Golf

April 21, 2019 - 6:42 pm
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — C.T. Pan took advantage of Dustin Johnson's back-nine meltdown to win the RBC Heritage for his first PGA Tour victory. The 27-year-old Pan, from Taiwan, closed with a 4-under 67 on Sunday at Harbour Town Golf Links for a one-stroke victory over Matt Kuchar. Pan...
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In this April 10, 2019 photo, Noor Ahmed, a member of the Nebraska NCAA college golf team, watches her shot during practice in Lincoln, Neb. Ahmed is the only golfer at the college level or higher known to wear a hijab while competing. She hopes Muslim girls are watching her and encouraged to chase their dreams in environments where they might encounter fear, uncertainty and hostility. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
April 19, 2019 - 6:03 am
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Noor Ahmed outwardly lives her Muslim faith, and even growing up in a state as diverse as California she says she encountered hostility on the street, in school and on the golf course. One of the top junior golfers in Northern California coming out of high school, Ahmed was a...
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Dustin Johnson reacts on the second hole during the third round for the Masters golf tournament Saturday, April 13, 2019, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
April 18, 2019 - 1:16 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Dustin Johnson, Rickie Fowler and Bubba Watson have committed to play in the inaugural Rocket Mortgage Classic. The announcement was made Thursday, two-plus months before Detroit-based Quicken Loans brings a PGA Tour event to the Motor City for the first time. Johnson is currently...
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April 17, 2019 - 4:04 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The gambler who hit it big on Tiger Woods' Masters victory has a lengthy criminal record in Wisconsin. James Adducci was presented with a check for more than $1.2 million Monday at a Las Vegas sportsbook. Online court records indicate Adducci has had multiple run-ins with the...
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Francesco Molinari, of Italy, reacts to a birdie on the eighth hole during the final round for the Masters golf tournament, Sunday, April 14, 2019, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
April 17, 2019 - 3:07 pm
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Francesco Molinari feels worn out after collapsing on the final nine at the Masters last week and is looking to conjure up the mental energy to compete at the RBC Heritage. Molinari, the reigning British Open champion, carried a two-stroke lead with seven holes left...
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Tiger Woods smiles as he wears his green jacket after winning the Masters golf tournament Sunday, April 14, 2019, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
April 16, 2019 - 9:56 pm
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The player who takes the fewest strokes might not win the Tour Championship because of the radical scoring change for the FedEx Cup in which the top seed will start at 10-under par with a two-shot advantage. The PGA Tour will continue to keep a traditional score, even if it won'...
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April 16, 2019 - 5:04 pm
An average of 10.8 million people watched the CBS coverage of the final round of the Masters as Tiger Woods got his first victory in a major in 11 years. CBS said in a release that it was the most-watched morning golf broadcast since 1987, which is the earliest data the network has. The final round...
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Tiger Woods reacts as he wins the Masters golf tournament Sunday, April 14, 2019, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
April 16, 2019 - 3:33 pm
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The first green jacket was all about the future. The fifth green jacket Tiger Woods won Sunday at the Masters was more about the past, best measured by a powerful celebration and enormous popularity than by any ripple effect it might have in golf. Tim Finchem was in this third...
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Tiger Woods viste su chaqueta verde mientras sostiene el trofeo de campeón tras la última ronda del Masters de golf, el domingo 14 de abril de 2019, en Augusta, Georgia. (AP Foto/Matt Slocum)
April 16, 2019 - 1:06 pm
Tiger Woods' win at the Masters is still a hot topic. PodcastOne Sports Now hosts Jim Litke and Tim Dahlberg look back at the memorable moment that transcended the sports world. Litke and Dahlberg also discuss what Woods may do next for his career and the sport with AP Golf Writer Doug Ferguson,...
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Sandy Lyle, of Scotland, walks on the fourth fairway during a practice round for the Masters golf tournament Wednesday, April 10, 2019, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
April 10, 2019 - 8:23 pm
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Matt Wallace won the par-3 contest at Augusta National by acing the eighth hole and winning a three-hole playoff with 61-year-old Sandy Lyle. Wallace's hole-in-one was one of four in Wednesday's family-friendly event that precedes the Masters, leaving him tied with Lyle at 5-...
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