PGA Championships

May 25, 2017 - 4:49 pm
STERLING, Va. (AP) — Shrugging off fatigue from last week's victory, Bernhard Langer shot a 7-under 65 Thursday to take the early lead in the first round of the Senior PGA Championship. The 59-year-old German could break Jack Nicklaus' record of eight senior majors with a win at Trump National. He...
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May 25, 2017 - 3:16 pm
STERLING, Va. (AP) — Bernhard Langer tapped in for eagle on the closing hole for a 7-under 65 to take the early lead in the first round of the Senior PGA Championship. Langer started with five straight pars in cool, misty conditions at Trump National Golf Club. He pumped his fist when he rolled in...
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A plaque, displayed on a monument between the 15th and 16th holes at Trump National Golf Club in Sterling, Va., commemorates a Civil War battle that, according to some historians, never happened. The Senior PGA Championship is being played at Trump National this week, the first time a major golf tournament has been played at a course owned by a sitting president. The course has been targeted by vandals since Trump took office, and protests are expected this weekend. AP Photo/Ben Nuckols
May 25, 2017 - 2:29 am
The one name hard to ignore in golf this week isn't playing. President Donald Trump might not even be at the Senior PGA Championship, which is being held at his Trump National Golf Club on the Potomac River about 25 miles north of Washington. Even so, it's the first major on any of the three tours...
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A plaque, displayed on a monument between the 15th and 16th holes at Trump National Golf Club in Sterling, Va., commemorates a Civil War battle that, according to some historians, never happened. The Senior PGA Championship is being played at Trump National this week, the first time a major golf tournament has been played at a course owned by a sitting president. The course has been targeted by vandals since Trump took office, and protests are expected this weekend. AP Photo/Ben Nuckols
May 24, 2017 - 4:13 pm
STERLING, Va. (AP) — This year's venue for the Senior PGA Championship has made news for reasons that have nothing to do with the tournament or the champion it might produce. The world's best 50-and-over golfers are competing for the first time at a course owned by a sitting president: Trump...
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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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Sergio Garcia, of Spain, chips onto 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 16, 2017 - 5:43 pm
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — As many as 26 players will be added to the field for the U.S. Open at Erin Hills this week, and there isn't likely to be many surprises unless someone not already eligible wins or finishes second in the AT&T Byron Nelson. The top 60 in the world ranking published...
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Dustin Johnson warms up on the driving range during practice rounds at the Wells Fargo Championship at Eagle Point golf course on Tuesday May 2, 2017 in Wilmington, N.C. (Ken Blevins/StarNews via AP)
May 04, 2017 - 2:07 am
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Dustin Johnson was walking the expansive, manicured fairways where the sun filtered through the towering pines. On his first day back to work, it was a reminder of what he missed. This wasn't Augusta National. It was Eagle Point, the beautiful replacement course for the...
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