PGA Championships

File-This Nov. 1, 2018, file photo shows Graeme McDowell, of Northern Ireland, watching his drive off the 12th tee during the third round of the RSM Classic golf tournament in St. Simons Island, Ga. "Getting my playing privileges was a huge goal this year. It's a goal I've never had before," McDowell said. "When you're in the top 50 in the world and you're playing WGCs and majors, it's amazing how the points and money toward your playing privileges just kind of come automatically. But all of a sudden when you're grinding, when you're asking for invites like I've been doing this year, I felt like I had this monkey on my back that I couldn't shake off." (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton, File)
April 02, 2019 - 5:37 pm
Two of the most significant shots Graeme McDowell has hit in his career were a 6-iron, for different reasons and on entirely different stages. The most famous was on the 16th hole at Celtic Manor in 2010 at Ryder Cup, which came down to the final match between McDowell and Hunter Mahan. McDowell...
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March 13, 2019 - 5:35 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — In a story March 7 and 8 about Dan Jenkins' death, The Associated Press erroneously reported that he was 89. He was 90. A corrected version of the story is below: FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Dan Jenkins, the sports writing great and best-selling author whose career covered Ben...
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Francesco Molinari, of Italy, celebrates after sinking a putt for birdie on the 18th green during the final round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational golf tournament Sunday, March 10, 2019, in Orlando, Fla. Molinari won the tournament by two strokes. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
March 12, 2019 - 4:42 pm
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Francesco Molinari might not look like the modern version of an Arnold Palmer, a player who makes people watch because of his ability to charge from behind with clutch shots, big putts and low scores. He just plays one on TV. And if he keeps winning like this, he...
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February 24, 2019 - 9:44 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Dustin Johnson struggled early, caught a good break from behind a tree and then breezed to his sixth World Golf Championship title Sunday by closing with a 5-under 66 for a five-shot victory over Rory McIlroy in the Mexico Championship. Johnson won for the 20th time on the PGA...
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Tiger Woods hits his tee shot on the 11th hole of the South Course at Torrey Pines Golf Course during the final round of the Farmers Insurance golf tournament Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
January 29, 2019 - 11:21 am
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Tiger Woods wrapped up his week at Torrey Pines with a 67 to tie for 20th and said it was good to shake off some rust and see what needs work. It was his first competition in seven weeks, and only his second event since the Ryder Cup ended on Oct. 1. Whether it's because of age or...
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FILE- In this June 17, 2018, file photo Brooks Koepka holds up the Golf Champion Trophy after winning the U.S. Open Golf Championship in Southampton, N.Y. Koepka says the key to victory were 9-irons he hit on the 16th and 17th holes of the final round. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
January 13, 2019 - 10:56 am
HONOLULU (AP) — Brooks Koepka still smiles at the memory of the 9-irons he hit in the final round of his second straight U.S. Open victory. Yes, that's plural. They were on consecutive holes on the back nine at Shinnecock Hills. The one that led to birdie was memorable. The one that led to par was...
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January 08, 2019 - 8:45 am
VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — Padraig Harrington was chosen as captain of Europe's team for the 2020 Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits on Tuesday, and said he was putting his legacy on the line by taking the "daunting" role. "It's not something I take on without a certain amount of trepidation,"...
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FILE - In this July 22, 2018, file photo, Tiger Woods of the U.S. plays out of a bunker on the 10th hole during the final round for the 147th British Open Golf championships in Carnoustie, Scotland. Woods considers this his most memorable shot of the year. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison, File)
December 25, 2018 - 12:46 pm
Tiger Woods hit a shot he thought would lead to his 15th major. Keegan Bradley made a putt he thought would be worth a trip to the Tour Championship. Just about every player has one shot that stands out above the rest in 2018. "For how I viewed it at the time — this is in the moment — the shot I...
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In this July 22, 2018 photo, a young girl stands atop a trash bin to catch a glimpse of Tiger Woods as he tees off in the final round of the British Open Golf Championship in Carnoustie, Scotland. Woods was must-see golf during his comeback this year. (AP Photo/Doug Ferguson)
December 25, 2018 - 11:17 am
Thousands of fans surrounded the first tee at Carnoustie on the final day of the British Open. No mistaking what they came to see, even if most of them could hardly see Tiger Woods at all. One young girl proved resourceful. From 30 yards beyond the rows of fans, she stood atop a large trash bin and...
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FILE - In this May 6, 2018, file photo, Jason Day poses with, from left to right, his daughter Lucy, son Dash and wife Ellie after winning the Wells Fargo Championship golf tournament at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, N.C. Day says he wants to get back to No. 1 and still devote time to his family. (AP Photo/Jason E. Miczek, File)
December 18, 2018 - 11:16 am
Jason Day wants to get back to No. 1 in the world, and he's willing to lose sleep over it. "There has to be some kind of sacrifice," Day said in the Bahamas before shutting it down for the year. "I was reading the Kobe Bryant book, and he knew there was something he had to sacrifice, so he...
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