPC Southwind for the first time in his young career, and the 24-year-old Englishman has found a course that fits him very, very well. Fitzpatrick shot a 6-under 64 on Friday in the FedEx St. Jude Invitational to take a two-stroke lead into...
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FILE- In this Thursday, June 29, 2017 file photo, Wes Short Jr. of the U.S holds up his ball during the first round of the U.S. Senior Open golf tournament, in Peabody, Mass. American Wes Short Jr. shot a 3-under 67 Friday, July 26, 2019 to take a sole lead after the second round of the Senior British Open. He opened with three birdies before suffering a setback with a double-bogey followed by a bogey. Three straight birdies on the final three holes secured a lead for him with a 6-under 134. Fellow Americans Scott Dunlap is second one stroke back. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, file)
July 26, 2019 - 4:58 pm
LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England (AP) — Wes Short Jr. shot his second straight 3-under 67 on Friday to take a one-shot lead after two rounds of the Senior British Open. After an up-and-down second round at Royal Lytham & St. Annes that included a double bogey on the par-4 sixth, Short closed with...
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July 25, 2019 - 10:36 pm
RENO, Nev. (AP) — David Lingmerth had nine birdies to take the lead Thursday in the suspended first round of the Barracuda Championship, the PGA Tour's lone modified Stableford scoring system event. The Swede had 18 points at Montreaux Golf and Country Club under the format that awards eight points...
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Jon Rahm, of Spain, acknowledges the applause as he leaves the ninth green during the first round of the World Golf Championships-FedEx St. Jude Invitational Thursday, July 25, 2019, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
July 25, 2019 - 7:57 pm
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Travelling from Northern Ireland to Tennessee has left everyone who played four rounds at the British Open fighting jet lag. Jon Rahm's putter helped him recover pretty quickly. Rahm matched the lowest round of his PGA Tour career with an 8-under 62 on Thursday at the FedEx St...
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July 25, 2019 - 7:49 pm
LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England (AP) — A quartet of Americans — Wes Short Jr., Scott Dunlap, Scott Parel and Ken Duke — topped the Senior British Open leaderboard on Thursday, together with England's Paul Broadhurst, when first-round play was suspended due to fading light. The leaders were a stroke ahead...
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July 25, 2019 - 2:16 pm
EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France (AP) — Paula Creamer is leading a major tournament again, shooting a bogey-free 7-under 64 Thursday in the first round of the Evian Championship. When Creamer last topped a major leaderboard, she won the 2010 U.S. Women's Open by four strokes to get her ninth title on the...
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