Men's golf

May 19, 2017 - 7:57 pm
IRVING, Texas (AP) — Jason Kokrak shot a bogey-free 8-under 62 Friday for a record five-stroke lead after two rounds at the AT&T Byron Nelson, where local favorite Jordan Spieth missed the cut for the first time at the tournament where he made his debut as a 16-year-old high school junior...
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Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland, reacts to his putt on the second green, during the final round of The Players Championship golf tournament Sunday, May 14, 2017, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
May 19, 2017 - 1:57 pm
VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — Rory McIlroy will sit out the European Tour flagship event next week to make sure a recurring rib injury heals. McIlroy withdrew Friday from the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth, where he is a past champion. The four-time major champion suffered a hairline fracture...
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May 19, 2017 - 3:35 am
ALL-NBA TEAMS Harden, James headline All-NBA first team NEW YORK (AP) — Cleveland's LeBron James has been named to the All-NBA first team for a record-tying 11th time, and Houston's James Harden is the lone player to be a unanimous first-team selection this season. Joining Harden and James on the...
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Brooks Koepka hits a ball out of the rough on the ninth hole during the first round of the Byron Nelson PGA golf tournament at TPC Four Seasons Resort in Irving, Texas, Thursday, May 18, 2017. (Ashley Landis/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
May 18, 2017 - 8:57 pm
IRVING, Texas (AP) — Brooks Koepka leaned in for a closer look at his ball buried in deep rough when a critter he couldn't identify caused him to jump back with a bit of a startled look. His best guesses were a frog or rat, though he was too disoriented to be sure. It definitely wasn't a birdie,...
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Brooks Koepka hits a ball out of the rough on the ninth hole during the first round of the Byron Nelson PGA golf tournament at TPC Four Seasons Resort in Irving, Texas, Thursday, May 18, 2017. (Ashley Landis/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
May 18, 2017 - 8:57 pm
IRVING, Texas (AP) — Brooks Koepka leaned in for a closer look at his ball buried in deep rough when a critter he couldn't identify caused him to jump back with a bit of a startled look. His best guesses were a frog or rat, though he was too disoriented to be sure. It definitely wasn't a birdie,...
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James Hahn walks to the 17th green during the first round of the Byron Nelson PGA golf tournament at TPC Four Seasons Resort in Irving, Texas, Thursday, May 18, 2017. (Jae S. Lee/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
May 18, 2017 - 8:24 pm
IRVING, Texas (AP) — James Hahn birdied the final hole Thursday for a 6-under 64 and a share of the first-round lead with Ricky Barnes in the AT&T Byron Nelson. Matt Kuchar, Jhonattan Vegas, Jason Kokrak and Cameron Tringale shot 66, and top-ranked Dustin Johnson topped the group at 67, a...
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John Daly tees off on the eighth hole during the first round of the Champions Tour Regions Tradition golf tournament, Thursday, May 18, 2017, at Greystone Golf & Country Club in Hoover, Ala. (AP Photo/Alabama Media Group, Vasha Hunt)/AL.com via AP)
May 18, 2017 - 6:19 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Scott McCarron eagled the par-5 18th hole for a 7-under 65 and a share of the first-round lead Thursday in the Regions Tradition, the first of the PGA Tour Champions' five majors. Lee Janzen, Jeff Sluman and Miguel Angel Jimenez joined McCarron atop the leaderboard at...
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FILE - In this May 7, 2017, file photo, John Daly kisses the trophy after winning the PGA Tour Champions Insperity Invitational golf tournament in The Woodlands, Texas. Fresh from his first PGA Tour Champions victory, Daly enters the year's first major seeking a strong follow-up at the Regions Tradition. (Wilf Thorne/Houston Chronicle via AP, File)
May 18, 2017 - 3:29 am
Ben Crenshaw won the Byron Nelson Golf Classic in 1983 the first year it moved from Preston Trail to what is now the TPC Four Seasons Las Colinas. This will be the 35th and final year before the tournament moves to a new golf course designed by Crenshaw and his longtime architecture partner, Bill...
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May 17, 2017 - 3:26 pm
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Jim Kubinksi will not return for a 14th season as men's golf coach at Notre Dame. Athletic director Jack Swarbrick says the team has not met expectations in recent years. Kubinski was just the sixth head coach in the history of the program that began play in 1929-30, won an...
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FILE - In this May 16, 2004, file photo, Sergio Garcia, of Spain, left, admires the Byron Nelson trophy as he stands next to the name sake, Byron Nelson, right, on the 18th green following Garcia's victory at the Byron Nelson Championship in Irving, Texas. Officials for the AT&T Byron Nelson and the PGA Tour announced Wednesday, May 17, 2017, that the tournament will move in 2018 to Trinity Forest Golf Club, a course located about 10 miles south of downtown Dallas that opened for play this month. The Nelson has been played at the Four Seasons Resort and Club since the TPC Las Colinas course opened there in 1983. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)
May 17, 2017 - 3:10 pm
IRVING, Texas (AP) — Sergio Garcia and Jordan Spieth were teenagers playing at Byron Nelson's tournament before they became Masters champions. Garcia, now the reigning Masters winner and defending Nelson champ, was only 19 when he shot a 62 in his first round as a pro at the 1999 Nelson. Spieth was...
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