Golf

June 10, 2019 - 10:16 am
The annual BMW Charity Pro-Am at Thornblade was shortened to 54 holes due to inclement weather, but that did not keep Rhein Gibson from getting his first Web.com Tour victory. ... read more
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Justin Rose drives off the 10th tee during the final round of the PGA Championship golf tournament, Sunday, May 19, 2019, at Bethpage Black in Farmingdale, N.Y. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
May 22, 2019 - 5:01 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Colonial Country Club is the longest-running host of a PGA Tour event played on its original site, a fact that seemed in jeopardy not too long ago. Local companies backed the tournament last year when it was called the Fort Worth Invitational following an upscale grocer's...
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FILE - In this May 25, 2008, file photo, Jay Haas holds up the trophy and celebrates winning the Senior PGA Championship golf tournament at Oak Hill Country Club in Rochester, N.Y. It didn't take long for Haas to be reminded of how gusting winds can play havoc on those making their way around Oak Hill Country Club's East Course. "Got here on Sunday night and played nine holes Monday, and it was blowing, what, 25, 30 (miles per hour)," Haas recalled with a laugh Wednesday, May 22, 2019, a day before the Senior PGA Championship opens. (AP Photo/David Duprey, File)
May 22, 2019 - 4:40 pm
PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — It didn't take long for Jay Haas to be reminded of how gusting winds can wreak havoc on players attempting to navigate the narrow fairways of Oak Hill Country Club's East Course. "Got here on Sunday night and played nine holes Monday, and it was blowing, what, 25, 30 (miles...
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Jordan Spieth drives off the first tee during the final round of the PGA Championship golf tournament, Sunday, May 19, 2019, at Bethpage Black in Farmingdale, N.Y. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
May 21, 2019 - 6:30 pm
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Nothing drives Maria Fassi of Mexico like failure. Fassi was the Annika Award last year as the best player in women's golf as a junior at Arkansas, only to play some of her worst golf in the NCAA championships. She returned for her senior season, motivated to atone for the...
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May 20, 2019 - 9:51 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Former Masters champion Mike Weir is headed back to the U.S. Open for the first time in six years as one of 10 players who advanced Monday from the first of 12 sectional qualifiers. Brendon Todd continued his resurgence with rounds of 65-66 at Northwood Club and Bent Tree to share...
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Lucas Bjerregaard, of Denmark, reacts to his putt on the third green during the final round of the PGA Championship golf tournament, Sunday, May 19, 2019, at Bethpage Black in Farmingdale, N.Y. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
May 19, 2019 - 10:18 pm
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Lucas Bjerregaard (BEER'-gard) and playing partner Lucas Glover did the old 1-2 on No. 17 at Bethpage Black in the final round of the PGA Championship. Bjerregaard, a 27-year-old Dane, made the first hole-in-one in the tournament on Sunday, one-bouncing a 6-iron into the...
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Dustin Johnson hits out of the rough on the 18th hole during the final round of the PGA Championship golf tournament, Sunday, May 19, 2019, at Bethpage Black in Farmingdale, N.Y. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
May 19, 2019 - 9:24 pm
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Dustin Johnson has completed the so-close slam. The former world No. 1 erased all but one stroke of a seven-shot deficit in the final round of the PGA Championship — not quite good enough to stop Brooks Koepka from winning the tournament for the second straight year...
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Dustin Johnson reacts after a putt on the 17th green during the final round of the PGA Championship golf tournament, Sunday, May 19, 2019, at Bethpage Black in Farmingdale, N.Y. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
May 19, 2019 - 8:37 pm
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Brooks Koepka's coronation in this PGA Championship nearly got blown off the golf course. It didn't because his main competition, Dustin Johnson, had just as much trouble keeping his ball in play down the stretch. Johnson was within one stroke of his close friend after a...
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Brooks Koepka checks his line from the rough on the 13th hole during the third round of the PGA Championship golf tournament, Saturday, May 18, 2019, at Bethpage Black in Farmingdale, N.Y. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
May 19, 2019 - 8:31 pm
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — A look at the key hole Sunday in the fourth round of the PGA Championship: HOLE: 16. YARDAGE: 490. PAR: 4. STROKE AVERAGE: 4.61. RANK: 1. KEY FACT: Dustin Johnson had moved within one stroke of leader Brooks Koepka when his approach shot from the fairway caught a gust of...
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Brooks Koepka walks to the 10th tee during the final round of the PGA Championship golf tournament, Sunday, May 19, 2019, at Bethpage Black in Farmingdale, N.Y. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
May 19, 2019 - 7:00 pm
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the PGA Championship on Sunday (all times local): 6:45 p.m. Brooks Koepka held off a late charge from Dustin Johnson to win the PGA Championship for the second straight year. Koepka took a seven-stroke lead into the final round at Bethpage Black and held on...
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