Men's golf

October 03, 2019 - 2:26 pm
MADRID (AP) — Kristian Krogh Johannessen of Norway shot a career-best 8-under 63 to match the course record and take a two-shot lead after the first round of the Spanish Open on Thursday. Johannessen birdied four of his last six holes at the Club de Campo Villa de Madrid for the lowest opening...
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FILE - In this Aug. 25, 2019, file photo, Brooks Koepka hits from the second tee during the final round of the Tour Championship golf tournament at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta. Koepka spent the majority of his short offseason recovering from stem cell treatment on his left knee. Koepka returns to competition at the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, with the No. 1 player in the world giving Las Vegas its strongest field in more than 15 years. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
October 02, 2019 - 4:31 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Brooks Koepka spent the majority of his short offseason recovering from stem cell treatment on his left knee. Koepka returns to competition this week in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, giving Las Vegas the No. 1 player in the world for the first time since Greg Norman in...
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Justin Thomas prepares to putt on the first green of the Silverado Resort North Course during the final round of the Safeway Open PGA golf tournament Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019, in Napa, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
October 01, 2019 - 4:01 pm
What began as a group text in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian led to a simple question from Justin Leonard: What can we do? Leonard and his wife, Amanda, have property at Baker's Bay just east of Great Abaco in the Bahamas, and she was on a text chain with a woman who lives in Ponte Vedra Beach,...
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FILE - This is a June 15, 2013, file photo showing Bio Kim, of South Korea, after putting on the 17th hole during the third round of the U.S. Open golf tournament at Merion Golf Club, in Ardmore, Pa. Kim won the DGB Financial Group Volvik Daegu Gyeongbuk Open on Sunday, Sept. 30, 2019, and then lost his job. The Korea PGA suspended him Tuesday, Oct. 1 for three years for making an obscene gesture at the crowd on the 16th hole of the final round because of noise from a cellphone camera. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
October 01, 2019 - 3:22 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Bio Kim won the tournament and then lost his job. The Korea PGA suspended him Tuesday for three years for making an obscene gesture at the crowd on the 16th hole of the final round because of noise from a cellphone camera. Yonhap News Agency reports that Kim knelt before...
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FILE - In this Aug. 24, 2019, file photo, Rory McIlroy hits from the tee on the third hole during third round play in the Tour Championship golf tournament at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta. McIlroy will take part in a Japan Skins game on Oct. 21 that will be shown live worldwide by Discovery-owned GOLFTV. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
September 30, 2019 - 2:23 pm
LONDON (AP) — Two of the biggest names in golf have taken a swing at the course set-ups on the European Tour, saying they need to be tougher to test the best players. Rory McIlroy was the first to vent his frustration, saying after the final round of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship on Sunday...
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Cameron Champ follows his shot from the second tee of the Silverado Resort North Course during the final round of the Safeway Open PGA golf tournament Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019, in Napa, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
September 29, 2019 - 10:20 pm
NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Cameron Champ broke down in tears when it was over. Playing while his grandfather fights cancer in nearby Sacramento, the 24-year-old Champ won the Safeway Open on Sunday for his second PGA Tour title. He made a 3-foot birdie putt on the par-5 18th hole for a one-stroke victory...
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Cameron Champ follows his approach shot up to the third green of the Silverado Resort North Course during the final round of the Safeway Open PGA golf tournament Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019, in Napa, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
September 29, 2019 - 9:13 pm
NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Cameron Champ made a 3-foot birdie putt on the 18th hole for a one-stroke victory over Adam Hadwin on Sunday in the Safeway Open, finishing off an emotional week with his grandfather battling cancer. Three strokes ahead entering the round, Champ had five birdies and overcame a...
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Victor Perez shows off the trophy following his win of the Links Championship at St Andrews in Scotland, Sunday Sept. 29, 2019. (Kenny Smith/PA via AP)
September 29, 2019 - 2:25 pm
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — Rookie Victor Perez claimed his first European Tour title in his 29th appearance after posting a 2-under 70 to win the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship by one shot on Sunday. The 27-year-old Perez narrowly missed his 12-foot birdie putt at the last but a close-range...
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September 29, 2019 - 1:56 am
SHANGHAI (AP) — Lin Yuxin of China made birdie from the bunker on the second playoff hole Sunday to beat defending champion Takumi Kanaya and win the Asia-Pacific Amateur for the second time. Lin won the first playoff in the 11-year-history of the Asia-Pacific Amateur and joined Hideki Matsuyama as...
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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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