Men's golf

Louis Osthuizen, of South Africa, follows his shot from the sixth tee during the second round of The Players Championship golf tournament Friday, May 12, 2017, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
May 12, 2017 - 9:05 pm
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Each birdie by Louis Oosthuizen and Kyle Stanley pushed them higher up the leaderboard, a little further away from those chasing them in The Players Championship. And as Friday showed, every little bit helps. Anirban Lahiri looked like a lock to at least make the cut...
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Vijay Singh, of Fiji, watches his shot from the 12th tee during the second round of The Players Championship golf tournament Friday, May 12, 2017, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
May 12, 2017 - 8:28 pm
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The last time Vijay Singh started this well in The Players Championship was in 2006, when he was No. 2 in the world and still adding to his record of most PGA Tour victories in his 40s. It felt like old times Friday when he got within one shot of the lead until a...
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Louis Osthuizen, of South Africa, follows his shot from the sixth tee during the second round of The Players Championship golf tournament Friday, May 12, 2017, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
May 12, 2017 - 8:02 pm
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — As conditions toughened, Louis Oosthuizen and Kyle Stanley played even better. Each posted a 6-under 66 to share the lead at The Players Championship, making it even more difficult for the top two players in the world to catch them. Oosthuizen and his sweet swing were...
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Louis Osthuizen, of South Africa, follows his shot from the sixth tee during the second round of The Players Championship golf tournament Friday, May 12, 2017, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
May 12, 2017 - 7:17 pm
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Louis Oosthuizen and Kyle Stanley each posted a 6-under 66 to share the lead at The Players Championship and made it more difficult for the top two players in the world to catch them. Dustin Johnson and Rory McIlroy scrapped it around to finish at even par Friday...
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Rafa Cabrera Bello, of Spain, hits from the 13th tee during the second round of The Players Championship golf tournament Friday, May 12, 2017, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
May 12, 2017 - 3:54 pm
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — David Hearn of Canada and Rafa Cabrera Bello of Spain squeezed as much as they could from a tough TPC Sawgrass and shared the lead halfway through the second round of The Players Championship. Even with two bogeys over his last four holes, Hearn shot a 3-under 69 as...
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Rafa Cabrera Bello, of Spain, hits from the 13th tee during the second round of The Players Championship golf tournament Friday, May 12, 2017, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
May 12, 2017 - 3:06 pm
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Rafa Cabrera Bello of Spain and David Hearn of Canada held on as the TPC Sawgrass became tougher, sharing the lead halfway through the second round of The Players Championship. Hearn, winless in 216 starts on the PGA Tour, bogeyed two of his last four holes and still...
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Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, reacts to his shot from the ninth tee during the first round of The Players Championship golf tournament Thursday, May 11, 2017 in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
May 12, 2017 - 2:43 pm
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — As if the TPC Sawgrass isn't enough of a challenge, Rory McIlroy is dealing with another dose of back pain at The Players Championship and will have it tested at the end of the week. McIlroy already missed four tournaments over seven weeks earlier this year when he...
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Adam Scott, of Australia, hits from the second tee during the first round of The Players Championship golf tournament Thursday, May 11, 2017, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
May 12, 2017 - 2:33 am
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The first round of any PGA Tour event reveals little more than the fact three more rounds are left. The exception at The Players Championship is that Thursday offered a sneak preview into why the TPC Sawgrass is so entertaining to the fans, aggravating to the players...
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Mackenzie Hughes, left, of Canada, talks to his caddie, Derell Aton, on the 18th tee during the first round of The Players Championship golf tournament Thursday, May 11, 2017, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
May 11, 2017 - 8:52 pm
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Mackenzie Hughes arrived at the TPC Sawgrass with no scar tissue and played his first round at The Players Championship with no bogeys. Pretty simple, eh? The Canadian rookie shook his head and laughed. Even after going bogey-free in his debut Thursday for a 5-under...
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Mackenzie Hughes, left, of Canada, talks to his caddie, Derell Aton, on the 18th tee during the first round of The Players Championship golf tournament Thursday, May 11, 2017, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
May 11, 2017 - 7:50 pm
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Canadian rookie Mackenzie Hughes played bogey-free in his debut at The Players Championship and shot a 5-under 67 to share the lead with William McGirt. Hughes already has won in his first PGA Tour season at Sea Island. He had one of only four bogey-free rounds at TPC...
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