PGA Championships

May 10, 2019 - 11:56 am
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — How well do you know the PGA Championship? Try this quiz: 1. Bethpage Black will be the 12th course in New York where the PGA Championship is played. Which has hosted it the most times? a.) Winged Foot b.) Fresh Meadow c.) Oak Hill 2. Arnold Palmer and Jordan Spieth are...
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FILE - In this June 12, 2009, file photo, Bunkers line the fairway and protect the green on the 18th hole of Bethpage State Park's Black Course in Farmingdale, N.Y. Bethpage is hosting its third major when the PGA Championship starts May 16. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow, File)
May 10, 2019 - 3:05 am
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — A hole-by-hole look at the Black Course at Bethpage State Park, site of the 101st PGA Championship to be played May 16-19. Includes combined rank and scoring average of each hole from the 2002 and 2009 U.S. Opens: No. 1, 430 yards, par 4: The opening shot from an elevated...
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May 10, 2019 - 3:03 am
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — A capsule look at the four previous times Bethpage Black has held premium golf events: TOURNAMENT: 2002 U.S. Open. WINNER: Tiger Woods. SCORE: 277. RUNNER-UP: Phil Mickelson. MARGIN: 3 shots. RECAP: The U.S. Open went to a state-run public course for the first time and...
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FILE - In this June 17, 2009, file photo, Phil Mickelson walks out of the rough on the 18th hole during his practice round for the U.S. Open Golf Championship at Bethpage State Park's Black Course in Farmingdale, N.Y. For such a strong course, Bethpage has a reputation for having a weak finishing hole. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)
May 10, 2019 - 3:00 am
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — The warning sign attached to a waist-high iron fence overlooking the first tee is there for a reason. The Black Course at Bethpage State Park is an extremely difficult course, recommended only for highly skilled golfers. The public course is strong enough to have hosted the...
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May 09, 2019 - 2:35 pm
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Facts and figures for the PGA Championship: Event: 101st PGA Championship. Dates: May 16-19. Site: Bethpage State Park (Black Course). Length: 7,459 yards. Par: 35-35_70. Field: 156 players (136 tour pros, 20 club pros). Prize money: TBA ($11 million in 2018). Winner's...
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FILE - In this Sunday, April 21, 2019, file photo, Dustin Johnson lines up a putt on the sixth green during the final round of the RBC Heritage golf tournament at Harbour Town Golf Links on Hilton Head Island, S.C. The PGA Championship is set to begin May 16 on the Black Course at Bethpage State Park on New York's Long Island. (AP Photo/Mic Smith, File)
May 09, 2019 - 2:30 pm
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — A capsule look at 10 top contenders in the 101st PGA Championship, to be played May 16-19 on the Black Course at Bethpage State Park (listed in predicted order of finish): DUSTIN JOHNSON Age: 34. Country: United States. World ranking: 1. Worldwide victories: 21. Majors: U.S...
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FILE - In this Sunday, April 14, 2019, file photo, Tiger Woods reacts as he wins the Masters golf tournament in Augusta, Ga. Woods goes for his next major on May 16 when the PGA Championship starts at Bethpage Black. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
May 09, 2019 - 2:16 pm
The PGA Championship agreed to move to May for the first time in 70 years to help the golf season end before football and to energize a century-old major that was looked upon as the last and the least of the Grand Slam events. Tiger Woods took care of the latter. He has golf buzzing again after...
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FILE - In this Friday, April 12, 2019, file photo, Brooks Koepka reacts after a birdie on the first hole during the second round for the Masters golf tournament in Augusta, Ga. The PGA Championship is set to begin May 16 on the Black Course at Bethpage State Park on New York's Long Island. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
May 09, 2019 - 1:32 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Brooks Koepka has won three majors since he last played at the Byron Nelson two years ago, before the tournament moved to a new links-style course south of downtown Dallas. A week before defending his title at the now-earlier PGA Championship, the third-ranked Koepka and No. 19...
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May 08, 2019 - 11:35 am
VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — The European team is reducing the number of captain's picks from four to three for next year's Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits. Nine players will qualify automatically for the team via points earned in tournaments, starting with the BMW PGA Championship in September...
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FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2018, file photo John Daly walks on the ninth green during the first round of the Father Son Challenge golf tournament in Orlando, Fla. The PGA Championship is allowing Daly to use a cart next week at Bethpage Black. It will be the first time since Casey Martin in the U.S. Open in 2012 that a player is allowed to ride a cart during a major. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)
May 07, 2019 - 8:22 pm
John Daly has been approved to use a cart next week in the PGA Championship because of arthritis in his right knee that he says keeps him from walking more than six holes on the golf course. He will be the first player to ride a cart in a major championship since Casey Martin in the U.S. Open at...
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